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Colloid and Polymer Science

Colloid and Polymer Science

Kolloid-Zeitschrift und Zeitschrift für Polymere

Editors-in-Chief: A.M. Schmidt; C.M. Papadakis
Chief Advisory Editor Friedrich Kremer

ISSN: 0303-402X (print version)
ISSN: 1435-1536 (electronic version)

Journal no. 396

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The Colloid and Polymer Science Lectures aim at fostering international scientific exchange in the field of colloid and polymer science. The Colloid and Polymer Science Lectures are usually presented at German Colloid Society (Kolloid-Gesellschaft e.V.) meetings. An award committee, consisting of representatives from the society and from Springer, the editors of the journal, and the respective conference chairs, selects outstanding and renowned scientist to honor their contribution in the field of colloid and polymer science as a whole, and more specifically in the domain, which is the theme of the given conference. Awardees present a highlight lecture, which is fully sponsored by Springer, at the conference and also summarize the topic in an invited article in Colloid and Polymer Science.


2017: Mitsuhiro Shibayama (The University of Tokyo, Japan) 

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The Springer journal Colloid and Polymer Science awards Prof. Mitsuhiro Shibayama at the annual meeting of the German Colloid Society in Munich. The award was given at the Kolloid-Tagung 2017 on ‘Multiresponsive systems’ for his lecture, titled: ‘Precision polymer network science with tetra-PEG gels’. Our sincere congratulations to Prof. M. Shibayama!
Photo - from the left to the right: Dr. A. Alkan (Springer Editor), Prof. A. M. Schmidt (Editor-in-Chief), Prof. Mitsuhiro Shibayama (Lecture Awardee), Prof. C. M. Papadakis (Editor-in-Chief), and Prof. F. Kremer (Chief Advisory Editor).

2016: Oren A. Scherman (University of Cambridge, UK) 

Professor Oren A. Scherman won the award for his exceptional research achievements in multiple areas of colloid and polymer science. The award was given at the 22nd Ostwald Colloquium on ‘Complexation in Polymer and Colloid Systems, where he presented the invited lecture, "‘Control of functional materials and supramolecular network dynamics at both the molecular and colloidal length scales." Our sincere congratulations to Professor Scherman!

2015: Steven P. Armes (University of Sheffield, UK) 

2014: Orlin D. Velev (North Carolina State University, USA) 

Winner receives

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  • Travel costs and conference admittance covered by Springer
  • Colloid and Polymer Science Lecture highlighted in the program in an award session

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