29th International Conference on

Nanomaterials and Nanotechnology

Theme: Exploring Advances of Nanomaterial Sciences with trending technologies

OCM for Nanomaterials Series Conferences

Organizing Committee - Nanomaterials 2018

OCM Member

Dimitris Drikakis

Professor of Engineering science,
Executive Director, University of Strathclyde
United Kingdom

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Gerd Kaupp

Professor
University of Oldenburg
Germany

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Chaitanya U. Kshirsagar

Research Scientist
Peregrine Semiconductor
USA

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Han-Yong Jeon

Professor
INHA University
South Korea

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Prof. Bharat Bhushan

Ohio Eminent Scholar and The Howard D. Winbigler Professor
The Ohio State University
USA

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Dr. Georges Akhras

Professor
Royal Military College
Canada

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S.Joseph Antony

Associate Professor
Institute of Particle Science and Engineering School of Chemical and Process Engineering
United Kingdom

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Prof. Dr. Hans-Jörg Fecht

Director
Ulm University
Germany

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Alan Kin-tak Lau

Pro-Vice-Chancellor
Swinburne University of Technology
Australia

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Lavinia BALAN

CNRS Senior Researcher
Institute of Materials Science of Mulhouse
France

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Alireza Heidari

Professor and Academic Tenure of Chemistry,
California South University (CSU)
USA

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Nasrallah M. Deraz

Professor
Advanced Nanomaterials Chemistry and Catalysis at National Research Centre, Dokki,
Egypt

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Organizing Committee - Nanotechnology 2018

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Supriyo Bandyopadhyay

Professor
Virginia Commonwealth University
USA

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Jiangtao Cheng

Associate Professor
Virginia Tech College of Engineering
USA

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Hicham Fenniri

Professor
Northeastern University
USA

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TJ Tarn

Senior Professor
Washington University
USA

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Jagat R Kanwar

Head & Team leader
Deakin University
Australia

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Candido Fabrizio Pirri

Professor
Politecnico di Torino
Italy

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Osman Adiguzel

Professor
Firat University
Turkey

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Organizing Committee - Nanotechnology Congress 2018

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Roger M. Leblanc

Professor and Chair
University of Miami
USA

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Sandip Patil

CEO
Founder at CEO: E-Spin Nanotech Pvt. Ltd.
India

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Alexander Seifalian

CEO and Professor Nanotechnology & Regenerative Medicine
The London BioScience Innovation Centre
London, United Kingdom

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Osman Adiguzel

Professor
Firat University
Turkey

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Jim P. Zheng

Chair Professor
College of Automobile Engineering of Tongji University,Shanghai
China

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Amos Bardea

Senior lecturer and head of the undergraduate program at the faculty of engineering
Holon Institute of Technology
Israel

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Ajay Kumar Mishra

Professor
University of South Africa
South Africa

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Ncholu Manyala

Professor of Physics and Chair of South African research chair initiative (SARChI) in Carbon Technology and Materials
University of Pretoria
South Africa

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Mirosław Kwiatkowski

Professor
The AGH University of Science and Technology in Krakow
Poland

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Ramesh Chaughule

Professor
Ramnarain Ruia College, Mumbai
India

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ELSAYED AHMED ELNASHAR

Professor
Kafrelsheikh University
Egypt

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Zizi I. Abdeen

Professor
Egyptian Petroleum Research Institute
Egypt

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Omar Chaalal

Associate Professor
Abu Dhabi University
UAE

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Anshuman Srivastava

Associate Prof.
SIET Allahabad
India

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YACOUB IDRISS HALAWLAW

Researcher, Associate Professor
Director of the Laboratory of Renewable Energies and Materials
Chad

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Saptarshi Das

Assistant Professor
Pennsylvania State University
USA

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Yahia Fayiz Makableh

Assistant professor
Jordan University of Science and Technology, Institute of Nanotechnology
Jordan

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MOHD ASHRAF SHAH

Assistant Professor
National Institute of Technology
India

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T.Theivasanthi

Assistant Professor
Kalasalingam University India
India

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ANAND NAYYAR

Academician, Researcher, Author, Writer, Inventor, Innovator, Scientist, Consultant and Orator
Duy Tan University
Vietnam

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Organizing Committee - Nanotech 2018

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SHAKER A. MOUSA

Chairman
Pharmaceutical Research Institute
USA

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Kenith Meissner

Department Head, Centre for Nanohealth
Swansea University
UK

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Ramesh K.Agarwal

Professor
Washington University in St. Louis
USA

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Lavinia Balan

CNRS Senior Researcher
Institute of Materials Science of Mulhouse
France

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Joaquín D. Tutor Sánchez

Associate Professor
Comillas Pontifical University
Spain

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Cavus Falamaki

Professor
Amirkabir university of Technology
Iran

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Alireza Heidari

Professor
California South University
USA

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Sondipon Adhikari

Chair of Aerospace Engineering
Swansea University
UK

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Nikolaos E. Labrou

Professor
Agricultural University of Athens
Greece

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Martin Ntwaeaborwa

Professor
University of Witwatersrand
South Africa

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Theivasanthi T.

