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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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ICMAT 2017: 9th International Conference on Materials for Advanced Technologies

The Molecular Systems Design & Engineering team is proud to announce our sponsorship of the upcoming Materials Research Society of Singapore event ICMAT 2017: 9th International Conference on Materials for Advanced Technologies, which will be taking place on 18–23 June 2017 at Suntec Singapore.

At ICMAT 2017 there will be 29 Symposia covering contemporary topics of importance for the science, engineering and technology of materials. The meeting will be a multidisciplinary forum providing over 2,000 research scientists and engineers a first-hand learning platform, as well as the opportunity to share and exchange ideas with some of the best minds in the field.

Abstract submission closes on 27 January

In addition to public lectures from Nobel laureates Hiroshi Amano (Physics, 2014) and Andre Geim (Physics, 2010), there will be plenary lectures from:

  • Hiroshi Amano (Nagoya University, Japan)
  • Andre Geim (University of Manchester, UK)
  • C. N. R. Rao (Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research, Bangalore, India)
  • George Whitesides (Harvard University, USA)
  • Zhenan Bao (Stanford University, USA)
  • Yury Gogotsi (Drexel University, USA)
  • Ben Zhong Tang (Hong Kong University of Science & Technology, China)
  • Qi-Kun Xue (Tsinghua University, China)

Registration opens 10 February!

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European Materials Research Society 2017 Spring Meeting

The 2017 E-MRS Spring Meeting and Exhibit will be held in the extended and modernized Convention Centre of Strasbourg (France), from May 22 to 26, 2017.

The conference will consist of 26 parallel symposia with invited speakers, oral and poster presentations and a plenary session to provide an international forum for discussing recent advances in the field of materials science. The conference will be augmented by an exhibition of products and services of interest to the conference participants.

In particular, Semiconductors Symposium M, Novel transport phenomena in organic electronic devices: heat, spin and thermoelectricity, will review our physical understanding of such processes and the state-of-the-art for devices.

Abstract submission closes on 18 January – submit yours today!

Invited speakers for this symposium:

  • Sir Richard Friend (University of Cambridge, UK)
  • Zhigang Shuai (Tsinghua University, China)
  • Valy Vardeny (University of Utah, USA)
  • Mariano Campoy-Quiles (ICMAB, Spain)
  • Henning Sirringhaus (University of Cambridge, UK)
  • Peter Bobbert (TU Eindhoven, Netherlands)
  • (TBC) Rachel Segalman (UCSB, USA)
  • Stefano Sanvito (Trinity College Dublin, Ireland)
  • Xavier Crispin (Linköping University, Sweden)
  • Martijn Kemerink (Linköping University, Sweden)
  • Alek Dediu (CNR Bologna, Italy)
  • Jairo Sinova (Johannes Gutenberg University, Germany)

For more information, including the Scientific Committee and hot topics to be covered, please see the symposium page on the MRS 2017 website.

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Asia-Pacific Hybrid and Organic Photovoltaics Conference 2017

We are delighted to announce that Molecular Systems Design & Engineering will be sponsoring the 2017 Asia-Pacific Hybrid and Organic Photovoltaics Conference (AP-HOPV17), to be held at Yokohama, Japan on 3–4 February 2017.

Organised by Chair Tsutomo Miyasaka (Toin University of Yokohama, Japan) and co-Chairs Hiroshi Segawa (University of Tokyo, Japan) and Ivan Mora-Seró (Universitat Jaume I, Spain) and building upon the success of previous HOPV conferences, AP-HOPV17 will provide an excellent opportunity for scientists and engineers worldwide to exchange information and discussions on the latest developments in photovoltaics.

Poster abstract submission deadline: 9 January 2017

Invited speakers include:

  • (Keynote) Martin Green, University of New South Wales, Australia
  • (Keynote) Anders Hagfeldt, EPFL, Switzerland
  • Chris Case, Oxford PV Ltd, UK
  • Yi-Bing Cheng, Monash University, Australia
  • James Durrant, Imperial College London, UK
  • Liyuan Han, National Institute for Materials Science, Japan
  • Jenny Nelson, Imperial College London, UK
  • Nam-Gyu Park, Sunkyunwan University, Korea
  • Sang Il Seok, UNIST, Korea
  • Tze-Chien Sum, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
  • Koichi Yamashita, University of Tokyo, Japan
  • Kai Zhu, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, USA
  • Atsushi Wakamiya, Institute for Chemical Research, Kyoto University, Japan
  • Peter C. Y. Chen, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan
  • Annamaria Petrozza, Istituto Italiano de Tecnologia, Italy
  • Qing Shen, University of Electrocommunications, Japan
  • Elizabeth von Hauff, Amsterdam University, The Netherlands
  • Yanfa Yan, University of Toledo, USA

 

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Congratulations to the ANNIC 2016 award winners!

We are delighted to announce the winners of prizes sponsored by Molecular Systems Design & Engineering awarded at the ANNIC 2016 conference, recently held in Barcelona, Spain.

  • The outstanding ANNIC 2016 abstract was awarded to Prof. Won-Gun Koh from Yonsei University, Korea for the abstract “Hydrogel Micropattern Incorporating Nanostructures for Fluorescence-based Biosensing”
  • The best ANNIC 2016 student abstract was awarded to Mr Armandas Balcytis from the Swinburne University of Technology, Australia for the abstract “Mode control in SOI microring resonators through sub-wavelength modifications”
  • The best ANNIC 2016 poster presentation was awarded to Dr Sergey Dubkov from the National Research University of Electronic Technology, Russia for the abstract “CVD-growth of MWCNT arrays on Me-Ct-N-(O) thin films”

Please join us in congratulating Prof. Koh, Mr Balcytis and Dr Dubkov! The winners’ abstracts can be read in the ANNIC 2016 Book of Abstracts, available from the conference website.

