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MILLER CONFERENCE 2017


October 7-11 2017 – Italy, Sicily
Castellammare del Golfo

INVITED SPEAKERS

STREAM 1
Fundamentals and Frontiers of Radiation Chemistry
Dr. David Grills
Chemistry Division
Brookhaven National Laboratory
USA.
Transient Infrared Methods for Pulse Radiolysis: From Fundamental Radiation Chemistry in Acetonitrile to Mechanistic Studies of Catalytic CO2 Reduction
Prof. Vladimir Feldman
Laboratory of High Energy Chemistry
Department of Chemistry
Lomonosov Moscow State University, RUSSIA.
Model studies on the radiation-induced transformations of astrochemically relevant molecules and intermolecular complexes: extremely hot chemistry at extremely low temperatures.
Prof. Dave Bartels
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
University of Notre Dame, USA.
Solvated Electrons in Water and Alcohols: Simple ab initio Models that Match Experiment.
Dr. Shinichi Yamashita
School of Engineering
The University of Tokyo
Tokyo, Japan.
Sequential Radiation Chemical Reactions in Aqueous Solution of Halide Ions.
STREAM 2
Radiation Chemistry for Health
Prof. Thomas Orlando
Georgia Institute of Technology
Georgia, USA.
Very low-energy electron induced damage of RNA and DNA
Prof. Janina Kopyra
Siedlce University of Natural Sciences and Humanities
Poland.
Electron induced dissociation of biologically relevant molecules
Prof. Amitava Adhikary
Department of Chemistry
Oakland University
Rochester, Michigan, USA.
Electron-induced site specific formation and reactions of aminyl radicals in azido-nucleic acid models
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Prof. Gerry Thomas
Faculty of Medicine
Department of Surgery & Cancer, Imperial College London
United Kingdom.
Health effects of nuclear accidents - separating facts from fiction.
STREAM 3
Radiation chemistry for Industry
Dr. Monique Lacroix
Laboratoires de recherche en Sciences, appliquées à l’alimentation/Research Laboratories in Sciences, applied to food.
Centre d’Irradiation du Canada/Canadian Irradiation Centre
INRS-Institut Armand-Frappier
Creation of new functional group in nanocrystal cellulose by gamma irradiation and its application for the development of active biopolymers in food system
Prof. Mark S. Driscoll
Department of Chemistry, State University of New York,
College of Environmental Science and Forestry,
Syracuse, New York, USA.
Ionizing Radiation Processing and its Potential in Advancing Biorefining and Nanocellulose Composite Materials Manufacturing
STREAM 4
Radiation chemistry for Natural and Built Environment preservation
Prof. Stephen Mezyk
Physical/Environmental Chemistry
California State University
USA.
Radiation-induced degradation of metal-extraction species in the organic phase
Dr. Alessia Cemmi
Italian National Agency for New Technologies
Energy and Sustainable Economic Development (ENEA)
Dipartimento Fusione e Tecnologie per la Sicurezza Nucleare (FSN)
Italy.
Gamma radiation effects on cellulose-based materials in Cultural Heritage applications.
STREAM 5
Radiation Chemistry for Energy
Dr. Yuta Kumagai
Research group for Radiochemistry
Nuclear Science and Engineering Center Japan Atomic Energy Agency
Japan.
Radiation-induced oxidative dissolution of UO2 in aqueous phthalic acid solution
Prof. Simon Pimblott
The University of Manchester, Manchester, U.K.
Director, Dalton Cumbrian Facility Westlakes Science & Techology Park, Cumbria, U.K.
Radiation induced chemistry of gases in contact with oxide surfaces
Luke Jones(a), Darryl Messer(a), Robin Orr(b), Howard E. Sims(b) & Simon M. Pimblott(a)
(a) The University of Manchester, United Kingdom
(b) National Nuclear Laboratory, United Kingdom
Prof. Mingzhang Lin
School of Nuclear Science and Technology
University of Science and Technology of China
Hefei, Anhui P. R. China
Extraction and separation of PGMs and Re from aqueous solution by photoreduction and γ irradiation
STREAM 6
Radiation Chemistry for Materials Synthesis
Dr. Maria Eugenia Toimil Molares
GSI Helmholtz Centre for Heavy Ion Research GmbH
Materials Research Department
Darmstadt, Germany.
Tailoring the ionic transport of single track-etched nanochannels by surface modification
Dr. Samy Remita
Laboratoire de Chimie Physique, CNRS
Université Paris-Sud
Orsay Cedex, France.
Professor in Conservatoire National des Arts et Métiers (CNAM), Department of Health Life and Chemical Sciences in Paris.
Radiation chemistry for the synthesis and the kinetic study of nanostructured conducting polymers
Prof. Wanvimol Pasanphan
Center of Radiation Processing for Polymer Modification and Nanotechnology(CRPN)
Department of Materials Science, Faculty of Science
Kasetsart University, Thailand.
Radiation-induced surface modification of SiO2 nanoparticles with polymer brushes as coating additives.
Dr. Radosław A. Wach
Division of Applied Radiation Chemistry
Chemistry Department
Lodz University of Technology
Poland.
Radiation induced reactions in polysaccharides – crosslinking.
Dr. Tanja Jurkin
Radiation Chemistry and Dosimetry Laboratory
Ruđer Bošković Institute
Zagreb, Croatia.
Gamma-irradiation synthesis of magnetic iron oxide and gold nanoparticles and their toxicity to HEK 293 cells.




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