Invited Speakers

Plenary Lectures

  • Luuk Koopal (Wageningen Univ., The Netherlands)
    "Humics, Special Components"

  • Michal Borkovec (Univ. of Geneva, Switzerland)
    "Colloid Stability: Sixty Years after Verwey and Overbeek"

  • Katsumi Kaneko (Chiba Univ., Japan)
    "Structure of Ions and Molecules Confined in Carbon Nanospaces"

  • Masao Doi (Univ. of Tokyo, Japan)
    "Electrokinetic Boundary Condition Compatible with the Onsager Reciprocal Relation in the Thin Double Layer Approximation"

Keynote Lectures

  • Jerome Duval (Nancy Univ., France)
    "Monitoring the Electrochemical Reactivity of Pyrite/Humics/Electrolyte Solution Interface by Electrokinetics of the Second Kind"

  • David Waite (The Univ. of New South Wales, Australia)
    "Generation of the Superoxide Radical Anion at Biological Interfaces and Impact on Iron Acquisition by Aquatic Organisms"

  • Kaoru Tsujii (Hokkaido Univ., Japan)
    "Fractal Materials and Their Functional Properties"

  • Nataliya Mishchuk (The National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Ukraine)
    "The state of interface and nearest layers of water and its influence on interparticle interaction"

  • Menachem Elimelech (Yale Univ., USA)
    "Antibacterial Effects of Carbon Nanotubes"

  • Ko Higashitani (Kyoto Univ., Japan)
    "Molecular-scale Structure on Surfaces and their Interaction, Adhesion and Friction in Solutions"

  • Kunimitsu Morishige (Okayama Univ. of Science, Japan)
    "Capillary Condensation in Ordered Mesoporous Materials"

  • Scott Bradford (US Salinity Laboratory, USA)
    "A New Paradigm for Colloid and Colloid-Facilitated Transport and Retention in Porous Media"

  • Marcelo Avena (Universidad Nacional del Sur, Argentina)
    "The Dissolution Kinetics of Humic Acid Particles"

  • William Ducker (The Univ. of Melbourne, Australia)
    "Lubrication Forces in Squeeze Films"

  • Masaru Ogura (Univ. of Tokyo, Japan)
    "K-doped Microporous Tectoaluminosilicate for Soot Combustion"

  • Koichi Eguchi (Kyoto Univ., Japan)
    "Reversible NOX Sorption-Desorption on Pt/Mixed Oxides"

  • Takeo Yamaguchi (Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan)
    "Micro Pore Filling Membranes and Their Unique Performances ~From Bio-inspired Materials to Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cells~"

  • Toshinori Tsuru (Hiroshima Univ., Japan)
    "Permeation and Diffusion through Nanoporous Inorganic Membranes"

  • Robert Stephen Bowman (New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology, USA)
    "Surfactant-Modified Zeolite and Its Application to Treatment of Oilfield Wastewaters"

  • Minoru Miyahara (Kyoto Univ., Japan)
    "Phase Behavior of Simple Fluid Confined in Nanospace"

  • Hajime Tamon (Kyoto Univ., Japan)
    "Control of Morphology and Nanostructure of Carbon Cryogels"

  • Ryoichi Yamamoto (Kyoto Univ., Japan)
    "Direct Numerical Simulations for Electrokinetics of Colloids"

  • Kenta Ooi (Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, Japan)
    "Ion-sieve Type Hydrous Metal Oxides for Selective Removal of Minor Ions"

  • Akihiko Tanioka (Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan)
    "Transport Phenomena across Membranes in Solution"

  • Kazue Kurihara (Tohoku Univ., Japan)
    "Polyelectrolytes at Solid-liquid Interface Studied by Surface Forces Measurement"

  • Kiyoharu Nakatani (Univ. of Tsukuba, Japan)
    "Diffusion in Nanometer-sized Pores Studied by Single Microparticle Injection and Absorption Microspectroscopy"

  • Katsumitsu Hayakawa (Kagoshima Univ., Japan)
    "Utilization of Surfactant Binding for Characterization of Humic and Fulvic Acids"

  • Arie de Keizer (Wageningen Univ., The Netherlands)
    "Antifouling Surfaces Obtained by Adsorption of Complex Coacervate Micelles"

  • Jiuhui Qu (the Research Center for Eco-Environmental Sciences, China)
    "Mirco-interface Processes and Application in the Transformation and Control of Environmental Pollutants"

  • Kenichi Sakai (Tokyo Univ. of Science, Japan)
    "Sugar-based gemini surfactants"

  • Mitsuhiro Fukuda (Hyogo Univ. of Teacher Education, Japan)
    "Interaction of a Small Molecule with Polyisoprene Surface Studied by Molecular Simulations"

  • Masami Fukushima (Hokkaido Univ., Japan)
    "Detoxification of organic pollutant by multi-functionalities of humic substances"

  • Taku Iiyama (Shinshu Univ., Japan)
    "The Direct Determination of Intermolecular Structure of Pollutants in Micropore Using in situ X-Ray Diffraction"

  • Isamu Moriguchi (Nagasaki Univ., Japan)
    "High-rate Ion-transportable Nanoporous Carbons as a High Performance Electric Double-layer Capacitor Material"

  • Erwin Klumpp (Research Centre Jürich, Germany)
    "Transport und Deposition of Pseudomonas Fluorescens in Porous Media: Role of the Cell Concentration and Morphology"

  • Tomohisa Yoshioka (Hiroshima Univ.)
    "Gas permeation properties through ultra microporous inorganic membranes"

  • Kei Inumaru (Hiroshima Univ.)
    "Mesoporous Silica-based Composite Materials as Molecular Selective Photocatalysts for Purification of Water"

  • Takashiro Muroi (N. E. Chemcat Corp.)
    "Role of Zeolite for Air Pollution Control"

  • Hisao Morisaki (Ritsumeikan University)
    "Consideration about Bacterial Attachment as Soft Colloidal Particles"

  • Katsutoshi Hori (Nagoya Institute of Technology) "Bacterial adhesion and cell surface structure"

  • *Makoto Misono (National Institute of Technology and Evaluation, Japan)

  • *Hiroshi Maeda (Kyushu Univ., Japan)

  • *Toyoki Kunitake (The Univ. of Kitakyushu)

  • *Koji Yamanaka (Organo Corp.)

The list of invited speakers will be updated occasionally.
*The recture will be given in IAP Engeneering Forum.

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