Monthly Archives: May 2011

Dr. Xijun Zhang is the General Manager of Suzhou Nanotech Co.,Ltd. that is building the world-class nanotech innovation cluster, “Suzhou Nanopolis”, and is also Deputy Secretary for the Science & Technology Development Bureau, Suzhou Industrial Park Administrative Committee. He has … Continue reading

Biography Ernst-Udo Sievers is managing director of i.con. innovation GmbH, an innovation management consulting firm based in Stuttgart, Germany. He was one of the initiators of the ‘ProNano’ project which aims to support research teams in nanotechnology to bring their … Continue reading

Biography Emmanuelle Brun (MSc. Chemistry) started her career at the German Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (BGIA) in 2001. Since 2004, she has been Project Manager at the European Agency for Safety and Health at Work (EU-OSHA) in the … Continue reading

ITQB-UNL, Single Molecule Processes (PT) Biography Elisa Campos is PhD student at the Single Molecule Processes Laboratory, Instituto de Tecnologia Química e Biológica (ITQB) – Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal. She uses α-hemolysin as protein nanopore in an electrophysiology set-up … Continue reading

Interdisciplinary Centre for Nanostructured Materials and Interfaces Department of Physics, University of Milano (IT) Abstract One year of scientific research and communication in the public place: a first assessment One year has passed since the inauguration of the OpenNanoLab for … Continue reading

Slaven Garaj

Dr. Slaven Garaj is research associate at Harvard University where he works in the field of nanopores and single-molecule biosensors. With the main goal of developing a next-generation, inexpensive DNA sequencing scheme, he recently developed a new class of nanopores based on graphene, which attracted… Continue reading

Prof, Head Exploratory Nanotechnology Nanometer Structure Consortium Lund University, Solid State Physics Biography Lars Montelius, Professor in Nanotechnology at nmC@LU, Lund University, Sweden. LM is also director for a Materails Reserach Initiative as well as acting President for the Swedish … Continue reading

Deputy Director National Nanotechnology Coordination Office National Science and Technology Council Biography Dr. Sally Tinkle is the Deputy Director of the National Nanotechnology Coordination Office of the National Science and Technology Council. Her responsibilities include facilitation and coordination of the … Continue reading

EMRP Programme Manager About EURAMET EURAMET is the Regional Metrology Organisation for Europe. It promotes cooperation between the National Metrology Institutes in measurement research and the provision of traceability to the SI units. EURAMET is also responsible for the implementation … Continue reading

Communication outreach for education: projects, prospects and needs for EU governance 30 May 2011 13.30 – 18.30 Room Mozart The workshop will be structure into two sessions of two hours introduced and closed by Matteo Bonazzi from the European Commission … Continue reading

Head of Research Group “Particles and Health” Institute for Work and Health (CH) Biography Michael Riediker (Private-Docent and Doctor of natural sciences) is head of the research group “Particles and Health” at the Institute for Work and Health (Institut universitaire … Continue reading

István Peták

István Peták, MD, PhD, is the founder and scientific director of KPS Biotechnology and Molecular Diagnostics Ltd, and senior scientist at the Pathobiochemistry Research Group of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences. Dr. Petak investigated the chemotherapy-induced active cell death in tumor cells at the… Continue reading

Consultant Spinverse (FI) Biography Tom leads Spinverse’s Markets and Network team. He has an M.Sc. degree in Industrial Engineering and Management from the Helsinki University of Technology, and a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce from the University of Birmingham, England. He’s … Continue reading

Senior Consultant Spinverse (FI) Biography Matti is a Senior Consultant at Spinverse, he is responsible for technology transfer and commercialisation consultancy services for companies and research organisations. Before joining Spinverse team, Matti worked eight years in the field of international … Continue reading

Founder and CEO Spinverse (FI) Biography Pekka Koponen, Founder and CEO of Spinverse, has strong international experience in emerging technologies and markets. Pekka joined Nokia 1990 as a smart card expert for company’s first GSM phone. During the following 14 … Continue reading

