TechConnect World 2018
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Composite Materials

Composite Materials

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Symposium Co-Chairs

Thomas E.  Twardowski Thomas E. Twardowski
Founder
Twardowski Scientific
 
Jim JohnstonJim Johnston
Professor, School of Chemical and Physical Sciences
Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand

Key Speakers

YuanQiao RaoPhoto-imageable High Dielectric Constant Nanocomposite Thin Films
YuanQiao Rao
Fellow, The Dow Chemical Company

Jim JohnstonNew Generation Durable, Effective Antimicrobial Composites of Natural Fibres and Polymers
Jim Johnston
Professor, School of Chemical and Physical Sciences, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand

Terrance BarkanGraphene enhanced composites and plastics
Terrance Barkan
Executive Director, The Graphene Council

Symposium Sessions

Monday May 14

10:30Advanced Materials for Engineering Applications Keynotes

Tuesday May 15

10:30Polymer Composites Innovation
1:30Fiber Composites
4:00Composite Materials: Posters

Wednesday May 16

8:30CNS Composites
10:30CNS Composites
1:30Safety in Advanced Manufacturing - Profit Maker or Profit Taker: Panel Discussion

Symposium Program

Monday May 14

10:30Advanced Materials for Engineering Applications Keynotes252 B
Session chair: Brent M Segal, Lockheed Martin, US
10:30Advanced Materials for Engineering Applications (invited presentation)
J. Stetson, Lockheed Martin, US
10:55Photo-imageable High Dielectric Constant Nanocomposite Thin Films (invited presentation)
Y.Q. Rao, The Dow Chemical Company, US
11:20Advanced Coatings on Glass (invited presentation)
C. Kosik-Williams, Corning, US
11:45TBA (invited presentation)
A. Kamannvar, Applied Materials, US

Tuesday May 15

10:30Polymer Composites Innovation252 A
Session chair: Thomas E. Twardowski, Twardowski Scientific, US
10:30New Generation Durable, Effective Antimicrobial Composites of Natural Fibres and Polymers (invited presentation)
J.H. Johnston, Victoria University of Wellington, NZ
10:55Poly-Paper: an Innovative Thermoplastic Eco-Composite Material Recyclable with Paper and Cardboard
B. Del Curto, Politecnico di Milano, IT
11:15Discovery of the dichroic effect in cuprous oxide particles for the development of novel composite materials that change colour with direction of light source
E.G. Wrigglesworth, J.H. Johnston, Victoria University of Wellington, NZ
11:35Self-healing and self-cleaning nanocomposite coatings
K. Song, Arizona State University, US
1:30Fiber Composites252 A
Session chair: Jim Johnston, Victoria University of Wellington, NZ; Thomas E. Twardowski, Twardowski Scientific, US
1:30The Improvement of Carbon Fibre Composites Using Nanofibre Interleaving Veils
G.W. Beckermann, I. Hosie, Revolution Fibres, NZ
1:50Self-Activated Morphing Carbon Fiber Composites Via Cyclic Internal Stresses
A. Casalotti, G. Lanzara, University of Roma Tre, IT
2:10Optimising the Properties of Polymer Composites: Low Weight/ High Strength Composites for Commercial Applications
M. Hayward, J. Johnston, T. Dougherty, K. de Silva, Victoria University of Wellington, NZ
2:30High performance tribo-composites for severe operating conditions
J.N. Panda, J. Bijwe, R.K. Pandey, Indian Institute Of Technology, Delhi, India, IN
2:50Modeling Failure in Fiber-Reinforced Composite Tubes using TRUE Multiscale technology
F Souza, L Castro, K Neves, L Lima, H Cornwell, MultiMechanics, US
4:00Composite Materials: PostersExpo Hall
Magnetic properties of ceramic composite using melt process
S.H. Lee, Sunmoon University, KR
Development of Novel Nanocomposite Dielectrics for High Voltage, High Energy Density Multilayer Ceramic Capacitors (MLCCs) Applications.
C. Tan, Aegis Technology, Inc, US
A Study of Cutting Temperatures in Turning Glass-Fiber-Reinforced -Plastic (GFRP) Composites with nose radius worn tools
C-S Chang, National Ilan University, TW
Reinforced Ceramic Composites Fabricated From High-Char Yield Polymers
T. Butler, B. Dyatkin, S.M. Deese, M. Laskoski, U.S. Naval Research Lab, US
Advanced Film Thermal Protectors for Electronic Devices
Y. Wang, UCI, US
Enhancement of thermal conductivity of h-BN/polymer thermal sheets by combining boron nitride nanotubes (BNNTs)
D. Seo, H. Jeong, J. Kim, Y. Oh, J. Kim, Naieel Technology, KR
CaCO3 particles network formation of PLA composites
J.S. Hong, Seoul National University, KR
Structural Materials with Intrinsic Power Storage Capability
G.E. Lindberg, C.C. Browder, C. Ciocanel, Northern Arizona University, US

