JUNE 17-19, 2024
WASHINGTON, DC    


Plenary Speakers

Craig Arnold

Craig Arnold

Vice Dean for Innovation, Princeton University

Yuri Gogotsi

Yury Gogotsi

Distinguished University and Charles T. and Ruth M. Bach Professor, Director, A.J. Drexel Nanomaterials Institute, Drexel University

Key Speakers

Cassandra Adams

Cassandra Adams

Co-Founder & COO, Vital View

Mounir Alafrangy

Mounir Alafrangy

MS Aerospace Engineering Commercial Innovation Manager, Technology Lead, International Space Station National Laboratory

Babak Anasori

Babak Anasori

Professor, Purdue University

Emil Annevelink

Emil Annevelink

Co-Founder, Physics Inverted Materials

Andrew Anstey

Andrew Anstey

Assistant Professor, University of Ottawa

Craig Arnold

Craig Arnold

Vice Dean for Innovation, Princeton University

Jennifer Aurandt-Pilgrim

Jennifer Aurandt-Pilgrim

Vice President of R&D and Innovation, Marquis Energy, LLC

Osama Awadelkarim

Osama Awadelkarim

Dept Chair and Professor, Penn State University

Wolfgang Bacsa

Wolfgang Bacsa

Professor, University of Toulouse, France

Amolak Badesha

Amolak Badesha

CEO, Orbital Composites

Hooman Banaei

Hooman Banaei

CEO, Everix

Amay Bandodkar

Amay Bandodkar

Assistant Professor, North Carolina State University

Tim Barckholtz

Tim Barckholtz

Senior Scientific Advisor, ExxonMobil Technology and Engineering Co.

Rachel A. Bardsley

Rachel A. Bardsley

Materials Engineer, NASA

John Barnes

John Barnes

CEO and Founder, The Barnes Global Advisors

Robert Baseman

Robert Baseman

Senior Staff Member, IBM

Mehmet Baykara

Mehmet Baykara

Associate Professor, University of California, Merced

William Bentley

William Bentley

Professor, University of Maryland

Abraham Beyene

Abraham Beyene

Group Leader, Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Josh Blatz

Josh Blatz

Senior Research and Development Engineer, SHINE Technologies

Gus Block

Gus Block

Director of Corporate Development, Nuvera Fuel Cells

Houssam Bouloussa

Houssam Bouloussa

Assistant Professor, University of Missouri - Kansas City

Stephen Boyes

Stephen Boyes

Professor, George Washington University

Caroline Brannock

Caroline Brannock

Sr. Sales Manager Battery Technology, BASF

Jef Caers

Jef Caers

Professor, Stanford University

Amelia Campbell

Amelia Campbell

Project Leader, Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Damian Carrieri

Damian Carrieri

Bioresource & Environmental Security, Sandia National Laboratories

Sehoon Chang

Sehoon Chang

Research Specialist, Aramco Americas

Xi Chen

Xi Chen

Associate Professor, The City College of New York

Jeannine M. Coburn

Jeannine M. Coburn

Assistant Professor, Biomedical Engineering Department, Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Jack Cohen

Jack Cohen

Director of Supplier Integration, Commonwealth Fusion Systems

Liam Collins

Liam Collins

Staff Scientist, Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Ioana Cozmuta

Ioana Cozmuta

CEO, G-Space, Inc.

Cait Cramer

Cait Cramer

Curriculum Lead, Micro Nano Technology Education Center

Katy Crist

Katy Crist

Sr Mgr, Strategic Alliances and Partnerships, Tokyo Electron Limited

Maher Damak

Maher Damak

CEO, Infinite Cooling

Amrit De

Amrit De

CEO, Apsidal

Emory De Castro

Emory De Castro

CTO, Advent Technologies

James De Yoreo

James De Yoreo

Chief Scientist, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

Andria Denmon

Andria Denmon

Associate Professor, Life Sciences, Santa Monica College

Jaydeep Deshpande

Jaydeep Deshpande

Principal Open Innovation Engineer, Commonwealth Fusion Systems

Zachary DiVencenzo

Zachary DiVencenzo

President, JuggerBot 3D LLC

Xiangyang Dong

Xiangyang Dong

Associate Professor, Arizona State University

Paul Dudley

Paul Dudley

Vice President, Business Development & Communications, ATI

Melissa	Beth Duhaime

Melissa Beth Duhaime

Associate Professor, University of Michigan

Jin Ellington

Jin Ellington

Manager, Wolfspeed

Alex Eskandarian

Alex Eskandarian

Researcher, Harvard Medical School

Georg Fantner

Georg Fantner

Associate Professor, EPFL, Switzerland

Tim Finley

Tim Finley

Global Technology Principal, Dow Chemical Company

Lynn Foster

Lynn Foster

Founder & CEO, Z-Field Technologies LLC

Johann Foucher

Johann Foucher

CEO, Pollen Metrology

Jessica Frick

Jessica Frick

Research Engineer, Stanford University

Matthew Friedell

Matthew Friedell

Co-Founder and VP of Operations, Robotic Construction Technologies Inc.

