NN21 Invited Speakers (tentative list)

Plenary Speakers

nello li pira

Dr. Nello Li Pira
Global Materials R&I and Roadmaps Manager, Fiat Research Centre, Italy

Evolution of materials in future vehicles: a new paradigm for the automotive components


Prof. Eugenia Kumacheva
Distinguished Professor of Chemistry, University of Toronto, Canada

From molecules to nanocolloids to suprananocolloids


Prof. Thomas Webster
Northwestern University, USA

2nd Generation Nanomedicine: Moving Beyond Nanoparticles and into 4D Nano Printing, Implantable Nano Sensors, and Nanodevices


Keynote Speakers


Prof. Milan Damnjanovic, University of Belgrade, Serbia
Novel results on band topology of low-dimensional crystals


Prof. Katsumi Kaneko, Shinshu University, Japan


Prof. Efthimios Kaxiras, Harvard University, USA


Prof. Elisa Konofagou, Columbia University, USA


Prof. George Malliaras, University of Cambridge, UK
Electronics on the Brain


Dr. Ling Peng, CNRS, Aix-Marseille University, France
Self-assembling dendrimer nanosystems for biomedical applications


Prof. Kostas Sarakinos, Linkoping University, Sweden
Multiscale materials design via selective surfactant deployment


Prof. Prasad Shastri, University of Freiburg, Germany


Prof. Seppo Vainio, University of Oulu, Finland

Invited Speakers

angelakeris Prof. Mavroeidis Angelakeris, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
Nanomagnetism: A powerful tool in modern applications
arenal Dr. Raul Arenal, University of Zaragoza, Spain
Time to GO: Detailed Local Analyses of Graphene Oxide under in-situ TEM Treatments
arvanitidis Prof. Ioannis Arvanitidis, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
Chemical tuning and pressure induced valence transitions of lanthanide ions in rare-earth fullerides
asiminas Dr. Antonios Asiminas, University of Edinburgh, UK
Modelling neurodevelopmental disorders in rats: a top-down approach
biscarini Prof. Fabio Biscarini, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy
boulanger Dr. Pascal Boulanger, NAWATechnologies, France
Vertically Aligned Carbon Nanotubes based fast electrode for electricity storage From promises to industrial applications
burgt Prof. Yoeri van de Burgt, Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands
Organic neuromorphic electronics and biohybrid systems
cappelluti Prof. Federica Cappelluti, Polytechnic University of Turin, Italy
Modeling of thin-film III-V solar cells including nanostructures and photon management
capria Dr. Ennio Capria, European Synchrotron Radiation Facility (ESFR), France
chatzinikolaidou Prof. Maria Chatzinikolaidou, IESL-FORTH and University of Crete, Greece
choli Prof. Theodora Choli-Papadopoulou, Chemistry Dept. AUTh, Greece
colombo Prof. Miriam Colombo, University of Milano-Bicocca, Italy
Therapeutic applications of cutting-edge biofunctionalized nanoparticles
connolly Dr. James Patrick Connolly, GeePs-CentraleSupelec, France
Fabricating a new device: the selective band offset barrier tandem
deligeorgis Dr. George Deligeorgis, FORTH IESL, Greece
dimitrakopulos Prof. George Dimitrakopulos, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
Microscopy of strain-composition coupling at the atomic monolayer scale: The case of InN/GaN digital alloys
donahue Dr. Mary Donahue, Linköping University, Sweden
feitshans Dr. Ilise Feitshans, European Scientific Institute, France & Executive Director The Work Health & Survival Project, EU/USA
gity Dr. Farzan Gity, Tyndall National Institute, Ireland
Impact of Point Defects on the Electronic Properties of Transition Metal Dichalcogenides (TMDs)
glynos Dr. Emmanouil Glynos, FORTH IESL, Greece
goupidenis Dr. Paschalis Goupidenis, Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research, Germany
Organic neuromorphic electronics: bio-inspired functions and local training in robotics
graziani Dr. Gabriela Graziani, Rizzoli Orthopedic Institute, Italy
Antimicrobial and bioactive silver-based nanocoatings
harmandaris Prof. Vangelis Harmandaris, The Cyprus Institute, Cyprus
Computational modeling of polymer-based nanostructured materials: A synergy between simulations and data-driven algorithms
kalfagiannis Dr. Nikolaos Kalfagiannis, Nottingham Trent University, UK
karagkiozaki Dr. Varvara Karagkiozaki, Nanotechnology Lab LTFN, AUTh, Greece
kavka Dr. Carlos Kavka, ESTECO SpA, Italy
Integration of material modelling with business decision support systems
kenanakis Dr. George Kenanakis, FORTH IESL, Greece
