Prof. Dr. Ir. Jurriaan Huskens (Chair)

Lecture list Jurriaan Huskens

invited and plenary lectures

65th Annual Meeting of the International Society of Electrochemistry (ISE), Lausanne, Switzerland, September 2014; "Interdigitated microelectrodes for the electrochemical formation of surface gradients"

ACS Fall Meeting 2014, Polymeric Materials: Science and Engineering Division (PMSE) Symposium, "Stimuli-Responsive Supramolecular, Macromolecular and Nanostructured Systems and Biopolymer-Driven Organization of Nanostructures", San Francisco, USA, August 2014; "Covalent and noncovalent chemistry in a reaction-diffusion system: Out-of-equilibrium self-assembly and superselectivity"

ACS Fall Meeting 2014, Division of Colloid Chemistry (COLL) Symposium, "Supramolecular Nanoparticles", San Francisco, USA, August 2014; "Supramolecular Strategies for the Control of Size and Functionalization of Organic and Metal-Organic Framework Nanoparticles"

Departmental lecture, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, June 2014; "Supramolecular Strategies for the Control of Size and Functionalization of Organic and Metal-Organic Framework Nanoparticles"

Departmental lecture, National University of Singapore, Singapore, June 2014; "Reactive Monolayers: Templates for Biomolecules and Interfaces for Technology"

Collaborative Conference on Materials Research, Incheon, Korea, June 2014; "Supramolecular Strategies for the Control of Size and Functionalization of Organic and Metal-Organic Framework Nanoparticles"

17th International Cyclodextrin Symposium (ICS 17), Saarbrücken, Germany, May 2014; "Supramolecular Nanoparticles of Cyclodextrins and Cucurbiturils: Control over Size and Switching of Assembly"

University of Münster, Münster, Germany, October 2013; "Covalent and noncovalent chemistry in a reaction-diffusion system: On out-of-equilibrium self-assembly and superselectivity"

Centre for Systems Chemistry Symposium 2013, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands, September 2013; "Covalent and noncovalent chemistry in a reaction-diffusion system: On out-of-equilibrium self-assembly and superselectivity"

California NanoSystems Institute (CNSI), University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, USA, June 2013; "Reactive Monolayers: Templates for Biomolecules and Interfaces for Technology"

Non-equilibrium Energy Research Center (NERC), Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, USA, June 2013; "Reactive Monolayers: Templates for Biomolecules and Interfaces for Technology"

Sorbonne University, Paris, France, April 2013; "Weak vs. strong: multivalent interactions at the edge"

Nanotechnology Symposium, Saxion University of Applied Sciences, Enschede, The Netherlands, January 2013; "Shaping functional nanomaterials by self-assembly"

Symposium "From Electrochemistry to Functional Nanomaterials; A symposium in honor of Prof. Israel Rubinstein", Weizmann Institute, Rehovot, Israel, January 2013; "Surface gradients: From electrochemistry to functional nanomaterials"

Lorentz workshop “Dynamical Phenomena at Surfaces: The Role of Complexity”, Leiden, The Netherlands, November 2012; "Complexity at multivalent interfaces"

‘Solar Fuels’ symposium (NRSCC-TBSC), Eindhoven, The Netherlands, November 2012; "Towards micro/nano-structured solar-to-fuel devices"

MolMat 2012, Barcelona, Spain, July 2012; "Reactive Monolayers: Templates for Biomolecules and Interfaces for Technology"

16th International Cyclodextrin Symposium, Tianjin, China, May 2012; "Dynamic Processes at Multivalent Receptor Surfaces"

Bilateral China-Netherlands Symposium on Supramolecular Assembly and Soft Matter, 28th Chinese Chemical Society meeting, Chengdu, China, April 2012; "Dynamic Processes at Multivalent Receptor Surfaces"

Workshop “Frontiers of Supramolecular Science”, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, April 2012; "Reactive Monolayers: Templates for Biomolecules and Interfaces for Technology"

