Arts & Humanities
Prof. Dr. Btihaj Ajana
Affiliation: Department of Digital Humanities, King's College London, London, UK
Interests: digital culture; digital health; new media; museums and digital curation
Prof. Dr. Jamal Abedi
Affiliation: School of Education, University of California, One Shields Avenue, Davis, CA 95616-5270, USA
Interests: the assessment and accommodations for English language learners
Prof. Dr. Nikos Salingaros
Affiliation: Department of Mathematics, University of Texas at San Antonio, One UTSA Circle San Antonio, Texas 78249, USA
Interests: pattern languages; design complexity; architectural design; architectural theory; biophilia, fractals; urbanism; urban design; planning; neuroarchitecture; mathematics of architecture; adaptive architecture; resilience; social housing; architecture and religion
Prof. Robert G. Bednarik
Affiliation: International Federation of Rock Art Organizations (IFRAO), Melbourne, Australia
Interests: archaeology, cave art, rock art, palaeoart
Prof. Dr. Song-Chong Lee
Affiliation: Religious Studies Faculty, University of Findlay, 1000 N. Main St., Findlay, OH 45840, USA
Interests: Asian religion (Confucianism and Buddhism); Korean religion and philosophy; religious education; cosmopolitanism
Dr. Stuart Dunn
Affiliation: Department of Digital Humanities, King's College London, London, UK
Interests: digital geography; data visualisation; digital approaches to landscape archaeology
Biology & Life Sciences
Prof. Dr. Adrian Neagu
Affiliation: Department of Functional Sciences, Victor Babes University of Medicine and Pharmacy Timisoara, Piata Eftimie Murgu No. 2-4, 300041 Timisoara, Romania
Interests: biophysical theory and modeling; multicellular self-assembly; three-dimensional (3D) bioprinting; tissue engineering
Prof. Dr. Ana Marta Gonçalves
Affiliation: Marine and Environmental Sciences Centre, Faculty of Sciences and Technology, University of Coimbra, 3004-517 Coimbra, Portugal
Interests: fatty acids; proteins; amino acids; carbohydrates; fibres content; ecotoxicology; aquatic ecology; trophic webs; microplastics
Prof. Dr. Andrea De Montis
Affiliation: Department of Agricultural Sciences, viale Italia 39a, 07100 Sassari, Italy
Interests: strategic environmental assessment; landscape planning; network analysis
Prof. Dr. Antonella Prisco
Affiliation: Istituto di Genetica e Biofisica "Adriano Buzzati Traverso" (IGB), CNR, Naples, Italy
Interests: the regulation of the immune response: vaccine design; phage-based vaccines; virus-like-particle vaccines; protein vaccines; Alzheimer's Disease immunotherapy; induction of immune responses to self-antigens; correlates of vaccine efficacy; signaling in T cell development and activation; T cell receptor repertoire in coeliac disease; T cell receptor repertoire of antigen-specific T cell lines. modeling of biological phenomena: X chromosome inactivation; pairing of homologous chromosomes; chromatin organization
Prof. Dr. Beniamino T. Cenci-Goga
Affiliation: Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Università degli Studi di Perugia, 06123 Perugia, Italy
Interests: antibiotic resistance; dairy; antibiotics; bacteriology; microbial molecular biology; dairy science; animal production; molecular microbiology; PCR; applied microbiology; meat safety; food microbiology; veterinary medicine
Prof. Dr. Christopher R. Bryant
Affiliation: 1. Adjunct Professor, Department of Geography, University of Montreal, Quebec, Canada; 2. Adjunct Professor, School of Environmental Design and Rural Development, University of Guelph, Ontario, Canada
Interests: the adaptation of human activities to climatic change, especially agriculture; sustainable community development; rural development; land use planning; strategic management/planning of development including agriculture); community participation; the dynamics and planning of urban agriculture, including pioneer work on adaptation behavior under stressful conditions
Prof. Dr. Emanuela Marcenaro
Affiliation: Department of Experimental Medicine (DIMES), School of Medical and Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Genova, 16132 Genova, Italy
Interests: molecular biology; cell biology; immunology; innate immunity; immunity; flow cytometry; inflammation; immunology of infectious diseases; cell culture; cellular immunology
Dr. Fabrizio Araniti
Affiliation: Locality Feo di Vito, Department AGRARIA, University Mediterranea of Reggio Calabria, 89124 SNC, Reggio Calabria, Italy
Interests: allelopathy; secondary metabolites; essential oils; weed management; plant nutrition; metabolomics; mode of action; chemical interaction; bio-herbicides
Prof. Dr. Gerald F. Audette
Affiliation: Department of Chemistry and the Centre for Research on Biomolecular Interactions, York University, Toronto, ON M3J 1P3, Canada
Interests: protein structure & function; bacterial secretion systems; protein dynamics; protein engineering
Prof. Dr. Hossein Hosseinkhani
Affiliation: Innovation Center for Advanced Technology, Matrix, Inc., New York, NY 10001, USA
Interests: biomaterials; cancer nanotechnology; drug delivery; stem cells technology; Artificial Intelligence (AI); tissue engineering
Prof. Dr. Jean W. H. Yong
Affiliation: Department of Biosystems and Technology, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Alnarp, Sweden
Interests: phytohormones; photosynthesis; biostimulants; sustainable horticulture; mangroves
Prof. Dr. Milva Pepi
Affiliation: Department of Integrative Marine Ecology, Stazione Zoologica Anton Dohrn, Villa Comunale, 80121 Napoli, Italy
Interests: microbiology of coastal and lagoon areas; pathogenic microorganisms and public health; sustainability; bacteria of biogeochemical cycles; microbial metabolisms and valorization of agro-industrial substrates in circular economy contexts
Prof. Dr. Nikolaos Labrou
Affiliation: Laboratory of Enzyme Technology, Department of Biotechnology, Agricultural University of Athens, Gr-11855, Athens, Greece
Interests: enzyme biotechnology; molecular enzymology; enzyme engineering; therapeutic enzymes; protein downstream processing; enzyme biosensor; enzybiotics; algae biotechnology; cosmetics; structure-based drug design; immobilized enzymes; enzyme biotechnology; regulatory affairs; intellectual property.
