ICNEI 2016:

ICNEI 2016 will be held in Prague, Czech Republic on April 1 - 2, 2016 at the Clarion Congress Hotel Prague.

Poster Board Dimensions:

Authors presenting via poster boards are to be informed that poster boards are 110 cm height and 80 cm width.


Best Paper Award:

Two best paper awards will be conferred to author(s) of the papers that receive the highest rank during the peer-review and by the respected session chairs. Please visit Paper Submission for more information.


Propose Exhibits, Workshops & More

ICNEI attracts a wide range of researchers in the field of nanotechnology and environmental issues. As a prominent company in the field of nanotechnology and environmental issues, we would like to offer you an exhibit at ICNEI. Please visit Events for more information.

We are very happy to announce the following keynote speakers for the International Conference on Nanotechnology and Environmental Issues (ICNEI'16):

Dr. Zdenek Sofer

University of Chemistry and Technology Prague, Czech Republic

Dr. Zdenek Sofer

University of Chemistry and Technology Prague (UCT Prague)
Position: Associated professor at the UCT Prague, Dept. of Inorganic Chemistry, Prague, Czech Republic
Specialization: two-dimensional nanomaterials and nanostructures, nanotubes, chemical modifications, electrochemical, structural and electronic properties.
Education and professional experience:
Z. Sofer (born 1981 in Plzen, Czech Republic) received his MSc (Ing.) in Technology of Advanced Inorganic Materials, UCT Prague in 2004.
Ph.D. in Inorganic Chemistry, UCT Prague in 2008.
Assoc. Prof. of Inorganic Chemistry, UCT Prague in 2013.
Visiting scientist in Forschungszentrum Jülich (PGI-9; 2004-2005; 10 month) and Universitat Duisburg-Essen (Dept. of Semiconductor Technology; 2008-2009; 3 month).
Currently he led a research group concerning on 2D nanomaterials (6 Ph.D., 2 MSc.). His laboratory is equipped for synthesis and characterization of graphene and other 2D nanomaterials like transition metal dichalcogenides.
Research activities:
CVD of carbon based nanomaterials. Deposition and characterization of carbon nanotubes and graphene based materials. Characterization of carbon nanomaterials – AFM, Raman spectroscopy, SEM, TEM, electrochemistry, thermal analysis.
Synthesis, characterization and chemical modification of 2D nanomaterials - graphene and transition metal dichalcogenides based nanomaterials. Electrochemistry of 2D nanomaterials and their applications for electrocatalysis.
Publications and awards:
More than 190 publications (more than 10 papers with IF>10; ACS Nano, PNAS, Angw. Ch. Int. Ed., Adv. Funct. Mater.), more than 2150 citations, h-index=24, i10-index=61. Rector award for young researcher in 2013. (

Upcoming Dates

Feb. 15, 2016
Extended Early Bird Registration Deadline
Feb. 20, 2016
Camera Ready Submission Deadline
Mar. 1, 2016
Extended Regualr Registration Deadline