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Paper presentations

Paper presentations since 2008 are listed below. Information about earlier outputs can be obtained from the Webmaster.

Last revision: 31 July, 2019

 

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2019

H PaschAnalytical lego as a tool for polymer nanostructure elucidation.  The 13th International Conference on Advanced Polymers via Macromolecular Engineering (APME 2019), Stellenbosch, South Africa, 15-18 April 2019.

S Mbizana, L KlumpermanPoly(N-vinylpyrrolidone)-polypeptide based antitumour nanocarrier.  ibid.

M Langlais, O Coutelier, M DestaracThiolactone-functional reversible deactivation radical polymerization agents for advanced macromolecular engineering.  ibid.

R Pfukwa, IM Heyns, B KlumpermanPoly(3-methylene-2-pyrrolidone)s: Extending the utility of the pyrrolidone ring in polymer science.  ibid.

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2018

A Botes, AJ van Reenen, M Lutz, S Sinha RayChitosan and chitin based biosorbents for removal of Zn(II) from aqueous solutions.  Electrospinning 2018, Stellenbosch, South Africa, 16-18 January 2018

WJ Cloete, OES Bshena, NP Gule, R Kemp, B Klumperman.  Antimicrobial nanofibers – strong and lethal.  ibid.

B KlumpermanTowards sequence-controlled poly(styrene-co-maleic anhydride) via RAFT-mediated polymerization.  SMALP Conference, Alberta, Canada, 11 April 2018.

N Radebe, T Beskers, GH Greyling, H PaschOnline coupling of thermal field-flow fractionation (ThFFF) and FTIR spectroscopy.  19th International Symposium in Field- and Flow-based Separations (FFF2018), Columbia, South Carolina, USA, 14-17 May 2018.

UL Muza, GH Greyling, H PaschCore microstructure, morphology and chain arrangement of block copolymer self-assemblies as investigated by thermal field-flow fractionation. ibid.

B KlumpermanPoly(N-vinylpyrrolidone)-based drug delivery systems.  9th International Nanomedicine Conference, Sydney, Australia, 25-27 June 2018.

B KlumpermanMicro-encapsulation and triggered release of bacteria.  World Polymer Congress – Macro2018, Queensland, Australia, 1-5 July 2018.

E Barnard, R Pfukwa, B KlumpermanSynthesis and morphological studies of amphiphilic molecular brushes for biological applications.  6th ECNP Young Polymer Scientists Conference & 10th Short Course on Nanostructured Polymers and Nanocomposites.  San Sebastian, Spain, 1-2 October 2018.

L Fortuin, R Pfukwa, B KlumpermanBiodegradable polymeric prodrugs for the targeted delivery of artemether-lumefantrine.  ibid.

PE Eselem Bungu, H PaschSelectivity of thermal fractionation for the analysis of low density polyethylene.  7th International Conference for Polyolefins Characterization (ICPC), Houston, TX, USA, 21-24 October 2018

R Pfukwa, IM Heyns, L Fortuin, S Jokonya, B Klumperman.  Pyrrolidone based polymers in advanced polymer materials.  NANOSMAT Africa, Somerset West, South Africa, 21 November 2018.

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2017

H Pasch, GH Greyling, UL MuzaMultidetector thermal field-flow fractionation for monitoring the structure and dynamics of block copolymer micelles.  International Symposium on the Separation and Characterization of Natural and Synthetic Macromolecules (SCM-8), Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 31 January – 3 February 2017.

A Kargaard, R Pfukwa, B KlumpermanRecent progress in RAFT polymerization of NVP.  14th Annual UNESCO/IUPAC Workshop & Conference on Macromolecules and Materials, Stellenbosch, South Africa, 10-13 April 2017.

H Pasch, GH Greyling, UL MuzaMultidetector thermal field-flow fractionation for monitoring the structure and dynamics of block copolymer micelles.  ibid.

R Pfukwa, I Weideman, B KlumpermanStudy of the synthesis of polyaldehydes via organocatalytic anionic polymerizationibid.

B KlumpermanTowards polymer-peptide conjugates as potent drugs.  Advanced Polymers via Macromolecular Engineering (APME2017), Gent, Belgium, 21-25 May 2017.

