Editorial Board



Prof. Scott X Mao

Professor
Department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science
University of Pittsburgh
United States of America
Tel: 412-624-9602


Professor Mao is William Kepler Whiteford Professor in Department of Mechanical and Materials Science, University of Pittsburgh. He obtained his Ph.D in Tohuku University associated with Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in 1988. After that, he worked in MIT and Harvard

Professor Mao is William Kepler Whiteford Professor in Department of Mechanical and Materials Science, University of Pittsburgh. He obtained his Ph.D in Tohuku University associated with Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in 1988. After that, he worked in MIT and Harvard University as post-doctor and visiting faculty. He was chair of mechanical behavior of materials committee in TMS/ASM and has received a number of research excellence awards including recent Chancellor Award which offers only one faculty in Pitt Science and Engineering School each year. Dr. Mao has published ~200 papers: 200 journal including Nature, Science, Nature Nanotechnology, Nature Materials in the area of (1) new glasses discovery from pure metals through ultrafast liquid quenching; (2) deformation, phase transformation and chemical reaction under in-situ transmission electron microscope (TEM) for metals and metallic glasses; (3) deformation on nanocrystalline materials; (4) in-situ electrochemical lithiation process in lithium-ion battery.
Prof. Bharat Bhushan

Howard D. Winbigler Professor
Director, Nanoprobe Laboratory for Bio- & Nanotechnology and Biomimetics
The Ohio State University
United States of America
Tel: 614-292-0651


Dr. Bharat Bhushan is Howard D Winbigler Professor, Ohio Eminent Scholar and Director of Nanoprobe Laboratory for Bio- & Nanotechnology and Biomimetics in Department of Mechanical Engineering at Ohio State University of Columbus, USA. He received his Ph.D in Mechanical Engineering from

Dr. Bharat Bhushan is Howard D Winbigler Professor, Ohio Eminent Scholar and Director of Nanoprobe Laboratory for Bio- & Nanotechnology and Biomimetics in Department of Mechanical Engineering at Ohio State University of Columbus, USA. He received his Ph.D in Mechanical Engineering from University of Colorado. He then worked as Program Manager in R&D Division of Mechanical Technology Inc, Latham, NY. He also worked as Development Engineer/Manager of General Products Division Lab at IBM Corporation, Tucson. He is now Graduate Research Faculty Advisor in Department of Materials Science and Engineering and Affiliated Faculty Member at Battelle Center for Science & Technology Policy, John Glenn College of Public Affairs. Dr. Bhushan's Research interests include fundamental studies in the interdisciplinary areas of bio/nanotribology/nanomechanics and nanomaterials characterization in bio/nanotechnology and biomimetics with a focus on scanning probe techniques.
Dr. Kaufui Vincent Wong

Professor
Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
University of Miami
Florida, United States of America
Tel: 305 553-0928


Dr. Kaufui Vincent Wong is a Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at the University of Miami (UM), Florida, where he has taught and researched since 1979. His primary research areas are in energy and the environment, fluid mechanics and nanotechnology.

Dr. Kaufui Vincent Wong is a Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at the University of Miami (UM), Florida, where he has taught and researched since 1979. His primary research areas are in energy and the environment, fluid mechanics and nanotechnology. Dr. Wong has published over 200 refereed papers in journals and conferences. Dr. Kaufui Vincent Wong authored 2 text-books on Thermodynamics, one on Intermediate Heat Transfer, and one on Climate Change. He holds two patents. He has received awards for teaching and mentoring students. Dr. Kaufui Vincent Wong has served on the UM Graduate Council for 3 terms, and elected Faculty Senator for one. He is active in the American Society for Mechanical Engineers (ASME), and has held many leadership positions, including Chair of the Advanced Energy Systems Division, and Deputy Group Leader of the Energy Group. He is a life Associate Fellow of the American Institute of Aerospace and Astronautics. He is the 2015 ASME Dixy Lee Ray Award recipient, and the 2016 Engineers' Council Award for the Distinguished Engineering Educator. Dr. Wong is a popular invited Keynote Speaker in international conferences and symposiums.
Dr. George N Frantziskonis

Professor
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
University of Arizona
United States of America
Tel: 520-326-9373


Dr. George Frantziskonis is a tenured professor appointment with the Civil Engineering and Engineering Mechanics Department at the University of Arizona, and a joint appointment with the Material Science and Engineering department. He joined the University of Arizona faculty in 1988

