Invited Speakers


Applications of Microscopy &Spectroscopy in the Biological Sciences

Fábio Camargo Abdalla
Universidade Federal de São Carlos (UFSCar), Brasil
Title of Talk : Aplication of Nanobiosensor: Prospectives on Risk Assessment of Pesticides in Bees

Microscopy of molecular cell biology processes

Fabio Mammano
Padova University, Italy
Title of Talk : Calcium signaling in inner hair cells and non-sensory cells of the developing mouse cochlea investigated by multiphoton microscopy

Biomedical applications

Anna N. Yaroslavsky
University of Massachusetts, Lowell, USA
Title of Talk : Detecting cancer at cellular level using multimodal confocal microscopy


A.H. Sneharani
Mangalore University, India
 Alfin Vaz
Pfizer, USA
Vladimir Kopecky jr.
Charles University, Czech Republic
Title of Talk : Drop-Coating Deposition Raman Spectroscopy in Protein Research
Felipe Mergulhão
LEPABE, Portugal


Sameh Farouk
Suez Canal University, Egypt


Applications of Microscopy & Spectroscopy in the Physical/Chemical Sciences, at all dimensional scales

Mladen Franko
University of Nova Gorica, Slovenia 
Title of Talk : Thermal lens spectrometry and microscopy: recent progress and applications in chemical analysis and biomedical diagnostics
Adam Hitchcock
McMaster University, Canada 
Title of Talk : Soft X-ray Spectromicroscopy: new techniques and applications to fuel cell materials
Shafiquzzman Siddiquee
Universiti Malaysia Sabah, Malaysia
Title of Talk : Electrochemical approach: a rapid tool for determination of food and beverage products
Sasmita Dash
Annamalai university, India
Title of Talk : Study on Quenching and Binding of Rhodamine B – Pluronic F-127 Complex in Presence of Salts and Gold Nanoparticles using Optical Spectroscopy Methods for exploring their development as sensors


George A. Stanciu
University "Politehnica" of Bucharest, Romania


Roberto Giustetto
University of Turin, Italy
Title of Talk : Mayan inspired nanocomposite materials: an overview


Advances in Instrumentation and Techniques in Microscopy

Stefan G. Stanciu
University "Politehnica" of Bucharest, Romania

Image analysis

Otávio da Fonseca Martins Gomes
Centre for Mineral Technology, Brazil
Title of Talk : Novel developments in image analysis for iron ore textural characterisation

Atomic force microscopy

Ing. habil. Ivo W. Rangelow
Institut für Mikro- und Nanoelektronik, Germany
Title of Talk : High-Speed Atomic Force Microscopy for Imaging and Nanofabrication
Thiago Mori
Brazilian Synchrotron Light Laboratory (LNLS), Brazil
Hamed Sadeghian
Netherlands Organisation for Applied Scientific Research, TNO, Netherlands
G. Julius Vancso
University of Twente, The Netherlands
Title of Talk : Polymer-surface interactions from the molecular perspective by AFM force spectroscopy".
Amir Farokh Payam
Durham University, UK
Title of Talk : Nanomechanical Spectroscopy & Multifrequency Operation of Atomic Force Microscopy
 Jun Li
Hefei Institute of Physical Science, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Faiz Ahmad
Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS, Malaysia
Ana Rivas
Simón Bolívar University, Venezuela
Title of Talk : Microscopy Techniques Applied to Phase Characterization in Microalloyed-Steels

Confocal microscopy

Gyozo Garab
Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Hungary
 Dagmar A. Brüggemann
Max Rubner Institute- Federal Research Institute of Nutrition and Food, Germany
Saurabh Chandra
Al Salam International Hospital, Kuwait
Come Pasqualin
University of Tours, France
SAPIENTIA University, Hungary
Maria Kuyukina
Perm State National Research University, Russia
Title of Talk : Combined CLSM-AFM scanning of living bacteria: progress and challenges
Yong Lei
Ilmenau University of Technology, Germany 
Leonardo Faverani
Sao Paulo State University, Brazil
Andrey Gladilin
Prokhorov GPI RAS, Russia
Title of Talk : Possibility of investigation of semiconductor crystal bulk property by two-photon confocal microscopy
Arif Nuryawan
University of Sumatera Utara (USU), Indonesia
Alexey V. Feofanov
M.V.Lomonosov Moscow State University, Russia
Title of Talk : Single-particle FRET microscopy of structural rearrangements in nucleosomes induced by some nuclear proteins
Suejit Pechprasarn
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
Title of Talk : Confocal Surface Plasmon Microscopy for Surface Plasmon Wave Vector Measurement
Andrea Falqui
King Abdullah University for Science and Technology (KAUST), Saudi Arabia
Haya M. Al Farhan
King Saud University, Saudi Arabia
Hongyan Zhang 
The Technical Institute of Physics and Chemistry of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, China

