Antonio Agresti (Università degli Studi di Roma “Tor Vergata”, Italy)
Invited Speaker
Antonio Agresti is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Electronic Engineering at the University of Rome Tor Vergata since 2019. His research activity mainly involves the design, engineering, fabrication, and electrical/spectroscopic characterization of hybrid and organic solar cells, and the use of graphene and transition metal dichalcogenides and emerging two-dimensional materials such as MXenes for perovskite solar cells, tandem devices, large-area modules, and panels. He has authored/coauthored more than 50 publications and has participated as an invited speaker to several conferences in the renewable energy field. He is currently the deputy leader of Horizon 2020 Spearhead 5—Graphene Core 3 project
Sanna Arpiainen (VTT, Finland)
Invited Speaker
Dr. Sanna Arpiainen a principal scientist and team leader at VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd. She coordinates the graphene and 2D materials research and related commercial offering at VTT, where the special focus is in the industrialization of the CVD graphene device manufacturing and CMOS integration for biosensing and photonics. Her background is in material science, optical MEMS, photonics integration and nanotechnology. She is the PI of several national and international research projects on graphene sensors, photonics and integration, and chaired the Graphene Week 2019 in Helsinki, Finland.
Kyung-Eun Byun (Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology, South Korea)
Plenary Speaker
Kyung-Eun Byun is leading the 2D Materials project at the Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology (SAIT). Dr. Byun obtained her PhD in Physics and Astronomy from Seoul national university in 2011, and joined Graphene group in SAIT. She is an expert in 2D material analysis for the industrial applications. She has been mainly working on using graphene as interconnect and contact components in conventional Si devices. ‘2D Materials’ project in SAIT is conducting fundamental and applied research about graphene & other 2D materials (transition metal dichalcogenides, hexagonal boron nitride). SAIT has focused on improving the performance of conventional Si devices using graphene/2D as a component materials.
Saptarshi Das (PennState, USA)
Keynote Speaker
Dr. Das received his B.Eng. degree (2007) in Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering from Jadavpur University, India, and Ph.D. degree (2013) in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Purdue University. He was a Postdoctoral Research Scholar (2013-2015) and Assistant Research Scientist (2015-2016) at Argonne National Laboratory (ANL). Dr. Das joined the Department of Engineering Science and Mechanics (ESM) at Penn State University in January 2016, where he is an Associate Professor now. Dr. Das was the recipient of Young Investigator Award from United States Air Force Office of Scientific Research in 2017 and National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER award in 2021. Das Research Group at Penn State leads a new multidisciplinary area of science, namely biomimetic sensing, neuromorphic computing, and hardware security inspired by natural designs found in the animal world that allow evolutionary success in resource-constrained environments.
Alexandre de Toledo Corrêa (Gerdau Graphene, Brazil)
Invited Speaker
Alexandre Corrêa joined Gerdau in 2020 with the mission of scaling the company’s first advanced material spinoff, Gerdau Graphene, a nanotech company focused on graphene application development. With annual revenues exceeding $20 billion, Gerdau is the largest producer of steel in the Americas and employs more than 30,000. Alexandre is responsible for identifying suitable target markets and applications for graphene; implementing and managing the company’s go-to-market and product development strategies; and overseeing worldwide partnerships, sales, and operations. Prior to Gerdau, Alexandre led the Fluff Business Unit at Suzano between 2015 and 2020, during which he opened the global hygiene market to the first short-fiber fluff pulp, which is used in a variety of absorbent products, fabrics, and more. During his tenure he oversaw production and sales for many of the largest global hygiene manufacturers in Asia, USA, Europe, and Latin America. He previously served as COO of Lacoste, where he was a member of the brand’s Brazilian Board, and had an 8-year tenure at Unilever in both marketing and supply chain management during which he was a member of the Personal Care Category Board. Throughout his career, Alexandre has managed commercial and operational roles in both large and small organizations operating nationally and globally. Alexandre is passionate about the development of new business — particularly cultivating healthy global marketplaces for new materials and their applications — and leverages his operational and marketing expertise in industry and retail to translate evolving consumer demands into new products and services. He is adept at evaluating innovation projects and identifying pathways to revenue, value chain, and source of future growth.lexandre received degrees in electrical engineering and financial management from the University of São Paulo and an MBA from Fundação Dom Cabral, the 6th best business school in the world according to the Financial Times. He lives in São Paulo, Brazil.
