4th Edition of World Nanotechnology Conference

April 25-27, 2022

April 25 -27, 2022 | Las Vegas, USA

2019 Speakers

Speaker at World Nanotechnology Conference 2019 - Thomas Mensah
Keynote Presentation
Thomas Mensah, Georgia Aerospace Systems, United States

Commercializing Nanotechnology in the 21st century is a major challenge for Industry, Academia, and National laboratories in many countries. Billions of dollars have been invested by many advanced countries because of the expected Trillions of Dollars that such commercializa [....] » Read More

Speaker at World Nanotechnology Conference 2019 - Maria Luisa Di Vona
Keynote Presentation
Maria Luisa Di Vona, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Italy

Main challenges for ion exchange membranes (IEM) are stability and durability. Various strategies have been developed to increase the IEM performances. Among them hybrid organic-inorganic materials show many interesting features: they have the ability to combine the functionality [....] » Read More

Speaker at World Nanotechnology Conference 2019 - Bogdan Kuchta
Keynote Presentation
Bogdan Kuchta, Aix-Marseille University, France

We discuss the mechanism of the structural transformations of gas adsorbed in microporous crystalline solids. We show that it is possible to induce structural transformations in a confined system by simply varying the number of molecules adsorbed in the pore. We found that the me [....] » Read More

Speaker at World Nanotechnology Conference 2019 - Philippe Knauth
Keynote Presentation
Philippe Knauth, Aix Marseille University, France

Electrochemical synthesis is a powerful tool for the preparation of conformal, thin solid electrolyte membranes directly on the electrodes, particularly with complex shapes, such as nanotubes, nanowires etc. Such separators should present the highest possible conductivity by the [....] » Read More

Speaker at World Nanotechnology Conference 2019 - Julia Xiaojun Zhao
Oral Presentation
Julia Xiaojun Zhao, University of North Dakota, United States

We have developed a few new graphene-based nanomaterials, including graphene-based fluorescent quantum dots, reduced graphene oxide (RGO)/metal (oxide) (e.g. RGO/Au, RGO/Cu2O, and RGO/Ag) nanocomposties, graphene-silica core-shell nanostructures, and 3-D graphene scaffold. I [....] » Read More

Speaker at World Nanotechnology Conference 2019 - Mohammed Amer
Oral Presentation
Mohammed Amer, University of California, United States

Low dimensional materials have been under extensive investigations due to their exceptional electrical, mechanical, thermal, and optical properties at the nanoscale. Scientist and engineers have focused their attention on Graphene and related materials in the past few years. Howe [....] » Read More

Speaker at World Nanotechnology Conference 2019 - Przemyslaw Kowalik
Oral Presentation
Przemyslaw Kowalik, Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland

The main goal of our research was to design, synthesize and characterize the multifunctional nanosystems with a wide potentials for functionalization. We aimed on two kind of materials: the up-converting nanoparticles (UCNPs) of yttrium sodium fluorides and the superparamagnetic [....] » Read More

Speaker at World Nanotechnology Conference 2019 - Anna Pajor-Swierzy
Oral Presentation
Anna Pajor-Swierzy, Jerzy Haber Institute of Catalysis and Surface Chemistry Polish Academy of Science, Poland

Conductive inks based on nickel nanoparticles (NPs) have attracted much attention as a low-cost replacement for the currently used silver and gold NPs for fabrication of printed electronic circuits and devices. The nickel NPs as a component of conductive inks should be stable aga [....] » Read More

Speaker at World Nanotechnology Conference 2019 - Jose Higino Correia
Oral Presentation
Jose Higino Correia, University of Minho, Portugal

Optogenetics is a relatively new technology to achieve cell-type specific neuromodulation with millisecond-scale temporal precision. Optogenetic tools are being developed to address neuroscience challenges, and to improve knowledge of the brain networks with the ultimate aim of c [....] » Read More

Speaker at World Nanotechnology Conference 2019 - Ivan Stich
Oral Presentation
Ivan Stich, Slovak Academy of Sciences, Slovenia

