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ISGS eSeminar, February 2024

Design of Organosiloxane-based Materials with Unique Properties through Precise Structural Control by professor Atsushi Shimojima

In Memoriam: Professor Emeritus Sumio Sakka

  Sumio Sakka, Professor Emeritus, Kyoto University, passed away on November 13, 2023, suddenly at the age of 92. Right after earning his bachelor’s degree from Kyoto University (Department of Industrial Chemistry, Faculty of Engineering) in 1953, he served as...

ISGS NewsLetter July to September 2023

Welcome to the July - September 2023 ISGS Newsletter

Announcing the Sol-Gel PhD Student eMarathon

In 2024, the ISGS will launch a new initiative known as the Sol-Gel PhD student eMarathon. The eMarathon will involve a series of 16 lectures by Sol-Gel PhD students, with each lecture being of 30 minutes duration and an additional...

8th ISGS Workshop: Sustainable Sol-Gel Energy Materials

The workshop will explore current efforts to control the survival and biological function of enzymes and whole cells in both single-cell and cluster encapsulates

ISGS PhD Thesis Award 2023 – Call for Nominations

The ISGS will award annually a prize to the student who has produced the best PhD thesis and made the most outstanding contribution to scientific and/or technological knowledge in the field of sol-gel science and technology. The winner will receive a...

2024 ISGS Call for ISGS Renata Reisfeld PhD Student Fellowship for Women in Sol-Gel Science and Technology

The ISGS Renata Reisfeld PhD Student Fellowship for Women (hereafter referred to as the Fellowship) is dedicated to women who are currently undertaking their PhD in the field of Sol-Gel Science and Technology.

The ISGS International Sol-Gel Conference Series Call for Applications to Host the 23rd Conference

The ISGS is now seeking applications from groups interesting in hosting the 23rd International Sol-Gel Conference. Full details regarding the application process and the Criteria against which applications will be assessed will soon be available on the ISGS website

ISGS eSeminar, December 2023

Adventures with aerogels prepared via a rapid supercritical extraction method  by Mary K. Carroll, Dwane W. Crichton Professor of Chemistry and Ann M. Anderson, Agnes S. MacDonald Professor of Mechanical Engineering  Union College, Schenectady, NY, USA