Speakers 特邀报告


Keynote Speakers

Prof. Xiaozhong Zhang 章晓中教授

Tsinghua University, China 清华大学

Prof. Xiaozhong Zhang, obtained his BSc in Physics from Fudan University (China) in 1982, MSc in Physics from Shanghai Jiaotong University (China) in 1984. He obtained his PhD. in Materials Science from Oxford University (UK) in 1989. He then worked as a postdoctoral research fellow at The Royal Institution of Great Britain for three years. During 1992-1999 he worked as a Faculty at Physics department, National University of Singapore. In 1999 he joined Tsinghua University as a professor at Department of Materials Science and Engineering. He was the director of Electron Microscopy Laboratory of Tsinghua University during 1999-2006. He is now serving as deputy director of the Key Laboratory of Advanced Materials (Education Ministry), deputy chief of Chinese national nano-technology standardization committee and co-editor of IUCrJ. His research interests are spintronic materials and devices, carbon materials, nanomaterials and nanostructure, electron microscopy, and computational materials science. He has published more than 190 referred papers and been awarded 23 patents. His silicon magnetoresistance work (Nature 2011) was selected in 2011 as “Top 10 scientific advances in China” and “Top 10 University level scientific and technological advances in China.

Prof. Soon Hyung Hong

Vice President, The Korean Academy of Science and Technology (KAST), Korea
Professor, Korean Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), Korea

Prof. Hong completed his Ph.D. in Dept. of Materials Science and Engineering at Northwestern University in 1984. After R&D experience at Stanford University as a research associate, he joined Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) as a professor in 1986, where he is directing research and education on design, fabrication processes and applications of composites and nanocomposites. Prof. Hong pioneered to develop global leading technologies for fabrication processes and applications of nanomaterials filled multi-functional nanocomposites. Prof. Hong has published 263 international journal papers, registered or filed 158 patents, delivered 72 keynote or invited talks mainly in areas of nanomaterials and nanocomposites.
Prof. Hong had served as a Managing Director of the Office of Strategic R&D Planning (OSP) in the Ministry of Knowledge Economy (MKE), Director for Basic Science and Engineering in National Research Foundation (NRF) of Korea, Presidents of the Korea Society for Composite Materials (KSCM) and the Korean Powder Metallurgy Institute (KPMI). He currently is acting as the President of SAMPE Korea and the Vice President of the Korean Academy of Science and Technology (KAST).

Prof. Chengzhong Yu 余承忠教授

The University of Queensland, Australia 昆士兰大学

Dr Chengzhong Yu received his bachelor and Master’s degrees (1990, 1993) from East China Normal University, and his PhD from Fudan University in 2002. He was a Professor at the Department of Chemistry, Fudan University till 2010. Currently he is a professor and group leader at the Australian Institute for Bioengineering and Nanotechnology, the University of Queensland, Australia.
Prof. Yu is a chemist and materials scientist in functional nanostructured composites and their applications. Since 2000, he has published over 260 peer-reviewed journal articles, which have been cited over 16,900 times and resulted in an H-index of 64. He has developed broad industrial collaborations to extend the applications of functional materials in a real world. He has received several awards including the Le Févre Memorial Prize from the Australian Academy of Science, the ARC Future Fellowship, and the Second prize of the National Science Award of China (3/5).

Tutorial Speaker

Assoc. Prof. Ouyang Jianyong 欧阳建勇教授

National University of Singapore, Singapore 国立新加坡大学

Prof. Jianyong Ouyang received his PhD, master and bachelor degrees from the Institute for Molecular Science in Japan, the Institute of Chemistry of the Chinese Academy of Science, and the Tsinghua university in Beijing, respectively. He worked as an assistant professor at the Japanese Advanced Institute of Science and Technology and a postdoctoral researcher at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) before joining the National University of Singapore (NUS) as an assistant professor in 2006. He was promoted to associate professor in 2012. His research interests include flexible electronics and energy materials and devices. He invented the first polymer-nanoparticle resistive memory, and his lab at NUS continuously reported world-record conductivities and thermoelectric properties of solution-processable intrinsically conductive polymers.

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Prof. Chengzhong Yu

The University of Queensland, Australia

Dr Chengzhong Yu received his bachelor and Master’s degrees (1990, 1993) from East China Normal University, and his PhD from Fudan University in 2002. He was a Professor at the Department of Chemistry, Fudan University till 2010. Currently he is a professor and group leader at the Australian Institute for Bioengineering and Nanotechnology, the University of Queensland, Australia.
Prof. Yu is a chemist and materials scientist in functional nanostructured composites and their applications. Since 2000, he has published over 260 peer-reviewed journal articles, which have been cited over 16,900 times and resulted in an H-index of 64. He has developed broad industrial collaborations to extend the applications of functional materials in a real world. He has received several awards including the Le Févre Memorial Prize from the Australian Academy of Science, the ARC Future Fellowship, and the Second prize of the National Science Award of China (3/5).

