Symposium Co-Chairs

David BurtonDavid Burton
Vice President
Angstron Materials
Lance CriscuoloReal world applications of nanocomposites and carbon nanomaterials
Lance Criscuolo
President, Zyvex Technologies

Confirmed Invited Speakers

Ian FullerCommercial Graphene Applications: Current Research and Future Prospects
Ian Fuller
Project Engineer, Nanotek Instruments
Elena PolyakovaGraphene and Additive Manufacturing: Toward the Next Industrial Revolution
Elena Polyakova
CEO, Graphene Laboratories
Sandi MillerIncreased Tensile Strength of Carbon Nanotube Yarns and Sheets Through Chemical Modification and Electron Beam Irradiation
Sandi Miller
Polymers Branch at NASA Glenn Research Center

Symposium Sessions

Monday June 16

11:00Graphene: Commercialization
1:30Graphene II

Tuesday June 17

Graphene - Posters 1:30

Symposium Program

Monday June 16

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11:00Graphene: CommercializationPotomac 5
Session chair: David Burton, Vice President, Angstron Materials
11:00Commercial Graphene Applications: Current Research and Future Prospects (invited presentation)
I. Fuller, Nanoteck Instruments, US (bio)
11:25Graphene and Additive Manufacturing: Toward the Next Industrial Revolution (invited presentation)
E. Polyakova, Graphene Laboratories, Inc., US (bio)
11:50Real World Applications of Nanocomposites and Carbon Nano Materials (invited presentation)
L. Criscuolo, Zyvex Technologies, US
12:15Low-Cost High-Volume Scale Up of CVD Films and Nanomaterials for Industrial Applications (invited presentation)
K. Strobl, M. Monville, R. Singhal, S. Wright, L. Rosenbaum, CVD Equipment Corporation, US
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1:30Graphene IIPotomac 5
Session chair: Lance Criscuolo, President, Zyvex Technologies
1:30Increased Tensile Strength of Carbon Nanotube Yarns and Sheets through Chemical Modification and Electron Beam Irradiation (invited presentation)
S.G. Miller, T.S. Williams, J.S. Baker, F. Solá, M. Lebron-Colon, L.S. McCorkle, N.G. Wilmoth, J. Gaier, M. Chen, M.A. Meador, NASA Glenn Research Center, US (bio)
1:55A New Industrially Relevant Solvent Exfoliation Route to Graphene
A. Goodwin, C. Van Fleet, K. Paton, P. Ladislaus, Thomas Swan & Co. Ltd., UK
2:15Synthesis of nano carbons using plasma reactor
C. Paukner, K. Juda, D. Pennington, A. Clayton, K. Koziol, Cambridge Nanosystems Ltd., UK
2:35Soluble Graphene Hybrid Composite (GHC) by Physical Functionalization
T.M. Le, H. Dinh, D. Dinh, K.C. Nguyen, T.T. Nguyen, G.V. Le, DHK GRAPHENOLOGIES LLC, US
2:55Interlayer interaction and disorder in Few Layer Graphene (FLG) powders prepared by fluidized bed chemical vapor deposition
R. Bacsa, Ph. Serp, P. Lecante, E. Pavlenko, I. Cameán, A. Ramos, A.B. Garcia, W.S. Bacsa, University of Toulouse, FR (bio)
3:35Graphene Based Materials for Non-Linear Optical Applications and Ultrafast Laser Applications at 2 Microns
A.A. Murray, W. Blau, Trinity College Dublin, IE

Tuesday June 17

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Graphene - Posters 1:30Expo Hall C
-Mass Graphene Production in a Plasma-Based Synthesis
A. Shashurin, M. Keidar, The George Washington University, US
-The preparation and characterization of the Graphene-Like YBO3:Ce3+
Z.Z. Wang, X.Y. Hu, Y. Wang, S.C. Zhan, X. Sun, H. Miao, Q. Sun, Y.Y. Hao, Northwest University, CN
-Hydrogen uptake of thermally and chemically modulated graphene oxide
M.S.L. Hudson, O.N. Srivastava, S. Simizu, S.G. Sankar, Central University of Tamil Nadu, IN
-Graphene/polyaniline nanocomposite modified electrode for biosensors
O. Chailapakul, J. Yukirdb, N. Rodthongkum, R. Rangkupan, T. Pisitkun, Chulalongkorn University, TH
-Comparisons of electrochemical sensors for heavy metals detection based on filter paper and transparency film substrate
N. Ruecha, N. Rodthongkum, D.M. Cate, O. Chailapakul, C.S. Henry, Chulalongkorn Uiversity, TH
-Bi-Layer Graphene Nanoribbon Memory with Graphene Nanoflake Shuttle
O.K. Kwon, J.W. Kang, J.H. Lee, Semyung University, KR
-Measurement of Graphene-substrates adhesion energy using nano-scratch study
S. Das, D. Lahiri, D-Y Lee, A. Agarwal, W. Choi, University of North Texas, US
-A green approach for the reduction of graphene oxide nanosheets using non-aromatic amino acids
D.N.H. Tran, S. Kabiri, D. Losic, The University of Adelaide, AU
-Modeling and simulations of many body physics and phase separation in nanoclusters and nanomaterials
A.N. Kocharian, K. Fang, G.W. Fernando, A. Balatsky, K. Palandage, California, 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 2014 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
  • Business & regulatory issues affecting commercialization
  • Other

Sponsor & Exhibitor Opportunities

√ Nanotech Conference & Expo  

√ Microtech Conference & Expo  

√ Cleantech Conference & Expo  

*Sponsorship Opportunities: Contact Chris Erb

Platinum Sponsors

Lockheed Martin
Nanocomp Technologies

Association Sponsor

Clean Technology and Sustainable Industries Organization (CTSI)

Producing Sponsors

Nano Science and Technology Institute


TechConnect Acceleration Partners:

Aerojet Rocketddyne
General Atomics Electromagnetics
Harris Harris Group
Ingersoll Rand
Lockheed Martin
Sherwin Williams
Union Honest Investments
*Sponsorship Opportunities: Contact Chris Erb

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