XII International Symposium on Polymer Electrolytes
ISPE-12
29 August - 3 September 2010
Padova, Italy
Invited Speakers
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Plenary Lectures


Michael Armand - University Picardie Jules Verne (France) - "Single-Ion Polymer Electrolytes with Highly Delocalized Negative Charge for Lithium Batteries"

Peter G. Bruce - University of St. Andrews (Scotland) - "Alkali Metal Crystalline Polymer Electrolytes"

Michael Graetzel - Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (Switzerland) - "Stable and Efficient Dye Sensitized Solar Cells Based on Solid Composite Electrolytes"

Joachim Maier - Max Planck Institute for Solid-State Research (Germany) - "From Nanoionics to Soggy Sand Electrolytes"

Bruno Scrosati - University of Rome "La Sapienza" (Italy) - "Ionic liquid - based membranes as advanced electrolytes in lithium batteries"


Keynote Lectures

Gerard Gebel - CEA, Institut Nanosciences et Cryogenie (France) - "Structure and water transport properties in Nafion membranes"

Steven G. Greenbaum - City University of New York (USA) - "Orientation Effects in Polymer Electrolytes: A New Approach to Improve Transport?"

Friedrich Kremer - University of Leipzig (Germany) - "Glassy dynamics and charge transport in low molecular weight and polymerized  Ionic Liquids"

Hiroyuki Ohno - Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology (Japan) - "Ionic liquid-based polymer electrolytes"

Stephen J. Paddison - University of Tennessee (USA) - "The Hydration and Transport of Protons in Model Polymeric Systems with High Perfluorosulfonic Acid Density and Minimal Water"

Stefano Passerini - University of Muenster (Germany) - "Binary and ternary ionic liquid-based electrolytes"

Robert Slade - University of Surrey (England) - "The alkaline membrane electrolyte approach to low temperature fuel cells – a breakthrough technology"

Masayoshi Watanabe - Yokohama National University (Japan) - "Polymer Electrolytes of Protic Ionic Liquids for Non-humidified Intermediate Temperature Fuel Cells"


Invited Lectures

Daniel Brandell - University of Uppsala (Sweden) - "Multiscale Modelling Polymer Electrolytes for Microbatteries"

Roger Frech
- University of Oklahoma (USA) - "Transport Processes in Liquids: A Paradigm Shift"

John Fontanella
- U.S. Naval Academy (USA) - "Effects of Pressure, Temperature and Volume on the Electrical Conductivity of Polymer Electrolytes"

Maria Forsyth - Monash University (Australia) - "Proton Conduction in Organic Ionic Plastic Crystal Based Electrolytes"

Takeo Furukawa - Kobayasi Institute of Physical Research (Japan) - "Correlation between Ionic and Molecular Dynamics in the Liquid State of Polyethylene Oxide/Lithium Perchlorate Composites"

Steven J. Hamrock - 3M Corporation (USA) - "Ionomers for PEM Fuel Cells"

Rolf Hempelmann - Saarland University (Germany) - "From Gas Diffusion Layers to Gas Diffusion Electrodes Directly by Electrodeposition"

Per Jacobsson - Chalmers University of Technology (Sweden) - "Ion-ion interactions in ionic liquid based polymer electrolytes"

Philippe Knauth - University Aix Marseille 1 (France) - "Aspects of Physical Chemistry of Aromatic Ionomers for Fuel Cells"

Klaus-Dieter Kreuer - Max Planck Institute for Solid-State Research (Germany) - "About the evolution of the microstructures of ionomers and polyelectrolytes for PEM fuel cell applications"

James E. McGrath - Virginia Polytechnic Institute (USA) - "Poly(arylene ether) Random and Block Copolymer Polyelectrolytes for Fuel Cell and Water Purification Membranes"

Emanuel Peled - Tel Aviv University (Israel) - "3D Thin-Film Microbattery Materials"

Peter Pintauro - Vanderbilt University (USA) - "Electrospun Nanofiber Composite Fuel Cell Membranes"

Micheal Popall - Fraunhofer ISC (Germany) - "Better performance of nickel-metal-hydride batteries based on inorganic-organic hybrid nano-coated electrodes"

Jean-Yves Sanchez - LEPMI - ENSEEG (France) - "Highly performing polymer electrolytes: irreconcilable with GREEN approaches?"

Lawrence Scanlon
- Air Force Research Laboratory (USA) - "Low Energy of Activation Lithium-ion Conducting Channel"

Guenther Scherer - Paul Scherrer Institute (Switzerland) - "Proton-Conducting Solid Polymer Electrolytes for Fuel Cell Applications Status of Radiation Grafted Membranes"

Wladyslav Wieczorek - Warsaw University of Technology (Poland) - "Reversed phase composite polymeric electrolytes"

Thomas Zawodzinski - University of Tennessee (USA) - "New Tools for Understanding Polymer Electrolyte Behavior in Membranes and Electrodes"


Piotr Zelenay - Los Alamos National Laboratories (USA) - "Oxygen Reduction Electrocatalysis on Non-Precious Metal Catalysts"
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