Alison Fritz

Alison Fritz

Research Engineer, National Energy Technology Laboratory

Yoshiko Fujita

Yoshiko Fujita

Distinguished Staff Scientist, Idaho National Lab

Kieran Furlong

Kieran Furlong

CEO & Founder, Realta Fusion

Ariel Furst

Ariel Furst

Assistant Professor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Angelo Gaitas

Angelo Gaitas

Assistant Professor, Icahn School of Medicine at Mt. Sinai

Right Hon. Yvonne Gamble

Right Hon. Yvonne Gamble

CEO, SanPete Financial Group

Doug Gardner

Doug Gardner

Professor, University of Maine

Slade Gardner

Slade Gardner

President, Big Metal Additive

Amy Gelmi

Amy Gelmi

Senior Lecturer, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, Australia

Sougata Ghosh

Sougata Ghosh

Visiting Professor, RK University

Michael Ginsberg

Michael Ginsberg

President, Tokamak Energy Inc.

Yury Gogotsi

Yury Gogotsi

Distinguished University and Charles T. and Ruth M. Bach Professor, Director, A.J. Drexel Nanomaterials Institute, Drexel University

Diana Grandas

Diana Grandas

Fusion Energy Research Analyst IV, Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI)

Peter Grutter

Peter Grutter

Professor, McGill University

Lisa Guay

Lisa Guay

AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellow, U.S. Department of Energy

Gregory Guisbiers

Gregory Guisbiers

Assistant Professor of Physics and Astronomy, University of Arkansas Little Rock

Imre Gyuk

Imre Gyuk

Director, Energy Storage Research, U.S. Department of Energy

Jan-Willem Handgraaf

Jan-Willem Handgraaf

Senior Technical Product Manager, Siemens Digital Industries Software

Bert Harrop

Bert Harrop

Packaging Lab Manager, Princeton

Damon Hartley

Damon Hartley

Senior Staff Scientist, Idaho National Laboratory

Greg Haugstad

Greg Haugstad

Technical Staff Member & Director, Characterization Facility (CharFac), University of Minnesota

Stephen Hendrickson

Stephen Hendrickson

Office of Technology Transitions, U.S. Department of Energy

Ilka Hermes

Ilka Hermes

Group Leader, Liebniz Institute, Germany

Curtis Hill

Curtis Hill

Senior Materials Engineer, NASA

Shawna Hollen

Shawna Hollen

Assistant Professor, University of New Hampshire

Olivia Holzhaus

Olivia Holzhaus

Founder and CEO, Rhodium Scientific

Erik Hosler

Erik Hosler

CEO, XLight

Kyu-Youn Hwang

Kyu-Youn Hwang

CEO, CTBio, Korea

Heather Jackson

Heather Jackson

Advisor, U.S. Department of Energy

Santa Jansone-Popova

Santa Jansone-Popova

R&D Scientist, Critical Materials Innovation Hub, Oak Ridge National Lab

Shaoyi Jiang

Shaoyi Jiang

Professor, Cornell University

Jim Johnston

Jim Johnston

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

Rich Julien

Rich Julien

Partner, BOKA Group Holdings

Mandakini Kanungo

Mandakini Kanungo

Senior Research Scientist, Corning, Inc.

Anupama Kaul

Anupama Kaul

Professor, University of North Texas

Jason Killgore

Jason Killgore

Project Leader, National Institute of Standards and Technology

Mike Young-Han Kim

Mike Young-Han Kim

CEO, Gauss Labs

Cristian Koepfli

Cristian Koepfli

Assistant Professor, University of Notre Dame

John P. Kopasz

John P. Kopasz

Chemist/Group Leader, Argonne National Laboratory

Matt Kramer

Matt Kramer

Distinguished Scientist, Ames National Laboratory

Piotr Kulczakowicz

Piotr Kulczakowicz

Director, Quantum Startup Foundry

Matt Kweon

Matt Kweon

Senior Product Development Engineer, ExxonMobil

Yuming Lai

Yuming Lai

Research Scientist, The Dow Chemical Company

Matthew Lane

Matthew Lane

Engineering Contract Manager, Equans, France

Matthew Laudon

Matthew Laudon

VP TechConnect, TechConnect Division, Advanced Technology International (ATI)

Jeremy Leader

Jeremy Leader

Deputy Director, Commercial Space Office, U.S. Space Force

Gyung-Su Lee

Gyung-Su Lee

Co-founder and Chairman, EnableFusion Inc., Korea

Qilin Li

Qilin Li

Professor, Rice University

Gang-yu Liu

Gang-yu Liu

Professor, University of California, Davis

Guoliang (Greg) Liu

Guoliang (Greg) Liu

Associate Professor, Virginia Tech

Stefan Lohfeld

Stefan Lohfeld

Assistant Professor, University of Missouri-Kansas City

John Lovell

John Lovell

VP Technology and Strategy, Micron Silicon Inc

Dennis Lucarelli

Dennis Lucarelli

Founder & CEO, Error Corp.

