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Conference in 2013
Conference Title Date Venue Contact
12th Annual UNESCO/IUPAC Workshop and Conference on Macromolecules & Materials 24 March 2013 (Workshop)
25 - 28 March 2013 (Conference)
Wallenberg Research Centre @ STIAS, University of Stellenbosch, SA Prof Harald Pasch
Univ of Stellenbosch, SA
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Local Organizing Committee


Prof Harald Pasch: Conference Chairman
Tel: +27(21) 808-3173
Fax: +27(21) 808-4967
E-mail: hpasch@sun.ac.za

Prof AJ van Reenen: Conference Co-Chair (Poster Symposium)
Tel: +27(21) 808-3168
Fax: +27(21) 808-4967
E-mail: ajvr@sun.ac.za

Prof Bert Klumperman
Tel: +27(21) 808-3988
Fax: +27(21) 808-4967
E-mail: bklump@sun.ac.za

Prof PE Malllon
Tel: +27(21) 808-2971
Fax: +27(21) 808-4967
E-mail: pemallon@sun.ac.za

Aneli Fourie: Conference Secretary
Tel: +27(21) 808-3174
Fax: +27(21) 808-4967
E-mail: aef2@sun.ac.za


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International Advisory Committee


Prof H Pasch, German Plastics Institute, Germany
Prof B Klumperman, Eindhoven University, The Netherlands
Prof RD Sanderson (retired), University of Stellenbosch, SA
Prof V Mathot, Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium
Prof G McNally, Queen's University Belfast, Northern Ireland
Prof L Mathias, University of Southern Mississippi, USA
Prof D Jumbam, Walter Sisulu University, SA
Prof L Tichagwa, University of Fort Hare, SA
Prof T Chang, Pohand University, Korea
Dr P Kilz, Polymer Standards Service Co, Germany
Dr J Mellor, Sasol Polymer Technology Centre, SA


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Sponsors


IUPAC, David Stc Black, E-mail: secretariat@iupac.org
Sasol Polymers Corporate: Dr J Mellor, Managing Director, E-mail: John.Mellor@sasol.com
Plascon South Africa (Pty) Ltd, Patrick A Seager, E-mail: pseager@plascon.co.za
African Sun Media, E-mail: africansunmedia@sun.ac.za


WORKSHOP:

SUNDAY MORNING, 24 MARCH 2013
SESSION 1: Prof Albert van Reenen
Time Speaker Title
08:00 - 09:00

Opening / Registration

 
09:00 - 10:00

Prof Lon Mathias
University of Southern Mississippi, USA

Polymer Education in 2012: Where we are, where we're going

Mathias Workshop Abstract
10:00 - 11:00

Prof Albert van Reenen
University of Stellenbosch, South Africa

The use of internet resources in polymer science education: Potential pitfalls of the "facilitator"

Van Reenen Workshop Abstract
11:00 - 12:00

Prof Peter Mallon
University of Stellenbosch, South Africa

Nanofibre and multi-walled carbon nanotube (MWCNT) silicone elastomer composites

Mallon Workshop Abstract
12:00 - 13:00

Prof Harald Pasch
University of Stellenbosch, South Africa

Advanced polyolefin analysis

Pasch Workshop Abstract
13:00 - 14:00

LUNCH BREAK

SUNDAY AFTERNOON, 24 MARCH 2013
SESSION 2: Prof Harald Pasch
14:00 - 15:00

Dr Peter Kilz
PSS Polymer Standards Service, Germany

Comprehensive characterization of macromolecules by GPC/SEC Methodologies

Kilz Workshop Abstract
15:00 - 16:00

Prof Markus Busch
Technische Universität Darmstadt, Germany

Application of pressure and SCF technology in a world scale process

Busch Workshop Abstract
16:00 - 18:00

REGISTRATION / MEET & GREET SESSION

CONFERENCE:

MONDAY MORNING, 25 MARCH 2013
SESSION 3: BIOPOLYMERS
Session Chairman: Prof Bert Klumperman
Time Speaker Title
08:00 - 09:00

Registration

 
08:45 - 09:00

Opening remarks:
Prof Eugene Cloete: Vice-Rector: Research & Innovation, University of Stellenbosch, South Africa


09:00 - 09:45

Keynote Speaker:
Prof Katharina Landfester
Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research, Germany

Biopolymers in nanocapsule synthesis for biomedical applications

Landfester Abstract

09:45 - 10:10

Keynote Speaker:
Prof Bert Klumperman

University of Stellenbosch, South Africa

PVP - new opportunities for an old polymer

Klumperman Abstract

10:10 - 10:35

Invited Speaker:
Prof Jian Xu
Institute of Chemistry, CAS, P.R. China

Bionic polymer materials and their superhydrophocity

Jian Xu Abstract
10:35 - 11:00

COFFEE / TEA BREAK

SESSION 3: BIOPOLYMERS
Session Chairman: Prof Bert Klumperman

11:00 - 11:25

Invited Speaker:
Prof Michael Monteiro
University of Queensland, Australia

Monodisperse polymer nanoparticles: Independent control of particle size and molecular weight

Monteiro Abstract

11:25 - 11:45

Oral Submission:
Dr Oleg Borisov
Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, France

Self-organized nano-structures of amphiphilic ionic copolymers: Recent advances and current challenges

Borisov Abstract

11:45 - 12:05

Invited Speaker:
Prof Igor Potemkin
Lomonosov Moscow State University, Russia

Morphology control in block copolymer films

Potemkin Abstract

12:05 - 12:25

Oral Submission:
Dr Rueben Pfukwa
University of Stellenbosch, South Africa

TMV-like self-assembly of poly (para-aryltriazole) foldamers

Pfukwa Abstract

12:25 - 12:35

Oral Submission:
Wililam Cloete
University of Stellenbosch, South Africa

Permanently antimicrobial waterborne coatings based on the dual role of modified poly(styrene-co-maleic anhydride)

Cloete Abstract

12:35 - 12:50

Oral Submission:
Giovanna Gomez d'Ayala
Instituto di Chimica e Technologia dei Polimeri, Italy

Development and characterization of innovative PCL-based composites for bone tissue regeneration

D'Ayala Abstract
13:00 - 14:00

LUNCH BREAK

MONDAY AFTERNOON, 25 MARCH 2013
SESSION 4: MEDICAL & WATER
Session Chairman: Prof Peter Mallon

14:00 - 15:45

Keynote Speaker:
Prof Harm-Anton Klok
Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland

Combating diseases with peptide - polymer conjugates

Klok Abstract

14:45 - 15:10

Oral Submission:
Prof Suzana Nunes
King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Self-assembly and porosity control in polymeric membranes

Nunes Abstract

15:10 - 15:35


Cancellation

 


15:35 - 16:00

Oral Submission:
Prof Lilian Tichagwa
University of Fort Hare, South Africa

Preparation and characterization of lignocellulose-clinoptilolite composites

Tichagwa Abstract
16:00 - 16:30

COFFEE / TEA BREAK

SESSION 4: MATERIALS
Session Chairman: Prof Peter Mallon

16:30 - 16:55

Invited Speaker:
Prof Antonio Pizzi
ENSTIB, Ecole Nationale Superieure des Technologies des Industries du Bois, France