A Kargaard, J Sluijter, B Klumperman. Polymeric delivery systems for RNAi. 9th International Nanomedicine Conference, Coogee Beach, Australia, 3-5 July 2017.

N Harmzen, R Pfukwa, B KlumpermanSequence-controlled poly(styrene-co-maleic anhydride) via RAFT-mediated polymerization.  American Chemical Society National Meeting, Washington DC, USA, 20-24 August 2017.

H Pasch, P Eselum Bungu, A NdiripoThe LEGO approach in polyolefin analysis – linking molecular and physical properties of complex polyolefins.  Danube Vltava Sava Polymer Meeting, Austria, 5-8 September 2017.

M Lutz, NA DayayiyaEVOH nanocomposites with improved antimicrobial properties.  8th Workshop on Green Chemistry and Nanotechnologies in Polymer Chemistry, Prague, Czeck Republic, 6‑8 September 2017.

H PaschChemical composition and microstructure analysis of polymers and polymer assemblies by multidimensional column- and channel-based separations.  International Symposium on GPC/SEC and Related Techniques, New Orleans, USA, 2-5 October 2017.

H PaschSASOL and Stellenbosch University – A strategic partnership in polymer science research.  SASOL University Seminar, Johannesburg, South Africa, 2 November 2017.

JL BarnardThe effect of additives on the properties of polyolefins films: a fundamental investigation.  PISA International Conference, Spier, Stellenbosch, 9-10 November 2017.

UL Muza, GH Greyling, H PaschA comprehensive analysis of the evolution of worm and jelly fish micelles by multi-detector thermal field-flow fractionation (ThFFF).  ibid.

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2016

H Pasch. FFF characterization of synthetic polymers.  18th International Symposium on Field- and Flow-based Separations, Dresden, Germany, 22-26 May 2016.

H PaschMultidetector field-flow fractionation for monitoring the structure and dynamics of block copolymer micelles.  29th International Symposium on Polymer Analysis and Characterization (ISPAC-2016), Singapore, 12-15 June 2016.

IM Heyns, R Pfukwa, B Klumperman3-Methylene-2-pyrrolidone: Synthesis, polymerization, characterization and cytotoxicity.  APA International Conference on Advanced Polymers, Biomaterials, Bioengineering & Nano Drug Delivery, Sofitel L’Imperial Resort & Spa, Flic-en-Flac, Mauritius, 5-7 September 2016.

H Pasch, A Ndiripo, P BunguAnalytical LEGO for the determination of branching in LDPE.  5th International Conference on Polyolefin Characterization, Shanghai, China, 7-9 November 2016.

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2015

H Pasch, KG Maiko, GH Greyling, PP Sinha, W HillerChemical composition and microstructure analysis of polymers by multidimensional column- and channel-based separations.  SCM-07 7th Internasional Symposium on the Separation and Characterization of Natural and Synthetic Macromolecules, 27-30 Jan 2015, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

NO Pretorius, K Rode, JM Simpson, H PaschCharacterization of complex phthalic acid/propylene glycol based polyesters by the combination of 2D chromatography and MALDI-TOF mass spectrometry.  ibid

AC Makan, MJ Spallek, T Klein, H Pasch.  Advanced analysis of polymer emulsions: Particle size and particle size distribution by AF4-MALLS-UV-RI, CF3-MALLS-UV and DLS.  ibid.

H Pasch.  Advanced analysis of polymer emulsions: Particle size and particle size distribution by AF4-MALLS-UV-RI, CF3-MALLS-UV and DLS.  Coatings for Africa Symposium and Expo, 11-13 May 2015, Johannesburg, South Africa.

H Pasch.  Multidimensional analytical methods as important tools for the comprehensive characterization of engineering plastics.  7th International Symposium on Engineering Plastics (EP 2015), 18-21 August 2015, Xining, China.

WJ Cloete, E Bester, V Trouillet, R Pfukwa, AS Goldmann, C Barner-Kowolik, B KlumpermanSurface modification of regenerated cellulose for improved anti-biofouling properties.  13th Annual UNESCO/IUPAC Workshop and Conference on Macromolecules and Materials, 7-10 Sep 2015, Port Elizabeth, South Africa.

B KlumpermanMicrocapsules and microcages via templating of pickering emulsions.  ibid.

