Internal Seminars


Seminar on 02 May 2018 at IMech-BAS jointly with NanoTechLab.
Internal seminar on the project results war organized on 02 May 2018 with the two seconded ESRs, Dr. Giovanni Spinelli from UniSa, Italy and Dr. Rosa di Maio from IPCB, CNR, Italy, together with the research teams from IMech-BAS and NanoTechLab, Ltd, Bulgaria. The researchers have discussed the obtained results from structural characterizations by TEM analysis on the latest formulations of graphene based PLA nanocomposites. A joint publication will result from this discussion.

Seminar on 02 May 2018 at INP-BSU
Dr. Leyla Kalatozishvili - the seconded ER from SIPT, Georgia, has presented her research on the Graphene 3D project with the topics: "Reduced Graphene Oxide: Synthesis and Applications" on a Seminar at INP-BSU

2 Seminars at INP-BSU, Belarus with seconded researcher from Narrando Srl, Italy (March 2018)
Thursday 15 March
Marcello Casa, seconded researcher from Narrando, Salerno, Italy has presented a talk on "Synthesis and characterization of rGO and FLG at Narrando" at a Seminar with INP-BSU host researchers.

Alexander Liubimau, Dzmitry Bychanok from INP-BSU and Marcello Casa (from Narrando, Italy) gave a seminar at INP-BSU devoted to Grapene 3D activity "EM properties of Phenol resin based composites filled with CNT/GNP: in situ synthesis vs mixture".

Seminar at IMech-BAS and NanoTechLab Ltd with seconded researcher from UniSa, 23 March 2018
Internal seminar at IMech-BAS, jointly with NanoTechLab Ltd., was organized on 23 March 2018 with the seconded researcher Dr. Renata Adami (ER) from UniSa. She is on 1 month visit at NanoTechLab Ltd. within the frame of Graphene 3D project. Dr. Adami presented her work on application of supercritical assisted atomization for production of biopolymer microspheres incorporating nanoparticles. Other two presentations were given at the seminar from IMech-BAS researchers: Dr. Todor Batakliev presented a review on XRD analysis of polymer nanocomposites with graphene and carbon nanotubes; and Dr. Dzhihan Menseidov (IMech-BAS) presented his work on fabrication of test samples with project developed conductive graphene filament by 3D printing (Fused Deposition Modeling).

Seminar at MackGraphe, Săo Paolo, Brazil, on 27 February 2018
Three Seconded Researchers gave presentations at a Seminar of the TC Partner, MackGraphe, University of Mackenze, Sao Paolo, Brazil. Dr. Evgeni Ivanov (ER) from NanoTechLab has presented the activity of the SME within Graphene 3D project. Radost Ivanova and Hristiana Velichkova, ESRs from IMech and PhD students within Graphene 3D project, have presented the goal of their PhDs Thesis.


Seminar at IMech-BAS jointly with NanoTechLab Ltd on 19 December 2017
A Joint Seminar was performed at IMech-BAS with the researches from OLEM-IMech, NanoTechLab Ltd and the seconded RE Dr. Giovanni Spinelli (from UniSa). The topic of discussion was the first draft of the joint publication titled: ”Rheological and electrical behaviour of nanocarbon/poly(lactic) acid for 3D printing applications”. Additionally, a presentation was agreed at the Int. Conference on “Times of Polymers & Composites”, 17-21 June 2018, Ischia, Italy ( and a conference paper will be prepared for the Proceedings.

Seminar at UniSa with seconded researchers from INP-BSU, 11 December 2017
Internal seminar at UniSa was organized on 11 December to introduce the seconded ESRs Darya Meisak and Gleb Gorokhov (PhD students from IMP-BSU). Both seconded researches are on three months visit at UniSa within the frame of Graphene 3D project.

Seminar at IMech-BAS and NanoTechLab Ltd on 30 November 2017
Internal Seminar at IMech-BAS jointly with NanoTechLab Ltd. was organized on 30 November 2017 with Dr. Avtandil Sichinava (seconded ER from SIPT, Georgia to NanoTechLab Ltd, Bulgaria). Dr. Sichinava gave a presentation on the SIPT activities on synthesis of PDMS polymer samples, that is the new polymer in DoA of the Graphene 3D project. A joint work was planned for testing at OLEM of those new samples. Dr. Sichinava took part in the mechanical friction testing, together with OLEM researchers, using the UMT-2 Bruker equipment.

