Top 10 Most-accessed Molecular Systems Design & Engineering articles – Q2 2017

This month sees the following articles in Molecular Systems Design & Engineering that are in the top ten most accessed from April – June 2017:

Why not take a look at the articles today and blog your thoughts and comments below.

Insights from molecular dynamics simulations for computational protein design
Matthew Carter Childers and Valerie Daggett
Mol. Syst. Des. Eng., 2017, 2, 9-33
DOI: 10.1039/C6ME00083E

A road towards 25% efficiency and beyond: perovskite tandem solar cells
Todorov, O. Gunawan and S. Guha
Mol. Syst. Des. Eng., 2016, 1, 370-376
DOI: 10.1039/C6ME00041J

Charge generation in organic photovoltaics: a review of theory and computation
Kenley M. Pelzer and Seth B. Darling
Mol. Syst. Des. Eng., 2016, 1, 10-24
DOI: 10.1039/C6ME00005C

Designing multi-layer graphene-based assemblies for enhanced toughness in nacre-inspired nanocomposites
Wenjie Xia, Jake Song, Zhaoxu Meng, Chen Shao and Sinan Keten
Mol. Syst. Des. Eng., 2016, 1, 40-47
DOI: 10.1039/C6ME00022C

High-throughput computational screening of nanoporous adsorbents for CO2 capture from natural gas
Efrem Braun, Alexander F. Zurhelle, Wouter Thijssen, Sondre K. Schnell, Li-Chiang Lin, Jihan Kim, Joshua A. Thompson and Berend Smit
Mol. Syst. Des. Eng., 2016, 1, 175-188
DOI: 10.1039/C6ME00043F

Molecular engineering of organic sensitizers with o,p-dialkoxyphenyl-based bulky donors for highly efficient dye-sensitized solar cells
Xing Li, Xiaoyu Zhang, Jianli Hua and He Tian
Mol. Syst. Des. Eng., 2017, 2, 98-122
DOI: 10.1039/C7ME00002B

Molecular devices based on reversible singlet oxygen binding in optical and photomedical applications
Mikhail A. Filatov and Mathias O. Senge
Mol. Syst. Des. Eng., 2016, 1, 258-272
DOI: 10.1039/C6ME00042H

Non-conventional charge transport in organic semiconductors: magnetoresistance and thermoelectricity
Oliver Fenwick and Emanuele Orgiu
Mol. Syst. Des. Eng., 2017, 2, 47-56
DOI: 10.1039/C6ME00079G

Design of a three-state switchable chromogenic radical-based moiety and its translation to molecular logic systems
Sanjoy Mukherjee and Bryan W. Boudouris
Mol. Syst. Des. Eng., 2017, 2, 159-164
DOI: 10.1039/C7ME00010C

Deracemisations under kinetic and thermodynamic control
A. R. A. Palmans
Mol. Syst. Des. Eng., 2017, 2, 34-46
DOI: 10.1039/C6ME00088F

 

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APCChE 2017

 

APCChE is a bi-annual conference for the Asian Pacific community of chemical and process engineers and industrial chemists, who come together to discuss latest developments in the field and recognise outstanding achievements. Taking place from 23-27 August at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, topics covered will include:

  • Green technologies
  • Eco-Design – Products and Processes
  • Reaction engineering and catalysis
  • Separation technologies
  • Process simulation and control
  • Bioproducts, food and bioprocessing

Plenary speakers confirmed:

To register now, click here or visit the APCChE website for more details.

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International Conference on Molecular Systems Engineering 2017

 

The first International Conference on Molecular Systems Engineering (ICMSE 2017), which will take place at the University of Basel from 27 – 29 August, focuses on the emerging field of molecular systems engineering and will feature speakers and participants from leading international research institutions, oral and poster prizes (supported by Molecular Systems Design & Engineering) and a pre-conference Science Slam.

The ICMSE is a unique event in the emerging field of molecular systems engineering, and has the potential of leading to a long-term paradigm shift in molecular sciences.

Confirmed speakers include:

  • Stefan W. Hell (Max-Planck-Institute for Biophysical Chemistry, Germany)
  • Ben L. Feringa (University of Groningen, The Netherlands)
  • Frances H. Arnold (California Institute of Technology, USA)
  • Lee Cronin (University of Glasgow, UK)
  • Hagan Bayley (University of Oxford, UK)
  • David Tirrell (California Institute of Technology, USA)
  • Bert Meijer (Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands)
  • Andreas Plueckthun (University of Zurich, Switzerland)
  • Joachim Spatz (Max-Planck-Institute for Medical Research, Germany)
  • Erik Winfree (California Institute of Technology, USA)
  • Krzysztof Palczewski (Case Western Reserve University, Ohio)
  • Martin Fussenegger (ETH Zurich, D-BSSE, Switzerland)
  • Wilhelm T.S. Huck (Radboud University Nijmegen, The Netherlands)

Guidelines on how to submit your abstract can be found here.

Early-bird registration ends 31 Mayregister now and read more about the conference, programme and venue on the ICMSE 2017 website.

