Nanomaterials for Clean & Sustainable Technology

Nanomaterials for Clean & Sustainable Technology

Symposium Co-Chairs

Fiona CaseFiona Case
NSTI Advanced Materials Coordinator
Case Scientific
Matthew LaudonMatthew Laudon
CEO and Co-Founder

Symposium Sessions

Monday May 13

11:00Catalysis: Nano-Magnetic Catalysts
11:00Green Electronics
11:00Carbon Capture I
11:00Innovation Spotlights: Electronics & Energy
11:00Chemistry and Materials Science for a Sustainable Future: BASF Special Session
2:00Nanotechnology for Solar Energy Collection and Conversion I
2:00Catalysis: Nanomaterials for Catalysis
2:00Energy Storage: Batteries & Electrochemical Storage
2:00Carbon Capture II
2:00Innovation Spotlights: Defense & Energy
4:00Innovation Spotlights: Materials & Energy
Solar: Nanotechnology for Solar Energy Collection and Conversion NNI Signature Initiative - Posters 4:00
Solar: Technologies & Devices I - Posters 4:00
Nanomaterials for Catalysis I - Posters 4:00
Green Chemistry & Materials - Posters 4:00
Renewable Energy Technologies - Posters 4:00

Tuesday May 14

11:00Energy Storage: Fuelcell Technologies & Applications
11:00Nanotech & Cleantech for Oil & Gas
Solar: Technologies & Devices II - Posters 1:30
Nanotech & Cleantech for Oil & Gas - Posters 1:30
Nanomaterials for Catalysis II - Posters 1:30
2:30Innovation Spotlights: Transportation & Energy
3:00Nanotechnology for Solar Energy Collection and Conversion II
3:45Solar: Organic Solar Technologies
3:30Advanced Materials for Green Building

Wednesday May 15

8:30NanoNuclear Materials, Fuels, Applications
8:30Solar: Novel Technologies for Solar
8:30Energy Storage: Supercapacitors & Magnetic Storage I
9:00DOE Industry Collaborations with the National Laboratories - Special Session
10:30Photonic Materials & Devices I
11:00Energy Composites
11:00Energy Storage: Supercapacitors & Magnetic Storage II
11:00Innovation Spotlights: Water
11:00How National User Research Facilities Can Give Your Company an Advantage - Special Session
2:00Advanced Water Technologies
2:00Energy Storage: Novel Storage & Harvesting
Water Technologies - Posters 5:00
Energy Storage & Novel Generation - Posters 5:00
NanoNuclear Materials, Fuels, Applications - Posters 5:00
Advanced Materials for Green Building - Posters 5:00

