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

Composite Materials

Composite Materials

Abstracts due: February 28, 2017

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Symposium Co-Chairs

Thomas E. TwardowskiThomas E. Twardowski
Analytical Services Manager
Integra Life Sciences Corporation

Rahul SharmaRahul Sharma
Research Specialist
The Dow Chemical Company

Key Speakers

Donald R. PaulFormation, Properties and Applications of Nanocomposites
Donald R. Paul
Sr. Chair in Engineering, The University of Texas at Austin

Jim JohnstonJim Johnston
Professor, School of Chemical and Physical Sciences
Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand

YuanQiao RaoLiquid Crystalline Epoxy Based Nanocomposites for Electronics Encapsulation
YuanQiao Rao
Fellow, The Dow Chemical Company

William HaseltineInterface engineering to optimize composite properties
William Haseltine
Principal Scientist, Solvey

Symposium Sessions

Monday May 15

10:30Polymers & Composites

Tuesday May 16

1:30Composite Materials

Wednesday May 17

10:30Sustainable Polymer Composites
Composite Materials

Symposium Program

Monday May 15

10:30Polymers & Composites
10:30Materials for future electronic technologies
10:50Liquid Crystalline Epoxy Based Nanocomposites for Electronics Encapsulation (invited presentation)
Y. Rao, The Dow Chemical Company, US
11:15Fire Resistant, 2nd Generation Resorcinol, PEEK™-Like Phthalonitrile Composites For Advanced Applications
M. Laskoski, T.M. Keller, Naval Research Laboratory, US
11:35High Performance, Lightweight Polymer Nanocomposites
J. Lynch, Rutgers University, US
11:55Hybrid Processing Method for Fabrication of 3D Layered Nanocomposite Materials
K.E. Coulter, V.Z. Poenitzsch, S. DiPietro, R. Wei, Southwest Research Institute, US

Tuesday May 16

1:30Composite Materials
10:30Interface engineering to optimize composite properties (invited presentation)
W. Haseltine, Solvay, US
10:55Elucidating the effect of surface functionalization on the mechanical properties of carbon fiber reinforced polymer
B. Demir, T.R. Walsh, Deakin University, AU
11:15In-situ Monitoring of Fiber Reinforced Composites Subjected to Different Forms of Mechanical Loading via Embedded Aligned CNT Sheets
K. Aly, A. Li, P. Bradford, North Carolina State University, US
11:35The Benefits of SWCNTs for Design of Conductive and reinforced plastics
E. Ilin, A. Bezrodniy, M. Predtechenskiy, OCSiAl, LU
11:55Effect of CNT Morphology and Alignment on the Interfacial and the Elastic Properties of Nanocomposites
A.R. Alian, S.A. Meguid, University of Toronto, CA
12:15Kinetics study of carbon nanotube alignment under shear force via real-time polarized Raman spectroscopy
Y. He, A.I. Taub, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, US
12:35Electrical characteristics of cement composites incorporating CNT and carbon fibers
G.M. Kim, S.M. Park, G.U. Ryu, H.K. Lee, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, KR

