Virtual Program

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Please Note That the Times Below are in Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) 

Monday, June 8, 2020
9:30-10am EDT Life in a tight spot: Transport and collective behavior of bacteria in heterogeneous media
S. Datta, Princeton U.
10:00am-10:15am Discussion/Break
Colloidal and Interfacial Phenomena Related to Biological Systems I
10:15am-10:30am AFM-based high throughput nanomechanical characterization of single Extracellular vesicles
A. Ridolfi, CSGI, U. Florence
10:30am-10:45am Sensing Bacterial Growth and Measuring Antibiotic Susceptibility via Laser Diffraction
N. Kotoulas, U. Toronto
10:45am-11:00am Understanding nano-bio interactions: lamellar and non-lamellar lipid mesophases as synthetic mimics for biological interfaces
L. Caselli – CSGI – U. Florence
11:00am-11:15am High Throughput Image Analysis and Properties of Compositionally Controlled Bilayers
O. Zabala-Ferrera, U. Mass Amherst
11:15am-11:45am Discussion/Break
Colloidal and Interfacial Phenomena Related to Biological Systems II
11:45am-12:00pm Microfluidic Droplet-Based Tool to Quantify Viscosity of Concentrating Protein Solutions
D. Yang, Carnegie Mellon U.
12:00pm-12:15pm Quantifying the adsorption dynamics and phase behavior of mAbs at the air/water interface
A. Kanthe, CCNY
12:15pm-12:30pm Nanoscale Surface-Induced Unfolding of Single Fibronectin Is Restricted by Serum Albumin Crowding
L. Warning, Rice U.
12:30pm-12:45pm Step into the Unresolved: Versatile Tools Towards Real-time Single-molecule Biology
N. Hadizadeh, LUMICKS
12:45-1:00pm Elucidating the Biological Behaviors of Colloidal Polymeric Nanoparticles
K. Kenry, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard Medical School
1:00pm-1:15pm Discussion/Break
Polymer Interfaces/Gels I
1:15pm-1:30pm Hydrogel microparticles for controlled drug delivery: Effects of shape and peptide conjugation
E. Kharlampieva – U. Alabama
Signatures of Overaging in Aqueous Dispersion of Carbopol
M. Agarwal, IIT Kanpur
1:45pm-2:00pm Microrheological characterization of covalent adaptable hydrogel degradation in response to environmental pH changes that mimics in the gastrointestinal tract
N. Wu, Lehigh U.
2:00-2:15pm Rheology, swelling and dissolution of DNA-cross-linked polyacrylamide hydrogels
R. Hill, McGill U.
2:15pm-2:30pm Solution Behavior of Short Polypeptide Polyampholytes with Increasing Block Sizes
W. Shi, Rice U.
2:30pm-2:45pm Discussion/Break
Polymer Interfaces/Gels II
2:45pm-3:00pm Making Brushy Surfaces with Bottlebrush Polymers
R. Verduzco, Rice U.
3:00pm-3:15pm Nano-emulsion-hydrogel composites: electroacoustic, viscoelastic, and swelling responses
G.A. Afuwape, McGill U.
3:15pm-3:30pm Investigating the role of the gel fluid phase in soft adhesive contact
K. Jensen, Williams College
3:30pm-3:45pm Synthesis of Non-Spherical Polydopamine Nanoparticles
E. Davis, Auburn U.
3:45pm-4:15pm Discussion/Break
Tuesday – June 9, 2020
9:30-10am EDT Spontaneous Emulsification of Crude Oils during Low Salinity Waterflooding
W. Song,  UT Austin
10:00am-10:15am Discussion/Break
Colloidal and Interfacial Phenomena Related to Oil/Gas Applications
10:15am-10:30am Interaction of encapsulated alkylbenzene sulfonate surfactants with water-wet and oil-wet calcite surfaces
A. Gizzatov, Aramco Research
10:30am-10:45am Lignin Nanoparticles As A Sustainable Alternative for In Situ Bioremediation
A. Pete. Louisiana State U.
10:45am-11:00am Coalescence behavior of asphaltene-coated oil-water interfaces
J. Ma, Carnegie Mellon U.
11am-11:15am Evaluating the stability of model asphaltene-stabilized water-in-oil emulsions in microfluidic devices
Z. Zhang, Rice U.
Microscale Physics in Oil Displacement by Complex Liquids in Porous Media
M. Carvalho, PUC-Rio
11:30am-11:45am Discussion/Break
Colloidal Hydrodynamics   
11:45am-12:00pm Controlling capillary fingering using pore size gradients in disordered media
N. Lu, Princeton U.
12:00pm-12:15pm Effect of Mineral Structure and Solution Chemistry on the Hierarchical Assembly of Clay-Minerals
