YUCOMAT Plenary Speakers

Laureate of the 2019 MRS-Serbia Award for a Lasting and Outstanding Contribution to Materials Science and Engineering

Danilo Suvorov google scholar icon
Advanced Materials Department, Jožef Stefan Institute, Ljubljana, Slovenia
Epitaxial integration of oxides with silicon


  1. Yoshio Bando google scholar icon
    Institute of Molecular Plus, Tianjin University P.R. China
    Boron nitride nanotube/nanosheet for energy applications
  2. Richard Catlow google scholar icon
    Department of Chemistry, University College London, UK
    Computer modelling as a predictive tool in materials and catalytic science
  3. Rafal Dunin-Borkowski google scholar icon
    Institute for Microstructure Research, Forschungszentrum, Julich, GmbH, 52425 Julich, Germany
    Model-based characterisation of magnetic moments and charge densities in the transmission electron microscope
  4. Andrea C. Ferrari google scholar icon
    Cambridge Graphene Centre, Engineering Department, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
    Graphene and related materials, from production to applications
  5. Elvira Maria Correia Fortunato google scholar icon
    Universidade NOVA de Lisboa, CENIMAT, Caparica,  Portugal
    Functionality and versatility of metal oxides
  6. Hamish L. Fraser foto 0000000220160408154622
    Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Center for Accelerated Maturation of Materials, Columbus, Ohio, USA
    Optimizing the properties of titanium alloys processed using additive manufacturing
  7. Aharon Gedanken google scholar icon
    Department of Chemistry, Bar-Ilan University, Ramat-Gan, Israel
    Making the hospital a safer place by the sonochemical coating of all it textiles and medical devices with antibacterial nanoparticles
  8. Dae Hong Ko foto 0000000220160408154622
    Department of Materials Science and Engineering, YONSEI University, Seoul, Korea
    Strain-engineering in advanced CMOS structures
  9. Sir Colin Humphreys foto 0000000220160408154622
    Department of Materials Science and Metallurgy, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom
    Next-generation large-area graphene for electronic devices
  10. Milan Mrksich google scholar icon
    McCormick School of Engineering, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, USA
    Synthesis and applications of MegaMolecules
  11. Mohammad Khaja Nazeeruddin google scholar icon
    École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Stable perovskite solar cells by compositional and interface engineering
  12. Sotiris Pratsinis google scholar icon
    Department of Mechanical and Process Engineering, Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zürich, Switzerland
    Combustion spray synthesis of nanostructured materials: from carbon black to breath sensors
  13. Shizhang Qiao google scholar icon
    School of Chemical Engineering, The University of Adelaide, Australia
    Nanostructured materials for energy-relevant electrocatalytic processes
  14. Peter Franz Rogl foto 0000000220160408154622
    Institute of Physical Chemistry, University of Vienna, Austria
    Crystal chemistry and properties of G-phases
  15. Mamoru Senna foto 0000000220160408154622
    Department of Applied Chemistry, Keio University, Yokohama, Japan
    Hybridization of solid carbohydrates or hydrocarbon with metal oxides under mechanical stressing toward sustainable materials
  16. Robert Sinclair foto 0000000220160408154622
    Materials Science and Engineering Department, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA
    Using STEM-EELS to optimize gold nanoparticles for early cancer detection
  17. Nobuo Tanaka foto 0000000220160408154622
    Institute for Materials and Systems for Sustainability (IMaSS), Nagoya University, Japan
    Environmental TEM study of advanced nano-materials
  18. Vladimir Torchilin google scholar icon
    Center for Pharmaceutical Biotechnology & Nanomedicine, Northeastern University, Boston, MA 02125, USA
    Engineering of novel pharmaceutical drug delivery systems for combination therapy of multidrug resistant cancer
  19. Vuk Uskoković google scholar icon
    Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of California, Irvine, CA, USA
    Earthicle and its discontents
  20. Thomas Webster google scholar icon
    Department of Chemical Engineering, Northeastern University, Boston, USA
    Goodbye hospitals and hello implantable nanosensors
  21. Yuntian T. Zhu google scholar icon
    Materials Science & Engineering, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, USA
    Heterostructured materials: a new paradigm for superior mechanical properties

Invited Diamond Sponsor Lecture

Maarten Wirix
Thermo Fisher Scientific, Eindhoven, Netherlands
Integrated Differential Phase Contrast (iDPC) STEM for low Z detection and for high contrast low dose imaging applications

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