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Symposium Tracks

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Active & Responsive Matter

Track Organizers:

Dan Goldman, GT, and Sergiy Minko, UGA

Keynote Speakers:

Paul Chaikin, NYU

Kyle Bishop, Columbia U

Example topics:

  • Reconfigurable colloids and multiphase materials

  • Autonomous motion of particulates, nano-swimmers

  • Responsive hydrogels and microgels

  • Optical, electric and magnetic field remote controlled colloids and interfaces

Bio-Inspired Systems
Colloids & Macromolecules in Life Sciences
Colloidal & Surface Interactions
Directed & Self Assembly
Electrokinetics, Micropores & Microfluidics
Emulsions, Bubbles & Foams
Energy, Catalysis & Separations
Environmental Systems & Sustainability
Formulation, Processing & Manufacturing on Colloidal Length Scale and Beyond

Track Organizers:

Blair Brettmann, GT, and Amanda Engler, 3M

Keynote Speakers:

Caleb Nelson, 3M

Amy Peterson, UMass Lowell

Victoria Piunova, IBM

Jamming, Gelling & Rheology
Particles & Molecules at Fluid Interfaces
Wetting & Adhesion
Student Award Session of the ACS Colloid Division (Tuesday Afternoon)

Track Organizers:

Raymond Tu, CCNY

For students interested in applying:

  • submit your Abstract to the most appropriate Track above by Feb 1, 2019
  • during your Abstract submission, please mark appropriate field for awards consideration
  • email your CV (up to 2 pages) to Raymond Tu ( within one week of your abstract submission
  • if solicited, your advisor (and co-author of your abstract) must email a recommendation letter to Raymond Tu by March 1, 2019
Poster Session