COMMITTEE

CHAIRMAN

Prof. Frank Vollmer

Prof. Frank Vollmer

University of Exeter, UK

Frank Vollmer obtained his PhD in ‘Physics & Biology’ from the Rockefeller University NYC, USA, in 2004. He then became leader of an independent research group at the Rowland Institute at Harvard University where he was appointed Rowland Fellow from 2004 to 2009. From 2010 to 2011 he joined the Wyss Institute for Bio-Inspired Engineering at Harvard University as a Scholar-in-Residence. In 2011 he was appointed group leader (untenured associate professor) at the newly established Max Planck Institute for the Science of Light in Erlangen, Germany. Since 2011 he was also appointed as Instructor in Medicine and Associate Bioengineer at Brigham and Women’s Hospital/Harvard Medical School in Boston, USA, where he directed a satellite laboratory until 2016. Since 2016 he is Professor in Biophysics at the School of Physics, University of Exeter, UK. His laboratory is part of the newly established Living Systems Institute.

 

 CO-CHAIRMAN 

 

Prof. Niek Van Hulst

Prof. Niek Van Hulst

ICFO, Spain

Following study in Astronomy and Physics, I obtained my PhD (1986) in Molecular & Laser-Physics at the University of Nijmegen (the Netherlands), on microwave-laser double resonance molecular-beam spectroscopy. After research in non-linear optics of organic materials, integrated optics, atomic force and near-field optical microscopy, since 1997 full Professor in Applied Optics at MESA+ Institute for NanoTechnology, University of Twente (the Netherlands) with focus on single molecule detection and scanning probe technology. In 2005, attracted by the Catalan quality-based science policy, I started as ICREA Research Professor and senior group leader at ICFO – the Institute of Photonic Sciences, within The Barcelona Institute of Science & Technology; also I am Head Academic Programs at ICFO. Recipient of 2003 Körber European Science Award, 2010 City of Barcelona Prize; ERC Advanced Grants in 2010 and 2015, PoC in 2017; 2017 European Physical Society Prize.

SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE

The S3IC 2020 Scientific Committee is composed of experienced Professors and Doctors who are in charge of assessing the submitted papers based on the peer review method.

Prof. Anton Belogorlov

Prof. Anton Belogorlov

National Research Nuclear University Mephi (Moscow Engineering Physics Institute), Russia

Dr. Sebastien Balme

Dr. Sebastien Balme

University Of Montpellier, France

Dr. Eli Rotenberg

Dr. Eli Rotenberg

New York University School of Medicine, USA

Prof. Daniel Granados

Prof. Daniel Granados

IMDEA Nanoscience, Spain

Associate Prof. Meral Yüce

Associate Prof. Meral Yüce

Sabanci University Nanotechnology Research and Application Centre, Turkey

Dr. Joan Giner

Dr. Joan Giner

Hitachi Research Laboratory, Japan

Prof. Andrea Cusano

Prof. Andrea Cusano

Università degli Studi del Sannio, Italy

Dr. Vipul Sharma

Dr. Vipul Sharma

Indian Institute Of Technology Mandi, India

Associate Prof. Yen Nee Tan

Associate Prof. Yen Nee Tan

Newcastle University, UK

Prof. Martina Gerken

Prof. Martina Gerken

Kiel University, Germany

Dr. Denis Garoli

Dr. Denis Garoli

Istituto Italiano Di Tecnologia, Italy

Dr. Emad Kiriakous

Dr. Emad Kiriakous

Queensland University Of Technology, Australia

Prof. Kourosh Kalantar-Zadeh

Prof. Kourosh Kalantar-Zadeh

University of New South Wales (UNSW), Sydney, Australia

Prof. Andrei Naumov

Prof. Andrei Naumov

Russian Academy of Sciences, Russian Federation

Dr. Sanjay Tiwari

Dr. Sanjay Tiwari

Pt. Ravishankar Shukla University, India

Prof. Liang Dong

Prof. Liang Dong

lowa State University, USA

Prof. Jamil Akhtar

Prof. Jamil Akhtar

Manipal University Jaipur, India

Prof. Joan Bausells

Prof. Joan Bausells

Barcelona Microelectronics Institute (CSIC), Spain

Dr. Ingo Gregor

Dr. Ingo Gregor

Third Institute of Physics Georg-August University Göttingen, Germany

Dr. Luca De Stefano

Dr. Luca De Stefano

Institute for Microelectronics and Microsystems Unit of Naples, Italy

Dr. Tobias Utikal

Dr. Tobias Utikal

Max Planck Institute for the Science of Light, Erlangen, Germany

Dr. Patrick M. Ledingham

Dr. Patrick M. Ledingham

University of Oxford, UK

Prof. Eduard Llobet

Prof. Eduard Llobet

Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Spain