Prof. Dr. Vsevolod V. Gurevich
Affiliation: Department of Pharmacology, Vanderbilt University
Interests: arrestins structure-function; G protein-coupled receptors; signal transduction; desensitization trafficking
Prof. Dr. Łukasz Stępień
Affiliation: Department of Plant-Pathogen Interaction, Institute of Plant Genetics, Polish Academy of Sciences, 60-479 Poznań, Poland
Interests: fungal genetics; Fusarium; molecular biology; mycotoxins; plant pathogens; secondary metabolism
Business & Economics
Prof. Dr. Michael McAleer
Affiliation: Department of Finance, College of Management, Asia University, Taichung 41354, Taiwan
Interests: economics, financial econometrics, quantitative finance, risk and financial management, econometrics, statistics, time series analysis, energy economics and finance, sustainability, environmental modelling, carbon emissions, climate change econometrics, forecasting, informatics, and data mining
Prof. Dr. Philip Hans Franses
Affiliation: Department of Econometrics, Erasmus School of Economics, Erasmus University Rotterdam, PO Box 1738 3000 DR, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Interests: economics; econometrics; statistics; time series analysis; forecasting, marketing research; marketing
Prof. Dr. Robert Taylor
Affiliation: Essex Business School, University of Essex, UK
Interests: time series econometrics; financial econometrics; non-stationary time series analysis
Prof. Dr. Tetsuji Yamada
Affiliation: Department of Economics, Rutgers University, the State University of New Jersey, Camden, NJ 08102, USA
Interests: health economics; economics of health behavior and health education; public health and health promotion; economics of social welfare and public policy; cost benefit/effective analysis; applied microeconomics; pharmaceutical economics
Chemistry & Materials Science
Prof. Dr. Agnieszka Ewa Wiącek
Affiliation: Maria-Curie Sklodowska Unversity, Department of Interfacial Phenomena, Faculty of Chemistry, Lublin, Poland
Interests: colloidal chemistry; dispersed systems; emulsion and suspension stability; dynamic light scattering; wettability; polymers and biopolymers; surfactants and biosurfactants; zeta potential; DLVO; green chemistry
Prof. Dr. Antonello Santini
Affiliation: Department of Pharmacy, University of Naples Federico II, Via D. Montesano 49, 80131 Naples, Italy
Interests: food chemistry; safety; food safety; nutraceuticals; nanonutraceuticals; recovery from byproducts of the food indystry; food contaminants; food supplements; contaminants; risk assesment; mycotoxins and secondary metabolites; chemistry and food education; food analysis; analytical chemistry; novel techniques for sustainable products; bioavailability; mechanism of action of nutraceuticals and nanonutraceuticals
Prof. Dr. Benjamín Solsona
Affiliation: Department of Chemical Engineering, ETSE, Universitat de València, Burjassot, 46100 Valencia, Spain
Interests: heterogeneous catalysis; selective oxidation reactions; dehydrogenation; environmental catalysis (catalytic VOCs removal); metal oxides; nanoparticles
Prof. Dr. Bimal Krishna Banik
Affiliation: Department of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, College of Sciences and Human Studies, Deanship of Research Development, Prince Mohammad Bin Fahd University, Al-Khobar, Saudi Arabia
Interests: organic synthesis; medicinal chemistry; green chemistry; catalysis and drug discovery
Prof. Dr. Carmine Capacchione
Affiliation: General and Inorganic Chemistry at Department of Chemistry and Biology "Adolfo Zambelli", University of Salerno, Salerno, Italy
Interests: polyolefins; polycarbonates; polyesters; carbon dioxide; bio-based polymers; homogeneous catalysis
Prof. Dr. Cesar Augusto Correia de Sequeira
Affiliation: Instituto Superior Técnico, Universidade de Lisboa, CeFEMA, Av. Rovisco Pais, 1, 1049-001, Lisboa, Portugal
Interests: electrochemical fundamentals and engineering; electrocatalysis; materials degradation
Prof. Dr. George Z. Kyzas
Affiliation: Department of Chemistry, International Hellenic University, Kavala 65404, Greece
Interests: wastewater treatment; polymers; decontamination; materials; sorption; nanobubbles; transportation phenomena
Prof. Dr. José S. Camara
Affiliation: CQM - Centro de Química da Madeira; Faculty of Exact Sciences and Engineering, Universidade da Madeira, 9000-082 Funchal, Portugal
Interests: foodomics; food bioactives; food safety and quality; metabolomics; OMICS platforms; cancer biomarkers; green extraction techniques; high resolution analytical techniques
Prof. Dr. Michael Kontominas
Affiliation: Department of Chemistry, University of Ioannina, 45500 Ioannina, GREECE
Interests: food chemistry; food analysis; analytical aspects of packaging and non thermal methods of food preservation, food authentication
Prof. Dr. Poul Erik Hansen
Affiliation: Departemnt of Science and Environment, Roskilde University, Roskilde, Denmark
Interests: nuclear magnetic resonance; hydrogen bonding; isotope effects; natural products; humic substances
Prof. Dr. Stefano Falcinelli
Affiliation: Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Perugia, 06125 Perugia, Italy
Interests: chemistry and materials technology; environmental chemistry
Prof. Dr. Theodoros Varzakas
Affiliation: Department of Food Science and Technology, University of Peloponnese, Antikalamos 24100, Kalamata, Greece
Interests: food technology; food engineering; food safety; food quality; extra virgin olive oil; mycotoxins
