June 26, 2019


Talks  by Prof. Unterlass

2024 (8)

92) [upcoming][invited lecture] Automation in the Quest for Water-Based Sustainable Chemical Synthesis”, Leverhulme Research Centre for Functional Materials Design Symposium, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, United Kingdom, November 12th-14th, 2024.
91) [upcoming][invited plenary lecture] Interfacing and Exchanging Features Typical for Inorganic and Organic Salts”, Make and Measure conference 2024, School of Analytical Sciences Adlershof (SALSA), Berlin, Germany, September 11th-13th, 2024.
90) [upcoming][invited plenary lecture] Grenzen auflösen – Wasser als nahezu universelles Lösungsmittel für die chemische Produktion” (“Dissolving boundaries – water as near-universal solvent for chemical production”), Austrian Academy of Sciences, Sommer-Vernetzungstreffen der Österreichischen Studienstiftung mit der Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes, Vienna, Austria, August 1st, 2024.
89) [invited seminar]Exploring the Chemical Space for Sustainable Materials“, Université Genève, Seminar of the department for organic chemistry, Geneva, Switzerland, June 20th, 2024.
88) [invited lecture]Automation-Supported Search for Sustainable Chemical Synthesis Processes“, Biology- the health network SciBiz connect 2024, Konstanz, Germany, June 13th, 2024.
87) [lecture] Sustainable Water-Based Chemical Synthesis Across the Chemical Space“, Research Center for Molecular Medicine of the Austrian Academy of Sciences (CeMM), Scientific Advisory Board Meeting (SAB), Vienna, Austria, June 10th-12th, 2024.
86) [invited lecture] Unlocking Novel Hybrid Materials through Hydrothermal Synthesis“, Austrian Crystallographer Days (ACD’24), Bad Aussee, Austria, February 25th-26th, 2024.
85) [invited lecture] Green Chemistry and Beyond – Navigating the Chemical Space for Sustainable Materials“, International Symposium on Porous Organic Polymers 2024 (POPs 2024) & Women in Science and Engineering 2024 (KAUST 2024), King Abdullah University of Science and technology, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, February 12th-14th 2024.

2023 (8)

84) [invited lecture] Unlocking Novel Nanomaterials Through Hydrothermal Synthesis“, Fraunhofer Netzwerk Nanotechnologie Fall Meeting 2023, online, November 19th, 2023.
83) [lecture] The Chemistry of the Abiotic-Biotic Interface“, Young Academy of the Austrian Academy of Sciences – Science Day 2023, Topic: Life, Vienna, Austria, September 19th, 2023.
82) [invited lecture]Grüne organische Chemie – Potentiale und Herausforderungen” (“Green Organic Chemistry – opportunities and challenges”), HolzOberflächenTag 2023 (“Word Surfaces Day 2023”), Vienna, Austria, September 19th, 2023.
81[invited plenary lecture] The power of water: A versatile solvent for materials synthesis“, 8th International Solvothermal and Hydrothermal Association Meeting Meeting 2023 (ISHA 2023), Valladolid, Spain, September 10th-13th, 2023.
80[invited keynote lecture] “Dissolving Boundaries: Water as Near-Universal Solvent for Materials“, 16th International conference on materials chemistry (MC16), Dublin, Ireland, July 3rd-6th, 2023.
79)[invited]Towards Sustainable Chemical Synthesis at Large: Water as Solvent, Automation, and Process Intensification“, CeMM Friday Seminar Series, Research Center for Molecular Medicine of the Austrian Academy of Science (CeMM), Vienna, Austria, June 23rd, 2023.
78)  [invited seminar] “Accessing Organic Materials Through Hydrothermal Synthesis, Johannes Gutenberg Universität Mainz, Macromolecular Colloquium, Mainz, Germany, June 21st, 2023.
77[invited lecture] “Sustainable design and synthesis“, Themenfeldtag Material, Federal Institute for Materials Research and Testing (“Bundesanstalt für Materialforschung und -prüfung, BAM”), Berlin, Germany, April 25th, 2023.
76[invited seminar] “Water as near-universal solvent for materials synthesis and processing“, Institut de Ciència de Materials de Barcelona (ICMAB), Barcelona, Spain, February 27th, 2023.

