Invited Speaker

Invited Speakers:


  • Miguel Avalos-Borja, IPICyT, Mexico
    On the crystallographic characterization of sub-micron size, truncated gold pyramids by TEM’s electron precession diffraction (“Electron Microscopy” Workhshop)


  • Yoshio Bando, National Institute for Materials Science, Japan
    Nanocomposites of boron nitride nanotubes/nanosheets for energy applications (“Nanocomposites for Advanced Technologies” Workshop)
  • Maria Grazia Betti, University of Rome La Sapienza, Italy
    Updated soon


  • Raghunath V. Chaudhari, The University of Kansas, USA
    Catalytic applications of novel structured bimetallic nanocatalysts for conversion of renewables to chemicals (“General” Workshop)


  • Dilip K. De, Covenant University, Nigeria
    Updated soon


  • Mehmet Ertugrul, Ataturk University, Turkey
    Graphene-metal composite materials for electricity transmission (“Graphene” Workshop)


  • Changqing Jin, Institute of Physics, CAS, China
    Superconductivity in Topological & Related Spin Orbital Coupling Compounds Tuned via Pressure (“Surface and Interface Analysis” Workshop)
  • Sang-Yong Ju, Yonsei University, Korea
    Relationships between and environmental effects on the optical and Raman behavior of van Hove singularity in twisted bi- and fewlayer graphenes (“Graphene” Workshop)


  • Cengiz Kaya, Sabancı University, Turkey
    Synthesis and applications of various oxide-based nanostructures with controlled morphologies
  • Kazufumi Kobashi, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, Japan
    The Impact of As-Grown Carbon Nanotubes Assembly Structure to Design its Dispersion State for Advanced Composites
  • Hermann Kohlstedt, University of Kiel, Germany
    In situ hard x-ray photoemission spectroscopy of barrier-height control at metal/PMN-PT interfaces (“Surface and Interface Analysis” Workshop)
  • Takashi Kyotani, Tohoku University, Japan
    Graphene-based porous carbons for energy applications (“Graphene” Workshop)
  • Momoji Kubo, Tohoku University, Japan
    Quantum Chemical Molecular Dynamics Simulations on Control of Tribochemical Reaction Dynamics for Design of Super-Low Friction System


  • Hu-Jong Lee, Pohang University of Science and Technology, Korea
    Valley-symmetric quasi-1D transport in ballistic mono- and bi-layer graphene (“Graphene” Workshop)


  • Jose Martins, Ghent University, Belgium
    In situ elucidation of the surface chemistry of colloidal nanoparticles with NMR: principles and applications (“Surface and Interface Analysis” Workshop)
  • Bodh Raj Mehta, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, India
    Updated soon
  • Takao Mori, National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS), Japan
    Utilizing Nanostructuring and Novel Materials to Develop Viable Thermoelectric Materials


  • Cam Nguyen, Texas A&M University, USA
    Millimeter-Wave Multiband RFIC Chips for Next-Generation Communications and Sensing Systems


  • Kanzo Okada, Kyushu University, Japan
    A general formula for solvation forces (“Surface and Interface Analysis” Workshop)


  • Rodica Plugaru, National Institute for R&D in Microtechnologies-IMT Bucharest, Romania
    Local Structure, Optical, Transport and Magnetic Properties of (Mn/Ga,N) codoped ZnO films
  • Michael Probst, University of Innsbruck, Austria
    Energy Storage by Tuning Adsorption


  • Hamimah Abd. Rahman, Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia (UTHM), Malaysia
    Fabrication and evaluation of LSCF-SDC carbonate for intermediate-low temperature solid oxide fuel cells (“General” Workshop)


  • Tokuei Sako, Nihon University, Japan
    Coupled Maxwell-Schroedinger approach to light-nanomaterial interaction (“Multiscale Modeling” Workshop)
  • Kenso Soai, Tokyo University of Science, Japan
    Enantiotopic Surfaces of Chiral and Achiral Crystals Trigger Asymmetric Autocatalysis with Amplification of Enantiomeric Excess. Implications in the Origin of Homochirality of Biomolecules (“Surface and Interface Analysis” Workshop)
  • Licheng Sun, Dalian University of Technology, China
    Updated soon


  • Ruifang Wang, Xiamen University, China
    Multidemensional resoance in magnetic nanstructures (“Complex Magnets & Skyrmions” Workshop)


  • Preecha Yupapin, Ton Duc Thang University, Vietnam
    Updated soon


  • Xing-Zhong Zhao, Wuhan University, China
    Hole transport materials free perovskite solar cells thermally stable over 150 C (“General” Workshop)
  • Junfa Zhu, University of Science and Technology of China, China
    Studies of surface and interface structures of complex functional materials using synchrotron radiation soft-X ray spectroscopies (“Surface and Interface Analysis” Workshop)
Operating Organization


Important Dates

Abstract deadline
October 1, 2016

Registration deadline for early birds
Sept. 20, 2016