12th Hellenic Polymer Society International Conference 2018

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E-POSTER PRESENTATIONS

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1. Recent Developments in Polymer Synthesis and Characterization Methods

 

POSTER 1.1

Polymerization Kinetics of N?Butyl Methacrylate in the Presence of Graphene Oxide Prepared by Two Di?erent Oxidation Methods with or without Functionalization

Dimitris Achilias, Ioannis Tsagkalias, Symela Papadopoulou
Department Of Chemistry, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece

 

POSTER 1.2

Synthesis and Molecular Characterization of Polystyrenes Carrying Pendant Tempo Radicals

Polykseni Aggelopoulou, Georgios Sakellariou

Industrial Chemistry Laboratory, Department of Chemistry, National & Kapodistrian University of Athens, Panepistimiopolis Zografou, 15 771 Athens, Greece

 

POSTER 1.3

Synthesis and Characterization of New High Tg Biobased Copolyesters from Isosorbide, 1,6-Hexanediol and 2,5-Furandicarboxylic Acid

Nina Maria Ainali1, Eleni Agapiou1, Nejib Kasmi1, Dimitrios N. Bikiaris1*, George Z. Papageorgiou2

1Laboratory of Chemistry and Technology of Polymers and Dyes, Chemistry Department, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece

2Chemistry Department, University of Ioannina, P.O. Box 1186, 45110 Ioannina, Greece

 

POSTER 1.4

Association Effects of End-Functionalized Polymers Interacting Through Hydrogen Bonds

Spyridoula-Lida Bitsi1, Salvatore Constanzo2, Dimitris Vlassopoulos2, Anastasia Nika3, Margarita Chatzichristidi1, Marinos Pitsikalis3

1 Industrial Chemistry Laboratory, Department of Chemistry, National & Kapodistrian University of Athens, Athens, Greece
2 Institute Of Electronic Structure And Laser, Foundation For Research And Technology
3 Industrial Chemistry Laboratory, Department Of Chemistry, National And Kapodistrian University Of Athens, Athens, Greece

 

POSTER 1.5

The 1-phenyltetrazole-5-thiyl Radical in the Photopolymerization of MMA

Christos Christou1, Athanasia Agora1, Michael G. Siskos*1, Antonios K. Zarkadis1

1Department of Chemistry, University of Ioannina, 45110, Ioannina

 

POSTER 1.6

Raft Synthesis and Self-Assembly of Amphiphilic Block Copolymers Based on Poly(N-Butyl Acrylate)

Aggeliki Chroni, Stergios Pispas
Theoretical and Physical Chemistry Institute, National Hellenic Research Foundation, 48 Vassileos Constantinou Ave., 11635 Athens, Greece

 

POSTER 1.7

Synthesis and Characterization of Well-Defined Single Chain Polymer Nanoparticles Throuth Thermal Cycloaddition and Friedel-Crafts Alkylation Reactions

Periklis Didaskalou, Anna Boura, Kleio Theodoraki, Kleonicky Sioziou, Georgios Sakellariou

Industrial Chemistry Laboratrory, Department of Chemistry, National & Kapodistrian University of Athens Panepistimiopolis Zografou, Athens 157 71, Greece

 

POSTER 1.8

Synthesis of New Eco-Friendly Copolyesters from Fully Renewable Resources: Poly(?-Caprolactone-Co-Hexamethylene 2,5-Furandicarboxylate)

Nejib Kasmi1, George Z. Papageorgiou2, Dimitrios N. Bikiaris1

1Laboratory of Polymer Chemistry and Technology, Department of Chemistry, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, GR-541 24, Thessaloniki, Macedonia, Greece

2Chemistry Department, University of Ioannina, P.O. Box 1186, 45110 Ioannina, Greece

 

POSTER 1.9

Dielectric Behavior and Functionality in Epoxy Resin/Barium Oxide Composite Materials

A.C. Konstantinou*, A. Sanida, A.C. Patsidis, G.C. Psarras

Smart Materials & Nanodielectrics Laboratory, Department of Materials Science, School of Natural Sciences, University of Patras, Patras 26504, Greece

 

POSTER 1.10

Synthesis and Characterization of Well-Defined Miktoarm Star Polymers, (PS)n(PEO)n

Emmanouil Mygiakis1, Dimitrios Chatzogiannakis2, Emmanouil Glynos2,
Georgios Sakellariou3

1 Industrial Chemistry Laboratory, Department of Chemistry, National & Kapodistrian University of Athens, Athens, Greece
2 Institute Of Electronic Structure And Laser, Foundation For Research And Technology
3 Industrial Chemistry Laboratory, Department of Chemistry, National And Kapodistrian University of Athens, Athens, Greece

 

POSTER 1.11

Complex Architecture Asymmetric Copolymers via Anionic Polymerization: Synthesis, Characterization and Self-Assembly

Christos Ntaras1, Apostolos Avgeropoulos1, Weichao Shi2, Andrew L. Hamilton, Kris T. Delaney, Nathaniel A. Lynd, Edward J. Kramer, Glenn H. Fredrickson2,
Quentin Demassieux
3, Constantino Creton3

1Department of Materials Science Engineering, University of Ioannina, Ioannina, Greece

2Materials Research Laboratory, University of California at Santa Barbara, California, United States

3Laboratory of Soft Matter Science and Engineering, ESPCI Paristech-CNRS-UPMC, Paris, France

 

POSTER 1.12

Complex Star Architectures of Well-Defined Polyethylene-Based Co/Terpolymers

Konstantinos Ntetsikas1, George Zapsas2, Panayiotis Bilalis2, Yves Gnanou2, Edwin L. Thomas3, Nikos Hadjichristidis2

1 King Abdullah University of Science And Technology (KAUST), Thuwal 23955, Saudi Arabia
2 King Abdullah University of Science And Technology (KAUST)
3 Rice University, Houston

 

POSTER 1.13

Synthesis, Molecular and Morphological Characterization of Linear and Miktoarm Polystyrene / Polydimethylsiloxane Copolymers

Christos Pantazidis1, Apostolos Avgeropoulos2, Georgios Sakellariou1

1 Industrial Chemistry Laboratory, Department of Chemistry, National & Kapodistrian University of Athens, Panepistimiopolis Zografou, 15 771 Athens, Greece
2 Department of Materials Science And Engineering, University of Ioannina, 45 110 Ioannina, Greece

 

 

 

 

POSTER 1.14

Double-Hydrophilic Semi-Interpenetrating Hydrogels with Tunable and Predictable Mechanical Performance

Georgia Papaparaskeva1, Chrysovalantis Voutouri1, Vasiliki Gkretsi1,2, Mariliz Achilleos1, Ivo Safarik3,4, Kristyna Pospiskova4, Triantafyllos Stylianopoulos1 and Theodora Krasia-Christoforou1*

1University of Cyprus, Department of Mechanical & Manufacturing Engineering, P.O. Box 20537, 1678, Nicosia, Cyprus

2 Current affiliation: European University Cyprus, School of Sciences, Department of Life Sciences, Biomedical Sciences Program, Nicosia, Cyprus

3Department of Nanobiotechnology, Biology Centre, ISB, CAS, Na Sadkach 7, 370 05 Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic

4Regional Centre of Advanced Technologies and Materials, Palacky University, Slechtitelu 27, 783 71 Olomouc, Czech Republic

 

POSTER 1.15           

Synthesis and Characterization of Well-Defined Single Chain Polystyrene Nanoparticles

Nikos Patelis1, Marta Cutrano2, Daniele Parisi2, Dimitris Vlassopoulos2, George Sakellariou1

1 Industrial Chemistry Laboratory, Department of Chemistry, National & Kapodistrian University of Athens, Athens, Greece
2 Institute of Electronic Structure And Laser, Foundation For Research And Technology

 

POSTER 1.16

Thioesters as Type I Photoinitiators: The Role of the Chromophore

Aristea Pavlou1, Michael G. Siskos*1, Antonios K. Zarkadis1

1Department of Chemistry, University of Ioannina, 45110, Ioannina

 

POSTER 1.17

Synthesis and Characterization of Well-Defined Ring Polystyrenes

Nikolaos Patelis, Georgios Sakellariou

Chemistry Department, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Athens, Greece

 

POSTER 1.18

PnBA-b-PNIPAM-b-PDMAEA pH- and Thermo- Responsive Triblock Terpolymers via Raft Polymerization and their Properties in Aqueous Solutions

Athanasios Skandalis, Stergios Pispas
Theoretical and Physical Chemistry Institute, National Hellenic Research Foundation, 48 Vassileos Constantinou Ave., 11635 Athens, Greece

 

POSTER 1.19

Linear and Star Block Copolymers with High “Flory-Huggins” (X) Interaction Parameter

Maria-Malvina Stathouraki1, Apostolos Avgeropoulos2, Georgios Sakellariou3

1 Industrial Chemistry Laboratrory, Department of Chemistry, National & Kapodistrian University of Athens Panepistimiopolis Zografou, Athens 157 71, Greece
2 Department of Materials Science Engineering, University of Ioannina, Ioannina 45110, Greece
3 Industrial Chemistry Laboratory, Department of Chemistry, National & Kapodistrian University of Athens, Panepistimiopolis Zografou, 15 771 Athens, Greece

 

POSTER 1.20

Double Semi-Crystalline Poly(Vinylidene Fluoride)-Based Diblock Co- and Triblock Ter-Polymers

George Zapsas, Yogesh Patil, Panayiotis Bilalis, Yves Gnanou, Nikolaos Hadjichristidis

King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), Thuwal 23955, Saudi Arabia

 

 

 

POSTER 1.21

Metallocene Mediated Cationic Polymerization of Vinyl Ethers and Chemical Modification for the Synthesis of Graft Copolymers

Stavros Zouganelis1, Ioannis Goulas2, Marinos Pitsikalis2

1 Industrial Chemistry Laboratory, Department Of Chemistry, National & Kapodistrian University Of Athens, Panepistimiopolis Zografou, 15 771 Athens, Greece
2 Industrial Chemistry Laboratory, Department Of Chemistry, National And Kapodistrian University Of Athens, Athens, Greece

 

 

2. Polymer Physics

 

POSTER 2.1

Crystallization and Molecular Dynamics of Primary Alcohols Confined within Nanoporous Alumina

Antonela Ananiadou1, Martin Steinhart2, George Floudas1

1 Department of Physics, University of Ioannina, 45110 Ioannina, Greece
2 Institut Fu?R Chemie Neuer Materialien, Universita?T Osnabru?Ck, D-49069 Osnabru?Ck, Germany

 

POSTER 2.2

Influence of Chemical Environment in Light Induced Patterning in Polydiene Solutions

Athanasios Bogris1, Nikolaos Burger2, George Fytas3, Benoit Loppinet3

1 Institute of Electronic Structure and Laser, Foundation for Research and Technology
2 University of Crete, Crete, Greece
3 Iesl-Forth

 

POSTER 2.3

Kinetics of Light Induced Patterning in Polydiene Solutions; Influence of Dissolved O2

Nikolaos-Athanasios Burger, Athanasios Bogris, George Fytas, Benoit Loppinet

Institute of Electronic Structure and Laser (IESL)-FORTH, Greece

 

POSTER 2.4

Effect of Confinement on Chain Conformations

Kiriaki Chrissopoulou,1 Hellen Papananou,1,2 Anastassia N. Rissanou,3,4 Vagelis Harmandaris,3,4 Konstantinos S. Andrikopoulos,5 George A. Voyiatzis,5 Spiros H. Anastasiadis1,2

1Institute of Electronic Structure and Laser, Foundation for Research and Technology-Hellas, Heraklion Crete, Greece

2Department of Chemistry, University of Crete, 710 03 Heraklion Crete, Greece

3Department of Mathematics and Applied Mathematics, University of Crete, Heraklion, Greece

4Institute of Applied and Computational Mathematics, Foundation for Research and Technology - Hellas, Heraklion Crete, Greece

5Institute of Chemical Engineering Sciences, Foundation for Research and Technology - Hellas, Patras, Greece

 

POSTER 2.5

Tapered Block Copolymers: Effect of Interfacial width

Eftichios Galanos1, Holger Frey2, George Floudas1

1 Department of Physics, University of Ioannina, 45110 Ioannina, Greece
2 Institute of Organic Chemistry, Johannes Gutenberg-University, Duesbergweg 10-14, 55128 Mainz, Germany

 

POSTER 2.6

Jamming of Multi-Arm Star Polymers Viewed as Model Soft Hairy Colloids

Leo GURY1,4, Michel CLOITRE2, Mario GAUTHIER3, Dimitris Vlassopoulos4

1 Department of Materials Science and Technology, University of Crete, Heraklion, Greece
2 
Matiere Molle et Chimie, ESPCI Paris, 10 Rue Vauquelin, 75005 Paris, France

