Prof Hermis Iatrou has received his PhD in University of Athens, Chemistry Department on December 1993. Currently, he is working as a Professor and Director of the Industrial Chemistry Lab in the University of Athens. He has successfully completed his Administrative responsibilities as Director of Section II of the Chemistry Department of the University of Athens .He is serving as an editorial member of several reputed journals like Journal of Materials, Hindawi. He has authored 120 research articles/books. He is a member of Hellenic Polymer Society as well as the Hellenic Society of Applications of Nanomedicine.
A. Polymer Synthesis
Β. Polymer Characterization and their Properties.
C. Solid State Properties of Polymers.
URL of Official Website: http://users.uoa.gr/~iatrou/index.html/web/
Skype ID: hermis.iatrou
Grant/ Funding Details: Participated as IP or member in more than 25 national and international projects.
No. of Publications: 117
1.Η. Iatrou and Ν. Hadjichristidis “Synthesis of a Model 3-Miktoarm Star Terpolymer.”
Macromolecules, 1992, 25, 4649.
2.Η. Iatrou and Ν. Hadjichristidis “Synthesis and Characterization of Model 4-Miktoarm Star Co- and Quaterpolymers.” Macromolecules, 1993, 26, 2479.
3.J. Roovers; Zhou Lin Lin; P. Toporowski; van der Zwan, Mark; H. Iatrou; and N. Hadjichristidis “Regular Star Polymers with 64 and 128 arms. Models for polymeric Micelles.” Macromolecules, 1993, 26, 4324.
4.N. Hadjichristidis; H. Iatrou; S. Behal; J. Chludzinski; M. Disko; R. Garner; S. Liang; D. Lohse; S.Milner
“Morphology and Miscibility of Miktoarm Styrene-Diene Copolymers and Terpolymers.” Macromolecules, 1993, 26, 5812.
5.G. Floudas; N. Hadjichristidis; H. Iatrou; T. Pakula; E. Fisher “Microphase Separation in Model 3-Miktoarm Star Copol (Simple Graft) and Terpolymers. 1. Statics and Kinetics” Macromolecules, 1994, 27, 7735.
6.H. Iatrou ; A. Avgeropoulos; N. Hadjichristidis “Synthesis of Model Super H-Shaped Block Copolymers.” Macromolecules, 1994, 27, 6232.
7.H. Iatrou; E. Siakali; N. Hadjichristidis; J. Roovers ; J. Mays “Hydrodynamic Properties of Model 3-Miktoarm Star Copolymers.” J. Polym. Sci. Part B: Polym. Phys. 1995, 33, 1925.
8.N. Hadjichristidis; H. Iatrou; Y. Tselikas; V. Efstratiadis Miktoarm Star Polymers.” Chim. Chron., New Series, 1995, 24, 189.
9.H. Iatrou; L. Willner; N. Hadjichristidis; A. Halperin; D. Richter “Aggregation Phenomena of Model Super-H-Shaped Block Copolymers. Influence of the Architecture.” Macromolecules, 1996, 29, 581.
10.G. Floudas; N. Hadjichristidis; H. Iatrou; T. Pakula “Microphase Separation in Model 3-Miktoarm Star Co- and Terpolymers. 2. Dynamics.” Macromolecules, 1996, 29, 3139.
11.Y. Tselikas; H. Iatrou; N. Hadjichristidis; S. Liang; K. Mohanty; D. Lohse “Morphology of Miktoarm Star Block Copolymers of Styrene and Isoprene.” J. Chem. Phys., 1996,105, 2456.
12.N. Hadjichristidis; Y. Tselikas; H. Iatrou; V. Efstratiadis; A. Avgeropoulos “Model Nonlinear Block Copolymers: Synthesis, Characterization, Morphology.” J. Macromol. Sci. Pure Appl. Chem. 1996, A33, 1447.
13.N. Hadjichristidis; H. Iatrou; Y. Tselikas; J. Mays “Miktoarm Star Polymers.” Polymeric Materials Encyclopedia, Volume 6, 4398-4406, CRC Press, Boca Raton, N.Y., London, Tokyo.
14.H. Iatrou; J. Mays, and N. Hadjicrhistidis “Regular comb polystyrenes and graft polyisoprene/polystyrene copolymers with double branches (Centipedes). Quality of (1,3-henylene)bis(3-methyl-1-phenylpentylidene) dilithium initiator in the presence of polar additives” Macromolecules, 1998, 31, 6697.
15.G. Floudas; N. Hadjicrhistidis; H. Iatrou; A. Avgeropoulos; T. Pakula “Microphase separation in Super-H-shaped block copolymer colloids” Macromolecules, 1998, 31, 6943.
16.Ν. Hadjichristidis; S.Pispas; M. Pitsikalis; H. Iatrou and C. Vlahos “Asymmetric star polymers: Synthesis and properties” Advances in Polymer Science, 1999, 142, 71.
17.N. Chan; J. Hoffman; V. Lee; H. Iatrou; A. Avgeropoulos; N. Hadjichristidis; R. Miller and E. Thomas
“Ordered bicontinuous nanoporous and nanorelief ceramic films from self assembling polymer precursors”
Science, 1999, 286, 1716.
18.F. Beyer; S. Gido; C. Buschl; H. Iatrou; D. Uhrig; J. Mays; M. Chang; B. Garetz; N. Balsara; N. Tan; and N. Hadjichristidis “Graft copolymers with regularly spaced, tetrafunctional branch points: morphology and grain structure” Macromolecules, 2000, 33, 2039.
19.N. Hadjichristidis; M. Xenidou; H. Iatrou; M. Pitsikalis; Y. Poulos; A. Avgeropoulos; S. Sioula; S. Paraskeva; G. Velis; D. Lohse; D. Schultz; L. Fetters; P. Wright; R. Mendelson; C. Franco; T. Sun and C. Ruff “Well-defined, model long chain branched polyethylene. 1. Synthesis and characterization”
Macromolecules, 2000, 33, 2424.
20.V. Bellas; H. Iatrou and N. Hadjichristidis “Controlled anionic polymerization of hexamethylcyclotrisiloxane model linear and miktoarm star Co- and terpolymers of Dimehylsiloxane with Styrene and isoprene” Macromolecules, 2000, 33, 6993.
