ACM NanoCom 2022

Keynote Speakers

Keynote 1: Swarms of chemically powered nanobots as smart nanovehicles Time: Thursday, October 6 - 9:15-10:15
Samuel Sánchez Ordóñez

Samuel Sánchez Ordóñez

ICREA Professor
Deputy Director
Senior Group Leader
Institute for Bioengineering of Catalonia
The Barcelona Institute for Science and Technology
Catalan Institute for Research and Advanced Studies
Barcelona 08010, Spain

Short Biography

Samuel obtained his PhD in Chemistry at Autonomous University of Barcelona in 2008. Currently, he is ICREA Research Professor, Group Leader and Deputy Director at the Institute for Bioengineering of Catalonia. Before that, he worked at the Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems Stuttgart, at the Institute for Integrative Nanosciences at IFW Dresden, Germany, and at MANA-NIMS in Japan. He is currently honorary visiting Professor at HIT Harbin in China and Adjunct Professor at POSTECH University in South Korea.

Samuel received several awards (among others): The MIT TR35 Top Innovator Under 35 Spain 2014, Guinness World Records in 2010 and 2017, the Princess of Girona Scientific Award 2015 and the National Research Award for Young Talent 2016 by the Catalan Research Foundation, and this year receive the Scientific Excellence award from the Spanish Royal Society of Chemistry and recently the prestigious Bank Sabadell Foundation award for “Basic Science and Engineering award”. He is elected member of the Young Academy of Spain since 2020.

He received the prestigious ERC-Starting grant in 2013 and the ERC-Consolidator Grant in 2019, together with two ERC Proof of concept grants. Besides extensive public funding (>8Mi€), he has cooperation agreements with the Private sector and hospitals. He has published >155 papers with h-index of 66 and filed 7 patents one of them to be licensed to the spin off he’s founder of.

His group’s main interests span from self-propelled nanoparticles as intelligent vehicles in biomedicine to the 3D Bioengineering of biohybrid robots and actuators.

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Keynote 2: At the dawn of the Tera Era: Emerging Integration Technologies for Broad-Scale Terahertz Applications Time: Friday, October 7 - 9:15-10:15
Peter Haring Bolívar

Peter Haring Bolívar

Professor, Head of High Frequency and Quantum Electronics group
Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Universität Siegen
Siegen 57076, Germany

Short Biography

Dr. Peter Haring Bolívar is a Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and the head of the Institute of High Frequency and Quantum Electronics group at Universität Siegen, Germany. Dr. Bolívar was born in Mexico City, Mexico, in 1969. He received the degree in electrical engineering from RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany, in 1992.,From 1992 to 1993, he was the Head of the Rescue Equipment Division, Nautica Diesel Europea, Mexico City. From 1993 to 1996, he was a Scientific Assistant with the Institut für Halbleitertechnik II, RWTH Aachen, where he was involved with conjugated polymers and femtosecond dynamics in semiconductors. From 1997 to 2001, he was the Head of ultrahigh-frequency research with the Institut of Semiconductor Electronics, RWTH Aachen. From 2001 to 2004, he was the Head of research at this institution with activities in the fields of optoelectronics, ultrafast science, ultrahigh frequency devices, optical data storage, and nanotechnology. Since 2004, he has been the Head of the Institute for High Frequency and Quantum Electronics, University of Siegen, Siegen, Germany. In 2008, he additionally became the Vice-Rector for Research of this university. Since 2014, he has been representing all the European universities in the ESIF structured dialogue group of the European Commission. He holds 9 patents, 5 book contributions, and has authored or co-authored more than 100 peer-review publications and more than 150 international conference contributions.

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