Functional Polymeric Materials

Prof. Richard Spontak WebSymposium on Functional Polymeric Materials

  • 03 - 04 May 2021

  • Stockholm, Sweden

Prof. Richard Spontak WebSymposium on Functional Polymeric Materials is organized for the 60th birthday celebration of Prof. Richard Spontak to recognize his outstanding contribution and intends to reunite his network by inviting current and past group members, collaborators, and colleagues together with experts in the respective field. This thematic WebSymposium will accelerate opportunities for networking, collaboration, exchange of ideas and to discuss sustainability challenges and innovation with internationally renowned advanced materials leaders and experts. The registration fee of this WebSymposium is Euro 100 for every participant.

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WebSymposium Chair

Dr. Steve Smith
Procter & Gamble, USA

Dr. John Zielinski
Intertek, USA

Important Dates

April 2021

Abstract Submission Deadline

April 2021

Confirmation of Abstract Acceptation



International Association of Advanced Materials

International Association of Advanced Materials (IAAM) is a non-profit organization to provide research and education forum for the developments of the rapidly expanding fields of Advanced Materials Science, Engineering and Technology.

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Advanced Materials

Advanced Materials Congress (AMC) is a flagship conference in the field of materials science, engineering and technology organized by the International Association of Advanced Materials.

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Biography of Prof. Richard Spontak

Dr. Richard J. Spontak is a Distinguished Professor in the North Carolina State University in Raleigh. He received his Ph.D. degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of California at Berkeley in 1988. He then pursued post-doctoral research in Materials Science and Metallurgy at the University of Cambridge (U.K.) and the Institute for Energy Technology (Norway) before joining the Corporate Research Division of the Procter and Gamble Company in 1990. Although active in a diverse range of disciplines, his primary research interests relate to the phase behavior and morphology/property development of nanostructured polymers, coatings, stimuli-responsive soft materials, and network-forming polymers. He is the recipient of numerous honors and awards such as the ACS Cooperative Research Award in Polymer Science, Engineering and the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining (IOM3) Colwyn Medal. He has served as the Lars Onsager Professor at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology. He is an elected fellow of the American Physical Society, IOM3 and the Royal Society of Chemistry; he is a member of the Norwegian Academy of Technological Sciences; and he is or has been on the editorial advisory board of more than 20 international journals.