Professor Stjohn Crean

Pro Vice-chancellor (Clinical Health & Research)

University of Central Lancashire, UK



Keynote 1:  Theme 1 (Recent trend in Nanoscience & Nanotechnology)

Professor Andrea Ferrari

Title: TBA soon

Director of the Cambridge Graphene Centre and of the EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Graphene Technology

Cambridge University, United Kingdom


Keynote 2: Theme 1 (Recent trend in Nanoscience & Nanotechnology)

Professor Edward Lester

Title: Nanocatalysts and the sustainable manufacture of nanomaterials at industrial scale

University of Nottingham, United Kingdom (


Keynote 3: Theme 2 (Nanomedicine General)

Professor Thanh Nguyen

Title: Plasmonic and Magnetic Nanoparticles for Healthcare Applications

University College London, United Kingdom

Keynote 4: Theme 3 (Nano-energy & Green Technology)


Professor Andreas Stein

Title: Colloid-Templated Nanoporous Materials for Commercial Applications

Distinguished McKnight University Professor, Merck Professor in Chemistry, University of Minnesota, USA (

Keynote 5: Theme 2 (Nanomedicine General)


Dr Robert Pal

Title: Light-driven molecular nanomachines as targeted photodynamic therapy agents

Director of Research and Development, FScan Ltd. and PB Spectroscopy Ltd., Durham University, UK (

Keynote 6: Theme 4 Nano-environment (Water and Land)

Professor T Pradeep

Winner of Nikkei Asia Prize 2020 in ‘Science and Technology’ & Civilian Award “Padma Shri” by Government of India in 2020

Title: Clean water using nanotechnology: Current status​

Indian Institute of Technology Madras, India

Keynote 7: Theme 2 (Nanomedicine Clinical)


Prof. Morteza Mahmoudi

Title: Nanobiointerfaces: Implications of Biomolecular Corona

Michigan State University, USA(

Keynote 8: Theme 5 (Nanocatalysis & Green Technology)

Dr Antonio Zanotti-Gerosa

Title: Catalysis for fine chemicals: opportunities for greener processes

Keynote 9: Theme 5 (Nanocatalysis & Green Technology)

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Professor Anne Davidson

Laboratoire de Reactive de Surface, Sorbonne Universite, Paris, France

Keynote 10: Combined Themes 3 & 5 (Nano-energy, Nanocatalysis & Green Technology )

Prof. Vivek Polshettiwar

Title: Nanocatalysts for Solar Energy Harvesting and CO2 to Fuel Conversion

Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, India (