POLYCHAR Scientific Committee

President: Witold Brostow (University of North Texas, US)


  1. Elizabete F. Lucas (Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
  2. Jean-Marc Saiter (ONYX Company, France)
  3. Jiasong He (China Academy of Science, China)
  4. Michael Hess (University of North Texas, US)

Prize Committee:

  1. Alexander Fainleib (The National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Ukraine)
  2. Cosimo Carfagna (University of Naples, Italy)
  3. Dušan Berek (Slovak Academy of Science, Slovakia)
  4. Elizabete F. Lucas (Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
  5. Goerg H. Michler (Martin Luther University, Germany)
  6. Jean-Jacques Pireaux (Past Chairman, University of Namur, Belgium)
  7. Jean-Marc Saiter (ONYX Company, France)
  8. Masaru Matsuo (Nara Women's University, Japan)
  9. Michael Hess (University of North Texas, US) 
  10. Moshe Narkis (Technion, Israel)
  11. R.P. Singh (University of Lucknow, India)
  12. Rameshwar Adhikari (Tribhuvan University, Nepal)
  13. Sven Henning (Chairman, Fraunhofer Institute for Microstructure of Materials, Germany)
  14. Ulf W. Gedde (The Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden)
  15. Witold Brostow (University of North Texas, US)

Scientific Committee of POLYCHAR

Members of the Scientific Committee of the POLYCHAR World Forum on Advanced Materials can be found on

POLYCHAR prizes and awards

(1)   The Paul J. Flory Polymer Research Prizea

(2)   The International POLYCHAR Materials Research Prizea

(3)   The Bruce Hartmann Prize for Young Scientistb

(4)   The Jürgen Springer Prize for Young Scientistb

(5)   Three Carl Klason Student Awardsc

(6)   Three IUPAC Prizes for best student posterd


a1 - 3 winner(s) (NOT opened for self-nomination

b1 – 2 winner(s) up to the age of 32 for either oral or poster presenters  

c3 winners for either oral or poster presenters  

d3 winners for poster presenters


Conference presenter should register their candidation for prizes (3) to (6) from 1st to 15th September 2017.

Please register your 25th POLYCHAR Prize  to:-

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Title of the email: POLYCHAR2017: Registration of 25th POLYCHAR Prize (Your name, Country)


Please click here for the registration form of 25th POLYCHAR Prize.


Note: ONLY those applicants who have registered, submitted the abstract and paid the conference registration fees will be considered.


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