TechConnect World 2020
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Advanced Materials for Engineering Applications

Advanced Materials for Engineering Applications

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2020 Symposium Chair

Brent M. SegalBrent M. Segal
Director of Artificial Intelligence
Lockheed Martin

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

Key Speakers

Peter BishopConverting Nanoparticles into Functional Materials
Peter Bishop
Research Manager, Johnson Matthey Technology Centre, United Kingdom

Olivier PlucheryPlasmonic colors for novel coloring effects
Olivier Pluchery
Professor of Physics, Sorbonne Université; CEO, BICRHOMATICS

Jim JohnstonSustainably Produced Nano-structured Calcium Silicate (CaSil) - A Versatile Material and its Industrial and Environmental Remediation Applications
Jim Johnston
Professor, School of Chemical and Physical Sciences, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand

The TechConnect World Advanced Engineering Materials symposium will feature materials that are ready for commercial application. We will also spotlight new research and development: Innovative technologies, materials, and approaches that could provide game-changing increases in performance in engineering applications. Please submit an abstract and plan to join innovators from industry, academic and government laboratories around the world at this important event. 

 
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Symposium Sessions

Monday June 29

10:30Materials for Sustainable Building
1:30Silver & Gold Advanced Materials

Tuesday June 30

10:30Concrete Innovations
1:30Membranes: Special Focus Session
4:00Coating Materials & Membranes - Posters
4:00Materials Characterization - Posters
4:00Graphene & 2D-Materials - Posters

Wednesday July 1

8:30Advanced Materials & Manufacturing Keynotes
4:00Carbon Nano Structures & Devices - Posters
4:00Biomaterials - Posters

Symposium Program

Monday June 29

10:30Materials for Sustainable Building
Session chair: Jan Kośny, University of Massachusetts, Lowell, US; Robert Ryan, Twining, Inc., US
TBA
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
1:30Silver & Gold Advanced Materials
Session chair: Trevor Keel, World Gold Council, UK
TBA
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
TBA
E. Tate, Inhibit Coatings, NZ