Tyndall National Institute University College Cork (IE) Biography Dr. Aidan Quinn is Head of the Nanotechnology Group at the Tyndall National Institute, University College Cork, Ireland. The research programme of his group currently includes application of molecular self-assembly to the … Continue reading

Chair of Polymer Processing Departmant of Polymer Engineering and Science Montanuniversitaet Leoben (AT) Biography Hannelore Mattausch has studied polymer engineering and science at the Montanuniversitaet Leoben in Austria. Now she works as a scientist and PhD student at the Chair … Continue reading

Chief Executive Officer NanoManufacturing Institute University of Leeds Biography Industry Professor Terry Wilkins has Bachelor and PhD degrees in chemistry from the University of London. He has 32 years industrial experience as a chemist, engineer and molecular biologist, leading. His … Continue reading

Technical University of Liberec (CZ) Biography Specialization: Remedial technologies – application of zero-valent iron nanoparticles M. Černík (47) received his PhD in Natural Science at Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH Zurich) and thereafter started to work for environmental consultancy … Continue reading

Founder & Chief Scientific Officer Biography Dr. Andreas Jordan founded MagForce Nanotechnologies AG and serves on its management board as chief scientific officer, with responsibility for all research and development activities. He began his career with studies in biology at … Continue reading

Biography 1946 born in HAMBURG Academic studies of chemistry at the University of Hamburg 1978 finalized as Dipl. Chem. in Physical Chemistry, Tribology and Rheology DMG (Dental-Material-Gesellschaft) m.b.H., Hamburg Beginning: Setup and direction of quality control, accreditation permission aspharmaceutical production … Continue reading

Head of the Department “Surface Metrology” Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt (PTB) Braunschweig (DE) Biography Ludger Koenders is the head of the department “Surface Metrology” at the Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt (PTB) Braunschweig, Germany. In the PTB he has worked on the development of Scanning … Continue reading

EPOS-Iasis, R&D and University of Cyprus, Nanobiotechnology Laboratory Biography Dr. Andreani Odysseos, MD/PhD, co-founder and Director of Biomedical Research of EPOS-Iasis combines both academic and entrepreneurial expertise. She is qualified in Oncology with major interest in Molecular Imaging, Nanoparticulate Systems … Continue reading

Fraunhofer-Institut for Silicate Research Head of new business development Managing Director Alliance Nanotechnology of Fraunhofer-Society Fraunhofer ISC Biography Dr. Karl-Heinz Haas, studied chemistry at the University of Karlsruhe up to his diploma thesis in 1980. After his PhD at the … Continue reading

Biography Georgia Kastrinaki is a Physicist Researcher and is currently working at the Aerosol and Particle Technology Laboratory of the Center of Research and Technology Hellas. Her research area is catalyst design and nanoparticle synthesis for environmental and energy applications. … Continue reading

Biography Dr. Friso Sikkema obtained his MSc in chemistry at the University of Leiden, the Netherlands, in 2003 and his Ph.D. in physical chemistry at the Radboud University Nijmegen in 2007. At KEMA, Arnhem, the Netherlands, he performs research in … Continue reading

Numonyx Italy S.r.l. (IT) Biography Livio Baldi graduated in Electronic Engineering in 1973 at the University of Pavia. In 1974 he joined SGS-ATES (now STMicroelectronics), in the Central R&D of Agrate Brianza, working at the development of MOS and CMOS … Continue reading

Bin Zhu

Based on Functional nanocomposites for advanced fuel cell research, led by Dr. Bin Zhu, in the very recent invention and development, he has made a revolutionary fuel cell technology invention by using single-component device to realize existing fuel cell three-component functions. Continue reading

Iryna Yakimets

Iryna Yakimets is a Senior Researcher within the group “Patterning for flexible systems” at Holst Centre/TNO, member of the Materials Innovation Institute (M2i) and coordinator of the FP7 project Ingenious (special EU-Russia call, GA number 248236). She is responsible for material research projects, which… Continue reading