FOM Symposium Functional NanoParticle Solids”, Veldhoven, The Netherlands, January 2012; "Supramolecular strategies towards 3D materials assembly"

ICMS (Instituut voor Complexe Moleculaire Systemen) Outreach Symposium, Technical University of Eindhoven, Eindhoven, The Netherlands, September 2011; "Dynamic (Supra)molecular Interfacial Processes"

11th International Conference on Calixarenes, ICIQ, Tarragona, Spain, June 2011; "Dynamic Processes at Multivalent Receptor Surfaces"

AIT Seminar Series, Vienna, April 2011; "Molecular Nanofabrication: functional nanostructures by integrated lithography-assembly processes"

Symposium ter afsluiting van het Vlaams Interuniversitair SBO project ‘Metacel’, Gent, Belgium, February 2011; "Supramolecular strategies towards 3D materials assembly"

Xiangshan Science Conference on “Functional Supramolecular Systems: Multilevel Molecular Assemblies”, Beijing, China, October 2010; "Complexity at multivalent interfaces: emergence of new thermodynamic and kinetic phenomena"

Supramolecular Conference “Quo Vadis?”, Taormina, Sicily, Italy, October 2010; "Dynamic gradients at surfaces"

Kyushu University Global COE Program "Science for Future Molecular Systems", Kyushu, Japan, June 2010; "Complexity at multivalent interfaces"

Joint Symposium of Post 5th International Symposium on Macrocyclic and Supramolecular Chemistry (POST-ISMSC5) and the 6th Symposium on Host-Guest Chemistry (HGCS2010), Osaka, Japan, June 2010; "Nanoscale supramolecular assembly of light-harvesting protein complexes"

ACS Spring Meeting 2010, Division of Polymer Chemistry Symposium, "Engineering the Biology-Materials Interface", San Francisco, USA, March 2010; "Supramolecular assembly of proteins at interfaces: Towards functional bionanostructures"

Lorentz-workshop "The Artificial Leaf", Leiden, The Netherlands, February 2010; "Nanoscale supramolecular assembly of light-harvesting protein complexes: Towards coherent transport of light"

Southampton Supramolecular Chemistry Symposium 2009, Southampton, UK, July 2009; "Heterotropic interactions: from the control over assembly to the expression of function"

Achema 2009, Frankfurt, Germany, May 2009; "Free-standing supramolecular assemblies of nanoparticles"

Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, April 2009; "Molecular Printboards: versatile platforms for the supramolecular assembly of biomolecules and nanomaterials"

IMRE, Singapore, March 2009; "Supramolecular nanomaterials"

NanoSpain 2009, Zaragoza, Spain, March 2009; "Supramolecular nanomaterials"

XXI lustrum conference of the Royal Netherlands Chemical Society (KNCV), Utrecht, The Netherlands, November 2008; "Supramolecular interactions at the frontiers to the nanoworld" (KNCV Gold Medal lecture)

NWO-CW, Lunteren, The Netherlands, October 2008; "Supramolecular nanomaterials"

Lecture series “Frontiers of Nanochemistry”, Max-Planck-Institute for Solid State Research, Stuttgart, Germany, September 2008; "Supramolecular nanomaterials"

NanoSea, Rome, Italy, July 2008; "Molecular printboards as universal platforms for protein assembly"

Forschungszentrum Jülich, Jülich, Germany, July 2008; "Nanostructured Molecular Printboards: universal platforms for protein assembly"

Second International Conference on Advanced Nano Materials (ANM 2008), Aveiro, Portugal, June 2008; "Nanostructured Molecular Printboards: universal platforms for protein assembly"

Colloquium, Free University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, June 2008; "Molecular printboards: supramolecular platforms for nanoconstruction"

Innovation for Sustainable Production Conference (i-SUP 2008) "Innovative methods for sustainable production", Bruges, Belgium, April 2008; "Nanomaterials for bottom-up manufacturing"

Sigma Symposium "Chemische hypes", Nijmegen, The Netherlands, April 2008; "Chemie in de nanotechnologie: oude wijn in nieuwe zakken of een nieuwe sleutelrol voor de chemie?"

