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Professor Yannis Missirlis talks Philosophy of Nanotechnology, Nanomedicine, Biology and more

Posted by Charbax – August 14, 2019

Professor Yannis Missirlis was born in Samos-Greece (1946), graduated as Chemical Engineer from the NTUA (Athens-1969), received a M.Sc, (Syracuse-USA, 1971) and his Ph.D. from Rice University (Houston1973) in Biomedical Engineering. Prof. Missirlis served as an Assistant Professor and Associate Professor at McMaster University (Canada,1974-1980) before joining the University of Patras in 1981, as a full Professor, directing since then the Laboratory of Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering. Prof. Missirlis has served as Vice-Rector of the University (1986-1988), as a member of the European, and of the World Council of Biomechanics. He has coauthored a book on Biomaterials (2011), coedited 2 books on Protein Adsorption, and on Platelet interaction with Biomaterials, has published
80 peer-reviewed papers in international journals, and currently is active in the area of cell-material interactions, tissue engineering, biomechanics from nano-to macro.

Filmed at the Nanotexnology Thessaloniki 2019 conference https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eVkk_28NIQ0 all my videos from this conference to be in this playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL7xXqJFxvYvix9ok53XbRC2bLJvaQhJDv (this playlist will eventually contain all 38 videos I filmed at the conference) coverage sponsored by HOPE-A https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G73p8mU-Zak Hellenic Organic and Printed Electronics Association and OET Organic Electronic Technologies (OET booth: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C0a222HZNo0 OET beach demo: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5o8X6LJx__Y) sponsored by the Cornet project https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fr4Z7oT0g-k (GA: 760949) which has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation Programme under the Call NMBP-07-2017

EDP Sciences Senior Publishing Editor Ariana Fuga: Physics & astronomy, engineering & technology…

Posted by Charbax – August 14, 2019

EDP Sciences https://www.edpsciences.org/en/ is an international publisher based in France and publishes high quality scientific journals, books and conference proceedings, partnering with the academic community since 1920, publishing journals on Physics & astronomy, engineering & technology, health sciences & dentistry, life sciences, chemistry, mathematics and computer science. It was founded in 1920 as La Société du Journal de Physique et Le Radium with founders among Société Française de Physique (French Physics Society) and several renowned scientists and industrialists including Louis de Broglie, Marie Curie, Paul Langevin and Louis Lumière. EDP Sciences Is owned by learned societies, is strongly involved in the Open Science movement. Is member of the Open Access Scholarly Publishers Association (OASPA) (since June 2012) and Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) (since 2003). Publishes around 32 Open Access journals and Open Access books and Open Access conference proceedings (Web of Conferences) Launched new Open Access megajournal compliant with the Open Science principals publishing Open Peer review: https://www.4open-sciences.org In 2020, EDP Science celebrates a century.

Official video cartoon on the EDP Sciences history:

Filmed at the Nanotexnology Thessaloniki 2019 conference https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eVkk_28NIQ0 all my videos from this conference to be in this playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL7xXqJFxvYvix9ok53XbRC2bLJvaQhJDv (this playlist will eventually contain all 38 videos I filmed at the conference) coverage sponsored by HOPE-A https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G73p8mU-Zak Hellenic Organic and Printed Electronics Association and OET Organic Electronic Technologies (OET booth: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C0a222HZNo0 OET beach demo: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5o8X6LJx__Y) sponsored by the Cornet project https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fr4Z7oT0g-k (GA: 760949) which has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation Programme under the Call NMBP-07-2017

LTFN booth Nanotechnology Lab of Aristotle University of Thessaloniki Greece at NANOTEXNOLOGY 2019