Tuesday June 30

10:30Concrete Innovations
Session chair: Jan Kośny, University of Massachusetts, Lowell, US, Robert Ryan, Twining, Inc., US
Mitigating Alkali-Silica Reaction in Sustainable Concrete using Functionalized Clay Nanoparticles
J. Wei, University of Massachusetts, Lowell, US
Development of “CO2Concrete” technology for the manufacture of concrete products by carbon dioxide mineralization
G. Falzone, I. Mehdipour, G. Sant, University of California, Los Angeles, US
Design of Ambient-Cured Geopolymer Concrete Using the Taguchi Method
N.A. Farhan, M.N. Sheikh, M.N.S. Hadi, University of Wollongong, AU
Predicting Concrete’s Strength by Machine Learning
M. Bauchy, G. Sant, University of California, Los Angeles, US
Production and characteristics of hydrothermal nanosilica
V. Potapov, D. Gorev, Research Geotechnological Center, Far Eastern Branch of Russian Academy of Sciences, RU
1:30Membranes: Special Focus Session
Session chair: Geoffrey M. Geise, University of Virginia, US
Membrane-based devices for radionuclide purification
C. Duval, Case Western Reserve University, US
Membrane for Aqueous Flow Battery Systems
W. Xie, Form Energy, Inc., US
A Graphene Oxide/Polyvinyl Alcohol Composite Membrane for Rechargeable Alkaline Zn/MnO2 Batteries
J. Huang, G.G. Yadav, S. Banerjee, Urban Electric Power Inc., US
Polymer-Grafted Nanoparticle Membranes with Unusual Gas Separation Properties
S.K. Kumar, Columbia University, US
One-Step Production of Biomimetic Superhydrophobic and Superoleophilic Membrane
Q. Li, J. Zhou, M. Dickey, Zymeron corporation, US
Improved hybrid membranes for CO2 separation with aligned nanostructures
L. Sørvik, L. Ansaloni, M.T. Guzman Gutierrez, L. Deng, T.A. Peters, H. Hemmen, CondAlign AS, NO
A rational asymmetrical hollow fiber membrane for oxygen permeation
C. Ren, Y. Gan, C. Yang, M. Lee, X. Xue, University of South Carolina, US
Graphene nanoplatelets-based membranes for thermal comfort enhancement in textiles
L. Bonetti, A. Fiorati, A. Serafini, F. Tana, A. D’Agostino, G. Masotti, L. Draghi, R. Chiesa, S. Farè, M. Bianchi, L.G. Rizzi, L. De Nardo, Politecnico di Milano, IT
4:00Coating Materials & Membranes - Posters
A two-step glass-ceramic coating process employing laser radiation
D. Correa-Coyac, A. Ramos-Velazquez, A. Michtchenko, R. Zenteno-Garcia, N. Shchedrina, Y. Karlagina, T. Itina, A. Tokmacheva-Kolobova, S. Manohin, D. Lutoshina, R. Yatsuk, G. Odintsova, Instituto Politécnico Nacional, MX
Superhydrophobic Coatings in Marine Applications: Drag Reduction and Corrosion Protection
J. Mead, K. Zheng, J. Zhang, E.K.H. Dodiuk, S. Kenig, C. Barry, H. Sun, University of Massachusetts Lowell, US
Preparation of multiply positively charged substances usable for stable modification of negatively charged solid materials
J. Jindřich, P. Kasal, Charles University, CZ
Plasma chemical advanced composite materials and nanofibers coatings with enhanced properties
Zvi Lahat, Aeroshela K.D. Ltd., IL
Design, fabrication and testing of hybrid micro nano surfaces for nucleate pool boiling heat transfer
S.A. khan, Hamad Bin Khalifa University, QA
4:00Materials Characterization - Posters
Effects of Ga–Cr substitution on structural and magnetic properties of hexaferrite (BaFe12O19) synthesized by sol–gel auto-combustion route
I. Ali, Higher Education Department, Government of Punjab, PK
X-ray imaging of colloidal packing
Y. Kim, G. Oh, W. Jung, B.M. Weon, SungKyunKwan University, KR
Portable material analyser
V. Vishnyakov, University of Huddersfield, UK
Line Confocal Imaging Technology in In-situ 3D, 2D and Tomographic Characterization of Specular and Transparent Parts, Assemblies and Continuous Products
J. Saily, FocalSpec - LMI Technologies (USA), Inc., US
Secondary Ion Mass Spectrometry Image Depth Profiling for Visualizing the Uptake and Biodistribution of Gold Nanoparticles in Caenorhabditis elegans
M.E. Johnson, J. Bennett, A.R. Montoro Bustos, S.K. Hanna, A. Kolmakov, N. Sharp, E.J. Petersen, P.E. Lapasset, C.M. Sims, K.E. Murphy, B.C. Nelson, National Institute of Standards & Technology, US
Spectral Characterization of Tin Dioxide for Gas-Sensing Applications
B. Concepcion, H. Alghamdi, S. Baliga, P. Misra, Howard University, US
Phenomenological modeling of apparent viscosity based on the degree of cure of an EPDM elastomer
S. Gómez-Jimenez, A.M. Becerra-Ferreiro., E. Jareño-Betancourt, J. Vázquez-Penagos, Autonomous University of Zacatecas, MX
A Self-Driving Laboratory for Accelerated Materials Discovery
C.P. Berlinguette, J.E. Hein, A. Aspuru-Guzik, B.P. MacLeod, F.G.L. Parlane, The University of British Columbia, CA
Characterization and Growth Mechanism of APCVD Grown 2D monolayer WS2
M.B. Azim, M. Adachi, Simon Fraser University, CA
4:00Graphene & 2D-Materials - Posters
Large area fabrication of graphene based fabrics for multifunctional e-textiles in energy harvesting and chemical warfare agent sensing applications.
Y. Jin, D. Ka, H. Jung, D. Heo, S. Lee, Agency for Defense Development, KR
Effect of Optimization Parameters on Photocatalytic Performance of g-C3N4 towards Industrial Wastewater Treatment and Antibacterial Activity
D.R. Paul, S.P. Nehra, Deenbandhu Chhotu Ram University of Scienece and Technology, IN
Investigation of Two-Dimensional Layered Perovskites on Optoelectronic Properties, Composition and Their Application in Solar Cells
M-C Tang, S. Zhang, C.A. Hacker, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), US
An Efficient Way To Suppress the Competition between Adsorption of H2 and Desorption of nH2–Nb Complex from Graphene Sheet: A Promising Approach to H2 Storage
O. Faye, University of Saskachewan, CA

