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TechConnect World 2020 Program - Monday June 29

7:00Registration
8:15TechConnect World Innovation Conference - Keynotes
A. Goel, Nanobiosym, Chairman & CEO, US
J. Clarke, Intel Corporation, Director of Quantum Hardware, US
A. Fischer, DARPA, AI Program Manager, US
10:00Coffee Break
10:30AI, Modeling and Simulation for Materials Design
Session chair: Rick Ross, 3M Company, US; Peter Koenig, Procter & Gamble, US
Accelerating Materials Discovery and Design using AI and Machine Learning
S. Sankaranarayanan, University of Illinois at Chicago, US
Molecular Models Empowering Data-Driven Approaches to Materials Discovery
J. Wu, University of California, Riverside, US
Combining High-throughput Atomic Scale Simulation and Deep Reinforcement Learning in the Discovery of Novel OLED Materials with Targeted Optoelectronic Properties
Y. An, T.F. Hughes, D.J. Giesen, A. Chandrasekaran, M.A.F. Afzal, H.S. Kawk, K. Leswing, K. Marshall, T. Robertson, M.D. Halls, Schrodinger, Inc., US
An Improved Sampling Technique For Accelerated Numerical Simulations with Hybrid Uncertainties
F. Pourkamali-Anaraki, M.A. Hariri-Ardebili, S. Sattar, University of Massachusetts Lowell, US
Adaptive Machine Learning enabled Search for Functional Materials with Targeted Properties
P.V. Balachandran, University of Virginia, US
Deep Materials Informatics: Illustrative Applications of Deep Learning in Materials Science
A. Agrawal, Northwestern University, US
10:30Materials for Sustainable Building
Session chair: Jan Kośny, University of Massachusetts, Lowell, US; Robert Ryan, Twining, Inc., US
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S. Mumme, U.S. Department of Energy, US
Corrosion Potential Reduction of Phenolic-Based Cellular Plastic Insulation
J. Kosny, University of Massachusetts, Lowell, US
A High-Performance Wood Strand Composite Material for Building Envelopes
V. Yadama, M. Mohammadabadi, Washington State University, US
Highly Transparent and Thermal Insulating Window Material with Engineered Material Gradient
S. Ren, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, US
Photoelectrochromic Film for Color Changing Windows
C.H. Han, S. Hong, Korea Institute of Energy Research, KR
10:30Surface Design, Adhesion & Sustainability
Session chair: Kock-Yee Law, Research and Innovative Solutions, US
Nature-Inspired Materials for Water Sustainability Applications
T-S Wong, The Pennsylvania State University, US
Frost Pattern on Macrotextured Surfaces
K-C Park, Northwestern University, US
Smooth and transparent hydrophilic surfaces showing good water sliding properties
A. Hozumi, S. Nakamura, C. Urata, R.J. Archers, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, JP
Design and fabrication of water repellent surfaces for subzero applications
G. Boveri, M. Raimondo, F. Veronesi, A. Corozzi, Institute of Science and Technology for Ceramics ISTEC CNR, IT
Engineering surfaces for condensing economizers: From filmwise to jumping droplet condensation using all dry processing
D. Davazoglou, G. Thomopoulos, V.S. Stathopoulos, N. Vourdas, NCSR Demokritos, GR
The relationship between superhydrophobic surface topography and ice adhesion
Y. Wang, University of Massachusetts Lowell, US
10:30Frontiers in Agriculture Materials & Devices
Enhancing agrichemical delivery and seedling development with biodegradable, tunable, biopolymer-based nanofiber seed coatings
T. Xu, C. Ma, Z. Aytac, X. Hu, K.W. Ng, J.C. White, P. Demokritou, The Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station, US
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TBA, Louisiana State University, US
New approaches to an old target: Improved fertilizers to increase harvest yields of key crops grown in the U.S.
J.M. Carter, E. Brown, N.B. Bowden, University of Iowa, US
Targeted Transport of Plant Growth Promoting Rhizobacteria by Soil Protists
L.M. Shor, C. Hawxhurst, J.L. Micciulla, D.J. Gage, D.J. Gage, University of Connecticut, US
E-Beam Treatment of Invasive Species
M. Geelhoed, Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, US
10:30Energy Storage Keynotes
Session chair: Imre Gyuk, U.S. Department of Energy
Energy storage success stories and commercial-ready technologies
I. Gyuk, U.S. Department of Energy, US
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R. Weed, ARES, US
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Y-M. Chiang, Massachusetts Institute of Technology / Form Energy, US
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V. de Angelis, Urban Electric Power, US
10:30Membranes for Water Technologies
Session chair: Steven Jons, DuPont Water Solutions, US; Geoffrey M. Geise, University of Virginia, US
Nanostructure Design and Morphology Control of Thin-film Composite Membrane for Enhanced Desalination Performance
Q.J. Niu, Shenzhen University, CN
Smart design of membranes resistant to mineral scaling in reverse osmosis: Is it feasible?
