OCTOBER 18-20, 2021
WASHINGTON, DC

TechConnect World 2021 Program - Wednesday October 20

7:00Registration
8:30Joint Defense TechConnect and Resilience Week Keynote ProgramWoodrow Wilson A
Session chair: Jen Rocha, TechConnect, US
8:30Defense TechConnect Keynote Panel: DoD Speed of Innovation for Contested and Congested EnvironmentsWoodrow Wilson A
More Situational Awareness for Industrial Control Systems (MOSAICS) JCTD
G. Ka'iliwai III, U.S. Indo Pacific Command, US
SOCOM/SOFWERX
L. Sanders, U.S. Special Operations Command (USSOCOM), US
AFWERX
S. Lauver, AFWERX, US
DEFENSEWERX
B. Chedister, DEFENSEWERX, US
Army Futures Command
J. Wisham, Army Applications Lab, US
8:50Resilience Week Keynote: Energy and Equity: Motivation, Challenges and Path ForwardWoodrow Wilson A
9:10Resilience Week Keynote Panel: How do we maintain or even improve resilience in the drive towards Net-zero carbonWoodrow Wilson A
8:30Quantum Track KeynoteWoodrow Wilson C
Session chair: William L. Wilson, Harvard University & Loucas Tsakalakos, L3Harris Technologies, Inc.
Quantum Sensing of Quantum Materials Using NV center Microscopy
A. Yacoby, Harvard University, US
Quantum Engineering for Superconducting Qubits
M. Schwartz, MIT Lincoln Laboratory, US
The Second Quantum Revolution: Fundamentals, Present Status, and Prospects
Z. Zhang, University of Arizona, US
Emerging Quantum Sensor Applications of Coherent Spins in Semiconductors
B. Zhou, Boston College, US
8:30AI Track KeynoteWoodrow Wilson D
Session chair: Richard Ross, 3M Company & Peter Koenig, Procter & Gamble
Detecting Malaria Parasites with Machine Learning
S. Jaeger, U.S. National Library of Medicine / NIH, US
AI-enabled additive manufacturing platform for extreme environments
G. Gu, University of California, Berkeley, US
From atoms to emergent mechanisms with information bottleneck and diffusion probabilistic models
P. Tiwary, University of Maryland, US
8:30Advanced Manufacturing Track KeynoteBaltimore 1
Session chair: Joey Mead, University of Massachusetts
Reshaping Manufacturing in the Post-Pandemic Era: Where Additive Manufacturing Is Now
P. Zelinski, Additive Manufacturing, US
NSF Advanced Manufacturing Program and Research Opportunities
K. Cooper, National Science Foundation, US
Sustainable and Scalable Manufacturing of Microelectronics Using Directed Assembly of Nanomaterials
A. Busnaina, Northeastern University, US
9:00SBIR/STTR Inside the Head of an EvaluatorWoodrow Wilson B
10:00SBIR/STTR: Working with the PrimesWoodrow Wilson B
10:00Coffee Break
10:30Graphene and 2D Materials IIIAzalea 2
Session chair: Anirudha Sumant, Argonne National Laboratory & Elena Polyakova, Graphene Laboratories, Inc.
Engineering the 2-Dimensional ZnO Nanoplates for a Highly Reactive Surface
S. Sakurai, J. Cho, Binghamton University - State University of New York, US
Flat graphene in Polymers for Advanced Composites
K. Song, W. Xu, S. Jambhulkar, ASU POLYTECHNIC, US
Graphene Commercialization - Production and Application Updates
T. Barkan, The Graphene Council, US
On the ideal diamagnetic response of composite graphene and graphite nanostructures
A. Rzhevskii, S. Chahid, R. Dulal, S. Teknowijoyo, A. Gulian, Thermo Fisher Scientific, US
10:30Bio-inspired Coatings, Materials & SustainabilityAnnapolis 1
Session chair: Geoffrey Geise, University of Virginia
Nature-Inspired Materials for Water Sustainability Applications
T-S Wong, The Pennsylvania State University, US
Performance of low friction bio-inspired coatings in hydrodynamic journal bearings
M. Rutkevičius, J. Dong, Y. Sharma, J. Viertel, C. Lipscomb, S. Beckford, ABB Inc., US
Structure/property relationships in polymer membranes for water purification and energy applications
G.M. Geise, University of Virginia, US
Cirrus Paint-free Colour™: Robust Coloured Coatings on (light metal) Alloys
C. Goode, F. Hou, I. Mardon, Cirrus Materials Science Ltd., NZ
10:30AI for Advanced Materials Discovery & DesignAnnapolis 2
Session chair: Richard Ross, 3M Company & Peter Koenig, Procter & Gamble