21.Y. Nakamura; Y. Wan; J. Mays; H. Iatrou and N. Hadjichristidis “Radius of gyration of polystyrene combs and centipedes in solution” Macromolecules, 2000, 33, 8328.
22.Ν. Hadjichristidis; H. Iatrou; S.Pispas and M. Pitsikalis “Αnionic polymerization: High vacuum techniques” J. Polym Sci A: Polym Chem, 2000, 38, 3211.
23.G. Wise; M. Denn; A. Bell; J. Mays, K. Hong, H. Iatrou “Surface Mobility and Slip of Polybutadiene Melts in Shear Flow” J. Rheol., 2000, 44(3), 549.
24.G. Floudas; B. Vazaiou; F. Schipper; R. Ulrich; U. Wiesner; H.Iatrou and N. Hadjichristidis
“Poly(ethylene oxide-b-isoprene) Diblock Copolymer Phase Diagram” Macromolecules, 2001, 34, 2947.
25.N. Hadjichristidis; M. Pitsikalis; S. Pispas and H. Iatrou, “Polymers with Complex Architectures by Living Anionic Polymerization” Chemical Reviews, 2001, 101, 3747.
26.H. Pasch; E. Esser; C. Kloninger; H. Iatrou and N. Hadjichristidis “Chromatographic Investigations of Macromolecules in the Critical range of Liquid chromatography. XIV. Analysis of miktoarm Star Polymers”
Macromolecular Chemistry and Physics, 2001, 202, 1424.
27.V. Bellas; H. Iatrou; Ε. Pitsinos and N. Hadjichristidis “Heterofunctional Linking Agents for the Synthesis of Well-Defined Block Copolymers of Dimethylsiloxane and t-Butyl Methacrylate or 2-Vinyl Pyridine” Macromolecules, 2001, 34, 5376.
28.R. Weidisch; S. Gido; D. Uhrig; H. Iatrou; J. Mays and N. Hadjichristidis “Tetrafunctional Multigraft Copolymers as Novel thermoplastic Elastomers” Macromolecules, 2001, 34, 6333.
29.K Takahashi, H. Hasegawa, T. Hashimoto, V. Bellas, H. Iatrou, and N. Hadjichristidis “Four-Phase Triple Coaxial Cylindrical Microdomain Morphology in a Linear Tetrablock Quaterpolymer of Styrene, Isoprene, Dimethylsiloxane, and 2-Vinylpyridine” Macromolecules, 2002, 35, 4859.
30.Sophia Houli, Hermis Iatrou, NikosHadjichristidis, and Dimitris Vlassopoulos “Synthesis and Viscoelastic Properties of Model Dumbbell Copolymers Consisting of a Polystyrene Connector and Two32-Arm Star Polybutadienes” Macromolecules 2002, 35, 6592.
31.M. Stogiou; C. Kapetanaki and H. Iatrou “Examination of the Universality of the Calibration Curve of Size Exclusion Chromatography by using Polymers Having Complex Macromolecular Architectures.”
International Journal of Polymer Analysis and Characterization, 2002, 7, 273.
32.V. Bellas, E. Tegou, I. Raptis, P. Argitis, H. Iatrou, N. Hadjichristidis, E. Sarantopoulou, A. Cefalas,
“Evaluation of Siloxane and Polyhedral Silsesquioxane Copolymers for 157 nm Lithography” J. Vac. Sci. Technol. 2002, B 20 (6), 2902.
33.P. Fragouli, H. Iatrou, N. Hadjichristidis,“Synthesis and Characterization of Linear Diblock and Triblock Copolymers of 2-Vinyl Pyridine and Ethylene Oxide” Polymer 2002, 43, 7141.
34.Ν. Hadjichristidis, S.Pispas, H. Iatrou, M. Pitsikalis,“Linking chemistry and anionic polymerization”
Current Organic Chemistry 2002, 6, 155.
35.Ν. Hadjichristidis, S.Pispas, M. Pitsikalis, H. Iatrou, D. J. Lohse “Graft copolymers”
Encyclopedia of Polymer Science and Technology, Wiley, 2002.
36.H. Iatrou, N. Hadjichristidis, G. Meier, H. Frielinghaus, and M. Monkenbusch “Synthesis and Characterization of Model Cyclic Block Copolymers of Styrene and Butadiene. Comparison of the Aggregation Phenomena in Selective Solvents with Linear Diblock and Triblock Analogues”
Macromolecules 2002, 35, 5426.
37.Y. Zhu, S. Gido, H. Iatrou, N. Hadjichristidis, J. Mays “Microphase Separation of Cyclic Block Copolymers of Styrene and Butadiene and of their Corresponding Linear Triblock Copolymers”
Macromolecules 2003; 36; 148.
38.K. Yamauchi, K. Takahashi, H. Hasegawa, H. Iatrou, N. Hadjichristidis, T. Kaneko, Y. Nishikawa, H. Jinnai, T. Matsui, H. Nishioka, M. Shimizu, H. Furukawa “Microdomain Morphology in an ABC 3-Miktoarm Star Terpolymer: A study by Energy-Filtering TEM and 3D Electron Tomography” Macromolecules 2003, 36, 6962.
39.Y. Zhu, S. Gido, M. Moschakou, H. Iatrou, N. Hadjichristidis, S. Park, T. Chang “Effect of junction point functionality on the lamellar spacing of symmetric (PS)n(PI)n Miktoarm star block copolymers”
Macromolecules 2003, 36, 5719.
40.P. Fragouli, H. Iatrou, N. Hadjichristidis “Synthesis and characterization of linear tetrablock quarterpolymers of styrene, isoprene, dimethylsiloxane and 2-vinylpyridine” J. Polym. Sci. Part A: Polym. Chem. 2003, 42, 514.
41.Nikos Hadjichristidis, Marinos Pitsikalis, Hermis Iatrou, Stergios Pispas “The Strength of the Macromonomer Strategy for Complex Macromolecular Architecture: Molecular Characterization, Properties and Applications of Polymacromonomers” Macromolecular Rapid Communications 2003, 24, 979.
42.Thrasyvoulos Aliferis, Hermis Iatrou, and Nikos Hadjichristidis “Living Polypeptides”
Biomacromolecules 2004, 5, 1653.