Chemistry and characteristics of natural and carbonized rigid and elastic tannin foams

Pizzi Abstract

16:55 - 17:15

Oral Submission:
Prof Marian Gomez-Fatou
Institute of Polymer Science and Technology, Spain

Influence of carbon nanotubes on the properties of fiber-reinforced thermoplastic composites

Gomez-Fatou Abstract

17:15 - 17:35

Oral Submission:
Dr Ramesh Neppalli
University of Stellenbosch, South Africa

The effect of polymeric nanofibres on structure, morphology, and properties of poly lactic acid

Neppalli Abstract
TUESDAY MORNING, 26 MARCH 2013
SESSION 5: CHARACTERIZATION
Session Chairman: Prof Harald Pasch
08:00 - 09:-00

Registration


09:00 - 09:45

Invited Speaker:
Dr Albena Lederer
Leibniz-Institut für Polymerforschung Dresden, Germany

Scaling characteristics of biomolecular aggregates and bioconjugates via AF4

Lederer Abstract

09:45 - 10:10

Invited Speaker:
Prof Gert Desmet
Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium

Kinetic advantages of core-shell particles as a means to generate high peak capacities in liquid chromatography

Desmet Abstract

10:10 - 10:35

Invited Speaker:
Prof Yonggang Liu
Changchun Institute of Applied Chemistry, China

Single polymer dynamics in a random flow

Yonggang Liu Abstract
10:35 - 11:00

COFFEE / TEA BREAK

SESSION 5: CHARACTERIZATION
Session Chairman: Prof Harald Pasch

11:00 - 11:30

Invited Speaker:
Prof Bernhard Blümich
Institut für Makromolekulare Chemie, Germany

Polymer, analysis by compact NMR

Blumich Abstract

11:30 - 11:55

Oral Submission:
Dr Pritish Sinha
University of Stellenbosch, South Africa

High-resolution solid-state NMR studies on polypropylene and polypropylene copolymers

Sinha Abstract

11:55 - 12:20

Invited Speaker:
Dr Peter Kilz
PSS Polymer Standards Service, Germany

Investigation of polymer reactions by GPC/SEC with mass spectrometry

Kilz Abstract

12:20 - 12:40

Oral Submission:
Khumo Maiko
University of Stellenbosch, South Africa

Comprehensive two-dimensional liquid chromatography for the separation of protonated and deuterated polystyrene

Maiko Abstract
13:00 - 14:00

LUNCH BREAK

TUESDAY AFTERNOON, 26 MARCH 2013
SESSION 6: POLYOLEFINS
Session Chairman: Prof Albert van Reenen

14:00 - 14:45

Keynote Speaker:
Dr Saeid Mehdiabadi
University of Waterloo, Canada

The importance of having detailed ethylene/a-olefin polymerization kinetics with metallocene catalysts for developing new polyolefin products

Mehdiabadi Abstract

14:45 - 15:10

Invited Speaker:
Prof Jun-Ting Xu
Zhejiang University, China

Effect of phase separation on crystallization and morphology of PP/EPR in-reactor alloys

Jun-Ting Xu Abstract

15:10 - 15:35

Invited Speaker:
Prof Albert van Reenen
University of Stellenbosch, South Africa

The effect of in-process ethylene incorporation on the evolution of particle morphology and molecular characteristics of commercial heterophasic ethylene propylene copolymers (HEPCS)

Van Reenen Abstract

15:35 - 16:00

Oral Submission:
Moipone Mokoena
University of the Free State (QwaQwa Campus), South Africa

Morphology, mechanical and thermal properties of polypropylene (PP)/KENAF reinforced composites subject to different fibre treatments

Mokoena Abstract
16:00 - 16:30

COFFEE / TEA BREAK

SESSION 6: POLYOLEFINS
Session Chairman: Prof Albert van Reenen

16:30 - 16:55

Oral Submission:
Prof Bernard Wolf
Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz, Germany

Linear versus three-arm star polybutadiene: Effects of polymer architecture on the thermodynamic solution behavior

Wolf Abstract

16:55 - 17:10

Oral Submission:
Preloshni Naidoo
Sasol Polymers, South Africa

A comparative analysis of the chemical composition of linear low density polyethylene polymer synthesized with 1-hexene comonomer under different catalytical conditions

Naidoo Abstract

17:10 - 17:25

Oral Submission:
Teboho Motsoeneng
University of the Free State (QwaQwa Campus), South Africa

The effect of crystalline phase morphology on the structure and properties of the impact polypropylene copolymer (IPC)

Motsoeneng Abstract
18:00 - 20:00

POSTER EVENING

WEDNESDAY MORNING, 27 MARCH 2013
SESSION 7: GENERAL
Session Chairman: Dr Rueben Pfukwa
08:00 - 09:-00

Registration


09:00 - 09:30

Invited Speaker:
Dr Rob Duchateau
Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands

Fatty acid-based polyesters and polycarbonates and amphiphilic block copolymers thereof by catalytic ring-opening polymerisation

Duchateau Abstract

09:30 - 10:00

Invited Speaker:
Dr Hans Heuts
Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands

Functional hairy particles and surfaces via block copolymer stabilized emulsion polymerization

Heuts Abstract

10:00 - 10:25

Oral Submission:
Dr Nicolas Delpouve
Université de Rouen, France

Coupling between amorphous and crystalline phases reveals from molecular mobility studies

Delpouve Abstract
10:25 - 11:00

COFFEE / TEA BREAK

SESSION 7: GENERAL
Session Chairman: Dr Rueben Pfukwa

11:00 - 11:25

Invited Speaker:
Prof Alejandro Müller
Universidad Simón Bolívar, Venezuela

Confined nucleation and crystallization of polymers and diblock copolymers with alumina nanoporous templates

Muller Abstract

11:25 - 11:45

Invited Speaker:
Prof Markus Busch
Technische Universität Darmstadt, Germany

Developments in high-pressure polymerization technology

Busch Abstract

11:45 - 12:05

Oral Submission:
Maria do Carmo Goncalves
University of Campinas (UNICAMP), Brazi

PLA-cellulose whisker-based nanocomposites prepared by reactive extrusion

Golcalves Abstract

12:05 - 12:20

Oral Submission:
Dr Mario Malinconico
Institute on Polymer Chemistry and Technology (ICTP-CNR), Italy

Natural polymers and additives in commodity and speciality applications: A challenge for the chemistry of future

Malinconico Abstract

12:20 - 12:40

Oral Submission:
Julia Mofokeng
University of the Free State (QwaQwa Campus), South Africa

Preparation and characterization of biodegradable PLA/PHBV, PLA/PCL and PHBV/PCL polymer blends and their nanocomposites with TiO2 as filler

Mofokeng Abstract
13:00 - 14:00

LUNCH BREAK

WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON, 27 MARCH 2013
SESSION 8: GENERAL
Session Chairman: Dr Pritish Sinha

