Soft Matter Events 2013-14
|Monday, 16 December 2013||2:15pm|
|22 January 2014||1-5pm|| |
Workshop: Scattering in Soft Matter.
CG141, Department of Chemistry.
Confirmed Speakers: Dr Ann Terry (ISIS Large Scale Structures Group) Neutron Scattering in Soft MatterProf John Seddon (Imperial) X-ray diffraction studies at lipid liquid crystal phases
1-2 pm Buffet lunch/posters, CG141 (Musgrave Room)
2-3pm Prof John Seddon (Imperial), “X-ray Diffraction of Lipic L.C. phases”, CG218 Department of Chemistry.
**Short break for refreshments/further discussions**
3.15-4.15pm Dr Ann Terry (STFC ISIS), "Why Spiderman needs small angle scattering", CG218 Department of Chemistry.
Organisers – Richard Thompson and Sandra Engelskirchen
|Thursday, 8 May 2014||12:00 - 17:00|| |
Symposium: Solid State NMR of Soft Matter
CG141 - Musgrave Room, Department of Chemistry.
12:00 Arrival & lunch
13:00 Daniel Topgaard (Lund University)
13:45 Rob Law (Imperial College)
14:30 Lukasz Zielinski (Schlumberger Gould Research Centre)
15:15 Tea / Coffee break
15:45 Eric Hughes (Durham)
16:05 Mike Ries (Leeds)
16:30 General discussion of applications of NMR is soft matter
|Thursday, 17 April||11:30-4:30 pm|| |
Workshop (DCSM and BSI): Stress and Signalling in the Vascular Endothelium
Speakers include: Professor John McCarron (Strathcylde), Professor Gerald Fuller (Stanford).
|Friday 16 May||12:45 - 15:40|| |
Workshop: Precision Polymer Synthesis
Lecture Theatre: D / CG85
Refreshments in the Musgrave Room D / CG 141
This half day symposium will include Professor Robert Grubbs from Caltech and Dr Mike Shaver from Edinburgh University. Professor Grubbs was the joint recipient of the Nobel Prize for Chemistry in 2005 for “for the development of the metathesis method in organic synthesis” .
12:45 Introduction & Welcome from Ezat Khosravi
12:50 Guest Lecture 1 - Dr Michael Shaver: Iron Man Designing Environmentally Friendly Catalysts for Controlled Radical Polymerizations.
13:20 Q & A
13:30 Guest Lecture 2 - Professor Neil Cameron: Synthesis of Glycopolymers and Glyconanoparticles.
14:00 Q & A
14:10 Coffee/ Tea
14:40 Guest Lecture 3 - Professor Robert Grubbs: Controlled polymer synthesis with olefin metathesis catalysts
15:25 Q & A
|Tuesday, 1st July 2014|| |
DCSM Workshop: Flow & Instability in Complex Fluids.
Musgrave Room D/CG141
13:15 Introduction & Welcome from Suzanne Fielding
13:20 Colin Bain - Oscillations and instabilities in drops (45 minutes inc Q & A)
14:05 Emma Talbot - Droplet Drying (30 minutes in Q & A)
14:35 Refreshment Break (20 minutes)
14:55 Halim Kasumaatmaja - Superhydrophobic Surface Simulations (45 minutes in Q & A)
15:40 David Hoyle - Necking instabilities in extensional flows (45 minutes inc Q & A)
For more information please contact Suzanne Fielding : firstname.lastname@example.org
Friday, 15 August 2014
Monday-Friday 18-21 August 2014
Symposium: Energy landscapes
This half day symposium will explore energy landscape methods and applications of this powerful approach. The symposium will be followed by a four day workshop, for more infomration click here.