Symposium Program

Monday May 13

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11:00Catalysis: Nano-Magnetic CatalystsBaltimore 5
Session chair: Fiona Case, NSTI, US
11:00Nano-Organocatalysts: new magnetically retrievable tools for enantioselective synthesis
E. Nehlig, L. Motte, E. Guénin, Université Paris, FR
11:20Magnetically Recyclable Nanocatalysts: Eco-friendly Solutions for Green Catalysis
C. Pereira, M. Rocha, C. Fernandes, S.L.H. Rebelo, C. Freire, Porto University, PT
11:40Synthesis and characterization of magnetic manganese ferrites using a simple combustion method and its application in removal of organics
I. Desai, M. Mills, M. Nadagouda, M. Elovitz, B. Boulanger, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, US
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11:00Green ElectronicsAnnapolis 4
Session chair: Douglas Keszler, Oregon State University, US
11:00Electronic Materials from Water (invited presentation)
D. Keszler, Oregon State University, US (bio)
11:25Life Cycle Analysis of Plastics in Southeast Queensland – Recycled Plastics versus Bio plastics in Electronics
M. Neeli, M. Okine, D.V. Thiel, Griffith University, AU
12:10Designing Functional Materials for Energy and Environment: Thermoelectrics to Cool Pigments (invited presentation)
M. Subramanian, Oregon State University, US (bio)
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11:00Carbon Capture IBaltimore 4
Session chair: Robert Quinn, Air Products and Chemicals & Elizabeth Burton, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, US
11:00Coal: Contributing to a Sustainable Low-Carbon Energy Strategy (invited presentation)
D. Mollot, U.S. Department of Energy, US (bio)
11:25Assessment of Carbon Capture for Natural Gas Combined Cycle (NGCC) Power Plants (invited presentation)
R. Myhre, Bevilacqua-Knight, Inc., US (bio)
11:50Advanced Materials and Process for CO2 Removal from Flue Gas
J. Sweeney, M. Petruska, D. Carruthers, M. Hornbostel, G. Krishnan, ATMI Inc., US
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11:00Innovation Spotlights: Electronics & EnergyPotomac 1
Session chair: Keith Ritala, KERTECH & Associates, Reviewers: Panasonic, Bosch, Applied Ventures, Omron
11:00Panasonic - Strategic Innovation Interests
I. Nydick, Panasonic Ventures, US (bio)
11:15Bosch - Strategic Innovation Interests
E. Daniels, Robert Bosch LLC, US (bio)
11:30Omron - Strategic Innovation Interests
D. Uchida, Omron, JP (bio)
11:45Applied Ventures - Strategic Innovation Interests
A. Kamannavar, Applied Ventures, US (bio)
12:10Scalable Nanopatterning using Roll-based Jet and FlashTM Imprint Lithography
P. Hofemann, Molecular Imprints Inc., US
12:17Microsystems Enabled Photovoltaics (MEPV)
G. Nielson, Sandia National Laboratories, US
12:24Circuits in Plastic Technology
M. Neeli, Griffith University, AU
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11:00Chemistry and Materials Science for a Sustainable Future: BASF Special SessionPotomac 2
-Chemistry & Materials for a Sustainable Future
S. Dimovski, BASF, US
-D. Blackwood, BASF, US
-P. France, MeadWestvaco, US
-C. Machemer, The Rockefeller Group, US (bio)
-W. Rensink, Shell International Exploration and Pro Game Changer, US (bio)
-R. Goerck, BASF, US (bio)
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2:00Nanotechnology for Solar Energy Collection and Conversion IBaltimore 1-2
Session chair: Kris A. Bertness, NIST, US
2:00Nanotechnology for Solar Energy Collection and Conversion NNI Signature Initiative: Vision and Opportunities (invited presentation)
G. Maracas, National Science Foundation, US (bio)
2:10Silicon Nanowire Solar Cells: Lowering the Cost of Solar Electricity (invited presentation)
M.R. Black, Bandgap Engineering, US (bio)
2:35Nanostructures for Improving the Spectral Response of Photovoltaic Cells (invited presentation)
A. Shoji Hall, M. Faryad, G.D. Barber, L. Liu, M. Solano, T.S. Mayer, A. Lakhtakia, P. Monk, T.E. Mallouk, The Pennsylvania State University, US (bio)
3:00Efficient broadband conversion via quantum dots with built-in charge
A. Sergeev, K. Sablon, N. Vagidov, J. Little, V. Mitin, University at Buffalo, US
3:20Enhancement of GaAs solar cell efficiency by type-II GaSb quantum dots located outside ofthe depletion region
A. Kechiantz, A. Afanasev, J.-L. Lazzari, The George Washington University, US
3:40Nanoscale electromagnetic characterization of semiconductors and photovoltaics with scanning microwave microscopy (invited presentation)
T.M. Wallis, A. Imtiaz, J. Weber, P. Kabos, M. Brubaker, N.A. Sanford, K.A. Bertness, National Institute of Standards and Technology, US (bio)
4:05A Focused Super-Continuum Solar Simulator for Illuminated Solar Cell Microscopy (invited presentation)
T. Dennis, National Institute of Standards and Technology, US
4:30Nanofluids for Heat Transfer and Thermal Energy Storage in Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) Applications (invited presentation)
D. Singh, Argonne, US (bio)
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2:00Catalysis: Nanomaterials for CatalysisBaltimore 5
Session chair: Ishan Desai, EPA, US
2:00Biomimetic control of product selectivity using templated nanogels as mimics of Aldolase type I enzymes
P. Bonomi, D. Carboni, M. Resmini, Queen Mary University of London, UK
2:20Rosette Nanotube-Supported Pd Nanoparticles: Characterization & Application to the Suzuki-Miyaura Cross-Coupling Reaction
M.R. Hassan, H. Fenniri, University of Alberta, CA
2:40Extraordinary Activity of Nanodispersed Bimetallic NiFe Phosphide Catalysts for the Conversion of a Biomass Model Compound
S.T. Oyama, A. Cho, J. Shin, A. Takagaki, R. Kikuchi, The University of Tokyo, JP
