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22 Jan / 2024

ORCID Membership

It is our pleasure to announce that LIDSEN has joined the ORCID community. ORCID (Open Researcher and Contributor ID), a global, not-for-profit organization, provides a free, unique, and persistent digital identifier (an ORCID iD), which can automatically link researchers to their own contributions, so as to disambiguate researchers from one another. Authors who publish with Recent Progress in Materials are greatly encouraged to register for a unique iD to ensure proper attribution.

19 Jan / 2024

Recent Progress in Materials Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We sincerely welcome Dr. Sanjay Nimbalkar from the University of Technology Sydney, Australia, to join the Editorial Board of Recent Progress in Materials. Dr. Sanjay Nimbalkar has published a number of research papers in peer-reviewed journals and conference proceedings. He has more than 170 publications. His scholarly articles are internationally recognized and among highly cited. He is recipient of Institution of Civil Engineer’s (ICE) 2014 Thomas Telford Premium award in the area of Ground improvement. He is also a recipient of the ‘Professor Joseph M Sussman Best Paper Prize’, Switzerland (2020). He has also received Editor's Choice Award for the best paper in International Journal of Geosynthetics and Ground Engineering in 2020. He has received Best Reviewer of the year 2022 (from EBM) Award - 2nd Prize and Reviewer of the year 2017 (non EBM) Award, in recognition to outstanding contributions to the Indian Geotechnical Journal. Additionally, Dr. Nimbalkar has been the recipient of several Publons Peer Review Awards, highlighting his outstanding number of reviews. Recently, he was presented with the 2023 Outstanding Associate Editor award in recognition of his exceptional contributions to the Transportation and Transit Systems section of Frontiers in Built Environment in 2022. Furthermore, Dr. Nimbalkar holds adjunct faculty positions at two prestigious Indian Institutes, namely IIT Bombay and IIT Madras, as well as East China Jiaotong University in China. We appreciate Dr. Sanjay Nimbalkar for his participation and support.

10 Jan / 2024

Recent Progress in Materials Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We sincerely welcome Prof. Dr. Ilaria Cacciotti from the University of Niccolò Cusano Studies, Italy, to join the Editorial Board of Recent Progress in Materials. Prof. Dr. Ilaria Cacciotti is a Full Professor of Biomaterials & Tissue Engineering and Materials Science & Technology at the University of Rome "Niccolò Cusano", with consolidated expertise in the synthesis and characterization of (bio)materials and eco-sustainable systems for biomedical, food and environmental applications. She is expert in the production of bioceramic, biopolymer and biocomposite fibers by electrospinning, spheres and capsules for drug delivery and cell encapsulation, protective/antifouling/photocatalytic coatings, scaffolds for tissue engineering/regenerative medicine, compostable films/fibers for food packaging, devices for biomedical applications by additive manufacturing. She has more than 150 publications in international peer reviewed journals, more than 190 conference proceedings, 8 patents and 10 book chapters. We appreciate Prof. Dr. Ilaria Cacciotti for her participation and support.

24 Nov / 2023

Recent Progress in Materials Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We sincerely welcome Dr. Changming Fang from Brunel University London, UK, to join the Editorial Board of Recent Progress in Materials. Dr. Changming Fang is an expert in various materials including ceramics, (half-)metals, functional materials. He has many years of research and teaching experience in the area of materials and electronic structure theory. He has more than 140 publications in materials. We appreciate Dr. Changming Fang for his participation and support.

14 Nov / 2023

Recent Progress in Materials Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We sincerely welcome Prof. Mu-Ping Nieh from University of Connecticut, USA, to join the Editorial Board of Recent Progress in Materials. Dr. Nieh’s research mainly focuses on the studies of nanostructural-function relationship of soft self-assembling materials (including phospholipids, polymers, surfactants) and nano-composites (clay/polymer, gold nanocluster/lipid, quantum dot (QD)/lipid, metallorganic complex/lipid, etc.), providing fundamental understanding of structurally dependent functions such as morphology-driven cellular uptake for drug delivery systems, aggregation enhanced or induced emission (AEE or AIE) of nanoclusters or QDs by restriction-in-motion of surface ligand. He is an expert in small angle scattering (using X-ray, neutron and laser) and has more than 150 publications in the field of material research. He is a member of Connecticut Academy of Science and Engineering and on the Editorial Board of Scientific Reports (Nature Publication Group). We appreciate Prof. Mu-Ping Nieh for his participation and support.

13 Nov / 2023

Recent Progress in Materials Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We sincerely welcome Dr. Luiz Henrique Capparelli Mattoso from Embrapa Instrumentation, Brazil, to join the Editorial Board of Recent Progress in Materials. Dr. Luiz Henrique Capparelli Mattoso coordinates several national research projects, in particular the research network on the application of nanotechnology to agribusiness. He has received several awards, including the State Governor's Award, the SEDAI Brazil Invention Award and the SCOPUS/Elsevier/CAPES Award. He is involved in the organization of several technical and scientific events as well as the editing of conference proceedings and books. He is a member of the editorial boards of several scientific journals and a scientific advisor to several funding agencies. He has more than 460 publications in materials science. We appreciate Dr. Luiz Henrique Capparelli Mattoso for his participation and support.