We show that charge states of adsorbed oxygen adatoms on rutile TiO2(110)-1×1 surface can be measured and deliberately manipulated by a combination of noncontact atomic force microscopy and Kelvin probe force microscopy at 78 K in ultrahigh vacuum and interpreted by extensi [....] » Read More

Speaker at World Nanotechnology Conference 2019 - Sohini Chakraborty
Oral Presentation
Sohini Chakraborty, Stella Maris College, India

The potentially useful structure of Carbon nanotubes provides the advantage of allowing easy ion diffusion when introduced into a composite polymer matrix. A composite polymer matrix has been formulated with Poly(styrenemaleic  anhydride) that has been functionalized with a [....] » Read More

Speaker at World Nanotechnology Conference 2019 - Sara Sheikhlary
Oral Presentation
Sara Sheikhlary, Kharazmi University, Iran (Islamic Republic of)

Alzheimer's disease affects more than 35 million people worldwide, and this number is presumed to double by the year 2050. To date, various methods have been used for probable treatment of Alzheimer’s Disease; ranging from different drugs including Dopenzil and Hydrochl [....] » Read More

Speaker at World Nanotechnology Conference 2019 - Remya Simon
Oral Presentation
Remya Simon, Stella Maris College, India

Styrene-maleic anhydride (SMA) is widely used for electrochemical and biological applications because of its high heat resistance and dimensional stability along with good specific reactivity of the anhydride groups. In order to achieve highly stable cycling performance and high [....] » Read More

Speaker at World Nanotechnology Conference 2019 - Henrique E. Toma
Oral Presentation
Henrique E. Toma, Institute Of Chemstry – University Of Sao Paulo, Brazil

Humanity is strongly dependent upon strategic elements, such as copper, nickel, cobalt, the noble metals and the rare earths, but the conventional mining processes are raising serious concerns because of the pollution and damage imparted to the environment. In this sense, a new p [....] » Read More

Speaker at World Nanotechnology Conference 2019 - Manjunatha C
Oral Presentation
Manjunatha C, R.V. College of Engineering, India

Mercury is a specific concern worldwide because of its high toxicity. Exposure to mercury, even at very low concentrations, induces digestive, brain, kidney and endocrine system diseases, and it especially causes neurological diseases. Therefore, there is an urgent need for devel [....] » Read More

Speaker at World Nanotechnology Conference 2019 - Zhengjun Zhang
Oral Presentation
Zhengjun Zhang, Tsinghua University, China

Ag nanorods coated with an ultrathin HfO2 shell ([email protected]) were prepared for the synthesis of a versatile, robust, and easily recyclable surface-enhanced Raman scattering (SERS) substrate. This substrate maximizes the high melting point of HfO2 shell and thus ensures [....] » Read More

Speaker at World Nanotechnology Conference 2019 - Maxim Ryzhii
Oral Presentation
Maxim Ryzhii, University of Aizu, Japan

The gapless energy spectrum and high carrier mobility in graphene (G) the flexibility of the energy spectrum in few-layer black phosphorus, i.e., phosphorene (P), the impressive advances in their technology present a new opportunity for developing different new devices on the bas [....] » Read More

Speaker at World Nanotechnology Conference 2019 - Christoph Alexiou
Oral Presentation
Christoph Alexiou, University Hospital Erlangen, Germany

Nanoscience has now matured and has been transitioned from bench science to applied technology; superparamagnetic iron oxide nanoparticles (SPIONs) are widely used in various scientific fields, not only on commercial scale but their wide use in biomedical science are more signifi [....] » Read More

Speaker at World Nanotechnology Conference 2019 - Mahmoud Khodari Maeila Hamed
Keynote Presentation
Mahmoud Khodari Maeila Hamed, South Valley University, Egypt

Recently Nano-materials were applied   in different  fields as  chemistry, medicine and agriculture. the present work aimed to indicate the   applications of Nano-materials in the voltammetric determination of some compounds also in the removal of po [....] » Read More

