Invited Speakers

Plenary Speakers

Prof Ada Yonath
Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel
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Prof. Kurt Wüthrich
The Scripps Research Institute and ETH Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
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Title of talk: Ribosome - An Amazing Chemical Bonding Machine Title of talk: Structural Genomics - Exploring The Protein Universe
Prof Tobin J. Marks
Department of Chemistry and the Materials Research Center
Northwestern University
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Prof Christopher Murray
University of Pennsylvania
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Title of talk: Transparent Conducting Oxides for Processable Electronic and Photonic Circuitry and Power Generation Title of talk: Multi-Component Superlattices And Nanocrystal Based DEvices: Building With Artificial Atoms
Prof Tang Benzhong
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
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Title of talk: Aggregation-Induced Emission
Keynote Speakers
Dr Katsuhiko Ariga
National Instiute of Materials Science, Japan
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Prof Harry Heinzelmann
Center Suisse d'Electronique et de Microtechnique SA
Title of talk: Supramolecular Technology to Bridge Nano and Macro Title of talk: Applications of Micro- and Nanostructuring
Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Parak
Philipps Universität Marburg, Germany
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Prof Susan Trolier-McKinstry
The Pennsylvania State University
Title of talk: Sensing With Colloidal Particles Title of talk: Medical Applications of Piezoelectric Microelectromechanical Systems
Dr Liu Bin
National University of Singaore and Institute of Materials Research and Engineering, A*STAR
Prof Karl Berggren
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Title of talk: Solid State Dye Sensitized Solar Cells with Conjugated Polymer Hole Conductors Title of talk: Lithography and Self-Assembly Below 10-nm: Approaching the Atom from the Top Down
Prof Xiaogang Liu
Institute of Materials Research and Engineering, A*STAR and National University of Singapore
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Prof Hua Zhang
Nanyang Technological University
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Title of talk: Upconversion Nanocrystals: A New Class of Luminescent Bioprobes Title of talk: Graphene-based Nanomaterials and Nanostructures: Synthesis, Characterization and Applications
Prof Michael Heuken
AIXTRON SE
Prof Yi Lu
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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Title of talk: Recent Progress in GaN Technology for Energy Saving Applications Title of talk: Functional DNA Nanotechnology And Its Application In Biosensing, Bioimaging and Medicine
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Prof. J.C. (Kees) Hummelen
University of Groningen
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Dr. Amit K. Chakraborty
National Institute of Technology Durgapur
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Title of talk: New Strategies for High Efficiency OPV Title of talk: Carbon Nanotube and Graphene Reinforced Epoxy Nanocomposites
Prof Anjun Qin
Zhejiang University, China
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Dr Karthik Kumar
Institute of Materials Research and Engineering, A*STAR
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Title of talk: Polytriazoles With Aggregation-Induced Emission Characteristics Title of talk: Lithographically Defined Nanostructures for Color Plasmonics
Prof Hidehiro Sakurai
Institute of Molecular Sciences, Japan
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Prof Xianhong Wang
Key Lab of Polymer Ecomaterials, Changchun Institute of Applied Chemistry,
Chinese Academy of Sciences
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Title of talk: Matrix and Dopant Effects on Quasi-Homogeneous Gold Nanocluster Catalyst in Aqueous Media Title of talk: Morphology Controllable Large Surface Area Polyaniline: Promising Cathode Material For Supercapacitor
Dr Jesudoss Arokiaraj
3M Corporate Research Lab
Dr Masahiro Goto
National Institute for Materials Science, Japan
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Title of talk: Solutions for Thermal Management in High Power LED Packages Title of talk: Laser Induced Molecular Nanojet in Liquid
Dr. Pierre Brodard
Laboratory for Mechanics of Materials and Nanostructures
EMPA - Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology, Switzerland
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Dr Haruyuki Makio
Mitsui Chemicals Singapore R&D Centre Pte Ltd
Title of talk: Raman Spectroscopy of Nanostructures Title of talk: Advaced Olefin-Based Polymers and their Materials Applications
Prof Keshab Gangopadhyay
University of Missouri
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Prof Michael H. Huang
National Tsinghua University
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Title of talk: Shock Wave Based Cell Transfection System and Fluorescent Organosilicate Nanoparticles for Targeted Drug Delivery Title of talk: "Shape-Controlled Synthesis of Nanocrystals and Their Facet-Dependent Properties"
Prof Gopalan Srinivasan
Physics Department
Oakland University
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Prof Subhra Gagopadhyay
University of Missouri
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Title of talk: Ferromagnetic-Piezoelectric Composites for Ultra-Sensitive, Low Noise Magnetic Field Sensors Title of talk: Nanoporous Oraganisilicate Films and Novel Plasmonic Nanostructures for Fluorescence Based Detection
Dr Lu Xianmao
National University of Singapore
Dr Huang Ling
Nanyang Technological University
Title of talk: Controlled Synthesis of Nanostructures and Their Application in Energy Storage Title of talk: Control of Nano?
