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Monday, September 2, 2019




Main Conference Hall


Session I: 1030-1300

Chairpersons: Yoshio Bando, Elvira Fortunato and Andrea Ferrari


Stable perovskite solar cells by compositional and interface engineering

Sanghyun Paek, Hiroyuki Kanda, Yi Zhang, Hobeom Kim, Yonghui Lee, Kyung Taek Cho, Mousa Abuhelaiqa, Aron Joel Huckaba, Roldan Carmona Cristina and Mohammad Khaja Nazeeruddin

The Group for Molecular Engineering of Functional Materials, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, CH-1951 Sion, Switzerland


Graphene and related materials, from production to applications

Andrea Ferrari

Cambridge Graphene Centre, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, CB3 OFA, United Kingdom


Next-generation large-area graphene for electronic devices

Simon Thomas1, Ivor Guiney1 and Colin Humphreys2

1Paragraf Ltd, Somersham, Cambridge, United Kingdom; 2School of Engineering and Materials Science, Queen Mary University of London, United Kingdom


Functionaliy and versatility of metal oxides

Elvira Fortunato

i3N/CENIMAT, Department of Materials Science from Faculty of Science and Technology, Universidade NOVA de Lisboa and CEMOP/UNINOVA, Campus de Caparica, 2829-516 Caparica, Portugal


Boron nitride nanotube/nanosheet for energy applications

Yoshio Bando1,2,3

1Institute of Molecular Plus, Tianjin University, China; 2International Center for Materials Nanoarchtectonics (WPI-MANA), National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS), Japan, 3Australian Institute for Innovative Materials (AIIM), University of Wollongong (UOW), Australia





Main Conference Hall


Session I: 1500-1630

Chairpersons: Suk-Joong L. Kang and Bernd Kieback


Challenges and further developments in modeling of sintering

Eugene Olevsky

College of Engineering, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA 92182, United States


Micromechanics of sintering in particle scale

Fumihiro Wakai

Laboratory for Materials and Structures, Institute of Innovative Research, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Yokohama, Japan


Coupled experimental and numerical investigation of evolution of anisotropic microstructures during stress-assisted and constrained sintering

Rajendra Bordia1, Eugene Olevsky2, Christophe Martin3

1Clemson University, Clemson, SC 29634, United States; 2San Diego State University, San Diego, CA 92182, United States; 3Univ. Grenoble Alpes, CNRS, SIMaP, Grenoble F-38000, France


Break: 1630-1700


Session II: 1700-1830

Chairpersons: Eugene А. Olevsky and Fumihiro Wakai


Fundamentals of solid state sintering in multicomponent high entropy alloys

Bernd Kieback1 and Nadine Eißmann2

1Technische Universität Dresden, Institute for Materials Science, Dresden, Germany; 2Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing and Advanced Materials (IFAM), Dresden, Germany


What we should consider for full densification when sintering

Suk-Joong L. Kang

Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Daejeon 34141, Republic of Korea


Increase of fracture toughness of transparent ceramics by functional, low thermal-expansion coatings

Marc Rubat du Merac2, Martin Bram1, Jürgen Malzbender1, Mirko Ziegner1, Marcin Rasinski1, Olivier Guillon3

1Forschungszentrum Jülich GmbH, Jülich, Germany; 2CeramTec GmbH, Plochingen, Germany; 3JARA-Energy, Aachen, Jülich, Germany


Tuesday, September 3, 2019




Main Conference Hall


Session I: 0900-1100

Chairpersons: Robert Sinclair and Vladimir Torchilin


Model based characterisation of magnetic moments and charge densities in the transmission electron microscope

Rafal E. Dunin-Borkowski, Jan Caron, Patrick Diehle, Fengshan Zheng, Vadim Migunov and András Kovács

Ernst Ruska-Centre for Microscopy and Spectroscopy with Electrons and Peter Grünberg Institute, Forschungszentrum Jülich, 52425 Jülich, Germany


Using STEM-EELS to optimize gold nanoparticles for early cancer detection

Robert Sinclair, Yitian Zeng and Steven Madsen

Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305, United States


Engineering of novel pharmaceutical drug delivery systems for combination therapy of multidrug resistant cancer

Vladimir Torchilin

Center for Pharmaceutical Biotechnology and Nanomedicine, Northeastern University, Boston, MA 02115, United States


Synthesis and applications of megamolecules

Milan Mrksich

Department of Biomedical Engineering and Chemistry, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60208, United States


