2006: Polymers for Applications
Back Row: Prof. T. McLeish, Dr. L. Hutchings, Prof. H.E.H. Meijer, Dr J. Steinke, Prof. K. Bock, Prof. H. Sirringhaus.
Centre Row: Dr. N. Tirelli, Dr. N. Clarke, Prof. N. Slater, Dr. I. Sage.
Front Row: Prof. R. Duncan, Prof. J. Kornfield, Prof. Dame Julia Higgins (Chairman), Prof. A. Mayes, Dr W. McDonald, Dr Y. Li.
Monday 24 April
|09:00||Dame Julia Higgins
|Part 1 Processing for Properties|
|09:20||Tom McLeish (Department of Physics, University of Leeds)
"Building and testing theories of Multi-scale Polymer processing: the teamwork approach"
|10:55||Lian Hutchings (Department of Chemistry, University of Durham)
"Synthesis of branched polymers"
|11:25||Nigel Clarke (Department of Chemistry, University of Durham)
"SANS flowing polymers"
|11:55||Joachim Steinke (Department of Chemistry, Imperial College, London)
"Closing the Loop: Reactors, Reactions and Novel Materials"
|17:00||Julia Kornfield (Department of Chemical Engineering, Caltech,
"From Molecules to Materials: Flow-Induced Crystallization of Polymers"
|18:00||Han Meijer (Department of Mechanical Engineering, Eindhoven Technical University, Netherlands)
"Predicting mechanical performance on short and long term directly from processing conditions"
Tuesday 25 April
|Part 2 Polymers in Medical applications|
|09:10||Ruth Duncan (Welsh School of Pharmacy, Cardiff
"Designing Polymers as Therapeutics: Towards an understanding of structure-activity relationships of novel nanomedicines"
|10:45||Nigel Slater (Department of Chemical Engineering, Cambridge
"Environment Responsive Biopolymers and their uses in Healthcare Applications"
|11:45||Nicola Tirelli (School of Pharmacy, University of
"New hydrogels for controlled release and tissue engineering"
|Part 3 Polymers in Electronic Applications|
|17:00||Anne Mayes (Materials Science and Engineering MIT)
"Amphiphilic comb copolymers: surface structure and applications"
|18:00||Bill MacDonald (DuPont Teijin Films, UK)
"Design of films for flexible electronics - Structural Materials Underpinning Functional Materials"
Wednesday 26 April
|Part 3 Polymers in Electronic Applications (cont.)|
|09:10||Karlheinz Bock (Fraunhofer Institute for Reliability and
"Process integration of cost-efficient polymer electronics"
|10:45||Yuning Li (Xerox Research Centre of Canada)
"Semi- conducting thin films"
|11:45||Henning Sirringhaus (Cavendish Laboratory, Cambridge
"Processing aspects of organic printed circuitry"
|17:15||Ian Sage (Qinetiq, UK)
"Flexible electronics and displays"
|8:00||Dinner in the Tilden Suite
The conference was held at Shrigley Hall Hotel, Pott Shrigley,
Monday 24 April - Wednesday 26 April 2006