Posted by Charbax – August 14, 2019

Experts from the Nanotechnology Lab LTFN (http://www.ltfn.gr) of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece, present the activities and innovations of the LTFN Lab in the fields of the development of flexible Organic Electronic devices (as Organic Photovoltaics, Organic Light Emitting Diodes and Organic Thin Film Transistors (OTFTs)). The infrastructure of the lab enhances the research, promotes collaborations (European and national projects), establishes networks (HOPE-A http://www.hope-a.com/, NanoNet http://www.nanonet.gr/) and supports the translation of the research results into commercialization of products and services (collaboration with SMEs).
An overview of the research activities of the Nanotechnology LTFN Lab in the framework of Horizon 2020 Projects is presented. These include the:
H2020 Factory of the Future (FoF) Project SmartLine (www.smartline-project.eu) which will create intelligent and zero-defect manufacturing processes by developing robust and non-destructive in-line metrology tools (optical, electrical, structural) and process control platform to achieve the reliable and closed-loop manufacturing of Organic Electronic devices (OPVs and OLEDs for lighting) by Roll-to-Roll Printing and Organic Vapour Phase Deposition (OVPD) pilot lines.
H2020 NMBP Project CORNET (https://www.cornet-project.eu) which will develop a unique EU Open Innovation Environment (OIE) covering the triangle of Manufacturing, Modelling and Experimentation. The project will also optimize the OLAE materials, behavior and nano-devices' manufacturing processes through multi-scale characterization and modelling. This will have huge impact on the fast and reliable development of new materials and devices, enabling the control of production processes for tailored OE devices fabrication and systems for industrial applications.

Filmed at the Nanotexnology Thessaloniki 2019 conference (https://www.nanotexnology.com), all my videos from this conference to be in this playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL7xXqJFxvYvix9ok53XbRC2bLJvaQhJDv (this playlist will eventually contain all 38 videos I filmed at the conference, to be published about 1 per day over one month) coverage sponsored by HOPE-A (http://hope-a.com) Hellenic Organic and Printed Electronics Association and OET Organic Electronic Technologies (http://www.oe-technologies.com) sponsored by the Cornet project (GA: 760949) which has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation Programme under the Call NMBP-07-2017

HOPE-A Hellenic Organic & Printed Electronics Association at NANOTEXNOLOGY 2019

Posted by Charbax – August 14, 2019

Hellenic Organic & Printed Electronics Association (http://www.hope-a.com) focuses on the coordination of the activities of industrial and research organizations in Greece in the field of Flexible Organic & Printed Electronics (OEs). HOPE-A covers the entire value chain of OE Products and Services in Green Energy, Lighting, Electronics, Automotive, Smart Buildings, Greenhouses, Intelligent Packaging, Wearables, IoT (http://www.hope-a.com)

Filmed at the Nanotexnology Thessaloniki 2019 conference (https://www.nanotexnology.com), all my videos from this conference to be in this playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL7xXqJFxvYvix9ok53XbRC2bLJvaQhJDv (this playlist will eventually contain all 38 videos I filmed at the conference, to be published about 1 per day over one month) coverage sponsored by HOPE-A (http://hope-a.com) Hellenic Organic and Printed Electronics Association and OET Organic Electronic Technologies (http://www.oe-technologies.com) sponsored by the Cornet project (GA: 760949) which has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation Programme under the Call NMBP-07-2017

OE Technologies (OET) Booth flexible Organic Photovoltaics umbrellas, sunbeds at NANOTEXNOLOGY 2019

Posted by Charbax – August 14, 2019

Experts from the high-tech company OE Technologies (OET), www.oe-technologies.com give us a first view of the integration of high performance and fully printed Organic Photovoltaic modules on consumer products, such as OPV-powered umbrellas and sunbeds with the capability to charge mobile devices (mobile phones, tablets, PCs, etc.) and refrigerators.
Also, OET’s experts give us an inside tour of their concepts and solutions to revolutionize energy generation and lighting by manufacturing novel Organic Photovoltaics (OPVs) and Organic Light Emitting Diodes (OLEDs), in applications from Smart Textiles and Wearables, Intelligent Packaging, Automotive & Solar Roofs, Ambient Lighting, Autonomous and Nomadic applications (as energy efficient refrigerators). These innovations were presented at the NANOTEXNOLOGY 2019 Conferences and Exhibition (http://www.nanotexnology.com) in Thessaloniki, Greece

