Biography: Dr. Lu is Editor-in-Chief of Functional Materials Letter, Associate Editor of Materials Technology – Advanced Functional Materials and editorial board member of Scientific Reports. Dr. Lu Li is a full professor at Department of Mechanical Engineering of National University of Singapore. Dr. Lu received his Bachelor of Engineering and Master of Engineering from the Tsinghua University, People's Republic of China in 1977 and 1982 respectively, and received his Ph.D from Katholiek Universiteit Leuven, Belgium, in 1989. He joined the National University of Singapore as a research scientist in 1991 and was promoted to a full Professor in 2004.
Dr. Lu's research interests include nanostructured materials, and functional thin films such as all-solid-state microbatteries and ferroelectric thin films. He has been invited to numerous conferences. He is one of the two authors of Mechanical Alloying, Kluwer Academic Publishers, USA, the first book of its kind in this area. Dr. Lu is also one of the three authors of the books of Laser-induced Materials Processes for Rapid Prototyping, and Image-based Fractal Description of Microstructures, Kluwer Academic Publishers, USA. He has published more than 380 papers in international journals. Dr. Lu has been involved in wide international collaborations in nanostructured materials, ferroelectric thin films and microbatteries with various universities.
Biography: Li Tao is a Young Career Awarded Full Professor in School of Materials Science and Engineering at Southeast University. Prior to 2016, he was a research scientist at Microelectronics Research Center, The University of Texas Austin. He received his Ph.D. from The University of Texas Dallas in 2010 with an inventor recognition award. His interdisciplinary research expertise covers 2D materials and devices, flexible micro/nano electronics, nanofabrication and nanomedicine, with research featured in TIME blog, Nature News and 50+ tech media. He has published 40+ research articles (5 ESI highly cited), including Nature Nanotechnology, Chemical Society Reviews, ACS Nano etc, with Google citations >2600. He has delivered 10+ invited talks in IEEE, MRS and APS, and recently been invited by Elsevier to edit a book. He serves as a committee member for EIPBN (3-beam) conference, associate editor for IET-Micro&Nano Letters, board member for MRS China young scientist branch.
Biography: Dr. Xiaohong Zhu is currently a full professor at Department of Materials Science, Sichuan University, China. Dr. Zhu received his BSc degree in Materials Physics from Sichuan University in 2000 and PhD degree in Condensed Matter Physics from the Institute of Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences in 2006. After that, he did 3-year postdoctoral research at CNRS and CEA in France, and then joined Sichuan University as a professor in 2009. From April 2012 to April 2013, he was also a research scholar at the Department of Physics & Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of California, Berkeley, USA. He was selected as a New Century Excellent Talent in University of China in 2009 and an Outstanding Young Scientific and Technological Leader of Sichuan Province, China in 2011. Dr. Zhu’s research interests include mainly graphene-based electrode materials and novel solid-state electrolytes for energy storage devices (supercapacitors and lithium-ion batteries), piezoelectric ceramics, as well as multifunctional oxide thin films and related electronic devices. Until now, he has authored/co-authored more than 80 SCI-indexed papers and 2 scientific books.