Break: 1100-1130


Session II: 1130-1300

Chairpersons: Sotiris Pratsinis and Milan Mrksich


Combustion spray synthesis of nanostructured materials: from carbon black to breath sensors

Sotiris Pratsinis

Particle Technology Laboratory, Institute of Process Engineering, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH Zurich), CH-8092 Zurich, Switzerland


Making the hospital a safer place by the sonochemical coating of all its textiles and medical devices with antibacterial nanoparticles

Aharon Gedanken

Bar-Ilan University Department of Chemistry, and the BINA center, Ramat-Gan 5290002, Israel


Earthicle and its discontents

Vuk Uskoković

Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of California, Irvine, CA, United States


Break: 1300-1500




Main Conference Hall


Session I: 1500-1630

Chairpersons: Yuntian Zhu and Mamoru Senna


Heterostructured materials: a new paradigm for superior mechanical properties

Yuntian Zhu

Nano & Heterogeneous Materials Center, Nanjing University of Science and Technology, Nanjing, China; Department of Materials Science and Engineering, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC 27695, United States


Optimizing the properties of titanium alloys processed using additive manufacturing

Brian Welk, Nevin Taylor, Samuel Kuhr, G.B Viswanathan, Hamish Fraser

Center for the Accelerated Maturation of Materials, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, United States


Hybridization of solid carbohydrates or hydrocarbon with metal oxides under mechanical stressing toward sustainable materials

Mamoru Senna1, Chika Takai2, Masayoshi Fuji3

1Faculty of Science and Technology, Keio University, Hiyoshi, Yokohama, 223-8522, Japan; 2Faculty of Engineering, Gifu University, Yanagido, Gifu, 501-1193, Japan; 3Advanced Ceramics Research Center, Nagoya Institute of Technology, Honmachi, Tajimi, 507-0033, Japan


Break: 1630-1700




Main Conference Hall


Session I: 1700-1845

Chairpersons: Heli Jantunen and Andrey Ragulya


Electroceramics without sintering

Heli Jantunen

Microelectronics Research Unit, Faculty of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering, P. O. BOX 4500, University of Oulu, FI-90014 Oulu, Finland


The mechanisms behind solute-drag and solute-acceleration during microstructural evolution of alumina

Ruth Moshe, Rachel Marder, Leon Rudnik, Wayne Kaplan

Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel


Understanding of sintering in Ukraine: overview of results

Andrey Ragulya, Mikhail Borisovich Shtern

Frantsevich Institute for Problems in Materials Science NAS of Ukraine, 3 Krzhizhanovsky str., 03142 Kiev, Ukraine


Field assisted reaction sintering of ceramic materials

Andrey Ragulya

Frantsevich Institute for Problems in Materials Science NAS of Ukraine, 3 Krzhizhanovsky str., 03142 Kiev, Ukraine


Wednesday, September 4, 2019




Main Conference Hall


Session I: 0900-1030

Chairpersons: Shizhang Qiao and Richard Catlow


Nanostructured materials for energy-relevant electrocatalytic processes

Shizhang Qiao

School of Materials Science and Engineering, Tianjin University, Tianjin 300072, China; School of Chemical Engineering, The University of Adelaide, SA 5005, Australia


Computer modelling as a predictive tool in materials and catalytic science

Richard Catlow

Department of Chemistry, University College London, London WC1E 6BT, United Kingdom; School of Chemistry, Cardiff University, Cardiff CF10 3AT, United Kingdom анд UK Catalysis Hub, Research Complex at Harwell, R92 Harwell Oxford Oxfordshire OX11 0FA, United Kingdom


 Crystal chemistry and properties of G-phases

Peter Franz Rogl and Andrij Grytsiv

Institute of Materials Chemistry, University of Vienna, A-1090 Wien, Austria


Break: 1030-1100


Session II: 1100-1300

Chairpersons: Hamish L. Fraser and Nobuo Tanaka


Goodbye hospitals and hello implantable nanosensors

Thomas Ј. Webster

Chemical Engineering, Northeastern University, Boston, MA, United States


Strain-engineering in advanced CMOS structures

Dae-Hong Ko

Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Yonsei University, Seoul, Republic of Korea


Environmental & dynamic electron microscopy of advanced materials in HV-(S)TEM

Nobuo Tanaka and Shigeo Arai

Institute of Materials and Systems for Sustainability (IMaSS), Nagoya University, Nagoya, 464-8603, Japan


Invited Diamond Sponsor Lecture

Integrated Differential Phase Contrast (iDPC) STEM for low Z detection and for high contrast low dose imaging applications

Maarten Wirix

Thermo Fisher Scientific, The Netherlands