2025 13th International Conference on Nano and Materials Science ICNMS 2025
January 13-17, 2025 | Atlanta, USA

Keynote Speakers


 Prof. Ramesh K. Agarwal (Fellow of IEEE, AAAS, AIAA, APS, ASME, CSAA, SME and ASEE)

William Palm Professor of Engineering
Washington University in St. Louis, USA  

Professor Ramesh K. Agarwal is the William Palm Professor of Engineering in the department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science at Washington University in St. Louis. From 1994 to 2001, he was the Sam Bloomfield Distinguished Professor and Executive Director of the National Institute for Aviation Research at Wichita State University in Kansas. From 1978 to 1994, he was the Program Director and McDonnell Douglas Fellow at McDonnell Douglas Research Laboratories in St. Louis. Dr. Agarwal received Ph.D in Aeronautical Sciences from Stanford University in 1975, M.S. in Aeronautical Engineering from the University of Minnesota in 1969 and B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India in 1968. Over a period of forty years, Professor Agarwal has worked in various areas of Computational Science and Engineering - Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD), Computational Materials Science and Manufacturing, Computational Electromagnetics (CEM), Neuro-Computing, Control Theory and Systems, and Multidisciplinary Design and Optimization. He is the author and coauthor of over 500 journal and refereed conference publications. He has given many plenary, keynote and invited lectures at various national and international conferences worldwide in over fifty countries. Professor Agarwal continues to serve on many academic, government, and industrial advisory committees. Dr. Agarwal is a Fellow eighteen societies including the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), American Association for Advancement of Science (AAAS), American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA), American Physical Society (APS), American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), Royal Aeronautical Society, Chinese Society of Aeronautics and Astronautics (CSAA), Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME) and American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE). He has received many prestigious honors and national/international awards from various professional societies and organizations for his research contributions.



Prof. Hirotaka IHARA

Kumamoto University, Japan

Professor Hirotaka IHARA was awarded the title of professor emerita at Kumamoto University (2019) and at Okinawa College, National Institute of Technology, Japan (2022), and currently serves as a specially appointed professor at Kumamoto University. He received his doctorate (1982) in polymer science from Kyushu University under the supervision of Prof. Toyoki Kunitake. He was also visiting professors of Kyoto University (2001, 2017 and 2018), Kyushu University (2003 - 2005), JSPS Research Center for Science Systems (2013- 2016), Kumamoto University (2020 - 2022) and Lanzhou Institute of Chemical Physics, China (2019 - 2022). He was also FRSC (UK) since 2003 and Fellow of the Society of Polymer Science (Japan) since 2015. His main research areas are self-assembling chemistry, nanostructure chemistry and functional polymers. Other definitions of his research areas include molecular technology, particle technology and separation technology. Current research interests include nano- to micro-sized functional materials, supramolecular gels, π-conjugated carbon-like substances, organic-inorganic hybrid materials, and bio-inspired smart materials. Total publications>400 (i10-index>200).


Prof. Antonio Di Bartolomeo

Salerno University, Italy

Antonio DI BARTOLOMEO is a full professor of Experimental Condensed Matter Physics at the University of Salerno, Italy where he teaches semiconductor device physics and nanoelectronics.
His present research interests include optical and electrical properties of nanostructured materials such as carbon nanotubes, graphene, and 2D materials, van der Waals heterostructures and Schottky junctions, field-effect transistors, non-volatile memories, solar cells, photodetectors, field emission devices, and supercapacitors.
He has been invited speaker in over 100 international conferences and has authored about 200 publications in peer-reviewed journals, two physics textbooks, and two patents. He is serving as the editor-in-chief of IOP Nano Express and IET Micro & Nano Letters and is an Editorial Board member of several journals.