APME

 

 

Preliminary programme: Updated: January 17, 2019

BRICS WORKSHOP: POLYMER SCIENCE BUILDING, UNIVERSITY OF STELLENBOSCH

SUNDAY MORNING, 14 APRIL 2019

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COFFEE/TEA BREAK

 

 

 

LUNCH BREAK

SUNDAY AFTERNOON, 14 APRIL 2019

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16:00 - 18:00

REGISTRATION / MEET & GREET SESSION

APME 2019 CONFERENCE PROGRAMME

MONDAY MORNING, 15 APRIL 2019

Session 1:
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08:00 - 08:30

IUPAC Representative: Yusuf Yagci, Istanbul Technical University, Turkey
Opening Address:

08:30 - 09:10

PLENARY: MATYJASZEWSKI, KRIS: Carnegie Mellon University, USA
Advanced nanostructured materials by atom transfer radical polymerization

09:10 - 09:50

KEYNOTE: ROWAN, ALAN: The University of Queensland, Australia
Awaiting title

09:50 - 10:30

KEYNOTE: STENZEL, MARTINA: University of New South Wales
Origami with sugar based polymers to create self-assembled nanoparticles for drug delivery

10:30 - 10:50

COFFEE/TEA BREAK

  Session 2:
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10:50 - 11:20

INVITED: JUNKERS, TANJA: Monash University, Australia
Self-optimizing high-throughput precision continuous flow polymer synthesis

INVITED: HEISE, ANDREAS: Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Ireland
Star-shaped polypeptides as efficient nanocarriers for gene delivery in bone regeneration

11:20 - 11:50

INVITED: GIGMES, DIDIER: Aix Marseille University, France
Development of peroxides alternatives

INVITED: ZHANG, HUIQI: Nankai University, P.R. China
New approaches to obtaining water-compatible molecularly imprinted polymer nanoparticles for bioanalytical and biomedical applications

11:50 - 12:20

INVITED: BROOK, MICHAEL: McMaster University, Canada
New opportunities with silicone elastomers using sulphur chemistry: Cure, organofunctionalization and recycling

INVITED: AMEDURI, BRUNO: Institute Charles Gerhardt, France
A journey from the synthesis of functional 2-trifluoromethacrylate monomers to their radical copolymerizations with vinylidene fluoride and applications

12:20 - 13:30

LUNCH BREAK

MONDAY AFTERNOON, 15 APRIL 2019

  Session 4:
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13:30 - 14:00

INVITED: BECER, REMZI: University of Warwick, United Kingdom
Glycopolymer code: Towards selective lectin recognition tuned by sequence and folding in macromolecules

INVITED: ACAR, METIN: Istanbul Technical University, Turkey
Polysulfone based amphiphilic graft copolymers

14:00 - 14:30

INVITED: LUTZ, JEAN-FRANCOIS: Université de Strasbourg, France
From single-chain digital polymers to organized coded matter

INVITED: HADJICHRISTIDIS, NIKOS: KAUST, Saudi Arabia
Synthesis of tetracrystalline quarterpolymer PE-B-PEO-B-PCL-B-PLLA by combination of polyhomolagation and organic/metal "catalyst switch" strategy

14:30 - 15:00

INVITED: HOOGENBOOM, RICHARD: Ghent University, Belgium
Effect of cyclic imino ether side chains and ring-size on the cationic ring-opening (co)polymerization

INVITED: CUNNINGHAM, MICHAEL: Queen's University, Canada
Carbon dioxide switchable polymers and processes

15:00 - 15:20

ORAL: CHERTOVICH, ALEXANDER: Lomonosov Moscow State University, Russia
In silico copolymerization of linear and network polymer systems

ORAL: DE KEER, LIES: Ghent University, Belgium
In silico visualization of segments in highly branched structures: The case of para-fluori-thiol network ligation

15:20 - 15:40

ORAL: GUÉGAN, PHILIPPE: Sorbonne Université, France
Track-etched polycarbonate membranes modified by polyalkyloxazoline to mimick nulceopore