Lucia Gemma Delogu (University of Padua, Italy)
Invited Speaker
Dr. Lucia Gemma Delogu is currently leading the ImmuneNano-lab ( at the University of Padua, Italy, and she is visiting Professor at New York University Abu Dhabi. She worked at the University of Southern California, Los Angeles and the University of Sassari, Italy. Dr. Delogu has been appointed as Senior Visiting Professor under the “Program Excellence in Science” at Technische Universitat Dresden, Germany. In 2011, she was selected as one of the “200 Best Young Talents of Italy” by the Italian Ministry of Youth. She has received several awards, including the Marie S. Curie Individual Fellow under Horizon 2020 by the European Commission. Beyond various National Italian Grants, she has been the Scientific Coordinator of two multidisciplinary European Projects on nanomedicine involving ten leading Institutions in EU and extra EU Countries including China, USA and Qatar. Since 2020, Dr. Delogu is in charge of the Italian chapter and a member of the road map working group of the Advanced Material Global Pandemic & Future Preparedness Taskforce (AMPT) Her work as the leading author has appeared in major academic journals, including Nature Communications, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Nano Today, ACS Nano, and Small. Cumulatively, her studies contribute to immunology, nanotechnology, space biology, and material science.
Milan E. Delor (Columbia University, USA)
Invited Speaker
Milan Delor is Assistant Professor of Chemistry at Columbia University. His research focuses on imaging and coherent control of energy flow and quasiparticle interactions in emerging materials.
Klaus Ensslin (ETH zurich, Switzerland)
Keynote Speaker
Klaus Ensslin has been Professor of Solid-​State Physics at ETH Zurich since October 1995. Klaus Ensslin studied physics at the University of Munich and at ETH Zurich. After completing his doctoral dissertation at the Max Planck Institute in Stuttgart, he was a postdoc at the University of California in Santa Barbara, USA. From April 1991 until September 1995 he worked at the University of Munich. His habilitation thesis was awarded a prize from the University of Munich. In 1995 he received the Gerhard Hess prize of the German Science Foundation promoting outstanding young researchers. In 2020 her received the Edison Volta Prize of the European Physical Society. The primary research interest of Klaus Ensslin lies in the physics of mesoscopic systems. The electronic properties of novel semiconductor nanostructures are investigated using material control down to the atomic scale. One important goal is the ever increasing control and improved understanding of the quantum properties of electrons in nanostructures.
Yury Gogotsi (Drexel University, USA)
Keynote Speaker
Yury Georgievich Gogotsi is a leading Ukrainian scientist in the field of material chemistry, professor at Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA since the year 2000 in the fields of Materials Science and Engineering and Nanotechnology. Distinguished University and Trustee Chair professor of materials science at Drexel University — founder and director of the A.J. Drexel Nanotechnology Institute (since 2014 - A.J. Drexel Nanomaterials Institute)
Deep Jariwala (University of Pennsylvania, USA)
Keynote Speaker
Deep grew up in Mumbai, India and received his undergraduate degree from the Indian Institute of Technology in 2010 and went on to pursue his Ph.D. from Northwestern University. Deep made contributions to the study of charge transport and electronic applications of two-dimensional (2D) semiconductors and pioneering the study of gate-tunable, mixed-dimensional, van der Waals heterostructures at Northwestern. After finishing his Ph.D. in August 2015, Deep joined Caltech as a Resnick Prize Postdoctoral Fellow with the goal of investigating strategies for enhancing light-matter interactions in 2D systems for efficient, ultra-thin, opto-electronic devices. Deep’s research lies at the intersection of solid-state opto-electronics and emerging low-dimensional materials. Specifically, he combines new techniques to assemble, grow and integrate nanostructured materials, including molecular materials with state-of-the-art nano-fabrication methods to create novel electronic and photonic devices. He uses spatially and spectrally resolved current and photon spectroscopy as well as scanning probe techniques to understand charge and energy transport mechanisms across atomically-abrupt and hybrid interfaces which lie at the core of modern semiconductor opto-electronics.
