Symposium honoring the career of Professor Guy C. BerryFrom Structured Fluids to Complex NanostructuresMay 3 & 4, 2002. Department of Chemistry, Carnegie Mellon, Pittsburgh, PA

Guy C. Berry
Symposium Schedule
Poster Submissions

Mellon Institute
4400 Fifth Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

The presentations on Friday and Saturday will be held on the second floor in the Mellon Institute Auditorium. The poster sessions on Saturday will be in the Mellon Institute Social Room and Conference Room on the third floor.

Friday, May 3, 2002

8:20 a.m. Dr. Hyung Kim, Dean Richard McCullough
Opening Remarks

Chair, Edward F. Casassa

8:30 a.m. William W. Graessley
“Chain dimensions and scattering in polymer solutions"
9:00 a.m. Ben Chu
“Copolymers as separation media and scaffolding materials”
9:30 a.m. Patricia M. Cotts
"Advances in solution characterization of non-linear and semi-flexible polymers"
9:55 a.m. Gary D. Patterson
“Shimmer, shimmer, nanopops”
10:20 a.m. Break

Chair, Tomek Kowalewski

10:50 a.m. M. Muthukumar
"Polyelectrolyte phase behavior"
11:20 a.m. Bernard D. Coleman
"Implications of the dependence of DNA configurations on nucleotide sequence"
11:50 a.m. Dennis C. Prieve
“Confinement induced structure of dilute polyelectrolyte solutions"
12:15 p.m. Lunch on your own — list of local restaurants.

Chair, Gary Patterson

2:00 p.m. Masao Doi
"The 3.4 power law”
2:30 p.m. Gregory B. McKenna
"Mechanical hole burning spectroscopy: A new method for probing dynamic heterogeneity in polymers"
3:00 p.m. Donald J. Plazek
“To shift or not to shift: That is the question!
“When is a temperature dependence not a temperature dependence? and The retardation spectrum: What’s it all about Alfie?”
3:25 p.m. Jung Ok Park
"Forced wetting of complex fluids on cylindrical substrates: Theory and experiments"
3:50 p.m. Break

Chair, Mohan Srinivasarao

4:20 p.m. Richard S. Stein
"Some light thoughts about polymer morphology"
4:50 p.m. Joseph H. Magill
“Crystallization of polymers, morphology and properties or where is the amorphous stuff????????????”
5:15 p.m. Fred Lanni
“Cell mechanics in a biopolymer matrix”
5:40 p.m. Myung Jhon
“A Study of nanostructured perfluoropolyether lubricant films."
6:05 p.m. Adjourn

Participants are on their own for lunch and dinner; this link provides a list of local restaurants.

Saturday, May 4, 2002

Chair, Patricia Cotts

8:30 a.m. Timothy P. Lodge
"Transition pathways in self-assembled block copolymer liquids"
9:00 a.m. David A. Tirrell
“Artificial proteins: from new amino acids to new functional biomaterials”
9:30 a.m. Lynn M. Walker
“Effects of electrostatic interactions on the rheology and structure of wormlike micelles“
9:55 a.m. Rick D. McCullough
“Supramolecular organization of polythiophenes
10:20 a.m. Krzysztof Matyjaszewski
“Controlling polymer structures by ATRP”

Chair, Donald Plazek

11:15 a.m. Tomek Kowalewski
"Novel sp2 carbon nanostructures through self-assembly in block copolymers"
11:40 a.m. Mohan Srinivasarao
"Anchoring behavior of liquid crystals at polymer interfaces"
12:05 p.m. Guy C. Berry
“Crossover behavior in the dependence of the viscosity on concentration and molecular weight for semiflexible polymers”
1:00 p.m. Buses depart for Gateway Clipper Lunch and Cruise (Bellfield Street)
1:30 p.m. Board Gateway Clipper
2:00 p.m. Lunch and Cruise on Gateway Clipper
4:00 p.m. Board buses back to Mellon Institute
4:30 p.m. Poster Session with refreshments

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