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International Polymer Colloids Group
25th - 30th June 2017

Invited Speakers

Prof. Hua Wu

ETH Zurich (Zurich, Switzerland)

Lecture Title: “From Polymer Colloids to Structured Material”

Prof. Luis Marzan

CIC Biomagune, (Donostia-San Sebastián, Spain)

Lecture Title: “Polymer-Noble Metal Composite Colloids”

Prof. Katharina Landfester

Max Planck Institute (Mainz, Germany)

Lecture Title:Hybrid Nanoparticles for Emerging Applications”

Prof. To Ngai

CHUK Hong-Kong (Hong-Kong, China)

Lecture Title:Colloidal Particles at the Interfaces: From Fundamentals to Functional Materials”

Prof. Steven Armes

The University of Sheffield (United Kingdom)

Lecture Title: “Polymerisation-induced self-assembly”

Prof. Per Zetterlund

Centre for Advanced Macromolecular Design, UNSW (Sidney, Australia)

Lecture Title: “Self-assembly based techniques towards non-spherical polymer particles: From nano- to micron-scale”

Dr. Roland Hass

University of Potsdam (Germany)

Lecture Title: “Monitoring polymer particle growth in concentrated suspensions by Photon Density Wave spectroscopy”

Dr. Elodie Bourgeat-Lami

Laboratoire de Chimie, Catalyse, Polymères et Procédés, C2P2 (Lyon, France)

Lecture Title: “Synthesis of inorganic/organic colloids in aqueous dispersed media: how CRPL can be a valuable tool towards new hybrid morphologies"

Dr. Eric Cloutet

Laboratoire de Chimie des Polymères Organiques, UMR5629 CNRS‐University of Bordeaux (Bordeaux, France).

Lecture title: "Photoactive inks for organic electronics".

Prof. Henri Cramail

University of Bordeaux (Bordeaux, France).

Lecture Title: “Water-borne dispersion of Bio-Based Polyurethanes"

Prof. Stefan Bon

Warwick University (Warwick, UK)

Lecture Title: “Dynamic Supracolloidal Engineered Materials”

Prof. Serji Amirkhanian

Oriental Yuhong and University of Alabama (USA)

Lecture Title: “Polymer Modified Asphalt; Non aqueous colloid”

Prof. Mitch Winnik

Univeristy of Toronto (Canada)

Lecture Title: “Aqueous microgels as reference beads for mass cytometry and supports for enzyme reactions at elevated temperatures”

Prof. Patrick Lacroix-Desmazes

Univeristy of Montpellier (France)

Lecture Title: “Double hydrophilic block copolymers: synthesis, micellar self-assembly and applications”

Dr. Harm Langermans

Senior Scientist Colloids & Interface Group DSM Research (Geleen, The Netherlands)

Lecture Title: “Studying the Colloidal Properties of poly-Cationic oligomers for emulsion polymerization”

Dr. Harmin Mueller

Celanese R&D Emulsion Polymers (Frankfurt, Germany)

Lecture Title: “Poly vinyl alcohol - Old Polymers but still challenging in Heterophase Polymerizations. Industrial challenges in commercial waterborne polymer dispersions for adhesives-Learnings, trends and challenges”

Dr. Marga Perello

Dow Building and Constructions (Horgen, Switzerland)

Lecture Title: “How protective colloids impact the water redispersibility and cement stability of spray-dried powders”

Dr. Steven Van Es

Disruptive Polymer Technology (The Netherlands)

Lecture Title: “Crossing Borders in Nitroxide-Mediated Polymerization”

Dr. Timothy Klots

BASF Corporation (Wyandotte, USA)

Lecture Title: “Quantification of Hydroplasticization in Polymer by DSC”

Prof. José M. Asua

University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU) (Donostia-San Sebastián, Spain)

Lecture Title: “From Engineered Particles to Functional Films”

Prof. Alex M. Van Herk

Chemical and Engineering Science (ICES-A*STAR) (Singapore)

Lecture Title: “"Controlled" Radical Polymerization in emulsion polymerization, using the "living" oligomer adsorption approach to obtain special polymer colloid morphologies. Unexpected results.”

Distinguished Prof. M. Okubo

Nanjing Tech University and Kobe University (Japan)

Lecture Title: “Synthesis of High Performance Heat Storage Microcapsules by Controlled/Living Radical Polymerization in Aqueous Dispersed Systems”

Prof. Jan Vermant

ETH Zurich (Zurich, Switzerland)

Lecture Title: “Engineering liquid-liquid interfaces with polymer colloids”

Prof. Jean Baptiste Salmon-Exterieur

CNRS-Solvay-Université de Bordeaux (France)

Lecture Title: “Drying dynamics of confined drops of complex fluids”