43.J. Mays, D. Uhrig, S. Gido, Y. Zhu, R. Weidisch, H. Iatrou, N. Hadjichristidis, K. Hong, F. Beyer, R. Lach, M. Buschnakowski “Synthesis and Structure-Property Relationship for Regular Multigraft Copolymers” Macromol. Symposia 2004, 215, 111.
44.X. Hu, Y. Zhu, S. Gido, T. Russell, H. Iatrou, N. Hadjichristidis, F. Abuzain, and B. Garetz “The effect of molecular architecture on the grain growth kinetics of AnBn star block copolymers” Faraday Discuss., 2005, 128, 103.
45.H. Iatrou, M. Pitsikalis, N. Hadjichristidis, “Hyperbranched Architectures. Synthesis-Characterization-Properties” NATO Science Series II: Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry (2004), 175 (Modification and Blending of Synthetic and Natural Macromolecules, 73-89, 2004, Kluwer Academic Publishers).
46.M. Vamvakaki, L. Papoutsakis, V. Katsamanis, T. Afchoudia, P. Fragouli, H. Iatrou, N. Hadjichristidis, S. Armes, S. Sidorov, D. Zhirov, V. Zhirov, M. Kostylev, L. Bronstein and S. Anastasiadis “Micellization in pH-sensitive amphiphilic block copolymers in aqueous media and the formation of metal nanoparticles”
Faraday Discussions, 2005, 128, 129.
47.N. Hadjichristidis, H. Iatrou, M. Pitsikalis, “Macromolecular Engineering” McGraw Hill, Yearbook of Science and Technology 2005, 181.
48.K. Terao, B. Farmer, Y. Nakamura, H. Iatrou, K. Hong, J. Mays “Radius of Gyration of Polystyrene Combs and Centipedes in a Θ Solvent” Macromolecules 2005, 38, 1447.
49.N. Hadjichristidis, M. Pitsikalis and H. Iatrou “Synthesis of block copolymers”Advances in Polymer Science 2005, 189, 1.
50.N. Hadjichristidis, H. Iatrou, M. Pitsikalis, S. Pispas, A. Avgeropoulos “Linear and Non-Linear Multiblock Terpolymers. Synthesis, Self-Assembly in Selective Solvents and in Bulk” Progress in Polymer Science 2005, 30, 725. and More....
Dr Wei Min Huang is currently an Associate Professor (tenured) at the School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. With over 20 years of experience on various shape memory materials (alloy, polymer, composite and hybrid), he has published over 150 papers in journals, such as Advanced Drug Delivery Reviews, Materials Today, Soft Matter, and Journal of Materials Chemistry, and has been invited to review manuscripts from over 150 international journals (including Progress in Polymer Science, Advanced Materials, Advanced functional materials, Small and biomaterials, etc), project proposals from American Chemical Society, Hong Kong Research Grants Council, etc, and book proposals from CRC. He has published two books (Thin film shape memory alloys – fundamentals and device applications, Polyurethane shape memory polymers) and is currently on the editorial board of over a dozen of international journals.
1.Shape memory materials and composites (bulk and thin film)
2.Laser annealing and micro fabrication
3.Thin films (characterization and materials/devices)
4.Micro/nano mechanics, nano patterning and indentation technology
5.Surface and optical properties of smart materials
6.Advanced and novel materials
7.Micro assembly and packaging, active disassembly
8.Deploy able and bi-stable structures
10.Flight mechanism in inserts
11.Micro biomedical devices
URL of Official Website: http://www.ntu.edu.sg/home/mwmhuang/
Skype ID: email@example.com
Grant details: Current project: Self-coloring atop polymeric materials
No. of Publications : 183
1.Sun L, Huang WM, Lu HB, Lim KJ, Zhou Y, Wang TX, Gao XY, Heating-responsive shape-memory effect in thermoplastic polyurethanes with low melt-flow index, Macromolecular Chemistry and Physics, Vol. 215, 2014, 2430-2436
2.Zhang JL, Huang WM, Lu HB, Sun L, Thermo-/chemo-responsive shape memory/change effect in a hydrogel and its composites, Materials and Design, Vol. 53, 2014, 1077-1088
3.Sun L, Huang WM, Wang CC, Ding Z, Zhao Y, Tang C, Gao XY, Polymeric shape memory materials and actuators, Liquid Crystals, Vol. 41, 2014, No. 3, 277-289
4.Sun L, Huang WM, Lu HB, Wang CC, Tang C, Zhang JL, Shape memory technology for active assembly/disassembly: fundamentals, techniques and example applications, Assembly Automation, Vol. 34, No.1, 2014, 78-93
5.Wu XL, Huang WM, Ding Z, Tan HX, Yang WG, Sun KY, Characterization of the thermo-responsive shape memory effect in polyether ether ketone (PEEK), Journal of Applied Polymer Science, Vol. 131, 2014, 39844
6.Lu H, Liang F, Gou J, Huang WM, Leng J, Synergistic effect of self-assembled carbon nanopaper and multi-layered interface on shape memory nanocomposite for high speed electrical actuation, Journal of Applied Physics, Vol. 115, 2014, 064907
7.Lu H, Huang WM, Leng J, Functionally graded and self-assembled carbon nanofiber and boron nitride in nanopaper for electrical actuation of shape memory nanocomposites, Composites Part B: Engineering, Vol. 62, 2014, 1-4
8.Huang WM, Lu HB, Zhao Y, Ding Z, Wang CC, Zhang JL, Sun L, Fu J, Gao XY, Instability/collapse of polymeric materials and their structures in stimulus-induced shape/surface morphology switching, Materials and Design, Vol. 59, 2014, 174-192
