95th Canadian Chemistry Conference and Exhibition


Macromolecular Science and Engineering

Sunday AM

MS4Glen 202

Modern Methods in Polymer Synthesis (joint with OR)

Organizer(s) - E. Gillies
Chair(s) - C. Luscombe, E. Gillies

08:40 00091 Living and Immortal Polymerization of Cyclic Esters Leading to Amphiphilic Block Copolymers *$Mehrkhodavandi P., Xu C., Othman N.
09:20 00092 New and Old Catalysts for the Immortal and Stereocontrolled Polymerization of Cyclic Esters *Shaver M.P., Cross E.D.
10:00 Coffee Break
10:20 00093 On-Substrate Polymerization: Rapid Preparation of Conjugated Step-Growth Polymers Skalski T., Sicard L., Barik S., Tran. C., *$Skene W.
11:00 00094 Creating New Architectures for Semiconducting Polymers *Luscombe C.K., Yuan M.J., Okamoto K., Durban M., Boyd S.D., Doubina N.
11:40 00095 Synthesis and Properties of Low Bandgap Chromogenic Polymers *Wang Z.Y., Qian G., Li D., Abu H., Qi J.
12:20 End of Session

MS5Glen 203

Polymeric Nanotechnology: Applications in Biomedical Imaging and Drug Delivery (joint with BM)

Organizer(s) - J. Oh, M. Shoichet
Chair(s) - J. Oh, M. Shoichet

08:00 00096 Confined Poly(N-isopropylacrylamide) Microgel-Based Films for Controlled/Triggered Small Molecule Delivery *$Serpe M.J., Dykstra T.
08:40 00097 Self-Immolative Biodegradable Polymers: New Polymer Backbones and Applications DeWit M.A., Chen E., Wong A., McBride R., *$Gillies E.R.
09:00 00098 Amphiphilic Cell-Interactive Polymeric Biomaterials in Therapeutic Delivery *$Uludag H., Rose L., Landry B., Aliabadi M.
09:20 00099 Rapid and Tunable Degradation of New Thiol-responsive Block Copolymer Micelles for Potential Drug Delivery Applications Aleksanian S., Mendez-Nelson A., *$Oh J.K.
09:40 00100 Magnetically Engineered Smart Nanomaterials and Biopolymer Thin Films for Lab-on-Chip Molecular Imaging *$Ahmad N., Arshad A., Ahsan A., Aziz A., Ali O., Nauman N., Faraz A.
10:00 Coffee Break
10:20 00101 Synthetic Hydrogels for Cell-based Therapies *$Stover H.D.H., Gardner C., Kleinberger R., Burke N., Potter M.
10:40 00102 Design of New Dendrimers for Bio-Related Applications *$Morin J.-F., Arseneault M., Levesque I.
11:00 00103 Development of a Non-Viral Delivery System for siRNA in Treatment of Leukemia $Sahin B., Landry B., *Uludag H.
11:20 00104 Functionalization of Bis-MPA Dendrimers with Acyloxymethyl Ketone Derivatives to Target Cathepsin B Sadowski L.P., Edem P., Valliant J.F., $Adronov A.
11:40 00105 Polymeric Nanoparticles for Targeted Chemotherapeutic Delivery Shoichet M.S., Lu J., Ho K., Owen S., Chan D., Logie J.
12:20 End of Session

MSMacleod E3

Metal Mediated Polymerization (joint with IN2)

08:20 See IN2.

12:20 End of Session


Sunday PM

MS4Glen 202

Modern Methods in Polymer Synthesis (joint with OR)

