Scientific Program

Talks

There will be a welcome reception on Monday evening, 12 November, at 19:00
followed by dinner at 20:00.

 

TUESday, 13   NOVEMBER

9:00
Welcome and Introduction

Session chair: James Mack

9:20
Understanding, scaling and commercialising mechanochemical synthesis
Stuart L. James / Queen's University Belfast, UK

10:00
Thermodynamics and stability in mechanochemistry and mechanochemically-made materials
Tomislav Friščić / McGill University, Canada

10:40
Coffee break

11:10
Quantitative studies of polymer mechanochemistry
Stephen Craig / Duke University, USA

11:50
Elucidating covalent mechanochemistry with single-molecule force spectroscopy and quantum chemistry
Martin K. Beyer / University of Innsbruck, Austria

12:30
Lunch

 

Session chair: Stuart L. James

13:50
Episode IX: the ball-mill strikes back
Frédéric Lamaty / University of Montpellier, France

14:30
Nucleic acid mechanochemistry - a 150-year love affair
Joseph S. Vyle / Queen's University Belfast, UK

15:10
Coffee break

15:40
Mechanochemical synthesis of cyclic compounds
Guan-Wu Wang / University of Science and Technology of China, China

16:20
Diversity-oriented synthesis based on a mechanochemical multicomponent reaction
José Carlos Menendez / Complutense University of Madrid, Spain

17:00
End of talks

 

POSTER SESSION - PART 1

17:30
Presentation and discussion of posters

19:30
End of poster session

19:30
Dinner

 

WEDNESDAY, 14 November

Session chair: Tomislav Friščić

9:00
Mechanochemistry in C–H-bond functionalization
Carsten Bolm / RWTH Aachen University, Germany

9:40
Developing selective reactions under mechanochemical onditions
James Mack / University of Cincinnati, USA

10:20
Coffee break

10:50
Computational covalent mechanochemistry: providing molecular insight
Dominik Marx / Ruhr University Bochum, Germany

11:30
Linking mechanochemistry with protein folding with single bond resolution
Sergi Garcia-Manyes / King's College London, UK

12:10
Lunch

 

Session chair: Deborah E. Crawford

13:50
Mech@nochemistry: bridging tradition and innovation in organic synthesis
Evelina Colacino / University of Montpellier & Institute Charles Gerhardt of Montpellier, France

14:30
Mechanochemistry of gaseous reagents
José G. Hernández / RWTH Aachen University, Germany

15:10
Coffee break

15:40
Mechanochemical and mechanocatalytic reactions in ball mills
Olena Vozniuk / Max Planck Institute for Coal Research, Germany

16:20
Mechanochemical pathways towards polymer framework and porous carbon materials
Lars Borchardt / TU Dresden, Germany

17:00
End of talks

 

POSTER SESSION - PART 2

17:30
Presentation and discussion of posters

19:30
End of poster session

19:30
Dinner

 

 

THURSday, 15 November

Session chair: Frédéric Lamaty

9:00
Extrusion: an efficient technique for the manufacture of organic compounds and materials
Deborah E. Crawford / Queen's University Belfast, UK

9:40
Influence of stressing conditions regarding efficiency and energy consumption of Knoevenagel syntheses
Sandra Breitung-Faes / Braunschweig University of Technology, Germany

10:20
Coffee break

10:50
In situ monitoring of mechanochemical reactions for new advances in organic chemistry
Krunoslav Užarević / Ruđer Bošković Institute, Croatia

11:30
From batch to flow in organic mechanosynthesis
Thomas-Xavier Métro / Institut des Biomolécules Max Mousseron, France

12:10
Lunch

 

Session chair: Niamh Willis-Fox

13:30
Mechanistic investigations of mechanosyntheses
Franziska Emmerling / Federal Institute for Materials Research and Testing, Germany

14:10
Mechanochemical synthesis of main group compounds and complexes
Felipe Garcia / Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

14:50
Final words, farewell

15:00
End of program

19:00
Dinner

Posters

Part 1 - Tuesday, 13 November

 

No. 1:
Elucidating the mechanocatalytic conversion of biomass
Saeed Amirjalayer / University of Münster

No. 2:
Discovering chemical reactivity by mechanochemistry: the case of CaC2 in copper-catalyzed A3 couplings
Karen J. Ardila-Fierro / RWTH Aachen University

No. 3:
Tailor-made force-probes for wavelength-orthogonal stress-sensing
Christoph Baumann / DWI - Leibniz Institute for Interactive Materials

No. 4:
A solvent-free approach towards porous polymers – mechanochemical polymerization
Lars Borchardt / TU Dresden

No. 5:
Impact of a mechanical bond on the activation of a mechanophore
Guillaume De Bo / University of Manchester

No. 6:
Mechanochemistry of disulfides – first principles simulations
Przemysław Dopieralski / Ruhr-University Bochum

No. 7:
“One-pot two-step” mechanochemical synthesis of group 13 salen complexes
Felipe García / Nanyang Technological University

No. 8:
Development of cyclophosphazane-based hybrid organic-inorganic multicomponent cocrystals using mechanochemistry
Felipe García / Nanyang Technological University

No. 9:
Nanographenes by solvent-free syntheses – the mechanochemical Scholl reaction
Sven Grätz / TU Dresden

Part 2 - Wednesday, 14 November

 

No. 10:
Mechanochemical polymer synthesis
Jeung Gon Kim / Chonbuk National University

No. 11:
Mechanochemical indicator based on tetraphenylethylene
Martin Krupička / University of Chemistry and Technology, Prague

No. 12:
Cocrystal intermediate in a mechanochemical organic covalent reaction 
Stipe Lukin / Ruđer Bošković Institute

No. 13:
Mechanochemical formation of C–N bonds
William I. Nicholson / Cardiff University

No. 14:
Mechanical activation of a copper biscarbene catalyst using single-molecule force spectroscopy
Matthew S. Sammon / University of Innsbruck

No. 15:
Single-molecule force spectroscopy of polyethylene glycol under variation of solvents and salt concentrations
Simone Schirra / University of Innsbruck

No. 16:
Upgrading dimethylamine borane dehydrocoupling by mechanochemistry
Christian Schumacher / RWTH Aachen University

No. 17:
Polymer mechanochemistry: manufacturing is now a force to be reckoned with
Niamh Willis-Fox / University of Cambridge

No. 18:
Synthesis of potential anti-cancer agents using mechanochemistry
Jordan J. Wilson / Queen’s University Belfast