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Section Board for 'Materials for Energy Applications' (35)

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Prof. Dr. Robert F. Klie
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Section Editor-in-Chief
Department of Physics, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
Interests: transmission electron microscopy; scanning transmission electron microscopy; electron energy-loss spectroscopy; correlated oxides; molecular beam epitaxy; electron beam diffraction; magnetism
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Prof. Dr. Yifei Yuan
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Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60607, USA
Interests: energy storage materials; In Situ Electron Microscopy; nanomaterials synthesis; X-ray diffraction
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Dr. Suresh Kannan Balasingam
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Department of Chemical Engineering, Faculty of Natural Sciences, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), 7491 Trondheim, Norway
Interests: membranes for energy conversion and storage; batteries; supercapacitors; electrocatalysis; sea water electrolysis, solar cells; photoelectrochemical water splitting; solar fuels
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Prof. Dr. Peter Chao-Yu Chen
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Department of Photonics, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan 70101, Taiwan
Interests: solar cells; semiconductor; thin film; optoelectronic materials; perovskites materials; surface sciences
Prof. Dr. Bo Chen
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Department of Chemistry, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong 999077, China
Interests: 2D materials; transition metal dichalcogenides; aberration-corrected TEM/STEM; catalysts; nanocrystals; energy storage and conversion
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Prof. Dr. Claudio Cazorla
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Department of Physics, Polytechnic University of Catalonia (UPC), C/ Jordi Girona 1-3, Campus Nord, B4-203, 08034 Barcelona, Spain
Interests: multiferroics; oxide materials; fast-ion conductors; density functional theory; simulation methods; quantum crystals; caloric materials
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Dr. Luisa De Marco
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Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche (CNR), NANOTEC, Lecce, Italy
Interests: 2D perovskites; optical and photonic properties; perovskite nanoplatelets
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Dr. Giuseppe Prestopino
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Università di Roma "Tor Vergata", Dipartimento di Ingegneria Industriale Via del Politecnico 1, I-00133 Roma, Italy
Interests: thin film technology; chemical vapor deposition synthesis; synthetic diamond; self-assembled nanomaterials; layered double hydroxides; electrical and optical properties
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Dr. Saripally Sudhaker Reddy
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Department of Chemical Engineering, Monash University, Clayton campus, VIC 3800, Australia
Interests: perovskite solar cells; organic photovoltaics; hole transport materials; lead-free perovskites; Crystal growth of perovskites
Dr. Andreas Thissen
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SPECS Surface Nano Analysis GmbH, Voltastr. 5, 13355 Berlin, Germany
Interests: near ambient pressure XPS; Li ion batteries; transition metal oxides; thin film photovoltaics; biological materials; 2D-materials; semiconductor-heterojunctions
Prof. Dr. Zhi Lin
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Department of Chemistry and CICECO, University of Aveiro, 3810-193 Aveiro, Portugal
Interests: synthesis and structural characterization of novel microporous framework materials; hydrothermal synthesis of nanocrystal; membranes and films of microporous materials; mesoporous materials; applications of these materials
Dr. Faxing Wang
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Department of Chemistry and Food Chemistry, Faculty of Chemistry, Technische Universität Dresden, Dresden, Germany
Interests: rechargeable batteries; supercapacitors; electrode materials; electrolytes; electrocatalytic nitrogen reduction
Dr. Yixiang Gan
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School of Civil Engineering, The University of Sydney, Camperdown, NSW 2006, Australia
Interests: computational mechanics; constitutive modelling; heterogeneous materials; porous media; heat and mass transfer; mechanics of interfaces; numerical modelling
Prof. Dr. Shin-ichi Kimura
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1. Graduate School of Frontier Biosciences, and Department of Physics, Graduate School of Science, Osaka University, Osaka, Japan
2. Institute for Molecular Science, Okazaki, Japan
Interests: solid-state physics; optical spectroscopy; photoelectron spectroscopy; synchrotron radiation; electron-energy-loss spectroscopy
Prof. Dr. Duncan H. Gregory
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School of Chemistry, University of Glasgow, University Avenue, Glasgow G12 8QQ, UK
Interests: nitrides; chalcogenides; carbides; hydrides; synthesis; structure; solid-state chemistry; materials chemistry
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Dr. Evgeniy N. Mokhov
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Ioffe Physical Technical Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences, St. Petersburg, Russia
Interests: silicon carbide; aluminum nitride; boron nitride, gallium nitride; growth and doping; impurities diffusion; radiation and nonstoichiometric native defects; crystal properties and applications
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Prof. Dr. Vellaisamy Roy
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James Watt School of Engineering, University of Glasgow, Glasgow G12 8QQ, UK
Interests: intelligent devices and systems for sensing application; wearable thermoelectric and piezoresistive devices; neuromorphic devices
Dr. Giuseppe Greco
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CNR-IMM, Institute for Microelectronics and Microsystems, Catania, Italy
Interests: wide band gap semiconductors; III-V heterostructures; metal-semiconductors interface
Dr. Josep Lluís Tamarit
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1. Departament de Física, Escola d'Enginyeria de Barcelona Est (EEBE), Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Campus Diagonal-Besòs, 08019 Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
2. Barcelona Research Center in Multiscale Science and Engineering, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Campus Diagonal-Besòs, 08019 Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
Interests: phase transitions; polymorphism; molecular materials; disordered phases; co-crystals; glass crystallization kinetics
Dr. Indranil Chakraborty
