Microtech 2013 Program

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Sessions

9:00Sunday - Technology Innovation Short Courses
5:00TechConnect Welcome & Short Course Mixer (no host), Belvedere Lobby Bar

Monday May 13

7:00Monday - TechConnect & National Innovation Summit Registration
8:15Techconnect World and National Innovation Summit - Keynotes
10:00Expo - Coffee Break
11:00Green Electronics
11:00Micro & Nano Fluidics: Particle & cell transport
11:00Energy Storage
11:00Reconfigurable Nanofabs for Nanoscale Printing of Electronics and Sensors
11:00NNI National Signature Initiative - Keynotes
11:00Innovation Spotlights: Electronics & Energy
11:00Chemistry and Materials Science for a Sustainable Future: BASF Special Session
12:00Networking Lunch (for purchase) - Expo Hall A
2:00CNS: Electronics & Devices
2:00Nanotechnology Knowledge Infrastructure - NNI Signature Initiative Symposium
2:00Organic & Flexible Electronics I
2:00Micro & Nano Fluidics: Biofluidic Devices
2:00Energy Storage: Batteries & Electrochemical Storage
2:00INTO-RAM ATHENA: Multi-organ Platform for Rapid Assessment of Medical Countermeasures - DTRA Special Session
2:00Innovation Spotlights: Defense & Energy
4:00Innovation Spotlights: Electronics, Security & Defense
4:30Strategic Partnership & Nanotech Opportunities in China
6:00Thermo Scientific - Open Workshop
7:00Student Mixer - National Pastime Sports Bar - Atrium Level (no host)
4:30TechConnect Poster Session I & Reception
Solar: Nanotechnology for Solar Energy Collection and Conversion NNI Signature Initiative - Posters 4:00
Solar: Technologies & Devices I - Posters 4:00
Nano Electronics Devices - Posters 4:00
Biosensing, Diagnostics & Imaging I - Posters 4:00
Modeling & Simulation of Microsystems - Posters 4:00

Tuesday May 14

8:30Keynote Panel: The Future of National & Global Innovation
9:00DOE - Technology Transfer Working Group (9:00 - 5:00)
10:00Expo - Coffee Break
11:00Organic & Flexible Electronics II
11:00Energy Storage: Fuelcell Technologies & Applications
11:00Nanotech & Cleantech for Oil & Gas
11:00Nano Electronics for 2020 and Beyond I
11:00MEMS & NEMS: Novel Applications & Devices I
11:00Biosensors: Nanoparticles in Imaging Technologies
12:00Networking Lunch (for purchase) - Expo Hall A
1:00National SBIR Conference: Agency Roundtables (1:00 - 4:00) ALL Attendees Encouraged to Join
1:00SBIR Short Course - Phase I SBIR/STTR Proposal Preparation (1300-1700, additional registration required)
1:00SBIR Short Course - Phase II SBIR/STTR Proposal Preparation (1300-1700, additional registration required)
1:00SBIR Short Course - Cost Accounting and Passing an Audit (1300-1700, additional registration required)
1:30TechConnect Poster Session II
Solar: Technologies & Devices II - Posters 1:30
Nanotech for Sensors & Sensors for Nanotech NNI Signature Initiative - Posters 1:30
Biosensing, Diagnostics & Imaging II - Posters 1:30
Organic & Flexible Electronics - Posters 1:30
Inkjet Design, Materials & Fabrication - Posters 1:30
MEMS & NEMS Devices & Applications - Posters 1:30
1:30DOE - Technology Transfer Working Group
3:00Nano Electronics for 2020 and Beyond II
3:00Nanotechnology for Solar Energy Collection and Conversion II
3:45Solar: Organic Solar Technologies
3:00NanoFab: Advanced Patterning & Fabrication Methods
3:00Biosensors: Clinical/health Applications
3:30Compact Modeling & Device Modeling of Microsystems
3:30MEMS & NEMS: Novel Fabrication & Materials
3:30Micro & Nano Fluidics: Devices
4:00CNS: Aerospace
4:00Innovation Spotlights: Energy Storage & Efficiency
5:30National Innovation & Federal Agency Showcase

Wednesday May 15

8:00National SBIR Conference - Opening Keynotes
8:30MEMS & NEMS: Novel Applications & Devices II
8:30Energy Storage: Supercapacitors & Magnetic Storage I
8:30NanoFab: Advanced Processing
8:30Biosensors: Novel Approaches & Instrumentation
8:30Nanotechnology Knowledge Infrastructure (NKI) Town Hall - NNI Signature Initiative Symposium
9:00DOE Industry Collaborations with the National Laboratories - Special Session
10:00TechConnect Innovation Showcase - Coffee Break
10:15DOE, NASA, NIH & NSF SBIR/STTR: Program Summary
10:15DOD SBIR/STTR: Program Elements & Service/Component Summary
10:45DOD Services/Components Summary
10:15EPA, DHS, DOAg, DOT, NIST, NOAA: Program Summary
10:30Photonic Materials & Devices I
11:00Inkjet Design, Materials & Fabrication
11:00Nano Electronics: Material Characterization
11:00Energy Storage: Supercapacitors & Magnetic Storage II
11:00How National User Research Facilities Can Give Your Company an Advantage - Special Session
12:00Innovation Showcase Networking Lunch (for purchase) - Maryland Ballroom
1:00Agency One-on-One Meetings (1300-1700)
1:15Track 1: Commercialization & Partnering (Non-DOD)
1:15Non-DOD Agency Commercialization Programs and Expectations
2:05Developing Strong Commercialization (Transition) Plans
3:15Forming Partnerships with Large Firms (Non-DOD firms)
4:05Forming Partnerships: Universities, Federal Labs, FFRDCs
1:15Track 2: DOD Services and Components SBIR/STTR Programs
1:15What Are the Elements of Winning DOD Phase I and II Proposals?
2:05DOD Commercialization Readiness Program
3:15Partnering with DOD Prime Contractors
4:05What Should I Know About the DOD Rapid Innovation Fund (RIF)?
1:15Track 3: Application & Evaluation (Non-DOD)
1:15How Do I Apply For a Grant Using “Grants.gov”?
2:05What Constitutes a Winning Proposal for Granting Agencies?
3:15Does My Technology Have Varied Agency Applications? Find Out!
2:00Nanotechnology for Sensors and Sensors for Nanotechnology II - NNI Signature Initiative
2:00Photonic Materials & Devices II
2:00Inkjet Applications
2:00Energy Storage: Novel Storage & Harvesting
2:00Innovation Spotlights: Energy Management & Security
4:00Innovation Spotlights: Renewable & Novel Energy
4:00Understanding the Ins and Outs of University-Industry Collaborations and How to Benefit from Them - UIDP Special Session
5:00National Innovation & Federal Agency Showcase
7:00SBIR Innovators Mixer, National Pastime Sports Bar - Atrium Level (no-host)
5:00TechConnect Poster Session III
Energy Storage & Novel Generation - Posters 5:00
7:00TechConnect Innovators Banquet (additional registration required)

Thursday May 16

8:15Agency One-on-One Meetings (0830-1200)
8:15Track 1: Operational Hurdles and Legal Issues Faced by Small Business
8:15What Should I Know About Fraud, Waste and Abuse?
9:05Data Rights – How Does SBIR/STTR Differ From Other Federal Programs?
10:15What should I know about ITAR?
11:05What Are My Options in Developing a Manufacturing Competency?
8:15Track 2: How Successful Small Businesses Have Used the SBIR and STTR Programs
8:15Small Firms Discuss the Keys to Their DOD SBIR Program Success
9:05Small Business Discuss the Keys to Their Non-DOD SBIR Program Success
10:15Pre-Award Accounting Systems
11:05What SBIR/STTR Support is Available at State, Regional or Local Levels?
8:15Track 3. Business Development and Success Stories
8:15Changes to Size Standard and Certification Process Based on SBIR Reauthorization
9:05How Do I Approach Potential Investors?
10:15Outreach to Women- and Minority-Owned Businesses

Program

Sunday May 12

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9:00Sunday - Technology Innovation Short Courses
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5:00TechConnect Welcome & Short Course Mixer (no host), Belvedere Lobby Bar