Seminar at Open Laboratory OLEM, IMech-BAS, Sofia on 14 November 2017
Seminar for the discussion of project results with the seconded researcher Dr. Giovanni Spinelli (University of Salerno, Italy) and Prof. Philippe Lambin (University of Namur, Belgium) was organized at IMech-BAS. Dr. Giovanni Spinelli gave a presentation titled “Activity carried out on samples of Nanocarbon/Poly(lactic) Acid for 3D Printing Applications”. He has presented also the new QR code software that UniSa group has adopted for labeling of the 82 samples studied within the project.
During the visit of Prof. Philippe Lambin, the Program for the forthcoming Scientific Workshop and Mid-term review meeting, scheduled for 22-26 May 2017 in Namur, Belgium was prepared and agreed. Planning was made for the preparation of the Annual Progress Report for 2017 to be submitted as a Deliverable to the EC.
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Seminar at INP-BSU, Misk, Belarus on 13 September 2017
Wednesday, 13 September 2017, the seconded researcher Prof. Philippe Lambin gave a lecture at the INP BSU seminar, titled: "Effective resistivity of a discrete network of resistors", presenting the new modeling approach applied in Graphene 3D for 3D printed foam like structures.
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Seminar at INP-BSU, 6 September 2017
Wednesday, 6 Sept 2017 at 11:00 Prof. Patrizia Lamberti presented in INP-BSU “Electrochemotherapy and Electromagnetic Modeling of the Electroporation Phenomenon”
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Seminar at MackGraph, Săo Paolo, Brazil, on 28 August 2017
Seminar at MackGraphe was organized on 28 August 2017 with lectures form the seconded researchers Prof. Rumiana Kotsilkova (IMech-BAS) and Dr. Evgeni Ivanov (NanoTechLab), titled:  “Introduction of European Project H2020-Graphene 3D”.
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Three Seminars at IMech-BAS, July-August 2017
Three Internal Seminars were organized at the Institute of Mechanics (IMech-BAS), Sofia, Bulgaria, in July and August 2017, with the seven seconded researchers from IPM-BSU, Belarus; SIPT, Georgia and Narrando, Italy. On 7th July the ESRs Elizaveta Shashkova and Darya Meisak from INP-BSU, Belarus, reported their training program on nanoindentation mechanical testing at OLEM. On and 14th July, Dr. Leila Kalatozishvili (SIPT, Georgia) and the ESRs Radost Ivanova (OLEM, Bulgaria) gave presentations on the rheological training program performed at OLEM. Darya Meisak presented the experimental results on electromagnetic shielding of graphene-polymer nanocomposites. On 10th August, a seminar was organized with the seconded researchers from INP-BSU, with a presentation given from Dr. Alexandr Lubimov followed by a discussion with Dr. Dzmitry Bychanok and Dr. Artyom Plyushch on a joint paper.
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Three Seminars at INP-BSU, May-June 2017
Three Seminars with seconded researchers on Graphene 3D project at INP-BSU, in Minsk, Belarus. On 28 June 2017 Prof. Patrizia Lamberti (UniSa, Italy) presented a lecture on “Sensitivity analysis of a multilayer shielding device based on graphene”. On 18 May 2017 Dr. Ekaterina Sanaia from SIPT Georgia presented the SIPT research and the role of their team in the H2020 project. On 16 May 2017 Prof. Philipe Lambin (UNamur, Belgium) gave a lecture on “Elastic properties of 2D materials”.
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Seminar at IMech-BAS, Sofia, Bulgaria, on 9 June 2017
Seminar at IMech-BAS was organized with Prof. Philippe Lambin (UNamur) and Dr. Geovanni Spinelli (UniSa), seconded under Graphene 3D project at NanoTechLab Ltd, Sofia, Bulgaria. Presentations on the first project results were given.
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Seminar at SKLPME- Sichuan University, Chengdu, China, on 26 May 2017
Seminar at SKLPME-SICHUAN was organized by Prof. Hesheng Xia. The guest-lecturers were Prof. Krzysztof Matyjaszewski - from Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, USA and Prof. Rumiana Kotsilkova - from OLEM, IMech-BAS, Sofia, Bulgaria. Prof. Hesheng Xia introduced the lecturers.
Posters: Prof. K. Matyjaszewski and Prof. R. Kotsilkova
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Kick Off Seminar at SKLPME-Sichuan University, Chengdu, China, on 5 May 2017
Welcome Kick off seminar was organized by Prof. Hesheng Xia, Deputy Director of the State Key Laboratory on Polymer Materials Engineering (SKLPME), Polymer Research Institute, Sichuan University, Chengdu, China. The meeting aims to introduce the seconded researchers Prof. Rumiana Kotsilkova (IMech) and Dr. Evgeni Ivanov (NanoTechLab), to the administrative and group leaders and the project team from SKLPME. Presentations were given on the research activities of IMech-BAS (OLEM), NanoTechLab Ltd. and SKLPME. The project H2020-MSCA-RISE- Graphene 3D was presented by the coordinator.
Program of the Kick Off
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Internal meeting on D 2.1 “Materials specification” at IPCB-CNR, Portici, Italy, on 15 February 2017
Five project partners: IPCB-CNR, NARRANDO, UNISA, IMech-BAS and NanoTechLab have organized Internal meeting at IPCB-CNR, Portici, Italy to discuss the preparation of the forthcoming Deliverable Report D2.1 “Materials specification”, related to the materials of interest to be synthesized, characterized and included in the Graphene 3D project for further design of 3D printing materials. The discussion focused on the suitable graphene and carbon nanotubes modifications, different types, degree of purity and the required materials characterization.

Seminar at UniSa, Salerno, Italy, on 23 February 2017
Seminar was organized at the Department of Information and Electrical Engineering and Applied Mathematics (DIEM), University of Salerno. Four project partners (UniSa, Narrando, IMech and NanoTechLab) have discussed the first activities of Graphene 3D project.  Prof. R. Kotsilkova (Coordinator) has presented the forthcoming project; Dr. Patricia Lamberti (UniSa) gave a presentation on the RISE call requirements. 

Seminar at UniSa, Salerno, Italy, on 7 February 2017
Seminar was organized jointly between the Department of Information and Electrical Engineering and Applied Mathematics, University of Salerno (UniSa) and Company Narrando to meet their research teams with the three seconded researchers: Prof. R. Kotsilkova (IMech), Prof. S. Tabakova (IMech) and Dr. E. Ivanov (NanoTechLab). Presentations on the Graphene 3D, and the research activities of IMech (OLEM) and NanoTechLab were given by Prof. R. Kotsilkova and Dr. Ivanov.