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International Symposium on Molecular Beams 2017

The ISMB2017 is the 27th edition of the International Symposium on Molecular Beams which will take place from 25 – 30 June 2017 in Nijmegen, the Netherlands.

Chaired this year by Bas van de Meerakker (Radboud University), and Anouk Rijs (Radboud University, PCCP Associate Editor) the conference promises a stimulating and interesting scientific program with oral and poster presentations, lively discussions with other scientists in the field and social events.

Invited speakers at the event include: Mattanjah de Vries (University of California Santa Barbara, USA, PCCP Advisory Board)Luis Bañares (Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain, PCCP Associate Editor), and Dan Neumark (University of California Berkeley, USA, PCCP Advisory Board).

Register now: early bird registration closes 1st April. For more information visit the conference website.

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2017 PCCP – Chemical Society of Japan Prizes

PCCP are delighted to announce the winners of the 2017 PCCP Prizes for Outstanding Achievement of Young Scientists in Physical Chemistry and Chemical Physics. These were awarded  at a prize ceremony held at the 97th Annual Meeting of the Chemical Society of Japan on the 16th March in Tokyo, Japan.  The winners each received a commemorative book and a PCCP Prize certificate.

 

From left: Prof. Yasuhiro Iwasawa (University of Electro-Communications, former CSJ president, founder of PCCP-CSJ award); Prof. Ryou Kubota (prize winner); Prof. Kenta Mizuse (prize winner); Prof. Miho Hatanaka (prize winner); Prof. Hisashi Yamamoto (Chubu University, Current CSJ President); Sarah Thomas (RSC Program Manager); Robert Parker (RSC Chief Executive Officer); Hiromitsu Urakami (RSC Manager, Japan); Prof. Mitsuo Sawamoto (Kyoto University)

(1) Dr. Ryou Kubota
Assistant Professor

Graduate School of Engineering, Kyoto University  
Artificial Regulation and Imitation of Living Systems based on Supramolecular Coordination Chemistry

 

(2) Dr. Kenta Mizuse
Assistant Professor
Tokyo Institute of Technology
Department of Chemistry, School of Science
“Direct imaging study of gas-phase ultrafast molecular dynamics using a newly developed space-slice ion imaging technique”

 

(3) Dr. Miho Hatanaka
Assistant Professor

Department of Chemistry,
Faculty of Science and Engineering, Kindai University
Theoretical Study of the Lanthanide Chemistry: structural fluctuation, catalytic ability, and luminescence

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34th International Symposium on Free Radicals

The biannual International Symposium will take place in Hayama, Japan on 27th August 2017 – 1st September 2017.  The Free Radicals series aims to provide a strongly interdisciplinary forum for chemists, physicists, astrophysicists and environmental scientists for exchanging the latest research results on diverse aspects, experiment and theory, of free radicals.

Topics which will be covered at the 34th International Symposium on Free Radicals include:

  • Spectroscopy of free radicals
  • Structure of free radicals
  • Chemical kinetics and dynamics of radicals, theory and experiment
  • Ultrafast spectroscopy of chemical dynamics
  • Free radicals as reaction intermediates
  • Free radicals and atmospheric chemistry
  • Free radicals and combustion chemistry
  • Free radicals and interstellar chemistry
  • Cold atoms and molecules

For more information, please check out the website.

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XLIV Congress of the Division of Physical Chemistry of the Italian Chemical Society

PCCP was pleased to support the XLIV Congress of the Division of Physical Chemistry of the Italian Chemical Society which took place in Naples from the 20th – 23rd September 2016.

The following were winners of the PCCP sponsored Poster Prizes.

