Nordic Polymer Days 2019


Wednesday 5 June

Venue: Electro building ("gamle elektro"), Gløshaugen Campus, NTNU (View campus map)


10:00 - 11:00
11:00 - 12:00

Location: Kafé Elektro

12:00 - 13:20
Plenary: Conference opening and start of scientific program

Location: EL5
Chairperson Bjørn Torger Stokke

12:00 Welcome

12:20 Invited speaker: Kell Mortensen
"SANS Studies of Star-Polymers and Star-Polymer Gels Exposed to Stretch"
authors: Kell Mortensen, Anine L. Borger, Jacob J.K. Kirkensgaard, Kristoffer Almdal, Qian Huang, Ole Hassager and Masahiko Annaka
12:50 Invited speaker: Kristiina Oksman
"Bio-based nanomaterials, their isolation, properties and composites"
13:20 - 13:25
Short break (changeover time)
13:25 - 14:25
Parallell sessions
13:25 Topic 1:Polymer characterization Location: EL5
Session co-chairs: Kell Mortensen, Dag Werner Breiby
13:25 (O1.1) The Kinetic Pathway for Polyelectrolyte Coacervate Formation revealed by Time-resolved Synchrotron SAXS
authors: Matthias Amann, Jakob Stensgaard Diget, Jeppe Lyngsø, Jan Skov Pedersen, Theyencheri Narayanan and Reidar Lund
13:45 (O1.2) A combined SAXS and SANS study of interactions between bile salt and a triblock copolymer
authors: S. Bayati, L. Galantini, K. D. Knudsen and K. Schillén
14:05 (O1.3) In-Situ X-ray tomography for investigation of void growth in mineral-filled PVC using a conventional X-ray source: A plausibility study
authors: Sindre Olufsen, Arild Holm Clausen and Odd Sture Hopperstad
13:25 Topic 2: Polymer Composites Location: EL6
Session co-chairs: Kristiina Oksman, Andreas Echtermeyer
13:25 (O2.1) Molecular engineering of CNF/PCL interface for high toughness bio-nanocomposites
authors: Tahani Kaldéus, Lars Berglund, Eva Malmström and Giada Lo Re
13:45 (O2.2) Thermal and electrical properties of graphene polypropylene composites
authors: Karolina Gaska and Roland Kádár
14:05 (O2.3) Recycled Poly (Ethylene Terephthalate) Nanocomposites: Rheology, Thermal and Mechanical Properties
authors: Ravindra Reddy Chowreddy and Katrin Nord-Varhaug
14:25 - 14:55
Coffee break
14:55 - 16:55
Parallell sessions
14:55 Topic 1: Polymer characterization Location: EL5
Session co-chairs: Kell Mortensen, Dag Werner Breiby
14:55 (O1.4) Swelling of Individual Cellulose Nano-Fibrils: Does Crystallinity affect Swellability?
authors: Vegar Ottesen, Per Tomas Larsson and Kristin Syverud
15:15 (O1.5) Probing the Structure of Antimicrobial Peptides and their Interaction with Lipid Membranes using Small-angle X-ray and Neutron Reflectivity Methods
authors: Josefine Eilsø Nielsen, Victoria Ariel Bjørnestad, Abdullah Lone, Håvard Jenssen, Tania Kjellerup Lind, Marité Cardenas and Reidar Lund
15:35 (O1.6) Characterization and Classification of Polymers and Polymer Mixtures by Means of DSC and an Advanced Software Database
authors: Ekkehard Füglein
15:55 (O1.7) Using Elastic Net Regularization for the Identification and Quantification of Raman Spectra in Mechanical Polymer Recycling.
authors: Stephanie Haider, Lukas Kammerer, Michael Aigner, Sabine Hild and Gabriel Kronberger
16:15 (O1.8) Method of Making Polymer Surface Modifications Through the use of Screening Platforms
authors: Christian Andersen, Niels Jørgen Madsen and Anders E. Daugaard
16:35 (O1.9) Characterization of modified elastomer surfaces by wetting
authors: C. W. Karl, A. Lang, M. Klüppel and U. Giese
14:55 Mixed session Location: EL6
Session co-chairs: Kristiina Oksman, Andreas Echtermeyer
- Topic 2: Polymer Composites (5 papers)
- Topic 3: Environmental Aspects of Polymers (1 paper)
14:55 (O2.4) Nonlinear rheological signatures and percolation in nano-filled polymers
authors: Karolina Gaska and Roland Kádár
15:15 (O2.5) Composites with surface-grafted cellulose nanocrystals (CNC)
authors: Lilian Forsgren, Karin Sahlin-Sjövold, Abhijit Venkatesh, Johannes Thunberg, Roland Kadar, Antal Boldizar, Gunnar Westman and Mikael Rigdahl
15:35 (O2.6) Nanodiamond reinforced polyelectrolyte films
authors: Tony Tiainen, Marina Lobanova, Erno Karjalainen and Sami Hietala
15:55 (O2.7) High-strength, high toughness polylactic acid-based nanocomposites reinforced with well-dispersed cellulose nanocrystals
authors: Shiyu Geng, Daniela Wloch, Natalia Herrera and Kristiina Oksman
16:15 (O2.8) In-situ Formation of a Polyethylene-Polypropylene Copolymer through Reactive Compounding
authors: Yingwei Ouyang, Massimiliano Mauri, Ida Östergren, Thomas Gkourmpis, Per-Ola Hagstrand, Oscar Prieto and Christian Müller
16:35 (O3.1) Melt filtration of polymers (topic: Environmental Aspects of Polymers)
authors: Kerstin Steyrl, Blanca Maria Lekube, Thomas Hofstätter and Christoph Burgstaller
16:55 - 17:00
Short break (changeover time)
17:00 - 17:30
Invited speaker: Susie Jahren "The War on Plastics"

Plenary, Location: EL5
Chairperson: Kristofer Paso

End scientific program - day 1
Organ concert followed by reception

Do not be late, doors close at 19:00.
Location: Concert at Nidaros Cathedral, reception at Cafe To Tårn, located next to the cathedral. View conference map


Book of abstracts RSB

Topics RSB

Topics & color scheme
Topic 1:
Polymer characterization
Topic 2:
Polymer Composites
Topic 3:
Environmental Aspects of Polymers
Topic 4:
Topic 5:
Other Topics in Polymer Science
Topic 6:
Functional Polymers
Topic 7:
Polymer Theory and Modelling
Topic 8:
Polymers for Biomedical Applications



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