ORAL: CAIRNS, STEFAN: Malvern Panalytical Ltd, United Kingdom
Detection of single block impurities in AB block-copolymers by gel permeation chromatography and ultra-high performance liquid chromatography

15:40 - 16:00

ORAL: CANCELLATION
Unique aqueous self-assembly behaviour of a new thermoresponsive diblock copolymer

ORAL: DE SMET, LIESELOT: Ghent University, Belgium
Fabrication of smart colorimetric hard and soft materials by plasma dye coating

17:00

QUIZ EVENING

TUESDAY MORNING, 16 APRIL 2019

08:00 - 08:30

Registration

Session 6:
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08:30 - 09:10

PLENARY: RUSSELL, ALAN: Carnegie Mellon University, USA
Polymer-enhanced bioloty

09:10 - 09:50

KEYNOTE: STINGELIN, NATALIE: Georgie Institute of Technology, USA
Cool plastics for a greener world

09:50 - 10:30

INVITED: DAFFORN, TIM: University of Birmingham, United Kingdom
A solution for an age old biochemical problem

10:30 - 10:50

COFFEE/TEA BREAK

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Session 8:
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10:50-11:20

INVITED: GAO, HAIFENG: University of Notre Dame, USA
Developing hyperbranched polymers with simplicity and controllability

INVITED: MISHRA, MUNMAYA, Altria Client Service LLC, USA
Controlled polymerization and supercritical CO2 assisted immobilization of actives

11:20-11:40

ORAL: FIRDAUS, SHAMILA: Leibniz-Institut fur Polymerforschung Dresden e.V., Germany
A comparative study of glycol-dendrimers and glycol-pseudodendrimers on basis of aliphatic polyesters

ORAL: ANDROSCH, RENÉ: Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg, Germany
Phase behaviour of the polymer/drug system PLA/PEET

11:40-12:00

ORAL: NORTH, SHANNON: University of Sheffield, United Kingdom
Properties of poly(methacrylic acid)-block-poly(2-hydroxypropyl methacrylate) diblock copolymers and their use as dispersants for inkjet-grade carbon black

ORAL: CHAMPAGNE, PASCALE: Queen's University, Canada
Carbon dioxide switchable polymers as draw agents for forward osmosis

12:00-12:20

ORAL: CANCELLATION
Synthesis of high molecular weight poly(glycerol monomethacrylate) via RAFT emulsion polymerization of isopropylideneglycerol methacrylate

ORAL: ESSAWY, HISHAM: National Research Center, Egypt
Amphiphilic networks based on NBR/SBR-MMT as membranes for dehydrative pervaporation

12:20-12:40

ORAL: BIAIS, PAULINE: Sorbonne Université, France
Synthesis of loop-stabilized particles by Pisa in water

ORAL: KAMEL, SAMIR: National Research Center, Egypt
Synthesis and characterization of polyaniline/tosylcellulose stearate components as promising semiconducting materials

12:40 - 13:40

LUNCH BREAK

TUESDAY AFTERNOON, 16 APRIL 2019

  Session 9:
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Session 10:
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13:40 - 14:10

INVITED: KLOK, HARM-ANTON: Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne, Switzerland
Macromolecular engineering at living and synthetic surfaces

INVITED: MANO, JOÃO: Aveiro Institute of Materials, Portugal
Using natural-based polymers as building blocks in bottom-up tissue engineering applications

14:10 - 14:40

INVITED: SCHÖNHERR, HOLGER: University of Siegen, Germany
Stimuli-responsive polymer systems for rapid diagnostics of bacterial infections and contaminations

INVITED: MÜLLER, ALEJRANDRO: University of the Basque Country UPV/EHU, Spain
Self-assembly of double and triple crystalline copolymers and terpolymers: Morphology, nucleation and crystallization

14:40 - 15:00

ORAL: MELLOT, GAËLLE: Sorbonne Université, France
Nanofibers by PISA in water: Influence of the RAFT agent architecture and functionality on the self-assembly

