Program

Wednesday 10th of May 2017
  • Registration
  • Get-together dinner
Thursday 11th of May 2017
Session 1: Advanced materials derived from chiral nanorods
8:15 - 8:45
Registration
8:45 - 9:00
Opening address by UL president Prof. Rainer Klump
9:00 - 9:50
Keynote: Mark MacLachlan
University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
9:50 - 10:30
Invited: Maria-Helena Godinho
Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Lisbon, Portugal
10:30 - 11:00
Bruno Frka-Petesic
University of Cambridge, United Kingdom
11:00 - 11:30
Coffee break
11:30 - 12:10
Invited: Olli Ikkala
Aalto University, Espoo, Finland
12:10 - 12:40
Emily D. Cranston
McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
13:10 - 14:30
Walking lunch + poster session

Session 2: Theory and simulations of cholesteric phases
14:30 - 15:20
Keynote: Mark Wilson
Durham University, Durham, UK
15:20 - 16:00
Invited: Claudio Zannoni
University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
16:00 - 16:30
Akihiko Matsuyama
Kyushu Institute of Technology, Fukuoka, Japan
16:30 - 17:00
Coffee break
17:00 - 17:40
Invited: Paul van der Schoot
Eindhoven University of Technology
The Netherlands
17:40 - 18:10
Maxime Tortora
University of Oxford, United Kingdom
18:10 - 18:40
Cristano De Michele
“Sapienza” Università€ di Roma, Rome, Italy
Friday 12th of May 2017
Session 3: Chiral nanorod suspensions: from particle tuning to self-assembly
8:30 - 9:00
Registration
9:00 - 9:50
Keynote: Derek Gray
McGill University, Montreal, Canada
9:50 - 10:30
Invited: Henricus H. Wensink
CNRS, Université Paris-Sud, Université Paris-Saclay, France
10:30 - 11:00
Joshua Berryman
University of Luxembourg
Kinetic Control of Chiral Self Assembly
11:00 - 11:30
Coffee break
11:30 - 12:10
Invited: Zvonimir Dogic
Brandeis University, Waltham, MA, USA
13:10 - 14:30
Walking lunch + poster session

Session 4: The route to applications
14:30 - 15:20
Keynote: Silvia Vignolini
Cambridge University, Cambridge, UK
15:20 - 16:00
Invited: Lennart Bergström
Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden
16:00 - 16:30
Dhriti Nepal
Air Force Research Laboratory, Wright Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, USA
16:30 - 17:00
Coffee break
17:00 - 17:40
Invited: Youssef Habibi
Luxembourg Institute of Science & Technology, Luxembourg
18:10 - 18:40
Qi Zhou
Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden
20:00 - ... Farewell dinner
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