Speaker at World Nanotechnology Conference 2019 - Enge Wang
Keynote Presentation
Enge Wang, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China

Despite water being a ubiquitous substance, it is surprising that some basic questions are still debated. Here using a combination of experimental (cryogenic STM/AFM) and theoretical (first-principle electronic structures and molecular dynamics) methods, we systematically studied [....] » Read More

Speaker at World Nanotechnology Conference 2019 - Chen Wang
Keynote Presentation
Chen Wang, National Center for Nanoscience and Technology, China

This contribution reflects the views on the nanoscience and nanotechnology motivated by societal needs. The grand challenges facing the diverse population provide profound obligations and opportunities for scientists, engineers, technicians, entrepreneurs to join the intellectual [....] » Read More

Speaker at World Nanotechnology Conference 2019 - Bozena Sikora
Oral Presentation
Bozena Sikora, Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland

NIR-active up-conversion nano-phosphors (UCNPs) based on rare earth ions doped hexagonal β-NaYF4 nanoparticles are of particular interest since they offer the highest quantum yield of up-conversion luminescence.  Thus, appropriately functionalized β-NaYF4  [....] » Read More

Speaker at World Nanotechnology Conference 2019 - Muhammad Waseem
Oral Presentation
Muhammad Waseem, COMSATS University, Pakistan

For biomedical applications, magnetic nanoparticles need to be coated with materials which should be inert, biocompatible and nontoxic to the body. The coated magnetite could be a better applicant for drug delivery, cancer treatment and MRI. In present study, magnetite nanopartic [....] » Read More

Speaker at World Nanotechnology Conference 2019 - Hedieh Ghourchian
Oral Presentation
Hedieh Ghourchian, Islamic Azad University, Iran (Islamic Republic of)

Noscapine is an antispasmodic alkaloid used as antitussive and anti-cough obtained from plants about Papaveraceae family. This benzylisoquinoline alkaloid and its synthetic subsidiaries, called noscapinoids are being assessed for their anticancer potential. The present research a [....] » Read More

Speaker at World Nanotechnology Conference 2019 - Mohsin Ali Raza
Oral Presentation
Mohsin Ali Raza, University of the Punjab, Pakistan

Glass fiber/unsaturated polyester (GF/UPE) composites have widespread utilization in the field of construction, aerospace and automobile industries due to their light weight, high strength and chemical/weather resistance. This work aims to study the effect of graphene oxide (GO) [....] » Read More

Speaker at World Nanotechnology Conference 2019 - Jose Anzaldo Hernandez
Oral Presentation
Jose Anzaldo Hernandez, Universidad de Guadalajara, Mexico

This work studied the obtaintion of a functionalized carbon in a single stage using green leaves of Agave Tequilana Weber var. blue by hydrothermal carbonization (HTC) and a chemical activation with sulfurous acid. The variables studied were the treatment time (8, 16, 24 h) and t [....] » Read More

Speaker at World Nanotechnology Conference 2019 - Olugbenga Falode
Oral Presentation
Olugbenga Falode, University of Ibadan, Nigeria

A common challenge to operators in both offshore and onshore oil fields globally is continuous decline in production as these fields reach their maturity stages. This has elicited efforts to exploiting the unconventional reservoirs, and delving into unexplored deep and ultra-deep [....] » Read More

Speaker at World Nanotechnology Conference 2019 - Rokas Zalneravicius
Oral Presentation
Rokas Zalneravicius, Center for physical sciences and technology, Lithuania

Over the years, natural and chemically synthesized antibiotics have been used to control infections resulting from community environments. Currently, there is a growing demand for the synthesis of nanomaterials that would replace widely applied antibiotics due to their antimicrob [....] » Read More

Speaker at World Nanotechnology Conference 2019 - Dhananjay R. Mishra
Oral Presentation
Dhananjay R. Mishra, Jaypee University of Engineering & Technology, India

