TechConnect World 2018
 

2018 Key Speakers Included:

Ritesh Agarwal

Ritesh Agarwal

Professor, Materials Science and Engineering, University of Pennsylvania

Becky Aistrup

Becky Aistrup

Managing Partner, BBC Entrepreneurial Training and Consulting

Deji Akinwande

Deji Akinwande

Associate Professor, UT Austin

Tracy L.  Albers

Tracy L. Albers

President and CTO, Rapid Prototype and Manufacturing, LLC.

Evangelyn C.  Alocilja

Evangelyn C. Alocilja

Professor and Program Director, Michigan State University

Mansoor M.  Amiji

Mansoor M. Amiji

Distinguished Professor & Chair, Dept. of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Co-Director, Nanomedicine Education & Research Consortium, Northeastern University

Thomas  Anchordoquy

Thomas Anchordoquy

Professor, Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Colorado School of Pharmacy


Dimitri Antoniadis

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA

Wolfgang S. Bacsa

Wolfgang S. Bacsa

Professor, University of Toulouse, France

Dustin Banham

Dustin Banham

Senior Research Scientist, Ballard Power Systems

Terrance Barkan

Terrance Barkan

Executive Director, The Graphene Council

Rick Barto

Rick Barto

Senior Manager MPACT - Materials, Physics, and Computational Technologies, Lockheed Martin

Jean Berthier

Jean Berthier

Scientist, CEA-LETI-Minatec, France

Kaustubh D.  Bhalerao

Kaustubh D. Bhalerao

Associate Professor, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Vincent F.  Bralts

Vincent F. Bralts

Professor Of Agricultural & Biological Engineering, Purdue University

Sara Brenner

Sara Brenner

Associate Professor, SUNY Poly

Samuel Brunner

Samuel Brunner

Scientist, EMPA, Switzerland

Elizabeth  Burton

Elizabeth Burton

Program Manager, UC Berkeley, Berkeley Energy and Climate Institute (BECI)

Ahmed Busnaina

Ahmed Busnaina

Director, Center for High-rate Nano manufacturing, Northeastern University

Matt Carr

Matt Carr

Executive Director, Algae Biomass Organization

Fiona Case

Fiona Case

Technical Program Chair, TechConnect

Yogesh Singh Chauhan

Yogesh Singh Chauhan

Editor, IEEE Transactions; Associate Professor, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur

Hongda  Chen

Hongda Chen

National Program Leader, U.S. Department of Agriculture

Manish Chhowalla

Manish Chhowalla

Professor & Associate Department Chair, Materials Science and Engineering, Rutgers University

Siau Ben  Chiah

Siau Ben Chiah

Senior Research Fellow, Centre for Micro-/Nano-electronics, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Amy Elizabeth Childress

Amy Elizabeth Childress

Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Southern California

Ronald A. Coutu

Ronald A. Coutu

Professor and V. Clayton Lafferty Endowed Chair, Marquette University

Edmond Cretu

Edmond Cretu

Associate Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering, The University of British Columbia

Mark E. Davis

Mark E. Davis

Warren and Katharine Schlinger Professor of Chemical Engineering, California Institute of Technology

Philip Demokritou

Philip Demokritou

Director of the Center for Nanotechnology and Nanotoxicology, Harvard School of Public Health

Thomas  Diamond

Thomas Diamond

Vice President of Environmental, Safety, & Health, SUNY Colleges of Nanoscale Science & Engineering

Susan Donaldson

Susan Donaldson

Health & Safety COE Leader, General Electric

Marcius Extavour

Marcius Extavour

Senior Director, Energy and Resources, XPrize

Bengt Fadeel

Bengt Fadeel

Professor, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden

Jeffrey Fagan

Jeffrey Fagan

Project Leader, NIST

Michael Fancher

Michael Fancher

Director, New York State CATN2, SUNY Poly

Victor Frenkel

Victor Frenkel

Associate Professor, Dept. of Diagnostic Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine

Lisa E. Friedersdorf

Lisa E. Friedersdorf

National Nanotechnology Coordination Office, US

Edward Furlani

Edward Furlani

Professor, University at Buffalo (SUNY)

Slade H  Gardner

Slade H Gardner

Founder, Big Metal Additive, Inc.

Dariusz Gawin

Dariusz Gawin

Professor of Civil Engineering, Technical University of Lodz, Poland

Nick Geithner

Nick Geithner

Postdoctoral Research Associate, Duke University

Chuck Geraci

Chuck Geraci

Associate Director, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health

Sudip Ghosh

Sudip Ghosh

Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, India

James Gimzewski

James Gimzewski

Professor, Director Nano & Pico Characterization Lab, UCLA

Jim Greenwood

Jim Greenwood

Greenwood Consulting Group

Murat  Guvendiren

Murat Guvendiren

Assistant Professor, Department of Chemical, Biological and Pharmaceutical Engineering, New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT)

Imre Gyuk

Imre Gyuk

Program Manager, Energy Storage Research, U.S. Department of Energy

Johannes Hachmann

Johannes Hachmann

Assistant Professor, University at Buffalo, SUNY

Chris Harrison

Chris Harrison

Habermann Chair and an Assistant Professor of Human-Computer Interaction, Carnegie Mellon University

Greg  Haugstad

Greg Haugstad

Technical Staff Member & Director, Characterization Facility (CharFac), University of Minnesota

Christian Hoepfner

Christian Hoepfner

Center Director, Fraunhofer Center for Sustainable Energy Systems

John Howard

John Howard

Director, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health

Michael Z. Hu

Michael Z. Hu

Sr. Research Staff Member, Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Sean Ireland

Sean Ireland

Vice President of Business Development, Fiberlean Technologies Ltd

Srinivas  Iyer

Srinivas Iyer

Group Leader, Bioscience Division, Los Alamos National Laboratory

Ed Jameson

Ed Jameson

CEO, Jameson & Company CPAs

Bjørn Petter Jelle

Bjørn Petter Jelle

Professor, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), and, Chief Scientist, SINTEF Building and Infrastructure, Norway

Kane  Jennings

Kane Jennings

Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Vanderbilt University

Kwang Cheol (KC)  Jeong

Kwang Cheol (KC) Jeong

Assistant Professor, University of Florida

Charles Bret  Jessee

Charles Bret Jessee

Director Product Development, TEI Biosciences Inc.

Shaoyi Jiang

Shaoyi Jiang

Boeing-Roundhill Professor of Chemical Engineering, University of Washington

Binbin Jie

Binbin Jie

School of Physics and Mechanical & Electrical Engineering, Xiamen University, China

Jim Johnston

Jim Johnston

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

Mandakini Kanungo

Mandakini Kanungo

Research and Technology, Corning, Inc.


Trevor Keel

Director, Agility Health Tech, United Kingdom

Sung Jae Kim

Sung Jae Kim

Seoul National University, Korea

Woo Soo Kim

Woo Soo Kim

Associate Professor, School of Mechatronic Systems Engineering, Simon Fraser University

Kevin Kjoller

Kevin Kjoller

Vice President, Anasys Instruments

Anton Köck

Anton Köck

Materials Center Leoben Forschung GmbH

Bryan Koene

Bryan Koene

Director of Advanced Materials, Luna Innovations

Peter Koenig

Peter Koenig

Group Head, Procter & Gamble

Jindřich Henry Kopeček

Jindřich Henry Kopeček

Distinguished Professor of Bioengineering, University of Utah

Jan Kośny

Jan Kośny

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

Arun Kota

Arun Kota

Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Colorado State University


Maksym Kovalenko

Associate Professor, ETH Zurich

Gilles Lamant

Gilles Lamant

Distinguished Engineer, Cadence Design Systems

Gierad Laput

Gierad Laput

Ph.D. student at the School of Computer Scienc, Carnegie Mellon University

Kock-Yee  Law

Kock-Yee Law

Founder and CEO, Research and Innovative Solutions

Abraham (Abe) P. Lee

Abraham (Abe) P. Lee

Editor-in-Chief, Lab on a Chip, William J. Link Professor of Biomedical Engineering, UC-Irvine

Sang-Young Lee

Sang-Young Lee

Professor, Head, School of Energy and Chemical Engineering, UNIST, Korea

W. Matthew Leevy

W. Matthew Leevy

Professor, Director of Biological Imaging, University of Notre Dame

Melbs LeMieux

Melbs LeMieux

Co-founder and President, Electroninks Incorporated

Martin E. Leser

Martin E. Leser

Expert in Colloid & Interface Science, Nestlé Research Center Lausanne, Switzerland

Gengchiau Liang

Gengchiau Liang

National University of Singapore, Singapore

C. Rebecca Locker

C. Rebecca Locker

Research Associate, Corporate Strategic Research, ExxonMobil Research and Engineering Co

Matt Lucas

Matt Lucas

Associate Director, Center for Carbon Removal, University of California, Berkeley

Ning  Ma

Ning Ma

Staff Scientist, ExxonMobil Research and Engineering

Eric MacDonald

Eric MacDonald

Professor and Friedman Chair, Youngstown State University

Ken  MacKenzie

Ken MacKenzie

Professor, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand

Marc Madou

Marc Madou

Chancellor's Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, UC Irvine, US

Gedi Mainelis

Gedi Mainelis

Professor, School of Environmental and Biological Sciences, Rutgers University

Prithwiraj Maitra

Prithwiraj Maitra

Associate Director & Research Fellow, Johnson and Johnson

Michael Makowski

Michael Makowski

Technical Platform Manager, PPG Industries

Jeffrey R. McCutcheon

Jeffrey R. McCutcheon

Al Geib Professor, Department of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, University of Connecticut

Jeff Meinhardt

Jeff Meinhardt

Prototyping Lab Manager, Additive Development Cente, GE Aviation

Carl Meinhart

Carl Meinhart

Professor of Mechanical Engineering, UC Santa Barbara

Chris Menzel

Chris Menzel

Principal Scientist, Fujifilm Dimatix, Inc.

