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Confirmed Speakers

  • Paul Braun, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, Link

  • Sylvain Caillol, CNRS,  Institut Charles Gerhardt, Montpellier University, France, Link

  • Qian Chen, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, Link

  • Eric Cloutet, University of Bordeaux, FR, Link

  • Michael Cunningham, Queen’s University, CA, Link

  • Ray Fernando, California Polytechnic State University, Link

  • Ahu Gümrah Dumanli-Parry, University of Manchester, UK, Link

  • François Ganachaud, Univ. Lyon, FR

  • Wei Gao, Dow, Inc.

  • Robin Hutchinson, Queen’s University, CA, Link

  • Shan Jiang, Iowa State University of Science and Technology, Link

  • Yifan Li, Iowa State University of Science and Technology, Link

  • Andrew Lyon, Chapman University, Link

  • Daniel Ou-Yang, Lehigh University, Link

  • Nurettin Sahiner, University of South Florida,  Link

  • John Texter, Eastern Michigan University, Link

  • John Tsavalas, University of New Hampshire

  • Samuel Wilson-Whitford, Lehigh University, Link

  • Wenjun Wu, Arkema U. S., Link

  • Xiaoming Xu, FDA

  • Liangfang Zhang,  University of California at San Diego


The topics for this workshop will cover the synthesis and preparation, characterization, modeling, and the wide applications of colloidal polymers.  The more specific topics will include sustainable polymer colloids, biomedical application of polymer colloids, theory and modeling of polymer colloids preparation, analysis of polymer colloids, analysis of polymers made by emulsion polymerization, anisotropic particles, RAFT and emulsion polymerization, polymer colloids made with block polymers, preparation of hybrid polymer colloids, assembly of polymer and hybrid colloids, application of polymer colloid in coating and adhesive, general application.