The European Symposium on Comminution and Classification will be held in İzmir, Turkey between 11 – 14 September 2017. ESCC 2017 will develop the themes from previous ESCCs, covering processing of minerals, ores and cement, grinding, dispersing and classification, new and non-classical applications, fundamentals and modelling & simulation of comminution. The symposium offers an excellent opportunity to share knowledge and experience between researchers, industry professionals and suppliers. Please visit the symposium website for further information and registration details.
9th-12th July 2017, The City College of New York, USA The 91st annual meeting of the American Chemical Society Division of Colloid and Surface Chemistry will highlight the latest scientific advances in colloid and surface science, its intersection with other scientific domains such as biophysics and environmental science, and its application in biotechnology, coatings, functional nanomaterials, and other diverse areas. The conference is traditionally organized and hosted by a university, and thrives on strong international attendance by participants from academia, industry and national laboratories.
Congratulations to some amazing people in our field! Click below to read the award lecture slides from: Rodney Fox - Thomas Baron Award lecture Benjamin Glasser - PSRI Fluidization Award lecture Darsh Wasan - PTF Lifetime Achievement Award lecture
New and experienced practitioners are recognized!
General Guidelines (Please carefully review award specific guidelines before submitting a nomination): The Nomination process is in two steps: Short form due by April 30, 2017, providing the name of nominee, and up to five names of those who will provide letters of support, along with their PTF membership status. Submission must be via this online form. Full package due by May 20, 2017, containing items specific to each award
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