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Vol. 32 No. 2
March-April 2010

Conference Call | Reports from recent conferences and symposia 
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Novel Materials

by Yuping Wu

The International Symposium on Novel Materials and Synthesis (NMS) was initiated in 2005 in Shanghai. Since then, it has been jointly held with International Symposium on Fine Chemistry and Functional Polymers, which was first held in 1985 in China. The IUPAC-sponsored 5th NMS took place 18–22 October, 2009 at Fudan University in Shanghai, China.

Yuping Wu’s laboratory members from Fudan University, who helped staff the conference, with some symposium participants.

The joint symposium, which attracted 423 participants including 310 from overseas, focused on innovative catalytic and other synthetic methods, innovative polymer materials, energy systems, nanomaterials, ceramic materials, and other novel materials and synthesis related to the environment, medicine, and analysis. Lectures were given by a number of prominent scientists, including Robert Huber (Nobel Laureate of Chemistry in 1988), Klaus Muellen (President of the German Chemical Society), Shixue Dou (member of the Australia Academy of Engineering), Hans-Joachim Knölker (Germany), Hasuck Kim (South Korea), Kimihisa Yamamoto (Japan), Masahiro Yamashita (Japan) and Limin Wu (China), Heinz Berke (Switzerland), and Makoto Shimizu (Japan). Speakers from industry also discussed the latest developments in novel materials.

For the first time, IUPAC Poster Prizes were awarded at the symposium. The winning posters were from Poland, South Korea, and Japan. In addition, the 2009 Distinguished Award for Novel Materials and their Synthesis was granted to Makoto Shimizu (Japan) and Klaus Kurz (Germany).

The next Symposium on Novel Materials and Synthesis and Fine Chemistry and Functional Polymers will be held in Wuhan, China, 11–14 October 2010.

Yuping Wu is a professor in the Department of Chemistry and the Shanghai Key Laboratory of Molecular Catalysis and Innovative Materials at Fudan University, Shanghai, China.


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