Keynote Speakers

Tullio Scopigno

Professor at the Department of Physics of Roma “La Sapienza”, Rome – Italy

The activity is focused on topics such as:

  • Ultrafast dynamics
  • Time resolved spectroscopies
  • Coherent Vibrational Imaging in low dimensional materials and biological systems
  • Glass transition and disordered systems dynamics

Igor Lednev

Professor at the Department of Chemistry of University at Albany, State University of New York - USA

The activity is focused on topics such as:

  • Structure and formation mechanism of amyloid fibrils studied by advanced vibrational spectroscopy including ultraviolet and polarized Raman spectroscopy, TERS and VCD.
  • New universal forensic approaches based on Raman spectroscopy and advanced statistics.
  • Disease diagnostics based on Raman hyperspectroscopy.

Philippe Colomban

CNRS Research Professor at Sorbonne Universités, UPMC Paris 06, MONARIS umr8233 CNR - Paris - France

The activity is focused on topics such as:

  • Synthesis (sol-Gel, nanomaterials, biomaterials, fibres, composites)
  • Relationships between short-range structure/disorder and electrical or mechanical properties
  • Vibrational spectroscopies (IR, Raman & neutron scattering, in situ/operando)
  • History of pottery, glass and enamelling techniques

Jürgen Popp

Professor at Institute of Physical Chemistry Friedrich Schiller of University of Jena and Scientific Director of Leibniz Institute of Photonic Technology of Jena - Germany

The activity is focused on topics such as:

  • Biophotonics according to the needs of pathology, oncology, and infection/ sepsis
  • Development and application of frequency-, time- and spatially resolved laser micro-spectroscopical methods and techniques
  • Development and application of linear and non-linear Raman-technologies with particular focus on clinical diagnosis and therapy
  • Molecular multidimensional imaging
  • Localization, identification and structural analysis of biomolecules and biological systems for biomedical diagnosis
  • Derivation of structure-property as well as structure dynamics relationships