Symposium D3. Advanced Polymeric Materials

Yu-Sheng HsiaoNational Taiwan University of Science and Technology
Chang-Mou WuNational Taiwan University of Science and Technology
Hong Cheu LinNational Yang Ming Chiao Tung University
Hsiao-hua YuAcademia Sinica
Scope & Topics

The scope covers functional polymers and composites dealing with new ideas and developments in the science and technology of advanced polymers with functional groups that provide specific chemical reactivity and possess novel physical behavior. This symposium will discuss the most recent innovations, trends, and concerns as well as practical challenges encountered and solutions adopted in the fields of advanced functional polymers and composites. The topics cover polymer chemistry, polymer physics, polymer characterization, and polymer processing, as well as the connection to their multidisciplinary applications. Papers are solicited on the fundamental and applied aspects of all types of advanced functional polymers and composites. Symposium topics will include (but not limited to):

  1. Polymer chemistry: novel polymerization strategies
  2. Polymer physics: structure, properties, processing, and modeling
  3. Functional polymers for chemo- and bio-sensor applications
  4. Functional polymers for flexible electronic applications
  5. Functional polymers for solar energy applications
  6. Functional polymers for bio/medical technology applications
  7. Smart/Stimuli-responsive polymers and composites
  8. Functional polymers and composites for electro-optical and other applications
  9. Functional polymers for environmental science
  10. Bioinspired polymers and composites