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

Materials for Sustainable Building

Materials for Green Building

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Symposium Co-Chairs

Jan KosnyJan Kosny
Director, Building Enclosures and Materials
Fraunhofer Center for Sustainable Energy Systems

Dariusz GawinDariusz Gawin
Professor of Civil Engineering
Technical University of Lodz, Poland

Key Speakers

Robert M. RyanWhat’s Old is New Again – a New Look at an Ancient Material
Robert M. Ryan
Chief Executive Officer, President, Twining, Inc.

Massimo F BertinoSimplified fabrication of transparent, custom-shaped, and cellular aerogel composites
Massimo F Bertino
Professor of Physics and Associate, Director of the Nanocharacterization Core Facility, Virginia Commonwealth University

Nitin ShuklaDevelopment of a Non-corrosive and Bio-based Phenolic Foam Insulation for Buildings
Nitin Shukla
Senior Technical Staff, Building Enclosures and Materials Group, Fraunhofer CSE, Boston

Karma SawyerKarma Sawyer
Program manager for Emerging Technologies, Building Technologies Office
U.S. Department of Energy

Halime PaksoyThermally Enhanced Concrete Containing Microencapsulated Phase Change Material
Halime Paksoy
Professor, Cukurova University, Turkey

Symposium Sessions

Monday May 15

10:30Materials for Sustainable Building I
1:30Materials for Sustainable Building II

Tuesday May 16

10:30Building Integrated Solar
1:30Materials Innovation Spotlights: Henkel, SABIC
Sustainability Innovations: Posters
Solar Technologies & Materials: Posters

Wednesday May 17

Materials for Sustainability & Efficiency: Posters

Symposium Program

Monday May 15

10:30Materials for Sustainable Building I
10:30What’s Old is New Again – a New Look at an Ancient Material (invited presentation)
R. Ryan, Twining, Inc., US
10:55Thermally Enhanced Concrete Containing Microencapsulated Phase Change Material (invited presentation)
H.O. Paksoy, Cukurova University, TR
11:20Encapsulation of organic phase change materials in ceramic hollow beads for thermal energy storage
V. Chalkia, V. Stathopoulos, Technological Educational Institute of Sterea Ellada, GR
11:40High-Performance Nano Insulation Materials for Energy-Efficient Buildings
B.P. Jelle, B.G. Tilset, T. Gao, M. Grandcolas, O.M. Løvvik, R.A. Bohne, S.A. Mofid, S. Ng, E. Sagvolden, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), and, SINTEF Building and Infrastructure, NO
12:00Structural Determination of Silica-Based Fire-Proof Heat Insulation
N. Oya, Y. Kawajiri, H. Kitajima, K. Matsumoto, K. Sugiura, Y. Imae, K. Imae, Osaka Prefectural College of Technology, JP
1:30Materials for Sustainable Building II
1:30TBA (invited presentation)
K. Sawyer, US Department of Energy, US
1:55TBA (invited presentation)
D. Gawin, Technical University of Lodz, PL
2:20Simplified fabrication of transparent, custom-shaped, and cellular aerogel composites (invited presentation)
M.F. Bertino, Virginia Commonwealth University, US
2:45Development of a Non-corrosive and Bio-based Phenolic Foam Insulation for Buildings (invited presentation)
N. Shukla, Fraunhofer CSE, US
3:10Smart windows for passive control of solar radiation as a function of external ambient temperature
K. Golding, N. Gross, A. Donval, M. Oron, D. Nevo, KiloLambda Technologies, Ltd., IL
3:30From Here to Innovation: Safer Alternatives in Building Product Materials
T. Lent, S. Drake, Perkins+Will, US