NOKIA Research Center, Eurolaboratory, Cambridge (UK) Abstract Nanonose: Machine Learning with Nanowire Sensors Nanotechnology and machine learning are not necessarily the most obvious couple. Yet, in order to bring nanoscale sensors into real devices, this union actually makes a lot … Continue reading


Ferenc Vonderviszt is a full Professor of Nanotechnology at the Research Institute of Chemical and Process Engineering, University of Pannonia, Veszprém, Hungary. He obtained his PhD in biophysics from Eötvös University, Budapest. Continue reading

Director, “Industrial Technologies”, DG Research, European Commission Biography Mr von Bose completed his studies in law from the Universities of Bonn, Geneva and Heidelberg in 1975. He was an assistant at the law faculty of the University of Montpellier before … Continue reading

Biography Prof. Yuri Volkov received his MD from the Moscow Medical Academy and PhD in biomedical sciences at the Institute of Immunology, Moscow. He works at the Department of Clinical Medicine, Trinity College Dublin since 1995. His research interests for … Continue reading

Sándor Varró

Prof. Dr. Sándor Varró (scientific advisor at the Research Institute for Solid State Physics and Optics, Budapest, Doctor of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences) received his PhD degree in 1982 in Szeged, Hungary, where he was later also habilitated. His main subjects of research has been the theory of… Continue reading

Biography After he obtained his PhD diplome in Fysics at the University of Antwerp, Marc Van Sande started in 1980 in the Research department of the Semiconductor divisions of MHO, a predecessor company of Umicore. After a career in mainly … Continue reading

Director, Institute of Nanochemistry, Chemical Research Center, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest (HU) Biography Prof. József Valyon (1946) is chemical engineer, scientist, continuing research on the field of heterogeneous catalysis. He focuses on the catalytic processes of petroleum refinery and … Continue reading

Chief Executive Officer ThalesNano Biography Dr. László Ürge was appointed as the CEO of ThalesNano in March 2007. From 2001 to 2006 Dr. Ürge was the CEO of ComGenex Inc, an integrated drug discovery service provider. In 2006 he was … Continue reading

Chief Technology Officer FIMECC Ltd Biography 2009 – Chief Technology Officer, FIMECC Ltd. 2004 – 2008 Section Manager, System development,  Bosch Rexroth AG, Germany 1996 – 2004 Researcher at Tampere university of Technology, Institute of Hydraulics and Automation 2000 Doctor … Continue reading

Bernd Szyszka

Dr. Bernd Szyszka studied solid state physics at the Technical University Braunschweig. In 1995, he joined the Fraunhofer IST and started his research work on transparent conductive oxide coatings (TCOs). For this work on reactive magnetron sputtering of TCOs, he received his PhD from the University of… Continue reading

Deputy Director-General European Commission, Directorate General for Research & Innovation Biography Born 1952 in Würzburg (Germany), he studied law and economics in Würzburg and Bonn which he finalised by a thesis about the European Monetary System. In 1979 he started … Continue reading

Biography Hermann Stamm obtained his degree in physics in 1978 and his PhD in 1981 in solid state physics from the University of Stuttgart (Germany). From 1981 to 1987 he held a position as research scientist and group leader at … Continue reading

Biography Gustaaf Schoukens is professor of polymer technology at the Ghent University (Belgium), faculty of Engineering. He received his degree in Chemical Engineering from the K.U. Leuven (Belgium) in 1971 where he also obtained his Ph.D. in 1978. The … Continue reading

SENSOR Lab. CNR-IDASC & University of Brescia Biography Prof. Giorgio Sberveglieri was born in 1947 and received his degree in Physics cum laude from the University of Parma (Italy), where he started in 1971 his research activities on the preparation … Continue reading

Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Nanosafety Research Centre, Helsinki, (FI) Biography Kai Savolainen is currently Research Professor and Director of Nanosafety Research Centre at the Finnish Institute of Occupational Health. His research interests cover toxicology and safety assessment of engineered … Continue reading


