May 14 (17:00 – 20:00) at Ramada Plaza Shanghai Caohejing 
May 15 (07:30-09:00) at Shanghai Normal University, Conference Center Hotel

May 15, 2017 (Shanghai Normal University, Conference Center)
Location: Room 1
Chair: Prof. Hexing Li
08:30-08:50   Opening Ceremony
Jianhua Gao, Shanghai Normal University, Vice-President of University
Kirk Schanze, University of Texas, San Antonio, Editor of ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces
Guoqin Xu, National University of Singapore, Director of the National University of Singapore (Suzhou) Research Institute

Chair: Prof. Guoqin Xu
08:50-09:20          Plenary Lecture-1
Xi Zhang, Tsinghua University
Supramolecular Chemotherapy: Decreased Cytotoxicity and Enhanced Activity of Antitumor Drugs by Host-Guest Chemistry

09:20-09:50          Plenary Lecture-2
Lei JiangChinese Academy of Sciences
Smart Interfacial Materials from Super-Wettability to Binary Cooperative Complementary Systems

09:50-10:20          Plenary Lecture-3
Wonyong ChoiPohang University of Science and Technology
Photoactive Semiconductor Nanohybrid Materials for Clean Water and Air

10:20-10:40 Tea Break

Chair: Prof. Guoqin Xu
10:40-11:10 Plenary Lecture-4
Wei Chen, National University of Singapore
Probing the Surface Reactions at the Atomic Scale

11:10-11:40 Plenary Lecture-5
Gerd Buntkowsky, Technical University Darmstadt
Solid-State-NMR Characterization of immobilized mono- and binuclear Catalysts

12:00-13:30       Lunch Break

Session 1, Location: Room 1
Section Chair(s): Prof. Fang Zhang

13:30-13:50 Invited-1
Zongli Xie, Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization, Australia
Membrane Materials and Processes Development for Water Purification and Wastewater Treatment

13:50-14:10 Invited-2
Nikhail Jana, Indian Institute for the Cultivation of Science, Kolkata
Design and Synthesis of Functional Nanoparticle for Prevention and Curing of Neurodegenerative Diseases

14:10-14:30 Invited-3
Hyun Jae KimYonsei University
Recent Progress in Thin Film Transistor Technologies for Flat Panel Displays

14:30-14:50 Invited-4
Sang Ouk KimKorea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology
Nanoscale Assembly & Chemical Modification of Graphene Based Nanomaterials

14:50-15:10 Invited-5
G. U. KulkarniJawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research
Supramolecular Sensors, Transistors and Supercapacitors

15:10-15:30 Tea Break

Chair: Prof. Yuning Huo
15:30-15:50 Invited-11
Katsuhiko Ariga, National Institute for Materials Science
How to Control Molecular Machines by our Hands: Hand-Operating Nanotechnology

15:50-16:10 Invited-12
Joon Won Park, Pohang University of Science and Technology
Self-assembly of Dendrons on Surface and Atomic Force Microscopy for Quantifying Various Biomarkers without Amplification or Labeling

16:10-16:30 Invited-13
Satish OgaleIndian Institute of Science Education and Research, Pune
Novel Hybrid Perovskite Architectures: Synthetic Control of Constitution and Dimensionality for Newer Property and Application Regimes

16:30-16:50 Invited-14
So-Jung Park, Ewha Womans University
Controlled Assembly of Nanoparticles: from Synthetic Approach to Self-Assembly Route

16:50-17:10 Invited-15
Tom WuKing Abdullah University of Science and Technology
Hybrid Perovskite Optoelectronics

17:10-17:30 Invited-16
Thomas RiedlUniversity of Wuppertal
Organo-Metal Halide Perovskites – ‘Novel’ Semiconductors for Optoelectronic Applications

17:30-17:50 Invited-17
Jooho MoonYonsei University
Anodized Aluminum Oxide Scaffold based Organic-Inorganic Hybrid Perovskites for Semitransparent Solar Cells

Session 2, Location: Room 2

Section Chair(s): Prof. Zhenfeng Bian
13:30-13:50 Invited-6
George A. O'Doherty, Northeastern University
The Use of De Novo Asymmetric Synthesis for the Practical Synthesis of Stereochemically Complex Targets

13:50-14:10 Invited-7
Chunyan TanTsinghua University, Shenzhen
Design, Synthesis and Applications of Conjugated Polymers as Fluorescent Probes

14:10-14:30 Invited-8
Juyong Yoon, Ewha Womans University
Fluorescent Probes and Activable Photosensitizers

14:30-14:50 Invited-9
Limin QiPeking University
Functional 2D Arrays Based on Monolayer Colloidal Crystals

14:50-15:10 Invited-10
Ping Xu, Harbin Institute of Technology
Phase and Disorder Engineering in 2D MoX2 (X=S, Se) Materials

15:10-15:30 Tea Break

Chair: Prof. Shengxiong Xiao
15:30-15:50 Invited-18
Chung-Chi Wu, National Taiwan University
Development of High Efficiency OLEDs: from Efficient Internal Generation to External Extraction

