JUNE 19-21, 2023

Sustainability & Efficiency Innovations

Materials for Sustainability and Efficiency

Symposium Chair

YuanQiao RaoGreen Chemistry in Home and Personal Care
YuanQiao Rao
Fellow, The Dow Chemical Company


A concern for the environment, regulatory pressure, corporate sustainability goals, and recognition of consumer preferences for products with reduced carbon footprint are driving innovation in sustainable materials, and efficient products and processes. Submit your abstract and participate in this special symposium highlighting international research and development efforts and success stories in the development of a more sustainable future.

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2023 Symposium Sessions

Tuesday June 20

1:30Sustainability & Efficiency Innovations
4:00Sustainability & Efficiency Innovations - Posters

2023 Symposium Program

Tuesday June 20

1:30Sustainability & Efficiency InnovationsChesapeake C
Session chair: Cy Wilson, NASA Langley Research Center, US
Advances in Solid Phase Colloidal Materials for Environmental Remediation
J. Freim, Regenesis Bioremediation, US
Solid 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
Compact, 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
Advances in Electrostatic Filter Technology Enables Smart Filter Producing Increase in IAQ, Lowered Energy Cost, and Reduced Waste
L. Rothenberg, Agentis Air LLC, US
Qualifying climate-tech for the market: Safety and sustainability considerations
J.A. Shatkin, K.J. Ong, J.D. Ede, Vireo Advisors, LLC, US
H Quest Vanguard Inc.: Low-cost hydrogen production from natural gas through microwave plasma pyrolysis
G. Skoptsov, H Quest Vanguard Inc., US
4:00Sustainability & Efficiency Innovations - PostersExpo Hall AB
From Gorillas to Humans: Sustainability in an Interconnected World
M. Trebilcock Jr., D. Kachevas, K. Kaul, MCPC, US
Room Temperature HCHO Conversion using Oxygen Vacancy-Rich TiO2 Supported Noble Metal Catalyst
J. Jurng, W. Ahmad, Y. Oh, Korea Institute of Science and Technology, KR
The OTV: A Novel Power Electronic Device for Energy Efficiency
K. Sampayan, S. Sampayan, Opcondys, Inc., US
Innovative optical technology applied to CO2 storage geophysical monitoring
M. Verliac, A. Berzanskis, TotalEnergies, FR
Biological Integrated Systems For Carbon Capture
A. Irarrazaval, R. Macedo, F. De Caso, Carbon BioCapture LLC, US
Performance of Recyclable Solar Module with Termoplastic Encapsulant
H-H. Hsieh, Industrial technology research institute, TW
End of Life Photovoltaic Panels: Recent Recycling Technology Development
L. Jiao, Grand Valley State University, US
Topics & Application Areas
  • Materials Recycling
  • Waste Reduction, Remediation
  • Energy Harvesting Technologies
  • Innovations in Solar Materials and Devices
  • Efficient Lighting & Display
  • Materials for Energy Transport & Grid Technologies
  • Green Chemistry & Materials Case Studies
  • Technologies for Carbon Capture
  • Innovative Materials for Carbon Capture & Storage
  • Innovations in Direct Air Capture
  • Innovations in Carbon Dioxide Utilization
  • Environmental Impact Assessment of Bio-Based Product/Processes
  • Other

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