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Symposium Topics

o Water in solid food and pharmaceutical materials

Lisa Mauer (Purdue University, USA), Job Ubbink (California Polytechnic State University, USA)


o Water and structuration of soft food and pharmaceutical materials

Anna Ström (Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden), Thomas Vilgis (Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research, Germany)


o Water and de-structuration of biomaterials

Peter Lillford (University of Birmingham, United Kingdom) , Joël Wallecan (Cargill, Belgium)


o Water and biological systems : to kill or to keep alive

Sebastian Hakansson (Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Uppsala, Sweden)


o Water transport and barriers : the path to a controlled release

Thomas Karbowiak (AgroSup Dijon, Université Bourgogne Franche-Comté, France), Pieter Verboven (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven Belgium)


o Water-scopy : new techniques and modeling to probe water in foods and pharmaceuticals

Pavinee Chinachoti (Prince of Songkia University, Thailand), Camille Loupiac (AgroSup Dijon, Université Bourgogne Franche-Comté, France)