15:50-16:10 Invited-19
Keisuke TajimaRIKEN Center for Emergent Matter Science
Role of Surface on Crystallization of Organic Semiconductors in Thin Films

16:10-16:30 Invited-20
Peter Muller-Buschbaum, Universitat Munchen
Polymer and Hybrid Nanostructures for Applications in Organic Solar Cells Investigated with Advanced Scattering Techniques

16:30-16:50 Invited-21
Shu WangInstitute of Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Design of Optical Functional Conjugated Molecules for Biomedical Applications

16:50-17:10 Invited-22
Albena IvanisevicNorth Carolina State University
Wide Bandgap Semiconductor Based Biointerfaces

17:10-17:30 Invited-23
Rabah BoukerroubUMR CNRS 8520, Université Lille 1
Applications of Photothermal Patches for Drug Delivery and Subcutaneous Infection Treatment

17:30-17:50 Invited-24
Mary-Chan ParkNanyang Technological University
Glycosylated Polymers as Promising Antimicrobial Peptides and Potentiating Agent for Antibiotics

May 16, 2017
Location: ROOM 1  
Chair: Prof. Jimmy C. Yu

08:30-09:00 Plenary Lecture-6
Zhonglin WangBeijing Institute of Nanoenergy and Nanosystems, Chinese Academy of Sciences and Georgia Institute of Technology
Nanogenerators for Self-Powered Systems and Piezotronics for Artificial Intelligence

09:30-10:00 Plenary Lecture-7
Hua ZhangNanyang Technological University
Crystal Phase-Controlled Synthesis of Novel Noble Metal Nanomaterials

10:00-10:30 Plenary Lecture-8
Yamashita HiromiOsaka University
Design of Plasmonic Catalysts for Efficient Hydrogen Production from Hydrogen Storage Molecules

10:30-10:50 Tea Break

Chair: Prof. Ying Wan
10:50-11:20 Plenary Lecture-9
Deqing Zhang, Institute of Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Improvement of Semiconducting Performance of Conjugated Polymers through Side-Chain Engineering

11:20-11:50 Plenary Lecture-10
Peter ChouNational Tawian University
Harnessing the Emission Properties via Control of Intermolecular Interaction and Excited-State Reaction Dynamics/Thermodynamics 

11:50-13:30 Lunch Break

Chair: Prof. Wei Wang
13:30-14:00 Plenary Lecture-11
László Kürti, Rice University
Practical Direct Electrophilic Amination of Olefins and Aromatic Systems

14:00-14:30 Plenary Lecture-12
Tetsuro MajimaThe Institute of Scientific and Industrial Research, Osaka University
Visible and Near-IR Light Responsible Photocatalysts for Hydrogen Production

14:30-15:00 Plenary Lecture-13
T. Randy LeeUniversity of Houston
Robust and Thick Polymer Brushes Grafted From Gold Surfaces Using Bidentate Thiol-Based Initiators

15:00-15:30 Tea Break

Session 1, Location Room 1
Section Chair(s): Prof. Jian Zhu

15:30 - 15:50 Invited-25
Omar FarhaNorthwestern University
Functional and Catalytic Metal–Organic Framework Materials

15:50-16:10 Invited-26
Gerald MeyerUniversity of North Carolina
Applications of Dye-Sensitization in the Production of Electrical Power and Chemical Fuels with Sunlight

16:10-16:30 Invited-27
Zaiping Guo, University of Wollongong
Hybrid Nanostructures as Electrode Materials for Metal-Ion Batteries

16:30-16:50 Invited-28
Yiying WuOhio State University
Superoxide-based Metal-Air Batteries: The Principle and Challenges

16:50-17:10 Invited-29
Jun LuArgonne National Laboratory
Li-oxygen Battery: From Open System to Close System

17:10-17:30 Invited-30
Yu-Guo Guo, Institute of Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Nanostructured Materials for Solid-State Lithium-Metal Batteries

Session 2, Location: Room 2
Section Chair(s): Prof. Guisheng Li

15:30 - 15:50 Invited-31
Kui YuSichuan University
Unraveling the Existence of “Cluster-Like” Intermediates in the Induction Period Leading to Magic-Sized Clusters

15:50-16:10 Invited-32
Ellen FisherColorado State University
Plasma Surface Modification:  Utilizing a Well-Established Processing Method to Develop New Advanced Functional Materials

16:10-16:30 Invited-33
Chunhai Fan, Shanghai Institute of Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences
DNA Nanotechnology-Based Engineering at the Biointerfaces

16:30-16:50 Invited-34
David Whitten, University of New Mexico
Detergent and Protein Complexes of Conjugated Polyelectrolytes and Oligoelectrolytes

16:50-17:10 Invited-35
Vladimir TsukrukGeorgia Institute of Technology
Engineered Bio-enabled Functional Nanomaterials: Soft Microcapsules and Tough Laminated Nanocomposites

17:10-17:30 Invited-36
Tao XieZhejiang University
Thermadapt Shape Memory Polymer

18:30-21:30 Closing Banquet

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