Advanced Manufacturing - Industry Focus Program

Advanced manufacturing enables rapid transfer of science and technology into manufacturing products and processes. It is particularly pertinent for technologically complex products and commercialization of advanced materials such as those highlighted at TechConnect World. Research and innovations in the Advanced Manufacturing track at TechConnect will highlight commercially viable technologies that will transform industry.

Join industry partners and applied research leadership accelerating the development and deployment of new material solutions into products and society.

Featured Speakers:

William B. Bonvillian

Travis Earles
Lockheed Martin

Monica Lilly
Northrop Grumman Corporation

John Lettow
Vorbeck Materials

Seth Coe-Sullivan
QD Vision

Jason Sanabia
Raith America, Inc.

James A Warren

Robert W. Ivester
DOE Advanced Manufacturing Office

Michael Meador

David Arthur
SouthWest NanoTechnologies, Inc

Chang-Yong Nam

Ahmed Busnaina
Northeastern University

Advanced Manufacturing - Industry Focus Program:

Track Sessions

Monday June 16

11:00Inkjet Design 3D Fabrication
11:00Advanced Manufacturing Keynotes
11:00The Future of Transportation: BASF Special Session
1:30Sustainable Nanomanufacturing I
1:30Innovation Spotlights: Materials & Transportation: Sherwin Williams & BASF
3:00Innovation Spotlights: Energy-Efficiency: Bosch & Ingersoll Rand

Tuesday June 17

10:30Innovation Spotlights: Advanced Materials: MeadWestvaco & DuPont
10:30The Importance of Characterization to Technology: Keynotes
10:30Sustainable Nanomanufacturing II
1:00Nanotech incubator and commercialization basis—introducing Nanopolis Suzhou, China
1:30Innovation Spotlights: Energy: Shell & United Technologies
3:00NanoFab: Manufacturing & Instrumentation
3:00Innovation Spotlights: Advanced Materials: BASF & Momentive
3:00Innovation Spotlights: Defense: Boeing, Aerojet & General Atomics

Wednesday June 18

8:30Innovation Spotlights: Advanced Materials: LORD & Saint Gobain
10:30Innovation Spotlights: Defense: Lockheed Martin & Capewell
2:00Nanoscale Materials Characterization: Vendors
1:30Innovation Spotlights: Materials-Energy: 3M & SABIC
3:30Innovation Spotlights: Advanced Materials: Corning & Daikin America

