TechConnect World 2019

Composite Materials

Composite Materials

Symposium Co-Chairs

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

Thomas E. TwardowskiThomas E. Twardowski
Twardowski Scientific

Key Speakers

Joey MeadPerformance and Recycling of Nanocomposites for Electronics Applications
Joey Mead
Professor; Director of the Nanomanufacturing Center, UMass Lowell

Vijaya ChalivendraDamage sensing in Composites using Carbon nanotubes
Vijaya Chalivendra
Professor, UMass Dartmouth


Symposium Sessions

Wednesday June 19

10:30Polymer Composites Manufacturing & Innovation
1:30Fiber & Polymer Composites
3:30Composite Materials: Posters

Symposium Program

Wednesday June 19

10:30Polymer Composites Manufacturing & Innovation313
Session chair: Thomas E. Twardowski, Jefferson University, US; Jim Johnston, Victoria University of Wellington, NZ
10:30Performance and Recycling of Nanocomposites for Electronics Applications
J. Mead, University of Massachusetts, Lowell, US
10:55Damage Sensing in Composites using Carbon Nanotubes
V. Chalivendra, University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth, US
11:20Light-Weight Polymer Armors
S. Ren, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, US
11:40Functionalized Boron Nitride Nanotubes and their Polymer nanocomposites
J. Guan, A. Derdouri, B. Ashrafi, A. Benhalima, K.S. Kim, C.T. Kingston, B. Simard, National Research Council Canada, CA
12:00Properties of Laser Pulse Heated Polymer Nanocomposites
S.F. Bartolucci, J.A. Maurer, U.S. Army RDECOM-ARDEC, US
1:30Fiber & Polymer Composites306
Session chair: Jim Johnston, Victoria University of Wellington, NZ; Thomas E. Twardowski, Jefferson University, US
1:30A review of industrial properties in E-glass epoxy/thermoplastic composites for autonomous crack healing applications
A. Cohades, N. Hostettler, V. Michaud, EPFL-LPAC, CH
1:50Maximising the Mechanical Performance of Fibre-Polymer Composites via a Developed Understanding of Interfacial Adhesion and an Associated Test Method
M. Hayward, J. Johnston, T. Dougherty, K. de Silva, Victoria University of Wellington, NZ
2:10Alignment of Bulk Graphene Layers in Polymer Fibers
W. Xu, R. Verma, S. Jambhulkar, R. Franklin, K. Song, Arizona State University, US
2:30Multiscale Simulation of Unidirectional Carbon Fiber Reinforced Polymer Strength
F. Souza, L. Castro, K. Neves, L. Lima, H. Cornwell, MultiMechanics, US
2:50Bio-Inspired Nanofibrous Membrane for Multifunctional and Antibacterial Nanofiltration
S. Woranuch, J. Arin, A. Pangon, K. Puagsuntia, N. Subjalearndee, V. Intasanta, National Nanotechnology Center, National Science and Technology Development Agency, TH
3:10Nanofibrous Air Filters from Self-Organizing/Regenerating Molecular LEGOs
T.S. Ching, National University of Singapore, SG
3:30Composite Materials: PostersBoylston Hallway
Novel dynamic compressive and ballistic properties in 7075Al+SiC+B4C hybrid composite
M. Jo, J.H. Choi, I. Jo, S-K Lee, S. Lee, POSTECH, KR
Method of Forming Gradient Coating Based on the Hybrid E-jetting and E spray 3D desktop bio-printing platform
J.F.U. Hsi, National Univerisity of Singapore, SG
Aluminum Carbon Nanotube (Al-CNT) Composites reinforced by CNTs coated with Al using Electroless Deposition
M. Elsharkawi, A. Esawi, The American University in Cairo, EG
Nanocomposite Sensors for Biomedical and Energy Harvesting Applications
A.K. Batra, B.B. Bohara, C.M. Glenn, Alabama A&M University, US
Influence of QD-PMMA interface modification on optical and mechanical properties of composite films
R. Abozaid, V. Radojevic, I. Radovic, Z. Lazarevic, N. Romcevic, D. Sevicc, M. Rabasovic, University of Belgrade, Faculty of Technology and Metallurgy, RS
Nonlinear optical nanocomposite : Electrospun PVA nanofibers embedded with PCBS.
I. Kandas, E. Samir, N. Shehata, A.K. Mahmoud, Kuwait College of Science and Technology (KCST),, KW

This symposium focuses on recent technology development for composite materials in a broad range of product areas. This, our 16th annual event, will focus particularly on nanocomposites, and on composites of sustainable materials. Submit an abstract and join researchers from around the world as we highlight applications-focused research and manufacturing innovations.

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