2020 Approved Symposia

The following symposia have been approved for the 2020 Congress.

Analytical | Inorganic | Organic | Physical | Computational and Theoretical | Macromolecular | Biological | Materials | Nanotechnology | Chemical, Biological and Biomedical Engineering | Chemistry for Sustainability | Chemistry of Energy | Chemistry of Health Care | Chemical Education and Communication | Artificial Intelligence, Big Data and Beyond

I. The Core Areas of Chemistry

Analytical

2D and 3D Nanomaterials for Optical Sensing

Organizers: Gooding, Justin Sailor, Michael Mao, Lanqun

Advances in Blood-Based Diagnostics

Organizers: Dluhy, Richard AWood, Bayden RobertBlades, Michael

Advances in Cannabis Analysis

Organizers: Miziolek, Andrzej WHoogewerff, JurianRaber, Jeffrey C.Rehse, Steven JamesWang, Zhe

Analytical Advances and Applications of Mass Spectrometry based Lipidomics

Organizers: Reid, Gavin EXia, YuBowden, John

Analytical Development Relevant to Environmental Exposure and Effects

Organizers: Li, Xing-FangRichardson, SusanJiang, GuibinNakayama, Shoji F

Analytical Developments and Applications of Mass Spectrometry Imaging

Organizers: Li, LingjunMuddiman, David CChaurand, PierreCai, Zongwei

Analytical Frontiers in Mass Spectrometry Based Discovery

Organizers: Yates, John RobertWong, CatherineBorchers, Christoph H

Challenges in Vibrational Spectroscopy for Quantitative Chemical Analysis

Organizers: Hasegawa, TakeshiBakeev, KatherineLiao, Wei-Ssu

Comprehensive Multidimensional Separations

Organizers: Gorecki, TadeuszDorman, FrankMarriott, Philip John

Development and Applications of Techniques for Electrochemical Analysis

Organizers: Chen, JingyuanGooding, JustinYoshida, YumiLiu, BaohongDing, Zhifeng

Electrochemistry in Nanoscale Devices

Organizers: Bohn, Paul W.Long, YitaoUnwin, PatrickChung, Taek Dong

Emerging Micro- and Nano- Technologies for Disease Biomarker Detection

Organizers: Li, Xiujun JamesJiang, XingyuYu, Hua-ZhongShamsi, Mohtashim

High Performance Separations: Advanced Materials, Devices, Detection, and Applications

Organizers: Woolley, Adam THilder, EmilyZhang, LihuaHopfgartner, Gerard

Horizon of 2D Correlation Spectroscopy

Organizers: Jung, Young MeeNoda, IsaoHore, DennisXu, YizhuangMorita, Shigeaki

Innovation in Chemical Sensing and Separation Systems toward Advanced Chemical Analysis

Organizers: Hayashita, TakashiDasgupta, Purnendu KKim, Jong SeungTong, AijunSantosa, Juari

Innovations in Flow Injection Analysis and Related Techniques

Organizers: Teshima, NorioChristian, Gary DKolev, Spas DimitrovWang, JianhuaNacapricha, DuangjaiSabarudin, Akhmad

Laser-Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy (LIBS) for the Benefit of the Global Community

Organizers: Rehse, Steven JamesAlmirall, JoseWang, ZheDeguchi, YoshihiroMiziolek, Andrzej W

Marine and Freshwater Toxins – Detection, Structure, and Pharmacology

Organizers: Tsumuraya, TakeshiAbraham, AnnHarwood, TimOshiro, Naomasa

Micro- and Nanofluidic Systems for Chemical and Biological Measurements

Organizers: Jacobson, Stephen CBaba, YoshinobuBreadmore, MichaelWheeler, Aaron

Nanostructured Interfaces for Ultrasensitive Biosensing

Organizers: Corn, Robert M.Brolo, Alexandre G.Li, Jian-FengFan, MeikunLee, Hye JinTAMADA, KAORUAoki, HiroshiPenner, Reginald M.

New Advances in Microscale Liquid Phase Separations: Theory, Practice and Progress

Organizers: Otsuka, KojiLiu, BifengChung, Doo Soo

New Horizons in Plasma-based Atomic and Molecular Spectrometry

Organizers: Furuta, NaokiHieftje, Gary M.Hang, Wei

Next-Generation Cytometry: Technologies & Applications

Organizers: Goda, KeisukeCampbell, Robert ELei, ChengDi Carlo, DinoYoon, Tae HyunLi, WeihuaSun, Chia WeiNishigaki, Takuya

Novel Applications of Magnetic Field and Magnetic Material Related Techniques in Analytical Sciences

Organizers: Watarai, HitoshiFritsch, IngridFuh, C. Bor

On-site and In-vivo Instrumentation and Applications

Organizers: Pawliszyn, JanuszOuyang, ZhengVertes, Akos

Optical Tools for Material Analysis at Interfaces and Thin-Films

Organizers: Mendes, Sergio BMATSUDA, NaokiLoock, Hans-PeterQi, Zhi-mei

Opto-bioanalysis: Imaging and controlling biomolecules in live cells

Organizers: Ozawa, TakeakiCampbell, Robert EXING, BengangNagai, TakeharuYampolsky, Ilia

Plasmonic Materials for Chemical Analysis

Organizers: Boudreau, DenisFabris, LauraMasson, Jean-FrancoisPark, So-JungSagle, Laura B.

Porous Microfluidics for Point of Need Measurements

Organizers: Citterio, DanielHenry, CharlesBrennan, John D

Recent Developments in the Analysis of Pesticide Residues in Foods: Advances and Challenges

Organizers: Sapozhnikova, YelenaHan, LijunSaka, Machiko

Stable Isotope Labeling of Biomolecules and Use in Structural, Biochemical and Biophysical Studies

Organizers: Kelman, ZviHolden, PeterBrown, Leonid

Structural Characterization of Biological Systems by Vibrational Spectroscopy

Organizers: Kurouski, DmitryBlanch, EwanTaniguchi, Tohru

Supercritical Fluid Chromatography (SFC) for Analysis and Purification

Organizers: Miller, LarryBamba, TakeshiTarafder, AbhijitRajendran, ArvindOlesik, Susan

Surface-enhanced Spectroscopy: From the Research Lab to Commercial Applications

Organizers: Haes, Amanda JCamden, JonKim, Zee HwanBrosseau, Christa L

The Magic of Miniaturization: How Being Able to Probe Micro-Nanospace has Changed How We Do Science

Organizers: Oleschuk, Richard DavidLunte, SusanWang, Sicen

The Vital Roles of Metals: Metallomics, Metallometabolomics, Metalloproteomics and Nanometallomics

Organizers: Sun, HongzheLe, ChrisGiedroc, David PUmemura, TomonariLi, Yu-Feng

Trace Element Speciation: The Next Analytical Challenges

Organizers: Mester, ZoltanLe, ChrisKoch, IrisChiba, KoichiYim, Yong-HyeonWang, Qiuquan

Ultrasensitive Analysis of Proteins and Protein Modifications

Organizers: Baba, YoshinobuDovichi, NormanHaddad, Paul R.Le, ChrisNie, Zhou

Uncertainty in Forensic Chemical Measurements

Organizers: Jackson, Glen PAlmirall, JoseLiu, ShiquanLewis, SimonSuzuki, Shinichi

Inorganic

Advanced Multifunctional Molecular Materials Based on Dynamic Spin

Organizers: Hayami, ShinyaMiyasaka, HitoshiHarris, DavidMurugesu, MuraleeLiu, TaoMin, Kil SikD’Alessandro, Deanna M.

Advances in Bioorganometallic Chemistry

Organizers: Moriuchi, ToshiyukiKraatz, Heinz-BernhardHartinger, Christian GShimakoshi, Hisashi

Anion-Directed Design of Functional Solid-State Materials

Organizers: Tsujimoto, YoshihiroBrown, CraigLing, Chris D

Coordination Asymmetry

Organizers: Shionoya, MitsuhikoYang, Hai-BoKotov, Nicholas

Development and Evaluation of Radiotheranostics

Organizers: Cutler, Cathy SueDonnelly, Paul SJeong, Jae MinLapi, Suzanne ElizabethJurisson, Silvia S.

