Polymers 2023 International Conference - Polymers 2023

Conference Speakers

Keynote Speakers

Prof. Huang Wei Min

School of Mechanical and Aerospace Eng., Nanyang Technological Univ., Singapore

Dr. Wei Min Huang is currently an Associate Professor at the School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. He has 17 years of experience on shape memory materials (alloy, polymer, composite and hybrid) and technologies. He has published two books (Thin Film Shape Memory Alloys [co-ed., Cambridge University Press, 2009]; Polyurethane Shape Memory Polymer [co-au., CRC, 2011]) and over 100 papers in journals, such as Materials Today, Soft Matter, Journal of Materials Chemistry etc, and has been invited to review manuscripts from over 60 international journals and proposals from American Chemical Society etc. He is currently on the editorial board of four journals.

Research Interests: Shape memory materials and technologies, Smart actuators and devices, Active assembly and disassembly, Surface patterning, Yield surface of materials, Materials selection, etc.


Dr. Sanjay Mavinkere Rangappa

King Mongkut's Univ. of Technology North Bangkok, Thailand

Dr Sanjay Mavinkere Rangappa, is currently working as a Senior Research Scientist and also 'Advisor within the office of the President for University Promotion and Development towards International goals' at King Mongkut’s University of Technology North Bangkok, Bangkok, Thailand. He has received the B.E (Mechanical Engineering) in the year 2010, M.Tech (Computational Analysis in Mechanical Sciences) in the year 2013, Ph.D (Faculty of Mechanical Engineering Science) from Visvesvaraya Technological University, Belagavi, India in the year 2018 and Post Doctorate from King Mongkut's University of Technology North Bangkok, Thailand, in the year 2019. He is a Life Member of Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE) and an Associate Member of Institute of Engineers (India). Also acting as a Board Member of various international journals in the fields of materials science and composites. He is a reviewer for more than 100 international Journals (for Nature, Elsevier, Springer, Sage, Taylor & Francis, Wiley, American Society for Testing and Materials, American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, IOP, Hindawi, NC State University USA, ASM International, Emerald Group, Bentham Science Publishers, Universiti Putra, Malaysia), also a reviewer for book proposals, and international conferences. In addition, he has published more than 150 articles in high-quality international peer-reviewed journals indexed by SCI/Scopus, 6 editorial corners, 60 book chapters, one book, 18 books as an Editor (Published by lead publishers such as Elsevier, Springer, Taylor & Francis, Wiley), and also presented research papers at national/international conferences. In 2021, his 17 articles have got top-cited article status in various top journals (Journal of Cleaner Production, Carbohydrate Polymers, International Journal of Biological Macromolecules, Journal of Natural Fibers, Journal of Industrial Textiles). He is a lead editor of Several special issues. He has delivered many keynote and invited talks in various international conferences and workshops. His current research areas include Natural fiber composites, Polymer Composites, and Advanced Material Technology. He is a recipient of the DAAD Academic exchange-PPP Programme between Thailand and Germany to Institute of Composite Materials, University of Kaiserslautern, Germany. He has received a ‘Top Peer Reviewer 2019’ award, Global Peer Review Awards, Powered by Publons, Web of Science Group. The KMUTNB selected him for the ‘Outstanding Young Researcher’ Award 2020. He is recognized by Stanford University’s list of the world’s Top 2% of the Most-Cited Scientists in Single Year Citation Impact 2019 and also for the year 2020.


Prof. Saisamorn Lumyong

Chiang Mai University, Thailand

Emeritus Professor Dr. Saisamorn Lumyong was born on 19th January 1950. She was curious about biology around her locality and her later in her career as a great microbiologist. She obtained B.Sc. in Agriculture in 1971 from Chiang Mai University and an M.Sc. in Microbiology from Kasetsart University, Thailand in 1975. She received her Ph.D. from the prestigious Hokkaido University, Japan, in 1993 through the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) RONPAKU Fellowship Program. In 1975, she obtained the position of lecturer at the Department of Biology, Faculty of Science at Chiang Mai University (CMU). In 1979, she was promoted to Assistant Professor and she became Associate Professor in 1982. She was promoted to a full Professor in 2006. In 2018, she became Emeritus Professor and has been very active in her research until present.