The combination of data-driven and physics-based modeling with application in protein formulations
J.G.E.M. Fraaije, P. Petris, Siemens Culgi, NL
Closed-loop autonomous combinatorial experimentation for streamlined materials discovery
I. Takeuchi, University of Maryland, US
AI-accelerated materials innovation: From Optoelectronics to Fluorescent Biomarkers
C. Kreisbeck, Kebotix, US
Machine Learning for the Exploration of Nanomaterial Synthesis Parameter Spaces
R. Sappington, B. Cornick, Epic Advanced Materials, US
A Self-Driving Laboratory for Accelerated Materials Discovery
C.P. Berlinguette, J.E. Hein, A. Aspuru-Guzik, B.P. MacLeod, F.G.L. Parlane, University of British Columbia, CA
10:30Applied Biomaterials: Drug/Gene DeliveryCamellia 3
Session chair: Jeannine Coburn, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Examining and exploiting lymphatic vessels for drug delivery at mucosal surfaces
K. Maisel, University of Maryland, US
Particle-based drug delivery systems: Role of pharmaceutical development
J. Rashba-Step, Phosphorex, US
Identifying the cytosolic fate of DNA nanostructures
D. Mathur, K. Rogers, S.A. Díaz, M. Muroski, W.P. Klein, L. Field, J.B. Delehanty, I.L. Medintz, George Mason University, US
Novel Guidewire Design and Coating for Continuous Delivery of Adenosine During Interventional Procedures
E. Brewer, Z. Brown, M. Foreman, A. Lowman, E. Menshikova, E. Jackson, Rowan University, US
10:30Bio-based Materials IIMagnolia 1
Session chair: World Nieh, U.S. Forest Service
New concept to convert whole biomass into nanomaterials
S. Wang, University of Tennessee, US
Democratization of Sustainable Materials: How Performance is Desrisking a Path to a Post Petroleum Future
C. Dimmler, Checkerspot, US
Commercialising MFC Products: Compliance to Ethical Standards and Legislation
D. Skuse, D. Hewson, J. Phipps, J.A. Shatkin, FiberLean Technologies Limited, UK
TBA
N. Rorrer, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, US
10:30Water TechnologiesCamellia 2
Session chair: Dalia Yablon, TechConnect
Using the Membrane Biofilm Reactor (MBfR) to Recover Platinum Group Metals (PGM), Rare Earth Elements (REE), and Valuable materials as Nanoparticles from Wastewater
B. Lusk, B. Rittmann, C. Ray, C. Zhou, L. Thompson, Precient Technologies, US
Nanoscale Zero Valent Iron-Enabled Treatment Train Approach for PFAS-Contaminated Water
A. Wells Carpenter, J. Darcy, M. Modiri-Gharehveran, L.S. Lee, AxNano, US
Zero Liquid Discharge Cooling for Industrial Applications
C. Martin, Energy & Environmental Research Center, University of North Dakota, US
Nano-enabled High-Throughput Sensor for Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances Detection
A.W. Carpenter, J. Darcy, W. Storm, AxNano, US
10:30Thermal Energy StorageMagnolia 2
Session chair: Erik Spoerke, Sandia National Laboratories
TBA
B. Bollinger, Malta, Inc., US
Development of a Phase Change Energy Storage Module with High Recovery Rate for Power Generation Applications
M. Belaed, M.M. Rahman, Wichita State University, US
Economic Viability of Flexible Carbon Capture for Natural Gas Power Plants
B.J. Limb, E. Markey, S. Garland, R. Vercellino, M.D. Pisciotta, P. Psarras, J. Wilcox, D.R. Herber, T. Bandhauer, J.C. Quinn, Colorado State University, US
Hybrid Photovoltaic/Thermal Solar Plus Storage Cogeneration
M. Anderson, E. Gonzalez, Icarus RT, Inc., US
Rapid setting, long pot life epoxy concrete for early high strength applications
T. Farnsworth, Luna Innovations, Inc., US
A breakthrough in High Temperature Superconductors
W. Lau, LAU Superconductors Inc., US
Electrospun Nanofiber Scaffolds for Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction: Effect of Draw Ratio on Enzymatic Degradation Rate
D. Brennan, J. Posselt, C. Wagner, V. Beachley, Rowan University, US
10:30Quantum Funding - Discussion PanelMagnolia 3
Session chair: William L. Wilson, Harvard University & Loucas Tsakalakos, L3Harris Technologies, Inc.
