Professor Zhi Zong, Dalian University of Technology, China
Professor Zhi Zong received the Ph.D. degree in Dept. of Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering, Hiroshima University, Japan, in October 1995. He is a professor and doctoral supervisor in the School of Marine Engineering, Dalian University of Technology, China. From July 1999 to June 2004, he was the Principal Research Engineer of the Underwater Explosion division Institute of High Performance Computing, Singapore. From April 2004 to June 2004, he was the Scientist of the Agency for Science and Research, Singapore. He is also an adjunct professor at Tsinghua University, China, the director of Liaoning Province Technical Lab for Deepwater Floating Structural Engineering, China, and the vice chairman of Liaoning Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, China. He has published five monographs, three of which are in English, 113 journal papers indexed by SCI_Core, 10 conference papers indexed by SCI_E and 136 papers in Chinese. His research interests include Fluid Mechanics, Hydrodynamics, Nonlinear water waves and wave-structure interaction, High performance ships, Underwater explosion and Vortex-induced-vibration.
Senior Research Fellow Numan Arshid, Sunway University, Malaysia
Dr Numan Arshid is a Senior Research Fellow at Graphene and Advanced 2D Materials Research Group (GAMRG), School of Engineering and Technology, Sunway University, Malaysia. He received his PhD in Experimental Physics with Distinction from the Center for Ionics, Department of Physics, University of Malaya (UM), Malaysia, in 2018. He worked as a Research Fellow at Graphene and Advanced 2D Materials Research Group, Sunway University, Malaysia. Later on, he joined Fudan University, Shanghai, China as a Post-doctoral Fellow from 2019-2021. His research interests are mainly focused on the development of 2D heterostructure nanomaterials for energy storage and electrochemical sensor applications. He is the author/co-author of more than 95 papers in international refereed journals and his h-index is 26 (according to google scholar). Additionally, he edited two books, “Advances in Supercapacitor and Supercapattery: Innovation towards Energy Storage Devices”, published by Elsevier and Contemporary Nanomaterials in Material Engineering Applications, published by Springer.
Associate Professor Xiaoming Zhang, Hebei University of Technology, China
Prof. Zhang, male, born in 1987, is an associate professor and a doctoral supervisor of the School of Materials Science and Engineering, Hebei University of Technology. He has won the honorary title of "Yuanguang Scholar" of the Hebei University of Technology, and has been selected into the Tianjin Youth Talent Support Project, the Tianjin "131" Innovative Talents Training Project, the list of outstanding youth scientific and technological talents of the 2020 Tianjin Innovative Talent Promotion Plan. He is also the winner of the Vebleo Scientist Award and the World's Top 2% Scientists 2020.
Prof. Zhang's main research interests include topological electronic materials, electronic crystals, new electronic functional materials and other new materials and physical properties.Over the past three years, he has chaired two projects and engaged in one project as the major participant supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China. As a Hebei Outstanding Youth Fund receiver, he has chaired two projects and one talent project supported by provincial and ministerial natural science funds.
Prof. Zhang has been invited to more than 10 international/domestic academic conferences during the past five years, including six as keynote speakers. Plus, he has published more than 100 SCI academic papers in internationally renowned journals in his research field, more than 60 of which as the first/correspondent author.