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The Inorganic Days 2019 will be held in Carl Kempe salen and Lilla Hörsalen in the Chemical Biological Center (KBC) of Umeå University Registration takes place in the Main Hall/Atrium A of the KBC.

KBC Main Hall Carl Kempe salen Lilla Hörsalen

 

Inorganic Days – Umeå University (June 12-14, 2019)

Wednesday

June 12

10:00-13:00

Registration (location: KBC-main hall)

11:30-13:00

Lunch (location: KBC-main hall)

Session I

Opening & Keynotes I-III on the 2019 International Year of the Periodic Table

(location: KBC – Carl Kempe salen)

13:00-13:15

Opening with Umeå University’s Vice-Chancellor Hans Adolfsson

 

 

13:15-14:00

Keynote I:  EurJIC lecturer: Eric Scerri, University of California Los Angeles, USA

The Periodic Table, Its Story and Its Significance 

(Sponsored by ChemPubSoc Europe)

 

 

14:00-14:30

Keynote II: Dirk Rudolph, Lund University, Sweden

Nuclear Alchemy – Synthesis and Studies of (New) Superheavy Elements

14:30-15:00

Keynote III: Lars Öhrström, Chalmers University of Technology

Periodic footprints in history, literature and cinema

(Sponsored by Dalton Transactions)

15:00-15:30

Break

Session II

Materials Design & Characterization

Session III

Geochemistry and natural resources

(location: KBC – Carl Kempe salen)

 

(location: KBC – Lilla hörsalen )

Chair: Henrik Pedersen

Chair: Michael Holmboe

15:30-16:00

Mari-Ann Einarsrud (invited)

15:30-16:00

Sofi Jonsson (invited)

Norwegian University of Science and Tech-nology, Norway

Stockholm University, Sweden

In situ characterization toolbox for studying nucleation and growth of piezoelectric oxide thin films and nanostructured materials

Biogeochemical cycling of mercury in marine oceans – the mystery of in situ production of methylated mercury species

16:00-16:20

Gunnar Westin

16:00-16:20

Hussein Jaafar Kanbar

Uppsala University, Sweden

Umeå University, Sweden

Nano-structured oxide sponge through solution chemistry

DNA sorption onto different grain size fractions of Hotagen Lake sediments, central Sweden: the role of mineral and organic components

16:20-16:40

Sarmad Naim Katea

16:20-16:40

Changxun Yu

Uppsala University, Sweden

Linnaeus University, Sweden

Carbothermal nitridation ZrN:(Eu/La) particles; from gel to nano-phase powders

Accumulation mechanisms of Ni in Fe oxy-hydroxides rich microbial mats fed by brackish aquifers in crystalline bedrock: re-evaluation of Ni partitioning chemistry and implications for ancient environments

16:40-17:00

Artem Iakunkov

16:40-17:00

Johan Ingri

Umeå University, Sweden

Luleå University of Technology, Sweden

Strong effect of ageing on swelling properties of graphene oxide membranes in alcohols

The Ce-anomaly and iron isotopes in headwater streams

17:00-17:20

Jörgen Rosenqvist

Luossavaara-Kiirunavaara AB, Sweden

Determining the composition of iron ore using Pulsed Fast Thermal Neutron Activation

Evening Get-together (location: KBC – main hall)

17:30-22:00

Poster Session & Vendor Exhibition with Buffet

Thursday

June 13

Session IV

Keynotes IV (location: KBC- Carl Kempe salen)

09:00-10:00

Keynote IV: William H. Casey, (invited) University of California – Davis, USA

Complementarity: Geochemistry and Inorganic Chemistry

10:00-10:30

Break (location: KBC- Carl Kempe salen)

Session V

Materials Design & Characterization

Session VI

Interfacial and nanoscale processes

(location: KBC – Carl Kempe salen)

 

(location: KBC – Lilla hörsalen )

Chair: Lars Ojamäe

Chair: Heather Allen

10:40-11:00

Amber Mace

10:30-11:00

Ian C. Bourg (invited),

Uppsala University

Princeton University, USA

Predictions from the geometry of energy landscapes

Mineral-organic interactions in soils and sediments

11:00-11:20

Zhehao Huang

11:00-11:20

Vadim Kessler

Stockholm University, Sweden

Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Sweden

Automated Electron Diffraction Techniques for Ab Initio Structure Determination of Porous Materials

