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Wednesday 26 July

Room Plenary Hall 2-3
8:30 8:30am: Plenary
Professor Ada E. Yonath
Helen and Milton A. Kimmelman Center for Biomolecular Structure, Israel
5 mins travel time
Room Room 216
Chair: Neeraj Sharma
9:35 X-Ray and Neutron Studies of Electrode Structure and Operational Mechanism
Vanessa Peterson
10:20 Morning tea (25 mins)
Chair: Vanessa Peterson
10:45 Metal-organic frameworks derived nanostructures for energy storage and conversion
Qi Li
11:05 Potential Applications of Metal–Organic Frameworks in Microelectronics
Kuang-Lieh Lu
11:25 Inorganic-doped Conductive Polymer Hybrids for Thermoelectric Energy Conversion
Shiqiang Bai
11:45 Photoactive metal-organic semiconductor hybrids: Old material with new applications
Rajesh Ramanathan
12:00 Lunch (60 mins)
Chairs: Jimmy Wu and Renata Lippi
13:00 MOF-Templating Route for Synthesising Efficient CO2 Methanation Catalyst
Renata Lippi
13:15 Modification of Negative Thermal Expansion Materials Via Electrochemical Insertion
Sunny Wang
13:30 Engineering Photocatalytic Nanocellulose Paper: Effect of Structure and Nanoparticle Aggregation
Uthpala Garusinghe
13:45 Plasmonically enhanced photocatalytic hydrogen evolution with TiO2/TiN nanoparticle composites
Edwin Clatworthy
14:00 Zn(II) Coordination Polymers—Synthesis, Crystal Structure and Thermodynamic/Kinetic Properties
Weize Yuan
14:15 Doping Alkali-metal Layer of LiCoO2 and Li(NixMnyCoz)O2, Producing Scaffolded Electrodes
Jimmy Wu
14:30 Biomass Derived Sugar Dehydration on Heterogeneous Metal Organic Framework Catalysts
Ralentri Periwi
14:45 Three new energetic complexes with N,N-bis(1H-tetrazole-5-yl)-amine as high-energy density materials
Wendou Zhang
15:00 Coffee break (25 mins)
Chair: Joe Shapter
15:25 Hydrothermally Stable Thin Film Sulfated Zirconia Catalysts For Biomass Conversion
Karen Wlilson
15:45 Organic Nanophotonic Materials
Yong Shen Zhao
16:05 Materials Design and Engineering Using Machine Learning Approaches
Tu Le
16:25 Effect of Chlorine on the Properties of MAPbI3 Perovskite Film
Hongxia Wang
16:45 Enhanced Electromechanical Properties of Textured Bi0.5Na0.5TiO3-Based Ceramics
Ali Hussain

Thursday 27 July

Room Plenary Hall 2-3
8:30 8.30am: Plenary
Professor Oliver Einsle
Spemann Graduate School of Biology and Medicine Freiburg, Germany
5 mins travel time
Room Room 216
Chair: Siegbert Schmid
9:35 In Operando X-ray and Neutron Diffraction for Lithium Ion Batteries
Kristina Edström
9:35 Morning tea (25 mins)
Chair: Kristina Edström
10:45 Design of Polysulfides Trapped Separator for High-Energy-Density Li-S Batteries
Likai Yan
11:05 Layered Electrodes: Crystallographic Optimisation for Reversible Cation Insertion/Extraction
Neeraj Sharma
11:20 Preparation and performances of carbon nanotube film based flexible supercapacitors
Minghai Chen
11:40 Determination of coordination site disorder in LiMn2-xTixO4
Siegbert Schmid
12:00 Lunch (60 mins)
Chair: Damian Laird
13:00 Use of Carbon Nanomaterials in Solar Cells
Joe Shapter
13:20 Reshaping the solar spectrum to capture the sun’s power
Joseph Gallaher
13:40 The molecular origin of anisotropic emission in organic light-emitting diodes
Thomas Lee
14:20 Materials Division AGM
15:00 Coffee break (25 mins)
Chair: Thomas Lee
15:25 Preparation of carbon quantum dots using pitch and environmentally-friendly method
Xuedan Song
15:45 Deuterium Labelling: A Tool for Structural Studies Of Multi-Component Systems
Tamim Darwish
16:05 Complex Molecular Transformations in Fly Ash and Slag Based Matrices
Aditya Rawal
16:25 Photovoltaic Application of Porphyrin Protein Maquette-Based Reaction Centres
Klaudia Wagner
5 mins travel time
Room Plenary Hall 2-3
17:00 5pm: Plenary
Dr Alexander Makarov
Thermo Fisher Scientific Bremen, Germany

Friday 28 July

Room Plenary Hall 2-3
8:30 8.30am: Plenary
Professor Nieng Yan
Tsinghua University, China
5 mins travel time
Room Room 216
Chair: Mark Riley
9:35 Defect design in strongly correlated solid-state system
Yun Li
10:20 Morning tea (25 mins)
Chair: Yun Liu
10:45 In Search of Inorganic Nonlinear Optical Materials: Titanosilicates
Kwang Hwa Lii
11:05 Structured Defects and Colossal Permittivity in Titanium Dioxide
Terry Frankcombe
11:25 Jahn-Teller Switches Based On Mixed Copper Tutton’s Salts
Mark Riley
12:00 Lunch (60 mins)
Chair: Klaudia Wagner
13:00 Emergent Magnetism From Lithium Freezing in Lithium Doped Boron Nitride
John White
13:20 Supramolecular Schiff-Base Structures with Magnetic Properties
Melina Nematirad
14:00 Ni-doped SnO2 Nanorods Synthesis With Enhanced Ethanol Gas Sensing Properties
Hooi-Ling Lee
15:00 Coffee break (25 mins)
Plenary Hall 2-3
17:00 5pm: Plenary
Professor Robert Grubbs
Californian Institute of Technology, USA