14:00 - 14:45

Keynote Speaker:
Prof Alan Rowan
Radboud University Nijmegen, The Netherlands

Polyisocyanpeptides hydrogels as ultimate biomimetic cytoskeletal networks from solar cells to drug delivery: "The importance of macromolecular stiffness"

Rowan Abstract

14:45 - 15:10

Oral Submission:
George Simon
Monash University, Australia

Modification of stimuli-responsive hydrogel nanocomposites and their efficacy as draw agents in forward osmosis

Simon Abstract

15:10 - 15:35

Oral Submission:
Prof Dominique Hourdet
Physico-chimie des Polymères et des Milieux Dispersés (PPMD), France

Nano-hybrid hydrogels: Structure/properties relationships

Hourdet Abstract

15:35 - 15:55

Oral Submission:
Dr Ian Teasdale
Institute of Polymer Chemistry, Austria

Polyphosphazenes: Biodegradable alternatives for polymer therapeutics

Teasdale Abstract
16:00 - 16:30

COFFEE / TEA BREAK

SESSION 8: GENERAL
Session Chairman: Dr Pritish Sinha

16:30 - 16:55

Oral Submission:
Dr Nadine Pretorius
University of Stellenbosch, South Africa

Multidimensional analytical techniques for the characterization of phthalic anhydride based polyesters

Pretorius Abstract

16:55 - 17:10

Oral Submission:
Dr Sadiqali Cheruthazhekatt
University of Stellenbosch, South Africa

Molecular characterization of impact polypropylene copolymers by high temperature two-dimensional liquid chromatography

Cheruthazhekatt Abstract

17:10 - 17:25

Oral Submission:
Divann Robertson
University of Stellenbosch, South Africa

Solution crystallization kinetics of polyolefins

Robertson Abstract

17:25 - 17:40

Oral Submission:
Dr Ahmed Al Aeeb
University of Stellenbosh, South Africa

Nanocolorants for hot-melt inks

Al Aeeb Abstract
19:00 -

CONFERENCE BANQUET: NOOITGEDACHT WINE ESTATE

THURSDAY MORNING, 28 MARCH 2013
SESSION 9: NANOCOMPOSITES
Session Chairman: Prof Riaan Luyt
08:00 - 09:-00

Registration


09:00 - 09:45

Keynote Speaker:
Prof Suprakas Sinha Ray
DST/CSIR Nanotechnology Innovation Centre, South Africa

Clay-containing polymer nanocomposite technology: The staple for modern plastic industry

Sinha Ray Abstract

09:45 - 10:10

Invited Speaker:
Prof Gert Heinrich
Leibniz-Institut für Polymerforschung Dresden e.V., Germany

Fracture mechanics of rubber nanocomposites

Heinrich Abstract

10:10 - 10:35

Oral Submission:
Jeremia Sefadi
University of the Free State (QwaQwa Campus), South Africa

Preparation and properties of conductive polymer nanocomposites based on polyolefin matrices reinforced with expanded graphite

Sefadi Abstract
10:35 - 11:00

COFFEE / TEA BREAK

SESSION 9: NANOCOMPOSITES
Session Chairman: Prof Riaan Luyt

11:00 - 11:25

Invited Speaker:
Dr Hans Wittich
Technische Universität Hamburg-Harburg, Germany

Mechanical and electrical properties of carbon based nanocomposites during dynamic testing

Wittich Abstract

11:25 - 11:50

Oral Submission:
Prof Alan Chadwick
Universityof Kent, United Kingdom

The application of ionic nanoparticles in the conservation of archeological wood

Chadwick Abstract

11:50 - 12:05

Oral Submission:
Prof Bernard Möginger
Bonn-Rhein-Sieg University of Applied Sciences, Germany

Highly filled hybrid nano resin composites and their light curing behaviour investigated by dielectric analysis (DEA)

Moginger Abstract

12:05 - 12:20

Oral Submission:
Teboho Mokhena
University of the Free State (QwaQwa Campus), South Africa

Preparation and characterization of vinylsilane crosslinked thermoplastic nanocomposites filled with sisal nanowhiskers

Mokhena Abstract

12:20 - 12:35

Oral Submission:
Motshabi Sibeko
University of the Free State (QwaQwa Campus), South Africa

Preparation and characterization of vinylsilane crosslinked thermoplastic composites filled with nanoclays

Sibeko Abstract

12:35 - 12:50

Oral Submission:
Thabang Mokhuthu
University of the Free State (QwaQwa Campus), South Africa

In situ preparation and properties of EPDM/SiO2 nanocomposites

Mokhuthu Abstract

12:50 - 13:05

Oral Submission:
Mokgaotsa Mochane
University of the Free State (QwaQwa Campus), South Africa

Thermal and mechanical properties of polyolefins/wax PCM blends prepared with and without expanded graphite

Mochane Abstract
13:05

CLOSING SESSION, FINAL REMARKS


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Poster Contributions

Muftah Abdelaaziz
Cape Peninsula University of Technology, Department of Dental Sciences, Tygerberg Hospital 7505 South Africa
E-mail: muftahali@hotmail.com

Synthesis of nanocomposites with nano-TiO2 particles and their applications as dental materials

Abdelaaziz Abstract

Dr Yasser Al-Angari
King Abdulaziz University, Chemistry Department, Faculty of Science, Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
E-mail: mam_999@yahoo.com

Recycling spent zinc-carbon batteries through synthesizing nano-crystalline Mn-Zn ferrites

Al-Angari Abstract

Prof Amirul Al-Ashraf Abdulluh
School of Biological Sciences, Penang Campus, University of Sains Malaysia, Penang 11800 Malaysia
E-mail: amirul@usm.my

Enzymatic modification of various polyhydroxyalkanoate scaffolds for biomedical application

Abdullah Abstract

Prof Hamad Allohedan
Chemistry Department, College of Science, King Saud University, Riyadh 11451 Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
E-mail: hlohedan@ksu.edu.sa

Novel superabsorbent core shell clay nanocomposite based on crosslinked sodium acrylate / acrylamide copolymers for efficient dye wastewater treatment

Allohedan Abstract

Prof Hamad Allohedan
Chemistry Department, College of Science, King Saud University, Riyadh 11451 Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
E-mail: hlohedan@ksu.edu.sa

Novel dispersed silver core-shell nanogel polymers as corrosion inhibitors for carbon steel in acidic medium

Allohedan Abstract (2)

Dr Eid Al-Mutairi
King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals, Chemical Engineering Department, Dhahran 31261 Saudi Arabia
E-mail: mutairi@kfupm.edu.sa

Retrofit and energy analysis of fuild catalytic cracking unit using heat recovery approach temperature as decision criterion

Al-Mutairi Abstract

Ismael Amer
Chemical Resource Beneficiation, Catalysis and Synthesis Research Group, North-West University, Potchefstroon 2520 South Africa
E-mail: 23447397@nwu.ac.za

Using aluminium triflate for the polymerization of O-phenylenediamine and its derivates

Amer Abstract

Dr Abd Baleg
Sensor Lab, Department of Chemistry, University of the Western Cape, Private Bag X17, Bellville 7535 South Africa
E-mail: abaleg@uwc.ac.za

