Microtech 2010 Nanotech 2010

Computational Methods, Simulation & Software Tools

Nano & Micro: Computational Methods, Simulation & Software Tools

Symposium Organizing Committee

Keith Glassford Keith Glassford
Technical Advisory Board,
Nanostellar, Inc.
Michael Makowski Michael Makowski
Group Leader, Applied Scientific Computing
PPG Industries R&D

Invited Speakers

George Fitzgerald Materials discovery with ab initio high throughput calculations
George Fitzgerald
Accelrys, Inc.
Hans Fraaije Multiscale Modeling of Industrial Emulsions: Fundamentals of Random Chemistry in Polyeolefin Blends and Crude Oil Dispersions
Johannes G.E.M. (Hans) Fraaije
Chair of the Soft Matter Chemistry Department
Leiden University, The Netherlands
Pankaj Dhingra A Rational Design Approach to Catalyst Discovery
Pankaj Dhingra
CEO
Nanostellar
Hendrik Heinz Molecular Models and Methods to Understand Self-Assembly of Inorganic-Bioorganic Multiphase Materials
Hendrik Heinz
Professor, Department of Polymer Engineering, University of Akron
Sadasivan Shankar Computational Materials Design –
Are we there yet?

Sadasivan (Sadas) Shankar
Senior Principal Engineer/Program Leader, Materials Design, Design and Technology Solutions Technology and Manufacturing Group, Intel Corporation
Anna C. Balazs Modeling the Interactions between Amphiphilic Nanotubes and Lipid Bilayers
Anna C. Balazs
Distinguished Professor of Chemical Engineering and the Robert von der Luft Professor, University of Pittsburgh
Srivastava Deepak Srivastava
CTO, Nanoexa Corp.

Symposium Sessions

Tuesday June 22

1:30 Multiscale Modeling and Property Prediction for Nanostructured Materials
4:00 Poster Session and TechConnect Expo (4:00 - 6:00)
 Nano & Micro: Computational Methods, Simulation & Software Tools

Wednesday June 23

8:30 Keynotes: Computational Methods, Simulation & Software Tools
8:30 Government & Alternative Commercialization Funding - DOD, NASA, DOE, SBIR & RIC
10:00 Networking Coffee Break
10:30 Ab-Initio and DFT Approaches
4:00 Poster Session and TechConnect Expo Reception (4:00 - 6:00) - Expo Hall
 Nano & Micro: Computational Methods, Simulation & Software Tools
6:00 TechConnect Innovation Showcase Reception (6:00 - 8:00) - Ballroom 3rd Floor

Thursday June 24

8:30 Keynotes: Transformational Nanotech
10:00 TechConnect Innovation Showcase Coffee Break - Ballroom 3rd Floor
10:30 Bio Nano Materials: Modeling and Simulation Approaches
1:30 MEMS Device Modeling I
3:30 MEMS Device Modeling II
5:00 TechConnect Investment Networking Reception - Second Floor

