Speakers

Plenary Speakers

Albert Fert,
Nobel Laureate in Physics
CNRS, France
Challenges and Emerging Directions in Spintronics
Richard Schrock,
Nobel Laureate in Chemistry
MIT, USA
New Olefin Metathesis Catalysts for the Synthesis of Polymers with a Single Structure

 

Alan Heeger,
Nobel Laureate in Chemistry
University of California, Santa Barbara, USA
Plastic Solar Cells: Self-Assembly of Bulk Heterojunction Nano-Materials by Spontaneous Phase Separation

 

Charles Lieber
Harvard University, USA
Semiconductor Nanowires: Platform for Nanotechnology
Ada Yonath,
Nobel Laureate in Chemistry
Weizmann Institute, Israel
Ribosomes - RNA Machines that Survive Evolution Pressure

 

Jean M.J. Frechet
University of California, Berkeley, USA
Functional polymers from energy to therapeutics
Andre Geim
The University of Manchester, UK
Graphene: Status and Prospects

 

Susumu Kitagawa
Kyoto University, Japan
New Generation of Porous Materials-Soft Porous Crystals

 

Boey Yin Chiang, Freddy
Biodegradable Cardiovascular Implants: Opportunities and Challenges

 

Themed Lecture Speakers

Jonathan Adams
Thomson Reuters, UK
Evidence-based insights into the global trend and hot spots of research in Material Science

 

D.D. Sarma
Indian Institute of Science, India
Semiconductor nanocrystals: How do they grow and why do they glow?
Qi-Kun Xue
Tsinghua University, China
Topological Insulator, an Emerging Material for Information Technology

 

Public Lectures

Albert Fert
Nobel Laureate in Physics
CNRS, France
Research and Applications: from the spin of the electrons to our computers and telephones

 

Alan Heeger,
Nobel Laureate in Chemistry (
University of California, Santa Barbara, USA
Creativity, Discovery and Risk: Nobel Prizes Past and Future
Richard Schrock
Nobel Laureate in Chemistry
MIT, USA
The Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 2005

 

Ada Yonath,
Nobel Laureate in Chemistry
Weizmann Institute, Israel
The Amazing Ribosome

Keynote Speakers

WP3

Shinji Takeoka
Waseda University, Japan
Development of Polymer Ultra-Thin Film Novel Nanosheets for Biomedical Applications

 

Christine Vauthier
Université Paris Sud, France
Formulating Nanoparticles to Achieve In Vivo Delivery of Challenging Drugs

WP4

Hermann Nirschil
Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Germany
Separation and Screening of Nano Powders

 

Saturo Watano
Osaka Prefecture University, Japan
Design of Smart Nano-drug by Supercritical CO2 Processing

WP5

Heinrich Hofmann
EPFL, France
Design of nanoparticle suspensions for Diagnostic and Therapeutic use

 

Junhui He
Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Tailoring the Structure of Functional Nanomaterials and their Energy and Enironmental Applications

WP6

Daan Frenkel
University of Cambridge, UK
Controlling crystal nucleation: order through disorder

 

Matthew Lynch
Procter & Gamble, USA

Formulating Polymers into Nanoparticle Dispersions

WP7

Stephen Rimmer
The University of Sheffield, UK

Bacteria Responsive Poly(N-isopropyl acrylamide)

 

Jens Rieger
BASF, Germany
Formation of Organic Nanoparticles from Active Molecules

WP8

Yuliang Zhao
Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Nanotoxicology for Safe Nanomaterials Design
Paul Borm
Hogeschool Zuyd, Centre of Expertise Life Sciences, Netherlands
Nanoparticles: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly