Printable Conference Programme (Draft)

Monday 4th September
07:30Registration
08:30Welcome talk - Sahar Al-Malaika - PDDG Chair
Stabilisation | Chair:
08:40Peter Doshev
Borealis Polyolefine
Austria
Different strategies for optimized distribution of nucleating agents in polypropylene
09:10Sahar Al-Malaika
Aston University
UK
Green antioxidants for sustainable applications in polymers
09:30Jan Pilar
Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic
Pro-oxidant activity of alpha-tocopherol during photo-oxidative degradation of polyolefins
09:50Leila Maringer
Johannes Kepler University
Austria
Macro- and microscopic approaches to analysis of stabilizers and their degradation products
10:10Balaz Kirschweng
Budapest university of technology and economics
Hungary
Processing stabilization of polyethylene with silymarin, a natural flavonolignan
10:30Coffee Break
Stabilisation | Chair:
10:50Franco Cataldo
Actinium Chemical Research Institute
Rome, Italy
Substituted p-phenylenediamines as antiozonants and antioxidants in rubber compounds: recent advancements and reflections
11:20Nadka Tz. Dintcheva
University of Palermo
Italy
Anti-/pro-oxidant concentration-dependent activity of phenolic compounds in bio-polyesters
11:40Sandra Neuhofer
Johannes Kepler University
Austria
Melamine based antioxidant for solar thermal systems
12:00Wolfgang Gnong
Johannes Kepler University
Austria
Immobilization of stabilizers by binding antioxidants to phosphazenes
12:20Lunch
Ageing and Degradation | Chair:
13:50Pieter Gijsman
DSM
Netherlands
Outdoor Florida versus Acelerated Weathering Mechanisms of White Pigmented Powder Coatings.
14:20Juliette Colombani
Institut de Radioprotection et de Sûreté Nucléaire
France
Study of the representativeness of accelerated ageing conditions: A key question for polymer ageing investigation
14:40Angela Robinson
AWE
UK
Underwriting the performance life of glove box seals
15:00Lenaik Belec
Laboratoire MAPIEM
France
Effects of tropical ageing on nanomechanical properties of composite interphases
15:40Coffee Break
16:00Nalini Menon
Sandia National Labs
USA
Polymer behaviour in high pressure hydrogen environments as applicable to the hydrogen
16:20Anh Dao
Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology
Japan
Insights of Recombinant Spider Silk Chemistry: Thermo-Oxidative Degradation and Stabilization
16:40- 17:10Poster Session (& MoDeSt Meeting)
19:00- 21:00Welcome Reception

Tuesday 5th September
Ageing and Degradation | Chair:
08:00Sandrine Therias
Institute of Chemistry of Clermont Ferrand
France
Polymer /phosphor composites in eco-energetic lighting (LED) :Influence of polymer photooxidation on optical performances
08:30Agnes Rivaton
Universite Clermon Auvergne
France
A bottom-up approach to highlight the impact of active layer photooxidation on the performances of organic solar cells
08:50Ronald Steffen
Humbolt University
Germany
Degradation-Induced Polymer Photoluminescence – New insights and perspectives
09:10Emannuel Richaud
Arts et Métiers ParisTech
France
Backbone Changes in Thermally Oxidised Epoxies
09:30Joseph Cordaro
Sandia National Labs
USA
Thermal Decomposition and Characterization of TDI polymers using TGA coupled GC-MS
09:50Jing Huang
Arts et Métiers ParisTech
France
Thermolysis of hydroperoxides in oxidized polydicyclopentadiene
10:10Xinfeng Wei
KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm
Sweden
Understanding the embrittlement of unevenly thermally-oxidized polyamide 6
10:30Coffee Break
10:50Dali Yang
Los Alamos National Labs
USA
The Role of Water Molecules in Additive Degradation
11:10Pierre Yves le Gac
IFREMER
France
A new degradation mechanism in rubbers used in sea water: Plasticizer loss induced by hydrolysis
11:30Yan Bian
Arts et Métiers ParisTech
France
Water Absorption and Plasticization in High Tenacity Poly(vinyl alcahol) Yarns.
11:50Maxime Lacuve
Arts et Métiers ParisTech
France
Water Sorption and Clustering in EPDM Elastomers: Free Volume or Molecular Interactions Theory?
12:10Muriel Ferry
CEA
France
The radio-oxidation, at high doses, of an industrial poly(ester urethane) and its pure resin
12:30Elodie Fromentin
CEA
France
Alkaline hydroysis of a radio-oxidized poly(ester-urethane) in the deep geological disposal context
12:50Seyed Mousa Fakhroseini
Deakin University
Effect of chemical treatment on degree of stabilisation of polyacrylonitrile fibre
12:50- 13:30PDDG Committee Meeting
13:30>Free afternoon