Wednesday July 1

8:30Advanced Materials & Manufacturing Keynotes
Converting Nanoparticles into Functional Materials
P. Bishop, Johnson Matthey Technology Centre, UK
Flash Graphene
J. Tour, Rice University, US
Sustainably Produced Nano-structured Calcium Silicate (CaSil) - A Versatile Material and its Industrial and Environmental Remediation Applications
J.H. Johnston, Victoria University of Wellington, NZ
Nanomanufacturing Research, Advanced Manufacturing Program and Funding Opportunities at NSF
K. Cooper, National Science Foundation, US
4:00Carbon Nano Structures & Devices - Posters
Electronically Pure Single-Chirality Semiconducting Single-Walled Carbon Nanotube for Large-Scale Electronic Devices
H. Li, Atom Inc, US
Examples of Classical and Nonclassical Symmetric Fullerenes
F.J. Sanchez-Bernabe, Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana, MX
Fabrication of Aligned and Random CNT films for flexible electronics, energy harvesting and artificial muscles
M.D. Lima, LINTEC of America, US
Natural Gas Conversion to Value-Added Carbon Materials Using Microwave Plasma Technology
R. Kumal, A. Gharpure, A. Mantri, K. Zeller, V. Viswanathan, G. Skoptsov, R. Vander Wal, Penn State University, US
On diamagnetic response of composite graphene and graphite nanostructures
A. Rzhevskii, S. Chahid, R. Dulal, S. Teknowijoyo, A. Gulian, Thermo Fisher Scientific, US
Theoretical Studies of Catalytic Mechanism of Electrolyte Additives for Cycle Life Improvement of Nanoporous Carbon-Based Li-S Battery
J. Huang, J. Zhou, B.G. Sumpter, J. Jakowski, P.R.C. Kent, C. Liang, S.C. Smith, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, US
Direct Laser-Induced Nanocarbon Formation on Flexible Polymers: Tailoring Porous and Fibrous Morphologies
M. Abdulhafez, M. Bedewy, University of Pittsburgh, US
Static and free vibration analysis of Functionally Graded Carbon Nanotubes reinforced composite nano plate
A. Harsha, S.J. Singh, Government Engineering College Bikaner, IN
4:00Biomaterials - Posters
Bioinpired virus nanofiber for soft tissue engineering
S.Y. Yoo, Pusan National University, KR
Nanoparticles of hydroxide and magnesium oxide: formation of PLGA nanocomposite and possible biomedical application
G.J. Colmenares Roldán, M. Londoño, S. Mesa, F. Jaramillo, I.C. Ortiz, L.M. Hoyos Palacio, Funadación Universirtaria CEIPA/Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana, CO
Microwave-assisted synthesis of hydroxyapatite nanoparticles (HA) for production of bioabsorbable nanocomposites of PLGA-HA
G.J. Colmenares Roldán, I.C. Ortiz, L.M. Hoyos Palacio, Funadación Universirtaria CEIPA/Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana, CO
Physicochemical characterization of collagen films integrating PLGA nanocapsules, fabricated via electrospinning
L.M. Agudelo Gómez, J.A. Carlos Cornelio, L.M. Hoyos Palacio, G.J. Colmenares Roldán, Funadación Universirtaria CEIPA/Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana, CO
Electrode Modifications Using Surfactant/Myoglobin Films for Electrocatalysis of Bisulfite Reduction
A. Mohamed, Beni-Suef University, EG
Potentiometric Investigation on Complexation Equiibria and Stabilities of Divalent Metal Ion Complexes of L-Cysteine and Glycine in Aqueous Solutions
A.M. Radalla, Beni-Suef University, EG
Ternary Complex Systems of The Divalent Metal Ions, Ca(II) and Zn(II), with L-Cysteine and Diphenylamine as Ligands in Aqueous Media
A. Mohamed, Beni-Suef University, EG

Topics & Application Areas

  • Advanced Engineering Materials
  • Next Generation Alloys & Ceramics
  • Polymer Composites
  • Novel Inorganic Pigments & Colorants
  • Inorganic Micro- and Nanofibres – Syntheses & Applications
  • Novel Inorganic Materials in Light Harvesting, Fluorescence & Photoluminescence Applications
  • Silica and Silicates – Syntheses & Applications
  • Rare Earths – Extraction, Processing & Applications
  • Magnetic & Superconducting Materials & Applications
  • Recovery and Recycling of Metals & Inorganic Materials
  • Inorganic Materials in Environmental Protection & Remediation
  • Aerospace Materials
  • Other
 
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