2018 5th Global Conference on Polymer and Composite Materials (PCM 2018)
Keynote Speakers
Prof. Dr. Esteban Broitman, Nantes University, France

Esteban Broitman holds a Ph.D. degree in Physics from the University of Buenos Aires (Argentina), and a Docent degree in Tribology from Linköping University (Sweden). He has been doing research and teaching at the University of Buenos Aires (Argentina), The College of William and Mary (USA), Carnegie Mellon University (USA), Linköping University (Sweden), and has been invited Professor by the University of Sao Pablo (Brazil), and by the Chinese Academy of Sciences (China). His research activities focus on the nanomechanical and nanotribological properties of hard coatings of carbon-based coatings, nanocomposites, and softer materials like soft metals and polymers.

Prof. Nao-Aki Noda, Kyushu Institute of Technology, Japan

Nao-Aki Noda received his Ph.D. degree in Mechanical Engineering from Kyushu University, Japan in 1984. He has been doing research and teaching at Kyushu Inst. Tech., Kitakyushu, Japan, 1984-87, He is an author of Theory of Elasticity useful for engineers and a co-author of Safety Engineering for Workers in Industry and other several books. He is a co-editor of Stress Intensity Factors Handbook, vol. 4 & 5, Advances in Finite Element Analysis for Computational Mechanics. He is a recipient of Outstanding Paper Medal of Japan Soc. Tech. Plasticity, Sokeizai Industry Technology award from the Materials Process Tech. Ctr., a fellow of JSME (Japan Soc. Mech. Engrs.) and a fellow of JSAE (Soc. Automotive Engrs. Japan). Achievements include researches in stress analysis for notched material testing specimens, and development for large ceramics structures used for steel manufacturing machinery.

Prof. Ben Zhong Tang, Department of Chemistry, Division of Biomedical Engineering, The Hong Kong University of Science & Technology (HKUST), Hong Kong, China

Ben Zhong Tang is Stephen K. C. Cheong Professor of Science and Chair Professor of Chemistry and Biomedical Engineering at The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST). His research interests include macromolecular chemistry, materials science, and biomedical theranostics. He is spearheading the research on aggregation-induced emission (AIE), a topic ranked no. 2 in the areas of Chemistry and Materials Science by Thomson Reuters in its report on Research Fronts 2015.
    Tang received B.S. and Ph.D. degrees from South China University of Technology and Kyoto University, respectively. He conducted postdoctoral research at University of Toronto. He joined HKUST as an assistant professor in 1994 and was promoted to chair professor in 2008. He was elected to the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) and the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) in 2009 and 2013, respectively.
    Tang has published >950 papers. His publications have been cited >40,000 times, with an h-index of 105. He has been listed by Thomson Reuters as a Highly Cited Researcher in both areas of Chemistry and Materials Science. He received a Natural Science Award from the Chinese Government and a Senior Research Fellowship from the Croucher Foundation in 2007. He is now serving as Editor-in-Chief of Materials Chemistry Frontiers (RSC & CCS).

Prof. Long Yu, South China University of Technology, Wushan, Guangzhou, China
Director, Sino-Singapore International Joint Research Institute, Guangzhou Knowledge City, China

Prof. Long Yu currently is Director of Sino-Singapore International Joint Research Institute. He used to work in CSIRO, Australia as Principal Scientist for more than 20 years. Prof. Yu has had more than 140 SCI papers published and citation time is more than 6700. He has been selected as a Fellow of Royal Australian Chemical Institute in 2002, and currently been pointed as Editorial Board of 6 SCI journals. In the last 20 years, Prof Yu has been working on various polymeric materials from renewable resources. He has successfully developed and commercialized many starch-based materials and products, including pure starch-based plastics and medicine capsules.

2018 5th Global Conference on Polymer and Composite Materials (PCM 2018)
Conference Secretary: Yoko Ye
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