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Zürich 2022


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The 47th Annual Meeting of STK 2022, was held on
September 14th and 15th 2022 in Sika (Zürich), and was mainly focused on "Mastering Heat for Environment and Processes".


Pierre Brodard (HEIA, Fribourg, CH), STK President
Welcome Address

Erwin Marti, STK co-founder in 1975 and STK President 1979-2000
Honorary Address

Patrick Furrer (Sika Technology AG, Zürich, CH), STK Board Member
Introductory Address

Martin Zäch (Sika Technology AG, Zürich, CH)
Innovative battery solution from Sika

Christian Ortmann (TA Instruments, Eschborn, GER)
Lead the Charge: Modern Solutions for Battery Material Characterization

Martin O. Saar (ETHZ, Zurich, CH)
Deep geothermal energy: An opportunity for Switzerland and the world
Bertrand Roduit (AKTS SA, Sierre, CH)
Mastering heat by applying the Sample Control Thermal Analysis (SCTA) and heat balance in multilayer structures to reduce curing time and prevent runaway
Anne-Florence Tran-Van (TÜV SÜD, Basel, CH)
Safety aspects and vent sizing for Grignard reactions
Rudolf J. Koopmans (PICC, Fribourg, CH)
Mr. Gibbs and the circular economy
Olivier Braissant (University of Basel, CH)
Biomedical use of isothermal microcalorimetry
Flavio Lack and Jürgen Thun ( F. Hoffmann-La Roche, Basel, CH)
The influence of heat on the stability of amorphous solid forms
Sutida Jansod ( HES-SO, Fribourg, CH)
Thermal control in calcination and crystallization processes for glass ceramics


Angela Hammer (Mettler-Toledo AG, Nänikon, CH)
Moisture Curing of an Adhesive by TMA and Humidity Generator
Fabio Visentin (Mettler-Toledo AG, Nänikon, CH)
Driving a Culture of Safety: People, Processes and Environment
Adrian Müller (HSLU, Luzern, CH)
Measuring thermo-physical properties for an open-source PCM reference library
Alois Raemy (retired Nestlé, Lausanne, CH)
Thermal characteristics of the carbohydrate cellulose in relation to fires of buildings and monuments with wood

Scientific Committee

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


Waters / TA Instrument



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