Last Friday 19 May, we had an exceptional day at ICMAB: there was the thesis defense of two PhD Researchers: Davide Blasi and Juan Carlos Gonzalez-Rosillo.
The 2017 E-MRS (European-Materials Research Society) Spring Meeting and Exhibit will be held from May 22nd to 26th in the Convention Centre of Strasbourg (France).
Requirements: PhD Degree in Polymer Chemistry or Materials Science. Good level of English.
Research topics: Innovative early-phase or advanced research projects related to Henkel's adhesives products.
Where: Henkel Open Innovation Barcelona, in Eureka building. Parc de Recerca, UAB
When: Start in September 2017
Application deadline: June 25th 2017
Duration: 12 months with the option of extension (+ 12 months)
Hello everyone :)
My name is Zeineb and I am from Tunisia. I have studied chemistry at the University of Carthage, faculty of sciences of Bizerte, Tunis.
Pint of Science is one of the most popular science outreach activities in Spain, and is back in Barcelona during May 15th-17th, this year in its 3rd edition.
IEEE Magnetics recognizes the dissemination activity of Josep Fontcuberta as Distinguished Lecturer 2016 at the Award Ceremony of INTERMAG 2017
Prof. Josep Fontcuberta was nominated IEEE Magnetics Society Distinguished Lecturer during 2016. During all this time he has visited more than 56 cities across the 4 continents and has given 60 seminars on "The magnetism of oxides".
3D printing: teaching science and technology in a creative way, and an opportunity for R+D activities, providers and enterprises
During the Youth Mobile Festival Barcelona (YoMo) (February 27th - Mach 2nd), Andrés Gómez and Guillermo de Andrés from ICMAB used the 3Doodler 3D printing pens to teach the scientific method to those, young students and adults, approaching the ICMAB stand. The activity consisted in building a resistant bridge with the 3D printing pens.
Ignasi Fina, Alberto Quintana, Jessica Padilla-Pantoja, Xavier Marti, Ferran Macià, Florencio Sanchez, Michael Foerster, Lucia Aballe, Josep Fontcuberta, Jordi Sort. ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, Article ASAP. DOI: 10.1021/acsami.7b00476
Congratulations to Dr. Nico Dix for his thesis on "Preparation and characterization of biferroic nanostructures with magneto-electric coupling"
Nico Dix presented his PhD Thesis on Preparation and characterization of biferroic nanostructures with magneto-electric coupling on Thursday 27 April at ICMAB.
Esther Barrena visita el Centre Universitari de Disseny i Art de Barcelona - EINA, amb l'activitat "Un investigador a la teva aula"
PhD Thesis Defense: "New Fluorescent Nanovesicles, by Self-assembly of Organic Fluorophores, Sterols and Surfactants, as Probes for Bioimaging" by Antonio Ardizzone on 28 April at 11:00 am
The PhD Student Antonio Ardizzone, from the NANOMOL group will defend his PhD thesis:
PhD Thesis Defense: "Preparation and characterization of biferroic nanostructures with magneto-electric coupling" by Nico Dix on 27 April at 11:30 am
- ICMAB is the first in the ranking among the CSIC centers, and the fourth among the research centers in Catalonia and Spain
- CSIC is the first research institute in Spain, and is ranked in the top 10 research institutes in Europe, and in the top 50 of the world
The L'ORÉAL-UNESCO For Women in Science Program opens the call for its 2017/18 Research Awards. In this edition, five prizes will be awarded, each of 15,000 €, to the Research Centers that support the projects developed in the center by Spanish women scientists during the year 2018.
Covalent Modification of Highly Ordered Pyrolytic Graphite with a Stable Organic Free Radical by Using Diazonium Chemistry
Dr. Gonca Seber, Dr. Alexander V. Rudnev, Dr. Andrea Droghetti, Dr. Ivan Rungger, Prof. Jaume Veciana, Dr. Marta Mas-Torrent, Prof. Concepció Rovira, Dr. Núria Crivillers. Chemistry, Volume 23, Issue 6, January 26, 2017, Pages 1415–1421. DOI: 10.1002/chem.201604700
L. López-Conesa,* J. M. Rebled, D. Pesquera, N. Dix, F. Sánchez, G. Herranz, J. Fontcuberta, C. Magén, M. J. Casanove, S. Estradé and F. Peiró. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2017,19, 9137-9142. DOI:10.1039/C7CP00902J
Dr. Paula Mayorga Burrezo, Dr. Nai-Ti Lin, Dr. Koji Nakabayashi, Prof. Shin-ichi Ohkoshi, Dr. Eva M. Calzado, Dr. Pedro G. Boj, Prof. María A. Díaz García, Carlos Franco, Prof. Concepciò Rovira, Prof. Jaume Veciana, Michael Moos, Prof. Christoph Lambert, Prof. Juan T. López Navarrete, Dr. Hayato Tsuji, Prof. Eiichi Nakamura, Prof. Juan Casado. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2017, 56, 2898. DOI: 10.1002/anie.201610921
Enric Canadell, Research Professor at the Materials and Theory Simulation Group, has been awarded by the University of Rennes 1 with the title Doctor Honoris Causa for his excellence research and the partnership he created with Rennes 1 laboratories. The ceremony was held on 31 March 2017.
