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Prof Ning Wang

Prof. Elias Siores - Co Chair

Provost and Director of Research.

The University of Bolton, UK.

“Materials in Renewable Energy Systems and Technologies”

Bio Elias Siores Dr. Sofoklis

Prof. Ning Wang - Chair

Prof. of Physics and Director of Materials Characterization & Preparation Facility (MCPF).

Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong.

“Dimension-controlled synthesis of nanostructures with novel properties for potential applications”

Dr. Sofoklis Makridis - Co Chair


The University of Bolton, UK & Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, USA.

“Laser ablation for novel metallic nanoparticles in polymer matrices for efficient hydrogen storage”

Plenary Speakers

Prof. Guosheng Shao

Director for the Institute of Renewable Energy and Environmental Technologies (IREET).

The University of Bolton, UK.

“Synthesis of Cu2O@TiO2 Core-Multishell Nanostructured Photocatalyst with Enhanced Catalytic Activity and Stability”

Prof. Guosheng Shao Prof. Jeff Urban

Prof. Jeff urban

Director of the Inorganic Facility of the Molecular Foundry.

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, USA.

“Development of magnetic oil for transformer enhanced refrigeration technology”

Prof. T. S. Zhao

Prof. T. S. Zhao

Chair Professor of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, Director of the HKUST Energy


The Hong Kong University of Science & Technology, Hong Kong.

Fuel Cells for Sustainable Energy Future

Prof. John Wang

Prof. John Wang

Department of Materials Science and Engineering, National University of Singapore.

“Metal Hydroxide Nanowires and Carbon Nanohybrids by Soft-templated Process for Energy Storage Applications”

Prof. Gavin Walker

The University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK.


Prof. Michel Van Hove

Director, Institute of Computational and Theoretical Studies (ICTS), and Chair Professor in Physics, Department of Physics.

Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong.

“Energy in Molecular Machines”

Prof. Michael Van Hove

Prof. Bin Zhu

Head of Advanced fuel cell and solar cell group.

Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Sweden and Hubei University, P.R. China.

“Multi-functional nanocomposites for new generation fuel cells and energy technology”

Prof. Bin Zhu

Prof. Jiannong Wang

Director of William Mong Institute of Nano Science and Technology, the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong.

“Tunable interaction-induced localization of surface electrons in Bi2Te3 thin films with antidots”

Prof. Jiannong Wang

Prof. Xudong Xiao

Department of Physics and Institute of Environment, Energy and Sustainability, The Chinese University of Hong Kong and Shenzhen Institute of Advanced Technology, CAS

“New route toward cost-effective photovoltaics: Copper-based chalcogenide compound semiconductors solar cells”

Prof. Xudong Xiao Dr. Yantao Shi

Dr. Yantao Shi

State Key laboratory of Fine Chemicals, School of Chemistry, Dalian University of            

Technology, China  

Rational Design of ZnO-based Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells

Invited Speakers

Prof. Paulo De Morais

Prof. Paulo Cesar De Morais

Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China & University of Brasília, Brazil.

“Development of magnetic oil for transformer enhanced refrigeration technology”

Prof. Ik Jin Kim

Prof. Ik Jin Kim

Director, Institute for Processing and Application of Inorganic Materials (PAIM).

Hanseo University, Korea.

“Carbon nanotubes-filters grown on molecular sieve coated porous ceramics for hydrogen adsorption”

Prof. Junfeng Geng

Prof. Junfeng Geng

Reader in Materials Chemistry, Institute for Materials Research and Innovation, & Institute for Renewable Energy and Environmental Technologies.

The University of Bolton, UK.

“The nature of nitrogen effect on the capacitance enhancement of carbon nanotubes”

Prof. Makarand M. Ghangrekar

Environmental Engineering, Department of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, India

“Prospects of Bioelectrochemical systems in Environmental Engineering”

Prof. Makarand Ghangrekar

Prof. Qiming Zhang

Professor of Electrical Engineering and Materials Science and Engineering.

The Pennsylvania State University, USA.  

Efficient Cooling Enabled by Ferroelectric Materials with Giant Electrocaloric Effect

Prof. Qiming Zhang Prof. Habil. Dr. Vaidotas KAŽUKAUSKAS Prof. Joe Poon

Prof. Joe Poon

Chair of Department of Physics.

The University of Virginia, USA.

“Thermoelectric Materials: New Approaches in the Energy Age”

Dr. Amit Rawal

Dr. Amit Rawal

Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, India

Modeling of Piezoelectric Energy Harvesters grown on Nonwoven Materials

Prof. Habil. Dr. Vaidotas KAŽUKAUSKAS

Semiconductor Physics Department, Vilnius University, Lithuania  

Organic photovoltaics: commercial and fundamental charge transport aspects