JUNE 19-21, 2023

Advanced Materials for Engineering Applications

Advanced Materials for Engineering Applications

Symposium Chair

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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2023 Symposium Sessions

4:00Advanced Materials for Engineering Applications - Posters

Tuesday June 20

1:30Sustainability & Efficiency Innovations

Wednesday June 21

9:00Advanced Materials for Engineering Applications

2023 Symposium Program

Monday June 19

4:00Advanced Materials for Engineering Applications - PostersExpo Hall AB
Corrosion resistant coatings from bio-derived sodium alginate and inorganic components for metallic materials
T. Moskalewicz, M. Warcaba, A. Łukaszczyk, AGH University of Science and Technology, PL
Flexible Personal Thermoregulatory Device Embedded with Silver Nanoparticle
A. Hazarika, B.K. Deka, D.Y. Kim, H.W. Park, Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology, KR
Superconductors in Space @ Ambient Temperature for Boost-Phase Missile Interception
W.C.W. Lau, LAU Superconductors, US
High thermal capacity silica-based fibers for potential application as insulators
C. Robinson, A. Sahu, S. Banks, R. Nelson, American Nano, LLC, US
Reinforced High Temperature Superconductors for Nuclear Fusion?
W.C.W. Lau, LAU Superconductors, US
PoF – Power over Fiber: A Novel Approach for Energy Transmission in B5G Networks
L.C. Souza, A.C. Sodré Jr., Inatel - Instituto Nacional de Telecomunicações, BR
New Coating Additives: Tiny Soap Particles that Help Repel Water
Y. Li, Iowa State University, US
Contribution of Thermal Radiation to the Temperature Profile of Ceramic Composite Materials via a (2-D) Two Flux Model
K. Orikasa, M. Landazuri and A. Tremante, Florida International University, US

Tuesday June 20

1:30Sustainability & Efficiency InnovationsChesapeake C
Session chair: Cy Wilson, NASA Langley Research Center, US
1:30Advances in Solid Phase Colloidal Materials for Environmental Remediation
J. Freim, Regenesis Bioremediation, US
1:50Solid Waste Reduction via Waste-to-Energy: Experience with Trashology’s On-Site Waste-to-Energy System
M. Young, S. Armstrong, J. Farias, R. Thompson, W. Wang, Trashology, US
2:10Compact, high-power superconducting radio-frequency accelerators for environmental applications
G. Ciovati, A. Castilla-Loeza, G. Cheng, U. Pudasaini, R. Rimmer, H. Vennekate, H. Wang, S. Wang, J. Anderson, B. Coriton, L. Holland, D. Packard, K. Thackston, C. Bott, R. Pearce, Xi Li, D. Knappe, F. Hannon, T. Schultheiss, J. Rathke, Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility, US
2:30Advances in Electrostatic Filter Technology Enables Smart Filter Producing Increase in IAQ, Lowered Energy Cost, and Reduced Waste
L. Rothenberg, Agentis Air LLC, US
2:50Qualifying climate-tech for the market: Safety and sustainability considerations
J.A. Shatkin, K.J. Ong, J.D. Ede, Vireo Advisors, LLC, US
3:10H Quest Vanguard Inc.: Low-cost hydrogen production from natural gas through microwave plasma pyrolysis
G. Skoptsov, H Quest Vanguard Inc., US

Wednesday June 21

9:00Advanced Materials for Engineering ApplicationsChesapeake 2
Session chair: Cy Wilson, NASA Langley Research Center, US & Jim Johnston, Victoria University of Wellington, NZ
9:00The Spring's the Thing: How Kirigami Techniques and Biomimetic Adhesives can Remake Materials
D. Sameoto, University of Alberta, CA
9:25Micromachined Aerodynamics Measurement Technologies
R. White, Tufts University, US
9:50Geothermal Energy and Nanostructured Calcium Silicate – Climate Change Mitigation and Clean Water Protection
J.H. Johnston, Victoria University of Wellington and CaSil Technologies Ltd, NZ
10:10Tunable properties and microstructure net-shape aluminum matrix composites parts fabricated via 3D printing.
M. Seleznev, J. Roy-Mayhew, J. Faust, Markforged Inc., US
10:40Nano and Single-Atom Catalysts Manufacturing Assisted by Inexpensive Custom Designed Low-Temperature Plasma
M.M. Feng, Polykala Technologies LLC, US
11:00Novel Low Energy, High Speed Ambient Catalysis of Polymerization through Solid Objects
A. Malofsky, Srinagesh Potluri, Nano Catalytics, Inc., US
11:20Thermally Conductive Composite with High Mechanical Strength
S-K Koh, C&G Hitech Co., Ltd., KR
11:40Piezoelectric Nanofiber Yarns for Wearable Energy Harvesting Textiles
M. Pallotta, Materic LLC, US
Topics & Application Areas
  • Advanced Engineering and Aerospace Materials
  • Nanomaterials
  • Composite Materials
  • Energy Storage & Light Harvesting Materials
  • Ceramics & Silicate Materials
  • Magnetic Materials
  • Recovery and Recycling of Metals & Materials
  • Materials in Environmental Protection & Remediation
  • Other

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