E Harmzen, R Pfukwa, B KlumpermanFunctional nanoparticles synthesized via surfactant-free dispersion polymerizations as novel polymerization technique.  ibid.

GH Greyling, H PaschMultidetector thermal field-flow fractionation as a unique tool for the characterisation of block copolymer micelles.  ibid.

TF Beskers, J Kübel, T Hofe, H Pach, M WilhelmChemically sensitive detection based on online coupled FTIR spectroscopy.  ibid.

M Brand, H Pasch, Y LiuPreparation and characterization of chitosan-decorated liposomes for drug delivery.  ibid.

DD Robertson, AJ van ReenenStudying the thermal behaviour of biopolymers.  ibid.

L Botha, P Sinha, H Duveskog, AJ van ReenenDevelopment of structure-property relationships in commercial heterophasic ethylene propylene copolymers (HEPC).  ibid.

H Pasch, AC Makan, M Brand, N Ngaza, GH GreylingMultidetector field flow fractionation for the comprehensive analysis of complex polymers.  International Symposium on GPC/SEC and Related Techniques, 20-22 Oct 2015, Philadelphia, USA.

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2014

HM Etmimi, PE Mallon.  In situ exfoliation of graphite oxide nanosheets in polymer nanocomposites using miniemulsion polymerization.  Polychar 22, 22nd World Forum on Advanced Materials, 8-11 April 2014, Stellenbosch, South Africa.

N Bailly, GEN Pound-Lana, B Klumperman.  N-vinyl pyrrolidone-vinyl acetate block copolymers as a drug delivery vehicle. ibid.

A Esposito, N Delpouve, V Caysin, P Mallon, E DargentThermally treated poly(hydroxybutyrate-co-hydroxyvalerate): Molecular mobility vs. microstructure.  ibid.

AJ van Reenen, L Botha, H Duveskog, S Joubert, PP SinhaSolution and solid state NMR characterization of heterophasic propylene-ethylene copolymers (HEPCS). ibid.

H Pfukwa, H PaschAnalysis of polymer-clay nanocomposites by AF4-FTIRibid.

NP Gule, B KlumpermanBiocompatible and thermoresponsive hydrogels evaluated in tissue engineering applications. ibid.

R Pfukwa, PHJ Kouwer, AE Rowan, B KlumpermanFinite nanostructures by controlled hierarchical self-assembly of foldamersibid.

PW Reader, B KlumpermanHetero bi-functional polymer-polypeptide conjugates. ibid.

H Pasch, W Hiller, AC Makan, W van Aswegen, N NgazaMultidetector field-flow fractionation for the comprehensive analysis of complex polymersibid.

JM Phiri, S Cheruthazhekatt, H PaschStudies on compositional heterogeneity in ethylene-propylene copolymers using fractionation methodsibid.

DD Robertson, AJ van Reenen, R NeppalliSolution crystallization and dissolution analysis of polymers as monitored by SCALLS.  ibid.

E Harmzen, B Klumperman, L CronjeNanofibrous membranes for the application in post-harvest technologies. ibid.

AC Makan, MJ Spallek, M du Toit, H PaschDecorative coatings under investigation – particle size and particle size distribution in emulsions assessed by AF4-MALLS-UV-RI, CF3-MALLS-UV and DLS.  ibid.

M Brand, H PaschInvestigaton of the behaviour of polymers (polar and non-polar) in polar and non-polar solvents with the aid of asymmetrical field flow fractionation and thermal field flow fractionationibid.

NO Pretorius, CM Willense, AJ de Villiers, H PaschCombined SEC, SFC and ESI-MS for the analysis of complex aliphatic polyestersibid.

TG Wright, H Chirowodza, H PaschNMR studies on the mechanism of reverse iodine transfer polymerization of styreneibid.

NM Begum, NP Gule, B KlumpermanProduction of nanoparticles from poly(styrene-co-maleic anhydride), (SMA).  5th Southern and Eastern Africa Network of Analytical Chemists (SEANAC) Conference, 9-13 June 2014, Reef Hotel, Mombasa, Kenya.

MM Phiri, W Hadasha, R Pfukwa, B KlumpermanTowards solvent free coatings: The story of bonded diluent.  5th International IUPAC Conference on Green Chemistry, 17-21 August 2014, Durban, South Africa.

