Invited spekers

Matthias Ballauff (Institute for Soft Matter and Functional Materials, Berlin, Germany)
Biohybrids from polyelectrolytes and proteins and their application in medicine

Gregory B. McKenna (Department of Chemical Engineering, Whitacre College of Engineering, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, USA)
Testing Paradigms of the Glass Transition: Ultra-low Fictive Temperature Glasses

Günter Reiter (Physikalisches Institut, Freiburg Materials Research Center (FMF), Albert-Ludwigs-Universität, Freiburg, Germany)
Non-equilibrium properties of thin polymer films 

Sanat K. Kumar (Department of Chemical Engineering, Columbia University, New York, USA)
Tuning Nanoparticle Ordering by polymer Crystallization

Dimitri Ivanov (Institut de Sciences des Matériaux de Mulhouse, France)
To be announced later

Alexander Grosberg (New York University, Department of Physics, New York, USA)
Chromatin hydrodynamics

Sabrina Pricl (University of Trieste, Department of Engineering and Architecture, Molecular Biology and Nanotechnology Laboratory, Trieste, Italy)
Сomputational/experimental experience in self-assembling materials for nanotheranostics

Doros Theodorou (National Technical University of Athens, Greece)
Meeting the challenge of long times in entangled macromolecules:  From atomistic to mesoscopic simulations of polymer melts in the bulk and at interfaces

Aziz M. Muzafarov (Nesmeyanov Institute of Organo-element Compounds of Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russian Federation)
To be announced later

Spiros H. Anastasiadis (Institute of Electronic Structure and Laser (IESL), Foundation for Research and Technology Hellas (FORTH), Crete, Greece)
Designing Materials at the Macromolecular Level: Towards High Performance Solid Polymer Electrolytes for Energy Storage

Andrey Milchev (Institute for Physical Chemistry, Bulgarian Academia of Sciences, Bulgaria)
Anomalous slowdown of polymer detachment dynamics on carbon nanotubes

Jose M. Kenny (University of Perugia, Civil and Environmental Engineering Department, Terni, Italy)
Processing and properties of polymer matrix nanocomposites

Brigitte Voit (Leibniz-Institut für Polymerforschung Dresden e.V., Dresden, Germany)
Design and synthesis of polymeric semiconductor for organic electronics

Eugenia Kumacheva (Department of Chemistry, University of Toronto, Canada)
Polymers and nanoparticles: bridging two worlds

Béla Iván (Polymer Chemistry Research Group, Institute of Materials and Environmental Chemistry, Research Centre for Natural Sciences, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest, Hungary)
Amphilic polymer conerworks with bicontinuous nanophasic morphologies

Alexander Semenov (Institut Charles Sadron, Université de Strasbourg, Strasbourg, France)
Rheological mechanisms of phase separation in polymer solution jets

Christoph Schick (Institute of Physics and Competence Centre CALOR, University of Rostock, Germany)
Time scales of growth and dissolution of crystal nuclei in poly(L-lactic acid) (PLLA)

Mikko Karttunen (Department of Chemistry and Department of Applied Mathematics, The University of Western Ontario, Canada)
Computational modeling of smart polymeric materials for healthcare

Sergei Sheiko (Department of Chemistry, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA)
Understanding firmness of tissue-mimetic materials

Alexey Lyulin (Group Theory of Polymers and Soft Matter, Department of Applied Physics, Technische Universiteit Eindhoven, The Netherlands)
Multiscale modelling of Novel Polyelectrolyte Membranes for Fuel Cells and Flow Batteries

Yury Shchipunov (Institute of Chemistry, Far East Department, Russian Academy of Sciences, Vladivostok, Russian Federation)
To be announced later

Sergey Ponomarenko (Enikolopov Institute of Synthetic Polymeric Materials, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russian Federation)
To be announced later

Alexander Yaroslavov (Department of Chemistry, M.V. Lomonosov Moscow State University, Moscow, Russian Federation)
To be announced later

Martin Möller (DWI Leibniz Institute for Interactive Materials e.V, Institute of Technical and Macromolecular Chemistry, RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany)
Can a material perform as an engine?

Marina Saphiannikova (Grenzer) (Material Theory and Modeling Group Institute Theory of Polymers, Leibniz Institute of Polymer Research Dresden, Dresden, Germany)
Interplay between photo-orientation and photo-deformation in azobenzene polymers

Friederike Schmid (Institute of Physics, JGU Mainz, Germany)
Constructing dynamic density functional theories for inhomogenious polymer systems from microscopic simulations

Volha Shchetnikava (ASML Veldhoven (Global Headquarters), Veldhoven, The Netherlands)
A comparison of tube models to predict the linear viscoelastic properties of entangled polymer melts

Dmitriy Kolodyazhnyy (National Helicopter Center Mil&Kamov, Moscow Region, Russia)
To be announced later

Hans-Werner Schmidt (Macromolecular Chemistry I, Bayreuth University, Bayreuth, Germany)
Polymer gradient materials – current capabilities and future perspectives

S. Ramakrishnan (Department of Inorganic and Physical Chemistry, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore)
To be announced later

Sergei Nechaev (Interdisciplinary Scientific Center Poncelet, Moscow, Russia)
Spectral properties of sparse random graphs