11th Workshop on Polymer Reaction Engineering

Lecture Programme


Tuesday, 21 May 2013

Visit of the Deutsche Zollmuseum (90 min.)

17:00   Registration at the University of Hamburg
18:30 Welcome
H.-U. Moritz, University of Hamburg/D
Chair:  G. Storti, ETH Zurich/CH
Thermodynamics of polymers
G. Sadowski, TU Dortmund/D
19:30 Get together

After the get together we will meet us at the
Skybar "20up"

90 meters above the roofs of Hamburg, the bar invites you to an unforgettable view of the river Elbe, the harbour and the city itself through seven-meter-high panorama windows.

Wednesday, 22 May 2013
08:30 Welcome
H.-U. Moritz, University of Hamburg/D
Chair:  K.-Y. Choi, University of Maryland, MD/USA
Acrylic monomers and polymers, the reaction engineering perspective
J. Vorholz, Evonik Industries AG, Darmstadt/D
09:10 Modelling of spray polymerisation processes
W. Säckel, M. Hirschler, M. Huber, U. Nieken, University of Stuttgart/D
09:35 Numerical simulation of reactive extrusion process for solution polycondensation of PPTA
L. Zhao, H. Tang, Y. Zong, Z.H. Xi, East China University of Science and Technology, Shanghai/PRC
10:00 High performance and functional porous polymer via RAFT crosslinking polymerisation
Y. Luo, A. Wang, C. Ye, Z. Sun, X. Gao, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou/PRC

Coffee break and poster presentation

Chair: R. Richter, Evonik Röhm GmbH, Darmstadt/D
11:00 Industrial nonlinear model predictive control of semi-batch reactors for phenol-formaldehyde resins
T.S. Schei, R. Ringset, J.G. Dyrset, P. Singstad, Cybernetica AS, Trondheim/N
11:25 A theoretical and experimental kinetic investigation of the ROP of L,L-Lactide in the presence of a polyalcohol
K. Karidi, P. Pladis, CERTH/CPERI, Thessaloniki/GR; C. Kiparissides, CERTH/CPERI and Aristotle University of Thessaloniki/GR
Chair:  K..-D. Hungenberg, BASF SE, Ludwigshafen/D
11:50 Poster introduction by the authors
Brief statements of max. 3 minutes (Poster Numbers P 1 - P 40)
13:20 Lunch break
Chair:  R. Bachmann, Bayer Technology Services GmbH, Leverkusen/D
Emulsion polymerisation using switchable surfactants, a route towards water redispersable latices
X. Su, C. Fowler, C. O'Neill, J. Pinaud, E. Kowal, P. Jessop,
M. Cunningham, Queen's University, Kingston/CDN
14:55 Modeling and simulation of miniemulsion polymerisation with oil-soluble initiator
C. Costa, Federal University of Santa Catarina, Florianopolis/BR; J.C. Pinto, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro/BR; P.H.H. Araujo, C. Sayer, Federal University of Santa Catarina, Florianopolis/BR
15:20 Experimental and theoretical study of polymer nanolatexes via semicontinuous microemulsion polymerisation
F. Jahanzad, London South Bank University/UK; S. Sajjadi, King's College London/UK
15:45 High solids pickering latexes with improved salt stability
K. González-Matheus, J.M. Asua, University of the Basque Country, Donostia-San Sebastián/E
16:10 Mass transfer and particle size conservation in miniemulsion polymerisation
T.G.T. Jansen, J. Meuldijk, A.M. van Herk, TU Eindhoven/NL; P.A. Lovell, The University of Manchester/UK
16:35 Coffee break and poster presentation
Chair: W.-D. Hergeth, Wacker Chemie AG, Burghausen/D
17:05 Poster introduction by the authors
Brief statements of max. 3 minutes (Poster Number P 41 - P 82)
18:15 Poster Party
Thursday, 23 May 2013
Chair:  J.M. Asua, University of the Basque Country, Donostia-San Sebastián/E
New developments in RAFT-mediated emulsion polymerisation
W. Zhang, X. Zhang, F. D'Agosto, J. Rieger, B. Charleux,, CPE Lyon/F
09:05 RAFT inverse emulsion and miniemulsion polymerisation
F.J. Schork, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA/USA;
L. Ouyang, L. Wang, South China University of Technology, Guangzhou/PRC
09:30 Kinetic modeling of ARGET ATRP of BMA/BA: the importance of slow initiation at low copper levels
K.A. Payne, M.F. Cunningham, R.A. Hutchinson, Queen's University, Kingston/CDN; D.R. D'hooge, P.H.M. Van Steenberge, M.-F. Reyniers, G.B. Marin, Ghent University/B
09:55 Microreaction technology: a tool for the intensification of atom transfer radical polymerisation process
D. Parida, C.A. Serra, D.K. Garg, Y. Hoarau, University of Strasbourg/F
10:20 Coffee break and poster presentation
Chair:  J. Kosek, Prague Institute of Chemical Technology/CZ
Model-based monomer feeding strategies on tailoring copolymer composition distribution and topology via semi-batch RAFT copolymerisation
W.-J. Wang, B.-G. Li, Zhejiang University/PRC; S. Zhu, McMaster University, Hamilton/CDN
11:25 Validity of the terminal model in controlled radical copolymerisation
I. Zapata-González, Universidad Autónoma de Coahuila, Saltillo/MEX; E. Saldívar-Guerra, Centro de Investigación en Química Aplicada, Saltillo/MEX; R.A. Hutchinson, Queen´s University, Kingston/CDN
11:50 The kinetic Monte Carlo simulated linear gradient quality as new copolymer property: the case of ATRP
P. Van Steenberge, D. D'hooge, M.-F. Reyniers, G.B. Marin, Ghent University/B; Y. Wang, M. Zhong, D. Konkolewicz, K. Matyjaszewski, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA/USA
12:15 Modeling and mechanism of polymer brush growth in surface controlled radical polymerisation processes: do surface radicals terminate?
S. Zhu, McMaster University, Hamilton/CDN
12:40 Lunch break
Chair:  B.-G. Li, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou/PRC
Sustainability, socio-economic and ecological aspects of dispersion polymers
A. Trapani, D. Hawkins, H. Kheradmand, The Dow Chemical Company, Valbonne/F
14:20 Biodegradable and biocompatible comb-like polymers for biomedical applications
D. Moscatelli, Politecnico di Milano/I
14:45 Energy and CO2 savings: systematic approach and examples in polymer production
R. Bachmann, C. Drumm, Bayer Technology Services GmbH, Leverkusen/D; J. Heijl, Bayer Antwerpen NV/B; B. Ruytinx, Bayer Thai Company Limited, Rayong/THA; J. van den Eynde, Bayer Antwerpen NV/NL; A. Wolf, Bayer Technology Services GmbH, Leverkusen/D
15:10 Yellow chemistry: utilising elemental sulfur in polymer materials
P. Theato, University of Hamburg/D; K. Char, Seoul National University/ROK; J. Pyun, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ/USA
15:35 Poster award
15:45 Coffee break and poster presentation
Chair:  M. Busch, TU Darmstadt/D
16:05 Study of the segregated behaviour of microfluidic polymerisation
B. Cortese, M. de Croon, V. Hessel, TU Eindhoven/NL; S. Schulze, E. Klemm, Stuttgart University/D
16:30 2-D molecular weight and branching distribution modelling for ldPE accounting for topological scission
N. Yaghini, P. Iedema, University of Amsterdam/NL
16:55 Milli-reactor polymerisation technology
F. El-Toufaili, T. Bott, A. Brodhagen, M. Kleiner, C. Schwede, BASF SE, Ludwigshafen/D
17:20 New reactor for polyester polyols continuous synthetic process
Z.H. Xi, L.K. Chen, L. Zhao, W.J. Sun, East China University of Science and Technology, Shanghai/PRC
17:55 End of lecture session