Adina Luican Mayer

Adina Luican Mayer

Associate Professor, University of Ottawa

Arnie Lumsdaine

Arnie Lumsdaine

INFUSE Program Director, Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Hanni Lux

Hanni Lux

STEP Cost Model Lead, UK Atomic Energy Authority, United Kingdom

Niall MacDowell

Niall MacDowell

Founder and Director, Xiron Global, United Kingdom

Yusuke Matsuda

Yusuke Matsuda

Staff Engineer, Quantum-Si

Joey Mead

Joey Mead

Professor; Director of the Nanomanufacturing Center, University of Massachusetts, Lowell

Daniël Melters

Daniël Melters

Staff Scientist, National Cancer Institute

Solomon Mensah

Solomon Mensah

Assistant Professor, Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Chris Menzel

Chris Menzel

Founder, Chris Menzel Engineering Design

Katherine Mirica

Katherine Mirica

Associate Professor, Dartmouth College

Abha Misra

Abha Misra

Professor, Indian Institute of Science, India

Emma Mooney

Emma Mooney

Outreach and Project Manager, ATI, TechConnect Division

Hannah Murnen

Hannah Murnen

CTO, Graphyte

Vivek Murthi

Vivek Murthi

Director, Nikola Corporation

Vijay Murugesan

Vijay Murugesan

Materials Sciences Group Lead, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

Prakash D. Nallathamby

Prakash D. Nallathamby

Associate Director of Research at the Berthiaume Institute for Precision Health, University of Notre Dame

Sang Nam

Sang Nam

Professor, George Mason University

Celeste Nelson

Celeste Nelson

Professor, Princeton University

Jeff Nelson

Jeff Nelson

Director of Center of Integrated Technologies, Sandia National Laboratories

Christina Newcomb

Christina Newcomb

SPM Lab Manager, Stanford University

Aaron Noble

Aaron Noble

Professor, Virginia Tech

Alex Norman

Alex Norman

Executive Director, Princeton Institute of Materials

Kwang W. Oh

Kwang W. Oh

Professor, University at Buffalo, SUNY

Andriy Palasyuk

Andriy Palasyuk

Research Scientist, Critical Materials Innovation Hub, Ames National Laboratory

Divya Panchanathan

Divya Panchanathan

Sr. Materials Engineer, Axiom Space

David S. Parker

David S. Parker

Group Leader, Materials Theory, Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Simona Patange

Simona Patange

Biologist, National Institute of Standards and Technology

Derek Patton

Derek Patton

Director, University of Southern Mississippi

Mihir Pendharkar

Mihir Pendharkar

Postdoctoral Fellow, Stanford University

Tom Pennell

Tom Pennell

Research Support Specialist, Cornell Nanofabrication Facility

BG David C. Phillips

BG David C. Phillips

Program Executive Officer, Aviation, PEO Aviation, US Army

Martin Poitzsch

Martin Poitzsch

Leader Reservoir Engineering Technologies Team, Aramco Americas

Elena Polyakova

Elena Polyakova

Founder, G6 Materials Corp.

Dianne Poster

Dianne Poster

Senior Advisor, Director’s Office, Material Measurement Laboratory, NIST, Office of Space Commerce, NOAA,, U.S. Department of Commerce

