People in the Spotlight – Professor Lorena Betancor
Curiosity was what lead me to Science. I was fascinated by the world of the small and the reason why living organisms functioned as such.
People in the Spotlight – Dr Sophie de Monredon-Senani
Following the completion of my doctoral studies, I continued exploring functional nanoparticles as a post-doctoral researcher, firstly with Alcatel, and secondly at the LI2C (today PHENIX) Sorbonne University.
People in the Spotlight, Professor Shen Jun
Professor Shen Jun’s career has focused on the importance of international collaboration and service to the community. Since participating in his first International Sol-Gel Conference in Yokohama in 1999, he has participated in almost all of the subsequent biennial sol-gel...
People in the Spotlight, Professor Kazuki Nakanishi
He encountered the phase separation of gelling silica systems in August 1987, and has been enchanted by this field for over 35 years.
Professor Aivaras Kareiva
During my first research internship at Helsinki University of Technology in 1993, I worked with Professor Lauri Niinistö, who introduced me to the scientific world of sol-gel chemistry.
Professor Ioannis Michaloudis
As a doctorate candidate, I was lucky enough to be studying at the Sorbonne University in France. Based on my textile and fashion design practice, I undertook research in the visual arts and I discovered what I named the ‘elastic...
People in the Spotlight – Dr Maria Luz Martinez Ricci
I believe that while Physics and Chemistry are sometimes treated as two different worlds, in my experience the overlap is great and beautiful and there is a lot to do in this direction.
People in the Spotlight – Professor Sara Aldabe Bilmes
Sara’s personal reflections on her career in materials chemistry in Argentina are undoubtedly a fitting place to conclude her story, as she highlights and contrast some of the intriguing aspects underpinning the rich scientific heritage of Argentina.
People in the Spotlight – Presenting the 2021 ISGS Fellows
In the June 2021 Newsletter, we announced that Professors Maria Zaharescu (Romania), Masahide Takahashi (Japan) and Michel Wong Chi Man (France) had been selected as ISGS Fellows for 2021. In the July issue, we shine a spotlight on the achievements...
People in the Spotlight – Dr Sílvia Cristina Nunes
After one year, I started my PhD in Exact, Natural and Technological Sciences/Chemistry at UTAD, entitled “Synthesis and characterization of multifunctional nanohybrids organic-inorganic materials obtained through sol-gel process”, under the supervision of Professor Verónica de Zea Bermudez, and in the...