Diversity in Inorganic Fluorine Chemistry, from Fundamental Aspects to Applications for Global Challenges

Organizers: Gerken, MichaelHagiwara, RikaMatsumoto, KazuhikoMercier, HeleneSchrobilgen, Gary J.Syvret, Robert

Electric/Ionic Transport in Metal Organic Frameworks for Energy Device Applications

Organizers: Horike, SatoshiD’Alessandro, Deanna M.Xu, GangOkubo, Masashi

Extension of the Periodic Table: New Discoveries and Chemistry of the Heaviest Elements

Organizers: Nagame, YuichiroShaughnessy, Dawnqin, zhiSchwerdtfeger, PeterDuellmann, Christoph ETuerler, Andreas

Frontiers and New Horizons in Molecular f-Element Chemistry

Organizers: Robinson, Jerome RonaldJunk, Peter CourtneyCui, DongmeiHou, Zhaomin

Frontiers in Actinide Chemistry: From Fundamental Systems to Practical Applications

Organizers: Yang, PingGibson, JohnSchreckenbach, GeorgCho, Young HwanLi, Jun

Frontiers of Molecular Magnetism

Organizers: Ohba, MasaakiHolmes, Stephen M.Murugesu, MuraleeTong, Ming-LiangSato, OsamuOhtani, Ryo

Homogeneous Catalysis by Earth Abundant Metals

Organizers: Kozak, Christopher MNakamura, MasaharuChirik, Paul J

Innovative New Chemistry for MRI Contrast

Organizers: Gale, EricQue, EmilyKikuchi, Kazuyalaw, ga-laiZhang, Xiao-an

Innovative Uses of Metals in Medicine

Organizers: Wilson, Justin JeffStorr, TimZhu, Guangyu

Luminescent Metal Complexes in Materials and Life Sciences

Organizers: Wolf, Michael OMassi, MassimilianoChi, Yun

Main Group Element-Transition Metal Compounds: The Intersection of Molecular and Solid State Chemistry

Organizers: Whitmire, KentonXu, LiHumphrey, MarkShieh, Minghuey

Metal-Containing π-Conjugated Systems: Syntheses, Properties, Applications

Organizers: Humphrey, MarkYam, Vivian Wing-WahAkita, MunetakaSun, Wenfang

Metal-oxo Clusters in Chemistry, Physics and Materials Science

Organizers: Liu, TianboLi, Yang-GuangSadakane, MasahiroKholdeeva, OxanaRitchie, Chris

Metalloproteins in Health and Disease

Organizers: DuBois, Jennifer LynnLim, Mi HeeFurukawa, Yoshiaki

Metals in Biological Chemistry: C-H Bond Activation by Metalloenzymes and Models

Organizers: Cho, JaeheungItoh, ShinobuRosenzweig, Amy

Molecular Spintronics Based on Coordination Chemistry

Organizers: Yamashita, MasahiroZuo, Jing-LinHu, BinPreuss, KathrynHill, Stephen

Molecular-Semiconductor Hybrids for Solar Fuels Generation

Organizers: Sakai, KenXu, RongBrudvig, GaryCao, RuiNg, Yun HauReisner, Erwin

Moving Metals Around

Organizers: Outten, Caryn EZamble, Deborah BethKambe, Taiho

Nature Does it Better: Small Molecule Activation in Metalloenzymes and Adaptation in Synthetic Catalysts

Organizers: Fujisawa, KiyoshiLehnert, NicolaiPark, Kiyoung

New Frontiers in Bioinorganic Chemistry: Combining Synthesis, Spectroscopy, and Enzymology to Understand Dynamic Interplay across Time and Length Scales

Organizers: Shafaat, Hannah SLancaster, Kyle MWarren, JeffreyMurray, LeslieCox, NicholasChiang, Ming-Hsi

New Horizon of Main Group and Transition-metal Aromatics

Organizers: Saito, MasaichiBoldyrev, Alexander I.Xia, Haiping

Novel Heme Proteins and Model Systems

Organizers: Dawson, JohnHayashi, TakashiStillman, Martin

Photocatalytic Carbon dioxide Reduction

Organizers: Kang, Sang OokFujita, EtsukoIshitani, Osamu

Photofunctions of Soft Crystals Constructed with Coordination Compounds

Organizers: Kato, MasakoYam, Vivian Wing-WahLeznoff, DanielIshii, KazuyukiHasegawa, Miki

Switchable Catalysis

Organizers: Diaconescu, Paula LBielawski, ChristopherChen, ChangleHecht, Stefan

The Frontiers of Hemeproteins Science

Organizers: Shoji, OsamiCryle, Max JGreen, Michael T

Triggering Assembly of Functional Supramolecular Coordination Complexes

Organizers: Kitazawa, Takafumi Leznoff, DanielLee, Shim SungWei, GangHabata, Yoichi

Ultrafast Phenomena in Transition Metal-containing Systems

Organizers: McCusker, James KennethVlcek, AntoninYam, Vivian Wing-WahHodgkiss, Justin

Unusual Structure and Reactivity in the Main Group: From Fundamental to Functional Materials

Organizers: Yamashita, MakotoRivard, EricLiu, Shih-YuanWang, Xinping

Organic

Activation of Strong Chemical Bonds for Organic Synthesis

Organizers: Tobisu, MamoruGarg, NeilShi, Zhang-Jie

Activity-Based Sensing

Organizers: Shuhendler, AdamChang, Christopher JNew, ElizabethYe, Deju

Advances in Glycan Engineering and Glycans from the Microbial World

Organizers: Sucheck, StevenLiu, XueweiTanaka, KatsunoriHsieh-Wilson, LindaKulkarni, Suvarn SHuang, Xuefei

Anion Recognition Chemistry

Organizers: Custelcean, RaduPfeffer, Frederick MatthewGale, PhilipJia, Chuandong

Base Metal-Catalyzed Reactions

Organizers: Kuninobu, YoichiroJiao, NingChemler, Sherry RSchindler, Corinna

Carbenes for Catalysis and Synthesis

Organizers: Scheidt, KarlChi, Yonggui RobinLupton, David WilliamGravel, Michel

Chemistry of Nanocarbons – Fullerenes, Carbon Nanotubes, Nanographenes and Related Materials

Organizers: Echegoyen, Luis;Imahori, HiroshiLu, XingMurata, YasujiroStevenson, StevenWang, ChunruWang, Guan-Wu

Complex Synthetic Chemistry with Simple Starting Materials

Organizers: Tambar, Uttam KrishanNakao, YoshiakiLupton, David William

Continuous Flow Biocatalysis

Organizers: Britton, JoshuaRaston, ColinEvans, AmandaWeiss, Gregory AWang, Jun

Designed pi-Electronic Systems: Synthesis, Properties, Theory and Function

Organizers: Bodwell, Graham JTykwinski, RikHaley, Michael M.Kubo, Takashi

Development of New Reactions and Technologies Adaptable to Process Chemistry

Organizers: Akai, ShujiAkiyama, TakahikoHsiao, YiOnomura, OsamuSajiki, HironaoYou, Shuli

Drug-Discovery Based on Natural Products Chemistry; Isolation, Synthesis, and Biosynthesis

Organizers: Uemura, DaisukeKerr, RussellBaker, BillLittlefield, Bruce A.