WJ Cloete, C Adriaanse, S Hayward, TE Cloete, P Swart, B KlumpermanFacile immobilization of enzymes on electrospun nanofibrous membranes.  International Conference for Antimicrobial Research (ICAR2014), 1-3 October 2014, Madrid, Spain.

H Pasch, GH Greyling, W Hiller, AC Makan, W van Aswegen, N NgazaMultidetector field-flow fractionation for the comprehensive analysis of complex polymers.  The 17th International Symposium on Field- and Flow-based Separations, 12-16 October 2014, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, USA.

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2013

I Rootman-le Grange, M Lutz.  Investigating cell phones as viable alternatives to traditional type clickers in large university classrooms.  23rd Annual Meeting of the Southern African Association for Research in Mathematics, Science and Technology Education, 14-17 Jan 2013, University of the Western Cape, Cape Town, South Africa.

L Retief, M Lutz, M PotgieterStudent perceptions of and attitudes towards first-year General Chemistry practicals.  ibid.

H Pasch, AC Makan, W Hiller, W van Aswegen, T OtteAnalysis of complex polymers by multidetector field flow fractionation separation and characterization of natural and synthetic polymers.  6th International Symposium on the Separation and Characterization of Natural and Synthetic Macromolecules (SCM-6), 6-8 Feb 2013, Dresden, Germany.

PE Mallon, F MeltzElectrospun poly(methyl acrylic acid)-graft-poly(dimethylsiloxane) nanofibre hydrogels.  21th World Forum on Advanced Materials (POLYCHAR-21), 11-15 Mar 2013, Gwangu, South Korea.

AJ van ReenenThe use of internet resources in polymer science education: Potential pitfalls of the “facilitator” approach.  12th Annual UNESCO/IUPAC Workshop and Conference on Macromolecules & Materials, 24-28 Mar 2013, Stellenbosch, South Africa.

PE MallonNanofibre and multi-walled carbon nanotube (MWCNT) silicone elastomer compositesibid.

H PaschAdvanced polyolefin analysis.  ibid.

B KlumpermanPVP – New opportunities for an old polymeribid.

R Pfukwa, PHJ Kouwer, AE Rowan, B KlumpermanTMV-like self-assembly of poly (para-aryltriazole) foldamersibid.

WJ Cloete, L Verwey, B KlumpermanPermanently antimicrobial waterborne coatings based on the dual role of modified poly(styrene-co-maleic anhydride).  ibid.

R Neppalli, V Causin, M Meincken, P Hartmann, AJ van ReenenThe effect of polymeric nanofibres on structure, morphology, and properties of poly lactic acid.  ibid.

PP Sinha, S Cheruthazhekatt, H Assumption, H Pasch. High-resolution solid-state NMR studies on polypropylene and polypropylene copolymers.  ibid.

PP Sinha, GW Harding, KG Maiko, W Hiller, H PaschComprehensive two-dimensional liquid chromatography for the separation of protonated and deuterated polystyreneibid.

AJ van Reenen, L BothaThe effect of in-process ethylene incorporation on the evolution of particle morphology and molecular characteristics of commercial heterophasic ethylene propylene copolymers (HEPCS)ibid.

P Naidoo, PE Mallon, AJ van ReenenA comparative analysis of the chemical composition of linear low density polyethylene polymers synthesized with 1-hexene comonomers under different catalytic conditions.ibid.

TS Motsoeneng, AS Luyt, AJ van ReenenThe effect of crystalline phase morphology on the structure and properties of the impact polypropylene copolymer (IPC)ibid.

NO Pretorius, JB McLeary, H PaschMultidimensional analytical techniques for the characterization of phthalic anhydride based polyestersibid.

S Cherithazhekatt, H PaschMolecular characterization of impact polypropylene copolymers by high temperature two-dimensional liquid chromatographyibid.

DD Robertson, AJ van ReenenSolution characterization kinetics of polyolefinsibid.

AZ Al-Aeeb, B KlumpermanNanocolorants for hot-melt inksibid.

H PaschMultidimensional analysis of the complex composition of IPC: TREF, SEC-FTIR-Hper DSC and HT-2D-LC.  8th Novolen Technology Conference, 4 Jun 2013, Versailles, France.

