Macromolecular Science and Engineering

Sunday AM

MS2WCC-Room 1

Organic Materials - Self Assembly (Joint with MT and OR)

Organizer(s) - Torsten Hegmann, Robert Lemieux and Sundar Sundararajan
Chair(s) - Robert Lemieux

08:00 00049 Self-Assembly of a Chiral Bis(dipyrromethene) as Measured by Circular Dichroism Chapman E., *Thompson A.
08:20 00050 Encapsulation of Nitroxides by Calixarenes: Structure of Complexes and Mobility of Guests as Revealed by Ultra High Field EPR *Ananchenko G.S., Bagryanskaya E.G., Polovyanenko D., Udachin K.A., Ripmeester J., Coleman A.W., Schnegg A., Moebius K.
08:40 00051 A [2]Pseudorotaxane and a [2]Rotaxane Molecular Shuttle Templated by Second-Sphere Coordination of a Pd(SCN)2 Subunit Blight B.A., Wisner J.A., Jennings M.C.
09:00 00052 Molecular Printboards Reinhoudt D.N.
09:40 Coffee Break
Session Chair - Sundar Sundararajan

10:00 00053 Studying Different Factors on Corrosion of Coated Titanium Anodes in a NaCl Solution Bakhshi E., Abniki F., *Bakhshi A.
10:20 00054 Verdazyl Mediated Living Free Radical Polymerization Chen E., Teertstra S., Georges M.K.
10:40 00055 Functional Nanostructured Organic Materials via the Polymerization of Lyotropic Liquid Crystal Assemblies *$Gin D.L.
11:20 End of Session

11:25 CIC Medal Lecture presented by Diethard Bohme in WCC-Room 3

Sunday PM

MS2WCC-Room 1

Organic Materials - Self Assembly (Joint with MT and OR)

Organizer(s) - Torsten Hegmann, Robert Lemieux and Sundar Sundararajan
Chair(s) - Alex Adronov

13:40 00223 Secondary Bonding Interactions of Heavy Main Group Elements in Supramolecular Chemistry Cozzolino A.F., Elder P.J.W., *Vargas-Baca I.
14:00 00224 Synthesis and Self Assembly of Janus-AT Heterocycles: Applications to DNA Recognition Asadi A., *$Perrin D.M.
14:20 00225 Functional Nanostructured Liquid Crystals Kato T.
15:00 Coffee Break
Session Chair - Ignacio Vargas-Baca

15:20 00226 Synthesis and Characterization of New Indolo[3,2-b]carbazole Derivatives Boudreault P.-L., *Leclerc M., Wakim S., Tao Y.
15:40 00227 Gold Nanoclusters in Nematic Liquid Crystals: Optically Activity, Ordering and Electro-Optics Qi H., *$Hegmann T.
16:00 00228 Self-Assembly of Dipyrromethene Complexes *Thompson A.
16:20 00229 Amphidynamic Materials and Molecular Machinery *$Garcia-Garibay M.A.
17:00 End of Session

MS4WCC-Room 12

Polymer Surfaces, Structures and Interfaces

Organizer(s) - Christopher Barrett
Chair(s) - Christopher Barrett

13:40 00230 Langmuir-Blodgett Films of Perfluorinated Molecules for the Control of Liquid Crystal Surface Anchoring Ritcey A.M., Galstian T.V., Simonyan L.
14:20 00231 Selective Electroless Metallization of Elastomeric Substrates: A New Approach to Flexible Electronics Mailloux C.M., Miller M.S., Sahli B.J., *$Carmichael T.B.
14:40 00232 Mode and Polarization State Selected Guided Wave Spectroscopy of Orientational Anisotropy in Model Membrane Cellulosic Polymer Films : Relevance to Lab-on-a-Chip Andrews M.P., Kanigan T.
15:00 Coffee Break
15:20 00233 Self-Assembly of Block Copolymers and Quantum Dots in Langmuir Films: Adventures at the Air-Water Interface *Moffitt M.G., Cheyne R.B., von Aderkas E., Harirchian Saei S.
16:00 00234 A Molecular Dynamics Study of the Solid-State Structures of Linear Low-Density Polyethylenes Zhang M., Yuen F., *$Choi P.
16:20 00235 Design and Study of Polymer Microcapsules Stöver H.D.H.
17:00 End of Session