Organizer(s) - E. Gillies
Chair(s) - C. Luscombe, E. Gillies

13:40 00381 Cyclopentadienyl-cobalt-cyclobutadiene (CpCoCb), a Versatile Monomer to Synthesis Side Chain Co(I) Polymers Hadadpour M., Chadha P., *$Ragogna P.J.
14:00 00382 Surface-Initiated Ethylene Living Polymerization Technique for Covalent Surface Grafting of Polyethylene Brushes *$Ye Z., Xiang P.
14:20 00383 Synthesis and Characterization of Novel Pyrene-Dendronized Porphyrins Exhibiting Efficient Fluorescence Resonance Energy Transfer (FRET): Optical and Photophysical Properties *Rivera E., Zaragoza-Galán G., Fowler M.A., Duhamel J., Rein R., Solladié N.
15:00 00384 Degradable Block Copolymer Micelles with Thiol-responsive Sheddable Coronas Zhang Q., Ko N.R., Khorsand B., Cunningham A., Oh J.K.
15:40 Coffee Break
16:00 00385 Modifying Polyethylene Chain Topology by Ring Incorporation Morgan S., $Ye Z., *Subramanian R.
16:20 00386 Synthesis and Polymerization of Functionalized Tetraazamacrocycles *Wang Z., Scalia S.J., Miller E.J.
16:40 00387 Synthesis and Properties of Polyisobutylene-based Rubber (PIB)-poly(ethylene oxide)(PEO) Graft Copolymers with High PEO Content Karamdoust S., Bonduelle C.V., Amos R., Turowec B.A., McEachran M.J., Ferrari L., Ingratta M., *$Gillies E.R.
17:00 End of Session

MS5Glen 203

Polymeric Nanotechnology: Applications in Biomedical Imaging and Drug Delivery (joint with BM)

Organizer(s) - J. Oh, M. Shoichet
Chair(s) - M. Serpe, J. Oh

13:40 00388 Phosphoryl-choline Containing Polymers: Multifaceted Biomaterials and Unique Tools in Biology *$Winnik F.M.
14:20 00389 Nanoparticles for Enabled Noninvasive Central Nervous System MR Imaging Yan D., Rajamanickam K., Tsai E., *$Cao X.
14:40 00390 Diels-Alder Crosslinked Hydrogels Stewart S.A., *Burke N.A.D., $Stover H.D.H.
15:00 00391 Design of Estradiol Conjugated Phosphorylcholine-Chitosan Surface for Stem Cell-based Therapy Toita S., Miao Z., Tardif K., Cloutier I., Tanguay J.F., *Winnik F.M. WITHDRAWN
15:40 Coffee Break
16:00 00392 Designing Smart Nanocarriers : From Efficient Drug Delivery to Consolidating Multiple Functions into a Single Macromolecular Platform Kakkar A.K.
16:20 00393 Excellent Nanomolecular Candidates for Blood Pool Imaging *Saatchi K., Hafeli U., Benard F.
16:40 End of Session

MSMacleod E3

Metal Mediated Polymerization (joint with IN2)

13:40 See IN2.

15:40 End of Session


Monday AM

MS2Glen 203

Chemistry and Applications of Carbon Nanotubes, Graphene and Other Nanostructures (joint with MT)

Organizer(s) - A. Adronov, R. Martel, B. Simard
Chair(s) - A. Adronov

08:40 00656 Supramolecular Assemblies of Tetrathiafulvalene Vinylogue Derivatives with Fullerene and Carbon Nanotubes *Zhao Y., $Liang S., Mulla K., Chen G., Dongare P., Thompson D. W.
09:20 00657 Bonding, Structure and Properties of Nanoscale Materials with Electron Microscopy Botton G.A.
10:00 Coffee Break
10:20 00658 Mega-Gauss in Nanobubbles: Strained Graphene and Giant Pseudomagnetic Fields *Burke S.A.
11:00 00659 The Dynamical Evolution of Carbon Nanotubes from Optical Imaging and Spectroscopy Finnie P., Li-Pook-Than A., Vinten P., Marshall P., Lefebvre J.
11:40 00660 Rationally Designed Graphene Nanocomposites and Some Fundamental Explorations of Chemical Bonding at Graphene Interfaces *$Banerjee S., Schultz B.J., Lee V., Dennis R.V.
12:20 End of Session

MS7Glen 202

Block Copolymer Fundamentals and Applications (joint with MT)

