International Conference for Dispersion Analysis & Materials Testing 2022

January 24 - 25, 2022 - virtual

Thank you

We would like to thank all participants, speakers and YSA applicants of the 10th edition of the International Conference for Dispersion Analysis & Materials Testing 2022.
The first fully virtual conference was a great success thanks to you, with a record of 90 participants from 24 countries.


Here you find the press release regarding this year's Young Scientist Award winner Lia Beraldo da Silveira Balestrin, PhD. >>


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In 2022, LUM GmbH hosts the next, now traditional International Conference for Dispersion Analysis & Materials Testing. For the first time, the conference will be held exclusively online.

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.

Confirmed Speakers and Talks:


Dr. Jörg Schuhmacher

Schott AG, Germany

Title: Selection of Optimum Multi-Component Solvent Mixtures for Particle-based Wet Chemical Coating Solutions in Industrial Applications


Dr.-Ing. Marco Gleiß

Institute of Mechanical Process Engineering and Mechanics – Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Germany

Title: Integration of sedimentation analysis into the numerical simulation for designing and scale-up of solid-liquid separation units


Dr. Horst Purwin


Title: LUMiReader X-Ray Based Investigations of TiO2 Products


Sven Uwe Böhm


Title: LUMiSizer Based HSP Investigation of TiO2 Pigments


Prof. Dr. Timothy Hunter

University of Leeds, UK

Title: Validated simulations of bidisperse colloidal sedimentation


Paola Cardenas, M. Sc.

Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU), Institute of Particle Technology (LFG), Germany

Title: Multidimensional characterization of noble metal alloy nanoparticles


Yuwen Meng,

University of Le Mans, IMMM, France

Title: The effect of xanthan on the stability and morphology of water in water emulsions


Amin Said Amin, M. Sc.

University of Duisburg-Essen, Particle Science and Technology (IVG-PST), Germany

Title: Systematic Study of the Stability of Vulcan XC72R in Different Organic Solvents Using Analytical Centrifugation and the Hansen Solubility/Dispersibility Parameters


Osama Anwar, M. Sc.

University of Duisburg-Essen, Particle Science and Technology (IVG-PST), Germany

Title: Hansen parameters for directed photocatalyst design: Using particle size distributions for probe liquid classification



Here you find the conference programme.


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


CALL for new papers is closed for 2022.

Presenting authors are in touch with the conference team.

LUM invites all to submit your topic for the next conference and always to submit your scientific work also for publication as an article in Dispersion Letters.

LUM Young Scientist Award 2022

Application acceptance period is closed.



We proudly announce the nominees for the YSA 2022:


Lia Beraldo da Silveira Balestrin, PhD

Federal Institute of Rio Grande do Sul (IFRS), Brazil

Title: LUMiSizer: an important tool in asphaltene inhibition studies


Dr.-Ing. Charlotte Capitain

Mannheim University of Applied Sciences, Germany

Title: Measuring the competition between adhesion and cohesion for the development of a novel mussel mimicking adhesive containing a chitosan backbone


Dr. David Hespeler

Bayer AG, Germany

Title: Prediction of physical suspension stability in product development for shorter time-to-market


Inga-Malena Meyenborg, , M. Sc.

Fraunhofer IFAM Bremen, University of Bremen, Germany

Title: A rapid testing method for fatigue in metal additive manufacturing


Ana Beatriz Dilena Spadoni, M. Sc.

Faculdade de Ciências Agrárias e Veterinárias de Jaboticabal, Brazil

Title: Interaction and stability in spray mixtures of fungicide and adjuvants with insecticides

Registration is closed

Please note that registration closed on January 17, 2022, 11:59 pm (UTC+1).

We are looking forward to welcome you to the next LIVE conference in 2023/2024 in Berlin.

For further information please get in touch with our event team.


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