3:00Effects of Preparation Methods and Electronic States of the AuPd Bimetallic Nanoparticles on the Activity for Aerobic Oxidation of Alcohols
S. Nishimura, Y. Yakita, M. Katayama, K. Higashimine, K. Ebitani, Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, JP
3:20Role of special sites on the selective activation of C-H and C-C bonds by nanoparticles: Ru13 as a test-case
M. Mercy, I. del Rosal, R. Poteau, LPCNO (IRSAMC), Université de Toulouse, FR
3:40Thermally stable Pt nano-particles deposition over Al2O3 and CeO2-Al2O3 by Arc plasma deposition: Experimental and QCC study
Y.E. Jeong, P.A. Kumar, C.Y. Yu, H.P. Ha, Korea Institute of Science and Technology (KIST), KR
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2:00Energy Storage: Batteries & Electrochemical StorageWoodrow Wilson D
Session chair: Karen Waldrip, Sandia National Laboratory, US
2:00Progress on Magnesium Batteries (invited presentation)
T.S. Arthur, F. Mizuno, Toyota Research Institute of North America, US (bio)
2:25Low cost carbon-silicon nanostructures for high performance electrochemical anode materials
N. Badi, J. Kodali, F.R. Hernandez, A. Okonkwo, M. Hobosyan, K.S. Martirosyan, University of Houston, US
2:45Graphene-based Next Generation Li Batteries
J. Lettow and C. Martin, Vorbeck Materials Corp, US
3:05Tin Nanoneedles: A High Performance, Cost Effective, Industry-Scalable Anode Technology for Lithium-ion Batteries
M.G. Norton, D.T. Mackay, L.A. Heersema, Washington State University, US
3:25Electrochemical Energy Storage Development at PNNL
V. Sprenkle, W. Wang, D. Reed, J.Y. Kim, E. Thomsen, G. Li, X. Lu, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, US
3:45All-solid-state thin film batteries – Processing and properties
J. Feng, J. Zhu, K. Zeng, L. Lu, National University of Singapore, SG
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2:00Carbon Capture IIBaltimore 4
Session chair: Robert Quinn, Air Products and Chemicals & Elizabeth Burton, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, US
2:00CO2 Capture by Adsorption Processes (invited presentation)
P.A. Webley, Melbourne School of Engineering, AU (bio)
2:25Amine-Containing Nanoporous Materials for CO2 Removal
A. Sayari, University of Ottawa, CA
2:45Engineering Amine-Based Solid Adsorbents for Carbon Capture from Dilute CO2 Streams
D. Andirova, Y. Lei, C. Cogswell, S. Choi, Northeastern University, US
3:05Polyol–clay matrices with improved hydrophilic character and affinity towards CO2 - Attempts to CO2 concentration at room temperature
S. Nousir, K. Ghomari, R. Roy, A. Azzouz, University of Quebec at Montreal, CA
3:25Ionic Liquids for CO2 capture
F. Stiemke, B. Iliev, G. Adamová, T.J.S. Schubert, G. Romanos, M. Kroon, IOLITEC Ionic Liquids Technologies Inc., US
3:45Enzymatic Technology for Low-Cost CO2 Capture
J. Carley, CO2 Solutions Inc., CA
4:05Advanced Membrane Design for Improved Carbon Dioxide Capture
N.C. Nwogu, E. Gobina, Robert Gordon University, UK
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2:00Innovation Spotlights: Defense & EnergyPotomac 2
Session chair: Ron Beech, Angstron Materials, Reviewers: Boeing, Capewell, Navy
2:00Boeing - Strategic Innovation Interests
T. Metoyer, Boeing, US (bio)
2:15Capewell - Strategic Innovation Interests
I. Boerenko, Capewell, US (bio)
2:30Navy - Strategic Innovation Interests
C. Tindal, U.S. Navy, US (bio)
3:00Solar Fuel Corporation: Converting Sun, Water and CO2 to hydrogen or syngas
K. Bowles, Solar Fuel Corporation, US
3:07NSPECT Portable Imaging Neutron and Gamma-Ray Spectrometer (NSPECT)
T. Carrier, University of New Hampshire Office for Research Partnerships and Commercialization, US
3:14Therm-E-Log - Visual,Temperature Exposure History Logger
U. Sampathkumaran, InnoSense LLC, US
3:21Conductive Composites
G. Hansen, Conductive Composites Company, US
3:28Optical True-Time-Delay (TTD) Devices for Phased Array Systems
P. Morton, Morton Photonics Inc, US
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4:00Innovation Spotlights: Materials & EnergyPotomac 2
Session chair: Thomas Martinuzzo, Univalor, CA, Reviewers: Lockheed Martin, SK Innovation, SABIC
4:00Lockheed Martin - Strategic Innovation Interests
T. Earles, Lockheed Martin, US (bio)
4:15SK Innovation - Strategic Innovation Interests
Y.K. Lee, SK Innovation, SK (bio)
4:30Sabic - Strategic Innovation Interests
J. Amarasekera, SABIC, US (bio)
5:00Scalable Biosurfactant Synthesis
B. Berger, Lehigh University, US
5:07CarbonFlex, Flexible Composite Material
W. Loux, Arizona Technology Enterprises (ASU), US
5:14Structural color optical reflecting microplatelets
B. Wang, Svaya Nanotechnologies, US
5:21Bio-based chemicals from waste-derived syngas
L. Dyson, Kiverdi, Inc., US
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Solar: Nanotechnology for Solar Energy Collection and Conversion NNI Signature Initiative - Posters 4:00Expo Hall A
-Sensitized Solar Cells Based on Ternary Metal Oxide Nanowires and a Physical Approach for Quantum Dot Deposition
W. Wang, University of Wyoming, US
-An aqueous nanoparticle TiO2 formulation for high efficiency dye sensitized solar cells
R. Lupitskyy, V. Vendra, T. Druffel, University of Louisville, US
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Solar: Technologies & Devices I - Posters 4:00Expo Hall A
-Opto-Electrical Study of Spectrally Enhanced Thin Film Solar Devices
S. Hajimirza, J.R. Howell, The University of Texas at Austin, US
-Thermally Stable 2-D Pgotonic Crystals for Solar Thermophotovoltaics
H.J. Lee, K. Smyth, S.G. Kim, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, US
-New route for growing of ZnO seed layer using SILAR method
E. Galego, M.M. Serna, L.V. Ramanathan, IPEN-CNEN/SP, BR