Synthesis, characterization and electrochemistry of polypyrrole-poly(propylene imine) dendrimeric star co-polymer

Baleg Abstract

Linda Botha
Sasol Polymers, Polymers Road, Sasol works, Secunda 2302 South Africa
E-mail: linda.botha1@sasol.com

The effect of in-process ethylene incorporation on the evolution of particle morphology and molecular characteristics of commercial heterophasic propylene copolymers (HEPCs)

Botha abstract

Dr Margaretha Brand
University of Stellenbosch, Department of Chemistry & Polylmer Science, Private Bag X1, Matieland 7602 South Africa
E-mail: maggie@sun.ac.za

The use of laser light scattering to study solution crystallization phenomena in polyolefins

Brand Abstract

Cheryl-Ann Elizabeth Clarke
University of the Free State (Qwaqwa Campus), Department of Chemistry, Phuthaditjhaba 9866 South Africa
E-mail: ClarkeCE@qwa.ufs.ac.za

Preparation and characterization of polymer composites with bloodmeal

Clarke abstract

Dr Reda El-Shishtawy
King Abdulaziz University, Chemistry Department, Faculty of Science, Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
E-mail: relshishtawy@kau.edu.sa

Intimate composite formation from crosslinked chitosan and magnetic nanoparticles

El-Shishtawy Abstract

Prof MA Gabal
King Abdulaziz University, Chemistry Department, Faculty of Science, Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
E-mail: mgabaladonnada@yahoo.com

Facile preparation and characterization of nano-crystalline SrTiO3

Gabal 2 Abstract

Dr Nagi Greesh
DST/CSIR National Centre for Nanostructured Materials, Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, Pretoria 0001 South Africa
E-mail: Ngreesh@csir.co.za

Impact of the clay types on the morphology of polystyrene-clay nanocomposites prepared via emulsion polymerization

Greesh Abstract

Prof Ahmed Haroun
Chemical Industries Research Division, National Research Center, Cairo, Egypt
E-mail: haroun68_2000@yahoo.com

Cytotoxicity and antioxidant activity of beta vulgaris extract released from grafted carbon nanotubes based nanocomposites

Haroun Abstract

Okerio Jaspher
Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, Department of Chemistry, Port Elizabeth 6031 South Africa
E-mail: jaspherokerio@yahoo.com

Synthesis of fluorescent polymers with coumarin backbone by "click" polymerization

Jaspher Abstract

Ujjwal Man Joshi
Kathmandu University, Department of Natural Sciences, School of Science, Dhulikhel, Kathmandu, Nepal
E-mail: umjoshi@gmail.com

Surface treatment of PET and PTFE films using atmospheric pressure DBD in air and argon

Joshi abstract

Prof Sung-Ryong Kim
Korea National University of Transporation, Department of Polymer Science & Engineering, Chungju, South Korea
E-mail: srkim@ut.ac.kr

Graphene-gold particle hybrid nanocomposite counter electrode for dye-sensitized solar cells

Kim Abstract

Robert Kwinda
Sasol Polymers, 22 Pressburg Road, Founders View, Modderfontein 1645 South Africa
E-mail: Robert.kwinda@sasol.com

From the laboratory to the plant: Importance of PTSC polymerisation laboratory

Kwinda abstract

Prof Krisztina László
Budapest University of Technology and Economics Hungary, Department of Physical Chemistry and Materials Science, Budapest, Hungary
E-mail: klaszlo@mail.bme.hu

Influence of phenols on the phase transition of poly(N-isopropyl acrylamide) gels

Laszlo Abstract

Prof Krisztina László
Budapest University of Technology and Economics Hungary, Department of Physical Chemistry and Materials Science, Budapest, Hungary
E-mail: klaszlo@mail.bme.hu

Influence of pH and ionic strength on the phase transition of monolithic Pnipa hydrogels

Laszlo 2 Abstract

Dr Sung-Goo Lee
Korea Research Institute of Chemical Technology, Advanced Functional Materials Research Group, Yuseong, Daejeon 305-600 Korea
E-mail: sglee@krict.re.kr

Structure-property relationship of thermally conductive liquid crystal composites based on h-boron nitride

Lee Abstract

Prof Rathanawan Magaraphan
The Petroleum and Petrochemical College, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok 10330 Thailand
E-mail: Rathanawan.K@chula.ac.th

Mechanical and thermal properties of Sericin/PVA/Bentonite scaffold: Comparison between uncross-linked and cross-linked

Magaraphan Abstract

Ashwell Makan
University of Stellenbosch, Department of Chemistry & Polymer Science, Private Bag X1, Matieland 7602 South Africa
E-mail: acmakan@sun.ac.za

Polybutadienes and polyrotaxanes: A study of unusual elution phenomena using SEC- and AF4-MALLS

Makan Abstract

Bafana Mazibuko
Sasol Polymers, 22 Pressburg Road, Founders View, Modderfontein 1645 South Africa
E-mail: Bafana.mazibuko@sasol.com

Optimization of the rotational moulding process: A case study in customer support

Mazibuko abstract

Dr Abdullah Mimaroglu
University of Sakarya, Faculty of Technology, Esentepe Kampusu, Adapazari, Turkey
E-mail: mimarog@sakarya.edu.tr

Friction and wear of GUR 1020 medical grade UHMWPE polymer at dry environmental condition

Mimaroglu abstract

Tladi Mofokeng: POSTER PRIZE WINNER
University of the Free State (Qwaqwa Campus), Department of Chemistry, Phuthaditjhaba 9866 South Africa
E-mail: mofg@webmail.co.za

Preparation and characterization of polymer nanocomposites with piezoelectric properties

Mofokeng abstract

Aliyu Danmusa Mohammed
Catalysis and Synthesis Research Group, North-West University, Potchefstroom 2520 South Africa
E-mail: 23946822@nwu.ac.za

Synthesis and study of superabsorbent properties of acryloylated starch ester grafted with acrylic acid

Mohammed Abstract

Tshwafo Motaung
University of the Free State (QwaQwa campus), Department of Chemistry, Phuthaditjhaba 9866 South Africa
E-mail: LuytAS@qwa.ufs.ac.za

Influence of the modification, induced by zirconia nanoparticles, on the structure and properties of polycarbonate

Motaung abstract

Mpho Mothunya: POSTER PRIZE WINNER
University of Stellenbosch, Department of Chemistry & Polymer Science, Private Bag X1, Matieland 7602 South Africa
E-mail: bklump@sun.ac.za

Mechanistic aspects of RAFT mediated (CO) polymerization by in situ 1H NMR

Mothunya Abstract

Milos Netopilik
Institute of Macromolecular Chemistry, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Prague 6, Czech Republic
E-mail: netopil@imc.cas.cz

Pitfalls of multidetector SEC analyses of branched polymers

Netopilik Abstract

Jean Marie Vianney Ngororabanga
Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, Department of Chemistry, Port Elizabeth 6031 South Africa
E-mail: ngororajv@yahoo.fr