Symposium Program

Tuesday June 22

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1:30Multiscale Modeling and Property Prediction for Nanostructured MaterialsRoom 209 B
Session chair: Keith Glassford, Nanostellar and Fiona Case, NSTI, US
1:30Multiscale Modeling of Industrial Emulsions: Fundamentals of Random Chemistry in Polyeolefin Blends and Crude Oil Dispersions (invited presentation)
J.G.E.M. Fraaije, J.-W. Handgraaf, S. McGrother, S. Nath, J. Groenewold, Leiden University, NL
1:50MD boundary conditions for pressure gradient flows: nano-mixing, and nano-droplet deformation in extensional flows
M.K. Borg, W. Nicholls, J.M. Reese, University of Strathclyde, UK
2:10Modeling the Interactions between Amphiphilic Nanotubes and Lipid Bilayers (invited speaker)
A.C. Balazs, M. Dutt, O. Kuksenok, S.R. Little, University of Pittsburgh, US
2:40Molecular Models and Methods to Understand Self-Assembly of Inorganic-Bioorganic Multiphase Materials (invited speaker)
H. Heinz, The University of Akron, US
3:10Polymer Simulation in a Microfluidic Entropic Trap
B. Kallemov, D. Trebotich, G.H. Miller, Lawrence Berkeley Natinal Laboratory, US
3:30Atomistic-Based Continuum Modeling of the Interfacial Properties of Structural Adhesive Bonds
J.M. Wernik, S.A. Meguid, H. Ruda, University of Toronto, CA
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4:00Poster Session and TechConnect Expo (4:00 - 6:00)Expo Hall
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Nano & Micro: Computational Methods, Simulation & Software ToolsExpo Hall
-Self-assembly of Disk-Coil Molecules
Y. Kim, A. Alexander-katz, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, US
-Computer Simulations of CrO2 as a Spin Polarized Material for Spintronics
R. Kaur, G. Mallia, K.A. Yates, N.M. Harrison, Imperial College London, UK
-Comparing the Effect of 2nd Row Dopants on the Carbon Support to improve Pt Catalytic Activity and Durability
M.N. Groves, A.S.W. Chan, C. Malardier-Jugroot, M. Jugroot, Royal Military College of Canada, CA
-A Molecular Dynamics Modeling on Cantilevered Triple-Walled Carbon Nanotube Resonators
J.H. Lee, O.K. Kwon, J.W. Kang, H.J. Hwang, Sangmyung University, KR
-Computed Metallofullerene Yields in the X@C74 and Z@C82 Series
Z. Slanina, F. Uhlik, T. Akasaka, S. Nagase, Institute for Molecular Science, JP
-Monte Carlo Studies of the Effect of Temperature, Si/Al, and Metal Loading on the Templated Synthesis of Pt Nanowires in MOR-type Zeolites
J.A. Huertas-Miranda, M.M. Martínez-Iñesta, University of Puerto Rico, US
-Molecular Dynamics Investigation on Tin
M. Masnavi, H. Parchamy Araghy, M. Nakajima, K. Horioka, Tokyo Institute of Technology, JP
-Hybrid molecular dynamics and Navier-Stokes method in complex nanoflow geometries
M.K. Borg, W. Nicholls, J.M. Reese, University of Strathclyde, UK
-Ozonolysis of Indigo: A ab initio study
E. Ortiz, H.E. Solís Correa, V. Uc, Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana Azcapotzalco, MX
-Simulation of Self-Assemblig Monolayers of Complicated Organic Molecules at the Interface
V.F. Fefelov, V.A. Gorbunov, A.V. Myshlyavtsev, M.D. Myshlyavtseva, Omsk State Technical University, RU
-Application of Computational Chemistry to Nanotechnological Problems
S. Gusarov, A. Kovalenko, National Institute for Nanotechnology, CA
-The concept of a representative atomic volume for a grain
A. Gubanov, O. Vinogradov, University of Calgary, CA
-Designing nanomaterials mechanical properties from the observable nanostructure features
T.B. Tengen, Vaal University of Technology, ZA
-A density matrix based electronic structure method applied to nanoparticles: treatment of the idempotency problem
M.J.H. Hoffman, University of the Free State, ZA

