CHAIRS

Prof. Javier Aizpurua

Prof. Javier Aizpurua

Donostia International Physics Center, Spain

avier Aizpurua is an Ikerbasque Professor at DIPC, and distinguished researcher at the University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU) in San Sebastian, where he leads the “Theory of Nanophotonics Group”. After postdoctoral positions in Chalmers University of Technology (Sweden) and at NIST (US), in 2004 Aizpurua returned to the Basque Country as a Gipuzkoa Fellow at DIPC. Since 2008 Aizpurua established his research group at the Center for Materials Physics in San Sebastian, as a CSIC Research Professor. Aizpurua is currently coordinating the “Basque Quantum” (BasQ) initiative of the Basque Government to develop quantum technologies in the Basque Country. His group devotes their efforts to the study of the interaction of light and nanostructures, with special emphasis on quantum effects in the optical response of molecular emitters in nanoantennas.

Prof. Luis Liz-Marzán

Prof. Luis Liz-Marzán

CIC biomaGUNE (BRTA), Spain

Luis Liz-Marzán is an Ikerbasque Professor at CIC biomaGUNE (BRTA), in San Sebastián (Spain), where he also served as Scientific Director from 2013 to 2021. Luis graduated in chemistry from the University of Santiago de Compostela, was postdoc at Utrecht University and Professor at the University of Vigo (1995–2012), where he currently holds a part-time Professor position. He is also a Group Leader of the Biomedical Networking Research Center on Bioengineering, Biomaterials and Nanomedicine (CIBER-BBN). Luis has been visiting professor at various research institutions worldwide and received several scientific awards and honors. Liz-Marzán has made extensive contributions to the colloidal synthesis and self-assembly of metal nanocrystals, as well as the characterization and application of their plasmonic properties. More recently, his research has broadened into the biomedical applications of plasmonic nanostructures.

LOCAL COMMITTEE MEMBERS

Conchita GIMENO

Conchita GIMENO

Zaragoza

Leonardo Scarabelli

Leonardo Scarabelli

Santander

Dorleta JIMENEZ de ABERASTURI

Dorleta JIMENEZ de ABERASTURI

San Sebastián

Aitziber L. CORTAJANERA

Aitziber L. CORTAJANERA

San Sebastian

Rubén Esteban

Rubén Esteban

San Sebastián

Marek Grzelczak

Marek Grzelczak

INTERNATIONAL COMMITTEE MEMBERS

Didier Astruc

Didier Astruc

Bordeaux University, France

Avelino CORMA

Avelino CORMA

Universidad Politécnica de Valencia, Spain

Jennifer DIONNE

Jennifer DIONNE

Stanford University, USA

Olivier Pluchery

Olivier Pluchery

ENS Lyon

Janina Kneipp

Janina Kneipp

Humboldt University, DE

Javier García de ABAJO

Javier García de ABAJO

ICFO, Spain

Trevor Keel

Trevor Keel

World Gold Council, UK

Zhiyong Tang

Zhiyong Tang

University of Massachusetts, USA

Paul Mulvaney

Paul Mulvaney

University of Melbourne, Astralia

Naomi Halas

Naomi Halas

Rice University, USA

Graham Hutchings

Graham Hutchings

World Gold Council, UK

Isabel Pastoriza-Santos

Isabel Pastoriza-Santos

Universidade de Vigo, ES

Stephanie Reich

Stephanie Reich

Freie Universität Berlin, DE

Nùria López

Nùria López

Catalan Institute for Chemical Research

Xing Yi Ling

Xing Yi Ling

Nanyang Technological University

Mona Treguer-Delapierre

Mona Treguer-Delapierre

ICMCB Bordeaux

Wolfgang Parak

Wolfgang Parak

University of Hamburg, Germany

Catherine J. Murphy

Catherine J. Murphy

University of Illinois, USA

Stephane Parola

Stephane Parola

ENS Lyon

Vincent Rotello

Vincent Rotello

University of Massachusetts, USA

Sara Skrabalak

Sara Skrabalak

Indiana University

Gerald Dujardin

Gerald Dujardin

Paris-Saclay University, France

Danuel Leznoff

Danuel Leznoff

Simon Fraser University, Canada