The Virtual MIPOL2020 program includes keynotes (KN), invited lectures (IL) short oral communications (OC) and posters (P) (list).

   Keynote lectures  Go Top


  •    Mohamed Chehimi

    Research Director at CNRS, Institut de chimie et des materiaux Paris-Est, France
    Adhesion of polymers to diazonium-modified surfaces

  •    David Díaz Díaz

    Professor, Universidad de Laguna, Spain
    Polymer adhesives and protective coatings via orthogonal "click" chemistry

  •    Alessio Gomiero

    Senior Research Scientist, Norwegian Research Center, Norway
    Micro- and nanoplastics in the environment: current knowledge and future trends

  •    Sophie Guillaume

    Research Director at CNRS Institut des Sciences Chimiques de Rennes, Université de Rennes 1, France
    Poly(HydroxyAlcanoates): stereoregular (co)polymers & biomedical applications

  •    Hermis Iatrou

    Professor, University of Athens, Greece
    Nanostructured materials for the controlled drug delivery of anticancer agents

  •    Alessandro Pegoretti

    Professor, University of Trento, Italy
    Thermal energy storage/release with polymer composites and rubbers

  •    Tina Vermonden

    Professor, University of Utrecht, The Netherland
    Balancing hydrophobic and electrostatic interactions in thermosensitive polyplexes for nucleic acid delivery


   Invited lectures  go top


  •    Finizia Auriemma

    Professor, University of Naples "Federico II", Italy
    Crystallization, polymorphism, morphology and properties of olefin based di- and multi-block copolymers

  •    Carmine Capacchione
    Professor, University of Salerno, Italy
    Synthesis of aliphatic polycarbonates from carbon dioxide and epoxides promoted by OSSO-type transition metal complexes

  •    Federico Carosio

    Professor, Polytechnic of Turin, Italy
    High performing flame retardant materials from surface nanostructuring of biobased components

  •    Valter Castelvetro

    Professor, University of Pisa, Italy
    Microplastics in the environment: an underestimated or overemphasized problem?

  •    Roberta Cavalli

    Professor, University of Turin, Italy
    Polymer shelled nanobubbles

  •    Pawel Chmielarz
    Professor, Rzeszow University of Technology, Poland
    Chemistry innovations that will change the world - Reversible Deactivation Radical Polymerization

  •    José Covas

    Professor, University of Minho, Portugal
    The cooling stage in extrusion-based 3D printing techniques

  •    Mariacristina Cocca

    Research Scientist, Institute of Polymer Composites and Biomaterials IPCB-CNR, Pozzuoli, Italy
    Microplastic pollution from synthetic textiles: quantitative evaluation and mitigation strategie

  •    Enrico Davoli

    Head of Laboratory, IRCCS Istituto di Ricerche Mario Negri – Milano, Italy
    Microplastics in deep water: a combined GC-MS and FT-IR approach

  •    Dagmar d’Hooge

    Professor, Ghent University, Belgium
    The amazing world of network polymers and their applications

  •    Luca Fambri

    Professor, University of Trento, Italy
    Plastics and polymers in Italian aquatic environments. Survey, monitoring, laboratory analysis and educational aspects

  •    Nermin Seda Kehr

    Professor, University of Münster, Germany
    Injectable nanocomposite hydrogels for controlled cell migration and local drug delivery applications

  •    Marino Lavorgna
    Research Director, IPCB-CNR, Lecco, Italy
    On the key role of carbonaceous filler distribution for advanced polymer-nanocomposites

  •    Mario Malinconico
    Research Director, IPCB-CNR, Pozzuoli, Italy
    Single use plastics directive: EU policies push plastic industry towards a responsible future

  •    Leanne Mullen
    PhD, Publisher, Elsevier, UK
    Publishing in a more interconnected and diverse world

  •    Melania Paturzo
    Research Scientist, Institute of Applied Sciences and Intelligent Systems ISAI-CNR, Pozzuoli, Italy
    Microplastics identification via holographic imaging and machine learning

  •    Nicola Tirelli
    Professor, Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia, Genova, Italy
    Fibrin as a cell matrix. Cell-mediated contraction and other phenomena



   Short Oral Communications  go top


  •    Matteo Arioli

    University of Milan, Italy
    Highlights on the degradation of polyamidoamines in water

  •    Alessandro Beduini

    University of Milan, Italy
    Homo- and copolymeric polyamidoamines as flame retadants

  •    Alessandra Maria Bossi

    Professor, University of Verona, Italy
    Deformable molecularly imprinted nanogels