Jeehwan Kim (MIT, USA)
Keynote Speaker
Prof. Jeehwan Kim's group at MIT focuses on innovations in nanotechnology for next generation computing and electronics. Prof. Kim joined MIT in September 2015. Before joining MIT, he was a Research Staff Member at IBM T.J. Watson Research Center in Yorktown Heights, NY since 2008 right after his Ph.D. He worked on next generation CMOS and energy materials/devices at IBM. Prof. Kim is a recipient of 20 IBM high value invention achievement awards. In 2012, he was appointed a “Master Inventor” of IBM in recognition of his active intellectual property generation and commercialization of his research. After joining MIT, he continuously worked nanotechnology for advanced electronics/photonics. As its recognition, he received LAM Research foundation Award, IBM Faculty Award, DARPA Young Faculty Award, and DARPA Director’s Fellowship. He is an inventor of > 200 issued/pending US patents and an author of > 50 articles in peer-reviewed journals. He currently serves as Associate Editor of Science Advances, AAAS. He received his B.S. from Hongik University, his M.S. from Seoul National University, and his Ph.D. from UCLA, all of them in Materials Science.
Mario Lanza (KAUST, Saudi Arabia)
Keynote Speaker
Mario Lanza is an Associate Professor of Materials Science and Engineering at the King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), in Saudi Arabia since October 2020. Dr. Lanza got his PhD in Electronic Engineering with honors in 2010 at Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona. During the PhD he was a visiting scholar at The University of Manchester (UK) and Infineon Technologies (Germany). In 2010-2011 he was NSFC postdoc at Peking University, and in 2012-2013 he was Marie Curie postdoc at Stanford University. On October 2013 he joined Soochow University as Associate Professor, and in March 2017 he was promoted to Full Professor. Prof. Lanza has published over 120 research papers, including Science, Nature Electronics, Nature Chemistry, and IEDM, edited a book for Wiley-VCH, and registered four patents (one of them granted with 5.6 Million CNY). Prof. Lanza has received the 2017 Young Investigator Award from Microelectronic Engineering (Elsevier), and the 2015 Young 1000 Talent award (among others), and in 2019 he was appointed as Distinguished Lecturer of the Electron Devices Society (IEEE-EDS). Prof. Lanza is Associate Editor of Scientific Reports (Nature) and Microelectronic Engineering (Elsevier), and serves in the board of many others, like Advanced Electronic Materials (Wiley-VCH), Nanotechnology and Nano Futures (IOP). He is also an active member of the technical committee of several world-class international conferences, including IEEE-IEDM, IEEE-IRPS, IEEE-IPFA and APS. Prof. Lanza leads a research group formed by 10-15 PhD students and postdocs, and they investigate how to improve electronic devices using 2D materials, with special emphasis on two-dimensional (layered) dielectrics and memristors for non-volatile digital information storage and artificial intelligence computing systems.
Jia Li (Brown University, USA)
Keynote Speaker
Professor Li is a condensed matter experimental physicist specializing in low dimensional electronic systems. His research focuses on emergent quantum phenomena in 2D materials and its van der Waals structures. He received his PhD in physics from Northwestern University and was a post doctoral researcher at Columbia University. He joined the department in January 2019.
Xufan Li (Honda Research institute USA Inc., USA)
Invited Speaker
Xufan Li is a Senior Scientist at Honda R&D Americas based in Torrance, California. Previously, Xufan was a Postdoc Associate at Oak Ridge National Laboratory.
Klaus Müllen (Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research, Germany)
Keynote Speaker
Klaus Müllen was director at the Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research and is continuing research at the universities of Heidelberg and Cologne. His broad research interests range from new polymer-forming reactions, to the chemistry and physics of single molecules as well as graphenes, dendrimers and biosynthetic hybrids. He published more than 2000 papers. He received many awards, honorary doctorates and honorary professorships and he is member of national and international academies. From 2008-2009 he served as president of the German Chemical Society (GDCh). In 2013-2014 he was president of the German Association for the Advancement of Science and Medicine. In 2010 he won an ERC Advanced Grant for his work on nanographenes. He was associate editor of the Journal of the American Chemical Society.