Monday AM

MS2WCC-Room 1

Organic Materials - Self Assembly (Joint with MT and OR)

Organizer(s) - Torsten Hegmann, Robert Lemieux and Sundar Sundararajan
Chair(s) - Alison Thompson

08:00 00359 Supramolecular Functionalization of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes *$Adronov A., Cheng F., Yiming P., Bahun G.J.
08:20 00360 Electrically Conducting Photoswitchable Molecules Based on the Dimethyldihydropyrene Photoswitch Robinson S.G, $Mitchell R.H.
08:40 00361 Engineering Crystalline Networks via Hydrogen Bonding of Hexaphenylbenzene Derivatives and Related Compounds *Maly K.E., Gagnon E., Maris T., $Wuest J.D.
09:00 00362 DNA-Mediated Patterning of Gold Nanoparticles into Discrete Structures: Modularity, Write/Erase and Structural Switching Aldaye F., *$Sleiman H.F.
09:40 Coffee Break
Session Chair - Torsten Hegmann

10:00 00363 Self-Organizing [2]Rotaxanes Suhan N., $Loeb S.J., *Eichhorn S.H.
10:20 00364 Formation of Colloidal Crystals by Microgel Particles and Sensing Applications Meng Q.B., Chen Y.L., Gautrot J.E., Colonne M., Freiberg S., *Zhu X.X., Li Z.Y.
10:40 00365 Schiff Base Macrocycles Containing Polycyclic Aromatics: En Route to Giant Shape-Persistent Macrocycles Boden B.N., $MacLachlan M.J.
11:00 00366 Using Functional Small Molecules to Control Self-Assembly and Structure in Block Copolymer Thin Films Bazuin C.G.
11:40 End of Session

Monday PM

MS2WCC-Room 1

Organic Materials - Self Assembly (Joint with MT and OR)

Organizer(s) - Torsten Hegmann, Robert Lemieux and Sundar Sundararajan
Chair(s) - Kenneth Maly

13:00 00513 Sensing Vase-to-Kite Switching of Cavitands by Sum-Frequency Vibrational Spectroscopy Pagliusi P., Shen R., Dalcanale E., Lagugné-Labarthet F., Shenoy D.
13:20 00514 Immobilized Tetraurea Calix[4]arenes: From Synthesis, Dimerization to Capsules, Self-Assembly on Gold, Electrochemical Responses, and Detection of the Redox States by a Tip - Towards Molecular Information Storage Xu S., Podoprygorina G., Boehmer V., Zhu R.K., Ding Z.F., Rooney P., Rangan C., *$Mittler S.
13:40 00515 Effect of Single versus Double Hydrogen Bonding Groups on the Crystallization and Morphology of a Model System for Polyurethanes: The Case of Self-Assembling Carbamates with Alkyl Side Chains *$Sundararajan P., Khanna S., Moniruzzaman M.
14:00 00516 Chemical Modification of Maleimide Protected Monolayer Protected Nanoparticles (MPNs) by Michael Addition Reactions Zhu J., *$Workentin M.S.
14:20 00517 Nanowires through Block Copolymer Self Assembly $Winnik M.A., Wang H., Guerin G., Wang X.-S., Manners I.
15:00 Coffee Break
Session Chair - Gennady Ananchenko

15:20 00518 Oligothiophenes with Thiocyanato Substituents: Will They Act as Thiol Mimics? *$MacKinnon C.D., Morgan I.S., Hudolin M.L., Chen A., Jenkins H.A., Winter A.J.
15:40 00519 Electrospinning of Self-Assembled Inclusion Complexes *Pellerin C., Liu Y.
16:00 00520 The Morphologies of Magnetically Alignable Bicelle Mixtures *$Nieh M.-P., Kucerka N., Pencer J., Katsaras J.
16:20 00521 Tunable Spectroscopic and Electrochemical Properties of Self-Assembled Conjugated push-push, push-pull and pull-pull Thiophenoazomethines Dufresne S., Bourgeaux M., *$Skene W.G.
16:40 00522 Effects of Mesogen Polarity and Spacer Length in Ionic Complexes of Azobenzene Surfactomesogens and Oppositely Charged Polyelectrolytes Zhang Q., $Bazuin C.G.
17:00 End of Session