-Statistical Analysis of Electroplated Indium (III) Sulfide (In2S3) Films, a Potential Buffer Material for PV (Heterojucntion Solar Cells) Systems, using Organic Electrolytes
M. Ali Mughal, M.J. Newell, J. Vangilder, S. Thapa, J. Hall, D. McNew, F. Felizco, K. Wood, R. Engelken, B.R. Carroll, J.B. Johnson, Arkansas State University, US
-Solar automated greenhouse
F. Rabago, E. de Santago, J.I. Moncada, Universidad Autonoma de San Luis Potosi, MX
-Plasmonic Enhanced Light Trapping in a P3HT Photovoltaic
S. Shepard, D. BakshiGupta, G. St. Luce, Louisiana Tech University, US
-A Generalized Model for Global Solar Radiation in South Africa Using Multiple Weather Elements as Predictors
C.C. Enweremadu, A.A. Adeala, Z. Huan, University of South Africa, ZA
-Adsorption kinetics of the Ruthenium-dyes onto TiO2 for dye sensitized solar cells (DSSC)
T.C.-K. Yang, S-F Wang, National Taipei University of Technology, TW
-Investigation on energy conversion efficiency of dye-sensitized solar cell with patterned FTO electrode
Y.-C. Wang, C.-P Cho, National Chi Nan University, TW
-Structure-Stability Relationships for Graphene-Wrapped Fullerene-Coated Carbon Nanotubes and Their Photovoltaic Applications
V.C. Tung, UC Merced, US
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Nanomaterials for Catalysis I - Posters 4:00Expo Hall A
-Copper Oxide–Cobalt Oxide Nanoscale Heterostructures for Photocatalysis
W. Shi, N. Chopra, The University of Alabama, US
-Redox catalysts based on Au and Pd/PdO bimetallic nanoparticles confined in mesoporous silica SBA-15
B.F. Dias, E. Teixeira-Neto, A.A. Teixeira-Neto, Universidade Federal do ABC, BR
-From Synthesis Gas to a Clean Transportation Fuel Dimethyl Ether: New Nanocomposite Bifunctional Catalyst Pairs
A. Arslan, A. Bayat, G. Celik, T. Dogu, Middle East Technical University, TR
-Mesoporous Zirconia Supported Nickel Catalysts for Coke Minimization in Dry Reforming of Methane
H. Mustu, H. Arbag, S. Yasyerli, N. Yasyerli, G. Dogu, T. Dogu, Gazi University, TR
-Synthesis and Characterization of Nanocomposites Using the Nanoscale Laser Soldering in Liquid Technique
T.X. Phuoc, D. Mcintyre, X. Song, M.K. Chyu, National Energy Technology Lab, US
-The effect of promoters on reduction of Ru/ZrO2/Co/SiO2 catalyst for Fischer-Tropsch synthesis as studied by in situ XANES.
P. Kangvansura, Y. Poo-arporn, H. Schulz, A. Worayingyong, Kasetsart University, TH
-Structural characterization and photocatalytic activity of electrospun TiO2 and Ce-doped TiO2 nanofibers
S. Sang-urai, A. Worayingyong, S. Mansiri, M. F. Smith, S. Seraphin, Kasetsart University, TH
-Electrochemical Conversion of Carbon Dioxide to Formic Acid Using Sn-Zn Alloy Catalysts
H-Y Kim, S.H. Ahn, S.J. Hwang, S.J. Yoo, J. Han, E. Cho, J.H. Jang, S-K Kim, Chung-Ang University, KR
-Non-Enzymatic Alloy Catalysts for Glucose Oxidation in Bio Fuel Cell
J-E Lim, J. Choi, S.H. Hong, S-K Kim, Chung-Ang University, KR
-Porous Palladium Copper Nanoparticles for Electrocatalytic Oxidation of Methanol in Direct Methanol Fuel Cells
Z-Y Shih, C-W Wang, H-T Chang, National Taiwan University, TW
-One-step synthesis and photocatalytic properties of VOx-TiO2 nanocomposite catalysts under UV and visible light conditions
S. Kim, M.S. Suh, J.W. Cho, Korea Electronics Technology Institute, KR
-The Change of physicochemical properties on surface of V2O5-loaded TiO2 catalysts with different calcination temperatures prepared by the CVC and impregnation method
W.J. Cha, E.S. Park, M.S. Kim, S.M. Chin, Y.S. Kim, J.S. Jurng, KIST, KR
-Low-temperature Catalytic Oxidation of Toluene over Hollow Polyhedral Manganese Oxides
Y.N. Liao, D.Q. Ye, South China University of Technology, CN
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Green Chemistry & Materials - Posters 4:00Expo Hall A
-Silica Nanosprings™ as Support Material for Enzyme Based Continuous Flow Reactors
M.G. Norton, D.C. Hyatt, M. Yahvah, Washington State University, US
-The Use of Genetically Enhanced Biocatalyst to Convert Greenhouse Gases Into Plastic
M. Herrema, Newlight Technologies, LLC, US
-Development of Innovative Packaging Characterized by Active Thermal Insulation Properties
P. Garbagnoli, L. Altomare, B. Del Curto, L. De Nardo, A. Cigada, Politecnico di Milano, IT
-Electrospinning of decorated nanofibers with active cerium oxide nanoparticles
N. Shehata, I. Hassounah, K. Meehan, J. Camelio, Virginia tech, US
-Photocatalytic Performance of Ag modified and doped TiO2 nanoparticles
C.-P. Cho, L.-H. Chang, National Chi Nan University, TW
-Quinaldine and Indole based pH Sensitive Colorimetric Chemosensor and their application of nanofiber
-Environmental Detection Tool With Orgnic Chemosensor Material: Fluorescent Probe Toward Metal Cations
Y. Son, H. Kim, J. Bae and D. Lee, Chungnam National University, KR
-Stretch Roll Forming
V. Madhavan, P. Swaminathan, M. Kashani, A. Shah, Fairmount Technologies, US
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Renewable Energy Technologies - Posters 4:00Expo Hall A
-Clean energies for sustainable development and built environment
A.M. Omer, UON, UK
-A new strategy of using unstable offshore wind power by combination with pumped storage generation with reversible pump turbine
Y. Zhai, J. Ma, M. Mitobe, S. Uehara, S. Gon and A. Sugawara, Niigata university, JP
-Design and Testing of a High-Efficiency Hydrokinetic Turbine
E. Richard White, F.D. Ferguson, A.J. Asterita, ViGYAN, Inc., US
-Building Smart Cities in India: some challenges
S.D. Hegde, R.M. Holmukhe, National Institute of Industrial Engineering (NITIE), IN
-Nanostructured PVA Anion Exchange Membranes for Enhanced Performance of Fuel Cells
H. Aglan, K. Sharmin, S. Sultana, Tuskegee University, US