Assistant Professor
Kalasalingam University
India

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Davide Cozzoli

Professor
University of Salento
Italy

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Viroj Wiwanitkit

Visiting Professor
Hainan Medical University
China

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Oara Neumann

Research Scientist
Rice University
USA

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Organizing Committee - Advanced Nanotechnology 2018

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Andriy Kovalenko

Professor
University of Alberta
Canada

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Alexander Levin

Leading Research Scientist
All Russian Research Institute for Optical and Physical Measurements
Russia

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Dondi dall’Orologio Giovanni

Professor
University of Bologna
Italy

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Sergey Mikhailovich Afonin

Associate professor
MIET
Russia

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Gerd Kaupp

Professor
University of Oldenburg
Germany

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Yongfang Li

Professor
Chinese Academy of Sciences
China

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Mary M. Eshaghian-Wilner

Professor
California South University
USA

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Ramesh K Agarwal

Professor
Washington University
USA

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Joseph Antony

Associate professor
University of Leeds
UK

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Myung Chul Chang

Director
Kunsan National University
South Korea

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Alexander Seifalian

Professor
The London BioScience Innovation Centre
United Kingdom

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Manijeh Razeghi

Director-Center for Quantum Devices
Northwestern University, USA
USA

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Organizing Committee - Nanomaterials Congress 2018

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Mirosław Kwiatkowski

PROFESSOR
AGH University of Science and Technology in Krakow
Poland

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Jean-Paul Lellouche

Professor
Bar-Ilan University
Israel

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Wei-Hong (Katie) Zhong

Professor
School of Mechancial and Materials Engineering, Wahsington State University
USA

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Wang Zhisong

Professor
National university of singapore
Singapore

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Sam Zhang Shanyong

Professor
Naniyang Technological University, School of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering College of Engineering
Singapore

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Bingsuo Zou

Professor
Director of Micro- and Nano- technology Center and director of Beijing Key Lab of nanophonics and ultrafine optroelectric systems,
China

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Dr. Ramaprabhu, S

Institute Chair Professor
Alternative Energy and NanotechnologyLaboratory (AENL), Nano-Functional Materials Technology Centre (NFMTC) Department of Physics, IIT Madras,
India

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Rajagopalan Thiruvengadathan

Associate Professor
Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham , India
India

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Organizing Committee - Medical Nanotechnology 2018

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Dimitrios H. Roukos

Director
Ioannina University, School of Medicine
Greece

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Venkateswara Rao Sodisetti

Co-Founder & Technical Director
CARBON CONTINUUM PVT.LTD
India

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Hao-Han Pang

Ph.D student
National Sun Yat-sen University
Taiwan

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Delaram Babaei

MSc student
Islamic Azad University
Iran

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Thomas Prevenslik

Reseacher
QED Radiations
Hong Kong

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Shaker Mousa

Executive Vice President and Chairman
Pharmaceutical Research Institute,
USA

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Hussein Osman Ammar

Chairman, Department of Pharmaceutical Technology
Future University,
Egypt

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Haruo Sugi

Professor
Teikyo University School of Medicine,
Japan

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Minoru Taya

Director
University of Washington
USA

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Kar Seng Teng

Associate Professor
Swansea University,
United Kingdom

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Rangel-Vázquez

Professor
Technological Institute of Aguascalientes,
Mexico

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Amit Banerjee

Scientific Researcher
Shizuoka University,
Japan

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T.THEIVASANTHI

Assistant Professor
Kalasalingam University,
India

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Sumit Kumar Gupta

Dean
Parishkar College of Global of Excellence
India

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D.Nagasamy Venkatesh

Assistant Professor
JSS College of Pharmacy,
India

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O.L.Shanmugasundaram

Professor
K.S.Rangasamy College of Technology,
India

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Organizing Committee - Nanomaterials 2017

OCM Member

Camelia Matei Ghimbeu

Researcher
Institute of Materials Science of Mulhouse
France

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Pedro Gomez-Romero

CSIC Research Professor and Group Leader
Catalan Institute of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, ICN2.
Spain