Winner name Institution Poster title
Massimo Bernareggi University of Milan Temperature effects on the photocatalytic hydrogen production with Cu-Pt containing TiO2 materials
Ilaria Fortunati University of Padua Determination of FRET efficiency through fluorescence lifetime analysis using Cameleon sensors in HeLa cells
Livia Giotta University of Salento A mediatorless photoelectrochemical cell based on LIFT-immobilized Reaction Centers for the amperometric detection of herbicides
Rosario Oliva University of Naples Federico II The effect of DMSO on the thermotropic properties of cholesterol-containing DPPC liposomes

For more information please visit the conference website.

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19th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Association of Theoretical Chemists

PCCP were pleased to support the 19th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Association of Theoretical Chemists took place on 23rd – 25th May 2016 at Waseda University, Japan.

Official award name

Best Presentation Award Supported by PCCP

Award Winner

Kento Kasahara

Poster title

A theory of diffusion controlled reactions in polyatomic molecule system

 

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7th UK-Japan Symposium

We held the 7th UK-Japan Symposium at Burlington House, bringing together 115 scientists from over 40 institutions to discuss fundamental research advances in carbon nanomaterials. These materials have many exciting potential uses, from more efficient energy storage to better drug delivery, but we can only develop these applications if we understand their chemical properties.

Professor Alexei Kornyshev from Imperial College London said: “Most of the talks were very interesting, and I established a number of new contacts, and perhaps new collaborations will come out of it. The more I deal with Royal Society of Chemistry the more I see what an amazing organization it is. There is no equivalent.”

As well as more established experts, delegates heard from some rising stars, and over forty early career researchers presented their work during an extended poster session.

Robert Parker, our Chief Executive, said: “I was particularly pleased to see so many early career researchers talking part. Looking at the great work of our poster presenters, I feel very confident about the future of carbon nanomaterials research.”

We held the event in partnership with the Chemical Society of Japan (CSJ). For the first time, we also received support from the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, allowing us to attract an even wider audience of researchers.

It was followed a reception hosted by the Embassy of Japan to celebrate our close and long-standing partnership with the CSJ, and the even longer history of chemical collaboration between our two countries.

“I very much enjoyed the symposium and would say it was very useful and was more than I expected; the talks were very interesting and inspiring, particularly listening to people who are expert in their areas talking passionately about their work. During the poster session I had the opportunity to interact with people doing related work and I must say the comments I got were very helpful.”
Aminu Rabiu, University of Manchester, Winner of one of the PCCP Poster Prizes

“It is our hope that the symposium will provide a springboard for tomorrow’s activities in this field and contribute to strengthen our friendship. We look forward to continuing our close partnership between CSJ and RSC reflecting our deep and long history.”, said Professor Maruyama on behalf of the Chemical Society of Japan.

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University of California Symposium for Chemical Sciences, 21 – 23 March 2016

PCCP were pleased to support the University of California Symposium for Chemical Sciences which took place from 21 – 23 March 2016 at UCLA Lake Arrowhead conference centre.

The conference was envisioned to follow a Gordon GRS-style format comprised of oral and poster presentations by graduate students and postdocs. They customised the program to serve the interests of UC students by including workshops on research presentation, publication and career preparation. The conference broadly encompassed all areas of chemistry, including biological, organic, inorganic, analytical and physical chemistry.

Charles Ruiz, with his winning poster “Incorporation of Amphiphilic PAMAM Dendrimers in Supported Lipid Bilayers to Enhance Stability and Functionalization”

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2016 PCCP – Chemical Society of Japan Prizes

PCCP are delighted to anounce the winners of the 2016 PCCP Prizes for Outstanding Achievement of Young Scientists in Physical Chemistry and Chemical Physics. These were awarded by Hiromitsu Urakami (Royal Society of Chemistry Japan Representative) at a prize ceremony held at the 96th Annual Meeting of the Chemical Society of Japan 0n 25th March in Kyoto, Japan.  The winners each received a commemorative book and a PCCP Prize certificate.

