Organizing Committee

Organizing Committee

Udo Schwingenschlögl

King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Dr. Udo Schwingenschlögl is a Professor of Materials Science & Engineering at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), Saudi Arabia. He previously worked at the International Center of Condensed Matter Physics in Brasilia, Brazil, and the Universität Augsburg in Germany.

Maher S. Amer

Wright State University, USA

Dr. Amer is Professor of Materials Science and Engineering, a von Humboldt Fellow, Max Planck Society, Germany, and a former Visiting Fellow of the Fitzwilliam College, University of Cambridge, England. Dr. Amer is a member of a number of national and international committees focused on nanomanufacturing and higher education accreditation. He received his Ph.D. from Drexel University 1995.

Zulkhair Mansurov

Institute of Combustion Problems, Kazakhstan

Professor Zulkhair Mansurov is a General Director of the Institute of Combustion Problems of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan. Zulkhair Mansurov successfully defended PhD and Doctor of Sciences dissertations in 1973 and 1990, correspondingly. In 1981 Zulkhair Mansurov got 10-months scientific probation at the University College of London, Great Britain. Professor Mansurov's scientific activity includes study and investigations of kinetics and mechanisms of hydrocarbon combustion and structure of cool soothing flames: catalytic carbon formation and its applied aspects. In 2002 group of scientists headed by Professor Mansurov has received Diploma for discovery of "Phenomenon of low-temperature cool-flame soot formation", issued by the Russian Academy of Natural Sciences, Russian Federation, International Academy of the Inventors Association. Professor Zulkair Mansurov's professional career includes longstanding activity in INTAS Council of Scientists. He is a Editor-in-Chief of "Combustion and Plasmochemistry Journal" and "Eurasian Chemico-Technological Journal" issuing in English, indexed at Scopus.

Vladimir M. Fomin

Institute for Integrative Nanosciences, Germany

Vladimir M. Fomin, Dr. habil., Univ. Prof., research professor at the Institute for Integrative Nanosciences (IIN), Leibniz Institute for Solid State and Materials Research (IFW) Dresden.Diploma of a Scientific Discovery (Academy of Natural Sciences of Russia). Honorary Member of the Academy of Sciences of Moldova. Interests in nanophysics and materials engineering, in particular,topological effects in quantum ringsand strain-induced micro- and nano-architectures, optical properties of quantum dots, vortex matter in meso-, nanoscopic and patterned superconductors;phonons in multishell tubular nanostructures;thermoelectric properties of semiconductor nanostructures. 3 monographs, 3 textbooks, 10 review papers, 10 patents and 200 scientific articles.