Monday May 13

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7:00Monday - TechConnect & National Innovation Summit Registration
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8:15Techconnect World and National Innovation Summit - KeynotesPotomac A
8:15TechConnect Opening Remarks (invited presentation)
M. Laudon, TechConnect, US
8:30Nanomedicine Innovation, Commercialization and Societal Impact (invited presentation)
O. Farokhzad, Harvard Medical School, US (bio)
9:00Accelerating Adoption of Innovation (invited presentation)
L. Christodoulou, The Boeing Company, US (bio)
9:30Advanced Materials and Systems - Modern Industrial Research with Partners (invited presentation)
J. Rieger, BASF, Advanced Materials & Research - Technology Incubation, DE (bio)
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10:00Expo - Coffee BreakExpo Hall A
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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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11:00Micro & Nano Fluidics: Particle & cell transportAnnapolis 3
Session chair: Kwang W. Oh, University of Buffalo (SUNY), US
11:00Magnetic Nanoparticle Dynamics and Assembly Phenomena in External Magnetic Fields (invited presentation)
X. Xue, E.P. Furlani, SUNY-Buffalo, US (bio)
11:25Numerical Analysis of Microfluidic Magnetic Bead Separation Utilizing an Integrated Array of Magnetic Elements Magnetized by a Homogenous Bias Field
S.A. Khashan, E.P. Furlani, United Arab Emirates University and University at Buffalo, US
11:45Investigation of the Concentration Polarization effect on Nanoparticles using radial micro-nanofluidic devices
K. Aïzel, Y. Fouillet, C. Pudda, C. Chabrol, I. Texier-Nogues, CEA LETI, FR
12:05Exploiting structural polarization effects for the AC-electrokinetic manipulation of objects and media in cell chips
J. Gimsa, M. Stubbe, University of Rostock, DE
12:25Complex effects in micro-scale and nano-scale electrokinetics: significance of computational modeling and overcoming its challenges (invited presentation)
A. Mani, M.B. Andersen, C.L. Druzgalski, S. Alizadeh, Stanford University, US
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11:00Energy StorageWoodrow Wilson D
Session chair: Imre Gyuk, U.S. Department of Energy, US
11:00Energy Storage (invited presentation)
I. Gyuk, U.S. Department of Energy, US (bio)
11:25Advanced Vanadium Compact Flow Batteries for Renewable Integration (invited presentation)
Z.G. Yang, UniEnergy Technologies, LLC, US (bio)
11:50Thermal Energy Storage: A Vital element in our Energy Future (invited presentation)
M. MacCracken, CALMAC Manufacturing Corp., US (bio)
12:15Storage Arrays as a Commercial Grid Resource (invited presentation)
C. Shelton, AES Energy Storage, US (bio)
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11:00Reconfigurable Nanofabs for Nanoscale Printing of Electronics and SensorsPotomac 3
Session chair: Ahmed Busnaina, Northeastern University, US
11:00Nanofabrication Using Polymer Based Materials (invited presentation)
J. Mead, C. Barry, J. Whitten, R. Nagarajan, University of Massachusetts Lowell, US (bio)
11:25Advanced Nanomaterials-based Manufacturing Platform for Printed Sensors, Electronics, Energy and Material Applications (invited presentation)
A. Busnaina, Northeastern University, US (bio)
11:50CANCELED - State-of-the-Art Organic Semiconductors for Printed Electronics (invited presentation)
G.P. Miller, University of New Hampshire, US (bio)
12:15Single-wall and Specialty Multi-wall Carbon Nanotubes for Electronics & Composites Applications (invited presentation)
D.J. Arthur, SouthWest NanoTechnologies (SWeNT), US (bio)
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11:00NNI National Signature Initiative - KeynotesBaltimore 1-2
Session chair: Lisa Friedersdorf, National Nanotechnology Coordination Office, US
-NNI Signature Initiative - Keynote OverviewA. Carim, Office of Science & Technology Policy, White House, US
-Nanotechnology for Solar Energy Collection and ConversionG. Maracas, NSF, US
-Sustainable Nanomanufacturing – Creating the Industries of the FutureM. Meador, NASA, US
-Nanoelectronics for 2020 and BeyondC. Richter, NIST, US
-Nanotechnology Knowledge Infrastructure (NKI): Enabling National Leadership in Sustainable DesignD. Hess, NSF, US
-Nanotechnology for Sensors and Sensors for Nanotechnology: Improving and Protecting Health, Safety, and the EnvironmentD. Farrell, NIH, 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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12:00Networking Lunch (for purchase) - Expo Hall AExpo Hall A
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2:00CNS: Electronics & DevicesWoodrow Wilson B
Session chair: Wolfgang S. Bacsa, University of Toulouse, FR
2:00Growth Mechanism of Well Aligned Semiconducting Single-walled Carbon Nanotubes on Quartz Substrate (invited presentation)
W. Zhou, S. Zhan, L. Ding, J. Liu, Duke University, US (bio)
2:25Scalable Carbon Nanotube Field-Effect Transistors for Space Nanoelectronics Applications
Q.X. Ngo, S.A. Anderson, M.J.O. Connor, J.A. Nichols, J.E. Dunning, E.C. Holihan, A.N. Robinson, G.C. Taylor, Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company, US
2:45Functionalized Carbon Nanotube–Based Sensors for Detecting a Trace Quantity of 2,4-Dinitrotoluene Explosive Vapors, with Selectivity
V. Kayastha, C. Jones, C. Landorf, Brewer Science, Inc., US
3:05Towards Commercial Viability of Flexible Transparent Conductive Films: New Single Walled Carbon Nanotubes Ink
S. Fogden, C. Ma, K-C Kim, K. Ligsay, A. Catheline, A. Ostfeld, A.C. Arias, G. McFarlane, Linde, US
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2:00Nanotechnology Knowledge Infrastructure - NNI Signature Initiative SymposiumPotomac 3
Session chair: James Luo, National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB), US
2:00NKI- Overview (invited presentation)
D. Hess, National Science Foundation, US
2:25Reactive Nanosystems: Multimillion Atom Simulations of Nanostructured Materials and Processes (invited presentation)
P. Vashishta, University of Southern California, US (bio)
2:50Frontiers in Quantum Mechanics Simulations at the Nanoscale (invited presentation)
E.A. Carter, Princeton University, US (bio)
3:15Break
3:25Nano in 3D: The Collaboratory for Structural Nanobiology (invited presentation)
R. Cachau, Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research, US (bio)
3:50Computational Assembly Science & Engineering of Nanoparticle Superlattices (invited presentation)
S. Glotzer, University of Michigan, US (bio)
4:15Cyber-enabled predictive simulations of materials and devices via nanoHUB.org (invited presentation)
A. Strachan, Purdue University, US
4:40Practical Data Sharing: The Nanomaterial Registry
M.L. Ostraat, D. Murry, K.C. Mills, K.A. Guzan, RTI International, US
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2:00Organic & Flexible Electronics IAzalea 1
Session chair: Anupama B. Kaul, National Science Foundation, US
2:00National Science Foundation’s Organic and Flexible Electronics Programs in the Engineering Directorate (invited presentation)
A.B. Kaul, National Science Foundation, US (bio)
2:25Flexible thin films based on nanostructured polymeric composites as ultra sensitive piezoresistive materials and their applications
E. Laukhina, R. Pfattner, L.R. Ferreras, M. Mas-Torrent, V. Laukhin, C. Rovira, J. Veciana, Institut Ciencia de Materials de Barcelona (CSIC)/CIBER-BBN, ES
2:45Effects of Inter-molecular and Electrode Interfaces on Photovoltaic Processes in Organic Solar Cells (invited presentation)
B. Hu, University of Tennessee, US (bio)
3:10Ultra-stretchable, Flexible, and Self-Healing Electronics Using a Micromoldable Metal
J.-H. So, M.R. Khan, C. Eaker, M. Mohammed, M.D. Dickey, NC State University, US
3:30An Integrated Approach Toward High Performance Materials and Contacts for Organic Solar Cells (invited presentation)
D.C. Olson, National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), US (bio)
3:55High-Efficiency and Stretchable Polymer Light Emitting Diodes (invited presentation)
Q. Pei, UCLA, US (bio)
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2:00Micro & Nano Fluidics: Biofluidic DevicesAnnapolis 3
Session chair: Edward P. Furlani, University at Buffalo (SUNY), US
2:00Digital Microfluidics For Diagnostics And Life Sciences Applications (invited presentation)
V.K. Pamula, Advanced Liquid Logic Inc., US (bio)
2:25Simulations for Improved Risk Stratification in Patients with Kawasaki Disease (invited presentation)
A.L. Marsden, D. Sengupta, A. Kahn and J.C. Burns, University of California, San Diego, US (bio)
2:50Microfluidic complexation between plasmid DNA and cationic liposomes for gene delivery
T.A. Balbino, A.R. Azzoni, L.G. de La Torre, University of Campinas, UNICAMP, BR
3:10Size-Dependent Separation of Human Mesenchymal Stem Cells by Applying Microfluidic Chip Filtration
S.-Y. Yu, J.H. Yoo, M.-S. Chun, M.-S. Chang, Korea Institute of Science and Technology (KIST), KR
3:30Syringe-Assisted Point-Of-Care Pumping
L. Xu, H. Lee, K.W. Oh, SUNY at Buffalo, US
3:50Hydrodynamically Confined Microfluidics for Single Cell Measurements
K.T. Turner, K.V. Christ, University of Pennsylvania, US
