HYBER Symposium 2018

2018-05-24 09:00:00 2018-05-25 16:00:00 Europe/Helsinki HYBER Symposium 2018 Centre of Excellence HYBER brings together two full days of talks by top scientists from all over the world. http://physics.aalto.fi/en/midcom-permalink-1e846d4a04ab87046d411e880ad8bfe7bf9c285c285 Otakaari 2, 02150, Espoo

Centre of Excellence HYBER brings together two full days of talks by top scientists from all over the world.

24.-25.05.2018 / 09:00 - 16:00

Symposium only for registered attendees.




Invited HYBER symposium

24.-25. May 2018

Congress Center Dipoli, Helsinki


Day 1 - Auditorium Lumituuli

9:30 Welcome - CoE HYBER Director Olli Ikkala


Chair Olli Ikkala

9:45 Jan van Hest, Eindhoven University of Technology, Netherlands
"Adaptive Compartments with Life-Like Behavior"

10:30 Marina Ruths, University of Massachusetts Lowell, USA
“Interaction Forces and Nanotribology of Surfaces Modified with Bioinspired Polymer Coatings”

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11:20 Stanislav Gorb, University of Kiel, Germany
"Fly on the Ceiling: Animal Attachment Devices and Biologically-Inspired Adhesives"


12:05 - 14:00 Lunch, posters


Chair Orlando Rojas

14:00 Guang Yang, Huazhong University of Science & Technology Wuhan, China
"Current Trends of Bacterial Cellulose in Functional Materials and Biomedical Applications"

14:45 Liangbing Hu, University of Maryland College Park, USA
"Nanocellulose for Nanotechnologies“


15:30 – 16:30 Coffee, posters


Chair Orlando Rojas

16:30 Carlos Driemeier, Brazilian Bioethanol Science and Technology Laboratory (CTBE), Brazil
"Multiscale Biomass Architecture in Sugarcane Biorefineries"

17:15 Emily Cranston, McMaster University, Canada
"Using Weak Magnetic Fields to Stimulate Alignment in Nanocellulose Systems"



18:00 Poster session

19:00 Dinner in Metso 



Day 2 – Auditorium Lumituuli


Chair Markus Linder

9:30 Chris Holland, University of Sheffield, UK
"Silk Protein Self-Assembly: Bioinspiration for Polymer Process Engineering"

10:15 Dong Soo Hwang, Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH), S. Korea
“Cation–π Interactions in Load Bearing Biomacromolecules”

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11:05 José Carlos Rodríguez-Cabello, BIOFORGE, University of Valladolid, Spain
"Recombinamer-based dynamic systems"

11:50 – 13:00 Lunch, posters


Chair Merja Penttilä

13:00 Tuomas Knowles, University of Cambridge, UK
“Artificial nanomaterials from natural proteins”

13:45 Markus Linder, HYBER, Aalto University
“Phase Separations in the Assembly of Protein Materials”


14:30 Closing remarks, coffee