Confirmed plenary speakers

Opening speech at the First plenary session – Laureate of the 2018 MRS-Serbia Award for a Lasting and Outstanding Contribution to Materials Science and Engineering
László Forró
Laboratory of Physics of Complex Matter, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland
"Organo-metallic lead iodide perovskites: a material science approach"

Emil Babić

University of Zagreb, Croatia
"On the origin of high glass forming ability in metallic systems"

Rafal Dunin Borkowski  orcid 24x24
Institute for Microstructure Research; Ernst Ruska-Centre for Microscopy and Spectroscopy with Electrons, Peter Gruenberg Institute, Research Centre Juelich, Juelich, Germany
"Prospects and challenges for high-resolution transmission electron microscopy"

Paul V. Braun  orcid 24x24
Frederick Seitz Materials Research Laboratory; Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology, USA
"High Energy Density Electrodeposited Li and Na-ion Battery Electrodes"

Gunther Eggeler
Bochum University, Ruhr, Germany
"On the Nucleation of Planar Faults in Single Crystal Ni-base Superalloys"

Rolf Erni
Electron Microscopy Center, EMPA, Duebendorf, Switzerland
"Unconventional Imaging by Scanning Transmission Electron Microscopy"

Hamish Fraser
Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, USA
"Materials characterization and integrated computational materials engineering: providing solutions for near-net shape manufacturing"

Yury Gogotsi  orcid 24x24
Material Science&Engineering,Drexel University, USA
"Synthesis and Properties of Two-Dimensional Carbides and Nitrides (MXenes)"

Karoly Holczer
Physics Department, University of California, Los Angeles,USA
"NV centers in diamond: potentials and limitations for quantum metrology"

Joseph T. Hupp
Department of Chemistry, Northwestern University, Evanston,USA
"AIM-ing for Single-Atom Precision for Heterogeneous Catalysts"

Vikram Jayaram
Indian Institute of Science Bangalore,India
"Probing mechanical behaviour at small length scales: from spatially resolved toughness in Pt-Ni-Al bond coats on superalloys to small scale cantilever creep for residual life assessment"

Wayne D. Kaplan
Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
"The Role of Interface Complexions on Processing Ceramic Matrix Nanocomposites"

Richard A. LeSar  orcid 24x24
Iowe State University, Ames Laboratory, USA
"A Unified Computational Approach for Dislocation-Based Plasticity"

Feng-Huei Lin
National Taiwan University, Taiwan
"The Preparation of Injectable Angiogenic Bone Cement for Femoral Head Avascular Necrosis"

Toshiaki Makabe
Keio University,Tokyo, Japan
"Metastable-watching for the structure and property of low-temperature plasmas"

Eva Olsson
Chalmers University of Technology, Eva Olsson Group, Gothenburg, Sweden
"High precision STEM studies of spatial strain distribution in nanostructures with correlation to properties"

Davor Pavuna, Complex Matter Laboratory - Institute of Physics, Ecole Polytechique Federale de Lausanne, Switzerland
"Quo Vadis Quantum Matter?!"

Bela Pecz
Research Center for Natural Sciences, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest, Hungary
"Growth of wide bandgap semiconducting layers: a transmission electron microscopy study"

Peter Rogl
Institute of Materials Chemistry & Research, University of Vienna
"(Early Actinoid Metal)-Boron-Carbon Systems: Phase Equilibria, Crystal Structures and Physical Properties"

Harald Rose
Ulm University, Germany University of Ulm, Ulm, Germany; Institute of Applied Physics, Technical University Darmstadt, Germany
"Correction of Aberrations – Past – Present – and Future Perspectives"

Ramamoorthy Ramesh
Department of Materials Science and Engineering & Department of Physics,University of California,Berkeley, USA
"Electric Field Control of Magnetism"

Darrell G. Schlom
Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Cornell University, USA
"Applying Chemistry to Make Today’s Best Tunable Millimeter Wave Dielectric even Better"

Mamoru Senna
Faculty of Science and Technology, Keio University, Yokohama, Japan
"Solid-state oxygen abstraction from stable oxides for energy storage materials"

Richard W. Siegel
Materials Science and Engineering Department, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY, USA
"Ultimate Atom Resolution"

Robert Sinclair
Stanford University, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, CA, USA
"An Update on Advanced Electron Microscopy for Cancer Nanotechnology Research"

Yuriy Solonin
Institute for Problems of Materials Sciences National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine
"Fundamental aspects of the use of metal hydrides in hydrogen energy and chemical current sources"

Danilo Suvorov
Institute Jozef Stefan, Ljubljana, Slovenia
"Solid-state synthesis of lead-free (K/Na)0.5Bi0.5TiO3 piezoceramics: peculiarities and their influence on the electrical properties"

Vladimir Torchilin
Northeastern University, Boston, MA, USA
"Recent developments in combination nanopreparations against cancer"

Knut W. Urban
Peter Gruenberg Institute, Juelich, Germany
"Ultra-High Resolution Study by Aberration-Corrected TEM of Pyrochlore BZN Supplying Information on Displacive Atom-Site Disorder"

Vuk Uskoković   orcid 24x24
University of Illinois at Chicago, USA
"Ceramic Nanoparticles for Advanced Biomedical Applications: From Bone to Brain"

Thomas J. Webster
Department Chemical Engineering; Northeastern University
"The future of medicine: Implantable nanosensors"

Ehrenfried Zschech 
Fraunhofer Institute for Ceramic Technologies and Systems IKTS; Dresden Fraunhofer Cluster Nanoanalysis; Federation of European Materials Societies FEMS
"High-resolution 3D crack visualization in multi-component materials and structures during mechanical loading – A novel application of X-ray microscopy"

Invited Diamond Sponsor Lecture
Anil Yalcin

Thermo Fisher Scientific, Eindhoven, Netherlands
"Sub 30 meV in a monochromated Themis Z"


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