Keynote Speakers & Plenary Speakers


Prof. Yanwei Ma, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China

Title: High-Performance Graphene-based Supercapacitors: From Materials Design to Devices Fabrication (Read  more)

Bio: Prof. Ma Yanwei is currently the director of the Applied Superconductivity Laboratory and a full professor in Chinese Academy of Sciences. He was selected into "Hundred-Talents Program" and he received “National Science Fund for Distinguished Young People”. He is also the national candidate of the "100 Million Talent Project" in the new century, the recipient of the special allowance of the State Council, the winner of the 7th "Overseas Chinese Returnees Contribution Award" and the 100 leading talents in Beijing. He received Ph.D. degree from Tsinghua University in 1996. Then he ever worked at Institute for Materials Research, Tohoku University in Sendai, Japan, National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS) in Tsukuba, Japan, and The French National Center for Scientific Research in France from 1998-2004. He has been engaged in the research on superconducting and nano-energy storage materials, and devices for years, and has achieved systematic innovation in the preparation of new superconducting materials, graphene quantitative synthesis and high-performance supercapacitor development and other directions. Some related research results have been selected in major scientific and technological achievements exhibition in "National Eleventh Five-Year Plan" by the Ministry of Science and Technology. His systematic research on high-performance iron-based superconducting materials has led the development of related field, and his development of the first 100-meter scale iron-based superconducting long line in the world is a milestone in the practical progress of iron-based superconducting materials. So far, he has published more than 260 papers (SCI) cited by SCI over 6500 times, and has more than 40 national invention patents.


Prof. Wenlong Cheng, Monash University, Australia

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Bio: Wenlong Cheng is a professor and director of research in the Department of Chemical Engineering at Monash University, Australia. He is also an Ambassador Tech Fellow in Melbourne Centre for Nanofabrication. He earned his PhD from Chinese Academy of Sciences in 2005 and his BS from Jilin University, China in 1999. He held positions in the Max Planck Institute of Microstructure Physics and the Department of Biological and Environmental Engineering of Cornell University before joining the Monash University in 2010. His research interest lies at the Nano-Bio Interface, particularly plasmonic nanomaterials, DNA nanotechnology, nanoparticle anticancer theranostics and electronic skins. He has published more than 100 papers including 3 in Nature Nanotechnology, 1 in Nature Materials and 1 in Nature Comm. He is currently the editor for the Elsevier journal-Inorganic Chemistry Communications, and the editorial board members for a few journals including Cell press journal- iScience.

Prof. Ying-Hao Eddie Chu, National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan

Title: Van der Waals Oxide Heteroepitaxy for Transparent Flexible Electronics ( Download Abstract )     

Bio: Dr. Ying-Hao Eddie Chu received his bachelor’s degree in Materials Science & Engineering from National Tsing Hua University in 1999, and Ph.D. degree in Materials Science & Engineering from National Tsing Hua University in 2004. Dr. Chu is an Associate Professor in Materials Science and Engineering Department at National Chiao Tung University in Taiwan since 2015. He is an Adjunct Assistant Research Fellow in Academia Sinica since 2012. He also has been an Adjunct Research Fellow in Industrial Technology Research from 2016 to 2018. He has extensive research interests including Oxide heterostructures, nanostructures, and interfaces for next-generation devices; Fabrication and characterization of oxide mesocrystals; Exploration of topological defects in strongly correlated electron systems etc. He has been Thomson Reuters Highly Cited Researchers in Materials Science in 2018, 2016 and 2014. He has won Academia Sinica Young Researcher Paper Award in 2017. Then he has won Outstanding Research Award of Ministry of Science and Technology of Taiwan, Futuristic Breakthrough Technology Award, Young Researcher Award of The Physical Society of Taiwan and Wu Ta-You Award in 2017. And he has won Young Researcher Award of the Materials Research Society Taiwan, Young Researcher Award of the Taiwan Vacuum Society in 2016. He has won Y. Z. Hsu scientific paper award in Nanotechnology in 2015. He has published many academic papers in international journals and conferences, including Science, Nature Materials, Nature Nanotechnology, Nature Communications, Science Advances, etc.

