Nanomaterials and Nanotechnology Book

Nanomaterials and Nanotechnology


Professor Waqar Ahmed
University of Central Lancashire, UK

ISBN (eBook): 978-1-910086-17-9
Publisher: One Central Press (OCP)
Chapters published: under “Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License”

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WaqarProfessor Waqar Ahmed

University of Central Lancashire, UK

Currently Professor Waqar Ahmed, CEng FIMMM FRSC is the head of UCLAN Institute of Nanotechnology and Bioengineering, holds the Chair in Nanotechnology and Advanced Manufacturing and is the Divisional Leader for Nanomedicine in the new School of Medicine and Dentistry. Educated at UK Universities of Salford, Strathclyde and Warwick he has established himself as a leading international authority in the emerging and exciting field of Nanotechnology. He has authored over 500 research papers and articles, over a dozen books and been an invited keynote speaker at international conferences throughout the world. Prof Ahmed has served as founding editor-in-chief of several journals including International Journals of Nanomanufacturing; Nano and Biomaterials; and Nanoparticles and is on the advisory board of the Oxford University Press Book Series on Nanomanufacturing with Prof. Jackson from Purdue University. He has also chaired numerous conferences, committees and sessions in the USA, China, Europe, Russia and Middle East. Professor Ahmed is a Fellow of both learned societies Royal Society of Chemistry and the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining. He holds honorary and visiting Professorship worldwide at prestigious Universities including Sichuan University (China), Purdue University (USA), Tenessee Technological University (USA), ManchesterMetropolitan University (UK), University Roma Torvagata (Italy). His research interests include thin films and nanoparticles and their applications in medicine, dentistry, engineering and energy generation.