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Top 10 Most-accessed Molecular Systems Design & Engineering articles – Q1 2017

This month sees the following articles in Molecular Systems Design & Engineering that are in the top ten most accessed from January – March 2017:

Why not take a look at the articles today and blog your thoughts and comments below.

A road towards 25% efficiency and beyond: perovskite tandem solar cells
T. Todorov, O. Gunawan and S. Guha
Mol. Syst. Des. Eng., 2016, 1, 370-376
DOI: 10.1039/C6ME00041J

Charge generation in organic photovoltaics: a review of theory and computation
Kenley M. Pelzer and Seth B. Darling
Mol. Syst. Des. Eng., 2016, 1, 10-24
DOI: 10.1039/C6ME00005C

Insights from molecular dynamics simulations for computational protein design
Matthew Carter Childers and Valerie Daggett
Mol. Syst. Des. Eng., 2017, 2, 9-33
DOI: 10.1039/C6ME00083E

High-throughput computational screening of nanoporous adsorbents for CO<inf>2</inf> capture from natural gas
Efrem Braun, Alexander F. Zurhelle, Wouter Thijssen, Sondre K. Schnell, Li-Chiang Lin, Jihan Kim, Joshua A. Thompson and Berend Smit
Mol. Syst. Des. Eng., 2016, 1, 175-188
DOI: 10.1039/C6ME00043F

Designing multi-layer graphene-based assemblies for enhanced toughness in nacre-inspired nanocomposites
Wenjie Xia, Jake Song, Zhaoxu Meng, Chen Shao and Sinan Keten  
Mol. Syst. Des. Eng., 2016, 1, 40-47
DOI: 10.1039/C6ME00022C

Molecular devices based on reversible singlet oxygen binding in optical and photomedical applications
Mikhail A. Filatov and Mathias O. Senge
Mol. Syst. Des. Eng., 2016, 1, 258-272
DOI: 10.1039/C6ME00042H

Deracemisations under kinetic and thermodynamic control
A. R. A. Palmans  
Mol. Syst. Des. Eng., 2017, 2, 34-46
DOI: 10.1039/C6ME00088F

Design and functionalization of responsive hydrogels for photonic crystal biosensors
Sukwon Jung, Joel L. Kaar and Mark P. Stoykovich
Mol. Syst. Des. Eng., 2016, 1, 225-241
DOI: 10.1039/C6ME00031B

Non-conventional charge transport in organic semiconductors: magnetoresistance and thermoelectricity
Oliver Fenwick and Emanuele Orgiu  
Mol. Syst. Des. Eng., 2017, 2, 47-56
DOI: 10.1039/C6ME00079G

An update from Molecular Systems Design & Engineering
Molecular Systems Design & Engineering
Mol. Syst. Des. Eng., 2017, 2, 7-8
DOI: 10.1039/C7ME90001E

 

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Molecular Systems Design & Engineering welcomes new Editorial Board member Yongye Liang and new Advisory Board members!

We are delighted to welcome Professor Yongye Liang (Southern University of Science and Technology, China) to the Molecular Systems Design & Engineering Editorial Board, and the new members of our Advisory Board.

Yongye is Associate Professor in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at the Southern University of Science and Technology, China. Following a BS in chemistry at Nanjing University, he received an MS and PhD in chemistry at the University of Chigago, then carried out postdoctoral research at Stanford University until joining Southern University of Science and Technology in 2012. Professor Liang was named by Thomson Reuters as a 2016 Highly Cited Researcher.

His primary research interest is molecular engineering, which combines chemical design and synthesis with device studies to develop advanced functional materials for organic electronics, electrocatalysis, and bioimaging. His current research focuses on:

  • Improving the performance of polymer solar cells by developing new materials for active layer and interlayer
  • Designing and synthesizing non-precious metal based electrocatalysts for electrochemical energy conversion
  • Developing organic based electrode materials and conducting organic binders for sustainable electrical storage
  • Making new fluorophores with emission in the NIR region, high brightness and good biocompatibility

We also warmly welcome new Advisory Board members to the Molecular Systems Design & Engineering team, joining the full Advisory Board as follows:

  • Alfredo Alexander-Katz, MIT, USA
  • Helena Azevedo, Queen Mary University of London, UK
  • Andre Bardow, RWTH Aachen University, Germany
  • Jeremy Baumberg, University of Cambridge, UK
  • Neil Champness, University of Nottingham, UK
  • Jennifer Cochran, Stanford University, USA
  • Marc-Olivier Coppens, UCL, UK
  • Graeme Day, University of Southampton, UK
  • Pablo G. Debenedetti, Princeton University, USA
  • Robert Falconer, University of Sheffield, UK
  • Andrew Ferguson, University of Illinois, USA
  • C. Daniel Frisbie, University of Minnesota, USA
  • Arthi Jayaraman, University of Delaware, USA
  • Takashi Kato, University of Tokyo, Japan
  • Ludwik Liebler, ESPCI Paris, France
  • Sang Ouk Kim, KAIST, Korea
  • Heidi Mansour, University of Arizona, USA
  • Bert Meijer, Eindhoven University of Technology, Netherlands
  • Axel Mueller, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, Germany
  • Ki Tae Nam, Seoul National University, South Korea
  • Mark Olson, Tianjin University, China
  • Ho Bum Park, Hanyang University, South Korea
  • Jon Parquette, Ohio State University, USA
  • Boaz Pokroy, Israel Institute of Technology, Israel
  • Jeffrey Rimer, University of Houston, USA
  • Shu Seki, Kyoto University, Japan
  • Randy Snurr, Northwestern University, USA
  • Doros Theodorou, National Technical University of Athens, Greece
  • Matthew Tirrell, University of Chicago, USA
  • Bernhardt L. Trout, MIT, USA
  • Raymond W. Y. Wong, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
  • Kim Woodrow, University of Washington, USA
  • Jia Zhu, Nanjing University, China

