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5. Materials' Days Rostock 2009

Functional Materials and Nanotechnology

July 9th - 10th 2009
Location: Barocksaal (18th century) of Hanseatic City Rostock, Universitätsplatz

Photo Uni-Platz
 
The "Barocksaal" is inside the yellow building (built in 1750).
The entrance is in the right neighbouring house (Palais, built in 1714).
 
Photo Auditory
 
The Auditory inside the Barocksaal during a session
 
Organizing Committee:
Prof. Eberhard Burkel
Prof. Christoph Schick
Prof. Gerhard Scharr
Prof. Dieter G. Weiss

The Flyer (A4) for Download as PDF

the Flyer

The Posters (A3) for Download as PDF

the Poster   the Poster for the special Lecture

Sessions Overview

Hint to Use this Programme Page:
To get more Information about the lecturers and their topics at Materials' Days 2009,
please click the names in the sessions.

Thursday July 9th

Introductory Session

Chairs: Prof. Eberhard Burkel
Institute of Physics,
Rostock University
Funktionale Materialien Rostock e.V.
Prof. Burkel
Prof. Dieter G. Weiss
Institute of Biological Science,
Rostock University
Prof. Weiss
Prof. Christoph Schick
Institute of Physics,
Rostock University
Prof. Schick
8:30 Welcome
 
Prof. Wolfgang Schareck, Rektor, Rostock University,
Rektor
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8:45 Nanotechnology, Biology and Business
Prof. Ivar Giaever
, Applied BioPhysics, Inc Troy, New York, USA, Nobel Laureate in Physics
Prof. Giaever
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9:45 Physics of Neuronal Membranes
Prof. Thomas Heimburg
, Membrane Biophysics Group, Niels Bohr Institute, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
Prof. Heimburg
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10:30 Coffee Break  
11:00 Building a Materials Innovation Community in the Øresund Region
Daniel Kronmann
, Øresund University - Øresund Science Region, Sweden/Denmark
Daniel Kronmann
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11:30 EU Call - Information / The Nanotechnology and Nanosciences Topics in the NMP Work Programme 2010
Dr. Martin Vogt
, VDI Technologiezentrum, Düsseldorf
Dr. Vogt
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12:00 More Competitive Proposals for European Funding
Dr. Marko Häckel
, neoplas GmbH
Dr. Häckel
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12:20 Lunch break

Session: Nanostructured Materials and New Technologies I

Chair: Prof. Martin Köckerling
Department of Chemistry,
Rostock University
Prof. Köckerling
13:30 Stimuli-Responsive Materials from Ionic Liquid Reactive Surfactants
Prof. John Texter
, Eastern Michigan University, USA, Visiting Professor Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces, Potsdam-Golm
Prof. Texter
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14:15 Nanofiber Nanocomposites for Mechanical and Biomedical Applications
Prof. Goerg H. Michler
, Institute of Physics, Martin-Luther-University, Halle
Prof. Michler
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14:45 Nonlinear Effects in Nanoscaled Ferroelectrics and Possible Applications
Dr. Martin Diestelhorst
, Martin-Luther-University Halle, Institute of Physics
Dr. Martin Diestelhorst
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15:15 Spray Forming and Heat Ttreatment of Aluminum Alloys
Dr. Peter Krug
, PEAK Werkstoff GmbH, Velbert
Dr. Peter Krug
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15:45 Coffee Break

Session: Advanced Materials for Non-Pneumatic Tires / Wheels

Chair: Prof. Eberhard Burkel
Institute of Physics,
Rostock University
Funktionale Materialien Rostock e.V.
Prof. Burkel
16:15 The Composite Wheel – A non-pneumatic integrated tyre/wheel with superior rolling resistance and exterior noise properties
Prof. Ulf Sandberg
Swedish National Road and Transport Research Institute (VTI), Sweden
Prof. Sandberg could not come
17:00 Structural Analysis of the Non-Pneumatic Lunar Vehicle Rover Using Transient Explicit Dynamics
Mahmoud C. Assaad PhD
, Goodyear, Akron USA
Mahmoud Assaad
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17:30 Properties of Compound Material for Non-Pneumatic Wheels
Kundan Kumar M.Sc.
, EU EST- Marie Curie Fellow, Light Weight Construction, Faculty of Mechanical and Marine Engineering, Rostock University
Kundan Kumar
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Session: Public Lecture / Öffentlicher Vortrag (in German)