3D printed nanocomposite materials and (meta)materials for energy applications
khmaladze Prof. Alexander Khmaladze, University at Albany - State University of New York, USA
A novel method to monitor drug-induced changes in the brain: combined Raman spectroscopy and phase imaging
kioseoglou Prof. Joseph Kioseoglou, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
Disentangling and Tailoring the Properties of Nanoparticles by Large Scale Computation
koblischka Dr. Michael Koblischka, Saarland University, Germany
komninou Prof. Philomela Komninou, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
koutsos Prof. Vasileios Koutsos, University of Edinburgh, UK
Polymer adhesion and friction: nanoscale mechanisms
lidorikis Prof. Elefterios Lidorikis, University of Ioannina, Greece
milosevic Prof. Ivanka Milosevic, Department of Physics, University of Belgrade, Serbia
missirlis Prof. Yannis Missirlis, Lab of Biomechanics & Biomedical Engineering, University of Patras, Greece
Spatiotemporal aspects of intra and inter cellular communication
nasrabadi Prof. Mehdi Rahimi-Nasrabadi, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Iran | Institute of Electronics and Sensor Materials, TU Bergakademie Freiberg, Germany
Smart blocking agent strategy in label free immunosensor: A case study on HER2
palasantzas Prof. George Palasantzas, University of Groningen, The Netherlands
Casimir forces from complex materials with effects on dynamical actuation of MEMS/NEMS
papadantonakis Prof. George Papadantonakis, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA
Electron and radical cation of sulfur-substituted thymine derivatives produced near photoionization threshold can alter and distort double-helix DNA structure
patsalas Prof. Panos Patsalas, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
pavlopoulou Dr. Eleni Pavlopoulou, FORTH IESL, Greece
pinto Prof. Fabrizio Pinto, Izmir University of Economics, Turkey
Dispersion force modulation by irradiation in semiconductors: The long road from early quantum vacuum microphones to thermodynamical nano-engines in future spacecraft
proctor Dr. Christopher Proctor, University of Cambridge, UK
Shape-actuated electronics for neural interfaces
prosperi Prof. Davide Prosperi, University of Milano-Bicocca, Italy
H-Ferritin: A Theranostic Drug Delivery Nanosystem for Advanced Therapy and Imaging of Solid Tumors
puzyn Prof. Tomasz Puzyn, QSAR Lab Ltd., Poland
Nanoinformatics for sustainable-by-design advanced materials
regoutz Dr. Anna Regoutz, University College London, UK
selzer Dr. Michael Selzer, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany
sendemir Prof. Aylin Sendemir, Ege University, Turkey
shafiee Prof. Hadi Shafiee, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, USA
Mobile health virus detection using nanoparticles, smartphones, and machine learning
spirk Prof. Stefan Spirk, Graz University of Technology, Austria
Cellulose thin film technology - challenges, opportunities and future prospects
tsetseris Prof. Leonidas Tsetseris, National Technical University of Athens, Greece
Computational modelling of the synthesis, processing and properties of two-dimensional materials
verdi Dr. Carla Verdi, University of Vienna, Austria
Accurate prediction of thermodynamic properties of materials from machine-learned force fields: thermal transport and phase transitions
vigolo Dr. Brigitte Vigolo, Institut Jean Lamour, CNRS, University of Lorraine, France
Chemically modified carbon nanomaterials for sustainable technologies
vitale Prof. Flavia Vitale, University of Pennsylvania, USA
Multiscale bioelectronics with nanostructured carbide MXenes
vizirianakis Prof. Ioannis S. Vizirianakis, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, AUTH, Greece, | Department of Life and Health Sciences, University of Nicosia, Cyprus
Achieving the practical clinical utility on the roadmaps of precision medicine to tackle heterogeneity of multifactorial diseases within the healthcare system
volonakis Dr. George Volonakis, University of Rennes 1, France
vyrsokinos Prof. Konstantinos Vyrsokinos, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
SiN based Photonic Integrated Circuits for Datacom applications and Optical Phased Arrays
zdetsis Prof. Aristides Zdetsis, University of Patras, Greece
Topological edge/end states in atomically precise graphene nanoribbons: their known and unknown properties and origin


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