Dr. George Frantziskonis is a tenured professor appointment with the Civil Engineering and Engineering Mechanics Department at the University of Arizona, and a joint appointment with the Material Science and Engineering department. He joined the University of Arizona faculty in 1988 after a visiting position at Aristotle University and consulting for the industry. He is a registered professional Civil Engineer in the State of Arizona and in the European Union state members. His teaching interests and activities include contemporary multimedia course delivery methods tailored to classroom-based, distance learning, and classes of large enrollment. He has taught numerous courses in the broad areas of Civil Engineering, Mechanics, general Engineering, and Engineering design. He has directed graduate students in Civil Engineering, Engineering Mechanics/Materials, and Mechanical, Aerospace Engineering. Dr. Frantziskonis's areas of research interests and activities include multi-and inter-disciplinary multiscale modeling, simulation, and experimentation, material characterization and applications, probabilistic and multiscale problem formulation and description and applications to safety and reliability, behaviour of materials at nano-scale, reaction-diffusion-transport and reactive flow problems. Applications include material characterization and modeling, storage of renewable energy, and reaction-diffusion-transport phenomena in energy production processes.
Dr. Xuming Wang

Research Professor
Department of Metallurgical Engineering
University of Utah
United States of America
Tel: 801-585-1797


Dr. Xuming Wang is a Research Professor in the Department of Metallurgical Engineering at the University of Utah USA. He also holds guest professor and adjunct professor positions at Central South University, Shanxi University, Chongqing University, Kunming University of Science and

Dr. Xuming Wang is a Research Professor in the Department of Metallurgical Engineering at the University of Utah USA. He also holds guest professor and adjunct professor positions at Central South University, Shanxi University, Chongqing University, Kunming University of Science and Technology, and the Technology Center of CYMCO in China. He received his PhD degree and MS degrees in Metallurgical Engineering from the University of Utah, USA in 2004. He received his B.S. degree in Mineral Processing Engineering from Kunming University of Science and Technology, China. Dr. Wang’s prior experience includes Senior Researcher at USG Research Center, Environmental Research Engineer at Advanced Processing Technologies Inc. Salt Lake City US, Senior Research Engineer at Research Institute of Chemical and Mineral Resources, China, Processing Engineer at Steel Work Hendang Corporation, China. Dr. Wang’s research interests include mineral processing especially phosphate flotation, rare-earth minerals flotation, soluble salt flotation, and industrial mineral processing; flotation chemistry, surface and interface spectroscopy; hydrometallurgy and high-pressure leach; environment engineering including environment assessment, wastewater treatment, solid waste treatment and recycling.
Dr. Ashutosh Tiwari

Director of MRSEC
Associate Professor, Department of Materials Science & Engineering
University of Utah
United States of America
Tel: 801-585-1666


Dr. Ashutosh Tiwari is the Director of IRG2 of the University of Utah’s NSF Materials Research Science & Engineering Center (MRSEC) and Associate Professor in Department of Materials Science & Engineering at University of Utah. He received his Ph.D. in Low Temperature

Dr. Ashutosh Tiwari is the Director of IRG2 of the University of Utah’s NSF Materials Research Science & Engineering Center (MRSEC) and Associate Professor in Department of Materials Science & Engineering at University of Utah. He received his Ph.D. in Low Temperature Condensed Matter Physics from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur in the year 2000. Immediately after submitting his dissertation, Dr. Tiwari started working on NASA sponsored He3-He4 superfluidity experiments near the tri-critical point at the University of Delaware. Those experiments were performed in collaboration with Jet Propulsion Laboratory and important findings were documented in NASA's Document#D-21522. In 2001, Dr. Tiwari moved to North Carolina State University to join NSF Center for Advanced Materials and Smart Structures (NSF-CAMSS) as a Research Scientist. In 2005, Dr. Tiwari joined the University of Utah as an Assistant Professor of Materials Science & Engineering. In 2010, he was promoted to the rank of Associate Professor with tenure. In 2014, Dr. Tiwari was appointed as the Director of the Spintronics IRG of the University of Utah's NSF-MRSEC. Dr. Tiwari has received several awards including NSF CAREER Award, IAAM medal and TMS Young leader award. Dr. Tiwari serves on the editorial board of Scientific Reports, a journal from the Nature Publishing Group and as the Chief Editor of the Journal of Energy Storage and Conversion.
Dr. Michael E Fassbender

Senior Scientist
Los Alamos National Laboratory
United States Isotope Program
United States of America
Tel: +1-505-665-7306


Dr. Michael Ernst Heinrich Fassbender is a seniorscientist at the Los Alamos National Laboratory. He does have more than 20 years of experience in the areas of radionuclide production, nuclear data measurement and radioisotope separation science. He received his Ph.D. degree

