Programm GSS Summer School 2015
MONDAY 25TH OF MAY
Arrival and Welcome Reception
(Please be aware that this is a public holiday in Germany.)
26TH AND 27TH OF MAY
Advanced Modules at RESOLV's participating institutes
All students get the opportunity to learn new experimental and theoretical techniques by spending these days in two different labs at the RUB and RESOLV's other participating institutes. A list of the Advanced Modules on offer can be found here .
28TH AND 29TH OF MAY
Lecture Program in RUB Conference Center
Different topics and methods to explore Solvation Science will be introduced by speakers within RESOLV. Bases on these introductions international speakers, suggested by the students themselves, are invited to give keynote talks on their research in the field of Solvation Science. Please find a list of speakers below.
|Chan, Candace||Arizona State University, USA||Solid-electrolyte interphases in high energy density silicon-based lithium battery electrodes|
|Domke, Katrin||MPI for Polymer Research, Germany||Raman under water - pushing sensitivity and spatial resolution|
|Falconer, Robert||University of Sheffield, UK||The Application of Microcalorimetry and Terahertz Spectroscopy to Study the Interaction between Proteins, Cosolutes and Water|
|Gaigeot, Marie-Pierre||University Évry-Val d'Essonne, France||Solvation and vibrational spectroscopy at solid oxyde/liquid water interfaces from AIMD simulations|
|Jørgensen, Karl Anker||University of Aarhus, Denmark||Organocatalysis as a toolbox for diversity-oriented synthesis|
|Matile, Stefan||University of Geneva, Switzerland||Unorthodox Interactions in Organocatalysis|
|Morandi, Bill||MPI for Coal Research, Mülheim, Germany||Introduction into the basic concepts of organic catalysis|
|Plumere, Nicolas||Ruhr-University Bochum, Germany||Introduction into the basic concepts of electrochemistry|
|Roth, Klaus||FU Berlin, Germany||Beer – from the first glass to a hangover|
|Savolainen, Janne||Ruhr-University Bochum, Germany||Introduction into the basic concepts of THz spectroscopy|
|Schäfer, Lars||Ruhr-University Bochum, Germany||Introduction into the basic concepts of MD simulations|
|Schmuttenmaer, Charles||Yale University, USA||The Nuts and Bolts of Probing Liquid Dynamics and Low Frequency Modes of Organic Molecular Crystals with THz Spectroscopy|
|Tuckerman, Mark||New York University, USA||Going down Feynman's path: A first-principles approach to nuclear quantum effects in solvation and transport|
FRIDAY, 29TH OF MAY
Get-together and BBQ
There will be closing words and a BBQ on Friday the 29th of May, starting at circa 6 pm, where all participants get the chance to relax and recap the last couple of days with each other. There will be beer, wine and cocktails!
GSS Summer School Program
ADVANCED LABORATORY MODULES
More than 30 Advanced Laboratory Modules were offered at the Summer School 2015.
SUMMER SCHOOL REPORT AND PHOTOS
The second GSS Summer School was a great success! We had the pleasure to welcome 12 international participants from five different countries and more than 80 participants in total.
VENUE TO RUB CONFERENCE CENTER
Please find a description of the venue to the conference center
here. From tram station "Ruhr-Universität" please follow the dotted line to the conference center.