We sincerely welcome Prof. Mat Santamouris from University New South Wales, Australia, to join the Editorial Board of Recent Progress in Materials. Prof. Mat Santamouris is the Anita Lawrence Professor of High Performance Architecture in the University of New South Wales in Australia. He is a past a professor at the University of Athens, Greece and visiting Professor at the Cyprus Institute, Metropolitan University of London, Tokyo Polytechnic University, Bolzano University, Brunnel University and National University of Singapore. Past President of the National Center of Renewable and Energy Savings of Greece. Editor in Chief of the Energy and Buildings, Past Editor in Chief of the Journal of Advances Building Energy Research, Associate Editor of the Solar Energy Journal and actual or past Member of the Editorial Board of the International Journal of Solar Energy, Journal of Buildings and Environment, Journal of Sustainable Energy, Journal of Low Carbon Technologies, Journal of Open Construction and Building Technology, Sustainable Cities and Society and of the Journal of Ventilation. Editor of the Series of Book on Buildings, Energy and Solar Technologies published by Earthscan Science Publishers in London. Editor and author of 15 international books on topics related to heat island, solar energy and energy conservation in buildings published by Earthscan, Springer, etc. Guest editor of twelve special issues of various scientific journals. Scientific coordinator of many international research programs and author of almost 290 scientific papers published in peer reviewed international scientific journals. Reviewer of research projects in 15 countries including USA, UK, France, Germany, Canada, Sweden, etc. Expert in various International Research Institutions. Highly Cited researcher according to Clarivate in 2017 and 2018. We appreciate Prof. Mat Santamouris for his participation and support.
We sincerely welcome Prof. Ki Buem Kim from Sejong University, Korea, to join the Editorial Board of Recent Progress in Materials. Dr. Kim is currently a full professor in the Department of Nanotechnology and Advanced Materials Engineering at Sejong University, and has authored more than 220 peer-reviewed papers. He received his Ph.D. in Materials Science from the University of Oxford in 2004, and worked as a visiting professor in Institute of Complex Materials at IFW-Dresden. His research focuses on (1) designing and characterizing metallic structural materials and applications of metal-based materials with excellent physical and chemical properties, and (2) understanding the materials behavior via systematic investigations on microstructure, physical and chemical properties. We appreciate Prof. Ki Buem Kim for his participation and support.
We sincerely welcome Prof. Zhuge Yan from University of South Australia, Adelaide, Australia, to join the Editorial Board of Recent Progress in Materials. Prof. Zhuge Yan is a Professor in Structural Engineering at UniSA STEM. Yan has lectured in several Australian universities for more than 20 years. She has a BEng (Hons) in Civil Engineering and a Masters in Structural Engineering from Beijing, China, a PhD in Structural Engineering from Queensland University of Technology (QUT), Australia. Her main research interests include green concrete materials, fibre composite structures, and seismic retrofitting of masonry structures. She has published more than 200 SCI technical papers and has been invited as a keynote speaker at several international conferences. Yan has successfully supervised many PhD graduates. She has won several Australian and Queensland government awards and fellowships and attracted funding from Australian Research council and industry. She was the winner of 2018 South Australia Winnovation award in Engineering category. She is the current College of Experts of Australian Research Council (ARC). We appreciate Prof. Zhuge Yan for her participation and support.
Luisa Barbieri graduated in Chemistry in 1990 at the University of Modena (Italy), got her PhD degree in Chemistry in 1994, covered the role of Assistant Professor at the Department of Engineering “Enzo Ferrari” of UNIMORE and since 1st November 2001 she is Associate Professor (Chemical foundations of technologies, SSD CHIM/07). She is member of the Teaching Body of the Doctorate School Industrial and Territory Engineering "Enzo Ferrari". She has been member of the steering committee of the Division of Environment and Cultural Heritage Chemistry of the Italian Chemical Society (2013-2015). She is author of more than 190 publications in international and national journals (SCOPUS: 175 documents; 4172 citations; h index=38, August 2022), 2 patents and several lectures in international and national Conferences. Particularly important is her teaching/research activity in the environmental sector: National School on Wastes (Rimini 2004), Summer School of Advanced Studies “Waste recycling and new building materials: innovative technologies from geosciences and engineering” (Ferrara 2006), SAMWARE Strategies, Applications and Methodologies of WAste Recovery (Rimini 2008), National School on Wastes (Taranto 2011 and 2014); chief for the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia in the regional environmental laboratory LITCAR/ENVIREN from 2005 to 2010; coorganizer of international and national events (Workshop “Engineering and Circular Economy: the Road to Sustainability, 2021, Spain; Congress "Engineering for the environment and the territory”, 2011-14-17 and International Workshop “Research and Innovation for a Sustainable Waste Management”, 2015, Italy); charter member of University spin-off EcoTecnoMat srl, active from 2011 to 2015.
