The full schedule for "Soft Matter: The Unseen Science All Around Us" is coming soon. In the mean time feel free to reach out with any questions!
All times are in BST
DAY 1 07/09/2020
REGISTRATION AND OPENING REMARKS
Welcome to the online conference and to the upcoming sessions.
Chair: Virginia Apostolopoulou
11:10-12:00: Dr Arash Nikoubashman (Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz)
"Nanoparticles in mega quantities"
12:00-12:20: Hannah Wood (University of Sussex)
"Size-dependent conductivity in surfactant-exfoliated MoS2 nanosheet networks"
Chair: Miryea Nicole Borg
12:50-13:40: Dr Richard Sear University of Surrey)“Efficacy of face coverings in reducing transmission of COVID-19: calculations based on models of droplet capture”
13:40-14:00: Hannah Hayler (University of Oxford) "Nanoconfined Deep Eutectic Solvents”
Chair: Malin Schulz
15:40-16:30: Prof João Cabral (Imperial College London)
"Spontaneous pattern formation in frontal photopolymerization for 3D printing"
16:30-16:50: Dr Yuxiu Chen (University of Surrey) “Biocoatings: A novel material for bacteria encapsulation”
CONFERENCE DINNER AND SOCIAL EVENT
Please join us for a virtual social gathering and some quizzing
DAY 2 08/09/2020
Welcome to the second day and to the upcoming sessions.
Chair: Louie Scott
11:05-11:55: Dr Jennifer McManus (University of Bristol)
“The physical and chemical factors driving protein self-assembly”
11:55-12:15: Magdalena Janota (University of Surrey)
"Pore size distribution in several times wetted-dried cement paste samples measured by magnetic resonance imaging."
Chair: Katrín Elídóttir
12:45-13:25: Dr David Elliott (AkzoNobel)
“The science of paints - a story of soft matter in a can transferred to a wall”
13:25-13:45: Joe Hall (University of Surrey)
“Influence of filler size and concentration on the mechanical properties of polymer composite coatings”
13:45-14:05: Toby Palmer (University of Surrey)
"Factors Affecting Surfactant Distribution in Pressure Sensitive Adhesives during Film Formation”
Chair: Rhiannon Harries
15:40-16.30: Dr Melanie Bailey (University of Surrey)
“From Fingerprints to Organelles : analysis of low volume soft matter samples using ion beams and mass spectrometry”
16:30-16:50: Chris J. Brown (University of Sussex)
“3D Nanomaterial architectures for tissue scaffold applications”
16:50-17:10: Kieran Clifford (University of Sussex)
"High Conductivity in Films of Surfactant-Exfoliated Graphene: Influences of Residue and Porosity"
Some final remarks and the reveal of the winners for the "AkzoNobel Poster Prize" and the "AkzoNobel Best Picture"