Prof. Dr. Victoria Samanidou
Affiliation: Department of Chemistry, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, 54124 Thessaloniki, Greece
Interests: analytical chemistry; sample preparation; separations; HPLC; extraction techniques
Prof. Dr. Young W. Park
Affiliation: College of Agriculture, Family Sciences and Technology, Fort Valley State University, Fort Valley, GA 31030, USA
Interests: dairy technology; dairy chemistry; dairy and food processing; food chemistry; food safety; food microbiology; nutrition; and goat milk; dairy goat products research and development; and quality evaluation
Computer Science & Mathematics
Prof. Dr. Ahmad Taher Azar
Affiliation: 1. Robotics and Internet-of-Things Lab (RIOTU), Prince Sultan University, Riyadh 11586, Saudi Arabia; 2. Faculty of Computers and Artificial Intelligence, Benha University, Benha 13518, Egypt
Interests: control theory and applications; robotics; process control; artificial intelligence; machine learning
Prof. Dr. Alfredo Cuzzocrea
Affiliation: DISPES Department, University of Calabria, ItalyVia P. Bucci, 1B, 87036 Rende, Italy
Interests: database; data mining; data warehousing; distributed computing; artificial intelligence
Prof. Dr. Andrew Adamatzky
Affiliation: Director of the Unconventional Computing Centre, UWE, Bristol BS16 1QY, UK
Interests: inspired robotics; emergent behavior; morphological computation; reaction-diffusion computing; cellular automata; physarum computing; massive parallel computation; applied mathematics; collective intelligence and robotics cellular automata
Prof. Dr. Antonios Gasteratos
Affiliation: Department of Production and Management Engineering, Democritus University of Thrace, Vas. Sophias 12, GR-671 00 Xanthi, Greece
Interests: robotics; computer vision; mechatronics; navigation
Prof. Dr. Clemente Cesarano
Affiliation: Section of Mathematics - Uninettuno University, C.so Vittorio Emanuele II, 39, 00186 Roma, Italy
Interests: special functions; orthogonal polynomials; differential equations; numerical analysis; fractional calculus; operator theory; Lie algebra
Prof. Dr. Costas Busch
Affiliation: Computer Science and Engineering Division, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA 70803, USA
Interests: distributed algorithms and data structures; communication algorithms; wireless and sensor networks; algorithmic game theory
Prof. Dr. David Carfì
Affiliation: Department of Mathematics, University of California Riverside, Riverside, CA 92521, USA
Interests: mathematical economics; game theory; decision theory; risk management; bargaining theory; finance; econophysics; quantum finance; foundations of quantum mechanics; relativistic quantum mechanics; Schwartz distribution theory; differential manifolds; relativity
Prof. Dr. Ephraim Suhir
Affiliation: 1. Department of Mechanics and Materials, Portland State University, Portland, OR 97207, USA; 2. ERS Co., 727 Alvina Ct., Los Altos, CA 94024, USA
Interests: applied mathematics; applied mechanics; probabilistic methods in reliability engineering; technical diagnostics; composite and smart materials and systems; shock and vibrations analyses and testing; thermal stress analysis; human-in-the-loop; aerospace missions success and safety
Prof. Dr. Kamran Munir
Affiliation: Computer Science and Creative Technologies, University of the West of England, Bristol, UK
Interests: data science; Big Data​ and analytics; Artificial Intelligence​
Prof. Dr. Mark Burgin
Affiliation: Department of Mathematics, University of California, Box 951555, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
Interests: information theory; communication theory and technology; algorithmic information; information science; theory of knowledge; information processing systems and technology; theory of algorithms, automata and computation; complexity; knowledge management; theory of technology; cognition and epistemology; software engineering; schema theory
Prof. Dr. Mark J. Jackson
Affiliation: School of Interdisciplinary Studies, College of Technology and Aviation,Kansas State University, Polytechnic Campus, Salina, KS 67401, USA
Interests: machine tools; machining; grinding; physics and chemistry of solids; advanced manufacturing
Prof. Dr. Raffaele Di Gregorio
Affiliation: IFToMM representative, Department of Engineering, University of Ferrara, 44122 Ferrara, Italy
Interests: kinematics; dynamics; mechanism and machine theory;parallel manipulators; robot mechanics; biomechanics; vehicle mechanics;robotics
Prof. Dr. Richard D. Gill
Affiliation: Mathematical Institute, Leiden University, Postbus 9512, 2300 RA Leiden, The Netherlands
Interests: biostatistics; genetics; survival analysis; semiparametric models; causality; machine learning; statistical image analysis, and quantum statistical information; foundational aspects of statistics, probability and quantum physics
Prof. Dr. Rui L. Aguiar
Affiliation: Universidade de Aveiro Instituto de Telecomunicações, P-3810-193 AVEIRO, Portugal
Interests: networking; B5G/6G networks; next generation Internet
Prof. Dr. Sangheon Pack
Affiliation: School of Electrical Engineering, Korea University, Seoul, South Korea
Interests: network softwarization (SDN/NFV/P4); B5G and 6G; mobile multimedia networking; mobile cloud computing/mobile edge computing; vehicular networks/VANET; mobility management
Prof. Dr. Thaier Hayajneh