Organizer(s) - G. Liu
Chair(s) - G. Liu, T. Bailey

08:00 00661 Ultrathin Block Copolymer Films: Reinterpretation of Pressure-Induced Transition and Gold Patterning of Nanostrand Templates Perepichka I.I., Chen X., Borozenko K., Zwanenburg P., Badia A., *$Bazuin C.G.
08:20 00662 Block Copolymer Approach to Robust and Durable Superamphiphobic Coatings *$Liu G.J., Xiong D.A., Duncan E.J.S.
08:40 00663 Coupling Synthesis and Self-Assembly to Control of Porosity, Modulus, and Function in Block Copolymer-Based Hydrogel Networks *$Bailey T.S.
09:20 00664 Multiple-step Thermo-responsiveness of Block Copolymers Strandman S., Le Dévédec F., Li C., Lavigueur C., Gigučre G., Savoji M., Cao Y., *$Zhu X.X.
10:00 Coffee Break
10:20 00665 CO2-Switchable Block Copolymer Self-Assembly *$Zhao Y., Han D., Yan B., Tong X., Boissiere O.
11:00 00666 Synthesis and Assembly of Polyisobutylene-Based Rubber (PIB)-Poly(ethylene oxide) (PEO) Graft Copolymers: From Surface Patterning to Protein Adsorption Resistance Bonduelle C.V., Karamdoust S., *$Gillies E.R., Ferrari L., Dockendorff J.
11:20 00667 Graft Copolymers of Cellulose Prepared Using Living Radical Polymerization Donaldson J., Champagne P., *Cunningham M.
11:40 00668 Supramolecular Control of Morphology in Dip-Coated Block Copolymer Thin Films Roland S., Gaspard D., Prud'homme R.E., Pellerin C., *$Bazuin C.G.
12:00 00669 Phase Transition and Morphology of Polydispersed Block Copolymers as Determined by Continuous and Discrete Simulations *$Soldera A.
12:20 End of Session

MSMacleod E3

Metal Mediated Polymerization (joint with IN2)

08:20 See IN2.

12:20 End of Session


Monday PM

MS2Glen 203

Chemistry and Applications of Carbon Nanotubes, Graphene and Other Nanostructures (joint with MT)

Organizer(s) - A. Adronov, R. Martel, B. Simard
Chair(s) - R. Martel

13:40 00920 Nano-carbon based Anode Materials for Lithium Ion Batteries *Malenfant P.R.L., Lavoie N., Courtel F., Duncan H., Yim C.-H., Niketic S., Abu-Lebdeh Y., $Davidson I., Zou S. WITHDRAWN
14:20 00921 Carbon Nanotube Thin Film Biosensors *$Tang X.S.
14:40 00922 Rosette Nanotube-Supported Metal Nanoparticles Synthesis and Catalytic Properties Hassan M., Chhabra R., Cho J.-Y., *$Fenniri H.
15:00 00923 Graphene-based Electrodes for Energy Storage and Conversion *$Sun A.X.
15:40 Coffee Break
16:00 00924 Rational Control of Production and Chemical Modification of Single Walled Carbon Nanotubes for Diverse Industrial Applications *$Kingston C.T., Guan J., Martinez-Rubi Y., Kim K.S., Jakubinek M.B., Cheng F., Simard B.
16:40 00925 Carbon Nanotubes as Light Absorbing Materials for Photovoltaic Devices *$Arnold M.S., Wu M.-Y., Bindl D.J., Shea M.J.
17:20 End of Session

MS7Glen 202

Block Copolymer Fundamentals and Applications (joint with MT)

Organizer(s) - G. Liu
Chair(s) - J. Zhu, M. Moffitt

13:40 00926 Complex Nanopatterning of Surfaces Through Self-Assembly of Block Copolymers *Buriak J.M., Wu N.L.Y., Murphy J.N., Harris K.D., Chai J., Zhang X.
14:20 00927 Self-Assembly and Loading of Block Copolymer Micelles in Microfluidic Devices: Potential and Challenges *Moffitt M.G., $Wang C.-W., Sinton D.
15:00 00928 Phase-Separated Thin Films of Functional Metalloblock Copolymers Zhou J., Chabanne L., *Manners I.
15:20 00929 Feature Density Doubling Using Bilayered Block Copolymer Templates *Wu N.L.Y., Zhang X., Murphy J.N., Chai J., Harris K.D., $Buriak J.M.
15:40 Coffee Break
16:00 00930 Block Copolymer Solution Self-Assembly for Designed Synthesis of Metal Coordination Nanoparticles *$Wang X.
16:40 00931 Rigid-Flexible Copolymers with Short Flexible Segments: Crystallization Requirements *Brisson J., Hudon F., Benhalima A., Benoit J.M., Lebeau C.
17:00 00932 The Influence of Molecular Weight and Solvent Polarity on the Morphological Transitions of Poly(ferrocenyldimethylsilane)-b-Poly (2-vinylpyridine) Diblock Copolymer Micelles with a Crystallizable Core-Forming Metalloblock $Hsiao M.-S., Fairus Mohd Yusoff S., Winnik M.A., *Manners I.
17:20 End of Session