T. Tong, Colorado State University, US
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C. Stafford, National Institute of Standards & Technology, US
Structure/property relationships in polymer membranes for water purification and energy applications
G.M. Geise, University of Virginia, US
Carbon nanotube thin film deposition on hollow fiber membranes: addressing the scalability challenges of conductive membranes
M. Larocque, McMaster University, CA
10:30Diagnostics & Bioimaging: Keynotes
Session chair: Prakash D. Nallathamby, Notre Dame University; Eric Gale, Harvard Medical School
Tools for accurate subtyping and improved treatment of colorectal cancer
S. Buechler, University of Notre Dame / DiagenomiX, US
Development and assessment of quantitative imaging tools
Q. Li, Food & Drug Administration, US
New nonmetallic Imidazole MRI contrast agents for performing functional MRI of kidneys
S. Bo, K.D. Pavuluri, Y. Wu, N. Yadav, M. Pomper, F. Sedaghat, M. Kates, M.T. McMahon, Johns Hopkins University, US
MALDI Imaging: Taking Biomedical Research to the Next Level of Molecular Microscopy
C. Tressler, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, US
10:30Printed & Flexible Electronics
Session chair: Mandakini Kanungo, Corning, Inc., US; Yiliang Wu, TE Connectivity, US
Thin-Film Transistors and the Flexible Electronics
A. Dodabalapur, The University of Texas at Austin, US
Flexible Organic Sensors for Biomechanical Measurements
T.N. Ng, University of California, San Diego, US
Printed sensors for vital sign monitoring
E. Smits, Holst Centre / TNO, NL
Printed Electronics and Sensors for challenging applications
S. Mukhopadhyay, Obsidian Advanced Manufacturing, US
The effect of different calculation methods on surface free energy of substrates used in printed electronics and the solution based on the laws of thermodynamics
B.N. Altay, P.D. Fleming, M. Bolduc, S.G. Cloutier, Western Michigan University, US
10:30MEMS & NEMS Devices, Modeling & Applications
Session chair: William (Cy) Wilson, NASA. Langley Research Center, US, Ronald A. Coutu, Marquette University
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M. Rinaldi, Northeastern University, US
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L. Sohn, University of California, Berkeley, US
Nanoparticle Composite Membranes: Versatile Materials for Future MEMS/NEMS Sensors and Actuators
H. Schlicke, S. Kunze, H. Hartmann, T. Vossmeyer, Fraunhofer Center for Applied Nanotechnology CAN, DE
Design and Fabrication of a Novel Microcontact Support Structure for Efficient Contact Surface Post-Mortem Characterization
P. Mahanta, F. Anwar, R.A. Coutu Jr., Marquette University, US
A Universal Two-Input MEMS Logic Gate
N. Jones, J. Clark, Auburn University, US
10:30Machine Learning for Optical and Radiative Microscopy
Session chair: Greg Haugstad, University of Minnesota, Dalia Yablon, TechConnect, US
Autonomous Synchrotron X-ray Diffraction for Phase Mapping and Materials Optimization
A.G. Kusne, National Institute of Standards & Technology, US
Real-time 3D Coherent Diffraction Data Inversion Through Deep Learning
M. Cherukara, H. Chan, T. Zhou, Y. Nashed, S. Sankaranarayanan, M. Holt, R. Harder, Argonne National Lab, US
Machine learning based detection and deep learning based image inpainting of preparation artefacts in micrographs
A. Jansche, A.K. Choudhary, T. Bernthaler, G. Schneider, Aalen University, DE
Improvement of Oil Spill Mapping from Satellite Image Using Directional Median Filtering with Articicial Neural Network
S.H. Park, H.S. Jung, University of Seoul, KR
Application of deep convolutional neural networks (DCNN) in materials microscopy for the automated detection of defects
O. Badmos, A. Kopp, D. Hohs, R. Büttner, T. Bernthaler, G. Schneider, Hochschule Aalen, DE
Machine Learning for Materials Characterization and Imaging
M.K.Y. Chan, Argonne National Laboratory, US
10:30Gold and Silver Nanoparticle Applications
Session chair: Trevor Keel, Silver Institute, US
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T. Keel, Material Value, UK
