TechConnect World 2020
Co-Located with Nanotech 2020 SBIR/STTR Spring AI TechConnect
 

2019 Key Speakers Included:

Samiul Amin

Samiul Amin

Associate Professor, Manhattan College

Thomas Anchordoquy

Thomas Anchordoquy

Professor Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Colorado

Wolfgang S. Bacsa

Wolfgang S. Bacsa

Professor, University of Toulouse, France

Vikas Berry

Vikas Berry

Professor of Chemical Engineering, University of Illinois at Chicago

Patrick Brant

Patrick Brant

Consultant,

Steven Buechler

Steven Buechler

Professor, University of Notre Dame, Founder, DiagenomiX

Vincent Bulone

Vincent Bulone

Professor, School of Agriculture, Food and Wine, University of Adelaide, Australia

Elizabeth Burton

Elizabeth Burton

Program Director, Carbon Sequestration, California Institute for Energy and Environment, UC Berkeley

Ahmed Busnaina

Ahmed Busnaina

WL Smith Chair, Director Nanoscale Science and Engineering Center (NSEC) for High-rate Nanomanufacturing, Northeastern University

Fiona Case

Fiona Case

Program Chair, TechConnect

Ishita Chakraborty

Ishita Chakraborty

Mechanical Engineer & Data Scientist, Stress Engineering Services

Jeffrey Chalmers

Jeffrey Chalmers

Professor, Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, The Ohio State University

Hongda Chen

Hongda Chen

National Program Leader, U.S. Department of Agriculture

Yupeng Chen

Yupeng Chen

Associate Professor, University of Connecticut

Jeannine M. Coburn

Jeannine M. Coburn

Assistant Professor, Biomedical Engineering Department, Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Katrina Cornish

Katrina Cornish

Professor, Ohio State

Ronald A. Coutu

Ronald A. Coutu

Professor and V. Clayton Lafferty Endowed Chair, Marquette University

Lou Dadock

Lou Dadock

Business Development Manager, FUJIFILM Dimatix, Inc.

Payel Das

Payel Das

IBM Thomas J Watson Research Center

Philip Demokritou

Philip Demokritou

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

Marina A. Dobrovolskaia

Marina A. Dobrovolskaia

Co-Director, Nanotechnology Characterization Laboratory (NCL), National Cancer Institute

Christine E. Duval

Christine E. Duval

Assistant Professor, Case Western Reserve University

Eric Gale

Eric Gale

Assistant Professor, Harvard Medical School

Slade H Gardner

Slade H Gardner

Founder, Big Metal Additive, Inc.


Geoffrey M. Geise

Assistant Professor, University of Virginia

Chuck Geraci

Chuck Geraci

Associate Director, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health

Yury Gogotsi

Yury Gogotsi

Charles T. and Ruth M. Bach Professor, Drexel University

Bill Goldner

Bill Goldner

Senior Advisor Renewable Energy, Natural Resources, and Environment, USDA Office of the Chief Scientist

Joamin Gonzalez-Gutierrez

Joamin Gonzalez-Gutierrez

Chair of Polymer Processing, University of Leoben, Austria, Austria

Pankaj Gupta

Pankaj Gupta

Senior R&D Director, Home and Personal Care, The Dow Chemical Company

Imre Gyuk

Imre Gyuk

Director, Office of Electricity, U.S. Department of Energy

Donny Hanjaya-Putra

Donny Hanjaya-Putra

Assistant Professor, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, University of Notre Dame

Nanci Hardwick

Nanci Hardwick

CEO, MELD Manufacturing Corporation

Christopher Harrison

Christopher Harrison

Research Scientist, Schlumberger

Greg Haugstad

Greg Haugstad

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

Soojung Claire Hur

Soojung Claire Hur

Clare Boothe Luce Assistant Professor, Johns Hopkins University

Sean Ireland

Sean Ireland

Vice President Business Development, Fiberlean Technologies Ltd.

Jim Johnston

Jim Johnston

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

Steven Jons

Steven Jons

R&D Fellow, DuPont

Mandakini Kanungo

Mandakini Kanungo

Senior Research Scientist, Corning, Inc.