Tuesday AM

MS2Glen 203

Chemistry and Applications of Carbon Nanotubes, Graphene and Other Nanostructures (joint with MT)

Organizer(s) - A. Adronov, R. Martel, B. Simard
Chair(s) - B. Simard

08:20 01231 Thin Films of Blended Block Copolymers: Periodicity, Defects, and Polydispersity Murphy J.N., Zhang X., Wu N.L.Y., Harris K.D., *$Buriak J.M.
08:40 01232 Photoinduced Carbene Coupling of Redox Active Catalysts to Carbonaceous Materials Hesari M., Gobbo P., *$Workentin M.S.
09:00 01233 Enhancing Adsorbate Induced Charge Doping in Graphene Field Effect Transistors by Non-Covalent Functionalization *$Szkopek T., Sabri S., Guillemette J., Guermoune A., Siaj M.
09:40 01234 Synergy of Multi-walled Nanotubes, Metal Nanowires and Nanoclays in Hybrid Polymer Blends for Electromagnetic Interference Shielding applications Gelves G.A., Arjmand M.H., *$Sundararaj U.
10:00 Coffee Break
10:20 01235 Graphene and N-doped Graphene Growth as Nanostructured Materials for Chemical Sensing *$Siaj M., Guermoune A., Popescu F., Sabri S.S., Szkopek T.
11:00 01236 Carbon/SnO2 Core/Shell Electrospun Nanofibers for the Anode of Lithium Ion Batteries *Li X., Kong J., Wong S.Y., Liu Z.L., Lu X.
11:20 01237 Graphene Nanocomposites for Flexible Conductive and Anti-Corrosion Applications Dennis R.V., *Lee V., $Banerjee S.
11:40 01238 Investigation of a Urethane-Based "Molecular Accordion" Copolymer in Aqueous Solution *$Wilson L.D., Karoyo A.H.
12:00 01239 Probing the Surfactant Carbon Nanotube Interaction for the Preparation of Nanocomposite Zhong W.H., *$Claverie J.P.
12:20 End of Session

MS3Glen 202

Responsive Polymer Materials (joint with MT)

Organizer(s) - M. Serpe, C. Barrett
Chair(s) - C. Barrett, M.J. Serpe, Y. Kang

Macromolecular Science and Engineering Award lecture:

08:00 01240 Poly(2-isopropyl-2-oxazoline) and Poly(N-isopropylacrylamide), Two Responsive Polymers So Similar...Yet So Different ! *$Winnik F.M.
08:40 01241 Liquid-Crystalline Polymer Holograms for High-Density Optical Storage and Photomechanical Analysis Shishido A.
09:20 01242 Dynamers - Dynamic Conjugated Polymers Capable of Constitutional Component Exchange Barik S., Tran C., *$Skene W.
09:40 01243 The Effect of Solution Deposition Conditions on the Sensitivity of Poly (N-Isopropylacrylamide) Microgel-Based Etalons to Solution pH Changes $Hu L., *Serpe M.J.
10:00 Coffee Break
10:20 01244 Photoinduced Surface Patterning in Azo-Polymers: Towards Redox-Activity and Supramolecular Control Priimagi A.
11:00 01245 New Chromophore-Containing Polymers for Light Harvesting Energy Materials *$Barrett C.J., Mahimwalla Z., Goulet-Hanssens A., Singleton T., Belliveau J., Gu Y., Bushuyev A.
11:40 01246 Thermochromic Polymeric Films *$Iftime G.
12:00 01247 Influence of Au Overlayer Thickness on the Optical Properties of Poly (N-Isopropylacrylamide) Microgel-Based Etalons Lu Z., *Serpe M.J.
12:20 End of Session


Tuesday PM

MS-PoExhibition Hall CD

Poster Session

From 18:00 until 19:30

MS1 - Polymers for Fuel Cells and Batteries posters

18:00 01466 Chitosan Membrane for Fuel Cells and Batteries Li S., *Yu Y.
18:00 01467 Performance Comparison of Long and Short-Side Chain Perfluorosulfonic Acid Membranes for PEM Fuel Cells Zhao N., Edwards D., Holdcroft S., *Shi Z.