Metal oxide nanoparticles as mediators in bio-interactions

11:20-11:40

Markus Ek

11:20-11:40

Michael Holmboe

Uppsala University, Sweden

Umeå University, Sweden

Ln-Al-oxides from alkoxide precursors

Atomistic Simulations of Smectite Hydration Processes

11:40-12:00

Hanna Boström

11:40-12:00

Isabelle Simonsson

Uppsala University, Sweden

Gothenburg University, Sweden

High-pressure behaviour of Prussian blue analogues

Investigations of the co-ion effect on the surface charge and aggregation behavior of silica nanoparticles

12:00-12:20

Johan Cedervall

12:00-12:20

Andrey Shchukarev

Uppsala University, Sweden

Umeå University, Sweden

Magnetocaloric effect in Fe2P: Magnetic and phonon degrees of freedom

Cryo-XPS: probing intact interfaces in nature and life

12:30-13:00

Annual Meeting of the Division of Inorganic Chemistry of the SCS

12:20-13:30

Lunch +  Posters + Vendor Exhibition

Session VII

Energy

Session VIII

Molecular complexes,  clusters and catalysis

(location: KBC – Carl Kempe salen)

 

(location: KBC – Lilla hörsalen )

Chair: Peter Broqvist

Chair: William H. Casey

13:30-14:00

Nils Skoglund (invited)

13:30-14:00

Christine J. McKenzie (invited)

Umeå University, Sweden

University of Southern Denmark, Denmark

Inorganic chemistry and bioenergy – an unexpected match?

A Janus-face iron catalyst

14:00-14:20

Burak Aktekin

14:00-14:20

Sasha Ott

Uppsala University, Sweden

Uppsala University, Sweden

LiNi0.5-xMn1.5+xO4-y (LNMO): In-situ neutron diffraction during heating

Molecular Catalysis of Energy-Relevance in Conducting Metal-Organic Frameworks

14:20-14:40

Andreas Nordenström

14:20-14:40

James Gardner

Umeå University, Sweden

KTH, Sweden

Influence of activation temperature on capacitance for graphene scaffolds

Exploring the Optical and Electrochemical Properties of Homoleptic vs Heteroleptic Diimine Copper(I) Complexes

14:40-15:00

Mikaela Görlin

14:40-15:00

Arvind Kumar Gupta

Uppsala University, Sweden

Uppsala University, Sweden

The Role of Oxygen in Ni-Fe(OxHy) Electrocatalysts Investigated using In situ Soft X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy during the Oxygen Evolution Reaction

The self-assembly of [{Ag3(C≡CtBu)2}n]n+ building units into a template-free cuboctahedron and anion encapsulating silver cages

15:00-15:20

Mario Valvo

15:00-15:20

Henrik Friis

Uppsala University, Sweden

University of Oslo, Norway

Silver ferrite nanoparticles as negative electrodes in Li-ion batteries

What can geologists and chemist learn from the discovery of naturally occurring hexaniobates?

15:20-15:40

Andy Ohlin

Umeå University, Sweden

Fe13 Keggin ions

15:40-16:15

Break

Session IX

Keynote V: MAX IV & ESS  (location: KBC – Carl Kempe salen)

16:15-17:00

Keynote V:  Ann Terry (invited)

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Evening activities

19.00-22.00

Conference Dinner @ P5 (Väven, downtown Umeå)

Announcement of the scientific poster prizes, sponsored by the Dalton Transactions

 

 

 

Friday

June 14

Session X

Keynotes VII-VIII: Inorganic Processes in Nature (location: KBC – Lilla hörsalen)

09:00-09:45

Keynote VII: Heather Allen, (invited)

Ohio State University, USA

The Air-Aqueous Interface: Inherent and Induced Organization studied by Sum Frequency Generation

09:45-10:30

Keynote VIII: James R. Rustad, (invited)

U.S. Department of Energy, USA

Reactions mechanisms in metal oxides, blue pill or red pill?

10:30-11:00

Break

11:00-11:30

The Anna Sundström award for the most outstanding PhD thesis in inorganic chemistry in Sweden 2018/2019: Elizabeth Polido, Kemakta Konsult AB, Sweden

11:30-11:45

IYPT poster prizes, awarded by the Swedish Chemical Society’s nomenclature committee

 

11:45-12:00

Concluding remarks