Conference Speakers


Prof. Vincent Cros, Unité Mixte de Physique CNRS/Thales, France
Topological magnetic skyrmions and their perspectives for future spintronic devices
Prof. Andrea C. Ferrari, Cambridge Graphene Centre, Engineering Department, University of Cambridge, UK
Light Scattering and Emission from Hetero-structures

Prof. Lucia Pasquato, University of Trieste, Italy
Gold nanoparticles protected by patterned monolayers: relevance for biological applications
Prof. Roland Wiesendanger, University of Hamburg
The exciting physics of spin chains coupled to a metallic substrate



Thomas Luxbacher, Anton Paar GmbH
Characterization of surface coatings at the nanoscale

Szymon Stolarek, PANalytical B.V.
Empyrean Nano – a versatile X-ray scattering platform



Dr. Mateusz Bański, Wrocław University of Technology, Poland
Synthesis of colloidal heterostructures – extending the functionality of nanomaterials
Dr. Arkadiusz Ptak, Poznań University of Technology, Poland
Nanotribology. Friction force versus sliding velocity
Prof. Józef Barnaś, Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań, Poland
Spin-orbit phenomena in graphene deposited on various substrates

Dr. Nikos Boukos, National Centre for Scientific Research "Demokritos", Greece
Transmission electron microscopy study of complex zinc oxide nanostructures
Dr. Arkadiusz Chworoś, Centre of Molecular and Macromolecular Studies Polish Academy of Sciences, Łódź, Poland
Programmable RNA nanostructures for gene expression regulation
Dr. Hubert Głowiński, Institute of Molecular Physics Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland
Spin current transport through antiferromagnetic NiO layer
Prof. Jean Marc Greneche, CNRS-Université du Maine, France
Magnetic surfaces and interfaces in nanostructures
Prof. Yun Suk Huh, Department of Biological Engineering College of Engineering Inha University, Incheon, South Korea
Design and Fabrication of Multi-functional Nanomaterials for Biological Applications
Prof. Hae-Jin Kim, Korea Basic Science Institute, Seoul, South Korea
Advantages and disadvantages of nanostructured materials for energy storage

Prof. Maciej Krawczyk, Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań, Poland
Nanoscale control of the spin wave beam propagation in ferromagnetic thin films
Prof. Maciej Kozak
, Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań, Poland
Structure of selected siRNA transfection systems

Dr. Alessandro Magini, University of Perugia, Italy
Drug delivery strategies for mTOR inhibitors therapy in neurodegenerative and neuro-oncologic diseases
Dr. Sergio Moya
, CIC - BiomaGUNE, San Sebastian, Spain
Biological fate of Engineered Nanomaterials: aggregation/degradation in vitro and in vivo

Prof. Hendrik Ohldag, SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, California, USA
Ultrafast and Very Small: Discover Nanoscale Magnetism With Picosecond Time Resolution Using X-Rays

Prof. Daniel Otzen, iNANO and Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics, Aarhus University, Denmark
The use of plant compounds to combat protein aggregation in Parkinson’s Disease
Prof. Elżbieta Pamuła, AGH University of Science and Technology in Kraków, Poland
Novel therapeutic approaches based on nano- and microcarriers as drug delivery systems
Prof. Francesca Peiro, University of Barcelona, Spain
Elucidation of the structure of octapod branched ceria nanocrystals by transmission electron microscopy: contrast simulations and electron tomography
Prof. Maja Remškar, Jožef Stefan Institute, Ljubljana, Slovenia
Molybdenum and tungsten based nanomaterials for applications in tribology and nanoelectronics
Dr. Katarzyna Rolle, Institute of Bioorganic Chemistry of the Polish Academy of Sciences, Poznań, Poland
New molecular approaches in brain tumors treatment

Prof. Daniel Ruiz-Molina, Catalan Institute of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (ICN2), CSIC and The Barcelona Institute of Science and Technology, Barcelona, Spain
Novel (Coordination) Polymer Nanoparticles for Advanced Theranostics

Prof. Richard Spontak, Departments of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering and Materials Science & Engineering, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, USA
Designing a New Generation of Dielectric Elastomers as Stimuli-Responsive Soft Materials from the Ground-Up
Prof. Małgorzata Śliwińska-Bartkowiak, Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań, Poland
Liquids in the Confinement; High-Pressure Phases in Nanopores
Prof. Wojciech Święszkowski, Warsaw University of Technology, Poland
Electrospun nanofiber and their applications in tissue engineering
Prof. Nicolas Vogel
, Institute for Particle Technology, Erlangen, Germany
Colloidal self-assembly in confinement
Prof. Andrzej Wawro, Institute of Physics Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw, Poland
Self-organised magnetic nanodots in ultrathin structures
Dr. Piotr Wiśniowski, AGH University of Science and Technology in Kraków, Poland
High sensitivity tunneling magnetoresistance devices for biosensors
Prof. Adriana Zaleska-Medynska, University of Gdansk, Poland
Ionic liquid assisted synthesis of nano- and microparticles



SPEAKERS – contributed lectures

Dr. Aneta Frączek-Szczypta, AGH University of Science and Technology, Kraków, Poland
Carbon nanomaterials in tissue stimulation and regeneration
Dr. Małgorzata Gil, Maria Curie-Sklodowska University, Lublin, Poznań
Luminescent hybrid materials useful in photonic
Dr. Bartłomiej Graczykowski, NanoBioMedical Centre UAM, Poznań, Poland
Thermal conductivity and air-mediated losses in periodic porous silicon membranes

Dr. Barbara Maciejewska, NanoBioMedical Centre UAM, Poznań, Poland
MWCNT based materials as potential scaffolds for adhesion and growth of cells

Dr. Dagmara Malina, Cracow University of Technology, Poland
Waste material from fruit processing as substrates in metal nanoparticles preparation
Dr. Jan Michalik, AGH University of Science and Technology, Kraków, Poland
Hybrid graphene-superconductor and graphene-magnetic metal devices fabricated with FEBID/FIBID
Prof. Tomasz Pańczyk, Jerzy Haber Institute of Catalysis and Surface Chemistry, Kraków, Poland
Molecular dynamics design of carbon nanotube based, stimuli responsive, drugs carriers
Dr. Knga Pielichowska, AGH University of Science and Technology, Kraków, Poland
Polyoxymethylene-based nanocomposites containing PEG-grafted HAp with improved thermal stability
Dr. Zbigniew Rozynek, Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań, Poland
Formation of printable granular and colloidal chains through capillary effects and dielectrophoresis
Dr. Kamila Sofińska, Jerzy Haber Institute of Catalysis and Surface Chemistry Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland
Structure topography and local mechanical properties of PHA and PLA for medical applications
Dr. Agata Szczeszak, Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań, Poland
Influence of Mn2+ ions on the upconversion emission of CaF2 doped with lanthanide ions microspheres
Dr. Anita Trenczek-Zając, AGH University of Science and Technology, Kraków, Poland
TiO2-based nanostructures for photocatalysis
Dr. Roman Viter, University of Latvia
Detection of Ochratoxin A by photoluminescence immune biosensor based on ZnO nanorods
Dr. Agata Wawrzyńczak, Faculty of Chemistry, Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań
Functionalized ordered mesoporous silicas of different structures as acid-base catalysts
Jacek Wychowaniec, The University of Manchester, United Kingdom
Fine-tuning molecular interactions between peptide nano-fibres and graphene for engineering functional hybrid hydrogels