Poster Prize and Travel award winners

Poster Prize and Travel award winners

Frans C De Schryver/ACS Travel Awards

Prof Frans C. De Schryver was born on September 21, 1939 in St-Niklaas.

He received a Master degree in 1961 (lab Prof. J. C. Jungers) and a Ph.D. in 1964 from KU Leuven (lab of the famous polymer chemist Prof. G. Smets) After a Post-doctoral fellowship at the University of Arizona he returned to the KU Leuven.

In 1969 he became assistant professor and built up a research group which evolved into the Laboratory for Photochemistry and Spectroscopy.

In 1975 he became full professor at the KU Leuven. His research received international recognition resulting in a long list of awards and honors. He is still active as a member of several evaluation committees of national and international granting institutions and serves on the editorial boards of various journals, most prominently as a chairman of the Editorial Advisory Board of ChemPhysChem. He is now Professor Emeritus at the Chemistry Department of KU Leuven.

Following researchers received a travel award to participate at MAF2017:

Gabriela Bosio - Chloe Chung - Eleonora Consiglieri - Gillian Craig - Suzanne Fery-Forgues - Yasser Gidi - Viktorija Glembockyte - Soranyel Gonzalez - Akbart Khodaei - Yevhenii Kyriukha - Richard Lincoln - Chiara Montali - Robert Pal - Taoufik Rohand - Olga Ryazanova - Stefan Schramm - Hamid Soleimaninejad - Hazel Stewart - Anatoliy Tatarets - Donna Whelan

We are also happy to announce the winners of the MAF 2017 poster prizes:

Abstract no.

Name

Sponsor

21

Yasser Gidi

ACS Nano en ACS Publications

50

Masoumeh Keshavarz

ACS Energy Letters en ACS Publications

98

Veerle Lemmens

ACS Omega en ACS Publications

82

Nina Melnychuk

RBSM

102

Viola Mönckemöller

RBSM

204

Dina Petrova

RBSM

48

Elke Debroye

npg Asia Materials

83

Hubert Piwonski

npg Asia Materials

107

Kristin Grussmayer

MAF 2017

112

Nader Danaf

MAF 2017

Book of abstracts

Book of abstracts

Dear colleagues,

We are happy to announce that the full book of abstracts for MAF2017 is now available. 

 

Download your copy!

 
Cobolt Laser2000 sponsor MAF

Cobolt Laser2000 sponsor MAF

About Laser 2000

Laser 2000 is a world leader in the distribution of photonics products. We provide our customers with products that generate light, modify it, move it, and measure it. We lead the way in innovation by supplying state-of-the-art solutions, utilising the latest photonics and optoelectronic technologies. We work in partnership with our customers to provide customised solutions for even the most demanding applications and pride ourselves on our unfailing expertise, product quality and reliability.

We know that selecting the right product for your application is critical. This is why our highly qualified staff work with you to find the optimum combination of performance, features and cost. We provide assistance in helping you to find the product that matches your needs, including determining what those needs are for your application.

All Laser 2000 products meet rigorous standards of quality and specification, at competitive prices.

We regularly attend trade exhibitions, meetings and events to look out for and review the latest technologies. The suppliers we use are selected following careful consideration of the value they represent to our customers. In addition, our team has continuous product and application related training with the product developers to provide you with the best possible support.

By continuing to give you support and advice, with knowledgeable staff working in your time zone, we help you to prevent and reduce downtime. Even after many years of service.

Read more here

About Cobolt

Cobolt develops, manufactures and supplies diode-pumped solid-state lasers (DPSSLs) and Diode Laser Modules in the visible, invisible and near infrared spectral ranges.

The company provides a broad range of market-adapted laser products built on a wavelength flexible, power-scalable and robust technology platform. The lasers are particularly suitable for OEM integration, but do also comply with applicable standards and directives for use as stand-alone devices in laboratory environment.

Cobolt is committed to supplying innovative laser products that meet or exceed the market’s expectations concerning quality, reliability and performance. The lasers are designed and manufactured to ensure a high level of reliability, and operation of the company using qualified and established processes assures the quality of the company’s products.

We maintain world-leading design expertise and proprietary technology in lasers as well as in nonlinear materials. This combination of know-how and IPR allows us to provide outstanding laser modules enabling entirely new customer applications. Cobolt is based in Stockholm, Sweden.

We believe in the importance of quality and our company is certified according to ISO 9000 standards, which represent an international consensus on good quality management practices.

Read more here.

Agfa Gevaert Sponsors MAF!

Agfa Gevaert Sponsors MAF!

From product manufacturer to all-round solutions provider

The Agfa-Gevaert Group develops, manufactures and distributes an extensive range of analog and digital  imaging systems and IT solutions, mainly for the printing industry and the healthcare sector, as well as for specific industrial applications. Although the company generates its entire turnover in business-to-business markets, it also contributes to your everyday life. Whenever you read a newspaper or visit a hospital, the Agfa-Gevaert Group is probably closely involved.

Agfa Mission

The Agfa-Gevaert Group strives to be the partner of choice for imaging and information systems in all the markets in which it operates. The company does this by offering leading edge technology, affordable solutions and innovative ways of working, based on its in-depth understanding of the businesses and the individual needs of its customers. To succeed, investing in innovation and delivering top quality solutions are key.

Operating in a responsible, sustainable and transparent way is as important. We are convinced that this is the right approach for the long-term success of our company.

Read more here.

NKT Sponsors MAF!

NKT Sponsors MAF!

NKT Photonics is the leading supplier of high performance fiber lasers, fiber optic sensing systems, and photonic crystal fibers. Our main markets are within imaging, sensing and material processing. Our products include ultrafast lasers, supercontinuum white light lasers, low noise fiber lasers, distributed temperature sensing systems and a wide range of specialty fibers. NKT Photonics has its headquarters in Denmark with sales and service worldwide. NKT Photonics is wholly owned by NKT Holding A/S.

Read more about NKT Photonics on their website

Tentative schedule, Aug 3rd update!

Tentative schedule, Aug 3rd update!

Dear colleagues,

We are happy to announce that the tentative schedule was updated with the speakers for all sessions.

Find out more on this here

IOP sponsors MAF2017

IOP sponsors MAF2017

Omicron became a sponsor of MAF 2017

Omicron became a sponsor of MAF 2017

Omicron develops, manufactures and distributes LED and laser based light sources since more than 25 years. The ISO9001 and ISO13485 certified development designs customized solutions from single wavelength devices up to multiline solutions. CW light sources are available as well as high speed modulated ones in the nanosecond, picosecond range. Important developments are the LightHUB® laser beam combiner, the LedHUB® highpower LED light engine, the QuixX® picosecond pulsed diode laser as well as the PDT medical laser system for cancer treatment. With its high-end products Omicron serves demanding applications in biotechnology, microscopy, microlithography, medicine and many more.

Read more on the Omicron website.

ACS becomes a Diamond Sponsor of MAF2017

ACS becomes a Diamond Sponsor of MAF2017

Plenary Speakers Announced!

Plenary Speakers Announced!

Today, the list of plenary speakers for MAF 2017 was made public!

For the 2017 edition of MAF, world leading experts in Fluorescence were selected for plenary sessions.

  • Prof. William E. Moerner
    Stanford University
  • Prof. Petra Schwille
    Max-Planck-Institut für Biochemie
  • Prof. Prashant Kamat
    University of Notre Dame
  • Prof. Luisa De Cola
    Université de Strasbourg
  • Prof. Theo Lasser
    École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne

Find out more about our plenary speakers here.

 

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