08:00-08:45 Registration & Coffee

08:45 Opening Remarks

Session I

Chairman: Miray Bekbölet

09.00-09:30 Invited Lecture - Pierre Pichat
"Overview of Some Medical, Safety and Well-Being Applications of TiO2 Photocatalysis"

09.30-10:00 Invited Lecture - Yaron Paz
"On the Similarity and Dissimilarity between Photocatalytic Water Splitting and Photocatalytic Degradation of Pollutants"

10:00-10:30 Invited Lecture - Davide Vione
"The photochemistry of surface waters"

10:30-11:00 Invited Lecture - Mirat Gurol
"Biodiesel from Microalgal Biomass"

Coffee Break

Session II

Chairman: Viktorya Aviyente

11.20-11:45 Invited Lecture - Viktorya Aviyente
"How Good Can We Model the Kinetics in Free Radical Polymerization Reactions?"

11:45-12:10 Invited Lecture - Burak Erman
"Statistical Mechanics of Drug–Protein Interactions"

12:10-12:35 Invited Lecture - Ersin Yurtsever
"Modeling of Evaporation of Small Particles: Some Results, A Story and A Challenge!"

12:35-13:00 Invited Lecture - Mine Yurtsever
"Theoretical Approach to Structure-Morphology Relationship in Segmented Polyurethane and Polyurea Copolymers"

13:00-13:15 Oral Presentation - Nevin Uras-Aytemiz
"Clathrate hydrates from all-vapor method: competition for small cage guest molecule occupancy"

13:15-13:30 Oral Presentation - Cenk Selcuki
"Interactions of Metal Ions with Biomolecules: A Density Functional Approach"

13:30-14:30 LUNCH

Session III

Chairman: İnci Sönmezoğlu

14.30-14:55 Invited Lecture - Sondan Durukanoglu Feyiz
"Growth of Silver Nanoclusters: An Atomistic View"

14:55-15:20 Invited Lecture - Emrah Ozensoy
"Understanding Catalytic Materials at the Molecular Level: From Thermal Chemistry to Photochemistry"

15:20-15:45 Invited Lecture - Cleva W. Ow-Yang
"Work Function Engineering of Transparent Conductive Electrodes at the Nanoscale"

15:45-16:00 Oral Presentation - Seref Gucer
"Importance of Molecules in Environmental and Life Sciences: Metal Speciation & Fractionation"

Coffee Break

Session IV

Chairman: Ersin Yurtsever

16:30-16:45 Oral Presentation - Gokhan Kacar
"Hierarchical multi-scale simulations for properties, metal adhesion, and self-healing ability of polymers"

16:45-17:00 Oral Presentation - Saron Catak
"Insight into the Polymerization of Conjugated Electroluminescent Polymer PPV: Diradical Character of Monomers and Dimers"

17:00-17:15 Oral Presentation - Bulent Balta
"Conformational Rearrangements Triggering GTP Hydrolysis in EF-Tu"

17:15-17:30 Oral Presentation - Namik Akkilic
"Seeing biological macromolecules in action: From ensemble to single molecule"

17:30-17:45 Oral Presentation - Dilek A. Boga
"Renewable H2 Production via Aqueous-Phase Reforming of Biomass-Derived Oxygenates"

17:45-18:00 Oral Presentation - Enver Guler
"Blue Energy-Ion exchange membranes for reverse electrodialysis"

18:00-18:15 Oral Presentation - Aysu Yarman
"Molecular Imprinting: From Biology to Chemistry"

18:15-18:30 Closing remarks

18:30-19:30 Poster Session

19:30 Dinner