Colloids Conference 2013

4th International Colloids Conference

Surface Design & Engineering | 15-18 June 2014, Madrid, Spain

4th International Colloids Conference is a four day conference focusing on Surface Design and Engineering. The speakers will be world-leading scientists, covering topics in colloids and materials for surface design and surface architecture engineering.

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Training School on Engineering of Micro and Nanosurfaces
Sunday 15th June, 09:00-17:00

Due to unforeseen circumstances we have had to cancel the Training School. We apologise for any inconvenience caused and look forward to seeing you in Madrid.

Invited Speakers
Steve Armes
, University of Sheffield, United Kingdom
Teresa Bandosz
, City College of New York, USA
Nissim Garti, The Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel
Francisco Guinea, Instituto de Ciencia de Materiales de Madrid, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas, Madrid, Spain
Frederic Guittard, University of Nice-Sophia Antipolis, France
T. Alan Hatton, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
Cefe López, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas, Madrid, Spain
Wolfgang Parak, Marburg University, Germany
Alejandro Rey, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
Roberto J. Williams, Universidad Mar del Plata, Argentina
Bing Xu, Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts, USA

Welcome from the Conference Chairman
Prof. M. Arturo López-Quintela


Arthur Hubbard, Santa Barbara Science Project, CA, USA
Julian Eastoe, University of Bristol, UK

Executive Scientific Committee:

Max Lu, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
Darsh Wasan, Illinois Institute of Technology, USA
Martin Malmsten, University of Uppsala, Sweden
Dongyuan Zhao, Fudan University, China

Local Organization Committee:

Elena Junquera, Universidad Complutense, Madrid, Spain
E. López-Cabarcos, Universidad Complutense, Madrid, Spain
Begoña Ferrari, Instituto de Cerámica y Vidrio, Madrid, Spain

Featured Lecturers

The committee will be inviting a select few abstracts to become Featured Lectures. The supporting abstracts of these Featured Lectures will be available in the programme booklet and may be included in the subsequent Special Issue >> Find out more

Conference Topics:

  • Nanostructured architectures
  • Smart particles/surfaces
  • Printed and flexible electronics
  • Self-assembly of particles/surfaces
  • Renewable particle/surface materials
  • Food packaging
  • Particle/surface coatings
  • Particle/surface design for advanced materials and sensors
  • Modeling, theory and novel techniques in particle/surface design and engineering


American Elements
Anton Paar
Contract Research Organization

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