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Kar Seng (Vincent) Teng

Associate Professor
Swansea University
UK

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Masaru Matsuo

Professor
Dalian University of Technology
China

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Alain Demourgues

Research Director
CNRS
France

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Jordi Arbiol

Professor
Institut Català de Nanociència i Nanotecnologia (ICN2), CSIC
Spain

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Edward Yi Chang

Senior Vice President
National Chiao Tung University
Taiwan

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Jeon Han Yong

Professor
INHA University
Korea

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Daniel Choi

Associate Professor
Masdar Institute of Science and Technology
UAE

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Organizing Committee - Nanomaterials Congress 2017

OCM Member

Mohamed Swillam

Director of Nanophotonics Research Laboratory (NRL)
American University in Cairo
Egypt

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Sirikanjana Thongmee

Professor
Kasetsart University
Thailand

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Orlando Auciello

Endowed Chair Professor
University of Texas
USA

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Emil Chibowski

Professor
Maria Curie-Sklodowska University
Poland

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Hisham Abdelfattah Mohamed Essawy

Professor
National Research Center
Egypt

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O L Shanmugasundaram

Professor
K.S.Rangasamy College of Technology
India

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Techn Murthy Chavli Yadav

Professor
VFSTR University
India

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Shabana P S Shaikh

Professor
SP Pune University
India

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Organizing Committee - Medical Nanotechnology 2017

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Shaker Mousa

Executive Vice President and Chairman
Pharmaceutical Research Institute
USA

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Hussein Osman Ammar

Chairman, Department of Pharmaceutical Technology
Faculty of Pharmacy, Future University in Egypt
Egypt

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Mary Mehrnoosh Eshaghian Wilner

Professor
University of Southern California
USA

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VASUDEVANPILLAI BIJU

Professor
National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST)Hokkaido University Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan
JAPAN

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Rangel-Vázquez

Professor
Technological Institute of Aguascalientes
Mexico

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Esmaiel Jabbari

Professor
University of South Carolina
USA

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Davide Prosperi

Professor
University of Milano Bicocca
ITALY

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Balamurugan Appakalai

Scientific Director
University of Louisville
USA

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Jonathan Whitehead

CEO at Moorfield Nanotechnology
The University of Manchester
UK

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Bharat Bhushan

Director, Nanoprobe Laboratory for Bio- & Nanotechnology and Biomimetics
The Ohio State University
USA

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Hicham Fenniri

Professor & Associate Chair of Graduate Studies
The Northeastern Supramolecular Nanomaterials Lab
USA

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Shyam Mohapatra

Endowed Chair, Vice Chair, Director
University of South Florida, Health Information Systems(IS)
USA

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Jianbin Tang

Vice director of the Center of Bionano-Engineering
Department of Chemical & Biological Engineering, Zhejiang University
China

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Der-Jang LIAW

Chair Professor
Doctor of Polymer Science ( Osaka University, Japan), Department of Chemical Engineering, National Taiwan University of Science and Technology
Taiwan

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Rupinder Kaur Kanwar

Senior Research Fellow, Faculty of Health
Deakin University
Australia

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Behzad Shahmoradi

Director, Professor.
Kurdistan University of Medical Sciences
Iran

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Dr. I. B. VIJAYALAKSHMI

Professor of pediatric cardiology
Sri Jayadeva Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences and Research
India

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Alireza Heidari

Professor
California South University
USA

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Ramesh K. Agarwal

Director
Washington University
USA

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Dr S Joseph Antony

Associate Professor
University of Leeds
UK

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Aharon Gedanken

Senior Prof. (Emeritus)
Bar-Ilan Institute of Nanotechnology and Advanced Materials (BINA)
Israel

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Vincenzo Guarino

Research Scientist
Institute of Polymers, Composites and Biomaterials (IPCB),
ITLY

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Sachindra Nath Sarangi

Scientific Officer Cluster & Nanostructure Laboratory
Institute of Physic, Sachivalaya Marg
India

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O.L.Shanmugasundaram

Professor
K.S.Rangasamy College of Technology
India

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Kar Seng Teng

Associate Professor
Swansea University
United Kingdom

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D. Nagasamy Venkatesh

Assistant Professor
JSS College of Pharmacy
India

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Organizing Committee - Nanotechnology 2017

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Organizing Committee - Nano Congress 2017

OCM Member

Hicham Fenniri

Professor & Associate Chair of Graduate Studies
The Northeastern Supramolecular Nanomaterials Lab
USA

Biography Research Interest

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S.Joseph Antony

Associate Professor
Institute of Particle Science and Engineering School of Chemical and Process Engineering
United Kingdom

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Kar Seng (Vincent) Teng

Associate Professor
Swansea University
UK

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Hari Shanker Sharma

Director of Research International
Experimental Central Nervous System Injury & Repair, IECNSIR Uppsala University
Sweden