Track Program

Monday June 16

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11:00Inkjet Design 3D FabricationPotomac 2
Session chair: Chris Menzel, Dimatix, Inc., US (bio)
11:00The ‘Future of Printing’ or ‘Printing the Future’ - The technology bridge over printing limitations (invited presentation)
A. Batt, Photon-Jet Ltd, IS (bio)
11:25Superhydrophobic 3D Printed Surfaces by Dip-Coating
A. Milionis, C. Noyes, E. Loth, I.S. Bayer, University of Virginia, US
11:45Prototype to Production: Emerging 3D Fabrication Application Opportunities & Hurdles (invited presentation)
V. Cahill, VCE Solutions, US (bio)
12:05InkJet Architecture Design and Function (invited presentation)
C. Menzel, Dimatix, Inc., US, US
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11:00Advanced Manufacturing KeynotesNational Harbor 5
Session chair: Fiona Case, NSTI, US (bio)
11:00An Innovation-Driven Strategy for Advanced Manufcturing (invited presentation)
W.B. Bonvillian, MIT Washington Office, US (bio)
11:25Addressing U.S. Advanced Manufacturing and Clean Energy Technology Challenges (invited presentation)
R.W. Ivester, DOE EERE Advanced Manufacturing Office, US (bio)
11:50Chemical manufacturing challenges of advancing micro- and nanoelectronic technologies into mass production (invited presentation)
J. Dalvi-Malhotra, Brewer Science, Inc., US
12:153D printing: How emerging materials, applications, and business models will disrupt manufacturing and enhance future innovation
A.C. Vicari, Lux Research, US
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11:00The Future of Transportation: BASF Special SessionNational Harbor 2
11:00M. Minnichelli, BASF, US
11:20P. Vogt, Momentive, US
11:40TBA, Ingersoll Rand, US
12:00C. Chase, Lockheed Martin, US
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1:30Sustainable Nanomanufacturing INational Harbor 2
Session chair: Ahmed Busnaina, NSF Nanoscale Science and Engineering Center for High-rate Nanomanufacturing (bio)
1:30Frontiers of Nanomanufacturing (invited presentation)
J.A. Liddle, National Institute of Standards and Technology, US (bio)
1:55The 2014 NCMS-NSF Survey of Nanotechnology in the U.S. Manufacturing Industry
M. Mehta, National Center for Manufacturing Sciences (NCMS), US
2:15Nanomanufacturing: The Making of the Materials Revolution (invited presentation)
T. Earles, Lockheed Martin Corporation, US (bio)
2:40Nanoscale Offset Printing (invited presentation)
A. Busnaina, NSF Nanoscale Science and Engineering Center for High-rate Nanomanufacturing (NSEC), Northeastern University, US (bio)
3:30Continuous Extrusion Process for Preparation of Polymer Nanocomposites
J.D.M. Shearer, C.M.F. Barry, J. Mead, University of Massachusetts Lowell, US
3:05TBA (invited presentation)
M. Lilly, Northrop Grumman Corporation, US (bio)
3:50Environmental Net Benefit of Quantum Dot Components for Displays (invited presentation)
S. Coe-Sullivan, QD Vision, US (bio)
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1:30Innovation Spotlights: Materials & Transportation: Sherwin Williams & BASFNational Harbor 5
Session chair: Joel Marquis, Angel Capital Association, US
1:30Opening Remarks-Angel Investments in Materials & Transportation
J. Marquis, Angel Capital Association, US
1:40BASF-Strategic Innovation Interests
M. Gulbinska, BASF, US
1:55Sherwin Williams - Strategic Innovation Interests
M. Cameron, Sherwin Williams, US
2:10AC3B technology
R. Le Van Mao, AC3B Technologies Ltd., CA
2:17A modular active flow control system for aerodynamic drag reduction in ground freight transportation
D. Menicovich, Actasys Inc, US
2:24Micronozzle Atomizer
T. Miller, Oregon State University, Microproducts Breakthrough Institute, US
2:31Nanofluids for lubricant and cooling applications
M. Gonzales, Tecnologico de Monterrey, MX
2:38Next Generation Low Cost Light Weight Composite Technology
S. Lewit, Structural Composites, Inc, US
2:45Sherwin Williams, BASF Q&A
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3:00Innovation Spotlights: Energy-Efficiency: Bosch & Ingersoll RandNational Harbor 5
Session chair: Goran Matijasevic, UC Irvine, US
3:00Bosch - Strategic Innovation Interests
A. Kojic, Bosch, US
3:15Ingersoll Rand - Strategic Innovation Interests
L. Adifon, Ingersoll Rand, US
3:30Rechargeable Zinc-Air Battery System
S. Bagheri, University of Waterloo, CA
3:37Improved High Temperature Electrolyte for Fuel Cells
P. Dowd, Arizona Technology Enterprises, US
3:44High Density Surface Nanotextures for Broadband, Omnidirectional Antireflection
K. Elcess, Brookhaven National Laboratory, US
3:51Supercritical CO2 Brayton for Compact High Efficiency Power Generation
G. Rochau, Sandia National Laboratories, US
3:58Bosch, Ingersoll Rand Q&A

