December 11-14, 2024 | Bali, Indonesia


ICEM 2024 Speakers

Prof. Takashige Omatsu, Chiba University, Japan
Fellow of JSAP, OSA, SPIE

Bio: Takashige Omatsu (B.S. (1983), Ph.D. (1992) from the University of Tokyo) is a professor of nano-science division of a faculty of engineering in Chiba University.His research intersts cover a variety of areas, such as nonlinear optics, solid-state and fiber lasers, singular optics, and super-resolution spectroscopy. Recent work has focused on chiral control of nano-structures by angular momentum of light. Such chiral nano-structures will potentially provide a new scientific aspect to metamaterials, plasmonics, and silicon photonics, and they might also enable us to develop nanoscale imaging systems with chiral selectivity. He has already published >100 refereed journal articles, and he has performed >20 invited presentations of major international conferences, including CLEO, CLEO Pacific-Rim, CLEO Europe, LEOS, and ICALEO meetings. He has been appointed as an Associate Editor of Optics Express during 2006-2012. He is also on the editorial board of Applied Physics Express. He is currently working as a steering committee member of the conference on the laser and optoelectronics pacific-rim (CLEO Pacific-rim). Professor Omatsu is a Fellow of the Japan Society of Applied Physics, and a Senior Member of the Optical Society of America. He is also Visiting Professor, Xinjiang Normal University, China.

Prof. Kazuo Umemura, Tokyo University of Science, Japan

Bio: Dr. Kazuo Umemura is a full professor of Tokyo University of Science. His specialty is biophysics, especially, nanobioscience and nanobiotechnology. One of his recent interests is nanoscopic research of hybrids of biomolecules and carbon nanotubes (CNTs). Unique structures and physical/chemical properties of the hybrids are promising in biological applications such as nanobiosensors and drug delivery. Dr. Umemura received his B.S. degree in Physics from Nagoya University. His M.S. and Ph.D. degrees were given from Tokyo Institute of Technology. After working at several institutes/universities as a researcher in Japan and in China, he became a professor of Tokyo University of Science. Kagurazaka campus of Tokyo University of Science is located at the center of Tokyo, so five subway/railway lines reach in front of the campus.



Previous Speakers

Prof. Kwang Leong Choy, Duke Kunshan University, China

Bio: Kwang Leong Choy [D.Phil. (Oxon), DSc] is the Professor of Materials Science at Duke Kunshan University (DKU). Prior to this, she was a Professor of Materials Discovery and the founding Director of the UCL Institute for Materials Discovery at University College London (UCL). She also held a Chair in Materials, Faculty of Engineering, University of Nottingham (2002-2014), where she was the Research Director of the University Innovation Centre and University’s Knowledge Exchange Board. Professor Choy earned her D.Phil. in Materials Science from the University of Oxford, where she was awarded the Hetherington Prize and Oxford Metallurgical Society Award. Additionally, she has received accolades such as the Grunfeld Medal Prize and Kroll Medal & Prize. She has been awarded the Fellow of the Institute of Materials, Mining and Minerals (FIMMM) and Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry (FRSC). She has authored over 300 publications, including 4 books and 20 patents, given over 150 keynote papers/invited lectures and conference session Chairman. She also helped to establish two university spin-out companies. Her expertise has been recognized through Guest Professorships at the University of Uppsala (2001/03), Ningbo Institute of Materials Technology and Engineering (NIMTE, 2010/2012), and a Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) Visiting Professorship for Senior International Scientist (2011/2013). She is leading a multidisciplinary research team and collaborating closely with material engineers, chemists, physicists, bioengineers, nanobiotechnologists, and engineers to create new opportunities in materials creation, discovery and utilization. Her team focuses on developing high-performance, eco-friendly, and cost-effective processes for the production of new nanostructured materials, nanocomposites, thin films, and coatings. These materials find applications in various fields, including solar cells, clean energy generation, energy storage, electrical systems, optoelectronics, environmental sustainability, healthcare, and biomedicine. Professor Choy has successfully obtained and managed numerous multimillion-pound national and European flagship research programs, fostering extensive collaboration between academia and industry. In addition, she has established state-of-the-art nanomaterials, innovative thin/thick film processing, and characterization facilities, representing a significant investment in cutting-edge infrastructure.

Prof. Qiang Zhang, Tsinghua University, China
Google Citations: 56011, h-index: 126

Bio: Prof. Qiang Zhang graduated from Tsinghua University, P. R. China, in 2004, where he continued doing research on carbon nanomaterials and obtained his PhD in chemical engineering in 2009. He subsequently held Research Associate/Postdoc Research Fellow positions in the Case Western Reserve University, USA, and Fritz Haber Institute of the Max Planck Society, Germany. Now he is a professor at the Chemical Engineering Department, Tsinghua University, China. He held the Newton Advanced Fellowship from Royal Society, UK and the National Science Fund for Distinguished Young Scholars. He is awarded as Zhaowu Tian award from International Society of Electrochemistry, Science and Technology Award for Chinese Youth, and First Prize of Natural Science of Ministry of Education. He is selected as highly cited researchers at 2017-2020 by Clarivate Analytics. His current research interests are advanced energy chemistry and energy materials, including dendrite-free lithium metal anode, lithium sulfur batteries, and energy electrocatalysis, especially the structure design and full demonstration of advanced energy materials in working devices. His h-index is 116 now.