Affiliation: Fordham Center for Cybersecurity, Fordham University, New York, NY 10023, USA
Interests: wireless networking security; system’s security; information assurance and privacy; crypto-resilient attacks; applied cryptography; blockchain and cryptocurrency; IoT security and privacy; cyberphysical systems and WBAN security; steganography; lightweight cryptographic algorithms and protocols; cloud-computing security; ad hoc and WSNs; ecure remote patient monitoring systems; computer networks protocols and QoS; and wireless networks coexistence
Prof. Dr. Xiao-Jun Yang
Affiliation: 1. State Key Laboratory for Geomechanics and Deep Underground Engineering, China University of Mining and Technology, Xuzhou 221116, China; 2. School of Mechanics and Civil Engineering, China University of Mining and Technology, Xuzhou 221116, China
Interests: mathematical physics; fractional calculus and applications; fractals, analytical number theory; special functions and viscoelasticity
Engineering
Prof. Dr. Alessio Siciliano
Affiliation: Department of Environmental Engineering, University of Calabria, 87036 Rende (Cosenza), Italy
Interests: water and wastewater treatment; waste treatment; biogas production from organic residues; remediation of contaminated sites; water bodies quality
Prof. Dr. Ali Bahadori-Jahromi
Affiliation: School of Computing and Engineering, University Of West London, London, UK
Interests: sustainable engineering; building simulation; building design; building engineering; building envelope; carbon dioxide (Co2)
Prof. Dr. Antonio Formisano
Affiliation: Department of Structures for Engineering and Architecture, School of Polytechnic and Basic Sciences, University of Naples Federico II, Piazzale V. Tecchio, 80 - 80125 Naples, Italy
Interests: structural engineering
Prof. Dr. Antonio Zuorro
Affiliation: Department of Chemical Engineering Materials & Environment (DICMA), Sapienza -University of Rome, 00185 Roma, Italy
Interests: chemical reaction engineering; energy; antioxidant activity; extraction; food chemistry; natural product chemistry; food analysis; wastewater treatment; biotechnology; enzymes
Prof. Dr. César M. A. Vasques
Affiliation: Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Aveiro, 3810-193 Aveiro, Portugal
Interests: dynamics; vibration and damping; smart materials and structures; computational and experimental mechanics; mechatronics and structural control; structural acoustics; structural health monitoring; impact and wave propagation; composite structures; machine design; power transformers design
Prof. Dr. Jandro Abot
Affiliation: Department of Mechanical Engineering, The Catholic University of America, Washington, DC 20064, USA
Interests: carbon nanotube fibers; composite materials; sensors and structural health monitoring; applied mechanics
Prof. Dr. Jaume Anguera
Affiliation: 1. IEEE Fellow; 2. Chief Scientist and Founder Partner at Fractus Antennas, 08174 Barcelona, Spain; 3. Associate Professor at Department of Electronics and Telecommunication, Universitat RamonLlull, 08022 Barcelona, Spain
Interests: antennas; microstrip antennas; small and multiband antennas; fractals; antenna booster; transparent antennas; matching networks
Prof. Dr. Juan De Oña
Affiliation: TRYSE Research Group, University of Granada, Department of Civil Engineering, Severo Ochoa s/n, Granada 18071, Spain
Interests: transportation engineering; civil engineering; road safety; traffic safety; quality of service
Prof. Dr. Marcelo Godoy Simões
Affiliation: Colorado School of Mines, Electrical Engineering Department, Golden, CO 80401, USA
Interests: power electronics; smart-grid; power systems; power quality; renewable energy systems; artificial intelligence; motor drives
Prof. Dr. Masa Noguchi
Affiliation: Faculty of Architecture, Building and Planning, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, VIC 3010, Australia
Interests: zero energy mass customised housing; low carbon emission sustainable community development; design engineering; ZEMCH Network
Prof. Dr. Massimiliano Lo Faro
Affiliation: Istituto di Tecnologie Avanzate per l'Energia "Nicola Giordano" - Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche (ITAE-CNR), Via Salita S. Lucia Sopra Contesse 5, 98126 Messina, Italy
Interests: fuel cell; electrolyser; sensor; battery; air treatment device; protonic conductors; oxygen ion conductors; cermets; electrochemistry; mixed ionic electronic conductors
Dr. Merv Fingas
Affiliation: Independent Researcher
Interests: oil chemistry; spill dynamics and behavior; spill treating agents remote sensing and detection; spill tracking; in-situ burning; and the fate and behavior of oil spills
Prof. Dr. Ramesh K. Agarwal
Affiliation: William Palm Professor of Engineering, Washington University in St. Louis, 1 Brookings Drive, St. Louis, MO 63130, USA
Interests: mechanical and aerospace engineering; energy and environment; computational fluid dynamics and computational physics (computational acoustics; computational electromagnetics; computational materials science and manufacturing; computational geo-sciences and computational combustion); fluid dynamics and heat transfer; hypersonic flow and rarefied gas dynamics; aerodynamics; ground effect aerodynamics; green aviation; turbo-machinery and pumps; microfluidics; bio-fluid mechanics; flow and flight control; chemical looping combustion; carbon capture; utilization and sequestration; wind, solar and bio-energy; climate modeling etc.