Nanoparticle Design for Commercial Photothermal Therapies
M. Miranda, A. Saunders, S. Oldenburg, nanoComposix, US
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Q. Huo, University of Central Florida, US
Multifunctional Dendronized Nanoparticles for Cancer Therapies
M-C. Daniel Onuta, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, US
Opportunities Turning Paper Mills into Nanofactories of Metal Nanoparticle Papers
R.I. MacCuspie, T. Dankovich, J. Levine, Folia Water & MacCuspie Innovations, US
10:302D Materials Electrical and Optical Properties
Session chair: Anirudha V. Sumant, Argonne National Laboratory, US, Elena Polyakova, Graphene Laboratories, Inc., US
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J. Robinson, The Pennsylvania State University, US
Chemical Doping and Interface Engineering of Monolayer TMDs
S. Zhang, C.A. Hacker, National Institute of Standards and Technology, US
Growth and extrinsic p-type doping of pulsed laser deposited few layer WS2 films
U.P. Rathod, C. Iheomamere, C.L. Arnold, A.A. Voevodin, N.D. Shepherd, University of North Texas, US
Spatially Selective Enhancement of Photoluminescence in MoS2 by Exciton-Mediated Adsorption and Defect Passivation
K. McCreary, S. Sivaram, A. Hanbicki, M. Rosenberger, H-J Chuang, B. Jonker, Naval Research Laboratory, US
Interlayer Exciton in atomically reconstructed MoSe2/WSe2
H.J. Chuang, Naval Research Labortory, US
Environmentally Stable Quasi-2D Gallium Telluride for Polarization Sensitive Optoelectronic Applications
M. Kotha, A. Kaloyeros, S. Gallis, SUNY Polytechnic Institute, US
10:30Materials for Drug & Gene Delivery
Session chair: Puneet Tyagi, AstraZeneca, Jeannine M. Coburn, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Particle-based drug delivery systems:role of pharmaceutical development
J. Rashba-Step, Phosphorex, Inc., US
Delivery of mRNA vaccines by lipid nanoparticles
K. Hassett, Moderna Therapeutics, US
Examining and exploiting lymphatic vessels for drug delivery at mucosal surfaces
K. Maisel, University of Maryland, US
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M. Dobrovolskaia, National Cancer Institute, US
Pearl Bio - Templated Biomaterials for Half-Life Extension and Therapeutic Functionalization
N. Ma, Yale University, US
10:30Quantum: Computing & Networking
Session chair: Bob Westervelt, Harvard University, US, William L. Wilson, Harvard University, US
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W. Oliver, MIT Lincoln Laboratory, US
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S. Guha, University of Arizona, US
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T. Durakiewicz, National Science Foundation, US
Many-body QED with atoms and photons: A new platform for quantum optics
K.S. Choi, Institute for Quantum Computing, University of Waterloo, CA
10:30Advanced Manufacturing Innovation
Session chair: Joey Mead, Nanomanufacturing Center, U.Mass Lowell, US
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E. Zeira, Huntsman Advanced Materials, US
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A. Busnaina, Northeastern University, US
Super-resolution focused-ion-beam nanofabrication
A.C. Madison, K.-T. Liao, J. Schumacher, J.S. Villarrubia, K. Siebein, B.R. Ilic J.A. Liddle, S.M. Stavis, National Institute of Standards and Technology, US
Hybrid nanomanufacturing for wearable intelligence
W. Wenzhuo, Purdue University, US
Layered Structures - Innovative Tube/Pipe Manufacturing Process
C. Ritchie, K. McNeil, Techreo, Inc., US
The International Space Station as a Platform for In-Space Manufacturing
R.D. Reeves, E. Esen, International Space Station U.S. National Laboratory, US
10:30Inkjet Design, Materials & Fabrication
Session chair: Chris Menzel, Fujifilm Dimatix, Inc., US
Inkjet-based 3D Printing of Functional Materials
A. Ma, E. Chadwick, S.Y. Chang, M. Pardakhti, University of Connecticut, US
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L. Dadock, FUJIFILM Dimatix, Inc., US
Construction of electronic structures and their transfer to biological substrates using graphene oxide and commercial off-the-shelf inkjet printing