I have been doing study and research on the field of nanotechnology since 2006 at the Department of Applied and Environmental Chemsitry at University of Szeged. As an assistant lecturer I’m managing different researches based on carbon nanotubes, metallic (or metal-oxide) nanoparticles and inorganic … Continue reading

Biography László ROSTA has been working in the field of neutron scattering for over 35 years. He is leading the scientific activity at the Budapest Neutron Centre since 1992. He has initiated and participated in the realisation of the research … Continue reading

Project Coordinator, Nanophysics, Niels Bohr Institute, University of Copenhagen (DK) Biography Klas Risveden is a Project Coordinator at the Öresund Materials Innovation Community. With the construction of the research facilities European Spallation Source (ESS) and MAX IV the objective of … Continue reading

Claudia Preininger

Claudia Preininger received her PhD in chemistry from the Karl-Franzens University Graz (Austria) and participated in international projects on surface modification and optical (bio)sensors at the University of Lund, University of Pisa and CNR-IFAC Firenze. She has been working on… Continue reading

Raoul Peltier

Raoul Peltier was born in Tarbes, France. He received his MSc in Chemistry at The University Paul Sabatier, Toulouse (France) in collaboration with the Polymer Research Group of Professor Zhu at the University of Montreal (Canada). He is presently completing a PhD at the University of Auckland… Continue reading

Dorota Anna Pawlak

Dr. habil. Dorota Anna Pawlak (DAP), PhD and habilitation in Chemistry from the University of Warsaw (1999, and 2011 respectively), Postdoc in materials science (2000-2001) at Institute of Materials Research, Sendai, Japan. In 2000 she received the Foundation for Polish Science prize for young… Continue reading

Ana Nordberg

Ana Nordberg is a former lawyer, currently working on her Phd at Copenhagen University – Center for Information and Innovation Law. Her research concerns nanotechnology patents, with special focus on nanomedicine and nanobiotechnology patents and the balance between public access to state of the art health… Continue reading

Julien Nicolas

Julien Nicolas graduated in 2001 from the “Ecole Supérieure de Chimie Organique et Minérale (ESCOM)” (Cergy-Pontoise, France). He completed his PhD in 2005 under the supervision of Prof. Bernadette Charleux at the University Pierre and Marie Curie (Paris), where he studied nitroxide-mediated… Continue reading

Biography Studies: Industrial Engineer & Master in Materials. Experience: November 2003 – Current: R&D Director (Lurederra Technology Centre) and R&D / Production Director (TECNAN). July – November 2003: Product Coordinator – Product Design Department (TRW AUTOMOTIVE) Achievements: Scale-up of a … Continue reading

Arunjai Mittal

Mr. Mittal has more than 18 years of experience in the electronics industry, beginning in engineering and marketing and progressing into business development, operations ans senior management positions. Under his leadership, the power management activities have grown by five-fold at Infineon, with… Continue reading

Head of Environment Unit Tekniker ik4 (ES) Biography Jose Rodríguez Medina is Manager of Environmental Unit at Tekniker ik4. He holds a PhD in Analytical Chemistry at the Basque Country University in 1997. He joined Tekniker ik4 in 2009. Previously he … Continue reading

Jovan Matovic

Jovan Matovic is currently manager of EU FP7 and national projects in the field of nanomembranes and bionics structures. In 2003 he was awarded from ESA for the best proposal for MEMS spacecraft thermal management syste. Continue reading


Elvio Mantovani is Managing Director of AIRI/Nanotec IT (Italian Centre for Nanotechnology), a structure created in 2003 by AIRI (Italian Association for Industrial Research) to promote in Italy nanotechnologies and its applications. The responsible development of these emerging technologies … Continue reading

István Majoros

Research Interest: 1. Nano size macromolecules synthesis, characterization and properties. 2. Dendrimer (poly(amidoamine)) (PAMAM) structures and application inmedicine. Targeted drug delivery, targeted imaging,targeted apoptosis sensing, and targeted MRI. 3. Structure properties relationship… Continue reading

