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Nanoparticle Synthesis & Applications

Nanoparticle Synthesis & Applications

Symposium Chair

Jan-Steffen NiehausJan-Steffen Niehaus
Head of Department Quantum Materials
Fraunhofer-Center for Applied Nanotechnology CAN, Germany

Key Speakers

Anton KöckMultifunctional Nanoparticles – Key for Optimizing Chemical Nanosensors
Anton Köck
Materials Center Leoben Forschung GmbH, Austria

Nubia  Zuverza-Mena Supplying nano-size nutrients enhances yield and suppress fungal diseases in crop plants
Nubia Zuverza-Mena
Postdoctoral Scientist, the Analytical Chemistry Department , Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station (CAES)

Symposium Sessions

Monday May 14

10:30Nanoparticle Synthesis & Applications
1:30Nanoparticle Synthesis and Manufacturing

Tuesday May 15

10:30Nanoparticles for Diagnostics & Bioimaging
1:30Nanomaterials for Catalysis
4:00Nanoparticle Synthesis & Applications: Posters
4:00Nanomaterials for Catalysis: Posters
4:00Silver Materials & Innovations: Posters

Wednesday May 16

10:30Regulatory Issues & Roadmaps to Safety
1:30Safety in Advanced Manufacturing - Profit Maker or Profit Taker: Panel Discussion
3:30Nanoparticle Synthesis & Applications: Posters
3:30Environmental, Health & Safety of Nanomaterials: Posters

Symposium Program

Monday May 14

10:30Nanoparticle Synthesis & Applications259 A
Session chair: Jan-Steffen Niehaus, Fraunhofer-Center for Applied Nanotechnology, Germany
10:30Multifunctional Nanoparticles – Key for Optimizing Chemical Nanosensors (invited presentation)
A. Köck, M. Deluca, F. Sosada-Ludwikowska, R. Wimmer, J.S. Niehaus, S. Becker, Ö. Tokmak, S. Steinhauer, M. Sowwan, V. Singh, Materials Center Leoben Forschung GmbH, AT
10:55Enzyme-mimetic Luminescent Antioxidant Nanoparticles for Highly Sensitive H2O2 Biosensing
D. Henning, A. Pratsinis, G.A. Kelesidis, F. Krumeich, J.-C. Leroux, G.A. Sotiriou, Karolinska Institutet, SE
11:15Alignment of Quantum Rods to form a polarized emitter
J. Niehaus, S. Becker, T. Jochum, H. Weller, Fraunhofer CAN, DE
11:35Thermal Transport in Hollow Silica Nanospheres
S.A. Mofid, B.P. Jelle, T. Gao, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), NO
11:55Supplying nano-size nutrients enhance yield and suppress fungal diseases in crop plants (invited presentation)
W. Elmer, R. De La Torre-Roche, L. Pagano, S. Majumdar, A. Servin, A. Mukherjee, H. Hamdi, P. Bindraban, N. Zuverza-Mena, C. Dimkpa, J.L. Gardea-Torresdey, J.C. White, The Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station
1:30Nanoparticle Synthesis and Manufacturing259 A
Session chair: Jan-Steffen Niehaus; Fraunhofer-Center for Applied Nanotechnology, Germany
1:30A New Sonochemical Synthesis Route for Silicon Nanoparticle Inks for Energy and Nanomedical Applications
A.P. Cádiz Bedini, C. Chen, B. Klingebiel, P.H.L. Notten, U. Rau, Forschungszentrum Jülich, DE
1:50Gas phase sodium flame synthesis of non-oxide metallic powders
A. Abid, G. Smith, M. Krause, A. Yin, C. Sungail, GAM, US
2:10SiOx nanoparticles for high capacity Li-ion battery's anode
B. Jang, Korea institute of energy research, KR
2:30Ferromagnetism and Giant Paramagnetism in Cu@C nanocomposites
M. Estiphanos, E. Sharoyan, H. Gyulasaryan, A. Manukyan, A. Mirzakhanyan, O. Bernal, A. Kocharian, California State University, Los Angeles, US
2:50Ultra Uniform Colloidal Particles as Nanoscale Reference Materials
A.E. Saunders, D.A. Garcia, S.J. Oldenburg, nanoComposix, Inc., US
3:10From Flasks to Applications: Combinatorial Chemistry and Scale-up of High-Performance Complex Nanomaterials using Automated Synthesis
C.J. Hanson, S. Jeffrey, Z. Hu, H. Htoon, J. Hollingsworth, Los Alamos National Laboratory, US
3:30Continuous Flow Synthesis, a Platform to Accelerate the Transition of Nanomaterials to Manufacturing
K. Pupek, Argonne National Laboratory, US