Tuesday May 14

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11:00Energy Storage: Fuelcell Technologies & ApplicationsChesapeake G-I
Session chair: Satish Nune, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, US
11:00High-Performance Molybdenum Dioxide (MoO2)-Based Anode for Liquid Hydrocarbon-Fueled SOFC
M.G. Norton, B.W. Kwon, S. Ha, Washington State University, US
11:20Scalable Nanometric Thin Film Solid Oxide Fuel Cells
M. Tsuchiya, SiEnergy Systems, LLC, US
11:40Electrospun Nanofiber Membranes and Electrodes for Fuel Cells
R. Wycisk, J. Ballengee, J.W. Park, M. Brodt, P.N. Pintauro, Vanderbilt University, US
12:00Decomposition of Methanol Catalyzed by Cu-ZnO@C
C.-I. Hong, H.Y. Kang, F-C Chang, H. Paul Wang, National Cheng Kung University, TW
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11:00Nanotech & Cleantech for Oil & GasPotomac 5
Session chair: Willard C. (Bill) Capdevielle, Hess Corporation, US
11:00Technical Challenges Facing the Upstream Oil & Gas Industry (invited presentation)
W.C. Capdevielle, Hess Corporation, US (bio)
11:25Can nanotechnology provide innovative, affordable elastomer solutions to oil and gas service industry challenges? (invited presentation)
D. Banta, Weatherford International, US (bio)
11:50Nanotech's Value to the Oil and Gas Industry (invited presentation)
N. Krishnamurthy, Lux Research, US (bio)
12:15Discovering Strategic Innovations through Tactical Research (invited presentation)
J. Belfiore, IHS Goldfire, US (bio)
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Solar: Technologies & Devices II - Posters 1:30Expo Hall A
-Photocatalytic Performance of Cu/TiO2-xNx Nanotube Arrays Enhanced by Surface Plasmon Resonance and Application in Hydrogen Evolution by Water Splitting
L. Kang, E. Liu, X. Hu, J. Fan, F. Wu, X. Fan, W. Hou, H. Wu, Q. Wang, Northwest University, CN
-CeF3 Fullerene-like Nanoparticles: Synthesis, Upconversion Properties and Application in Photocatalysis Reduction of CO2
W. Hou, J. Fan, X. Hu, E. Liu, F. Wu, Y. Yang, L. Kang, Q. Zhang, X. Sun, Northwest University, CN
-Transfer of asymmetric free-standing TiO2 nanowire films for high efficiency flexible dye-sensitized solar cells
Z. Xue, L. Wang, B. Liu, National University of Singapore, SG
-XRD and SEM studies on annealed nanocrystalline titanium dioxide powder
S.S. Babkair, A.A. Ansari, N.N. Al-Qurashi, King Abdulaziz University, SA
-Deposition of TiO2/Ni/CuO/ITO multi-layered cell for solar-driven water splitting
K-R Wu, National Kaohsiung Marine University, TW
-Experimental realization of theory predicted high absorption earth-abundant Cu-V-VI solar absorbers
R.S. Kokenyesi, L. Yu, A. Zunger, D.A. Keszler, Oregon State University, US
-Y2O3:Eu3+, Tb3+ sphere particles doped anti-reflection and wavelength conversion bifunctional films: Synthesis and application to solar cells
R. Ji, X. Hu, M. Tian, L. Han, F. Jun, L. Wang, S. Zhan, Q. Zhang, Y. Wang, Northwest University, CN
-Dry Plasma Synthesis of Pt-NPs/MWNT Nanohybrids and Their Application on the Counter Electrode of Dye-sensitized Solar Cells
V.-D. Dao, H.-S. Choi, Chungnam National University, KR
-Au nanoparticles decorated hydrothermally processed rutile TiO2 nanorods for photoelectrochemical water splitting
B. Sun, T. Shi, W. Sheng, T. Jiang, G. Liao, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, CN
-High open-circuit voltage bulk-heterojunction solar cells by using new dendritic acceptor material
T. Alshahrani, A EL-Betany, M. Mabrook, H. Tai, N.B. McKeown, Bangor University, UK
-Water Splitting for H2 Production using Visible-light-responsive Photocatalysts
J. Huang, G. Zhang, W. Zhang, P. Wang, D. Minakata, Y. Chen, J. Crittenden, New Jersey Institute of Technology, US
-Opportunities and Current Activities in Nanomanufacturing in Support of NASA Mission Needs
M.A. Meador, NASA Glenn Research Center, US
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Nanotech & Cleantech for Oil & Gas - Posters 1:30Expo Hall A
-Direct catalytic liquefaction of low-volatile hydrocarbons to clean light liquid fuels
P.S. Ganguli, Energy Catalysis, Inc., US
-Effect of Magnetic Field on Rheological Behavior of Highly Paraffinic Oils of Western Kazakhstan
A.D. Sheikh-Ali, Institute of Rheotechnologies LLC, KZ
-Nano-Structured Steel Forgings
C.C. Chen, E.Y. Chen, Transition45 Technologies, Inc., US
-Fiber Optic Sensors for High Temperature Monitoring
P. Rinaudo, B. Torres Górriz, D. Barrera Villar, S. Sales Maicas, P.A. Calderón García and I. Javier Payá-Zaforteza., Universitat Politècnica de València (Spain), ES
-Multifunctional Materials for Oil and Gas Applications
Dr. Vinod Veedu, Dr. Venkat Kamavaram, Dr. Ganesh Arumugam, Dr. Ashavani Kumar, Mr. Sumil Thapa, Oceanit, US
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Nanomaterials for Catalysis II - Posters 1:30Expo Hall A
-Pd/WO3-ZrO2 catalysts: synthesis, characterization and catalytic evaluation
L.F. Chen, S.P. Ramirez Sebastian, J.A. Wang, Instituto Politecnico Nacional, MX
-Ultrasonically-Assisted Preparation and Functionalization of Graphene
K. Hielscher, Hielscher Ultrasonics, DE
-Ultrasonically induced and enhanced Phase Transfer Catalysis
k. Hielscher, Hielscher Ultrasonics, DE
-Dye degradation by heterogeneous Fenton like reaction using carbon-Fe2O3 catalysts
N. Klaikaew, P. Prompinit, K. Boonpavanitchakul, W. Kangwansupamonkon, National Nanotechnology Center, TH
-Quantum dots of ZnSe(S) doped with copper as nanophotocatalyst in the degradation of organic dyes
L. Alamo-Nole, S. Bailon-Ruiz, R. Cruz- Acuña, O. Perales-Perez, F.R. Roman-Velazquez, University of Puerto Rico at Mayaguez, US
-Room Temperature Synthesis of Doped Titania Nanoparticles using Ultrafine Grinding
A.K. Maparu, B. Rai, Tata Research Development and Design Centre, IN
-Behaviour of mesoporous silica (MCM-41) supported catalysts in degradation reactions
C.P. Guthrie, E.J. Reardon, University of Waterloo, CA
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2:30Innovation Spotlights: Transportation & EnergyPotomac 2
Session chair: Thomas Martinuzzo, Univalor, CA, Reviewers: Honda, bp, Hyundai, Pioneer Natural Resources
2:30Honda - Strategic Innovation Interests
C. Fau, Honda R&D America, US (bio)
2:45Hyundai - Strategic Innovation Interests
J. Suh, Hyundai Ventues, US (bio)
3:00bp - Strategic Innovation Interests
I. Dairanieh, bp, US (bio)
3:15Pioneer - Strategic Innovation Interests
T. Halbouty, Pioneer Natural Resources, US (bio)
3:45Automated Winter Road Surface Condition Monitoring System
L. Loerchner, University of Waterloo - WatCo, CA
3:52Direct catalytic liquefaction of low-volatile hydrocarbons to clean liquid fuels
P. Ganguli, Energy Catalysis, Inc., US
3:59Nano-Structured Nobel Metal Catalysts for Hydrocarbon Reforming
K. Klos, URS for the National Energy Technology Laboratory, US
4:06Embedded ARINC 653 Hypervisor for High Assurance of Safety and Security
P. Skentzos, DornerWorks, US
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3:00Nanotechnology for Solar Energy Collection and Conversion IIWoodrow Wilson C
Session chair: Lenny Tinker, U.S. Department of Energy, US
3:00Finding the Way to Solar Fuels with Dye Sensitized Photoelectrosynthesis Cells (invited presentation)
T.J. Meyer, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, US (bio)
3:25Self-Assembly of Squaraine Dyes: A Thermodynamic Exploration of Aggregation on Device Properties
S. Spencer, V. Murcia, P. Heaphy, C. Bougher, B. Conrad, S. Misture, J. Cody, C. Collison, Rochester Institute of Technology, US
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3:45Solar: Organic Solar TechnologiesWoodrow Wilson C
Session chair: Lenny Tinker, U.S. Department of Energy, US
3:45Exploring the IR-limit of the Triplet-Triplet Annihilation Upconversion: Tetraaryltetraanthra[2,3]porphyrin - family
M. Filatov, I. Ilieva, K. Landfester, S. Baluschev, MPIP, DE
4:05Effects of ZnO buffer layer and depth profiling analysis of bulk heterojunction organic solar cells
P.S. Mbule, T.-H. Kim, B.-S. Kim, H.C. Swart, O.M. Ntwaeaborwa, University of the Free State, ZA
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3:30Advanced Materials for Green BuildingPotomac 3
Session chair: Leshika Samarasinghe, Cleantech, Alexandria Venture Investments, US
3:30High Efficiency Nanofiber Reflectors for Lighting Applications
J. Lynn Davis, RTI International, US
3:50Self-cleaning ability and cooling effect of TiO2-containing mortars
M.V. Diamanti, R. Paolini, M. Zinzi, M. Ormellese, M. Fiori, MP. Pedeferri, Politecnico di Milano, IT
4:10Evaluation of PCM-cardboard composite materials in dynamic thermal conditions
M. Musitelli, P. Garbagnoli, M.V. Diamanti, B. Del Curto, M. Pedeferri, Politecnico di Milano, IT
4:30Minimize Thermal Edge Losses with Stainless Steel Envelopes for Vacuum Insulation Panels (VIPs)
A.D. Feinerman, P. Gupta, C. Foster, D.W. Yarbrough, J. Kosny, Thermal Conservation Technologies, US
4:50Life Cycle Assessment of a Nano TiO2 Coating Self-Cleaning Float Glass
M. Pini, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, IT
5:10Technology Prioritization: Transforming the U.S. Building Stock to Embrace Energy Efficiency
O. Abdelaziz, A. Abramson, P. Phelan, U.S. Department of Energy, US