Research management Fraunhofer institute for manufacturing technology and advanced materials (IFAM) Biography Uwe Lommatzsch received his Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry from Johann Wolfgang Goethe University Frankfurt am Main, Germany. After a 3-year post-doc position in the United States working on … Continue reading

Markku Lämsä

Dr. Lämsä (b. 1962) works in Materials and Processes Technology Unit in Tekes. He is Programme Manager of Tekes’ Functional Materials programme. Before that he was responsible for FinNano Nanotechnology Programme (2005-2010). Continue reading

Researcher, IER, University of Stuttgart Biography Dipl-.Ing. JochenLambauer, born 1978, studied Environmental Engineering at the University of Stuttgart, Germany and the University of Iceland (Háskolí Islands), Reykjavík, Iceland. He received his B. Sc. in Environmental Engineering in 2003 and his … Continue reading

Peter Krüger

Since June 2006 Dr. Péter Krüger is heading the Bayer “Working Group Nano-technology” with the responsibility for the global coordination of nanotechnology ac-tivities in all Bayer Subgroups and Service Companies with a reporting line to the “Coordination Board Technology, Innovation and Environment” of… Continue reading

Gernot Klotz

Since February 2007 G. Klotz is the Executive Director for Research and Innovation for the European Chemical Industry Council (CEFIC). He is a member of the CEFIC Leadership Team, which has the overall responsibility for coordinating and steering the activities of the organisation. Specific key areas of responsibility … Continue reading

Biography Dr Laura Kauhanen, working at Spinverse Ltd, is specialized in cognitive technology as well as computational engineering. During the last six months Dr Kauhanen has investigated the Estonian innovation system while doing a feasibility study for an Estonian Materials … Continue reading

Gerald Kada

Dr. Gerald Kada, born in Freistadt, Austria, is an application engineer/scientist with Agilent Technologies, Nanotechnology Measurements Division, based in Linz, Austria. His research focuses on topography and recognition imaging on live cells, and simultaneously combining AFM and… Continue reading


In this lecture we will introduce the field of spintronics which has revolutionized magnetic storage technologies, is making its way into semiconductor microchips, and represents one of the most rapidly developing scientific fields in nano-electronics. Continue reading

Biography Toby Jenkins runs a research group of 12 PhD students, post-docs and Masters level research students at the University of Bath, all carrying out research at the life science – materials interface, primarily focussed on infection control and sensing … Continue reading

Hans Hofstraat

Hans Hofstraat completed his thesis (Free University, Amsterdam; awarded by Royal Dutch Shell prize) and post-doctoral work (Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule, Zürich, Switzerland) on low-temperature high-resolution luminescence spectroscopy. Subsequently he turned to marine environmental… Continue reading

Abstract Ultrasonic Production of Nano-size Dispersions and Emulsions Ultrasound is a well-established method for particle size reduction in dispersions and emulsions. Ultrasonic processors are used in the generation of nano-size material slurries, dispersions and emulsions because of the potential in … Continue reading

Gabor Heltovics

Mr. Heltovics holds Master’s degrees in Biology (1995), Chemistry (1995), and Business Administration (MBA – 2003). In 1995 he won an annual postgraduate research scholarship at Oxford University to study Neuropharmacology. He started his career in Procter & Gamble Global R&D in the UK, where he worked… Continue reading


Dr. Robert Harrison holds a B.A. in Physics from Oxford University and a M.Sc. in Solid State Physics from Sheffield University in the UK. He later obtained his PhD. in Electronic Engineering. He is a European, German and French Patent and Trademark Attorney. He currently works with small and medium-sized… Continue reading

András Halbritter

Dr. András Halbritter has graduated in 1999 and received his PhD degree in 2003 at the Budapest University of Technology and Economics (BUTE) as a physicist. Presently he is an associate professor at the Department of Physics at BUTE. His research interests are experimental solid state physics… Continue reading