TBA
B. Tabakov, U.S. Air Force Office of Scientific Research, US
10:30Medical Devices Innovation Spotlights IBaltimore 1
Session chair: Conrad Clyburn, MedForeSight LLC, US
Medtronic Innovation Spotlight (invited)
M. O'Connor, Medtronic, US
BraceTrack
H. Robertson, BraceTrack, US
NanoRAD (Nano-based Residual Active Disinfectant)
C. Drake, Kismet Technologies, US
Multifocal professional AR headset for Enterprise use and near distance visualization
I. Osmanis, Lightspace technologies, LV
An orthopedic surgical robot
M. Abedin-Nasab, Robossis Inc - Rowan University, US
glucoWISE®: Non-Invasive Glucose Testing
A. Goode, Meta Materials Inc, CA
Review Panelist
M. O'Connor, Medtronic, US
Review Panelist
J. David, Parsons, US
Review Panelist
B. Datlof, U.S. Army Medical Research and Development Command (USAMRDC), US
Review Panelist
C. Clyburn, MedForeSight, LLC, US
10:30AI for DoD Military Advantage Across the DomainsBaltimore 2
Session chair: Winston Chang, Oasys International Corp, US
H. Dreany, U.S. Marine Corps Warfighting Lab, US
S. Tangredi, U.S. Navy War College, US
TBA, AFWERX, US
W. Chang, Oasys International Corporation, US
10:30Operational Energy & Logistics: Contested Logistics and Innovation SpotlightsBaltimore 3
Session chair: Mike Mazzocco, Alytic, US
L. Pleis, U.S. Central Command, US
K. Amina, U.S. Indo Pacific Command, US
B. Chedister, DEFENSEWERX, US
TBA, Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI), US
10:30MOSAICS Session IV: Deep DivesWoodrow Wilson C
Session chair: Man Nguyen, NAVFAC EXWC, US
SIEM Deep Dive
P. Nguyen, Elasticsearch, US
Firewall Deep Dive
E. Miller, Cisco, US
ICS IDS Deep Dive
B. Aubin, Nozomi, US
Orchestration Deep Dive
P. Hagy, Palo Alto XSOAR, US
10:30Resilience Week: Autonomous Intelligence for Cyber DefenseBaltimore 4
Session chair: Nate Evans, Argonne National Lab
10:30Resilience Week: Human-Technology IntegrationBaltimore 5
Session chair: Katya Le Blanc, Idaho National Lab
10:30Resilience Week: Convergence of Resiliency and EquityWoodrow Wilson D
Session chair: Bobby Jeffers, Sandia National Labs
11:30Biomedical Innovation Spotlights IIIBaltimore 1
Session chair: Beverly Corwin, Technology Transfer Days, US
Impruvon Health Medication Management Platform - Providing Security, Error Reduction, Compliance, and Independence for Individuals with Difficult to Maintain Medication Regimens
J. Amoyal, IMPRUVON Inc., US
Robossis: Surgical Robot for Long-Bone Fracture Alignment
M. Abedin-Nasab, Rowan University, US
Neurostimulation Method
L. Baugh, University of South Dakota-Sanford School of Medicine, US
NeuroHawk TBI Scanner
G. Shaw, SENSE Neuro Diagnostics, Inc., US
XTEMP
S. Tewolde, BIOSNS, Inc, US
Review Panelist
J. David, Parsons, US
Review Panelist
C. Clyburn, MedForeSight, LLC, US
Review Panelist
B. Datlof, U.S. Army Medical Research and Development Command (USAMRDC), US
11:30AI Innovation Spotlights IBaltimore 2
Session chair: Winston Chang, Oasys International Corp, US
A Superior Method to Correct Atmospheric Degradation of Satellite Imagery
D. Groeneveld, Advanced Remote Sensing, Inc., US
AI Platform for Discovering Unmet Market Needs
J. Fegely, Aperture.ai, US
Autonomous Object Identification Harnessing Full Motion Video
L. Dopp, Cutting Edge AI, US
TurboSBIR - "TurboTax" for SBIR/STTR Proposal Preparation and Management
R. Doshi, OmniSync Incorporated, US
Intelligent Object Magnification for Augmented Reality Displays
J. McKinley, University of Central Florida, US
GURU
A. Grosvenor, Microsurgeonbot Inc., US
Review Panelist
H. Dreany, U.S. Marine Corps Warfighting Lab, US
Review Panelist
S. Tangredi, U.S. Navy War College, US
Review Panelist
TBA, AFWERX, US
Review Panelist
W. Chang, Oasys International Corporation, US
12:00Lunch Break
1:00Lessons from Successful SBIR FirmsWoodrow Wilson B
1:00MOSAICS Session V: Deep Dives and MOSAICS 2.0Woodrow Wilson C
Session chair: Jeth Fogg, NORAD/NORTHCOM, US
Host Sensor Deep Dive
TBA, Microsoft SYSMON, US
Cyber Analytics Deep Dive
J. Bessette, Cynalytica, US
