6th Nano Today Conference

Speakers

Plenary speakers

Yi Cui

Stanford University, USA

Nano Today Award Lecture: Nanomaterials design for energy and environment

Yi Cui is a Professor in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Stanford University. He received B.S. in Chemistry in 1998 at the University of Science and Technology of China (USTC), Ph.D in 2002 at Harvard University.

View full bio

Hongjie Dai

Stanford University, USA

Talk title: To be announced

View full bio

Paul Weiss

University of California Los Angeles, USA

Materials in Society' Lecture: Nanotechnology approaches to biological heterogeneity and cellular therapies

Paul S. Weiss is a nanoscientist and holds a UC Presidential Chair and is a distinguished professor of chemistry and of materials science at UCLA.

View full bio


Invited speakers

You Han Bae

Utah University, USA

Talk title: To be announced

View full bio

I-Wei Chen

University of Pennsylvania, USA

Talk title: Probing resistance NANO memories using fracture, pressure and coherent

I-Wei Chen is Skirkanich Professor of Materials Innovation at University of Pennsylvania. He also taught at University of Michigan and MIT, and received Humboldt Award in 1997.

View full bio

Jinwoo Cheon

Yonsei University, South Korea

Talk title: Interface: Nanomaterials and cells

Dr. Jinwoo Cheon is the Director of the Institute for Basic Science – Center for NanoMedicine (IBS CNM), and H.G. Underwood Professor of Chemistry at Yonsei University in Seoul, South Korea.

View full bio

Utkan Demirci

Stanford University, USA

Talk title: To be announced

View full bio

Mingdong Dong

Aarhus University, Denmark

Talk title: To be announced

View full bio

Ibrahim El-Sherbiny

Zewail City of Science and Technology, Egypt

Talk title: Smart nano- and nano-in-micro systems for pharmaceutical and biomedical applications

Dr. Ibrahim El-Sherbiny is Professor of smart nanomaterials and nanomedicine at Zewail City of Science and Technology.

View full bio

Harald Fuchs

Muenster University, Germany

Talk title: From on-surface chemical reactions to self-assembled multilevel functional systems

Harald Fuchs is a Professor of Experimental Physics at the University of Münster, Germany. He spent from 1984 –1985 a post-doctoral year with IBM Research Laboratory Zurich in the group of G. Binnig & H. Rohrer.

View full bio

Zhen Gu

University of California, Los Angeles, USA

Talk title: Leverage physiology for bioresponsive drug delivery

Dr. Zhen Gu is currently a Professor in the Department of Bioengineering at University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). He received B.S. degree in Chemistry and M.S. degree in Polymer Chemistry and Physics from Nanjing University.

View full bio

Wim Hennink

Utrecht University, The Netherlands

Talk title: Nanogels for the intracellular delivery of proteins for cancer treatment

Wim Hennink obtained his Ph.D. degree in 1985 at the Twente University of Technology on a thesis with a biomaterials research topic.

View full bio

Jiaxing Huang

Northwestern University, USA

Talk title: Materials innovation for better living - Some progresses in carbon nanomaterials

Jiaxing Huang is a Professor of Materials Science and Engineering at Northwestern University. In research, his group uses chemical principles and tools to make material innovations for better living.

View full bio

Twan Lammers

RWTH Aachen, Germany

Talk title: To be announced

View full bio

Guanghui Ma

Institute of Process Engineering, China

Talk title: Bio-mimetic vaccine particle by using uniform polymer micro/nano particle

Prof. Ma received her Ph.D (1993) in Polymer Chemistry from the Tokyo Institute of Technology. She joined the Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology as an Assistant Professor (1994).

View full bio

Liberato Manna

Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia, Italy

Talk title: To be announced

View full bio

Ana Paula Pego

University of Porto, Portugal

Talk title: Nano-enabled systems for nucleic acid delivery to the nervous system

By using nanomedicine strategies my group – nBTT – nanoBioamterials for Targeted Therapies - aims to provide in situ and in a targeted manner the required signals to promote nervous tissue regeneration.

View full bio

Maurizio Prato

CIC biomaGUNE and University of Trieste, Italy

Talk title: To be announced

Maurizio Prato graduated in Padova, where he was appointed Assistant Professor in 1983. He moved to Trieste in 1992 as an Associate Professor to become Full Professor in 2000.