9.Lu H, Huang WM, Wu XL, Ge YC, Zhang F, Zhao Y, Geng JF, Heating/ethanol-response of poly methyl methacrylate (PMMA) with gradient pre-deformation and potential applications in temperature sensor and anti-counterfeit, Smart Materials and Structures, Vol. 23, 2014, 067002
10.Lu H, Yao Y, Huang WM, Leng J, Hui D. Significantly improving infrared light-induced shape recovery behavior of shape memory polymeric nanocomposite via a synergistic effect of carbon nanotube and boron nitride, Composites: Part B, C62, 2014, 256-261
11.Zhang JL, Huang WM, Gao G, Fu J, Zhou Y, Salvekar AV, Venkatraman SS, Wong YS, Tay KH, Birch WR, Shape memory/change effect in a double network nanocomposite tough hydrogel, European Polymer Journal, 58, 2014, 41-51
12.Yang WG, Lu H, Huang WM, Qi HJ, Wu XL, Sun KY, Advanced shape memory technology to reshape product design, manufacturing and recycling, Polymers, 6, 2014, 2287-2308
13.Huang WM, Zhao Y, Zhang JL, Lu HB, Chemo-responsive shape memory/change effect in polymeric materials based on transport phenomena, Journal of Fluid Flow, Heat and Mass Transfer, 1, 2014, 16-22
14.Huang WM, Song CL, Fu YQ, Wang CC, Zhao Y, Purnawali H, Lu HB, Tang C, Ding Z. Zhang JL, Shaping tissue with shape memory materials, Advanced Drug Delivery Reviews, Vol. 65, 2013, 515-535
15.Cui HP, Song CL, Huang WM, Wang CC, Zhao Y, Rubber-like electrically conductive polymeric materials with shape memory, Smart Materials and Structures, Vol. 22, 2013, 055024
16.Zhao Y, Wang CC, Huang WM, Purnawali H, Ethanol induced shape recovery and swelling in poly(methyl methacrylate) and applications in fabrication of microlens array, Advances in Science and Technology, Vol. 77, 2013, 354-358
17.Tang C, Huang WM, Wang CC, From dual-shape/temperature memory effect to triple-shape memory effect in NiTi shape memory alloys, Advances in Science and Technology, Vol. 78, 2013, 1-6
18.Chen YH, Skote M, Zhao Y, Huang WM, Stiffness evaluation of the leading edge of the dragonfly wing via laser vibrometer, Material Letters, Vol. 97, 2013, 166-168
19.Lu HB, Huang WM, Yao YT, Review of chemo-responsive shape change/memory polymers, Pigment & Resin Technology, Vol. 4, No. 4, 2013, 237-246
20.Lu H, Huang WM, Synergistic effect of self-assembled carboxylic acid-functionalized carbon nanotubes and carbon fiber for improved electro-activated polymeric shape-memory nanocomposite, Applied Physics Letters, Vol. 102, 2013, 231910
21.Wu XL, Huang WM, Tan HX, Characterization of shape recovery via creeping and shape memory effect in ether-vinyl acetate copolymer (EVA), Journal of Polymer Research, Vol. 20, 2013, 150
22.Chen YH, Skote M, Zhao Y, Huang WM, Dragonfly (sympetrum flaveolum) flight: kinematic and measurement and modelling, Journal of Fluids and Structures, Vol. 40, 2013, 115-126
23.Lu H, Huang WM, Liang, F, Yu K, Nanoscale design of nano-sized particles in shape-memory polymer nanocomposites driven by electricity, Materials, Vol. 6, 3742-3754
24.Lu H, Huang WM, On the origin of the Vogel–Fulcher–Tammann law in the thermo-responsive shape memory effect of amorphous polymers, Smart materials and Structures, Vol. 22, 2013, 105021
25.Lu H and Huang WM, A phenomenological model for the chemo-responsive shape memory effect in amorphous polymers undergoing viscoelastic transition, Smart Materials and Structures, Vol. 22, 2013, 115019
26.Lu H, Yin W, Huang WM, Leng JS, Self-assembled carboxylic acid-functionalized carbon nanotubes grafting onto carbon fiber for significantly improving electrical actuation of shape memory polymers, RSC Advances, Vol. 3, Issue 44, 2013, p 21484-21488
27.Sun L and Huang WM, Reply to “Comment on ‘Mechanisms of the multi-shape memory effect and temperature memory effect in shape memory polymers’" by H. Lu, Soft Matter, 2013, 9, DOI:10.1039/C3SM51720A”, Soft Matter, Vol. 9, 2013, 11159
28.Wu XL, Huang WM, Seow ZG, Chin WS, Yang WG, Sun KY, Two-step shape recovery in heating-responsive shape memory polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) and its thermally assisted self-healing, Smart Materials and Structures, Vol. 22, 2013, 125023
29.Wu X, Huang WM, Zhao Y, Ding Z, Tang C, Zhang J, Mechanisms of the shape memory effect in polymeric materials, Polymers, Vol. 5, 2013, 1169-1202 and More.....
Biography: I got my Ph.D in 2015 from Northeastern University. After worked in Chinese Academy of Science for 3.5 years, I became a research associate in The University of Texas at Dallas. Since 2007, I have published 20 papers, 3 patents, and 3 conference papers.
Research Interest: electrochemical, electrophoretic, electrodeposition, ceramic, metal, metal-ceramic composites, 3D printing metal, 3D printing alloy film, nanomaterials and 3D printing ceramic.
Viorica GHISMAN, since 2023 is
lecturer at Department of Materials and Environmental Engineering, PhD degree,
the field of Materials Engineering with PhD studies in Multifunctional hybrid
materials based on natural and synthetic polymers, 3 published international
patents, 14 ISI publications of which 5 articles published in Q1 journals and 2
in Q2 journals according to AIS and 9 articles published in
journals with IF > 3.4, 4 published books , 3 published
academic books. She is project manager at Grant Research no.