Prof. Ying-Hao Eddie Chu, National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan
朱英豪教授 (台湾交通大学)
Google Citations: 26404, h-index: 76

Bio: Professor Ying-Hao Chu received his PhD in the Department of Materials Science & Engineering from National Tsing-Hua University in 2004. Then, he joined University of California, Berkeley as a postdoc. In 2008, he acquired an assistant professorship in the Department of Materials Science & Engineering at National Chiao Tung University. He was promoted to an associate professor in 2015, and then he was promoted to a professor in 2018. From 2019, he was appointed as a distinguished professor. Since 2013, he has an adjunct position in institute of physics, Academia Sinica. In 2014 he started an adjunct position in the Department of Electrophysics, National Chiao Tung University. From 2016 to 2018, he had the adjunct position in the Material and Chemical Research Laboratories, Industrial Technology Research Institute and the International College of Semiconductor Technology at National Chiao Tung university. From 2019, he has an appointment with ACS Applied Electronic Materials to be an associate editor. His research is highly focused on complex functional oxides and strongly correlated electron systems. He has extensive experience in the use of advanced characterization techniques to understand and manipulate functional oxide heterostructures, nanostructures, and interfaces. His current goal is try to create a pathway to use high quality oxide heteroepitaxy for soft transparent technology. Now, he is a pioneer with the most publication along this research direction. He has published more than 280 papers (Web of Science: >15000 citations, h-index=58; Google Scholar: >26000 citations, h-index=76) in academic journals, including Science series (2), Nature series (~25), PNAS (2), ACS Nano & Nano Letters (>25), Advanced (Energy or Functional) Materials (>20), Nano Energy (>5), Physical Review series (>25), Applied Physics Letters (~40).

Prof. Guanglei Cui
Qingdao Institute of Bioenergy and Bioprocess Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China

Bio: Professor Guanglei Cui obtained his Ph.D. degree at Institute of Chemistry, CAS, in 2005. From 2005 to 2009, he had worked at Max-Planck-Institute for Polymer Research and Max-Planck-Institute for Solid State research as a postdoctoral scientist on Ener. Chem. Project. Then he joined in the Qingdao Institute of Bioenergy and Bioprocess Technology, CAS as full professor from 2009. He is the leading scientist of the National Key R&D Program (high energy density solid state lithium batteries technology) and the state council special allowance expert, He is a recipient of the Hundred Talents Program of CAS in 2009, the Taishan Scholars of Shandong Province in 2015, the National Science Fund for Distinguished Young Scholars in 2016, Young and middle-aged leading scientists, engineers and innovators in 2018, Ten Thousand Talent Program in 2019. He is the director of the Academic degrees Committee and the vice-director of the Academic Committee of the Qingdao Institute of Bioenergy and Bioprocess Technology, the executive director of the Qingdao Industrial Energy Storage Research Institute, and the director of Qingdao Key Lab of Solar Energy Utilization and Energy Storage Technology. He is the member of the International Polymer Electrolytes Committee, Chinese Society of Electrochemistry, Chinese Society of Organic Solids and Chinese Society of Solid State Ionics. His research interests are low-cost and highly efficient energy-storage and conversion devices. He has published 300 papers on peer-reviewed journals of Angew. Chem. Int. Ed.、J. Am. Chem. Soc.、Adv. Mater.、Adv. Energy Mater.、Energy Environ. Sci.、Coordin. Chem. Rev.、Prog. Polym. Sci., most of which have been indexed by SCI. All the papers have been other-cited by more than 10000 times.

Dr. Jingxu (Kent) Zheng, Massachusetts Institute of Technology(MIT), USA

Bio: Jingxu (Kent) Zheng is currently a postdoctoral research associate at Physics Department of MIT. Under Prof. Joseph Checkelsky’s supervision, his current research mainly focuses on the design and fabrication of quatum materials that host exotic electronic states for next generation devices. He performed his PhD thesis research in Prof. Lynden Archer's lab at Cornell University, where he developed reversible metallic anodes in batteries, including Li, Zn, Al, etc., by regulating their electrodeposition morphologies. Jingxu earned his bachelor’s degrees in engineering and in history from Shanghai Jiao Tong University in 2017. He started his undergraduate research in 2014 centering on atomic-scale characterizations of crystalline materials and their phase transformations using advanced transmission electron microscopy. He has co-authored more than 40 research papers during his academic career, including Science, Nature Energy, Science Advances, Chemical Society Reviews, Materials Science and Engineering A, etc.