Filmed at the Nanotexnology Thessaloniki 2019 conference (https://www.nanotexnology.com), all my videos from this conference to be in this playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL7xXqJFxvYvix9ok53XbRC2bLJvaQhJDv (this playlist will eventually contain all 38 videos I filmed at the conference, to be published about 1 per day over one month) coverage sponsored by HOPE-A (http://hope-a.com) Hellenic Organic and Printed Electronics Association and OET Organic Electronic Technologies (http://www.oe-technologies.com) sponsored by the Cornet project (GA: 760949) which has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation Programme under the Call NMBP-07-2017

NanoNet with 570+ members worldwide promotes communication, collaboration in Nano-Bio-Technologies

Posted by Charbax – August 14, 2019

Nano|Net is an initiative for the promotion of communication and collaboration between research and business organizations activated in the fields of Nano-Bio-Technologies, NanoNet’s mission and activities are focused to reinforce and promote Nanotechnologies in Greece, Europe and Worldwide, through an interscientific and multidisciplinary approach.

Nanotechnology in Drug Delivery with Professor Nicholas Peppas (University of Texas at Austin)

Posted by Charbax – August 14, 2019

Nicholas A. Peppas, known for Hydrogels, swellable systems, swelling/syneresis, polymer physics, nanotechnology, nano materials, Peppas equation, Korsmeyer-Peppas equation, Peppas-Reinhart theory, Brannon-Peppas theory, oral protein delivery, intelligent polymers, recognitive release systems, regenerative medicine, convergence. In the Fields of Chemical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Biomaterials, Drug Delivery, Tissue Engineering
Nicholas A. Peppas is a chemical and biomedical engineer whose leadership in biomaterials science and engineering, drug delivery, bionanotechnology, pharmaceutical sciences, chemical and polymer engineering has provided seminal foundations based on the physics and mathematical theories of nanoscale, macromolecular processes and drug/protein transport and has led to numerous biomedical products or devices.

Peppas was educated in chemical engineering at the National Technical University of Athens (D. Eng., 1971) and at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Sc.D., 1973) under the direction of bioengineering pioneer Edward W. Merrill. Subsequently, he was a postdoctoral fellow in the Arteriosclerosis Center of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology under world biomedical leaders Clark K. Colton, Kenneth A. Smith and Robert S. Lees.

He is the Cockrell Family Regents Chair #6 in Engineering at the University of Texas at Austin. He has been at the University of Texas at Austin since December 2002 and is serving as the Director of the Institute of Biomaterials, Drug Delivery, and Regenerative Medicine, and its Laboratory of Biomaterials, Drug Delivery and Bionanotechnology with appointments in the Department of Chemical Engineering, the Department of Biomedical Engineering[8] and the College of Pharmacy at the University of Texas at Austin. Before 2002, he was the Showalter Distinguished Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Professor of Chemical Engineering at Purdue University.

Peppas is a leading researcher, inventor and pacesetter in the field of drug delivery and controlled release, a field that he developed into a mature area of scholarly research. He is also a leader in biomaterials, bionanotechnology, nano materials and bionanotechnology, and has contributed seminal work in the fields of feedback controlled biomedical devices and molecular recognition. The multidisciplinary approach of his research in bionanotechnology and biomolecular engineering blends modern molecular and cellular biology with engineering to generate the next-generation of medical systems and devices, including bioMEMS with enhanced applicability, reliability, functionality, and longevity. His contributions have been translated into more than twenty medical products.

He is an inaugural Fellow of the Biomedical Engineering Society, an inaugural Fellow of the Materials Research Society (MRS), an inaugural Fellow of the CRS, a founding Fellow of AIMBE, a Fellow of the American Chemical Society, a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry (FRSC), Fellow of the Society for Biomaterials, a Fellow of the American Physical Society, a Fellow of the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS), a Fellow of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers, a Fellow of the American Society for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), a Fellow of the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) and an Honorary fellow of the Italian Society of Medicine and Natural Sciences.