3 Department of Chemistry, Waterloo University, Ontario, Canada
4Institute of Electronic Structure and Laser, Foundation for Research and Technology-Hellas, Heraklion Crete, Greece (IESL-FORTH)

POSTER 2.7

Ultrasonically Induced Birefringence in Polymer Solutions: The Case of Poly-Vinyl Alcohol – Water Solutions

K. Kouderis1, G. Stogiannidis1, S. Tsigoias1, A. G. Kalampounias1,2

1Department of Chemistry, University of Ioannina, Ioannina, GR-45110, Greece

2Institute of Chemical Engineering Sciences, FORTH/ICE-HT, Patras, GR-26504, Greece

 

POSTER 2.8

Morphology of Thermoresponsive Molecular Brushes in Dilute Aqueous Solution

Jia-Jhen Kang1, Junpeng Zhao2, Stergios Pispas2, Christine M. Papadakis1

1 Technical University of Munich, Minich, Germany
2 Theoretical and Physical Chemistry Institute, National Hellenic Research Foundation, Greece

 

POSTER 2.9

Local and Global (Chain) Relaxation of Polyisoprene in Multiblock Copolymers with a Tapered Interface

Chrysa Livitsanou1, Eftichios Galanos1, Holger Frey2, George Floudas1

1 Department Of Physics, University Of Ioannina, 45110 Ioannina, Greece
2 Institute Of Organic Chemistry, Johannes Gutenberg-University, Duesbergweg 10-14, 55128 Mainz, Germany

 

POSTER 2.10

Synthesis Molecular and Morphological Characterization of Linear and Non-Linear Block Copolymers Containing PS and PDMS Segments

Gkreti Manesi, Dimitrios Moschovas, Apostolos Avgeropoulos

Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Ioannina, Ioannina, Greece

POSTER 2.11

Application of SERS for the CMC Monitoring of Cationic Biocidal Surfactants and their Release from Antimicrobial Polymers

Georgios Mathioudakis1, Amaia Soto Beobide2, Georgios Bokias3, Georgios Voyiatzis2

1 Forth/Ice-Ht, Stadiou Str, Rio-Patras, Greece, Department of Chemistry, University of Patras, Rio-Patras, Greece
2 Forth/Ice-Ht, Stadiou Str, Rio-Patras, Greece
3 Department of Chemistry, University of Patras, Rio-Patras, Greece

 

POSTER 2.12

Synthesis of New Triblock Terpolymers for Applications in Nanotechnology

Christina Miskaki, Apostolos Avgeropoulos
Department
οf Materials Science Engineering, University of Ioannina, Ioannina 45110, Greece

 

POSTER 2.13

Selective Surface Segregation of Modified Nanoparticles in Symmetric Diblock Copolymer and Triblock Terpolymer

Dimitrios Moschovas1, George Zapsas2, Konstantinos Ntetsikas2, Apostolos Avgeropoulos1, Nikolaos Zafeiropoulos1

1 Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Ioannina, Ioannina, Greece
2 King Abdullah University Of Science And Technology (KAUST)

 

POSTER 2.14

Surface Modification on Silicon Substrates and Magnetic Nanoparticles of PS/P2VP V-Shaped Polymer Brushes through the “Grafting to” Method

Dimitrios Moschovas1, George Zapsas2, Spyros Kassavetis3, Christoforos Gravalididis3, Panos Patsalas3, Apostolos Avgeropoulos1, Nikolaos Zafeiropoulos1

1 Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Ioannina, 45 110 Ioannina, Greece
2 King Abdullah University Of Science And Technology (KAUST)
3 Physics Department, Aristotle University Of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece

 

POSTER 2.15

Synthesis, Molecular and Morphological Characterization of Linear Diblock Copolymers of the PDMS-b-P2VP type

Gkreti Manesi, Ioannis Moutsios, Dimitrios Moschovas, Apostolos Avgeropoulos

Department of Materials Science Engineering, University of Ioannina, Ioannina 45110, Greece

 

POSTER 2.16

Synthesis and Characterization of Polymer Ionic Liquids Prepared from Diblock Copolymer Precursors

Georgios Papadopoulos1, Charalampos Pronoitis2, Dimitrios Moschovas1, Apostolos Avgeropoulos1

1 Department of Materials Science And Engineering, University of Ioannina, Ioannina, Greece
2 Department of Fibre and Polymer Technology, Kth Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden

 

POSTER 2.17

Wetting of Soft Superhydrophobic Micropillar Arrays

Periklis Papadopoulos

Department of Physics, University of Ioannina, Ioannina, Greece

 

POSTER 2.18

Sustainable Polymers from Renewable Resources: Synthesis and Solid-State Characterization of Thermoplastic Polyesters of 2,5-Furandicarboxylic Acid

Dimitrios Bikiaris1George Papageorgiou2, George Floudas3

1 Department of Chemistry, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece
2 Department of Chemistry, University of Ioannina, 45110 Ioannina Greece
3 Department of Physics, University of Ioannina, 45110 Ioannina, Greece

 

POSTER 2.19

High Molecular Weight cis-1,4-Polyisoprene Confined in Nanoporous Alumina: Dynamics Over the Entanglement Limit

Christos Politidis1, Stelios Alexandris1, Martin Steinhart2, George Floudas1

1 Department of Physics, University of Ioannina, 45110 Ioannina, Greece
2 Institut Fu?R Chemie Neuer Materialien, Universita?T Osnabru?Ck, D-49069 Osnabru?Ck, Germany

 

POSTER 2.20

Poly(Alkylene Terephthalate)s Binary Blends

Dimitra Smyrnioti1, Maria Siambani2, Polyxeni Kalisperati2, George Papageorgiou2, Maria Kapnisti3
1 Chemistry Department, University of Ioannina, 45110 Ioannina, Greece
2 Technological Educational Institute of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece

 

POSTER 2.21

Tunable Rheological Spectra of Associative Hydrogels Based on the Benzene Tricarboxamide Motif

Emmanouil Vereroudakis, Daniele Parisi, Dimitris Vlassopoulos

Institute of Electronic Structure and Laser, Foundation for Research and Technology & Department of Materials Science and Technology, University of Crete, Crete, Greece

 


 