MS5WCC-Room 5

Polymers for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (Joint with MT) (joint with MT6)

Organizer(s) - Wai Kin Chan and Yue Zhao
Chair(s) - Wai Kin Chan

13:00 00523 Nanostructured Functional Materials Based on Organic and Hybrid Dendritic Architectures *Guillon D.
13:40 00524 Nanopatterning and Electrochemical Nanolithography of Precursor Conjugated Polymer Ultrathin Films *$Advincula R.C.
14:20 00525 Surface Functionalization Approaches for Polymer Vesicles and Nanoparticles: Controlling Biocompatibility, Cell Uptake, and Targeting *$Gillies E.R., Martin A., Li B., Maris M.
14:40 00526 Layer-by-layer Assembly of Polymer Micelles: A New Route to Incorporating Hydrophobic Functional Polymers into Nanostructured Thin Films Qi B., Tong X., Bertrand J., Zhao Y., *Zhao Y.
15:00 Coffee Break
Chair - Yue Zhao

15:20 00527 Biomineralization-Inspired Inorganic/Organic Materials Kato T.
16:00 00528 Rational Design of Crystals and Supramolecules Constituted of Parallel Stacks of Cyclic Peptides *$Dory Y.L., Baillargeon P., Bélanger D., Leclair S., Gauthier D., Skouta R., Zhao Y.
16:40 00529 Enahancing Mechanical Properties of Polymer Materials by Forming Nacre-Like Micro-Sheet Structures in Bulk Polymers *Yu M., $Xu W., Jiao M., Han K., Teng C.
17:00 End of Session