MS2 - Chemistry and Applications of Carbon Nanotubes, Graphene and Other Nanostructures posters

18:00 01468 Fabrication and Optical Properties of Dye Labeled SERS-Encoded Au/Ag Alloy Nanoshells Shen W.-Z., Parthasarathy V., Cho J.-Y., *$Fenniri H.
18:00 01469 Reversible Dispersion and Releasing of Single-walled Carbon Nanotubes by a Stimuli-responsive TTFV-Phenylacetylene Polymer Liang S., Chen G., Peddle J., *Zhao Y.
18:00 01470 Local Structure of Titania Decorated Double-walled Carbon Nanotube Characterized by Scanning Transmission X-Ray Microscopy Zhang H., Wang J., Chen X., Hu Y., *Pan X., Bao X.
18:00 01471 Microscopic Investigation of Nano-Composite made by the Mixture of Carbon Nanotube and Rosette Nanotube *Cho J.-Y., $Fenniri H., Duque J.G., Doorn S., Green M.
18:00 01472 Chemical and Structural Variation of Co3O4 Nanocrystals Grown on Nitrogen-doped Graphene *$Wang J., Zhou J., Liang Y., Li Y., Wang H., Regier T., Hu Y., Dai H.
18:00 01473 Polystyrene/Nanocrystalline Cellulose Nanocomposites El Bakkari M., Danumah C., *$Fenniri H.
18:00 01474 New Strategy for Making Polystyrene/Nanocrystalline Cellulose Composites Danumah C., *$Fenniri H.
18:00 01475 New Strategy for Making Polystyrene/Nanocrystalline Cellulose Composites Danumah C., *$Fenniri H.
18:00 01476 Synthesis and Characterization of Cu2ZnSnS4 (CZTS) Nanostructures for Solar Cell Application Lee L.Y.S., Ha E., Wong K.Y.
18:00 01477 Evaluation of the Accessible Inclusion Sites in Copolymer Materials containing b-Cyclodextrin *$Wilson L.D., Mohamed M.H., Headley J.V.
18:00 01478 Encapsulation of Silicon Nanocrystals into a Mesoporous Carbon Shell Hadidi L., Gonzalez C.M., *$Veinot J.G.C.
18:00 01479 p-Conjugated Polymers with Pendant Coumarins: Design, Synthesis, Characterization and Interactions with Carbon Nanotubes Imit M., Imin P., *$Adronov A.
18:00 01480 Electrospinning of Green Carbon Fibre Precursors from Lignin Schreiber M., Vivekanandhan S., $Mohanty A., *Misra M.

MS3 - Responsive Polymer Materials posters

18:00 01481 Development of Azo-Functionalized Sol-Gel Thin Films for Self-Cleaning Surfaces Singleton T.A., Beaulieu-Houle G., *$Barrett C.J.
18:00 01482 Photoswitchable Polyelectrolyte Multilayers: Towards Directed Cell Growth Goulet-Hanssens A., *$Barrett C.J., Wai Ling Sun K., Kennedy T.E.
18:00 01483 Structural Characterization of a Urethane-Based "Molecular Accordion" Copolymer in Aqueous Solution. *Wilson L.D., Karoyo A.H.

MS4 - Modern Methods in Polymer Synthesis posters

18:00 01484 Cyclodextrin-based Biodegradable Polymer Stars: Synthesis, Degradation and Fluorescence Studies Tennekone G.K., Wagner B.D., *Shaver M.P.
18:00 01485 Nucleobase-templated Polymerization: From DNA to Synthetic Polymers Barlog M., Nayak M.K., de Castro I.B.D., Bazzi H.S., *$Sleiman H.F.

MS5 - Polymeric Nanotechnology: Applications in Biomedical Imaging and Drug Delivery posters

18:00 01486 Binding and Trafficking of Opioid Receptors in Living Cells Ma Q., *Cramb D.T.
18:00 01487 Engineering Peptide-Nanoconjugates for Breast Cancer Targeting *Ahmed S., Stella Mathews A., Lavasanifar A., $Kaur K.
18:00 01488 Biodegradable Poly(ester amide) Nanoparticles Covalently Attached to Floxuridine: Synthesis, Characterization and Release Kinetics Moustafa M.M. Abd, Zilinskas G.J., *$Gillies E.R.
18:00 01489 Dendrimer-based Imaging Agents Mackey V., *Adronov A., Valliant J., Sadowski L.
18:00 01490 Shear-Directed Block Copolymer Self-Assembly into Vesicles on a Microfluidic Chip Bains A., $Wang C.-W., *Moffitt M.G., Sinton D.
18:00 01491 Dual Thiol- and pH-Responsive Biodegradable Cationic Sheddable Micelles for Dual Drug and Gene Delivery Ko N.R., $Oh J.K.
18:00 01492 Development of Nanoscale Aptamer Films for Controlled Release of Encapsulated Payloads Foster A.G., Sultan Y., Monreal C., $DeRosa M.C.
18:00 01493 Bioconjugation: Covalent Immobilization on Silane Monolayer for Microfluidics Applications Singh M., Gunda N., Kaur K., *Mitra S.
18:00 01494 Mono-cleavable Triblock Copolymer Micelles Labeled with Single Disulfide Linkages: Change in Morphology upon Thiol-responsive Degradation Khorsand Sourkohi B., *Oh J.K.
18:00 01495 siRNA Delivery Studies in Chronic Myeloid Leukemia Cells with Lipid-Modified Polymers Valencia Serna J., Hsu C., Landry B., *$Uludag H., Jiang X.

