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)

Poster session 1 (Monday 13 April)


Safe housing ensured by an electric field screen that excludes insect-net permeating haematophagous mosquitoes carrying human pathogens
Yoshinori Matsuda, Kinki University, Japan


Avoidance of an electric field by insects: Fundamental biological phenomenon for an electrostatic pest-exclusion strategy
Hideyoshi Toyoda, Kinki University, Japan


Frequency dependence and assembly characteristics of Ag nanomaterials trapped by dielectrophoresis
Ryosuke Kataoka, Tokyo Metropolitan University, Japan


Intelligent electrostatic induction hydraulic spray nozzle for controlling cotton plant insects
Murtadha Al-Mamury, Brunel University London, UK


Physico-chemical qualification of a universal portable sampler for aerosols and water-soluble gases
Jean-Maxime Roux, CEA, France


Modulation of urban atmospheric electric field measurements with the wind direction in Lisbon (Portugal)
Hugo G Silva, Universidade de Evora, Portugal


Spectral response of atmospheric electric field measurements near AC high voltage power lines
Hugo G Silva, Universidade de Évora, Portugal


Simulations of the Global Electrical Circuit coupled to local Potential Gradient measurements
Hugo G Silva, Universidade de Évora, Portugal


Preliminary results on soil-emitted gamma radiation and its relation with the local atmospheric electric field at Amieira, Portugal
Hugo G Silva, Universidade de Évora, Portugal


Exact solution for the interaction of two equal sized charged conducting spheres
Shubho Banerjee, Rhodes College, USA


Structure of near-electrode dissociation-recombination layers under DC stress
Vladimir Chirkov, St. Petersburg State University, Russian Federation


Comparative analysis of numerical simulation and PIV experimental results for a flow caused by field-enhanced dissociation
Sergei Vasilkov, St. Petersburg State University, Russian Federation


Electrical properties of elastomeric nanodirelectrics
Geoffrey Mitchell, Institute Polytechnic Leiria, Portugal


Local structure of polymers in surface dominated nanodielectrics
Geoffrey Mitchell, Institute Polytechnic Leiria, Portugal


Observation of charge separation and gas discharge during sliding friction between metal and insulator
Takashi Miura, National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health, Japan


Laboratory bench for the characterization of triboelectric properties of polymers
Bogdan Neagoe, Institut P’ – CNRS – Université de Poitiers – ENSMA, France


Experimental characterization of triboelectric charging of polyethylene powders
Ladislav Konopka, Institute of Chemical Technology Prague, Czech Republic


Operating parameters that influence the extent of electrostatic charging in gas-solid fluidized beds
Poupak Mehrani, University of Ottawa, Canada


Material separation of catalytic ceramics based on electric field effects
Dominic Trunzer, Aschaffenburg University of Applied Sciences (UAS), Germany


Design and performance of a small-scale wind turbine exploiting an electret-based electrostatic conversion
Matthias Perez, University of Grenoble / CEA, France


Effect of electrostatic field on microstructure of diabetic rat skin
Jian Jiang, Second Military Medical University, China


Transient interaction model of electromagnetic field generated by lightning current pulses and human body
Tamás Iváncsy, Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Hungary


Time-resolved investigations of electrohydrodynamic flow evolution in needle-to-plate positive corona discharge
Janusz Podlinski, The Szewalski Institute of Fluid Flow Machinery, Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland


Numerical modeling and simulation of aerial vehicle charging and discharging process
Du Zhaoheng, Institute of Electrostatic and Electromagnetic Protection, China


A strong connection between tribocharges and friction force at interfaces
Thiago A L Burgo, National Nanotechnology Laboratory, Brazil

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