The full Molecular Systems Design & Engineering team cam be found on our website.

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ANM2017 – Advanced Nanomaterials

ANM is an annual conference series on Advanced Nano Materials which will be held from 19-21 July at the University of Aveiro, Portugal, focusing on the following events:

  • 9th International conference on Advanced Nanomaterials
  • 3rd International conference on Advanced graphene materials
  • 2nd International conference on Advanced magnetic and spintronics materials
  • 1st International conference on Advanced polymer materials and Nanocomposites

The various topics covered will include:

  • Nanomaterials
  • Magnetic materials
  • Spintronics materials
  • Nano electronics
  • Nano medicine
  • Nano mechanics

The early bird registration deadline is 30 April – register here now or visit the ANM website for the full programme, list of speakers and more information.

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ISMSC ISACS 2017

This year, the 12th International Symposium on Macrocyclic and Supramolecular Chemistry will be run in conjunction with the Royal Society of Chemistry’s biennial ISACS: Challenges in Organic Materials & Supramolecular Chemistry meeting and will take place from 2-6 July in Cambridge.

Themes covered at the conference will spread the breadth of macrocyclic and supramolecular chemistry, and the event will also offer the possibility for to students and researchers at their early-stage career to present their scientific work in form of poster presentations.

Topics covered will include:

  • Sensing and Measurement
  • Dynamic Adaptation
  • Confinement
  • Catalysis
  • Interfacing with Biology
  • Working with Light
  • Topology

Plenary speakers confirmed:

Poster abstract submission is open until 24 April – click here to find out how to submit or visit the website for more information.

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ANNIC 2017

 

The Applied Nanotechnology and Nanoscience International Conference (ANNIC) is an opportunity to share research findings with a wide audience, promote knowledge exchange, and network. The event will host high-profile plenary speakers, world-class researchers, oral and poster presentations supported by both Molecular Systems Design & Engineering and Nanoscale Horizons, workshops, sponsor exhibits and afterworks.

This year, it will be taking place at Roma Eventi – Piazza di Spagna in Rome, from 18-20 October.

Macro topics that will be covered at the conference include:

  • Nanoelectronics
  • Nanophotonics & Nano-optics
  • Nanomaterials
  • Nanotechnology for Energy and Environment
  • Nanobiotechnology, Nanomedicine & Nanosafety
  • Nanocharacterization & Nanomanufacturing

Confirmed plenary speakers:

Abstract submission closes 9 May – click here to submit your abstract now or visit the ANNIC website for more information.

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AEM2017 – Advanced Energy Materials

 

AEM2017 is a premier conference series on energy materials which will be held from 11-13 September at the University of Surrey, focusing on the following events:

  • 2nd International Conference on Advanced Energy Materials
  • 4th International Conference on Advanced Graphene Materials
  • 10th International Conference on Advanced Nano Materials
  • 1st International Conference on Solar Energy Materials
  • 3rd International Conference on Hydrogen Energy

These international symposia, which will be hosted simultaneously as parallel sessions, will promote the gathering of scientists, students and industry experts to exchange and enhance their knowledge and vanguard ideas for future energy applications.

The various topics explored will include:

  • Energy materials
  • Hydrogen energy
  • Hydrogen production
  • Fuel cells
  • Biofuels

Abstract submission ends 15 April – click here to enter and visit the website for further information.

 

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9th International Conference on Advanced Materials 2017

This year, the 9th International Conference on Advanced Materials (ROCAM) will take place from 11-14 July in Bucharest, Romania, and will present an overview of the latest developments in advanced materials theory, modeling, processing, characterization and applications.

 

ROCAM, in coordination with the 2nd International Symposium on Dielectric Materials and Applications, is a place for scientists, students and industrialists to have direct access to the community of international experts of advanced materials and applications. Presentations will cover a broad range of topics from basic to applied science in relationship with major issues such as energy, environment, biotechnologies, electronics and optoelectronics.

The conference will also be a unique occasion for students to introduce their work, some of them having the possibility to take part to the student speech contest, and for exhibitors to meet their customers. Poster prizes, supported by Molecular Systems Design & Engineering, will also be presented.

Confirmed key speakers include the following:

Abstract submission ends 15 April – click here to enter now and visit the website for more information.

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