Synthesis of fluorescent polymers with pendant quinoline groups by reversible addition-fragmentation chain transfer polymerization (RAFT)

Ngororabanga Abstract

Idemudia Omoruyi
Chemistry Department, University of Fort Hare, Private Bag X1314, Alice 5700 South Africa
E-mail: idemudiaog@yahoo.com

New bioactive pyrazolone based dinitrophenylhydrazone and its nickel complex

Omoruyi Abstract

Dr Abdollah Omrani
University of Mazandaran, Faculty of Chemistry, Babolsar, Mazandaran, Iran
E-mail: omrani@umz.ac.ir

Polymerization kinetics of epoxy-polycarbonate nanocomposite reinforced by alumina nanoparticles

Omrani abstract

Olga Philippova
Physics Department, Moscow State University, Leninskie Gory 1-2, Moscow 119991 Russia
E-mail: phil@polly.phys.msu.ru

Epoxy/silica nanocomposites with improved thermal properties

Philippova Abstract 1

Olga Philippova
Physics Department, Moscow State University, Leninskie Gory 1-2, Moscow 119991 Russia
E-mail: phil@polly.phys.msu.ru

Magnetorheological fluids based on associating polymers

Philippova Abstract 2

Dr Panuphong Pootawang
Green Mobility Collaborative Research Center, Nagoya University, Furo-cho, Chikusa-ku, Nagoya 464-8603 Japan
E-mail: poota@rd.numse.nagoya-u.ac.jp

Roles of amphiphilic surfactants with different ethylene oxide/propylene oxide ratios on nanostructured porous silica synthesized by solution plasma

Pootawang Abstract

Ali Riaz
Instituto de Quimica, Universidade Estadual de Campinas (UNICAMP), Campinas SP, Brazil
E-mail: aliriaz@iqm.unicamp.br

Glycidoxyl, phenyl and methacrylate anchored polyhedral oligomeric silsesquioxanes: Synthesis and characterization

Riaz Abstract

Prof Abbas Ali Rostami
University of Mazandaran, Faculty of Chemistry, Babolsar, Mazandaran, Iran
E-mail: rostami@umz.ac.ir

Advanced isoconversional method and dynamic modeling of curing process for GDE based nanocomposite

Rostami abstract

Waheed Saban
University of the Western Cape, Department of Chemistry, Catalysis Research Group, Private Bag X17, Bellville 7535 South Africa
E-mail: saban.w@gmail.com

Functionalized magnetic nanoparticles for heavy metal removal from waste water

Saban Abstract

George Simon
Department of Materials Engineering, Monash University, 3800 Australia
E-mail: george.simon@monash.edu

Electrospun fibres with in situ and blended bioglass incorporation for bone tissue engineering applications

Simon Poster Abstract

Dr Salam Titinchi
University of the Western Cape, Department of Chemistry, Private Bag X17, Bellville 7535 South Africa
E-mail: stitinchi@uwc.ac.za

New coordination polymers as catalysts for oxidation reactions

Titinchi Abstract

Ralf Weberskirch
Technische Universität Dortmund, Fakultät Chemie, AG Polymere Hybridsysteme, Dortmund D-44227 Germany
E-mail: ralf.weberskirch@tu-dortmund.de

"Grafting-from" polymerisation from stainless steel surfaces by RAFT-polymerisation

Weberskirch Abstract

Trevor Wright
University of Stellenbosch, Department of Chemistry & Polylmer Science, Private Bag X1, Matieland 7602 South Africa
E-mail: twright@sun.ac.za

NMR studies on the mechanism of reverse iodine transfer polymerisation of styrene

Wright Abstract

Gil Yeroslavsky: POSTER PRIZE WINNER
Bar Ilan University, Department of Chemistry, Ramat-Gan 52900 Israel
E-mail: gil_yeros@hotmail.com

A facile sonochemical synthesis of metal-chelated polydopamine micro and nano-spheres

Yeroslavsky Abstract

Dr Ahmed Youssef
National Research Center, Packing and Packaging Materials Department, Dokki, Giza 12311 Egypt
E-mail: amyoussef27@yahoo.com

Selective removal of heavy metals from drinking water using titanium oxide nanowire

Youssef Abstract

Anna Zubrowska
Centre of Molecular and Macromolecular Studies, Polish Academy of Sciences, Sienkiewicza 112, Lodz 90 363 Poland
E-mail: azubrows@cbmm.lodz.pl

Thermal and mechanical properties of polypropylene composites with nano- and micro-diamonds

Zubrowska 1 Abstract

Anna Zubrowska
Centre of Molecular and Macromolecular Studies, Polish Academy of Sciences, Sienkiewicza 112, Lodz 90 363 Poland
E-mail: azubrows@cbmm.lodz.pl

Modification of polylactide with poss derivatives

Zubrowska 2 Abstract

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List of Participants
Name Address E-mail

Abdelaaziz, Muftah

Cape Peninsula University of Technology, Department of Dental Sciences, Bellville 7535 South Africa

muftahli@hotmail.com

Abdullah, Amirul Al-Ashraf

 

School of Biological Sciences, Penang Campus, University Sains Malaysia, Penang 11800 Malaysia

amirul@usm.my

Al Aeeb, Ahmed

University of Stellenbosch, Department of Chemistry & Polymer Science, Private Bag X1, Matieland 7602 South Africa

ahmed@sun.ac.za

Al Angari, Yasser

King Abdul Aziz University, Faculty of Science, Department of Chemistry, Jeddah 21589 Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

mam_999@yahoo.com

Algafail, Abdulnasser

Saudi Food and Drug Authority, 3292 North Ring Road, Al Nafel Area, Riyadh 133112-6288 Saudi Arabia

asgafil@sfda.gov.sa

Alloheda, Hamad

King Saud University, Chemistry Department, College of Science, Riyadh 11451 Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

hlohedan@ksu.edu.sa

Al-Mutairi, Eid

King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals, Chemical Engineering Department, Dhahran 31261 Saudi Arabia

mutairi@kfupm.edu.sa

Amer, Ismael

North West University, Chemical Resource Beneficiation, Catalysis and Synthesis Research Group, Private Bag X6001, Potchefstroom 2520 South Africa

23447397@nwu.ac.za

Awad, Sameed Ahmed

Anbar University, College of Education for Pure Sciences, Department of Chemistry, Anbar 31003 Iraq

samir_ahmed21@yahoo.com

Bailly, Nathalie

University of Stellenbosch, Department of Chemistry & Polymer Science, Private Bag X1, Matieland 7602 South Africa

natalieb@sun.ac.za

Baleg, Abd Almonam

University of the Western Cape, Chemistry Department, Sensorlab, Bellville 7535 South Africa

abaleg@gmail.com

Beyers, Cor

Kansai Plascon, Polymer Science Building, University of Stellenbosch, Private Bag X1, Matieland 7602 South Africa

cbeyers@kansaiplascon.co.za

Bhengu, Kenneth

North West University, Faculty of Natural Sciences, Private Bag X6001, Potchefstroom 2520 South Africa

23413107@nwu.ac.za

Bluemich, Bernhard

 