Environmental & Earth Sciences
Prof. Dr. Andreas N. Angelakis
Affiliation: 1. HAO-Demeter, Agricultural Research Institution of Crete, Iraklion, Greece; 2. Hellenic Union of Municipal Enterprises for Water Supply and Sewerage, Larissa, Greece.
Interests: waste water treatment and water reuse; small and decentralized wastewater management systems; water and wastewater technologies in ancient civilizations
Prof. Dr. Anshuman Bhardwaj
Affiliation: Department of Computer Science, Electrical and Space Engineering, Luleå University of Technology, 97187 Luleå, Sweden
Interests: remote sensing; glaciology; UAV; planetary science; cryosphere
Prof. Dr. Antonio Vieira
Affiliation: Communication and Society Research Centre (CECS), Department of Geography, University of Minho, Campus de Azurém, 4800-058 Guimarães, Portugal
Interests: physical geography; geomorphology; soil erosion; natural hazards; geoheritage; geoconservation; GIS; remote sensing; spatial analysis
Prof. Dr. Daniele Contini
Affiliation: Institute of Atmospheric Sciences and Climate (ISAC), National Research Council (CNR), Str. Prv. Lecce-Monteroni km 1.2, 73100 Lecce, Italy
Interests: atmosphere composition; toxicological effects of atmospheric aerosols and sources; characterisation of aerosol sources; receptor models; air quality and health; turbulent fluxes; particle deposition; nucleation process
Prof. Dr. Gemine Vivone
Affiliation: 1. Institute of Methodologies for Environmental Analysis, CNR-IMAA, 85050 Tito Scalo, Italy; 2. Department of Information Engineering, Electrical Engineering and Applied Mathematics, University of Salerno, 84084 Fisciano, Italy.
Interests: data fusion; target detection and tracking; remote sensing
Prof. Dr. Luca Rizzo
Affiliation: Dipartimento Culture e Civiltà, Università degli Studi di Verona, Viale dell'Università 4, 37129 Verona (IT) and Dipartimento Filosofia, Sociologia, Pedagogia e Psicologia Applicata, Università degli Studi di Padova, via 8 febbraio 2, 35122 Padova, Italy
Interests: land use and cover dynamics; changing rural-urban forms/territorial shapes (focus: in particular touristic-vocated areas and those vocated for high quality typical cultivations); landscape change and environmental implications; route-based based tourism/heritage valorization practices and sustainability; agriculture; cartography and GIS
Prof. Dr. Shifeng Dai
Affiliation: State Key Laboratory of Coal Resources and Safe Mining, China University of Mining and Technology (Beijing), Beijing 100083, China
Interests: coal mineralogy; coal geochemistry; coal petrology; coal geochemistry; coal combustion products
Prof. Dr. Valentine Udoh James
Affiliation: Department of Biology and Geosciences, College of Arts, Education, and Sciences, Clarion University of Pennsylvania, Clarion, PA 16214, USA
Interests: sustainable development and sustainability; conservation of natural resources; environmental sciences; environmental management; environmental planning and policy; Africa's ecology
Prof. Dr. Yuji Murayama
Affiliation: Faculty of Life & Environmental Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba 305-8572, Japan
Interests: geoinformatics; GIS; remote sensing; spatial analysis; urban geography; environmental science
Medicine & Pharmacology
Dr. Alessandra Durazzo
Affiliation: CREA-Research Centre for Food and Nutrition, Via Ardeatina 546, 00178 Rome, Italy.
Interests: natural products; bioactive compounds; antioxidants; food quality; nutrition; food composition databases; dietary supplements; herbs; botanicals; natural substances databases; synthesis; bioavailability, metabolic pathways
Prof. Dr. Antonio Cicchella
Affiliation: Department for Quality of Life Studies, University of Bologna, 40126 Bologna, Italy
Interests: biomechanics and bioenergetics of human movement and sport; children; exercise; obesity; motor learning
Prof. Dr. Antonio Manenti
Affiliation: Azienda Ospedaliero, Universitaria di Modena Policlinico Hospital , 41124 Modena, Italy
Interests: lung tumors; coronary artery pathology; tricuspid valve anatomy; portal hypertension; biliary tract surgery; tumour immunology
Prof. Dr. Asim K. Duttaroy
Affiliation: Faculty of Medicine, Department of Nutrition, Institute of Basic Medical Sciences, University of Oslo, 0317 Oslo, Norway
Interests: fatty acids and transport; feto-placental growth and development; DHA and cell growth and proliferation; lipid nutrition eicosanoids; cardiovascular system; platelet
Dr. Fabrizio Mattei
Affiliation: Department of Oncology and Moelcular Medicine, Istituto Superiore di Sanità, Viale Regina Elena 299 - 00161 Rome, Italy.