Meyya Meyyappan

Meyya Meyyappan

Chief Scientist for Exploration Technology at the Center for Nanotechnology, NASA Ames Research Center

Baoxia Mi

Baoxia Mi

Assistant Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of California, Berkeley

Benjamin L. Miller

Benjamin L. Miller

Professor, Biomedical Engineering, University of Rochester Medical Center


Mitiko Miura-Mattausch

Hiroshima University, Japan

Ron Munson

Ron Munson

Global CCS Institute

Prakash Nallathamby

Prakash Nallathamby

Research Assistant Professor, Center for Nano Science and Technology, Notre Dame


Dondee Navarro

Hiroshima University, Japan

Kim  Nelson

Kim Nelson

VP Nanocellulose Technology, American Process Inc.

World L-S  Nieh

World L-S Nieh

Forest Products National Program Lead, U.S. Forest Service

Jan-Steffen Niehaus

Jan-Steffen Niehaus

Head of Department Particle Production, CAN Center for Applied Nanotechnology, Hamburg, Germany

Alex Norman

Alex Norman

Staff Chemist, ExxonMobil Chemical

Kwang W. Oh

Kwang W. Oh

Associate Professor, University at Buffalo (SUNY)

Michele L. Ostraat

Michele L. Ostraat

Research Center Leader - Downstream, Aramco Services Company

Aydogan Ozcan

Aydogan Ozcan

Chancellor’s Professor, UCLA, HHMI Professor, Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Pierre Panine

Pierre Panine

Senior Scientist, Xenocs SA, France

Joseph Paradiso

Joseph Paradiso

Director of the Responsive Environments Group, MIT

Sung Park

Sung Park

CEO, Molecular Vista

Zehra Parlak

Zehra Parlak

Founder and President, Qatch Technologies

Anil  Patri

Anil Patri

Director, NCTR/ORA NanoCore, National Center for Toxicological Research, U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Lian-Mao Peng

Lian-Mao Peng

Director of the Center for Carbon based Nanoelectronics, Peking University, China


Lian-Mao Peng

Director of the Center for Carbon based Nanoelectronics, Peking University, China

Johan Pluyter

Johan Pluyter

Research Director, Global Home Cleaning RD&E, S.C. Johnson

Martin E. Poitzsch

Martin E. Poitzsch

Team Leader, Reservoir Engineering Technology, Aramco Research Center – Boston

Elena  Polyakova

Elena Polyakova

CEO, Graphene 3D Lab, Inc

Michael Pratt

Michael Pratt

Interim Managing Director, Office of Technology Development, Boston University

Katherine  Price Hoelschler

Katherine Price Hoelschler

Team Leader, MISWACO-Schlumberger

Robert K. Prud'homme

Robert K. Prud'homme

Professor and Director Program in Engr. Biology, Princeton University

Sanyogitta Puri

Sanyogitta Puri

Associate Principle Scientist, AstraZeneca, United Kingdom

Ujwal Radhakrishna

Ujwal Radhakrishna

Postdoctoral Research Associate, Research Laboratory of Electronics (RLE), Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA

YuanQiao Rao

YuanQiao Rao

Fellow, The Dow Chemical Company

Steve Ready

Steve Ready

Member of the Research Staff, Palo Alto Research Center (PARC)

Gabriel M. Rebeiz

Gabriel M. Rebeiz

Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of California, San Diego

Jenna  Rickus

Jenna Rickus

Professor Of Agricultural & Biological Engineering, Purdue University

Jason Rolland

Jason Rolland

VP of Materials, Carbon, US

Rick Ross

Rick Ross

Senior Research Chemist, 3M Company


Jaijeet Roychowdhury

UC Berkeley, USA

Robert Ryan

Robert Ryan

Chief Executive Officer, President, Twining, Inc.

