March 12-14, 2020 Singapore
 
 
Program
 

Please note: The program is not final; it is subjected to change by the organizing committee in due course.

 

 

Day 1: March 12, 2020 (Thursday)

 

Morning

Plenary Forum

 

 

Chair

Dr. Alexander M. Korsunsky, Professor, MBLEM Laboratory, Department of Engineering Science, University of Oxford, UK

09:15-09:40

Title: Synthetic, Biomimetic, and Nanoparticle-modified Cellular Constructs
Dr. C. Jeffrey Brinker, Professor, Center for Micro-Engineered Materials, Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, the University of New Mexico, USA

09:40-10:05

Title: Multifunctional Materials for Emerging Technologies
Dr. Federico Rosei, Professor and Director, Institut National de la Recherche Scientifique, Canada

10:05-10:30

Title: Novel Designer Materials Fabricated by Programmed Assembly
Dr. Christof Wöll, Director of Institute of Functional Interfaces, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany

10:30-10:55

Title: Electrospinning of Polymeric Nanofibres: Effect of Material and Processing Parameters
Dr. Derek Northwood, Distinguished Professor and Professor of Engineering Materials, Department of Mechanical, Automotive and Materials Engineering, University of Windsor, Canada

10:55-11:20

Title: From Chemical Bonds to High Performance Functional Systems
Dr. Harald Fuchs, Director, Center for Nanotechnology (CeNTech), Germany

11:20-11:45

Title: Mechanical Ultra-microscopy by FIB-SEM and Nanoindentation
Dr. Alexander M. Korsunsky, Professor, MBLEM Laboratory, Department of Engineering Science, University of Oxford, UK

11:45-12:10

Title: Nanotechnology and Materials in a Digital Era
Dr. Jun’ichi Sone, Principal Fellow, Center for Research and Development Strategy (CRDS), Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST), Japan

 

Afternoon

 

Session 1: Nano-Chemistry

 

Chair

Dr. Backov Rénal, Professor, University of Bordeaux, France; Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA

Co-chair

Dr. Eva Rauls, Professor, Institutt for Matematikk og Fysikk, University of Stavanger, Norway

13:30-13:50

Title: Integrative Chemistry towards "Out of the Box" Heterogeneous Catalysis
Dr. Backov Rénal, Professor, Université de Bordeaux, France; Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, USA

13:50-14:10

Title: Precision Ellipsometry for Studies of Molecular Interactions
Dr. Nikolai Yakovlev, Senior Scientist, Advanced Characterisation and Instrumentation, Institute of Materials Research and Engineering, Singapore

14:10-14:30

Title: Nano Chemistry of Energetic Nanocomposites

Dr. Igor G. Assovskiy, Professor, Semenov Institute of Chemical Physics, The Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia

14:30-14:50

Title: Construction of Unique Higher-ordered Structures Based on Planar Chiral Molecules
Dr. Yasuhiro Morisaki, Professor, Department of Science and Technology, Kwansei Gakuin University, Japan

14:50-15:10

Title: Creating “Polyoxometalate-on-a-surface” Memristive Devices

Dr. Kirill Monakhov, Group Leader, Switchable Surfaces and Spintronics, Leibniz Institute of Surface Engineering (IOM), Germany

15:10-15:30

Coffee Break

15:30-15:50

Title: Identifying On-surface Site-selective Chemical Conversions by Theory-aided NEXAFS Spectroscopy: The Case of Free-base Corroles on Ag (111)
Dr. Eva Rauls, Professor, Institutt for Matematikk og Fysikk, University of Stavanger, Norway

15:50-16:10

Title: Oxygen on Rutile TiO2(110) Surface: AFM Manipulation of Charge, Spin, and Molecular Bond
Dr. Ivan Stich, Head, Center for Computational Materials Science, Institute of Physics, Slovak Academy of Sciences, Slovak Republic

16:10-16:30

Title: Synthesis of Poly (trimethylene carbonate) via Controlled Copolymerization of Oxetane and CO2 Catalyzed by Aluminum Porphyrin
Dr. Masayoshi Honda, Assistant Professor, Tokyo University of Science, Japan

16:30-16:50

Title: Enhancement of Heat Transfer Coefficient by Using Nanofluids for Desalination Plants
Dr. Nasser Zouli, Researcher, Missouri University of Science and Technology, USA

16:50-17:10

Speech Opportunity Available

 

 

Session 2: Nano-Physics

 