ORAL: VOIT, BRIGITTE: Leibniz-Institute für Polymerforschung, Germany
Responsive nanocapsules and multicompartments by templating approaches

15:00 - 15:20

ORAL: RIEGER, JUTTA: Sorbonne Université, France
From amphiphilic block copolymers towards nanostructured materials by polymerization-induced self-assembly

ORAL: CORNEL, ERIK: University of Sheffield, United Kingdom
In situ spectroscopic studies of highly transparent dispersions via RAFT Pisa in non-polar media

15:20 - 15:40

COFFEE/TEA BREAK

  Session 11:
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Session 12:
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15:40 - 16:10

INVITED: O'REILLY, RACHEL, University of Birmingham, United Kingdom
Precision polymer nanoparticles

INVITED: TOPHAM, PAUL: Aston University, United Kingdom
Block copolymer self-assembly: Rinse-resistant superhydrophobic fabrics made using a combination of electrospinning and electrospraying

16:10 - 16:40

INVITED: LAUS, MICHELE: Università del Piemonte, Italy
Toward deterministic doping: A bottom-up approach by self-limiting reactions

INVITED: DOVE, ANDREW: University of Birmingham, United Kingdom
Controlling the properties of degradable biomaterials through intelligent chemical design

16:40 - 17:00

ORAL: SAVE, MAUD: Univ of Pau & Pays Adour, France
Synthesis of photoactive polymer colloids by polymerization in aqueous dispersed media to product singlet oxygen

ORAL: DERRY, MATTHEW: University of Sheffield, United Kingdom
Thermoreversible crystallization-driven aggregation of diblock copolymer nanoparticles in mineral oil

17:00 - 17:20

ORAL: SZWEDA, ROZA: Université de Strasbourg, France
Synthesis of coded Matter through layer-by-layer assembly of sequence-defined polymers

ORAL: WARREN, NICHOLAS: University of Leeds, United Kingdom
Accelerating polymerization-induced self-assembly using continuous-flow reactors

18:00 - 20:00

POSTER SESSION

WEDNESDAY MORNING, 17 APRIL 2019

08:00 - 08:30

Registration

Session 13:
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08:30 - 09:10

PLENARY: DU PREZ, FILIP: Ghent University, Belgium
From dynamic materials to multi-functional precision polymers

09:10 - 09:40

INVITED: ARMES, STEVEN: Sheffield University, United Kingdom
Hydrogen-bonded worm gels prepared by RAFT dispersion polymerization in non-polar media

09:40 - 10:10

INVITED: PENTZER, EMILY: Case Western Reserve University, USA
2D particle surfactants and their use to architect advanced materials

10:10 - 10:45

COFFEE/TEA BREAK

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10:45 - 11:15

INVITED: TSAREVSKY, NICK: Southern Methodist University, USA
Hypervalent iodine compounds in the synthesis of functional, dynamic, and self-healing polymers with complex macromolecular architectures

INVITED: DUCHATEAU, ROB: SABIC Technology & Innovation, The Netherlands
Functionalized polyolefins: Synthesis, applications and industrial relevance

11:15 - 11:45

INVITED: GRUBBS, BARNEY: Stony Brook University, USA
Making macromolecules for functional materials

INVITED: KEMPE, KRISTIAN: Monash University, Australia
Spontaneous zwitterionic copolymerization (SZWIP) - a facile technique for the synthesis of functional polymers

11:45 - 12:05

ORAL: HUNTER, SAUL: University of Sheffield, United Kingdom
Surfactant resistance of pickering emulsions stabilized by anisotropic diblock copolymer nanoparticles

ORAL: PLÜSCHKE, LAURA: Leibniz-Institute für Polymerforchung, Germany
Unlocking polyolefin topology - a scattering study by theory and experiment

12:05 - 12:25

ORAL: PFLUG, KRISTINA: University of Hamburg, Germany
Closing the circle of microstructure and polymer properties for polyethylene via a combined analytical and modelling approach