Wednesday May 16

8:30CNS Composites259 A
Session chair: Wolfgang S. Bacsa, University of Toulouse, FR
8:30Graphene enhanced composites and plastics (invited presentation)
T. Barkan, The Graphene Council, US
8:55Lightweight, High Performance Polymer Composites for Modern Engineering Applications
J. Lynch-Branzoi, Rutgers University, US
9:15Recoverable Lightweight Nanocomposites
A.B. Huckleby, J. Li, M. Shahrizan Jamal, M. Zhang, Florida State University, US
10:30CNS Composites259 A
Session chair: Wolfgang S. Bacsa, University of Toulouse, FR
10:30Melt-mixed thermoplastic polymer/carbon nanotube composites for thermoelectric applications
P. Pötschke, B. Krause, J. Luo, Leibniz Institute of Polymer Research Dresden (IPF), DE
10:50Investigating Fracture Toughness Behavior of CNT and GNP Reinforced Vinyl-Ester Resin by Altering Surface Characteristics of Nanoparticles
C.M. Gapstur, H. Mahfuz, Florida Atlantic University, US
11:10Enhancement of Electrical Conductivity and Mechanical Properties of Polymer Nanocomposites used for Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cell Bipolar Plates
F. Mighri, N. Athmouni, S. Elkoun, Laval University, CA
11:30Boron Nitride Nano Tubes to Replace Carbon Nano Tubes?
S. Arepalli, Rice University, US
1:30Safety in Advanced Manufacturing - Profit Maker or Profit Taker: Panel Discussion254 A
Session chair: Sally Tinkle, IDA, US; Chuck Geraci, NIOSH, US; Michael Fancher, SUNY Polytechnic Institute, US
J. Meinhart, GE Aircraft, US
M. Ostraat, Aramco, US
P. Scheuer, Honeywell, US
J.A. Shatkin, Vireo Advisors, US
A. Patril, FDA, US
C. Geraci, NIOSH, US
S. Tinkle, STPI, US
M. Fancher, SUNY Polytechnic Institute, US
M. Hull, Virginia Tech/NanoSafe, Inc., US

This symposium focuses on recent technology development for composite materials with a particular focus on nanocomposites in a broad range of product areas. Submit an abstract and join researchers from around the world as we highlight the applications-focused research and innovation that will continue to broaden the impact of composite materials.

Submit Your Abstract

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Topics & Application Areas

  • Sustainable Composite Materials
  • Polymer Nanocomposites
  • Metal & Ceramic Nanocomposites
  • Novel Nanocomposites
  • Composite Materials for Energy Harvesting & Storage
  • Composite Materials for Electronic & Consumer Applications
  • Structural Properties & Applications of Composite Materials
  • 3D Printing of Composite Materials
  • Advanced Composite Manufacturing
  • Other
 
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