3. Polymer Engineering

POSTER 3.1

Layer by Layer Polymer Coated Mesoporous Silica Microparticles for Drug Delivery Potential Applications

Kyriaki Evangelatou, Zacharoula Iatridi, Constantinos Tsitsilianis

University of Patras, Patras, Greece

 

POSTER 3.2

Direct Solid State Polymerization of Aliphatic Polyamide Salts: Study of Critical Parameters

Aggeliki Mytara, Athanasios Porfyris, Stamatina Vouyiouka, Constantine Papaspyrides

Laboratory of Polymer Technology, School of Chemical Engineering, National Technical University of Athens, Zographou Campus, Athens, 157 80, Greece

 

 

4. Biopolymers &Applications

 

POSTER 4.1

Conformational and Dynamic Properties of DNA Minicircles in Aqueous Solution from Atomistic Molecular Dynamics Simulations

Terpsichori Alexiou, Dimitrios G. Tsalikis, Panagiotis Alatas, Vlasis Mavrantzas

DepartmChemical Engineering Dept., University of Patras, & Forth/Ice-Ht, Patras, Greece

 

POSTER 4.2

Synthesis and Characterization of Novel Polypeptides Based on Arginine and Glutamic Acid for Drug Delivery Applications

Foteini Arfara, Panagiotis Christakopoulos, Maria Kasimati, Hermis Iatrou

Industrial Chemistry Laboratory, Department Of Chemistry, National & Kapodistrian University οf Athens, Athens, Greece

 

POSTER 4.3

Synthesis, Characterization and Self-Assembly of Responsive Poly(Ethylene Oxide)-b-Poly(L-Histidine) Copolymers for Drug Encapsulation and Controlled Drug Release

Varvara Athanasiou, Panagiotis Christakopoulos, Dimitra Stavroulaki, Niki Roumelioti, Hermis Iatrou

Industrial Chemistry Laboratory, Department of Chemistry, National & Kapodistrian University of Athens, Athens, Greece

POSTER 4.4

Synthesis of Polypeptide-Based Nanocarriers Featuring Surface Marker for Targeted Drug Delivery to Cancer Cells

Panagiotis Christakopoulos, Barbara Athanasiou, Diana Kazaryan, Hermis Iatrou

Industrial Chemistry Laboratory, Department of Chemistry, National & Kapodistrian University of Athens, Athens, Greece

 

POSTER 4.5

Solid State Polymerization as Post-Encapsulation Modification Technique

K. Chronaki, C. Papaspyrides, S. Vouyiouka

Laboratory of Polymer Technology, School of Chemical Engineering, National Technical University of Athens, Zographou Campus, Athens, 157 80, Greece

 

POSTER 4.6

Hydroxypropylcellulose/Graphene Oxide Nanocomposite Macroporous Cryogels: Synthesis and Properties

Georgi L. Georgiev and Petar D. Petrov

Institute of Polymers, BAS, “Akad. G. Bonchev” St. 103A, 1113 Sofia, Bulgaria

 

POSTER 4.7

Hybrid polylactic acid (PLA)/mesostructured cellular foam (MCF) silicate carriers for the encapsulation and controlled release of water insoluble drugs

Dimitris Giliopoulos1, Evi christodoulou2, Dimitrios Bikiaris2, Konstantinos Triantafyllidis2

1 Laboratory of General and Inorganic Chemical Technology, Department of Chemistry, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece
2 Laboratory of Polymer Chemistry and Technology, Department of Chemistry, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece

*e-mail: dgiliopo@chem.auth.gr

 

POSTER 4.8

Thermoresponsive Properties of Alginate-Based Graft Copolymers

Zacharoula Iatridi, Sofia-Falia Saravanou, Constantinos Tsitsilianis

University Of Patras, Patras, Greece

 

POSTER 4.9

Extraction Methods of Collagen from Fish (Trout) Wastes and Characterization: A Comparative Study

Aikaterini Karra, Andreas Karydis-Messinis, Maria Karabela, Nikolaos E. Zafeiropoulos

Laboratory of Polymers, Department of Materials Science and Engineering

University of Ioannina, Ioannina, Greece

 

POSTER 4.10

Synthesis and Characterization of Hybrid Copolymers Containing Tryptophan and Study of their Applications for Cancer Treatment

Maria Kasimati, Katerina Mathianaki, Panagiotis Christakopoulos, Diana Kazaryan,
Hermis Iatrou

Industrial Chemistry Laboratory, Department Of Chemistry, National & Kapodistrian University of Athens, Athens, Greece

 

POSTER 4.11

Synthesis and Characterization of Grafted Polymers Based on Polypeptides Using poly(ethyle Oxide) as Macroinitiator

Diana Kazaryan, Panagiotis Christakopoulos, Katerina Mathianaki, Hermis Iatrou

Industrial Chemistry Laboratory, Department of Chemistry, National & Kapodistrian University of Athens, Athens, Greece

 

POSTER 4.12

Injectable Hyaluronic Acid Based Hydrogels for the Repair of Cartilage Lesions

COSTAS KIPARISSIDES

Centre Research and Technology Hellas, Chemical Process Engineering Research Institute (CERTH/CPERI), Thessaloniki, Greece

 

POSTER 4.13

Dual-Function Contact-Active Antimicrobial Polymer Coatings

Eleftherios Koufakis1, Theodore Manouras1, Evangelia Vasilaki2, Ioanna Peraki3, Maria Vamvakaki4

1 Department of Materials Science and Technology, University of Crete
2 Department of Chemistry, University of Crete, Crete, Greece
3 Department of Medicine, University of Crete & Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, Foundation for Research and Technology
4 Institute of Electronic Structure and Laser, Foundation for Research and Technology & Department of Materials Science and Technology, University of Crete, Crete, Greece

 

POSTER 4.14

Novel Natural Polymer Coatings with Self-Renewable Antimicrobial Properties

Theodore Manouras1, Eleftherios Koufakis1, Evangelia Vasilaki2, Ioanna Peraki3, Maria Vamvakaki4

1 Department of Materials Science and Technology, University of Crete
2 Department of Chemistry, University of Crete, Crete, Greece
3 Department of Medicine, University of Crete & Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, Foundation for Research and Technology
4 Institute of Electronic Structure and Laser, Foundation for Research and Technology & Department of Materials Science and Technology, University of Crete, Crete, Greece

 

POSTER 4.15

Double Responsive Cross-Linked Hybrid Copolymers Based on Poly(Cysteine) and Poly(Histidine)

