First Round of Abstract Submission Ends: Dec 28, 2023
Extended Early Bird Ends: Jan 28, 2024

Keynote Speakers

Prof. Baicheng Zhang
University of Science and Technology Beijing, China
Title: Research progress of continuous graded alloy fabrication by LPBF
Dr. Zhang Baicheng is an Associate Professor at the Institute for Advanced Materials and Technology, University Science and Technology Beijing, China. His research interests focus on advance materials development, compositional graded alloy, additive manufacturing. He graduated from UTBM, France in 2013. He worked as a Research Fellow in Simtech, Singapore from 2014 to 2017. He has published over 50 papers in refereed journals including MSEA, ASS, Material &Design. He serves as an Editorial Board Member of IJMMM and journal Materials Today Communications. His publications have attracted nearly 5,000 as of April 2023.
Prof. Yongchang Liu
University of Science and Technology Beijing, China
Title: High-Performance Nanostructured Cathode Materials for Next-Generation Metal-Ion Batteries
Yongchang Liu is a full Professor at University of Science and Technology Beijing (China). He received his BS degree from Beijing Jiaotong University in 2011, and PhD degree from Nankai University in 2016. His research interest focuses on the design, synthesis, and mechanism understanding of high-performance nanostructured electrode materials for next-generation metal-ion batteries (especially sodium-ion batteries and aqueous zinc-ion batteries). He has published over 110 relevant papers in Adv. Mater., Angew. Chem., Nano Lett., etc., with more than 12000 citations and a H-index of 56.
Prof. Lin Zhang
University of Science and Technology Beijing, China
Title: Towards pressureless sintering of nanocrystalline tungsten
Zhang Lin, born in 1980, doctor of materials science, Professor. In 2002, he graduated from Central South University of powder metallurgy with a bachelor's degree; in 2002-2005, he graduated from South University of powder metallurgy with a master's degree; in 2005-2009, he graduated from Beijing University of science and technology with a doctoral degree; from March 2017 to April 2018, he was a visiting scholar of MIT. He mainly studies ODS alloys, refractory metal, metal 3D printing, superalloys, friction and brake materials and the other advanced powder metallurgy materials. As the project leader, he has successively undertaken 9 projects such as National Key R&D Program of China, "973" plan project, "863" plan project, National Natural Science Foundation project, doctoral program of the Ministry of education, Beijing Natural Science Foundation and many enterprise projects, applied for more than 36 invention patents, published more than 45 academic papers, and won three provincial and ministerial first prize (ranking second and third).
Prof. Paul W. Bohn
University of Notre Dame, USA
Title: Massively Parallel Nanopore Electrode Arrays for the Capture, and Electrochemical Manipulation of Single Entities from Molecules to Bacteria
Paul Bohn received B.S. (University of Notre Dame, 1977) and Ph.D. (University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1981) degrees in Chemistry. He served 1981-83 at Bell Laboratories, Muray Hill, NJ as a Member of Technical Staff, after which he joined the faculty at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Since 2006, he has been the Arthur J. Schmitt Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering and Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry at the University of Notre Dame. Prof. Bohn is the Founding Director of the Berthiaume Institute for Precision Health at Notre Dame, Founding Member of the Indiana Consortium for Analytical Science and Engineering, Director of the Center for Bioanalytic Metrology, an NSF Industry-University Cooperative Research Center, and Director of the Analytical Sciences & Engineering at Notre Dame faculty hiring initiative. Bohn’s research interests include: molecular approaches to, and uses of, nanotechnology, integrated nanofluidic and microfluidic chemical measurement strategies for personal monitoring, and correlated chemical imaging, especially of microbial communities. He has received a number of recognitions for his work, including most recently the Charles N. Reilley Award of the Society for Electroanalytical Chemistry (2022).
Prof. Mir F. Mousavi
Tarbiat Modares University, Iran
Title: Will update soon
Mir F. Mousavi is professor of Chemistry at Tarbiat Modares University (TMU). He has been listed as:
  •  One of the Leading Scientists and Engineers in the OIC Member States in 2006.
  • One of ISI (ESI) scientist (Top 1% Most Cited Scientist) in 2007.
  • The First Laureate in Modern Technology at the 14th Annual Razi International Research Festival in 2008. Prof. Mousavi has received many awards including:
  • The ISESCO Award in 2008.
  • The Iranian Nanotechnology Society (INS) Award in 2009.
  • The Iranian Chemical Society (ICS) Award for Distinguished Professor of Chemistry in 2011.
  • The National Distinguished Professor Award in 2019.

