12th International Saint-Petersburg Conference of Young Scientists

November 14 -17, 2016


Dear Colleagues!  

Institute of Macromolecular Compounds of Russian Academy of Sciences is honored to invite you to take part in the 12th Saint-Petersburg Conference of Young Scientists with international participation "Modern Problems of Polymer Science".

The Conference will be held at Conference Hall of Institute of Macromolecular Compounds of Russian Academy of Sciences (IMC RAS). It is located on Vasilievsky ostrov (Vasilievsky Island) in the central part of Saint-Petersburg, at 20 min walking from historical center of the city.

Adress: Saint-Petersburg, Vasilievsky Island, Bolshoi Prospect, 31.

Young scientists (under 35 years old), PhD students, master students, and graduate students are invited for participation in the Conference as main speakers. 200 persons are expected to attend the Conference. More than 80 oral presentations (for 15 minutes) and about 100 posters are planned for scientific conference program.

Conference will be held from 14 till 17 November, 2016.

English is the official language of Conference.

Organizing Committee has invited the leading scientists in polymer science to present plenary lectures (45 min).
Prof. H. Ihara (Japan)
Polymer functionalization by supramolecular gel: Basic idea to light management applications
Prof. J. Vuorinen (Finland)
Elastomeric actuators
Prof. F.A.M. Leermakers (the Netherlands)
Tuneable contributions to the persistence length of semi-flexible chains: induced persistence length and
electrostatic stiffening
Prof. V. Kocherbitov (Sweden)
Interactions of biopolymers with water
Prof. S. Bronnikov (Russia)
Polymer solar cells

The closest metro station is "Vasileostrovskaya".
Time to get from the metro station to the conference venue: 5-10 minutes walking. When you go out of the metro, please turn to the right, go down the 6th line and at the next crossroads (with Bolshoi Prospect) again turn to the right and go down the prospect until you reach building 31.