Professor and Director
Wake Forest University, Center for nanotechnology and molecular Materials, USA
David Carroll (born 1963) is a U.S. physicist and nanotechnologist, fellow of the Society of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology and director of the Center for Nanotechnology and Molecular Materials at Wake Forest University. Carroll earned his BS (1985) in physics from NC State University (Raleigh, NC) and his PhD (1993) in physics from Wesleyan University in Middletown, CT. Carroll has published over 200 articles in scholarly journals. He has published 1 textbook on one dimensional metals, edited two books, written three book chapters and holds 35 patents or patent filings. Carroll is a frequent speaker at international conferences with more than 100 invited talks in the past few years. He has been actively involved in four spin-off companies licensing or utilizing technologies from his labs.
1) Nanomaterials: Transport, optics, magnetic, and thermal properties of nano-scale systems. High resolution characterization techniques; STM, HRTEM, AFM, NSOM.
2) Organic device technologies: OLEDs, Thin Film Electroluminescent Devices,Organic Photovoltaics, Organic Transistors, Nanocomposite Eletrochromic devices.
3) Negative index materials and nano-optics: Metal nanowire composites, meso-structured NRIM optical systems, shaped optical elements in NRIMs, gain in phase coherent systems.
4) Biomedical nanosciences: Biomedical applications of nanomaterials, nano-scale smart contrast agents, tissue scaffolding and regeneration, ink-jet printing technologies in biomedical applications, photo-thermal therapeutics for cancer treatment, nano-conjugates for antibiotic resistant bacterial treatment strategies.
Professor, Department of physics
King mongkuts institute of technology, Thailand
Preecha P. Yupapin received his B.Ed. in Physics, M.Sc. in Applied Mathematics, PhD in Electrical Engineering from Srinakarinwirote University, Mahidol University and City University of London in 1981, 1983 and 1993 respectively. He was a post-doctor research fellowship in 1994 under the European Community research project. He has been appointed as a visiting professor at Universiti Teknologi Malaysia since 2007. He has been promoted as a Professor of Physics in the Department of Physics, Faculty of Science, King Mongkut’s Institute of Technology Ladkrabang (KMITL), Bangkok, Thailand since 2009. He has authored/co-authored more than 401 published papers in SCOPUS database and 30 chapters and books. He has supervised 70 PhD Students and candidates in both local and international universities. He has also been appointed as an editorial board member and editor in chief of 10 international journals. Professor Yupapin is a member of Thai Institute Physics (TIP), SPIE, OSA senior membership, and was a president of the OSA-Thailand Chapter from 2002-2004.
His research interests are in nanophysics; nano-electronics; spintronics; nano-communication and networks; molecular electronics; nano-medicine and beauty and nano-energy.
Department of physics
Polytechnic of turin, Italy
Carlo Ricciardi received his PhD in Physics from Politecnico di Torino, Italy. From 2007 he is Assistant Professor at Politecnico di Torino, where he holds the course of “Micro and Nano Technology applied to Biomedicine, Environment and Energy”. In addition to his faculty appointment, C. Ricciardi serves as Scientific Supervisor of the national Centre of Excellence LATEMAR (LAboratory of Miniaturized Electrobiochemical Technologies for Analysis and Research) (www.latemar.polito.it).
C. Ricciardi is author and coÃ¢ââ¬ÂÂauthor of more than 40 papers on international peerÃ¢ââ¬ÂÂreviewed journals with impact factor, and referee of some of the most important journals dealing with Material Science and Sensor Technology. He is involved as PI in national and international projects with companies, R&D centres and public institutions, and tutor of several Master, PhD and postÃ¢ââ¬ÂÂdoc students. In 2002, during the European Materials Society Spring Meeting, he received the “Young Scientist Award”.
Nanotechnology and nanomaterials
Microfluidics, LabÃ¢â‚¬ÂOnÃ¢â‚¬ÂChip, microTAS