You can read more of his bio at https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nicholas_A._Peppas

Peppas, Nicholas A. Sc.D.


http://biomat.bme.utexas.edu/

OET’s Solar Flexible Photovoltaics at Santorini island

Posted by Charbax – August 14, 2019

Flexible Photovoltaics harvesting the Mediterranean sun in Santorini island.

This video and my video coverage from the Nanotexnology Thessaloniki 2019 conference https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eVkk_28NIQ0 all my videos from this conference to be in this playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL7xXqJFxvYvix9ok53XbRC2bLJvaQhJDv (this playlist will eventually contain all 38 videos I filmed at the conference) coverage sponsored by HOPE-A https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G73p8mU-Zak Hellenic Organic and Printed Electronics Association and OET Organic Electronic Technologies (OET booth: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C0a222HZNo0 OET beach demo: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5o8X6LJx__Y) sponsored by the Cornet project https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fr4Z7oT0g-k (GA: 760949) which has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation Programme under the Call NMBP-07-2017 https://youtu.be/G-mPeMejLFo

Atomic-scale Theoretical Physics with Professor Sokrates Pantelides, Vanderbilt University

Posted by Charbax – August 14, 2019

DEGREES AWARDED:
Ph.D., Physics, University of Illinois, 1973 (Thesis advisor: Professor C.T. Sah.
Thesis title: Theory of Point-Imperfection States in Semiconductors)
M.S., Physics, University of Illinois, 1970
B.S., Physics, Northern Illinois University, with Highest Scholastic Honors, 1969
Primary and Secondary School in Cyprus (1955-1966) – Valedictorian
FIELDS OF INTEREST:
Theoretical Physics
Semiconductor Physics
First Principles Atomic-Scale
Applied Density Functional Theory
CURRENT APPOINTMENTS:
University Distinguished Professor of Physics and Engineering, Vanderbilt University (2010-Present)
William A. and Nancy F. McMinn Professor of Physics, Vanderbilt University (1994-Present)
Professor of Electrical Engineering, Vanderbilt University (2008-present)
Distinguished Visiting Scientist, Oak Ridge National Laboratory (1995-Present)
PREVIOUS APPOINTMENTS:
1995-1997 : Chair, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Vanderbilt University
1992-1993 : Adjunct Professor, Columbia University, New York City
1991 : Program Director, Technology and Science Modeling
An interdivisional program in the use of computer modeling for semiconductor, packaging and storage technology development
1989-1990 : Executive Secretary of the Science Advisory Committee and Technical Assistant to the Vice President for Science and Technology
Primary responsibilities in reviews of corporate-wide science and technology programs, including systems and software
1987-1989 : Senior Manager, Semiconductors and Insulators
Responsible for experimental and theoretical programs in materials growth and characterization, spectroscopy, microscopy, electronic properties, chemical dynamics, radiation science, technology transfer
1985-1987 : Manager, Dynamical Processes in Solids
1984-1985 : Technical Staff to the Director of Research
1978 : Acting Chair Professor of Theoretical Physics, University of Lund, Sweden
1975 : NORDITA Visiting Professor, University of Lund, Sweden
1975-1994 : Research Staff Member, IBM T. J. Watson Research Center, Physical Sciences Department
1973-1975 : Research Fellow, Stanford University (with W.A. Harrison)
PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES:
American Physical Society
American Association for the Advancement of Science
Materials Research Society
Institute for Electrical and Electronics Engineers
Electrochemical Society
PROFESSIONAL HONORS:
Elected Fellow of the American Physical Society, 1980.
IBM Outstanding Innovation Award, 1981
Invited by the Swedish Academy of Sciences to nominate candidates for the Nobel Prize in Physics, annually since 1982.
Elected Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, 2003
APS Outstanding Referee Award, 2008
Elected Fellow of the Materials Research Society, 2012
Elected Fellow of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2015

