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Nanomaterials Webinar - August 13, 2015
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Join us for a webinar to learn about one of the cutting-edge applications of nanoscientific research:

Molecular Imprinted Polymer Films

 Join us for a series of lectures featuring materials sciences expert Professor Rigoberto Advincula of Case Western Reserve University! With considerable expertise in the design, synthesis and characterization of new polymers and nanoscale materials, Prof. Advincula has designed a series of lectures in order to share the latest developments in nanomaterials research in a variety of applications and fields.

 In this presentation, Prof. Advincula focuses on the enzyme and receptor-inspired chemistry of polymerization around a molecular template in a lock-key mechanism of producing sensors. These methods have been modified to use electropolymerizable monomers that interact with an analyte and result in highly sensitive, selective, and portable sensors. Such sensors have been used to detect everything from pollutants, endocrine system disrupting chemicals, nerve agents, and more.

Pre-requisite: Knowledge of organic chemistry, polymerization, and electrochemical methods is preferred but not required.

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Presented by Prof. Rigoberto Advincula
Macromolecular Science & Engineering
Case Western Reserve University

About Prof. Rigoberto Advincula
Prof. Rigoberto Advincula, Director of the Petro Case Consortium, is recognized industry-wide as an expert regarding polymer and materials challenges of the oil-gas industry. He is currently a Professor with the Department of Macromolecular Science and Engineering at Case Western Reserve University and is the recipient of numerous awards including Fellow of the American Chemical Society, Herman Mark Scholar Award of the Polymer Division, and Humboldt Fellow.
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Thursday, August 13, 2015


  • PST (UTC-7): 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
  • EST (UTC -4):  12:00 PM - 1:00 PM 
  • BST (UTC +1): 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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Webinar Details

Thursday, August 13, 2015


9:00 am – 10:00 am (PST)
San Francisco, Los Angeles

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm (EST)
Cleveland, New York

5:00 pm – 6:00 pm (BST)


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Polypyrrole Arrays
Electrochemically patterned non-lithographically using colloidal templates on HOPG

Image credit:
Advincula, R et. al.
Soft Matter
2011, 7, 3775-2779

System Requirements


PC-based attendees
Windows® 7, Vista, XP 2003 Server 

Mac-based attendees
Mac OS® X 10.5
or newer


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