TechConnect World 2020
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Composite Materials

Composite Materials

Submit your Poster Abstract - due April 10

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Symposium Chair

Xindi YuXindi Yu
Research Scientist
The Dow Chemical Company

Key Speakers

Sanat KumarTuning Nanoparticle Dispersion in Polymer Hosts and their Consequences on Properties
Sanat Kumar
Bykhovsky Professor of Chemical Engineering, Columbia University

Namiko YamamotoMore precise organization of polymer nanocomposites using magnetic fields
Namiko Yamamoto
Assistant Professor, Aerospace Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University

Michael JakubinekA nanotube fabric approach for multifunctional composites
Michael Jakubinek
Research Officer, Division of Emerging Technologies, National Research Council Canada

This symposium focuses on recent technology development for composite materials in a broad range of product areas. Submit an abstract and join researchers from around the world as we highlight applications-focused research and manufacturing innovations.

 
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Symposium Sessions

Tuesday June 30

8:30Sustainable Materials Keynotes
1:30Carbon Nano Structure Composite Innovations

Wednesday July 1

8:30Advanced Materials & Manufacturing Keynotes
10:30Composite Materials by Design
1:30Composite Materials Processing and Applications
4:00Composite Materials - Posters

Symposium Program

Tuesday June 30

8:30Sustainable Materials Keynotes
Sustainable Performance Materials
R.D. Maier, BASF Corporation, US
Design of Next Generation of Plastics with Cellulose Filaments
H. Lentzakis, Kruger Biomaterials Inc., CA
Sustainable Packaging Solutions Using Low Density Expanded Polypropylene (EPP) Foam; Technical Challenges, Recyclability and End-Of-Life Solutions.
S. Sopher, JSP, US
Designed to be Recycled: Lignin-derived Polymers with Molecular Zippers
J. Sternberg, S. Pilla, Clemson University, US
1:30Carbon Nano Structure Composite Innovations
Session chair: Christopher Sims, NIST, US, Xindi Yu, The Dow Chemical Company, US
A nanotube fabric approach for multifunctional composites
M.B. Jakubinek, Y. Martinez Rubi, B. Ashrafi, B. Simard, C.T. Kingston, National Research Council Canada, CA
A Multiscale Approach to Optimizing Strength and Elongation of Carbon Nanotube-Elastomer Adhesives for use in Military Ground Vehicles
R. Hart, D. Tzelepis, M. Haq, US Army CCDC Ground Vehicle Systems Center, US
Flat graphene in Polymers for Advanced Composites
K. Song, W. Xu, S. Jambhulkar, Arizona State University Polytechnic, US
3D Graphene Foam for Engineering Advanced Multifunctional Composites
P. Nautiyal, A. Idowu, L. Embrey, J. Bustillos, T. Thomas, C. Zhang, B. Boesl, A. Agarwal, Florida International University, US
Twisted polymeric and CNT yarn-based actuators and energy harvesters
M. Dias Lima, LINTEC of America, US
Controlling the Nanostructure of Graphitization in C-C composites via Graphene Additive
M. Singh, R.L. Vander Wal, Penn State University, US
Graphene films for enhancing through thickness conductivity and fracture toughness of carbon fiber-based aerospace composites
P. Lamichhane, D.R. Dhakal, S. Chaudhari, R. Vaidyanathan (presenter), Oklahoma State University, US

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
10:30Composite Materials by Design
Session chair: Xindi Yu, The Dow Chemical Company, US
Tuning Nanoparticle Dispersion in Polymer Hosts and their Consequences on Properties
S.K. Kumar, Columbia University, US
Optimizing the mechanical performance of HDPE and dendrimer-like silica nanospheres nanocomposites through in-situ polymerization
D.M. Cecílio, A. Fernandes, J.P. Lourenço, M.L. Cerrada, T. Mckenna, M. Rosário Ribeiro, Instituto Superior Técnico -IST, Universidade de Lisboa, PT
Deep material network for creating process-guided multiscale database of short fiber reinforced composites
Z. Liu, Livermore Software Technology, an ANSYS company, US
Polymer Composites with High Nanoparticle Alignment for Mechanical Enhancement and Functional Versatility
K. Song, W. Xu, S. Jambhulkar, Arizona State University Polytechnic, US
Epoxy-based Nanocomposites with Transition Metal Carbides (MXenes)
C.B. Hatter, Y. Gogotsi, Drexel University, US
1:30Composite Materials Processing and Applications
Session chair: Xindi Yu, The Dow Chemical Company, US
More precise organization of polymer nanocomposites using magnetic fields
N. Yamamoto, The Pennsylvania State University, US
Science-based Optimization of Plastic Wood Composite Formulations for Extrusion
J. Xing, A. Kundu, A. Duhduh, J. Coulter, Lehigh University, US
A Novel PTFE Composite material for Aerospace Applications
E.R. Kutelia, S.I. Bakhtiyarov, New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology, US
A New Hybrid Manufacturing for 3D Printed Composites
K. Song, S. Jambhulkar, W. Xu, Arizona State University Polytechnic, US
Out-of-oven curing of resins and adhesives using radio frequency heating of carbon fillers
M. Green, Texas A&M University, US
4:00Composite Materials - Posters
The Small Business Playbook: The Five Must-Have Tools to Get Your Tech Out of the Lab and to Your Customers
A.J. Grayson, Precipice IP PLLC, US
A Conical Shell Theory of Hybrid Anisotropic Materials
S.W. Chung, CICERO ENG Service, US
Transparent Polyimide Nanocomposite for Flexible Display Substrates
A.R. Lim, J-H Chang, Kumoh National Institute of Technology, KR
Swatch Test of Protective Cloth Coated with Graphene-Based Nanomaterials against Chemical Warfare Agents
D. Ka, S. Jang, H. Park, J. Seo, H. Jung, Y. Jin, Agency for Defense Development, KR
Polyethylene Based Nanocomposite Films Display Increased Resistance to UV Irradiation
I. Mahmud, T. Thuy, M. Nguyen, P. Bernazzani, Lamar University, US
A New Paradigm in Seismic Safety
C. McGlynn, C. Zhu, H. Zhang, Rowan University, US
Nanotechnology – No longer a standalone discipline, growth in medicine and biology: Applications, Challenges and Opportunities.
D. Newberry, Newberry Technology Associates, US
Silver Nanoparticle Reinforced Polylactic Acid /Gelatin Composite for Advanced Wound Dressing Application
N.M. Bahadur, Y. Akter, R. Rashid, M. Islam, P. Haque, S. Alam, Noakhali Science and Technology University, BD
Fabrication of silicon and iron oxide modified carbon nanotubes - polystyrene composite for engineering smart textile products
N.U. Ahamad, S.U. Ahamed, M.M. Alam, M. Al-Mamun, Shahjalal University of Science and Technology, BD
Hepatocellular Carcinoma Cells Response on Nanofunctional Films prepared through Time-Dependent Reduction Process in Physiological pH Environment
J. Jaiswal, M. Dhayal, Indian Institute of Technology-Banaras Hindu University, IN
Flexible Magnetoelectric Polymer Nanocomposites for Electronics Application
B. Sapkota, A. Martin, V. Rangari, Tuskegee University, US

Topics & Application Areas

  • Sustainable & Recyclable Composite Materials
  • Manufacturing Innovations
  • Polymer Nanocomposites
  • Metal or Ceramic Nanocomposites
  • Bio-inspired Composite Materials
  • Composites: Novel Optical, Electronic, Magnetic or Thermal Properties
  • Novel Composite Materials & Applications
  • Other
 
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