ISGS NewsLetter – N°4 – Nov2010-Jan2011

ISGS NewsLetter – N°4 – Nov 2010-Jan 2011

The ISGS Board wishes you an Happy New Year

! Interview of the quarter…… Vadim G. Kessler, professor in Uppsala, Sweden
the sol-gel process and sol-gel materials are in fact entering their golden age nowMore >>

! Top news

! Events

> The 16th International Sol-Gel Conference will be hosted in Hangzhou, China, 28th August-2nd Sept. Online registration is open. Abstract deadline is March 15 More >>

> Event Announcement Hybrid Materials 2011, 2nd International Conference on Multifunctional, Hybrid and Nanomaterials – France, Strasbourg – March 6-10,… More >>

> Event Announcement 2011 American Ceramic Society Glass and Optical Material Division Meeting – Savannah, GA, USA – May 15-19 – For further information, see conf website

> Event Announcement EUROMAT 2011, including Symposium Beyond mesoporous materials – France, Montpellier – Sept 12-15… More >>

> Event Announcement ACIN 2011,  International Symposium on Advanced Complex Inorganic Nanomaterials – Namur, Belgium – Sept 11-14,… More >>

> Report on Event in the aera On June 17-18 , 2010, the Italian Research Groups involved in Sol-Gel met in Napoli at the VII Workshop Italiano Sol-GelMore >>

> Report on Event in the aera Aerogels Summer School 2010, Germany, Cologne – Sept 2010… More >>

> Prof. David Avnir, awarded by the Israel Chemical Society Prize… More >>

> 2011 ISGS Ulrich Award – last days to apply – Why apply? More >>

> Hosting 2015 International Sol-Gel Conference – last days to apply – Why apply? More >>

> JSST Journal of Sol-Gel Science and Technology – Volume 57 – Issue 1 is available on Springer Link… More >>

> The International Year of Chemistry  2011 will be a year-long celebration in which anyone can participate… More >>

> Welcome to the new sol-gel revolution: take part into ISGS to contribute to the success of this ambitious realization
– join us as member or renew your membership… More >>
– join us as ISGS partner and benefit of interesting opportunities to present your know-how and to happen to meet with new contacts… More>>
– sponsor an isgs event… More>>

! Job offer ! Pick of the quarter

> A major company in Southeast  USA is looking for a PhD Synthesis chemist with 3-8 years experience in Sol-Gels or Aerogels…
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! Contributions

>We are looking for contributions – 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 (or send a message at contact).

> Hollow mesoporous silica nanoparticles for intracellular delivery of fluorescent dye… More >>

> Nanotechnology solutions for self-cleaning, dirt and water-repellent coatings… More >>

> Large-scale engineered synthesis of BaTiO3 nanoparticles using low-temperature bioinspired principles… More >>

> Hybrid materials for optics and photonics… More >>

> Design and properties of functional hybrid organic–inorganic membranes for fuel cells… More >>

! Technology News
! One young researcher in the spotlight

> Characterization of material surface properties Nanovea Nanoindentation… More >>

> Enrico Della Gaspera is a PhD candidate in Materials Science and Engineering at the University of Padova (Italy)… More >>

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professor for materials chemistry at the Paris-Lodron University Salzburg, Austria.