Flow Synthesis using Flow and Microreactor Systems

Organizers: Koichi, FukaseBeeler, Aaron BCollins, Shawn

Green Techniques for Organic & Medicinal Chemistry

Organizers: Zhang, WeiJiang, HuanfengRyu, Ilhyong

Hybrid Catalysis

Organizers: Kanai, MotomuStoltz, BrianLei, AiwenOoi, Takashi

Innovation in Organic Synthesis Through Successful Academia–Industry Partnerships

Organizers: Campeau, LCQi, JiBritton, Rob

Innovative Fluorination/ Fluoroalkylation/ Fluoro-functionalization

Organizers: Shibata, NorioAmii, HidekiHu, JinboVicic, David

Iodine Chemistry at The Dawn of Its Third Century

Organizers: Tsarevsky, Nicolay VKaiho, TatsuoGoto, Atsushi

Middle Molecular Strategy for Regulation of Protein-Protein & Protein-Biomolecule Interactions

Organizers: Doi, TakayukiKoichi, FukaseLei, XiaoguangBurgess, KevinLee, Hee-Yoon

Molecular and Supramolecular Photosciences of Organic Molecules

Organizers: Sivaguru, JayaramanRamamurthy, VaidhyanathanInoue, HaruoTakagi, ShinsukeHeyne, BelindaWu, Li-Zhu

New Aspects on Organocatalysts

Organizers: Terada, MasahiroJohnston, Jeffrey N.Tan, Choon-Hong

New Frontier of Chemical Probes Exploring Biology and Medicine

Organizers: Ueda, MinoruPark, Seung BumQi, Jianhua

Optical Cross-Reactive Sensor Arrays, Artificial Noses and Tongues

Organizers: New, ElizabethAnzenbacher, PavelChang, Young-Tae

Organic Redox Reactions

Organizers: Chiba, KazuhiroSuga, SeijiMoeller, Kevin DavidBoydston, Andrew JFrontana-Uribe, BernardoXu, Prof. Hai-ChaoLin, Song

Organic Solid-State Chemistry: Advances from Structures to Properties

Organizers: MacGillivray, Leonard RSakamoto, MasamiVITTAL, Jagadese J

Organoboron Chemistry: Organic Synthesis, Chemical Biology and Medicinal Chemistry

Organizers: Ito, HajimeYun, JaesookZhou, HuchenTaylor, Mark STakacs, James M.

Photon-Assisted Organic Synthesis

Organizers: Murakami, MasahiroLoh, Teck PengDoyle, Abigail GutmannRovis, Tomislav

Probe Design Guided Research for Multimodal Molecular Imaging

Organizers: Kikuchi, KazuyaFahrni, ChristophYip, Christopher MXing, BengangChen, Peng

Reactivity and Mechanism in Chemical and Synthetic Biology

Organizers: Richards, Nigel Bearne, StephenParker, EmilyGoto, Yuki

Recent Advances in C-H Functionalization

Organizers: Davies, Huw Madoc LynnChang, SukbokItami, Kenichiro

Recent Trends in Amination Chemistry

Organizers: Kurti, LaszloWang, QiuZhao, YuMinakata, SatoshiMa, Dawei

Remote Functionalization of Organic Molecules

Organizers: Kochi, TakuyaChiba, ShunsukeHull, Kami L.Zhu, Shaolin

Strategies and Tactics for Complex Molecule Synthesis

Organizers: Forsyth, CraigInoue, MasayukiLee, Hee-Yoon

Sulfur Rush: Organosulfur Frontiers

Organizers: Yorimitsu, HidekiBlock, EricChalker, Justin M.Jiang, XuefengLee, Chin-FaPratt, Derek

Synthetic Receptors in Biological Systems

Organizers: Hooley, RichardZhong, WenwanHof, FraserZhang, Xi

Physical

Advanced Understanding of Soft Interfaces at the Molecular-Scale

Organizers: Morita, AkiihiroTahara, TaheiAllen, HeatherTian, ChuanshanHore, Dennis

Advances in Hydrogen Bond Research

Organizers: Wojcik, Marek JVaccaro, Patrick HHan, Ke-Li

Atmospheric Aerosols

Organizers: Laskin, AlexanderNizkorodov, SergeyYANG, XinBieske, EvanRo, Chul-UnBertram, Allan

Chemistry of Prebiotic Chemical Systems Applied towards Origins of Life

Organizers: Jia, Tony ZWang, AnnaChandru, KuhanMamajanov, irena

Electron- and Photon-Driven Chemical Reactions at Surfaces

Organizers: Jiang, Nan Kim, Yousoo Du, Shixuan Trenary,Michael

Excitonic Materials for Photon Upconversion and Singlet Fission

Organizers: Yanai, NobuhiroTang, Ming LeeWilson, MarkZhao, Jianzhang

Frontier of Colloid and Interface Chemistry

Organizers: Sakai, HidekiKawai, TakeshiYui, HiroharuAbbott, NicholasAlexandridis, PaschalisWarr, GregoryCraig, VincentChang, Chien-HsiangOh, Seong-Geun

Frontiers of Higher Energy UV Spectroscopy

Organizers: Ozaki, YukihiroMorisawa, YusukeSaito, YuikaMomose, TakamasaLednev, Igor K.Kim, Judy

Frontiers of Photon Upconversion Based on Triplet-triplet Annihilation

Organizers: Zhang, PengMurakami, YoichiMa, Yuguo

Frontiers of Plasmon Enhanced Spectroscopy II

Organizers: Itoh, TamitakeMurakoshi, KeiImura, KoheiHaynes, Christy LRen, BinJeong, Dae Hong

Interfacial Phenomena for Bubbles, Droplets, Films and Soft Matter

Organizers: Amirfazli, AlidadZuo, YiCheng, XingFerri, James

Latest Development of Vibrational Spectroscopy

Organizers: Furukawa, YukioGustafson, Terry LIwata, KoichiPhillips, David Lee

Misconceptions in Astrochemistry: A Chemist’s Guide

Organizers: Fortenberry, Ryan C.Kaiser, RalfWatanabe, NaokiZheng, WeijunSchmidt, Timothy

Molecular Adsorption and Reactivity at Environmental and Biological Interfaces

Organizers: Walker, Robert A.Gibbs, JulianneWang, Hongfei

New Frontier in Fundamental Science of Molecular Chirality

Organizers: Ohshima, YasuhiroMomose, TakamasaPate, Brooks H

Oscillation, Pattern Formation, and Active Motion in Nonequilibrium Chemical Systems

Organizers: Suematsu, Nobuhiko J.Kiss, Istvan ZSteinbock, OliverKapral, RaymondWang, JichangGao, QingyuLin, JiKitahata, Hiroyuki

Quantum Computing/Information Processing and Molecular Quantum Technology

Organizers: Sato, KazunobuHuh, JoonsukWasielewski, Michael RLemaire, Martin

Recent Advances in Coherent Multidimensional Spectroscopy

Organizers: Zhao, WeiCho, MinhaengZheng, JunrongDavis, Jeff

Self-Organization and Dynamics of Model Biomembrane Systems

Organizers: Tero, RyugoPaxton, Walter FCho, Nam-Joon

Single-Molecule and Single-Particle Fluorescence Imaging

Organizers: Cosa, GonzaloChen, PengMajima, TetsuroWang, WeiLandes, Christy F.

Solutions to the Energy- and Environmental-Related Problems by Cutting-Edge Accelerator-Based Techniques

Organizers: Asakura, KiyotakaSham, Tsun KChen, Lin X.Kondoh, Hiroshi

Structure and Function of Complex Molecular Clusters – Challenges in Theory and Experiment.

Organizers: Fujii, MasaakiXantheas, Sotiris SFujii, AsukaBieske, EvanJiang, Ling

Surface Electronic Structure and Dynamics at the Atomic Scale

Organizers: Petek, HrvojeKawai, MakiDong, Zhenchao

Trends in Plasmonic Photochemistry

Organizers: Misawa, HiroakiKamat, Prashant VMulvaney, PaulLink, Stephan

Triangle of Heterogeneous Catalysis, Surface Science, and Theory

Organizers: Ehara, MasahiroCramer, ChristopherKondoh, HiroshiScott, Susannah LesleyShishido, TetsuyaSievers, CarstenXu, Xin

Ultrafast Intense Laser Chemistry

Organizers: Yamanouchi, KaoruLevis, Robert JosephLégaré, FrançoisGong, Qihuang

Water Research for Global Challenges

Organizers: Luzar, AlenkaPatey, GrenKinoshita, MasahiroHirata, Fumio

What Can Gas-Phase Studies Tell Us About Condensed Phase Structure and Reactivity?

Organizers: O'Hair, RichardJockusch, RebeccaGronert, Scott

Computational and Theoretical

Biomolecules at Interfaces Defining the Cellular Environment: From Conformational Dynamics to Informatic Approaches

Organizers: Hyeon, ChangbongLeitner, David MNagaoka, MasatakaStraub, John E.

Chemical Concepts from Theory and Computation

Organizers: Liu, ShubinAyers, PaulWu, Wei

Computational Chemistry for Pharmaceutical Route Development

Organizers: Sherer, EdwardSullivan, Michael BLein, Matthias

Computational Materials Science based on localized Electronic Structures

Organizers: Ogasawara, KazuyoshiMuramatsu, YasujiIshii, TomohikoKim, Yang SooBrik, MikhailRulis, Paul

Computational Quantum Chemistry: Synergism Between Theory and Experiment

Organizers: Wetmore, StaceyRadom, LeoSherrill, Charles DavidSchwerdtfeger, PeterWong, Ming WahNakai, HiromiKim, Kwang S.Toro-Labbe, Alejandro

Computational Studies of Transition Metal Ions in Chemistry and Biology

Organizers: Merz, Kenneth MLim, CarmayRinniker, SereinaDong, HaoMark, Alan E

Crossing the Biological Membrane: Frontiers in the Computational Study of Membrane Transport

Organizers: Sun, RuiVoth, GregoryAllen, Toby WilliamSugita, Yuji

Electronic and Nuclear Structure Theory: Quantum Dynamics for Electronic Ground and Excited States

Organizers: Ulusoy, Inga SWilson, AngelaCarrington, TuckerFrankcombe, TerryMin, Seung Kyu

Enabling Transformative Computational Chemistry Models on Exascale Computers

Organizers: de Jong, Wibe AlbertRendell, Alistair PNakajima, TakahitoStraatsma, T

Exploring Complex and Real Systems Using Large-Scale Molecular Dynamics Calculations

Organizers: Okazaki, SusumuTanaka, HidekiStraub, John E.Zeng, Xiao C.Sun, HuaiLi, XiaoxiaHu, WenbingHan, Sang SooKim, HyungjunBernhardt, Debra

From Electron Transfer: From Electrochemistry to Mixed-valence Molecules to Photosynthesis: (In memory of the late Prof. Noel Hush).

Organizers: Reimers, JeffreyD'Alessandro, Deanna MFukuzumi, ShunichiKubiak, Clifford PMeyer, ThomasMcKemmish, LauraMujica, VladimiroShuai, ZhigangSolomon, GemmaWasielewski, Michael R

From Homogeneous to Heterogeneous Catalysis: A Computational Perspective

Organizers: Wilson, Angela KLi, JunHirao, HajimeChan, Bun

Frontiers in Computer Aided Drug Design

Organizers: Amaro, Rommie Wahab, Habibah Zhang, Kam Wang, Renxiao

Frontiers in Quantum and Classical Molecular Dynamics for Complex Systems

Organizers: WANG, FENGLiu, JianTanimura, Yoshitaka

Fusion of Classical- and Quantum-Mechanical Molecular Simulations

Organizers: Irle, StephanSalahub, DennisFedorov, Dmitri G.Okamoto, Yuko

Heavy Element Chemistry: From Theoretical Development to Application

Organizers: Wilson, Angela KLiu, WenjianAbe, MinoriPahl, Elke

Modeling Exciton and Charge Dynamics in Molecules and Clusters Toward Optoelectronic Applications

Organizers: Tretiak, SergeiTanimura, YoshitakaChen, Guanhua

Multiscale Methods for Modeling of Bio- and Macromolecular Systems in a Complex Environment

Organizers: Gusarov, SergeyKobryn, Alexander ELuchko, TylerYoshida, NorioCase, David ATang, Tian

Next-Generation Materials Structure-Property Prediction

Organizers: Beran, GregoryHennig, RichardJohnson, Erin R.Jung, Yousung

Quantum Coherence in Energy Transfer

Organizers: Cao, JianshuBrumer, PaulWu, Jianlan

Quantum Monte Carlo and Quantum Information

Organizers: Tanaka, ShigenoriRoy, Pierre-NicholasMitas, LubosAspuru-Guzik, Alan

Recent Development in Localized Molecular Orbitals for Quantum Chemical Theory and Applications

Organizers: Gu, Feng LongAoki, YurikoYang, Weitao

Theory and Computation for Complex Molecular Systems: (In Memory of late Prof. Keiji Morokuma)

Organizers: Musaev, Djamaladdin GHirao, KimihikoCui, QiangSchwerdtfeger, PeterBowman, JoelYamashita, KoichiSakaki, Shigeyoshi

Macromolecular

A New Era of Macromolecular Engineering: Control of Sequence and Dimension toward Functional Materials

Organizers: Ouchi, MakotoJohnson, Jeremiah AZhang, Zhengbiao

Advanced Membranes and Membrane Processes for Global Separations Challenges

Organizers: Wickramasinghe, Sumith RanilChu, Liang-YinMatsuyama, HidetoGray, Stephen

Advances in Polymer-Functionalized Soft Interfaces

Organizers: Yusa, Shin-ichiIwasaki, YasuhikoFujii, SyujiNgai, ToChang, YungWinnik, Francoise

Advances in Precision Polymer Synthesis Using Reversible Deactivation Radical Polymerization

Organizers: Moad, GraemeYamago, ShigeruTsarevsky, Nicolay VKeddie, Daniel

Bioinspired Synthetic Polymers-Synthesis, Self-Assembly and Application

Organizers: Li, ZhiboDeming, TimothyKaneko, TatsuoLee, Haeshin

Chemical Complexity, Systems Chemistry and Actively-Driven Self-assembly

Organizers: Thordarson, PallAstumian, Robert DeanCrowley, James DPhilp, Douglas

Chemical Modification of Biomacromolecule Sources: Design and Applications for Value Added Product

Organizers: Chang, SechinKim, JinhwanFei, Binkim, JaeseungPark, BosoonRo, Kyoung S

Chirality of Polymers and Supramolecules

Organizers: Nakano, TamakiWan, XinhuaGhanem, Ashraf

Cyclic and topologically complex polymers

Organizers: Grayson, ScottZhang, KeYamamoto, Takuya

Expanding the Macromolecular Periodic Table: Polymers and Supramolecules Containing Non-Hydrocarbon Elements for Enhanced Functionality

Organizers: Tomita, IkuyoshiGates, Derek P.Soles, Christopher L.Tanaka, Kazuo

Leading Edge of Biodegradable and Biomass-based Polymers

Organizers: Abe, HidekiIwata, TadahisaFujiwara, TomokoSun, Yi-MingChirachanchai, Suwabun

Macromolecular Material Design by Precision Photochemistry

Organizers: Barner-Kowollik, ChristopherBowman, Christopher NBlinco, James PLiska, RobertWu, Si

Macromolecular Theory and Simulations

Organizers: Hu, WenbingShi, An-ChangCho, JunhanWang, Zhen-Gang

Microgels and Nanogels: Fundamentals and Applications

Organizers: Suzuki, DaisukeHoare, ToddLyon, AndrewKohri, MichinariHoshino, YuRichtering, Walter

Modification of Natural Polymers via Physical and Chemical Grafting

Organizers: Champagne, PascaleCunningham, MichaelGenzer, JanLi, Pei (Pauline)Tilton, RobertRojas, Orlando

Polymerization Kinetics and Mechanisms: The Pathway to Improved Products and Processes

Organizers: Hutchinson, RobinJunkers, TanjaRussell, Greg R

Precision Polymer Synthesis and Supramolecular Architectures for Designable Functionality

Organizers: Hawker, Craig J.Wooley, KarenChoi, Tae-LimKamigaito, MasamiYokozawa, Tsutomu

Progress in Polymer Dynamics

Organizers: Masubuchi, YuichiShanbhag, SachinChen, QuanHyun, Kyu

Stimuli Responsive Macromolecular Assembly for Biomedical Applications

Organizers: Ryu, Ja-HyoungThayumanavan, S.Liu, ShiyongCabral, Horacio

Synthesis and Applications of Molecular Bottlebrush Polymers

Organizers: Muellner, MarkusMatson, John BChen, YongmingSchulz, Michael

Tough and Toughend Polymers

Organizers: Ito, KohzoSue, Hung-JueTakahara, AtsushiYang, ZhenzhongZhang, Jingwen

Towards A Circular Materials Economy: Design for Renewable, Degradable and Recyclable Polymers

Organizers: Chen, EugeneLi, Zi-ChenSatoh, Kotaro

Biological

Advances in Biological Solid-State NMR

Organizers: Fujiwara, ToshimichiRamamoorthy, AyyalusamyMarcotte, IsabelleKIM, YONGAEPrice, William S.Naito, Akira

Advancing Frontiers in Peptide and Protein Science with Nano-to-Macro Molecular Solutions, New Technologies in Polyamide Synthesis and Applications

Organizers: Lubell, WilliamShin, JumiDel Valle, JuanAguilar, MibelLiu, LeiSuga, HiroakiPirrung, MichaelLi, XuechenPayne, Richard

Antimicrobial Peptides at the Intersection of Chemistry, Biology & Technology

Organizers: Hristova, Kalina Separovic, Frances Marcotte, Isabelle

Biocatalysis and Enzyme Engineering

Organizers: Asano, YasuhisaKazlauskas, RomasPelletier, JoelleLutz, StefanBommarius, AndreasKim, Byung-GeeAckerley, DavidLi, ZhiSugai, TakeshiHirose, Yoshihiko

Biomolecular Structure and Dynamics: Recent Advances in NMR

Organizers: Gronenborn, Angela M.Ikura, MItsuhikoLEE, WEON TAEOtting, GottfriedShimada, IchioTsai, Ming-Daw

Bioorthogonal Chemistry: Tools and Applications in Chemical Biology

Organizers: Devaraj, Neal KrishnaPezacki, JohnChen, PengFinn, M.G.Lin, Qing

Biosynthesis of Natural Products

Organizers: Watanabe, KenjiMoore, BradleyBoddy, Christopher

Chemical Approaches to Astrobiology

Organizers: Kebukawa, YokoAponte, JoséNavarro-González, Rafael

Chemical Biology of Lipids and Protein-Lipid Modifications

Organizers: Ohkanda, JunkoChen, YongXiangDistefano, Mark

Chemical Tools for Imaging Biology Beyond the Culture Dish

Organizers: Prescher, JenniferVocadlo, David JKamiya, Mako

Chemical Tools to Measure and Control Protein Misfolding

Organizers: Zhang, XinHong, YuningLi, Yan-Mei

Chemistry in Rhodopsins: Connecting the Retinal Chromophore Isomerization to Functional Diversity

Organizers: Furutani, YujiErnst, Oliver POlivucci, Massimo

Design and Screening of Oligonucleotide-Based Molecular Libraries

Organizers: Krylov, SergeyHili, RyanArico-Muendel, ChristopherTanner, JulianHirao, IchiroLu, Xiaojie

Design of Functional Proteins, Peptides, and Peptidomimetics

Organizers: Korendovych, IvanCheng, RichardFutaki, Shiroh

Epigenetic Mechanisms and Advances in Chromatin Biology

Organizers: Kutateladze, TatianaArrowsmith. Cheryl Muir, Tom Li, Haitao

Frontiers in Base Editing Technologies

Organizers: Amaro, Rommie Harki, Daniel AHarjes, ElenaIwatani, Yasumasa

Frontiers in Macromolecule Epigenetic Modifications: Chemical Tools, Biochemical Mechanisms, Function Annotation/Modulation/Perturbation

Organizers: Luo, MinkuiCole, PhilArrowsmith, CherylLin, HeningJiang, HualiangNakao, YoichiShinkai, YoichiYoshida, MinoruHojo, Hironobu

Functional Nucleic Acids: Chemistry, Biology, and Materials Applications

Organizers: Silverman, Scott K.DeRosa, Maria C.Huang, ZhenLi, YingfuLu, YiSuga, Hiroaki

New Era of Quantum Beam in Biology

Organizers: Kohzuma, TakamitsuMeilleur, FloraWood, KathleenSugawara, Yoko

New Frontiers in Biological Mass Spectrometry

Organizers: Yates, John RobertWong, CatherineBorchers, Christoph H

Pectin IV: Chemistry, Biology and Technology

Organizers: Cameron, RandallWilliams, BillSavary, BrettKim, YangJameson, Geoffrey Brind

Recent Advances in Glycomics and Glycoproteomics

Organizers: Li, LingjunMuddiman, David CLu, HaojieChen, Yu-Ju

Regulation of Signal Sensing and Signal Transduction with Metal Ions or Metalloproteins

Organizers: Aono, ShigetoshiIshimori, KoichiroGiedroc, David PSun, Hongzhe

RiPP Natural Products: Biosynthesis, Function, and Engineering

Organizers: Goto, Yuki Mitchell, Douglas A Zhang, Qi

RNA Structure and Function In Vivo

Organizers: Bevilacqua, Philip CNakano, ShuichiKwok, Chun KitYi, Chenqi

Single Cell Analyses and Biosensing Methodologies for Elucidation of Biological Functions

Organizers: Tamiya, EiichiBoxer, Steven G.Takeyama, HarukoKambara, HidekiUeda, MitsuyoshiKerman, KaganChang, Young-Tae

Solvation and Binding to Biomolecules

Organizers: Kovalenko, AndriyPettitt, MonteMennucci, BenedettaKitao, AkioFedorov, Maxim

Strategies and Tactics for Targeting Protein-Protein Interactions

Organizers: Fasan, RudiPomerantz, WilliamSchroeder, ChristinaPark, Seung Bum

The Chemical Biology of Ubiquitination: Structures, Dynamics and Mechanisms

Organizers: Shaw, Gary SByrd, Robert AndrewDay, Catherine LouiseKato, KoichiJin, Changwen

The Chemistry, Biology, and Drug-Targeting of G- and C-quadruplexes.

Organizers: Hurley, Laurence H. Smith, NicoleFeng, Qili l

The Science of Marine Natural Products: Towards Understanding of the Physiology and Ecology of Marine Life

Organizers: Sakai, RyuichiTsukamoto, SachikoKita, MasakiHaygood, MargoGarson, MaryZhang, Wen

Trans-scale Biochemical Analysis of Rare Events in Living Systems: Singularity Biology

Organizers: Komatsuzaki, TamikiNagai, TakeharuChen, XingZhang, Feng

XFEL & Multidisciplinary Approaches: New Challenges in Metals in Structural Biology

Organizers: Kubo, MinoruYano, JunkoSong, ChangyongTosha, Takehiko

Materials

2D Materials for Energy Storage and Conversion

Organizers: Barone, VeronicaZhu, YuWu, Zhong-ShuaiHan, Tae HeeHu, LiangbingLin, Yi

2D-3D Stacking of p-Conjugated Molecular Systems vs 2D Conjugated Organic Frameworks: Topological Modulation and Accumulation of p-Conjugated Molecular Systems toward Optoelectronic Applications

Organizers: Seki, ShuKim, DonghoShustova, Natalia

Advanced Materials and Interfacial Phenomena in Oil Exploitation

Organizers: Wang, WeiPoitzsch, Martin E.Han, MingHuh, Chun

Advances in Colloidal Crystal Engineering

Organizers: Macfarlane, RobertKlajn, RafalGranick, SteveKumacheva, Eugenia

Aggregation-Induced Emission: Fundamentals and Applications

Organizers: Tang, Ben ZhongLiu, BinShimizu, Masaki

Application of Luminescent Materials for Radiation Detection

Organizers: Yanagida, TakayukiAsai, KeisukeKasap, SafaLi, JiangWilliams, GrantKoshimizu, MasanoriJacobsohn, LuizOkada, Go

Biomolecule-based Nanostructures: Assembly, Dynamics, Properties, and Function

Organizers: Rosi, NathanielNam, Jwa-MinGianneschi, NathanFan, ChunhaiMacfarlane, Robert

Carbon Dioxide Switchable Materials

Organizers: Cunningham, MichaelJessop, Philip G.Feng, YujunHeldebrant, David

Carbon Nanotubes and Related Materials: Preparation, Characterization and Applications

Organizers: Ohno, Yutaka Weisman, R. BruceLiu, JieBaik, SeunghyunLi, Yan

Charge, Spin and Other Degrees of Freedom in Molecular Solids

Organizers: Naito, ToshioSchlueter, John A.Frank, Natia L.

