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Physics of Drying Conference

Physics of Drying Conference

Come to attend the Physics of Drying Conference from November 5th to 7th  2018 at Ecole des Ponts Paris Tech, Marne La Vallée (next to Paris).  To register, please click here (registration will close on October 15).

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About the topic: Drying is ubiquitous in industry and our everyday life. It is a priori a complex process involving coupled vapor diffusion and liquid transport through a complex, multi-scale, soft or solid, porous structure. Despite this complexity, many recent researches now provide insight in, and rationalization of, the physical processes at work in drying of soils, building materials, colloids, gels, model porous systems, etc. The aim of this meeting, within the frame of the Chair Innovating solutions for sustainable housing (Saint-Gobain – Ecole des Ponts), is to gather experts and review significant improvements in our understanding in this scientific field.

The meeting will be based on invited talks, selected (about 30) oral presentations from abstract submitted to the scientific comittee, plus posters. Through this conference we will deal with various topics such as Civil and environmental engineering materials, Fundamental processes of drying or imbibition, Biological systems, Drying-induced transport of ions and particles.

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