Macromolecular Science and Engineering

Division Representative

Eugenia Kumacheva, University of Toronto

Symposia, Organizers and Invited Speakers

Frontiers in Controlled Polymerization - joint with IN

Organizer:
Parisa Mehrkhodavandi (mehr@chem.ubc.ca), University of British Columbia

Invited Speakers:
Didier Bourissou, Université Paul Sabatier, France
Jeffery Byers, Boston College, USA
Jean François Carpentier, Université de Rennes 1, France
Debashis Chakraborty, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, India
Eugene Chen, Colorado State University, USA
Samuel Dagorne, Université de Strasbourg, France
Paula L Diaconescu, University of California - Los Angeles, USA
Andrew P Dove, University of Warwick, UK
Mario Gauthier, University of Waterloo
Elizabeth Gillies, Western University
Matthew Jones, University of Bath, UK
Francesca Kerton, Memorial University of Newfoundland
Christopher Kozak, Memorial University of Newfoundland
Parisa Mehrkhodavandi, University of British Columbia
Philip Mountford, University of Oxford, UK
Laurel Schafer, University of British Columbia
Frank Hein Schaper, Université de Montréal
Dwight Seferos, University of Toronto
Michael P Shaver, University of Edinburgh, UK
Christophe Thomas, CNRS – Chimie ParisTech, France

Macromolecules Containing Metal and Inorganic Elements

Organizers:
Daniel Foucher (daniel.foucher@ryerson.ca), Ryerson University
Xiaosong Wang (xiaosong.wang@uwaterloo.ca), University of Waterloo

Invited Speakers:
Alaa S Abd-El-Aziz, University of Prince Edward Island
Derek Gates, University of British Columbia
Joseph Gilroy, Western University
Frieder Jaekle, Rutgers University, USA
Kyoung Taek Kim, Seoul National University, Korea
Ian Manners, University of Bristol, UK
Chuanbing Tang, University of South Carolina, USA
Gang Zheng, MaRS Centre, Princess Margaret Cancer Research Tower, University of Toronto

Polymers with Biological and Medicinal Applications

Organizers:
Elizabeth Gillies, Western University
Todd Hoare, McMaster University

Invited Speakers:
Christine Allen, University of Toronto
Marta Cerruti, McGill University
Elizabeth Cosgriff-Hernandez, Texas A&M University, USA
Marc Gauthier, INRS
Jay Kizhakkedathu, University of British Columbia
Matthew Moffitt, University of Victoria
John Oh, Concordia University

Stimuli-responsive Polymers and Polymer Gels

Organizer:
Michael Serpe, University of Alberta

Invited Speakers:
Tao Chen, Ningbo University, China
Stephen Craig, Duke University, USA
Todd Hoare, McMaster University
Hongbin Li, University of British Columbia
Guojun Liu, Queen's University
John Oh, Concordia University
Nicolas Sanson, ESPCI Paris, France
Will Skene, Université de Montréal

Supramolecular Assembly of Macromolecules and Nanoscale Materials

Organizer:
Alex Adronov, McMaster University

Invited Speakers:
Thomas Baumgartner, University of Calgary
Jérôme Claverie, Université de Sherbrooke
Todd Emrick, University of Massachusetts, USA
Eugenia Kumacheva, University of Toronto
Guojun Liu, Queen’s University
Marcel Mayor, University of Basel and Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Switzerland
Jose Moran-Mirabal, McMaster University
Jean-François Nierengarten, Université de Strasbourg and Centre national de la recherche scientifique (CNRS), France
Mitch Winnik, University of Toronto

Surfactants in Macromolecular Science

Organizers:
Gerry Marangoni, St. Francis Xavier University
Shawn Wettig, University of Waterloo

Invited Speaker:
Robert Pelton, McMaster University

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