electrostatics 2015


Please note that the programme is subject to change.

The event will start with registration for early arrivals on Sunday 12 April (timings and location to be confirmed). The main conferences sessions will start at 08:45 on Monday 13 April and close at lunchtime on Thursday 16 April.

 Overview    Monday 13 April   Tuesday 14 April   Wednesday 15 April  Thursday 16 April  

Poster session 1 (Monday)
    Poster session 2 (Tuesday)

Thursday 16 April

08:30 Registration
Session 12: Electrospin and electrospray

Chair: Matti Murtomaa, University of Turku, Finland


(invited) Electrospun materials for affinity based drug delivery
Horst von Recum, Case Western Reserve University, USA


Estimation of droplet charge forming out of a ligament in the presence of a uniform electric field
Peter Castle, University of Western Ontario, Canada


Composite electrospun polymer fibres containing carbon nanotubes
Geoffrey Mitchell, Institute Polytechnic Leiria, Portugal

10:50 Refreshments

Session 13: Environmental and space applications

Chair: James Matthews, University of Bristol, UK


Deep dielectric charging and breakdown of lunar polar regolith
Timothy J Stubbs, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, USA


The effect of electrostatic charges on the removal of radioactive aerosols in the atmosphere by raindrops
Mamadou Sow, Institut de Radioprotection et de Sûreté Nucléaire (IRSN), France


Close of conference
Keith Davies (Conference Chair)

12:20 Lunch and depart

Key dates

  • Abstract submission deadline (poster only):
    9 January 2015
    • Paper submission deadline:
      3 February 2015
  • Early registration deadline:
    28 February 2015
  • Registration deadline:
    1 April 2015