PE Mallon, GM BayleyNanofibre and multi-walled carbon nanotube (MWCNT) filled silicone elastomer composites with large strain and toughness enhancement.  Rouen Symposium on Advanced Materials – 2013 (ROSAM-2013), 5-7 Jun 2013, University of Rouen, France.

H Pasch.  Advances in multidimensional HPLC.  26th International Symposium on Polymer Analysis and Characterisation (ISPAC-2013), 9 Jun 2013, New Orleans, USA.

WJ Cloete, C Adriaanse, P Swart, B KlumpermanFacile immobilization on electrospun poly(styrene-alt-maleic anhydride) nanofibres.  SA Young Water Professionals Conference 2013, 16-18 Jul 2013, Stellenbosch, South Africa.

M Lutz, I Rootman-le Grange.  Using cell phones as alternative to traditional type clickers in large first-year chemistry classes. 13th European Science Education Research Association, 2-7 Sept 2013, Cyprus, Nicosia.

L Retief, M Lutz, M PotgieterStudent perceptions of and attitudes towards first-year General Chemistry practicals.  ibid.

H Pasch, W Hiller, KG Maiko, PP Sinha, M HehnChemical composition and microstructure analysis of copolymers by multidimensional liquid chromatography.  International Symposium on Ionic Polymerization 2013, 25 Sep 2013, Awaji Yumebutai, Japan.

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2012

HM EtmimiSynthesis and characterization of polystyrene-graphite nanocomposites via surface RAFT-mediated miniemulsion polymerization.  ICAMR 2012, 2012 2nd International Conference on Advanced Material Research, 7-8 Jan 2012, Chengdu, China.

H PaschNovel multidimensional separation techniques for complex nanostructured materials.  ANALYTIX-2012, 23-25 Mar 2012, Beijing, China.

I Rootman-le Grange, M LutzIntegrating technology and teaching methods to enhance student learning and understanding.  6th Annual Conference on the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 22-23 May 2012, Somerset West, South Africa.

L Retief, M Potgieter, M LutzRefinement and ananlysis of questionnaires on student perceptions and attitudes towards chemistry laboratory training using the Rasch model.  ibid.

H Pasch, PP Sinha, W HillerChemical composition and microstructure analysis of complex polymers by multidimensional liquid chromatography.  HPLC 2012, 38th International Symposium on High Performance Liquid Phase Separations and Related Techniques, 16-21 Jun 2012, Anaheim, California, USA.

H Pasch, AC Makan, W van Aswegen, T OtteAnalysis of complex polymers by field flow fractionation coupled to MALLS.  IUPAC Macro 2012 World Polymer Congress, 24-29 Jun 2012, Blacksburg, USA.

L Retief, M Potgieter, M LutzRefinement of questionnaires using the Rasch model: Student perceptions and attitudes towards chemistry laboratory training.  22nd International Conference on Chemistry Education and 11th European Conference on Research in Chemical Education (ICCE-ECRICE), 15-30 July 2012, La Sapienza University, Rome, Italy.

A Gericke. Thermal and moisture transport properties of nanofiber web structures produced through the ball electrospinning process. International Conference on Industrial Textiles, “INDUTECH 2012”, 3-4 Aug 2012, Coimbatore, India.

JJ Jacobs, GEN Pound-Lana, B KlumpermanEnd-group modification and conjugation studies of poly(N-vinylpyrrolidone).  ACS National Meeting, 19-23 Aug 2012, Philadelphia, USA.

H Pasch, PP Sinha, W HillerChemical composition and microstructure analysis of complex polymers by multidimensional liquid chromatography.  NIST Workshop on Macromolecular Separation-by-Design, 10-11 Oct 2012, Gaithersburg, USA.

H Pasch, S Cheruthazhekatt, GW Harding, TFJ Pijpers, VBF MathotMultidimensional analysis of the complex composition of IPS: TREF, SEC-FTIR-Hper DSC and HT-2D-LC.  4th International Conference of Polyolefin Characterisation, 21-24 Oct 2012, Houston, USA.

L Retief, M Potgieter, M LutzComparison between perceptions of first-year students, lecturers and tutos regarding outcomes achieved during chemistry practical training.  HELTASA 2012 Conference, 28-30 Nov 2012, University of Stellenbosch, Stellenbosch, South Africa.