Wednesday May 15

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8:30NanoNuclear Materials, Fuels, ApplicationsPotomac 1
Session chair: Steven Winston, Steven Winston & Associates, US
8:30The NanoNuclear Frontier; A Largely Unexplored Intersection (invited presentation)
S.J. Winston, Steven Winston & Associates, US (bio)
8:55Nanonuclear Technology: Perspectives, Vision and Future Directions (invited presentation)
B.M. Segal, Lockheed Martin, US (bio)
9:20Designer nanocomposite materials for future nuclear reactors (invited presentation)
M.J. Demkowicz, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, US (bio)
9:45Nanofluid applications in Nuclear Reactor Severe Accident Mitigation (invited presentation)
L-W Hu, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, US (bio)
10:10SiC-Based High-Temperature Alpha Detectors (invited presentation)
W. Windl, Ohio State University, US (bio)
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8:30Solar: Novel Technologies for SolarAnnapolis 3-4
Session chair: Kris Bertness, NIST, US
8:30Nanostrucutres which can survive the high temperature solar applications
H.J. Lee, K. Smyth, S-G Kim, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, US
8:50Luminescent Solar Concentrator windows for sustainable electricity generation over agricultural land
C. Corrado, S.W. Leow, M. Osborn, S. Alavi, L.E. Bebout, G.B. Alers, L. Prufert-Bebout, S.A. Carter, University of California, Santa Cruz, US
9:10Three-dimensional panel configurations to reduce wind load and increase passive convection cooling of photovoltaic surface on solar tracking systems
R. Edgar, S. Cochard, Z. Stachurski, Australian National University, AU
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8:30Energy Storage: Supercapacitors & Magnetic Storage IWoodrow Wilson D
Session chair: Gary Yang, UniEnergy Technologies, LLC, US
8:30High Performance Supercapacitors Based on Thermal Reduced Graphene Oxide
D. Perego, S. Franz, M. Bestetti, C. Borioli, Politecnico di Milano, IT
8:50Synthesis and Electrochemical Properties of Hierarchical Nanoporous Carbon Architectures
S.K. Nune, P. Meduri, J.P. Lemmon, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, US
9:10Pseudocapacitive random and aligned nano-porous electrode materials for supercapacitors
B. Saruhan, Y. Gönüllü, B. Arndt, German Aerospace Center, DE
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9:00DOE Industry Collaborations with the National Laboratories - Special SessionPotomac 4-5
-M. Paulus, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, US (bio)
-K. Edmonds, U.S. Department of Energy, US
-C. Bybee, ARCH Venture Partners, US (bio)
-B. Farris, National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), US (bio)
-R. Werne, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, US (bio)
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10:30Photonic Materials & Devices IChesapeake 7-9
Session chair: Loucas Tsakalakos, GE Global Research, US
10:30Photonic wire biosensor microarray chip and instrumentation: application to serotyping of Escherichia coli isolates (invited presentation)
S. Janz, D.-X. Xu, M. Vachon, N. Sabourin, P. Cheben, H. McIntosh, H. Ding, S. Wang, J.H. Schmid, A. Delâge, J. Lapointe, A. Densmore, R. Ma, W. Sinclair, S.M. Logan, R. MacKenzie, Q.Y. Liu, D. Zhang, G. Lopinski, O. Mozenson, M. Gilmour, H. Tabor, National Research Council, Canada, CA (bio)
10:55Nanophotonic Materials and Devices for Solar Energy and Bio-sensing Applications (invited presentation)
K. Aydin, Northwestern University, US (bio)
11:20Monolithic integration of (In,Ga)As nanowire light emitting diodes on Silicon
A. Tahraoui, E. Dimakis, M. Ramsteiner, U. Jahn, O. Brandt, H. Riechert, L. Geelhaar, Paul-Drude-Institut für Festkörperelektronik, DE
11:40Surface Plasmons in Next-Generation Conjugated Polymer Optoelectronics: A Help or a Hindrance?
D.M.O. Carroll, B. Yu, C. Petoukhoff, J. Kohl, Rutgers University, US
12:00Analysis of Pulsed-laser Plasmon-enhanced Photothermal Energy Transfer with Applications
F. Alali, I. Karampelas, Y.H. Kim, E.P. Furlani, University at Buffalo, US
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11:00Energy CompositesBaltimore 3
Session chair: Tom Twardowski, US
11:00Flexible fluorine-doped tin oxide based composite electrodes for photovoltaic applications
G. Giusti, E. Puyoo, D.P. Langley, V. Consonni, D. Bellet, Laboratoire des Matériaux et du Génie Physique (LMGP), FR
11:40Frequency-Dependent Dielectric Properties Optimization of Polymer-Based-BT Nanocomposites for High Energy Density Applications
M.E. Hossain, S. Liu, J. Li, S. O’Brien, The City College of New York of CUNY, US
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11:00Energy Storage: Supercapacitors & Magnetic Storage IIWoodrow Wilson D
Session chair: Gary Yang, UniEnergy Technologies, LLC, US
11:00Three-dimensional Core@Shell Nano-Array Electrodes for Integrated Lithium-Ion Microbatteries
Y. Mao, X. Sun, Q. Li, Y. Lv, University of Texas-Pan American, US
11:20Flexible and Turnable Biomimetic Pyruvate Dehydrogenase Complex (PDC) Supercapacitors
J. Thornton, C. Christelle, E.T. Chen, Advanced Biomimetic Sensors, Inc., US
11:40Novel Electrolytes for Supercapacitors
F. Stiemke, B. Blumenröder, T.J.S. Schubert, IOLITEC Ionic Liquids Technologies Inc., US
