1997: Fields, Forces and flows in making, manipulating and using polymers
Monday, 28th April
|09:10||Professor Frank Bates (University of Minnesota)
Block Copolymers: Are They Just Big Surfactants?
|10:45||Professor Tom McLeish (Leeds University)
"Tuning Polymer Melt Flows with Molecular Structure -Theory, Simulation and Practice"
|11:50||Professor Hans-Werner Schmidt (University of Bayreuth)
"Macroscopic Order of Functional Polymers"
|17:00||Dr. Duncan MacKerron (ICI Films, Wilton)
"Effect of Mechanical Fields on the Microstructure of Polyester Film"
|18:00||Professor Jean-Pierre Pascault (Institut National des
Sciences Appliquees de Lyon)
"The Use of Reaction-induced Phase Separation to Prepare Polymer Blends"
Tuesday, 29th April
|09:00||Dr. Gareth Price (University of Bath)
Polymer Synthesis and Modification in an Ultrasound Field
|10:35||Dr. Paul Holmes (Pilkington Technology Management,
Polymer Dispersed Liquid Crystal Systems
|11:40||Dr. Harry Anderson (Oxford University)
"Synthesis of Supra molecular Conjugated Polymers: Exploring the Use of Non-covalent Interactions for Controlling the Response of Molecular Wires to Electric Fields"
|17:00||Professor Harry Block (Cranfield Institute of
|18:00||Professor Richard Friend (Cambridge University)
"Electro-optical Properties of Conjugated Polymers"
Wednesday, 30th April
|09:00||Dr. Jaan Noolandi (Xerox Research Centre of Canada,
"Electrophoresis of Biomolecules - A Challenge at the Cross-roads of Physics, Chemistry and Biology"
|10:35||Dr. Athene Donald (University of Cambridge)
"Processing Starch -In the Factory, Kitchen and Gut"
|11:40||Professor Mike Harrington (Caltech, Pasadena)
"Polymers Both Enable and Limit the Discovery of Protein Alterations in Studies Ranging from Gene Regulation to Mad Cow Disease"
|17:00||Professor Steve Chu (Stanford University)
"Observation of Normal Modes, Coil-stretch Transitions, and Bi-stable States in Extensional Flows"
The conference was held at Moretonhampstead
Monday, 28th April - Wednesday, 30th April 1997