9188/29.03.2023 from Dunarea de Jos University of Galati, Romania,
and team member at 11 national and international research projects
Nanomaterials, waste, recycling,
soil, thin films, materials
Dr. Fathyah Whba completed her
bachelor's degree in physics, physics department, Faculty of Applied Science,
Taiz University, Yemen with an accumulative grade of 82.50% (first class), very
good with honor in 2008. Afterwards, she was appointed a lecturer in the
Physics Department, Faculty of Applied Science, Taiz University, from 2009 to
2014. After that, she got a scholarship from Yemeni government to study master
studies and a PhD. In 2017, she earned a master's degree in Physics Science
from the School of Applied Physics, Faculty of Science and Technology,
University Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM), with an overall grade of 3.94 (first
class), excellent with honour. She finished her PhD program at the Nuclear
Science, Faculty of Science and Technology, University Kebangsaan Malaysia
(UKM) under the Yemeni government and Islamic Development Bank scholarships in
2023. Her research interest in nuclear sciences (medical physics) covers the
Synthesis and Characterization of Cellulose Nanocrystals/Gadolinium Oxide
Nanocomposite as a dual Contrast Agent for Magnetic Resonance Imaging. She has
published papers in an international refereed journal. In 2008, the president
of the Republic of Yemen gave her a prize for doing well in her bachelor's
studies. In addition, the National Organization for Community Development
(NODS)-Yemen granted her a diploma in English and computers with the support of
the excellent student program in 2008. Furthermore, she has received a lot of
distinctions and appreciation certificates. Dr. Whba is an exceptionally
talented and motivated scientist. She has a deep understanding of the chemistry
and physics of nanomaterials, and she is skilled in a variety of synthetic and
analytical techniques. During her PhD, she developed a new method for
synthesizing high-quality nanocrystals with controlled size and morphology. She
also developed new methods for functionalizing these nanocrystals with MRI
contrast agents. Her work has resulted in more than five high-impact
publications in quartile 1 journals, and she has presented her research at
several international conferences. In addition to her strong scientific skills,
Dr. Whba is also an excellent communicator and collaborator. She is able to
clearly and concisely explain her research to both scientists and
non-scientists alike. She is also a team player and is always willing to help
Synthesis: Polymers; Nanocomposite, Organic and inorganic materials
Contrast Agent Development: Designing a material that can enhance the contrast in MRI images. Gadolinium oxide is commonly used as a contrast agent in MRI due to its magnetic properties
List of Publications
Research Interest: Pet/Fluorescence/Photoacoustic/Mri/Ultrasound Imaging for Cancer Diagnosis, the Imaging Guided Surgery as well as the Theranostic Formulations.
Research Interest: Lanthanide-Doped Nanomaterials, Nanostructured Solar Cells, and Nanoparticles-Based Diagnostics and Therapeutics.
Research Interest: Micro-and Nano-Scale Transport, Electrokinetics, Colloidal Science, Micro/Nanofluidics.
Research Interest: Highly Interdisciplinary Research Program that Combines Techniques from the Fields of Computational Physics in Nanotechnology, Wave Optics, Laser Physics, Ultrashort Laser Pulse, Interactions with Matter, and X-Ray and Rf-Wave Activation of Nanoparticles, Biophysics, Nanomedicine And Medical Physics
Research Interest: Nanotoxicology, Pulmomary Toxicity, Computational Toxicity Models, Molecular Modeling and Dynamics Simulations, Biomarkers.
Research Interest: Nano-Device Mediated Drug Delivery to the Central Nervous System and Nano-Substrate Modulated Synergistic Directional Neuronal Growth.
Research Interest: Bionanomedicine, Cancer Bionanotechnology, Bio-Pharmaceutical, Medical Diagnostics, Sirna/Microrna and Biosensors,
Research Interest: Condensed Matter Physics, Solid-State Nuclear Magnetic Resonance, Medical Physics, Radiological Sciences and Nuclear Medicine. Currently, He is Focused on Advancing Theory, Simulation and Methodology in Nuclear Magnetic Resonance, Spin Dynamics, Quantum Physics, Medical Physics and Nuclear Medicine.
Research Interest: Mems, Bio-Nems, Single Cell Analysis, Micro/Nano Fabrication, Biomedical Microdevices, Micro/Nanofluidics, Nanomedicine.
Research Interest: Development of Ms Based Analytical Techniques for Proteomic and Lipidomic, Shotgun Lipidomics, Tandem Mass Spectrometry, Nanotoxicology, Nanoparticles Physicochemical Characterization in Environmental Matrixes, Speciation of Trace Metals, Environmental Chemistry.
Research Interest: Cancer Cell Signaling, Breast and Prostate Cancer, Melanoma, Pkc Inhibitors, Micrornas, Nano Particle Delivery of Small Molecule Inhibitors and Micrornas, Dna and Rna Methylation, Cancer Stem Cells, Cancer Microenvironment, High Throughput Screening.
Research Interest: Nanoparticles, Formulations, in-Vitro and in-Vivo Assessment, Synthesis, Magnetic Nanoparticles, Brain Delivery etc.
Research Interest: Drug delivery and Biomaterials.
Research Interest: Skin Formulation, Permeation, Topical Delivery, Transdermal Delivery, Nanoparticles, Hair Follicles.
Research Interest: Nano-biomaterials, Nano-biosensors, Drug delivery, Tissue engineering, Bio-separations, Water purification and Heterogeneous catalysis.
Research Interest: Tissues, cells, hydrogels, drug crystals and polymers,application of atomic force microscopes (AFM) to almost any surface under any condition (temperature, aqueous media etc.).
Research Interest: Nanomaterials for energy and environment, solution process for cathode synthesis with various size and morphologies, characterization of polyanion cathode materials for lithium/magnesium and sodium ion battery applications.
Research Interest: Biomaterials, ceramics, composites, coating techniques, nanomaterials and mechanical properties of final product.
Research Interest: Cyclodextrin complexes, microspheres, polymeric nanoparticles, lipid nanocarriers, micelles, liposomes, dissolution rate , colon delivery, buccal delivery, targeted drug delivery
Research Interest: Synthesis and characaterization of layered inorgano-organic functional materials based on layered M(IV) phosphate/phosphonates and their use for the following applications:- polymer nanocomposites;- proton conducting composite membranes for electrochemical devices for energy storage and conversion;- heterogeneous catalyst supports based on (a) silver@silver halide heterojunctions for photocatalytic reactions, (b) nanoparticles of noble metals such as Au, Pd, for organic reactions.
Research Interest: Nanomedicine,Nanoparticles, Microrobotics,Nanorobotics, Biomaterials,Biohybrid systems, Targeted therapy,Regenerative medicine,Cell and tissue engineering
Research Interest: Solid lipid nanoparticles (SLN),cytotoxic drugs,peptides and proteins,drug delivery,drug release
Research Interest: Design and development of polymeric targeted-nanosystems and nanoencapsulation for drug delivery of anticancer drugs, and to improve the stability of natural products for cancer prevention and therapy.
Research Interest: Optical sensors, Optical Biosensors and Systems.
