The Special session of Cost Action EsSENce, in the framework of the SMARTFAN project Final Conference 2021, as well as the 2nd Core Group meeting have been succesfully held online and in-person at the facilities of the Lavrion Technological & Cultural Park.
The event included, lectures and presentations by renowned researchers and industries in the field of nanotechnology and composite materials.The keynote presentater Dr. Raquel M. Santos from INEGI – Institute of Science and Innovation in Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, Portugal, gave a lecture entitled Geometric features of carbon-based nanomaterials for advanced sensing in composites.
Furthermore, Ms. Batsouli from Adamant Composites Ltd., Greece presented the work done in the framework of her Virtual Mobility Grant entitled Characterization of electrically conductive graphene-modified adhesives for CFRP structural joints, while Ms. Zouari form the Center for Microscopy-Microanalysis and Information Processing, University “Politehnica” of Bucharest and Dr.Tanasic from the Academy of applied studies, Department of Agricultural – Business Studies and Tourism, Šabac, Serbia presented their research done in the framework of the STSMs entitled Characterization of Biocarbon/ PVA based pressure sensors by AFM and nanoindentation techniques and The application of Hydrogels in agriculture, respectively. Finally, Dr. Blazhevska-Gilev from the Faculty of Technology and Metallurgy, University “Ss. Cyril and Methodius” of N. Macedonia, presented her poster entitled Doping of the Graphene with Pd and Rh nanoparticles by Pulsed Laser Deposition.