Transition Strategy
M. Nguyen, NAVFAC EXWC, US
MOSAICS 2.0
R. Scalco, NIWC Atlantic, US
1:30User Facilities for Industrial ParticipationAzalea 1
Session chair: Greg Haugstad, University of Minnesota
Industrial Access to the Penn State Materials Characterization Lab
J. Shallenberger, Penn State University, US
NIST, Neutrons, and Next Gen Product Development
R. Jones, National Institute of Standards and Technology, US
Analytical Resources for Industry in an Academic Institution
J. Shu, Cornell Center for Materials Research, US
Neutron Imaging and Far-Field Interferometry
K. Weigandt, National Institute of Standards and Technology, US
TBA
W. Wilson, Harvard University, US
1:30Carbon Nanostructures & DevicesAzalea 2
Session chair: Chris Sims, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Wolfgang Bacsa, University of Toulouse
Two-Dimensional Carbides and Nitrides (MXenes) Enable New Energy Storage Technologies
X. Wang, Y. Gogotsi, A. VahidMohammadi, Drexel University, US
Determining Single-Wall Carbon Nanotube Partition Conditions in Aqueous Two-Polymer Phase Extraction with Near-Infrared Fluorescence Spectroscopy
C.M. Sims, J.A. Fagan, National Institute of Standards and Technology, 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
Dynamic chemical vapor deposition of carbon nanotubes: toward tailoring nucleation density and collective catalyst deactivation
J. Lee, M. Abdulhafez, G. Tomaraei, M. Bedewy, University of Pittsburgh, US
Joule heating of carbon nanotube pixels for on-demand thermal patterning
M.J. Green, Texas A&M University, US
1:30New Nano Delivery TechnologiesCamellia 3
Session chair: Len Pagliaro, Siva Therapeutics
Nanotechnology-based Tools for Addressing Viral and Cardiovascular Diseases in Pregnant Women
S. Dhar, University of Miami, US
Targeted Transport of Plant Growth Promoting Rhizobacteria by Soil Protists
L.M. Shor, C. Hawxhurst, J.L. Micciulla, D.J. Gage, University of Connecticut, US
The Development of Quick-Set, High-Solids Pharmaceutical Tablet Coatings
T. Kalantar, M. Ladika, H. Shao, S. Dean, K. Harris, P. Sheskey, K. Coppens, K. Balwinski, D. Holbrook, Dow, Inc., US
mRNA: from addressing global pandemics to medicines of the future
L. Santos, AstraZeneca, US
Investigation of Lyophilized Platelet Interactions with Human Platelets In Vitro
B. Schnoor, A.-L. Papa, George Washington University, US
A Cancer-Favoring, Engineered Vaccinia Virus for Cholangiocarcinoma.
S.Y. Yoo, Pusan National University, KR
1:30Biofuels, Bioenergy & BiorefineriesMagnolia 1
Session chair: Rebecca Locker, Modern Meadow
So You’ve Set Sustainability Goals – Now What?
G. Gebolys, World Energy, US
Waste-Powered Microgrid for Enhanced Energy Security of Critical Base Infrastructure
D. Robau, National Energy USA, US
Integrated Biorefineries (IBRs) – Key Technology Challenges and Opportunities
R. Shende, South Dakota School of Mines & Technology, US
Current state and future direction of algal based biorefineries: An economic and life cycle perspective
J.C. Quinn, J. Cruce, M. Somers, B. Beckstrom, P. Chen, K. DeRose, A. Beattie, D. Quiroz, J. Greene, Colorado State University-Fort Collins, US
1:30Special Session: Sustainable Water (nano)Technologies: From Lab Scale to Pilot ScaleCamellia 2
Session chair: Yuliana Porras-Mendoza, U.S. Bureau of Reclamation
Employing the primordial soup as a biocatalyst to harvest precious metals and remove heavy metals from contaminated waters
B. Lusk, Precient Technologies, US
Graphene nanosensors for water quality monitoring
J. Hill, NanoAffix Science, US
TBA
F. Cassou, CycloPure, US
TBA
K. Walton, Georgia Institute of Technology, US
1:303D Printing Design / Advanced Materials for Engineering ApplicationsMagnolia 3
Session chair: Slade Gardner, Big Metal Additive & Nanci Hardwick, MELD Manufacturing
TBA
R. Hayleck, U.S. Navy, US
Full Scale DoD Metal Prototype Vehicles by Hybrid AM
S. Gardner, Big Metal Additive, US
Integrated process-structure-property modeling framework and methods for process design and performance prediction of additively manufactured material systems