Wednesday 6th September
Ageing and Degradation | Chair:
08:00Bob Maxwell
Lawerence Livermore National Labs
USA
You’re tearing me apart! Performance of silicone based materials under high strain and high strain rate conditions
08:30Cindy Sandoval
Los Alamos National Labs
USA
Adhesives for bonding beryllium substrates for use in a radiation environment
09:10Sabine Fuchs
University of Applied Sciences Hamm-Lippstadt
Germany
Degradation behaviour of polystyrene compounds containing organic disulfides and organic phosphates
09:30Jim Lewicki
Lawrence Livermore National Labs
USA
Quantifying aging and degradation in highly filled fluoropolymer elastomer composites
09:50Korinna Altman
BAM
Germany
Understanding ageing mechanism
of glass fiber sizing for composites materials
10:10Patchanee Chamming Kwan
Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology
Japan
In-reactor degradation and stabilization of polypropylene produced by Ziegler-Natta catalysis
10:30Coffee Break
10:50Anna-Maria Visco
University of Messina
Italy
Improved degradation resistance of biomedical grade polyethylene (UHMWPE)
11:10Holly Weber
Kansas City National Security Campus
USA
Compression Stress Relaxation of Polymeric Materials at KCNSC
11:30Alison Hall
AWE
UK
Chemical compatibility observations between silicone elastomers and butyl rubbers.
11:50Jamie Kropka
Sandia National Labs
USA
The interplay of chemical and physical aging in a diglycidylether of bisphenol A (DGEBA) epoxy cured with diethanolamine (DEA)
12:10Lunch
Characterisation and Analysis | Chair:
13:30Manfred Bohn
Franhofer Institute
Germany
Following the curing reaction of polyol-isocyanate by heat flow microcalorimetry (HFMC) and pressure decrease in closed volume by volume shrinkage.
14:00Nyhal Meghiref
Arts et Métiers ParisTech
France
Multi-scale characterization of the thermal aging of a peroxide cured HNBR
14:20Jennifer Rodriguez
Lawrence Livermore National Labs
USA
Detection and Quantification of Nano-strructural Defects in Silicone Networks via NMR Techniques
14:40Alina Adams
RWTH Aachen University
Germany
NMR Characterization of Bulk- and Depth-Dependent Morphological Changes of Polymers due to Ageing
15:00Karin Jacobson
Swerea KIMAB,
Sweden
Difficulties in additive analysis
15:20Coffee Break
15:40- 16:30Panel Discussion Session
19:00>Conference Dinner

Thursday 7th September
Characterisation and Analysis | Chair:
09:00Xavier Colin
Arts et Métiers ParisTech
France
Kinetic analysis and modelling of thermal ageing of a PEEK matrix and its consequences on water absorption
09:30Bela Pukansky
Budapest University of Technology and Economics
Hungary
Enzymatic degradation of poly-[(R)-3-hydroxybutyrate]: mecha-nism, kinetics, consequences
09:50Hisaaki Kudo
University of Tokyo
Japan
Evaluation of activation energy of accelerated thermal ageing of UHMWPE as model compounds with TGA
10:10Mat Celina
Sandia National Labs
USA
Rapid IR Flow-Through Method for Volatile Quantification in Thermoset Ageing
10:30Ben Dalby
DGA Essais de Missiles
France
Limitations in the Available Methods for Predicting the Ageing of Solid Rocket Motors' Propellants and Perspectives Provided by Multi-scale Models
10:50Rie Yamada
Tohoku Electronic Industrial Co Ltd
Japan
Ultra-sensitive Chemiluminescence Analysis for the Detection of Polymer Oxidation
11:10Coffee Break
11:30Toshiaki Taniike
Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology
Japan
High-throughput chemiluminescence imaging and machine-learning aided stabilizer formulation
11:50Kaori Numata
Tokyo Gas Co. Ltd
Japan
Spin-Spin Relaxation Time and 13C NMR spectra to Evaluate and Predict Degradation Behavior of Aged Rubber Parts
12:10Eric Duemichen
BAM
Germany
Thermal Extraction/ Desorption-Gas Chromatography-Mass Spectroscopy: A Powerful Tool for Analyzing the Degradation and Decomposition of Polymers
12:30Marvelo Bardi
Lider de Groupo de Pesquisas em Meio Ambiente e Sustentabilidade - GPMAS
Sao Paolo
Brazil
12:30~~>Closing Remarks and Farewell