Symposium Co-Chairs

David BurtonDavid Burton
Vice President, Angstron Materials
Ron BeechRon Beech
Director of Marketing
Angstron Materials, Inc.
Lance CriscuoloCommercialization Challenges for Nanotechnology: A small company perspective
Lance Criscuolo
President, Zyvex Technologies

Confirmed Invited Speakers

Hye-Jin ParkGraphene for Engineering Plastics : An Industrial Perspective
Hye-Jin Park
Advanced Materials & Systems Research, BASF, Germany
John C. Monica, Jr.Graphene: novel regulatory challenges
John C. Monica, Jr.
Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
Ross KozarskyIs Graphene the Next Silicon ... Or Just the Next Carbon Nanotube?
Ross Kozarsky
Senior Analyst, Lux Research
David BurtonGraphene-Based Supercapacitors: Recent Developments
David Burton
Vice President, Angstron Materials

Symposium Sessions

Monday May 13

11:00Chemistry and Materials Science for a Sustainable Future: BASF Special Session
2:00Innovation Spotlights: Advanced Materials I
4:30Strategic Partnership & Nanotech Opportunities in China
4:30TechConnect Poster Session I & Reception

Tuesday May 14

3:00Innovation Spotlights: Materials & Chemicals

Wednesday May 15

8:30Graphene Keynotes
11:00Graphene: Innovations in synthesis & production
2:00Graphene: Nanoelectronics
2:00Innovation Spotlights: Materials & Chemicals
Graphene - Posters 5:00

Symposium Program

Monday May 13

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11:00Chemistry and Materials Science for a Sustainable Future: BASF Special SessionPotomac 2
-Chemistry & Materials for a Sustainable Future
S. Dimovski, BASF, US
-D. Blackwood, BASF, US
-P. France, MeadWestvaco, US
-C. Machemer, The Rockefeller Group, US (bio)
-W. Rensink, Shell International Exploration and Pro Game Changer, US (bio)
-R. Goerck, BASF, US (bio)
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2:00Innovation Spotlights: Advanced Materials IPotomac 1
Session chair: Matthew Laudon, TechConnect, Reviewers: Bayer MaterialScience, Momentive, MeadWestvaco (MWV)
2:00Bayer - Strategic Innovation Interests
K. Halder, Bayer MaterialScience, US
2:15Momentive - Strategic Innovation Interests
D. Rusinko, Momentive, US (bio)
2:30MeadWestvaco - Strategic Innovation Interests
P. France, MeadWestvaco, US
3:00Single Molecule Traps
J.M. Ornstein, framergy®, US
3:07Nanocellulose and its Thermoplastic Composite Material
D. Lim, Korea Institute of Industrial Technology(KITECH), US
3:14Correlated Magnetics
S. Evans, Correlated Magnetics Research, LLC., US
3:21Photonic Ink (P-Ink)
A. Arsenault, Opalux Inc., CA
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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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4:30TechConnect Poster Session I & ReceptionExpo Hall A

Tuesday May 14

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3:00Innovation Spotlights: Materials & ChemicalsPotomac 1
Session chair: Keith Ritala, KERTECH & Associates, Reviewers: Alex Norman, United Technologies Research Center, Larry Mann, Global Advanced Metals, US
3:00Environmentally friendly High Performance Acrylonitrile Manufacturing Process
D.H. Cho, Korea Research Institute of Chemical Technology (KRICT), US
3:07Titanium Metal Injection Molding
P. Christensen, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, US
3:14Environmentally Safe Plastic Microbeads for Cosmetics
J. McDevitt, College of William and Mary, US
3:21CVD Graphene Barrier and Conductive Films for Flexible Organic Electronics
M. Patterson, Graphene Frontiers, US
3:28Architected Materials
M. Tilley, MalibuIQ, Architected Materials LLC, US
3:35Carbon nanotube sheet, tape and wire production systems
M. Gurau, Nanocomp Technologies, US
3:42Heavy-Metal Free Anti-Corrosion Coating Platform Technology
S. Wang, AnCatt, US

