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NyNA 2024 XI International Congress on Analytical Nanoscience and Nanotechnology

NEW! Abstract submission deadline: May 24, 2024

Santiago de Compostela (Spain), USC, 3-6 September 2024

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fabiana arduini

Fabiana Arduini

(Università di Roma, UNIROMA, Italy)

Fabiana Arduini is Full Professor at University of Rome “Tor Vergata”, founder of start-up SENSE4MED, Editor of Green Analytical Chemistry, Elsevier, Associated Editor of Microchemical Journal, Elsevier, Specialty Chief Editor Micro- and Nano-Sensors, Frontiers in Sensors. Her research activity deals with the development of miniaturised electrochemical devices mainly using screen-printed electrodes modified with nanomaterials and paper-based analytical tools applied in environmental, biomedical, agrifood, and defence sectors, with over 150 articles published in peer-reviewed journals, H index 56, > 5 patents, coordinators of several national/international projects. Her name is listed in the top 2% of most cited researchers in the world.

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Lourdes Basabe

(Universidad del País Vasco, UPV, Spain)

Lourdes Basabe is Ikerbasque professor and the Director of the Microfluidics and BIOMICs Cluster at the University of the Basque Country in Vitoria-Gasteiz, which focus on the development of microsystems for chemical and cellular monitoring. She studied chemistry at Universidad Autónoma de Madrid in Spain, and she did a PhD at the MESA+ Institute for Nanotechnology at the University of Twente (in the Netherlands). During 6 years she worked at the Biomedical Diagnostics Institute in Dublin City University in Ireland, developing microsystems for biomedical diagnostics.

Miriam Chávez Peraza

(Universidad de Alcalá de Henares, UaH, Spain)

Since February 2023, Dra. Miriam Chávez is Juan de la Cierva postdoctoral researcher in the MINYNANOTECH group at the University of Alcalá (UAH, Spain). She received her Ph.D. in Electrochemistry (2022) (Thesis dissertation: Structural and functional characterization of the nano-bio interface in 2- and 3-dimensional systems) at the University of Córdoba (UCO, Spain). Her research is currently related to the development of analytical miniaturization and nanotechnologies, lab-on-chip electro-microfluidic devices and applications of low-dimensional nanomaterials. More specifically, she is focused on the digital manufacturing techniques for the development and integration of electrochemical sensors in complex cellular systems.

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Francesco Cubadda

(Istitute Superiore di Sanità, ISS, Italy)

Senior Scientist and Team Leader at the Italian National Institute of Health with expertise in analytical sciences, exposure assessment and toxicology. He leads a group with a long track record in research on analytical determination, toxicology and risk assessment of nanomaterials. Current interest is mainly in the area of physicochemical characterization and the use of NAMs in nanotoxicology, with coordination of international projects (NANOCELLUP, NAMS4NANO). Expert in food safety risk assessment, in both the chemical and the nutritional domain, he served in several working groups of the European Food Safety Authority and is a current member of the Cross cutting Working Group on Nanotechnology.

Yuri Antonio Díaz Fernández

(Università di Pavia, UNIPV, Italy)

Prof. Yuri Diaz Fernandez is currently Senior Lecturer at the Department of Chemistry of the University of Pavia (Italy). He has spent the last 15 years at leading research institutions across Europe, working closely with industrial and academic partners to deliver innovative strategies for new materials and testing platforms, readily transferrable into scaled-up technologies. His research interests cover fundamental colloidal chemistry; self-assembled nanomaterials; correlative microscopy and bio-interface imaging applied to the emerging fields of plasmonically-enhanced catalysis, nanomedicine and antimicrobial surfaces. He has authored over 75 scientific articles in peer-reviewed journals. Member of the royal Society of Chemistry and Fellow of the Centre for International Cooperation and Development (CICOPS-Italy)

Begoña Espina

Begoña Espiña

(International Iberian Nanotechnology Laboratory, INL, Portugal)

Begoña Espiña holds both Bachelor (2003) and PhD (2009) degrees in Biology by the University of Santiago de Compostela (USC), Spain. She leads since 2016 the Water Quality group at the International Iberian Nanotechnology Laboratory (Braga, Portugal). She coordinated the Interreg Atlantic Area project NANOCULTURE (2019-2022) and is currently PI for several EU projects and coordinator of the EEA grant OPTIRAS. Begoña is member of Water Europe (European Platform for Water) and of the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC). She co-authored > 70 peer-reviewed publications (h-index=25; Scopus) and 2 filed patents.

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Heidi Goenaga Infante

(LGC, United Kingdom)

Heidi Goenaga Infante is a Science Fellow and the Team Leader of the Inorganic Analysis team at the National Measurement Laboratory hosted at LGC, and a Visiting Professor at Strathclyde University, UK. Her expertise lies in trace element speciation analysis, metallomics research, nanomaterials characterization, high accuracy isotope ratio analysis, quantitative elemental bio-imaging and the characterisation of “speciated” reference materials and standards. Chair of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Analytical Atomic Spectrometry. UK representative at the Inorganic Analysis Working Group of the CCQM, ISO TC 24 (Particle characterisation), at EURAMET for inorganic analysis at the CCQM Key Comparison Working Group. Coordinator of the EU EUROPEAN Metrology Research Proposal (EMRP) “Chemical, Optical and Biological characterisation of nanomaterials in biological samples”.She published over 160 scientific papers, and was awarded by different societies.