4:10Multiscale Biomechanical Modeling of the Human Eye
I.H. Karampelas, E.P. Furlani, A. Nunez, G. Vizzeri, State University of New York at Buffalo, US
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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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2:00INTO-RAM ATHENA: Multi-organ Platform for Rapid Assessment of Medical Countermeasures - DTRA Special SessionAzalea 2
Session chair: William C. Florence, DTRA - JSTO & Rashi Iyer, Defense Systems & Analysis, Los Alamos National Laboratory, US
2:00Engineering In Vitro Human Organ Platforms (invited presentation)
J. Wikswo, Vanderbilt University, US (bio)
2:50SYN-TOX: A Microfluidic Co-culture Platform for Drug Toxicity Assays (invited presentation)
K. Pant, CFDRC, US (bio)
3:15Use of Hollow Fibers in 3D-Liver Cultures (invited presentation)
M. Luebberstedt, Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin, DE (bio)
3:40In vitro Lung Organ Development for Rapid and High-throughput Bioassessment (invited presentation)
R. Iyer, Los Alamos National Laboratory, US
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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: Electronics, Security & DefensePotomac 1
Session chair: Thomas Gillespie, In-Q-Tel, US
4:00OCR type Direct Bonding for Touch Screen Panel
S. O, GMT Co. Ltd., US
4:07A Multi-Function Glove for Harsh Environments
D. Lerch, Institute for Disabilities Research and Training, US
4:14Surface Acoustic Wave Sensor Network utilizing a Unique Orthogonal Frequency Coding Method to Individually Identify Sensors in a Multi-sensory Network
A. Adkins, University of Central Florida, US
4:21Angular Slice True 3D Display (AS3D)
P. Jones, Third Dimension Technologies, LLC, US
4:28Magnetic cooling in semiconductors
M. Weber, McGill University, CA
4:35Precise Sensor Nanomaterial
D. Benedict, Louisiana State University, US
4:42The Molecular Property Spectrometer (MPS™): Chip-based chem-sensing and protein screening
J. Adams, NevadaNano, US
4:49BZN Pyrochlore Thin Films
D. Fecko, Penn State Materials Research Institute, US
4:56Peel-and-Stick Process: Fabrication process for thin film electronics on universal substrates.
C.H. Lee, Stanford University, US
5:03Proactive Cybersecurity
S. Hariri, AVIRTEK, US
5:10IDentia - Extensible Cloud Security Solution for the Enterprise
N. Duan, D-Tech, LLC, US
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4:30Strategic Partnership & Nanotech Opportunities in ChinaExpo Hall A
-Z. Xijun, Suzhou Nanotech Co., Ltd., CN
-C. Linsen, SVG Optronics Co., Ltd., CN
-C. Zheng, Chinese Academy of Sciences, CN
-W. Juinzuo, Mesolight LLC, CN
-H. Zhejun, Polynova Co., Ltd., CN
-L. Feng, NanoBrite Co., Ltd., CN
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6:00Thermo Scientific - Open WorkshopAnnapolis 1-2
-Building Better Batteries: Ramna Spectroscopy as an Essential Tool for Evaluating New Lithium Ion Battery Components (invited presentation)
R. Heintz, M. Wall, Thermo Scientific, US
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7:00Student Mixer - National Pastime Sports Bar - Atrium Level (no host)
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4:30TechConnect Poster Session I & ReceptionExpo Hall A
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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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Nano Electronics Devices - Posters 4:00Expo Hall A
-Doping-less Bipolar Transistor with fT Surpassing that of Conventional BJT
K. Nadda, M. Jagadesh Kumar, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, IN
-Electro-thermal aspects in carbon based interconnects
R. Verma, S. Bhattacharya, S. Mahapatra, Indian Institute of Science, IN
-The Effect of Dot Array Composition on Electron Transition Between Quantum Dots
J. Nimmo, I. Filikhin, S.G. Matinyan, B. Vlahovic, North Carolina Central University, US
-Nanoelectronic SET-based core for Network-on-chip architectures
B.S. Pes, J.G. Guimaraes, J.C. da Costa, University of Brasilia - UnB, BR
-An investigation into the development of Graphene X-ray intensity detectors for use with soft X-rays in synchrotron radiation
P.T. Docker, J. Kay, J. Edgeworth, Diamond light source, UK
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Biosensing, Diagnostics & Imaging I - Posters 4:00Expo Hall A
-Synthesis and Characterization of Functionalized Magnetic Nanoparticles for Biomedical Applications
L.F. Wang, Y.L. Lo, J.H. Ke, Kaohsiung Medical University, TW
-Composite nano carriers for multimodal imaging and drug delivery by a versatile block copolymer assembly process
R.K. Prud’homme, Princeton University, US
-A Novel Near Infra-Red Fluorescent Probes to Repair Metal Artifact After Implantation
L-H Chiu, F-C Kung, M-C Yang, Y-H Tsai, W.H. Chang, W.-F.T. Lai, Taipei Medical University, Harvard Medical School/McLean Hospital, TW
-Direct Spatiotemporal Visualization of Tyrosine Phosphorylation Dynamics in Live Cells by Biocompatible Aggregation-Induced Emission Peptide
X. Zhang, Y. Zhao, G. Zou, X-J Liang, National Center for Nanoscience and Technology, CN
-Methods of colloid vibration imaging for characterisation of nano-particle suspensions
M. Wang, M. Hosseini, L. Bramson, J.I. Khan, University of Leeds, UK
-Imaging the Distribution of High Colloidal Stability Mesoporous Silica Nanoparticles (MSNs) with PET and MRI
M. Laprise-Pelletier, J.-L. Bridot, R. Guillet-Nicolas, J. Lagueux, Y. Gossuin, S. Laurent, L. Vander Elst, F. Kleitz, M.-A. Fortin, Université Laval, CA
-Luminescent Water Soluble Carbon Quantum Dots for Bio-imaging and Target Drug Delivery
A. Allam, A. Allam, Cromoz Inc, US
-Novel nanotechnology to concentrate and preserve Trypanosoma cruzi antigens in urine of Chagas disease patients co-infected with HIV virus
Y.E. Castro-Sesquen, R.H. Gilman, M. Reimer, C. Mejia, E. Valencia, L. Liotta, C. Bern and A. Luchini, George Mason University, US
-AFM resolves dynamic effects of ethambutol on nanomechanics and nanostructures of single dividing mycobacterium cells
Y. Wu, R.C. Sims, A. Zhou, Utah State University, US
-Ultra-High Performance Immunosensor Prepared by Glassy Carbon Electrode Modified with Nano Gold Particles and Antibody
D. Assan, M. Mozneb, J.C.K. Lai, S.W. Leung, Idaho State University, US
-Aerosol manufacturing of plasmonic biosensors with silica coated nanosilver
G.A. Sotiriou, C.O. Blattmann, S.E. Pratsinis, ETH Zurich, CH
-Performance Comparison of Immunosensors Modified with Polymers, Nanoparticles and Antibody
S.W. Leung, J.C.K. Lai, D. Assan, Idaho State University, US
-Development of a high sensitivity fluorescence immunoassay for Amyloid Beta 42 by a silicon microarray platform
M. Cretich, P. Gagni, L. Sola, M. Chiari, Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, IT
-Disposable Electrochemical Immunosensor for Cancer Biomarker Detection
R. Laocharoensuk, P. Duangkaew, N. Apiwat, S. Tapaneeyakorn, T. Dharakul, National Science and Technology Development Agency, TH
-Highly Sensitive Biosensor for Monitoring Colorectal Cancer Biomarkers
A. Malima, Biolom LLC, US
-SERS Analysis of Dopamine Using Chitosan-gold Nanoshell on Optical Fiber
J-W Lim, I-J Kang, Gachon University, KR
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Modeling & Simulation of Microsystems - Posters 4:00Expo Hall A
-Methodology and tool support for micro- and nano product engineering for SMEs
K. Hahn, D. Ortloff, M. Mielke, R. Brueck, University Siegen, DE
-A novel simulation methodology for full chip-package thermo-mechanical reliability investigations
B. Karunamurthy, T. Ostermann and M. Bhattacharya, KAI Kompetenzzentrum Automobil- und Industrieelektronik GmbH, AT
-A simulation study on the property of micro-arrayed negative refractive index material for the energy transfer
G. Boopalan, C.K. Subramaniam, VIT University, IN
-Electronic properties in two dimensional quantum rings consisting of two nanoelements
A.S. Sahakyan, R.M. Movsesyan, A.N. Kocharian, California State University Los Angeles, US
-Thermal Coupling in Technologies Based on Tri-gate Transistors
M. Janicki, P. Zajac, M. Szermer, A. Napieralski, Lodz University of Technology, PL
-Optimized Topology of an ASIC for Thermal Analysis of Multi-Core Processors
M. Szermer, L. Kotynia, P. Zajac, M. Janicki, A. Napieralski, Lodz University of Technology, PL
-Current-mode Processing Possibilities in HV SoI Integrated Systems
M. Jankowski, A. Napieralski, Lodz University of Technology, PL
-Integration of memristors with MEMS in different circuit configurations
S. Almeida, D. Zubia, University of Texas at El Paso, US
-The Effects of Dwell_time of Monopolar Waveform on Droplet Formation through the Analysis of Fluid Propagation Direction
C.-H. Wu, W.-S. Hwang, National Cheng Kung University, TW
-Modeling and Simulation of Hot Imprint Process of Microstructure into Polycarbonate
R. Gaidys, B. Narijauskaite, A. Palevicius, G. Janusas, R. Sakalys, Kaunas University of Technology, LT
-Work Function Fluctuation Induced by Random Orientation, Shape, and Size of Metal Grain in 16-nm-Gate High-k/ Metal Gate Bulk FinFET Devices
Y.-Y. Chen, S.-C. Hsu, C.-Y. Chen, W.-T. Huang, C.-M. Yang, L.-W. Chen and Y. Li, National Chiao Tung University, TW