Organic Colloquium, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland, March 2008; "Molecular Printboards as universal platforms for protein assembly"

GDCh lecture, University of Kassel, Kassel, Germany, December 2007; "Molecular printboards: supramolecular platforms for nanoconstruction"

MRS Fall Meeting 2007, Symposium FF, "Patterned molecular printboards as general assembly platforms for 3D multilayered nanoparticle and biomolecule architectures", Boston, USA, November 2007; "Integration of top-down and bottom-up nanofabrication schemes"

Dutch-Israel meeting on Molecular Materials, Rehovot, Israel, November 2007; "Molecular Printboards as universal platforms for protein assembly"

University of Geneva, Switzerland, October 2007; "Molecular Printboards: versatile supramolecular platforms for the assembly of molecules, biomolecules, and nanoparticles"

12th International Conference on Organized Molecular Films (LB12), Krakow, Poland, July 2007; "Molecular Printboards: versatile platforms for the assembly of molecules, biomolecules, and nanoparticles"

EMRS, Symposium K “Nanoscale self-assembly and patterning”, Strasbourg, France, May 2007; "Multivalent supramolecular interactions at interfaces and their use in nanofabrication"

ERA Flash Conference “Chemistry at Interfaces”, Autrans, France, March 2007; "Heterotropic multivalency at interfaces: (a) complex(ing) matter"

Joint UK Macrocycles and Supramolecular Chemistry Group and Coordination Chemistry Discussion Group Meeting, Queen’s University Belfast, Belfast, UK, December 2006; "Heterotropic multivalency: (a) complex(ing) matter"

Tyndall National Institute, Cork, Ireland, December 2006; "Multivalent supramolecular interactions at interfaces and their use in nanofabrication"

University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands, November 2006; "Multivalency: (a) complex(ing) matter"

National Institute for Nanotechnology (NINT), Edmonton, Canada, July 2006; "Molecular nanofabrication"

CIMTEC 2006 conference "11th International Ceramics Congress & 4th Forum on New Materials", Acireale (Sicily), Italy, June 2006; "Patterned 2D and 3D assemblies of nanoparticles on molecular printboards"

European Coatings Conference, Smart Coatings V, Berlin, Germany, May 2006; "Multivalent supramolecular interactions at interfaces, and their use in nanofabrication"

University of Twente, Entry lecture (“oratie”), Enschede, The Netherlands, January 2006; "Moleculaire nanofabricage: methodes voor moleculaire miniaturen"

University of Twente, MESA+ Institute for Nanotechnology, MESA+ colloquium, Enschede, The Netherlands, January 2006; "Molecular nanofabrication"

University of Maryland, Department of Chemistry, December 2005; "Multivalent cyclodextrin host-guest interactions at interfaces, and their use in nanofabrication"

MRS Fall Meeting 2005, Symposium R, "Assembly at the Nanoscale – Toward Functional Nanostructured Materials", Boston, USA, November/December 2005; "Integration of top-down and bottom-up nanofabrication schemes"

The 3rd International Symposium on Nanomanufacturing, Limassol, Cyprus, November 2005; "Integration of top-down and bottom-up nanofabrication schemes"

Frontiers Annual Meeting, Karlsruhe, Germany, September 2005; "Integration of top-down and bottom-up nanofabrication schemes"

Netherlands Cancer Institute (NKI), Amsterdam, The Netherlands, September 2005; "Multivalent supramolecular interactions at interfaces"

Croucher Advanced Study Institute on "Frontier Research on Nanomechanics", Hongkong, China, May 2005; "Soft lithography techniques"

Institute of Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Science, Beijing, China, May 2005; "Integration of top-down and bottom-up nanofabrication schemes"