Prof. Mousavi is a member of many academies, including:

  • The American Chemical Society (ACS)
  • The International Society of Electrochemistry (ISE)
  • The Iranian Chemical Society (ICS)
  • The Iranian Nanotechnology Society (INS) He had also been elected as a Regional Representative for ISE from 2007 to 2012.

Prof. Mousavi has been a Visiting Professor in Prof. Richard Kaner’s laboratory at UCLA from 2013-14 and was appointed as an honored professor at Zhejiang University of Technology, China, 2018-2021. His current research interests involve experimental and theoretical studies of the nano-structured materials: synthesis, fundamental studies, and investigation of their applications in electrochemical energy storage systems, and electrocatalysis.

Prof. Ru-Shi Liu
National Taiwan University, Taiwan
Title: Will update soon
Professor Ru-Shi Liu received his Bachelor's degree in Chemistry from Soochow University (Taiwan) in 1981. He got his Master's Degree in nuclear science from the National Tsing Hua University (Taiwan) in 1983. He obtained two Ph.D. degrees in Chemistry from National Tsing Hua University in 1990 and the University of Cambridge in 1992. He joined Materials Research Laboratories at Industrial Technology Research Institute as an Associate Researcher, Research Scientist, Senior Research Scientist, and Research Manager from 1983 to 1995. Then he became an Associate Professor at the Department of Chemistry of the National Taiwan University from 1995 to 1999. Then he was promoted to Professor in 1999. In July 2016, he became the Distinguished Professor.

He got the Excellent Young Person Prize in 1989, the Excellent Inventor Award (Argentine Medal) in 1995, and the Excellent Young Chemist Award in 1998. He got the 9th Y. Z. Hsu scientific paper award due to his excellent energy-saving research in 2011. He received the Ministry of Science and Technology awards for distinguished research in 2013 and 2018. In 2015, he received the distinguished award for Novel and Synthesis by IUPAC and NMS. In 2017, he received the Chung-Shang Academic paper award. He got “Highly Cited Researchers” by Clarivate Analytics in 2018, 2019, 2020, and 2021. He got Hou Chin-Tui Award in 2018 due to his excellent research on basic science. He received the 17th Y. Z. Hsu Chair Professor Award for contributing to excellent research on “Green Science & Technology” in 2019. He then got the 26th TECO award for his contribution to combining materials chemistry's academic and practical application in 2019. He received the Academic Award of the Ministry of Education and the Academic Achievement Award from the Chemical Society Located in Taipei in 2020. He obtained FutureTech Award from the Ministry of Science and Technology and the Journal of the Chinese Chemical Society Best Paper Award in 2021.