Demand for potable water increasing day by day due to population growth and industrialization. Water is an essential commodity on the earth surface for the survival of human being we cannot imagine our present on this planet in absence of water, so preservation, re-utilization, a [....] » Read More

Speaker at World Nanotechnology Conference 2019 - Ashoka Siddaramanna
Oral Presentation
Ashoka Siddaramanna, Dayananda Sagar University, India

The search of cost-effective, high-performance and long term stable catalyst for the water splitting reaction is gained a significant importance in utilizing renewable energy for futuristic applications very effectively. The objective of the current study is to investigate NiCo2O [....] » Read More

Speaker at World Nanotechnology Conference 2019 - Adam Januszko
Oral Presentation
Adam Januszko, General Tadeusz Kosciuszko Military University of Land Forces, Poland

The properties and application of various carbon nanomaterials such as fullerenes, carbon nanotubes, and graphene are strongly dependent on their atomic structures and interactions with other materials. In our work we are wide investigated all of the carbon nanomaterials for dual [....] » Read More

Speaker at World Nanotechnology Conference 2019 - Hatem Abushammala
Oral Presentation
Hatem Abushammala, Fraunhofer Institute for Wood Research, Germany

Conductive organic materials are the subject of a significantly growing research area. They have a great potential for many applications such as energy solutions, electronics, medicine, pharmacy, environmental monitoring, and many others. Due to their biodegradability, bio-based [....] » Read More

Speaker at World Nanotechnology Conference 2019 - Heba S. Hamed
Oral Presentation
Heba S. Hamed, Ain shams University, Egypt

This study was designed to prepare and characterize enzymatic modified chitosan nanoparticles (CSNPs) with gallic acid (GA) or octyl gallate (OG) in  average size around 90 nm , with positive charge and high scavenging activity especially GA-CSNPs and to evaluate their prote [....] » Read More

Speaker at World Nanotechnology Conference 2019 - Zhipeng Xie
Oral Presentation
Zhipeng Xie, Tsinghua University, China

The actual strength of ceramics is much lower than their theoretical value due to considerable flaws appearing during powder consolidation. A straightforward approach to improve their fracture strength is to minimize the quantity and size of flaws within ceramics. Here, we report [....] » Read More

Speaker at World Nanotechnology Conference 2019 - Chang-An Wang
Oral Presentation
Chang-An Wang, Tsinghua University, China

Solid electrolytes are the key materials to solve the safety problem of lithium metal batteries and all-solid-state lithium batteries. They can reduce the side reaction and prevent lithium dendritic breaking through electrolytes, and therefore, improve the cycling stability and s [....] » Read More

Speaker at World Nanotechnology Conference 2019 - Ivan Vakarelski
Oral Presentation
Ivan Vakarelski, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia

In this presentation I will highlight recent developments on the use of nanoparticles based superhydrophobic coating for the reduction of drag and related energy saving on solid objects moving in water. Superhydrophobic textured coating are deposited on metallic spheres using a c [....] » Read More

Speaker at World Nanotechnology Conference 2019 - Ashwag Mohammad Almaimouni
Oral Presentation
Ashwag Mohammad Almaimouni, King Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia

A photochemical activation method for a solution-processed multi-layer metal oxide semiconductors is proposed in this project for high performance thin film transistors (TFTs) applications. This ultra-fast, simple and cost effective annealing method utilizes ultraviolet light of [....] » Read More

Speaker at World Nanotechnology Conference 2019 - Jose Anzaldo Hernandez
Poster Presentation
Jose Anzaldo Hernandez, Universidad de Guadalajara, Mexico

This work studied the obtaintion of a functionalized carbon in a single stage using green leaves of Agave Tequilana Weber var. blue by hydrothermal carbonization (HTC) and a chemical activation with sulfurous acid. The variables studied were the treatment time (8, 16, 24 h) and t [....] » Read More

Speaker at World Nanotechnology Conference 2019 - Roberta Cagliani
Poster Presentation
Roberta Cagliani, University of Genova, Italy