Correlative microscopy

 Paulina Rakowska
National Physical Laboratory (NPL), UK
Valentin Djonov
University of Bern, Switzerland

Kelvin force probe microscopy

Franciszek Krok
Jagiellonian University, Poland
Jun Xu
Nanjing University, China
Christian Teichert
Montanuniversitaet Leoben, Austria
Title of Talk : Electrical characterization of semiconductor nanostructures by Kelvin Probe Force Microscopy and Conductive Atomic Force Microscopy
Yossi Rosenwaks
Tel-Aviv University, Israel
 Ling Li
Institute of MicroElectronics of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, China 

Reflection electron microscope

Nanguang CHEN
National University of Singapore, Singapore
Seong Ho KANG
Kyung Hee University, KOREA

Thermal microscopy

Jean-Luc Battaglia
University of Bordeaux, France
J.S. Antoniow
University of Reims, France
Séverine Gomès
CNRS, France
Sergey Kharintsev
Kazan (Volga Region) Federal University, Russia
Ki Soo Chang
Korea Basic Science Institute (KBSI), Republic of Korea
Title of Talk : Thermoreflectance microscope and applications

Fluorescence Microscopy

Qingguang Ren
Fudan University, China
Donghyun Kim
Yonsei University, Republic of Korea
Nobuhiro Ohta
National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan
H. Peter Lu
Bowling Green State University, USA
Guifang Wang
Fudan University, China
Siewert Hugelier
LILLE 1 University, France
Title of Talk : Super-Resolution Fluorescence Microscopy Imaging from a Chemometrician’s Perspective

Cytochemistry (Light and Electron Histochemistry, Immunohistochemistry, In-Stu Hybridization)

Jose Eduardo Serrao
Universidade Federal de Viçosa, Brasil
Filiz Vardar
Marmara University, Turkey
Title of Talk : Cytochemical identification of programmed cell death in plants

Lorentz microscopy

Takeshi Kasama
Technical University of Denmark, Denmark
Liudmila Kveglis
Siberian Federal University, Russia

Brewster angle microscopy

Cornelia Palivan
University of Basel, Switzerland
Sergei Yurievitch Zaitsev
Moscow State Academy of Veterinary Medicine and Biotechnology, Russia
Irena Drevensek-Olenik
University of Ljubljana, Slovenia

Digital holographic microscopy

Dahi Ghareab Abdelsalam
Nationationl Institute of Standards (NIS), Egypt
Jingang Zhong 
Jinan University, China
Xiangchao Zhang
Fudan University, China
Emilia Mihaylova
Title of Talk : Recent advances in the application of digital holographic microscopy

Field ion microscopy

Kuan Chee
University of Nottingham Ningbo China, China
Hongzhou Zhang
Trinity College Dublin, Ireland

Label-free multiphoton microscopy

Huang Zhiwei
National University of Singapore, Singapore
Karsten Koenig
Saarland University, Germany
Pei-Gen Ren
Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Vladimir Hovhannisyan
National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan
Title of Talk : Drug adsorption and desorption properties of zeolites revealed by multiphoton microscopy

Scanning helium ion microscope

Chikako Sakai
National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS), Japan

Electron holography

Shien-Uang Jen
Academia Sinica, Taiwan
Title of Talk : Thin film magnetostriction measurement by using a digital holographic microscope system
Sang Joon Lee
Pohang University of Science and Technology, Korea

