Scientific Programme

The programme is completed (as of 4th of June 2019).

Information about the poster presentation

Abstracts of the oral and poster presentations are available as pdf files.

Wednesday, 12 June 2019

11:00 - 13:00Registration
 Lecture hall
 Fundamentals (Chair: C. Schick)
13:00 - 13:30J. Stenger, Member of the Presidential Board of PTB
Welcome address
13:30 - 14:15W. Buck - Redefinition of the SI unit Kelvin and its realization
14:15 - 15:00H. K. Cammenga - GEFTA Science Award: Aus 50 Jahren Forschung: Kalorimetrie, Thermische Analyse und Vieles mehr
15:00 - 16:00Instrument presentation / Poster presentation / Coffee break
 Lecture hall
 Life Sciences (Chair: D. Singer)
16:00 - 16:30R. Winter - Pressure Perturbation Calorimetric Studies of the Effect of Osmolytes and Crowding on the Stability and Solvation of Biomolecular Systems
16:30 - 17:00J. M. Sanchez-Ruiz - General principles and selected applications of scanning calorimetry: ultrafast folding, kinetic stability and ancestral proteins
17:00 - 17:30O. Braissant- Possible applications of isothermal calorimetry in pharma, food, and biomedical industries: the cases of quality control and drug resistance
17:30 - 18:00P. Westh - Calorimetric approaches to interfacial (heterogeneous) enzyme reactions
18:00 - 20:00Transfer to city
20:00 - 22:00Informal meeting at Rheinische Republik

Thursday, 13 June 2019

 Lecture hall
 The Fire of Life (Chair: H. Bunjes)
08:30 - 09:00J. Chaires - Calorimetry Inside and Outside the Box
09:00 - 09:30H. J. Seifert - Calorimetric studies of lithium-ion batteries and their materials
09:30 - 10:15Instrument presentation / Poster presentation / Coffee break
 Lecture hallSeminar room A
 Energy/Batteries (Chair: F. Mertens)Life Sciences (Chair: H. Heerklotz)
10:15 - 10:35D. Henriques - DSC-like Calorimetry on a coin cell for Lithium-Ion Batteries & A new apparatus to determine partial pressure and thermodynamic data by the Knudsen Effusion methodD. Matulis - Determination of intrinsic enthalpy of CA-ligand binding and attempts to correlate it with the crystallographic structures of the protein-ligand complexes
10:35 - 10:55S. P. Verevkin - Milestone thermodynamics of renewable fuels, platform chemicals, and hydrogen storageM. Hoernke - The ability of synthetic antimicrobials to induce electrostatic lipid clustering and membrane permeabilization
10:55 - 11:15P. Schmidt - PCM-Screening: Thermodynamic modeling and experimental methodsC . Fricke - Conventional microbiological cultivation techniques are under close scrutiny - Can all these techniques be applied in microcalorimetry?
11:15 - 11:35M. Rohde - Heat Capacity and Thermal Transport Properties of Glass-Ceramic Solid ElectrolytesJ. Hoffmann - Studies on the metabolic activity of leaching-active bacteria growing on metal sulfides using chip-calorimetry
11:35 - 11:55M. Steeb - Avoiding Thermal Hotspots in Automotive Battery Systems using a Multiscale Full Vehicle ModelG. Kaiser- Thermal Behavior of Caffeine, the Most Widely Consumed Pharmacological Active Substance
11:55 - 13:20Lunch breakAnnual meeting of GEFTA members
 Lecture hall
 Energy (Chair: G. Wolf)
13:20 - 14:05C. Paetz - Liquid Organic Hydrogen Carrier (LOHC) - enabling large scale hydrogen distribution and sectoral integration
14:05 - 14:50F. Mertens - A Strategy for the Characterization of Lithium Containing Materials Based on Hydrogenation Reactions and Low Temperature Calorimetry
14:50 - 15:35Instrument presentation / Poster presentation / Coffee break
 Lecture hallSeminar room A
 Thermodynamics (Chair: H. K. Cammenga)Thermochemistry (Chair: P. Schmidt)
15:35 - 15:55F.-T. Ferse - Kreisprozess eines reversibel geführten dynamischen, chemischen GleichgewichtssystemsI. V. Andreeva - Thermochemistry of organophosphorous compounds: solution and combustion calorimetry

15:55- 16:15

E. Wilhelm - Nonelectrolyte Solutions: Theory and Applications to Model SystemsD. Walter - Thermal transformation of La(OH)3 – Insight into a complex solid state reaction
16:15 - 16:35S. O. Kondratev - Quantification of dispersion interactions with the help of thermochemistry: substituted benzophenonesR. Siewert - Benchmark Thermochemical Properties of Phthalic acids and Phthalic anhydride
16:35 - 16:55C. B. M. Groß - Optimising a commercial drop calorimeter for high temperature Lead borate drop solution calorimetryD. H. Zaitsau - Thermal stability of molecular and ionic compounds: evaporation vs decomposition, TGA vs DSC
17:00 - 17:30Transfer to Wolfenbüttel by bus
17:30 - 19:30Guided visit to Herzog August Library in Wolfenbüttel
18:30 - 19:45Alternatively: Guided tour through the historic city of Braunschweig
19:30 - 20:00Transfer from Wolfenbüttel to Braunschweig by bus
20:00 - 23:00Conference dinner

