PIRE Workshop

1st PIRE Workshop on Biobased Polymers and Materials in Belgium

 Houffalize, Belgium    May 20, 2015

Programme


09:30

Welcome and registration

10:00

Opening remarks

10:15

Challenges in Mixing Biofillers in Composite Materials

Prof. Ica MANAS-ZLOCZOWER
CASE WESTERN RESERVE UNIVERSITY, Cleveland, United States

10:55

Biocatalytic Routes to Biobased Monomers and Polymers

Prof. Richard A. GROSS
RENSSELEAR POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE, Troy, United States

11:35

Recent Development of Cellulose Nanocrystals in Polymeric Materials

Prof. Youssef HABIBI
LUXEMBOURG INSTITUTE OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, Esch-sur-Alzette, Luxembourg

12:15

Lunch

14:00

Materials and architectures for cavity tuned absorption in organic photovoltaics

Prof. Ken SINGER
CASE WESTERN RESERVE UNIVERSITY, Cleveland, United States

14:40

Modification of Semi-Crystalline Polyesters in the Solid State

Dr Bart NOORDOVER
TECHNISCHE UNIVERSITEIT EINDHOVEN, Eindhoven, The Netherlands

15:20

Biotronics: Biopolymers for Electronic and Photonic Applications

Mr James GROTE
AIR FORCE RESEARCH LABORATORY, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, United States

16:00

Status on New Commercialization Efforts about Biobased Polymers

Dr Emmanuel DUQUESNE
MATERIANOVA, Ghislenghien, Belgium

16:30

Concluding remarks

16:40

End of the Workshop