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The 2016 International Workshop

ESPCI Paris and Michelin are pleased to invite you to the 3rd International Workshop on Multi-scale Dynamics of Polymeric Materials, organized at ESPCI Paris on November 17-18, 2016.

This two days workshop targets chemists, material scientists, physicists and engineers interested in the development, processing, and applications of polymeric materials and composites. These materials are characterized by the presence of topological constraints, composition fluctuations, and interactions between solid interfaces at different scales. Controlling these phenomena opens new routes to develop unique materials with tailored properties. The workshop will focus on the connection between macromolecular architecture, mesoscale structure and interactions, local dynamics, glass transition, and macroscopic properties. Emphasis will be given to the rational design of advanced materials using recent developments in polymer science.

The workshop will include invited lectures, keynotes lectures and a poster session. Attendance to the workshop is free but, due to the limited number of participants (up to 150), pre-registration* and confirmation of attendance is compulsory. Students and postdoctoral researchers are strongly encouraged to submit abstracts* for presentation at the poster session.

Click here for detailed Program

Invited speakers

Stephen Craig, Duke University (USA)
Costantino Créton and Régis Schach, ESPCI Paris and Michelin
Kari Dalnoki-Veress, McMaster University (Canada)
Glenn Fredrickson, University of California, Santa Barbara (USA)
Marc A. Hillmyer, University of Minnesota (USA)
Sanat Kumar, Columbia Univsersity (USA)
Juan de Pablo, Univsersity of Chicago (USA)
Michael Rubinstein, The University of North Carolina (USA)
Annette Schmidt, University of Cologne (Germany)
Rint P. Sijbesma, TU Eindhoven (The Netherlands)
Doros N. Theodorou, National Technical University of Athens (Greece)
Evelyne Van Ruymbeke, Université catholique de Louvain (Belgium)
Hiroshi Watanabe, Kyoto University (Japan)
Joshua Mc Graw, Ecole Normale Supérieure (France)

Contact: 2016workshop (arobase) espci.fr

Important dates

Pre-registration: September 1st, 2016
Abstract submission to poster session: September 1st, 2016
Notification of poster acceptance: September 15th, 2016
Confirmation of attendance: September 15th, 2016

Registrations are closed. Thank you and see you soon in Paris!


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