3rd Asian Cyclodextrin Conference, Tianjin, China, May 2005; "Multivalent cyclodextrin host-guest interactions at interfaces, and their use in nanofabrication"

IMEC, Leuven, Belgium, April 2005; "Integration of top-down and bottom-up nanofabrication schemes"

Workshop "Sense of Contact 7", Ede, The Netherlands, March 2005; "Multivalent supramolecular interactions at interfaces, and their use in nanofabrication"

Kavli Institute of Nanoscience, Delft University of Technology, Delft, The Netherlands, March 2005; "Integration of top-down and bottom-up nanofabrication schemes"

ERA-Chemistry Workshop "Hierarchically organised chemical structures: from supramolecularity to hybrid materials", Mainz, Germany, February 2005; "Integration of top-down and bottom-up nanofabrication schemes"

Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium, December 2004; "Nanofabrication with nanoparticles"

KNCV Pharmacochemistry meeting, Lunteren, The Netherlands, October 2004; "Multivalent supramolecular interactions at interfaces"

2nd Central European Conference on Chemistry towards Biology, Seggau, Austria, September 2004; "Multivalent supramolecular interactions at interfaces"

Workshop "Nanoparticles: Synthesis, Characterization and Properties", Duisburg, Germany, June 2004; "Functionalized nanoparticles in surface patterning and nanofabrication"

First joint ETH-UT seminar, University of Twente, Enschede, The Netherlands, June 2004; "Molecular printboards: multivalent binding and applications in surface patterning"

University of Münster, Germany, May 2004; "Molecular printboards: multivalent binding and applications in surface patterning"

Workshop "Chemistry and Self-Assembly for Nanotechnology", Facultés Universitaires Notre-Dame de la Paix, Namur, Belgium, February 2004; "Molecular printboards: multivalent binding and applications in surface patterning"

NWO/CW meeting, Lunteren, The Netherlands, October 2003; "New approaches to soft and probe lithography"

MESA+ Day 2003, University of Twente, Enschede, The Netherlands, October 2003; "Writing without ink: Towards catalytic soft and probe lithography"

Gordon Research Conference on Organic Thin Films, Il Ciocco, Italy, May 2003; "Stable supramolecular assemblies at self-assembled monolayers: application in nanofabrication"

Max-Planck-Institut für Polymerforschung, Mainz, Germany, February 2003; "Self-assembled monolayers as an interface between top-down and bottom-up surface structuring"

University of Oxford, Oxford, UK, January 2003; "Self-assembled monolayers as an interface between top-down and bottom-up surface structuring"

Technological University Eindhoven, Center for NanoMaterials, Eindhoven, The Netherlands, November 2002; "Self-assembled monolayers as an interface between top-down and bottom-up surface structuring"

ATO, Wageningen, The Netherlands, November 2002; "Self-assembled monolayers as an interface between top-down and bottom-up surface structuring"

International Workshop on Nanostructured and Advanced Functional Materials, Naurod, Germany, October 2002; "Cyclodextrin assemblies at surfaces: from single to multiple host-guest interactions"

Universität des Saarlandes, Saarbrücken, Germany, January 2002; "Cyclodextrin assemblies in nanotechnology: from nanosize assemblies to surface architectures"

Dutch Scanning Probe Day, Twente University, Enschede, The Netherlands, November 2001; "Probing individual cyclodextrin-guest interactions and their implications for building nanostructured surfaces"

26th International Symposium on Macrocyclic Chemistry & Closing Symposium on Chemotransfiguration Project, Fukuoka, Japan, July 2001; "Cyclodextrin host-guest chemistry at surfaces"

Universities of Osaka and Nagasaki, Japan, July 2001; "Cyclodextrin assemblies in nanotechnology: from nanosize assemblies to surface architectures"

CERC3 Workshop "Functional Polymers", Nijmegen, The Netherlands, March 2001; "Chemical nanopatterning"

COST D11 Meeting, Vienna, Austria, October 2000; "Cyclodextrin assemblies in nanotechnology"

