COINS 2024

Colloid and Interface Symposium

The Ewha Womans University, Seoul, South Korea

June 3-5, 2024

Since 2017, the Colloid and Interface Symposium (COINS) has been a premier forum for thought leaders to share their cutting-edge research. The highly anticipated COINS 2024, set to take place at the Ewha Womans University in Seoul, Korea, on June 3-5, promises to be a landmark event in the field. Building on the symposium's rich tradition, the upcoming gathering boasts an electrifying line-up of speakers at the forefront of their respective fields. These experts will not only present their latest research but also foster meaningful discussions and collaborations within a diverse audience of scholars, scientists, and industry professionals. The symposium is poised to go beyond the exchange of ideas, providing a platform for attendees to delve into the intricacies of colloid and interface science, thereby contributing to advancing knowledge and innovation in these crucial areas. The captivating talks delivered by these thought leaders are expected to showcase groundbreaking findings and inspire attendees to explore new horizons in their research endeavors.

Chair Jin Woong Kim

Call for Papers (posters only)

The symposium consists of oral and poster sessions. Contributing authors are requested to submit a one-page MS word-formatted abstract that includes the title of paper, author(s), and e-mail address of the corresponding author, and affiliations. The abstract should be submitted to the COINS organizing committee by e-mail.

>> Download the abstract template Here 

Supported by Amore Pacific, HK Kolmar, Hanwha TotalEnergies, Division of Colloid and Molecular Assembly, Polymer Society of Korea, BK21 at SKKU, Center for Polymers and Composite Materials & Research Institute for Convergence of Basic Sciences at HYU, GHUB at CAU, MIMETICS 

Organizing committee Jin Woong Kim (SKKU), Wonmok Lee (Sejong University), Dong Ki Yoon (KAIST), Dong Ha Kim (Ewha Womans University), Sangheon Lee (Ewha Womans University), Hyerim Hwang (Ewha Womans University), Jin Nam (Amorepacific), Kang Hee Ku (UNIST), Se Won Bae (Jeju National University), Dong Woog Lee (UNIST), Eunji Lee (GIST), Jin Yoo (KIST), Youngho Eom (HYU), Changhyun Pang (SKKU), KyuHan kim (SeoulTech), Hyomin Lee (Postech), Shin-Hyun Kim (KAIST), Sanghyuk Wooh (CAU), Joohyung Lee (MJU), Tae Soup Shim (Ajou University), Jungwook Kim (Seoul National University)

>> Download the flyer Here 

>> The program book will be available soon.


Registration fee

Regular KRW 300,000

Student/Post-doc KRW 100,000

        Registration at Here.


MONDAY, June 3, 2024

12:30–13:00 Registration

[Chair: Jin Yoo, KIST]

13:00–14:00 Tutorial 1: Hyomin Lee, POSTECH

Microfluidic Fabrication of Emulsions, Particles, and Vesicles

14:00-15:00 Tutorial 2: Daeyeon Lee, University of Pennsylvania

Colloids at Fluid Interfaces: Fundamentals and Applications

15:00–15:30 Coffee break

[Chair: Kang Hee Ku, UNIST]

15:30–16:30 Tutorial 3: Su-Mi Hur, Chonnam National Univesity

Polymer Physics: Unveiling the Macroscopic and Microscopic Worlds of Polymers

16:30–17:30 Tutorial 4: Youngho Eom, Hanyang University

Basics of Rheology: How to Apply Rheology to Your Samples

18:00–19:00 Welcome Dinner

TUESDAY, June 4, 2024

8:30–9:00 Registration

[Chair: Gi-Ra Yi, POSTECH and Daeyeon Lee, University of Pennsylvania]

