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Wednesday, 29 September


09:30 - 10:00    Welcome address

Tim Stauch, Chair of the MAPEX Symposium 2021
Kurosch Rezwan, MAPEX Speaker
Marc Avila, MAPEX Human Space Exploration Initiative
Katharina Koschek, poster prize committee

10:00 - 10:30    Dr.-Ing. Patrick Seefeldt
                             German Aerospace Center

Development of new Solar Array Concepts for Space Applications

10:30 - 11:00     Coffee break


11:00 - 11:30      Dr. Bohan Wu
                             Beijing Institute of Spacecraft
                             Environment Engineering

Electrospun Polyimide Ultrafine Fibrous Membranes with Enhanced Atomic-Oxygen Resistance via Incorporation of POSS Components: Preparation and Properties

11:30 - 12:00     Poster pitches


12:00 - 12:30     Dr. Adrian P. Tighe

Radiation testing of materials and prospective technologies for future space missions

12:30 - 14:00     Lunch break


14:00 - 15:00     Poster session 


15:00 - 15:30     Dr. Hans Rabus
                             Physik. Techn. Bundesanstalt

High-Z nanoparticles for enhanced energy deposition in tumours during radiotherapy

15:30 - 16:00     Prof. Michael D. McGehee
                             Univ. Boulder, Colorado

Triple Halide Perovskite Absorbers for >27% Perovskite/Silicon Tandem Solar Cells with Excellent Stability

16:00 - 18:00     "Live" event



All times are given in CEST (UTC + 2)

Thursday, 30 September

09:00 - 09:30   Prof. Dr. Thomas Frauenheim
                             BCCMS, Uni Bremen 

Ultrafast energy transfer through intermolecular Conical Intersections

09:30 - 10:00   Prof. Dr. Caterina Cocchi
                            Carl von Ossietzky Universität Oldenburg;
                            Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

Donor/acceptor interfaces in organic and hybrid materials for photovoltaics: Insight from first-principles calculations

10:00 - 10:30    Prof. Dr. Kai Nordlund
                            Univ. Helsinki

Overview of radiation damage mechanisms in materials

10:30 - 11:00    Coffee break


11:00 - 11:30     Dr. Jan Hendrik Bredehöft
                            Uni Bremen

Chemical reactions initiated by ionizing Radiation

11:30 - 12:00     Poster pitches


12:00 - 12:30     Dr. Karel Marsalek
                             Institute of Aerospace Medicine,
                            German Aerospace Centre

Development and use of active dosimeters for ionising radiation in space

12:30 - 13:30     Lunch break


13:30 - 14:00    Judith Maschke
                             artec Sustainability Research Center,
                             Uni Bremen

Changes in the energy consumption of private households due to the production and the use of renewable energies

14:00 - 15:00     Poster session 


15:00 - 15:30     Prof. Dr. Susan Schorr
                             Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin

Ternary nitrides - a disorder tunable material

15:30 - 16:00     Closing remarks

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