US-Poland-Workshop 2008
Now is: Thursday 01st June
  Poster Session
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  List of lecturers  ............

Name and Surname From Research field
Zbigniew Adamczyk Institute of Catalysis and Surface Chemistry, PAN, Krakow, Poland Colloids and Disperse System
Nitash Balsara University of California, Berkeley, USA Microstructured polymer materials; light and neutron scattering studies.
Michal Banaszak Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan, Poland Block copolymer self-organization. Soft matter computer simulation. Phase behavior and dynamics of colloids. Equation of state for polymer mixtures. Self-consistent field t heory for polymers. Parallel computation.2FeV3O(11-x)
Jozef Barnas Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan, Poland Mesoscopic physics, spin electronics.
Mercedes Calby Southern Illinois University, USA Molecular simulation and modeling of effects of confinement on physical properties.
Peter T. Cummings Vanderbilt University, USA Molecular modeling of fluids; computational nanoscience; molecular rheology of lubricants; mathematical modeling of cancer invasion.
Miroslaw Dudek University of Zielona Gora, Poland Diffusion processes, numerical methods for differential equations, magnetic auxetics, stochastic processes, methods of statistical physics in analysis of genomes, population dynamics, immune response modelling
Sharon Glotzer University of Michigan, USA Assembly of nanoscale systems; supercooled and metastable liquids and complex fluids, colloids; biomimetic materials design; computer simulation.
Marek Grinberg University of Gdansk, Poland Solid state spectroscopy, crystal field, radiative and non-radiative processes in solids
Bartosz Grzybowski Northwestern University, USA Complex dissipative systems; non-equilibrium self-organization; self-assembly
Keith E. Gubbins North Carolina State University, Raleigh, USA
Paula Hammond Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA Macromolecular design and synthesis; directed assembly using surface templates; nanoscale design of biomaterials; block copolymers, asymmetric morphologies; liquid crystalline polymetric materials.
Robert Holyst Institute of Physical Chemistry, PAN, Warsaw, Poland Simple fluids, freezing, wetting, density functional theories; liquid crystals, ferroelectric smectics; structure of thin films; microemulsions; polymer phase transitions, pol ymer brushes, statistical mechanics of polymers, critical phenomena in polymers, light scattering on polymer melts, spinodal decomposition, kinetics of the order-disorder phase transitions in polymer melts. Cellular organization of inner membranes in cel ls.
John Kieffer University of Michigan, USA Studies of molecular self-assembly, structure-property relations, and glass formation of ceramics, polymer-inorganic composites and nano-porous materials, using molecular simu lation and scattering experiments.
Lech Longa Jagiellonian University, Poland Computer modelling of soft matter; deterministic chaos and synchronization; statistical field theory of polymers and liquid crystals; chirality; stochastic processes; phase tr ansitions and critical phenomena.
Tadeusz Luty Wroclaw University of Technology, Wroclaw, Poland Lattice dynamics, molecular spectroscopy, dielectric theory, structural phase transitions, electron and photoinduced transformations, solid state chemical reactions, dynamics and thermodynamics of Langmuir monolayers, transformations in molecular solid state.
Krzysztof Matyjaszewski Carnegie Mellon University, USA Synthesis of well-defined macromolecules via living and controlled polymerizations; functional polymers and telechelics; catalysis; preparation of well defined polymers and hy brids for optoelectronic, biomedical, and other specialty applications.
Yuri Melnichenko Oak Ridge National Laboratory, USA Universal aspects of macromolecules in polymer solutions, supercritical mixtures and polymer blends, using small angle neutron scattering techniques.
Antoni C. Mitus Wroclaw University of Technology, Poland Negative refraction index in nanosphere dispersed liquid crystals; crystallization of charged nano-particles; nonlinear optics; computer simulations
Peter Monson University of Massachusetts, USA Fluids confined in porous materials; soft-fluid phase equilibrium; applications of molecular modeling in nanotechnology.
Józef Mościcki Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland Molecular transport in soft matter, bio- and biomimic materials via Impedance and ESR/EPR spectroscopies; pecolation.
Baron Peters University of California, Santa Barbara, USA
Ravi Radhakrishnan University of Pennsylvania, USA Biophysical and biochemical aspects of carcinogenesis; therapeutic inhibition of signaling enzymes; RNA catalysis; membrane phenomena; resistance mechanisms in antibiotics.
Maciej Radosz University of Wyoming, Laramie, USA, C Materials and biomaterials, polymers, materials for separations and drug delivery, carbon recovery, supercritical fluids.
Jaroslaw Rybicki Gdansk University of Technology, Poland molecular dynamics simulations of disordered systems (glasses, liquid metals); cross-scaled simulations of nanomechanical properties of metals
Wojciech Sadowski Gdansk University of Technology Crystal growth, epitaxial growth, LPE of A3B5 compounds, superconducting materials, nanomaterials
Malgorzata Sliwinska-Bartkowiak Division of Dielectric Physics, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan, Poland Nonlinear dielectrical effect, dielectric spectroscopy, thermodynamic liquid properties, thermodynamics of strongly associating liquids, liquid-liquid phase transitions, hidde n phase transitions.
Matthias Thommes Quantachrome Instruments, USA Synthesis and characterization of nanoporous materials, adsorption and scattering experimental studies.
Matthew Tirrell University of California, Santa Barbara, USA Manipulation and measurement of interfacial properties of materials used in applications from coatings and adhesion to lubrication and bioengineering.
Bernhardt Trout Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA New approaches to simulating complex fluids; applications to nanostructured systems.
Krzysztof W. Wojciechowski Institute of Molecular Physics, PAN, Poznan, Poland Complex fluids, statistical mechanics, molecular simulation, fractional derivatives, theory of elasticity
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