Organizing Committee

Organizing Committee


COELHO COTON ALBERTO JOSE

Universidade de Santiago de Compostela at CiQUS-Centro de Investigación en Química Biolóxica e Materiais Moleculares

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A. Abdelghani

National Institute of Applied Science and Technology (INSAT, Tunisia)

Prof. Dr. A. Abdelghani is a Full Professor at the National Institute of Applied Science and Technology (INSAT, Tunisia) working mainly in the field of Microsensors and Microsystems. He obtained the Habilitation in Physics in Tunisia (faculty of Science of Tunis) in 2004 and a Habilitation (worlwide recognition for conducting and leading research) in "Sciences pour l’Ingénieur" in 2009 at the Ecole Normale Supérieur de Cachan (France). He is now the leader and principal investigator of a research group working mainly on gas sensors based on functionalized carbon nanotubes (metallic oxides, nanowires, nanoneedles, polymers) and on the development of interdigitated gold microelectrodes integrated in microfluidic cell for bacteria analysis in biologic medium. He published more than 90 papers in International Journals (H-index 25, January 2017) and supervised more than 12 Ph.D theses and 30 master’s student. He is deeply involved in industrial applications in his field of research with implications for the design and the development of affordable and cost-effective sensing devices for diagnostics and theranostics which will have an effective impact in the developing countries. He received the Tunisian President Award of the “Best Scientific Researcher” in Tunisia in 22 July 2015.



Udo Schwingenschlögl

King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Dr. Udo Schwingenschlögl is a Professor of Materials Science & Engineering at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), Saudi Arabia. He previously worked at the International Center of Condensed Matter Physics in Brasilia, Brazil, and the Universität Augsburg in Germany.



Maher S. Amer

Wright State University, USA

Dr. Amer is Professor of Materials Science and Engineering, a von Humboldt Fellow, Max Planck Society, Germany, and a former Visiting Fellow of the Fitzwilliam College, University of Cambridge, England. Dr. Amer is a member of a number of national and international committees focused on nanomanufacturing and higher education accreditation. He received his Ph.D. from Drexel University 1995.



Zulkhair Mansurov

Institute of Combustion Problems, Kazakhstan

Professor Zulkhair Mansurov is a General Director of the Institute of Combustion Problems of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan. Zulkhair Mansurov successfully defended PhD and Doctor of Sciences dissertations in 1973 and 1990, correspondingly. In 1981 Zulkhair Mansurov got 10-months scientific probation at the University College of London, Great Britain. Professor Mansurov's scientific activity includes study and investigations of kinetics and mechanisms of hydrocarbon combustion and structure of cool soothing flames: catalytic carbon formation and its applied aspects. In 2002 group of scientists headed by Professor Mansurov has received Diploma for discovery of "Phenomenon of low-temperature cool-flame soot formation", issued by the Russian Academy of Natural Sciences, Russian Federation, International Academy of the Inventors Association. Professor Zulkair Mansurov's professional career includes longstanding activity in INTAS Council of Scientists. He is a Editor-in-Chief of "Combustion and Plasmochemistry Journal" and "Eurasian Chemico-Technological Journal" issuing in English, indexed at Scopus.



Vladimir M. Fomin

Institute for Integrative Nanosciences, Germany

Vladimir M. Fomin, Dr. habil., Univ. Prof., research professor at the Institute for Integrative Nanosciences (IIN), Leibniz Institute for Solid State and Materials Research (IFW) Dresden.Diploma of a Scientific Discovery (Academy of Natural Sciences of Russia). Honorary Member of the Academy of Sciences of Moldova. Interests in nanophysics and materials engineering, in particular,topological effects in quantum ringsand strain-induced micro- and nano-architectures, optical properties of quantum dots, vortex matter in meso-, nanoscopic and patterned superconductors;phonons in multishell tubular nanostructures;thermoelectric properties of semiconductor nanostructures. 3 monographs, 3 textbooks, 10 review papers, 10 patents and 200 scientific articles.



T.THEIVASANTHI

International Research Center, Kalasalingam University, India.

Dr. (Ms) T.Theivasanthi of Kalasalingam University doing research in nanomaterials / nanotechnology; has 14 years of teaching experience; published many research articles/ books and h-index 9; life member of Indian Science Congress Association and Magnetics Society of India; serving as Editorial Board Member/ reviewer for some scientific journals; achieved many awards/ honours/ recognitions including - Madurai Women Achievers Award - 2013, Motivational Award - 2015 and 2015 Women’s Day Award of St.Annes College; achieved World Record in LIMCA Book of Records-2015 for nanotechnology invention “World’s first superparamagnetic plants materials” – named “Santhi Particles” and World Record in Limca Book of Records – 2016 for innovative products "The World’s lowest priced graphene" & "World’s Smallest Particles of Vegetables"; other innovative products- Superparamagnetic lead nanoparticles, semiconducting lead Nanoparticles, Low cost-mass production of graphene, agricultural nanofertilisers, vegetable powder for diabetes, plants materials for diabetes & psoriasis and nanoparticles for treatment of EBOLA, DENGUE, HIV & H1N1 virus infection. Govt. of India shows interests to develop her inventions for the benefits of public; she has been invited to deliver lectures (more than 90) in International / National scientific conferences, foreign countries (China, Malaysia, Sri Lanka & Greece) and renowned institutes like National Institute of Technology, Anna University, Central University of all over India; she delivered Motivational Lectures for women, students and staff of institutes / Multi-national corporate companies like Cognizant Technologies; Economic Times and Telegraph have published news about her research; Thanthi TV, All India Radio, Minnal FM (Malaysia) and Bernama TV (Malaysia) have broadcasted her interviews.



Miroslaw Kwiatkowski

AGH University of Science and Technology, Faculty of Energy and Fuels,Poland

Mirosław Kwiatkowski in 2004 obtained Ph.D. degree at the Faculty of Fuels and Energy, AGH University of Science and Technology in Krakow, in the discipline: technology of chemistry. Currently he is working an assistant professor at the AGH University of Science and Technology, at the Faculty of Energy and Fuels. Main field of his interests is mathematical modelling of the adsorption process, description of the porous structure, practical aspects of adsorption, an analysis of the influence of the production method on the formation of the porous structure of carbon adsorbents, numerical analysis, computer science, energy efficiency, renewable energies and problems connected with municipal waste management. His published work includes more than 40 papers in international journals and 72 conference proceedings. He is a member of the editorial board of internationals journals as well as a member of the Organizing Committee international conferences, and a regular reviewer in a reputable scientific scientific journals. Apart from scientific work Mirosław Kwiatkowski also does some teaching. Runs classes on computer science, numerical methods, chemistry and is a tutor of a student scientific society called “Green Energy”.



Imen Hafaidh

National Institute of Applied Science and Technology, Tunisia

Pr. Imen Hafaiedh is an Associate Professor at the National Institute of Applied Science and Technology in Tunisia. She obtained her Ph.D thesis in “Nanomaterials physics” from National Institute of Applied Science and Technology (Lyon, France) in 2009 and a habilitation in “Materials Science” from University Paris 13 (France) in Decembre 2013. She is now member of research group of Pr.A.Abdelghani working mainly on gas sensors and biosensors. She published more than 25 papers and participates in several international conferences in nanotechnology. She is deeply involved in industrial applications in her field of research with implications for the design and the development of affordable sensing devices for health applications.


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