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Materials Against COVID-19: How Materials Science can Impact the Pandemic?

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Emergent Materials Journal invites you to attend a special scientific webinar:

Materials Against COVID-19: How Materials Science can Impact the Pandemic


Thursday 16 - July - 2020

4:00 pm - 5:30 pm (Qatar Time)

1:00 pm - 2:30 pm (GMT)

9:00 pm - 10:30 pm (EST)

On the Webex app

This webinar aims to gather scientists, clinicians, and industry experts working on coronavirus (COVID-19). The focus of the event is a variety of material science applications for detection, prevention, and treatment of COVID-19 and related complications.


  • Prof. Dimitrios Lamprou from Queen’s University Belfast with the topic, "3D printing within the fight against pandemics".
  • Prof. Xinyu Liu from University of Toronto with the topic "Fighting COVID-19: microfluidic biosensors for viral and serological testing”.
  • Dr. Zach Ballard from University of California at Los Angeles / CEO of Hana Diagnostics, with the topic "Computational sensing approaches to serology and implications for COVID19 testing".
  • Prof. Elizabeth Wayne from Carnegie Mellon University with the topic “Macrophage engineering and biomaterials to modulate macrophage polarization ”

Host Speakers:

  • Dr. Huseyin C Yalcin, Associate Professor, Biomedical Research Center, Qatar University
  • Prof. Carson Meredith, School of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology
  • Prof. Kaitlyn Sadtler, Ph.D., Section Chief for Immuno-Engineering, National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering, National Institutes of Health, USA
  • Dr. Aboubakr M. Abdullah Ali, Associate Professor, Center for Advanced Materials, Qatar University


  • Qatar University
  • University of Houston
  • Georgia Institute of Technology

To join this online event

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