12:00Synthesis and characterization of Al-Al2O3/PVDF core-shell nanodieletrics for energy storage
N. Badi, R. Mekala, University of Houston, US
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11:00Innovation Spotlights: WaterPotomac 2
Session chair: Armin Volkel, Palo Alto Research Center (PARC), Reviewers: Dow, GE
11:00Dow - Strategic Innovation Interests
B. Powers, Dow Chemical, US (bio)
11:15GE - Strategic Innovation Interests
A. Aneja, General Electric, US (bio)
11:45Global network of drinking water filtration systems
S. Kuzara, Vyykn, US
11:52Novel Nanopore Membrane Technology Recovers Energy from Industrial Effluents
M. Reeves, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, US
11:59Aluminum Nitride (AlN) Based Devices for smart grid and clean water
J. Grzyb, HexaTech, US
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11:00How National User Research Facilities Can Give Your Company an Advantage - Special SessionPotomac 4-5
Session chair: Cheryl Fragiadakis, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, US
-A. Norman, United Technologies Research Center, US (bio)
-B. Brown, U.S. Department of Energy, US (bio)
-S. Petrash, Henkel Adhesive Technologies, US (bio)
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2:00Advanced Water TechnologiesPotomac 4-5
Session chair: Armin Volkel, Palo Alto Research Center (PARC), US
2:00Microfluidics-based water analysis (invited presentation)
M. Peterman, Ondavia, US (bio)
2:25Nanofiltration: High Potential, Highly Misunderstood
D.J. Paulson, Water Think Tank, LLC, US
2:45Titania Nanotubes for Separation Applications
E. Panaitescu, M. Ghosh, L. Menon, Northeastern University, US
3:05Hybrid Polymeric-Ceramic Nanostructured Materials
G.R. Guillen, E.M.V. Hoek, R.B. Kaner, Water Planet Engineering, US
3:25Multifunctional Nanocomposites in Clean Water Technology (invited presentation)
M.E. Sharifabad, M. Howard, G. Morton, T. Mercer, L. Wang, F. Zhang, D. Zhao, G. Hogben, T. Sen, University of Central Lancashire, UK (bio)
3:50Application of Magnetic Nanoparticles for Wastewater Treatment using Response Surface Methodology
R. Lakshmanan, C. Okoli, M. Boutonnet, S. Järås, G.K. Rajarao, Royal Institute of Technology, KTH, SE
4:10Recovery of phosphate from surface waters using a calcium silicate composite material for potential application in environmental remediation
M.J. Cairns, C. Krauss, J.H. Johnston, Victoria University of Wellington, NZ
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2:00Energy Storage: Novel Storage & HarvestingWoodrow Wilson D
Session chair: Imre Gyuk, U.S. Department of Energy, US
2:00The Nitrogen-Oxygen Battery Concept: A Transformational Architecture for Energy Storage (invited presentation)
K. Waldrip, F. Delnick and D. Ingersoll, Sandia National Labs, US (bio)
2:25Energy Storage for Intermittent Renewable Electricity in Alberta, Canada
M. Summers, S. Singh, E. Isaacs, Alberta Innovates -- Energy and Environment Solutions, CA
2:45Large Scale Energy Storage with Thermal Matrix Energy Storage
S. Sutherland, G. Lynch, T. Pietsch, Kelvin Storage Technologies, Inc, US
3:05Ionic Liquids as Heat Transfer Medium
T.J.S. Schubert, H. Sahin, M. Götz, K. Bär, D. Buchholz, F. Stiemke, IOLITEC Ionic Liquids Technologies Inc., US
3:25Renewable Energy Technology Gains by Interfacial Engineering with Carbon Nanomaterials
R.L. Vander Wal, The Pennsylvania State University, US
3:45Complex Adaptive Systems – Energy Metrologies for Nanobiomaterials in Artificial Photosynthesis
M. Greer, Lockheed Martin, US
4:05Feasibility of Wheel-Based Magnetostrictive Energy Harvester
Y.W. Park, N.M. Wereley, Y.W. Park, Chungnam National University, KR
4:25Ammonia Decomposition on Carbon Supported Cobalt Catalyst
H. Zhang, Y.A. Alhamed, L. Petrov, Y. Kojima, King Abdulaziz University, SA
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Water Technologies - Posters 5:00Maryland
-Novel Oxygen Reduction Catalysts for Air-Cathode Microbial Fuel Cells
S.F.Y. Li, National University of Singapore, SG
-Deep UV Light Emitting Diode Technology for compact Point-of-Use Water Disinfection Systems
I. Gaska, O. Bilenko, I. Shturm, S. Smetona, Y. Bilenko, M. Shatalov, T. Bettles, R. Gaska, Z. Gleason, M. Sim, T. Oriard, Sensor Electronic Technology, US
-Iron doped spent tea waste charcoal as potential adsorbent for treatment of electroplating industry waste water
R. Butt, R. Nazir, M.N. Khan, A. Hamid, PCSIR, PK
-Adsorption of Tetramethylammonium Hydroxide (TMAH) on Y-type Zeolite
S. Chang, C. Lu, National Chung Hsing University, TW
-New Nanostructures as novel electrodes in Capacitive deionization desalination Technology
N.A.M. Barakat, Chonbuk National University, KR
-Composite Membranes for Environmental Applications
M.S. Jyothi, M. Padaki and R.G. Balakrishna, Center for Nano & Material Sciences, Jain University, IN
-Synthesis and Study of Novel Nanostructured Membranes Incorporating N-doped CNTs for Water Treatment
S.D. Mhlanga, N. Phao, E.N. Nxumalo, B.B. Mamba, University of Johannesburg, ZA
-CNanoz Nanotechnology Based - Water Purification System
A. Allam, A. Allam, CNanoz Inc, US
-Simultaneous Wastewater Treatment and Energy Generation by Polyelectrolyte-Single Wall Carbon Nanotube composite as Effective Cathode Catalyst in Air-Cathode Microbial Fuel Cells