Katerina Mathianaki, Maria Kasimati, Dimitra Stavroulaki, Panagiotis Christakopoulos, Hermis Iatrou

Industrial Chemistry Laboratory, Department Of Chemistry, National & Kapodistrian University of Athens, Athens, Greece

 

POSTER 4.16

Chitosan Nanoparticles Containing Salmeterol Xinafoate for Respiratory Use

Georgia Michailidou, Stavroula Nanaki, Dimitrios N. Bikiaris

Laboratory of Chemistry and Technology of Polymers and Dyes, Chemistry Department, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece

 

POSTER 4.17

PLA, PLGA75/25 and PLGA 50/50 Patches with Dispersed Chitosan Nanoparticles for Transdermal Delivery of Leflunomide

Stavroula Nanaki

Laboratory of Polymer Chemistry and Technology, Department of Chemistry, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, GR-54124 Thessaloniki, Greece

 

POSTER 4.18

Synthesis and Characterization of Nanocomposites Based on Poly(Propylene 2,5- Furan Dicarboxylate) and Aluminosilicate Clays

Lazaros Papadopoulos 1, Zoi Terzopoulou 1, Dimitrios Bikiaris1, George Papageorgiou 2

1 Laboratory of Polymer Chemistry and Technology, Department of Chemistry, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, GR-541 24 Thessaloniki, Macedonia, Greece; terzozoi@chem.auth.gr (Z.T.), lazaros.geo.papadopoulos@gmail.com (L.P.), dbic@chem.auth.gr (D.B.)

2 Department of Chemistry, University of Ioannina, P.O. Box 1186, 45110 Ioannina, Greece, gzpap@cc.uoi.gr

 

POSTER 4.19

A Novel Visible-Light Photo-Activated Drug Release System

Maria Psarrou1, Theodore Manouras2, Maria Vamvakaki 3

1 Department of Chemistry, University of Crete, Crete, Greece
2 Department of Materials Science And Technology, University of Crete, Crete, Greece
3 Institute of Electronic Structure And Laser, Foundation for Research And Technology & Department of Materials Science and Technology, University of Crete, Crete, Greece

 

POSTER 4.20

Synthesis of N-Vinylpyrrolidone Based Copolymers via Reversible Addition-Fragmentation Chain Transfer Polymerization

Nikoletta Roka, Eleftheria Mitsoni, Olga Kokkorogianni, Marinos Pitsikalis

Industrial Chemistry Laboratory, Department of Chemistry, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Athens, Greece

 

POSTER 4.21

Synthesis and Characterization of Stimuli-Responsive Polypeptides Based on Phenylalanine and Histidine for Drug Delivery Applications

Niki Roumelioti, Panagiotis Christakopoulos, Varvara Athanasiou, Hermis Iatrou

Industrial Chemistry Laboratory, Department Of Chemistry, National & Kapodistrian University Of Athens, Panepistimiopolis Zografou, Athens, Greece

 

POSTER 4.22

Development and Physicochemical Characterization of Implants for Cardiac Repair

Maria Roumpi1, Maria Karabela2, Symeon Agathopoulos1

1 Ceramics & Composites Laboratory, Department οf Materials Science And Engineering, University οf Ioannina, Greece
2 Polymers Laboratory, Department οf Materials Science And Engineering, University οf Ioannina, Greece

 

POSTER 4.23

Synthesis of Stimuli-Responsive Polypeptides for Drug Delivery Applications

Dimitra Stavroulaki1, Foteini Arfara1, Panagiotis Christakopoulos1, Panagiota Fragouli2, Hermis Iatrou1

1 Industrial Chemistry Laboratory, Department Of Chemistry, National And Kapodistrian University Of Athens
2 Department Of Textile Engineering, Piraeus University Of Applied Sciences

 

POSTER 4.24

A New Phosphorous-Containing Star-Shaped Glycopolymer for Biomedical Application

Zornica Todorova, Oyundari Tumurbaatar, Neli Koseva

Institute of Polymers, BAS, 103 A “Akad. G. Bonchev” Str., 1113 Sofia, Bulgaria

E-mail: ztodorova@polymer.bas.bg

 


 

5. Polymers for Emerging Technologies

(Energy, Organic Electronics, Environment, Nanotechnology)

 

POSTER 5.1

Semiconducting Small Molecules for OSCS

S. Aivali1, C. Anastasopoulos1, A. K. Andreopoulou1,2, J. K. Kallitsis1,2

1Department of Chemistry, University of Patras, Rio 26504, Greece

2Chemical Engineering Science Foundation of research Technology Hellas, FORTH/ICE-HT, Patras 26504, Greece

 

POSTER 5.2

Metallocomplexes Combinations with Polymeric Chromophores for Polymeric Light Emitting Diodes

Konstantinos Andrikopoulos1, Aikaterini Andreopoulou2, Charalampos Anastasopoulos3, Joannis Kallitsis2

1Institute of Chemical Engineering Sciences (ICE-HT), Foundation for Research and Technology, Hellas (FORTH), Greece
2Department of Chemistry, University of Patras, Patras, Greece
3Department of Chemistry, University of Crete, Crete, Greece

 

POSTER 5.3

Tuning the Mechanical and Thermal Properties of Thermally Reversible Cross-Linked Polymers

Dimitrios G. Bekas1, Michaella Konstantinidou2, Kyriaki Tsirka2, Maria Kosarli2, Dimitrios T. Vaimakis-Tsogkas2, Alkiviadis S. Paipetis2

1Department of Aeronautics, Imperial College London, South Kensington Campus, Exhibition Road, SW7 2AZ London, UK

2Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Ioannina, Ioannina 45110, Greece

 

POSTER 5.4

Novel MnFe2O4-Loaded Polymeric Nanocarriers for Controlled and Targeted Release of the Anticancer Drug Paclitaxel

Evi Christodoulou1, Maria Nerantzaki1, Stravroula Nanaki1, Dimitrios Bikiaris1,
Emmanouil Koutroubis1, Catherine Dendrinou-Samara1, Antonios D. Anastasiou2

1 Department of Chemistry, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece
2 
School of Chemical and Process Engineering, University of Leeds, UK

 

POSTER 5.5

Evaluation of Chitosan-Containing Electrospun Fibers in U(VI) Adsorption

Christos N. Christou1, Katerina Philippou2, Ioannis Pashalidis2,Theodora Krasia-Christoforou1