9:00–9:10 Opening Remark: Jinwoong Kim, SKKU

9:10–9:40 Talk 1: David Pine, New York University

Self-Assembly of Colloidal Diamond for Photonics

9:4010:10 Talk 2: Hyerim Hwang, Ewha Womans  University

Universal Dynamics of Phase Transitions Probed in Colloids

10:1010:40 Talk 3: Xavier Banquy, Université de Montréal

Shining a New Light on Nanoparticles Interactions in Complex Biological Media

10:4011:00 Coffee break

11:00–11:30 Talk 4: Dong Ha Kim, Ewha Womans University

Chiral Hybrid Nanostructures via Block Copolymer Supramolecular Self-assembly for Advanced Functions

11:30–12:00 Talk 5: Etienne Ducrot, Bordeaux University

Anisotropic Nanoparticles and DNA Coatings for Colloidal Self-Assembly

12:00–12:30 Talk 6: Jin Woong Kim, SKKU

Microalgae-Derived Extracellular Vesicles for Skin-Regenerative Wound Healing

12:30–14:00 Lunch

[Chair: Sanghyuk Wooh, CAU and Hyomin Lee, POSTECH]

14:00–14:30 Talk 7: Hans-Jürgen Butt, Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research

Spontaneous Charging of Sliding Water Drops on Hydrophobic Surfaces

14:30–15:00 Talk 8: Guosong Chen, Fudan University

Precise Protein Assembly Driven by Including Ligand Strategy

15:00–15:30 Talk 9: Mikyung Shin, SKKU

Tissue-Adhesive Hydrogel Biointerfaces for Sutureless Bioelectronics

15:30–16:00 Coffee break

16:00–16:30 Talk 10: Moon Jeong Park, POSTECH

Exploration of Complex Nanostructures in Block Copolymer

16:30–17:00 Talk 11: Yufeng Wang, The University of Hong Kong

Metal-Organic Framework Colloids

17:00–19:00 Poster Session

18:00–19:00 Banquet

WEDNESDAY, June 5, 2024

[Chair: Wonmok Lee, Sejong Universtiy and Jungwook Kim, Seoul National University]

9:10–9:40 Talk 12: David A. Weitz, Harvard University

Work Hardening in Colloidal Crystals: Approaching the Theoretical Limit of Strength

9:40–10:10 Talk 13: Chang-Soo Lee, Chungnam National University

Integrating Paper-Based Microfluidics with Soft Robotics to Develop a Plant-Inspired, Porous Soft Robot

10:10–10:40 Talk 14: To Ngai, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Harnessing the Power of Nature: Monodisperse Pickering Emulsions and Yolk-shell Microcapsules Utilizing Bee Pollen Particles

10:40–11:00 Coffee break

11:00–11:30 Talk 15: Ho Cheung Shum, The University of Hong Kong

All-Aqueous Materials by Interfacial Assembly

11:30–12:00 Talk 16: Sheng Li, KAIST

Formation of Polyelectrolyte Complexes Using DNA-Poly(ethylene glycol) Conjugate

12:00–12:30 Talk 17: Jing Yu, Nanyang Technological University

Liquid-Liquid Phase Separation Mediated Self-Assembly of Bioinspired Peptides and Proteins

12:30–14:00 Lunch

[Chair: Dong Ki Yoon, KAIST]

14:00–14:30 Talk 18: Cheolmin Park, Yonsei University

Block Copolymer Structural Color for Human-Interactive Sensing Displays

14:30–15:00 Talk 19: Stefano Sacanna, New York University

Crystal Clear: Enabling 3D Real Space Analysis of Ionic Colloidal Crystallization

15:00–15:30 Talk 20: Kang Hee Ku, UNIST

Dynamic ‘Janus’ Photonic Colloids with Axial Structural Layers

15:30–16:00 Coffee break

16:00–16:30 Talk 21: Rui Zhang, Hong Kong Univ. of Sci. and Tech.

Colloidal Particles in Frustrated Liquid Crystals

16:30–17:00 Closing Reamrk


VISA / Travel / Accommodations


ECC (Ewha Campus Complex) #301

Ewha Womans University, Seoul, South Korea