SPI 2021

Symposium on Polyurethane Innovation 2021

The Symposium on Polyurethane Innovation 2021 (SPI 2021) will be a mix of online presentations about the latest developments in polyurethane raw materials, equipment, manufacturing technologies, and other related innovations. Young researchers are especially welcome to present their innovative solutions in polyurethane chemistry.


Organizing committee:

Prof. Dr. Béla Viskolcz
Enikő Mester, MSc
Dániel Pecsmány, MSc
Dr. Béla Fiser 



Interested to join as a speaker? Please contact the organizers at kemfiser@uni-miskolc.hu

Please, use the following link to join the event from 8:50am:


09:00 – 09:05 Opening remarks Prof. Dr. Béla Viskolcz
(University of Miskolc)
09:05 – 09:35 ELASTOLINE HP high pressure elastomer machine production in comparison with conventional elastomer processing machines

Frank Köster

(Hennecke GmbH)

9:35 – 9:50 Mechanical and acoustic properties of flexible polyurethane foams before and after aging

Enikő Mester

(University of Miskolc)

9:50 – 10:05 Development of antibacterial additives for polyurethane foams

Emőke Sikora

(University of Miskolc)

10:05 – 10:20 Preparation of bamboo-like carbon nanotube loaded piezoresistive polyurethane-silicone rubber composite

Mohamed Al-Mandalawi

(University of Miskolc)

10:20 – 10:25 BREAK
10:25 – 10:55


Introduction of R&D Centre for Polyol Project of MOL Group

Peter W. Groh

(MOLGroup Chemicals)

10:55 – 11:10 Catalyst development for nitrobenzene hydrogenation

Ádám Prekob

(University of Miskolc)


11:10 – 11:25 Computational study of urethane formation in the presence of catalysts

Hadeer Waleed Quasim

(University of Miskolc)

11:25 – 11:40 Antioxidant additives for polyurethanes

Dalal Karad

(University of Miskolc)

11:40 – 11:45 BREAK
11:45 – 12:15 Molecular Dynamics Simulations and its use in Polyurethane Research

Michael Owen

(University of Miskolc)

12:15 – 12:30 The effect of NCO:OH ratio on the mechanical properties of flexible moulded polyurethane foams

Ibrahim Alomari

(University of Miskolc)

12:30 – 12:45 Experimental study of catalytic urethane bond formation

Marcell Csécsi

(University of Miskolc)

12:45 – 13:00 Blowing agents for polyurethanes synthesis – Trends and Developments Vivien Konyhás (University of Miskolc)
Closing remarks