S. Li, National University of Singapore, SG
-Evaluation of the Treatment for Petroleum Production Wastewater Industry Using Artificial Wetland Planted with Eichhornia Crassipes
A. Suarez, N. Agudelo, J. Briceño, Universidad Libre, CO
-The Importance of Accurate Open Channel Flow Measurement
B. Briggs, Primary Flow Signal, US
-Sustainability Stations
M. Guadalupe Morales, UNAM, MX
-Life Cycle Assessment for Assessing Carbon Footprints of Water Supply System in Taiwan
A.H. Hu, C-Y. Huang, C-W. Fan, National Taipei University of Technology, TW
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Energy Storage & Novel Generation - Posters 5:00Maryland
-Magnesium Ion Conducting Polymer Electrolytes: Potential Alternate as Non-lithium Electrolytes for All-Solid-State Battery Applications
R.C. Agrawal, Pt. Ravishankar Shukla University, IN
-Rechargeable Lithium-ion Batteries For Wireless Smart Designs
D. Mourzagh, L. Daniel, M. Chami, H. Rouault, F. Fusalba, CEA, FR
-Carbon Combustion Synthesis of Lithium Cobaltate
M. Hobosyan, Y. Mamyrbaeva, K.S. Martirosyan, University of Texas at Brownsville, US
-Waste Heat to Electricity Conversion with Thermo-electrochemical Cells
P.F. Salazar, S. Kumar, B.A. Cola, Georgia Institute of Technology, US
-Simultaneous Ionic and Electronic Current Measurements of a LiCoO2 Battery Cathode
K. Jones, R. Proksch, S. Kalinin, Asylum Research, US
-Enhanced Oxygen Reduction Reaction Activity and Durability of TiO2C Modified PtAu Catalysts driven by atmosphere induced surface segregation
C.W. Liu, C.M. Lai, J.N. Lin, L.D. Tsai, K.W. Wang, National Central University, TW
-Catalytic Partial Oxidation of Logistic Fuels by in-situ Formation of Nanoparticle Mo2C
C. Owen, Washington State University, US
-MC10 Portable/Wearable High Efficiency Solar Modules
B. Ives, MC10 Inc, US
-Thermoelectric properties of molecular nanostructures
S.P. Kruchinin, Bogolyubov Institute for Theoretical Physics, UA
-Distributed Energy Storage Network Control
J. Jung, Greensmith Energy Management Systems, US
-A Controller Design for SEPIC in a Fuel Cell Battery
M.D. Noh, O-K. Oh, S. Kim, Y-W. Park, Chungnam National University, KR
-Separation of Nanoparticles from Nanoparticle Enhanced Phase Change Material
M. Haroon Sheikh, M.A.R. Sharif, P.A. Rupar, University of Alabama, US
-The Characteristic of an inverter driven by spike pulse wave
O. Ide, Clean Energy Research Laboratory, JP
-Commercial,High Capacity Silicon/Graphene Anode for Li-Ion Batteries
R. Privette, XG Sciences, Inc, US
-High Volumetric Electrochemical Performance of Ultra-high Density Aligned Carbon Nanotube Supercapacitors with Controlled Nanomorphology
Y. Zhou, M. Ghaffari, M. Lin, E.M. Parsons, Y. Liu, B.L. Wardle, Q.M. Zhang, the Pennsylvania State University, US
-Magneto-inertial Fusion: Clean Energy
J. Hundley, Zero Point Frontiers Corp., US
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NanoNuclear Materials, Fuels, Applications - Posters 5:00Maryland
-Application Magnetite of Nanoparticles (ICNB Preparation) as Magnetically-Resonant Contrasting Means During Visualization of Tumours
A.N. Belousov, Laboratory of Applied Nanotechnology Belousova A.N., UA
-Recent Results from Gas Loaded Nanoparticle-Type Cluster Power Units
G.H. Miley, K-J Kim, T.C. Patel, Lenuco LLC, US
-Grain Boundary Engineered Superalloys for Irradiative and Corrosive Environments
E.Y. Chen, C.C. Chen, Transition45 Technologies, Inc., US
-Study of Composition Changes in Nanoparticles during Gas Loaded LENR Power Cell Operation
A. Osouf, K. Weichman, B. Stunkard, T. Patel, E. Ziehm, K. Lee, K. Kyu-Jung, G. Miley, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, US
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Advanced Materials for Green Building - Posters 5:00Maryland
-Using Proton Exchange Membranes (PEMs) to Revolutionize Refrigeration
B. Bahar, Xergy Inc, US
-Flexible Manufacture of Structurally Efficient and Lightweight Metal Structures
E.Y. Chen, D.R. Bice, A.R. Valente, Transition45 Technologies, Inc., US

Special Symposium

Advancements in nanomaterials are delivering rapid advancements and revolutionary technology opportunities for most every ""Cleantechnology"" topic and industry. This special symposia is cross-listed with a larger number of Cleantech and Nanotech Technical Symposia. However, due to the importance of the impact of nanoscale materials, the organizers feel that a stand alone symposia focused on these potential successes is warranted at the joint TechConnect World events.

Submissions into this Special Symposia will be reviewed by co-chairs from the appropriate application area and a multi-day program will be organized. You may submit through this symposia or through one of the cross listed Symposia listed below:

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  • Nanomaterials for Renewable Energy
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  • Nanomaterials for Energy Storage
  • Nanomaterials for Energy Transport
  • Nanomaterials for Green Building
  • Nanomaterials for Lighting & Display
  • Nanomaterials for Automotive & Transportation
  • Nanomaterials for Water Technologies
  • Nanomaterials for Waste, Emissions, Remediation
  • Nanomaterials for Green Chemistry & Materials
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