ORAL: PEIKERT, PAUL: TU Darmstadt, Germany
Stochastic modelling of the branching structures of LDPE as well as its impact on polymer properties

12:25 - 13:25

LUNCH BREAK

WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON, 17 APRIL 2019

  Session 16:
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Session 17:
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13:25 - 13:55

INVITED: BEZUIDENHOUT, DEON: University of Cape Town, South Africa
Biomaterials for transcatheter heart valve devices

INVITED: VENKATRAMAN, SUBBU: Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Bio-inspired polymers and systems to solve long-standing medical problems

13:55 - 14:25

INVITED: DE GEEST, BRUNO: Ghent University, Belgium
Engineering innate and adaptive anti-cancer immunity with synthetic polymers

INVITED: MOSQUEIRA, VANESSA: Universidade Federal de Ouro Preto, Brazil
Benefits and challenges of drug polymeric nanodelivery on the treatment and diagnostics of parasitic and infectious diseases

14:25 - 14:45

ORAL: PENFOLD, NICHOLAS: University of Sheffield, United Kingdom
Is hydroxyl functionality a prerequisite for inducing stasis in human pluripotent stem cell colonies immersed within block copolymer worm gels?

ORAL: KARGAARD, ANNA: RCSI, Ireland
Polypeptides as therapeutics against antimicrobial-resistant pathogens

14:45 - 15:05

ORAL: THIERFELDER, NIKOLAUS: Ludwig-Maximillians University, Germany
Polymers meet medicine - 3D-printing in cardiovascular surgery

ORAL: SITOE, ALCIDES: University of Pretoria, South Africa
Microporous polymer matrix as a slow release of insect repellent

15:05 - 15:25

COFFEE/TEA BREAK

  Session 18:
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Session 19:
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15:25 - 15:55

INVITED: ABETZ, VOLKER: Universität Hamburg, Germany
Synthesis and characterization of thermoreversible polymer networks

INVITED: CANCELLATION

15:55 - 16:15

ORAL: CANCELLATION

ORAL: WILLILAMS, GEROGE: University of Bath, United Kingdom
Development of a peroxide responsive polymeric gel for the triggered release of multiple antimicrobial agents for the treatment of chronic wounds

16:15 - 16:35

ORAL: JOKONYA, SIMBARASHE: University of Stellenbosch, South Africa
Synthesis of w-functional telechelic PVP conjugates of tyrocidine for cancer drug delivery

ORAL: HOURDET, DOMINIQUE: Sorbonné University, France
Responsive assemblies in aqueous media: From controlled rheology of polymer solutions to mechanical reinforcement of covalent hydrogels

16:35 - 16:55

ORAL: PODEVYN, ANNELORE: Ghent University, Belgium
Synthesis and characterization of photo-sensitive gelatin and poly(2-oxazoline) precursors towards hybrid hydrogel development

ORAL: OLOLADE, OLATUNJI: University of Lagos, Nigeria
Fish scale biopolymers: Extraction, processing and application in novel transdermal delivery systems with improved targeting

19:00 - 21:00

CONFERENCE BANQUET: Spier Wine Farm, Auditorium

THURSDAY MORNING, 18 APRIL 2019

Session 20:
Session Chairman:
08:30 - 09:10

PLENARY: BOWMAN, CHRISTOPHER: University of Colorado, USA
Clicking polymer networks together: Approaches to form smart, functional polymer networks from click chemistry

09:10 - 09:40

INVITED: HILLMYER, MARC: University of Minnesota, USA
Harnessing disorder in self-assembled block polymers for functional nanostructured materials

09:40 - 10:10

INVITED: HADDLETON, DAVID: University of Warwick, United Kingdom
Copper mediated living radical polymerisation in the presence of oxygen

10:10 - 10:45

COFFEE/TEA BREAK

  Session 21:
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10:45 - 11:15

INVITED: HEUTS, HANS: Technische Universiteit, The Netherlands
Dynamic polyester networks via transesterification