M. Dor, Hebrew U.
12:15pm-12:30pm Hydrodynamic interactions effect on the aggregation of colloidal dispersions in the presence of sedimentation
M. Lattuada, U. Fribourg
12:30pm-12:45pm Grain Boundary Dynamics in Magnetically Actuated Colloidal Crystals
D. Lobmeyer, Rice U.
12:45pm-1:15pm Discussion/Break
Interfacial Phenomena
1:15pm-1:30pm Nanotribology of Phosphonium Phosphate Ionic Liquid: a Combined Atomic Force Microscopy and Surface Spectroscopic Study
F. Mangolini, UT Austin
1:30pm-1:45pm Effect of liquid capillarity on microscale indentation of a soft silicone substrate
J. Pham, U. Kentucky
1:45pm-2:00pm Drop bouncing dynamics on draining films: the influence of the entrained air layer
Z. He, Baylor U.
2:00pm-2:15pm Tuning vaporization threshold by interfacial melting in endoskeletal and exoskeletal perfluoropentane droplets
G. Shakya, U. Colorado-Boulder
How does a paint bubble pop? : Rupture dynamics of colloidal soap films
P. Shah, Northwestern
2:30pm-2:45pm Discussion/Break
2:45pm-3:00pm Manufacturing Functional Materials from 1D and 2D Nanomaterial Dispersions
V. Davis, Auburn U.
3:00pm-3:15pm Concentrating gold nanoparticles via anti-solvent precipitation for fabricating gold-loaded physically crosslinked PVA contact lenses
Z. Liu, Colorado School of Mines
3:15pm-3:30pm Trochoidal Dichroism
L. McCarthy, Rice. U.
3:30pm-3:45pm Stacking dynamics of monolayer graphene particles at a fluid-fluid interface
D. Goggin, Colorado School of Mines
3:45pm-4:15pm Discussion/Break
Wednesday – June 10, 2020           Friday – June 12, 2020
9:30-10am EDT Electrochemical Interfaces for Molecularly-Selective Separations
10:00am-10:15am Discussion/Break
Active Colloids I
10:15am-10:30am Pt-SiO2 Janus Particles near the Water/Oil Interface: A Competition Between Motility and Thermodynamics
Z. Jalilvand, CCNY
10:30am-10:45am Self-propulsion of Active Colloids via Ion Release: Theory and Experiments
M. De Corato, Barcelona IST
10:45am-11:00am Fuel-Mediated Transient Clustering of Colloidal Building Blocks
 B. van Ravensteijin, Utrecht University
11am-11:15am Vapor-liquid phase transition and equilibrium of superparamagnetic colloids under a high frequency rotational magnetic field
K. Joshi, Rice U.
11:15am-11:30am Non-linear propulsion of active colloids
J. Lee, Louisiana State U.
11:30am-11:45am Discussion/Break
Active Colloids II
11:45am-12:00pm Active Motion of Janus Droplets: Tuning Squirmers via Droplet Morphology
X. Wang, Cornell U.
12:00pm-12:15pm A simple and flexible strategy for the preparation of non-spherical Janus particles
M. Lattuada, U. Fribourg
12:15pm-12:30pm Dynamics of DNA-linked Colloidal Filaments under Asymmetric Time-Varying Magnetic Fields
A. Spatafora Salazar, Rice University
12:30pm-12:45pm Collective migration of bacteria in disordered media
T. Bhattacharjee, Princeton U.
12:45pm-1:15pm Discussion/Break
Anisotropic Colloidal Assembly
1:15pm-1:30pm Assembly and reconfiguration of clusters formed by isotropic and anisotropic colloids
A. Al Harraq, Louisiana State U.
1:30pm-1:45pm Imaging and Interferometric Analysis of Anisotropic Particles at Fluid Interfaces Under the Influence of External Electric Fields
S. Treveen, U. Mass Amherst
1:45pm-2:00pm Oxidation and stabilization of colloidal 2D MXene nanosheets
X. Zhao, Texas A&M
2:00pm-2:15pm Self-assembly of size- and shape-controlled 2D materials at an air-water interface
D. Goggin, Colorado School of Mines
2:15pm-2:45pm Discussion/Break
Colloidal and Interfacial Rheology
2:45pm-3:00pm Multiscale dynamics of colloidal deposition in porous media
N. Bizmark, Princeton U.
3:00pm-3:15pm Shear processing of diblock polymer solutions to achieve rapid equilibrium phase behavior
C. Valentine, Carnegie Mellon U.
3:15pm-3:30pm Role of extensional rheology on droplet bouncing
M. Pack, Baylor U.
3:30pm-3:45pm Dynamic mobility of surfactant stabilized nano-drops: unifying equilibrium thermodynamics, electro-kinetics and Marangoni effects
R. Hill, McGill U.
3:45pm-4:30pm Discussion/Break