Prof. Raul Fangueiro will be the Keynote Speaker

Prof. Raul Fangueiro is currently professor and senior researcher in the School of Engineering at the University of Minho, Portugal. He is the Head of the Fibrous Materials Research Group of the same university with expertise in advanced materials (nano, smart, composites) and structures (3D, auxetic, multiscale) with 25 researchers. He is the mentor and the coordinator of the FIBRENAMICS International Platform ( including 250 partners developing promotion, dissemination, technology transfer and research activities on fiber-based advanced materials. He has more than 125 published papers in international reputed scientific journals, 350 conference publications, 36 books and 14 patents. He is the scientific coordinator of several national and international research projects on advanced fibrous and composite materials, manly for building, architectural and health-care applications.  He supervised various PhD and Pos-Doc scientific works and is an expert of the European Technological Textile Platform and member of the editorial board of several leading international scientific journals on composite and fibrous materials.

Prof. Raul Fangueiro will present a keynote speech entitled "Fibrous materials: advanced solutions for a greener world".

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