Current Experimental and Theoretical Challenges in Functional Pi-electron Systems

Organizers: Orgiu, EmanueleSonar, PrashantZhang, LeiLeong, Wei LinZhong, XiaolanOlivier, Yoann

Design of Single-Site and Nano-Confined Catalysts for Environmental and Energy Uses

Organizers: Yamashita, HiromiLi, HexingCho, Sung June

Diamond Electrochemistry

Organizers: Einaga, YasuakiSwain, Greg M.ZHI, jin FangKondo, Takeshi

Excitonic Nanomaterials: Synthesis and Applications

Organizers: Hamachi, LeslieChessman, AnthonyHodgkiss, JustinKimizuka, Nobuo

Hydrogen-Materials Interactions: Activation, Storage, and Utilization from Molecules to Bulk

Organizers: Yamauchi, MihoShima, TakanoriChoi, Yong NamVerpoort, FrancisLu, ConnieYildirim, Taner

In situ TEM Characterization of Dynamic Processes during Materials Synthesis and Processing

Organizers: Li, DongshengShan, Guiye Kimura, Yuki

Inorganic Oxide and Hydroxide Nanosheets: Toolkits for Structurally and Functionally Designed Nanomaterials

Organizers: Nakato, TeruyukiHeinz, HendrikOH, Jae-Min

Janus Materials towards Functional Superstructures

Organizers: Yang, ZhenzhongRussell, Thomas PaulWinnik, Francoise

Making Peptides, Proteins and Nucleic Acids into Medicines through Advanced Delivery

Organizers: Gianneschi, NathanCaruso, FrankDay, EmilyHo, Dean

Mechanically Responsive Materials: Bridging the Gap Between Polymers and Crystals

Organizers: Naumov, PanceWhite, TimothyShishido, AtsushiBardeen, Christopher

New Direction of Structure-Property Relationships in Functional Materials

Organizers: Shimakawa, YuichiKennedy, Brendan JamesLiu, Ru-Shi

Novel Organic Semiconducting Materials for Addressing Global Challenges

Organizers: Nguyen, Thuc-QuyenChi, ChunyanYamada, Hiroko

Organic Electronics of Highly-Correlated Molecular Systems

Organizers: Nakamura, TakayoshiAwaga, KunioRawson, Jeremy MichaelXiong, Ren-GenPreuss, Kathryn

Porous Framework Materials for Destruction, Sensing, and Protection from Chemical Hazards

Organizers: DeCoste, JaredPeterson, GregorySava Gallis, DorinaDoonan, ChristianNielsen, David JKatz, Michael

Recent Advances in Silsesquioxanes Chemistry and Their Applications

Organizers: Lee, AndreMaleczka, RobertZheng, SixunXu, Jian Wei

Recent Progress in Circularly Polarized Luminescence (CPL) and Related Phenomena: Synthesis and Photophysics

Organizers: SUGIURA, Ken-ichiMuller, GillesCheng, YixiangTang, Ben Zhong

Responsive Nanospace of Porous Compounds

Organizers: Matsuda, RyotaroHill, Matthew RZhang, Jie-PengSumida, KenjiSato, Hiroshi

Self-Assembly of Block Copolymers: From Fundamentals to Applications

Organizers: Jinnai, HiroshiBalsara, NitashChar, KookheonHo, Rong-Ming

Smart Photoresponsive Molecular Systems: Innovation of Fundamentals, Ultra-High Photosensitive Systems, and Amplified Mechanical Movement

Organizers: Matsuda, KenjiAprahamian, IvanZhu, Weihong

Soft Robotics Innovation by Mechanically Responsive Materials

Organizers: Koshima, HidekoYu, YanleiKatsonis, NathalieNagahama, Shunsuke

The Expanding Frontiers of Frustrated Magnetic Materials

Organizers: Wiebe, ChrisGardner, Jason StewartZhou, HaidongMa, Jie

The Many Flavors of Mechanochemistry

Organizers: Boulatov, RomanOtsuka, HideyukiWeng, Wengui

Toward Atomic Precision in Controlling the Low-Dimensional Nanomaterials

Organizers: Jin, RongchaoXue, CanLi, Gao

Ultrafast Structural Dynamics in Condensed Matter

Organizers: Chen, BinCao, JianmingKwon, Oh-Hoon

II. Chemistry for Global Challenges

Nanotechnology

Advances in Boron and Boron-related Nanostructures

Organizers: Simard, BenoitKim, Keun SuKim, Myung JongChu, Sang-Hyon

Bioinspired Interfacial Materials with Superwettability

Organizers: Jiang, LeiTomsia, AntoniAizenberg, JoannaLee, HaeshinHozumi, Atsushi

Chemistry and Applications of Protein and Virus-Based Nanotechnologies

Organizers: Steinmetz, Nicole FSainsbury, FrankLim, Sierin

Combinatorial Nanotechnology

Organizers: Braunschweig, AdamChen, XiaodongBoyer, CyrilleHao, YufengHuo, Fengwei

Direct Visualization of Chemical and Self-Assembly Processes with High-Resolution Microscopy

Organizers: Harano, KojiNakamura, EiichiWan, li-JunZheng, Haimei

Free Radicals in Biology, Chemical Synthesis and Functional Bio-/Nanomaterials

Organizers: Smirnov, AlexBottle, Steven EricYoshioka, Naoki

Frontiers of Optical Manipulation for Nano-Material Science

Organizers: Tsuboi, YasuyukiHuang, Chen-BinJuodkazis, SauliusOkamoto, HiromiDionne, Jennifer

Interfaces of Low Dimensional Inorganic Nanomaterials for Energy- and Bio-Applications

Organizers: Yasui, TakaoYanagida, TakeshiZhang, LihuaMeng, GangJin, SongDayeh, Shadi

Lanthanide-Based Upconverting Nanoparticles: Synthesis, Optics, and Application

Organizers: Cohen, Bruce EVetrone, FiorenzoSuh, Yung DougYan, ChunhuaJin, DayongLiu, Xiaogang

Metal-based Nanostructures: From Synthesis to Functionalization, Characterization, and Applications

Organizers: Xia, XiaohuTilley, RichardKitaev, VladimirBrown, SimonHuang, XiaoqingAdschiri, Tadfumi

Molecular Electronics: The Synergy of Synthesis, Measurement, and Theory

Organizers: Liu, ZhenfeiHong, WenjingLow, PaulSimine, Lena

Porous Materials and Nanocomposites for Catalysis

Organizers: Yavuz, Cafer TXU, QiangDai, Sheng

Self-Assembled Biofunctional Nanomaterials

Organizers: Nagarajan, RamanathanSakurai, KazuoChen, Hsin-LungAkiba, Isamu

Single-Molecule and Particle Science and Technology

Organizers: Taniguchi, Masateruguo, xuefengLow, Paul

Supramolecular Assemblies at Surfaces: Nanopatterning, Functionality, Reactivity

Organizers: Rosei, FedericoChi, LifengMacLeod, JenniferMazur, UrsulaWee, Andrew T. S.

Terahertz Imaging, Spectroscopy and Nanosensors: Current Applications and Future Direction

Organizers: Rahman, AnisJaeger, WolfgangNguang, Sing KiongKim, Choonhoo

Understanding and Designing Safe Nano-Bio Interfaces for Materials, Medicine, and the Environment

Organizers: Zuo, YiParak, WolfgangChen, ChunyingFeliu, NeusLynch, IseultLoo, JoachimZhong, WenwanDemokritou, Philip

Young Giants of Nanoscience

Organizers: Seferos, DwightZheng, ZijianDay, Emily

Chemical, Biological and Biomedical Engineering

3D Printing in Chemistry, Biology and Materials

Organizers: Yang, JunZhang, Lijie GraceChen, XiaodongMei, DeqingZuo, Yi

Advanced Chemical Characterization and Modeling of Petroleum to Address Environmental and Industrial Challenges

Organizers: Stoyanov, StanislavShi, QuanKim, Sunghwan

Bioassemby and Biointerface

Organizers: Zako, TamotsuKamiya, NorihoUmetsu, MitsuoWang, Hui-Min DavidPack, Seung Pil

Bioinspired Materials and Architectures for Cell, Tissue, and Regenerative Engineering

Organizers: Chung, Eun JiAlmquist, BenjaminChow, EdwardChandrawati, Rona

Caged Compounds

Organizers: Abe, ManabuGivens, Richard SZhu, Linyong

Emerging Technologies for Multi-Modal Therapies and Diagnosis

Organizers: Kwon, Young JikShen, YouqingKIM, WON JONG

Functional π-conjugated Molecules for Biological Applications: Biosensors, Bioelectronics, and Bioimaging

Organizers: Yu, Hsiao-hua (Bruce)Wang, ShuTovar, John D

Materials Engineering with DNA

Organizers: Kuzuya, AkinoriAldrich-Wright, Janice RaeWoolley, Adam TWada, TakehikoIjiro, KuniharuLiu, Mingzhe

Modulation of the Immune System with Chemistry and Materials

Organizers: Lee, AndrewChoi, JonathanHo, Dean

Non-canonical Approaches to Radiofluorination

Organizers: Perrin, DavidSchirrmacher, RalfFraser, Benjaminvan Dam, R. Michael

Peptide Self-Assembly: Chemistry and Nanotechnology

Organizers: Li, JunbaiZhang, ShuguangYan, XuehaiZuo, YiHamachi, Itaru

Photoproteins: New Chemical Mechanisms and Biological Applications

Organizers: Lin, MichaelJanovjak, HaraldCampbell, Robert ECui, Bianxiao

Recent Advances in Carbohydrate Chemistry and Chemical Glycobiology

Organizers: Kajihara, YasuhiroDemchenko, AlexeiYu, BiaoMacauley, MatthewMahal, Lara K.