K.E. Whitener, Jr., W-Kg Lee, S.P. Yoseph, D. Haridas, U.S. Naval Research Laboratory, US
Multi-solvent-controlled Marangoni flows and uniform deposit patterns
G. Oh, W.J. Jeong, B.M. Weon, Sungkyunkwan University, KR
Hybrid nanopigments for ink-jet printing on textiles
J. Gomes, University of Minho, PT
12:00Lunch (available for purchase in Expo Hall)Expo Hall
1:30AI, Modeling and Simulation for Materials Design
Session chair: Rick Ross, 3M Company, US; Peter Koenig, Procter & Gamble, US
Materials Informatics Applications for Structural Adhesives at 3M
C. Lipscomb, 3M, US
Multiscale modeling and machine learning for accelerated decision making for formulation and packaging materials
L. Subramanian, Dassault Systemes, US
Machine Learning for the Optimization of Optical Nano-Materials
A.-P. Blanchard-Dionne, O.J.F. Martin, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne, CH
Identifying Crystal Structure from Open and Accessible Materials
J. Tate, J. Aguiar, M.L. Gong, T. Tasdizen, University of Utah, US
SMILES-X: Autonomous Molecular Compounds Characterisation For Small Datasets Without Descriptors
G. Lambard, E. Gracheva, National Institute for Materials Science, JP
AI-driven Advanced Materials-Manufacturing Innovation
M. Kolel-Veetil, S. Kalidindi, Naval Research Laboratory, US
1:30Frontiers in Building Insulation
Session chair: Jan Kośny, University of Massachusetts, Lowell, US, Bjørn Petter Jelle, Norwegian University of Science, Technology (NTNU), NO
The Conundrum and Reality – Aging of Vacuum Insulation Panels (VIPs) in Buildings
P. Mukhopadhyaya, University of Victoria, CA
Research issues facing vacuum insulation panels
H. Singh, Brunel University of London, UK
Design and Application of Integration Vacuum Insulation Panel (IVIP) in Passive Zero Energy Building
Z. Chen, M. Li, S. Asim, Y. Li, Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, CN
Development and characterization of an aerogel–graphite polyurethane spray-foam composite
U. Berardi, Ryerson University, CA
Tailor-Making Nano Insulation Materials with Lowered Thermal Conductivity by Utilizing the Knudsen Effect
B.P. Jelle, S.A. Mofid, M. Grandcolas, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) / SINTEF Community, NO
A Market Outlook for the Aerogel Industry
R. Collins, IDTechEx, UK
1:30Coating Materials & Surface Modifications I
Session chair: Kock-Yee Law, Research, Innovative Solutions, US
Surface functionalization and coatings of glass and their applications
P. Mazumder, Corning Research and Development Corporation, US
Ultrathin Surface Coating to Modulate the Wetting and Adhesion Properties of Glass and Its Application
I. Bhattacharyya, J. Tseng, D. Acquard, R. Manley, P. Mazumder, Corning Research and Development Corporation, US
Self-healing Coatings based on Cyclodextrine-derived Polyrotaxane Nanocomposites
C. Becker-Willinger, B. Ali, J. Brunke, G. Wenz, INM - Leibniz Institute for New Materials, DE
Fluidic Control through Surface Engineering
Z. Liu, T.F. Yap, R. Shveda, D. Kahanda, D.J. Preston, Rice University, US
Innovative Surface Technologies to Make Protective and Functional Coatings on Light Metal Alloy and Polymer Components
F. Hou, C. Goode, Cirrus Materials Science Limited, NZ
Novel DAGS Polymers for multiapplicable wetting/anti-wetting tuning
S. Seeger, A. DeCrema, University of Zurich, CH
1:30Food Materials & Innovations
Creating Value Products in the Food Industry from Crop Waste and Biomass
V. Bulone, University of Adelaide, AU
Chemometric modeling for quality and process control in food industry
M. Xue, J. Medic, Ingedion Inc., US
An update of recent trends of nanotechnology R&D in food and agriculture
H. Chen, U.S. Department of Agriculture, US
Safety concerns of foodborne Inorganic Nanoparticles: titanium dioxide nanoparticles adversely impact gut microbiota
H. Xiao, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, US
Characterization of Nanoparticles in Silicon Dioxide Food Additives
S.A. Khan, M.E. Johnson, A.R. Montoro Bustos, K.E. Murphy, I.H. Strenge, T.R. Croley, US Food and Drug Administration, US