Infrared microscopy

Mahmoud Huleihel 
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel

Interferometric microscopy

Ural Federal University, Russia
Title of Talk : А 4-dimensional speckle interference microscopy: theory and some experiments

Kerr microscopy

Hideaki Shirota
Chiba University, Japan

Transmission electron microscopy

Darya Alontseva
East-Kazakhstan State Technical University, Kazakhstan
Title of Talk : The application of transmission electron microscopy to the analysis of powder coatings deposited on metal substrates by plasma methods
Osman El Atwani
Los Alamos National Laboratory, USA

Scanning electron microscopy

Akimitsu Hatta
Kochi University of Technology, Japan

Scanning probe microscopy

Kazuo Umemura
Tokyo University of Science, Japan
Title of Talk : Biological applications of carbon nanotubes wrapped with organic molecules


Advances in Instrumentation and Techniques in Spectroscopy

Circular dichroism spectroscopy

Nafisur Rahman
Aligarh Muslim University, India

Deep-level transient spectroscopy

Muhammad Asghar Hashmi
The Islamia University of Bahawalpur, Pakistan

THz time domain spectroscopy

Akram Alomainy
Queen Mary University of London, UK

Auger spectroscopy

 Mohamed El Gomati
University of York, UK
Domenico MELLO
STMicroelectronics, Italy
Title of Talk : New approach in Auger RSF calculation for precise quantitative Analysis using correlation with TEM-EDS analysis by extrapolation method based on pure elements

Correlation spectroscopy

University of Al Qassim, Suudi Arabia

Fluorescence spectroscopy

Maidul Islam
Aliah University, India
Subhadip Ghosh
National Institute of Science Education & Research (NISER), India
Yong Zhang
Xiamen University, China
Title of Talk : In Situ Study on the Environmental Behaviors of Typical PAHs in Mangrove Plants by Fluorimetry and Microscopic Fluorimetry
Amna Sahar
University of Agriculture Faisalabad, Pakistan
Nidhi Mishra
IIIT-A, India
Zofia Drzazga
University of Silesia, Poland
Title of Talk : Athlete’s response to exercise in normobaric hypoxia- serum fluorescence study
Daniela Djikanovic
University of Belgrade, Serbia
Thierry Astruc
INRA Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
Title of Talk : muscle fibers types identification by synchrotron
Priyankar Sen
VIT University, Vellore, India
Title of Talk : Deciphering molecular intricacies of protein structure and function with the help of fluorescence spectroscopy

Raman spectroscopy

Eugene Smotkin
Northeastern University, USA
Zhuomin Zhang
Sun Yat-sen University, China
Ghatu Subhash
University of Florida, USA
Title of Talk : Experimental and Computational Spectroscopy for Deciphering Ultrahigh Pressure Deformation Behavior of Boron Carbide
Mile Ivanda
Rudjer Boskovic Institute, Croatia
Chia-Chi Huang
National Chiayi University, Taiwan
Title of Talk : Ultrasensitive SERS detection in catechin solution
Judy Wu
University of Kansas, USA
Title of Talk : Plasmonic 2D Transition Metal Dichalcogenides/Graphene van der Waals Heterostructures for High-Sensitivity Surface-Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy
Raul Arenal
Universidad de Zaragoza, Spain
Philippe Sciau
CEMES, France
Haq Nawaz
University of Agriculture, Pakistan
Yuriy Azhniuk
Institute of Electron Physics, Ukr. Nat. Acad. Sci., Ukraine
Title of Talk : Raman spectroscopy of II–VI semiconductor nanocrystals in dielectric matrices
Alexander Khmaladze
University at Albany SUNY, USA
Title of Talk : Monitoring of Methamphetamine Induced Apoptosis of Live Central Nervous System Cell Cultures by Digital Holographic Phase Imaging and Raman Spectroscopy
Tibor Janči
University of Zagreb, Croatia
Title of Talk : Application of Surface Enhanced Raman spectroscopy in food analysis – development of SERS method for determination of histamine in fish
Arno Germond
RIKEN, Japan