Smart Biointerface Between Cells and Materials

Organizers: Matsusaki, MichiyaKaji, NoritakaYoshimoto, KeitaroKashida, HiromuFan, Shih-KangJo, kyu-BongBreadmore, MichaelDorfman, Kevin

Sonochemistry: Fundamentals & Applications

Organizers: Ashokkumar, MuthupandianSuslick, KennethZhu, Jun-JieSon, Younggyu

Chemistry for Sustainability

Advanced Nanocatalysis: Synthesis, Development and Applications for Environmentally Friendly Fuel and Chemical Production

Organizers: Dalai, AjayAbatzoglou, NicolasDavis, Burtron HUddin, Md AzharKozinski, Janusz A.Yadav, Ganapati D.

Advances in Chemistry and Application of Aquatic Photochemistry and Advanced Oxidation Processes for Water Treatment and Reuse

Organizers: Minakata, DaisukeDionysiou, DionysiosWaite, DavidMa, JunLee, YunhoOguma, KumikoMera Benavides, Adriana C.Thye, Lim TeikGogate, Parag R

Advances in Wine and Beer Chemistry

Organizers: Britton, JoshuaSmith, PaulKilmartin, Paul

Advancing Integrated Urbanization, Water and Food Security

Organizers: Brooks, Bryan W. Gaw, Sally Kookana, Rai You, Jing

Agricultural Sustainability: The Critical Links Between Chemistry, Exposure Assessment, Risk Assessment, and Regulations

Organizers: Van Emon, Jeanette MarieWheeler, AmandaKim, SungroulWang, Peng

Artificial Photosynthesis: Photo-Induced Water Splitting

Organizers: Abe, RyuKudo, AkihikoOsterloh, FrankWang, Lianzhou

Atmospheric Chemistry, Air Pollution and Air Quality: Progress and Challenges

Organizers: Nielsen, Ole JohnWallington, Timothy JohnAndersen, Mads PeterTong, Prof. ZhuKajii, Yoshizumi Jda Silva, Gabriel

Biobased Products for a More Sustainable Future

Organizers: Fu, JinxiaTurn, Scott Q.Wu, HongweiAssabumrungrat, SuttichaiChollacoop, NuwongCharojrochkul, Sumittra

Bioelectrocatalysis for Sustainable Electrosynthesis and Wastewater Treatment

Organizers: Minteer, ShelleyMao, LanqunKano, Kenji

Catalysis in C1 Chemistry and CO2 Conversion

Organizers: Tsubaki, NoritatsuWang, YeWang, YongBae, Jong Wook

Catalytic Addition and Removal of Hydrogen for Upgrading Oxidized Bio-related and Renewable Compounds

Organizers: SAITO, SusumuGusev, Dmitry GGordon, John

Catalytic and Biological Valorization of Lignin

Organizers: Eltis, LindsayBeckham, Gregg TTobimatsu, Yuki

Chemistry and the Rice Field Ecosystem

Organizers: Armbrust, Kevin L.Cobb, GeorgeWatanabe, HirozumiZheng, NaHou, Aixin

Chemo-catalytic Conversion of Carbohydrates into Marketable Products

Organizers: Mascal, MarkPatti, Antonio FZeng, Xianhai

Control and Management of Pesticides in Honeybees and Bee-products

Organizers: Xue, XiaofengJung, ChulEuiMoate, ThomasZHENG, Huo-Qing

Deciphering Chemical Signals and Omics for Sustainable Pest Management

Organizers: Cantrell, Charles LMatsuda, KazuhikoWeston, LeslieNakano, Hiroshi

Developments in Pesticide Ecological Risk Assessment Approaches in the Pacific Rim

Organizers: Chen, WenlinLiu, XingangRitter, AmyHavens, Patrick LSolomon, Keith RSimmons, Heather

Emerging Technologies and Advances in Measuring and Assessing the Environmental Fate of Pesticides and Other Agrochemicals

Organizers: Lu, XiaoxiaWu, XiangweiLiu, JinxiaMa, MingmingRitter, AmyJeong-han, Kim

Ferrate and Ferrite in Green Chemical Applications for Environmental Sustainability

Organizers: Virender Sharma, Ph.D. Prof.Hyunook Kim, Ph.D.Prof.Ruey-an Doong, Ph.DDr.Chetan Jinadatha, MD, MPH

Flavor and Bioactive Compounds in Fermented Foods and Beverages

Organizers: Qian, Michael Marriott, Philip John Chen, Zhen-Yu Wang, Chin-Kun Tamura,Hirotoshi Qian, Yanping L Kim,Young-Suk Zhang, Mingwei

Future of Insect Growth Regulators and Utilization of in Silico Technology

Organizers: Nakagawa, YoshiakiPalli, Subba ReddyQian, XuhongLi, Qing X

Green Chemistry and Engineering for a Sustainable Circular Economy

Organizers: Obare, SherineGoldfarb, JillianSharma, Virender KumarWang, ChuanyiAzimi, GizeleDou, Guolan

Innovations in Green Chemistry: Striving Towards Zero Waste API Manufacturing

Organizers: Campos, Kevin RFu, XiaoyongAkiyama, TakahikoHsiao, Yi

Mechanochemistry for clean and sustainable synthesis: advances and challenges

Organizers: Friscic, TomislavWang, Guan-WuGarcia, Felipe

Microwave Chemistry for Sustainable Society

Organizers: Wada, YujiDudley, GregoryWang, Zhanjie

New Directions in Homo/Heterogenous Catalysis of Hydrogen Production and CO2 Utilization

Organizers: Amao, YutakaYamada, YusukeHerbert, David EQiao, Shi Zhang

New Formulation and Application Technologies for Pesticides in Sustainable Plant Protection: From Theory to Practice

Organizers: Cao, LidongHavens, Patrick LHewitt, Andrew

Pesticide Residues in Foods: Advancing Global Standards that Facilitate Trade and Ensure Consumer Safety

Organizers: Racke, Kenneth DSandahl, Jason FredrickLutze, JasonPan, CanpingDong, FengshouJohnston, John

Polymer Materials from Natural Renewable Ingredients

Organizers: Voronov, AndriyWebster, DeanMinko, SergiyLocklin, JasonLiu, RenShikinaka, Kazuhiro

Porous Materials: Synthesis, Characterization, and Utilization

Organizers: Ogura, MasaruJones, Christopher WWu, Peng

Proteomics and Metabolomics in Agricultural, Environmental, and Public Health sciences

Organizers: Johnston, JohnLi, Qing X.Lee, Sung-EunZhang, ChunyiWang, Peng

Recycling of Polymeric Materials: Challenges and Perspectives

Organizers: Yoskioka, ToshiakiJin, FangmingSeo, Yong-ChilThallada, Bhaskar

Rodenticide Environmental Fate and Nontarget Effects

Organizers: Swift, KatieQuinn, NiamhEason, CharlesNoor, Hafidzi Bin Mohd

Single-atom-based electro-/photo-catalysis in the development of promising water-splitting and CO2 reduction technologies