Tuesday May 15

10:30Nanoparticles for Diagnostics & Bioimaging259 B
Session chair: Prakash Nallathamby, University of Notre Dame, US; Jan-Steffen Niehaus, Fraunhofer-Center for Applied Nanotechnology, Germany
10:30Multiplex Express In Vitro Diagnostics based on Magnetic Nanoparticles
P.I. Nikitin, N.V. Guteneva, V.A. Bragina, S.L. Znoyko, A.V. Orlov, B.G. Gorshkov, M.P. Nikitin, General Physics Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences, RU
10:50RECAL: A New Ultrastable Luminescent Probe for Bioimaging
B.C. Borders, C.H. Kang, J.A. Brozik, Photon Biosciences, LLC, US
11:10Photoswitching Nanoparticles Enable Innovative Bioimaging Technologies
W. Wan, A. Li, Washington State Universoty, US
11:30Optically Stable and Near-UV Activated Nanophosphors for in-vitro Dynamic Bioimaging
F. Iovino, A. Spyrogianni, G.A. Sotiriou, Karolinska Institutet, SE
11:50A Simple Synthesis of Polymer Coated Gold and Silver Nanoparticles in Water for Potential Use in Biomedical Applications
K. Rahme, G. Minassian, E. Ghanem, M. Sarkis, M. Nakhl, R. El Hage, E. Souaid, J.D. Holmes, Notre Dame University (Louaize), LB
1:30Nanomaterials for Catalysis252 B
Session chair: Jan-Steffen Niehaus, Fraunhofer-Center for Applied Nanotechnology, Germany
1:30Palladium Graphene Nanocatalysts Synthesized via Electrostatic Adsorption-Microwave Irradiation for Enhanced Cross-Coupling Activity
S.E. Gilliland III, G.S. Seuser, Y. Yang, J.R. Regalbuto, D.A. Chen, B.F. Gupton, Virginia Commonwealth University, US
1:50Carbon Nanospikes as A Physical Catalyst for the Electrolysis of Nitrogen to Ammonia
Y. Song, D.K. Hensley, A.J. Rondinone, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, US
2:10Core-shell and Immobilized Nanoscale Ferrites for H2 Generation From Thermochemical Water-splitting
V. Amar, J. Puszynski, R. Shende, South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, US
4:00Nanoparticle Synthesis & Applications: PostersExpo Hall
Synthesis and Characterization of Magnetite Nanoparticles, Activated Carbon and their Composites
H.I. Adegoke, F.A. Adekola, M.N. Abdul Raheem, University of Ilorin, NG
Synthesis of anatase–type TiO2 nanoparticles from aqueous TiCl4 solution by control of reaction parameters
J.H. Lee, Y. Son, S.G. Lee, Pusan National University, KR
4:00Nanomaterials for Catalysis: PostersExpo Hall
Catalytic Dehydrogenation Reactions of N-heterocycles Using Rh and Ru Nanoparticles
S.H. Hong, Seoul National University, KR
Pd nanoparticles immobilized onto polymer-inorganic hybrid support: Synthesis, characterization and catalytic activity on Suzuki-Miyaura coupling reactions in water
M. Lim, H. Kim, Y. Jang, H. Rhee, Hanyang University, KR
Azide-alkyne cycloaddition by recyclable heterogeneous Cu catalysts on reverse phase silica gel
Y. Jang, H. Kim, M. Lim, H. Rhee, HANYANG UNIVERSITY, KR
Nanoporous thin film fabrication via magnetron sputtering and O2 plasma ashing process
S.H. Han, S.W. Jang, S. Hwang, S.H. Hwang, Korea Institute of Science and Technology, KR
KIER SponCat Technology for Flexible and Selective Production of High Value-Added Hydrocarbon Products from Syngas
D.H. Chun, G.B. Rhim, J.C. Park, J-S Bae, M.H. Youn, H. Jeong, H-T Lee, J-I Yang, H. Jung, Korea Institute of Energy Research, KR
Enzyme Immobilization on magnetic nanoparticles for enhancing biocatalysis
C. Liu, Institute of Process Engineering, Chinese Academy of Sciences, CN
Iron Phosphide Incorporated in Iron-Treated Porous Bio-Carbon as Efficient Electrocatalysts for Oxygen Reduction Reaction
T-N. Tran, I-S. So, J-S. Yu, Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technology (DGIST), KR
Hybrid Catalysts Supported in Polymeric Membranes for Sustainable Chemical Process Applications
V. Esquivel-Peña, J. Bastos-Arrieta, M. Muñoz, N. Munguía Acevedo, A.L. Ocampo, J. de Gyves, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM), MX
4:00Silver Materials & Innovations: PostersExpo Hall
Epitaxial, ultra-thin Au coating as a barrier for oxidation damages for silver nanowires
Y. Zhu, university of california, riverside, US
Most well-rounded, of Uncoated negatively charged silver nanoparticles for biomedical and electronic application.
L. Scotti, University of Chieti, IT