Antifreeze Proteins: Their New Roles and Potential Impact on Food Product Development
X. Wen, California State University Los Angeles, US
1:30Battery Innovations
Session chair: Imre Gyuk, U.S. Department of Energy
Metal-H2 Gas Batteries for Low-Cost, Long-Life and Safe Stationary Storage
Y. Cui, Stanford University, US
Engineering an Aqueous Energy Dense Manganese Dioxide|Zinc Battery to Challenge Lithium- Ion’s Dominance
G.G. Yadav, Urban Electric Power, US
Material and Electrode Designs for Scalable Electrochemical Energy Storage
E.S. Takeuchi, K.J. Takeuchi, A.C. Marschilok, Stony Brook University, US
Towards engineered flow-through electrodes: understanding mass transport in 3D-printed electrodes with periodic porous structures
A. Ivanovskaya, V. Beck, S. Chandrasekaran, B. Moran, T. Weisgraber, E. Draves, M. Worsley, S. Baker, E. Duoss, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, US
Unique Chemistry of Atomic Layer Deposition for Protection of Cathodes and Li-Metal Anodes
D. Kang, R.E. Warburton, A.U. Mane, J.P. Greeley, J.W. Elam, Argonne National Laboratory, US
Interface Design in Electrode Materials for Sodium Ion Batteries
H. Xiong, Boise State University, US
Sodium Metal Anodes – The Influence of Neglected Parameters
R. Rupp, A. Vlad, Université Catholique de Louvain, BE
1:30Water Technologies
Session chair: Steven Jons, DuPont Water Solutions
Capacitive deionization process for water desalination and novel adsorbents for selective removal of selenium and arsenic from contaminated water
M. Parans Paranthaman, S.F. Evans, M.R. Ivancevic, C. Tsouris, A.M. Levine, R.J. Lee, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, US
Black and superwicking metal surface for interfacial solar-thermal water sanitation
S.C. Singh, Mohammed ElKabbash, Chunlei Guo, University of Rochester, US
Light harvesting and photothermal effects for water desalination
A. Alabastri, Rice University, US
Catalytic Nanomaterials for PFAS Removal and Degradation
J. Brockgreitens, A. Abbas, Claros Technologies Inc, US
The GreenBox: Modular Technology for the Removal of Ammonia and Nitrate with Energy Cogeneration
G.G. Botte, Texas Tech University, US
Plasma Based Technology for Water Treatment
A. Denvir, M. Howdeshell, NCH Corporation/Chem-Aqua, US
Comparative study of metal adsorption interaction properties of benzene di-, tri-, and tetra- carboxylate metal organic frameworks
E. Dixon Dikio, N. Ayawei, D. Wankasi, Niger Delta University, NG
Magnetic Prussian Blue derivative: An efficient material for thallium removal from simulated mining wastewater
Y.C. López, G.A. Ortega, M.A. Martínez, E. Reguera, Instituto Politécnico Nacional, MX
1:30Interventional Diagnostic Biomarkers and Data Analytics
Session chair: Eric Gale, Harvard Medical School, Prakash D. Nallathamby, Notre Dame University
PEST-enabled Precision Medicine Platform for Viral Diagnostics and Therapeutics
S. Yao, X. Wang, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, US
GammaPix PK: Cost-effective, in-vivo monitoring & tracking of radio-nuclides
E.P. Rubenstein, G.A. Drukier, F. d’Errico, Image Insight Inc., US
Glycation of the lipoprotein ApoAI is a novel biomarker for early predicting diabetic cardiovascular complications.
S. Kashyap, S. Ilchenko, E. Reed, T. Kasumov, Northeast Ohio Medical University, US
Beyond in vitro
M. Blanco, NANOPEC, US
Novel Genomic Signatures of Neural Repair to Assess Long-term Recovery from Supersonic/Hypersonic Shock Wave Exposures
S. Svetlov, K. Wang, S. Murphy, F. Kobeissy, P. Vandevord, Immunova, LLC, US
1:30Printed & Flexible Electronics
Session chair: Yiliang Wu, TE. Connectivity, US, Mandakini Kanungo, Corning, Inc., US
Materials and Manufacturing Challenges in Flexible Hybrid Electronics
K. Cooper, National Science Foundation, US
Flexible Glass Applications & Process Scaling
S. Garner, Corning, Inc., US
Bridging the competence gap: Flexible Hybrid Electronics
M. Dyson, K. Ghaffarzadeh, IDTechEx, UK
Redefining the make and use of Anisotropic Conductive Films for hybrid and flexible electronics.