Wednesday June 23

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8:30Keynotes: Computational Methods, Simulation & Software ToolsRoom 210 D
Session chair: Keith Glassford, Nanostellar, US
8:30Computational Materials Design – Are we there yet? (keynote presentation)
S. Shankar, Intel Corporation, US
8:55A Rational Design Approach to Catalyst Discovery (keynote presentation)
P. Dhingra, Nanostellar, US
9:20Materials discovery with ab initio high throughput calculations (keynote presentation)
G. Fitzgerald, G. Goldbeck-Wood, J.L. Gavartin, A. Perlov, M. Sarwar, S. French, S. Garçia, A. Martinez-Bonastre, D. Thompsett, Accelrys Ltd, UK
9:45Quantum Simulated Li-ion Battery Materials Database and Design Engine Software: Materials to System Level Design and Optimization
D. Srivastava, Nanoexa Corp., US
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8:30Government & Alternative Commercialization Funding - DOD, NASA, DOE, SBIR & RICRoom 207 D
Session chair: Kelly Carnes, TechVision21, US
8:30DOE SBIR Funding Opportunities
D. Goodwin, US Department of Energy, US
8:50DOD Commercialization Funding Opportunities
F. Barros, US Department of Homeland Security, US
9:10NASA Commercialization Funding Opportunities
R. Pisarski, NASA/Ames, US
9:30Renewable Energy Commercialization
J. Croce, Nevada Institute for Renewable Energy Commercialization, US
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10:00Networking Coffee BreakFoyer 2nd Floor
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10:30Ab-Initio and DFT ApproachesRoom 207 A
Session chair: Keith Glassford, Nanostellar, US
10:30Effect of Electronic and Optical Properties of Quantum Dots on Hydrogenation of
M. Ahmed, Newcastle University, UK
10:50Electron transition energies of single-walled carbon nanotubes: Hartree – Fock’s CNDOL approaches for describing excitations and related properties
A.L. Montero, M.E. Fuentes, E. Menéndez, W. Orellana, C. Bunge, L.A. Montero, J.M. García de la Vega, Universidad de La Habana, CU
11:10Novel first-principle simulations of 3D atomistic structure
D. Zhang, E. Polizzi, University of Massachusetts, US
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4:00Poster Session and TechConnect Expo Reception (4:00 - 6:00) - Expo HallExpo Hall
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Nano & Micro: Computational Methods, Simulation & Software ToolsExpo Hall
-Simulation and Experiment on 2PC Transmitted Diffraction Grating for GaN LEDs
X. Jin, California Polytechnic State University, US
-Method development for glucosamine modified PAMAM dendrimers 3D structure generation
T.S. Barata, S. Brocchini, I. Teo, S. Shaunak, M. Zloh, School of Pharmacy - University of London, UK
-3D Molecular Theory of Solvation for Nanochemistry in Solution
A. Kovalenko, National Institute for Nanotechnology, CA
-Calculation of nano-carbon deposition condition in a methane or acetylene flame based on mechanisms of chemical transport reaction
L. Wang, Beijing Institute of Technology, CN
-Optimal Solutions for the TE-Mode Infrared Transmission through the Silver Gratings
C-W Lee, C-H Kuan, National Taiwan University, TW
-A visual approach on MEMS process modeling using device cross-sections
T. Schmidt, M. Mielke, K. Hahn, D. Ortloff, J. Popp, R. Brueck, University of Siegen, DE
-Study on equivalent-circuit model for micro-torsion mirror
K. Matsuda, Tokushima Bunri University, JP
-Design Simulations of MEMS Micropump by 3D Fluid-Structure Interaction Analysis
J. Johari, Universiti Teknologi Mara, MY
-Design and Fabrication of a Low Power Electro-thermal V-shape Actuator With Large Displacement
J. Khazaai, Oakland University, US
-Analysis and Simulation of Curved Bimorph Microactuators
S. Pal, H. Xie, University of Florida, US
-SugarCube: An Online Tool for Investigating the Performance of Ready-Made Parameterized MEMS
P. Marepalli, J.V. Clark, Purdue University, US
-Simulation of Surface and Buffer Trapping Effects on Gate Lag in AlGaN/GaN HEMTs
K. Horio, A. Nakajima, K. Fujii, Shibaura Institute of Technology, JP
-Analytical Potential Distribution Model for Underlap Double Gate MOSFETs with 3T-4T and Symmetric- Asymmetric Options for Subthreshold operation: A Conformal Mapping Approach
R. Vaddi, S. Dasgupta, R.P. Agarwal, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, IN
-Microwave and RF Applications of Gate Material Engineered Trapezoidal Recessed Channel (GME-TRC ) MOSFET
P. Malik, R. Chajaur, M. Gupta, R.S. Gupta, Semiconductor Devices Research Laboratory, IN
-Linearity Performance Assessment of Nanoscale Gate Material Engineered Trapezoidal Recessed Channel (GME-TRC) MOSFET for RFIC design and Wireless application
P. Malik, R. Chaujar, M. Gupta, R.S. Gupta, Semiconductor Devices Research Laboratory, IN
-Numerical Simulation on Nonlinear Response of Two-Dimensional Electron Plasmas in the Field Effect Transistor Structures
Z. Yan, J. Zhu, Y. Wang, X. Lin, J. He, Peking University, CN
-Nonresonant Response Characteristics to Terahertz Radiation of FETs: Influence of Magnetic Field
J. Zhu, Z. Yan, Y. Wang, X. Lin, J. He, Peking University, CN
-Analytic Modeling of BioFET as a pH Sensor
Y. Song, Y. Guan, J. Zhang, J. He, X. Zhang, X. Lin, Peking University, CN
-Electrical Characteristics of 16-nm-Gate Multi-Gate-and-Multi-Fin Devices and Digital Circuits
H-W Cheng, National Chiao Tung University, TW
-Numerical Simulation on Nonlinear Response of Two-Dimensional Electron Plasmas in the Field Effect Transistor Structures
Z. Yan, J. Zhu, Y. Wang, X. Lin, J. He, Peking University, CN
-Carboxylation of Boron- and Nitrogen-Doped Graphene and Carbon Nanotubes: First Principles Study
N. Al-Aqtash, I. Vasiliev, New Mexico State University, US
-Molecular Dynamics Simulations of Flow over a Nano-cylinder in a Rectangular Nano-channel
A. Jabbarzadeh, The University of Sydney, AU
-Numerical simulation of binary droplet collision using CFD software tools
K.L. Pan, M.W. Liao, National Taiwan University, TW
-The challenges of statistical experiment design in process development
D. Ortloff, J. Popp, Process Relations GmbH, DE
-Nano Crystalline Cellulose – Optical and Structural Properties by Molecular Dynamic Simulations
Y. Kadiri, D. Simon, G. Picard, F. Ghozayel, J.-D. Lebreux, Ahuntsic College, CA
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6:00TechConnect Innovation Showcase Reception (6:00 - 8:00) - Ballroom 3rd FloorBallroom BC