Dr. Michael Ernst Heinrich Fassbender is a seniorscientist at the Los Alamos National Laboratory. He does have more than 20 years of experience in the areas of radionuclide production, nuclear data measurement and radioisotope separation science. He received his Ph.D. degree (Dr. rer. nat.) in chemistry and radiochemistry from the University of Cologne. After a two-year postdoc fellowship at iThembaLABS, South Africa, in the field of cyclotron radionuclide production, he accepted a postdoc position at the Los Alamos National Laboratory. He later became permanent staff and has taken on many technical, scientific and scholarly responsibilities within the US Department of Energy's National Isotope Program since. Research Interests:Accelerator and reactor production of radionuclides; radionuclide separation science; design of large scale recovery procedures for radioisotopes; development of radionuclide generator systems; actinide production and separation; nuclear reaction modeling, measurement of nuclear reaction data.
Dr. Yuhua Duan

Physical scientist
National Energy Technology Laboratory
United States Department of Energy
United States of America
Tel: 412-386-5771


Dr. Yuhua Duan is a physical scientist at National Energy Technology Laboratory of the United States Department of Energy. Dr. Yuhua Duan obtained his BS in Chemistry, MS in Chemical Physics and PhD in Physics from the University of Science and

Dr. Yuhua Duan is a physical scientist at National Energy Technology Laboratory of the United States Department of Energy. Dr. Yuhua Duan obtained his BS in Chemistry, MS in Chemical Physics and PhD in Physics from the University of Science and Technology of China, and a MS in Computer Engineering from the University of Minnesota. As an active researcher, he has been working in the fields of condensed matter of physics, chemical physics and bioinformatics at several international research groups in China, Brazil, Switzerland, and the U.S. His research interests include developing technologies for CO2 capture and energetic materials applied to batteries and solar & fuel cells, exploring the mechanisms of high-temperature gas sensors and biological enzyme catalysis, and multi-scale modeling of energy systems.
Dr. Khaled A Mahmoud

Senior Scientist
Qatar Energy and Environment Research Institute (QEERI)
Hamad Bin Khalifa University
Doha, Qatar
Tel: +974 66258517


Dr. Khaled Mahmoud is a Senior Scientist and team lead at the Qatar Environment and Energy Research Institute (QEERI), Hamad Bin Khalifa University, Doha. Qatar. His main research interest focus on developing 2D carbon based nanocomposite materials for water desalination membranes,

Dr. Khaled Mahmoud is a Senior Scientist and team lead at the Qatar Environment and Energy Research Institute (QEERI), Hamad Bin Khalifa University, Doha. Qatar. His main research interest focus on developing 2D carbon based nanocomposite materials for water desalination membranes, photovoltaic electrodes and environmental monitoring applications. He has published several high impact publications in the field. Dr. Mahmoud obtained his PhD (2007) in Analytical Chemistry from the University of Saskatchewan, Canada.Prior joining QEERI, he served as Project lead and Research Officer at the National Research Council (CNRC), Montreal, Canada. He is specialized in electrochemistry, impedance spectroscopy, transmission electron microscopy (TEM), scanning electron microscopy (SEM), and x-ray photoelectron spectroscopy (XPS). He received several awards including Excellence Achievement Award and NSERC-Visiting Fellowship, BRI-NRC Montreal, QC, Canada. Dr. Mahmoud is a member of the American Chemical Society (ACS), Canadian Society for Chemistry (CSC), Cellulose and Renewable Materials, ACS Colloids and Surface Sciences. He is co-author of 37 high impact, peer-reviewed papers, 5 book chapters, and holding 4 patents (H-Index 15).
Dr. Ming Yu

Associate Professor
Department of Physics and Astronomy
University of Louisville
Louisville, KY, United States of America
Tel: 502-852-0931


Dr. Ming Yu is an Associate Professor in Department of Physics and Astronomy at University of Louisville,Louisville, KY, United States of America.Major Research Interests are Condensed matter and materials theory including (1) development of a highly efficient quantum mechanics-based molecular dynamics

