International Conference for Dispersion Analysis & Materials Testing 2022

January 24 - 25, Berlin, Germany, 2022 (additional workshop on January 26)


In 2022, LUM GmbH hosts the next, now traditional International Conference for Dispersion Analysis & Materials Testing in Berlin, Germany.

The conference organizer invites all world-wide LUM instrument users to learn strategies and results from scientific and industrial experts using LUMiReader PSA & LUMiReader X-Ray, LUMiFuge, LUMiSizer, LUMiSpoc, LUMiFrac (for composite materials) and LUMiFlector. Registration is open!

First speakers expected from

HP Indigo Ltd., Israel
KIT (Institut für Mechanische Verfahrenstechnik und Mechanik), Germany
University of Leeds, UK
Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany

Conference topics include:

Particle & Surface Characterization

  • Particle size distribution of nano- and microparticles / Hansen Dispersibility Parameter/Hansen Solubility Parameter / Particle density distribution / Particle surface characterization

Real-time & Accelerated Stability

  • Direct accelerated stability testing of dispersions / Real-time separation in emulsions and suspensions / Comparative and predictive shelf life for dispersions (ISO/TR 13097) / Stability testing of cosmetic products (ISO/TR 18811)

Materials Testing

  • Tensile testing / Shear testing / Characterization of coatings / Characterization of composite materials / Mechanical strength


  • Separation of particles in industrial processes / Characterization of dispersibility and filterability / Shear and compressive yield stress / Up- and downstream processing

Scientific Committee Chair: Prof. Dr. Dr. D. Lerche, LUM GmbH


The conference organizer invites all world-wide LUM instrument users to present their strategies and results in the scientific and industrial use of LUMiSizer, LUMiFuge, LUMiReaderLUMiReader X-Ray, LUMiFrac, LUMiFlector and LUMiSpoc in the frame of an oral presentation (for general topics see above). Kindly send your abstract for an oral presentation in English as MS word file by email to event[at] Please download the stylesheet for your abstract HERE.

Deadline for abstract submission will be announced soon.

All abstracts will be published on Presenting authors are granted the participation (including evening event) free of charge.


LUM Young Scientist Award 2022

With calling papers for the Young Scientist Award 2022 LUM again broadens its support and commitment in promoting young researchers from universities and academic institutions all across the globe. The submissions of relevant scientific results to the organizing committee of the conference are hereby strongly encouraged.

To qualify, any applicant must meet the following conditions:

• Experimental results that advance the understanding of the general scientific community in the analysis of dispersions/
particles respectively in materials testing were obtained by using LUM instruments (no longer than two years after graduation).

• The scientific significance of the results is met by submitting a peer reviewed publication, a Bachelor, Master or PhD thesis as copy, or, in case of unpublished results, a detailed description of work.

• Applicants provide a two-page abstract and a detailed curriculum vitae, along with a letter of recommendation by the supervisor.

Kindly submit all documents by email to event[at], keyword LUMYSA 2022. We will keep you informed about further dates and deadlines.


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