Tuesday May 14

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8:30Keynote Panel: The Future of National & Global InnovationPotomac A
-B. Gordon, K&L Gates, Former Representative, Tennessee, US (bio)
-S. Burke, DoD, Assitant Secretary of Defense for Operations Energy Plans & Programs, US (bio)
-R. Hultgren, State of Illinois, U.S. Congressman, US (bio)
-R. Atkinson, The Information Technology & Innovation Foundation, US (bio)
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9:00DOE - Technology Transfer Working Group (9:00 - 5:00)Baltimore 1-2
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10:00Expo - Coffee BreakExpo Hall A
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11:00Organic & Flexible Electronics IIWoodrow Wilson D
Session chair: Anupama B. Kaul, National Science Foundation, US
11:00Roll-to-Roll Fabrication of Nanostructured Materials and Devices (invited presentation)
J. Watkins, University of Massachusetts Amherst, US (bio)
11:25Improving Resolution for Roll-to-Roll Printed Electronics
H. Zhang, W.J. Suszynski, A. Ramm, S. Lim, University of Minnesota, US
11:45High-mobility Self-patterned Organic Thin-Film Transistors (invited presentation)
O.D. Jurchescu, Wake Forest University, US (bio)
12:10Printable Nanomaterials and Devices (invited presentation)
Z. Cui, Suzhou Institute of Nanotech, CN (bio)
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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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11:00Nano Electronics for 2020 and Beyond IWoodrow Wilson B
Session chair: Charles Ying, National Science Foundation, US
11:00Nano Electronics for 2020 and Beyond – NNI Signature Initiative (invited presentation)
C. Richter, National Institute of Standards and Technology, US (bio)
11:25Industry-Government-University Partnerships on Research towards Nanoelectronics (invited presentation)
B. Doering, Texas Instruments, US (bio)
11:50The Future of Nanoelectronic Devices (invited presentation)
T. Theis, Semiconductor Research Corporation, US (bio)
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11:00MEMS & NEMS: Novel Applications & Devices IBaltimore 4
Session chair: Cy Wilson, NASA Langley Research Center, US
11:00Bi-Directional Electrostatic Actuators Based on Al2O3-Sio2 Electrets
P. Pai, F.K. Chowdhury, M. Tabib-Azar, University of Utah, US
11:20Film Bulk Acoustic Wave Resonator (FBAR) Filter for Ku-band Transceiver
N. Izza, M. Nor, K. Shah, J. Singh, Z. Sauli, La Trobe University, AU
11:40A Novel Integrated Optomechanical Transducer and Its Application in Atomic Force Microscopy
J. Zou, H. Miao, T. Michels, V. Aksyuk, National Institute of Standards and Technology, US
12:00Field-Assisted MEMS Pull-In Voltage Compensation Using ALD Electrets
F.K. Chowdhury, M. Tabib-Azar, University of Utah, US
12:20Micromachined Ultrasound Integrated Circuit
A. Hajati, D. Latev, Fujifilm Dimatix Inc, US
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11:00Biosensors: Nanoparticles in Imaging TechnologiesAnnapolis 1-2
Session chair: Srinivas Iyer, Bioscience Division, Los Alamos National Laboratory, US
11:00Nanoparticles-based Dual-Modal Ultrasound Contrast Agents
W.H. Chang, C.-A.J. Lin, F-C Kung, J-L Shen, W-H Chan, C-K Yeh, W.-F.T. Lai, Chung Yuan Christian University, TW
11:20Dynamic Multispectral Optoacoustic Tomography (MSOT) Imaging as a Novel Tool for Whole-Body Investigation of Nanoparticle Biodistribution and Tumor Perfusion
W.H.P. Driessen, N.C. Burton, J. Claussen, S. Morscher, T. Sardella, D. Razansky, V. Ntziachristos, iThera Medical, DE
11:40A Nanodiamond is Forever: Functionalizable fluorescent nanodiamonds that do not photobleach or blink for in vitro and in vivo imaging
A. Bumb, S. Sarkar, M. Brechbiel, K. Neuman, National Heart, Lung, & Blood Institute, US
12:00Development and Application of a Rod and Sphere-Shaped Viral Nanoparticle MRI Contrast Agent for Atherosclerosis Diagnosis
M.A. Bruckman, N.F. Steinmetz, Case Western Reserve University, US
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12:00Networking Lunch (for purchase) - Expo Hall AExpo Hall A
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1:00National SBIR Conference: Agency Roundtables (1:00 - 4:00) ALL Attendees Encouraged to JoinExpo Hall A
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1:00SBIR Short Course - Phase I SBIR/STTR Proposal Preparation (1300-1700, additional registration required)Chesapeake 1-2
Session chair: Jim Greenwood, Greenwood Consulting Group, Inc., US
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1:00SBIR Short Course - Phase II SBIR/STTR Proposal Preparation (1300-1700, additional registration required)Chesapeake K
Session chair: Mark Henry, Grow Emerging Companies LLC, US
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1:00SBIR Short Course - Cost Accounting and Passing an Audit (1300-1700, additional registration required)Chesapeake L
Session chair: Ed James, Jameson & Company, CPAs, US
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1:30TechConnect Poster Session IIExpo Hall A
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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 for Sensors & Sensors for Nanotech NNI Signature Initiative - Posters 1:30Expo Hall A
-Micro/Nano Patterned Integrated Electrochemical Sensors for Implantable Applications
M. Mujeeb-U-Rahman, D. Adalian, M. Sencan, A. Scherer, California Institute of Technology, US
-Nanomaterials-Enabled Photonic and Chemiresistive Sensing of Chemicals and Biochemicals
C.J. Choi, K.D. Benkstein, P.H. Rogers, C.B. Montgomery and S. Semancik, National Institute of Standards and Technology, US
-Ambient Carbon Monoxide and Nitric Oxide Sensors Based on Nanosized Metallic Oxides
A.D. Adeyemo, P.K. Dutta, The Ohio State University, US
-Immunosensor Using Nanoparticle-based Signal Enhancement for Bacterial Pathogen Detection
Y. Wang, E.C. Alocilja, Michigan State University, US
-Optimization of Dextrin Capped Magnetic Gold Nanoparticles
K. Chandler, H. Miller, E. Alocilja, Michigan State University, US
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Biosensing, Diagnostics & Imaging II - Posters 1:30Expo Hall A
-The scavenging of reactive oxygen species and the potential for cell protection by fullerenols with different isoelectric points
J. Li, R. He, Y. Chang, M. Zhang, X. Liu, J. Jin, B. Sun, Y. Zhao, G. Xing, Chinese Academy of Sciences, CN
-Magnetization of hydrogel particles: a novel urine tuberculosis antigen test
L. Paris, A. Cox, E. Petricoin, L. Liotta, A. Luchini, George Mason University, US
-Nanofabrication Techniques for Fully Integrated Sensing Platforms
M. Mujeeb-U-Rahman, D. Adalian, M. Sencan, A. Scherer, California Institute of Technology, US
-Microfilter with 3D nanotopography for efficient isolation and culture of circulating tumor cells
O.V. Makarova, R. Divan, P. Zhu, D. Adams, S. Li, P. Amstutz, C.-M. Tang, Creatv MicroTech Inc., US
-Novel sensing device based on potentiometric measurement for the detection of lithium
S. Merzouk, N. Zine, M. Tahajanan, M. Agouzoul, J. Bausells, F. Teixidor, N. Jaffrezic-Renault, A. Errachid, Institut des Sciences Analytiques, FR
-HDCR: A novel method for the diagnostic detection of methylated DNA for blood based cancer diagnostics
P. Molloy, K. Rand, T. Ho, C. Lindall, CSIRO, AU
-Development of Novel Nanomaterials for Sampling and Improved Assay of Analytes of Interest to National Security
M.G. Warner, M.J.O. Hara, C.L. Warner, J.C. Carter, W. Chouyyok, J.A. Maclellan, R.S. Addleman, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, US
-Integrated Nano-Structured Sensor System for Category B Toxins Detection in Complex Biological and Environmental Matrices
P. Takhistov, CH. Chai, Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, US
-Photoelectrochemical Sensor Based on CdSe/ZnS Quantum Dots and Sarcosine Oxidase
M. Riedel, G. Goebel, F. Lisdat, Technical University of Applied Sciences Wildau, DE
-Probing the Distribution of Gliadin in Dough and Baked Bread Using Conjugated Quantum Dots as a Labeling Tool
S. Ansari, J. Kokini, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, US
-Nanoparticle replica filters
C. Zafiu, D. Willbold, E.-K. Sinner, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna, AT
-Challenges in the Characterisation of Therapeutic Protein Formulations
S. Ball, M. Pothecary, P. Clarke, C. Murphy, Malvern Instruments, UK
-Rapid Evaluation of Bacterial Antibiotic Resistance
G. Longo, L. Alonso-Sarduy, J. Pekkanen, G. Dietler, S. Kasas, Ecole Polytechnique Federale Lausanne, CH
-Study the Correlations Between Direct Electron Transfer Rate Constants in Four Types of Nanobiomimetic Sensors and the Ability to Kill Cancer Cells from Anti-Cancer Candidate Compounds
