Workshop Details
Hydrophobicity: From Theory, Simulation, to Experiment
07/12/2016 - 07/16/2016
Meeting Description:

Hydrophobicity remains to be a very active, and somewhat controversial, research field despite the extensive studies from both experimental and theoretical approaches. The emerging current interest on superhydrophobic surfaces has not only introduced many industrial applications, but also led to a new conceptual widening of the term "hydrophobicity". Many recent research activities focus on nanoscale dewetting, confined water dynamics, Janus interface, surface topography effect, salt ion effect, superhydrophobic surface design, and so on. However, uncovering the underlying molecular mechanism of various complex systems still presents a major challenge and is thus the subject of many ongoing experimental and theoretical efforts. The purpose of this workshop is to bring together contributors in this multi-disciplinary field (physical chemists, biologists, material scientists, and nanotechnologists) to discuss recent advances and challenges in this exciting field.


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Meeting Venue:

Telluride Elementary School
447 West Columbia Ave Telluride, CO 81435

Hydrophobicity: From Theory, Simulation, to Experiment Registered Meeting Participants:
Participant Organization
Ashbaugh, Hank Tulane University
Ben-Amotz, Dor Purdue University
Brini, Emiliano SUNY Stony Brook
Chaudhari, Mangesh Sandia National Labs
Cremer, Paul Penn State
Hassanali, Ali International Center for Theoretical Physics
Koga, Kenichiro Okayama University
Liu, Haitao University of Pittsburgh
Mochizuki, Kenji Okayama University
Patel, Amish University of Pennsylvania
Patey, Gren University of British Columbia
Pettitt, Monte University of Texas Medical Branch
Roke, Sylvie EPFL
Stirnemann, Guillaume CNRS Institut de Biologie Physico-Chimique
Teh, E-Jen Australian National University
Tiwary, Pratyush Columbia University
Tyrode, Eric KTH Royal Institute of Technology
van der Vegt, Nico Technical University Darmstadt
Vekilov, Peter University of Houston
Weeks, John D University of Maryland
Weiss, Gregor Humboldt University Berlin
White, Stephen Univ. California, Irvine
Wyslouzil, Barbara Ohio State University

Telluride Science Research Center
Post Office Box 2429, Telluride CO 81435
Tel: + 970.708.4426
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