Joint Dutch-Israeli Symposium, University of Twente, The Netherlands, October 2000; "Cyclodextrin assemblies in nanotechnology"

Max-Planck-Institut für Festkörperforschung, Stuttgart, Germany, June 2000; "Multiple-thioether derivatives in nanotechnology: gold colloids, microcontact printing, and bottom-up strategies"

University of Ulm, Ulm, Germany, April 2000; "Multiple-thioether derivatives in nanotechnology: gold colloids, microcontact printing, and bottom-up strategies"

Universities of Osaka, Tokyo, and Fukuoka, Japan, January 1999; "Novel cyclodextrin derivatives: sensing and aggregation behavior"

University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, Texas, USA, November 1998; "Enantiotopic group recognition in solution and solid state, and application in enantioselective synthesis"

oral presentations

Philips Research, February 2014; "Reactive Monolayers: Templates for Biomolecules and Interfaces for Technology"

ACS Spring Meeting 2013, Division of Physical Chemistry, "Accurate Characterization of Noncovalent Interactions: From Small Molecules To Supramolecular Chemistry", New Orleans, USA, April 2013; "Weak vs. strong: multivalent interactions at the edge"

ACS Spring Meeting 2013, Division of Colloid and Surface Chemistry, "Frontier of the Interface of Materials and Biology: Using Materials Approach To Investigate Cellular and Other Biological Systems", New Orleans, USA, April 2013; "Reactive Monolayers: Templates for Biomolecules and Interfaces for Technology"

UT-MEET meeting, Enschede, The Netherlands, March 2013; "Micro- and nanostructured hybrid materials"

International MAGNIFYCO 2013 Workshop, Barcelona, Spain, February 2013; "3D Control in Supramolecular Materials for Biomedical Applications"

International conference on Bioinspired and Biobased Chemistry & Materials “NICE: Nature Inspires Chemical Engineers”, Nice, France, October 2012; "Reactive Monolayers: Templates for Biomolecules and Interfaces for Technology"

ICPOC 21: 21st IUPAC International Conference on Physical Organic Chemistry, Durham, UK, September 2012; "Chemical surface gradients: a new tool for reactivity mapping"

Departmental lecture, Nankai University, Tianjin, China, May 2012; "Reactive Monolayers: Templates for Biomolecules and Interfaces for Technology"

Winter school “Towards BioSolar Cells”, University of Twente, Enschede, The Netherlands, January 2012; "Micro/nanofabrication in solar applications"

Amsterdams Chemisch Dispuut, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, June 2011; "Wetenschap, kunst en vakmanschap op de vierkante nanometer"

Rotterdamse Chemische Kring, Rotterdam, The Netherlands, February 2011; "Wetenschap, kunst en vakmanschap op de vierkante nanometer"

European Conference on Surface Science, Groningen, The Netherlands, August 2010; "Complexity at multivalent interfaces"

ACS Spring Meeting 2010, Division of Organic Chemistry Symposium, "Molecular Recognition and Self-Assembly", San Francisco, USA, March 2010; "Site-specific supramolecular assembly of host- and guest-functionalized Janus particles"

ACS Spring Meeting 2010, Division of Colloid & Surface Chemistry Symposium, "Biofunctional Architectures: Reversible Interactions and Surface Recognition", San Francisco, USA, March 2010; "Molecular "hop, skip and jump": Mechanisms of multivalent surface diffusion"

Joint Symposium MESA+/International Center for Materials Science, Jawaharlal Nehru Center for Advanced Scientific Research, Bangalore; University of Twente, Enschede, The Netherlands, November 2009; "Supramolecular nanomaterials"

Hogeschool Zuyd, Heerlen, The Netherlands, September 2009; "Molecular Printboards: versatile platforms for the assembly of molecules, biomolecules, and nanoparticles"

Summer school on Nanoscience, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium, August 2009; "Molecular Printboards: versatile platforms for the supramolecular assembly of biomolecules and nanomaterials"