Tuesday May 16

10:30Building Integrated Solar
Session chair: Jan Kosny, Fraunhofer Center for Sustainable Energy Systems CSE, Boston
10:30Building Integrated Solar – Pathways to Ubiquitous Power Generation (invited presentation)
C. Hoepfner, Fraunhofer CSE, US
10:55Solar battery program in Austria - innovative solutions for increasing solar coverage
C. Egger, OO Energiesparverband, AT
11:15Wavelength-selective PV for integration with greenhouses (invited presentation)
H. Ade, North Carolina State University, US
11:20Infield output of a new solar-thermal façade with increased architectural acceptance
I. Visa, M. Moldovan, M. Comsit, A. Duta, Transilvania University of Brasov, RO
11:40Efficient Semitransparent Perovskite Solar Cells with Graphene Electrodes
P. You, Z. Liu, Q. Tai, S. Liu, F. Yan, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, HK
1:30Materials Innovation Spotlights: Henkel, SABIC
Sustainability Innovations: PostersExpo Hall D & E
Study of the thermal impact of soil on Energy performance of buildings
M. Hamdani, Unité de Recherche Appliquée en Energies Renouvelables, URAER, Centre de Développement des Energies Renouvelables, CDER, 47133, Ghardaïa, Algeria, DZ
Study of High-Strength Concrete Reinforced with Bamboo Fibers
H. Soto, R. Marrero, F. Benítez, C. Medina, O.M. Suárez, University of Puerto Rico, PR
Performance of BIPV/T System at a Test Bed
H-S Nah, S-Y Lee, Korea Electric Power Corporation, Research Institute, KR
Rare Earth Element Recover
C. McNeil, P. Samarasekere, S. Bohuslav, REEcycle- University of Houston, US
Solar Technologies & Materials: PostersExpo Hall D & E
Solar Hydrocarbon Fuel production from H2O and CO2 via Ceria based Catalytic Thermochemical Cycles
R.R. Bhosale, M. Khraisheh, A. Kumar, P. Sutar, F. AlMomani, Qatar University, QA
Passivation of Black Silicon for Solar Cell Applications
G.Y. Ayvazyan, National Polytechnic University of Armenia, AM
Solar Energy for Buildings: Clean Energies Utilisation and Development
A. Omer, Energy Research Institute (ERI), UK
The performance of the on-sun solar water heater in Johannesburg
T.W. Olofin, J. Ledger, A. Adeniyi, University of Johannesburg, ZA
Fabrication and Characterization of TiO2 /ZnO Nanofibers from PVAc Electrospun Microfiber for Renewable Energy Application
S.M. Camargo Silva, E. Muñoz-Prieto, E. Gomez-Pachon, R. Vera-Graziano, Universidad Pedagogica y Tecnológica de colombia and Instituto de Investigaciones en Materiales, UNAM, CO
Evaluation of factory infrastructure for next-generation PV manufacturing
A. Halbe, D. Yeaman, M+W Group, US
Photo-thermal degradation analysis of single-junction amorphous silicon solar module’s EVA encapsulation
G.O. Osayemwenre, E.L. Meyer, R.T. Taziwa, S. Mamphweli, University of Fort Hare, ZA
DFT and TD-DFT Studies of Optical Absorption Spectral and Electronic Properties of Some Selected Anthocyanin Family Used in DSSC
O.A. Raphael, N. Flores-Holguín, D. Glossman-Mitnik, Centro de Investigación en Materiales Avanzados, S.C. (CIMAV), MX
Nanostructured light-management in thin film photovoltaic devices: From design to technology
A.K. Jagdish, S. Luke, K. Garg, P.C. Ramamurthy, D.R. Mahapatra, G. Hegde, Indian Institute of Science, IN
Near Lossless Transmissive Optics for Solar Concentration
N. Didato, R. Angel, REhnu, US
Modeling of Minibands for Si/SC Quantum Dot Superlattice Solar Cells
Y-C. Tsai, M-Y. Lee, Y. Li, and S. Samukawa, National Chiao Tung University, TW
Internet-of-Things Hardware-in-the-Loop Simulation Testbed for Demand Response Ancillary Services
M. Thornton, H. Smidt, V. Schwarzer, M. Motalleb, R. Ghorbani, University of Hawaii at Manoa, US
Effects of Fe, Sb doping on structural, optical and electrical properties of SnO2 thin films deposited by spray pyrolysis
C. Nassiri, B. Fares, N. Hassanain and A. Mzerd, university mohammed 5 faculty of science rabat, MA
Plasmonically Enhanced Thin-Film Amorphous Silicon Solar Cells
T. Sonsalla and S. Zivanovic, Louisiana Tech University, US
Investigations of CoO-ATO Coatings for Silicon Solar Cells
N. Roy, M. Devisetty Subramanyam, S.W. Thomas, University of South Florida, US
Toward the production of efficient solar cells with ultra-thin c-Si substrates obtained by hydrogen implantation induced delamination
S. Pokam, T. Pingault, E. Ntsoenzok, G. Regula, F. Mazen, P. Bellanger, S. Roques, A. Slaoui, CNRS (National Center of Scientific Research), FR

Wednesday May 17

Materials for Sustainability & Efficiency: PostersPotomac Registration Hall
Investment Efficiency Evaluation of Nanotechnology R&D Programs In Korea : Focused on Detailed Technical Fields
S.H. Bae, J.H. Kim, Y.J. Jung, S.K. Knag, Korea Institute of Science Technology Information, KR
Synthesis of Zeolite from bottom ash, waste of sugar industry and its crystallization
N. Amin, Y. Hameed, S. Gul, abdul wali khan university university mardan, pakistan, PK
Selective Reductant Electrowinning via Coal Electrolysis
G.G. Botte, Ohio University - Center for Electrochemical Engineering Research, US
Synthesis and Characterization of Zeolite using waste of sugar industry as a raw material
N. Amin, Y. Hameed, S. Gul, Abdul Wali Khan University, PK
Application of Anaerobic Digestion Model No.1 (ADM1) for Modeling Biogas Production from Livestock Manure
A. Ugurlu, S. Tuncel, Hacettepe University, TR
Synthetic nanosheets improve efficiency and reverse wear in mechanical systems
V. Borisov and P. Rudenko, TriboTEX, LLC, US

The development of new materials and devices for greener buildings provides one of the greatest opportunities for environmental change. The energy consumption of houses and buildings accounts for 40% of all the energy used. Producing that energy generates about 36% of total carbon dioxide emissions. A range of new materials and solutions are being developed that promise significant improvements in the sustainability and efficiency of buildings.

Join industry leaders and innovators from government, industrial and academic laboratories to discuss new and what’s next, from super-insulating materials, building integrated photovoltaics and innovative lighting, to new roofing and window materials, novel coatings, and new sustainable construction materials.

Topics & Application Areas

  • Advanced Materials for Sustainable Building
  • Insulation Materials
  • Construction Materials
  • Efficiency & Power Reduction
  • Lighting
  • Windows
  • Roofing
  • Novel Green Devices & Products
  • Other

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Platinum Sponsors
Lockheed Martin

Silver Sponsors

Corporate Acceleration Partners
Church & Dwight
Eastman Chemical
Lockheed Martin
Owens Corning
Sherwin Williams

Technology Development Partners
Business Sweden
Clemson University
Innovate Hawaii
Iowa State University
KYUNGPOOK National University
New Jersey Innovation Institute
SungKyunKwan University
University Of Melbourne
University Of Minnesota
University Of Vermont

Supporting Partners
American Elements
Angel Capital Associates
Arrowhead Center
Asia Nano Forum
Diplomacy Matters
Explore Nano
Graphene Council
Journal of Nanobiotechnology
Taylor Francis CRC
Texas Nanotech Initiative
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