I Rootman-le Grange, M LutzUsing cell phone clickers and adjusted peer instruction to enhance understanding and learning of chemistry in large first-year classes.  ibid.

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2011

AC Makan*, T Otte, H PaschInvestigation of polybutadienes by SEC/MALLS and AF4/MALLS. 5th International Symposium on the Separation and Characterization of Natural and Synthetic Macromolecules, SCM-5, 27-29 Jan 2011, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

H Chirowodza*, PC Hartmann, H PaschCharacterisation of polymer grafted from the surface of Laponite clay particles.  ibid.

PP Sinha, MI Malik, GM Bayley, PE Mallon, H PaschCharacterization of poly(dimethyl siloxane)-block-poly(styrene) copolymers by LCCC.  ibid.

H Pasch, P Sinha, MI MalikNovel multidimensional separation methods for complex block copolymers.  POLYCHAR-19 World Forum on Advanced Materials, 20-24 Mar 2011, Kathmandu, Nepal.

W van Aswegen*, T Otte, H PaschField-flow fractionation study of nanoparticles.  11th Annual UNESCO/IUPAC Workshop and Conference on Functional Polymeric Materials & Composites.  27-29 Apr 2011, Stellenbosch, South Africa.

MI Malik, PP Sinha, GW Harding, H PaschMulti-dimensional liquid chromatography of complex polymers.  ibid.

ETA van den Dungen*, J Galineau, PC HartmannSurface modification of clay and use as stabilizer in (mini)emulsion polymerization.  ibid.

PE MallonAnalysis of polymer materials with complex morphologies.  ibid.

L Keulder*, AJ van ReenenElectrospun polyolefins. ibid.

NP Gule, M de Kwaadsteniet, TE Cloete, B Klumperman.  Fabrication, characterization and antifouling properties of furanone containing membranes for applications in water treatment.  International Water Association (IWA) Nano and Water Conference, 15-18 May 2011, Zurich Ascona, Switzerland.

H Pasch*, AC Makan, T OtteAnalysis of high molar mass branched polybutadienes by AF4/MALLS and SEC/MALLS.  FFF-15, 23-25 May 2011, San Francisco, USA.

MI Malik, PP Sinha, GW Harding, H PaschTwo-dimensional liquid chromatography of complex polymers: PDMS-PS block copolymers.  European Polymer Congress, EPF-2011 and X11 Congress of the Specialized Group of Polymers, GEP, Granada, Spain.

NP Gule, M de Kwaadsteniet, TE Cloete, B Klumperman.  Fabrication characterization and antimicrobial efficacy of Cu+ functionalized poly (vinyl alcohol) nanofibre membranes. South African Microbiology Society (SASM) Conference, 6-9 Nov 2011, Cape Town, South Africa.

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2010

AE SmitHigh-throughput electrospinning: Behaviour of multiple electrospinning jets on the surface of a bubble.  ElectroSpin 2010, 29 Jan 2010, Melbourne, Australia.

PE Mallon*, ABE Abduallah, GM BayleySynthesis, morphology and electrospinning of poly(dimethylsiloxane) based copolymers.  POLYCHAR 18 – World Forum on Advanced Materials Synthesis, Properties, Characterisation, 7-10 Apr 2010, Siegen, Germany.

GM Bayley*, PE Mallon, MS HedenqvistCarbon nanotube filled electrospun polyacrylonitrile-graft-poly(dimethylsiloxane) fibers for silicone elastomers composites.  ibid.

DS McLachlan, C Chiteme, G SautiThe AC and DC percolative conductivity of poor conductor-poor insulator composites.  ICCE-18, 18th Annual International Conference on Composite/Nano Engineering, 4-10 Jul 2010, Anchorage, Alaska, USA.

DS McLachlan, G Sauti, C ChitemeThe role of the non universal static dielectric constant in the scaling of AC conductivity results.  ibid.

ETA van den DungenSelf-healing coatings based on thiol-ene chemistry.  Plastics Institute of South Africa, 12 Aug 2010, Cape Town, South Africa.  (Published in SA Plastics – Composites & Rubbers, Vol 8, Nr 5, 74-75, “Self-healing” materials gateway to new scientific vistas.)

