Course 187

Water: fundamentals as the basis for understanding the environment and promoting technology

8 – 13 July


Topics

  • Water in relation to other liquids
  • Biological water
  • Local environment of water protons
  • Ab-initio simulations of water
  • Hydrophobicity
  • Atmospheric water
  • Amorphous solid phases of water
  • NMR studies of water
  • Minimalist models of water
  • Spectroscopic studies of water
  • Nanoscale hydration
  • Water at interfaces
  • The structure of liquid water
  • Supercooled water

Lecturers:
    C. Austen Angell – Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ (USA)
    B. Berne – Department of Chemistry, Columbia University, New York, NY (USA)
    F. Bruni – Dipartimento di Scienze, Università degli Studi Roma Tre (Italy)
    G. Galli – Department of Chemistry, University of California, Davis, CA (USA)
    S. Garde – Howard P. Isermann Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY (USA)
    T. Koop – Faculty of Chemistry, Bielefeld University (Germany)
    T. Loerting – Institute of Physical Chemistry, University of Innsbruck (Austria)
    F. Mallamace – Dipartimento di Fisica, Università degli Studi di Messina (Italy)
    V. Molinero – Department of Chemistry, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT (USA)
    A. Nilsson – SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, Stanford University, Menlo Park, CA(USA)
    P. Rossky – Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Texas at Austin, TX (USA)
    R. Saykally – Department of Chemistry, University of California, Berkeley, CA (USA)
    A. K. Soper – Isis Facility, STFC Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, Didcot (UK)
    H. E. Stanley - Department of Physics, Boston University, MA (USA)

Directors of the Course:
    P. G. Debenedetti – Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, Princeton University, NJ (USA)
    M. A. Ricci – Dipartimento di Scienze, Università degli Studi Roma Tre (Italy)

Scientific Secretary:
    F. Bruni – Dipartimento di Scienze, Università degli Studi Roma Tre (Italy)

Deadline for application: 22 April 2013

Correspondence and application forms should be sent to:
    Fabio Bruni
    Dipartimento di Scienze
    Università degli Studi Roma Tre
    Via della Vasca Navale 84
    00146 Roma (Italy)
    Tel.: ++39-06-57337223 Fax: ++39-06-57337102
    bruni@fis.uniroma3.it

Arrival day: Sunday, 7 July 2013

Opening of the Course: Monday, 8 July 2013 – 9.00 a.m.

Closing of the Course: Saturday, 13 July 2013 – 12.30 p.m.

Participation fee: € 900,00 (for attendance, full board, lodging and Proceedings)

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