Program layout

Dresden Polymer Discussions are meetings with a limited number of participants (max. 90) characterized by intensive discussions.

The oral program consists of invited talks. The program is completed by poster contributions.

SCHEDULE (as of Oct. 15, 2021)



Invited speakers and titles of presentations

(as confirmed by October 8, 2021)

Athina Anastasaki, Zurich, Switzerland
Tuning molecular weight distributions by ATRP and RAFT: A discussion
Frank Böhme, Dresden, Germany
Synthesis of amphiphilic model networks using bifunctional coupling agents
Hans Börner, Berlin, Germany
Adhesive engineering: From artifact mussel glue proteins toward mussel glue polymers based
Michael Buchmeiser, Stuttgart, Germany
Stereoregular functional precision polymers prepared from chiral Mo/W alkylidene N-heterocyclic carbene catalysts
Filip Du Prez, Ghent, Belgium
Precision macromolecular engineering: From cold data storage to macromolecular pin codes
Xinliang Feng, Dresden, Germany
Polymer synthesis enabled by water surface: Towards a world of organic 2D materials
Jens Gaitzsch, Dresden, Germany
Bioinspired and biodegradable nanoparticles: A synthetic approach
Nikos Hadjichristidis, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia
C1, C3 and C5: Three unconventional polymerizations
Laura Hartmann, Düsseldorf, Germany
Step by step - sequence-controlled polymers through solid phase assembly
Craig Hawker, Santa Barbara, CA, USA
Printing of multi-functional polymeric materials
Evelina Liarou, Ghent, Belgium
Light‐stabilised dynamic materials: Breaking covalent crosslinks with the mildest trigger of all?
Kim Jelfs, London, UK
Computationally assisted discovery of organic materials
Katharina Landfester, Mainz, Germany
Control of polymer structures by confined geometry
Franziska Lissel, Dresden, Germany
Triblock Copolymers – Using Nanophase Separation to Achieve Low Modulus, Elastic Deformation and Good Mobility in Polymer Semiconductors
Katja Loos, Groningen, Netherlands
Enzymatic polymerizations – Making polymer synthesis more sustainable
Jean-Francois Lutz, Strasbourg, France
Informational polymers: Synthesis, scale-up and opportunities for applied polymer science
Gerhard Maier, Kaufbeuren, Germany
S-PAN for lithium-sulfur batteries: Scale-up and optimization
Krzysztof Matyjaszewski, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Atom transfer radical polymerization as an adaptive polymer synthetic methodology
Jan Merna, Prague, Czech Republic
Precision polyolefin architectures by chain-walking catalysis
Christian Rossner, Dresden, Germany
Surface patterning and self-assembly of polymer-grafted nanoparticles
Ullrich Scherf, Wuppertal, Germany
Rigidified, aromatic polymer architectures
Tobias Schnitzer, Eindhoven, Netherlands
Supramolecular Polymers: A new synthesis strategy for complex molecular systems
Ulrich Schubert, Jena, Germany
Polymer Research 4.0: From systematic libraries to tailor-made pharmapolymers for nanomedicine
Wenbo Sheng, Dresden, Germany
Surface Grafting “Band-Aid” for “Everyone”: Filter Paper-Assisted Surface-Initiated Polymerization in the Presence of Air
Julian Thiele
, Dresden, Germany
Photopolymer formulations for tailored micromaterial printing
Tanja Weil, Mainz, Germany
Controlling polymer assembly and function by dynamic covalent chemistry
Karen Wooley, College Station, TX, USA
Synthetic strategies by which to afford natural product-based polymer materials: Impacts on sustainability, life, health and the environment