Professor Eindhoven University of Technology
Dr. Torres Galvis
Catalysis research: successful collaborations between industry and academia
Fullerenes in space
High-resolution approaches for dissecting protein structure and function
Dr. Albada & Prof. Dijkgraaf
The Quest for Small Molecule Antiviral Drugs
Marlize van Breugel
Coupling gene regulation and cell metabolism
Societal Challenges, Analytical Solutions
Novel materials for smart heat storage
3D X-ray chemical imaging at the nanoscale
New avenues in biomolecule detection platforms
Molecular recognition and transmembrane transport with synthetic receptors
Dr. ir. Smulders
Dynamic polymers for advanced materials
Opportunities for research in chemistry at HFML-FELIX
Molecular Simulation Meets Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence
Dr. Forner Cuenca
Next-generation materials for electrochemical energy conversion and storage
Academia and industry together towards a CO2-neutral economy
Plastic: chicken or egg of the waste cycle
Untangling complex systems through analytical innovation
Chemistry of Life
The research field Chemistry of Life studies and exploits the chemical principles and phenomena that underlie biological processes. The many disciplines within Chemistry of Life include (bio)organic and medicinal chemistry, analytical and macromolecular chemistry that relate to biological processes, bio- and cellular chemistry, structural and chemical biology, molecular biology, and biophysics.
Chemistry of Materials
Chemistry of Materials focuses on the broad and multidisciplinary field of materials and encompasses the complete lifespan of a wide range of materials. It brings together expertise from chemistry, physics, biology and engineering. It covers the design-synthesis-characterisation-performance cycle. There are many types of material, such as organic, inorganic and hybrid, made up of biomacromolecules, macromolecules, colloids, small molecules, and so on.
The Chemical Conversion community brings together disparate fundamental disciplines and technological sectors. Chemical conversion is integral to all disciplines in the chemical sciences from fundamental, molecular-level chemistry to large-scale chemical process technology. Fields such as catalysis, process technology and synthesis play a key role.
Fundamentals and Methods of Chemistry
The focus of Fundamentals and Methods of Chemistry research is on the development of new techniques and on improving existing ones. Advances in models, computational tools and experimental techniques in the full range of the chemical sciences will enable us to study chemical reactions at ever smaller and shorter length and timescales, while at the same time opening up possibilities to study ever larger complex molecular systems.
Awards & prizes
The NWO Domain Science hands out five special scientific awards. These awards recognise the achievements of scientists in various areas of scientific research. There is an award for inspirational teamwork (Team Science Award), an award for science communication for a wider audience (Communication Award), an award to foster diversity (Diversity Initiative Award and Athena Award) and an award for the societal impact of scientific results (Stairway to Impact Award). The ceremony of one of these awards might be during CHAINS.
The registration will open in September 2020.