Chair

Dr. David Svintradze, Chair of Biophysics Division, The University of Georgia, Georgia

Co-chair

TBC

13:30-13:55

Title: Break-throughs in Silicon Carbide Power MOSFET Technology: A Nanotechnology for Energy Management
Dr. Jayant Baliga, Progress Energy Distinguished University Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, North Carolina State University, USA

13:55-14:20

Title: Kelvin Equation at Nano-scale for Arbitrarily Curved Molecular Surfaces
Dr. David Svintradze, Chair of Biophysics Division; Associate Professor of Medical Physics and Biophysics, School of Health Sciences, University of Georgia, Georgia

14:20-14:45

Title: Energy Transformations Accompanying a Shock Wave Distortion and Disappearance during Interaction with Thermally Stratified Plasma
Dr. Olga A. Azarova, Leading Research Scientist, Department of Mathematical Modeling of Computer-Aided Design Systems, Federal Research Center “Computer Science and Control” of Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia

14:45-15:10

Title: The Way to White Light Emitting Diodes by Quantum Chemical Calculations
Dr. Werner Urland, Professor, Private Institute of Theoretical Chemical Physics, Switzerland

15:10-15:30

Coffee Break

15:30-15:55

Title: Synchronization of Spin-Torque Nano Oscillators for Microwave Signal Generators
Dr. Antonio Palacios, Professor, San Diego State University, USA

15:55-16:20

Title: Optical Control of Quantum Systems: A Coupled Maxwell-Schrödinger Approach
Dr. Tokuei Sako, Associate Professor, College of Science and Technology, Nihon University, Japan

16:20-16:45

Title: Optical Control of Quantum Systems: A Coupled Maxwell-Schrödinger Approach
Dr. Tokuei Sako, Associate Professor, College of Science and Technology, Nihon University, Japan

16:45-17:10

Title: Nonvolatile Memory Using GaN-based Resonant Tunneling Diodes for Normally-off Computing
Dr. Masanori Nagase, Senior Researcher, Electronics and Photonics Research Institute, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), Japan

17:10-17:35

Title: Energy Transformations Accompanying a Shock Wave Distortion and Disappearance during Interaction with Thermally Stratified Plasma
Dr. Olga Azarova, Leading Research Scientist, Federal Research Center “Computer Science and Control” of Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia

 

 

Session 3: Nano-Biotechnology

 

Chair

Dr. Zulfiqur Ali, Professor, Healthcare Innovation Centre, Research Professor & Director of Academic Research and Innovation Partnerships, Teesside University, UK

Co-chair

TBC

13:30-13:55

Title: Microbioreactor for Bioprocessing Applications
Dr. Zulfiqur Ali, Professor, Healthcare Innovation Centre, Research Professor & Director of Academic Research and Innovation Partnerships, Teesside University, UK

13:55-14:20

Title: Exploring the Mechanics of High-performance Natural Materials
Dr. Cameron Brown, Chair of Biomedical Engineering; Director, Medical Engineering Research Facility; Head, Photonics and Mechanics of Biomedical Materials Group, School of Chemistry, Physics and Mechanical Engineering, Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, Science and Engineering Faculty, Queensland University of Technology, Australia

14:20-14:45

Title: TBC
Dr. Ferenc Vonderviszt, Professor and Director, Research Institute of Biomolecular and Chemical Engineering, University of Pannonia, Hungary

14:45-15:10

Title: Nanobioelectronic Device for Biosensing and Biocomputing
Dr. Jeong-Woo Choi, Professor, Sogang University, South Korea

15:10-15:30

Coffee Break

15:30-15:55

Title: Biological Effects of Ozone Ultrafine Bubble Water (OUFBW)
Dr. Shinichi Arakawa, Professor, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Japan

15:55-16:20

Title: Single-molecule Quantum Sequencer for Cancer Diagnostics
Dr. Masateru Taniguchi, Professor, Osaka University, Japan

16:20-16:45

Title: A Silver-based Thin-Film Catalase Mimic Artificial Enzyme
Dr. Thomas S. T. Tan, Professor, National Tsqing Hua University, Taiwan

16:45-17:10

Speech Opportunity Available
17:10-17:35

Speech Opportunity Available

 

 

Session 4: Nano-Electronics

 

Chair

Dr. Sharath Sriram, Research Group Leader, Functional Materials and Microsystems, RMIT University, Australia

