S.C.A.N 2010 Synthesis, Characterization, and Applications of Nanomaterials

Important Announcement


Attendees who are planning to present a poster are required to complete their online registration and submit a short poster abstract by e-mail to Ms. Gizem Gençoğlu (gencoglu@bilkent.edu.tr) by September 28, Tuesday 5 p.m.

6 of the poster presenters will be nominated for the poster presentation award.  These 6 nominees will be required to give a 5 minutes talk on their posters after the poster session on October 5, Tuesday. So, please bring a soft copy of your posters in MS PowerPoint format.

3 best posters will be awarded a poster prize.


About s.c.a.n 2010

SCAN 2010 event is designed to be composed of a 2-day research workshop that will be held between September 30th and October 2nd 2010 followed by a one-day excursion on Oct 3. This workshop will be followed by a 3 day mini-school (between Oct 4-Oct 6) which will include 2-hr lectures from invited speakers to deliver talks to graduate students and faculty members who would like to acquire in depth knowledge about a specific subject covered during the workshop.


  • Nanostructures with catalytic properties
  • Nanotube synthesis, characterization and functionalization
  • Organic nanostructures, polymer and supramolecular chemistry
  • Hybrid materials and characterization

Invited Speakers

  • Dr. Chris Boothroyd, Center for Electron Nanoscopy, Technical University of Denmark, Denmark
  • Dr. Rafal E. Dunin-Borkowski, Center for Electron Nanoscopy, Technical University of Denmark, Denmark
  • Prof. Peter Cormack, Department of Pure and Applied Chemistry, University of Strathclyde, United Kingdom
  • Prof. Alex Gouget, School of Chemistry & Chemical Engineering, Queen’s University, Belfast, United Kingdom
  • Prof. Hicham Idriss, Department of Chemistry University of Aberdeen, United Kingdom
  • Dr. Marleen Kamperman, Leibniz Institute for New Materials, Germany
  • Prof. Kimoon Kim, National Creative Research Initiative Center for Smart Supramolecules (CSS),Department of Chemistry and Division of Advanced Materials Science (WCU project),Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH), Republic of Korea
  • Dr. Anna Musyanovych, 
  • Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research, 
  • Germany
  • Prof. Werner Nau, Jakobs University Bremen, Germany
  • Prof. John Robertson, Engineering Department, Cambridge University, United Kingdom
  • Dr. Carol Stanier, RSC, United Kingdom
  • Prof. Joachim Steinke, Chemistry Department, Imperial College, United Kingdom
  • Prof. Alexander Stephanov, Boreskov Institute of Catalysis, Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia
  • Dr. Stefan Wendt, iNANO Interdisciplinary Nanoscience Center, Aarhus University, Denmark

Organizing Committee

  • Prof. Dr. Atilla Aydınlı
  • Asst. Prof. Erman Bengü
  • Prof. Dr. Ömer Dağ
  • Asst. Prof. Emrah Özensoy
  • Asst. Prof. Dönüş Tuncel