Wednesday May 16

10:30Regulatory Issues & Roadmaps to Safety262 B
Session chair: Philip Demokritou, Harvard School of Public Health, US; Wendel Wohlleben, BASF SE, Germany
10:30The nanoGRAVUR grouping framework with 25 quantitative case studies (invited presentation)
W. Wohlleben, BASF SE, DE
10:50Canada’s Approach for Assessment of Nanomaterials in Commerce : Prioritization and Tools for Assessing Consumer Exposure
Y. Zhang, C. L. Lemieux, M. Zein Aghaij, D. Vladisavljevic, M. Hill, Health Canada, CA
11:10Advancing Sustainable Manufacturing of Carbon Nanomaterials and Devices through Life Cycle Assessment
W-S Shih, M.A. Chappell, A.J. Kennedy, Brewer Science Inc., US
11:30Global Regulatory Requirements: Overview of Nanomaterial Safety Testing
K.J. Ong, J.A. Shatkin, J.D. Ede, Vireo Advisors, CA
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
3:30Nanoparticle Synthesis & Applications: Posters2nd Floor
Dendrigraft Poly-L-lysine (d-PLL) Coated Gold Nanoparticles in Water for siRNA Delivery to Prostate Cancer Cells
K. Rahme, G. Minassian, E. Ghanem, E. Souaid, J. Guo, C.M. O’Driscoll, J.D. Holmes, Notre Dame University-Louaize, LB
The biodegradable polymeric PLA-PEG nanoparticles is an efficient delivery system for a chlamydial M278 mucosal nanovaccine that provides protective systemic and mucosal antibody responses in mice
R. Verma, R. Sahu, S. Dixit, S.R. Singh, V.A. Dennis, Alabama State University, US
Uncoated negatively charged silver nanoparticles: speeding up the electrochemical synthesis and microbiological applications
L. Scotti, University of Chieti, IT
Manufacturing methods of SiOx nanoparticles and active materials for Li-ion battery’s anode
B. Jang, J. Kim, Korea Institute of Energy Research(KIER), KR
Hydrophilic antibiotics encapsulated into nanoparticles for improved administration
K. Ristroph, P. Rummaneethorn, R. Prud'homme, Princeton University, US
New approach toward anti-cancer drug development: Curcumin nanoparticles encapsulated by 1-3/1-6 β-glucan from Vietnamese medicinal mushrooms
LM. Huong, Institute of natural products Chemistry, Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology, VN
3:30Environmental, Health & Safety of Nanomaterials: Posters2nd Floor
Cataphotolysis of Propanil in water using nanotechnology
Z. Yu, V. Wu, Z. Li, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, US
Effects of III-V Semiconductor Nanowires on Human Lung Cancer Cells
L. Abariute, C.N. Prinz, Lund University, SE
Removal Effect of Organic Impurity in Wastewater by using Chitosan Nanoparticles and Lactobacillus sp.
H.S. Yoon, I-J Kang, Gachon University, KR
Understanding behavior and dissolution kinetics of ingested ENMs in simulated digestive fluids
I.S. Sohal, Y. Cho, K. Conca, K. Kensil, K. O’Fallon, D. Bello, University of Massachusetts-Lowell, US

This symposium focuses on recent advancements in both dry and wet synthesis of nanoparticles, and on applications of nanoparticles across a wide range of industry focus areas.

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Topics & Application Areas

  • Wet Synthesis: Sol-Gel, Emulsions
  • Nanoparticle Characterization
  • Quantum Dots: Synthesis, Characterization & Applications
  • Biomedical Applications
  • Electrical, Magnetic, Optical Applications
  • Nanocomposites
  • Novel Applications
  • Other

Journal Submissions

Journal of Nanoparticle Research

Selected papers will be reviewed and invited into a Special Issue of Journal of Nanoparticle Research. The journal disseminates knowledge of the physical, chemical and biological phenomena and processes in nanoscale structures.

Coverage includes synthesis, assembly, transport, reactivity, and stability, and emphasizes realization and application of systems, structures and devices with novel functions obtained via precursor nanoparticles.

The Journal fosters the interdisciplinary dissemination of knowledge by encouraging synergetic approaches originating from a wide range of disciplines, such as Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Health Care.

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