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Mechanochemistry Symposium

Mechanochemistry Symposium

Join us for a two-day mechanochemistry symposium with over 20 speakers from three different countries across academia and industry.

Day 1 (22nd March 2022)

08:45-08:50

Welcome speech. Prof. Andrew Benniston, Deputy Head of School of Natural and Environmental Sciences, Newcastle University.

08:50-09:00

Opening remark. Prof. Tomislav Friščić, McGill University, Canada.

Chairperson

Dr Erli Lu

Newcastle University

 

 

 

 

 

09:00-10:00

Tomislav Friščić (McGill University, Canada)

Mechanochemistry: A New System of Chemical and Materials Synthesis, Geared for Sustainability and Efficiency

10:00-10:30

John Errington (Newcastle University)

Electron-rich molecular metal oxides

10:30-11:00

Tea break

11:00-11:30

Jon Telling (Newcastle University)

Mechanochemical reactions in the natural environment: from geological faults to the surface of Mars.

11:30-12:00

Theo Famprikis (TU Delft, Netherland)

Mechanochemistry as a tool for synthesis and property-tuning of battery materials

12:00-12:30

Colin Hare (Newcastle University)

Using Modelling to Predict Particle Breakage

12:30-13:30

Lunch

Chairperson

Dr James A. Dawson

Newcastle University

 

 

 

 

 

13:30-14:30

Steve Bull (Newcastle University)

Materials Science of High-Strain Rate Processing and the Effect of Chemical Environment

14:30-15:00

Salvador Eslava (Imperial College London)

Mechanochemical synthesis of halide perovskite composites for solar fuels

15:00-15:30

Karen Johnston (Durham University)

Probing Ion Mobility Mechanisms in Solid Electrolytes prepared via Mechanochemistry

15:30-16:00

Tea break

16:00-16:30

Duncan Browne (University College London)

Exploring Applications of Ball-Milling to Organic Synthesis

16:30-17:00

Jonathan Steed (Durham University)

Approaches to Lactam Cophases and Photoactive Dosimeters

Dinner

 



Day-2 (23rd March 2022)

Chairperson

Dr John Errington

Newcastle University

 

 

 

 

09:00-10:00

Stuart James (Queen’s University Belfast)

Mechanochemistry – fundamentals to scale-up and commercialization with some recent highlights

10:00-10:30

James Dawson (Newcastle University)

Mechanochemistry of Battery Materials at the Atomic-Scale

10:30-11:00

Tea break

11:00-11:30

Guillaume De Bo (Manchester University)

Controlling reactivity under tension

11:30-12:00

Jonathan McDonough (Newcastle University))

Future challenges and opportunities: 3D printing in mechanochemical reactors design and manufacturing

12:00-13:00

Lunch

Chairperson

Dr Jamie A. Gould

Newcastle University

 

 

 

13:00-13:30

Erli Lu (Newcastle University)

Mechanochemical Synthesis of a Li-K Heterobimetallic Electride and its Versatile Reactivity

13:30-14:00

Simon Rundstrom (Retsch)

New development in ball mill instrument

14:00-14:05

Closing remark, Prof. Stuart James, Queen’s University Belfast

 

We'd like to thank our industrial partners, Johnson Matthey and Retsch, alongside The Royal Society of Chemistry (Northeast Regional Section) whose support has enabled this symposium to take place.