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

MATERIALS SCIENCE

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. Michael R. Koblischka
Affiliation: Institute of Experimental Physics, Saarland University, Campus C 6 3, 66123 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. 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. Benjamín Solsona
Affiliation: Department of Chemical Engineering, ETSE, Universitat de València, Valencia, Spain
Interests: Heterogeneous catalysis; Selective oxidation reactions; Dehydrogenation; Environmental catalysis (catalytic VOCs removal); Metal oxides; Nanoparticles

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. 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

MEDICINE & PHARMACOLOGY

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. Sandro Ardizzone
Affiliation: Gastrointestinal Unit, ASST Fatebenefratelli Sacco -Department of Biochemical and Clinical Sciences "L. Sacco", University of Milan, Milano 20157, Italy
Interests: IBD; therapy; immunomodulation; biologic therapy;cell-based therapy

MATHEMATICS & COMPUTER SCIENCE

Prof. Dr. Raffaele Di Gregorio
Affiliation: IFToMM representative, Engineering Department, University of Ferrara, Italy
Interests: kinematics; dynamics; mechanism and machine theory;parallel manipulators; robot mechanics; biomechanics; vehicle mechanics;robotics

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. Thaier Hayajneh
Affiliation: Fordham Center for Cybersecurity, Fordham University, New York, 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. 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. Alfredo Cuzzocrea
Affiliation: DISPES Department, University of Calabria, 87036 Rende, ItalyVia P. Bucci, 1B, 87036 Rende, Italy
Interests: database; data mining; data warehousing; distributed computing; artificial intelligence

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