18th International Symposium on the Reactivity of Solids

June 9-13, 2014
St Petersburg


Plenary & Invited speakers

 1)​ Plenary Speakers:

    Prof. Artem M. Abakumov (EMAT, Antwerp University, Belgium) - Structure of materials: advanced TEM meets advanced crystallography
    Prof. Doron Aurbach (Bar Ilan University, Israel) - Advanced materials science for energy storage & conversion
    Prof. Bill Jones (University of Cambridge, UK) - Organic solid state chemistry and the delivery of new pharmaceutical materials
    Prof. Sergey V. Krivovichev (SPbSU, Russia) Structural complexity of crystalline solids: quantitative measures and application
    Prof. Kenneth Poeppelmeier (Northwestern University, USA) - Mixed Metal Oxide-Fluorides: Synthesis and Reactivity
    Prof. Alain Tressaud (ICMCB-CNRS, University Bordeaux 1, France ): Reactivity between fluorine and various carbonaceous materials: mechanisms, 
    structural changes and applications
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2)​ Invited Speakers:

    Dr. Claude Delmas (Université Bordeaux, France) - Solid state electrochemisrtry: a tool for synthesis and characterization of solids
    Prof. Takao Mori (National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS), Japan) - Development of novel borides, silicides, sulfides, and oxides, as effective thermoelectric
    materials through particular features of crystal structure
    Prof. Antoine Maignan (Directeur du Laboratoire CRISMAT (CNRS), France) - Thermoelectric oxides and sulfides : understanding the structure property relationships
    Prof. Joachim Maier (Max Planck Institute for Solid State Research, Germany) - Significance of Defect Chemistry for Reactivity of Solids
    Prof. Elena Boldyreva (Novosibirsk, Russia) - High-pressure research in relation to reactivity of solids
    Prof. Scott Misture (Alfred University, USA) - Oxide nanosheets as water splitting catalysts: a structural perspective
    Prof. Jing Li (Rutgers, USA) Design and Optimization of Crystalline Hybrid Materials for Use in Rare-Earth Free WLEDs
    Prof. Dr. A. K. Tyagi (Mumbai, India) Solid State Chemistry of some oxide based metastable materials: Challenges and opportunities
    Prof. E. Dikarev (University at Albany, USA ) - Soft Chemistry Approach to Materials Synthesis
    Prof. J. Wiley (University of New Orleans, USA) - Topochemical Reaction Strategies for the Manipulation of Layered Oxides.
    Prof. M. Shatruk (Florida State University, USA) - Peculiarities of 3d-4f magnetic exchange in rare-earth cobalt pnictides with ThCr2Si2 structure type.
    Prof. Thomas T.M. Palstra (University of Groningen, The Netherlands) - Multiferroic Properties of Organic-Inorganic Hybrid Compounds.
    Prof. Juri Grin (CPFS, Germany) - Redox reactions for preparation of intermetallic compounds
    Prof. R.A. Evarestov (St. Petersburg State University, Russia) - Quantum Chemistry of V2O5 Nanostructures
    Prof. David Johnson (University of Oregon, USA) - Controlling Reactions at Solid-Solid Interfaces: Access to New Materials with Designed Nanoarchitecture

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