E.T. Chen, J. Thornton, C. Ngatchou, S-H. Duh, P.T. Kissinger, Advanced Biomimetic Sensors, Inc., US
-From Viruses to Cells: Tuneable Resistive Pulse Sensors for High Resolution Characterization of Nano to Micro-Scale Particle Solutions
D. Kozak, W. Anderson, R. Vogel, M.F. Broom, Izon Science, US
-Towards Wireless Implantable Pressure Sensor to Monitor Compartment Syndrome in Trauma Victims
Y. Wang, C. Allen, S. AL-Qahtani, A. Merdassi, V.P. Chodavarapu, E. Harvey, J. Henderson, McGill Universiy, CA
-Dual-aptamer-based delivery vehicle of doxorubicin to both PSMA (+) and PSMA (–) prostate cancers
H. Jo, C. Ban, Pohang university of Science and Technology, KR
-In vitro biosensing based on magnetically induced motion of magnetic nanoparticles
A. Dangl, G. Kokkinis, F. Keplinger, I. Giouroudi, Vienna University of Technology, AT
-Visual quantification of melamine using citrate-capped gold nanoparticles
N. Li, University of Miami, US
-Detection of novel endocrine-disrupting chemicals in the water
D.A. Stavreva, L. Varticovski, G.L. Hager, National Cancer Institute, US
-Real-Time Electronic Detection of Water/Food Borne Pathogens
M. Potter, BiSen Tech LLC, US
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Organic & Flexible Electronics - Posters 1:30Expo Hall A
-Physical properties of silver nanowire networks
G. Giusti, M. Lagrange, D.P. Langley, R. Collins, C. Jiménez, M. Anikin, Y. Bréchet, D. Bellet, Laboratoire des Matériaux et du Génie Physique (LMGP), FR
-Decoupled Temperature and Moisture Sensor Made of CNT-Based Nanomaterials on Flexible Plastic Substrates
L. Diao, J. Lamb, S. Gibbons, W-S Shih, R. Giedd, Brewer Science, US
-Formation of Conjugated Polymers Inside Nanospace
E. Kim, H. Shin, B. Kim, C. Park, T. Park, Yonsei University, KR
-Pressure dependence of phase transition of organic material, 9,10-di(2-naphthyl)anthracene (ADN), under vacuum
J.T. Kim, S. Shim, J.Y. Yun, O.H. Kwon, KRISS, KR
-Separation and ink formulation of high purity semiconducting single-walled carbon nanotubes with polymers for printed thin film transistors
L. Qian, J.W. Zhao, Z. Cui, Suzhou Institute of Nano-tech and Nano-bionics, CN
-Screen Printed Aluminum Cathode for Flexible Devices
F. Fei, W.M. Su, Z. Cui, Suzhou Insititute of Nano-Tech and Nano-Bionics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, CN
-Solution processed high Performance thin-film transistors using polymer/SWCNT composite ink
F. Zhang, N. Lv, D. Zhang, S. Qiu, Z. Cui, Suzhou Institute of Nanotech, Chinese Academy of Sciences, CN
-Printed Organic One-Time Programmable Read-Only-Memory Array
S.-W. Jung, B.S. Na, C.W. Park, S.C. Lim, J.-Y. Oh, J.B. Koo, Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute, KR
-Prestrain-free Fabrication of Stretchable Wavy Metal Interconnections on Elastomeric Substrates
C.W. Park, S.W. Jung, S.C. Lim, J.-Y. Oh, B.S. Na, J.B. Koo, Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute, KR
-ZnO-Based Inverters for Flexible Electronics
G. Gutierrez-Heredia, I. Mejia, M.E. Rivas-Aguilar, F.S. Aguirre-Tostado, M.A. Quevedo-Lopez, The University of Texas at Dallas, US
-The structural, magnetic and conducting properties of Co implanted ZnO crystalline films
S. Güner, O. Gürbüz, N. Akdoğan, R. Khaibullin, S. Çalışkan, Fatih University, TR
-Ferrocene-based Organometallacrowns as Synthons for Single-Molecule Magnets
M. Raja, C. Gwengo, D. Reger, M. Smith, Y. Chen, Claflin University, US
-High Performance Structural Forgings with Nano-Scale Structures
C.C. Chen, E.Y. Chen, Transition45 Technologies, Inc., US
-Metallization of Porous Silicon Nanodisks for Matrix-Free Laser Desorption/Ionization Mass Spectrometry
X. Zhou, H-J Wu, F. Zhang, X. Liu, The Methodist Hospital Research Institute, US
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Inkjet Design, Materials & Fabrication - Posters 1:30Expo Hall A
-Static Modeling on Landing Accuracy of Droplets in Magnetostrictive Inkjet System
E.J. Yoo, Y.W. Park, N.M. Wereley, Y.W. Park, Chungnam National University, KR
-Effects of Poly-(N-vinyl-2-pyrrolidone) Additive on Direct-Inkjet-Printed Silver Nitrate Conductive Lines
Y.F. Liu, P.H. Feng, H.L. Tsai, W.S. Hwang, National Cheng Kung University, TW
-Redesign of Magnetostrictive Inkjet PrintHead
K.H. Yoon, Y.W. Park, N.W. Wereley, Y.W. Park, Chungnam National University, KR
-Effects of Inkjet Printing Parameters on Conductive Line Patterns for Flexible Electronics Applications
H.-L. Tsai, W.-S. Hwang, Y.-F. Liu, J.-T. Wu, S.L.-C. Hsu, National Cheng-Kung University, TW
-Repeated Duplication in EHD Line Patterning on a Non-Conductive Substrate Based on Controlling the Polarity of Applied Voltages
S. Son, S. Lee, J. Choi, Sungkyunkwan University, KR
-Fabrication of Silver Lines on PET Film by Electrohydrodynamic Inkjet Printing
K.I. Lee, B. Lim, C.S. Lee, S.H. Kim, J.W. Cho, Y. Hong, Korea Electronics Technology Institute, KR
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MEMS & NEMS Devices & Applications - Posters 1:30Expo Hall A
-Carbon nanotube based polymeric thermoelectrics and stretchable sensory conductors
P. Riha, P. Slobodian, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, CZ
-Time-Resolved Luminescence Measurements on Up-Conversion Phosphors for Electron Beam Sterilization Monitoring
M. Reitzig, T. Härtling, M. Winkler, P.E. Powers, S. Derenko, O. Röder, J. Opitz, Fraunhofer Institute for Nondestructive Testing IZFP, Dresden Branch, DE
-A personal sampler for direct mass determination of nano-particles using a resonant cantilever sensor
T. Salthammer, S. Merzsch, E. Peiner, I. Kirsch, E. Uhde, A. Waag, H.S. Wasisto, Fraunhofer WKI, DE
-Tungsten for CMOS-MEMS Pirani and Ionization Vacuum Gauges
J. Wang, Z. Tang, Dalian University of Technology, CN
-Fabrication and characterization of a highly doped poly-SiGe NEMS ohmic switches
M. Ramezani, S. Severi, B. Du Bois, T. Asafa, X. Rottenberg, V. Rochus, H.A. Tilmans, K. De Meyer, A. Witvrouw, IMEC, BE
-In-Situ Assessment of Wafer-Level Hermeticity by Micromembrane Technique
C.M. Yang, H. Jung, J.H. Park, E.M. Park, H.Y. Kim, K.R. Lee, National Nano FabCenter, KP
-Experimental study on sheet resistivity and thickness measurement in Copper Electroplating
A. Sharma, S. Kumar Khandelwal, D. Bansal, K. Rangra, D. Kumar, Central Electronics Engineering Research Institute (CEERI- CSIR), IN
-Comparative Study of Various Release Methods for Gold Surface Micromachining
A. Sharma, M. Kaur, P. Jhanwar, D. Bansal. P. Kumar, D. Kumar, S. Singh, K.J. Rangra, Central Electronics Engineering Research Institute (CEERI- CSIR), IN
-Transient Analysis on Nonlinear Model of Electrostatically Actuated Nanomechanical Switch
I.K. Kim, D.H. Han and S.I. Lee, University of Seoul, KR
-3-axis Capacitive Low-Gravity MEMS Accelerometer with Zero Cross-Axis Sensitivity in a Commercial Process
A. Merdassi, V.P. Chodavarapu, McGill University, CA
-Ciliated micropillar array for nanoscale lipid vesicle isolation
Z. Wang, D. Fine, H. Wu, J. Schmulen, Y. Hu, B. Godin, J. Zhang, X. Liu, the University of Texas at Austin, US
-Deterministic Failure Predictor for Mechanical and Electro-mechanical Systems
J. Heibel, JHC Inc, US
-Determination of different metals using new microsensors diamond doped with boron (BDD) in wastewater
A. Sbartai, P. Namour, A. Errachid, J. Krejči, R. Šejnohová, L. Renaud, M-L. Hamlaoui, A-S. Loir, F. Garrelie, C. Donnet, H. Soder, E. Audouard, J. Granier, N. Jaffrezic-Renaul, Universite de Lyon, FR
-Nanomaterial-enabled gas sensing platform
P. Moloney, Lockheed Martin, US
-Design and Analysis of Vibration Based Energy Harvester for Precision Agriculture
H. Aris, D. Fitrio, J. Singh, La Trobe University, AU
-New Powerful Method Based on Electrical Harmonic Distortion Analysis for Electromechanical Characterizations of MEMS Devices
A. Bounouh, D. Bélières, LNE, FR
-Cost-efficient Aspheric Micro-lenses Manufacturing For High Resolution Imaging Applications
F. Gaillard, V. Reboud, M. Brun, S. Landis, CEA-LETI-Minatec, FR
-Nanolayer Interconnect Structures Ageing by Beam Resonance Method
G. Janczyk, T. Bieniek, Instytut Technologii Elektronowej, PL
-Single resonator GaN/Si SAW based temperature sensor
A. Muller, G. Konstantinidis, A. Dinescu, A. Stefanescu, A. Cismaru, V. Buiculescu, I. Giangu, G. Stavrinidis, A. Stavrinidis, IMT Bucharest, RO
-Effect of angular rate on nanoparticle-doped liquid crystal
W.-P. Shih, P.-C. Huang, National Taiwan University, TW
-Interdigitated Comb Fins for Capacitive Sensing in a MEMS Directional Microphone
W. Cui, State University of New York at Binghamton, US
-Fabrication of electrical microfluidic chip for electroporation of mammalian cells
