Confirmed plenary speakers

Opening speech at the First plenary session – Laureate of the 2017 MRS-Serbia Award for a Lasting and Outstanding Contribution to Materials Science and Engineering

Velimir R. Radmilović, Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts; University of Belgrade, Faculty of Technology and Metallurgy, Nanotechnology and Functional Materials Center, Belgrade, Serbia
"Atomistic Phenomena in Engineering Materials"

Confirmed invited plenary speakers

Markus Antonietti, Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces, University of Potsdam, Germany
"Carbon nitrides as active semiconductors and supports for Artificial Photosynthesis and (Photo)Catalysis"

Michel Barsoum, Drexel University, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Philadelphia, PA, USA
From MAX to MXene - From 3D to 2D

David C .Bell, Center for Nanoscale Systems, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, USA
"Analysis of Next Generation Quantum Materials"

C. Jeffrey Brinker, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM, USA
“Efficient CRISPR delivery via plasmid DNA (or ribonucleoprotein, RNP) packaged in mesoporous silica nanoparticles through cationic vesicle fusion”

Fu-Rong Chen, National Tsing Hua University, Deptartment of Engineering and System Science, Hsin Chu, Taiwan
"From Low Dose In-Line Electron Holography to Atomic Resolution Tomography"

Rafal Dunin Borkowski, Institute for Microstructure Research; Ernst Ruska-Centre for Microscopy and Spectroscopy with Electrons, Peter Gruenberg Institute, Research Centre Juelich, Juelich, Germany
"Model-based reconstruction of magnetisation distributions in nanostructures from electron-optical phase images"

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

Aharon Gedanken, Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Exact Sciences, Bar-Ilan University, Ramat-Gan, Israel
““Anything You Can Do I Can Do Better” What can be done with Sonochemistry?"

Anne George, University of Illinois at Chicago, Dentistry, Chicago, IL, USA
"Bioinspired Biomaterials for Hard Tissue Repair and Regeneration"

Horst Hahn, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Institute of Nanotechnology, 76344 Eggeinstein-Leopoldshafen, Germany
"Design of materials properties by microstructure and external fields"

Wolfgang Jäger, Christian-Albrechts-University of Kiel, Institute of Materials Science, Kiel, Germany
"Atomic resolution TEM characterization of GaSb/GaInAs and GaSb/GaInP bond interfaces for high-efficiency solar cells"

Wayne D. Kaplan, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, Technion City, Haifa, Israel
"Solid-solid interface reconstruction at nominally incoherent interfaces: Ni-Al2O3 and Ni-YSZ"

Laurence Marks, Northwestern University, McCormick School of Engineering, Evanston, IL, USA
"Corrosion at the Nanoscale: the role of chloride"

Joachim Mayer, University of Aahen, Aachen, Germany
"Atomic Level Characterization of Novel Hardening Mechanisms in High-Mn-Steels"

Martha (Molly) McCartney, Arizona State University, Phoenix, AZ, USA
"Electron Holography of Nanoscale Electric and Magnetic Fields"

Eva Olsson, Chalmers University of Technology, Eva Olsson Group, Gothenburg, Sweden
"In Situ Advanced Electron Microscopy of Nanostructured Materials for Energy and Quantum Devices"

Xiaoqing Pan, University of California - Irvine, Irvine, California 92697, USA
"In-situ Microscopy with Atomic Resolution at Atmospheric Pressure"

Zoran Popovic, Institute of Physics, University of Belgrade, Serbia
"Nanomagnetism: Superparamagnetism in iron - doped CeO2-y nanocrystals"

Quentin M. Ramasse, SuperSTEM Laboratory, SciTech Daresbury Campus, Keckwick Lane Warrington, United Kingdom
"Pushing the Limits of Electron Energy Loss Spectroscopy for Materials Characterisation: from Phonons to Core Losses in Real and Momentum Spaces"

Clive A. Randall, Materials Research Institute, Center for Dielectrics & Piezoelectrics, Materials Science & Engineering, Penn State University, University Park, PA, USA
"Sucking the Heat Out of Ceramic Processing"

Peter Franc Rogl, Institute of Physical Chemistry, University of Vienna, Wien, Austria
"Half-Heusler Spinodal Thermoelectrics with high ZT"

Helder A. Santos, University of Helsinki, Finland
"Targeted nanomedicines for cancer, diabetes and cardiovascular diseases: why the size matters?"

Richard W. Siegel, Materials Science and Engineering Department, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY, USA
"Nanoparticles as Delivery Vehicles: Enabling Nanocomposites and Healthcare"

Robert Sinclair, Stanford University, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, CA, USA
"Assessing material reactions in the environmental transmission electron microscope (TEM)"

David Smith, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, USA
"Complex heterostructures investigated using aberration-corrected STEM"

Danilo Suvorov, Institute Jozef Stefan, Ljubljana, Slovenia
"Tailoring epitaxial oxide thin film on Si(001) using pulsed-laser deposition"

Vladimir Torchilin, Northeastern University, Boston, MA, USA
“Multifunctional nanocarriers for drug delivery in cancer therapy”

Knut W. Urban, Peter Gruenberg Institute, Juelich, Germany
"Atomic Resolution Imaging of Materials in the Chromatic and Spherical Aberration Corrected Transmission Electron Microscope"

Thomas J. Webster, Department Chemical Engineering; Northeastern University
"Two Decades of Commercializing Nanotechnology for Medical Devices"

Paul S.Weiss, California NanoSystems Institute, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
"Global Opportunities in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology"

Ehrenfried Zschech, Fraunhofer Institute for Ceramic Technologies and Systems IKTS; Dresden Fraunhofer Cluster Nanoanalysis; Federation of European Materials Societies FEMS
"Sub-100nm in-situ X-ray Tomography - Applications in Materials Science and Engineering"

Yimei Zhu, Brookhaven National Laboratory, USA
"Atomically Resolved Interfacial Coupling and Polarization of ABO3 Heterostructures"



Radoslav Adžić, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, NY, USA
"Platinum monolayer fuel cell electrocatalyst"

Marija Drndić, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
"2D Materials Nanosculpting and Bioelectronics Applications"

Gyula Eres, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, TN, USA
"Exploring Nanomaterials Synthesis on the Length Scale of Fundamental Building Blocks"

Endre Horváth, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
"Formation mechanism of photovoltaic perovskite nanowires"

Andraš Kiš, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
"2D dichalcogenide electronic materials and devices"

Dušan Lošić, University of Adelaide, SA, Australia
"Graphene research and development: opportunities and challenges"

Nenad Marković, Argonne National Laboratory, Lemont, IL, USA
"Energy and Fuels from Electrochemical Interfaces"

Davor Pavuna, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
"Optimization of Functionality in Advanced Quantum Materials"

Dragan Perović, University of Toronto, Dept. Mater. Sci. & Eng., ON, Canada
"Nanostructured Catalyst Engineering Towards Efficient Solar Fuel Production"

Aleksandra Radenović, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Laboratory of Nanoscale Biology, Lausanne, Switzerland
"Nanopores in 2D materials ‐ opportunities and challenges"

Tijana Rajh, Argonne National Laboratory, Lemont, IL, USA
"TiO2 Nanocomposites for Biomedical Applications"

Zlatko Sitar, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, USA
"On the frontiers of ultra-wide bandgap semiconductors"

Vojislav Stamenković, Argonne National Laboratory, Lemont, IL , USA
"Tailored Materials for Electrochemical Applications"

Vuk Uskoković, Chapman University, Orange, CA, USA
"Calcium phosphate as a key material for socially responsible tissue engineering"

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