Tuesday June 17

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10:30Innovation Spotlights: Advanced Materials: MeadWestvaco & DuPontNational Harbor 3
Session chair: Thomas Martinuzzo, Univalor, CA
10:30MeadWestvaco - Strategic Innovation Interests
P. France, MeadWestvaco, US
10:45DuPont - Strategic Innovation Interests
B. Provine, DuPont, US
11:00Nano-Enhanced Hydrophobic Surfaces
H. Malak, AES, Inc., US
11:07Rapid Synthesis of Titanate Nanofibers
A. Kundu, Lehigh University, US
11:14High throughput ALD
P. Lichty, Pneumaticoat Technologies, US
11:21Tailored Thermal Expansion Alloys
J. Monroe, Texas A&M University, US
11:28MeadWestvaco, DuPont Q&A
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10:30The Importance of Characterization to Technology: KeynotesAzalea 2
Session chair: Dalia Yablon, SurfaceChar LLC (bio)
10:30Manufacturing: The 21st Century Nano Materials Challenge (invited presentation)
E.J. Amis, United Technologies Research Center, US (bio)
10:55Bimodal AFM for Elucidation of Polyolefin Morphology (invited presentation)
A.H. Tsou, D.G. Yablon, ExxonMobil Chemical Company, US (bio)
11:20The importance of Characterization to Technology (invited presentation)
G. Haugstad, University of Minnesota, US (bio)
11:45The importance of Characterization to Technology: Panel Discussion (invited presentation)
D. Yablon, SurfaceChar LLC, US (bio)
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10:30Sustainable Nanomanufacturing IIChesapeake 7-9
Session chair: James Alexander Liddle, NIST; Michael Meador, NASA
10:30Graphene Ready For Prime Time (invited presentation)
J. Lettow, Vorbeck Materials, US (bio)
10:55Advancements in Microelectronics-Grade Carbon Nanotube Materials for NRAM® Device Manufacture and Analysis of Carbon Nanotube Mass in End User Devices (invited presentation)
J.E. Lamb, S. Gibbons, R. Trichur, Y. Jiang, K. Mangelson, K. Kremer, D. Janzen, Brewer Science, Inc, US
11:20TBA (invited presentation)
D. Arthur, SouthWest NanoTechnologies, Inc., US (bio)
11:45Industrialization of Boron Nitride Nanotubes: From Synthesis to Applications
K.S. Kim, M.B. Jakubinek, A. Hrdina, Y. Martinez-Rubi, B. Ashrafi, M. Plunkett, S. Lin, S. Denommee, C.T. Kingston, B. Simard, National Research Council Canada, CA
12:05Fluidic Devices for Nanoparticle Manufacturing (invited presentation)
S.M. Stavis, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), US (bio)
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1:00Nanotech incubator and commercialization basis—introducing Nanopolis Suzhou, ChinaExpo Hall Theater
Session chair: J. Wu, Executive Vice President, Nanopolis, CN
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1:30Innovation Spotlights: Energy: Shell & United TechnologiesNational Harbor 3
Session chair: University of Waterloo, CA
1:30Shell GameChanger - Strategic Innovation Interests
M. Marino, Shell GameChanger, US
1:45United Technologies - Strategic Innovation Interests
C. Walker, United Technologies, US
2:00Solar Thermochemical Reactor – Efficient Production of Fuels from Sunlight
L. Besemann, University of Minnesota, US
2:07Metabolic Engineering of Anaerobic Fungal Pathways for the Production of Biofuels and Antimicrobial Compounds
D. Lozofsky, UCSB Office of Technology & Industry Alliances, US
