ICMEM 2021 Speakers

Keynote Speaker

Prof. Takashige Omatsu

Chiba University, Japan

Takashige Omatsu (B.S. (1983), Ph.D. (1992) from the University of Tokyo) is a professor of nano-science division of a faculty of engineering in Chiba University.His research intersts cover a variety of areas, such as nonlinear optics, solid-state and fiber lasers, singular optics, and super-resolution spectroscopy. Recent work has focused on chiral control of nano-structures by angular momentum of light. Such chiral nano-structures will potentially provide a new scientific aspect to metamaterials, plasmonics, and silicon photonics, and they might also enable us to develop nanoscale imaging systems with chiral selectivity.
He has already published >100 refereed journal articles, and he has performed >20 invited presentations of major international conferences, including CLEO, CLEO Pacific-Rim, CLEO Europe, LEOS, and ICALEO meetings. He has been appointed as an Associate Editor of Optics Express during 2006-2012. He is also on the editorial board of Applied Physics Express. He is currently working as a steering committee member of the conference on the laser and optoelectronics pacific-rim (CLEO Pacific-rim). Professor Omatsu is a Fellow of the Japan Society of Applied Physics, and a Senior Member of the Optical Society of America. He is also Visiting Professor, Xinjiang Normal University, China.

Invited Speaker

Prof. Hongqi Sun

Edith Cowan University, Australia

Dr. Sun became a Full Professor of Chemical Engineering at ECU in November 2017. Before he joined ECU in 2016 as an Associate Professor through the campaign of Vice-Chancellor’s Professorial Research Fellowship, he had worked at Curtin University for over seven years, beginning with a Research Fellow position (2009) to Curtin Research Fellow (2013) and then to Senior Research Fellow (2015). He remains an Adjunct Professor of Curtin University. His research focuses on synthesis of nanostructured catalyst materials, such as shape-controlled metals or oxides, nanocarbons, arrays and quantum dots for solar energy utilization and environmental remediation. So far he has published over 160 refereed journal papers and received over 8200 citations and achieved an h-index of 55 (Data from Google Scholar in October 2018). He has also secured over three million dollars funding including three ARC discovery projects, four CRC projects and two fellowships. He serves as an Associate Editor of RSC Advances and Journal of Advanced Oxidation Technologies, assessor of ARC, committee member of international conferences, and referee of international journals.



Invited Speaker

Assoc. Prof. Masahiro Nomura

The University of Tokyo, Japan

Masahiro Nomura is an Associate Professor in Institute of Industrial Science, The University of Tokyo. He received Ph.D. degree in Applied Physics in 2005, respectively, from The University of Tokyo. His current research interests include hybrid quantum science, physics and controlling technology of phonon/heat transport in semiconductor nanostructures, and energy harvesting by thermoelectrics. The concept of his current research is “from photonics to phononics” using phononic crystals, which have some physical analogy with photonic crystals. He published over 100 refereed journal articles, and he has over 200 international conference presentations including over 50 invited talks. He is the chairman of Phonon Engineering Society in The Japan Society of Applied Physics. He is a recipient of The Young Scientists’ Prize by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (2012), ISCS Young Scientist Award (2017), German Innovation Award – Gottfried Wagener Prize (2018), Japan Society for the Promotion of Science Prize (2019), and eleven other awards.