Matthew Kapelewski

Matthew Kapelewski

Advanced Researcher, ExxonMobil

Ioannis (Yanni) Karampelas

Ioannis (Yanni) Karampelas

Researcher, FLOW-3D

Trevor Keel

Trevor Keel

Consultant, World Gold Council, UK, Technical Director, Silver Institute, USA

Philip M. Kim

Philip M. Kim

Professor, Donnelly Centre for Cellular and Biomolecular Research, University of Toronto

Peter Koenig

Peter Koenig

Group Head, Procter & Gamble

John P. Kopasz

John P. Kopasz

Chemist/Group Leader, Argonne National Laboratory

Jan Kośny

Jan Kośny

Research Professor, University of Massachusetts, Lowell

Sanat Kumar

Sanat Kumar

Bykhovsky Professor of Chemical Engineering, Columbia University

Kock-Yee Law

Kock-Yee Law

Founder and CEO, Research and Innovative Solutions

Patrick Lee

Patrick Lee

Professor, University of Toronto, Canada

Helen Lentzakis

Helen Lentzakis

Product Manager, Kruger Biomaterials Inc.

Martin E. Leser

Martin E. Leser

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

Kai Liu

Kai Liu

McDevitt Chair in Physics, Georgetown University

Rebecca Locker

Rebecca Locker

Sustainability Lead, Modern Meadow

Anson W. K. Ma

Anson W. K. Ma

Associate Professor, University of Connecticut

Katharina Maisel

Katharina Maisel

Assistant Professor, Fischell Department of Bioengineering, University of Maryland

Prithwiraj Maitra

Prithwiraj Maitra

Research Director & Fellow, Johnson and Johnson

Jeffrey McCutcheon

Jeffrey McCutcheon

Associate Professor, University of Connecticut

Colleen McMahan

Colleen McMahan

Bioproducts Research Chemist, USDA Agricultural Research Service

Michael T. McMahon

Michael T. McMahon

Associate Professor, Department of Radiology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Kelsey McNeely

Kelsey McNeely

Biofuels Program Lead, ExxonMobil

Joey Mead

Joey Mead

Professor; Director of the Nanomanufacturing Center, UMass Lowell

Chris Menzel

Chris Menzel

Principal Scientist, Fujifilm Dimatix, Inc.

Ron Munson

Ron Munson

Principal, Cogentiv Solutions LLC

Deborah J. Myers

Deborah J. Myers

Leader, Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Materials, Argonne National Laboratory

Prakash D. Nallathamby

Prakash D. Nallathamby

Research Assistant Professor, Notre Dame University

Tse Nga (Tina) Ng

Tse Nga (Tina) Ng

Associate Professor, University of California San Diego

World L-S  Nieh

World L-S Nieh

National Program Lead, Forest Products & Wood Utilization Research, U.S. Forest Service

Jan-Steffen Niehaus

Jan-Steffen Niehaus

Head of Department Quantum Materials, Fraunhofer-Center for Applied Nanotechnology CAN, Germany

Alex Norman

Alex Norman

Senior Scientific Associate, Ingredion Incorporated

Kwang W. Oh

Kwang W. Oh

Professor, University at Buffalo (SUNY)

Michele Ostraat

Michele Ostraat

Research Center Leader - Downstream, Aramco Services Company

Len Pagliaro

Len Pagliaro

CEO, Siva Therapeutics Inc.

Pierre Panine

Pierre Panine

Senior Scientist, Xenocs SA, France

Johan Pluyter

Johan Pluyter

President and Founder, Pluyter Consulting, LLC

Martin Poitzsch

Martin Poitzsch

Leader Reservoir Engineering Technologies Team, Aramco Services Company

Elena Polyakova

Elena Polyakova

Founder, Graphene Laboratories, Inc.; Senior Research Fellow, Centre for Advanced 2D Materials, National University of Singapore

YuanQiao Rao

YuanQiao Rao

Fellow, The Dow Chemical Company

Joshua Robinson

Joshua Robinson

Associate Director, Center for Two-Dimensional and Layered Materials, Penn State University

Ryan Roeder

Ryan Roeder

Professor, University of Notre Dame

Rick Ross

Rick Ross

Senior Research Chemist, 3M Company

Robert Ryan

Robert Ryan

Chief Executive Officer/President, Twining, Inc.