1 University of Cyprus, Department of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, P. O. Box 20537, 1678, Nicosia, CYPRUS

2 University of Cyprus, Department of Chemistry, P. O. Box 20537, 1678, Nicosia, CYPRUS

 

POSTER 5.6

Antimicrobial Coatings Based on Crosslinked Blends of Quaternized Ammonium Copolymers

Denisa Druvari1, Nikos D. Koromilas1, Georgios Bokias2, Ioannis Kallitsis2

1 Department of Chemistry, University of Patras, Gr–26504, Patras, Greece
2 Department of Chemistry, University of Patras, Gr–26504, Patras, Greece, Forth/Ice-Ht, Stadiou Str., P.O. Box 1414, Gr–26504, Rio-Patras, Greece

 

POSTER 5.7

A Comparative Study of Full Factorial Design for PLA-HA and PLA-MMT Composites

F. Geyikci, G. Aytekin, B. Ozogul

Chemical Engineering Department, Ondokuz May?s University, Samsun, Turkey

e-mail: fezag@omu.edu.tr

 

POSTER 5.8

Nano-Modified Composites: A Dispersion Monitoring Study via Impedance Spectroscopy

Georgios Foteinidis, Maria Kosarli, Kyriaki Tsirka, Alkiviadis S. Paipetis

1 Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Ioannina, 45110 Ioannina, Greece

 

POSTER 5.9

Functional Nanoporous Polymers for Energy and Environmental Applications

Maria Kaliva1, Gerasimos S. Armatas2, Maria Vamvakaki3

1 Institute of Electronic Structure And Laser, Foundation For Research And Technology
2 Department of Materials Science And Technology, University of Crete, Crete, Greece
3 Institute of Electronic Structure And Laser, Foundation For Research And Technology & Department of Materials Science And Technology, University of Crete, Crete, Greece

 

POSTER 5.10

Synthesis and Characterization of Novel Nanocomposite Materials Based on PMMA with Ag, Tio2 and ZnO Nanoparticles with Antimicrobial Properties

Kantareli Evropi-Αnastasia1, Tsagkalias Ioannis2, Achilias Dimitris2

1 Interdepartmental postgraduate program-Advanced Materials Processes and Technology, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece

2Laboratory of Polymer and Color Chemistry and Technology, Department of Chemistry, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece

 

POSTER 5.11

Carbon Fiber Thermoelectric Module Fabrication, Integration, Experimental and Simulated Power Generation in 8-Ply Laminate Epoxy Composites

G. Karalis*, L. Tzounis, E. Lambrou, L. N. Gergidis, A. S. Paipetis

Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Ioannina, Ioannina 45500, GR

* Corresponding author E-mail: georgioskaralhs@gmail.com (Georgios Karalis)

                                                               

POSTER 5.12

Design and Synthesis of New High Bandgap Conjugated Polymers for Applications in Organic Photovoltaic Devices

Athanasios Katsouras1, Christos L. Chochos2, Apostolos Avgeropoulos1

1 Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Ioannina, Ioannina, Greece
2 National Hellenic Research Foundation, Greece

 

POSTER 5.13

Preparation of Porous Polymeric Membranes Based on A Functional Polysulfone-Type Aromatic Polyether

Nikos D. Koromilas,1,2 Charalampos Anastasopoulos, 1 Joannis K. Kallitsis1,2

1Department of Chemistry, University of Patras, GR–26504, Patras, Greece

2FORTH/ICE-HT, Stadiou str., P.O. Box 1414, GR–26504, Rio-Patras, Greece

 

POSTER 5.14

Transforming Polymer Microcapsules to Electrically Conductive Micro-Containers for Enhanced Self-Healing Applications

Maria Kosarli, Georgios Foteinidis, Kyriaki Tsirka, Alkiviadis S. Paipetis

Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Ioannina, Ioannina 45110, Greece

 

POSTER 5.15

Ιmproving the Hemostatic Action of Acidified Chitosan with Inorganic Additives

Ioanna Koumentakou, Evi Christodoulou, Dimitrios Bikiaris

Laboratory of Organic Chemical Technology, Department of Chemistry, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece

 

POSTER 5.16

Novel Nanomaterials as Temperature Sensors in Food Packaging Industry: Fe(II) Coordination Complexes Exhibiting Spin Crossover Phenomenon (SCO) in Food Packaging Polymers

Zoi G. Lada1, Konstantinos S. Andrikopoulos2, Amaia Soto Beobide2, Spyros P. Perlepes1, George A. Voyiatzis2

1 Forth/Ice-Ht, Stadiou Str, Rio-Patras, Greece, Department of Chemistry, University of Patras, Rio-Patras, Greece, 2 Forth/Ice-Ht, Stadiou Str, Rio-Patras, Greece

 

POSTER 5.17

Multiwall Nanotubes Decorated with Guanidinylated Hyperbranched Polyethylenimine as Effective Drug Delivery Systems

K.M Lyra1, A. Kaminari1 , M. Zachariadis2 , Z. Sideratou1

1 Institute of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, NCSR Demokritos, 15310 Aghia Paraskevi, Attiki, Greece

2 Institute of Biosciences and Applications, NCSR ‘‘Demokritos”, 15310 Aghia Paraskevi, Attiki, Greece

 

POSTER 5.18

Energy Storage and Harvesting in Barium Stronium Titanate/ Epoxy Nanodielectrics

G.C. Manika, G.C. Psarras

Department of Materials Science, University of Patras, 26504, Patras, Greece

 

POSTER 5.19

Functional Block Copolymers for Top-Down and Bottom-Up Lithography

Anastasia Nika2,3, Theodore Manouras1, Panagiotis Argitis2, Maria Vamvakaki1,
Margarita Chatzichristidi3

1 Foundation for Research And Technology
2 N.C.S.R. Demokritos
3 National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Athens, Greece

 

POSTER 5.20

Effect of the Nanoclay Type on Curing Kinetics and Mechanical Properties of Dental Nanocomposite Resins

Alexandros Nikolaidis1, Elisabeth Koulaouzidou11, Dimitris Achilias2

1Department of Basic Dental Sciences, Division of Dental Tissues’ Pathology and Therapeutics, School of Dentistry, AUTH, Greece

2Laboratory of Polymer and Color Chemistry and Technology, Department of Chemistry, AUTH, Greece

 

 