Thursday June 24

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8:30Keynotes: Transformational NanotechRoom 303 CD
Session chair: Clayton Teague, NNCO, US
8:30Nanotechnology: Path Toward Commercialization at GE
M. Butts, General Electric, US
9:00Getting the Memristor to Market
S. Williams, Hewlett Packard, US
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10:00TechConnect Innovation Showcase Coffee Break - Ballroom 3rd FloorBallroom BC
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10:30Bio Nano Materials: Modeling and Simulation ApproachesRoom 208 A
Session chair: Keith Glassford, Nanostellar, US
10:303D Molecular Theory of Solvation Coupled with MD for Nanomedical Sciences
A. Kovalenko, National Institute for Nanotechnology, CA
10:50Designing universal oligonucleotides for DNA/nanoparticle conjugates
G. Ivan, V. Grolmusz, Eotvos Lorand University, HU
11:10Effect of cytosol on the dynamic behaviours of microtubules
C.Y. Wang, C.F. Li, S. Adhikari, Swansea University, UK
11:30Biomimetic polymer materials for controlled self-healing applications
C.E. Sing, A. Alexander-Katz, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, US
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1:30MEMS Device Modeling IRoom 208 A
Session chair: Cy Wilson, NASA, US
1:30Modeling study of capacitance and gate current in strained High--K Metal gate technology: impact of Si/SiO2/HK interfacial layer and band structure model
D. Garetto, D. Rideau, E. Dornel, W.F. Clark, C. Tavernier, Y. Leblebici, A. Schmid, H. Jaouen, IBM France, FR
1:50A Sparse Grid based Collocation Method for Model Order Reduction of Finite Element Models of MEMS under Uncertainty
P.S. Sumant, H. Wu, A.C. Cangellaris, N. Aluru, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, US
2:10Calibration and Validation Procedure for Reliable and Predictive High-level Transducer Models Suited for System-level Design
R. Khalilyulin, G. Schrag, G. Wachutka, Munich University of Technology, DE
2:30An Online Electrostatics Modeling Tool for Microdevices with Dirichlet Boundary Conditions by Schwarz-Christoffel Mapping
F. Li, J.V. Clark, Purdue University, US
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3:30MEMS Device Modeling IIRoom 208 A
Session chair: Cy Wilson, NASA, US
3:30Dynamic Compact Thermal Model of an Electrothermal Micromirror Based on Transmission Line Theory
S. Pal, H. Xie, University of Florida, US
3:50Passive Temperature-Compensation of MEM Resonators
X. Rottenberg, R. Jansen, S. Stoffels, J. De Coster, W. De Raedt, H.A.C. Tilmans, IMEC, BE
4:10Improved Modeling of the Comb Drive Levitation Effect
F. Li, J.V. Clark, Purdue University, US
4:30Finite Element Modeling and Analysis of CMOS-SAW Sensors
O. Tigli, M.E. Zaghloul, Washington State University Vancouver, US
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5:00TechConnect Investment Networking Reception - Second FloorFoyer 2nd Floor