ETA van den Dungen*, J Galineau, PC HartmannSurface modification of clay and use as stabilizer in (mini)emulsion polymerization.  International Conference on Interfaces and Interphases in Multicomponent Materials, 1-3 Sep 2010, Sheffield, UK.

MI Malik*, PP Sinha, GM Bayley, PE Mallon, H PaschHPLC characterization of PS-b-PDMS copolymers.  16th International Symposium on Separation Science, Recent advancements in chromatography and capillary electromigration techniques, 6-10 Sep 2010, National Research Counsil, Rome, Italy.

AC Makan*, H PaschInvestigation of polybutadienes by SEC/MALLS and AF4/MALLS.  Analitika 2010, International Conference on Analytical Sciences, 5-9 Dec 2010, Stellenbosch, South Africa.

E Zengeni, PC Hartmann*, PE Mallon, RD SandersonUse of positron annihilation lifetime spectroscopy technique to elucidate free volume parameters of poly(acrylonitrile-co-methyl acrylate)/clay nanocomposites.  ibid.

MI Malik*, PP Sinha, GW Harding, H PaschTwo dimensional liquid chromatography of complex polymers: PS-PDMS block copolymers.  ibid.

H ChirowodzaCharacterization of polymer-grafted Laponite clay particles.  ibid.

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2009

H PaschMultidimensional polymer analysis - Key technology in state-of-the-art materials research.  Meeting of the Austrian Chemical Society, Invited Lecture, University of Linz, Linz, Austria, 13 Jan 2009.

H PaschFull characterization of complex polymers: Mission impossible?  Keynote Lecture, Separation and Characterization of Natural and Synthetic Polymers (SCM-4), Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 28-30 Jan 2009.

N Akeroyd*, R Pfukwa, B KlumpermanNew RAFT leaving group synthesized via “click” chemistry.  Zing Polymer Conference, Playa Del Carmen, Mexico, 7 Feb 2009.

H PaschNew developments in HPLC of polymers.  Pre-Conference Short Course, 22nd International Symposium on Polymer Analysis and Characterization (ISPAC-2009), Zlín, Czech Republic, 22-24 June 2009.

ETA van den Dungen*, B KlumpermanSelf-healing coatings based on thol-ene chemistry.  2nd International Conference on Self-Healing Materials, 2nd ICSHM 2009, The Westin Chicago River North, Illinois, USA, 28 Jun – 1 Jul 2009.

H PaschHigh-temperature gradient HPLC and LC-NMR for the analysis of complex polyolefins.  Invited Lecture, Advances in Polymer Science and Technology (APST 1), Linz, Austria, 8-10 July 2009.

H PaschHigh-temperature gradient HPLC and hyphenated techniques for the analysis of complex polyolefins. Invited Lecture, Novolen GmbH, Mannheim, Germany, 28 July 2009.

H PaschAdvances in chromatography and spectroscopy of polymers.  Advanced Training Course of the German Chemical Society, 2-4 September 2009.

RD SandersonIndustrializing continuous high frequency back pulsing to maintain/enhance a high flux in a spiral wrap membrane element.  Euromembrane 2009, The EMS Conference, Montpellier, France, 6-10 September 2009.

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2008

RD SandersonPosing problems to the young physicists – from Chemistry to Physics.  Workshop on Soft Condensed Matter and Physics of Biological Systems:  Perspectives for South Africa.  Stellenbosch, South Africa, 4-6 February 2008.

RD Sanderson*, EP Jacobs, DJ Koen, VL PillayDevelopment of the ultrafiltration membrane system for water and effluent treatment.  An Information and Demonstration Day on a new, robust membrane water treatment system.  Struisbaai, South Africa, 29 May 2008.

DS McLachlan*, G SautiThe AC and DC conductivity of binary media. 12th International Conference on Ground Penetrating Radar, Birmingham, UK, 16-19 June 2008.

H Matahwa*, RD Sanderson.  CaCO3 crystallization in the presence of modified polysaccharides and linear polymeric additives.  Macro 2008, Polymers at Frontiers of Science and Technology, Tapei, Taiwan, 29 June – 4 July 2008.

RD Sanderson*, DJ Koen, FJ Bester, DS McLachlanFlux flow and cleaning enhancement in a spiral membrane element using continuous infrasonic frequency back pulsing.  ARS Separatoria 2008, XXIII International Symposium on Physico-Chemical Methods of Separation, Torun, Poland, 6-9 July 2008.