Carl H. Naylor (Intel Corporation, USA)
Keynote Speaker
Marcos A. Pimenta (UFMG, Brazil)
Keynote Speaker
Marcos A. Pimenta was born on April 11, 1958, in Belo Horizonte, Brazil. He received his master degree in physics from the UFMG (Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais), in Belo Horizonte. The subject of his master thesis was the study of incommensurate phase transitions using EPR (electron paramagnetic resonance) and the advisors were Profs. Ramayana Gazzinelli and Alaor S. Chaves. In 1985, he went to Orléans, France, and in 1987 he received his PhD in Physics from the University of Orléans. In his PhD thesis, he worked with incommensurate and superionic phase transitions, using infrared reflectivity and Brillouin scattering, and his PhD advisor was Prof. François Gervais. He became associate professor at the Department of Physics of UFMG in 1989, and few years later he implemented a laboratory of micro-Raman spectroscopy. In 1997-1998, he spent one sabbatical year in the group of Prof. Mildred Dresselhaus at MIT, where he made important contributions to the study of Raman spectroscopy of carbon nanotubes. He was co-director of the Millenium Institute of Nanosciences, of the Ministry of Science and Technology (Brazil) from 2002 to 2005 and he is today a full professor of physics at UFMG. He has already advised many thesis and published more than 120 papers, including 9 in Physical Review Letters and 36 in Physical Review B
Maurizio Prato (University of Trieste, Italy)
Keynote Speaker
Prof. Maurizio Prato has made numerous significant scientific contributions to the field of Organic Chemistry applied to Nanosciences by enabling innovative, controlled and reproducible ways to make intractable materials, such as carbon nanotubes and graphene, useful materials for sensing, catalysis, drug delivery, as well as in neurosciences and energy-relevant technologies. Has published more than 600 papers on international peer reviewed Journals, with a total of around 40,000 citations and an h-index of 97. Has been invited to more than 200 conferences and workshops in the last 10-15 years as a plenary or keynote speaker, and has given more than 50 invited talks in Universities or research centers all around the world.
Joan M. Redwing (The Pennsylvania State University, USA)
Keynote Speaker
Joan M. Redwing received her B.S. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Pittsburgh and her Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. After receiving her Ph.D., she was employed as a research engineer at Advanced Technology Materials, Inc. where she worked on the development of group III-nitride materials and devices. Dr. Redwing joined the faculty of the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Penn State University in 2000. She holds an adjunct appointment in the Department of Electrical Engineering and is a member of the Materials Research Institute. She currently serves as Director of the 2D Crystal Consortium (2DCC), an NSF-funded Materials Innovation Platform national user facility. Dr. Redwing’s research interests are in the general area of electronic materials synthesis and characterization with a specific emphasis on semiconductor thin film, nanowire and 2D materials synthesis by metalorganic chemical vapor deposition. She currently serves as vice president of the American Association for Crystal Growth, is an associate editor for the Journal of Crystal Growth and is the North American regional editor for the journal 2D materials. She is a fellow of APS, MRS and AAAS and was a Fulbright Scholar to Sweden in 2016. She is a co-author on over 300 publications in refereed journals and holds 8 U.S. patents.
Joshua A. Robinson (Pennsylvania State University, USA)
Keynote Speaker
Dr. Robinson obtained his B.S. degree in Physics with minors in Chemistry and Mathematics from Towson University in 2001. He received his doctorate degree from The Pennsylvania State University in Materials Science and Engineering in 2005, and in 2012 returned to the Penn State Materials Science and Engineering Department as an Assistant Professor. In 2013, he co-founded the Center for Two-Dimensional and Layered Materials, and currently serves as Associate Director of the Center. In July 2015, he became Co-Director of the NSF I/UCRC Center for Atomically Thin Multifunctional Coatings (ATOMIC), and in 2016, he became the Director of User Programs for the NSF-funded 2D Crystal Consortium. He has authored or co-authored over 200 peer reviewed journal publications, and is the recipient of more than a dozen awards and honors, including the NSF CAREER (2015) and most recently the Penn State Faculty Scholar Medal for Engineering (2021).
Peter J. Schuck (Columbia University, USA)
Keynote Speaker
Schuck was a postdoctoral student at Stanford University and a senior scientist at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. He received his PhD in 2003 from Yale University and his BA in 1997 from UC Berkeley.
Arend van der Zande (University of Illinois, USA)
Keynote Speaker
Arend M. van der Zande is an Associate Professor in Mechanical Engineering at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. His expertise is on engineering novel nanosystems from nanomaterial building blocks. He is team lead on the Illinois Material Research Science and Engineering Center, exploring active interfaces in highly deformable nanomaterials. Recently, he was awarded the 2022 SES Young Investigator Medal, the NSF CAREER award, and was on the Clarivate Analytics list of the world’s most influential researchers in 2018-2021. He earned a Ph.D. in Physics from Cornell University in 2011 and a B.S in Physics and Mathematics from University of California, Santa Cruz in 2003. He then became a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Mechanical Engineering and the Energy Frontier Research Center at Columbia University. He has published 60+ papers with >21,000 citations in journals including Nature, Science, Nature Materials, Advanced Materials, and Nano Letters
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