Synopsis

This special symposium is the premier technical forum for presenting the latest research and development in computational methods, tools and applications at the nano and micro scale, along with the latest suite of commercially available tools helping to engineer the next generation of materials, MEMS, microsystems, semiconductors, sensors and pharmaceuticals.

With the continued miniaturization and blending of technologies, advanced computational techniques in the nano and micro regimes are paramount in the advancement of all high technology regardless of its traditional domain.

MSM
 

Following on the 13 year history of the Modeling and Simulation of Microsystems (MSM) Conference, and the International Conference on Computational Nanotechnology (ICCN), herein we present the world’s most comprehensive forum for the micro and nano multidisciplinary design, modeling and simulation community, with presentations and topics for discussion ranging from theoretical developments through fabrication and industry-oriented applications.

Topics & Application Areas

  • Modeling & simulation of polymer nanostructures
  • Modeling & simulation nanostructured surfaces
  • Molecular Modeling
  • Multiscale Modeling
  • Image analysis
  • Analytical data management
  • High-throughput experiments
  • Novel modeling methods & theory
  • Finite & Boundary Element Methods
  • Process Modeling
  • MEMS Device Modeling
  • Device & Circuit Simulation
  • System & Optimization
  • Fluidic Device Simulation
  • Other

Journal Submissions

Sensors & Transducers

On-line Journal ‘Sensors & Transducers’

Selected proceedings papers in the Electronics and Microsystems Track (MEMS & NEMS, Sensors & Systems, Micro & Nano Fluidics symposia, and MSM conference) will be reviewed and invited into a Special Issue of the on-line journal ‘Sensors & Transducers’.

For consideration into this Special Issue of the on-line journal ‘Sensors & Transducers’, please select the “Submit to Sensors & Transducers” button during the on-line submission procedure.

Experimental Nanoscience

Journal of Experimental Nanoscience

Selected Nanotech Proceedings papers will be reviewed and invited into a Special Issue of the Journal of Experimental Nanoscience. The journal provides a showcase for advances in the experimental sciences underlying nanotechnology and nanomaterials.

For consideration into this Special Issue of the Journal of Experimental Nanoscience, please select the “Submit to Journal of Experimental Nanoscience” button during the on-line submission procedure.

Molecular Simulation

Molecular Simulation

Selected Nanotech Proceedings papers will be reviewed and invited into a Special Issue of Molecular Simulation. The journal covers all aspects of research related to, or of importance to, molecular modelling and simulation (including informatics, theoretical and experimental work).

For consideration into this Special Issue of Molecular Simulations, please select the “Submit to Molecular Simulation” button during the on-line submission procedure.

Microelectronics Journal

Microelectronics Journal

Published since 1969, Microelectronics Journal is an international forum for the dissemination of research into, and applications of, microelectronics. Papers published in Microelectronics Journal have undergone peer review to ensure originality, relevance and timeliness. The journal thus provides a worldwide, regular and comprehensive update on microelectronics.

For consideration into the Microelectronics Journal please select the “Submit to Microelectronics Journal” button during the on-line submission procedure.

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