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Docent Markku Heino Arranges Polymer Technologies Seminar

15 Mar 2011

Polymer Technologies – From Science to New Applications

Docent Markku Heino, from Spinverse is arranging a special seminar course at Aalto University in Spring 2011 gathering together leading polymer experts from both the industry and academia. The seminar is open for everyone interested in the topics.

Dates: 11.4., 3.5. and 4.5.
Location on 11.4.: Lecture hall Ke5, Kemistintie 1, Aalto University, Otaniemi, Espoo.
Location on 3.5. and 4.5.: Lecture hall E, Otakaari 1, Aalto University, Otaniemi, Espoo.

This seminar course presents highlights in polymer science and technology through a series of 17 individual lectures given by leading polymer experts both from industry and academia. The presentations touch several different areas such as modern polymer synthesis and catalysis, renewable bio-based polymer platforms, high-performance composites, biomaterials for medical applications, electronics materials and nanotechnology. The aim is give the audience up-to-date information with an industrial and application related viewpoint. All lectures are given in English.

For the audience:
The seminar is open for everyone interested in the topics! Registration is just to make sure we have seats for everyone.

For students in particular:
To complete the course KE-100.5010 Polymeeriteknologian seminaari (3 cr) you are to
–    Participate the lectures actively
–    Write learning log during the course
–    Make a literature study on a topic proposed by the lecturers

Contacts
Docent Markku Heino, markku.heino@spinverse.com, 040-7191221
University lecturer Pirjo Pietikäinen, pirjo.pietikainen@tkk.fi, 09-47022620

 

Lecture programme:

11.4.2011
12.15-14.30
Kick off session
Lecture hall Ke5, Kemistintie 1, Aalto University, Otaniemi.
Introduction to the course
Instructions for literature study
Dr. Pirjo Pietikäinen, Aalto University
Functional materials – from science to new business Dr. Markku Heino, Spinverse
  Advanced polymer composites
Long fibre reinforced thermoplastics – current applications and future trends Dr. Tapio Harmia, Harmia Beratungsgesellschaft mbH
Filler/matrix interface in particulate filled polyolefin composites Dr. Sami Lipponen, Aalto University
3.5.2011
9.30-11.15
Biomaterials for medical applications
Medical Applications of bioresorbable polymers Dr. Jaana Rich, Aalto University
Biomedical polymers for tissue engineering scaffolds Dr. Harri Korhonen, Aalto University
Polymer Technologies for Biomedical Devices and Controlled Drug Delivery Dr. Jukka Tuominen, Vivoxid
3.5.2011
12.15-15.30
Electronics materials + Patents
Materials for mobile devices Dr. Kari Hiltunen, Nokia
Materials for CMOS image sensors Dr. Janne Kylmä, Silecs
New polymer compounds for high frequency antennas Dr. Antti Helminen, Premix
Role of patents in R&D – case Kemira Dr. Noora Ristolainen, Kemira
4.5.2011
9.15-11.15
Modern polymer synthesis
High speed polyolefin catalyst R&D Dr. Anneli Pakkanen, Borealis Polymers
Industrial polyolefin catalysts Dr. Esa Kokko, Borealis Polymers
Advanced materials by controlled radical polymerization Dr. Leena Nurmi, VTT
4.5.2011
12.15-15.15
Polymers from renewable resources
Biomaterial platforms for polymer development Prof. Ali Harlin, VTT
Bio-based polymers in industrial and consumer applications Dr. Mika Härkönen, VTT
Nanocellulose Dr. Ulla Hippi, Aalto University
Conlusions and Future Development Trends Prof. Jukka Seppälä

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