Faraday Discussions 143 "Soft Nanotechnology", The Royal Society, London, UK, June 2009; "Free-standing porous supramolecular assemblies of nanoparticles made using a double templating strategy"

Symposium in honor of the retirement of Joop Peters, Delft, The Netherlands, February 2009; "Heterotropic multivalency at interfaces: Lanthanides revisited"

AMOLF, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, February 2009; "Multivalent supramolecular interactions at interfaces: from diffusion of molecules to the fabrication of materials"

CERMAV-CNRS, Grenoble, France, January 2009; "Molecular Printboards: versatile platforms for the supramolecular assembly of biomolecules and nanomaterials"

Institute of "Ciencia de Materiales de Barcelona" (ICMAB), Barcelona, Spain, December 2008; "Molecular Printboards: versatile platforms for the assembly of molecules, biomolecules, and nanoparticles"

Workshop “Nanomatch”, University of Münster, Münster, Germany, June 2008; "Supramolecular nanomaterials"

COST Workshop D31 “Thermodynamically Controlled Macrocyclizations: Size and Shape Selection from Dynamic Libraries through Template Effects”, University of Twente, Enschede, The Netherlands, May 2008; "Multivalent interactions: a new paradigm for materials assembly"

12th Netherlands Biotechnology Conference “Biotechnology: Crossing Borders”, Ede, The Netherlands, March 2008; "Molecular Printboards as universal platforms for protein assembly"

2nd International Symposium on Biothermodynamics, Frankfurt am Main, Germany, February 2008; "Molecular Printboards as universal platforms for protein assembly"

MRS Fall Meeting 2007, Symposium MM, "Biomolecular and Biologically Inspired Interfaces and Assemblies", Boston, USA, November 2007; "Heterotropic multivalency: a new paradigm for protein assembly"

“Pre-Laurea Colloquium” on Supramolecular Chemistry, University of Parma, Parma, Italy, October 2007; "Nanoimprint lithography: from basic research tool to application enabler"

Universiteit Maastricht, The Netherlands, July 2007; "Molecular Printboards: versatile platforms for the assembly of molecules, biomolecules, and nanoparticles"

NaPa Summer School, Toulouse, France, July 2007; "Self-assembled monolayers and their use in soft lithography"

Workshop “Self-Assembly”, Ameland, The Netherlands, June 2007; "Molecular Printboards: versatile platforms for the assembly of molecules, biomolecules, and nanoparticles"

Nanotechnology Northern Europe (NTNE) Conference, Helsinki, Finland, March 2007; "Fabrication and replication of two-dimensional photonic crystal waveguides"

Münster University – Twente University joint meeting, Münster, Germany, November 2006; "Supramolecular platforms for nanoconstruction"

Designing questions and performance for Da Vinci Challenge (TV Oost Science Quiz), Enschede, The Netherlands, October 2006.

INSTM School of Material Science workshop, Bressanone, Italy, September 2006; "Self-assembled monolayers and Alternative Lithographies"

Workshop “Organic Electronics”, Ameland, The Netherlands, June 2006; "Alternative Lithographies"

University of Parma, Parma, Italy, March 2006; "Multivalent supramolecular interactions at interfaces and their use in nanofabrication"

Winterschool Debye Institute “High tech systems and materials”, Papendal, The Netherlands, March 2006; "Multivalent supramolecular interactions at interfaces and their use in nanofabrication"

Dutch Dendrimer Day 2005, Eindhoven, The Netherlands, December 2005; "Multivalent supramolecular binding of dendrimers at molecular printboards"

MRS Fall Meeting 2005, Symposium M, "Flexible and Printed Electronics, Photonics, and Biomaterials", Boston, USA, November/December 2005; "Patterned flat stamps and catalytically active stamps for improved microcontact printing"

