17th Zsigmondy Colloquium 2022

of the German Colloid Society
From interactions to structures in colloids

Aachen, April 6-8, 2022

zsigmondy22 was a success

Thanks to everybody who participated
without you it couldnt have happend
thank you for the first in presence conference in two years
see you next time

The 17th Zsigmondy Colloquium of the German Colloid Society will take place in Aachen from 6 to 8 April 2022.

The conference will start at 11:30 am on the 6th and end at 01:30 pm on the 8th.

  • chemistry and physics of functional colloids
  • phase behavior and dense systems
  • formulations
  • theory and simulations
         RWTH Aachen University
         Templergraben 57
         52062 Aachen
More information will follow shortly on this site!

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Confirmed Speakers

  • Prof. Mathias Karg - Chair of Colloids and Nanooptics at the Heinrich-Heine-University, Düsseldorf
  • Prof. Janne-Mieke Meijer - Assistant Professor in the Theory of Polymers and Soft Matter group in the Applied Physics department of Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e)
  • Dr. Yuri Gerelli - Tenure track researcher at the Department of Life and Environmental Sciences of the Polytechnic University of Marche (Ancona, Italy)
  • Dr. Thomas Mosciatti - Polyurethanes Product R&D PU Global Development Center, Correggio DOW Italia

Final Program

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Wednesday, 06.04.2022 Thursday, 07.04.2022 Friday, 08.04.2022
Chair: Janne-Mieke Meijer Chair: Dominik Wöll
08:30-09:30 Yuri Gerelli 08:30-08:50 Thomas Mosciatti
09:30-09:45 Santanu Maiti 08:50-09:10 Lukas Zeininger
9:45-10:05 Andrea Scotti 09:10-09:25 Peter Vogel
10:05-10:35 Break 09:25-09:40 Thomas Witzmann
Chair: Martin Reifarth 09:40-09:55 Mark Vis
10:35-10:50 Quirin Prasser 09:55-10:25 Break
11:00-12:00 Registration 10:50-11:05 Ekaterina Buvalaia Chair: Judith Houston
12:00-12:10 Welcome 11:05-11:20 Amit Kumar 10:25-10:40 Andreas M. Stadler
Chair: Max Hohenschutz 11:20-11:35 Bahar Rouhvand 10:40-10:55 Philipp Menold
12:10-13:10 Mathias Karg 11:35-13:00 Lunch 10:55-11:10 Stephan Müssig
13:10-13:25 Selim Basaran Chair: Stefanie Schneider 11:10-11:25 Robert F. Schmidt
13:25-13:40 Flore A. F. Mees 13:00-13:15 Tom Höken 11:25-12:05 Poster Prize
13:40-14:10 Break 13:15-13:30 Esther E. Jaekel 12:05-12:15 Closing Remarks
Chair: Lukas Zeininger 13:30-13:45 Kevin Gräff
14:10-14:30 Johanna R. Bruckner 13:45-14:00 Tomas Omasta
14:30-14:45 Johannes Menath 14:00-14:30 Break
14:45-15:00 Friederike Gräbitz-Bräuer Chair: Johanna Bruckner
15:00-15:15 Suna Azhdari 14:30-14:50 Janne-Mieke Mijer
15:15-15:45 Break 14:50-15:05 Judith Elizabeth Houston
Chair: Mathias Karg 15:20-15:50 Fabian Kollmann
15:45-16:00 Max Hohenschutz 15:50-16:20 Break
16:00-16:15 Ahmet F. Demirörs Chair: Jerome Crassous
16:15-16:30 Martin Reifarth 16:20-16:35 Binyu Zhao
16:30-16:45 Simon Schog 16:35-16:50 Meriem Saadli
16:45-17:00 Break 17:00-18:30 Social Event
17:00-19:00 Poster Session 18:55-21:30 Conference Dinner


Registration fee:

  • PostDoc/Professor: 160.00 €
  • Students/PhD Students: 100.00 €
The registration fee includes the lunch of the 7th of April and coffee breaks. It also covers the cost of the conference dinner and the cost of a guided tour of Aachen. Both event are held the evening of the 7th of April. Information on the payment method and deadlines will follow shortly.

If you want just to assist to the conference, please send an email to zsigmondy22@pc.rwth-aachen.de with the Subject "FamilyName GivenName / Simple Participant for Zsigmondy22". Add also your status (student or post-doc/professor) and affiliation in the text. Then pay the registration fee to:
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IBAN: DE 29 3905 0000 0000 0253 79
Bank Name: Sparkasse Aachen
Reason: Fee for Zsigmond22 - FamilyName GivenName (status/participant) - 153310

For the submission:

You can select oral presentation or poster.
People who apply for oral presentation and are not selected will have the opportunity to present their work in the poster session (April 6th).
Please use the Word template and send a .pdf with the abstract to the email address
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Abstract Submission

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  3. attach your abstract
  4. send the email.
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Subject: FamilyName GivenName / Sumbission abstract for Zsigmondy22
Family Name:
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abstract submission: February 27th

registration: March 3rd

EXTENDED deadline for abstract submission and registration: March 31th