Interests: bioinformatics; tumor mouse models; type I Interferon pathways; IL-33/ST2 axis; organs-on-chip; granulocytes; tumor microenvironment
Prof. Dr. Gabriela Topa
Affiliation: Department of Social and Organizational Psychology, National Distance Education University, Madrid, Spain
Interests: organizational theory; social psychology
Prof. Dr. Harry H.X. Wang
Affiliation: School of Public Health, Sun Yat-Sen University, Guangzhou 510080, China
Interests: hypertension and cardiovascular diseases; multimorbidity and long-term conditions; primary Health Care; epidemiology and health services research
Prof. Dr. Maria Pia Ferraz
Affiliation: Faculdade de Ciâncias da Saúde, Universidade Fernando Pessoa; i3S - Instituto de Investigação e Inovação em Saúde da Universidade do Porto
Interests: health sciences; medical engineering; bacterial adhesion
Prof. Dr. Masatoshi Kudo
Affiliation: Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Kindai University, 377-2 Ohno-higashi, Osaka-sayama, Osaka 589-8511, Japan
Interests: diagnosis and treatment of liver cancer; molecular targeted therapy; immunotherapy; radifrequency ablation; transarterial hemoembolization
Dr. Massimo Lucarini
Affiliation: CREA-Research Centre for Food and Nutrition
Interests: food quality; bioactive compounds; antioxidants; nutrition; metabolism; foods; biodiversity; Sustainability; bioavailability; beverages; meat; biorefinery; vegetable; fish; fibre; fatty acids; milk; cereals; food composition database; natural product
Prof. Dr. Maurizio Muraca
Affiliation: Department of Women’s and Children’s Health, University of Padova, 35122 Padova, Italy
Interests: regenerative medicine and cell therapy; mesenchymal stem cells; extracellular vesicles - isolation, characterization and therapeutic applications
Prof. Dr. Neven Žarković
Affiliation: Division of Molecular Medicine, Laboratory for Oxidative Stress, Rudjer Boskovic Institute, HR-10000 Zagreb, Croatia
Interests: oxidative stress; lipid peroxidation; cancer growth control; immunochemistry; pathophysiology
Prof. Dr. Ouliana Ziouzenkova
Affiliation: College of Education and Human Ecology, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43000, USA
Interests: obesity; vitamin A metabolism; immunoglobulins; gene expression; nurtigenomics
Prof. Dr. Pedro Berjano
Affiliation: IRCCS Istituto Ortopedico Galeazzi, Milan, Italy
Interests: spine surgery; spinal deformity; minimally invasive spine surgery; outcomes evaluation in orthopedics
Prof. Dr. Samir Nammour
Affiliation: 1. Director of the European Inter-university post-graduate: "Oral Laser Application" (EMDOLA group); Director of the post-graduate ; Laser Applications in Dental Medicine, Department of Dental Science, Faculty of Medicine, University of Liege, Quai Godfroid Kurth 45, 4020 Liege, Belgium; 2. Director of International relations of the of the World Federation for Laser Dentistry (WFLD); Former president of the World Federation for Laser Dentistry (WFLD)
Interests: oral surgery; laser dentistry; fluoride; dentinal adhesives; dentinal hypersensitivit; peri-implantitis; periodontitis
Prof. Dr. Sandro Ardizzone
Affiliation: Gastrointestinal Unit, ASST Fatebenefratelli Sacco -Department of Biochemical and Clinical Sciences "L. Sacco", University of Milan, 20157 Milano, Italy
Interests: IBD; therapy; immunomodulation; biologic therapy;cell-based therapy
Prof. Dr. Stavros J. Baloyannis
Affiliation: Department of Neurology; Aristotelian University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece
Interests: neurosciences; electron microscopy; Alzheimer’s disease; neuropathology; clinical neurology; neurophilosophy
Dr. Stefan W. Ryter
Affiliation: Joan and Sanford I. Weill Department of Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College, 525 East 68th Street, Room M-522, Box 130, New York, NY 10065, USA
Interests: acute lung injury; apoptosis; autophagy; carbon monoxide; carbon monoxide releasing molecules; cell death; cell signaling; heme oxygenase; inflammation; inflammasome; ischemia/reperfusion; iron metab
Prof. Dr. Surinder M. Soond
Affiliation: Office 609, Institute of Molecular Medicine, Sechenov First Moscow State University, Moscow 119991, Russian
Interests: cathepsins; apoptosis; cytokine signaling; senescence; inflammation; cancer; p53; p73; TNF-alpha; TGF-beta; SMAD; interferon-gamma; ubiquitination; WWP2; ischemia; EMT; ADAM17/TACE; transcription factors; Intrinsic apoptosis; Extrinsic apoptosis; BAX; Bcl-2; Bcl-xL; cystatins; cell proliferation; cell arrest; DNA damage response; JAK/STAT signaling
Prof. Dr. Tak-Wah Wong
Affiliation: Departments of Dermatology, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Center of Applied Nanomedicine, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan
Interests: dermatology; photomedicine; photodynamic therapy; wound healing; oncology; biochemistry; nanomedicine
Prof. Dr. Tao Lu
Affiliation: Department of Pharmacology & Toxicology, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
Interests: signaling transduction, molecular and cellular biology, biochemistry, genetics, pharmacology, NF-kB signaling, post-translational modification, cancer epigenetics, drug discover
Prof. Dr. Tatiana Armeni
Affiliation: Department of Clinical Sciences, Università Politecnica delle Marche, Ancona, Italy
Interests: cell biology; glutathione and thiols; redox signal trasduction; antioxidants; glyoxalase system; mitochondria; molecular biology and genetics.