Luis Santos

Luis Santos

Scientist, AstraZeneca

Axel Scherer

Axel Scherer

Bernard A. Neches Professor of Electrical Engineering, Medical Engineering, Applied Physics and Physics, Caltech

Maggie Scully

Maggie Scully

Sr. Strategic Business Development Analyst, Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research

Brent M Segal

Brent M Segal

Director of Research Science and Chief Technologist, Lockheed Martin

Brent M Segal

Brent M Segal

Director of Artificial Intelligence, Lockheed Martin

Jo Anne Shatkin

Jo Anne Shatkin

President, Vireo Advisors

Wu-Sheng Shih

Wu-Sheng Shih

Senior Program Manager, Brewer Scientific

Maksim Shivokhin

Maksim Shivokhin

Senior Research Scientist, ExxonMobil

Steven R. Sopher

Steven R. Sopher

Technical Director, JSP

Christopher M. Stafford

Christopher M. Stafford

Materials Science & Engineering Division, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)

Samuel Stavis

Samuel Stavis

Team Leader, NIST

Anirudha V. Sumant

Anirudha V. Sumant

Scientist, Argonne National Labs

Mark Swihart

Mark Swihart

UB Distinguished Professor and Department Chair, University at Buffalo, SUNY

Sarah Tao

Sarah Tao

Technology Lead, Sanofi

Sally Tinkle

Sally Tinkle

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

Tiezheng Tong

Tiezheng Tong

Assistant Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Colorado State University

Caitlin Tressler

Caitlin Tressler

Postdoctoral Fellow, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

Loucas Tsakalakos

Loucas Tsakalakos

Technology Platform Leader, GE Global Research

Thomas E. Twardowski

Thomas E. Twardowski

Founder, Twardowski Scientific

Scott Twary

Scott Twary

Research Scientist/ Team Leader, Los Alamos National Laboratory

Puneet Tyagi

Puneet Tyagi

Senior Scientist, AstraZeneca

Hasan Uludag

Hasan Uludag

Professor, University of Alberta, Canada

Krassimir Velikov

Krassimir Velikov

Program Director at NanoNextNL, Science Leader at Unilever, Netherlands

Mian Wang

Mian Wang

Postdoctoral Researcher, Harvard Medical school; Research Affiliate,, MIT

Thomas J. Webster

Thomas J. Webster

Chair and Professor of Chemical Engineering, Northeastern University

Bob Westervelt

Bob Westervelt

Professor of Physics and Applied Physics, Harvard University

William (Cy) Wilson

William (Cy) Wilson

Electronics Engineer, NASA Langley Research Center

William L. Wilson

William L. Wilson

Executive Director, Center for Nanoscale Systems, Harvard University

Wendel Wohlleben

Wendel Wohlleben

Senior Principal Scientist, BASF SE, Germany

Tak-Sing Wong

Tak-Sing Wong

Wormley Family Professor in Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University Cofounder, spotLESS Materials Inc

Yiliang Wu

Yiliang Wu

Principal Scientist, R&D Manager, TE Connectivity

Wei Xie

Wei Xie

Principal R&D Scientist, Form Energy Inc.

Huolin Xin

Huolin Xin

Assistant Professor, Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of California, Irvine

Meng Xue

Meng Xue

Principal Chemist, Ingredion Incorporated

Dalia Yablon

Dalia Yablon

Technical Program Chair, TechConnect World Innovation Conference

Namiko Yamamoto

Namiko Yamamoto

Assistant Professor, Aerospace Engineering, Penn State University.

Xindi Yu

Xindi Yu

Research Scientist, The Dow Chemical Company

Lijie Grace Zhang

Lijie Grace Zhang

Associate Professor, George Washington University

Xing Zhou

Xing Zhou

Professor, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Maxim A Ziatdinov

Maxim A Ziatdinov

Research Scientist, Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Steven Zullo

Steven Zullo

Program Director, National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB)/NIH

2019 Sponsors & Partners
 

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SBIR/STTR Agency Partners