The schedule is the following


Venue: Aldemar Knossos Royal, Limenas Hersonissou, Crete, Greece, 700 14


Tuesday 24 May 2022

19:00                    Welcome reception at the “Orpheas” Meeting Room

20:00                    Dinner at the hotel restaurant


The conference will take place in the "Hermes" room

Wednesday 25 May 2022

8:45                    Welcome 

9:00 – 9:30      Slide-ring gels and collective vs. pairwise entanglements in polymer networks Danyang Chen, Sergey Panyukov, Liel Sapri, Michael Rubinstein

9:30 – 10:00    Nonlinear rheology of linear-ring PS blends: role of molar mass and ring fraction, Wendi Wang, Consiglia Carillo, Daniele Parisi, Maria Kaliva, Anne L. Skov, Ole Hassager, Qian Huang, Dimitris Vlassopoulos

10:00 – 10:30  Identifying mechanical fingerprints of single polymer chain in deformed macroscopic polymer network, Tsutomu Indei, Takahiro Matsuda, Tasuku Nakajima, Yukihiro Takahashi, Tatiana Kouznetsova, Michael Rubinstein, Stephen Craig, Jian Ping Gong

10:30 - 11:00     Coffee break

11:00 – 11:30  Multispeckle diffusing wave spectroscopy as a tool to study heterogeneous mechanical behavior in soft solids, Jianzhu Ju, Luca Cipelletti, Stephan Zoellner, Tetsuharu Narita and Costantino Creton*

11:30 – 12:00  Fracture of dual crosslink gels with permanent and transient crosslinks – effect of the relaxation time of the transient crosslinks, Jingwen Zhao, Louis Debertrand, Tetsuharu Narita and Costantino Creton*

12:00 – 12:30  Effect of temperature, time and molecular weight on the fracture behavior of soft thermoplastic elastomers, Simone Sbrescia, Jianzhu Ju, Costantino Creton, Tom Engels, Michelle Seitz*

12:30 – 13:00  SAS triblock copolymer as precursor for transient double network with multiscale viscoelastic response, Clément Coutouly, Evelyne van Ruymbeke, Charles-André Fustin*

13:00 - 14:00     Lunch

14:00 - 14:30   Rheo-dielectrics and diffusion of type-A Rouse chain under fast shear flow: Method of evaluating non-equilibrium parameters for FENE, friction-reduction, and Brownian force intensity variation, Hiroshi Watanabe, Yumi Matsumiya, and Takeshi Sato

14:30 – 15:00  Predictive relation for the α-relaxation time of a coarse-grained polymer melt under steady shear, Andrea Giuntoli, Francesco Puosi, Dino Leporini, Francis Starr, Jack Douglas

15:00 – 15:30  Controlling the glass transition of PMMA modified by supramolecular chemistry,

Melissa Rambaud, Lise Trouillet-Fonti, Caroll Vergelati, Didier Long

15:30 - 16:00     Coffee break

16:00 – 16:30  Tilings in ABC block copolymers using Strong Segregation Theory, Merin Joseph, Alastair M. Rucklidge and Daniel J Read

16:30 - 17:00   UV polymerization of n-octadecyl acrylate in butyl rubber: A versatile strategy to prepare smart IPNs at ambient temperature, Burak Tavsanli, Emre Su, O. Akca, Cigdem Bilici, Oguz Okay*

17:00 – 17:30  Coordination Geometry in Metallo-supramolecular Polymer Networks, Mostafa Ahmadi, Sebastian Seiffert


18:00                Poster session reception at the “Orpheas” Meeting Room


Thursday 26 May 2022

9:00 – 9:30      Towards Understanding Delayed and Entrained Mechanical Response to Chemical Kinetics in Self-Oscillating Hydrogels, Zuowei Wang, Tunde Geher-Herczeghb, Tsukuru Masudac, Ryo Yoshidad, Nandini Vasudevanb, and Yoshikatsu Hayashib

9:30 – 10:00    Model gluten as Near-Critical Gels, Ameur Louhichi, Salvatore Costanzo Mohsen Dahesh, Nathan Lenoir, Marie-Hélène Morel, Laurence Ramos, Amélie Banc

10:00 – 10:30 Double Dynamic Hydrogels based on Dynamic Covalent Bonds and Metal-Ligand Bonds, Hui Yang, Evelyne van Ruymbeke, Charles-André Fustin

