Structure, Properties and Applications of Conducting Polymer Composites

9-11 July 2019
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Venue: Polo F. Ferrari, via Sommarive 9 - Trento

Guilherme Mariz de Oliveira Barra, Federal University of Santa Catarina (Florianópolis, Brazil)

July 9th, 2019 Room A107 - h. 14:00 – 17:00

July 11th, 2019 Girasole room - h. 14:00 – 17:00

The main subjects covered in the course are:

1. Synthesis, Structure and Electrical Properties of Intrinsically Conducting Polymers (ICPs)

•Intrinsic Conducting Polymers – Definition
•Electrical Resistivity Measurements
•Basic Concept of Band Theory for Solids
•Synthesis of Polypyrrole and Polyaniline (Polymerization Mechanism)

2. Conducting Polymer Blends and Composites

•Percolation Theory
•Improving the Electrical Conductivity of Polymer Blends and Composites
•Studies of Conducting Polymer Blends and Composites

3. Application of Conducting Polymer Blends and Composites

•Electromagnetic Interference Shielding Polymers and Composites
•Sensors
•Tissue Engineering
•Coatings

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Guilherme Mariz de Oliveira Barra is Associate Professor at Mechanical Engineering Department from Federal University of Santa Catarina. He is graduated in Material Science and Engineering at Federal University of São Carlos, Brazil (1994). He has a master degree in Material Science and Engineering at Federal University of Santa Catarina (1997) and PhD degree in Polymer Science and Technology at Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (2001). The main aim of the research activity is to investigate the structure-properties relationships in intrinsically conducting polymers, polymer blends, composites and nanocomposites, with particular attention to their application of electromagnetic shielding materials, sensors and coatings for corrosion protection of metals.