Chihtang Sah

Chihtang Sah

Professor of Physics, Xiamen University, China

Fernando Sanchez-Riera

Fernando Sanchez-Riera

Sr. Director Fermentation Process Development, REG Life Sciences, Renewable Energy Group

Ted Sargent

Ted Sargent

Canada Research Chair in Nanotechnology, University of Toronto

Karma Sawyer

Karma Sawyer

Program Manager of Emerging Technologies, Building Technologies Office, US Department of Energy

Peter Scheuer

Peter Scheuer

Senior HSE Manager, Honeywell- F&MT

Michael Schröter

Michael Schröter

University of Technology Dresden, Germany

Maggie Scully

Maggie Scully

Scientist I, Nanotechnology Characterization Laboratory, National Cancer Institute

Brent M  Segal

Brent M Segal

Director of Research Science and Chief Technologist, Lockheed Martin

Philippe Serp

Philippe Serp

Professor, Laboratoire de Chimie de Coordination, CNRS, Institute National Polytechnique de Toulouse, France

Rahul Sharma

Rahul Sharma

Research Specialist, The Dow Chemical Company

Jo Anne Shatkin

Jo Anne Shatkin

President, Vireo Advisors

Andrei Shkel

Andrei Shkel

Professor, University of California, Irvine

Abhishek Shrivastava

Abhishek Shrivastava

Sr. R&D Manager, Dow Energy and Water Solutions

David S Simmons

David S Simmons

Assistant Professor of Polymer Engineering, University of Akron

Harjit Singh

Harjit Singh

Senior Lecturer, Brunel University London, United Kingdom

David Sinton

David Sinton

Professor and Canada Research Chair, University of Toronto

David Skuse

David Skuse

VP Technology, FiberLean Technologies ltd

Douglas Smith

Douglas Smith

Baylor University

H. Tom Soh

H. Tom Soh

Professor of Electrical Engineering and Radiology, Stanford University

Aaron Stebner

Aaron Stebner

Director ADAPT Center, Colorado School of Mines

Anirudha V. Sumant

Anirudha V. Sumant

Materials Scientist, Argonne National Laboratory

Emmanouil M Tentzeris

Emmanouil M Tentzeris

Ken Byers Professor in Flexible Electronics, Georgia Tech

Sally  Tinkle

Sally Tinkle

Senior Strategy and Policy Advisor, IDA/Science and Technology Policy Institute

Loucas Tsakalakos

Loucas Tsakalakos

Technology Platform Leader, GE Global Research

Mark Tuominen

Mark Tuominen

Professor of Physics, UMass Amherst, Director, National Nanomanufacturing Network

Thomas E.  Twardowski

Thomas E. Twardowski

Analytical Services Manager, Integra Life Sciences Corporation

Scott Twary

Scott Twary

Research Scientist and Team Leader, Biome and Bioenergy Group, Los Alamos National Laboratory

Hasan Uludag

Hasan Uludag

Professor, Chemical & Materials Engineering Department, University of Alberta, Canada

Vuk Uskokovic

Vuk Uskokovic

Assistant Professor, Department of Bioengineering, College of Medicine, The University of Illinois at Chicago

Krassimir Velikov

Krassimir Velikov

Program Director at NanoNextNL, Science Leader at Unilever, Netherlands

Samuel Wadsworth

Samuel Wadsworth

Co-founder & CSO, Aspect Biosystems Ltd.

Joel Wallecan

Joel Wallecan

Physical Science Leader, Cargill, Belgium

Andrew Wang

Andrew Wang

President, Alpha Biobeads, LLC, President, Ocean NanoTech, LLC


Tianshi Wang

UC Berkeley, USA

Wei Wang

Wei Wang

Research Science Specialist, Aramco Research Center - Boston

Jason Weiss

Jason Weiss

Miles Lowell and Margaret Watt Edwards Distinguished Chair in Engineering, Oregon State University

Kenton H. Whitmire

Kenton H. Whitmire

Professor of Chemistry, Rice University

Chris Williams

Chris Williams

Virginia Tech

Adria Wilson

Adria Wilson

Technology Manager, U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)

William (Cy) Wilson

William (Cy) Wilson

Electronics Engineer, NASA Langley Research Center

Wendel Wohlleben

Wendel Wohlleben

Senior Scientist, BASF SE, Germany

Alexandra  Wright-Gladstein

Alexandra Wright-Gladstein

Co-Founder and CEO, Ayar Labs, Inc.

Yiliang Wu

Yiliang Wu

Principal Scientist, TE Connectivity

Dalia Yablon

Dalia Yablon

Founder, SurfaceChar LLC

Jun Yang

Jun Yang

Professor, Director of WIN 4.0, The University of Western Ontario, Canada

Yanyun Zhao

Yanyun Zhao

Professor of Food Science & Technology, Oregon State University

Chongwu Zhou

Chongwu Zhou

Professor of Electrical Engineering, University of Southern California (USC)

Xing Zhou

Xing Zhou

Professor, Nanyang Technological University

Gregory R.  Ziegler

Gregory R. Ziegler

Professor of Food Science, Penn State University, Co Founder, Persea Naturals LLC

Trevor Zimmerman

Trevor Zimmerman

Co-Founder and Managing Partner, Blackhorn Ventures

Steven Zullo

Steven Zullo

Program Officer, NIBIB/NIH

 
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