ANNIC 2016 General Chair Prof. Joan Ramon Morante of the Catalonia Institute for Energy Research (IREC) presenting the awards to (left) Prof. Won-Gun Koh, (centre) Mr Armandas Balcytis and (right) Dr Sergey Dubkov

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2016 AIChE Annual Meeting

2016 AIChE Annual Meeting

The AIChE Annual Meeting is nearly here! This meeting is the premier educational forum for chemical engineers interested in innovation and professional growth. Academic and industry experts will cover a wide range of topics relevant to cutting-edge research, new technologies, and emerging growth areas in chemical engineering.

Molecular Systems Design & Engineering Editorial Board Chair Juan de Pablo, Editorial Board member Claire Adjiman and Advisory Board member Matthew Tirrell will be presenting their recent work at the meeting.

Make sure to visit Stand 33 in the East Lounge, Ballroom Level of the Hilton San Francisco Union Square where the Royal Society of Chemistry and Molecular Systems Design & Engineering Executive Editor Neil Hammond will be on hand to talk about your work:

RSC stand location

See the full Technical Program for the meeting. Juan, Claire, Matthew and Neil look forward to welcoming you to San Francisco!

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International Symposium on Next-Generation Solar Cells and Solar Energy Conversion

The International  Symposium on Next-Generation Solar Cells and Solar Energy Conversion will take place at the National Chiao Tung University in Hsinchu, Taiwan 21- 24 November 2016. This symposium is organised jointly by the National Chiao Tung University (NCTU) in Taiwan and the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) in UK. The event will provide a unique platform for researchers to explore new technologies for the next-generation of solar cells and to share research ideas and results on the latest advances in solar energy conversion.

Plenary Speakers

Michael Grätzel, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology

Yuan-Pern Lee, National Chiao Tung University

Nam-Gyu Park, Sungkyunkwan University

Andres Hagfeldt, Swiss Federal  Institute of Technology

Natalie Stingelin, Georgia Tech, USA


Click here for a copy of the full scientific program.

Don’t miss out: 31 October 2016 is the regular registration deadline! Register today!

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European Biopolymer Summit 2016

Biopolymers Europe will be taking place in London, UK, on the 7th & 8th December 2016. The two-day event has been designed with the key objective of uniting collaborations across the entire bioplastic value chain to come together to learn more about the innovations emerging in a host of markets as biopolymers begin to play a broader role in multiple sectors.

It also provides a unique platform to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, and concerns as well as getting involved in practical challenges, solution strategies and problem-solving for the road ahead. With a strong emphasis on the increasing role of a harmonious strategy, this event has been designed to facilitate the action that is needed to plan ahead for forthcoming obstacles within the industry.

Key Topics:

  • The Biobased Economy – Meeting the Needs of All Parties: Achievements & Obstacles
  • Where is Environmental Policy Going?
  • How to stay in the UK Market in a post- Brexit world?
  • Growing Global Biobased Markets: Blends, Applications, Limitations & Bio Refining
  • Biodegradable & Biobased Materials Development: Lessons Learned and Preparing for Future Challenges (practical strategy building)
  • Next Generation Polymers: Biopolymers with Advanced Functionalities for High-Performance Applications
  • Future Perspectives and Advances in Processing & Application of Polymers
  • Polymer Fundamentals: the Best Performing Features of the Design and Properties of Biodegradable Polymers
  • Pioneering New Processes & Technologies
  • Emerging Polymer Technologies: Nanotechnology for Bioplastics: Opportunities, Challenges & Strategies
  • Emerging Polymer Technologies: Transformational potential of 3D printing and Nanotechnology
  • Applications and Commercialization of Biopolymers
  • The Retailer Interview: Retailer Perspective on Biobased Products
  • Sustainability Programmes & Composting Infrastructure: Bridging the Gap Between Interest & Action
  • Life Cycle Assessment
  • Scaling Up Smartly and Overcoming Barriers for Investments

Please see a copy of the full agenda.

For more information and to register your attendance, please contact Mohammad Ahsan and quote booking reference CBCe4MKT on +44 (0) 203 141 0606 or email mahsan@acieu.net.

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Zing Organic Semiconductors

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Zing Organic Semiconductors

22nd – 25th September 2016
Dubrovnik, Croatia

We are pleased to announce the first Zing Conference on Organic Semiconductors. A key element of this Conference is to identify future opportunities, emerging challenges and a discussion of the intellectual frontiers and technological vision for this class of materials. Topics include structure/property guidelines for relevant applications, including organic photovoltaics, spintronics, biological interfaces, light-emitting diodes, field effect transistors and biosensors. One special session will be dedicated to an inclusive and mediated discussion of desirable targets and outcomes envisioned for five and ten year increments of research and development. Contributions are invited in each of these themes interpreted broadly to permit inclusion of the most novel and emerging themes.

Plenary Speakers
Sir Richard Friend, University of Cambridge, UK
George Malliaras, Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Mines de Saint Etienne, France
Jean-Luc Bredas, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia
Takao Someya, University of Tokyo, Japan

Register now!

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