W.K. Liu, Z. Gan, S. Saha, C. Yu, O.L. Kafka, K.K. Jones, Y. Lu, Northwestern University, US
Post-Process Superfinishing of Additively Manufactured Components for Next-Gen Space Application
N. Michaud, A. Diaz, REM Surface Engineering, US
Development of a Framework for Component Repair Using Additive Manufacturing
M. Walluk, A. Luccitti, B. Hilton, B. Baker, K. DePalma, K. Sisak, P. Martin, Rochester Institute of Technology, US
Spectral Characterization of Tin Dioxide for Gas-Sensing Applications
H. Alghamdi, B. Concepcion, S. Baliga, P. Misra, Howard University, US
Precipitation-Strengthened and Microlayered Bulk Copper- and Molybdenum-Based Nanocrystalline Materials Produced by High-Speed Electron-Beam Evaporation–Condensation in Vacuum: Structure and Phase Composition
N.I. Grechanyuk, V.G. Grechanyuk, A. Manulyk, Synergy ANTECH Services Corp., CA
Novel Titania based composites for Solar Disinfection
A. Safri, A. Fletcher, University of Strathclyde, UK
1:30Engineering Battery Safety, Integration, and SystemsMagnolia 2
Session chair: Erik Spoerke, Sandia National Laboratories
The Significance of Thermal Management for Lithium-ion Batteries in Electric Vehicles: Technology and Market Outlook
R. Collins, IDTechEx, US
A Review on the integration of brake performance and energy efficiency optimization of regenerative braking system
A. Meng, C.A. Garris, The George Washington University, US
Storage Synthesis of Power Systems via Dynamic Meta-control Schema
W. Kohn, Z.B. Zabinsky, Crowdpoint Technologies, US
US Navy Integrated Power & Energy System
S.P. Markle, US Navy, US
Battery Chemistry Agnostic Grid-Tied Secondary Use Energy Storage System
M. Chinthavali, M. Starke, S. Campbell, B. Xiao, Oak Ridge National Lab, US
1:30Innovation Spotlights Additive Manufacturing: AFWERX VenturesBaltimore 1
Session chair: Dave Rios, U.S. Central Command, US
AFWERX Ventures
J. Rathje, AFWERX, US
Cellular Fabrication: A New Framework for Construction-Scale Composite 3D Printing
D. Goodloe, Branch Technology, Inc., US
Growth Based Design Optimization of 3D Printed Quasi-Isotropic Chopped & Continuous Fiber Reinforced Thermoplastic Composites
K. Fetfatsidis, Desktop Metal, Inc., US
3D Printers for Filled Photopolymers
D. Kershner, Fortify, US
Additive Manufactured Ceramic Fibers via Laser Chemical Vapor Deposition
S. Harrison, Free Form Fibers, US
Highly conductive polymeric filament for 3D printed electronics
A. Gray, Multi3D Inc, US
Post-Process Surface Finishing and Optimization of Additively Manufactured Nickel-Based Superalloys
N. Michaud, REM Surface Engineering, US
Bison High Alumina Resin - Ultra High Temperature Ceramic Material
K. Linder, Tethon 3D, US
Review Panelist
P. Roege, Typhoon HIL, Inc., US
Review Panelist
D. Rios, U.S. Central Command, US
Review Panelist
J. Rathje, AFWERX, US
Review Panelist
TBA, SOFWERX, US
1:30Aerospace, Space and Defense Innovation Spotlights IIICamellia 1
Session chair: Beverly Corwin, Technology Transfer Days, US
An Integrated Wide-Area UAV Aeromagnetic Survey System
O. Petrova, Binghamton University, US
Polyimide Aerogel Thermal Protection Systems (TPS) for Aerospace and Defense
G. Poe, Blueshift Materials, Inc., US
Wireless Power Harvester Chips that convert RF to usable DC power
A. Peacock, Powercast, US
Secure Fully Digital Vehicle Maintenance and inspection Software/Hardware Platform
A. Amacher, Lite-Check Fleet Solutions Inc
A large Legged Robot Capable of Operating on Unstructured Terrain with Heavy Payload
B. Riskas, RMD LLC, US
Ultra Reality Display
A. Mehta, BRELYON Inc., US
Offboard Launch and Recovery System for Uncrewed Platforms
S. Yamashita, Martin Defense Group, US
Review Panelist
R. Owens, USCENTCOM, US
Review Panelist
K. McGrath, Northrop Grumman, US
Review Panelist
T. Meagher, AFWERX, US
1:30Energy Innovation Spotlights VBaltimore 2
1:30Resilience Week: Cognitive System PapersBaltimore 4