Prof Chinmay Kumar Maiti
Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur
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Prof Dave Fernig
University of Liverpool and Institute of Medical Biology, Singapore
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Title of talk: Quantum Well SiGe Heterostructure MOS Capacitors Title of Talk: Nanomaterials for Sensing in Medicine and Biology
Prof Tokuji Miyashita
Institute of Multidisciplinary Research for Advanced Materials, Tohoku University
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Prof Hiroshi Ito
Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Yamagata University
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Title of talk: Enhanced Optical Second Harmonic Generation from Polymer Nanosheets Assembled with Gold Nanoparticle Title of Talk: Nano-Structure Fabrication In Precision Polymer Moulding
Prof Greg Hughes
Dublin City University, Ireland
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Prof Kevin Homewood
University of Surrey, UK
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Title of talk: Growth and Characterisation of Self-Forming Copper Diffusion Barrier Layers for Transistor Interconnect Applications Title of talk: Silicon LEDs and Routes to Lasers In The Infrared
Dr Zeng Hua Qiang
National University of Singapore
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Dr Sonar Prashant
Institute of Materials Research and Engineering, A*STAR
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Title of talk: Material Aspects of Organic Pentagons Title of talk: Diketopyrrolopyrrole Based Donor-Acceptor Organic Semiconductors For High Performance Printed Electronics
Prof Keiji Tanaka
Department of Applied Chemistry
Kyushu University
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Dr Helmut Schäfer
Physical Chemistry Department
University of Osnabrueck
Title of talk: Anomalous Structure Of Polymers At Interfaces With Solid Substrates Title of talk: Recent Progress in the Synthesis and Investigation of Upconverting Nanocrystals
Prof Cho Bong Rae
Department of Chemistry
Korea University
Prof Qiang Zhao
KLOEID and IAM
Nanjing University of Posts and Telecommunications
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Title of talk: Two-Photon Probes for Bioimaging Title of talk: Phosphorescent Iridium(III) Complexes for Sensors and Bioimaging
Dr Wang Feng
Institute of Materials Research and Engineering, A*STAR
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Dr Bram Hoex
National University of Singapore
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Title of talk: Tuning Upconversion Through Energy Migration In Core-Shell Nanoparticles Title of talk: State-of-the-art Surface Passivation of Highly Doped P-Type C-Si PECVD ALOx for High Efficiency Silicon Wafer Solar Cells
Prof Trevor Smith
School of Chemistry
University of Melbourne
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Prof Paulmurugan Ramasamy
Stanford University
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Title of talk: Time-Resolved Microspectroscopy of Conjugated Polymer Films Title of Talk: Imaging Anti-Proliferative And Anti-Metastatic Effect Of Antagomirs Delivered By Biodegradable Polymer Nano-Carrier In Living Animals
Dr Yugang Sun
Center for Nanoscale Materials,
Argonne National Laboratory
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Prof Ratnamala Chatterjee
Physics Department
Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi
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Title of Talk: Real-Time Probing of Nanophase Evolution in Solution Phase Title of talk: Room Temperature Ferromagnetism in Transition Metail doped High-k Dielectrics
Dr Krishnamoorthy Sivashankar
Institute of Materials Research and Engineering, A*STAR
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Dr Zhong Ziyi
Institute of Chemical Engineering and Sciences, A*STAR
Title of talk: Gold Nanoparticle Cluster Arrays for High-Performance SERS By Directed Self-Assembly on Block Copolymer Templates Title of talk: Design of Novel Structured Heterogeneous Catalysts: Some Trends and Applications
Prof Santanu Bhattacharya
Indian Institute of Science
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Dr Duan Xianfeng
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, California NanoSystems Institute
University of California, Los Angeles
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Title of talk: Composites of Nanoparticles and Nanocarbons in Soft Self-assembled Fibrillar Networks Title of talk: Graphene as An Emerging Material for Future Electronics
Dr Timothy Tan
School of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering
Nanyang Technological University
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Prof Jun Matsui
Institute of Multidisciplinary Research for Advanced Materials
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Title of talk: Visible-Light-Active TiO2 Nanostructures for Solar Energy Harvesting Title of talk: Core-coronae Type Hybrid Amphiphiles Based on Polyhedral Silsesquioxanes
Dr Li Jun
Institute of Materials Research and Engineering and National University of Singapore
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Prof Yunqi Liu
Institute of Chemistry,
Chinese Academy of Sciences
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Title of talk: Biopolyester-Based Amphiphilic Block Copolymers And Their Self-Assembly Nanostructures As Functional Biomaterials Title of talk: Controlled Preparation of Graphene and Its Electronic Properties
Prof Yoshimasa Sugimoto