Claus Hackmann

Claus Hackmann, PhD, joined BASF Venture Capital GmbH as an Investment Manager in September 2010. Before that he was head of production of Electronic Materials in Europe within in the BASF SE and was responsible as leader of the Business Process Management team in the business unit… Continue reading

Andreas Gutsch

Dr. Andreas Gutsch studied Chemical Engineering at the University Karlsruhe. After his doctorate he started working at Degussa AG in the field ofChemical and Process Engineering. After leading the „Project House Nanomaterials” he took over the management of the business division ”Creavis “ within Evonik… Continue reading

Nidhi Gupta

Nidhi Gupta is a PhD candidate at the Marketing and Consumer Behaviour Group, Wageningen University in the Netherlands. She has a master degree in Natural Resources from TERI University, India. Her PhD research focuses on the societal response to nanotechnology. The research aims at… Continue reading

Member of the Board, Risk Dialogue Foundation, (CH) Abstract Corridors for Innovation: Safe Design Nanotechnologies promise a broad field of innovative materials for applications in environmental technologies, energy supply and storages, mobility, for health applications and several consumer products such … Continue reading

Michael Grätzel

Professor at the EcolePolytechnique de Lausanne Professor Michael Grätzeldirects there the Laboratory of Photonics and Interfaces. He pioneered studies of mesoscopic materials and their use in energy conversion systems, in particular photovoltaic cells, lithium ion batteries and photo-electrochemical… Continue reading

Filip Govaert

Filip Govaert studied chemistry at the University of Ghent (BE) where he also accomplished his PhD on the development of an electrochemical sensor for the detection of dyes in textile processes. He worked at research departments in industry and agencies on the analysis and formulation of industrial… Continue reading

Sarah Fredriksson

Sarah Fredriksson finished her MSc in Biotechnology Engineering at Lund University and received her PhD submitting a Thesis with the title “GENE FUSION IN PROTEIN ENGINEERING – Design of novel peptides and bifunctional enzymes” in 1999. She has published scientific articles and is the author of several… Continue reading

Anthony Flambard

Anthony R Flambard studied chemistry with physiology & biochemistry at the University of Reading in the UK and received his doctorate in surface chemistry and catalysis in 1982. Following actinide research at the Free University of Berlin (1992 – 1987), he joined the Chemistry Information Centre (CIC)… Continue reading

Bertrand Fillon

Doctor Bertrand FILLON is currently the CTO of CEA/LITEN for new energy technologies (fuel cells, batteries, photovoltaic cells,…) , and micro-nanotechnologies for new energy applications and organic electronic. He defines, organizes and follows the CEA/LITEN project portfolio. He is the scientific… Continue reading

Elena Ferapontova

Elena Ferapontova has got her PhD from the Moscow State University in 1998. Since then she has been electrochemically studying electron transfer reactions and interfacial properties of enzymes, nucleic acids, and small molecules of biomedical significance. From 2008 she is the Head of the… Continue reading


Dr. Fahmi is a principle research fellow and leader of the NanoManu research group at the University of Nottingham, UK. He has a wide interdisciplinary knowledge through his qualifications in different fields (bio/ chemistry, physical and material sciences) at TU-Dresden Germany and has work experience in… Continue reading

Moritz Eulenburg

Since 07.2010: InovisCoat GmbH, Monheim a.R., Director Business Development & Sales
10.04 – 06.10: Coatema Coating Machinery GmbH, Dormagen, Director Sales
2001 – 09.04: Management Partner… Continue reading

Epprecht Thomas

Thomas Epprecht is a PhD Biochemist and independent Risk Expert providing Consulting Services at the interface of risk, regulation, new technology, and insurance;he acts as an intermediate between different disciplines and interests, and he evaluates scenarios and strategiesin order to develop novel… Continue reading

Hans Dijk

After 15 years in the field of diagnostic rapid test components, typically used in rapid tests like pregnancy tests, Hans joined SCIENION AG from Berlin, Germany in June 2009. SCIENION is a life science company well positioned in the markets of dispensing systems and microarray technologies… Continue reading