M. Shahini, F.V. Wijngaarden, J.T.W. Yeow, University of Waterloo, CA
-On the investigation of an interdigitated, high capacitance ratio shunt RF-MEMS switch for X- band applications
M. Angira, BITS PILANI, IN
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1:30DOE - Technology Transfer Working GroupBaltimore 1-2
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3:00Nano Electronics for 2020 and Beyond IIWoodrow Wilson B
Session chair: Kurt Richter, NIST, US
3:00Adding New Capabilities to Silicon CMOS Integrated Circuits via Deterministic Programmed Assembly (invited presentation)
T.S. Mayer, The Pennsylvania State University, US (bio)
3:25Beyond CMOS Transistors (invited presentation)
A. Seabaugh, University of Notre Dame, US (bio)
3:50Silicon Photonics: Enabling Optoelectronic Systems-on-a-chip (invited presentation)
M. Hochberg, University of Delaware, US (bio)
4:15Toward Quantum Electronics based on 2-Dimensional Materials and Beyond (invited presentation)
P. Kim, Columbia University, US (bio)
4:40Detection of diffused III-V materials in high-k oxides during atomic layer deposition and annealing
W. Cabrera, H. Dong, B. Brennan, É. O’Connor, P. Carolan, R. Galatage, S. Monaghan, I. Povey, P.K. Hurley, C.L. Hinkle, Y. Chabal, R.M. Wallace, University of Texas at Dallas, US
5:00Report on the Atomically Precise, No Interface, Device Regime Workshop
J.N. Randall, J.B. Ballard, J.H.G. Owen, S.D. Manning, Zyvex Labs, 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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3:00NanoFab: Advanced Patterning & Fabrication MethodsAnnapolis 3-4
Session chair: Guy A. DeRose, Kavli Nanoscience Institute, CALTECH, US
3:00Electron Beam Lithography for Synchrotron Applications (invited presentation)
A. Stein, Brookhaven National Laboratory, US (bio)
3:20Patterning of Periodic Structures Using Continuously Moving Stage
J. Klingfus, J.E. Sanabia, K.E. Burcham, M. Kahl, Raith USA, US
3:40Purification of EBID structures of noble metals by electron beam post-irradiation under oxygen flux
S. Mehendale, J.J.L. Mulders, P.H.F. Trompenaars, FEI Electron Optics, NL
4:00Nanomanipulators with reduced hysteresis and interferometers build in NanoFabs
P.N. Luskinovich, V.A. Zhabotinskiy, NANOmeter Standard GmbH, DE
4:20Patterned Atomic Layer Deposition on Scanning Tunneling Microscope constructed templates
A. Azcatl, J. Ballard, Y. Chabal, K.-J. Cho, D. Dick, J. Owen, R. Longo, S. McDonnell, G. Mordi, J. Randall, R. Wallace, Zyvex Labs, US
4:40A novel route for fabricating Printable Photonic Devices with a high refractive index
C. Pina-Hernandez, V. Lacatena, A. Polyakov, G. Calafiore, S. Dhuey, D. Olynick, S. Babin, S. Cabrini, C. Peroz, aBeam Technologies, US
5:00Fast, robust and simple all optical far-field nano-positioning measurements
M.L. Juan, N. Tischler, I. Fernandez-Corbaton, X. Zambrana-Puyalto, X. Vidal, G. Molina-Terriza, QISS, AU
5:20Nanopatterned coatings for advanced glass products
I. McMackin, J. Geddes, M. Aryal, O. Seitz, B. Kobrin, Rolith, Inc., US
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3:00Biosensors: Clinical/health ApplicationsAnnapolis 1-2
Session chair: Srinivas Iyer, Bioscience Division, Los Alamos National Laboratory, US
3:00Plasmonic nanodome array fabricated on plastic as a dual-mode surface plasmon resonance and surface-enhanced Raman scattering sensor
C.J. Choi, S. Semancik, National Institute of Standards and Technology, US
3:20Amplified On-Chip Fluorescent and Colorimetric Detection of DNA and RNA Hybridization by Surface-Initiated Enzymatic Polymerization
V. Tjong, H. Yu, A. Hucknall, A. Chilkoti, Duke University, US
3:40Gold Nanoparticle Chemiresistors as a Generic Platform for Sensing
E. Chow, B. Raguse, L. Wieczorek, J.S. Cooper, L.J. Hubble, M.S. Webster, K.-H. Müller, CSIRO, AU
4:00Polymeric Nanomagnets for releasable capture of tumor cells
A. Singh, M.M. Amiji, Northeastern University, US
4:20Isolation and Detection of Cancer Related DNA Nanoparticulate Biomarkers Directly from CLL Patient Blood “Rapid Sample to Sequence Diagnostics”
M.J. Heller, J. Marciniak, A. Sonnenberg, University of California, San Diego, US
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3:30Compact Modeling & Device Modeling of MicrosystemsPotomac 6
Session chair: Cy Wilson, NASA Langley Research Center, US
3:30Simulation of Back-Electrode Effects on Lags and Current Collapse in Field-Plate AlGaN/GaN HEMTs
K. Horio, H. Onodera, T. Fukai, Shibaura Institute of Technology, JP
3:50Current-Controlled Switches for HV SoI Processes – Structure, Application and Integration in Functional Blocks
M. Jankowski, A. Napieralski, Lodz University of Technology, PL
4:10An Efficient and Accurate Schematic Transistor Model of FinFET Parasitic Elements
N. Lu, T.B. Hook, J.B. Johnson, C. Wermer, C. Putnam, R.A. Wachnik, IBM, US
4:30A Surface-Potential-Based Compact Model of AlGaN/GaN HEMTs Power Transistors
P. Martin, R. Hahe, L. Lucci, CEA-Leti, FR
4:50GIDL Current and Pass-Gate Body Potential Modeling in 22nm HKMG PD-SOI CMOS
L. Luo, J.P. Walko, J.M. Johnson, S. Springer, IBM, US
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3:30MEMS & NEMS: Novel Fabrication & MaterialsBaltimore 4
Session chair: Chris Menzel, Dimatix, Inc., US
3:30Dual Helix Dielectrophoretic Cell Separator Fabricated Using the Direct-Write Spindle Deposition Technique
N. Guérin, M. Lévesque, D. Therriault, École Polytechnique de Montréal, CA
3:50Fabrication of complex three-dimensional multilevel silicon micro- and nano-structures
S. Azimi, National University of Singapore, SG
4:30Hydrogel-based multi-stimuli responsive cilia
P.J. Glazer, J. Leuven, H. An, S.G. Lemay, E. Mendes, Delft University of Technology, NL
4:50Contact resistance modeling for NEMS ohmic relays using highly doped SiGe contact material
M. Ramezani, A.H. Tamaddon, S. Severi, K. Vanstreels, K. De Meyer, A. Witvrouw, IMEC, BE
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3:30Micro & Nano Fluidics: DevicesChesapeake D
Session chair: Edward P. Furlani, University at Buffalo (SUNY), US
3:30From Microfluidics for Biotechnology to Biomicrofluidics (invited presentation)
J. Berthier, CEA-Leti, FR (bio)
3:50Lab-on-a-Chip Technologies Enabled by Acousto-Opto-Fluidics (invited presentation)
T.J. Huang, The Pennsylvania State University, US (bio)
4:10Experimental investigation of the possibility of transporting a droplet over a hydrophilic spot in digital microfluidics
E. Samiei, M. Hoorfar, University of British Columbia, CA
4:30A Microfluidic Platform for Parallel Synchronization of Multiple Droplets by Ladder-Like Fluidic Network
H. Lee, L. Xu, K.W. Oh, SUNY at Buffalo, US (bio)
4:50A Low-Voltage Droplet Manipulation via Tunable Wetting on a Polypyrrole (DBS) Surface
W. Xu, Y. Tian, H. Bisaria, P. Ahn, X. Li, Y.-T. Tsai, C.-H. Choi, E.-H. Yang, Stevens Institute of Technology, US
5:10A Portable Lab-on-a-chip Instrument based on Microchip Electrophoresis with Dual Top-Bottom Capacitive Coupled Contactless Conductivity Detector in Replaceable Cell Cartridge
K. Ansari, J.Y.S. Ying, P.C. Hauser, N.F. de Rooij, I. Rodriguez, IMRE, SG
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4:00CNS: AerospaceBaltimore 5
Session chair: Wolfgang S. Bacsa, University of Toulouse, FR
4:00Carbon Nanostructured Advanced Cable Shielding Technologies
S. Harvey, T. Shah, P. Dutton, J. Morber, Lockheed Martin, US
4:20Correlating electrical and structural properties in surface layer of carbon nanotube polymer composite
E. Pavlenko, V. Tishkova, P. Puech, W.S. Bacsa, CNRS and University of Toulouse, FR
4:40The Rheology and Processing of Carbon Nanotubes for Polymer Composite Applications
A.W.K. Ma, University of Connecticut, US
5:00Novel methods for delivery of Carbon Nanotubes into composites
S. Gadthula and S.K. Potluri, Zyvex Technologies, US
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4:00Innovation Spotlights: Energy Storage & EfficiencyPotomac 1
Session chair: Imre Gyuk, U.S. Department of Energy, Reviewers: Shell, ABB, Siemens, Ingersoll Rand
4:00Shell GameChanger - Strategic Innovation Interests
J. Fok, Shell, NL (bio)
4:15ABB - Strategic Innovation Interests
A.L. Goodson, ABB Inc., US (bio)
4:30Siemens - Strategic Innovation Interests
F. Arman, Siemens, US (bio)
4:45Ingersoll Rand - Strategic Innovation Interests
S. McBride, Ingersoll Rand, US (bio)
5:15Very High Capacity Silicon Graphene Composite Li-ion Anode Material
P. Roberts, California Lithium Battery Inc., US
5:22Advanced Lithium Ion Battery Materials
J. Caldwell, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, US
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5:30National Innovation & Federal Agency ShowcaseMaryland