National Institute for Materials Science
Prof Xu Qing-Feng
Soochow University
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Title of talk: Nanophotonics Based on Semiconductor Photonic Crystal/Quantum Dot and Metal Related Plasmonics/Metamaterials Title of talk: Synthesis, Property and Application of 1,8 Naphthalimide Derivatives with Hydrazone Bridge
Dr Sahoo Nanda Gopal
Nanyang Technological University
Prof Hao-Li Zhang
Lanzhou University
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Title of talk: Functionalization of Carbon Nanotubes and Their Applications Title of talk: N-Heteropentacenes As Ambipolar Organic Semiconductors
Prof Wen-Yong Lai
Nanjing University of Posts & Telecommunications
Dr Han Ming-Yong
Institute of Materials Research & Engineering, A*STAR and National University of Singapore
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Title of talk: Semiconducting Multiarms Starbursts: A Promising Family of Materials for Optoelectronic Applications Title of talk: Engineered Nanocrystals for Imaging, Sensing and Therapeutics
Prof Kingsley Cavell
Cardiff University
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Dr Chen Zhikuan
Institute of Materials Research and Engineering
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Title of talk: Novel Catalyst Systems: Employing Expanded-Ring N-Heterocyclic Carbenes (erNHCs) As Ligands Title of talk: Printable Low Bandgap Polymers for High Performance Organic Solar Cells
Dr Palani Balaya
National University of Singapore
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Dr Sommai Pivsa-Art
Rajamangala University of Technology Thanyaburi
Title of Talk: Lithium Ion Battery Electrode Materials for EV Applications Title ot talk: A Mass Scale Production of Poly(L-Lactic Acid) Using Direct Polycondensation Method
Prof Halimaton Hamdan
National Nanotechnology Directorate
Ministry of Science Technology & Innovation, Malaysia
Dr Norio Murase
Health Research Institute, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science & Technology (AIST)
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Title of talk: Visible Light Enabled Nanostructured Metal-Aerogel Photocatalyst Title of talk: Silica-Encapsulated Highly Emitting Quantum Dots and Potential Biomedical Applications
Prof Saluru B. Krupanidhi
Materials Research Centre
Indian Institute of Science
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Prof Ryuki Katoh
Nihon University
Title of talk: Band GAP Engineering of III-Nitride Based Heterostructures Grown by Molecular Beam Epitaxy Title of talk: Time-Resolved Microwave Conductivity (TRMC) Study of Organic Solar Cell Materials
Dr Subramanian Tamil Selvan
Institute of Materials Research and Engineering, A*STAR
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Prof Zhen Li
Wuhan University
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Title of talk: Emerging Multifunctional Nanoparticles for Bioimaging Title of talk: Some New Design Strategies For Second-Order Nonlinear Optical Polymers and Dendrimers
Dr Liu Shuhua
Institute of Materials Research and Engineering, A*STAR
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Dr Liberato Manna
Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia
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Title of talk: Assembled Magnetic Nanoparticles for Diverse Applications Title of talk: Synthesis, Properties And Assembly of Complex Nanocrystal Heterostructures
Prof Ram S. Katiyar
University of Puerto Rico
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Prof Ananth Dodabalapur
The University of Texas at Austin and OrganicID and Institute of Materials Research and Engineering, A*STAR
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Title of talk: Investigations On Magnetoelectric Multiferroic Thin Films and Superlattices Title of talk: Printable, Flexible Complementary Circuits with Molecular and Polymer Semiconductors
Dr Parasuraman Padmanabhan
PWG Genetics Pte Ltd
Prof Jeffrey S. Cross
Tokyo Institute of Technology
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Title of talk: An Overview On The Uses of Nanoparticles In Molecular Imaging Title of talk: Protein Adsorption on Ferroelectric LiNbO3 Single Crystals
Prof Zhiyong Fan
Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
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Assoc Prof David James Young
Universiti Brunei Darussalam
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Title of talk: Engineered 3-D Nanostructures for Photon Management and Cost-Effective Photovoltaics Title of talk: Soluble Phosphorescent Materials for Natural Product Derived Ligands
Dr M Abdul Wahab
The University of Queensland, Australia
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Dr Goutam Kumar Dalapati
Institute of Materials Research and Engineering, A*STAR
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Title of talk: Effects of Nanoconfinement and Catalyst Nanoparticles Addition on the Hydrogen Desorption Properties of Metal Hydride Title of talk: Atomic-Layer-Deposited (ALD) Dielectrics and Epitaxial-III-V for Transistor Application
Dr Chia Ching Kean
Institute of Materials Research and Engineering, A*STAR
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Dr Surajit Das
Institute of Chemical and Engineering Sciences, A*STAR
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Title of talk: Heterogeneous Materials Integration For Advanced Microelectronic And Photonic Device Applications Title of talk: Lipid Nanoparticles Based On Solid Matrix As Drug Carriers



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