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AMA 2019 Speakers

Prof. Dmitry Shchukin (Plenary Speaker)

University of Liverpool, UK

Biography: Prof. Dmitry Shchukin is a Professor of Chemistry at Stephenson Institute for Renewable Energy, Department of Chemistry, University of Liverpool. His main scientific interests concern hollow nanocontainers, active nanoenvironment and interfacial sonochemistry. He is author of more than 210 research papers (including 19 review articles and 13 book chapters) and has 8 patents on encapsulation technology. He has recently got Brian Mercer Feasibility Award and ERC Consolidator fellowship.


  • Brian Mercer Feasibility Award (Royal Society 2014)
  • ForMaT Prize (Prize, German Ministry of Education and Research 2010)
  • NanoFuture Prize (Prize, German Ministry of Education and Research 2007)
  • EU Marie-Curie Fellowship (Competitive Fellowship, EU 2005)
  • Alexander von Humboldt Fellowship (Competitive Fellowship, Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, Germany 2004)
  • Best Conference Presentation (Prize, Swiss Research Foundation 2002)
  • DAAD Fellowship (Competitive Fellowship, German Academic Exchange Service 2001)
  • European Sonochemical Society (Member)
  • Deutsche Kolloidgesellschaft (Member)
  • Gesellschaft Deutscher Chemiker (Member)
  • American Chemical Society (Member)

    利物浦大学化学系史蒂芬森可再生能源研究所教授。Prof. Dmitry Shchukin 的主要研究兴趣涉及空心纳米容器、活性纳米环境和界面声化学。他撰写了210多篇研究论文(包括19篇综述文章和13本书章节),并拥有8项封装技术专利。他最近获得莱恩.墨塞尔可行性奖和ERC奖金。

    Speech Title: Application of Nanocontainers in Self-Healing Coatings

    Abstract: Nanocontainers possessing the ability to release encapsulated corrosion inhibitor in a controlled way can be employed to develop a new family of self-repairing multifunctional coatings for corrosion protection of steel, magnesium and aluminium. The release of the encapsulated inhibitor occurs only when triggered, which prevents leakage of the corrosion inhibitor out of the coating and increases coating durability. Possible release triggers could be changes of the local pH or electrochemical potential in corroded area and external electromagnetic irradiation. This report covers principles and recent developments in the fabrication of the nanocontainers with good compatibility with the coating components, the possibility to encapsulate and upkeep active material, and permeability properties of the shell controlled by external stimuli. The corrosion protection performance is demonstrated employing several commercially available paint formulations as coating matrices for hosting nanocontainers with the use of both laboratory-scale tests (Electrochemical Impedance, SVET) and industrial-scale tests (neutral salt spray tests, weathering tests). Besides the incorporation of the single nanocontainer-inhibitor combination into the coating host, the efficiency of the use of nanocontainer mixtures was demonstrated, especially for different types of the inhibitors.