Short Courses

Sunday, June 15, 2014, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm, Gaylord National Convention Center, Washington, DC

Short courses educate participants in a range of technologies and impacted industries through a One-Day Intensive Program. All courses are presented by leading experts in their respective fields. Participation includes Course Notes and a Networking Lunch and Receptions with the instructors and experts.

Commercialization & Entrepreneurs

701: pic Technology Commercialization
Michael Pratt, Director of Corporate Business Development
Jonathan Jensen, Director, Business Development
Office of Technology Transfer, Boston University

Applied Innovation

502: pic Graphene, Nanotubes & Nanowires
Meyya Meyyappan
NASA Ames Research Center
Wolfgang S. Bacsa
University of Toulouse, France
503: pic Functional nanoparticles and films made in the gas-phase
Sotiris E. Pratsinis
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zürich
506: pic Nanotechnology for Medical Diagnostics and Treatment
Srinivas Iyer, Bioscience Division, Los Alamos National Laboratory
Mansoor Amiji, School of Pharmacy, Northeastern University, Boston
512: pic Structured Materials: Industrial Applications
Fiona Case
NSTI Coordinator of Advanced Materials programs, Case Scientific
Patrick T. Spicer
Associate Professor, University of New South Wales
514: nanocomposites Nanocomposites - Processing & Applications
Thomas Twardowski
Integra Life Sciences Corporation
515: pic Nanomaterials for Energy
Sivaram Arepalli
National Institute of Aerospace
516: pic Nanostructured Surfaces and Coatings
Kock Yee Law
Research and Innovative Solutions


  • Courses run Sunday, June 15, 2014, from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
  • You may only attend a single course — please select it during registration
  • Cancellations made by May 16, 2014, will be refunded less a $150.00 processing fee. Cancellations after May 16, 2014, are non-refundable.
  • You may transfer your registration to another person at no charge prior to May 27, 2014. After May 27, 2014, no changes may be made.
  • The running of a course is dependent upon a minimum of 10 registrants.
  • TechConnect World is not responsible to any instructor cancellations and subsequent changes in the program, but will make every effort to provide alternate content in the event of a cancellation.
  • To register for a course, please follow the registration link.