Plenary Speakers

  • Jean-Marie Lehn (Nobel Prize Winner) Strasbourg University, France 

      "Dynamic MATERIALS Towards Functional Adaptive Materials"

  • Prof. Mostapha Bousmina (Euro-Mediterranean University of Fes  and  Hassan II Academy of Science and technology, Rabat  Morocco)

       "From atoms to molecules and from molecules to function materials: A step- by-step bricklaying process"

  • Prof. Paras Prasad, (University at Buffalo, USA)

      “Nanomaterials and Nanophotonics for Energy and Healthcare”

  • Prof. Georges Boulon ( University Claude Bernard Lyon 1)

     "Evolution of laser inorganic materials from crystals to cubic ceramics. Conjugaison of TEM-EDX and optical spectroscopy tools for       characterization of rare earth ions-doped garnet or sesquioxide ceramics".

  • Prof. Rachid Yazami, (Draper Prize Winner, by the National Academy of Engineering)

      “Materials perspectives for lithium ion batteries and beyond”

  • Dr. Serge Cosnier  (UGAs: University Grenoble Alpes)

      “Abiotic and enzyme-based fuel cells : towards the production of electricity in mammals”

  • Mamoun Muhammed (Royal Institute of Technology, (KTH) SE-164 40, Kista, Stockholm, Sweden)

     "Novel Nanocomposites for High Efficiency Low Temperature Solid Oxide Fuel Cells"



List of Keynote  Speakers in Symposia

  • Prof. Ifor Samuel (St Andrew University, St Andrew, UK)

      "Polymer Optoelectronics for Wearable Medical Devices"

  • Professor Joydeep Dutta,  Chair in Nanotechnology, Sultan Qaboos University Oman

        "Application of nanomaterials for water treatment"

  • Prof. Samy El-Shall, Virginia Commonwealth Univerity, Richmond
    "Graphene-based Materials for Energy Conversion and Heterogeneous Catalysis"
  • David J Hagan (CREOL, University of Central Florida, USA)
    “New methods for characterizing the nonlinear optical properties of organic materials.”
  • Zorica CRNJAK OREL(National Institute of Chemistry, Ljubljana, Slovenia)

            “Zinc oxide particles the growth, characterization and their application”

  • W.W. Sulkowska (Medical University of Silesia, Sosnowiec, Poland)

            "Destabilization of liposomes in the presence of serum albumin during oxidation stress"

  • Marek Samoc (Wroclaw University of Technology)

           "Nonlinear optical effects in biologically important nanostructures".

  • Andre Persoons (college of Optical Sciences, University of Arizona USA)

           "From molecular nonlinear magneto-optics to organic magnetism"

  • Aurelia Meghea (University Politehnica, Bucharest, Romania)

       "Soft-nanotechnology techniques for design and obtaining innovative functional materials"

  • Jacek Ulanski (Politechnika Lodzka - Technical University of Lodz, Poland)

      "Polymer - water interactions and phase transitions in hydrogels as seen by Raman spectroscopy"

  • Roman Swietlik (Institute of Molecular Physics Polish Academy of Sciences, Poznan, Poland)

       "Charge-order fluctuations  in organic conductors based on TTF derivatives"

  • A. L. Leao  (College of Agricultural Sciences, São Paulo State University (UNESP), SP,  Brazil)

"Bionanocomposites from electrospun PVA/pinapple nanofibers/silver nanoparticles for medical applications"

  • Maria Zaharescu (Romanian Academy of Sciences)

     "1 D nanostructures and their possible applications"

  • Malgorzata  Makowska-Janusik, (Jan Dlugosz University in CzÄ™stochowa (Poland))

       "New nanocrystalline materials for photocatalytic and photovoltaic applications"

  • Gérard Bidan (CEA, Grenoble, France)

       "3D hierarchical nanostructures based on silicon nanowires with diamond and conjugated   

         polymers for microsupercapacitors”

  • Bernard SAHUT (Electrical Energy Production and Storage Expert chez PSA Peugeot Citroën, France)

       “Green vehicles : automotive needs for innovative solutions to generate and store electrical energy”

  • Ryszard Kozlowski (Escorena)

        "Quo vadis natural fibres in XXI century in scope of competition with man-made fibres and growing demand for sustainability and renewability"

  • Mackiewicz-Talarczyk M (Escorena)

      "The experience of ESCORENA in economic management of natural resources, especially natural fibres"

  • Prof. Eunkyoung Kim (Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Yonsei University, Korea)

       “Proliferation and harvesting of living cells from NIR active conjugated polymer surfaces”

  • Marc Sallé, (University of Angers, France)

     "Self-assembled redox-active receptors: from molecular rings to cages"

  • Pierre Beaujuge (KAUST)

      "Design Principles in Polymer-Fullerene BHJ Solar Cells: PBDTTPD as a Case Study”

  • Wojciech Pisula (Max-Planck-Institute for Polymerforschung, Mainz)

      “Self-Assembly and Charge Carrier Transport in Donor-Acceptor Polymers”

  • Natalie Stingelin (Imperial College London)

       "Cool' Plastics: Towards novel heat management concepts based on solution-processable polymers and inorganic/organic hybrid systems”

  • Renaud Demdrille (CEA, Grenoble, France) 

      "Design of new materials for photovoltaic applications : from molecules to solar panels“ 

  • Philippe POIZOT (Institut des Matériaux Jean Rouxel UMR CNRS 6502, Nantes, France) 

      “Redox-active organic materials for rechargeable batteries: Opportunities and challenges”

  • El-Refaie kenawy (Tanta University, Tanta, Egypt)

      "Antimicrobial Polymers: Chemistry and Applications"

  • Danuta Wrobel (Institute of Physics Poznan University of Technology, Poland)

      "From photosynthesis to molecular photovoltaics"

  • Adam Pron (Warsaw, University of technology, Poland)

      "Functional electronic materials from forgotten dyes. Indanthrone revisited after 60 years"

  • Jaroslaw Mysliwiec (Wroclaw University of Technology, Wroclaw, Poland)

      "Organic DFB and random lasers"

  • Fabrice Charra (IRAMIS, CEA Saclay, Saclay, France)

      "Self-assembly of pi-conjugated molecules and polymers on CVD graphene"

  • Prof. F. Kajzar (keynote lecture), University Politehnica of Bucharest,   Romania and ENS Lyon, France

"DNA Photonics"

  • André-Jean Attias (University Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, France)

        “Surface Confined Self-Assembled Janus Tectons: a Versatile Platform towards the Noncovalent Functionalization of Graphene”

  • Fred Brouwer (University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands)

          "In touch with fluorescent probe molecules: visualizing contact and friction"

  •  K.-S. Lee (keynote lecture), Hannam University, Taejon, Korea

"Organic-inorganic hybrid materials based on quantum dots for optoelectronic applications"

  • L. Firlej (keynote lecture), Coulomb Laboratory, Montpellier   University

       "Hydrogen storage by adsorption in porous materials:is it possible?"

  • Cheolmin Park (Yonsei University, Yonsei-ro, Seodaemun-gu, Seoul, South Korea)

       “High Performance 1-Transistor Type Non-volatile Polymer Memories”   

  • Daniel Guyomar, INSA LYON, France (confirmed)
  • Prof. Joe Zimba , African Materials Society, South Africa (confirmed)