Scientific Committee

CONFERENCE CHAIR

Raul Fangueiro
School of Engineering, University of Minho, Portugal

Prof. Raul Fangueiro is currently professor and senior researcher in the School of Engineering at the University of Minho, Portugal. He is the Head of the Fibrous Materials Research Group of the same university with expertise in advanced materials (nano, smart, composites) and structures (3D, auxetic, multiscale) with 25 researchers. He is the mentor and the coordinator of the FIBRENAMICS International Platform including 250 partners developing promotion, dissemination, technology transfer and research activities on fiber-based advanced materials. He has more than 140 published papers in international reputed scientific journals, 400 conference publications, 36 books and 16 patents. He is the scientific coordinator of several national and international research projects on advanced fibrous and composite materials, manly for defense, building, architectural and health-care applications.  He supervised various PhD and Pos-Doc scientific works and is member of the editorial board of several leading international scientific journals on composite and fibrous materials.

MEMBERS

António Torres Marques
University of Porto
Portugal

Chee Lip Gan
Nanyang Technological University
Singapore

Cheryl Wilson
University of Otago
New Zealand

Conceição Paiva
University of Minho
Portugal

Daniel Ambrosini
National University of Cuyo
Argentina

Denis Josse
Alpes-Maritimes Fire & Rescue Services
France

Diana Ferreira
University of Minho
Portugal

Fabiana Arduini
University of Rome “Tor Vergata”
Italy

Fabrizio Scarpa
University of Bristol
UK

Filipe Teixeira-Dias
The University of Edinburgh
UK

François Boussu
ENSAIT – GEMTEX Laboratory
France

Genevieve Langdon
University of Sheffield
UK

Haim Abramovich
Technion – Israel Institute of Technology
Israel

Harri Lipsanen 
Aalto University
Finland

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Hong Hu
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
China

Igor L. Medintz
U.S. Naval Research Laboratory
USA

Joaquim Vieira
University of Aveiro
Portugal

José Borges
CINAMIL
Portugal

Jun Lou
Rice University
USA

Lars Montelius
International Iberian Nanotechnology Laboratory
Portugal

Michael May
Ernst-Mach-Institut
Germany

Michele Meo
University of Bath
UK

Nunzio Cennamo
University of Campania Luigi Vanvitelli
Italy

Pedro Rosa
University of Lisbon
Portugal

Raffaele Solimene
University of Campania Luigi Vanvitelli
Italy

R. Alagirusamy
Indian Institute of Technology Delhi
India

Robert Young
University of Manchester
UK

Seeram Ramakrishna
National University of Singapore
Singapore

Seshadri Ramkumar
Texas Tech University
USA

Sohel Rana
University of Huddersfield
UK

Steven Savage
Swedish Defence Research Agency
Sweden

Xiaogang Chen
University of Manchester
UK

Xin-Lin Gao
Southern Methodist University
EUA