2022 (8)

75[invited] “Chemical synthesis under hydrothermal conditions“, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Tokyo, Japan, October 12th, 2022. 

74) [invited] GREEN CHEMISTRY“, Internationale Academie Traunkirchen, Traunkirchen, Austria, September 15th, 2022.  

73[invited keynote] Direct Access to Organic-Inorganic Hybrid Materials through Hydrothermal Synthesis“, 8th EuChemS Chemistry Congress (ECC8) – Materials and Colloids: Organic-Inorganic Hybrids, Lisbon, Portugal, August 28th – September 1st, 2022. 

72[Inaugural lecture] “Making and breaking bonds in hot water”, July 21st 2021, University of Konstanz. 

71[invited] “Making and breaking bonds in hot water“, Postsymposium after the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting 2022: “Zukunftskolleg Symposium”, Konstanz, Germany, July 2nd, 2022. 

70[invited] From geology to novel dyes for biology“, Department of Biology seminar, University of Konstanz, June 23rd 2022. 

69[invited] Sustainable Production Techniques for High-Performance Polymers“, 60th High Polymer Research Group Meeting 2022, Pott Shrigley, United Kingdom, April 26th-30th, 2022. 

68[invited keynote] “Making and breaking heterocyclic- and aromatics-based materials with hot water“, 60th European Young Chemists Meeting 2021, Fribourg, Switzerland, January 17th-23rd, 2022.

2021 (8)

67[invited] “Towards highly crystalline polyimides by hydrothermal synthesis”, Japanese Polyimide Conference 2021, online, December 12th, 2021.

66[invited] “Hydrothermal synthesis of polyheterocyclics“, PM14 – Polymer Meeting 14, Graz University of Technology, Graz, Austria, September 1st, 2021.

65[invited] “Hydrothermal synthesis of polyheterocyclics“,  ACS Fall Meeting, ACS Macro Letters/Biomacromolecules/Macromolecules Young Investigator Award Session, online event, August 25th, 2021.

64[invited] Non-classical Synthesis of Compounds Based on Heterocyclics and Aromatics,  CeMM Friday Seminar Series, Research Center for Molecular Medicine of the Austrian Academy of Science (CeMM), Vienna, Austria, online event, July 23rd, 2021.

63[invited] “From All-Organic Salts To High-Performance Materials“,  Advanced Materials Research Group (AMRG) Seminar Series, Faculty of Engineering of the University of Nottingham, United Kingdom, online event, July 12th, 2021.

62[invited] Hydrothermal and Solid-State Synthesis of Heterocycle-Based Materials and Small Molecules, Chemistry Department of King’s College London, United Kingdom, online event, June 16th, 2021.

61) [invited] Synthesis of materials rich in aromatics and heterocyclics using water and heat“, Sustainable Chemistry Summer Symposia, Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT) of the University of Nottingham, United Kingdom, online event, June 10th, 2021.

60) [invited] “Nothing but water: Hydrothermal synthesis of N-Heterocycle-based materials“, Austrian Young Chemists Association, JCF, Austria, May 31st, 2021.

2020 (2)

59) [invited] “Hydrothermal Synthesis of Heterocycle-based High-Performance Materials“, 200 Years Symposium on Heterocyclic Chemistry, Technische Universität Wien, Vienna, Austria, February 27th-28th, 2020.

58) [invited] “Hydrothermale Synthese Organischer Verbindungen“, Fachdialog Green Chemistry des Umweltbundesamts, Vienna, Austria, January 29th, 2020.

2019 (17)

57) [invited] “Hydrothermal Synthesis of Organic Molecules“, Seminar of the Chemistry Department, University of Leeds, Leeds, United Kingdom, September 26th, 2019.

