ISGS NewsLetter – N°2 – Jan-May 2010

ISGS NewsLetter – N°2 – Jan-May 2010

! Interview of the quarter…… Jean-Marie NEDELEC, Clermont University

“A dynamic researcher widely involved in the development of our community”More >>

! Top news

! Events

> 2010 ISGSSummerSchool “Advanced Characterisation Techniques for Sol-Gel Materials” – Clermont-Ferrand, France – 18-21 July 2010– REGISTRATION … More >>

> 2011 Sol-Gel Conference Hangzhou, P.R. of China -4-9 Sept 2011 – signature of the agreement between the Local Organizing Committe and ISGS … More >>

> Report on eventThe SolGel 2010 Days Tours, France – February, 1-3, 2010…
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> Report – Photoluminescence in Rare Earth – PRE10 – Florence, Italy – April, 28-30, 2010… More >>

> Report on eventSol-gel for textile applications 22nd IFATCC Stresa, Italy -May, 5-7, 2010…  More >>

> Your new ISGS website is on ! A designed, friendly website. Our goal is to make it a useful and interactive communication tool improving the exchange of information, and serving the sol-gel community at large. Visit it and feel free to send your comments

> The Board of the International Sol-Gel Society: who are we ?
Before introducing the new Board, we’d like to warmly thank the members of the former Board for their important contribution and their involvment in the growth of our Society… More >>



! One young researcher in the spotlight !  Pick of the quarter

Alex Capecelatro is currently finishing his degree in Materials Science & Engineering from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). His research interest focuses on making mechanically-robust aerogels … More >>

> A review on non-hydrolityc sol-gel route… More >>

> A medical application for sol-gel… More >>

> What’s new in sol-gel patents… More >>

!  Job offer !  Contributions

Post Doctoral research position – MINES ParisTech – ARMINES
Subject: Mechanical strengthening of superinsulating sol-gel silica-based materials by organic hybridization.
Degrees & profile: PhD with a strong background in materials science, chemistry and, if possible, in thermophysical properties of materials… More >>

We are looking for contributions from everyone. So if you have a piece of news related to the sol-gel field, a book you’ve just read, a workshop you are organizing or have attended, a job proposal, please register and post your contribution on our website. We are especially keen to post contribution from PhD students and young researchers.

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