INVITED: SUMERLIN, BRENT: University of Florida, USA
Responsive materials from dynamic bonds

11:15 - 11:45

INVITED: BENETTI, EDMONDO: ETH, Switzerland
Topological evolution of polymer brushes for designing advanced materials

INVITED: HUTCHINGS, LIAN: Durham University, United Kingdom
Molecular engineering with anionic polymerisation

11:45 - 12:05

ORAL: EIGENSEER, JULIA: TU Darmstadt, Germany
Impact of short chain branches onto polymer properties on micro- and macro-scale

ORAL: AHMED, ESSAM: National Research Center, Egypt
Eco-friendly mimosa tanning adhesive system for bagasse particleboard fabrication

12:05 - 12:25

ORAL: VERJANS, JENTE: Ghent University, Belgium
Dynamic materials based on hydrogen bonded polymer networks

ORAL: BOYE, SUSANNE: Leibniz-Institute für Polymerforschung, Germany
In-depth study of enzyme diffusion through a crosslinked poymersome membrane

12:25 - 13:25

LUNCH BREAK

THURSDAY AFTERNOON, 18 APRIL 2019

  Session 23:
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Session 24:
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13:25 - 13:55

INVITED: ANASTASAKI, ATHINA: ETH, Laboratory of Polymer Materials, Switzerland
What happens in the dark? Assessing the temporal control of photo-mediated controlled radical polymerizations

INVITED: WILSON, PAUL: University of Warwick, United Kingdom
Precision synthesis and nanofabrication using nanoscale electrochemistry

13:55 - 14:25

INVITED: BOYER, CYRILLE: University of New South Wales, Australia
Visible light: An efficient tool for polymer synthesis

INVITED: HARRISSON, SIMON: University of Warwick, United Kingdom
Limits of precision monomer placement in chain polymerization

14:25 - 14:45

ORAL: PFUKWA, RUEBEN, University of Stellenbosch, South Africa
Poly(3-methylene-2-pyrrolidone)s: Extending the utility of the pyrrolidone ring in polymer science

ORAL: DEANE, OLIVER: University of Sheffield, United Kingdom
Synthesis of well-defined pyrrolidone-based homopolymers and stimulus-responsive diblock copolymers via RAFT aqueous solution polymerization of 2-(N-acryloyloxy)ethylpyrrolidone

14:45 - 15:05

ORAL: HAVEN, JORIS: Monash University, Australia
RAFT polymerization as a versatile approach for the design of discrete precision polymers

ORAL: EDELEVA, MARIYA: Novosibirsk State University, Russia
In-situ activation of alkoxyamins by 1,3-dipolar cycloaddition for safe and efficient NMR

15:05 - 15:25

COFFEE/TEA BREAK

  Session 25:
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15:25 - 15:55

INVITED: YAGCI, YUSUF: Istanbul Technical University, Turkey
Complex macromolecular architectures by photoinduced ATRP and its combinations with the other polymerization modes

INVITED: TUTEN, BRYAN: Queensland University, Australia
Using macromolecular architecture to control photochemistry and photochemistry to control macromolecular architecture

15:55 - 16:25

INVITED: BÖRNER, HANS: Humbolt-Universität zu Berlin, Germany
Polymerizing like the mussels do: Toward synthetic mussel-foot proteins and resistant high-performance glues

ORAL: KUZMYN, ANDRIY: Wageningen University, The Netherlands
Micro-patterened hierarchical bioactive polymer brushes by visible light-induced surface-initiated LRP

16:25 - 16:45

ORAL: RODRIGUES, KYLE: University of Fribourg, Switzerland
Tailor-made metalloenzymes for catalysing controlled radical polymerizations

ORAL: GORELIK, BORIS: MOBIChem Scientific Engineering, Israel
Inpenetrating networks in photo-crosslinked polyolefins containing different acrylic monomers

16:45

CLOSING SESSION