Wednesday May 15

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8:30Graphene KeynotesChesapeake 4-6
Session chair: Ron Beech, Angstron Materials, Inc., US
8:30Graphene-Based Supercapacitors: Recent Developments (invited presentation)
D. Burton, Angstron Materials, Inc., US
8:55Graphene for Engineering Plastics : An Industrial Perspective (invited presentation)
H-J. Park, BASF, SE, DE (bio)
9:20Is Graphene the Next Silicon ... Or Just the Next Carbon Nanotube? (invited presentation)
R. Kozarsky, Lux Research Inc., US (bio)
9:45Graphene: novel regulatory challenges (invited presentation)
J.C. Monica Jr., Porter Wright Morris & Arthur, US (bio)
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11:00Graphene: Innovations in synthesis & productionChesapeake 4-6
Session chair: Lance Criscuolo, Zyvex Technologies, US
11:00Vor-x® graphene: A multi-functional material with real-world product adoption
J. Lettow, Vorbeck Materials Corp, US
11:20The growth of a polycrystalline graphene from a liquid phase
P. Kula, R. Pietrasik, K. Dybowski, R. Atraszkiewicz, L. Kaczmarek, D. Kazimierski, P. Niedzielski, W. Modrzyk, Technical University of Lodz, PL
11:40Facile Preparation of Graphene Composite Materials and Their Application
Y. Nishina, Okayama University, JP
12:00Microwave Irradiation Enables Rapid and Direct Dispersion of Highly Conductive Graphene Sheets and Carbon Nanotubes
H.X. He, Rutgers University, US
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2:00Graphene: NanoelectronicsChesapeake 4-6
Session chair: Bor Jang, Wright State University, US
2:00Photoconductivity of Reduced Graphene Films
J. Loomis, B. Panchapakesan, University of Louisville, US
2:20Single Layer to Multilayer Silicene: First Synthetic Graphene/Graphite-Like Material
G. Le Lay, Aix-Marseille University, FR
2:40Beyond Graphene: Synthesis and Applications of Advanced 2D Materials
E. Polyakova, D. Stolyarov, C. McCarren, Graphene Laboratories, US
3:00CVD Grown Graphene Transfer Using Catalytic Thin Metal Film
M.H. Sohrabi and F. Yaghmaie, University of California, Davis, US
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2:00Innovation Spotlights: Materials & ChemicalsPotomac 1
Session chair: Chair: David Novak, Inventis Group, Review Board: Goran Matijasevic, UC Irving, Brian Johnston, Innovation Accelerator
2:00Compositions of Degradable Salt-Responsive Copolymers
J. Propst, University of South Carolina, US
2:07Non-Dispersive Solvent Extractions and Reactions
J. Massingill, CHEMTOR, L.P., US
2:14Newlight: From Greenhouse Gas to Plastic
M. Herrema, Newlight Technologies, LLC, US
2:21Nanosegregated Surfaces as Catalysts for Fuel Cells (IN-07-054)
N. Markovic, Argonne National Laboratory, US
2:28Embedded Photonic Crystals for Use in LEDs and Lasers
S. Juncal, UCSB Office of Technology & Industry Alliances, US
2:35Vacuum Insulation Panels in Stainless Steel Envelope
A. Feinerman, Thermal Conservation Technologies, US
2:42Separation Instrumentation for Biomolecules
M. Knight, CC Biotech LLC, US
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Graphene - Posters 5:00Maryland
-Gold Nanoparticles Encapsulated within Graphene Shells
W. Shi, N. Chopra, The University of Alabama, US
-In-Situ Synthesis of Hydrazine in Graphene Oxide Suspension and Stable Dispersion of Spontaneously Reduced Graphene Oxide Assisted by Hexamethyldisilazane
J.T. Han, J.I. Jang, B.H. Jeong, S.Y. Jeong, H.J. Jeong, G.-W. Lee, Korea Electrotechnology Research Institute, KR
-Storage capacity in Graphene and blends of Graphene EDLC
C.K. Subramaniam, G. Boopalan, G. Velayutham and S. Bollepalli, VIT University, IN
-Fabrication and Characterization of 3-D Graphene-CNT Architectures Towards Supercapacitor Applications
Y.-S. Kim, K. Kumar, X. Li, F.T. Fisher, E.H. Yang, Stevens Institute of Technology, US
-Ultratough Artificial Nacre Based on Conjugated Cross-linked Graphene Oxide
Q. Cheng, Beihang University, CN
-Graphene-based Nanostructures for Antibacterial Purposes
S. Watcharotone, V. Intasanta, National Science and Technology Development Agency, TH
-Development of rapid aptasensor using graphene oxide and 1,1’-oxalyldiimidazole chemiluminescence detection
J. Kwun, S. Yun, J.H. Lee, Luminescent MD, LLC, US
-The Effect of Thermal Annealing Processes on Graphene
K. Kumar, Y.S. Kim, X. Li, Y. Tian, A. Pallikaras and E.H. Yang, Stevens Institute of Technology, US

Special Symposium

Graphene has received world-wide attention as a result of the 2010 Nobel Prize for physics and due to its exceptional thermal, electrical, optical, barrier and mechanical properties. This special symposium will bring industry and academic leaders together as we go beyond the fundamental research to explore innovations in synthesis and production and to understand the business and regulatory issues affecting the commercialization of graphene. These factors will impact the remarkable potential for this material in many applications including energy applications, composites, thermal management and coatings.

This special symposium will be organized in conjunction with the Nanotech 2013 Carbon Nanostructures and Devices symposium.

Topics & Application Areas

  • Innovations in synthesis & production
  • Energy storage applications
  • Electronics applications
  • Thermal management and coatings
  • Composite materials
  • Novel graphene applications
  • Other

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