The 2nd KIMM-MESA+ Joint Workshop "Challenges of Micro/Nano Manufacturing Technologies", Jeju Island, Korea, September 2005; "Integration of top-down and bottom-up nanofabrication schemes"

NaPa Summer School, Toulouse, France, July 2005; "Self-assembled monolayers and their use in soft lithography"

MC7 conference "Functional Materials for the 21st Century", Edinburgh, UK, July 2005; "Integration of top-down and bottom-up nanofabrication schemes"

COST D31 workshop "Thermodynamically Controlled Macrocyclizations: Size and Shape Selection from Dynamic Libraries through Template Effects", Bonn, Germany, April 2005; "Multivalent supramolecular interactions at interfaces"

Trends in Nanotechnology Conference (TNT2004), Segovia, Spain, September 2004; "Soft and probe lithography without ink transfer"

7th International Conference on Nanostructured Materials (Nano 2004), Wiesbaden, Germany, June 2004; "Soft and probe lithography without ink transfer"

2004 Nanotechnology Conference and Trade Show (Nanotech 2004), Boston, USA, March 2004; "Soft and probe lithography without ink transfer"

11th International Cyclodextrin Symposium, Reykjavik, Iceland, May 2002; "Cyclodextrin assemblies at surfaces: from single to multiple host-guest interactions"

Workshop "Molecular nanosystems: from single molecules to supramolecular assemblies", Ascona, Switzerland, April 2002; "Cyclodextrin assemblies in nanotechnology"

8th MEL-ARI/NID Workshop, Würzburg, Germany, July 2001; "Supramolecular interactions: from single bonds to self-assembly of large molecules"

KNCV-CW meeting, Utrecht, The Netherlands, June 2001; "Single cyclodextrin-guest interactions and their implications for building nanostructured surfaces"

MESA+ Research Symposium, University of Twente, The Netherlands, October 2000; "Multiple-thioether derivatives in nanotechnology: gold colloids, microcontact printing, and bottom-up strategies"

220th National ACS Meeting, Washington D.C., USA, August 2000; "Using thioether derivatives as inks in microcontact printing"

Conference on Self-Organisation Phenomena of Nanoparticles, Liverpool, UK, July 2000; "Gold nanoparticles: stabilisation by thioether derivatives and preparation inside dendrimer assemblies"

Max-Planck-Institut für Kohlenforschung, Mülheim an der Ruhr, Germany, November 1997; "The coordination chemistry of 1,4,7-triazacyclononane derivatives in the development of diagnostic tools for magnesium(II)"

University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, October 1997; "Enantiotopic group recognition in solution and solid state, and application in enantioselective synthesis"

University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, Texas, USA, December 1996; "A 13C NMR and molecular mechanics study of 1,4,7-triazacyclononane derivatives: predicting selectivities for binding magnesium(II) over calcium(II)"

University of Leiden, Leiden, Delft University of Technology, Delft, and University of Twente, Enschede, The Netherlands, October 1996; "Synthesis and characterization of macrocyclic compounds for use as reporter ligands for free MgII and CaII in biological systems"

211th National ACS Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, March 1996; "Synthesis and characterization of macrocyclic compounds for use as intracellular reporter ligands for ionized MgII and CaII"

University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, Texas, USA, March 1996; "Synthesis and characterization of macrocyclic compounds for use as reporter ligands for free MgII and CaII in biological systems"

2nd International Symposium on f-Elements, Helsinki, Finland, August 1994; "The hydrolysis of trimetaphosphate catalyzed by lanthanide(III) aminopolycarboxylate complexes: coordination, stability, and reactivity of intermediate complexes"

Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida, USA, November 1993; "Lanthanide(III) catalyzed Michael type additions: catalyst systems, activation of unsaturated carboxylates by polarization, and multinuclear NMR study"

University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, Texas, USA, October 1993; "Lanthanide(III) aminopolycarboxylate catalyzed hydrolysis of cyclo-triphosphate: catalyst systems, structure and stability of mixed ligand complexes, and relations between structure and reactivity"