Program

The scientific program of the 5th International Summer School on Aerogels will comprise plenary talks and Lab-work sessions.

 

Workshop schedule

 

Date

 

Time

 

Program

September, 19th

11:15 a.m.

Welcome

12:00

"Sol-Gel Chemistry"          

Nicola H√ľsing (TU Salzburg)

12:20

"Organic and carbon aerogels"        
       

René Tannert (DLR)

12:40

"Biopolymer based aerogels"        
    

Pavel Gurikov (TUHH)

1:00 p.m.

"Drying Techniques"

Pavel Gurikov (TUHH)

1:25 p.m.

Coffee Break

1:40 p.m.

Safety instruction (part I)
Division into lab groups

2:00 p.m.

Lab training (Aerogel Synthesis)

4:30-6:30 p.m.

Guided tour ESA

September, 20th

 

09:00 a.m.

"Characterization of aerogels"                    

Lorenz Ratke (DLR)

10:00 a.m.

Safety instruction (part II)

10:15 a.m.

Lab training (Characterization / Drying)

12:30

Lunch

1:15 p.m.

Lab training (Characterization/ Drying)

2:45 p.m.

Coffee Break

3:00 p.m.

Lab training (Characterization/ Drying)

4:30 p.m.

‚Äětransfer‚Äú

5:00 p.m.

Invited lecture on

"Modeling the mechanical properties of aerogels"                
    

Ameya Rege (RWTH Aachen)

6:15p.m.

Social Program¬† ‚ÄúGet-together‚ÄĚ

September, 21st

 

09:00 a.m.

Results and discussion

10:00  a.m.

"Aerogel based applications"          

Barbara Milow (DLR) 

10:20  a.m.

"Industrial applications of aerogels"  

Stephen A. Steiner III (Aerogel Technologies)   

11:15  a.m.

Panel discussion

1:00  p.m.

Closing remarks

  

Speakers

 

Sol-Gel Chemistry  


Prof. Dr. Nicola H√ľsing

Paris Lodron University Salzburg
Chemistry and Physics of Materials
Austria

Research interests and expertise
-
Porous Materials / Aerogels
- Hybridization Strategies and Hybrid Materials
- Solution-based Processes (Sol-Gel/ Hydrothermal)

Organic and carbon aerogels

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Dr. René Tannert

Department of Aerogels  
German Aerospace Center (DLR)
Germany

Research interests and expertise
 - organic aerogels
 - Aerogel composites
 - aerogels for automotive sector 
   and catalysis

Biopolymer based aerogels

and

Drying Techniques

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Dr. Pavel Gurikov

Hamburg University of Technology (TUHH)
Institute of Thermal Separation processes
Germany

Research interests and expertise
 - nanostructured materials
 - colloids and surface science
 - coarse-grained modeling

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Prof.
Dr.Dr. h.c. Lorenz Ratke

Department of Aerogels  
German Aerospace Center (DLR)
Germany

Research interests and expertise
 - modeling of nanostructured materials
 - solidification and solidification technologies
 - aerogels and aerogel composites

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Ameya Rege

Department of Continuum Mechanics, RWTH Aachen University, Germany

Research interests and expertise
 - mesoscale modelling
 - soft matter physics
 - aerogels

Aerogel based applications

 

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Prof. Dr. Barbara Milow

Department of Aerogels  
German Aerospace Center (DLR)
Germany

Research interests and expertise
 - sol-gel chemistry
 - characterization of advanced porous materials
 - R&D Aerogels for applications

Commercialization of Mechanically Strong, Multifunctional Monolithic Aerogels: Airloy¬ģ Ultramaterials

 

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Dr. Stephen A. Steiner III

Aerogel Technologies, LLC
USA

Research interests and expertise
 - commercialization of aerogels
¬†- Airloy¬ģ
 - Aerogels: Beyond thermal insulation

 

 

 

Social Event & guided tour at EAC

Visit to DLR Premises and ESA-EAC, the European Astronaut Centre in Cologne, Germany, on September 19th, 2018

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