L. Morten, CondAlign AS, NO
Conformal Printed High Temperature Electronics
S. Ren, University at Buffalo SUNY, US
Phase-change photolithography: Rapid diffraction limited patterning of organic electronic materials
Z.I. Bedolla-Valdez, Z. Su, G. Gonal, T.L. Murrey, C.C. Cendra-Guinassi, A. Salleo, C. Grigoropoulos, A.J. Moulé, University of California, Davis, US
1:30MEMS & NEMS Devices, Modeling & Applications
Session chair: William (Cy) Wilson, NASA. Langley Research Center, US, Ronald A. Coutu, Marquette University
Technical Development Opportunities and Challengers of MEMS for Security and Safety Applications
T. Li, NXP Semiconductor, US
Towards Zero Apparent Damping of MEMS Resonators by Force Feedback
A. Abrol, Z. Zhu, Y. Han, J.V. Clark, Auburn University, US
Accoustic Levitation of protein crystals
P. Docker, G. Leen, M. Ward, P. Aller, D. Axford, Diamond light source, UK
Wide bandgap (AlN, GaN, SiC) RF-MEMS devices for extreme environment applications
A. Qamar, M.-R. Zadeh, University of Michigan, US
S-Drives: A piezo-electric muscle geometry
N. Jones, J. Clark, Auburn University, US
Analysis of temperature variation influence on Q-factor and mode-matching of 2-DOF vibratory rotational velocity sensor
J. Nazdrowicz, A. Napieralski, Lodz University of Technology, PL
1:30Machine Learning for Probe and Electron Microscopy
Session chair: Dalia Yablon, TechConnect, US, Greg Haugstad, University of Minnesota, US
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M. Scott, University of California, Berkeley, US
Artificially Intelligent Transmission Electron Microscopy
H. Xin, University of California, Irvine, US
Correlative and causal machine learning in scanning probe and electron microscopy
M. Ziatdinov, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, US
Opportunities in Machine Learning for Atomic Force Microscopy
I. Chakraborty, D. Yablon, Stress Engineering Services, Inc., US
Intermodulation AFM a novel multifrequency technique for material insight
D. Forchheimer, Intermodulation Products AB, SE
Fourier-reconstructed force fingerprints in AFM: machine learning for novel contrast
G. Haugstad, A. Avery, R. Rahn, S. Hubig, B. Luo, H.-S. Lee, A. McCormick, D. Forschheimer, University of Minnesota, US
1:30Silver & Gold Advanced Materials
Session chair: Trevor Keel, World Gold Council, UK
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P. Bishop, Johnson Matthey Technology Centre, UK
Plasmonic colors for novel coloring effects
O. Pluchery, Sorbonne Université, Institut des NanoSciences de Paris, FR
Dichroic Colour-Changing Materials
E. G. Wrigglesworth, J.H. Johnston, Victoria University of Wellington, NZ
Innovations in Conductive Printing on Textiles
A. Mills, North Carolina State University, US
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E. Tate, Inhibit Coatings, NZ
1:30Medical Devices
Development of Best Practices for Finite Element Analysis of Spinal Fusion Cages
A.P. Baumann, U.S. Food & Drug Administration, US
Innovation in interbody spinal fusion implants with porous and bioactive composites: The journey from concept to commercialization
R.K. Roeder, University of Notre Dame, US
Bending-Dominant Mechanical Meta-Material (Ortho-Metamaterial) Iso-Stiff as Cortical Bone for Femoral Prosthetic Stem to prevent Femoral Periprosthetic Bone Resorption
I.A. Miske, T.E. Parr, H. Seyyedhosseinzadeh, H. Hosseinzadeh, Rowan University, US
Flexible optoelectronic microsystems for bio-interfacing
L. Lu, George Washington University, US
4D Acoustoelectric Cardiac Imaging for Fast and Accurate Mapping of Arrhythmias
S. Vohnout, ElectroSonix LLC, US
3D Bioprinted Cancer-On-Chip for Drug Testing
A. Bhusal, R. Schwartz, H. Anh Nguyen, O. Labutina, A.K. Miri, Rowan University, US
Wearable technology, remote patient monitoring & cardiovascular disease