Co-chair

Dr. David Lishan,Principal Scientist, Plasma-Therm LLC, USA

13:30-13:55

Title: Nanoscale Electronics for High-speed Electronics and Brain-inspired Systems
Dr. Sharath Sriram, Research Group Leader, Functional Materials and Microsystems, RMIT University, Australia

13:55-14:20

Title: Modelling Statistical Variability in Nanoscale InGaAs MOSFETs for End-of-the-roadmap CMOS Logic Circuits
Dr. Giovanni Verzellesi, Professor, Dipartimento di Scienze e Metodi dell’Ingegneria (DISMI), University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy

14:20-14:45

Title: Determination of Charge Centroid Location and Density of Holes Trapped in Charge Trap Non-volatile Memory Devices
Dr. Kiyoteru Kobayashi, Professor, Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Tokai University, Japan

14:45-15:10

Title: A Comparative Electrochemical Investigation and an Effective Promotion towards Electrochemical Performance of MnCO3 Aggregates
Dr. Yangcheng Lu, Associate Professor, Tsinghua University, China

15:10-15:30

Coffee Break

15:30-15:55

Title: Fast Atomic Sequential Technology: Bridging ALD and PECVD for Higher Deposition Rates and Conformality
Dr. David Lishan, Principal Scientist, Plasma-Therm LLC, USA

15:55-16:20

Title: Nonvolatile Memory Using GaN-based Resonant Tunneling Diodes for Normally-off Computing
Dr. Masanori Nagase, Senior Researcher, Electronics and Photonics Research Institute, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), Japan

16:20-16:45

Title: The Device Characteristics and Mechanism of ZnO Quantum Dots Light Emitting Diodes (QLEDs)
Dr. Wan Haliza Abd. Majid, Head, Low Dimensional Materials Research Center, Physics Department, Faculty of Science, University Malaya, Malaysia

16:45-17:10

Title: New Selective Regrowth Technique of Low-resistivity GaN by Pulsed Laser Deposition with Pico-second Laser
Dr. Kazuki Kodama, Assistant Professor, Nagoya University, Japan

17:10-17:35

Speech Opportunity Available

 

 

Young Scientist Forum

 

Chair

Mr. Laurent Peres, Postdoctoral Researcher, Laboratory Chemistry Coordination of CNRS, France

Co-chair

TBC

13:30-13:45

Title: Using Molecular Chemistry Tools for the Development of Nanocatalysts
Mr. Laurent Peres, Postdoctoral Researcher, Laboratory Chemistry Coordination of CNRS, France

13:45-14:00

Title: The Use of Catanionic Aggregates in Contact Lenses for Extended Delivery of Anionic Drugs
Mr. Cesar Torres, PhD Candidate, University of Maryland, College Park, USA

14:00-14:15

Title: Study on the Tunable Couplings between Plasmon and Mid-infrared Molecules
Ms. Yunwei Chang, Ph.D. Student, Jiangsu Key Lab on Opto-Electronic Technology, School of Physics and Technology,
Nanjing Normal University, School of Physics, Nanjing University, China

14:15-14:30

Title: Synthesis of Fluorescent Molybdenum Nanoclusters at Ambient Temperature and Their Application in Biological Imaging
Mr. Amit Kumar Sharma, Ph.D. Candidate, Analytical Chemistry Division, Department of Chemistry, National Sun Yat-sen University, Taiwan

14:30-14:45

Speech Opportunity Available

14:45-15:00

Title: Two-dimensional Atomically Thin Tin-based Fluorescent Oxide Synthesized at Ambient Temperature
Mr. Nallin Sharma, Ph.D. Fellow, Department of Chemistry, National Sun Yat-sen University, Taiwan

15:00-15:30

Coffee Break

15:30-15:45

Speech Opportunity Available

15:45-16:00

Title: Reactive Oxygen Species-Activatable Liposomes Regulating Hypoxic Tumor Microenvironment for Synergistic Photo/Chemo-Dynamic Therapies
Dr. Zhihao Zhao, Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering, Soochow University, China

16:00-16:15

Title: Synthesis, Characterization and Nanosoldering Application of Sn-based Nanosolders
Dr. Hong Zhang, Engineer, Lanzhou University, China

16:15-16:30

Title: Effect of Metal Core on Chiroptical Activity of L- and D-Cysteine Protected Nanoparticles
Dr. Penelope Rodriguez-Zamora, Postdoctoral Researcher, University of the Western Cape, South Africa

16:30-16:45

Title: TBD

Ms. Anna Caprifico, Kingston University, UK

16:45-17:00

Speech Opportunity Available

 

 

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