MS6 - Computational Methods and Studies in Polymers and Materials by Non-Computational Chemists posters

18:00 01496 A New Algorithm for Counting Defects in Block Copolymer Thin Films *Murphy J.N., Harris K.D., $Buriak J.M.

MS7 - Block Copolymer Fundamentals and Applications

18:00 01497 Quantum-dot/Polymer/Gold Nanoparticle Assemblies Ribeiro T., Prazeres T., *Moffitt M., Farinha J.P.S.
18:00 01498 Coil-rod-coil Triblock Copolymer and Its Photovoltaic Property Zhang C., *$Holdcroft S.

Wednesday AM

MS1Glen 204

Polymers for Fuel Cells and Batteries (joint with MT)

Organizer(s) - K. Shi
Chair(s) - K. Shi

08:00 01776 Ion Dynamics in Composite Membranes for Fuel Cell Applications DeAlmeida N., Yan Z.B., *Goward G.R.
08:40 01777 Interfacial vs. Bulk Water Transport through Proton Exchange Membranes Adachi M., Navessin T., Xie Z., Frisken B., *$Holdcroft S.
09:20 01778 Study on Both Short and Long Side Chains Containing PFSA/PTFE Composite Membranes with High Ion Exchange Capacities for Fuel Cell Application Zhu Y., *Zhang Y.M.
10:00 Coffee Break
10:20 01779 Design of Low-cost, High Performance Polymeric Electrolytes for Fuel Cells and Batteries Mokrini A., Thierry C., *Robitaille L.
11:00 01780 Tailored Polymer Materials for Low and High Temperature PEMFC Jones D.J.
11:40 01781 Evaluation of Hydrocarbon Membranes for Automotive Fuel Cell Application *Zou Y., Yang Y., Wang K., $Li J., Fujimoto C.
12:00 01782 Proton Transport in Short Side Chain Perfluorosufonic Acid Membranes Under Controlled Environmental Conditions Luo X., Peckham T., Zhang Y., Shi Z., *Holdcroft S.
12:20 End of Session

MS3Glen 202

Responsive Polymer Materials (joint with MT)

Organizer(s) - M. Serpe, C. Barrett
Chair(s) - J. Yuan, R. Narain

08:00 01783 Responsive 2-D and 3-D Crystalline Colloidal Array Materials *$Asher S.A., Zhang J.T., Wang L.
08:40 01784 The Joys of Poly(N-isopropylacrylamide) Microgel-Based Etalons *$Serpe M.J., Hu L., Heppner I.
09:20 01785 Stimuli Responsive Nanocomposites Based on Functionalized Cellulose Nanofibers Biyani M., Jorfi M., *Foster E.J., $Weder C.
09:40 01786 Surfactant-Free Polymerization Forming Switchable Latexes That Can Be Aggregated and Redispersed by CO2 Removal and Then Readdition Su X., *Jessop P., $Cunningham M.
10:00 Coffee Break
10:20 01787 Engineering Microgels for Drug Delivery *Hoare T.R.
11:00 01788 Stimuli-Responsive Smart Macromolecular Systems Yan Q., Zhang H., Zhou L., Xin Y., Zhou H., Feng A., Guo J., Jian C., *Yuan J.
11:40 01789 Optochemical Self-organisation of White Light in a Photopolymerisable Gel: A Single-step Route to 3-D Optical and Structural Lattices Kasala K., Ponte M.R., *$Saravanamuttu K.
12:00 01790 The Effect of Confinement on the Transition Temperature on Poly(N-isopropylacrylamide) Based Microgels Heppner I., $Serpe M.
12:20 End of Session