Session chair: Nathan Lau, Virginia Tech; Katya Le Blanc, Idaho National Lab; Corey Fallon, Pacific Northwest National Lab
1:30Resilience Week: Cyber System PapersBaltimore 5
Session chair: Nate Evans, Argonne National Lab; David Manz, Pacific Northwest National Lab; Char Sample, DoD
1:30Resilience Week: Community/Infrastructure PapersWoodrow Wilson D
Session chair: Raymond Byre, Sandia National Labs; Abraham Ellis, Sandia National Labs; Stephanie Pilkington, UNCC
2:00SBIR/STTR Conducting your Phase I AwardWoodrow Wilson B
2:30Innovation Spotlights: Advanced Materials and ManufacturingBaltimore 1
Session chair: Beverly Corwin, Technology Transfer Days, US
MARCO - An Environmentally Friendly Ready to Use 1K Surface Treatment
A. Tiwari, Flora Coatings, US
Advanced Optical Manufacturing to Accelerate Product Development and Reduce Costs
J. Goeckeritz, Momentum Optics, US
Automated-Track Electrospinning
D. Brennan, Rowan University, US
NanoWeb® Transparent Antenna
A. Goode, Metamaterial Inc., CA
Nanofibrous Platform for Soft Bioelectronics
A. Koh, Binghamton University, US
Review Panelist
L. Pleis, U.S. Central Command, US
Review Panelist
TBA, SOFWERX, US
Review Panelist
R. Owens, USCENTCOM, US
2:30Innovation Spotlights: C5ISR Innovation Spotlights IBaltimore 2
In-Q-Tel Innovation Spotlight
T. O'Donnell, In-Q-Tel, US
Technology/Solution Name: Low-density Parity-check error correction for enabling high-density flash storage with maximum endurance and performance
S. Planjery, Codelucida, Inc., US
Blaise AI-Augmented, Raman/IoT/5G device for chemical and biological point detection (CBRNE) in the field
E. Adolphe, Forward Edge, AI Inc., US
FIREFLY Platform
M. Tolentino, Namatad Inc., US
NetCore Disaster Response Network (DRN)
B. Lewis, NetNumber, US
Affordable High-Resolution Radiation Detectors
J. Palmer, Actinia, US
Opal HTM: IoT-optimized medical asset management
C. Roberts, Opal HTM, US
T. O'Donnell, In-Q-Tel, US
T. Fowler, U.S. Strategic Command, US
R. Owens, U.S. Central Command, US
2:30Resilience Week: Control System PapersBaltimore 4
Session chair: Kris Villex, ORNL; Quanyan Zhu, NYU; Kevin Schultz, JHUAPL
2:30Resilience Week: Cyber System PapersBaltimore 5
Session chair: Nate Evans, ANL; David Manz, PNNL; Char Sample, DoD
2:30Resilience Week: Communications Crossover PapersWoodrow Wilson D
Session chair: Eyuphan Bulut, VCU; Kemal Akkaya, FIU; Brad Nelson, INL
2:30OE&L Panel IV: Energy Storage and GenerationBaltimore 3
2:00SBIR Phase III PanelWoodrow Wilson B
3:30Innovation Spotlights: TBABaltimore 1
3:30Innovation Spotlights: C5ISR Innovation Spotlights IIBaltimore 2
True Presence Occupancy Detection Sensors (TruePODS)
N. Petrovic, Adnoviv, Inc., US
Mountable, zero-power, ppm-to-ppt level toxic gas and vapor sensor
M. Prévôt, Kent State University, US
Aggregate Spread Pulse Modulation in LPWANs for IoT applications
P. Pizzi, NonLinear Corporation, US
RF-Silent DC Voltage Regulators with High Efficiency
M. Lumb, Polaris Semiconductor LLC, US
Using AI to Improve Safety at Grade Crossings
C. McGlynn, Rowan University, US
SPINS: Inverse Design Software for Nanophotonic Structures
Y. Li, Stanford University Office of Technology Licensing, US
Miniaturized Electronic Safe & Arm Device (MESAD)
J. Spilotro, Breault Research Organization, US
T. O'Donnell, In-Q-Tel, US
T. Fowler, U.S. Strategic Command, US
R. Owens, U.S. Central Command, US
C. Galib, The Ion, US
3:30Nexus of National Security & Energy SecurityBaltimore 3
3:30Resilience Week: "Homeland" Critical Infrastructure Resiliency Tabletop ExerciseBaltimore 4
Session chair: Quanyan Zhu, NYU
3:30Resilience Week: Supply Chain Security for Industrial Control SystemsBaltimore 5
Session chair: Brad Nelson, Idaho National Lab
3:30Resilience Week: Resilient CommunicationsWoodrow Wilson D
Session chair: Kendall Bean, Univ of Idaho
3:45MOSAICS Open Discussion and Closing RemarksWoodrow Wilson C
Session chair: Ross Roley, USINDOPACOM, US
4:00TechConnect, Defense & Smart Cities Innovation Expo & Networking Reception (4:00 - 6:00) - Poster Session IIExpo Hall