Back row, from left; Prof. Kazuyuki Kuroda (Waseda University) / CSJ Head of Vice President, Prof. Naoto Chatani (Osaka University) CSJ Vice President, Mr. Nobuyuki Kawashima CSJ Executive Director. Front row, from left; Prof. Ito – PCCP award winner, Prof. Suda – PCCP award winner, Prof. Yasuhiro Iwasawa (The University of Electro-Communications)、Prof. Muratsugu – PCCP award winner and Hiromitsu Urakami, RSC

(1) Dr. Yoshikazu Ito, Assistant Professor
World Premier International Research Center Initiative (WPI)
Advanced Institute for Materials (AIM Research) Tohoku University
“Physical and Chemical Properties of High Quality Three Dimensional Nanoporous Graphene”

(2) Dr. Satoshi Muratsugu, Assistant Professor
Department of Chemistry, Graduate School of Science, Nagoya University
“Preparation, In situ Characterization, and Functionalization of Catalyst Surfaces by the Immobilization and Coordination Control of Multi-Metallic Complexes”

(3) Dr. Masayuki Suda, Assistant Professor
Institute for Molecular Science
Research Center of Integrative Molecular Systems (CIMoS)
“Light-induced superconductivity in an organic strongly-correlated material using a photoactive electric double layer”

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Ab initio or Car-Parrinello Molecular Dynamics (CPMD), University of Chicago, 18-20 May 2016

PCCP is pleased to anounce that Ab initio or Car-Parrinello Molecular Dynamics (CPMD) will host its annual conference at the University of Chicago, 18-20 May 2016.

Topics and discussion will include the latest AIMD developments, encompassing electronic structure and sampling advances; AIMD applications in physics, chemistry and materials science; and large scale simulations on high performance architectures.

Partial List of Invited Speakers

  • Alessandro Curioni , IBM, Zurich, Switzerland
  • Roger Rousseau, PNNL, USA
  • Sheng Meng, CAS, Beijing, China
  • Yoshitaka Tateyama, Tsukuba, Japan
  • Annabella Selloni, Princeton University, USA
  • Robert DiStasio, Cornell University, USA
  • Francesco Paesani, UCSD, USA
  • Glenn Martyna, IBM, Yorktown Heights, USA
  • Xinzheng Li, Peking University, China
  • T. Anh Pham, LLNL, USA
  • Alex Gaiduk, UChicago, USA
  • Albert Ardevol, MPIBP, Germany
  • Ursula Roethlisberger, EPFL, Switzerland
  • Rodolphe Vuilleumier, ENS, Paris, France
  • Anders Niklasson (*), LANL, USA
  • Angelos Michaelides UCL, UK
  • Joost VandeVondele, ETHZ, Switzerland
  • Bryan K. Clark, UIUC, USA
  • Ali Alavi, MPI FKF, Stuttgart, Germany
  • Sandro Sorella, SISSA, Italy
  • Michele Ceriotti, EPFL, Switzerland
  • Greg Voth, Uchicago, USA
  • Pratyush Tiwary, Columbia University, USA
  • Davide Donadio, UCD, USA
  • Stefano Baroni, SISSA, Italy
  • (*) to be confirmed

    Please see the webpage for further details.

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    7th International Meeting on Atomic and Molecular Physics and Chemistry, Le Havre, 27 – 30 June 2016

    Green Chemistry are pleased to support the 7th International Meeting on Atomic and Molecular Physics and Chemistry IMAMPC which will take place in Le Havre, France, 27 – 30 June 2016 . The meeting will promote high-quality research carried out by early career scientists, in order to highlight their contributions to the field. Many of the participants will expose their research work for the first time.

    Topics

    • Astrochemistry
    • Chemical reactivity in the gas phase and at the gas/surface interface
    • Collisional energy transfers
    • Electronic structure calculations and spectroscopy of molecules
    • Cold atoms and molecules
    • Macromolecules and aggregates

    Online submission will open on the 1st of January 2016 and close the 1st of May 2016. Please visit the webpage for more information on submitting your abstract.


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