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Farid Menaa

Professor
International Consulting Healthcare and Biosystems
France

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Xuewen Shu

Professor
Huazhong University of Science and Technology
China

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Esmaiel Jabbari

Professor
University of South Carolina
Columbia

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Jose Luis Menendez

Research Associate
Research Center on Nanomaterials and Nanotechnology (CINN-CSIC)
Spain

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Mike Scurrell

Research Professor
Witwatersrand
South Africa

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Solhe F. Alshahateet

Associate Professor
Aqaba University of Technology
Jordan

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HAN-YONG JEON

Professor
Department of Applied Organic Materials Engineering Inha University
Korea

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Organizing Committee - Nanomaterials 2016

OCM Member

Edward Yi Chang

Senior Vice President
National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan
Taiwan

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S.Joseph Antony

Associate Professor
Institute of Particle Science and Engineering School of Chemical and Process Engineering
United Kingdom

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Dongsheng Mao

Vice President
Engineering at Applied Nanotech, Inc.
USA

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Mohammad Qasaimeh

Assistant Professor
New York University Abu Dhabi
United Arab Emirates

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Mary Mehrnoosh Eshaghian-Wilner

Professor of Engineering Practice
University of South California
USA

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Ramesh K.Agarwal

Professor
The William Palm Professor of Engineering the Director of Aerospace Research and Education Center Washington University in St. Louis
USA

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Jose Luis Menendez

Research Associate
Research Center on Nanomaterials and Nanotechnology (CINN-CSIC)
Spain

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Daniel Choi

Associate Professor
Masdar Institute of Science and Technology
UAE

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Solhe F. Alshahateet

Associate Professor
Mutah University
Jordan

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Basma El Zein

Research Scientist
King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST)
Saudi Arabia

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Edward Yi Chang

Professor
National Chiao Tung University, Hsin Chu
Taiwan

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Mohammad Mehdi Rashidi

Professor
Tongji University, Shanghai
China

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Detlef W. Bahnemann

Professor
Institute of Technical Chemistry Leibniz Universität Hannover
Germany

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Masamichi Yoshimura

Professor and group leader of Surface Science laboratory
Toyota Technological Institute
Japan

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Rakesh Joshi

Professor
School of Materials Science and Engineering
Austraila

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Kung-Hwa Wei

Distinguished Professor
National Chiao Tung University Hsinchu
Taiwan

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Dongfang Yang

Senior Research Officer
Senior Research Officer
Canada

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Biplab Paul

Principal Research Scientist
Linköping University
Sweden

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Ismael Diez Perez

Professor
University of Barcelona
Spain

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Pu Chen

Research Chair & Professor
University of Waterloo
Canada

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Jeon Han Yong

Professor
INHA University
Korea

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Mau Chien DANG

Director of LNT
Vietnam National University
Vietnam

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Hui-Ming Cheng

Director of Advanced Carbon Research Division,
Institute of Metal Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences
China

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Cavus Falamaki

Associate Professor
Amirkabir University of Technology
Iran

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Organizing Committee - Nanotechnology-2015

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QINGSHAN MU

postdoctoral research associate
The university of texas health science center at houston
USA

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Dongsheng Mao

Vice president/Director
Applied Nanotech, Inc.
USA

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Anand Gadre

Director
Stem Cell Instrumentation and Nanofabrication Foundry
University of California
USA

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Masayoshi Tonouchi

Professor
Osaka University
Japan

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S. Joseph Antony

Associate Professor
University of Leeds, UK
United Kingdom

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Julia Y. Ljubimova

Professor and Director of Nanomedicine Research Center
Department of Neurosurgery
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
USA
Nanomedicine Research Center
USA

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Ramesh K. Agarwal

The William Palm Professor of Engineering
the director of Aerospace Research and Education Center
Washington University in St. Louis
USA
Washington University
USA

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Kar Seng (Vincent) Teng

Associate Professor
Head of Nanoelectronics Research Group
College of Engineering
Swansea University
United Kingdom

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Ashok K. Vaseashta

Professor/Vice Provost/Strategic Advisor
NUARI/IASC/ICWI and Claflin University
USA

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Ali Eftekhari

President
American Nano Society
USA

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Mohamed Khayet

Professor

Complutense Universityof Madrid
spain

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Shufeng Zhou

Chair & Professor,
University of South Florida
Tamp
Florida
USA

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Md. K. Nazeeruddin

Professor
EPFL
Switzerland

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P. SOMASUNDARAN

Director
Langmuir Center for Colloids and Interfaces
Columbia University
USA

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Murugan Ramalingam

Professor
Centre for Stem Cell Research
INDIA

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Hari Shanker Sharma

Director
Uppsala University
Sweden

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Bharat Bushan

Director
The Ohio State University
USA

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Shashi Paul

Reader/Head
De Montfort University
United Kingdom

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V.Ramgopal Rao

Chair Professor
IIT Bombay
India

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