• The workshop will start on the afternoon of July. 6 2017 and will end at lunch-time on the 7.
  • Registration and Abstract Submission: April 28, 2017.
  • Announcement of acceptance of abstracts: May 31, 2017
  • Final program communication: June 20, 2016
  • Please fill in the registration form and the abstract form available here

Note for Poster authors: the size of the posters should be A0


Thursday - July 6, 2017

14:45-15:00 OPENING
Session I: Chair Giancarlo Franzese

  • 15:00-15:30 Arieh Ben-Naim (invited speaker)
    Hydrophobic-Hydrophilic interactions in protein folding, protein-protein association and
    molecular recognition

  • 15:30-15:50 Valentino Bianco
    Modeling proteins in water to understand folding, stability and aggregation
  • 15:50-16:10 Klaas Wynne
    Slow and super-slow water translational dynamics around organic and biological solutes
  • 16:10-16:30 Halina Abramczyk
    Interfacial and dangling water as a ‘‘hydration fingerprint’’ in normal and cancerous human tissue
  • 16:30-16:50 Carles Calero
    The role and properties of water in the interaction of phospholipid membranes with other phospholipid membranes and ions
  • 16:50-17:05 Giulia Magi Meconi
    Adsorption and desorption behavior of ionic and noionic surfactants on polymer surfaces

Session II: Chair Jordi Martí

  • 17:45-18:05 Enrique Sánchez Marcos
    The identification of the coordination geometry of metal aquaions in water: a way to
    understand the rare-earth contraction of aquaions

  • 18:05-18:25 Rocío Semino
    Proton Solvation and Dynamics in Water Acetone Solutions and Mesoscopic Aggregates
  • 18:25-18:45 María M. Conde
    Spontaneous NaCl-Doped Ice: Focus on the Mechanisms of Ions Inclusion
  • 18:45-19:05 Luis G. McDowell
    Observation of a roughening transition on the surface of ice
  • 19:05-19:25 Jayant K. Singh
    Ice nucleation on nanotextured surfaces: Influence of surface fraction, pillar height and wetting states
  • 19:25-19:45 Chantal Valeriani
    Ice nucleation
    21:30-23:00 SOCIAL DINNER

Friday - July 7, 2017

Session III: Chair TBA

  • 9:00-9:20 Albert Verdaguer
    Substrate-dependence of the freezing dynamics of supercooled water films: A high speed
    optical microscope study

  • 9:20-9:40 Francesco Alliota
    Kovacs effect and the relation between glasses and supercooled liquids
  • 9:40-10:00 Rossend Rey
    Ultrafast energy fluxes during solvation dynamics in liquid water
  • 10:00-10:20 María C. Morón
    Reproducing experimental data of relaxation phenomena in liquid water: ambient and low
  • 10:20-10:40 Ioannis Skarmoutsos
    Local structural fluctuations, hydrogen bonding and structural transitions in supercritical

  • 10:40-10:55 Oriol Vilanova
    Crystal polymorphism and hexatic phase in a many-body model for a water monolayer

Session IV: Chair Elvira Guàrdia

  • 11:30-11:50 Emilio Artacho
    Simulations of nanoconfined water between corrugated walls
  • 11:50-12:10 Luis Carlos Pardo
    Characterizing ordering in liquid water: An information theory approach
  • 12:10-12:30 Kazuhiro Fuchizaki
    SnI4—the substance that allows us to enter the no man’s land
  • 12:30-12:50 Frédéric Caupin
    Viscosity of supercooled water under pressure and two-state interpretation of water
  • 12:50-13:20 Mikhail Anisimov (invited speaker)
    Do ordinary water and heavy water behave differently under supercooled and
    superstretched conditions?
  • 13:20-13:30 CLOSING