56) [invited] Hydrothermal Synthesis of Organic Molecules“, Advanced Materials Research Group (AMRG) Seminar, Chemical Engineering Department, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, United Kingdom, September 25th, 2019.

55) [invited] Nothing But Water: Hydrothermal Synthesis of N-Heterocycle-Based Materials“, 18th Blue Danube Symposium on Heterocyclic Chemistry, Ljubljana, Slovenia, September 19th-21st, 2019.

54) [invitedHydrothermal Synthesis of Organic Materials“, Seminar of the Chemistry Department of the University of Liverpool, Liverpool, United Kingdom, September 13th, 2019.

53) [invited] “Kindness, Sharing, Excellence“, Career Event for PhD students and Postdocs at the Department of Chemistry, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, United Kingdom, September 12th, 2019.

52) [contributed]Green Synthesis of Porous Heterocyclics by Hydrothermal Polymerization“, International Symposium on Porous Organic Polymers POPs 2019, Heidelberg, Germany, September 9th-12th, 2019.

51) [invited] Fully Crystalline High-Performance Polymers for Composites“, Europe-Korea Conference (EKC) 2019, Vienna, Austria, July 17th, 2019.

50) [invited] “Fully Crystalline Polymers, Liquid Crystals, And Shape-Anisotropic Particles From a Prototypical Rigid-Rod Polymer“, Colloid and Interface Symposium, COINS 2019, Hong Kong, China, June 13th-14th, 2019.

49) [invited keynote]Hydrothermal Synthesis of Polyheterocyclics – Generating Organic High-Performance Polymers in Nothing But Hot Water“, European Polymer Federation Congress, EPF 2019, Hersonissos – Heraklion, Greece, June 11th, 2019.

48) [invited keynote]Hydrothermal Polymerization of Polyheterocyclics“, STEPI 11 – Symposium on Polyimides & High-Performance Polymers, Montpellier, France, June 2nd-5th, 2019.

47) [invited keynote]Generating Fully Aromatic and Heterocyclic Materials Hydrothermally“, 3rd Functional Nanomaterials Symposium (FuNMat 2019), Berlin, Germany, May 17th, 2019.

46) [invited plenary lecture] Environmentally Friendly and Geomimetic Syntheses of Organic High-Performance Materials“, 15th European Chemistry Teachers’ Conference 2019, Vienna, Austria, April 27th, 2019.

45) [invited] “Are There Alternatives to Chemical Solvents That Are Harmful to the Earth’s Climate?“, 20th Austrian Climate Day of the Climate Change Center Austria (CCCA), Vienna, Austria, April 24th-26th , 2019.

44) [contributed] Hybrid Materials By Hydrothermal Synthesis“, 31st German Zeolite Conference, Dresden, Germany, March 6th, 2019.

43) [contributed] Dyes for Life Sciences“, Vienna Bio Center (VBC) Recess 2019, Hernstein, Austria, February 22nd-23rd, 2019.

42) [contributed]Does Biology Do Forbidden Chemistry?“, Research Center for Molecular Medicine of the Austrian Academy of Sciences (CeMM) Recess, Waidhofen, Austria, February 19th, 2019.

41) [invited] “Making High-Performance Materials in Hot Water“, AAIA (Austrian Angel Investor Association) Lounge, Austria, Vienna, February 12th, 2019.

2018 (10)

40) [invited keynote] Non-classical Synthesis of Polyheterocyclics“, POLYMAT Day 2018, POLYMAT – University of the Basque Country, Donostia-San Sebastian, Spain, November 28th, 2018.

39) [invited keynote]Aromatic Polycondensates by Hydrothermal Polymerization“, Polycondensation 2018, Alexandria, USA, October 14th-17th, 2018.

38) [invited]Beyond (Basic) Research: Key Factors of Technology Transfer for Researchers“, Vienna Knowledge Exchange Conference 2018, Vienna, Austria, September 27th, 2018.