DS McLachlan*, E Shugman, RD SandersonFlux recovery during infrasonic frequency backpulsing of micro and ultra filtration membranes, fouled with dextin and yeast.  ibid.

DS McLachlan*, E Shugman, RD SandersonFlux recovery during infrasonic frequency backpulsing of micro and ultra filtration membranes, fouled with dextin and yeast.  International Congress on Membranes and Membrane Processes, Honolulu, Hawaii, 12-18 July 2008.

RD Sanderson*, DJ Koen, FJ Bester, DS McLachlanFlux flow and cleaning enhancement in a spiral membrane element using continuous infrasonic frequency back pulsing.  Seminar presented at the Tianjin Polytecnic University, Tianjin, China, Jul 2008.

A Albrecht, R Brüll*, H Pasch, T MackoHigh temperature interaction chromatography and high temperature 2-dimensional-chromatography of olefin copolymers.  10th Annual UNESCO/IUPAC Conference on Macromolecules and Materials, Berg-en-Dal Restcamp, Kruger National Park, South Africa, 7-11 September 2008.

G Pound, Z Eksteen, D Barnard, B KlumpermanRAFT-mediated polymerization of N-vinylpyrrolidone.  ibid.

MP Tonge*, N Bailly, RD Sanderson.  Polydispersity in (mini)emulsion polymerisation.  ibid.

PC Hartmann*, A Samakande, NGI Greesh, RD Sanderson.  Polymer-clay nanocomposites: Latest advances in preparation and applications.  ibid.

PE Mallon, G Bayley, M SwartSynthesis, characterization and surface properties of inorganic-organic hybrid copolymers based on poly(dimethylsiloxane) (PDMS).  ibid.

RD SandersonBlock polymers in emulsion using RAFT polymerisationibid.

AJ van Reenen*, E Rowhwer, P Walters, M BrandSolution crystallization analysis by laser light scattering (SCALLS).  2nd International Conference on Polyolefin Characterization, ICPC, Valencia, Spain, 14-17 September 2008.

A Samakande*, RD Sanderson, PC Hartmann.  Melt rheology of RAFT mediated polystyrene-co-butyl acrylate copolymer clay nanocomposites. SASOR 2008, 2nd Southern African Conference on Rheology, CPUT, Cape Town, 6-8 October 2008.

B Klumperman*Advanced macromolecular architectures via living radical polymerization.  39th SACI National Convention, University of Stellenbosch, Stellenbosch, 30 Nov – 5 Dec 2008.

L Hlalele*, MP Tonge, B Klumperman.  NMR as a tool in copolymerization kinetic and mechanistic studies.  ibid.

I Ogilvie*, PC HartmannAutocrosslinking of polymer lattices upon film formation via acid-base interactionsibid.

GEN Pound-Lana*, B Klumperman.   A new life for an old polymer: RAFT mediated polymerization of N-vinylpyrrolidoneibid.

ZH Eksteen*, D Bezuidenhout, B KlumpermanPoly(N-vinylpyrrolidone) (PVP) hydrogels via protein conjugationibid.

RD Sanderson*.  Use of free and controlled radical polymerization in applying nanotechnology to job creationibid.

FM Saoud*, MP Tonge, WG Weber, RD SandersonNanomagnetism for purification of polymers prepared via controlled radical polymerization.  ibid.

RAS Fleet*, V Grumel, JB McLeary, RD SandersonSynthesis and characterization of grafted natural polymers.  ibid.

S van der Westhuizen*, EP Jacobs, HJ AdendorffUsing on-line multiple choice tests and immediate feedback to guide student learningibid.

M Lutz*, HJ AdendorffA study to direct firs year general Chemistry students towards learningibid.

H Pasch*Analytical polymer science interfacing materials science and analytical chemistryibid.

FA Messaud*, RD SandersonField-flow fractionation techniques in the separation and characterization of polymersibid.

N Akeroyd*, R Pfukwa, B KlumpermanNew universal RAFT leaving group synthesized via “click” chemistryibid.

NGI Greesh*, PC Hartmann, V Cloete, RD SandersonImpact of the clay organic modifier on the morphology of polymer-clay nanocomposites prepared in emulsion polymerizationibid.

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