We sincerely welcome Prof. Dr. José Ignacio Álvarez Galindo from University of Navarra to join the Editorial Board of Recent Progress in Materials. Prof. Álvarez is currently working as Senior Lecturer at University of Navarra, Spain. His research focuses on development of self-cleaning and depollutant coatings and binding lime and cement materials with new photocatalysts, design of lime mortars for repairing Cultural Heritage by combination of admixtures and nanos-sized materials, encapsulation of toxic metals in cementitious matrices, etc. Prof. Álvarez has published 70 publications that have been cited over 2695 times with an H-index of 30. We appreciate Prof. Álvarez for his participation and support.
We sincerely welcome Assoc. Prof. Farhad Aslani from The University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia, to join the Editorial Board of Recent Progress in Materials. Dr. Farhad Aslani is an Associate Professor in the Department of Civil, Environmental and Mining Engineering and the Director of the Materials and Structures Innovation Group at UWA. The aim of the group is to develop new structural materials, designs and technologies to maximise the beneﬁt to national strategic development plans and infrastructures. Dr. Farhad Aslani has published 181 refereed journal articles. The outcomes of his research are highly valued and cited by other researchers, he has an h-index of 39, 5443 citations, and i10-index is 127 according to Google Scholar while the citations and h-index are recorded on Scopus are 4384 and 37. We appreciate Assoc. Prof. Farhad Aslani for his participation and support.
We sincerely welcome Prof. Dr. Noé Cheung from University of Campinas to join the Editorial Board of Recent Progress in Materials. Prof. Cheung is currently a Professor at the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering at the State University of Campinas and the coordinator of the Solidification Research Group at the same institution. He has experience in the area of Heat and Mass Transfer, working mainly on the following subjects: numerical simulation, continuous casting, purification by zonal refining, laser surface treatment and mathematical modeling of heat transfer with phase change (remelting and solidification). Prof. Cheung has published 159 publications that have been cited over 2535 times with an H-index of 31. We appreciate Prof. Cheung for his participation and support.
We sincerely welcome Prof. Dr. Adarsh Kumar Pandey from Sunway University to join the Editorial Board of Recent Progress in Materials. Prof. Pandey is currently working at Research Centre for Nano-Materials and Energy Technology (RCNMET), Sunway University, Malaysia. His research focuses on solar energy and its applications particularly but not limited to PV/T, CPV/T, nano-enhanced phase change materials, DSSCs, self-cleaning glass for PV, and energy and exergy analysis of different renewable energy conversion systems. Prof. Pandey has published more than 139 publications that have been cited over 3065 times with an H-index of 27. We appreciate Prof. Pandey for his participation and support.
We sincerely welcome Prof. Dr. Yogendra Kumar Mishra from University of Southern Denmark to join the Editorial Board of Recent Progress in Materials. Yogendra Kumar Mishra is Professor MSO in Nanomaterials, Mads Clausen Institute, NanoSYD, University of Southern Denmark, Sonderborg, Denmark. He is an expert in the field of New Materials, Hybrid Materials, Smart Composites, Biomaterials, Energy Materials, and Sensors. He has supervised more than 10 Ph.D. students as well as many M.Sc. and B.Sc. students with more than 12 years of teaching experience in the field of Solid State Physics, Semiconductors, and Nanotechnology. Prof. Mishra has published more than 240 publications that have been cited over 11600 times with H-index of 59. We appreciate Prof. Mishra for his participation and support.
We sincerely welcome Prof. Dr. Khandaker M. Anwar Hossain from Ryerson University, Toronto, Canada, to join the Editorial Board of Recent Progress in Materials. Dr. Hossain has over 25 years of professional engineering experience as an academic, as a researcher and as a consultant engineer in various parts of the world including Asia, Europe, Australasia and North America. Dr. Hossain has conducted extensive research to develop blended cement, concrete and other construction materials for sustainable development with natural and industrial wastes. He has also conducted research (involving experimental, numerical and design-oriented analyses) on novel forms of concrete-filled composite structural elements comprising of beams, columns, and walls with plain or profiled steel sheeting. Dr. Hossain’s recent research has involved laboratory investigations, field experiments, numerical/design-oriented analysis, technology transfer activities as well as training of professionals. We appreciate Prof. Hossain for his participation and support.