POSTER 5.21

Functionalized Dendritic Nanocarriers as Efficient Drug Delivery Systems Targeting Mitochondria

K. N. Panagiotaki1, Z. Sideratou1 , A. Kaminari1 , M. Zachariadis2 , D. Tsiourvas1

1 Institute of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, NCSR Demokritos, 15310 Aghia Paraskevi, Attiki, Greece

2 Institute of Biosciences and Applications, NCSR ‘‘Demokritos”, 15310 Aghia Paraskevi, Attiki, Greece

 

POSTER 5.22

Barium Titanate or Carbon/Polydimethylsiloxane Nano/Micro-Composites: Dielectric Response, Functional Behavior and Energy Storage

Anastasios Patsidis, Georgios Psarras

Department of Materials Science, University of Patras, 26504, Patras, Greece

 

POSTER 5.23

Electromagnetic Response and Thermomechnical Properties of Multifunctional ZnFe2O4 / Epoxy Nanodielectrics

Aikaterini Sanida1, Sotirios Stavropoulos1, Thanasis Speliotis2, Georgios C. Psarras1

1 Smart Materials & Nanodielectrics Laboratory, Department of Materials Science, School of Natural Sciences, University of Patras, Patras 26504, Greece
2 Institute of Nanoscience And Nanotechnology, Ncsr “Demokritos” Aghia Paraskevi, Athens 15310, Greece

 

POSTER 5.24

Investigating the Dielectric Response of Carbon Black/ Epoxy Nanocomposites Incorporating Magnetite Nanoparticles

Sotirios Stavropoulos, Aikaterini Sanida, Georgios Psarras

Smart Materials & Nanodielectrics Laboratory, Department of Materials Science, School of Natural Sciences, University of Patras, Patras 26504, Greece

 

POSTER 5.25

The Use of Fly Ash Fillers in Polymer Composites

A. Stimoniaris1, D. Gournis2, M. Karakassides2, C. Delides1

1 Western Macedonia University of Applied Sciences, Department of Environmental Engineering.

2 University of Ioannina, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Ioannina.

 

POSTER 5.26

Development, Characterization and Functionality of Epoxy Resin- Barium Zirconate Nanocomposites

Tsikriteas Zois Michail, Aikatairini Sanida, Sotirios Stavropoulos, Anastasios Patsidis, Georgios Psarras

Smart Materials & Nanodielectrics Laboratory, Department of Materials Science, School of Natural Sciences, University of Patras, Patras 26504, Greece

 

POSTER 5.27

Dielectric and Mechanical Characterization of Epoxy Resin/Silicon Carbide Nanocomposites

Theodore G. Velmachos, Georgios C. Psarras
Smart Materials & Nanodielectrics Laboratory, Department Of Materials Science, School Of Natural Sciences, University Of Patras, Patras 26504, Greece

 

 

 

POSTER 5.28

Functionalized Zinc Porphyrins with Various Peripheral Groups for Interfacial Electron Injection Barrier Control in Organic Light Emitting Diodes

Apostolis Verykios1, Michael Papadakis2, Anastasia Soultati1, Georgios Papalamprakopoulos3, Evangelos K. Evangelou3, Athanassios G. Goutsolelos2, Maria Vasilopoulou1

1 Institute of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, National Center for Scientific Research Demokritos, Agiaparaskevi, 15310 Athens, Greece
2 Department of Chemistry, University of Crete, Laboratory of Bioinorganic Chemistry, Voutes Campus, Heraklion 70013, Crete, Greece
3 Department of Physics, University of Ioannina, 45110 Ioannina, Greece

 

POSTER 5.29

Catalytic Pyrolysis and Degradation Products of Polymers Used in Packaging Materials

Evangelia C. Vouvoudi, Dimitris S. Achilias

Laboratory of Polymer and Dyes Chemistry and Technology, Department of Chemistry, AUTh

Thessaloniki, PC. 54 124, Macedonia, Greece

 

POSTER 5.30

Pyrolytic Degradation of Polymers Originating in Electric and Electronic Equipment

Aristea T. Rousi, Evangelia C. Vouvoudi, Dimitris S. Achilias

Laboratory of Polymer and Dyes Chemistry and Technology, Department of Chemistry, AUTh

Thessaloniki, PC. 54 124, Macedonia, Greece

 

6. Advances in Polymer Theory and Simulations

 

POSTER 6.1

Mathematical Modeling of Crosslinking Kinetics, Swelling, Mechanical and Rheological Properties of Hyaluronic Acid – Based Hydrogels for Biomedical Applications

Filippos Karageorgos1,2, Athina Vasileiadou1,2, Costas Kiparissides1

1Centre for Research & Technology Hellas, Chemical Process & Energy Resources Institute (CERTH/CPERI)

2Chemical Engineering Department, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

POSTER 6.2

From Molecular to Plant Scale Computer Aided Design, Modelling and Control of Macromolecular Architecture of Synthetic Polymers

Costas Kiparissides

Centre for Research & Technology Hellas, Chemical Process & Energy Resources Institute (CERTH/CPERI)

 

POSTER 6.3

Conformational, Dynamic and Permeability Properties of Atactic Poly(Methyl Methacrylate) - Carbon Nanotube (PMMA-CNT) Nanocomposites from Molecular Simulations

Panagiotis Mermigkis1, Emmanuel Skountzos2, Vlasis Mavrantzas2

Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Patras

 

POSTER 6.4

Polyelectrolyte Micelles in Salt -Free Solutions: Micelle Size and Electrostatic Potential

Kalliopi Miliou1, Leonidas N. Gergidis,2  Costas Vlahos1,*

Department of Chemistry, University of Ioannina, 45110 Ioannina, Greece
2Department of Materials Science & Engineering, University of Ioannina, 45110 Ioannina, Greece

 

7. Polymers in Industry

 

POSTER 7.1

Polypropylene/Magnesium Hydroxide Composites: Synthesis, Characterization and Thermal Stability Performance

Maria Baikousi1, Konstantinos C. Vasilopoulos1, Georgios Georgiadis2, Christos Karageorgiou2, Stylianos Kakoulidis2, Michael A. Karakassides1

1 Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Ioannina, Ioannina, Greece
2 Thrace Nonwooven and Geosynthetics S.A.

