Scientific Events

Basel 2015


Scientific comittee


The 40th Annual Meeting of STK 2015 was held on
June 22nd and 23rd, 2015 at Novartis Training Center in Basel, and was mainly focused on "Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry in Life Science and Pharmacy".


Danièle Giron
Selective Applications of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetric Methods for Pharmaceutical Industry.

Erwin Marti
Project Management and Projects of Applied Physical Chemistry.

Delphine Berset
Process optimization based on reaction calorimetry.  

Yvan Mongbanziama
Kinetic parameters of the thermal degradation of polymers by Chemiluminescence.  

Young Scientist Award
Nadia Baati
From molecular structure to predicted thermal stability: Molecular‐based approaches for DSC Simulations.

STK Award for Applied Chemical Thermodynamics
Bertrand Roduit
New Kinetic Approach for Evaluation of Thermal Hazard Indicators Based on DSC and Large Scale Tests.

Alois Raemy
Applications de l’analyse thermique en sciences des aliments.

Michael Feist
Studies on the reactivity of solid oxides and fluorides by means of PulseTA®.
Ekkehard Fueglein
About the use of IDENTIFY, a thermoanalytical database.
Angela Hammer
Compositional Analysis of Complex Materials with TGA-GC/MS.
Isabelle Beurroies
Thermodynamic Study of Porous Materials Structural Changes under Mechanical Pressure or Thermal Treatment.
Mischa Schwaninger
Plant heat transfer coefficients from RC1 experiments.

Charles Guinand
Reactor Dynamic Investigation applied to the Morton case.


Gregory Widmer
Incident investigation: Thermal stability improvement of water-contaminated epoxy resin.

Sylvie Mathieu, Mohammed Biya
Reaction kinetic and safety investigation of the Morton case based on calorimetric methods.


Scientific Committee

Pierre BRODARD, HEIA-FR, Fribourg
Arnaud GRANDEURY, Novartis AG, Basel
Rolf HILFIKER, Solvias AG, Basel
Gerhard LEU, Sika Technology AG, Zürich
Francesco MASCARELLO, DSM Ltd, Sisseln
Alois RAEMY, pens. Nestlé SA, La Tour-de-Peilz
Rudolf RIESEN, pens. Mettler-Toledo AG, Schwerzenbach
Françis STOESSEL, Swissi Process Safety GmbH, Basel


Mettler Toledo
TA Instruments

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