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MSDG Christmas 2015 Research Meeting Programme and AGM


MONDAY December 14th


09:30 – 09:55 Registration/coffee at Building 32 + walk to Building 34


09:55 – 10:00 Chairman’s welcome by Professor George Z. Chen (Building 34)


10:00 – 11:15 Technical Session 1. Chair Professor Geir Martin Haarberg


10:00 – 10:25 Applications and Properties of Metalysis FFC Produced Spherical Tantalum Powder

Ian Margerison and Ian Mellor


10:25 – 10:50 Electrochemical synthesis of carbonaceous materials in molten salts

Inessa A. Novoselova, S.V.Volkov andN.A.Karpushin


10:50 – 11:15 Decontamination of Metal Treated Waste Wood for Biorefinery Applications using a Low-Cost Ionic Liquid

Florence J. V. Gschwend, L. Carrier-Sippy, A. Brandt, F. Bedoya-Lora, P. S. Fennell, G. H. Kelsall and J. P. Hallett


11:15 – 11:40 Coffee and Poster Session 1


11:40 – 11:45 The Inman Lecture Introduction by Professor George Z. Chen


11:45 – 12:30 Functionalized Ionic Liquids and their Applications

Katharina Schröder (born Bica)

12:30 – 13:15 Technical Sessions 2: Chair Dr Robert Watson

12:30 – 12:55 Co-Electrochemical Reduction of Carbon Dioxide and Steam to Hydrocarbons in Molten Salts

Ossama H. Al-Juboori and George Z. Chen

12:55 – 13:20 Influence of lithium solutes on double layer structure of ionic liquids

Alexander M. Smith and Susan Perkin


13:20-14:00 Lunch


14:00 – 14:30 MSDG Annual General Meeting


14:30 – 15:45 Technical Session 3: Chair Dr Trevor R Griffiths


14:30 – 14:55 Thermodynamic and Phase diagram data for the NaI-LnI3 and LiI-LnI3 systems

Alan T. Dinsdale, A. Khvan and S. A.Mucklejohn


14:55 – 15:20 Pryoprocessing of Spent Nuclear Fuels in Molten CaCl2 and LiCl-CaCl2: Using Surrogate Metal Oxides to Understand the Partitioning Mechanism

Happiness V. Ijije1, Anthony J. Stevenson1 and George Z. Chen


15:20 - -15:45 Electrodeposition of indium and tin from molten chloride electrolytes

Geir Martin Haarberg and Bo Qin

15:45--16:15 Tea break and Poster Session No. 2


16:15-17:05 Technical Sessions 4 Chair Professor Carsten Schwandt


16:15-16:40 International Update on Molten Salt Reactor Initiatives and Research
Rory O’Sullivan and Trevor R. Griffiths


16:40 – 17:05 Lone Ionic Liquid Ions Recover Bulk Ionic Liquid Electronic Structure

Richard M. Fogarty, Robert G. Palgrave, Richard A. Bourne, Richard P. Matthews, Patricia A. Hunt, Kevin R. J. Lovelock

17:05 – 18:30 “Tasty Finger Food” & networking


18:30 Close of Meeting.


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