The topic of the 2020 Materials for Tomorrow is ”The Forest”. Find out how the forest can provide new solutions for electronics, cars, textiles, hydrogels, composites, and more! Several internationally recognised speakers will participate in this free, one-day online event, taking place on Nov 18, via a video conferencing tool. This page will be continuously updated with information about speakers, program and instructions on how to participate. Registration is now open!
Confirmed speakers (more to follow):
Akira Isogai, University of Tokyo: ”Key technologies to prepare cellulose nanofiber/polymer composites with high mechanical and thermal properties”
Herbert Sixta, Aalto University: ”Towards the Development of a New Lyocell Fiber Spinning Process”
Andreas Haider, Wood K Plus: “Wood & Wood related – R&D highlights with Biocomposites”
Magnus Berggren, Linköping University: ”Electrical energy storage in materials from the forest”
Amir Asadi, Texas A&M University
Michaela Kogler, Lenzing AG: “Consequences of Plastic Pollution on the Environment”
Eva Malmström, KTH Royal Institute of Technology
Olli Ikkala, Aalto University: ”Can materials mimic associative learning: Lessons from agarose gels”
Lisbeth Olsson, Chalmers University of Technology
Anna Wiberg, BioInnovation
The event is free of charge, but you need to register.
About Materials for Tomorrow
Materials for Tomorrow is an annual conference – started in 2010 – covering research, education and innovation in materials science. It is one of Chalmers’ Initiative Seminars, and is a crucial meeting place for people representing research, innovation and society.