Thomas Hirsch

Thomas Hirsch

(University of Regensburg, UR, Germany)

Thomas Hirsch, an analytical chemist, earned his Ph.D. from the University of Regensburg, Germany, under the mentorship of Prof. Otto Wolfbeis. He remains a vital part of the same institution, serving as an Associate Professor at the Institute of Analytical Chemistry, Chemo- and Biosensors. Dr. Hirsch's research primarily focuses on the innovative development and characterization of nanomaterials for (bio)analytical applications. His work spans across luminescent nanoprobes, self-assembly mechanisms, plasmonic sensing, and environmental monitoring. With over 85 peer-reviewed publications (h-index of 37), Thomas Hirsch has established himself in his field. He also contributes his expertise as an Associate Editor for Microchimica Acta.

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Luis Liz Marzán

(CIC biomaGUNE, UVigo, Spain)

Luis M. Liz-Marzán is Professor Ikerbasque at CIC biomaGUNE (San Sebastián), a center he directed from 2012 to 2021. He is also Group Leader of CIBER-BBN and part-time Professor at the University of Vigo. His research focuses on the synthesis, assembly and biomedical applications of plasmonic nanomaterials. He is co-author of nearly 600 publications, inventor on 12 patents and has supervised more than 40 doctoral theses and more than 60 postdocs. For his work, he has received various national and international recognitions.

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Carlos Lodeiro

(Universidade NOVA de Lisboa, UNL, Portugal)

Carlos Lodeiro, Full Professor at FCT-UNL (Portugal-2024), earned an MSc (1995) and PhD (1999) from USC (Spain). In 2017, he achieved habilitation in Inorganic Analytical Chemistry at FCT-UNL, boasting an h-index of 45 with 310 Int publications. Leading the BIOSCOPE research group and serving as CEO of PROTEOMASS Scientific Society, and co-founded the Chemical start-up Nan@rts. His research encompasses organic-inorganic dyes as chemosensors, functionalized nanoparticles, nanocomposites, nanomaterials, and applications of nanomaterials in environmental and biomedical research. Additionally, he delves into onco and nano analytical proteomics, having mentored 12 PhDs (+4). RSC Fellow since 2014, member of the SPQ and ACS.

Katrin Loeschner

Katrin Löschner

(Technical University of Denmark, DTU, Denmark)

Katrin is Associate Professor in the Research Group for Analytical Food Chemistry at the National Food Institute at the Technical University of Denmark. She obtained her PhD in Material Sciences at the Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg in Germany in 2008. Her expertise is the analysis of nano-sized particles in food and biological matrices. Katrin has been involved in several national and international research projects. She is currently active as technical expert in the CEN/TC 352 WG 4 “Manufactured nano-objects in food additives”, the EC JRC “Nano in Food Group” and the EFSA FAF WG on “Specifications of Food Additives”.

Salvador Pané

(Institute of Robotics and Intelligent Systems, IRIS, Switzerland)

Salvador Pané i Vidal is a Professor of Materials for Robotics at the Institute of Robotics and Intelligent Systems (IRIS) and co-director of the Multi-Scale Robotics Lab at ETH Zürich. B.S.(2003),M.S.(2004), Chemistry(2008) University of Barcelona.Author of over 200 articles in international peer-reviewed journals and books on science education.His current focus is on integrating chemistry and materials with small-scale robotics.Coordinator of the FET Open project (MANAQA) and FET Proactive (ANGIE).Starting Grant from European Research Council (ERC) in 2013,and 2015-2019 He chaired COST Action "e-MINDS" and represents Switzerland in the European Academy of Surface Technology. Co-founder of Magnes AG and Oxyle AG.He was honored,2017,with the Big-on-Small Award at the International Conference on Manipulation, Automation, and Robotics at Small Scales (MARSS).Consolidator Grant (ERC),and ERC Proof-of-Concept grant in 2019.

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José Rivas

(iMATUS, Spain)

José Rivas, a Physics Professor at the University of Santiago de Compostela (USC), specializes in nanostructured magnetic materials. He co-founded the Spin Off Company NANOGAP in 2006 and served as the founding Director of the INL-International Iberian Nanotechnology Laboratory in Braga, Portugal, from 2005 to 2014. From 2018 to 2020, he was the co-Scientific Director of the Strategic Grouping in Materials (AeMAT), which laid the groundwork for the establishment of the Materials Institute (iMATUS) at USC in 2021. A Life Member of IEEE, USA, since 2014, he joined the Royal Galician Academy of Sciences in 2017, receiving the 2018 Salvador Velayos Award from the Spanish Magnetism Club. Rivas, an author and holder of twelve patents, has published over 425 articles.