Prof. Dr. Tommaso Angelone
Affiliation: Lab of Cellular and Molecular Cardiac Patho-physiology, Departmrnt of Biology, Ecology and Earth Sciences, University of Calabria, 87036 Arcavacata di Rende (CS), Italy
Interests: ardioprotection; myocardial ischemia-reperfusion injury; cardiotoxicity; hypertension; cardiometabolic syndrome; intracellular signaling; chromogranins; selenoproteins
Prof. Dr. Tongzhi Wu
Affiliation: Adelaide Medical School and Centre of Research Excellence in Translating Nutritional Science to Good Health, The University of Adelaide, Adelaide 5000, Australia
Interests: gastrointestinal function and metabolic control
Prof. Dr. Vittorio Gentile
Affiliation: Università degli Studi della Campania Luigi Vanvitelli, Naples, Italy
Interests: biochemistry and molecular biology of transglutaminases; neurodegeneration
Physical Sciences
Prof. Dr. Maxim Yu. Khlopov
Affiliation: 1. Virtual Institute of Astroparticle Physics of Laboratory of Astroparticle Physics and Cosmology 10, rue Alice Domon et Léonie Duquet, 75205 Paris Cedex 13, France; 2. Center for Cosmoparticle Physics “Cosmion” and National Research Nuclear University “MEPHI” (Moscow State Engineering Physics Institute), Kashirskoe Shosse 31, Moscow 115409, Russia
Interests: cosmoparticle physics; cosmology and particle physics; physics of dark matter and the early universe; physics beyond the standard model
Prof. Dr. Pavel Gurikov
Affiliation: Institute of Thermal Separation Processes, Hamburg University of Technology, Hamburg, Germany
Interests: aerogels; polysaccharides; processes in supercritical fluids and their thermodynamics; biomedical applications; coarse-grained modeling; thermodynamics of fluid phase equilibria
Prof. Dr. Rodolfo A. Fiorini
Affiliation: 1. World Academy of Art and Science (WAAS), 4225 Solano Ave., Napa, CA 94558, USA; 2. Politecnico di Milano University, 32 Piazza Leonardo da Vinci, 20133 Milano, Italy
Interests: complex systems science; global arbitrary multiscale system science (GAMSS); information security; global security; quantum field arithmetic theory; quantum resonance; quantum entanglement; computational information conservation theory (CICT); deep learning; machine learning; collaborative innovation; collective intelligence; creativity; social sciences; wellbeing; telehealth; neuroscience; cognitive systems; brain–computer interface; hybrid reality; mixed reality; virtual reality; augmented reality; digital twin; phygital ecosystems; systems thinking; autonomous system; symbiotic system science, human-centered symbiotic systems science; human-centered AI.
Prof. Dr. Svilen Petrov Sabchevski
Affiliation: Head of the Laboratory Plasma Physics and Engineering at Emil Djakov Institute of Electronics of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Sofia 1040, Bulgaria
Interests: gyrotrons; computational physics; THz waves; electron beams; modeling and simulation
Public Health & Healthcare
Prof. Dr. Alessandro De Giacomo
Affiliation: Department of Chemistry, University of Bari and CNR-NANOTEC, Via Orabona 4, 70125 Bari, Italy
Interests: laser plasmas; nanoparticles; plasmon enhanced photo-ablation; plasmonics; plasma processing for NPs production
Prof. Dr. Chiara Maccato
Affiliation: Chemical Science Department, Padova University, Via Marzolo, 1–35131 Padova, Italy
Interests: metal oxide nanomaterials; chemical vapour deposition; photocatalysis; electrocatalysis; sensing
Prof. Dr. Francisco J. G. Silva
Affiliation: ISEP–School of Engineering, Polytechnic Institute of Porto, 4249-015 Porto, Portugal
Interests: wear; hard coatings; materials; manufacturing processes (machining; welding; forming; die-cast injection; plastic moulding); industrial management.
