Conference Speakers


Prof. Andrea C. Ferrari, Cambridge Graphene Centre, Engineering Department, University of Cambridge, UK

Prof. Silvia Marchesan, University of Trieste, Department of Chemical and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Italy
Prof. Nikolaus Rajewsky, Max Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine, Germany

Prof. Mario Rocca, University of Genova, Department of Physics, Italy

Prof. Richard Spontak, Departments of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering and Materials Science & Engineering, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, USA



Prof. Tomasz Ciach, Warsaw University of Technology, Faculty of Chemical and Process Engineering, Warsaw, Poland

Dr. hab. Artur Ciesielski, Nanochemistry Laboratory, Institut de Science et d'Ingénierie Supramoléculaires Université de Strasbourg & CNRS, Strasbourg, France
2D materials: preparation, functionalization and application in sensing

Prof. Michael Famulok, Bonn University, Life & Medical Sciences Institute (LIMES), Bonn, Germany


Prof. Franz Faupel, Christian-Albrechts University at Kiel, Germany

Functional nanocomposites - from fabrication to function
Prof. Janka Held-Feindt, University Medical Center Schleswig-Holstein, Kiel, Germany

Therapy-driven dormancy and alternative treatment in glioblastomas

Dr. Hubert Gojżewski, University of Twente, Enschede, The Netherlands

Nanoscale heterogeneity of polymers – a quantitative picture by AFM

Prof. Jean Marc Greneche, CNRS-Université du Maine, France
Intrinsic magnetic properties of nanoparticles

Prof. Sang Woo Han, Department of Chemistry, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), Daejeon, South Korea

Novel Plasmonic Nanoarchitectures for Efficient Solar Energy Conversion Platforms

Dr. Donata Iandolo, University of Cambridge, UK

Organic electronics for in vitro cells monitoring and stimulation

Prof. Jørgen Kjems, Interdisciplinary Nanoscience Center (iNANO) and Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics, Aarhus University, Denmark

Self-assembled nucleic acid-based nanodevices for bioimaging, biosensing and delivery of biologics

Dr. Łukasz Koroniak, DSM Biomedical B.V., Geleen, The Netherlands

Nano vs Micro. Application of poly(ester amide) degradable polymers in drug delivery

Prof. Masayasu Kuwahara, Graduate School of Science and Technology, Gunma University, Japan

Development of unique nucleic acid materials for diagnosis and therapeutics
Prof. Hee-Seung Lee, Department of Chemistry, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), Daejon, South Korea

Foldectures: Unprecedented 3D Organic Molecular Architectures

Prof. Jarosław Myśliwiec, Wrocław University of Science and Technology, Wrocław, Poland

Disordered photonics: nano and microresonators as sources of laser light

Prof. Sergio Moya, CIC biomaGUNE, San Sebastian, Spain

Prof. Francesca Peiro, University of Barcelona, Spain


Dr. Viktor Petrenko, Frank Laboratory of Neutron Physics, Joint Institute of Nuclear Research, Dubna, Russia
Neutron scattering for operando study of planar and developed electrochemical interfaces

Prof. Grzegorz Przybylski, Institute of Human Genetics, Polish Academy of Sciences, Poznań, Poland
Mouse Models to Study Genes Involved in Hematological Malignancies

Prof. Alberto Saiani, The University of Manchester, UK


Prof. Marek Samoć, Wrocław University of Science and Technology, Wroław, Poland
Nonlinear optical effects in nanomaterials: prospects of further enhancements

Prof. Erik Shapiro, Michigan State University, USA

Prof. Ewa Stępień, Jagiellonian University, Faculty of Physics, Astronomy and Applied Computer Science, Kraków, Poland

Extracellular microvesicles – new tool in clinical diagnostics and drug delivery

Prof. Tomasz Stobiecki, AGH University of Science and Technology, Kraków, Poland

Spin hall devices

Prof. Janez Štrancar, Laboratory of Biophysics, Condensed Matter Physics Department, Jozef Stefan Institute, Ljubljana, Slovenia
Nanoparticle exposure, relocation of the epithelial membrane, and cardiovascular disease

Prof. Duncan Sutherland, iNANO, Aarhus University, Denmark

Dynamic protein coronas at nanoparticles

Prof. Jacek Szade, Department of Solid State Physics A.Chełkowski Institute of Physics and Silesian Centre for Education and Interdisciplinary Research University of Silesia, Poland

Dr. hab. Mirosław Szybowicz, Poznan University of Technology, Poznań, Poland

Characterization of carbon nanomaterials by Raman spectroscopy
Dr. Gerard Tobias, Institut de Ciencia de Materials de Barcelona (ICMAB-CSIC), Barcelona, Spain

Design of inorganic nanovectors for biomedical imaging

Prof. Clivia M. Sotomayor Torres, Catalan Institute of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Bellaterra, Spain
Dr. Aravind Vijayaraghavan, School of Materials, The University of Manchester, UK

Capacitive pressure and touch sensors with suspended graphene-polymer heterostructure membranes

Dr. Valerio Voliani, Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia, Pisa, Italy
Passion fruit-like nano-architectures: an all-in-one platform to avoid the persistence of metal nanoparticles in cancer treatment


INVITED SPEAKERS (confirmed) - 1st Symposium on Polydopamine

Prof. Vincent Ball, University of Strasbourg, Strasbourg, France

Prof. Marco D’Ischia, University of Naples “Federico II”, Naples, Italy

Prof. Zhou Feng, Lanzhou Institute of Chemical Physics, Lanzhou, China
Prof. Yoshihiro Ito, RIKEN Nano Medical Engineering Laboratory, Saitama, Japan
Prof. Haeshin Lee, Center for Nature-inspired Technology (CNiT), Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), South Korea
Prof. Jurgen Liebscher, National Institute for Research and Development of Isotopic and Molecular Technologies (INCDTIM), Cluj Napoca, Romania
Dr. Radosław Mrówczyński, NanoBioMedical Centre, Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań, Poznań, Poland
Prof. Daniel Ruiz-Molina, Catalan Institute of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (ICN2), Barcelona, Spain

Prof. Zhi-Kang Xu, MOE Key Laboratory of Macromolecular Synthesis and Functionalization, Department of Polymer Science and Engineering, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China