37) [contributed] Green Hydrothermal Synthesis of N-heterocycle-based Materials“, 7th EuCheMS Chemistry Congress, Session: Organic Synthesis and Methodology, Liverpool, United Kingdom, August 26th-30th, 2018.

36) [contributed] Hairy-rod Polyimides from Liquid-Crystalline Monomer Salts“, 7th EuCheMS Chemistry Congress, Session: Soft Control: Macromolecules and Smart Polymers,Liverpool, United Kingdom, August 26th-30th, 2018.

35) [contributed]Green Synthesis of High-Performance Polymers and Their Inorganic-Organic Hybrid Materials“, 7th EuCheMS Chemistry Congress, Session: Sustainable Use of Resources and Green Chemistry, Liverpool, United Kingdom, August 26th-30th, 2018.

34) [contributed]Hot Water generates Crystalline N-Heterocycle-based Materials“, Synthesis of Organic Materials Symposium 2018 (SOM 2018), Vienna, Austria, June 1st, 2018.

33) [invited]Green Synthesis of Inorganic-Organic Hybrid Materials“, Sino-German Young Scientist Forum “Polymer Chemistry in Functional Materials: Developments and Challenges”, Shanghai, China, May 10th, 2018.

32) [invited]Synthesis of N-Heterocycle-based Materials“, Institute Seminar of the Institute of Applied Synthetic Chemistry, Technische Universität Wien, Vienna, Austria, May 3rd, 2018.

31[invited]Geomimetic Synthesis of Crystalline N-Heterocycle-based Materials“, Physikalisch-Chemisches Kolloquium, University of Cologne, Cologne, Germany, January 29th, 2018.

2017 (8)

30[invited]Green Materials Synthesis of Cyclocondensation Products: Polymers, Dyes and Inorganic-Organic Hybrid Materials by Hydrothermal and Solid-state Techniques“, Materials Innovation Factory (MIF) Seminar, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, UK, December 7th, 2017.

29[invited]Green Synthesis of High-Performance Polymers“, Hochschullehrer Nachwuchsworkshop der Fachgruppe für Makromolekulare Chemie der Gesellschaft Deutscher Chemiker 2017 (Junior PI workshop of the section of Macromolecular Chemistry of the German Chemical Society), Ludwigshafen, Germany, September 24th-26th, 2017.

28[invited keynote]Green Strategies Towards Condensation Cyclization Products“, Functional Nanomaterials Symposium FuNMat 2017, Pilsen, Czech Republic, September 19th-22nd, 2017.

27[invited]Hydrothermal Synthesis of Polyimides and Polyimide-Silica Hybrid Materials“, 46th IUPAC World Chemistry Congress, Sao Paulo, Brasil, July 9th-14th, 2017.

26[invited]Hydrothermal Synthesis of Advanced Organic Materials“, Seminar at the Institute of Chemistry and Technology of Materials of TU Graz, Graz, Austria, May 18th, 2017.

25) [invited]Geomimetics for Green Advanced Organic Materials Synthesis“, Seminar of the School of Chemistry of the University of Bristol, Bristol, United Kingdom, May 15th, 2017.

24[invited] Highly crystalline polymers by non-classical syntheses“, 10th European Winter School and Symposium on Neutron and Synchrotron Radiation, Altaussee, Austria, March 6th-10th, 2017.

23) [invited] Syntheses of aromatic polycondensates in nothing but hot water“, Seminar “Kolloquium zur Kunststofftechnik”, Montanuniversität Leoben, Leoben, Austria, February 1st, 2017.

2016 (4)

22[invited] Advanced Polymer Materials: Outstanding Properties by Benign Syntheses“, Visit of the Marshall Plan Delegation to Austria 2016, Vienna, Austria, November 14th, 2016.

21[invited]Non-classical approaches towards polyimides: Hydrothermal polymerization and solid-state polycondensation“, STEPI 10 – Polyimides and High-performance Polymers, Montpellier, France, June 6th-9th, 2016.