Free Energy, Cheap Solar, The Smart Grid Revolution with Professor Ravi Silva of Surrey University

Posted by Charbax – August 14, 2019

Ravi Silva is the Director of the Advanced Technology Institute (ATI) and Heads the Nano-Electronics Centre (NEC), which is an interdisciplinary research activity at Surrey University. The ATI has over 150 active researchers working on multidiscipline programmes with the NEC being a major research group within the institute. He joined Surrey in 1995. Ravi's secondary education was in Sri Lanka, after which he joined the Engineering Department at Cambridge University for his undergraduate and postgraduate work. He was a recipient of Cambridge Commonwealth Trust Fellowship while at Cambridge and member of Clare College.

His research has resulted in over 600 presentations at international conferences, and over 550 journal papers, Over 17,000 citations (Google Scholar), and a Google H-factor of 66. In 2002 he was awarded the Charles Vernon Boys Medal by the Institute of Physics, and in 2003 he was awarded the IEE Achievement Award.In 2003 he was also awarded the Albert Einstein Silver Medal and Javed Husain Prize by UNESCO for contributions to electronic devices.In 2003 the largest EPSRC Portfolio award for £6.68M was awarded to Prof. Silva and his team on Integrated Electronics which examined nanoscale design featrues on the optical and photonic device properties. In 2004 by a SRIF award for £4M to set up a Nano-Electronics Centre for multidisciplinary research was awarded and allowed the enhancement of nano-bio activities via the EU Sensation and EU Carbio programme.

In 2005, the Nano-Electronics Centre was a finalist in the Emerging Technologies category of the IEE 2005 Awards for Innovation in Engineering.In 2007, Prof. Silva was the runner-up of the "Times Higher Education Young Scientist of the Year", and "Most Entrepreneurial Scientist 2007, United Kingdom", by UKSEC and Science Alliance of the Netherlands. He was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts in 2007.In 2008 he was elected a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering, UK.

Since 2005 he has worked with the National Science Foundation (NSF), Sri Lanka to establish nanotechnology as a vehicle from which to create wealth for the nation that will allow for poverty alleviation in the country. By introducing high technology in to the manufacturing base in Sri Lanka he has spearheaded a drive to introduce innovation and competitiveness in to the industrial sector within the country. Prof. Silva was on the advisory board of Imprimatur Ltd and the National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI) of Sri Lanka. He spent the year 2008 acting as an Advisor to the Honourable Minister of Science and Technology in Sri Lanka, and helped set up the Sri Lanka Institute of NanoTechnology (SLINTec) and the Nano-Science Park NANCO (private) Ltd. He acts as an advisor to both these activities and sits on the director board.

Prof. Silva was also a member of the Electrical and Electronic Panel (UoA24) for the Research Assessment Exercise (2003-2008) RAE2008, EPSRC Nanotechnology Task Force and sat (2007-2010) on the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council's (EPSRC) Technology Opportunities Panel (TOP). In 2009 he was elected as a Fellow of the National Academy of Sciences Sri Lanka. He is a panel member in Engineering for the REF2021.

You can read the rest of his biography at https://www.surrey.ac.uk/people/ravi-silva

Filmed at the Nanotexnology Thessaloniki 2019 conference (https://www.nanotexnology.com), all my videos from this conference to be in this playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL7xXqJFxvYvix9ok53XbRC2bLJvaQhJDv (this playlist will eventually contain all 38 videos I filmed at the conference, to be published about 1 per day over one month) coverage sponsored by HOPE-A (http://hope-a.com) Hellenic Organic and Printed Electronics Association and OET Organic Electronic Technologies (http://www.oe-technologies.com) sponsored by the Cornet project (GA: 760949) which has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation Programme under the Call NMBP-07-2017