Research Interest: Particulate matter and nanoparticles in vitro toxicity; Evaluation of the emissions from biomass burning appliances and assessment of their potential impact on environment and human health
Research Interest: Innovative colloidal drug delivery systems for the selective delivery of drugs; colloidal carriers for topical drug administration; self-assembling supramolecular drug delivery systems
Research Interest: Point of care testing, In vitro diagnostics, Nanotechnology, Immunoassays, Mobile Healthcare, and Smartphone-based diagnostics.
Research Interest: Surface treatments of metallic materials in correlation with fatigue performance, corrosion fatigue and corrosion behavior.
Research Interest: Food Nanotechnology, nano-scale delivery systems, detection and characterization methods,migration studies, interaction with the food matrix, in vitro digestion
Research Interest: Nanomaterials and their application. Design and synthesis of functional nanostructured materials for energy, thin films/membrane, sensor and catalysis.
Research Interest: Nanotechnology: Carbon Nanotubes, graphene, Modelling nano-materials,CNT based Artificial muscles; Advanced Fibrous Materials, Nonlinear dynamics of yarn, Textile and Fibre Technology & Textile composite. Computational Mechanics: Neural networks based mesh-free methods, Element-based numerical methods, Multi-scale methods, Stochastic simulation and Coarse grained methods, Parallel computation (High Performance Computing), Computational Fluid Dynamics.
Research Interest: Biofilm, nanoparticles, endodontic irrigation, dentin
Research Interest: Developing innovative drug delivery technologies to enhance cancer therapy with a particular interest in lipid and polymer based nanoparticles
Research Interest: Energy Ceramics (Advanced Ceramics for Energy Applications); Nanostructures Modification of Functional Ceramics; Micro-Nano-Structure-Property Relationship; Bio-Ceramics; Nano photocatalysts
Research Interest: Nano Multifunctional Bio-Materials,Polymers Bio-Nano-Materials and Hydrogels for advanced applications
Research Interest: Bioavailability, food matrices, digestion, bioprocess engineering
Research Interest: Pharmaceutical Engineering; Colloidal bioactive molecule delivery systems; Pharmacokinetic parameters; Development of new bioactive molecule delivery systems, Solid and liquid drug delivery systms (tablets, granulates, coatings, sterile and not sterile solutions, emulsions, suspensions,) Expertises for pharmaceutical companies
Research Interest: Physico-chemistry of complex fluids, soft matter, sol-gel process, (bio)polymers, nanostructured materials, rheology
Research Interest: Hybrid organic-inorganic nanomaterials(nanoparticles, thin films, mesoporous materials), sol-gel nanostructured materials (silica,transition metals), metal and magnetic nanoparticles (iron oxide, gold, silver, platinum…).
Research Interest: Electroanalysis and electrochemical biosensors.
Research Interest: Thermoelectricity: Chalcogenides, Silicides, Antimonides, Skutterudites,Thin Film: Thermoelectric devices, Ohmic contacts for compound semiconductors.
Research Interest: BioSensors & BioChips; Biomimetics using Nanomaterials; Protein Engineering; Nanoparticle synthesis & Nanochemistry; Electrochemical Engineering
Research Interest: Nanophotonics based on Si nanocrystals; Optical biosensors; Flexible and implantable biosensors; Photonic devices based on GaN-based semiconductors
Research Interest: Semiconductors and Photophysics, Nanomaterials, Nanotechnology, Sensors, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Electronics
Research Interest: Nanocomposite, Liquid crystal, sensor, synchrotron, X-ray diffraction, polymer crystal structure
Research Interest: Materials chemistry, nano materials, supramolecules and luminescent nanophotocatalyst.
Research Interest: Nanotechnology, nanowires, nanoparticles, thin films, gas sensors, luminescence
Research Interest: Nanostructured molecular nanocomposites, energy nanomaterials, nanofibers, carbon nanomaterials, carbon fibers, metal/carbon aerogels, supercapacitors, fuel cells, metal nanoparticles, layer-by-layer self-assembly, hydrogels, and hybrid POSS materials.
As professor in the department of chemical engineering at Daegu University, Dr. Lim has impressed upon students the many intricacies of the field for more than 21 years. His expertise stems from his education, which includes both a BS from Seoul National University and a PhD from University Center City University of New York in the United States. Over the past seven years, his excellent technology was designated as Superior Technology by the Korea Research Foundation. He has also been cited with numerous awards for his achievements in the field, including receiving a Governor Citation Award from Gyeongbuk government governor, two-times Superior Academic-Industrial Cooperation Award and five-time Superior Research Award from Daegu University, and Biotechnology and Bioengineer Award from the Korea Society of Biotechnology and Bioengineering.
Dr. Lim's journey during his tenure in higher education has also allowed him to contribute to numerous journals, both as a provider and as an editor. He has been serving as an editor for the Korean Chemical Engineering Research since 2011, as well as serving as associate-editor-in-chief for the Drug Design Development and Delivery Journal. In addition, he has been serving on editorial board for not only the Journal of Nanoscience and Nanomedicines but also Open Access Biostatistics & Bioinformatics. He formerly served as an editor for the Korean Journal of Chemical Engineering from 2012 to 2016 as well as an editor for the HWAHAK KONGHAK from 2007 to 2010. Furthermore, he has been serving on the mediation committee for the Daegu District Court since 1998, and was an examiner for the Environmental Information Institute from 2011 to 2015.
Dr. Lim is a fellow, longtime board member of the Korean Society of Rheology, a former editor-in-chief of BT News for the Korean Society of Biotechnology and Bioengineering, fellow and vice president of the Korean Society of Odor Research and Engineering, and fellow and journal editor for the Korean Institute of Chemical Engineers. He is holding numerous patents in his field.
Research Interest: Nano-Bio, Drug delivery system, Nanoparticle, Gelatin, Chitosan, Fucoidan, Agar, Anticancer drug, Nanoprecipitation, Polyelectrolyte complex, Wound dressing, Wound healin.
Research Interest: Cellular response to oxidative stress, including the role of transition metal, induction DNA damage and its repair, activation of cellular signaling pathways in response to xenobiotics. Recently he started to work in the field on nanotoxicology, investigating the mechanisms of cell death in a consequence of nanoparticle exposure.