  •    Wanda Celentano

    Polytechnic of Milan, Italy
    Complex polyester-PEG nanoparticles as drug nanocarriers for targeting malignant brain tumors

  •    Anne-Lise Davesne

    University of Lille, France
    Radiative heat barriers for the fire protection of polyamide 6

  •    Stefano Elli

    PhD, Istituto di Ricerche Chimiche e Biochimiche "G. Ronzoni", Milan, Italy
    MD simulation of the interaction between neuraminidase N1 of the 1918 pandemic influenza virus to sialoglycan

  •    Federica Ferruti

    University of Milan-Bicocca, Italy
    Controlled synthesis of linear polyamidoamino acids and preliminary investigation on their cytocompatibility and application in photodynamic therapy

  •    Agnese Gagliardi

    PhD, University of Catanzaro "Magna Græcia", Italy
    Zein: a versatile and promising natural polymer for drug delivery applications

  •    Mark Geven

    PhD, Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia, Genova, Italy
    Disulfide restructuring on nanomanufactured polymer particles

  •    Sergio Granados-Focil

    Professor, Clark University, MA, USA
    Thermo-optically responsive solid-solid phase change materials as passive temperature controlling building enclosures

  •    Muhammad Haris

    PhD, TA Instruments, Germany
    Dynamic mechanical characterization of cured NR/BR compounds: including investigations into the effects of mastication time and different peptizers

  •    Lorella Izzo

    Professor, University of Insubria, Italy
    Is a molecular "traffic warden" the solution to control drug delivery from polymer-based nanocarriers?

  •    Nejib Kasmi

    PhD, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
    Solvent-free synthesis of new fully biobased diol monomers through industrially viable approach: Toward new insights into the valorization of vanillic acid-based polyesters

  •    Marino Malavolti

    PhD, Vinavil S.p.A, Italy
    Miniemulsion techniques to include hydrophobic monomers in water based acrylic polymer dispersions

  •    Massimo Marcioni

    Polytechnic of Turin, Italy
    Hydrophobic polyamidoamines: a new class of structural materials?

  •    Massimo Mella

    Professor, University of Insubria, Italy
    Weakly polyelectrolytic surfaces: are there important interactions between ionized and neutral tethered monomers?

  •    Daniela Meroni

    Assistant Professor, University of Milan, Italy
    UV-induced synthesis of polyaniline (PANI)-TiO2 composites: mechanistic insight and application as sorbent for wastewater remediation

  •    Valerio Pasini

    PhD, Thermofisher S.p.A., Italy
    The fate of micro plastic in Earth environments. A proposed workflow for pollutant detection using Raman and Infrared micro-spectroscopy

  •    Elisa Passaglia
    Research Scientist, ICCOM-CNR, Pisa, Italy
    Incorporation of 2D black phosphorus (2D-bP) in polymer matrices for designing new materials with tuned morphological and spectroscopic features

  •    Petar Petrov

    Professor, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Bulgaria
    Novel block copolymer nanocarriers for enhanced solubilization and sustained release of caffeic acid phenethyl ester

  •    Giuseppina Raffaini

    Professor, Polytechnic of Milan, Italy
    Self-structuring of main-chain and pH-dependent conformation of L-glutamine-based polyamidoamino acid: a molecular dynamics study

  •    Daniele Rigotti

    University of Trento, Italy
    Development of novel furan-based polyester blends

  •    Olivier Savard

    PhD, Hitachi High-Tech, UK
    See what is really happening within your furnaces

  •    Natalia Toncheva-Moncheva

    Assistant Professor, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Bulgaria
    Novel linear amphiphilic polyglycidol/poly(ε-caprolactone) copolymers prepared via "click" chemistry-based reactions

  •    Tomonori Yoshida

    PhD, MCPP Germany GmbH, Germany
    Innovative & sustainable high Barrier solutions for circular economy

  •    Izabela Zaborniak

    Rzeszow University of Technology, Poland
    Ultrasonication-mediated atom transfer radical polymerization in miniemulsion for the preparation of precisely-defined complex polymer architectures



   Poster Presentations  go top


  •    Shoeb Ansari

    University of Turin, Italy
    Spion decorated oxygen-loaded nanobubbles as theranostic hyperthermic agent for tumor oxygenation

  •    Federica Bessone

    University of Turin, Italy
    Polymer-shelled nanobubble formulation to hamper hypoxic pancreatic cancer

  •    Mirko Buffagni

    University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy
    Anomalous gelation during the ARGET ATRP of styrene

