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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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ICONAN 2017

 

The International Conference On Nanomedicine And Nanobiotechnology is an annual gathering that hosts high-profile plenary speakers, world-class researchers, oral and poster presentations, workshops, sponsor exhibits and afterworks. It is a great opportunity to share research findings with a wide audience, promote knowledge exchange, and network.

This year the event, which will take place from 25-27 September at the University Pompeu Fabra in Barcelona, will cover topics of interest such as: targeted drug delivery and nanocarriers; nanomedicine for cancer diagnosis & therapy; biological & medical nanodevices and biosensors and tissue engineering and regenerative nanomedicine.

Confirmed plenary speakers will include:

Early bird abstract submission ends 14 April – submit now or visit the ICONAN website for more information and the full programme.

 

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Outstanding Reviewers for Molecular Systems Design & Engineering in 2016

Following the success of Peer Review Week in September 2016 (dedicated to reviewer recognition) during which we published a list of our top reviewers, we are delighted to announce that we will continue to recognise the contribution that our reviewers make to the journal by announcing our Outstanding Reviewers each year.

We would like to highlight the Outstanding Reviewers for Molecular Systems Design & Engineering in 2016, as selected by the editorial team, for their significant contribution to the journal. The reviewers have been chosen based on the number, timeliness and quality of the reports completed over the last 12 months.

We would like to say a big thank you to those individuals listed here as well as to all of the reviewers that have supported the journal. Each Outstanding Reviewer will receive a certificate to give recognition for their significant contribution.

Professor Paul Low, University of Western Australia
Dr Paul Mathias, Fluor Corporation
Dr Sarim Dastgir, Qatar Environment & Energy Research Institute
Dr Laura De Laporte, Leibniz-Institut für Interaktive Materialien
Dr Vladan Mlinar, Brown University
Professor Alexander Shaplov, Russian Academy of Sciences
Dr Pasquale Stano, University of Salento
Dr Ivan Stoikov, Kazan Federal University
Dr Shen-Long Tsai, National Taiwan University of Science & Technology
Dr Timothy Vaden, Rowan University

We would also like to thank the Molecular Systems Design & Engineering board and the molecular engineering community for their continued support of the journal, as authors, reviewers and readers.

If you would like to become a reviewer for our journal, just email us with details of your research interests and an up-to-date CV or résumé.  You can find more details in our author and reviewer resource centre.

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ChemEngDayUK 2017

ChemEngDayUK 2017 will take place from 27-28 March 2017 at Birmingham University and will welcome UK Chemical Engineering academics, industry partners and international guests, to discuss developments and innovations towards a more sustainable future.

The conference will bring together researchers, engineers and scientists from around the UK to explore the latest technological advances and research results in core areas of chemical engineering.

Through a combination of a distinguished plenary speakers, parallel technical sessions with invited talks by leading experts from academia and industry, and interactive poster sessions, participants will showcase their research efforts and technologies, and share visions with researchers in the UK.

Key speakers include:

  • Lynn Gladden (University of Cambridge, UK)
  • David Mooney (Harvard University, USA)
  • Ian Noble (Mondelez R&D, UK)
  • Nigel Brendon (Imperial College, UK)
  • Chris Hardacre (University of Manchester, UK)
  • Steven M Howdle (University of Nottingham, UK)
  • Omar Matar (Imperial College, UK)
  • Nigel Titchener-Hooker (University College London, UK)
  • David York (University of Leeds, UK)

As the supernumerary of the ChemEngDayUK 2017, the University of Birmingham will hold a one-day event UK Particle Technology Forum 2017 on 29th March, on behalf of IChemE Particle Technology Special Interest Group (PTSIG), to bring together early career researchers to discuss the challenges and opportunities for Particle Technology.

For more details and to register for the UK Particle Technology Forum 2017, please visit the events page.

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The 11th International Congress on Engineered Material Platforms for Novel Wave Phenomena

The Eleventh International Congress on Engineered Material Platforms for Novel Wave Phenomena – Metamaterials’2017, will comprise a 4-day Conference (28–31 August), and a 2-day Doctoral School (1–2 September).

Organized by the METAMORPHOSE VI AISBL and hosted by the Institut Fresnel of Marseille, this Congress follows the success of Metamaterials 2007-2016 and continues the traditions of the highly successful series of International Conferences on Complex Media and Metamaterials (Bianisotropics) and Rome International Workshops on Metamaterials and Special Materials for Electromagnetic Applications and Telecommunications.

The Congress will provide a unique topical forum to share the latest results of the metamaterials research in Europe and worldwide and bring together the engineering, physics, applied mathematics and material science communities working on artificial materials and their applications from microwaves to optical frequencies, as well as in acoustics, mechanics, hydrodynamics and thermodynamics.

The submission deadline is 5 March 2017 – apply here today!

For more information, including the committee lists and topics to be covered, please visit the Congress website.

 

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Top 10 Most-accessed Molecular Systems Design & Engineering articles – Q4 2016

This month sees the following articles in Molecular Systems Design & Engineering that are in the top ten most accessed from October – December 2016:

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

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

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 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

Microparticulate/nanoparticulate powders of a novel Nrf2 activator and an aerosol performance enhancer for pulmonary delivery targeting the lung Nrf2/Keap-1 pathway
Priya Muralidharan, Don Hayes, Stephen M. Black and Heidi M. Mansour
Mol. Syst. Des. Eng., 2016,1, 48-65
DOI: 10.1039/C5ME00004A

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

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

Design of block copolymer membranes using segregation strength trend lines
Burhannudin Sutisna, Georgios Polymeropoulos, Valentina Musteata, Klaus-Viktor Peinemann, Apostolos Avgeropoulos, Detlef-M. Smilgies, Nikos Hadjichristidis and Suzana P. Nunes
Mol. Syst. Des. Eng., 2016,1, 278-289
DOI: 10.1039/C6ME00033A

Computer-aided molecular design and selection of CO2 capture solvents based on thermodynamics, reactivity and sustainability
Athanasios I. Papadopoulos, Sara Badr, Alexandros Chremos, Esther Forte, Theodoros Zarogiannis, Panos Seferlis, Stavros Papadokonstantakis, Amparo Galindo, George Jackson and Claire S. Adjiman
Mol. Syst. Des. Eng., 2016,1, 313-334
DOI: 10.1039/C6ME00049E

Tribology of surface-grafted polymer brushes
Piotr Mocny and Harm-Anton Klok
Mol. Syst. Des. Eng., 2016,1, 141-154
DOI: 10.1039/C5ME00010F

One-dimensional assembly of functional proteins: toward the design of an artificial cellulosome
Y. Mori, H. Nakazawa, G. A. L. Gonçalves, T. Tanaka, M. Umetsu and N. Kamiya
Mol. Syst. Des. Eng., 2016,1, 66-73
DOI: 10.1039/C5ME00011D

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