Esteban Broitman, Ph.D., Linköping University, Sweden|
Esteban Broitman received his Ph.D. degree in Physics from the University of Buenos Aires, Argentina, in 1997. He has been doing research and teaching at the University of Buenos Aires (Argentina), The College of William and Mary (USA), and Carnegie Mellon University (USA). He is currently a Professor at Linköping University (Sweden). His research activities focus on the nanomechanical and nanotribological properties of hard coatings of carbon-based coatings, nanocomposites, and soft materials like soft metals and polymers.
Prof. Kim Meow LIEW, Head and Chair Professor of Civil Engineering, Department of Architecture and Civil Engineering, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong|
Professor K. M. Liew received his BS (Civil Engineering) from Michigan Technological University in 1985, his MEng (Civil Engineering) in 1988 and PhD. (Solid Mechanics) in 1991 both from the National University of Singapore. He joined City University of Hong Kong in 2005 as a Chair Professor at the Department of Building and Construction, and currently the Head of the Department of Architecture and Civil Engineering since 2011. He was formerly a tenured full professor at Nanyang Technological University (Singapore) before he worked at City University of Hong Kong.More...
Prof. Nao-Aki Noda, Kyushu Institute of Technology, Japan
Nao-Aki Noda received his Ph.D. degree in Mechanical Engineering from Kyushu University, Japan in 1984. He has been doing research and teaching at Kyushu Inst. Tech., Kitakyushu, Japan, 1984-87, He is an author of Theory of Elasticity useful for engineers and a co-author of Safety Engineering for Workers in Industry and other several books. He is a co-editor of Stress Intensity Factors Handbook, vol. 4 & 5, Advances in Finite Element Analysis for Computational Mechanics. He is a recipient of Outstanding Paper Medal of Japan Soc. Tech. Plasticity, Sokeizai Industry Technology award from the Materials Process Tech. Ctr., a fellow of JSME (Japan Soc. Mech. Engrs.) and a fellow of JSAE (Soc. Automotive Engrs. Japan). Achievements include researches in stress analysis for notched material testing specimens, and development for large ceramics structures used for steel manufacturing machinery.