Wednesday May 15

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8:00National SBIR Conference - Opening KeynotesPotomac A
8:00Welcome and Introductions (invited presentation)
P. Raghavan, SBA, US (bio)
8:05SBIR National Conference - Event Welcome (invited presentation)
T. Park, Chief Technology Officer, The White House, US (bio)
8:30SBIR/STTR 101 – The Ins and Outs of Both Programs and this Conference (invited presentation)
M. Portnoy, NIH, US (bio)
9:00SBIR/STTR 101 – The Ins and Outs of Both Programs and this Conference (invited presentation)
J. Williams, Dept. of the Navy, US (bio)
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8:30MEMS & NEMS: Novel Applications & Devices IIBaltimore 5
Session chair: Chris Menzel, Dimatix, Inc., US
8:30DC-to-RF MEMS Converter
L. Chen, P. Pai, M. Tabib-Azar, University of Utah, US
8:50Non-contact biaxial nanoprobe utilized for surface measurements of MEMS
B. Goj, L. Dressler, M. Hoffmann, Ilmenau University of Technology, DE
9:10Temperature and Strain Coefficient of Velocity for Langasite SAW Devices
W.C. Wilson, G.M. Atkinson, NASA Langley Research Center, US
9:30Nanoceramic MEMS Sensors for Universal Embedded Chemical Sensing
C.J. Kostelecky, C. Sneider, R. Wind, D.J. Deininger, Synkera Technologies Inc., US
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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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8:30NanoFab: Advanced ProcessingChesapeake 7-9
Session chair: Aaron Stein, Brookhaven National Laboratory, US
8:30Three-Dimensional Etching of Silicon for the Fabrication of Low-Dimensional and Suspended Devices (invited presentation)
S.S. Walavalkar, A.P. Homyk, A. Scherer, California Institute of Technology, US (bio)
8:55Sub-10 nm silicon nano-structures based on block copolymer lithography and high selectivity cryogenic temperature dry etching
D.L. Olynick, Z. Liu, S. Cabrini, X. Gu, T.P. Russell, V. Ishchuck, I.W. Rangelow, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, US
9:15Decoupling the smoothness, diameter and pitch in large silicon nanowire arrays made by metal-assisted chemical etching (MACE)
J. Yeom, D. Ratchford, C.R. Field, P.E. Pehrsson, Naval Research Laboratory, US
9:35Fabrication and Characterization of PEDOT Nanowires Based on Self Assembled Peptide Nanotube Lithography
N. Ormstrup Christiansen, K.B. Andersen, J. Castillo-León, W.E. Svendsen, N. Rozlosnik, Technical University of Denmark, DK
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8:30Biosensors: Novel Approaches & InstrumentationAnnapolis 1-2
Session chair: Srinivas Iyer, Bioscience Division, Los Alamos National Laboratory, US
8:30Continuous Flow Real-Time Pcr Platform for High Throughput Environmental Monitoring
T. Ray, A. Hatch, K. Lintecum, S-H Chao, C. Youngbull, Arizona State University, US
8:50Triplet-Triplet Annihilation Upconversion in Water Environment: Biocompatible and Non-invasive All-optical Temperature Sensing for Living Objects
D. Busko, R. Dimitrova, A. Turshatov, Y. Avlasevich, K. Landfester, S. Baluschev, Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research, DE
9:10Influence of metallic, ceramic, and plastic MALDI surface materials on the ionization efficiency and quality of mass spectrometric data
A. Hieke, Stanford University, School of Medicine, US
9:30Multilayer Architectures of Enzymes on Electrodes for Sensorial Application – Influence of the Building Blocks on the Assembly Behaviour
F. Lisdat, Technical University Wildau, DE
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8:30Nanotechnology Knowledge Infrastructure (NKI) Town Hall - NNI Signature Initiative SymposiumChesapeake D-F
Session chair: Daryl W. Hess, National Science Foundation (NSF), US
-Enabling National Leadership in Sustainable Design
L. Friedersdorf, NNCO, US
-D. Hess, NSF, US
-C. Gonzalez, NIST, US
-M. Hoover, NIOSH, US
-J. Luo, NIH, US
-B. Welch, DOD, US
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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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10:00TechConnect Innovation Showcase - Coffee BreakMaryland
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10:15DOE, NASA, NIH & NSF SBIR/STTR: Program SummaryAnnapolis 1-2
Session chair: Edsel Brown, SBA, Office of Innovation & Investment, US
-L. Fedorkova, NIH, US (bio)
-M. Oliver, DOE, US
-R. Leshner, NASA, US (bio)
-J. Hennessey, NSF, US (bio)
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10:15DOD SBIR/STTR: Program Elements & Service/Component SummaryAnnapolis 3-4
Session chair: Chris Rinaldi, OSD, US
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10:45DOD Services/Components SummaryAnnapolis 3-4
Session chair: Chris Rinaldi, OSD, US
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10:15EPA, DHS, DOAg, DOT, NIST, NOAA: Program SummaryBaltimore 1-2
Session chair: Elissa Sobolewski, DHS, US
-A. Richards, EPA, US (bio)
-M. Clague, NIST, US (bio)
-K. Wright, NOAA, US (bio)
-M. Wong, DOT, US (bio)
-E. Metz, DOEd, US (bio)
-C. Cleland, USDA, US
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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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11:00Inkjet Design, Materials & FabricationBaltimore 5
Session chair: Chris Menzel, Dimatix, Inc., US
11:00Inkjet Technology For Printed Electronics and 3D Fabrication (invited presentation)
V. Cahill, D Taylor, VCE Solutions, US (bio)
11:25Gravimetric calibration for optical measurements of droplets-in-flight
R.M. Verkouteren, C.J. Zeissler, J.R. Verkouteren, National Institute of Standards and Technology, US
11:45Effect of Pressure Variation on Inkjet-Printed Line Pattern with Various Step Sizes of Ejected Droplets
J-K Wang, W-S Hwang, M-H Tsai, Y-F Liu, National Cheng-Kung University, TW
12:05Ultrasonic Milling and Dispersing Technology for Inkjet Nano-Particles
K. Hielscher, Hielscher Ultrasonics, DE
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11:00Nano Electronics: Material CharacterizationChesapeake G-I
Session chair: Pierre Panine, Xenocs SA, FR
11:00Contact Properties of Titanium Nitride Sidewall Coating for Nanoelectromechanical Electronics
M. Shavezipur, K.L. Harrison, W.S. Lee, B. Espinosa, J. Provine, S. Mitra, H.-S.P. Wong, R.T. Howe, The Ohio State University, US
11:20Modeling and Fabrication of Quantum Dot Channel (QDC) Field-Effect Transistors Incorporating Quantum Dot Gate
J. Kondo, University of Connecticut, US
11:40Deep Energy Level Detection in Nanoscale Devices by Cross Spectrum Noise Spectroscopy
D. Sharma, S. Krylyuk, A. Motayed, Q. Li, A.V. Davydov, George Mason University, US
12:00Performance Comparison of Non-planar MOSFETs
Y-B Liao, M-H Chiang, W-C Hsu, National Ilan University, TW
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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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11:00How 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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12:00Innovation Showcase Networking Lunch (for purchase) - Maryland BallroomMaryland
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1:00Agency One-on-One Meetings (1300-1700)Maryland
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1:15Track 1: Commercialization & Partnering (Non-DOD)Annapolis 1-2
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1:15Non-DOD Agency Commercialization Programs and ExpectationsAnnapolis 1-2
Session chair: Russ Farmer, ReliAscent, Inc., US
-C. Cleland, USDA, US
-M. Oliver, DOE, US (bio)
-F. Barros, DHA, US
-R. Leshner, NASA, US
-L. Fedorkova, NIH, US
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2:05Developing Strong Commercialization (Transition) PlansAnnapolis 1-2
Session chair: Chris O'Gwin, DOE SBIR/STTR Program Office
-C. Rabke, Dawnbreaker, US (bio)
-N. Kaplan, Foresight, US (bio)
-R. Shukla, LARTA Institute, US (bio)
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3:15Forming Partnerships with Large Firms (Non-DOD firms) Annapolis 1-2
Session chair: Lenka Fedorkova, NIH, US
-W. Miller, Shell Oil, US
-C. Cotton, GE Energy, US (bio)
-G. Bruner, Phillips Inc., US
-J. Burczak, GE Global Research, US
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4:05Forming Partnerships: Universities, Federal Labs, FFRDCsAnnapolis 1-2
Session chair: Rick Shindell, Zyn Systems
-J. Sankar, North Carolina A&T State U., US (bio)
-J. Susan Sprake, Los Alamos National Laboratory, US (bio)
-T. Donnellan, Penn State University, Applied Research Laboratory, US (bio)
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1:15Track 2: DOD Services and Components SBIR/STTR ProgramsAnnapolis 3-4
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1:15What Are the Elements of Winning DOD Phase I and II Proposals? Annapolis 3-4
Session chair: Doug Deason, Missile Defense Agency Advanced Research Directorate, US
-R. Hoffman, Dept. of the Navy, US (bio)
-A. Gentry, Air Force, US (bio)
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2:05DOD Commercialization Readiness ProgramAnnapolis 3-4
Session chair: Chris Rinaldi, OSD OSBP, DOD, US
-J. Pucci, Army, US (bio)
-L. Boyer, Dept. of the Navy, US
-R. Flake, Air Force, US (bio)
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3:15Partnering with DOD Prime ContractorsAnnapolis 3-4
Session chair: Chris Rinaldi, OSD OSBP, DOD, US
-A. Ocampo, Boeing, US (bio)
-C. Owens, Lockheed Martin, US (bio)
-T. Loza, Northrop Grumman, US (bio)
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4:05What Should I Know About the DOD Rapid Innovation Fund (RIF)?Annapolis 3-4
Session chair: Dan Cundiff, ASD R&E, US
-C. Rinaldi, OSD, US
-Bob Smith, Dept. of the Navy, US
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1:15Track 3: Application & Evaluation (Non-DOD)Baltimore 1-2
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1:15How Do I Apply For a Grant Using “Grants.gov”?Baltimore 1-2
Session chair: Matt Portnoy, NIH SBIR/STTR, US
-C. Hebron, DOE, US
-C. Henry, Grow Emerging Companies LLC, US
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2:05What Constitutes a Winning Proposal for Granting Agencies?Baltimore 1-2
Session chair: Jim Greenwood, Greenwood Consulting Group, Inc., US
-M. Oliver, DOE, US
-C. Cleland, USDA, US (bio)
-M. Portnoy, NIH, US
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3:15Does My Technology Have Varied Agency Applications? Find Out!Baltimore 1-2
Session chair: June Chocheles, DARPA, US
-F. Lisy, Orbital Inc., US (bio)
-M. Druy, Physical Sciences, Inc., US (bio)
-T. Toth, No. VA PTAC, US (bio)
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2:00Nanotechnology for Sensors and Sensors for Nanotechnology II - NNI Signature InitiativeWoodrow Wilson B
Session chair: Hongda Chen, NIFA, US
2:00Single Nanoparticle Sensing using Whispering-Gallery Microresonators and Microlasers (invited presentation)
L. Yang, Washington University, US (bio)
2:25Wireless Graphene-Based Quantum Capacitance Sensors for Continuous Glucose Monitoring
E.J. Olson, D.A. Deen, M.A. Ebrish, A. Basu, Y.C. Kudva, P. Mukherjee, S.J. Koester, University of Minnesota, US
2:45Nanostructured Biomimetic Pyruvate Dehydrogenase Complex (PDC) Sensors Selectively Detect Single Brain Cancer Cell and Have the Ability to Mimic the “ATP LID”
E.T. Chen, J. Thornton, C. Ngatchou, S-H. Duh, P.T. Kissinger, Advanced Biomimetic Sensors, Inc., US
3:05Stand-Off Sers Detection Using Nanoparticles (invited presentation)
C.A. Batt, C. Bardliving, A. Phifer, P. Barahona, Cornell University, US (bio)
3:30Development of a Nanosensor: Journey from a Lab Bench to an FDA Clearance and Beyond (invited presentation)
S. Marla, Nanosphere, US (bio)
3:55An Overview of the Nanotechnology for Sensors and Sensors for Nanotechnology: Improving and Protecting Health, Safety, and the Environment Nanotechnology Signature Initiative (invited presentation)
D. Farrell, National Cancer Institute, US (bio)
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2:00Photonic Materials & Devices IIChesapeake 7-9
Session chair: Loucas Tsakalakos, GE Global Research, US
2:00Photonic Materials & Devices Overview (invited presentation)
L. Tsakalakos, GE Global Research, US (bio)
2:25Putting The World In A Spin - Fibercore’s Spun Optical Fibers For The Current Sensor Industry (invited presentation)
A. Gillooly, Fibercore Limited, UK (bio)
2:50The Molecular NanoTweezer: A new and practical way to control and manipulate nanoparticles (invited presentation)
B. Cordovez, Optofluidics, Inc., US (bio)
3:15Structural Color Generation in Silicon Nanowires Enable Low-Cost Refractive Index Sensors
J. Walia, M. Khorasaninejad, N. Dhindsa, S.S. Saini, University of Waterloo, CA
3:35Mid-infrared Silicon Platform for Chip-scale Chemical Sensors
P.T. Lin, H.-Y.G. Lin, V. Singh, N.S. Patel, J. Hu, K. Richardson, I. Luzinov, J. Hensley, L. Kimerling, A. Murthy Agarwal, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, US
3:55Break
4:10Mid-IR integrated nanophotonics for chip-scale quantum optics applications
W. Buchwald, University of Massachusetts Boston, US
4:30Digital Planar Holographic devices: a revolution for spectroscopy-on-chip
C. Peroz, G. Calafiore, A. Koshelev, V. Lacatena, S. Dhuey, I. Ivonin, S. Babin, A. Goltsov, S. Cabrini, V. Yankov, aBeam Technologies, US
4:50A New Class of Nonlinear Light Trapping for Photovoltaic Systems
S. Shepard, Louisiana Tech University, US
5:10Molecular Photonic Logic Gates that use Fluorescent (Förster) Resonance Energy Transfer: The Future of Biocomputing
J.C. Claussen, S. Buckhout-White, W. Russ Algar, M.G. Ancona, N. Hildebrandt, I.L. Medintz, Naval Research Laboratory, US
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2:00Inkjet ApplicationsBaltimore 5
Session chair: Chris Menzel, Dimatix, Inc., US
2:00Bioprinting Technology for Regenerative Medicine Applications (invited presentation)
J. Yoo, Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine, US (bio)
2:25Bio-ink for inkjet printing of living cells
C.J. Ferris, K.J. Gilmore, S. Beirne, D. McCallum, G.G. Wallace, M. in het Panhuis, ARC Centre of Excellence for Electromaterials Science (ACES), AU
2:45Ink-jet Printed CdS Thin Film Transistors Fabricated In-situ by Micro-reaction
J.C. Ramos, D. Kabir, J.I. Mejia, C.A. Martinez, M.A. Quevedo-Lopez, University of Texas at Dallas, US
3:05Inkjet printing of 200 nm monodisperse carbon nanoparticles: from smart ink formulation to thin film sensor properties
R. Vié, S. Berthon-Fabry, S. Blayac, E. Drahi, S. Jacomet, EMSE, FR
3:25A Study of Molten Lead-Free Solder Deposited by Inkjet Printing for Interconnections of Thin-Film Solar Cell Modules
W-M Chen, C-H Wang, W-S Hwang, National Cheng-Kung University, TW
3:45Impact of Ink Synthesis on Processing and Properties of Inkjet-Printed Silicon Thin Films
E. Drahi, A. Gupta, S. Blayac, L. Lombez, M. Jubault, P. Benaben, Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Mines de Saint Etienne, FR
4:05Ink-jet printing of functional ceramic coatings and patterns starting from aqueous inks
J. Feys, M. Arin, K. de Keukeleere, J. de Roo, G. Pollefeyt, P. Lommens, I. Van Driessche, Ghent University, BE
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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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2:00Innovation Spotlights: Energy Management & SecurityPotomac 2
Session chair: Sahir Surmeli, Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C., US, Reviewers: Intel, Lockheed Martin, Siemens
2:00Intel - Strategic Innovation Interests
L. Wigle, Intel Corporation, US (bio)
2:15Lockheed Martin - Strategic Innovation Interests
B. Lawrence, Lockheed Martin, US
2:30Siemens - Strategic Innovation Interests
T. Godart, Siemens, US (bio)
3:00MEMS-based Pyroelectric Thermal Energy Scavenger
D. Sims, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, US
3:07Efficient low-cost micro-grids utilitizing photovoltaics and battery storage
P. Bundschuh, Ideal Power Converters, US
3:14VHF Power Conversion
B. McGowan, FINsix, US
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4:00Innovation Spotlights: Renewable & Novel EnergyPotomac 2
Session chair: Purnesh Seegopaul, Pangaea Ventures & Gary Yang, UniEnergy Technologies, LLC, US
4:00Innovative blade design creating efficient and affordable micro grids.
J. Janiuk, Firefly Power LLC, US
4:07Black Silicon Etching: Efficient and Inexpensive PV Technology
E. Payne, National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), US
4:14Improved Electrolyte for Fuel Cells
W. Loux, Arizona Technology Enterprises, US
4:21Efficiency-Boosting Laminate for Solar Cells and Modules
S. Vasylyev, Lucent Optics, US
4:28A stable and active low-cost catalyst for the replacement of platinum
M. Weber, McGill University, CA
4:35MTPV
D. Mather, MTPV Power Corporation, US
4:42SiEnergy Systems
M. Tsuchiya, SiEnergy Systems, LLC, US
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4:00Understanding the Ins and Outs of University-Industry Collaborations and How to Benefit from Them - UIDP Special SessionPotomac 3
Session chair: Lily Khidr, Elsevier, US
-C. Johnson Bey, Lockheed Martin, US (bio)
-A. Boccanfuso, UIDP, US (bio)
-S. Steele, University of Rochester, US (bio)
-G. Wise, Griffith University, AU (bio)
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5:00National Innovation & Federal Agency ShowcaseMaryland
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7:00SBIR Innovators Mixer, National Pastime Sports Bar - Atrium Level (no-host)
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5:00TechConnect Poster Session IIIMaryland
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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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7:00TechConnect Innovators Banquet (additional registration required)Woodrow Wilson

