Please note this programme is subject to change

Thursday 3 December

09:30     Registration and refreshments
Council Room

      Chair: Geoff Mitchell, Polytechnic Institute of Leiria, Portugal

10:30     INVITED: Structure-property relationships in electrospun fibre webs
Gregory Rutledge, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA

11:15     Low-voltage (sub-100v) continuous electrospinning as a robust technique for bio-interface patterning
Xia Li, University of Cambridge, UK

11:40     Reusable bio-integrated electrospun fibrous webs for water cleaning purposes
Omer Sarioglu, Bilkent University, Turkey

12:05     A Lagrangian coarse-grained model of viscoelastic jets for electrospinning simulations
Marco Lauricella, IAC-CNR, Italy

12:30     Lunch and exhibition
Regent Suite

      Chair: Geoff Mitchell, Polytechnic Institute of Leiria, Portugal

13:30     High throughput coaxial electrospinning to generate efficient heat storage materials
Jose Lagaron, IATA-CSIC, Spain

13:55     Functional electrospun membranes
Giulia Maria Ognibene, University of Catania, Italy

14:20     Fibre volume ratio in sub-micron fibre reinforced composites via coaxial electrospinning
Andrew Wooldridge, University of Warwick, UK

14:45     Humidity as an electrospinning parameter to spin smooth, porous and various porosities
Marc Simonet, IME Technologies, The Netherlands

15:10     A new two-step process for defect-free polyaniline nanofibres
Rossella Castagna, Politecnico di Milano, Italy

15:35     Refreshment and exhibition
Regent Suite

      Chair: Geoff Mitchell, Polytechnic Institute of Leiria, Portugal

16:00     INVITED: Melt electrospinning writing
Paul Dalton, University of Würzburg, Germany

16:45     Understanding the local orientation of cellulose nanocrystals in electrospun polymer fibres
Nandula Wanasekara, University of Exeter, UK

17:10     Exploring the gas sensing response of electrospun polyaniline nanofibres: A low-cost, low-power and sensitive hydrogen sulfide gas sensor
Seyed Saeb Mousavi Anchehpoli, KAIST, Republic of South Korea

17:35     Estimation of polymer stretching degree arising during electrospinning
Arkadii Arinstein, Technion ˗ Israel Institute of Technology, Israel

18:00     Poster session, reception and exhibition - Regent Suite


    End of day 1 Symposium

Key dates

  • Abstract submission deadline: Extended
    14 October 2015
  • Early registration deadline:
    29 October 2015
  • Registration deadline:
    26 November 2015