Prof. Dr. Giovanni Vozzi
Affiliation: Department of Information Engineering (DII),Research Center "E. Piaggio",University of Pisa,Largo Lucio Lazzarino,2, 56122 Pisa,Italy
Interests: tissue engineering; biomaterials; biofabrication; micro and nano fabrication; 3D printing, bioreactor; in silico cell modelling
Prof. Dr. Hermis Iatrou
Affiliation: National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Department of Chemistry, Panepistimiopolis, Zografou, 15771, Athens, Greece
Interests: polymer synthesis; nanomedicine; drug and gene delivery; polypeptides; well-defined polymers; macromolecular architecture; ring-opening polymerization of N-carboxy anhydrides; biopolymers; nanotechnology
Prof. Dr. Jose L. Arias
Affiliation: Department of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Technology, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Granada, Campus Universitario de Cartuja s/n, 18071 Granada, Spain
Interests: active drug targeting; biomedical applications of colloids and nanoparticles; biopharmacy; drug absorption; drug delivery; drug release; formulation and evaluation of pharmaceutical dosage forms; hyperthermia-based anticancer treatment; in vivo fate of nanoplatforms; ligand–receptor interactions and nanoparticle endocytosis; long-circulating nanoparticles; magnetic colloids; nanoteranosis; passive drug targeting; PEGylated nanoparticles; pharmaceutical technology; pharmacokinetics; stimuli sensitive nanostructures; surface chemistry and interface science; surface functionalization of nanoparticles
Prof. Dr. Mazeyar Parvinzadeh Gashti
Affiliation: Research and Development Laboratory, PRE Labs Inc., #100-2600 Enterprise Way, Kelowna, BC V1X 7Y5, Canada
Interests: synthesis of crystals by gel diffusion; evaluation of biopolymer gels in crystals by microscopic techniques; UV-induced gel formation; biocomposites for biological applications and drug delivery; surface modification of polymers and textiles
Prof. Dr. Michael I. Ojovan
Affiliation: Department of Materials, Imperial College London, South Kensington Campus, Exhibition Road, London SW7 2AZ, UK
Interests: glass; viscosity; glass transition; Rydberg matter; glass-composite materials; nuclear waste; immobilisation
Prof. Dr. Michael R. Koblischka
Affiliation: Institute of Experimental Physics, Saarland University, P. O. Box 151150, D-66044 Saarbrücken, Germany
Interests: microscopic imaging (sem, 1.9ebsd, tem, afm, stm); magnetic force microscopy; magneto-optic imaging (kerr effect, faraday effect); magneticmaterials (nd-fe-b, manganites, ferrites); superconducting materials; flux pinning
Prof. Dr. Mikhail Sheremet
Affiliation: Laboratory on Convective Heat and Mass Transfer, Tomsk State University, 634050 Tomsk, Russia
Interests: heat and mass transfer; porous media; nanofluids; phase change materials; numerical simulation
Prof. Dr. Raffaele Barretta
Affiliation: Department of Structures for Engineering and Architecture, University of Naples Federico II, Via Claudio, 21-80125 Naples, Italy
Interests: mechanics of nanostructures and nanocomposites; advanced materials; nonlocal constitutive models; functionally graded materials; generalized continua; beams, plates and shells; MEMS and NEMS
Prof. Dr. Rodrigo Martins
Affiliation: CENIMAT/i3N, Department of Materials Science, Faculty of Science and Technology, Universidade NOVA de Lisboa, Campus de Caparica, 2829-516 Caparica, Portugal
Interests: functional nanomaterials; paper electronics; advanced functional materials; thin film solar cells; nanotechnologies
Prof. Dr. Sergei Alexandrov
Affiliation: Ishlinsky Institute for Problems in Mechanics Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia
Interests: plasticity theory and its applications
Prof. Dr. Swee Leong Sing
Affiliation: Singapore Centre for 3D Printing, School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Interests: laser-materials interactions; laser based advanced manufacturing; powder bed fusion; directed energy deposition; additive manufacturing; 3D printing; biomaterials
Prof. Dr. Xiao Hu
Affiliation: Department of Physics and Astronomy, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Department of Molecular & Cellular Biosciences, Rowan University, Glassboro, NJ 08028, USA
Interests: polymer; biomaterials; biomacromolecules; regenerative medicine; drug delivery; nanotechnology
Social Sciences
Prof. Dr. Andrea Appolloni
Affiliation: Department of Management and Law, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Via Columbia, 2 – Rome 00133, Italy
Interests: supply chain management; sourcing & procurement in the public and private sector; e-procurement; sustainable and green procurement/sourcing; sustainable global sourcing; sustainable development and corporate social responsibility
Prof. Dr. Blanca Rodríguez Bravo
Affiliation: Library and Information Science, Department of Artistic and Documentary Heritage, University of Leon (Spain), Facultad de Filosofía y Letras, Campus de Vegazana s/n, 24071 León, Spain
Interests: academic libraries; electronic information; knowledge organization; open science; scholarly communication; scholars’ information behaviour; usage of information
Prof. Dr. Chia-Lin Chang
Affiliation: Department of Applied Economics and Department of Finance, National Chung Hsing University, Taichung 402, Taiwan
Interests: economics; econometrics; financial econometrics; statistics; quantitative finance; risk and financial management; energy economics and finance; applied time series analysis; forecasting; technology and innovation; industrial organization; health and medical economics; tourism research and management
Prof. Dr. Giuseppe Cavaliere
Affiliation: Department of Economics, University of Bologna, 40126 Bologna, Italy; Department of Economics, University of Exeter Business School, Exeter, EX4 4PU, UK
Interests: econometrics; financial econometrics; macroeconometrics; statistics; econometric theory; quantitative finance; time series analysis; forecasting
Prof. Dr. Kum Fai Yuen
Affiliation: School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, 639798, Singapore
Interests: sustainable shipping management; quality management; innovation and technology management; transport resilience; supply chain integration
Prof. Dr. Marek Szopa
Affiliation: Department of Operations Research, College of Informatics and Communication, University of Economics in Katowice, Ul. Bogucicka 3, 40-287 Katowice, Poland
Interests: game theory; quantum games; matching markets; fair share; quantum communication; application of game theory to negotiation and decision making
Prof. Dr. Mark A. Runco
Affiliation: SOU Director of Creativity Research & Programming, Southern Oregon University, Ashland, OR 97520, USA
Interests: creativity; psychology of the arts and innovation
Prof. Dr. Sandro Serpa
Affiliation: Department of Sociology, Faculty of Social and Human Sciences, University of the Azores, 9500-321 Ponta Delgada, Portugal
Interests: society 5.0; education and sustainability; sociology of organizations; teaching sociology; scientific communication