Cavity ring down spectroscopy

Manik Pradhan
S.N.Bose National Centre for Basic Sciences, India
Title of Talk : Cavity ring-down spectroscopy for non-invasive
King-Chuen Lin
National Taiwan University, Taiwan
Title of Talk : Halogen Molecular Elimination from Halogen-containing Compounds in Atmosphere Using Cavity Ring-down Spectroscopy
Hisashi ABE
National Metrology Institute of Japan (NMIJ), AIST, Japan
Kavita Sharma
IIT Madras, India
Szymon Wojtewicz
Nicolaus Copernicus University, Poland
Patrick DUPRÉ
Université du Littoral-Côte d'Opale
Title of Talk : Saturated Absorption Cavity Enhanced Absorption Spectroscopy, CRDS and Beyond

EPR spectroscopy

Rushana Eremina
Kazan Physical-Technical Institute, Russia
Andrea Folli
Cardiff University, UK
Irina Lobysheva
Université catholique de Louvain, Belgium
Title of Talk : Biological and Medical Applications of the EPR spectroscopy with actual accent on the perspective for Clinical application

Electron energy loss spectroscopy

Vladimir U. Nazarov
Academia Sinica, Taiwan
Title of Talk : Electron energy-loss spectroscopy of quasi-two-dimensional crystals: One-step simultaneous inelastic and elastic scattering theory
Vlastimil Krapek
Central European Institute of Technology, Czech Republic
Title of Talk : Mapping of localized plasmons in metallic particles with electron energy loss spectroscopy and cathodoluminescence

Infrared spectroscopy

Joze Grdadolnik
National Institute of Chemistry, Slovenia
Radoslaw Chaber
University of Rzeszów, Poland
Lestyo Wulandari
University of Jember, Indonesia
Title of Talk : Application of Infrared Spectroscopy and Chemometric for Determination of Alkaloid in Medicinal Plant Extract
Jianping Wang
Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Manas Kanti Deb
Pt. Ravishankar Shukla University, ındia  
Amir Bagheri Garmarudi
Imam Khomeini International University (IKIU), Iran
Clayton S.C. Yang
Brimrose corporation, USA
Title of Talk : Simultaneous UV-Visible-NIR and Long-Wave Infrared Laser-induced Breakdown Spectroscopy for Rapid and Remote Chemical and Biological Sensing
Alberto Mezzetti
Pierre and Marie Curie University, France
A. G. Unil Perera
Georgia State University, USA
Title of Talk : Quantification of FTIR Spectral Markers for Diseased Conditions by Using Serum Samples: Application for Colitis and Tumorigenesis screening
Giovanna D'Angelo
University of Messina, Italy
Roger Meder
Meder Consulting, Australia
Farah W. Harun
Islamic Science University of Malaysia, Malaysia

Force spectroscopy

Thi Huong Nguyen
University Medicine Greifswald, Germany
Title of Talk : How does the Force Spectroscopy Shine Light on Heparin-Induced Thrombocytopenia?

Energy dispersive spectroscopy

Dong-Ik Kim
Korea Institute of Science and Technology, Korea

Baryon spectroscopy and meson spectroscopy

Alka Upadhyay 
Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology University, India

X-ray absorption spectroscopy

Tatiana Minkina
Southern federal university, Russia
Silvia Carlotto
Università degli Studi di Padova, Italy
Ram Prakash
Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University, India
Chung-Li Dong
Tamkang University, Taiwan
José Mustre
Cinvestav-Merida, Mexico

Positron annihilation spectroscopy

Oleh Shpotyuk
Jan Dlugosz University in Czestochowa, Poland
Title of Talk : Positron annihilation lifetime spectroscopy in nanomaterials engineering and science: From Phenomenological-Mathematical Algorithms to Practical Implementation

Pump-probe spectroscopy

Manho Lim
Pusan National University, Korea
Title of Talk : Photodissociation of small molecules in solution probed by time-resolved vibrational spectroscopy

Fourier transform spectroscopy

Takeshi Yasui
The Tokushima University, Japan
Title of Talk : Discrete Fourier transform spectroscopy using precisely periodic THz pulse train

Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy (FTIR)

Raj Kumar
Panjab University, Chandigarh, India
Title of Talk : Forensic application of ATR – FTIR coupled with multivariate analysis in the examination of questioned documents


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01 Abstract Submission Deadline: December 31, 2017

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