Friday, 14 June 2019

 Lecture hallSeminar room A
 New Methods (Chair: S. Neuenfeld)New Materials (Chair: M. Feist)
09:00 - 09:20J. Lerchner - Segment-fusion chip calorimetry – a new method for the investigation of fast reactionsS. Wrabetz - Dynamics in heterogeneous Catalysis -monitored by microcalorimetry beyond adsorption-
09:20 - 09:40E. Hempel- The new Flash DSC 2+A. V. Tarasov - Reaction Calorimetry: Exploring the state of Ag catalyst in ethylene epoxidation in-situ
09:40 - 10:00A. Abdelaziz - Determination of the sublimation vapor pressure of thermally labile compounds with fast scanning calorimetryL. Sandig-Predzymirska - High-pressure DSC study of hydrogen sorption/desorption properties of doped sodium alanate
10:00 - 10:20A. Yermalayeu - Combustion calorimetry: yesterday, today and tomorrowC. Schick - Homogeneous crystal nucleation in polymers – Nucleation kinetics and thermal stability of nuclei
10:20 - 11:00Poster presentation / Coffee break 
 New Methods (Chair: J. Lerchner)New Materials (Chair: C. Schick)
11:00 - 11:20C. Ortmann - Isothermal Titration Calorimetry - Improvements to facilitate your lab lifeY. Z. Chua - Direct Determination of the Thermodynamic Properties of Melting for Amino Acids
11:20 - 11:40T. Meller - Design and characterization of a gas-solid reaction calorimeterM. Nopens - Water-induced cell wall porosity in wood - investigations with differential scanning calorimetry
11:40 - 12:00K. Vogel - An alternative kinetic evaluation of a reversible enzyme reaction 
12:00 - 12:15Short coffee break
 Lecture hall
 Chair: D. Walter
12:15 - 13:00T. Maskow - The future of biocalorimetry and biothermodynamics as seen by a biotechnologist
13:00 - 13:15Farewell address

Poster presentation

Wednesday, 12 June to Friday, 14 June 2019


H. Al-FathiCalorimetric investigation of the growth and product formation of lactic acid bacteria
L. DietelCyclic Lipopeptides: Interaction with Model Membranes
B. Egenolf-JonkmannsCalorimetric studies on the dissociation characteristics of methane hydrates in porous media
R. HeinemannModeling the vapor transport of non-stoichiometric zinc oxide
M. HoernkeThe ability of synthetic antimicrobials to induce electrostatic lipid clustering and membrane permeabilization
V. JilgMethods and Setup for Calorimetric Analysis of Metallic Latent Thermal Energy Storage Systems
F. KandelhardCombined CFD- and Heat-Transfer-Modelling of an Adiabatic Storage Calorimeter
M. KnorrSynthesis planning & reaction mechanism in ionic liquids
R. MacgregorVolumetric properties of mono- and multi-molecular G-Quadruplexes
M. MarkonesThe TSA – global fitting for the masses, using MicroCal PEAQ-ITC Analysis Software
A. MeißnerOptimization of TGA Control Parameters for Long-Term Thermal Stability Prediction of Ionic Liquids
T. MellerDesign and characterization of a gas-solid reaction calorimeter
L. NaßwetterITC of mixed micelle systems and micelle-protein interactions
A. RosenthalCoupling of Stability and Self-Association of a Therapeutic Protein
L. Sandig-PredzymirskaInfluence of the aluminum addition on the hydrogenation/dehydrogenation behavior of doped sodium alanate
S. M. SargeCalorimetric Investigations into commercial Li-ion electrochemical cells
U. SazamaConfined water – Melting point depression as function of different surface polarities in nanopores
S. ShiAction of Antimicrobial Nylon-3 Polymers on Model Membranes
G. SkvarnavičiusThermodynamics of Ion Pair Formation Between Charged Poly(Amino Acid)s and Detergents
J. SteigenbergerInvestigation of thermodynamic phase transitions of lysolipid-containing thermosensitive liposomes by DSC and PPC
A. StulzPrimary and secondary peptide binding to liposomes as seen by ITC, fluorescence, and MST
R. TuckermannKalorimetrie – Eine Experimentierreihe am Schülerlabor Chemie der TU Braunschweig
K. VogelA thermodynamic investigation of the glycolytic pathway
D. WalterThermal stability of commercial peroxides for cross linking of caoutchouc mixtures
M. WeyheDrop calorimetry - Development of accompanying simulations
W. ZhaoCalorimetric studies of the thermal behavior of Li-ion coin cells: calibration and measurement with a Tian-Calvet calorimeter