Thursday May 16

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8:15Agency One-on-One Meetings (0830-1200)Baltimore 3-4
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8:15Track 1: Operational Hurdles and Legal Issues Faced by Small BusinessAnnapolis 1-2
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8:15What Should I Know About Fraud, Waste and Abuse?Annapolis 1-2
Session chair: Jere Glover, Brand & Frulla PC, US
-E. Saracino, NASA, US (bio)
-M. Fisher, NSF, US
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9:05Data Rights – How Does SBIR/STTR Differ From Other Federal Programs?Annapolis 1-2
Session chair: Dave Metzger, Arnold & Porter LLC
-J. Williams, Department of Navy, SBIR/STTR, US (bio)
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10:15What should I know about ITAR?Annapolis 1-2
-M. Ginsberg, Arnold & Porter LLC, US (bio)
-D. Shack, ONR, US (bio)
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11:05What Are My Options in Developing a Manufacturing Competency?Annapolis 1-2
Session chair: Clara Asmail, NIST Manufacturing Extension Program, US
-C. Owens, Lockheed Martin, US (bio)
-P. Fleming, NIST MEP, US (bio)
-T. Mulligan, Hydronalix Inc., US (bio)
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8:15Track 2: How Successful Small Businesses Have Used the SBIR and STTR ProgramsAnnapolis 3-4
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8:15Small Firms Discuss the Keys to Their DOD SBIR Program SuccessAnnapolis 3-4
Session chair: Chris Rinaldi, OSD OSBP DOD, US
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9:05Small Business Discuss the Keys to Their Non-DOD SBIR Program SuccessAnnapolis 3-4
Session chair: Robert Brooke, VA Center for Innovative Technology, US
-T. Wavering, Intelligent Automation, Inc., US (bio)
-C. Crump, A-Frame Digital, US (bio)
-E. Wagener, Tetramer Technologies, US (bio)
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10:15Pre-Award Accounting SystemsAnnapolis 3-4
Session chair: Ed Jameson, Jameson & Co., US
-C. Andrezze, DOD, US (bio)
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11:05What SBIR/STTR Support is Available at State, Regional or Local Levels?Annapolis 3-4
Session chair: Rick Shindell, Zyn Systems, US
-R. Friesenhahn, Montana State University, US (bio)
-R. Keller, Louisiana State University, US (bio)
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8:15Track 3. Business Development and Success StoriesBaltimore 1-2
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8:15Changes to Size Standard and Certification Process Based on SBIR ReauthorizationBaltimore 1-2
Session chair: Edsel Brown, SBA, US
-M. Guerzon, SBA, Office of General Counsel, US (bio)
-A. Lee, SBA, Office of Innovation, US (bio)
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9:05How Do I Approach Potential Investors?Baltimore 1-2
Session chair: Julia Spicer, Mid-Atlantic Venture Association, US
-P. Seegopaul, Pangaea Ventures, US (bio)
-D. Novak, Inventis Group, US (bio)
-S. Mallon, VA Center for Innovative Technology Gap Fund, US
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10:15Outreach to Women- and Minority-Owned BusinessesBaltimore 1-2
Session chair: Tyrone Taylor, National Research Council, US
-A. Millman, Springboard Enterprises, US (bio)
-N. Jain, Golden Seed, US (bio)
-E. Aldophe, CenterScope Technologies, US (bio)
-R. Shepard, Science and Engineering Alliance, US (bio)
-S. Shivakumar, National Academies of Science, US (bio)
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