4:00Materials Characterization - PostersExpo Hall
Enhanced Corrosion Detection By Means of Multispectral Imaging and Postprocessing Techniques
W.V. Giegerich, D.C. Fedorishin, L. Forte III, L. Christie, P.J. Schneider, K.W. Oh, University at Buffalo, US
Vascular Test Phantom Metrology For Use In Photoacoustic Applications
L.B. Christie, W.V. Giegerich, P. Schneider, K.W. Oh, University at Buffalo, US
Characterization of Perovskite Solar Cells using Spectroscopic Ellipsometry
M. Fernanda Villa-Bracamonte, J.R. Montes-Bojorquez, A. Ayon, University of Texas at San Antonio, US
4:00Carbon Nano Structures - PostersExpo Hall
Analysis of High Average Breakdown Fields between Gate and Drain in AlGaN/GaN HEMTs with High-k Passivation Layer
R. Tomita, S. Ueda, Y. Kawada, K. Horio, Shibaura Institute of Technology, JP
Analysis of Lag Phenomena and Current Collapse in Field-Plate AlGaN/GaN HEMTs with High-k Passivation Layer
K. Komoto, Y. Saito, K. Horio, Shibaura Institute of Technology, JP
Economy driven SiC Power Electronics Technology Development supported by the ECSEL Joint Undertaking framework program funds
T. Bieniek, G. Janczyk, A. Sitnik, A. Messina, Łukasiewicz Research Network - Institute of Microelectronics nad Photonics, PL
Agro-industrial African oil palm residue reuse for the development of an optical biosensor based on Carbon dots for BSA detection.
J.P. Arango, K. Barrientos, M.I. Gaviria, J. Placido, S. Bustamante, M.E. Londoño, M. Jarmillo, EIA University, CO
4:00Advanced Materials for Engineering Applications - PostersExpo Hall
Conductive coatings eliminate static discharge risk on aircraft
G. Christensen, H. Hong, C. Bailey, Novum Nano, US
Hydrogen bonding enhanced thermally conductive carbon nano grease for enhanced CPU performance
C. Bailey, G. Christensen, H. Hong, Novum Nano, US
Sub-10 nm Anisotropic Copper Oxide Nanowires for Electrochemical Sensing
G. Pathiraja, D. Herr, H. Rathnayake, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, US
Modification of Ultrahigh Molecular Weight Polyethylene (UHMWPE) Ballistic Fibers for Enhanced Performance
H. Mahfuz, V. Prado Correia, T. Irons, L. Carlsson, O. Masory, and T. Langston, Florida Atlantic University, US
4:00Advanced Manufacturing - PostersExpo Hall
Bringing Novel Technology to Market Faster - Lessons Learned from Innovation to Implementation
T. Watkins, Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories, US
Physical Cybersecurity: Use The Cloud, Don’t Let It Use You
C. Dunn, Fend, Inc., US
4:00Biomaterials & Medical Devices - PostersExpo Hall
Bioinpired virus nanofiber for soft tissue engineering
S.Y. Yoo, Pusan National University, KR
Gelation behavior study of thermogelling poly(ε-caprolactone-co-1, 4, 8-trioxa[4, 6]spiro-9-undecanone)-poly(ethylene glycol)-poly(ε-caprolactone-co-1, 4, 8-trioxa[4, 6]spiro-9-undecanone)
S. Zhong, J.J. Wang, C.X. Wu, A.L. Zhang, T.T. Zhuang, Y.F. Shi, B.H. Luo, S.Q. Tang, X.Y. Wang, ABB EL Corporation Research Center, US
Technology for Sterile Water Generator
G. Srinivas, A. Robinson, B. Yamona, N. Weinstein, TDA Research, Inc., US
Impruvon Health - A Medication Management Platform tailored to Independence
J. Amoyal, IMPRUVON Inc., US
Real Time 3D Digital Model Viewer for Mobile Devices
T. Reks, C. St. George, R. Sepulveda, R.A. Rogers, Rogers Imaging Corp, US
Rosette Arrays(TM) for Quantitative High-Throughput Screening of Human Developmental Neurotoxicity & Neural Tube Defect Risk
G.T. Knight, B.F. Lundin, N. Fedorchak, N.R. Iyer, R. Willet, and R.S. Ashton, Wisconsin Institute for Discovery, US
Microfluidics based production liposomal formulation to treat skin infection caused by staphylococcus aureus
S. Joshi, A. Daryanani, R. Sahu, V.A. Dennis, S.R. Singh, Alabama State University, US
4:00Drug & Gene Delivery - PostersExpo Hall
Layer-by-Layer Nano-delivery Platform for Malaria Vaccine
Y. Xu,, B. Brooks, Z. Zhou, M. Tsuji, X. Kong, C. Tison, Luna Innovations Inc, US
Recent Advances in Cancer Stem Cell-Targeted Immunotherapy.
