HPRG 58th Meeting: Polymer Surfaces by Design
Sunday 29th April - Thursday 3rd May 2018
Shrigley Hall Hotel, Pott Shrigley, Cheshire
Conference Chairs: Prof. Joe Keddie and Dr Arthur Wilkinson
Al Crosby (University of Massachusetts)
"Looking Beyond the Surface: Aspects of Synthetic and Biological Adhesion"
Caterina Esteves (Eindhoven University of Technology,)
"Self-Replenishing Polymer Surfaces: Repairing Surface Functionalities by Designed Polymers and Networks"
Walter Federle (University of Cambridge)
"Running with Sticky Feet: Biomechanics of Surface Adhesion in Insects"
Keith Powell (Innovia Films)
"Racing against time: Optimisation and evolution of surface functionalised BOPP films"
Matthias Gerst (BASF)
"Non-covalent Cross-Linking for High Performance Adhesives"
Peter Green (University of Michigan)
"Role of Morphology on Carrier Transport in Conjugated Polymer Films"
Craig Hawker (University of California - Santa Barbara)
"Synthetic Control of Functional Groups at Surfaces and Interfaces"
Wayne Hayes (University of Reading)
"A Supramolecular Approach to New Ink-Jet Materials"
Eugenia Kumacheva (University of Toronto)
"From pinned micelles to surface patterning"
Katharina Landfester (Max Planck Institut für Polymer Forschung Mainz)
"Nanocapsules for Self-Healing and Anticorrosion Applications"
Graham Leggett (University of Sheffield)
"Low-Dimensional Polymers: Patterning, Tribology and Biology"
Jane Lipson (Dartmouth University)
"Effects of Interfaces on the Polymer Glass Transition: Connecting to Experiment via Theory and Simulation"
Neil McKeown (University of Edinburgh)
"Polymers of Intrinsic Microporosity: Generating, Maintaining and Using Free Volume in Polymers"
Élie Raphaël (ESPCI, Paris)
"Capillary Levelling of Thin Polymer Films"