Research Interest: Adsorption and ion exchange process for controlling water/wastewater quality,Adsorptive and ion exchange nanomaterials for water/wastewater treatment.
Research Interest: Advanced electron microscopic techniques, Aberration Corrected TEM/STEM, Analytical Electron Microscopy (EDS, EELS), Electron Diffraction, materials, nanomaterials, nanoparticles, nanotubes, nanowires, bimetallic nanoalloys, clusters, catalytic applications, 2D nanomaterials, Focused Ion Beam (FIB), nanodevices.
Research Interest: Nanomaterials, green nanomaterials, graphene, metal carbides magnetic nanoparticles, cellulose, membranes, water treatment, nanocatalysis, PV electrodes.
Research Interest: Medical Physics,Nuclear Medicine: The diagnosis using radioisotopes.Health Physics: The study of radiation hazards and radiation protection.Transport Phenomena in the Living Material,Microcirculatory Physiology,Biorheology,Pathology of Human Diseases (Atherosclerosis; Thrombus; Hypertension and Hypotension; Diabetes; Cancer),Pharmacological Effects of Drugs,Physiological Biophysics,Applications of Nanotechnology in Medicine,Vascular Wall Biomechanics,Trace Elements,Biomechanics.
Research Interest: Bacteriology; Mycology; Nanomedicine; Nanotoxicology; Green Nanoparticles Synthesis; Antimicrobial Drug resistance; General Microbiology; Microscopic Techniques (TEM & SEM); Molecular Biology
Research Interest: Modification and application of polymers using different nanomaterials, especially conducting polymer-based nanomaterials, which including nanoparticles, nanocomposites, nanoporous materials and nanostructures. Taking advantage of the special properties of conducting polymers and nanomaterials, I have been working on the development of electrochemical sensors for the determination of narcotic and neurotransmitter drugs. My currentresearch interest is focused on material science, especially using Natural resources to overcome microbial infections, deterioration of metals used in medical implant.
Research Interest: Early Childhod Caries, Cleft lip and palate, nanomaterials, nano-drug delivery system
Research Interest: Polymer and metalic nanocomposites, in vitro models cultures, toxicological and functional studies in pharmacology and nanomedicine
Research Interest: Nanotechnology; Flow cytometry; Microscopy (Optical/Fluorescence/Confocal); Cell Biology (Cell culture and cell differentiation); Bioanalytical techniques (ELISA, electrophoresis, Western Blot, Immunotechniques, RT-PCR
Research Interest: Membrane technology, advanced oxidation processes, photocatalysis, nanofiltration, ultrafiltration, reverse osmosis, microfiltration, microencapsulation, nanoencapsulation, emusification, nanoparticles, ion exchange, wastewater treatments.
Research Interest: Rheology, Magnetic Materials, Colloids, Suspensions, Gels, Nanocomposites, Nanotubes & Nanowires, Magnetic Assembly, Nanoparticles: Metals and Metal Alloys.
Research Interest: Molecular Mechanisms of CNS injury and Repair; Nanodrug delivery for neuroprotection in CNS Injury; Nanoparticles & Neurotoxicity; Psychostimulants induced Neurotoxicity; Hyperthermic Brain Injury; Co-morbidity factors and CNS Injury; Neurotrophic factors & CNS repair; Antibodies as neurotherapeutic agents; Electrophysiology of CNS Injury & Repair; Specific Blood-Brain Barrier, Brain and Spinal Cord Injury, Brain and Spinal Cord Edema, Immunohistochemistry, Neurotransmission, Pharmacotherapy, Antibodies Therapy, Regeneration, Stress Proteins, Nitric Oxide, Carbon Monoxide
Research Interest: Biomaterials, Tissue Engineering, Nanobiotechnology.
Research Interest: Magnetic Resonance Imaging, MRI, Contrast Media, Nanoparticles, Magnetic Nanoparticles, MR Relaxation Mechanisms, Nanobiomedicine, Nanomaterials, Hyperthermia.
Research Interest: Nanoelectronics; Molecular electronics; Mechanics of nanostructures; Molecular modeling of nanostructures and biosystems; Quantum chemistry and molecular dynamics; Carbon nanostructures (fullerenes, nanotubes, graphene, graphane); Structural chemistry and mechanics;
Research Interest: Synthesis of Nano particles, applications of the vibrational spectroscopy in inorganic chemistry, organic chemistry, analytical chemistry, new materials (solid-state chemistry), bioinorganic, dentistry, medicine and pharmacology.
Research Interest: Nanodrugs, Transdermal Hormones, Confocal Raman Spectroscopy,Clinical trials, Drug delivery.
Research Interest: Oxide; soft chemical; microscopy.
Research Interest: Dentistry, Nanomaterials.
Research Interest: Nanotoxicology, nanoparticles, cytotoxicity, genotoxicity and photodynamic therapy.
Research Interest: Multi-functional nanosystem design, the controlled synthesis and characterization of novel nano-materials and nanoporous with various compositions, adjustable structures and controlled morphologies, with tailored functions and specific applications in multimodal biomedical imaging, drug and gene delivery, as well as novel photo therapies of cancer.
Research Interest: Nanomaterials: Nanotube; Nanorods; electrochemistry; nanosensors;
Research Interest: Spintronics, Nanomagnetism, Graphene, 2D Materials, Nanophysics, Nanotechnology, Nanomaterials
Research Interest: Design and controlled synthesis of carbon nanomaterials such as carbon nanotubes and graphene, and their application in energy-related areas such as supercapacitors, Li ion batteries, and full cells.
Research Interest: Nano-biomaterials for drug delivery, cancer imaging and therapy.
Research Interest: Self‐assembly and nanoengineering of biomolecules (such as amino acids, peptides and proteins as well as biomacromolecules), structural mechanism and biomedical applications.
Research Interest: Area of pharmaceutical sciences, including novel drug delivery systems for natural anticancer drugs, nanotechnologies for TCM drugs, and dosage forms and pharmacokinetics of Chinese medicines.
Research Interest: Polymer-based inorganic nanocomposite, biomass composite materials.
Research Interest: Micro/nanostructured Materials for Pollutants Adsorption and Detection; Electrospinning Polymer Fibers; Carbonaceous Catalysts for Fuel Cells.
Research Interest: Material characterization of nanocomposites and piezoelectric nanocomposites; Fabrication of nano-structures; Structural analysis of nanoporous materials.