Dr. Ming Yu is an Associate Professor in Department of Physics and Astronomy at University of Louisville,Louisville, KY, United States of America.Major Research Interests are Condensed matter and materials theory including (1) development of a highly efficient quantum mechanics-based molecular dynamics scheme which is particularly suitable for complex and large scale materials; (2) fundamental insight into nanomaterial properties including the energetics, the morphology, and electronic properties of C, Si, and B-based nanostructures; (3) revealing novel nanostructures including the bucky-diamond SiC clusters and the low dimensional boron structures based on the icosahedral B12 for their potential application as components of nanoscale electronic devices and chemical sensors; (4) exploring the growth mechanism of carbon nanotubes and the sensitivity of the carbon nanotubes to various gases; (5) studying the ultrafast diffusion and high capacity of Li on phosphorene applied to the lithium ion-batteries. Dr. Ming Yu research achievements are 47 peer-reviewed research articles published in the methodology development of computational materials simulations, nano structures, amorphous magnetic alloys, electron correlation in chemical bonds.
Dr. Muhammad Maqbool

Associate Professor
Department of Physics & Astronomy
Ball State University, Muncie
United States of America
Tel: 1-765-2858870


Dr Muhammad Maqbool has obtained his Ph.D. degree in experimental condensed matter physics from Ohio University, USA, in 2005. He obtained his Master of Science degree in Medical & Radiation Physics from the University of Birmingham, UK, in 1998. He works

Dr Muhammad Maqbool has obtained his Ph.D. degree in experimental condensed matter physics from Ohio University, USA, in 2005. He obtained his Master of Science degree in Medical & Radiation Physics from the University of Birmingham, UK, in 1998. He works as an Associate Professor of Physics at Ball State University, USA. Prior to that he worked as Visiting Associate Professor and Associate Director of Materials Science at Qatar University, Qatar. His area of research is condensed matter physics, surface science, thin films and optical materials. He has invented a titanium infrared microlaser on optical fibers, the smallest semiconductor ring laser ever achieved. Dr Maqbool has presented his work in several international meetings, conferences and workshops. He worked as an organizing chair of the American Physical Society Ohio Region Fall-2011 meeting. Dr Maqbool has obtained over half a million dollars in grant from various organizations like National Science Foundation, Indiana Academy of Science and Ball State University.
Dr. Claudio Nastruzzi

Associated Professor
Dipartimento di Scienze della Vita e Biotecnologie
University of Ferrara
Ferrara
Italy


Dr. Claudio Nastruzzi is an Associated Professor at the Dipartimento di Scienze della Vita e Biotecnologie, University of Ferrara, Ferrara, Italy. In 2002, Claudio Nastruzzi started the activity of the Laboratory of Biomaterials & Encapsulation (BEL). The main goal of the

Dr. Claudio Nastruzzi is an Associated Professor at the Dipartimento di Scienze della Vita e Biotecnologie, University of Ferrara, Ferrara, Italy. In 2002, Claudio Nastruzzi started the activity of the Laboratory of Biomaterials & Encapsulation (BEL). The main goal of the Laboratory is an integrative concept of research and teaching in the fields of biomaterials, bioencapsulation, drug formulation and drug delivery. The laboratory has also expertise in tissue engineering and cell encapsulation protocols (pancreatic islets, Sertoli cells, osteoblasts, etc.) and biocompatibility tests for the validation of biomaterials. Claudio Nastruzzi has published more than 180 papers (see attached list from ISI Web of knowledge) and presented more than 130 contributions to national and international conferences.
Dr. M A Barakat

Professor
Department of Environmental sciences,
King Abdulaziz University
Saudi Arabia
Tel: 966-544910070


Dr. Mohamed A Barakat is Professor of Environmental sciences and Faculty of Meteorology, Environment King Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia. Dr. Mohamed A Barakat is Highly qualified in the field of Industrial Waste Management and Pollution Control, besides Catalysis and Nanotechnology. Experience

Dr. Mohamed A Barakat is Professor of Environmental sciences and Faculty of Meteorology, Environment King Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia. Dr. Mohamed A Barakat is Highly qualified in the field of Industrial Waste Management and Pollution Control, besides Catalysis and Nanotechnology. Experience includes academic research and teaching works in Japan, Germany, the United States, and Saudi Arabia, as well as initiating and leading industrial research projects in Egypt, and jointly with the United states of America. He has a list of 75 articles in ISI Journals, 8 reports of research project and 50 presentations in International Conferences.
Dr. Jiang Lan Ying

Professor
School of Metallurgy and Environment
Central South University
Hunan, P. R. China
Tel: 86-731-88877729


Dr. Jiang Lan Ying is a Professor at the School of Metallurgy and Environment of Central South University in China.She has worked as a Research Fellow from 2005 to 2009 at the Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI) of National University of

