TechConnect World 2017
National SBIR/STTR Conference National Innovation Summit & Showcase Nanotech 2017

Accelerating the Commercialization of

Global Innovation

Technical Program Co-Chairs


Matthew Laudon, TechConnect
Bart Romanowicz, NSTI
Fiona Case, NSTI

2016 Symposia Chairs

Advisory Committee

Lynn Foster, BPT Pharma
Sha-Chelle Manning, Pioneer Natural Resources
Brent Segal, Lockheed Martin

Advanced Manufacturing

Advanced Manufacturing

Fiona Case, Nano Science and Technology Institute, USA

NanoFabrication and Nanomanufacturing

Ahmed Busnaina, Northeastern University, USA

Nanoscale Materials Characterization

Greg Haugstad, University of Minnesota, USA
Pierre Panine, Xenocs SA, France
Dalia Yablon, SurfaceChar LLC, USA

Informatics, Modeling, and Simulation

Michael Makowski, PPG Industries R&D, USA
Fiona Case, Nano Science and Technology Institute, USA

Advanced Materials

Advanced Materials for Engineering Applications

Brent Segal, Lockheed Martin, USA

Materials for Green Building

Jan Kosny, Fraunhofer Center for Sustainable Energy Systems CSE, Germany

Materials for Sustainability and Efficiency

Fiona Case, Nano Science and Technology Institute, USA

Composite Materials

Thomas E. Twardowski, Integra Life Sciences Corporation, USA

Soft Matter and Colloids

Patrick Spicer, University of New South Wales, AU

Polymers

YuanQiao Rao, Dow Chemical Company, USA
Rahul Sharma, The Dow Chemical Company, USA

Coatings Surfaces and Membranes

Kock-Yee Law, Xerox, USA

Graphene

Lance Criscuolo, Zyvex Technologies, USA

Carbon Nano Structures and Devices

Wolfgang S. Bacsa, University of Toulouse, France

Nanoparticle Synthesis and Application

Larry Mann, Shoei Electronic Materials, Inc., USA
Sotiris E. Pratsinis, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Switzerland

Nanomaterials for Catalysis

Phillippe Serp, CNRS Institut National Polytechnique de Toulouse, France

Nanoparticle Release During the Life Cycle of Consumer Products & Nanocomposites

Li Piin Sung, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), USA
Elijah Petersen, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), USA
Susana Addo Ntim, U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), USA

Nanoscale Science Research Centers (NSRCs)

Lisa Friedersdorf, National Nanotechnology Coordination Office (NNCO), USA

Nano and Microfibrillated Cellulose

World L-S Nieh, U.S. Forest Service, USA
Sean Ireland, Imerys, USA

Biotech, Medical & Pharma

Materials for Drug & Gene Delivery

Steven Zullo, NIBIB/NIH, USA
Thomas Anchordoquy, University of Colorado, USA

Cancer Nanotechnology

Mansoor M. Amiji, Northeastern University, USA
Anil Patri, U.S Food & Drug Administration, USA

Biomaterials

Thomas Twardowski, Integra Life Sciences Corporation, USA

Sensors, Diagnostics & Imaging

Srinivas Iyer, Los Alamos National Laboratory, USA

Biofuels & Bioproducts

Scott Twary, Los Alamos National Laboratory, USA
Srinivas Iyer, Los Alamos National Laboratory, USA

Electronics & Microsystems

MEMS & NEMS Devices and Applications

William (Cy) Wilson, NASA Langley Research Center, USA

Flexible Electronics

Mandakini Kanungo, Xerox Innovation Group, USA

Photonic Materials & Devices

Loucas Tsakalakos, GE Global Research, USA

Micro, Nano & Bio Fluidics

Edward Furlani, University at Buffalo SUNY, USA
Kwang Oh, University at Buffalo SUNY, USA

Inkjet Design Materials and Fabrication

Chris Menzel, Fujifilm Dimatix, Inc., USA

Workshop on Compact Modeling

Xing Zhou, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Energy & Sustainability

