Materials for Sustainability and Efficiency

Confirmed Invited Speakers

Jakob BredsguardBiobased Synthetic Motor Oils – Merging Performance with Sustainability
Jakob Bredsguard
Chief Technical Officer, Biosynthetic Technologies
Ron BuckhaltCreating New International Markets for Renewable Materials: Why BioPreferred
Ron Buckhalt
Manager, BioPreferred Program, U.S. Department of Agriculture
Stéphane CosteuxPolymeric nanocellular foams for thermal insulation: challenges and promises
Stéphane Costeux
Research Leader, The Dow Chemical Company
Qinghuang LinMulti-functional Nanomaterials for Green Nanoelectronic Manufacturing
Qinghuang Lin
Research Staff Member and Manager, IBM T. J. Watson Research Center
Markus (Mark) D. HerremaAirCarbon: From Concept to Commercialization
Markus (Mark) D. Herrema
Chief Executive Officer, Newlight Technologies, LLC
James WangSustainable Materials for Consumer Product Applications
James Wang
Research Technical Leader, Kimberly-Clark Corporation
Scott  VittersTurning Bioplastics into Commercial Reality: The Coca-Cola Company's Global PlantBottle(r) Program
Scott Vitters
Manager, PlantBottle Packaging Innovation Platform, The Coca-Cola Company

Symposium Sessions

Monday June 16

11:00The Future of Transportation: BASF Special Session
1:30Materials for Sustainability & Efficiency
3:00Innovation Spotlights: Energy-Efficiency: Bosch & Ingersoll Rand

Tuesday June 17

10:30Polymer Materials for Sustainability & Efficiency
Materials for Sustainability & Efficiency - Posters 1:30
3:00Bio Sources for Materials

Wednesday June 18

10:30Materials for Green Building
2:00Materials for Sustainability & Efficiency III
3:30Innovation Spotlights: Advanced Materials: Corning & Daikin America

Symposium Program

Monday June 16

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11:00The Future of Transportation: BASF Special SessionNational Harbor 2
11:00M. Minnichelli, BASF, US
11:20P. Vogt, Momentive, US
11:40TBA, Ingersoll Rand, US
12:00C. Chase, Lockheed Martin, US
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1:30Materials for Sustainability & EfficiencyAzalea 2
Session chair: YuanQiao Rao, Dow Chemical Company, US (bio)
1:30Sustainable Materials for Consumer Product Applications (invited presentation)
J.H. Wang, G. Wideman, A.F. Chen, Kimberly-Clark Corporation, US (bio)
1:55Turning Bioplastics into Commercial Reality: The Coca-Cola Company's Global PlantBottle(r) Program (invited presentation)
S. Vitters, Coca-Cola, US
2:20Organosolv Lignin as Additive for Polymers
A. Manesh, American Science and Technology, US
2:40Reinventing Plastic recycling
B. Wang, Stanford University, US
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3:00Innovation Spotlights: Energy-Efficiency: Bosch & Ingersoll RandNational Harbor 5
Session chair: Goran Matijasevic, UC Irvine, US
3:00Bosch - Strategic Innovation Interests
A. Kojic, Bosch, US
3:15Ingersoll Rand - Strategic Innovation Interests
L. Adifon, Ingersoll Rand, US
3:30Rechargeable Zinc-Air Battery System
S. Bagheri, University of Waterloo, CA
3:37Improved High Temperature Electrolyte for Fuel Cells
P. Dowd, Arizona Technology Enterprises, US
3:44High Density Surface Nanotextures for Broadband, Omnidirectional Antireflection
K. Elcess, Brookhaven National Laboratory, US
3:51Supercritical CO2 Brayton for Compact High Efficiency Power Generation
G. Rochau, Sandia National Laboratories, US
3:58Bosch, Ingersoll Rand Q&A