Engineered nanomaterials are inspiring the interest of life scientists for potential applications to biomedicine. A wide variety of inorganic and organic materials can be used to produce nanostructures with different shapes, physical and chemical features. Among these structures, [....] » Read More

Speaker at World Nanotechnology Conference 2019 - Giovanni Cusimano
Poster Presentation
Giovanni Cusimano, Institute of Biomedicine and Molecular Immunology, Italy

A growing body of evidence shows that Insulin, Insulin Receptor (IR) and IR signaling are involved in brain cognitive functions and their dysfunction is implicated in Alzheimer’s disease (AD) degeneration. Thus, administration of insulin could be a strategy for AD treatment [....] » Read More

Speaker at World Nanotechnology Conference 2019 - Dawid Pakulski
Poster Presentation
Dawid Pakulski, Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznan, Poland

During the last decade, two-dimensional materials (2DMs) have gathered a great attention due to their unique chemical and physical properties which make them attractive platforms for diverse applications in sensing and uptake of heavy metal ions. Metal ions and organic dyes in th [....] » Read More

Speaker at World Nanotechnology Conference 2019 - Tomasz Tanski
Poster Presentation
Tomasz Tanski, Silesian University of Technology, Poland

The dye-sensitized solar cells (DSSC) shows interesting parameters, both due to the high achieved efficiency and the utilities property, among others the possibility of producing large-format flexible devices. DCCS cells can be considered as layered structures in which each layer [....] » Read More

Speaker at World Nanotechnology Conference 2019 - Karel Havlicek
Poster Presentation
Karel Havlicek, Technical University of Liberec, Czech Republic

Significant failure of membrane processes in wastewater treatment is biofouling. By modifying the membranes with silver nanoparticles, their antimicrobial and hydrophilic properties can be enhanced to increase the efficiency of the membrane process, i.e. the filter cycle will be [....] » Read More

Speaker at World Nanotechnology Conference 2019 - Magda Nechanicka
Poster Presentation
Magda Nechanicka, Technical University of Liberec, Czech Republic

Nanoscale Zero-Valent Iron (nZVI) has emerged as a promising remediation agent for in situ degradation of chlorinated solvents. Different approaches have been tested to enhance the properties of nZVI (reactivity, migration and stability) for environmental application. For the ass [....] » Read More

Speaker at World Nanotechnology Conference 2019 - Hedieh Ghourchian
Poster Presentation
Hedieh Ghourchian, Islamic Azad University, Iran (Islamic Republic of)

Noscapine is an antispasmodic alkaloid used as antitussive and anti-cough obtained from plants about Papaveraceae family. This benzylisoquinoline alkaloid and its synthetic subsidiaries, called noscapinoids are being assessed for their anticancer potential. The present research a [....] » Read More

Speaker at World Nanotechnology Conference 2019 - Jing Xu
Poster Presentation
Jing Xu, Electrical Engineering of Zhengzhou Univeristy, China

Lithium sulfide (Li2S) is one of the most promising cathode materials for the next-generation advanced Li-ion batteries because of its high theoretical capacity (1167 mA h g-1) and large energy density. However, Li2S suffers from poor rate performance and short cycle life due to [....] » Read More

Speaker at World Nanotechnology Conference 2019 - Hatim Machrafi
Poster Presentation
Hatim Machrafi, Universite libre de Bruxelles, Belgium

Water droplets containing carbon nanotubes (CNTs), SiO2 (silica) nanoparticles and mixtures of them, are deposited one drop after the other on a polycarbonate substrate. During evaporation of the droplets, the CNTs and silica nanoparticles go through a self-assembly process, [....] » Read More

Speaker at World Nanotechnology Conference 2019 - MayReda Mohamed
Poster Presentation
MayReda Mohamed, Ajman University, United Arab Emirates

In recent years, silver nanoparticles (AgNPs) have drawn a great attention globally because of their unique characteristics making them used in a wide of applications in many fields. Lately, researchers have focused on the green synthesis of AgNPs. This type of synthesis is consi [....] » Read More

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