Plenary Speech

Time:Date: 28rd October, 2020

Address:Venue: Hall A, Suzhou International Expo Center

Conference Introduction

After 11 years’ development, CHInano has become China’s biggest and most influential nanotech industry exchange event and received broad recognition and participation from countries all over the world that take a strong lead in the nanotech industry. As the most important part of the event, the world’s top scientists and talents are attracted to deliver plenary speeches. For this year, four distinguished guests have confirmed their participation: they are Sir Andre Geim, 2010 Nobel Laureate in Physics; Fellow of the Royal Society and a Professor at the University of Manchester, Ningsheng Xu, Academician of Chinese Academy of Sciences and President of Fudan University, Yue Hao, Academician of Chinese Academy of Sciences and Vice President of Xidian University, Frank Caruso, Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science and the Royal Society (London), and a Professor at the University of Melbourne, Marc Parlange, Provost and Senior Vice President of Monash University; Member of the US National Academy of Engineering and Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Engineering. These four guests will share with us the latest findings and trends in the research and development in nanotech development, nanoparticle manufacturing and nanotech innovation, etc.


Organizer Units

  • Suzhou Science and Technology Bureau
  • Suzhou Science and Technology Association
  • Suzhou Industrial Park Science and Technology and Information Bureau

Sponsor Units:

  • Nanopolis Suzhou Co.,Ltd
  • Jiangsu-Ontario Nanotechnology Innovation Center
  • Institute of Nanotechnology, University of Waterloo
  • Iran National Nanotechnology Promotion Committee
  • Iran Nanotechnology China Center

Main topics

Topics discussed at this meeting included but are not limited to:

Speaker of CHInano2020

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Professor Zhenan Bao is Department Chair and K.K. Lee Professor of Chemical Engineering, and by courtesy, a Professor of Chemistry and a Professor of Material Science and Engineering at Stanford University. Bao founded the Stanford Wearable Electronics Initiate (eWEAR) in 2016 and serves as the faculty director.
Prior to joining Stanford in 2004, she was a Distinguished Member of Technical Staff in Bell Labs, Lucent Technologies from 1995-2004. She received her Ph.D in Chemistry from the University of Chicago in 1995. She has over 500 refereed publications and over 65 US patents with a Google Scholar H-Index >155.
Bao is a member of the National Academy of Engineering and the National Academy of Inventors. She is a Fellow of MRS, ACS, AAAS, SPIE, ACS PMSE and ACS POLY.
Bao was selected as Nature’s Ten people who mattered in 2015 as a “Master of Materials” for her work on artificial electronic skin. She was awarded the Gibbs Medal by the Chicago session of ACS in 2020, University of Chicago Alumni Award by the Department of Chemistry in 2020, the Wilhelm Exner Medal by Austrian Federal Minister of Science 2018, ACS Award on Applied Polymer Science 2017, the L'Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science Award in the Physical Sciences 2017, the AICHE Andreas Acrivos Award for Professional Progress in Chemical Engineering in 2014, ACS Carl Marvel Creative Polymer Chemistry Award in 2013, ACS Cope Scholar Award in 2011, the Royal Society of Chemistry Beilby Medal and Prize in 2009, the IUPAC Creativity in Applied Polymer Science Prize in 2008.
Bao is a co-founder and on the Board of Directors for C3 Nano and PyrAmes, both are silicon-valley venture funded start-ups. She serves as an advising Partner for Fusion Venture Capital.

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    Bosch Sensortec GmbH

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    Global Head of Application Engineering

Keith Nicholson has been with Bosch Sensortec since 2012 and was initially responsible for companies’ smart sensor strategy and leading the product management team. Currently based out of Shanghai as global head of the application engineering department.
Keith has nearly 20 years’ experience in the semi-conductor industry, working for various ASIC and MCU suppliers. Prior to joining Bosch Sensortec, Keith was Product Manager for Automotive MCUs at Atmel Automotive. During his 6 years at Atmel Automotive, he was responsible for defining the automotive microcontroller strategy and launched a number of new MCU products into the market.
Nicholson received a BEng in Computer Science and Electronics from The University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK and a MBA from the Vlerick Management School, Leuven, Belgium. Although born in Scotland, Keith has spent more than half of his life living in other countries including Austria, Belgium, Germany and China.

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    OCSiAl Trading (Shenzhen) Co., Ltd

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Aleksei Minakov has been with OCSiAl since 2013 and was initially responsible for global marketing strategy and leading the development of partnerships with dealers.
In 2016, Aleksei Minakov has been assigned as the General Manager of OCSiAl China to expand TUBALL single wall carbon nanotubes business in Asia. TUBALL™ is the first single wall carbon nanotubes to be available for the commercial application of this novel material in a wide range of industries. More than 70% of all basic materials can be improved by introducing a universal additive single wall carbon nanotubes.
Mr. Aleksei Minakov has more than 20 years’ experience of new projects development in finance, venture investments and high technology start-ups to achieve rapid growth from zero stage, especially for nano materials;

Zhenan Bao


Keith Nicholson

Bosch Sensortec GmbH

Aleksei Minakov

OCSiAl Trading (Shenzhen) Co., Ltd

Main topics of 2020 Conference

It is expected to be confirmed in July. Please look forward to it.

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Conference and Contact Information

Contact: Wei Lu


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