Associate Researcher, University of Athens, Greece
Professor, Mahatma Gandhi University, India
Isiah M Warner
University of Athens, Greece
Dr. Elias Sakellis received his Ph.D. degree from the Department of Physics, University of Athens. Since then he works as associate researcher at the Department of Physics of the University of Athens and at the National Center for Scientific Research DEMOKRITOS, Athens, Greece.
His current research interests include the synthesis of nano-structured materials with Ebeam PVD, chemical and electrochemical methods as well as the study of their structural, electrical and optical properties. He is the author of more than 45 research papers with more than 340 citations.
He has extended experience in electrical measurements of various materials, as well as, an expertise in structural, crystallographical and electronic configuration characterization of nanostructures -including nanoparticles- with scanning electron transmission microscopy (SEM) electron microscopy (TEM) and X-Ray Diffraction (XRD).
Mahatma Gandhi University, India
Professor Sabu Thomas is the Director of the International and Interuniversity Centre for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology and full professor of Polymer Science and Engineering at the School of Chemical Sciences of Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, Kerala, India. He obtained B.Sc Degree in Chemistry from Kuriakose Elias College, Mannanam, Kottayam in 1980 and Bachelor of Technology Degree in Polymer Science and Rubber Technology from Cochin University of Science and Technology in 1983. He received his PhD from Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur in 1987.
He is an outstanding leader with sustained international acclaims for his work in Polymer Science and Engineering, Polymer Nanocomposites, Elastomers, Polymer Blends, Interpenetrating Polymer Networks, Polymer Membranes, Green Composites and Nanocomposites, Nanomedicine and Green Nanotechnology.
His areas of academic research include polymer nanocomposites and cellulose nanocomposites. He is the editor of the Elsevier journal Nano-Structures & Nano-Objects. His ground breaking inventions in polymer blends, green nano technological and nano-biomedical sciences, have made transformative differences in the development of new materials for automotive, space, housing and biomedical fields.
In 2015, he received his first Docteur Honoris Causa from University of Southern Brittany in Lorient, France. In 2016, he received his second Doctorate honoris causa from University of Lorraine, France. He was awarded the Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry, London, FRSC in 2012. He received the Bronze Medal of the Chemical Research Society of India and the MRSI Medal of the Material Research Society of India in 2013. He was the recipient of Fulbright-Nehru International Education Administrators Award 2017. He received TRiLA Academician of the year 2018 award.
Isiah M Warner
Isiah M. Warner is Boyd Professor of Louisiana State University System and Philip West Professor of Chemistry. He is an analytical/materials chemist with research focusing in fluorescence spectroscopy, organized media, and ionic liquid chemistry, particularly as applied to solid phase ionic materials. He has more than 380refereed publications and h-index of 64. He has many awards including 1) International Journal Nature Award for Mentoring in Science, 2019; 2) Fellow of theNationalAcademyofInventors, 2017; 3) AmericanAcademyofArts&Sciences,2016; 4)SEC Professor of the Year, 2016; and 5) ACS Award in Analytical Chemistry, 2013.