I. De Backer, IDTechEx, UK
1:30Novel 2D Materials
Session chair: Elena Polyakova, Graphene Laboratories, Inc., US, Anirudha V. Sumant, Argonne National Laboratory, US
2D Carbides (MXenes) Open New Horizons in the World of Carbon-Based Materials
Y. Gogotsi, Drexel University, US
Tellurene: an emerging 2-D multifunctional material system
W. Wu, Purdue University, US
Quantum Calligraphy: Writing Single Photon Emitters in a Two-Dimensional Materials Platform
M.R. Rosenberger, C.K. Dass, H.-J. Chuang, S.V. Sivaram, K.M. McCreary, J.R. Hendrickson, B.T. Jonker, U.S. Naval Research Laboratory, US
Nanopatterning of monolayer graphene by Quantum Optical Lithography
E. Pavel, V. Marinescu, Storex Technologies, RO
Enhancing Solar Cells and Catalysts using Novel 2D Nanomaterials
J. Shapter, University of Queensland, AU
Widely Tunable Bi2Se3/TMD 2D Heterostructures for Write-Read-Erase-Reuse Applications, as well as Oxygen Sensing and Storage
Z. Hennighausen, C. Lane, A. Bansil, S. Kar, Naval Research Laboratory, US
Synthesis of High-Quality Monolayer Transition Metal Dichalcogenides using Direct Liquid Injection
K. McCreary, E. Cobas, A. Hanbicki, M. Rosenberger, H-J Chuang, V. Oleshko, B. Jonker, Naval Research Laboratory, US
1:30Keynotes: Sustainable Materials for Personal & Home Care
Session chair: YuanQiao Rao, The Dow Chemical Company, US, Johan Pluyter, Pluyter Consulting, LLC
Dow’s Sustainability Journey in Home and Personal Care
P. Gupta, The Dow Chemical Company, US
Green Chemistry & Engineering Challenges for Home and Personal Care Materials
T.A. Kwan, Unilever, US
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C. Bosques, Evolved by Nature, US
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P. Singh, Cargill, US
Materials Science of Natural Material Based Hair Fixatives
Y.Q. Rao, T. Lan, K. Joshi, The Dow Chemical Company, US
1:30Biomaterials
Session chair: Jeannine M. Coburn, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, US
Engineering nanoparticle probes for detecting disease and monitoring therapy with computed tomography
R.K. Roeder, T.E. Curtis, C.J. Evans, T.A. Finamore, L. Li, T.L. McGinnity, P.D. Nallathamby, University of Notre Dame, US
Synthetic Biomaterials to Control Stem Cell Morphogenesis
D. Hanjaya-Putra, University of Notre Dame, US
Electrospun Nanofibers for Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction: Effect of Draw Ratio on Enzymatic Degradation Rate
D. Brennan, J. Posselt, E. Wagner, V. Beachley, Rowan University, US
3D-Bioprinted Photocurable Natural Hydrogel for Cartilage Regeneration
H. Zhu, G. Guangdong, H.H. Chen, SinoBioPrint (Shanghai)Biotech Ltd., CN
DNA nanofabrication overview: Opportunities and challenges for industrial implementation
J.M. Majikes, National Institute of Standards and Technology, US
Broad Spectrum Antivenom
Y. Xu, B. Brooks, Z. Zhou, C. Tison, Luna Innovations Inc, US
Rapid Endotoxin Detection and Removal Technologies to Overcome Low Endotoxin Recovery
J. Yeng, J.J. Ston, D. Barua, S. Barua, S. Barua, Missouri University of Science and Technology, US
1:30Quantum: Materials & Devices
Session chair: Bob Westervelt, Harvard University, US, William L. Wilson, Harvard University, US
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A. Yacoby, Harvard University, US
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E-A. Kim, Cornell University, US
Quantum Information Systems & Devices
W.L. Wilson, Harvard University, US
3:00Student Leaders Conference: Welcome Session
4:00TechConnect, SBIR/STTR Expo & Innovation Showcase Reception (4:00 - 6:00)Expo Hall
4:00Federal Agency Booths & Pavillion - All Attendees Encouraged to JoinExpo Hall
2020 Sponsors & Partners
 

2019 SBIR/STTR Agency Partners:

SBIR/STTR Agency Partners