RWTH Aachen University, Institut fur Technische und Makromolekulare Chemie (ITMC), Worringerweg 1, Aachen 52056 Germany

bluemich@itmc.rwth-aachen.de

Borisov, Oleg

Institut Plurisdisciplinaire de Recherche sur l'Environnement et les Materiaux, UMR 5254 CNRS UPPA, 2 av P.Angot, Pau 64054 France

oleg.borisov@univ-pau.fr

Botha, Linda

Sasol Polymers, Polymers Road, Sasol works, Secunda 2303 South Africa

linda.botha1@sasol.com

Brand, Margaretha

University of Stellenbosch, Department of Chemistry & Polymer Science, Private Bag X1, Matieland 7602 South Africa

maggie@sun.ac.za

Busch, Markus

Technische Universitat Darmstadt, Ernst-Berl Institut fur Technische und Makromolekulare Chemie, Petersenstrasse 20, Darmstadt D-64287 Germany

Busch@Chemie.TU-Darmstadt.de

Chadwick, Alan

School of Physical Sciences, University of Kent, Canterbury, Kent CT2 7NH United Kingdom

a.v.chadwick@kent.ac.uk

Cheruthazhekatt, Sadiqali

University of Stellenbosch, Department of Chemistry & Polymer Science, Private Bag X1, Matieland 7602 South Africa

sadiq@sun.ac.za

Clarke, Cheryl-Ann Elizabeth

University of the Free State (Qwaqwa Campus), Department of Chemistry, Private Bag X13, Phuthaditjaba 9866 South Africa

ClarkeCE@qwa.ufs.ac.za

Cloete, Eugene

Research and Innovation, University of Stellenbosch, Private Bag X1, Matieland 7602 South Africa

eugenecloete@sun.ac.za

Cloete, William

University of Stellenbosch, Department of Chemistry & Polymer Science, Private Bag X1, Matieland 7602 South Africa

williamc@sun.ac.za

Delpouve, Nicolas

AMME LECAP International Laboratory EA 4528, IMR Universite de Rouen, St Ettienne du Rouvray, 76801 France

delpouve.nicolas@gmail.com

Desmet, Gert

Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Plainlaan 2, Brussels B-1050 Belgium

gedesmet@vub.ac.be

do Carmo Goncal, Maria

University of Campinas (UNICAMP), Institute of Chemistry

mmfavaro@gmail.com

Du Toit, Aletta

Sasol Shared Services, Private Bag X1000, Secunda 2303 South Africa

aletta.dutoit@sasol.com

Duchateau, Rob

Eindhoven University of Technology, Chemical Engineering & Chemistry, Polymer Chemistry, PO Box 513, STO 1.38, Eindhoven 5600 MB The Netherlands

r.duchateau@tue.nl

El-Shishtawy, Reda

King Abdullah University, Chemistry Department, Faculty of Science, Jeddah 21589 Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

relshishtawy@kau.edu.sa

Fourie, Aneli

University of Stellenbosch, Department of Chemistry & Polymer Science, Stellenbosch 7600 South Africa

aef2@sun.ac.za

Gabal, Mohmad

King Abdulaziz University, Chemistry Department, Faculty of Science, Jeddah 80203 Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

mgabaladonada@yahoo.com

Gomez d'Ayala, Giovanna

Institute on Polymer Chemistry and Technology (ICTP-CNR), Via Campi Flegrei, Pozzuoli 34-80078 Italy

giovanna.gomez@ictp.cnr.it

Gomez-Fatou, Marian

Instituto de Ciencia y Technologia de Polimeros, ICTP-CSIC, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas, CSIC, Madrid 28006 Spain

magomez@ictp.csic.es

Gradwell, Mike

Safripol (Pty) Ltd, Private Bag X52, Bryanston 2021 South Africa

mgradwell@safripol.com

Greesh, Nagi

DST/CSIR National Centre for Nanostructured Materials, Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, Pretoria 0001 South Africa

Ngreesh@csir.co.za

Haroun, Ahmed

National Research Center, Chemical Industries Research Division, Dokki, Cairo 12622 Egypt

haroun68_2000@yahoo.com

Heinrich, Gert

Leibniz-Institut fur Polymerforschung Dresden e.V., Hohe Strasse 6, Dresden D-01069 Germany

gheinrich@ipfdd.de

Heuts, Hans

Eindhoven University of Technology, Chemical Engineering and Chemistry, Polymer Chemistry, PO Box 513, STO 1.38, Eindhoven 5600 MB The Netherlands

j.p.a.heuts@tue.nl

Hourdet, Dominique

University Pierre and Marie Curie, Physico-chimie des Polymeres et des Milieux Disperses (PPMD), Paris Cedex 05 75231 France

Dominique.Hourdet@espci.fr

Igwe, Chima

University of Pretoria, Phytomedicine Program, Onderstepoort Campus, Pretoria 0001 South Africa

chima_igwe20002000@yahoo.co.uk

Jasinska-Walc, Lidia

Technical University Eindhoven, Den Dolech 2, PO Box 513, Eindhoven 5600 MB The Netherlands

l.jasinska@tue.nl

Jorres, Volker

Lummus Novolen Technology, Gottlie-Daimier-Str 8, Mannheim 68165 Germany

plang@cbi.com

Joubert, Dawie

Sasol Shared Services, Private Bag X1000, Secunda 2302 South Africa

dawie.joubert@sasol.com

Kasim, Sedik

University of Al Anbar, Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Education for Pure Sciences, Bhagdad, Iraq

chemocenter@gmail.com

Khalaf, Muayad

Basra University, College of Science, Chemistry Department, Basra, Iraq

moayad_khalaf@yahoo.com

Kilz, Peter

PSS Polymer Standards Service GmbH, Wohlerstrasse 206, Mainz, D-55023 Germany

pkilz@polymer.de

Kim, Sung-Ryong

Korea National University of Transportation, Department of Polymer Science & Engineering, Changju, South Korea

srkim@ut.ac.kr

Klok, Harm-Anton

Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (EPFL), Institute des Materiaux, Laboratoire des Polymeres, Lausanne CH-1015 Switzerland

harm-anton.klok@epfl.ch

Klumperman, Bert

University of Stellenbosch, Department of Chemistry & Polymer Science, Stellenbosch 7600 South Africa

bklump@sun.ac.za

Kwinda, Robert

Sasol Polymers, Planning & Technology, Modderfontein 1645 South Africa

Robert.kwinda@sasol.com

Landfester, Katharina

Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research, Ackermannweg 10, Mainz 55128 Germany

landfester@mpip-mainz.mpg.de

Laszlo, Kristina

Budapest University of Technology and Economics Hungary, Department of Physical Chemistry and Materials Science, Budapest, Hungary

klaszlo@mail.bme.hu

Le Grange, Marehette

University of Stellenbosch, Department of Chemistry & Polymer Science, Private Bag X1, Stellenbosch 7600 Stellenbosch

mslegrange@sun.ac.za

Lederer, Albena

Leibniz-Institut fur Polymerforschung Dresden e.V., Institut Makromolekulare Chemie, Hohe Str 6, Dresden 01069 Germany

lederer@ipfdd.de

Liu, Yonggang

Changchun Institute of Applied Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Renmin Street 5625, Changchun 130022 P.R. China

yonggang@ciac.jl.cn

Lutz, Marietjie

University of Stellenbosch, Department of Chemistry & Polymer Science, Stellenbosch 7600 South Africa

mlutz@sun.ac.za

Luyt, AS

University of the Free State (QwaQwa Campus), Private Bag X13, Phuthaditjhaba 9866 South Afrca

