Sustainable Materials Inspired by the Living world for Energy (SMILE 2016)

IFPEN/RUEIL - 6-8 April 2016

PROGRAM 

Program at a glance

4 sessions will be presented during the conference:


Plenary Lecture by Jacques Livage (Collège de France, UPMC, France)
Bio-inspired living materials

SESSION 1: SMART FUNCTIONAL BIO-INSPIRED MATERIALS
Keynote lecture by Bharat Bhushan (Ohio State Univ., USA)
Biomimetics: bio-inspired, mechanically durable, nanostructured surfaces for low drag and super-philicity/phobicity

Keynote lecture by Rénal Backov (CRPP-CNRS-Univ. Bordeaux, France)
Integrative chemistry: from bio-inspired strategies toward advanced functional materials


INDUSTRIAL SESSION
Keynote lecture by Kalina Raskin (CEEBIOS, France)
Bio-inspiration, a tool for responsible innovation?


Round table with industrial actors
Bio-inspiration as a new paradigm in industrial Research & Innovation
Moderator: A. Renaudin (NewCorp Conseil, France)


SESSION 2: BIO-INSPIRATION FOR PHOTO & ELECTROCATALYSIS
Keynote lecture by Tongxiang Fan (Shanghai Jiaotong Univ., China)
Hydrogen evolution via sunlight water splitting on an artificial butterfly wing architecture learning from nature

SESSION 3 : BIO-INSPIRED HETEROGENEOUS CATALYSTS
Keynote lecture by Marc-Olivier Coppens (Univ. College of London, NICE Research, UK)
Nature inspired chemical engineering - pathways to innovation and sustainability


O
ral presentations
- 40 minutes allotted for keynote speakers, including 5 minutes discussion
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30 minutes oral presentations, including 5 minutes discussion

Official language
English will be the official language. Simultaneous interpretation will not be provided.

 

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