2:14Manufacture of aluminum nanoparticles for increasing energy density in fuels
A. Adkins, University of Central Florida, US
2:21Novel CIGS/CdS Thin Film Solar Cells Using Selenium Precursor
R. Nagaiah, University of Central Florida, US
J. Ornstein, SynShark LLC, US
2:35MoMeCCA - Moist membranes for the Cultivation and Collection of Algae
T. Vail, Northern Arizona University, US
2:42Shell, United Technologies Q&A
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3:00NanoFab: Manufacturing & InstrumentationChesapeake 6
Session chair: Guy A. DeRose, Kavli Nanoscience Institute, CALTECH; Aaron Stein, Brookhaven National Laboratory (bio, bio)
3:00Nanofabrication Strategy towards Realization of Scalable Quantum Computing within and beyond Single Crystal Diamond (invited presentation)
I. Bayn, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, US (bio)
3:25Metal Oxide Nanopatterning by Infiltration Synthesis in Polymer Templates (invited presentation)
C-Y Nam, Brookhaven National Laboratory, US
3:50Focused Ion Beam Lithography with New Source Technologies (invited presentation)
J.E. Sanabia, J. Klingfus, J. Fridmann, S. Bauerdick, Raith America, Inc., US (bio)
4:15Novel Fabrication Technique for ZnO-PMMA Hybrid Submicron Structures
M. Gervasio, Virginia Tech, US
4:35Spatially Controlled Fabrication of Brightly Fluorescent Nanodiamond-Array with Enhanced Far-Red Si-V Luminescence
S. Singh, V. Thomas, D. Martyshkin, V. Kozlovskaya, E. Kharlampieva, S.A. Catledge, University of Alabama at Birmingham, US
4:55High-rate Nanoscale Offset Printing Process Using Reusable Damascene Templates
H. Cho, J. Seo, J. Lee, S. Somu, A. Busnaina, Center for High-rate Nanomanufacturing, US
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3:00Innovation Spotlights: Advanced Materials: BASF & MomentiveNational Harbor 6
Session chair: Allen Dines, University of Wisconsin-Madison, US
3:00BASF - Strategic Innovation Interests
R. Schmeltzer, BASF, US
3:15Momentive - Strategic Innovation Interests
P. Vogt, Momentive, US
3:30Continuous Etch-Free Transfer of Graphene
V. Tsai, Graphene Frontiers, US
3:37Purification of fatty acids with a membrane technology
A. Meyer, Pure Oleochemicals, LLC, US
3:44New natural insulating material
M. Ali, King Saud University, SA
3:51The epoxy resin for ultra-low CTE (Coefficient of Thermal Expansion) composite up to 1ppm/℃
HA Chun, Korea Institute of Industrial Technology (KITECH), KR
3:58Mussel-Inspired Underwater Adhesives and Coatings from Renewable Resources
D. Lozofsky, UCSB Office of Technology & Industry Alliances, US
4:05BASF, Momentive Q&A
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3:00Innovation Spotlights: Defense: Boeing, Aerojet & General AtomicsNational Harbor 3
Session chair: Lynn Foster, BPT Pharma, US
3:00Boeing - Strategic Innovation Interests
M. Price, Boeing, US
3:15Aerojet - Strategic Innovation Interests
J. Drakes, Aerojet, US
3:30General Atomics - Strategic Innovation Interests
M. Maughan, General Atomics, US
3:45A Novel Decontamination Process for Powders for Transparent Ceramics
A. Kunda, Lehigh University, US
3:52Hi-powered Ram Air Turbine, (HiRAT)
J. Justak, ATGI, US
M. Fox, Spectral Sciences Inc., US
4:06Boeing, Aerojet, General Atomics Q&A