LuytAS@qwa.ufs.ac.za

Magaraphan, Rathawanan

The Petroleum and Petrochemical College, Chulalongkorn University, Pathumwan, Bangkok 10330 Thailand

krathana@gmail.com

Maiko, Khumo

University of Stellenbosch, Department of Chemistry & Polymer Science, Stellenbosch 7600 South Africa

khuma@sun.ac.za

Makan, Ashwell

University of Stellenbosch, Department of Chemistry & Polymer Science, Stellenbosch 7600 South Africa

acmakan@sun.ac.za

Malinconico, Mario

Institute on Polymer Chemistry and Technology (ICTP-CNR), Via Campi Flegrei, 34 - 80078 Pozzuoli, Napoli 80078 Italy

mario.malinconico@ictp.cnr.it

Mallon, Peter

University of Stellenbosch, Department of Chemistry & Polymer Science, Stellenbosch 7600 South Africa

pemallon@sun.ac.za

Mange, Siyabonga

Polymer Technology Services Centre, 22 Pressbury Road, Foundersview, Modderfontein 1609 South Africa

siyabonga.mange@sasol.com

Martinez-Salazar, Javier

Institute for the Structure of the Matter CSIC, Macromolecular Physics Department, Serrano 113bis, Madrid 28006 Spain

jmsalzar@iem.cfmac.csic.es

Mathias, Lon

University of Southern Mississippi, 118 College Drive #10076, Hattiesburg 39406-0076 USA

Lon.mathias@usm.edu

Mathot, Vincent

Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Ridder Vosstraat 6, Geleen AX 6162 The Netherlands

vincent.mathot@gmail.com

Mazibuko, Bafana

Sasol Polymers, 22 Pressburg Road, Founders View, Modderfontein 1645 South Africa

bafana.mazibuko@sasol.com

Mehdiabadi, Saied

University of Waterloo, Chemical Engineering Department, Waterloo, Ontario N2L 3G1 Canada

jsoares@uwaterloo.ca

Mellor, John

Sasol Polymers, PO Box 72, Modderfontein 1645 South Africa

john.mellor@sasol.com

Mochane, Mokgaotsa Jonas

University of the Free State (Qwaqwa Campus), Department of Chemistry, Private Bag X13, Phuthaditjhaba 9866 South Africa

monyatsi7@webmail.co.za

Moeginger, Bernhard

Hochschule Bonn-Rhein-Sieg, Von Liebig Str 20, Rheinbach 53359 Germany

bernhard.moeginger@h-brs.de

Mofokeng, Julia Puseletso

University of the Free State (Qwaqwa Campus), Department of Chemistry, Private Bag X13, Phuthaditjhaba 9866 South Africa

mofokengjp@qwa.ufs.ac.za

Mofokeng, Tladi

University of the Free State (Qwaqwa Campus), Department of Chemistry, Private Bag X13, Phuthaditjhaba 9866 South Africa

mofg@webmail.co.za

Mohammed, Aliyu Danmusa

North-West Univeristy, Chemical Resource, Catalysis and Synthesis Research, Potchefstroom 2520 South Africa

23946822@nwu.ac.za

Mokhena, Teboho Clement

University of the Free State (Qwaqwa Campus), Department of Chemistry, Private Bag X13, Phuthaditjhaba 9866 South Africa

mokhena@webmail.com

Mokhothu, Thabang Hendrica

University of the Free State (Qwaqwa Campus), Department of Chemistry, Private Bag X13, Phuthaditjhaba 9866 South Africa

thabanghendrica@yahoo.com

Mokoena, Moipone Alice

University of the Free State (Qwaqwa Campus), Department of Chemistry, Private Bag X13, Phuthaditjhaba 9866 South Africa

mokoenama@qwa.ufs.ac.za

Molefi, Jonathan

Sasol Shared Services, Private Bag X1000, Secunda 2303 South Africa

jonathan.molefi@sasol.com

Monteiro, Michael

University of Queensland, Australian Institute for Bioengineering and Nanotechnology (AIBN), Brisbane QLD 2086 Australia

m.monteiro@uq.edu.au

Motaung, Tshwafo Elias

University of the Free State (Qwaqwa Campus), Department of Chemistry, Private Bag X13, Phuthaditjhaba 9866 South Africa

LuytAS@qwa.ufs.ac.za

Mothunya, Mpho

University of Stellenbosch, Department of Chemistry & Polymer Science, Stellenbosch 7600 South Africa

bklump@sun.ac.za

Motsoeneng, Teboho

University of the Free State (Qwaqwa Campus), Department of Chemistry, Private Bag X13, Phuthaditjhaba 9866 South Africa

motsoenengts@gmail.com

Mpitso, Khotso

Kansai Plascon, Polymer Science Building, Stellenbosch 7600 South Africa

kmpitso@plascon.co.za

Muller, Alejandro

Universidad Simon Bolivar, Departamento de Ciencia de los Materiales, Valle de Sartenejas, Baruta, Caracas 1080-A Venezuela

amuller@usb.ve

Murugan, Jean

Safripol (Pty) Ltd, Private Bag X52, Bryanston 2012 South Africa

jmurugan@safripol.com

Naidoo, Preloshni

Sasol Polymers, Sasolburg 1947 South Africa

preloshni.naidoo@sasol.com

Nel, Alicia

University of Stellenbosch, Department of Chemistry & Polymer Science, Stellenbosch 7600 South Africa

15676188@sun.ac.za

Neppalli, Ramesh

University of Stellenbosch, Department of Chemistry & Polymer Science, Stellenbosch 7600 South Africa

ramnesh@sun.ac.za

Netopillik, Milos

Institute of Macromolecular Chemistry, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Prague 6, 162 06 Czech Republic

netopil@imc.cas.cz

Ngororabanga, Jean Marie Vianney

Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, Department of Chemistry, Port Elizabeth 6001 South Africa

ngororajv@yahoo.fr

Nhlapo, Tumelo

Safripol (Pty) Ltd, Private Bag X52, Bryanston 2021 South Africa

tnhlapo@safripol.com

Nunes, Suzana

King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Water Desalination and Reuse Center, Thuwal 23955-6900 Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

suzana.nunes@kaust.edu.sa

Okerio, Jaspher

Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, Department of Chemistry, Port Elizabeth 6001 South Africa

jaspherokerio@yahoo.com

Oluwafemi, Oluwatobi

Walter Sisulu University, Department of Chemistry and Chemical Technology, Private Bag X1, Mthatha 5117 South Africa