Filling Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes with Lutetium Chloride: A Sustainable Production of Nanocapsules Free of Nonencapsulated Material
Magdalena Kierkowicz, Jose M. González-Domínguez, Elzbieta Pach, Stefania Sandoval, Belén Ballesteros*, Tatiana Da Ros*, and Gerard Tobias*
ACS Sustainable Chem. Eng., 2017, 5 (3), pp 2501–2508, DOI: 10.1021/acssuschemeng.6b02850
The PhD Student Juan Carlos Gonzalez-Rosillo, from the SUMAN group will defend his PhD thesis:
More than 15 research institutes and universities participated at the 10alamenos9 Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Festival with more than 100 activities
The biggest Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Festival in Spain, 10alamenos9, which takes place simultaneously in different cities (Barcelona, Campus UAB-Bellaterra, Zaragoza, San Sebastián and Madrid), has organized more than 100 activities and reached more than 50 primary schools and secondary high schools, with their respective students. More than 15 research institutes and universities participated in the event.
The TV program Verd Primera, from betevé, has emitted on May 8th, a short video report on superconducting materials.
The International Conference On Nanomedicine And Nanobiotechnology is an annual event that hosts high-profile plenary speakers, world-class researchers, oral and poster presentations, workshops, sponsor exhibits and afterworks. It is a great opportunity to share your research findings with a wide audience, promote knowledge exchange, and network.
Congratulations to Dr. Antonio Ardizzone for his thesis on "New Fluorescent Nanovesicles, by Self-assembly of Organic Fluorophores, Sterols and Surfactants, as Probes for Bioimaging"
Antonio Ardizzone presented his PhD Thesis on New Fluorescent Nanovesicles, by Self-assembly of Organic Fluorophores, Sterols and Surfactants, as Probes for Bioimaging on Friday 28 April at ICMAB.
Lectura teatralitzada de "Madame Châtelet i les seves seguidores a Instagram" a la Delegació del CSIC (3 maig)
On April 22, Dr. Jaume Veciana received a Mention of Honor from the current President of Extremadura, Guillermo Fernández Vara, during the celebration of the X Anniversary of the Center for Minimally Invasive Surgery “Jesus Usón” for his commitment, effort and dedication in the creation of the Singular Scientific Technological Infrastructures (ICTS) NANBIOSIS, in collaboration with the Center for Biomedical Research Center in Bioingeneering, Biomaterials and Nanomedicine (CIBER-BBN).
The EuroNanoForum biannual conference series has grown since 2003 into the most significant European forum offering opportunities for discussions among scientists, industrialists and policy makers, focusing on the use of research results in the various nanotechnology fields and associated industrial sectors.
Tuning the Rectification Ratio by Changing the Electronic Nature (Open-Shell and Closed-Shell) in Donor−Acceptor Self-Assembled Monolayers
Mariano Campoy co-organizes the workshop on Thin Film Emerging Photovoltaic and Optoelectronic Technologies (EMTECH) in Barcelona
The ICMAB ERC Researcher Mariano Campoy, from the NANOPTO group (Nanostructures optoelectronic materials), is one of the organizers of the Research Workshop for Young Researchers Thin Film Emerging Photovoltaic and Optoelectronic Technologies (EMTECH), which will be held in Barcelona from 27th to 28th April 2017.
El Festival de Nanociència i Nanotecnologia 10alamenos9 té com a objectiu la sensibilització i l’augment del coneixement general cap a la nanociència i la nanotecnologia al nostre país, mostrant les implicacions i l’abast d'aquestes dues disciplines a través de tallers, exposicions, taules rodones, cafès, tertúlies, seminaris, classes magistrals, actuacions de ciència, art i moltes altres activitats.
Aquesta setmana arrenca el Festival de Nanociència i Nanotecnologia 10alamenos9, amb la participació de l'ICMAB
Mariona Coll, from the Superconducting Materials and Large Scale Nanostructures group, visited last week the Secondary school IES La Plana, in Vic, within the program "A researcher in your classroom".
The UAB-CIE (International Excellence Campus) Sphere celebrated the 10 years of the European Research Council (ERC) with the event “ERC: Challenges and Opportunities”, held at the CRAG Auditorium on March 30, 2017. ICMAB has now 9 ERC funded projects, 4 of them from 2016. The ERC researchers are Marta Mas, who participated as speaker in the event, Núria Aliaga, Mariano Campoy, Agustín Mihi, Alexander Ponrouch, Teresa Puig, Massimiliano Stengel and Gerard Tobias.