27 Oct / 2023

Recent Progress in Materials Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We sincerely welcome Prof. Mizi Fan from Brunel University London, UK, to join the Editorial Board of Recent Progress in Materials. Professor Mizi Fan has both academic and industrial profiles previously developed at the University of Bath, the Building Research Establishment, UK (BRE) and Brunel University London. He is an expert in the field of fibre science and technology, nanocellulose and fusion technology, composites, recycling, zero/low carbon materials, and sustainable construction and energy conservation materials. Professor Fan has also an immense international profile with six international patents, seven books, and 360 peer review top journal and conference publications. He was the winner of the BRE Trust Award for outstanding achievement in European projects, BRE Trust Award for outstanding achievement in recognition of outstanding success in the EULIFE programme and in winning bids from IRTU, and the BRE Trust Outstanding Publication Awards on low energy materials for building construction. In addition, he has been the coordinator (Co-ord) and technical manager (TM) of several complex EU Framework projects, e.g. EU ’PANELS’ (Co-ord), ‘PERPAN’ (Co-ord), ‘RubWPC’ (Co-ord), ‘WoodRub’ (Project Manager), 'Fibcem', ‘Celluwood’ (TM), 'Rewobioref', ‘Iceclay’ (TM), ‘VIP4ALL’ (TM), and EU Horizon 2020 ‘GelClad’ (TM) and ‘Powerskins plus’ projects. He serves as independent reviewers for EU FP7, Horizon 2020 and Horizon Europe programmes, and many other international governmental S&T Foundation programmes. We appreciate Prof. Mizi Fan for his participation and support.

20 Oct / 2023

Recent Progress in Materials Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We sincerely welcome Dr. Flora Faleschini from University of Padova, Italy, to join the Editorial Board of Recent Progress in Materials. She has supervised/co-supervised more than 100 thesis (bachelor and master) and seven PhD theses. She serves on the editorial board of several journals and has published many articles. Author of more than 150 scientific publications, 120 of them in referred ISI/SCOPUS Journals. Co-Author of the book “Sustainability Improvements in the Concrete Industry - Use of Recycled Materials for Structural Concrete Production”, Springer International Publishing, 2016. Invited speaker at several national and international conferences/seminars. Her research activity covers the following topics: use of recycled components for structural materials; reinforced concrete structures design and assessment; seismic assessment of reinforced concrete structures; assessment, rehabilitation, strengthening and retrofit of buildings and bridges. We appreciate Dr. Flora Faleschini for her participation and support.

10 Oct / 2023

Recent Progress in Materials Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We sincerely welcome Prof. Paschalis Alexandridis from the University at Buffalo (UB), The State University of New York (SUNY), USA, to join the Editorial Board of Recent Progress in Materials. Prof. Alexandridis is an elected Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE), the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC), and the International Association of Advanced Materials. He has received numerous awards including the American Chemical Society (ACS) Schoellkopf Medal, Bodossaki Foundation Academic Prize in Applied Science, SUNY Chancellor's Awards for Excellence in Scholarship and Creative Activity and in Teaching, and UB’s inaugural Excellence in Graduate Student Mentoring Award. Alexandridis has served as chair of AIChE Area 1C: "Interfacial Phenomena" and on the executive committee of the ACS Division of Colloid and Surface Chemistry. He is currently serving as Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Dispersion Science and Technology, co-Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Molecular Sciences and Review Editor of the Journal of Surfactants and Detergents. He has more than 200 peer-reviewed publications in journals and books. We appreciate Prof. Paschalis Alexandridis for his participation and support.

11 Sep / 2023

Recent Progress in Materials Welcomes New Editorial Board Member

We sincerely welcome Prof. Suresh Valiyaveettil from National University of Singapore, Singapore, to join the Editorial Board of Recent Progress in Materials. Prof. Suresh Valiyaveettil is an expert in developing functional materials for various applications. Ongoing projects involve: Synthesis of conjugated oligomers and polymers; Functionalization of natural polymers (e.g. cellulose); Developing new adsorbent materials (e.g. polymers, nanocarbon, metal oxides, biomembranes) for water purification; Synthesis and characterization of novel nanomaterials; Safety and toxicity of metallic nanoparticles; Investigation of biomimetic synthesis of hard tissues (e.g. eggshells, seashells); Materials for solar cells. He has many years of research and teaching experience in the area of functional materials. He has more than 270 publications in functional materials. We appreciate Prof. Suresh Valiyaveettil for his participation and support.

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