Vladimir Demin

Since 2008 main area of scientific research activity of Dr. Demin is safety of nanotechnologies and use of nanomaterials with goals to elaborate risk assessment and analysis methodology with application to supporting safety decision making. Other area of research activity is developing physical methods… Continue reading

Imre Dékány

Full professor at the Institute of Medical Chemistry, Faculty of Medicine Univesrity of Szeged (Hungary). Member of the Supramolecular and Nanostructured Materials Research Group of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences. Elected member of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences from 2001… Continue reading

Bruno De Geest

Bruno De Geest studied chemical engineering at Ghent University and obtained his master degree in 2003. In 2006 he obtained his PhD entitled ‘Polyelectrolyte Microcapsules for Pharmaceutical Applications’, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Ghent University. For this work he was awarded the AAPS… Continue reading

Viktor Chikan

Dr. Viktor Chikan is an associate professor in physical chemistry at Kansas State University (U.S.). From 2002 to 2005, Dr Chikan has done his postdoctoral work at the University of California, Berkeley (U.S.). He received his PhD degree (2002) in physical chemistry at Kansas State University and his MSc… Continue reading

Duncan Bremner

Duncan Bremner is the Technology Translator within the Knowledge Transfer Account at the University of Glasgow which was awarded by the UK Engineering & Physical Sciences Reseach Council (EPSRC) to focus on nano technology and nano science. He works with both the academic staff and industry partners to… Continue reading

Joerg Bolze

Doctorate in physical chemistry from the University of Karlsruhe (Germany). Postdoctoral studies at synchrotron radiation facilities in Japan and Korea. Approx. 15 years of experience in using X-ray scattering methods for the structural characterization of nanomaterials, with a focus on colloidal systems… Continue reading

Laszlo Peter Biro

Prof. László P. Biró is the head of the Nanostructures Department ( in the Research Institute for Technical Physics and Materials Science of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences. He received his Ph.D. degree in 1997 from the Technical University of Budapest after… Continue reading

Flemming Besenbacher

Flemming Besenbacher is a full Professor in the Department of Physics and Astronomy at the Faculty of Science, Aarhus University, Denmark. He received his doctoral degree in Natural Sciences from Aarhus University. He is director and founder of the Interdisciplinary Nanoscience Center (… Continue reading


Dr. Lajos Balogh is the CEO of AA Nanomedicine&Nanotechnology, and Editor-in-Chief of Nanomedicine: Nanotechnology, Biology and Medicine (Elsevier). As former professor of the Roswell Park Cancer Institute, of the University of Michigan, University of Massachusetts, he has authored/coauthored over 200… Continue reading

Israel Ayala

Mr. Israel Ayala is Sales Manager for Beneq in Finland, a company specializing in Thin film Equipment and Technologies, for Academic R&D, and Industrial Applications; Beneq serves industries such as Glass, PV and Flexible electronics; Beneq’s thin-film Equipment and Technologies find Applications in Optics… Continue reading

Elke Anklam

Elke Anklam obtained her degree in Food Chemistry from the University of Münster, Germany in 1981 and her PhD in Organic Chemistry from the University of Hamburg, Germany in 1985, followed by a post-doctoral year in the University of Strasbourg, France. She worked as a researcher in the… Continue reading

Markus Ahlskog

Markus Ahlskog is Professor of experimental condensed matter physics at the Nanoscience Center / Physics department of the University of Jyväskylä, Finland. He received his doctorate from the Helsinki University of Technology (now Aalto University) in 1996 with a thesis on the electronic properties of… Continue reading


Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (DE) Dr. Andreas Gutsch coordinates KIT’s Competence E research association that covers all activities in fields of electric energy storage and driving systems in KIT. It is joint effort from KIT Energy and NanoMicro Centers, as … Continue reading

31 MAY 2011 14:30-16:00 Room Lehar This session will review research into nanotechnology-related safety and standardization issues, considering both assessments of exposure and harmonization of safety assessment. This will be followed by a review of the societal and ethical aspects … Continue reading