Scientific Events

Thun 2019


Scientific comittee







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The 44th Annual Meeting of STK 2019, was held on
May 15th 2019 at Armasuisse in Thun, and was mainly focused on "Thermal Analysis of Materials".


Alexandre Sarbach (armasuisse Thun, Switzerland)
Heat flow calorimetry and others thermal technics applied in the ammunition surveillance and shelf life prediction

Bertrand Roduit (AKTS AG Sierre, Switzerland)
Continuous monitoring of shelf lives of materials by application of data loggers with implemented kinetic parameters

Corresponding published paper

STK Award 2019
Vincent Mathot (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium)
Thermal behavior of crystallizing polymers

Aloïs Raemy (ex-Nestlé Research Centre Lausanne, Switzerland)
Thermal characteristics of the carbohydrate cellulose in relation to safety

STK Young Scientist Award 2019
Andrei Rotaru (University of Craiova, Romania)
Thermal‐spectroscopic studies of electroceramic relaxor materials
Angela Hammer (Mettler-Toledo AG Nänikon, Switzerland)
Sintering by TMA: clay and high temperature materials
Rémi André (SETARAM Instrumentation Caluire, France)
Calorimetry and energy
Andreas Haselbacher (ETH Zurich, Switzerland)
Recent progress on high-temperature thermal energy storage with application to advanced adiabatic compressed air energy storage
Erwin Marti (Co-founder of STK, Basel Switzerland)
Leadership and management in the chemical industry, as well as in the physical chemistry

Mandy Juillerat (HES-SO, Switzerland)
Specific heat capacity determination for aqueous solutions
and colloids using an adaptation of the sapphire method

Angela Hammer (Mettler-Toledo AG Nänikon, Switzerland)
TGA Content Analysis of a Mineral Used in the Cement Industry

Scientific Committee

Marie-Agnès AESCHLIMANN, Firmenich SA, Geneva
Pierre BRODARD, HEIA-FR, Fribourg
Patrick FURRER, Sika Technology AG, Zürich
Angela HAMMER, Mettler-Toledo, Schwerzenbach
Rolf HILFIKER, Solvias AG, Basel
Francesco MASCARELLO, DSM Ltd, Sisseln
Alois RAEMY, pens. Nestlé SA, La Tour-de-Peilz
Françis STOESSEL, Swissi Process Safety GmbH, Basel
Jürgen THUN, Roche, Basel


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