10:30 - 11:00     Coffee break

11:00 – 11:30  Design and Characterization of Double Dynamic Networks. Based on Boronic Ester and Imine Dynamic Covalent Bonds, Larissa Hammer and Renaud Nicolay

11:30 – 12:00  On the synthesis and dynamics of polymer networks formed by dynamic covalent bonds and moving in a sticky polymer matrix , Rowanne Lyons, Alexis André, Larissa Hammer, Renaud Nicoläy, Charles-André Fustin, Evelyne van Ruymbeke*

12:00 – 12:30  Double networks from telechelic star and entangled linear polymers, Consiglia Carillo, Esmaeel Moghimi, Konstantinos Ntetsikas, Nikolaos Hadjichristidis, Dimitris Vlassopoulos*

12:30 – 13:00  Structure–property relationships in comb-like dual dynamic polymer networks, Paola Nicolella, Daniel Lauxen, Mostafa Ahmadi, Sebastian Seiffert*

13:00 - 14:00     Lunch

14:00 - 14:30   Dynamics of dual-junction-functionality metal-coordinate polymer networks,

Jake Song, Qiaochu Li, Pangkuan Chen, Bavand Keshavarz, Brian Chapman, Joseph Tracy,  Gareth McKinley, Niels Holten-Andersen*

14:30 – 15:00  Dynamics of entangled metallo-supramolecular polymer networks combining stickers with different lifetimes, Yanzhao Li, Christina Pyromali, Flanco Zhuge, Charles-André Fustin, Jean-François Gohy, Dimitris Vlassopoulos, Evelyne Van Ruymbeke*

15:00 – 15:30  Nonlinear shear rheology of single and double dynamics metal-ligand networks, Christina Pyromali, Yanzhao Li, Flanco Zhuge, Charles-André Fustin, Evelyne van Ruymbeke and Dimitris Vlassopoulos*

15:30 - 16:00     Coffee break

16:00 – 16:30  Rheology and Self-healing of Amine Functionalized Polyolefins, Benjamin Yavitt,

Tanja Tomkovic, Damon Gilmour, Nirmalendu Kuanr, Ziyue Zhang, Evelyne van Ruymbeke, Laurel Schafer, Savvas Hatzikiriakos*

16:30 – 17:00  A single-chain model for the linear viscoelasticity of unentangled melts of associating polymers, Hongwei Liu, Giovanni Ianniruberto, Giuseppe Marrucci*


Time to be defined    Conference Dinner


Friday 27 May 2022

9:00 – 9:30      Rheological investigation on the associative properties of poly(vinyl alcohol) solutions, Daniele Parisi, Colin D. Ditillo, Melisa Slye, Aijie Han, Seth Lindberg, Mark W. Hamersky, Ralph H. Colby*

9:30 – 10:00    Viscoelasticity and elastocapillarity effects in the impact of drops on a repellent

surface, Carole-Ann Charles, Ameur Louhichi, Laurence Ramos, and Christian Ligoure

10:00 – 10:30  Microrheological study of single chain dynamics in semi-dilute entangled flexible polymer solutions: Crossover from Rouse to Zimm modes, Tsutomu Indei, Tetsuharu Narita*

10:30 - 11:00     Coffee break

11:00 – 11:30  Hierarchical Polymeric-to-Colloidal Stress Relaxation Dynamics in Hairy Self-Suspended Nanoparticles , Daniele Parisi, Ellie Buenning, Nikolaos Kalafatakis, Leo Gury, Brian Benicewicz, Mario Gauthier, Michel Cloitre, Michael Rubinstein, Sanat Kumar, and Dimitris Vlassopoulos

11:30 - 12:00   Yielding behaviour of Soft Particle Glasses, Bruno Di Dio

12:00 – 12:30  Polyethylene nanocomposites with self-healing properties for vehicle applications, Mariette Lafont de Sentenac, Laurence Rozes, Lionel Nicole, S. Delalande, Armando Reano, Laurence Dufrancatel

12:30 – 13:00 Diffusion and Flow in Associative Polymer Networks, Bradley D. Olsen, Ameya Rao, Irina Rasid, Niels Holten-Andersen*

13:00 - 14:00     Lunch


End of the conference