Bus transfer to the windjammer starting at the Conference venue.

19:30 Conference dinner

on board of the windjammer "Rickmer Rickmers"
As seating capacity is limited, please order early to avoid disappointments!

Friday, 24 May 2013
Chair:  R.A. Hutchinson, Queen's University, Kingston/CDN
Conductive polymer nanotubes: synthesis and fast electrochemistry, from electrochromics to high power energy storage
S.B. Lee, University of Maryland, MD/USA
09:05 Homogeneous and heterogeneous polymerisation of N-vinyl formamide: modeling and synthesis of nanoparticles
J. Zataray, A. Aguirre, J.C. de la Cal, J.R. Leiza, University of the Basque Country, Donostia-San Sebastian/E
09:30 Particle agglomeration in gas-dispersion polymerisation
J. Kosek, B. Ledvinkova, J. Chmelar, Institute of Chemical Technology Prague/CZ
09:55 Metallocene catalysed olefin polymerisation with specially designed catalyst support and reactor systems
S.Y. Lee, K.Y. Choi, University of Maryland, College Park, MD/USA
10:20 Coffee break and poster presentation
Chair:  M.F. Cunningham, Queen's University, Kingston/CDN
Polymer reaction engineering on the basis of detailed radical polymerisation kinetics - recent results and perspectives
M. Buback, H. Kattner, University of Göttingen/D
11:25 Modeling multiradicals in bulk crosslinking copolymerisation
S. Lazzari, G. Storti, M. Morbidelli, ETH Zurich/CH
11:50 Models in the polymer industry: what present? what future?
H. Vale, K. Becker, A. Daiss, O. Naem, K.-D. Hungenberg, BASF SE, Ludwigshafen/D
12:15 Mass transfer and kinetics in heterophasic copolymerisation of propylene
T. Kröner, University of Halle-Wittenberg/D and Dutch Polymer Institute/NL; M. Bartke, University of Halle-Wittenberg/D
12:40 Reactors and modeling for an improved understanding of gas phase ethylene polymerisation
T.F.L. McKenna, A. Alizadeh. CNRS/University of Lyon, Villeurbanne/F
13:05 Closing remarks
H.-U. Moritz, University of Hamburg/D
13:15 End of workshop
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