Prof. Seong Soo Choi, Distinguished Professor at SunMoon University, Korea

Title: Towards the portable optical nanopore for single molecule analysis

Bio: Seong Soo Choi, Director of Research Center for Nano bioscience, honorary Professor of Physics and Nanoscience, SunMoon University. Soo Choi has been a distinguished professor, SunMoon University, since March 2015, and Dean of the Graduate School, SunMoon University, 2004~2003. Ph. D. in Physics, Department of Physics, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and research associate, North Carolina State University during 1987~ 1990. And was a visiting scientist at CNRS-Toulouse, France in 2000, and a visiting professor at the Department of Bioengineering, University of California, Berkeley in 2010. Presently, the main research area is Nanofabrication of Plasmonic Nanopore for single molecule analysis, Characterization and Fabrication of Nanostructure.He has published more than 170 papers in journals.


Dr. Wei Li, Fudan University, China

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Bio: Wei Li obtained his Ph.D from department of chemistry, Fudan University, China under the supervision of Prof. Dongyuan Zhao. (2008-2014). From March 2012 to September, He was studying at Max-Planck-Institut für Kohlenforschung, German (with Prof. Ferdi Schüth). He finished his postdoctoral study at Toronto University, Canada in the period from March 2014 to November (with Prof. Ted Sargent). From December, 2014 to May, 2016, he was a research fellow in Korean Basic Science Institute (supervisor: Prof. Rodney S. Ruoff). After that, he joined the faculty of the Fudan University in July, 2016, where he is now a research fellow in the Department of Chemistry. With himself being the first author or the corresponding author(28), Li has published 84 papers(SCI), including 1 in Nature Rev. Mater., 6 in J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2 in Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 3 in Adv. Mater., 1 in Nano Lett., 3 in Adv. Energy Mater., 1 in Mater. Horiz., with total citation number of more than 5000, and 33 h-index. And 14 of them are listed as ESI highly cited papers(Web of Science)In recent years, He has published 106 related research papers in SCI journals, including 42 papers with himself being the first author or corresponding author. Dr. Li has been active in academia. He has been in charge of a project supported by National Natural Science Foundation Youth Fund. In addition, he was also participated in one young scientist project under the national key research and development program, one key project of the national natural science foundation of China and one major project of "scientific and technological innovation action plan" of Shanghai science and technology commission. Dr. Li was awarded the excellent doctoral thesis award of Shanghai in 2015 and elected the top young talents of Shanghai in 2016. Recent honors include the young science and technology star and the distinguished professor of Oriental scholars of Shanghai(2017). Dr. Li‘s research include: Synthesis of mesoporous materials and their applications in electrocatalysis and environmental treatment; Fabrication of photovoltaic materials and construction of photoelectric conversion devices; The development of new energy storage materials and applications in the field of supercapacitor and li-ion battery.


Prof. Jiliang Zhu, Sichuan University, China

Title: Manganese, Nickel oxide/sulfide Electrode for Supercapacitor

Short Bio: Dr. Jiling Zhu received his bachelor's degree in Physics from Sichuan University in 1990 and Ph. D. degree in Material Science from Sichuan University in 2000. From 2001 to 2004, he worked as a postdoctoral at Kyoto Institute of Technology. Now he is a professor of materials science and engineering in Sichuan University. His current interests are mainly focused on nanostructured materials for supercapacitor and lithium ion battery. He has involved many key projects, and holds 12 national invention patents. He has published many academic papers in international journals and conferences.

Prof. Brian Yuliarto, Institut Teknologi Bandung, Indonesia

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Short Bio: Professor Brian Yuliarto is serving as an associate Professor at Faculty of Industrial Technology, Engineering Physics Department, Institut Teknologi Bandung (ITB), Indonesia. After graduation of Bachelor at Engineering PhD program at Department of Quantum Engineering and Systems Science, The University of Tokyo Japan. He also spends several times as a postdoctoral fellow on National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), Tsukuba Japan. He focused the research on the synthesis and fabrications of nano structure oxide and their applications on energy and environments. He has developed some nanostructure thin films of ZnO, ZnO-CNT, SnO2, SiO2, TiO2 for applications in gas sensors devices. For energy purposes, the natural dyes as well as TiO2nanoporous has been investigated to improve the light harvesting efficiency of the Dyes Synthesis Solar Cells. He published several papers on Analytical Chemistry, ACS Journal, Sensors and Actuators B: Chemicals and other reputation journals. He has presented his research papers in many international conferences at France, Japan, China, Austria, Singapore, Korea, Germany and others. Now he is developing the National Center for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology in Indonesia.