Prof. Antonio Messineo, University of Enna Kore, Italy
Prof. Antonio Messineo was appointed full professor in Applied Physics at the University of Enna “Kore” in may 2015. He was previously assistant professor and later associate professor at the University of Enna since 2010. He is author of more than 100 scientific papers with more than 55 papers on international journals. His main research topics are related to energy and environmental planning, refrigerating engineering, renewable energies, energy and building. At the moment, his research interests are mainly related to the energetic valorization of biomass. He participated to numerous research projects at national and European level mainly related to energy and environmental planning, renewable energies.
Prof. Shunchun Yao, South China University of Technology, China
Prof. Yao mainly works on researches about intelligent sensing and online detection techniques in the low carbon and clean utilization of energy. He gets support from the Fok Ying Tong Education Foundation for Young Teachers in the Higher Education Institutions of China and the Guangdong Province Natural Science Foundation for Distinguished Youth. Prof. Yao was titled as the "top-notch young talents in science and technology innovation of Guangdong Specialty program", "New Star of Pearl River on Science and Technology of Guangzhou", and "LIBS Young Scientist of The Chinese Optical Society." He is in charge of 1 national key research plan-intergovernmental international scientific and technological innovation cooperation, 2 programs from the national natural science foundation of China, 8 provincial-level programs, and several engineering projects in related fields. He has published more than 90 journal papers, including over 70 SCI/EI papers, and edited 1 chapter of English monograph. 18 patents for invention, 39 patents for utility model, and 2 software copyrights are authorized or registered under his name. He also applies for 1 PCT patent and participates in the compilation of 1 national standard and 1 group standard.