Organizers: Kim, Dong HaFeng, ZhenxingSchmuki, PatrikLiu, Bin

Sources and Fate of Legacy and Emerging Contaminants in the Asia-Pacific Region

Organizers: Chen, DaMuir, DerekOh, Jeong-EunLi, Xue

Sustainable Production of Value-Added Materials, Green Chemicals and High-Energy Fuel from Lignocellulosic Biomass

Organizers: Zhang, XiaoHu, ThomasWu, ShubinMa, Ruoshui

Toward the Chemistry of Plant Growth Regulators

Organizers: Asami, TadaoZhao, YundeXie, Dioxin

UV Photochemistry for Water: Implications for Safe Water Disinfection and Oxidation Treatment Applications

Organizers: Knight, GordonLinden, KarlOguma, KumikoBell, KatherineSun, WenjunLee, Yunho

Chemistry of Energy

Correlating Structure to Behavior in Heterogeneous Electrocatalysts

Organizers: Smith, RodneyMacFarlane, DouglasYagi, ShunsukeChung, Sung-Yoon

Electrochemical Interfaces in Energy Storage Devices

Organizers: Bedrov, DmitryBorodin, OlegFeng, GuangNakamoto, MitsunoriKatakura, Hitoshi

Hydrogen-Rich Systems: Materials Chemistry for Energy Storage and delivery

Organizers: Huang, ZhenguoBowden, MarkYoon, Chang WonHE, TengSevera, Godwin

In-Situ and Operando Studies of Spectroscopy, Microscopy, and Catalysis for Chemical and Energy Transformations

Organizers: Tada, MizukiTao, Frankling (Feng)Su, DangshengOnishi, HiroshiStockenhuber, MichaelThornton, GeoffHuang, Jun

Molecular Engines Based on Energy Conversion : From Design to Autonomous Functions

Organizers: Rapenne, GwenaelNakanishi, WakaKinbara, KazushiTIAN, HeMasson, EricLoeb, Stephen

Nanostructured Oxide for Energy Harvesting, Conversion and Storage

Organizers: Rosei, FedericoIacopi, FrancescaOzkan, MihriYu, MiaoVomiero, Alberto

New Challenges in Energy Chemistry

Organizers: Dinca, MirceaLi, YadongQiao, Shi ZhangStephan, DouglasXU, Qiang

Perovskite and Hybrid Materials Based Photovoltaics and Optoelectronics

Organizers: Miyasaka, TsutomuZhou, YuanyuanBach, UdoWang, XiaoFeng

Recent Trends and Advances in Artificial Photosynthesis

Organizers: Rozhkova, ElenaBraun, ArturGaillard, NicolasAriga, KatsuhikoNam, Yoon Sung

Supported Single-Ion Catalysts

Organizers: Delferro, MassimilianoScott, SusannahWang, FengSemagina, NataliaYang, Qihua

Synergies between Theory, Experiment and Data Science towards Clean Energy

Organizers: Glezakou, Vassiliki-AlexandraLi, JunCoote, Michelle LKwak, Ja Hun

Chemistry of Health Care

Advancements in Isotope Production-Providing Important Materials for Research and Applications

Organizers: Balkin, Ethan Hoehr, Cornelia Washiyama, Kohshin

Advancements in the Chemistry of Targeted Alpha Therapy

Organizers: Wilbur, D. ScottSchaffer, PaulWatanabe, Shigeki

Advances in Nucleic Acids Based Therapeutics: From Discovery Chemistry to Clinical Applications

Organizers: Manoharan, MuthaiahDamha, Masad JoseObika, Satoshi

Antibiotic Discovery

Organizers: Blaskovich, Mark A. T.Wright, GerryTonge, Peter

Cell Instructive Biomaterials for Tissue Engineering and Drug Delivery

Organizers: Yamamoto, MasayaMatsusaki, MichiyaWinnik, FrancoiseShi, Feng

Chemical and Biological Strategies to Address Antimicrobial Resistance

Organizers: Janda, Kim DToy, Patrick HKimishima, AtsushiMelander, Christian

Contaminants of Emerging Concern: The Science and Environmental Chemistry Perspectives from Countries in the Pacific Rim and Around the World

Organizers: Obare, SherineLuque, RafaelJoshi, RakeshHu, YonggangNishina, Yuta

Fluorescent Chemical Tools for Exploring Protein Functions through Organic Chemistry

Organizers: Nakagawa, HidehikoPetersson, James Yang, DanYoon, Juyoung

Food Bioactives, Inflammation and Gut Health

Organizers: Tsao, RongWang, JingShahidi, FereidoonGonzález-Laredo, Rubén Francisco

Fragment-based Lead Discovery

Organizers: Erlanson, DanielScanlon, MartinOverduin, MichaelYang, Cai-GuangTanaka, Daisuke

Making Smart Drugs Smarter through Innovative Chemistry

Organizers: Wang, BingheFranzini, RaphaelGamble, Allan BernardLi, Minyong

Modified DNA and XNA for Therapeutic Application

Organizers: Asanuma, HiroyukiNagatsugi, FumiKim, Dong-EunLiang, Xingguo

Nanotechnology in Cancer Care

Organizers: Grodzinski, PiotrCheon, JinwooTrau, Matt

New Challenge in Interdisciplinary and Multiscale Supramolecular Sciences

Organizers: Aoki, ShinRotello, Vincent M.Wang, LeyongYamada, YasuyukiKageyama, Yoshiyuki

Nitric Oxide, Carbon Monoxide, and Hydrogen Sulfide as Potential Therapeutic Agents

Organizers: Wang, BingheKe, BowenKimura, HideoMatson, John Bxian, MingNakagawa, Hidehiko

Recent Contribution of Chemistry to Clinics for Realizing Novel Theranostics

Organizers: Urano, YasuteruZheng, GangKim, Sungjee

The Chemistry of 18F, 11C and Radiometal-based Probes for Molecular Imaging & Precision Medicine

Organizers: Vasdev, NeilVanBrocklin, HenryLuyt, LeonardTamagnan, GillesChoe, Yearn SeongReiner, ThomasDavis, Thomas

Chemical Education and Communication

Assessment for Employability in Undergraduate Chemistry Education

Organizers: Schultz, MadeleineSchmid, SiegbertHolme, ThomasFlynn, Alison

Chemical Business Best Practices for Global Challenges

Organizers: Sabol, JosephBlunn, AdamHeuft, Matt

Chemistry for Global Challenges: A Role for Systems Thinking in Chemistry Education

Organizers: Mahaffy, PeterHolme, ThomasBoniface, SuzanneOverton, Tina

Chemists and the Public: The Role of Informal Science Education

Organizers: Maclachlan, JenniferBurks, RaychelleHayashi, KazuhiroMacLennan, Matthew S

Communication Training in Chemistry Education

Organizers: McCollum, Brett MLawrie, Gwendolyn AngelaRowland, SusanMorsch, Layne

Empowering Women in the Chemical Sciences & Engineering

Organizers: Nalley, ElizabethShibasaki-Kitakawa, NaomiChen, VickiIriarte-Gross, Judith

Ethics in the Chemical Profession: Cultural Impacts

Organizers: Schelble, Susan MDo, Choon HoLim, Kieran FergusGreenblatt, Lynne

Explorations in Chemistry Education Research and Practice: International Progress Toward the Development of Students’ Understanding of Particulate-level Chemistry Processes

Organizers: Kelly, Resa MarieAkaygun, SevilVillalta-Cerdas, AdrianDeslongchamps, GhislainFlynn, AlisonHansen, SarahMocerino, Mauro

Hands across the Pacific: History of Collaborations and Exchange Programs between Countries of the Pacific Rim

Organizers: Rasmussen, Seth CFurukawa, YasuRae, Ian DPatterson, Gary

Let’s Bring Joy and Meaning Back to Chemistry Learning

Organizers: Gulacar, OzcanSchmid, SiegbertSalter, David

Multiculturalism in Chemistry Education

Organizers: Nakamura, AkikoKamata, MasahiroJeong, Dae Hong

Research about Early Research: High Schoolers and Undergraduates in Research

Organizers: Canelas, Dorian ABarrette-Ng, Isabelle HRowland, SusanMcCollum, Brett M

Self-efficacy and the Affective Domain – Strategies to Enhance Student Learning within Chemistry

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