INVITED SPEAKERS



1. DEVELOPMENT


















1.1. Plasmonics


Young Mee Jung, Kangwon National University (Korea)


Charge Transfer Effect for SERS











Francois Lagugné-Labarthet, Western University (Canada)


Fractal Metastructures for Infrared Plasmonics










1.2. Non-linear Vibrational Spectroscopy


Zhiwei Huang, National University of Singapore (Singapore)


TBA








Yasuyuki Ozeki, University of Tokyo (Japan)


Multicolor imaging with stimulated Raman scattering

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1.3. Near-field Vibrational Spectroscopy


Katrin Domke, MPI-Mainz (Germany)


Geometric and electronic redox properties of single-molecule junctions probed with EC-TERS




Markus Raschke, Univ. Colorado Boulder (USA)


TBA





Bin Ren, Xiamen University (China)


Tip-enhanced Raman spectroscopy for studying 2D materials












1.4. Time-resolved Spectroscopy


Tullio Scopigno, Sapienza University of Rome (Italy)


TBA






1.5. Emerging Techniques


Katsumasa Fujita, Osaka University (Japan)


TBA







Wei Min, Columbia University (USA)


Stimulated Raman Scattering Imaging: the Next Frontier of Light Microscopy


















1.6. Multimodal spectroscopic imaging


Jürgen Popp, Leibniz Institute of Photonic Technology (Germany)


Spectroscopic multi-contrast imaging for an in-vivo or near in-vivo diagnosis, monitoring and therapy of diseases





Nicholas Smith, Osaka University (Japan)


TBA





1.7. Instrumental Development


Paul Dumas, SOLEIL Synchrotron (France)


TBA









Maria Paula Marques (Portugal)


Normal-to-Cancer Transition in Human Cells - Insights from Quasi-elastic Neutron Scattering








1.8. Sensing


Hatice Altug, EPFL Lausanne (Switzerland)


TBA



Boris Mizaikoff, Ulm University (Germany)


TBA











1.9. Computational Spectroscopy/ Quantum Approach


Malgorzata Biczysko, Shanghai University (China)


Vibrational signatures of biomolecules from anharmonic computations







Yukihiro Ozaki, Kwansei-Gankui University (Japan)


Advances and perspectives of computational spectroscopy, from far-ultraviolet to far-infrared/terahertz and Raman spectroscopy








1.10. Chemometrics, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning


Achim Kohler, Norvegian University of Life Sciences (Norway)


TBA



Claudia Beleites, Chemometrix GmbH (Germany)


Experimental Designs for Spectroscopic Calibration: Measuring Uncertainty from Various Sources




1.11. Photothermal and Photoacustic Imaging


TBA



1.12. Brillouin spectroscopy


Francesca Palombo, University of Exeter (UK)


TBA



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1.13. Chiroptical spectroscopy


Masashi Unno, Saga University (Japan)


"Watching” a Molecular Twist in a Protein by Raman Optical Activity






Joanna Rode, Institute of Nuclear Chemistry and Technology (Poland)


Interplay of the ECD and RROA induced chirality: towards understanding the solvent and substituent effects on naphthalene diimide spectra



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2. APPLICATIONS


























2.1. Analytical Techniques in Industry


Alison Nordon, University of Strathclyde (UK)


TBA


Gerwin Puppels RiverD International (Netherlands)


TBA



2.2. Biomedical Applications


Halina Abramczyk, Lodz Technical University (Poland)


TBA





Hugh Byrne, FOCAS (Ireland)


Quantitative Analysis of Human Blood Serum using Raman Spectroscopy





Peter Gardner, Manchester University (UK)


TBA




2.3. Drug Delivery and Monitoring


David Perez-Guita, Valencia University (Spain)


Combining Pharmacokinetics and Vibrational Spectroscopy: MCR-ALS Hard soft modelling of drug uptake in vitro using tailored kinetic constraints







2.4. Life Sciences, Environmental Sci. and Geoscience


Giovanni Birarda, Elletra Synchrotrone Trieste (Italy)


Anthropogenic effects on the Carbon biogeochemical cycle studied at the SISSI-Bio Beamline @ Elettra











Belinda Pastrana-Rios, University of Puerto Rico (Porto Rico)


Breakthrough Approach of QCL IRM Hyperspectral Imaging and 2D-COS of mAbs in Solution for Developability Assessment










2.5. Archeology and Culural Heritage


Claudia Conti, CNR - Milan (Italy)


Sub-Surface Molecular Investigation of Cultural Heritage materials with advanced Raman spectroscopy methods





Santiago Sanchez-Cortes, Spanish National Research Council (Spain)


TBA
























2.6 Forensic and Security Sciences


Grzegorz Zadora, University of Silesia in Katowice (Poland); Institute of Forensic Research (Poland)


Breaking with trends in bloodstains age determination: A likelihood ratio-based approach






2.7. Material Sciences and Catalysis 


Yukio Furukawa, Waseda University (Japan)


TBA




Joanna Hetmanczyk, Jagiellonian University (Poland)


Water dynamics in [Cu(H2O)4](ReO4)2 studied by vibrational spectroscopy (IR, RS and neutron scattering methods)






Elena Solovyeva, Saint Petersburg University (Russia)


Molecularly bridged plasmonic nanoparticles aggregates promising as optical organic-inorganic hybrid materials: comprehensive look on self-organization and SERS response









2.8. Nanomaterials and nanostructures 


Sergey Kharintsev, Kazan Federal University (Russia)


Raman nanothermometry based on a plasmonic refractory metasurface