6th World Congress on

Biopolymers

Theme: Biopolymers as Ecofriendly Polymers

OCM for Biopolymer Congress Series Conferences

Organizing Committee

OCM Member

Amar Mohanty

Professor and Chair
University of Guelph
Canada

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Zeki Candan

Professor
Istanbul University
Turkey

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Vakhtang Barbakadze

head of laboratory of plant biopolymers
Tbilisi State Medical University
Georgia

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Warren Grigsby

Research Leader
Scion
New Zealand

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Geoffrey Robert Mitchell

Vice-Director
Centre for Rapid and Sustainable Product Development
Portugal

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OCM Member

O.L.Shanmugasundaram

Professor
K.S.Rangasamy College of Technology
India

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Matjaz Kunaver


National Institute of chemistry, Slovenia
Slovenia

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OCM Member

Ali Nabipour Chakoli

Professor
Harbin Institute of Technology
China

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Maia Merlani


Tbilisi State Medical University,
Georgia

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Filippo Berto

Professor
University of Padua
Italy

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Maria Cristina Righetti


National Research Council
Italy

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Patrizia Cinelli


University of Pisa
Italy

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Maximilian Lackner


University of Applied Sciences FH Technikum Wien
Austria

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Mubarak Ahmad Khan

Chief Scientific Officer
Bangladesh Atomic Energy Commission
Bangladesh

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Florent Allais

Professor
AgroParisTech
France

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OCM Member

Luc Avérous

Group (BioTeam) Leade
University of Strasbourg
France

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OCM Member

Emo chiellini

Professor and Scientist
University of Pisa
Italy

Biography Research Interest

Organizing Committee - Biopolymer Congress 2016

OCM Member

Andrei Surguchov

Professor
Kansas University Medical Center
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Martin Alberto Masuelli

Professor
Universidad Nacional de San Luis
Argentina

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OCM Member

Filippo Berto

Associate Professor & Chair
University of Padua
Norway

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OCM Member

Candan Tamerler

Associate Professor
University of Kansas
USA

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Ali Eftekhari

President
American Nano Society
USA

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OCM Member

Ruchi Singh

Founder & CEO
Nanonub
USA

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Bharat Bhushan

Director
The Ohio State University
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Amar Mohanty

Professor and Chair
University of Guelph
Canada

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Mahesh V. Hosur

Head and Professor
Tuskegee University
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Demosthenes Kyriacos

President & CEO,
GEM-Chem
Belgium

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Luc Avérous

Group (BioTeam) Leader
University of Strasbourg
France

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OCM Member

Florent Allais

Director
Chair Agro-Biotechnologies Industrielles
France

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OCM Member

Alessandro Pegoretti

Director
University of Trento
Italy

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OCM Member

Xiang Zhang

Principle Consultant and Head
University of Cambridge
UK

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OCM Member

Clara Frias

Professor
University of Manchester
UK

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Phil Turner

Director
Edinburgh Napier University
UK

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Ajay Kumar Mishra

Professor
University of South Africa
South Africa

Biography Research Interest

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Zeki Candan

Professor
Istanbul University
Turkey

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Vakhtang Barbakadze

head of laboratory of plant biopolymers
Tbilisi State Medical University Institute of Pharmacochemistry
Georgia

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Azam Ali

Professor
University of OTAGO
New Zeland

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Takahiko Nakaoki

Professor
Ryukoku University
Japan

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OCM Member

Han Yong Jeon

Professor
Inha University
KOREA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Ali Nabipour Chakoli

Professor
Harbin Institute of Technology
China

Biography Research Interest

Organizing Committee - Biopolymers and Bioplastics 2016

OCM Member

Richard A. Gross


Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
New York
USA

Biography Research Interest

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Harrison Yu


The University of Akron
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Chang-Sik Ha


Pioneer Research Center for Nanogrid Materials
Korea

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Noureddine Abidi


Texas Tech University
USA

Biography Research Interest

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Luc Avérous


Univ. of Strasbourg
France

Biography Research Interest

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Ajay Kumar Mishra


University of South Africa
South Africa

Biography Research Interest

Organizing Committee - Polymer Science 2016

OCM Member

Nobuyuki Nakajima

Professor Emeritus
University of Akron
USA

Biography Research Interest

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Nariyoshi Kawabata

Professor Emeritus
University of Shiga Prefecture
Japan

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Bharat Bhushan

Director
The Ohio State University
USA

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David K Mills

Professor
Louisiana Tech University
USA

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Nurettin Sahiner

Director
Nanoscience and Technology Research and Application Center
Turkey

Biography Research Interest

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O L Shanmugasundaram

Professor
KSR College of Technology
India

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Suresh Narine

Director
Trent University
Canada

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Jagat R Kanwar

Professor
Deakin University
Australia

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Sandeep K. Vashist

Senior Scientist
Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology
Australia