Wednesday June 18

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8:30Innovation Spotlights: Advanced Materials: LORD & Saint GobainNational Harbor 3
Session chair: Brian Johnston, Sensor Films, US
8:30LORD Corporation - Strategic Innovation Interests
A. Kintz, LORD Corporation, US
8:45Saint Gobain - Strategic Innovation Interests
D. Martin, Saint Gobain, US
9:00Practical and Effective Methods for Graphene Surface Cleaning
S. Choi, Korea Research Institute of Chemical Technology, KR
9:07Aluma45 Magnesium-Rich Primer
D. Battocchi, Elinor Specialty Coatings, US
9:14NYCOLON - Flame Retardant for BDUs
S. Susta, Alexium Government Solutions (AGS), LLC, US
9:21Energy Absorbing Materials: Designer cushioning using advanced manufacturing
C. Follett, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, US
J. Ornstein, framergy, Inc., US
9:35LORD, Saint Gobain Q&A
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10:30Innovation Spotlights: Defense: Lockheed Martin & CapewellNational Harbor 3
Session chair: David Novak, Inventis Group, US
10:30Lockheed Martin - Strategic Innovation Interests
B. Pietras, Lockheed Martin, US
10:45Capewell - Strategic Innovation Interests
I. Boerenko, Capewell, US
K. Hale, Design Interactive Inc., US
11:07Conductive Additives for Coating Solutions
V. Hrechka, PolyDrop, US
11:14Concealed Weapons Detector
L. Loev, Ariel University R&D Co. Ltd., IL
11:21Small, Lightweight, and Affordable Head Up Display (HUD)
P. Johnson, HOLOEYE Systems, Inc., US
K. Stasson, Vanderbilt University, US
11:35Lockheed Martin, Capewell Q&A
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2:00Nanoscale Materials Characterization: VendorsNational Harbor 8
Session chair: Greg Haugstad, Characterization Facility (CharFac), University of Minnesota (bio)
2:00Size, shapes and superstructures of nanomaterials with a SAXS/WAXS instrument
S. Rodrigues, P. Panine, M.l Fernandez- Martinez, P. Høghøj, F. Bossan, R. Mahé, Xenocs SA, FR
2:20Single Particle ICP-MS (SP-ICP-MS) a New Analytical Technique for Counting and Sizing Metal Based Nanomaterials: Theory and Application
C. Stephan, PerkinElmer Inc, CA
2:40Multiangle dynamic light scattering for the improvement of multimodal and polydisperse particle size distribution measurements
A. Boualem, C. Ferre, M. Jabloun, A. Jalocha, M. Naiim, P. Ravier, CILAS, FR
3:00Developments Towards the Application of Raman Analysis in Carbon Nanotube Process Control
R.M. Stephenson, P.A. Anzalone, M.A. Banash, Nanocomp Technologies, Inc., US
3:20Nanomaterial Characterisation Challenges
P.G. Kippax, P.G. Clarke, C.C. Murphy, M. Kaszuba, Malvern Instruments Ltd, UK
3:40A TRIO of multi-technique nanoparticle characterization instruments, from smallest sample concentrations up to 40% v/v
D. Hagmeye, H. Wachernig, Microtrac, US
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1:30Innovation Spotlights: Materials-Energy: 3M & SABICNational Harbor 3
Session chair: Purnesh Seegopaul, Pangaea Ventures, US
1:303M - Strategic Innovation Interests
T. Hebrink (invited), 3M, US
1:45SABIC - Strategic Innovation Interests
J. Amarasekera, SABIC, US
2:00Fiber Supported Ionic Liquid Sorbents
J. Sosenko, National Energy Technology Laboratory, US
2:07Hollow Fiber Membrane for Dehydration of Organic Solvents via Pervaporation
YP Yong, National University of Singapore, SG
2:14Membrane Dehydrator
L. DiNetta, Compact Membrane Systems, Inc., US
2:21Photoelectrochemical (PEC) Production of Hydrogen
E. Payne, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, US
2:28Solar Renewable energy generation, Solar Panel Manufacture, Concentrator Solar Panel
R. Kokenyesi, Beet Inc., US
2:353M, SABIC Q&A
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3:30Innovation Spotlights: Advanced Materials: Corning & Daikin AmericaNational Harbor 3
Session chair: David Novak, Inventis Group, US
3:30Corning - Strategic Innovation Interests
M. Pambianchi, Corning, US
3:45Daikin America - Strategic Innovation Interests
R. Hendershot, Daikin America, US
4:00Degradable and sustainable thermoset polymers from sugar
E. Hockert, University of Minnesota, US
4:07Solid-State Polymer Electrolyte Membrane
E. Hockert, University of Minnesota, US
4:14High conductivity reactive silver inks
L. Dhar, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, US
4:21Thin Film Composite Membranes on Ceramic for Pervaporation Dehydration of Organics
YP Yong, National University of Singapore, SG
4:28Corning, Daikin America Q&A
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