Energy Storage

Imre Gyuk, U.S. Department of Energy, USA

Water Technologies

Armin Volkel, Palo Alto Research Center, USA

Advanced Materials for Oil & Gas

Willard C. (Bill) Capdevielle, Oil Patch Engineering, PLLC, USA
Katherine Price Hoescher, MISWACO-Schlumberger, USA

Carbon Capture and Utilization

Robert Quinn, Air Products and Chemicals (retired), USA
Elizabeth Burton, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, USA
Ron Munson, Global CCS Institute, USA

Materials for Green Building

Jan Kosny, Fraunhofer Center for Sustainable Energy Systems CSE, Germany

Environmental Health and Safety of Nanomaterials

Phillip Demokritou, Harvard University, USA

Personal & Home Care, Cosmetics & Food

Food Materials & Innovations

Pat Spicer, University of New South Wales, AU

Materials for Personal and Home Care

Fiona Case, Nano Science and Technology Institute, USA
Johan Pluyter, International Flavors and Fragrances, USA

Soft Matter and Colloids

Pat Spicer, University of New South Wales, AU

Nano and Microfibrillated Cellulose

World L-S Nieh, U.S. Forest Service, USA
Sean Ireland, Imerys, USA


Program Review Committee

Wade Adams, Rice University, USA
Susan Addo Ntim, U.S. Food & Drug Administration, USA
I. Yucel Akkutlu, Texas A&M University, USA
Jay Amarasekera, Sabic, USA
Mansoor Amiji, Northeastern University, USA
Thomas Anchordoquy, University of Colorado, USA
Mohamed Ansari, Universiti Tenaga Nasional Kajang, Malaysia
Sivaram Arepalli, Sungkyunkwan University, Korea
Wolfgang Bacsa, University of Toulouse, France
Chris Bannochie, Savannah River National Laboratory, USA
Stephen Bart, Analog Devices, Inc., USA
Osman Basran, Purdue University, USA
S Rahima Benhabbour, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
Lynn L. Bergeson, Bergeson & Campbell, USA
Gary Bernstein, University of Notre Dame, USA
Jean Berthier, CEA Grenoble, France
Mousumi Mani Biswas, Western Digital, USA
Gregory R. Bogart, Sandia National Laboratories, USA
Philip Bradford, North Carolina State University, USA
Jakob Bredsguard, Biosyntehtic Technologies, USA
Elizabeth Burton, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, USA
Ahmed Busnaina, Northeastern University, USA
Willard C. (Bill) Capdevielle, Oil Patch Engineering, PLLC, USA
Fiona Case, Case Scientific, USA
Mansun Chan, Hong Kong University of Science & Technology, China
Alessandro Chiolerio, Politecnico di Torino, Italy
Bum-Kyoo Choi, Sogang University, Korea
Schuyler Corry, Life Technologies, USA
Lance Criscuolo, Zyvex Technologies, USA
Jaime Jose Cubillo Capuz, Acciona, Spain
Zheng Cui, Suzhou Institute of Nanotech, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Phil Demokritou, Harvard University, USA
Guy DeRose, California Institute of Technology, USA
Mauris DeSilva, 3D PARS, USA
George Elvin, Green Technology Forum, USA
Antoine Fécant, IFP Energies nouvelles, France
Thomas Fengyuan Li, Freescale Semiconductor, USA
Joe Fox, Ashland Inc., USA
Lisa Friedersdorf, National Nanotechnology Coordination Office, USA 
Edward Furlani, University at Buffalo SUNY, USA
Valeriy V. Ginzburg, The Dow Chemical Company, USA
Harris Goldberg, InMat, Inc., USA
Justin Gorham, National Institute of Standards and Technology, USA
David Green, BASF Corporation, USA
Imre Gyuk, U.S. Department of Energy, USA
Greg Haugstad, University of Minnesota, USA
Michael Helmus, Consultant / Synogen, Inc., USA
Andreas Hieke, Stanford University, USA
Michael Z. Hu, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, USA
Zhaohua Huang, University of California, San Francisco, USA
Ming-Huang Huang, Corning Corporate R&D, USA
Kiki Ikossi, Defense Threat Reduction Agency, USA
Sean Ireland, Imerys, USA
Srinivas Iyer, Los Alamos National Laboratory, USA
Oana Jurchescu, Wake Forest University, USA
Mandakini Kanungo, Xerox, USA
Barbara Karn, National Science Foundation, USA
Curtis Kirkeby, Avista Utilities, USA
Jana Kukutschova, Technical University Ostrava, Czech Republic
James Lamb III, Brewer Science, USA
William A Lamberti, ExxonMobil, USA
Matthew Laudon, TechConnect, USA
Kock-Yee Law, Research and Innovative Solutions, USA
Stephen Lehrman, National Nanotechnology Coordination Office, USA
Norman G. Lewis, Washington State University, USA  
James Alexander Liddle, National Institute of Standards & Technology, USA
Igor Linkov, U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center, USA
Katrin Mackenzie, Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research - UFZ, Germany

