Sixth International Conference on Multifunctional, Hybrid and Nanomaterials



Early Bird Registration Deadline: 21 January 2019

Conference chairs

Markus Antonietti

Max-Planck-Institute of Colloids and Interfaces, Germany

Markus Antonietti, has studied Chemistry in Mainz and did his doctorate with Hans Sillescu. His habilitation about nanostructured polymergels in 1990 fueled his enthusiasm for complex materials

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Clément Sanchez

Collège de France, France

Today Clément Sanchez , is Professor at the Collège de France chair of the « Chemistry of Hybrid Materials ». He was Director of The Laboratoire de Chimie de la Matière Condensée de Paris (UMR 7574, University of Pierre and Marie Curie-Collège de France-CNRS) (1999-2013). He did a large part of his career at the CNRS where he was Director of Research and he was also Professor at l'Ecole Polytechnique.

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Martina Stenzel

University of New South Wales, Australia

Martina Stenzel studied chemistry at the University of Bayreuth, Germany, before completing her PhD in 1999 at the Institute of Applied Macromolecular Chemistry, University of  Stuttgart, Germany. She started as a postdoctoral fellow at UNSW in 1999 and is now a full Professor in the school of chemistry as well as co-director of the Centre for Advanced Macromolecular Design (CAMD).

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Molly M. Stevens

Imperial College London, UK

Molly Stevens is Professor of Biomedical Materials and Regenerative Medicine and the Research Director for Biomedical Material Sciences in the Institute of Biomedical Engineering at Imperial College London. She joined ICL after Postdoctoral training in the field of tissue engineering with Professor Langer at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

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Local chair

Luis M. Liz-Marzán, CIC biomaGUNE, Spain

Symposia Chairs

Symposium A: Biohybrids, biomaterials and biological materials

Lia Addadi, Weizmann Institute, Israel

Joanna Aizenberg, Harvard University, USA

Lennart Bergstrom, Stockholm University, Sweden

Peter Fratzl, Max Planck Institute, Germany

Kazunori Kataoka, The University of Tokyo, Japan

Ali Khademhosseini, UCLA, USA

Eugenia Kumacheva, The University of Toronto, Canada

Sébastien Lecommandoux, University of Bordeaux, France

Luis M. Liz-Marzán, CIC, Spain

João F. Mano, University of Aveiro, Portugal

Samuel Stupp, Northwestern University, USA

Symposium B: Functional hybrid nanomaterials, nanocomposites and their applications

David Avnir, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel

C. Jeffrey Brinker, University of New Mexico, USA

David Cahen, Weizmann Institute, Israel

Luisa de Cola, CNRS, France

Eugenio Coronado, University of Valencia, Spain

Ovidiu Ersen, University of Strasbourg, France

Andrea Ferrari, University of Cambridge, UK

Richard Kaner, UCLA, USA

João Rocha, University of Aveiro, Portugal

Paolo Samori, University of Strasbourg, France

Patrice Simon, Universite Paul Sabatier, France

Francesco Stellacci, EPFL, Switzerland

Bao-Lian Su, University of Namur, Belgium

Symposium C : Functional porous materials

Thomas Bein, Ludwig-Max-University, Germany

Christophe Copéret, ETH, Switzerland

Mohamed Eddaoudi, KAUST, Saudi Arabia

Lyndon Emsley, EPFL, Switzerland

Susumu Kitagawa, Kyoto University, Japan

Kazuyuki Kuroda, Waseda University, Japan

Jeffrey R Long, UCB, USA

Johan Martens, University of Leuven, Belgium

Ferdi Schüth, MPI- Mulheim, Germany

Christian Serre, ENS, CNRS, France

Michael Silverstein, Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, Israel

María Vallet-Regí, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain

Pascal Van Der Voort, UGent, Belgium


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