  •    Bernard Campos

    University of Lille, CNRS, INRA, ENSCL, France
    Synthesis of polylactide matrix composites by resin transfer molding

  •    Felicia D. Cannavacciuolo

    University of Naples "Federico II", Italy
    A high throughput experimentation (HTE) approach to coordinative chain transfer polymerization

  •    Monika Flejszar

    Rzeszow University of Technology, Poland
    PEEK as a bone implant material modified via ATRP – aims, challenges and future perspectives

  •    Francesco Galvagnini

    University of Trento, Italy
    Multifunctional polyurethane foams with thermal energy storage/release capability

  •    Laura Geoffroy

    University of Lille, France
    Novel 3D printed design to conceive advanced flame retardant polymeric multi materials

  •    Alberto Giubilini

    University of Parma, Italy
    A new biocomposite obtained using poly(3-hydroxybutyrate-co-3-hydroxyhexanoate) (PHBH) and microfibrillated cellulose

  •    Elena Giuliano

    University of Catanzaro "Magna Græcia", Italy
    Rheological characterization of poloxamine 908 aqueous solutions

  •    Sergio Granados-Focil

    Professor, Clark University, MA, USA
    Moving beyond perfluorinated polymers: sulfonated poly(biphenyl alkylene)s as ion exchange membranes for alkaline redox flow batteries

  •    Alessia Grittini

    University of Milan-Bicocca, Italy
    Design, synthesis and biological evaluation of printable hybrid hydrogel formulations for 3D in vitro cell culture applications

  •    Filippo Iervolino

    Polytechnic of Milan, Italy
    Exploiting additive manufacturing of benzocyclobutene tailoring BCB-based Inks for ink-jet printing

  •    David H. Lamparelli

    University of Salerno, Italy
    Stereoselective copolymerization of linear terpenes with butadiene: a path to more sustainable elastomers

  •    Ezio Leone

    University of Camerino, Italy
    Quantitative determination of residual isocyanate in polyamide resins

  •    Marinella Levi

    Professor, Polytechnic of Milan, Italy
    Remanufacturing of end-of-life composites from the wind energy sector with styrene-free resins

  •    Daniela Maggioni

    University of Milan, Italy
    Polydentate ligands and their lanthanide complexes: synthesis and characterization

  •    Maria I. Martinez Espinosa

    Polytechnic of Milan, Italy
    Polymer-modified liposomes as thermoresponsive nanocarriers for the delivery of therapeutic molecules

  •    Daniela Meroni

    Assistant Professor, University of Milan, Italy
    Polyamide 6 and halloysite nanocomposites to improve polymer shelf-life: study on filler physicochemical properties, functionalization and dispersion technique

  •    Filippo Moncalvo

    Politecnico di Milano, Italy
    Therapeutic protein-polymer conjugates synthesized through a “grafting from” approach

  •    Maria Pesavento

    Professor, University of Pavia, Italy
    A molecularly imprinted polymer as biomimetic receptor in sensing devices for furfural

  •    Monika Rani

    University of Brescia, Italy
    Characterization of macro and microplastics using near infrared technology and chemometrics

  •    Gianni Pecorini

    University of Pisa, Italy
    Development and characterization of scaffolds based on poly(3-hydroxybutyrate-co-3-hydroxyvalerate) (PHBV) and poly(D,L-lactide-co-glycolide) (PLGA) for bone tissue regeneration

  •    Luciarita Rubino

    Polytechnic of Milan, Italy
    Isocyanate-free polyurethanes from terpenes: ROP of five-membered cyclic carbamates and cyclic carbonates

  •    Karolina Surmacz

    Rzeszow University of Technology, Poland
    Triple-functional riboflavin macromolecules as a macroinitiator, oxygen scavenger and reducing agent in miniemulsion ARGET ATRP

  •    Andrea Tagliabue

    University of Insubria, Italy
    Modulating knots localization in weak ring-shaped polyelectrolytes

  •    Francesco Valentini

    University of Trento, Italy
    Evaluation of the role of devulcanized rubber on the thermo-mechanical properties of Ethylene-Propylene Diene Monomers (EPDM) foams

  •    Riccardo Vallesi

    University of Camerino, Italy
    PE based polyurethane/leather yellowing in footwear industry: a case study

  •    Silvia Voci

    University of Catanzaro “Magna Græcia”, Italy
    Rheological features of zein-based gels containing model compounds

  •    Rachel Yerushalmi-Rozen

    Professor, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel
    The role of conformational entropy in conjugated polymers carbon nanotubes assembly