Prof. Yonghui Deng

Fudan University, China

Prof. Yonghui Deng received his B.S. in chemistry from Nanchang University (2000) and Ph.D in polymer chemistry and physics from Fudan University (2005). He worked as a postdoctoral researcher with Prof. Dongyuan Zhao (2005–2007), and was promoted as associate professor (2007) and full professor (2011) in Department of Chemistry at Fudan University. He worked in University of California at Berkeley (2009–2010) as visiting scholar. He has coauthored over 120 papers in refereed journals with total citation over 8000 times and h-index of 46. He received the second prize of Natural Science Award of Ministry of Education (the first awardee), the National Science Fund for Excellent Young Scholars by NSFC, the National “Youth Top-notch Talent Support Program, and Youth Cheung Kong Professor” by Ministry of Education. He is currently the acting associate editor of Chinese Chemical Letters (SCI indexed) and the assessor of Australian Research Council (ARC). His research interests include functional porous materials, core–shell nanomaterials, and their applications in catalysis, chemical sensor, biomedicine, etc.

Prof. Zhang Jiujun

Shanghai University, China

Prof. Zhang Jiujun, distinguished professor of Shanghai University, was elected Fellow (Member) of the Canadian Academy of Engineering and Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry as well. Prof. Zhang Jiujun was enrolled in chemistry department at Peking University in 1978 and got his bachelor and master degree there. He got his doctor degree in Electrochemistry at Wuhan University in 1988. From 1991 to 1993, Prof. Zhang did his postdoctoral research at California Institute of Technology. Later he joined York University and University of British Columbia. In 1998, Prof. Zhang joined Ballard Power System Inc. as team project manager. Prof. Zhang was elected Principal Researcher of National Research Council of Canada in 2013, and presided the International Academy of Electrochemical Energy Science (IAOEES) since. Prof. Zhang was elected Fellow of the International Society of Electrochemistry in 2013 and was elected Fellow (Member) of the Engineering Institute of Canada in 2015. With Prof. Zhang Jiujun’s experience in electrochemical research, teaching, and project management, he has worked as leader of core teams in China and Canada, and as distinguished professor in 13 world renowned universities and institutes, Shanghai University included. Prof. Zhang Jiujun is the author of over 400 papers (including 240 peer reviews), 15 books and 36 chapters, 16 US or EU patents and over 90 technical reports. He has given over 110 lectures, among which 50 was invited lecture.

Prof. Jiaqiang Xu

Shanghai University, China

Jiaqiang Xu is currently a Professor and Vice Dean of Department of Chemistry at Shanghai University. He is internationally recognized as an expert in gas sensor and nanostructuredmaterials. His accomplishments include over 200 peer-reviewed journalpublications with 5700 cited times and 42 H-Index; 6 provincial science andtechnology achievement awards and tens of patents.
Currently, he is a director of SpecialCommittee on Gas and Humidity Sensor Technologies within China Electronics Society, An academic leader of nanostructured materials and devices fieldbelong to Nanomaterials Chemistry Key Discipline of Shanghai Municipal Education Commission. He also is a member of Council of Sensors and ActuatorsTechnical Committee, China Instrument and Control Society, and China sensors alliance.
Prof.Jiaqiang Xu's group focuses on the design and synthesis of novel nanomaterialsfor a broad range of applications, including chemical sensing, biomedicalanalysis, catalysis, fuel cell and lithium battery technology. Their currentefforts on nanomaterials include the controllable synthesis of semiconductingnanomaterials, bimetallic nanocrystals, mesoporous silica, and organic/inorganichybrid materials. For the semiconductor nanomaterials research work, they aredeveloping different semiconductor nanomaterials with different morphology andstructure, and exploring the use of these nanomaterials as gas sensingmaterials for environmental and industrial monitoring, personal safety orpublic security. They have synthesized and assembled hierarchical semiconductornanomaterials from integrating low dimensional building blocks for gas sensingwith improved stability and sensitivity. They introduced monodispersed metalnanocrystal on the surface of semiconductor nanowires to construct diversefunctional nano-architectures for fabricating chemical sensors with tunableperformances.
They also synthesized different silica-based mesoporous organic-inorganic hybrid materials to construct QCM gassensors, and used for the detection of hazardous substances, including nerveagent simulant, organic vapor, and heavy metal ion. Other research interests inhis group are taken to the synthesis of functionalized bimetallic nanomaterialsand graphene to exploit their applications in chemical sensing, catalysis andenergy storage and conversion.

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