His research is concerned with Materials Chemistry. He is the author and co-author of more than 600 publications in international scientific journals with total citations >28,756, h-index: 87. He has also been granted more than 200 patents.
Prof. Tetsuya Yamamoto
Kochi University of Technology, Japan
Title: Manipulating of carrier transport of less-than-10-nm-thick highly transparent conductive oxide films
Tetsuya Yamamoto is a full professor at Kochi University of Technology, Japan, since 2001. He received Ph.D. degree in Physics (Theoretical physics, OSAKA University, Japan, 1997). He has been a Professor of graduate school, and also the Director of Materials Design Center, Research Institute, Kochi University of Technology, 1999 – Present (23 years). Major research concerns materials design, developments of film deposition and surface treatment apparatus with direct-current arc discharge, and device developments based on oxide semiconductors such as ZnO and In2O3. Many products together with patents thorough co-developed with industries including several national projects have been already commercial. In 2011, he won the prize by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Japan, for his work on highly transparent conductive electrodes, made from ZnO films, used in LCD TVs and solar cells. Google scholar: h-index 35, i10 -index 110 since 1991.
Prof. Kin Liao
Khalifa University of Science & Technology (KUST), UAE
Title: 3D Lattices from 2D Materials: Mechanical Properties and Performance
Dr. Kin Liao graduated with a Ph.D. degree in Materials Engineering Science from Virginia Tech, USA. He is currently a professor in the Aerospace Engineering Department of Khalifa University of Science and Technology. Prof. Liao’s current research interests are in two-dimensional heterogeneous materials, nanomechanics/nanocomposites, and novel materials for energy and environmental applications. He has authored and co-authored more than 160 technical papers in leading international journals and book chapters with over 10k citations and a H-index of 55. Prof. Liao is a Fellow of the Royal Aeronautical Society (UK) and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry (UK).
Prof. Zhefeng Zhang
Institute of Metal Research, CAS, China
Title: Fatigue of nanocrystalline materials
Zhefeng Zhang is a professor in the Institute of Metal Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences (IMR, CAS). He received Bachelor and Master degree in 1992 and 1995 from Xian Jiaotong University; and obtained his Ph.D. degree from IMR, CAS in 1998 and then he joined the IMR as a research associate. From 2000 to 2001, he worked at the National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, Japan as a JSPS fellow. From 2001 to 2003, he worked with Profs. L. Schultz and J. Eckert at the Institute for Metallic Materials, IFW-Dresden, Germany as an Alexander von Humboldt research fellow. He assumed his present position in 2004. His research focuses on the mechanical properties, specifically associated with the fatigue and fracture behavior of metallic materials. Now, he has published more than 600 SCI papers, including Science, Nature Materials, Progress in Materials Science, Physical Review Letters and Acta Materialia, with more than 22000 citation.
Prof. Yi Huang
Bournemouth University, UK
Title: Applying severe plastic deformation technique to fulfil solid mixing of different bulk metals and to synthesis metal-metal nanocomposites
Dr. Yi Huang is an Associate Professor at Bournemouth University (UK). She received PhD in Metallurgy and Materials from the University of Birmingham. Before joining Bournemouth University, she worked as a research fellow and senior research fellow at the University of Southern California, University of Cambridge, University of Strathclyde and University of Southampton, she also had a span of industrial working experience as a Materials Engineer in an automotive company, JVM Castings Ltd.
Yi's research focuses on the deformation mechanism and mechanical behavior of advanced materials for aerospace, automotive, marine and biomedical applications. Her research aims to understand the correlation between the microstructures and mechanical properties of advanced materials to develop materials with better performance in engineering applications and to optimize process parameters for high-value manufacturing.
Dr. Li Li
The University of Queensland, Australia
Title: Biomimetic Nanocomposites for Precision Targeting in Cancer Treatment
Dr Li Li is a Senior Research Fellow at the Australian Institute for Bioengineering and Nanotechnology (AIBN), The University of Queensland (UQ). Her research interest focuses on engineering nanocomposites for mucosal delivery, oral vaccine delivery and nanomedicines in biomedical applications and animal healthcare. She has built strong linkages with agricultural industries to develop functional nanomaterials as carriers for drug and vaccine delivery to solve practical problems in animal health. Her research performance has been recognised with the awards of the Wilston Churchill Fellowship, QLD International Fellowship, and ATSE Early Career Fellowship. She has published 110+ papers with over 5200 citations and an H-index of 38.
Prof. Katsuyoshi KONDOH
Title: Will update soon
Prof. Katsuyoshi KONDOH received his Ph.D. degree in Welding Engineering from Osaka University, Japan in 1998. He worked in Sumitomo Electric Industries from 1988 to 2000. Since February 2000, he was an Associate Professor at The University of Tokyo until March 2006. He is a Professor of Joining and Welding Research Institute of Osaka University, and a Vice Executive Director in charge of Global Engagement and D&I at OU. He is an Invited Professor at Xi’an University of Technology, China from April 2019. His current research topics in Materials Science are (1) high-performance powder metallurgy materials and processing including additive manufacturing and (2) Nano-carbon reinforced metal matrix composites. He has published >430 journal papers, patent applications >150, Plenary, Keynote & invited inter. conf. presentations >80. He is the Editorial Board Member of many journals related to Materials Science & Engineering research field.
Prof. Insung S. Choi
KAIST, Republic of Korea
Title: Will update soon
Prof. Insung S. Choi, a PhD in Chemistry and MS in Computer Science, is a chemistry-centered naturalist, utilizing chemical, biological, and computational tools for deciphering the cytosociety. After earning his BS degree from SNU, he obtained his MS degree (with Prof. Eun Lee) at SNU and his PhD degree (with Prof. George M. Whitesides) at Harvard. He then conducted postdoctoral research (with Prof. Robert Langer) at MIT, before joining the faculty at KAIST in 2002. He has been a director of the Center for Cell-Encapsulation Research (Creative Initiative) since 2012.
Dr. Lingxiao Zhang
Aarhus University, Denmark
Title: Will update soon
Dr. Lingxiao Zhang is a Marie Sklodowska-Curie Actions Research Fellow at Aarhus University and Research Professor at Shenzhen Bay Laboratory. He received his Ph.D. from University of Chinese Academy of Sciences in 2020 and conducted his postdoctoral research at Zhejiang University College of Pharmaceutics during 2020-2022. His research focuses on the development of two-dimensional clay nanomaterials-based vaccine adjuvants and drug-free immunomodulator for cancer immunotherapy and neurodegenerative disease treatment. He has published 30 high-quality articles in well-known journals including Advanced Materials, ACS Nano, Advanced Drug Delivery Reviews, Advanced Science, Nano Today, etc. He is an editor of Journal of Nanobiotechnology and Exploration, and editorial board member of Asian Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Microstructures.