View full bio

Shizhang Qiao

The University of Adelaide, Australia

Talk title: Nanostructured electrocatalysts for energy conversion processes

Dr. Shi-Zhang Qiao is currently a professor (Chair of Nanotechnology) at School of Chemical Engineering of the University of Adelaide. His research expertise is in nanostructured materials for new energy technologies including electrocatalysis, photocatalysis, fuel cell, supercapacitor and batteries.

View full bio

Andrey Rogach

City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Talk title: To be announced

View full bio

Clement Sanchez

College de France, France

Talk title: Design and properties of nanoparticles and functional nanostructured inorganic and hybrid solids

Clément Sanchez is Professor at the Collège de France  chair of « Chemistry of Hybrid Materials ». He was Director of the “Laboratoire de Chimie de la Matière Condensée de Paris” (UMR 7574,  University of Pierre and Marie Curie-Collège de France-CNRS) (1999-2013).

View full bio

Shi-Gang Sun

Xiamen University, China

Talk title: To be announced

View full bio

Shouheng Sun

Brown University, USA

Talk title: To be announced

View full bio

Yung-Eun Sung

Seoul National University, South Korea

Talk title: Hard-magnetic L10-MPt/Pt nanoparticles for enhanced electrocatalysis

Professor Yung-Eun Sung got a Ph.D. at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and investigated electrochemistry at the University of Texas at Austin and Gwangju Institute of Science & Technology (GIST) in Korea. He joined Seoul National University as professor since 2004.

View full bio

Michel Trudeau

Hydro-Quebec, Canada

Talk title: To be announced

View full bio

Andreas Walther

University of Freiburg, Germany

Talk title: Influence of molecular fluorophores on the emission of chemically synthesized carbon dots

Andreas Walther is a Professor for Functional Polymers at the Institute for Macromolecular Chemistry at the Albert-Ludwigs-University in Freiburg (Germany).

View full bio

Hailiang Wang

Yale University, USA

Talk title: Materials design for cooperative catalysis in electrochemical carbon dioxide conversion

Hailiang Wang is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Chemistry at Yale University. He is also a faculty member of the Energy Sciences Institute on Yale West Campus.

View full bio

Yong Wang

Zhejiang University, China

Talk title: In-situ visualization of the dynamic behaviors of nanocatalysts under environment

Dr Yong Wang is a professor at School of Materials Science and Engineering, Zhejiang University. He received his PhD from Institute of Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences in 2006.

View full bio

Michael S. Wong

Rice University, USA

Talk title: The role of nano-catalysis at the energy-water nexus

Dr. Michael S. Wong is Professor and Chair of the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at Rice University.

View full bio

Yusuke Yamauchi

The University of Queensland, Australia

Talk title: Nanoarchitectonics: Synthesis of porous materials with highly crystallized frameworks

Professor Yamauchi is a full professor at School of Chemical Engineering and a senior group leader at AIBN at The University of Queensland. He received his Bachelor degree (2003), Master degree (2004), and Ph.D. (2007) from Waseda University, Japan.

View full bio

Hong Yang

University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, USA

Talk title: Design of nanostructures as catalysts for electrochemical and thermochemical redox reactions of oxygen

Professor Hong Yang is the Richard C. Alkire Endowed Chair in Chemical Engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC).

View full bio

Zhimou Yang

Nankai University, China

Talk title: Enzyme assisted peptide folding, self-assembly and bioactivity

Zhimou Yang was born in 1978 in Guangdong Province, China. Dr. Yang received his BS from Nanjing University in 2001. He obtained his PhD in 2006 from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology under the supervision of Professor Bing Xu.

View full bio

Yadong Yin

University of California, Riverside, USA

Talk title: Nanoscale self-assembly to smart optical materials

Prof. Yadong Yin received his B.S. (1996) and M.S. (1998) in Chemistry from the University of Science and Technology of China, and Ph.D. (2002) from the University of Washington, Seattle (with Prof. Younan Xia).

View full bio

Shu-Hong Yu

University of Science and Technology of China, China

Talk title: To be announced

View full bio

Karim Zaghib

Hydro-Quebec, Canada

Talk title: To be announced

View full bio

Dongyuan Zhao

Fudan University, China

Talk title: To be announced

View full bio

Zhigang Zou

Nanjing University, China

Talk title: To be announced

View full bio