Organizer(s) - Michael Freund
Chair(s) - Michael Freund

From 17:00 until 19:00

17:00 00530 Biochemistry in Bacterioferritin Suttisansanee U., Daub E., Gargatsougias L., $Honek J.F.
17:00 00531 Synthesis of Soluble 2,6,9,13-Tetraethynyl Substituted Pentacenes for Thin Film Electronics Alarcon I.Q., Geng Z., VanCrey K., Benard C.P., Heuft M.A., *$Fallis A.G.
17:00 00532 Rational Nanopatterning of Graphite Surfaces by Adsorption of Derivatives of Isophthalic Acid Zhou H., *$Wuest J.D.
17:00 00533 Engineering Crystals Built from Molecules with Complex Unsaturated Structures Eisler S., Gagnon E., Maly K., *Wuest J.D.
17:00 00534 Tailoring the Morphology and Crystallization of Model Compounds of Polyurethanes by Homologous Blending Khan M.K., *$Sundararajan P.
17:00 00535 p- Interaction Mediated Self Assembly of Small Molecules in a Polymer Matrix: The Effect of Solvent on the Morphology Islam M.R., *$Sundararajan P.
17:00 00536 Crosslinked Polymers Containing g6-Arene-g5-Cyclopentadienyliron Cations *Abd-El-Aziz A.S., Winram D.J., Pereira N.M., Sidhu D.J., Kroeker S.
17:00 00537 Design of Ferrocene-Containing Norbornene Monomers and their Polymerization *Abd-El-Aziz A.S., Chohan S.K., Shipman P.O.
17:00 00538 Hexakis(4-nitrophenyl)benzene: Highlighting the Role of N-O - - - N Interactions in Crystal Engineering Gagnon E., Maris T., Maly K.E., *Wuest J.D.
17:00 00539 Effects of Hydrophilic and Hydrophobic Gold Nanoclusters on the Stability and Ordering of Bolaamphiphilic Liquid Crystals Qi H., Lepp A., Heiney P.A., *$Hegmann T.
17:00 00540 Bent-Core Liquid Crystal Decorated Gold Nanoclusters: Synthesis of Sulphur Functionalized Bent Core LCs Marx V.M., *$Hegmann T.
17:00 00541 Engineering Crystals Built from Molecules Derived from Pyrogallol Hamilton T.D., $Wuest J.D.
17:00 00542 Use of Metal Coordination to Direct Supramolecular Assembly Duong A., Helzy F., *Wuest J.D.
17:00 00543 Supramolecular Co-Assemblies of Halogenated Triptycenes with C60 and C70 Raymond F., *Wuest J.D.
17:00 00544 Synthesis and Characterization of Cyclodextrin-Based Polyurethane Materials *$Wilson L.D., Fadeyi O.M.
17:00 00545 Surface Modification of Lead Sulfide Nanocrystals with Poly(acrylic acid) through a Ligand Exchange Process Lin W., *Winnik M.A., $Scholes G.D.
17:00 00546 Polyurethane Evaluation in Mixed Radiation Environments Using MADI, FTIR, and DMA Analysis Mortley A., Bonin H.W., Bui V.T.
17:00 00547 Modeling Mass Transport in Membrane Introduction Mass Spectrometry to Measure Diffusion and Partition Coefficients in Capillary Hollow Fibres Janes D.W., van Pel D.M., Lynch M.S., Gill C.G., *Durning C.J., Krogh E.T.
17:00 00548 Microscale Bioactive Patterning: A Novel Surface Modification of Poly(dimethylsiloxane) McLachlan J.M., Patrito N., McCague C., *Norton P.R., Petersen N.O.
17:00 00549 Determination of the Conformation and Adsorption Engergy of Normal Alkanes on a Relaxed Al2O3 (0001) Surface by Molecular Dynamics Simulations Li C., *$Choi P.
17:00 00550 Tunable Conducting Poly(anilineboronic acid) Nanostructures: Synthesis and Characterization Deore B.A., Freund M.S.
17:00 00551 Sorption Studies of Cyclodextrin-Based Polyurethanes Mohamed M.H., *Wilson L.D., Headley J.V.
17:00 00552 Studies on Silica Cyclodextrin Hybrid Materials Mahmud S.T., *Wilson L.D.
17:00 00553 Sorption Studies of Modified Activated Carbon Materials Kwon J.H., *Wilson L.D.
17:00 00554 Functionalized Polymers for the Development of Nanoparticles with Novel Properties Oleksenko Y., $Goh C.M
17:00 00555 Synthesis of Nanoscale Metallic Features for Semiconductor Chip Interconnects Sayed S.Y., *$Buriak J.M.
17:00 00556 Synthesis, Spectroscopic, and Electrochemical Investigation of Oligomeric and Polymeric Ferrocene Amides Mahmoud K.A., Wilks R.G., Moewes A., *$Kraatz H.-B.
17:00 00557 Construction of Nanoscale Metallic Structures on Polydimethylsiloxane Mizuno H., *$Buriak J.M.
17:00 00558 Convalently Bound Multilayers on Silicon Surfaces Li Y.-H., *Buriak J.M.
17:00 00559 Metal Nanostructure Growth in Controlled, Three Dimensional Etched Structures on Silicon Qiao Y.H., *Buriak J.M. WITHDRAWN
17:00 00560 Polymer Nanotubes by p-Stacking Interactions in Styrene Containing Alternating Copolymers $Lazzara T.D., Whitehead M.A., *Van de ven T.G.M.
17:00 00561 Conducting Polymer Porous Hybrid Materials for Electrochemical Supercapacitors Suppes G., Deore B.A., Freund M.S.
17:00 00562 Effect of the Presence of [Co(bpy)3]2+ on the Electrochromic Responses of Ni-Al Layered Double Hydroxide Thin Films Yu L., Munroe K., *Villemure G.
17:00 00563 Metallic Nanoparticle Arrays on Semiconductor Surfaces for Electrochemical Energy Conversion Studies Aizawa M., *Buriak J.M.
17:00 00564 Nolinear Phenomena in Light-Mediated Low Acid Q-H2Q-Bromate Reaction Li N.