Zhe Qiang

Zhe Qiang

Assistant Professor, University of Southern Mississippi

Carlos Quiroz-Arita

Carlos Quiroz-Arita

Senior Member of Technical Staff, Sandia National Laboratories

Yevgeny Raitses

Yevgeny Raitses

Principal Research Physicist, Princeton Plasma Physics Lab

YuanQiao Rao

YuanQiao Rao

Fellow, Dow Chemical Company

Kenneth Reardon

Kenneth Reardon

Professor, Colorado State

Francis Richey

Francis Richey

Senior Vice President of Research and Development, EOS, US

Hyun Wook Ro

Hyun Wook Ro

Polymer Scientist, PPG Industries

Stefan Roberts

Stefan Roberts

CEO, Insoma Bio

Jennifer Rocha

Jennifer Rocha

Vice President, Strategic Partnerships, ATI, TechConnect Division

Raphael Roettgen

Raphael Roettgen

Managing Partner, E2MC Ventures, Switzerland

Bart Romanowicz

Bart Romanowicz

Vice President, ATI, TechConnect Division

Helen Rowe

Helen Rowe

Account Executive, Alloy Enterprises

Abhishek Roy

Abhishek Roy

Senior Staff Scientist, National Renewable Energy Laboratory

Rok Sabjan

Rok Sabjan

Deputy COO, Cosylab

Ozgur Sahin

Ozgur Sahin

Professor, Columbia University

Michael Sanders

Michael Sanders

Senior Advisor, Avicenne Energy

Wesley Sanders

Wesley Sanders

Assistant Professor, Salt Lake Community College

Ken Savin

Ken Savin

Chief Scientist, Redwire Space

Daniel Schmidt

Daniel Schmidt

In-Line Metrology Manager, IBM Research

Andreas Schopphoff

Andreas Schopphoff

Head of Market Segment R&D, Pfeiffer Vacuum, Germany

Kiyoshi Seko

Kiyoshi Seko

Director and COO, Kyoto Fusioneering Ltd, Japan

Andy Sherman

Andy Sherman

Chairman, PMT Group

Maksim Shivokhin

Maksim Shivokhin

Staff Engineer, ExxonMobil

Christopher Sims

Christopher Sims

Research Chemist, National Institute of Standards and Technology

Srikanth Singamaneni

Srikanth Singamaneni

Professor, Washington University in St. Louis

Emilie Siochi

Emilie Siochi

Senior research materials engineer, NASA Langley Research Center

Kenan Song

Kenan Song

Professor, University of Georgia

S. Sita Sonty

S. Sita Sonty

CEO, Space Tango

Erik Spoerke

Erik Spoerke

Energy Storage Materials Lead, Sandia National Laboratories

Vince Sprenkle

Vince Sprenkle

Director, Grid Storage Launchpad, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

Chris Stafford

Chris Stafford

Scientist, National Institute of Standards and Technology

Don Stevenson

Don Stevenson

Vice President, GTI Energy

Anirudha V. Sumant

Anirudha V. Sumant

Scientist, Argonne National Laboratory

Charles Swanson

Charles Swanson

Director of Fusion Systems, Thea Energy

Karen Swider-Lyons

Karen Swider-Lyons

Principal Research Scientist, Plug Power

Madhava Syamlal

Madhava Syamlal

Founder & CEO, QubitSolve Inc.

Esther Takeuchi

Esther Takeuchi

Distinguished Professor, Stony Brook University

Halil Tekinalp

Halil Tekinalp

R&D Scientist, Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Timothy Thomas

Timothy Thomas

Chief Strategy Officer, Mohawk Valley Community College

Loucas Tsakalakos

Loucas Tsakalakos

Director Of Engineering, Coherent Corp.

Bibake Uppal

Bibake Uppal

Senior Business Development Manager, Kyoto Fusioneering America Ltd.

Shruti Venkatram

Shruti Venkatram

Materials Data Scientist, 3M

Nicole Wagner

Nicole Wagner

CEO, Lambda Vision

Matthew Webber

Matthew Webber

Associate Professor, Notre Dame University

Thomas J. Webster

Thomas J. Webster

Chief Scientific Advisor, Interstellar Therapeutics

Dawn Wellman

Dawn Wellman

Strategic Programs Manager, Rio Tinto Copper Research

Lynn Wendt

Lynn Wendt

Director, Biomass Feedstock Natl User Facility, Idaho National Laboratory

William (Cy) Wilson

William (Cy) Wilson

Electronics Engineer, NASA Langley Research Center

Ken Winston

Ken Winston

Senior Applications Engineer, Calgon Carbon Corporation

Yiliang Wu

Yiliang Wu

Director of Technology and Innovation, Colltech North America

Dalia Yablon

Dalia Yablon

Technical Program Chair, TechConnect World Innovation Conference

Steven Zanganeh

Steven Zanganeh

Assistant Professor, New York Institute of Technology

Helen Zha

Helen Zha

Assistant Professor, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Chen Zhang

Chen Zhang

Assistant Professor, University of Maryland

Lin Zhao

Lin Zhao

Research Scientist, Dow Chemical Company

Ms. Lily Arcusa

Director of Engineering and Technical Management Chief Engineer, Air Force Life Cycle Management Center

MG Robert Barrie

Deputy for Acquisitions and Systems Management (Acquisition, Logistics and Technology), US Army

Honorable Nickolas Guertin (Invited)

Assistant Secretary of the Navy (Research, Development and Acquisition), US Department of Defense

Andrew Holland

CEO, Fusion Industry Association

Dr. David Honey

Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering, U.S. Department of Defense

RADM John Lemmon

Program Executive Officer, Tactical Aircraft Programs, US Navy

Welsey Low

Architecture Subject Matter Expert, FARA/PEO Aviation, US Army

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