Wednesday May 17

8:30Formation, Properties and Applications of Nanocomposites (invited presentation)
D. Paul, The University of Texas at Austin, US
8:55Novel Noble Metal Nanofunctionalised Polymer and Natural Fibre Composites and Their Applications (invited presentation)
J.H. Johnston, K.A. Lucas, M. Parry, J. Pflaum, Victoria University of Wellington, NZ
9:20High Speed Assembling /Manufacturing
M. Kubota, Kubota Research Associates, Inc., US
9:40Exploring the Interface: Improving the Mechanical Properties of Silicon Nitride Fibre - Polymer Composites
M. Hayward, J. Johnston, T. Dougherty, Victoria University of Wellington and Nuenz Limited, NZ
10:00Structure and Surface Studies, Photoluminescence and Enhanced Photocatalytic Properties of Multi-Metallic Oxide Nanocomposites
M.A. Subhan, P.C. Saha, S.S. Jhuma, S. Akter, A. Hossain, S. Mallik, A.M.M. Fahim, K. Begum, A.K. Azad, Shah Jalal University of Science and Technology, Sylhet, Bangladesh, BD
10:30Sustainable Polymer Composites
10:30Nanocomposites based on thermally reversible networks
R. Araya-Hermosilla, L.M. Polgar, A.A. Broekhuis, F. Picchioni, University of Groningen, NL
10:50PGX Technology: A sustainable process to generate nano-scale fibrils, particles, aerogels and nano-composites
B. Seifried, CEAPRO INC., CA
11:10The Effects of Recycling on the Structure and Properties of Carbon Nanotube-Filled Polycarbonate
J. Zhang, A. Panwar, D. Bello, J.A. Isaacs, T. Jozokos, J. Mead, University of Massachusetts Lowell, US
11:30Development and Performance of Recyclable Composites for Wind Turbine Blades
Y. Ma, D. Kim, M-S Wu, L. Bai, X. Gao, B. Qing, J. He, X. Lib, S.R. Nutt, B. Liang, Adesso Advanced Materials Inc., US
Composite MaterialsExpo Hall D & E
Particle reinforce of aggregated boron nitride via polysilazane coating for melt-processable thermal conductive composite
M. Kim, J. Choi, J. Kim, Chung-Ang Univ., KR
Lightning Strike Protection and Electromagnetic Interference Shielding for Composite Structures using Metallic Nanofilms
P.K. Bollavaram, V.R. Patlolla, M.M. Rahman, R. Asmatulu, Wichita State University, US
Effect of sisal fiber treatment on properties of sisal/polypropylene composites
B.A. Muralidhar, Anna University, IN
Effect of Natural Waxes and Emusifiers on Mechanical, Optical, Thermal, and Water Vapor Permeability of Banana Flour Composite Films
A. Orsuwan, R. Sothornvit, Kasetsart University, TH
Polyurethane Nanocomposite for Fireproof Applications to reduce toxic gases
M.E. Mena, R. Estrada, L.A. Torres, Universidad Iberoamericana Ciudad de Mexico, MX
Carbon Nanotube – Silicone rubber compound investigated as interface material on electrode contacts for neural interfacing
K. Tegtmeier, F. Borrmann, T. Doll, Hannover Medical School, DE
An Investigation of addition of EVA and Nanoclay on Mechanical, Optical and Thermal Properties of LDPE-LLDPE Packaging Films
V. Arabli, S. Khalilvand, A. Aghili, Islamic Azad University, Shiraz, IR
Effect of nucleating agents on magnetic properties and relaxation in magnetite-based glass-ceramics prepared by controlled crystallization of borosilicate glasses
V. Sandu, E. Cimpoiasu, S. Greculeasa, A. Kuncser, M.S. Nicolescu, V. Kuncser, U.S. Naval Academy, US
Synthesis of Cu2O and Cu2O@Cu Core−shell Nanocomposites by a Simple Chemical Method
R. Al-Gaashani, M.A. Hossain, F.H. Alharbi, A. Benamor, A. Belaidi, B. Merzougui, N. Tabet, Qatar foundation, Hamad Bin Khalifa University, QA
Novel Structure, Properties, and Synthesis of Refractory Carbides
B. Dyatkin, M. Laskoski, B.Y. Rock, S. Qadri, M. Kolel-Veetil, T.M. Keller, R.M. Gamache, U.S. Naval Research Laboratory, US

Particles that are “nanosize” can be created using many different types of material. Their full potential is realized when they are included in composites. With estimates of over 100,000 metric tons consumed worldwide, nanocomposites are in markets ranging from bottling and motor vehicles to electronics and construction. The field represents some of the most significant advances in advanced manufacturing and materials science. This symposium is focused on novel and commercially-relevant properties of nano-composites and on the technologies that have been developed to create and manufacture these nanocomposite materials.

Topics & Application Areas

  • Energy Applications
  • Coatings Applications
  • Electronic Applications
  • Structural Applications
  • Sustainable Materials
  • Polymer Nanocomposites
  • Metal & Ceramic Nanocomposites
  • Novel Nanocomposites & Applications
  • Nanoparticle Release During Life Cycle
  • Advanced Composite Manufacturing
  • Other

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Clemson University
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Iowa State University
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National University of Singapore
New Jersey Innovation Institute
SungKyunKwan University
University Of Minnesota

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Arrowhead Center
Asia Nano Forum
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Explore Nano
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Journal of Nanobiotechnology
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