Emulsions with Nanoparticles for New Materials - EMMA
October 20, 2003 - October 19, 2005

International Research Programme
supported by
Austrian Ministry of Science and Education

CONTRACT NO: GZ 45.534/1-VI/6a/2003 CONEX


Prof. Dr. Guenter Brenn - Coordinator
Institute of Fluid Dynamics and Heat Transfer (IFDHT)
Graz University of Technology
Inffeldgasse 25/F, A-8010 Graz, Austria

Prof. Dr. Peter Kralchevsky
Laboratory of Chemical Physics and Engineering (LCPE)
Faculty of Chemistry
University of Sophia
1 James Bourchier Blvd., Sophia 1164, Bulgaria

Assoc. Prof. Dr. habil. Tomasz A. Kowalewski
Department of Mechanics and Physics of Fluids
Institute of Fundamental Technological Research
Polish Academy of Sciences
IPPT PAN, Swietokrzyska 21, PL 00-049 Warsaw, Poland

Presentations from Sophia (2003)

Presentations from Warsaw (2004)

Presentations from Graz (2005)

Mid-Term reports (2004)

Final reports (2005)

October 31, 2005


October 28 - 30, 2004

Institute of Fundamental Technological Research, Polish Academy of Sciences

IPPT PAN, Swietokrzyska Street 21, room 110, Floor 1

PL 00-049 Warsaw, Tel: +48-22-8269803; Fax: +48-22-8274699; Mobile: +48-602193472

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Arrival tips

Thursday, October 28, 2004, 20:00
Get-together (meeting at 19:45 in the hotel Europejski lobby)


Friday, October 29, 2004

9:00 – 10:00

S. Tcholakova, N. Vankova, N. D. Denkov, I. B. Ivanov,
V. Valchev (Uni Sofia)

Drop breakup in turbulent flow: experiments and data interpretation


10:00 – 10:30

Agnieszka  Slowicka, Zbigniew Walenta (IPPT PAN)

Conditions for creating thin liquid layers at the contact surface of two other liquids


10:30 – 11:00

Slawomir Blonski, Tomasz Kowalewski (IPPT PAN)

Experimental investigations and numerical modelling of the flow through the emulsifier


11:00 – 11:15

Coffee break


11:15 – 12:00

H. Steiner, R. Teppner, G. Brenn (TU Graz)

Numerical simulation of the flow through a narrow-gap emulsifier and  prediction of drop sizes in the resultant emulsions


12:00 – 12:45


G. Brenn, H. Steiner (TU Graz)

Stability of liquid jets immersed in another liquid


13:00 – 14:30

Lunch (Nowy Swiat Cafe & Restaurant)


14.45 – 15:15

Maria Ekiel-Jezewska (IPPT PAN)

Hydrodynamic interactions between particles on a flat free-surface.


15:15 – 16:00

K. D. Danov, P. A. Kralchevsky, B. N. Naydenov, G. Brenn (Uni Sofia & TU Graz)

Interactions between Particles with an Undulated Contact Line at a Fluid Interface: Capillary Multipoles of Arbitrary Order


16:00 – 16:15

Coffee break


16:15 – 16:45

P. A. Kralchevsky,  K. D. Danov,  V.L. Kolev, T. D. Gurkov, M. I. Temelska, G. Brenn (Uni Sofia & TU Graz)

Detachment of Oil Drops from Solid Surfaces in Surfactant Solutions: Molecular Mechanisms at a Moving Contact Line


16:45 – 17:45

General discussion concernning CONEX second year planning


19:30 –

concert in the Warsaw Filharmonic by K. Penderecki

Simfonia Varsovia, Lacrimosa (Polskie Requiem), Ludwig van Beethoven



Saturday, October 30, 2004


10:30 – 12.00

CONEX, reporting, planning


12:00 – 12:30

Laboratory tour


12:30 – 14.00





end of the meeting


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