Dr. Jiang Lan Ying is a Professor at the School of Metallurgy and Environment of Central South University in China.She has worked as a Research Fellow from 2005 to 2009 at the Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI) of National University of Singapore (NUS), and carried out research in "Sub-nano Pore Size Membranes for Biofuel Separation and Purification" and "The Development of Mixed Matrix Nano-composite Materials for Membrane Separation". From 2002 to 2005, she was awarded the research scholarship to pursue her doctoral studies on “Membrane Formation and Characterization for Gas Separation” at the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering of NUS and got her PhD in 2006. Dr. Jiang received her B.Sc. degree (1997) from the Department of Environmental Science, Wuhan University, China. Her overall research interest is the science and engineering of membrane-based separations with the emphasis on their applications in metallurgical processes, environmental protection, and energy production/conservation. Her current and upcoming effort is concentrated on integrally-skinned and thin film composite membrane formation, nano-scale mixed matrix membrane, polymer blending, membrane surface modification and membrane applications in metallurgical field.
Dr. Jie Ma

Associate Professor
Laboratory of Environmental & Energy Nanomaterials (NANOEE)
State Key Laboratory of Pollution Control and Resource Reuse
Tongji University, China


Dr. Jie Ma is an Associate Professor in College of Environmental Science and Engineering at Tongji University. He received an M.S. degree from HeFei University of Technology in 2005, a Ph.D. degree from Shanghai Jiaotong University in 2009. He is a

Dr. Jie Ma is an Associate Professor in College of Environmental Science and Engineering at Tongji University. He received an M.S. degree from HeFei University of Technology in 2005, a Ph.D. degree from Shanghai Jiaotong University in 2009. He is a research scholar at The University of Akron in 2015-2016. His current research mainly focuses on Environmental Materials (Adsorbents),Environmental Device (Capacitive Deionization), and New Energy (Solar Cell, Microbial Fuel Cell). His research interests are Environmental Materials (Adsorbents), Environmental Device (Capacitive Deionization), New Energy (Solar Cell, Microbial Fuel Cell).
Dr. Jun Han

Professor
college of environment and resource engineering
Wuhan University of Science and Technology
P.R. China
Tel: 86-27-68862769


Dr. Jun Han is the vice director for Key laboratory of Coal conversion and new carbon materials of Hubei province. H is also working as a Professor in college of environment and resource engineering at Wuhan University of Science and Technology,

Dr. Jun Han is the vice director for Key laboratory of Coal conversion and new carbon materials of Hubei province. H is also working as a Professor in college of environment and resource engineering at Wuhan University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China.Dr. Han received Ph.d. in Thermal engineering from Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China. He then worked as a researcher in Toyohashi University of Technology, Toyohashi, Japan. Dr. Han also worked as Associate Professor in college of chemical engineering and technology at Wuhan University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China.Research interests of Dr. Han include Feron decomposition, combustion chracteristic of fire, biomass gasification/combustion, coke making, CFD.
Dr. M B Chen

Professor
Department of Mechanical Engineering,
Qinghai University Xining
China
Tel: 0086-0971-5310781


Dr. M B Chen is a Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Qinghai University Xining, China. Invention innovation; Aluminum alloy; Nonferrous metals Vacuum and electromagnetic suspension distillation refine; New mechanical; Brain-computer interface. Dr. MB Chen Completed more than forty invention about EEG and

Dr. M B Chen is a Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Qinghai University Xining, China. Invention innovation; Aluminum alloy; Nonferrous metals Vacuum and electromagnetic suspension distillation refine; New mechanical; Brain-computer interface. Dr. MB Chen Completed more than forty invention about EEG and brain-computer interface, mechanical, materials, metallurgy, test and examination, photography device, drawing rule and clothing, et. al.. Discussed the materials invention and innovation. Defined conception of the materials structure newly.
Dr. Aylin M Deliormanlı

Associate Professor
Department of Metallurgical & Materials Engineering
University of Celal Bayar
Manisa-Turkey
Tel: 90-236-2012405


Dr. Aylin M Deliormanlı is an Associate Professor in Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering at Celal Bayar University. She received her PhD and MSc degrees in Chemical Engineering and Materials Science and Engineering from Izmir Institute of Technology, Turkey. She received

Dr. Aylin M Deliormanlı is an Associate Professor in Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering at Celal Bayar University. She received her PhD and MSc degrees in Chemical Engineering and Materials Science and Engineering from Izmir Institute of Technology, Turkey. She received her BSc degree in Chemical Engineering from Ege University, Turkey. She worked as a visiting fellow in Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Missouri Science and Technology, at University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, USA and at ETH, Zurich, Switzerland. Her research interests include biomaterials, bioactive glass/ceramics, ceramic processing, scaffolds for tissue engineering applications and nanobiotechnology. She is the head of Biomaterials Research Lab at Celal Bayar University.