19:00 End of Session

Tuesday AM

MS1WCC-Room 9

Electrochemical Energy Storage and Conversion (Joint with MT and PT)

Organizer(s) - Colin Cameron
Chair(s) - Colin Cameron

08:00 00719 Direct Ethanol Fuel Cells *$Pickup P.G., Li G., Bennett D., Ghumman A.
08:40 00720 Molecular Modeling of Proton Diffusion in the Short-Side-Chain Perfluorosulfonic Acid Ionomer *$Hristov I.H., Paul R., Paddison S.J.
09:00 00721 Electrochemical Supercapacitors Bélanger D.
09:40 Coffee Break
10:00 00722 Future Electrochemical Power Systems for the Canadian Forces Andrukaitis E.E.
10:40 00723 Effect of the Counter Anions on the Stability of Nickel Aluminium Layered Double Hydroxide Thin Films Subjected to Potential Cycling in Basic Electrolytes Yu L., *Villemure G.
11:00 00724 Controlled Particle Deposition by Design of an Electrochemical Adsorption Cell Abniki F., *Bakhshi E., Mosalla M.
11:20 End of Session

11:25 Montreal Medal Lecture presented by Joseph Hubert in WCC-Room 3

MS3WCC-Room 7

Polymer Education in the Undergraduate Curriculum (Joint with CE) (joint with CE5)

Organizer(s) - Phillip Choi and Sundar Sundararajan
Chair(s) - Sundar Sundararajan and Phillip Choi

08:20 Joint with Chemical Education Division - See CE5

09:40 End of Session

MS5WCC-Room 5

Polymers for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (Joint with MT) (joint with MT6)

Organizer(s) - Wai Kin Chan and Yue Zhao
Chair(s) - Julian Zhu

08:00 Macromolecular Science and Engineering Award Lecture presented by Guojun Liu

Introduction of Guojun Liu by Julian Zhu

08:00 00725 Nanoworld of Block Copolymers - Block Copolymer Assembly, Chemical Processing and Nanomaterial Application Liu G.J.
08:40 00726 Self-Assembled Azo Polyelectrolyte Surfaces for Directed Growth of Neural Cells *$Barrett C.J., Fournier A., Lu P., Haria M.
09:00 00727 Modification of ZnO Tetrapod and Nanorod Surfaces by the Layer-by-Layer Deposition Process *$Chan W.K., Tse C.W., Djurisic A.B.
09:20 00728 Polylactides: From Main-Chain Chirality to Lamella Curvature Maillard D., *Prud'homme R.E.
09:40 Coffee Break
Chair - Christopher Barrett

10:00 00729 Hierarchical and Functional Nanostructures from Rod-Coil Block Copolymers de Cuendias A., Babin J., Checot F., Taton D., Cloutet E., Cramail H., *$Lecommandoux S.
10:40 00730 Nanoparticle-Polymer Mixtures for Use in Inkjet-Printed Electronics and Fluorescence Enhancement of Conjugated Polymers Nguyen B.T., Gautrot J.E., Nguyen M.T., *Zhu X.X.
11:00 00731 Functionalization of Carbon Nanotubes with Well-Defined Polymers to Form Discrete Polymer-Nanotube Composites *$Adronov A., Cheng F., Lawson G., Behal S., Bahun G.J.
11:20 End of Session

11:25 Montreal Medal Lecture presented by Joseph Hubert in WCC-Room 3

Tuesday PM


Polymers for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (Joint with MT) (joint with MT6)

Organizer(s) - Wai Kin Chan and Yue Zhao
Chair(s) - Alex Adronov

13:40 00881 Cyclic and Toroidal Polymers Prepared Using "Click" Chemistry *$Grayson S.M., Laurent B.A., Eberle J.
14:20 00882 Enhanced Fluorescence Emission and its Photochromic Switching in Polymer Films: Realization of High Performance Optical Memory *$Park S.Y.
15:00 Coffee Break
Chair - Alex Adronov

15:20 00883 Polyesterkaolinite Intercalated Nanocomposites Elbokl T.A., Detellier C.
15:40 00884 Poly(salphenyleneethynelene)s: Soluble, Conjugated Metallopolymers Leung A.C.W., *$MacLachlan M.J.
16:00 00885 Integration of Self-Assembled Nanoscale Metallic Interconnects with Semiconductors McClure S., $Buriak J.M.
16:20 End of Session

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