Keynote Speaker

November 27-29, 2020 |  Singapore  



Prof. LU Li,
National University of Singapore, Singapore

Editor-in-Chief of Functional Materials
 Associate Editor of Materials Technology

Dr. Li Lu is Full Professor at National University of Singapore. He is also the supervisor of Materials Science Laboratory of the department.

Dr. Lu graduated with B.Eng and M.Eng from Tsinghua University, and continued his doctoral study in Katholiek Universiteit Leuven (KU Leuven) after three years working in Zhejiang University. After two years post-doctoral studies in KU Leuven, Dr. Lu joined National University of Singapore in 1991. His current main research covers Li-ion and Na-ion batteries, solid ion conductors and future solid-state battery, and supercapacitors. Dr. Lu has published 4 monographs, over 400 international journal papers and delivered numerous Plenary, Keynote and Invited Lectured in international conferences. He has over 20, 000 citations with h-index 76.

Dr. Lu has been awarded over a few million dollars of research grants from various agencies, including Ministry of Education, Singapore, A-STAR, Singapore, Energy Marketing Authority, Singapore, National Research Foundation of Singapore etc. In 2016, he as a Principle Investigator received a grant from Nature Science Foundation, China

Dr. Lu has wide and close international collaborations in energy storage, including MIT, USA; University of Oxford, and University of Cranfield, UK; Moscow State University, Russia; AGH University of Science and Technology, Poland; University of Queensland and Queensland University of Technology, University of Sydney, Australia; Tohoku University, Kogakuin University, Japan. In China, he has collaborated with Chongqing University, Shandong University, Peking University, Peking University of Shenzhen Graduate School, Nanjing University of Aeronautic and Aerospace, Nanjing University of Science and Technology, Soochow University, and Wuhan University of Education.

Dr. Lu is Editor-in-Chief of Functional Materials, World Science Publisher, and Associate Editor of Materials Technology – Advanced Performance Materials, Taylor & Francis Publisher.


Prof. Mohd Hamdi Abdul Shukor
University of Malaya, Malaysia


Biography: Mohd Hamdi bin Abd Shukor received his B.Eng. (Mechanical), with Honours from Imperial College London and his M.Sc. In Advanced Manufacturing Technology & System Management from University of Manchester Institute of Science & Technology (UMIST). His Doctoral study was in the field of thin film coating for biomedical applications for which he was conferred Dr. Eng by Kyoto University. He is a Fellow of the Institution of Mechanical Engineering, UK, and a professional engineer registered with the Board of Engineers Malaysia. Prof Hamdi has devoted his career in nurturing research and innovation and has mentored over 130 postgraduate students, particularly in the field of machining, materials processing and biomaterials. He has authored more than 160 ISI journals and h-index of 26. He is also a director and founder of the Centre of Advanced Manufacturing & Materials Processing (AMMP Centre), in which has grown from modest-size team of researchers and engineers to an interdisciplinary research hub. Prof Hamdi has obtained recognition from various international and local organizations.

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Invited Speaker


Prof. Alexander Pesin
Nosov Magnitogorsk State Technical University, Russia

Alexander Pesin received his Ph.D degree from Nosov Magnitogorsk Institute of Mining and Metallurgy in 2003. Currently, he working as is a professor in Nosov Magnitogorsk State Technical University. From 2013 up to now, he has served as the Director of “ChermetInformSystems” LLC, an enterprise established under the auspices of Nosov Magnitogorsk State Technical University, Russia. And Since 2018, he is has been also the Deputy Head of Mechanics of Gradient Nanomaterials Laboratory of Nosov Magnitogorsk State Technical University. Since 1982, he has published more than 350 scientific papers, including 12 monographs and study guides, and 110 copyright certificates and patents of invention.