20[invited]Geomimetic Polymerizations of Polyimides“, Biophysical Chemical Colloquium, Department of Biophysical Chemistry, University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria, June 3rd, 2016.

19[invited] Highly crystalline polymers for high-performance applications“, Seminar of the Institute of Physics and Materials Science, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences Vienna, Vienna, Austria, May 18th, 2016.

2015 (4)

18[invited]Non-classical Synthetic Routes Towards Polyimides“, GÖCH lecture, Johannes Keppler University Linz, Linz, Austria, October 27th, 2015.

17[invited]Geomimetics for highly crystalline polymers“, 16th Austrian Chemistry Days 2015, Innsbruck, Austria, September 21st-24th, 2015.

16) [invited] Hydrothermal Polymerization of Polyimides“, Functional Nanomaterials Symposium FuNMat 2015, Prague, Czech Republic, July 30th, 2015.

15[contributed]Hydrothermal Polymerization: Towards Highly Crystalline High-Performance Polymers“, Danube Vltava Sava Polymer Meeting DVSPM 2015, Gmunden, Austria, May 11th-13th, 2015.

2014 (5)

14[contributed]Monomer Pre-Organization in Salt Crystals and Their Solid-State Polymerizations to Anisotropic Homopolymer Particles“, Polydays 2014, Berlin, Germany, October 1st, 2014.

13) [contributed] “Anisotropic Homopolymer Particles via Solid-State Polycondensations“, 5th EuCheMS  Chemistry Congress, Istanbul, Turkey, September 1st, 2014. (contributed talk).

12[invited]Perspectives on Monomer Salts and Their Non-classical Polymerizations“, North Carolina State University, Department of Chemical Engineering, Raleigh (NC), USA, August 22nd, 2014.

11[invited] New Pathways to Non-spherical Homopolymer Objects“, Columbia University, Department of Chemical Engineering, NYC, USA, July 22nd, 2014.

10) [invited] Anisotropic Homopolymer Particles via Solid-State Polymerization“, Konstanz Kolloid Klub,  University of Konstanz, Konstanz, Germany, May 7th, 2014.

2013 (6)

9) [contributed]From crystal engineering of precursors to high-performance materials“, 15th Austrian Chemistry Days, Graz University of Technology, Graz, Austria, September 25th, 2013.

8) [invited]Anisotropic homopolymer objects via solid-state and hydrothermal transformations of monomer crystals“, École Polytechnique de Montréal, Department of Chemical Engineering, Montréal, Canada, August 20th, 2013.

7) [invited]High-performance homopolymer particles and fibers via tectonic monomer crystals“, Polymer Physics Seminar, Pennsylvania State University, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, State College (PA), USA, August 13th, 2013.

6) [invited]From tectonic crystals to shape-anisotropic homopolymer objects“, Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque (NM), USA, August 12th, 2013.

5) [invited]From Crystal and Crystallization Engineering of Monomers to Anisotropic Homopolymer Objects“, MIT, Department of Chemical Engineering, Cambridge (MA), USA, August 6th, 2013.

4) [invited]Intrinsic hybrid networks and their structure property relationships“, Polymer and Soft Matter Seminars, University of Halle-Wittenberg, Institute of Physics, Halle, Germany, January 29th, 2013.

2012 (3)

3) [keynote]Vitrimers – Organic Strong Glass formers“, 21st Polymer Networks Group (PNG) meeting, Jackson Hole, Wyoming, USA, August 13th, 2012.

2) [contributed] Catalytic Control of Vitrimer Dynamics via Metal Complexes“, Polymer Physics Gordon Research Seminar (GRS), Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley (MA), USA, July 21st, 2012.

1) [contributed] Catalytic Control of Vitrimer Dynamics“, SoftComp & ESMI Annual Meeting 2012, Heraklion, Greece, May 29th, 2012.