S.Y. Yoo, Pusan National University, KR
Immune Checkpoint Inhibitor Nanocomposites for Pulmonary Metastatic Colorectal Cancer.
S.Y. Yoo, Pusan National University, KR
4:00AI Innovations - PostersExpo Hall
Using Robotics to Assemble Graphene Supercapacitor
C. Wu, J. Kim, D. Magluyan, D. Kawamoto-Kindred, Y.H. Zhou, N. Cao, H. Zhao, Z. Kuang, T. Kidd, S. Wu, S. Dobbs, Z. Yu, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, US
An eHR Using AI Technology as a Clinical Decision Support Tool
J. Penn, Guidance Foundation Inc,, US
Benefits of a Decentralized AI
M. Bergstrom, Internet of Everything Corporation, US
Automatic deep-learning classification models for breast lesions
S. Hasan, A. Hasan, Princeton Day School, US
Zero Bandwidth, Zero Storage, Full Evidentiary Data
M. Script, In2Capital.com, US
Benefits of a Decentralized AI
M. Bergstrom, Internet of Everything Corp, US
Simulation in Minutes, not Hours
A. Grosvenor, MSBAI, US
4:00Quantum - PostersExpo Hall
Some problematic points in identification of bismuth impurity centers in silicon irradiated with 15 MeV protons
N. Arutyunov, MLU Halle, Germany / Inst. of Electronics, Tashkent, Uzbekistan, UZ
Quantum Chemical Methods to Elucidate the Mechanism of a Diastereoselective Insertion-Addition Reaction of a Chiral Titanium (IV)-Schiff Base-Benzyl Complex with Hydroxyketones
B. Ramos, E.V. Castriciones, University of the Philippines, PH
HardSec: A New Cybersecurity Option
R. Indeck, Q-Net Security, US
Experimental Observations of Majorana Particles Produced in Arrays of Fractional Josephson Junctions in An Organo-metallic Superconductive Device
E.T. Chen, J.T. Thornton, S-H. Duh, Advanced Biomimetic Sensors, Inc., US
4:00Defense TechConnect - PostersExpo Hall
GURU: Mission-Critical in Minutes Not Hours
B. Aylaian, MSBAI, US
sUAS Resupply
D. Campbell, DropDrone, US
Iridescent Materials Utilizing Structural Color from Reflective Microstructures
C. Meredith, L. Zarzar, Penn State University, US
Scalable Interoperability: New Horizons in MBSE Through Adaptive Infrastructure Tooling
S. Hand and C. Allport, Skayl, LLC, US
Leveraging HPC to Simulate Off-Road Mobility and Multi-Agent Autonomy
S. Benatti, D. Negrut, University of Wisconsin Madison, US
NanoScaffold–Enhanced Composites for Next Generation Light Aircrafts
H. Dalir, Multiscale Integrated Technology Solutions LLC, US
Cybersecure 5G Enabled Electric Vehicle Charging Station
M.H. Ali and M. Basnet, University of Memphis, US
Operating Solar Photovoltaic (PV) System as Supercapacitor Energy Storage
N. Farrar and M.H. Ali, University of Memphis, US
Large multilegged robot capable of carrying heavy payloads
B. Riskas, RMD LLC, US
High Precision Piezoelectric Resonators for Harsh Environment Sensor and Oscillator Applications
K. Bhattacharjee, Kampanics, L.L.C., US
Analytics for Environmental Management Using the Vegetative Analysis Software Toolkit (VAST), a Codeless Artificial Intelligence (AI) Search Engine for the Physical World
S. Vaiyapuri, Robotic Services, Inc., US
Secure Smart Bases and Installations of the Future - Zero Trust in a Box
M. Meins, G. Gulyas, Onclave Networks, Inc., US
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