18:30 Mikro- und Nanotechnologie: Die kleine Welt ganz groß im Trend
Prof. Volker Saile
, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Institute for Microstructure Technology, University of Karlsruhe
Prof. Volker Saile
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Harbour Cruise with Buffet
 
Please look at the photos of the Harbour Cruise
 

Friday July 10th

Hint: The photos of the next sessions will insert during the next days.

Session: Nanotechnology and Biology

Chair: Prof. Dieter G. Weiss
Institute of Biological Science,
Rostock University
Prof. Weiss
8:30 Nanoparticles: Environmental and Health Aspects
Prof. Qamar Rahman
, Industrial Toxicology Research Centre, Lucknow, and Dean for Research and Development, Integral University, India
Prof. Qamar Rahman
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9:00 Relaxation and Twisting of Ingested Magnetic Micro- and Nanoparticles - an Assay for Cell Function and Cytoskeleton Mechanics
Dr. Winfried Möller
, GSF National Research Center for Environment and Health, Institute of Inhalation Biology, Gauting
Dr. Winfried_Moeller
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9:30 Nanoparticles: Biological Effects and Approaches to Risk Assessment
Prof. Myrtill Simkó
, Austrian Academy of Sciences, Vienna and Institute of Biological Sciences, Rostock University
Prof. Myrtill Simkó
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10:00 Biomimetic Surface Treatment of Materials and its Influence on Cell Activity and Differentiation
Prof. Thomas Groth
, Department of Pharmaceutics, Martin Luther University Halle
Prof. Thomas Groth
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10:30 Coffee break

Session: Nanostructured Materials and New Technologies II

Chair: Prof. Herrmann Seitz
Microfluidics, Faculty of Mechanical and Marine Engineering,
Rostock University
Prof. Seitz
10:50 Deformation Mechanism in Confined Volumes: Atomistic Simulations and Experiments
Prof. Helena Van Swygenhoven-Moens
, Materials Science & Simulation, EPFL, Paul Scherrer Institut, Villingen, Swizerland
Prof. Helena Van Swygenhoven-Moens
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11:30 Carbon Nanomaterials
Dr. Tim Schubert
(Dr. Walter Schütz could not come), FutureCarbon GmbH, Bayreuth
Dr. Tim Schubert
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12:00 Nano-mechanical and Tribological Characterization of Thin Films
Vishal Khosla
, CETR - Center for Tribology Inc., USA
Vishal Khosla
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12:30 Lunch break

Session: New Frontiers in Materials Science

Chair: Prof. Ralf Ludwig
Physical Chemistry, Institute of Chemistry,
Rostock University
Prof. Seitz
13:30 New Opportunities through THz Spectroscopy
Prof. Rene Beigang
, Department of Physics, University of Kaiserslautern
Rene Beigang
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14:15 Recent Developments in Micro- and Nanooptics
Prof. Volker Saile
, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology &
Institute for Microstructure Technology, University of Karlsruhe
Volker Saile
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14:45 Plasma Medicine -  Selected Applications in Surface Modification and Medicine
Prof. Klaus-Dieter Weltmann
, INP - Leibniz Institut für Plasmaforschung und Technologie e.V., Greifswald
Klaus Dieter Weltmann
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15:15 Closing Remarks


 

Afternoon: Site Visits Upon Appointment

  • Live Cell Imaging Center, Inst. of Biological Sciences, University of Rostock (Prof. Weiss)
  • Demonstration of Nanoindentation by CETR - (Vishal Khosla), at Physics of New Materials, University of Rostock

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