Research Interest: Fullerene,Colloid,Functional Polymer,Carbon Material,Colloidal Crystal.
Research Interest: Supercapacitors, solar water splitting, solar cells, flexible electronics, photocatalyst, controlled growth.
Research Interest: Fluorescent chemosensors, nanomaterials (nanoparticles, nanorods, nanofibers, nanocomposites), heavy-metal(Ag+, Pb2+, Hg2+) ion sorbents, and ion-selective electrodes of intrinsically electrically conducting/conjugated polymers from aniline, pyrrole, thiophene, pyrene, triphenylene, and their derivatives; Synthesis of functional polymers, polymer chemistry; Liquid-crystalline aromatic polyesters and cholesteric cellulose derivatives; Water treatment and purification, Separation membrane science.
Research Interest: Supercapacitors; Li-S batteries; Li-ion batteries; Photocatalysis; Nanostructured matrials; Electrodes; Photocatalysts.
Research Interest: Nanomaterials; Ionic liquid; Electrochemistry; Biosensor.
Research Interest: New delivery systems for macromolecular drugs and small molecular drugs.
Research Interest: Cancer Nanomedicine, Cancer Pharmacogenetics, Nucleolus, Sub-cellular Organelle-Targeting Drug Delivery, Synthetic Therapy, Molecular Cancer Therapeutics.
Research Interest: Biomedical Materials Chemistry, Methodology of Organic Syntheses.
Research Interest: Nanomechanics in biochip systems; Viscoelasticity; Nonlinear Dynamics.
Research Interest: Polymer; Nanomaterials; Drug delivery; Photocatalytic.
Research Interest: Fullerene,Carbon Nanotube, Graphene, Colloid Drug delivery.
Research Interest: Polymeric delivery systems, physical ageing, micro- and nanofibrous drug delivery, drug release stability of dosage forms, solid state characterisation, positron annihilation lifetime spectroscopy.
Research Interest: Non cellular system,Modulation of signal transduction by NF-kB, PI3K, Akt/PKB or PPAR-gamma, started/initiated by the activation of Toll-like receptors
Research Interest: Nanomaterials and Nanotechnologies, Inorganic Chemistry; Drug Delivery System; Materials for Environmental Applications
Research Interest: Nanosized composites synthesis and characterization; in vitro and in vivo characterization of synthesized compounds; laser processing of metals.
Research Interest: Nanotechnology – Targeted Drug Delivery, Nano Composites, Nanotubes & Nanowires, Nanoelectronics, Nanotechnology in water treatment, Nanothermite, Nanoweapons, Wet nanotechnology, Self-assembly of nanoparticles, Special Nanomaterials, Nanomaterials synthesis, Nanotopography, Nanocomposite, Carbon Nanostructures, Computational Nanoscience, General Nanoscience.
Research Interest: Lasers, Scanning laser microscopy (in strumentation and applications), Scanning probe microscopy (instrumentation and applications), Optoelectronics
Research Interest: Soil Microbiology, Physiology of microorganisms; The ecology of microorganisms; Microbial Biotechnology.
Research Interest: Advanced materials chemistry and catalysis for environmental and industrial applications.
Research Interest: • Amorphous, nanocrystalline and microcrystalline semiconductors Process-structure-properties correlation (Optical properties, Transport properties, Vibrational properties, Structural properties, Optoelectronic properties). MBE, HWCVD and APCVD. Device physics (Photovoltaic and Light Emitting Diode). Surface Engineering, Defect passivation and surface modification
Research Interest: Nanoparticles, drug delivery, vaccine delivery, liposomes, advanced wound care.
Research Interest: Polyurethanes , Bio Based Polymers, Shape memory, and Polyurethane nano composites.
Research Interest: Nanosensors, electroanalytical methods, electrochemistry, chromatography, drug analysis, development of new analytical procedures.
Research Interest: Tensile Properties, Cell Adhesion, and Drug Release Behavior of Chitosan‐Silver‐Gelatin
Nanohybrid Films and Scaffolds,Design and evaluation of porous pharmaceuticals, microparticles and nanoparticles,Self photostabilizing UV‐durable polymer nanocomposites,Nanotechnology, polymeric nanoparticles, polymeric miceller system, and nanocomposites,Photo‐oxidative degradation and stabilization of fuel cell and solar cell polymer materials,Thermally Resistant Polymer Membranes for Energy and Environment Applications,Degradation and Stabilization of Fuel Cells and Solar Cells Polymer materials.
Research Interest: Electrochemotherapy,Electroporation,Biological Effects of Radio Frequency Radiation,Nanomedicine,Electron Microscopy.
Research Interest: Photochemistry, electrochemistry, and reaction kinetics.
Research Interest: Nanobiotechnology, Nanomedicine; Nanotoxicology; CancerBiology; Determination of mutagenicity and carcinogenicity; Mammalian Cell and Organ CultureTechniques.
Research Interest: Biodegradable polymers and non-degradable polymers. Biodegradable polymers such as polylactic acid (PLA), polyglycolic acid (PGA), copolymers of PLA and PGA (PLGA), and polycaprolactones (PCl) have many properties that are wellsuited for the purposes of bioengineering applications.
University of Athens , Greece
International Journal of Oral and Craniofacial Science
Oklahoma University, USA
Archives of Anatomy and Physiology
Malgorzata Gabriela WASNIEWSKA
University of Messina, Italy
International Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism
ReGenera R&D International for Aging Intervention & San Babila Clinic, Milano, Italy
Archives of Clinical Gastroenterology
Peter Lloyd Nara
Private Compnay- Biological Mimetics, Inc., USA
Annals of Antivirals and Antiretrovirals
International Iberian Nanotechnology Laboratory (INL), Portugal
International Journal of Nanomaterials, Nanotechnology and Nanomedicine
Yeungnam University, Korea
International Journal of Immunotherapy and Cancer Research
Nikolaos A Chrysanthakopoulos
National and Kapodistrian University of Athens , Greece
Journal of Dental Problems and Solutions
William CS Cho
Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Hong Kong
International Journal of Immunotherapy and Cancer Research
Cardiometabolic Research Institute, USA
Journal of Cardiovascular Medicine and Cardiology
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