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Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Florida International University, Miami, FL 33174, USA
Interests: inorganic chemistry
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Dr. Vladislav V. Kharton
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Institute of Solid State Physics, Russian Academy of Sciences, 2 Academician Osipyan Str., Chernogolovka, 142432 Moscow, Russia
Interests: solid oxide fuel cells; ceramic membranes; high-temperature electrochemistry and chemistry of solids; electrocatalysis; mixed ionic-electronic conductors; solid electrolytes; modelling of ionic and ambipolar transport processes; ceramic technologies; oxygen and hydrogen separation; solid-state electrochemical sensors; nanostructured oxide and cermet materials; proton conductors; conversion of light hydrocarbons and biogas; corrosion of oxide materials; glass-ceramics for electrochemical applications; electrolysis of steam and carbon dioxide
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Prof. Dr. Simona Binetti
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University of Milano-Bicocca, Dipartimento di Scienza dei Materiali, via R. Cozzi 55, I-20125 Milano, Italy
Interests: defects in crystal, inorganic material for photovoltaic applications, thin films, deposition techniques, spectroscopical characterization of semiconductor
Dr. Robert A. Jackson
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School of Chemical and Physical Sciences, Keele University, Keele, Staffordshire ST5 5BG, UK
Interests: computer modelling; interatomic potentials; optical materials; defects and dopants
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Dr. Marco Bazzan
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Dipartimento di Fisica e Astronomia, Università di Padova, Via Marzolo 8, 35131 Padova, Italy
Interests: crystal growth; X-Ray diffraction; applied optics; optical and nonlinear optical properties; photorefractivity; waveguides; ferroelectric materials; charge transport phenomena
Dr. Pierluigi Belli
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1. Istituto Nazionale Fisica Nucleare (INFN), Section of Rome Tor Vergata, 00133 Rome, Italy
2. Department of Physics, Tor Vergata University of Rome, 00133 Rome, Italy
Interests: physics; underground and high energy physics; astroparticle physics
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Dr. John Parthenios
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Foundation for Research & Technology Hellas-Institute of Chemical Engineering Sciences (FORTH/ICE-HT), Patras, Greece
Interests: graphene; 2D materials; mechanical properties of 2D materials; raman and tip Enhanced raman spectroscopy of 2D materials; CVD growth of 2D materials; laser patterning of 2D materials; graphene inks and RFID tags; low friction nanocomposites; device design for nanomechanics of 2D materials
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Prof. Dr. Ching-Hwa Ho
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Graduate Institute of Applied Science and Technology, National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, Taipei 106, Taiwan
Interests: chalcogenide compounds; 2D semiconductors; crystal growth; semiconductor optoelectronics; optical properties of semicoductors; modulation spectroscopy
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Prof. Dr. Yongsheng Han
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State Key Laboratory of Multiphase Complex Systems, Institute of Process Engineering, Chinese Academy of Science, Beijing, China
Interests: shape control of crystals; growth kinetics; mechanism of crystal growth; diffusion controlled growth; reaction controlled growth; interface concentration gradient; interface temperature gradient; metal particles; oxide particles
Dr. Paul J. Simmonds
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Department of Physics, Boise State University, 1910 University Drive, Boise, ID 83725-1570, USA
Interests: molecular beam epitaxy; III-V semiconductors; self-assembled nanostructures; quantum dots; tensile strain; epitaxial 2D materials
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Prof. Dr. Sibo Wang
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State Key Laboratory of Photocatalysis on Energy and Environment, College of Chemistry, Fuzhou University, Fuzhou 350002, China
Interests: photocatalysis; CO2 reduction; water splitting; artificial photosynthesis
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Dr. Sergio Brutti
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Università degli Studi di Roma La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
Interests: a) X-ray diffraction; scanning electron microscopy; transmission electron microscopy; atomic force microscopy; Raman spectroscopy; infrared spectroscopy; X-ray photoemission spectroscopy; X-ray absorption spectroscopies; Nitrogen adsorption; thermal analysis; calorimetric analysis; b) Li-batteries; Na-batteries; Li-O2 batteries; fuel cells; supercapacitors; H2 sorption alloys; c) Computational modelling by density functional theory (DFT) of solids and molecules (gas phase and solvated in simulated dielectrics) to evaluate their thermodynamic properties in relevant application environment
Prof. Dr. Xiaofei Yang
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Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering, Western University, 1151 Richmond St, London, ON N6A 3K7, Canada
Interests: rechargeable lithium batteries; lithium-sulfur batteries; solid-state batteries; application of 3D printing technology in energy storage devices; synthesis of nanomaterials; synchrotron-based X-ray absorption near-edge spectroscopy
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Prof. Dr. Daohua Zhang
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School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Nanyang Technology of University, Singapore 63978, Singapore
Interests: semiconductor materials and devices; nanophotonics
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Prof. Dr. Eva Zurek
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Department of Chemistry, State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, USA
Interests: first principles calculations; electronic structure, density functional theory; crystal structure prediction; high pressure chemistry; superconductivity; superhard materials; catalysis; self-assembly; low-dimensional systems
Dr. M. Ajmal Khan
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1. RIKEN Cluster for Pioneering Research (CPR), 2-1 Hirosawa, Wako, Saitama 351-0198, Japan
2. Farmroid Co., Ltd., 3-22-4 Funado, Itabashi-ku, Tokyo 174-0041, Japan
Interests: semiconductor materials for solar cells (Group II-IV materials, BaSi2); III-V materials and Nano scale materials (Si NWs, In- NPs, QDs) for efficient photovoltaic devices (solar cells); III-Nitride based UV-LEDs (280-320 nm) and UV Laser Diodes; Renewable energy resources management and climatic change; internal quantum efficiency (IQE) and external quantum efficiency (EQE)
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