 

POSTER 7.2

Antifouling Encapsulation Systems for Marine Coating Applications

Μ. Kalyva, K. Chronaki, C. Papaspyrides, D. Korres, S. Vouyiouka

Laboratory of Polymer Technology, School of Chemical Engineering, National Technical University of Athens, Zographou Campus, Athens, 157 80, Greece

 

POSTER 7.3

Ignitability of PPR Pipes for Fire Sprinkler Systems Using an Instrumented Ul-94 Test

Georgios Maliaris1, Ilias Sarafis2

1 Democritus University of Thrace, Greece
2 Department of Mechanical Engineering,
Technological Educational Institute of Kavala, Greece

 

POSTER 7.4

Poly(Urea-Formaldehyde) Microcapsules for Self-Healing Coatings

S. Tzavidi, Α. Porfyris, C. Papaspyrides, D. Korres, S. Vouyiouka

Laboratory of Polymer Technology, School of Chemical Engineering, National Technical University of Athens, Zographou Campus, Athens, 157 80, Greece

 

ORGANIZATION

Organization:

 

           
 

Under the auspices:

  

COMMITTEES

Organizing Committee

 

1.            A. Avgeropoulos (Chairman)

2.            G. Floudas (co-Chairman)

3.            K. Vlachos (co-Chairman)

4.            S. H. Anastasiadis

5.            N. M. Barkoula

6.            K. Beltsios

7.            Th. Bokaris

8.            K. Dasios

9.            L. Gergidis

10.          M. Karabela

11.          A. Paipetis

12.          P. Papadopoulos

13.          G. Z. Papageorgiou

14.          M. Siskos

15.          D. Tassis

16.          N. E. Zafeiropoulos

 

Scientific Committee

 

1.            D. S. Achilias

2.            S. Anastasiadis

3.            A. Andreopoulos

4.            D. Bikiaris

5.            M. Chatzichristidi

6.            K. Chrissopoulou

7.            V. Deimede

8.            G. Fytas

9.            C. Galiotis

10.          Georgiou G.

11.          Gotsis A.

12.          V. Gregoriou

13.          N. Hadjichristidis

14.          V. Harmandaris

15.          H. Iatrou

16.          J. Kallitsis

17.          I. Karatasos

18.          C. Kiparissides

19.          A. Kyritsis

20.          M. Mavrantzas

21.          E. Mitsoulis

22.          C. Panayiotou

23           Ch. Papadakis

24.          K. Papaspyridis

25.          C. Patrikios

26.          G. Petekidis

27.          A. Pispas

28.          M. Pitsikalis

29.          G. Sakellariou

30.          P. A.Tarantili

31.          D. Theodorou

32.          C.Toprakcioglu

33.          C. Tsitsilianis

34.          M. Vamvakaki

35.          D. Vlassopoulos

36.          S. Vouyiouka

37.          L. Zoumpoulakis

 

OFFICIAL WEBSITE

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Fees

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180,00 €

Students (PhD, Master)

90,00 €

Students (Undergraduate)

30,00 €

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1. Registration Fee for Academia/Industry and Students (PhD, Mater) includes:
• Conference Proceedings
• Coffee Breaks
• Lunches
• Gala Dinner

2. Registration Fee for Students (undergraduate) includes:
• Conference Proceedings
• Coffee Breaks

 

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INVITED SPEAKERS

 

PLENARY

1. P. Alexandridis 
(University at Buffalo, The State University of New York – UB, SUNY)
2. Y. Gnanou 
(King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia - KAUST)
3. N. Hadjichristidis 
(National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece & King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia - UOA & KAUST)
4. G. Hadziioannou 
(University of Bordeaux, France)
5. C.N. Likos 
(University of Vienna, Austria) 
6. G. Malliaras 
(University of Cambridge, England) 
7. H.-A. Klok 
(Institute of Materials, EPFL, Switzerland) 
8. M. Muthukumar 
(University at Massachusettis at Amherst, United States - UMass)



INVITED

8. D. S. Achilias
(Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece - AUTh)
9. S. Anastasiadis 
(University of Crete, Greece - UOC)
10. D. Bikiaris 
(Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece - AUTh)
11. G. Fytas 
(University of Crete, Greece & FORTH/IESL, FORTH/IESL & UOC)
12. C. Galiotis 
(University of Patras, Greece & FORTH/ICEHT – UPatras & FORTH/ICEHT)
13. V. Gregoriou 
(National Hellenic Research Foundation, Greece - NHRF)
14. V. Harmandaris 
(University of Crete, Greece - UOC)
15. H. Iatrou 
(National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece - UOA)
16. D. Ivanov 
(Institut de Sciences des Materiaux de Mulhaouse, France – IS2M)
17. J. Kallitsis 
(University of Patras, Greece - UPatras) 
18. I. Karatasos 
(Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece - AUTh)
19. C. Kiparissides 
(Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece - AUTh)
20. M. Mavrantzas 
(University of Patras, Greece - UPatras) 
21. C. Panayiotou 
(Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece - AUTh)
22. Ch. Papadakis 
(Technische Universitat Munchen, Germany - TUM)
23. C. Patrikios 
(University of Cyprus - UoCy)
24. A. Pispas 
(National Hellenic Research Foundation, Greece - NHRF/TPCI)
25. M. Pitsikalis 
(National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece - UOA)
26. C. Tsitsilianis 
(University of Patras, Greece - UPatras)
27. M. Vamvakaki 
(University of Crete, Greece & FORTH/IESL - UOC & FORTH/IESL)
28. K. Vlachos 
(University of Ioannina, Greece - UOI) 
29. D. Vlassopoulos 
(University of Crete, Greece & FORTH/IESL - UOC & FORTH/IESL)



SCIENTIFIC INFORMATION

Scientific Information

Topics

1. Recent Developments in Polymer Synthesis and Characterization Methods
2. Polymer Physics 
3. Polymer Engineering
4. Biopolymers & Applications
5. Polymers for Emerging Technologies (Energy, Organic Electronics, Environment, Nanotechnology)
6. Advances in Polymer Theory and Simulations
7. Polymers in Industry 


Furthermore, a special session during the conference will be held honouring the memory of the late Professor Marios Kosmas involving plenary lectures and invited talks from esteemed colleagues.


Poster Preparation Instructions

On-board posters may be prepared on one sheet. Poster boards are Vertical/portrait (taller than wide) style. Poster dimensions: 90cm width x 120cm height.

Allocate the top of the poster for the title and authors as stated on the submitted abstract. The text, illustrations, etc. should be bold enough to be read from a two-meter (six foot) distance.

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