Wednesday PM

MS1Glen 204

Polymers for Fuel Cells and Batteries (joint with MT)

Organizer(s) - K. Shi
Chair(s) - L. Robitaille

13:40 01922 Ab Initio Study of Collective Surface Proton Transport in Polymer Electrolyte Membranes Vartak S., Roudgar A., Golovnev A., *$Eikerling M.
14:20 01923 Pore Functionalised Membrane for Electrochemical Application *$Roy Choudhury N., Dutta N., Skinner W., Issa T.
15:00 01924 New Conductive Coating for LiFePO4 and its Application in Lithium Batteries $Lepage D., Michot C., Liang G., Gauthier M., *Schougaard S.B.
15:20 01925 Nafion®/ODF-Silica Composite Membranes for Medium Temperature Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cells Treekamol Y., *Schieda M., Robitaille L., MacKinnon S., Mokrini A., Shi K., Holdcroft S., Schulte K., Nunes S.P.
15:40 Coffee Break
16:00 01926 Design, Synthesis, and Microstructure of Poly(arylene ether) Ionomer-based Membrane Materials for PEM Fuel Cell Applications *Meng Y.
16:40 01927 Photopolymerizable Proton Exchange Membranes for Microfluidic Fuel Cell Devices Nearingburg B., *$Elias A.L.
17:00 End of Session

MS3Glen 202

Responsive Polymer Materials (joint with MT)

Organizer(s) - M. Serpe, C. Barrett
Chair(s) - T. Hoare, M.J. Serpe

13:40 01928 Responsive Photonic Gels via Self-Assembly of Block Copolymers *$Kang Y., Ahn Y., Hyon H.
14:20 01929 Degradable and Temperature Sensitive Nanogels for Protein and DNA Delivery *Narain R.
15:00 01930 Thermal- and Photo-responsive Silicones Fawcett A.S., $Brook M.A.
15:20 01931 Thermo-Reversible Gelation of Rod-Coil and Coil-Rod-Coil Molecules Based on Poly (Dimethyl Siloxane) and Perylene Diimide Dahan E., $Sundararajan P.
15:40 Coffee Break
16:00 01932 Colorimetry for Organic Liquid Identification *Burgess I.B., Raymond K.P., Kinney M.H., Koay N., Shneidman A.V., Kolle M., Loncar M., $Aizenberg J.
16:20 01933 Color Tunable Poly (N-Isopropylacrylamide) Microgel-Based Pressure Sensing Devices Li X., *$Serpe M., Michael S.
16:40 End of Session

MS6TELUS 103

Computational Methods and Studies in Polymers and Materials by Non-Computational Chemists (joint with MT)

Organizer(s) - T. Bender, J. Veinot
Chair(s) - I. Paci, E. Zysman-Colman

13:40 01934 Complementary Spectroscopic, Crystallographic, and Computational Studies for Assessing the Structure-Property Relationship of Conjugated Azomethines Barik S., Bishop S., *$Skene W.
14:00 01935 Theoretical Investigation Into Charge-Transfer States of Group-14 Element Bridged Polyspirobifluorene Derivatives Coumont L.S., $Veinot J.G.C.
14:20 01936 Energetic Material: What Can We Learn from Modelling? *Brisson J., Brochu D., Abou-Rachid H., Jaidann M., Neidert J.
14:40 01937 Molecular Dynamics Study of Water Diffusivity at Low Concnetrations in Non-Swollen and Swollen Polyurethanes Zhou D., *$Choi P.
15:00 01938 An Isoindolinone-Based Macrocyclic Receptor for C60 Bubar A., $Eisler S.
15:20 01939 A Guide to Modeling of the Photophysical Properties of Emissive Organometallic Complexes *$Zysman-Colman E.
15:40 Coffee Break
16:00 01940 Optical Properties of Ag/Polyvinylidene Fluoride Nanocomposites: A Computational Study Rowan C.K., *$Paci I.
16:20 01941 Dynamical Processes of Multifunctional Polyelectrolytes Modeled with Dissipative Particle Dynamics Simulation using Effective Potentials from Molecular Theory of Solvation Liu X., Lyubimova O., Kobryn A.E., Gusarov S., Kovalenko A.
16:40 01942 Understanding the Properties of Phosphole-Based Materials using DFT *$Baumgartner T.
17:00 End of Session


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