Tuesday June 17

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10:30Polymer Materials for Sustainability & EfficiencyChesapeake 10-12
Session chair: YuanQiao Rao, Dow Chemical Company, US (bio)
10:30Nanotechnology-Enabled Expansion of the Boundaries on Large Scale Low Energy Intensity Separations (invited presentation)
W.J. Koros, Georgia Institute of Technology, US (bio)
10:55Multi-functional Nanomaterials for Green Nanoelectronic Manufacturing (invited presentation)
Q. Lin, IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center, US (bio)
11:20Polymeric nanocellular foams for thermal insulation: challenges and promises (invited presentation)
S. Costeux, The Dow Chemical Company, US (bio)
11:45Thermal Insulation Polyurethane Foams from a Green-Polyol and Containing Thermorregulating Microcapsules
M. Carmona, J.F. Rodríguez, A. Medino, A. Serrano, B. Talvera, I. Garrido, J.J. Cubillo, Acciona Infrastructures, ES (bio)
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Materials for Sustainability & Efficiency - Posters 1:30Expo Hall C
-Utilization of ceramic wastes as pozzolanics materials
E. Irassar, V. Rahhal, A. Tironi, M. Trezza, Z. Pavlík, M. Pavlíková, M. Jerman, R. Cerný, Universidad Nacional del Centro de la Provincia de Bs.As., AR
-Rheology of Portland cement pastes with calcined clays additions
E. Irassar-Viviana Rahhal, C. Pedrajas, R. Talero, Universidad Nacional del Centro de la Provincia de Bs. As., AR
-STEP, Efficient solar syntheses: A comprehensive approach to decreasing the concentration of atmospheric carbon dioxide
J. Lau, S. Licht, J. Stuart, F-F Li, F. Meng, George Washington University, US
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3:00Bio Sources for MaterialsChesapeake 10-12
Session chair: Srinivas Iyer, Los Alamos National Labs, US (bio)
3:00Creating New International Markets for Renewable Materials: Why BioPreferred®? (invited presentation)
R. Buckhalt, U.S. Department of Agriculture, US (bio)
3:25AirCarbon: From Concept to Commercialization (invited presentation)
M. Herrema, Newlight Technologies, LLC, US (bio)
3:50Biobased Synthetic Motor Oils – Merging Performance with Sustainability (invited presentation)
J. Bredsguard, Biosynthetic Technologies, US (bio)
4:15Applications of Enzymatic Saccharification Residues as a Fully Biobased Adhesive
I.H. Hafez, H. Yang, W.T.Y. Tze, University of Minnesota, US
4:35Lignin to Fuels and Chemicals -- Converting the waste material to the valuable
J.S. Yuan, Texas A&M University, US
4:55Production of Bioethanol from Macroalgae Cellulosic Residue Using Solid Acid Catalyst Pretreatment and Enzymatic Hydrolysis
I.S. Tan, K.T. Lee, Universiti Sains Malaysia, MY

Wednesday June 18

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10:30Materials for Green BuildingNational Harbor 14
Session chair: Fiona Case, NSTI, US (bio)
10:303M Materials and Technologies for Green Buildings (invited presentation)
T. Hebrink, 3M Corporate Research Process Lab, US (bio)
10:55The High Performance Thermal Building Insulation Materials of Beyond Tomorrow - From Concept to Experimental Investigations (invited presentation)
B.P. Jelle, T. Gao, L.I.C. Sandberg, B.G. Tilset, M. Grandcolas, A. Gustavsen, SINTEF Building and Infrastructure / Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), NO (bio)
11:20Advanced Materials for Energy Efficient Buildings Construction. From research to market. (invited presentation)
J. Cubillo, Acciona, US
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2:00Materials for Sustainability & Efficiency IIICamelia
Session chair: Clayton Teague, Ret. NNCO Director, US
2:00SUSTAINABLE steel production for the 2030s and beyond: the vision of the European Steel Technology Platform’s Strategic Research Agenda
J.P. Birat, E. Malfa, V. Colla, J.S. Thomas, ESTEP, BE
2:20New generation grinding aids to reduce CO2 emissions during Portland cement manufacturing
C.A. Issa, J.J. Assaad, Lebanese American University, US
2:40Utilization of Industrial Waste as a Composite Cementing Materials
M.I. Khan, King Saud University, SA
3:00Single Step Extraction and Functionalization of Low-Cost Nanoparticles from Municipal Solid Waste Fly Ash through PICVD
D. Farhanian, W. Raphael, C.A. Dorval-Dion, J.R. Tavares, Polytechnique Montreal, CA
3:20Alumina extraction from fly ash by the MgO sintering method: Waste reduction and utilization
L. Zhao, Q. Sun, B. Wang, X. Wang, Y. Xiao, G. Yu, X. Liu, Z. Zhang, National Institute of Clean-and-low-carbon Energy (NICE), CN
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3:30Innovation Spotlights: Advanced Materials: Corning & Daikin AmericaNational Harbor 3
Session chair: David Novak, Inventis Group, US
3:30Corning - Strategic Innovation Interests
M. Pambianchi, Corning, US
3:45Daikin America - Strategic Innovation Interests
R. Hendershot, Daikin America, US
4:00Degradable and sustainable thermoset polymers from sugar
E. Hockert, University of Minnesota, US
4:07Solid-State Polymer Electrolyte Membrane
E. Hockert, University of Minnesota, US
4:14High conductivity reactive silver inks
L. Dhar, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, US
4:21Thin Film Composite Membranes on Ceramic for Pervaporation Dehydration of Organics
YP Yong, National University of Singapore, SG
4:28Corning, Daikin America Q&A

Topics & Application Areas

  • Green Electronics
  • Bio sources for materials
  • Green & Sustainable Polymer Materials
  • Natural & Renewable Composites
  • Waste reduction, remediation
  • Green Building
  • Lighting & display
  • Materials for Energy Transport & Grid Technologies
  • Green Chemistry & Materials Case Studies
  • Other

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