Speakers - Tampere University of Technology

Photoalignment and Photopattering in Soft Materials 2018

Confirmed speakers

We are pleased to announce that following speakers will be present at PhoSM2018. The titles of their lectures are shown below.

Plenary  
Timothy Bunning (Georgia Tech, USA)
Photopatterning and thin film optics 
Stefan Hecht (Humboldt University of Berlin, Germany)
Designing molecular photoswitches for soft materials applications
Svetlana Santer (University of Potsdam, Germany)
Photosensitive polymers: new experimental insights 
Mark Warner (University of Cambridge, UK)
Light but strong – actuation by topography change

Tutorial  
Christopher Barrett (McGill University, Canada)
Azo-dye-containing soft materials for optical control at the bio interface 
Dirk Broer (Eindhoven University of Technology, Netherlands)
Reactive mesogens: One principle, infinite possibilities 
Nelson Tabiryan (BEAM Engineering, USA)
From Pancharatnam-Berry/geometrical phase to diffractive waveplate optics: what took it so long?

Invited  
Antonio Ambrosio (Harvard University, USA)
Hyperspectral nano-imaging of azo-units isomerization via photonless-detection scanning probe techniques 
David Bléger (Humboldt University of Berlin, Germany)
Visible-light-activated polymer networks 
Alexey Bobrovsky (Lomonosov Moscow State University, Russia)
Photopatternable LC composites based on porous polyolefines and cholesteric networks 
Vladimir Chigrinov (The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong)
Liquid crystal photoalignment: new trend in LC technology 
Alberto Credi (University of Bologna, Italy)
Light on molecular devices, machines, and material
Rafal Klajn (Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel)
Patterning using photochromic dyes and plasmonic nanoparticles
Mark Kuzyk (Washington State University, USA)
Harnessing the photomechanical response of dye-doped polymers and elastomers 
Seungwoo Lee (Sunkyunkwan University, South Korea)
Azopolymeric directional mass migration as a tool of nanophotonic study
Antoni Mituś (Wroclaw University of Science and Technology, Poland)
Complex dynamics of photoalignment of photo-switchable guest molecules in all-optical poling close to glass transition: kinetic Monte Carlo modeling
Jarosław Myśliwiec (Wroclaw University of Science and Technology, Poland)
Photoisomerisation and light amplification processes in pyrazoline, thiophene based organic systems and amorphous polymers 
Pance Naumov (New York University Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi)
Crystal adaptronics: dynamic and soft-matter-like properties of molecular crystals 
Soo Young Park (Seoul National University, South Korea)
Novel strategies and materials for photo-induced fluorescence switching 
Marina Saphiannikova (Leibniz Institute of Polymer Research Dresden (IPF), Germany)
Orientation approach to directional photodeformations in glassy azo-materials 
Takahiro Seki (Nagoya University, Japan)
Free surface strategy for the photoalignment and surface morphing
Atsushi Shishido (Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan)
Dye-free photoalignment and photopatterning in liquid crystal systems by non-polarized light
Timothy White (Air Force Research Laboratory, USA)
Performance enabled by photoalignment of liquid-crystalline elastomers 
Si Wu (Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research, Germany)
Photoswitching of Tg of azopolymers induces reversible solid-to-liquid transitions 
Claudio Zannoni (University of Bologna, Italy)
Liquid Crystal Computer Simulations and Surface Alignment  
Yue Zhao (Université de Sherbrooke, Canada)
Photocrosslinkable liquid crystal polymers for stimuli-triggered motion and complex shape change

Updated by: Jelle Stumpel, 22.03.2018 16:58.
Keywords: science and research