Stuart Maloy, Los Alamos National Laboratory, USA
Anil Mane, Argonne National Laboratory, USA
Larry Mann, Shoei Electronic Materials, Inc., USA
Kazunori Matsuda, Tokushima Bunri University, Japan
Joey Mead, University of Massachusetts Lowell, USA
Michael Meador, NASA Glenn Research, USA
Chris Menzel, Dimatix, Inc., USA
Meyya Meyyappan, NASA Ames Research, USA
Moein Moghimi, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
Michael Morris, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland
Ron Munson, Global CCS Institute, Australia
Chang-Yong Nam, Brookhaven National Laboratory, USA
Andrzej Napieralski, Technical University of Lodz, Poland
World L-S Nieh, U.S. Forest Service, USA
Patricia Nieva, University of Waterloo, CA
Greg Nordin, Brigham Young University, USA
Pierre Panine, Xenocs SA, France
Hyung Gyu Park, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
Eugene Pashkovski, Lubrizol, USA
Ashok Patel, Ghent University, Belgium
Elijah Petersen, National Institute of Standards and Technology, USA
Joachim Piprek, NUSOD Institute, USA
Mark Poliks, S3IP-Center for Advanced Microelectronics Manufacturing, USA
Sotiris Pratsinis, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Switzerland
Robert Quinn, Air Products and Chemicals, USA
Somilkumar Rathi, Intel Corporation, USA
Erik Reimhult, Universität für Bodenkultur Wien, Austria
Bart Romanowicz, TechConnect, USA
Vincent Rotello, University of Massachusetts Amherst, USA
Robert Rudd, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, USA
Richard Sadus, Swinburne University of Technology, Australia
Robert Savinell, Case Western Reserve University, USA
David Schut, Shoei Electronic Materials, Inc,. USA
Philippe Serp, Institute National Polytechnique de Toulouse, France
Neeraj Sharma, 3M, USA
Rahul Sharma, The Dow Chemical Company, USA
Vaneet Sharma, Intel Corporation, USA
Ginger Sigmon, Energy Frontier Research Center, USA
Emilie Siochi, NASA Langley Research Center, USA
Greg Snider, Quantum Cellular Automata QCA, USA
Patrick Spicer, University of New South Wales, Australia
Sriraj Srinivasan, Arkema Inc., USA
Samuel Stavis, National Institute of Standards and Technology, USA
Li Piin Sung, National Institute of Standards & Technology, USA
Clayton Teague, National Nanotechnology Coordination Office (retired), USA
Treye Thomas, U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, USA
Rahul Trivedi, Intel Corporation, USA
Quoc Truong, U.S. Army Natick Soldier Research, USA
Loucas Tsakalakos, GE Global Research, USA 
Scott Twary, Los Alamos National Laboratory, USA
Thomas Twardowski, Integra Life Sciences Corporation, USA
Scott Twary, Los Alamos National Laboratory, USA
Armin Völkel, Palo Alto Research Center, USA
William (Cy) Wilson, NASA Langley Research, USA
Ken Wong, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Dalia Yablon, SurfaceChar LLC, USA
Xing Zhou, Nanyang Technical University, Singapore
Steven Zullo, NIBIB/NIH, USA

Conference Operations Manager

Sarah Wenning, NSTI & TechConnect Group, USA


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