2013 Sofia (BG)

Organizing Committee

Elena Mileva
Boryan Radoev
Konstantin Balashev
Ljubomir Nikolov
Roumen Todorov
Tsetska Radeva

Scientific Committee

Angel Delgado, Universidad de Granada
Brian Vincent, University of Bristol
Colin Bain, University of Durham
Cosima Stubenrauch, University of Stuttgart
Dganit Danino, Technion – Israel Institute of Technology
Dimo Platikanov, Sofia University
Dotchi Exerowa, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences
Fernando Leal Calderon, Institut Polytechnique Bordeaux
Kazimierz Malysa, Institute of Catalysis and Surface Chemistry PAN
Kazutami Sakamoto, Chiba Institute of Science
Libero Liggieri, Istituto per l’Energetica e le Interfasi
Ludmila Boinovich, Russian Academy of Sciences
Maria da Graça Miguel, Universidade de Coimbra
Peter Kralchevsky, Sofia University
Piotr Warszynski, Institute of Catalysis and Surface Chemistry PAN
Robert Orr, Statoil ASA
Stoyl Stoylov, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences
Thodoris Karapantsios, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
Thomas Arnebrant, University of Malmö
Thomas Hellweg, University of Bielefeld
Tommaso Bellini, University of Milan

Scientific Sessions

Surface Forces and Thin Liquid Films
Foams, Emulsions and Microemulsions
Surfactants, Lipids and Self-Assembly
Interfacial Electric Phenomena
Complex Fluids
Polymers, Gels and Phase Behaviour
Biocolloids/Interfaces in Pharmacy and Medicine
Micro- and Nanostructured Materials
Environmental Colloid Science

Invited Speakers

D. Weitz (Harvard) “Properties of charged particles in non-polar fluids

J. K. G. Dhont (Juelich) “Charged rod-like colloids in electric fields: Field-induced phases, dynamical states and non-equilibrium critical phenomena

J. Penfold (Oxford) “Surfactant self-assembly at interfaces, induced by polyions

T. Nylander (Lund) “Biomolecular interactions at the lipid-aqueous interface

V. N. Paunov (Hull) “Particle-cell assemblies: Cyborg cells, cellosomes and colloid antibodies

Rhodia Lecture:
L. Liz-Marzán (San Sebastián) “Directional Growth and Assembly of Plasmonic Colloids