2005: Working at Interfaces
Back Row: Professor J Rühe, Professor T.P.Russell,
Dr R.Buscall, Professor U.Steiner, Professor S.Förster.
Centre Row: Professor M. Miles, Professor K. Jacobs, Professor S.Biggs, Dr M. Geoghegan, Professor J.L. Keddie.
Front Row: Professor H. Brown, Professor K.Matyjasewski, Professor Dame Julia Higgins (Chairman), Professor R.K.Thomas, Dr A.Miller
Not present: Professor C. K. Ober, Dr L. Twyman
Monday April 25
|09:00||Krzysztof Matyjaszewski (Carnegie Mellon, USA)
"Affecting macroscopic properties with controlled molecular structures prepared by atom transfer radical polymerization."
|10:40||Jurgen Ruhe (Freiburg, Germany)
"From Computer Hard Disks to DNA-Chips: Tailor-Made Surfaces for Microsystems Technology"
|11:50||Chris Ober (Cornell, USA)
"Making things small: using polymers in nanofabrication"
|17:00||Joe Keddie (Surrey)
"Strategies for Increasing Adhesion Energy at Soft Polymer Interfaces"
|18:00||Hugh Brown (Wollongong, Australia)
"Adhesion development between a siloxane lens and an acid functionalised substrate in both wet and dry conditions"
Tuesday April 26
|09:00||Stephan Förster (Hamburg, Germany)
"Assembling block copolymers to nano- and biointerfaces".
|10:40||Mervyn Miles (Bristol)
"AFM of Polymers at Interfaces"
|11:50||Ulli Steiner (Cambridge)
"Soft-Lithography using Film Instabilities"
|17:00||Simon Biggs (Leeds)
"Stimulus-responsive, surface-adsorbed, block copolymer micelles"
|18:00||Bob Thomas (Oxford)
"Water soluble polymers at aqueous interfaces: what drives adsorption?"
Wednesday April 27
|09:00||Aline Miller (UMIST)
"Self-Assembly at Fluid Interfaces"
|09:30||Mark Geoghegan (Sheffield)
"Dewetting in confined geometries"
|10:00|| Lance Twyman (Sheffield)
"Dendritic Polymers as Heme Protein Models"
|11:00||Richard Buscall (ICI)
"Polymer colloids, conventional and unconventional"
|12:00||Karin Jacobs (Saarbrücken, Germany)
"Microfluidics of macromolecular liquids: structure formation and the interplay of forces"
|17:00||Tom Russell (U Mass, USA)
"Swiss-rolls, Doughnuts and Crumpets: Tea Time With Block Copolymers"
Thursday April 28
|09:00||Depart after breakfast|
The conference was held at Shrigley Hall Hotel,
Pott Shrigley, Cheshire, UK
Sunday April 24th - Thursday April 28th 2005
Organised by Athene Donald, Tony Ryan and Steve Armes