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Simon P. Ringer

Director
The University of Sydney
Australia

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Luc Avérous

Department Head
University of Strasbourg
France

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Nicola Pugno

Professor
University of Trento
Italy

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Mane Rahul Maruti

DST- Young Scientist
Shivaji University
India

Biography Research Interest

Organizing Committee - Polymer Chemistry 2016

OCM Member

John B. Goodenough

Professor
The University of Texas at Austin
USA

Biography Research Interest

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Richard J. Spontak

Professor
NC State University
USA

Biography Research Interest

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Salah S Massoud

Professor
University of Louisiana
USA

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Jin Ho Lee

Professor
Hannam University
South Korea

Biography Research Interest

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Cornelia G. Palivan

Professor
University of Basel
Switzerland

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OCM Member

Hee-Woo Rhee

Professor
Sogang University
Korea

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Jorge Morgado

Professor
University of Lisbon
Portugal

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Aleš Ručigaj

Professor
UniUniversity of Ljubljanaversity of Saskatchewan
Slovenia

Biography Research Interest

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Marc Devocelle

Associate Professor
Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI)
Ireland

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Mohamed Mahmoud Nasef

Professor
University Technology Malaysia
Malaysia

Biography Research Interest

Organizing Committee - Biopolymers and Bioplastics-2015

OCM Member

Richard A. Gross

Director – NSF Center for Biocatalysis and Bioprocessing of Macromolecules
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
New York
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Noureddine Abidi

Head of Biopolymer Research
Fiber and Biopolymer Research Institute
Texas Tech University
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Sigbritt Karlsson

Vice Chancellor
University of Skövde
Sweden

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Ignacy Jakubowicz

R&D Manager
Department of Chemistry, Materials and Surfaces Polymers & Fibers
SP Technical Research Institute of Sweden
Sweden

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Bingkun K.Chen

Director
Neural Component of the Biomaterials Characterization & Histology Core Laboratory
Mayo Clinic
USA

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Benjamin Chu

Distinguished Professor
Stony Brook University
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Erol Sancaktar

Professor
Department of Polymer Engineering
The University of Akron
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Warren Grigsby

Research Leader
Chemical Synthesis & Design
SCION
New Zealand

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Nazim Cicek

Professor
University of Manitoba
Canada

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Julio San Román

Head of the Department of Biomaterials
Institute of Science and Technology of Polymers
Spain

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Sudip Rakshit

Professor, Canada Research Chair
Lakehead University
Canada

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Ramesh K. Agarwal

Director
Aerospace Research and Education Center
Washington University in St. Louis
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Farid Menaa

Director
Fluorotronics, Inc.
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Amar Mohanty

Professor and Premier's Research Chair in Biomaterials & Transportation
University of Guelph
Canada

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Tao L. Lowe

Associate Professor
Biomedical Engineering
University of Tennessee Health Science Center
USA

Biography Research Interest

Organizing Committee - Materials Science 2016

OCM Member

Zofia Niemczura


ArcelorMittal
United States

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Rajendra Singh


Clemson University
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Moinuddin Sarker


Waste Technologies, LLC (WTL)
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Guy Daculsi


Universite de Nantes
France

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Ramesh K Agarwal


Washington University
USA

Biography Research Interest

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Elena Cerro-Prada


Technical University of Madrid
Spain

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OCM Member

Hideo Miura


Tohoku University
Japan

Biography Research Interest

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Cengiz S Ozkan


University of California
USA

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Jun DING


National University of Singapore
Singapore

Biography Research Interest

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L Luke Xue


Ningbo Institute of Material Technology and Engineering
China

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Abbas Amini


Western Sydney University
Australia

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Edgar Escultura


GVP College of Engineering
India

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Xuanhui QU


University of Science and Technology Beijing
PR China

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Hyung Hee Cho


Yonsei University
Korea

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Viswanathan S Saji


Korea University
Republic of Korea

Biography Research Interest

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O L Shanmugasundaram


KSR College of Technology
India

Biography Research Interest

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Xiaoliang Wei


Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
United States

Biography Research Interest

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Yuanzhi Zhu


North China University of Technology
China

Biography Research Interest

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Zhi Sun


Delft University of Technology
The Netherlands

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Abd. Rashid bin Mohd Yusoff


Kyung Hee University
South Korea

Biography Research Interest

Organizing Committee - Materials Science-2015

OCM Member

Haruo Sugi

Emeritus Professor
Teikyo University
Japan

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Ramesh K. Agarwal

Director of Aerospace Engineering
Washington University
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Luisa Amelia Dempere

Engineer and Director
University of Florida
USA

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OCM Member

Ajay Kumar Mishra

Professor
University of South Africa
South Africa

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Ali Eftekhari

President
American Nano Society
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Viswanathan S. Saji

Research Professor
Korea University
Republic of Korea

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Mufit Akinc

Professor
Iowa State University
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Aibing Yu

Pro Vice-Chancellor and President
Monash University
Australia

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Alexander Gorin

Associate Dean (Research)
Swinburne University of Technology Sarawak Campus
Malaysia

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Sergey V. Dorozhkin

Editorial Member
Moscow
Russia

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Sandeep Kumar Vashist

Head of Immunodiagnostics
HSG-IMIT
Germany

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Du Toit Madeleine

Professor and Head
University of Pretoria
South Africa

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Marcelo H. Prado da Silva

Associate Professor
Military Institute of Engineering-IME
Brazil

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Bikramjit Basu

Professor
Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur
India

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Hai-Feng

Associate Professor
Drexel University
USA

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Dong Fang Yang

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Industrial Materials Institute National Research Council
Canada

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