oluwafemi.oluwatobi@gmail.com

Omoruyi, Idemudia

University of Fort Hare, Chemistry Department, Private Bag X1314, Alice 5700 South Africa

idemudiag@yahoo.com

Omrani, Abdollah

University of Mazandaran, Faculty of Chemistry, Babolsar, Mazandaran, Iran

omrani@umz.ac.ir

Pasch, Harald

University of Stellenbosch, Department of Chemistry & Polymer Science, Stellenbosch 7600 South Africa

hpasch@sun.ac.za

Pfukwa, Rueben

University of Stellenbosch, Department of Chemistry & Polymer Science, Stellenbosch 7600 South Africa

rueben@sun.ac.za

Philippova, Olga

Moscow State University, Physics Department, Leninskie Gory 1-2, Moscow 119991 Russia

phil@poly.phys.msu.ru

Pizzi, Antonio

ENSTIB, Ecole Nationale Superieure des Technologies des Industries du Bois, University of Lorraine, 27 rue Philippe Seguin, Epinal F-88051 France

antonio.pizzi@enstib.uhp-nancy.fr

Pootawang, Panuphong

Greem Mobility Collaborative Research Center, Nagoya University, Furo-cho, Chikusa-ku, Nagoya 464-8603 Japan

poota@d.numse.nagoya-u.ac.jp

Potemkin, Igor

Lomonosov Moscow State University, Leninskie Gory 1-2, Moscow 119991 Russian Federation

igor@polly.phys.msu.ru

Pretorius, Nadine

University of Stellenbosch, Department of Chemistry & Polymer Science, Stellenbosch 7600 South Africa

nadine@sun.ac.za

Prinsloo, Marlene

North West University, Faculty of Natural Sciences, Private Bag X6001, Potchefstroom 2520 South Africa

21142823@nwu.ac.za

Reader, Paul

University of Stellenbosch, Department of Chemistry & Polymer Science, Stellenbosch 7600 South Africa

pwreader@sun.ac.za

Riaz, Ali

Instituto de Quimica, Universidade Estadual de Campinas (UNICAMP), Campinas, Brazol

aliriaz@iqm-unicamp.br

Robertson, Divann

University of Stellenbosch, Department of Chemistry & Polymer Science, Stellenbosch 7600 South Africa

14862107@sun.ac.za

Rostami, Abbas Ali

University of Mazandaran, Faculty of Chemistry, Babolsar, Mazandaran, Iran

rostami@umz.ac.ir

Rowan, Alan

Radboud University Nijmegen, Cluster for Molecular Chemistry, Heyendaalseweg 135, Nijmegen 6525 AJ The Netherlands

a.rowan@science.ru.nl

Saban, Waheed

University of the Western Cape, Department of Chemistry, Catalysis Research Group, Private Bag X17, Bellville 7535 South Africa

saban.w@gmail.com

Sefadi, Jeremia

University of the Free State (Qwaqwa Campus), Department of Chemistry, Private Bag X13, Phuthaditjhaba 9866 South Africa

Sefadisj@qwa.ufs.ac.za

Sibeko, Motshabi

University of the Free State (Qwaqwa Campus), Department of Chemistry, Private Bag X13, Phuthaditjhaba 9866 South Africa

motshabi2010@hotmail.com

Simon, George

Monash University, Department of Chemical Engineering, Monash 3800 Australia

george.simon@monash.edu

Sinha, Pritish

University of Stellenbosch, Department of Chemistry & Polymer Science, Private Bab X1, Matieland 7602 South Africa

pritish@sun.ac.za

Sinha Ray, Suprakas

DST/CSIR National Centre for Nanostructured Materials, Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, 1 Meiring Naude Road, Pretoria 0001 South Africa

Rsuprakas@csir.co.za

Siphuma, Lufuno

Sasol Wax, Chemcity, Carl Bosch Road, Sasolburg 1947 South Africa

lufuno.siphuma@sasol.com

Teasdale, Ian

Institute of Polymer Chemistry, JKU Linz, Welser Strasse 42, Leonding, Austria

ian.teasdale@jku.at

Tichagwa, Lilian

University of Fort Hare, Department of Chemistry & Chemical Technology, Alice 5700 South Africa

Ltichagwa@ufh.ac.za

Titinchi, Salam

University of the Western Cape, Chemistry Department, Private Bag X17, Bellville 7535 South Africa

stitinchi@uwc.ac.za

Tshwafo, Elias

University of the Free State (Qwaqwa Campus), Department of Chemistry, Private Bag X13, Phuthaditjhaba 9866 South Africa

motaungte@qwa.ufs.ac.za

Vala, Remy Mavula

University of Fort Hare, Department of Chemistry & Chemical Technology, Alice 5700 South Africa

ltichagwa@gmail.com

Van Reenen, Albert

University of Stellenbosch, Department of Chemistry & Polymer Science, Stellenbosch 7600 South Africa

ajvr@sun.ac.za

Weberskirch, Ralf

Technische Universitat Dortmund, Fakultat Chemie, AK Polymere Hybridsysteme, Otto-Hahn-Strasse 6, Dortmund D-44227 Germany

ralf.weberskirch@tu-dortmund.de

Williams, Ryan

Kansai Plascon Research Group, Polymer Science Building, University of Stellenbosch, Stellenbosch 7600 South Africa

ryan.p.williams1@gmail.com

Wittich, Hans

Technische Universitat Hamburg-Barburg, Institut fur Kunststoffe and Verbundwerkstoffe M-11, Hamburg 21073 Germany

wittich@tu-harburg.de

Wolf, Bernhard

Institut fur Physikalische Chemie der Johannes Gutenberg-Universitat Mainz, Jakob-Welder-Weg 13, Mainz 55099 Germany

Bernhard.Wolf@uni-mainz.de

Wright, Trevor

University of Stellenbosch, Department of Chemistry & Polymer Science, Stellenbosch 7600 South Africa

twright@sun.ac.za

Xu, Jun-Ting

Zheijang University, Department of Polymer Science & Engineering, Hangzhou 310027 China

xujt@zju.edu.cn

Yeroslavsky, Gil

Bar Ilan University, Department of Chemistry, Ramat-Gan 52900 Israel

gil_yeros@hotmail.com

Young, Desmond

North West University, Faculty of Natural Sciences, Private Bag X6001, Potchefstroom 2520 South Africa

desmond.young@nwu.ac.za

Youssef, Ahmed

National Research Center, Packing & Packaing Department, Dokki, Cairo 12622 Egypt

amyoussef27@yahoo.com

Yves, Grohens

University of South Brittany, LIMATB, Centre de Recherche, Bretagne, Lorient 56100 France

yves.grohens@univ-ubs.fr

Zengeni, Eddson

Mpact R&D, Paul Sauer Building, Department of Forestry & Wood Science, University of Stellenbosch, Stellenbosch 7600 South Africa

Ezengeni@mpact.co.za

Zubrowska, Anna

Centrum Badan Molekulamych I Makromolekulamych Polskiej Akademii Nauk, Sienkiewicza 112, Lodz 90-363 Poland

azubrows@cbmm.lodz.pl

 

 

 

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