In addition to technical sessions typically held in the symposium, this conference will feature three areas that tie strongly with Colorado: energy systems and catalysis, environmental science, and colloids in life science.
Invited Speakers: Petia Vlahovska, Northwestern U.; John Brady, Caltech; Ilona Kretzschmar, CCNY
Organizers: Bhuvnesh Bharti, Louisiana State; Wyatt Shields, CU Boulder
Colloidal and Interfacial Forces
Organizers: Younjin Min, UC Riverside; Mustafa Akbulut, Texas A&M
Colloids, Macromolecules, and Surfaces in Life Science
Organizers: Yi Zhang, U Connecticut; William Ducker, Virginia Tech; Saeed Behzadinasab, Virginia Tech
Self and Directed Assembly
Invited Speakers: Mike Bevan, Johns Hopkins U.; Stefano Sacanna, New York U.; Rafal Klajn, Weizmann Inst.
Organizers: Qian Chen, UIUC; Taylor Woehl, U Maryland
Electrokinetics and Microfluidics
Organizers: John Oakey, U Wyoming; Bill Ristenpart, UC Davis
Emulsions, Bubbles and Foams
Invited Speakers: Matt Helgeson, UCSB; Lynn Walker, CMU
Organizers: Dan Miller, Dow Chemical; Lauran Zarzar, Penn State
Organizers: Esteban E. Ureña-Benavides, UT San Antonio
Geochemical and Environmental Systems
Organizers: Sujit S. Datta, Princeton U.; James Ranville, Colorado School of Mines; Chad D. Vecitis, Harvard U.
General Aspects of Colloid and Interface Science
Organizers: Xiaoyu Tang, Northeastern U.
Molecules and Particles at Fluid Interfaces
Organizers: Hongbo Zeng, U. of Alberta; Emily Pentzer, Texas A&M; Peiran Wei, Texas A&M
Rheology and Dynamics
Invited Speakers: Lisa Biswal, Rice U.; Jim Gilchrist, Lehigh
Organizers: Samanvaya Srivastava, UCLA; Joseph Samaniuk, Colorado School of Mines
Surface Science and Catalysis
Organizers: Susan Habas, NREL; Stephanie Kwon, Colorado School of Mines
Wetting and Adhesion
Organizers: Dongjin Seo, BYU; Douglas Estanga, Chevron
Connecting the Dots
Organizers: Ning Wu, Colorado School of Mines; David Marr, Colorado School of Mines