Plenary speakers

Takuzo Aida
University of Tokyo, School of Engineering, Department of Chemistry and Biotechnology, Tokyo; Riken Center for Emergent Matter Science, Saitama, Japan
"Stimuli-Responsive Smart Soft Materials"

Rostislav Andrievski
Institute of Problems of Chemical Physics, Russian Academy of Sciences, Chernogolovka, Moscow Region, Russia
"High-melting point compounds: new approaches and results"

Jordi Arbiol
Institut Català de Nanociència i Nanotecnologia, ICN2, Bellaterra, CAT, Spain
"Non-planar Nanostructures at Atomic Scale"

Maxim Avdeev
Bragg Institute, Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation, Kirrawee DC, NSW, Australia
"Neutron scattering and atomistic modeling for materials science"

Serena Best
University of Cambridge, Department of Materials Science & Metallurgy, UK
"Scaffolds for Tissue Repair and Regeneration"

Freddy Boey
Nanyang Technological University, School of Materials Science and Engineering, Singapur
"Therapeutic Biomaterial Devices for controlled drug release in Ocular and Cardiac disease treatment"

Gianluigi Botton
McMaster University, Materials Science and Engineering, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
"Energy Loss Spectroscopy at High Resolution: Applications to Functional Oxides and Nanostructures"

Dominique Chatain
Aix-Marseille Université, CINaM - CNRS, Marseille, France
"Interfacial step alignment as a mechanism of hetero-epitaxy/orientation relationships: the case of Ag on Ni"

Philippe Colomban
Universite Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris 6, CNRS, Laboratoire de Dynamique
"Understanding failure and fatigue mechanisms of advanced and natural polymer fibres by Raman/IR microspectrometry"

Rafal E. Dunin-Borkowski
Institute for Microstructure Research; Ernst Ruska-Centre for Microscopy and Spectroscopy with Electrons, Peter Gruenberg Institute, Research Centre Juelich, Juelich, Germany
"In situ off-axis electron holography of two-dimensional transition metal dichalcogenides"

László Forró
Laboratory of Physics of Complex Matter, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
"Towards device physics of the CH3NH3PbI3 photovoltaic perovskite"

Hamish Fraser
Ohio State University, Department of Material Science and Engineering, Columbus, Ohio, USA
"The art and science of spatially-resolved determinations of local composition in an aberration-corrected electron microscope"

Heinrich Hofmann
Ecole Polytechnique Fédéralede Lausanne, The Powder Technology Laboratory, Lausanne, Switzerland
"Iron Oxide Nanoparticles for medical application: still a challenging task"

Margarethe Hofmann-Amtenbrink
Mat Search Consulting Hofmann, Pully, Switzerland; ESM Foundation; Federation of European Materials Societies, FEMS
"Materials Research in Europe – a new concept needed"

Yuichi Ikuhara
The University of Tokyo, School of Engineering, Institute of Engineering Innovation, Tokyo; Japan Fine Ceramics Center, Nanostructures Research Laboratory, Nagoya; Tohoku University, WPI Advanced Institute for Materials Research, Sendai, Japan
"Grain Boundary Geometry, Structural Units and Segregation in Oxides"

Wolfgang Jäger
Christian-Albrechts-University of Kiel, Institute of Materials Science, Kiel, Germany
"Advanced and In situ Transmission Electron Microscopy of Semiconductor Nanowire Materials"

Yeon Sik Jung
KAIST- Korean Institute for Science and Technology, Seoul, Korea
"3-Dimensional hybrid nanostructures: Novel fabrication strategies and applications"

Wayne D. Kaplan
Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, Materials Science and Engineering Department, Israel
"Controlling Microstructural Evolution via Adsorption"
Kwang Ho Kim
Global Frontier R&D Center for Hybrid Interface Materials, Korea; School of Materials Science and Engineering, Pusan National University, Korea
"Hybrid-interface materials"

Ai Leen Koh
Stanford University, Stanford Nanocharacterization Laboratory, CA, USA
"Oxidation of Carbon Nanotubes Using Environmental TEM and the Influence of the Imaging Electron Beam"

Feng-Huei Lin
Institute of Biomed Eng & Nanomed, National Health Research, Institutes, Zhu-nan, Maoli, Taiwan; National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan; National Taipei University of Technology, Taipei, Taiwan; International College of Biomaterials Sciences andEngineering; National Taiwan University, Institute of Biomedical Engineering, Taipei, Taiwan
"Hyaluronate-Based Thermo-sensitive Hydrogel as Cell Carrier for Nucleus Pulposus Regeneration and Vitreous Body Substitute"

Eva Olsson
Chalmers University of Technology, Eva Olsson Group, Gothenburg, Sweden
"Electric field and thermal induced effects in nanostructured materials revealed by advanced in situ electron microscopy"

Eiji Osawa
Toyohashi Univ. Technol., NanoCarbon Research Institute, Ltd., AREC, Shinshu University, Faculty of Textile Science and Engineering, Nagano, Japan
"Recent Progress in R&D of the Primary Particles of Detonation Nanodiamond"

Francois M. Peeters
University of Antwerp, Department of Physics, Antwerpen, Belgium
"Atomic collapse in graphene"

Velimir R. Radmilović
Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts

"Lithium and Scandium Trialuminides Embedded in Solid Matrix"

Mamoru Senna
Keio University, Faculty of Science and Technology, Yokohama, Japan
"How Could Electrolytes and Electrodes be Friendlier for Li-ion Traffic?"

Robert Sinclair
Stanford University, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, CA, USA
"In Situ Electron Microscopy of Energy-Related Thin Film Reactions"

Dangsheng Su
Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics, Chinese Academy of Science, Dalian, China
"Nanodiamond and its derivatives for catalysis"

Kazu Suenaga
National Institute for Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), Japan
"TEM observation of atomic structures and their evolutions in 2D and 1D materials"

Danilo Suvorov
Institute Jozef Stefan, Advanced Materials Department, Ljubljana, Slovenia
"Tailoring defined-shape ferroelectric particles for various ferro- and piezoelectric applications"

Vuk Uskoković
Department of Biomedical and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Chapman University, Irvine, CA 92618-1908, USA
"From controlled drug delivery to gene therapies to bone regeneration: calcium phosphate nanoparticles as essential components of advanced biomaterials"

Maria Varela del Arco
Complutense University of Madrid, Faculty of Physical Sciences, GFMC, Madrid, Spain
"Aberration corrected views of of chemical ordering and segregation in complex oxides"

Gordana Vunjak-Novakovic
Columbia University, Department of Biomedical Engineering, New York, NY, USA
"Cell-instructive biomaterials for tissue engineering:Applications in regenerative medicine and study of disease"

Reine Wallenberg
Lund University, nCHREM, Center for Analysis and Synthesis, Kemicentrum, Lund, Sweden
"Real-time viewing of III-V semiconductor nanowire growth by In Situ TEM"

Jamie Warner
University of Oxford, Department of Materials, Oxford, UK

"Atomic Structure of defects, dopants and edge terminations in monolayer 2D Materials"

James Wittig
Vanderbilt University, School of Engineering, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
"Deformation Mechanisms, Microstructure, and Mechanical Properties of High-Mn Austenitic Steels"

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