1996: Structural Hierarchy in Polymers
Tuesday, 30th April
|09:10||Dr Roger Alder (Bristol University)
"Polymers with Repeating Quaternary Centres and Other Conformational Locks"
|10:50||Dr Andy Holmes (Cambridge University)
"Controlled Synthesis of Architecturally Interesting Polymers"
|11:55||Professor Vernon Gibson (Imperial College)
Stereoregulation through Catalyst Design
|17:00||Dr Dave Lohse (Exxon Research and Engineering)
"Structural Aspects of Metallocene Produced Polyolefins"
|18:00||Professor lan Ward (Leeds University)
"The Importance of Structure?"
Wednesday, 1st May
|09:00||Dr Dave Leigh (UMIST)
"Mechanically Linked Polymers"
|10:40||Professor Harry Gibson (Virginia Tech)
"Recent Advances in Polyrotaxanes and Related Materials"
|11:50||Professor Alan Windle (Cambridge University)
"Levels of Structure in Liquid Crystalline Polymers; The Discipline of the Modelling Approach"
|17:00||Professor Sir Harry Kroto (Sussex University), Nobel
"Fullerenes as Materials Building Blocks"
|18:00||Dr Jeff Brinker (Sandia National Laboratories)
"The Role of Organics in Determining the Structure of Porous Inorganic Materials"
Thursday, 2nd May
|09:00||Professor Paul Calvert (Arizona Materials Laboratory, Tucson)
"Biomimetic Hierarchical Composite Structures and Freeforming"
|10:35||Dr Dave Kaplan (US Army)
"Spider Silk Properties, Composition and Genetics"
|11:40||Dr Chris Viney (Oxford University)
"From Engineering Protein to Engineering Polymer: Can Silk to be Made to Order?"
|17:00||Professor Nadrian Seeman (New York University)
Control of DNA Structure and Topology
The conference was held at Moretonhampstead
Tuesday, 30th April - Thursday, 2nd May 1996