JUNE 17-19, 2024
WASHINGTON, DC    


Biotech & Medical

Join industry partners and applied research leadership accelerating the development and deployment of new material solutions into products and society.


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2024 Sector Program - Biotech & Medical

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Sessions

Monday June 17

8:00TechConnect World Innovation Conference - Plenary Keynotes
10:30Biofuels & Bioremediation
10:30Space Based Manufacturing Value Proposition
1:00Space Enabled Biological Products
1:30Medical Device Innovations
1:30Micro & Bio Fluidics, Lab-on-Chip
1:30Protein & Lignocellulosic Materials
2:30Space Enabled Materials & Hardware Products
1:30Counter WMD Innovation Challenge - Sponsored by CWMD
2:45Counter WMD Innovation Challenge - Sponsored by CWMD
4:00TechConnect Innovation Showcase Reception, Poster Session I (4:00 - 6:00)

Tuesday June 18

7:00Registration
8:00TechConnect Keynote Program
9:15Physical & Chemical Sensors
9:15Molecular Engineering & Nanoparticle Design for Drug Delivery II
9:15SPMConnect: Advances FluidFM
9:15Precision Health & Diagnostics
9:15Space Based Product Development & Experimentation Platforms
10:30Impact in Advanced Manufacturing for LEO - Panel
11:15Revolutionizing Industry with Space Manufacturing
11:00SPMConnect: Dynamic Processes at Solid-Liquid Interfaces
11:30TechConnect Innovation Spotlights: Biotech, Pharma, Health
12:00TechConnect World, SBIR/STTR Pavilion, and EPA P3 Exhibit Hall Opens
12:00TechConnect Business Team Meet & Greet
12:00EPA P3 National Student Design Competition Showcase
1:30Medical Devices & Tissue Engineering
1:30Sensors: Bio-Medical Applications
1:30Biorefining & Biomanufacturing 1
1:00Space Based Manufacturing Systems & Technologies
2:30Fabrication Processes for Space
1:30Medical Threat Reduction Challenge - Sponsored by MCDC
1:30Medical Threat Reduction Challenge - Sponsored by MCDC
4:00TechConnect Innovation Showcase Reception, Poster Session 2 (4:00 - 6:00)
1:30Biorefining & Biomanufacturing - Posters

Wednesday June 19

9:00Tissue Engineering & Infection Control
9:00Biorefining & Biomanufacturing 2
9:00InSpace Infrastructure Fabrication
1:30SPMConnect: SPM of Cells, Biomolecules & Biomaterials
3:00SPMConnect: Electrical modes II (Electromechanics)

Program

Monday June 17

8:00TechConnect World Innovation Conference - Plenary KeynotesMaryland C
Session chair: Jennifer Rocha, Dalia Yablon, Matthew Laudon, TechConnect ATI, US
8:00Welcome to TechConnect
M. Laudon, TechConnect ATI, US
8:05TechConnect Overview: Connecting Research, Accelerating Innovation
D. Yablon, J. Rocha, TechConnect ATI, US
8:15MXenes – 2D Building Blocks for the Future Technology
Y. Gogotsi, Drexel University, US
8:40Scalable Production of Hierarchical Carbon-Based Aerogel Materials for Filtration Applications
C. Arnold, Princeton University, US
9:15TBA
D. Syed, U.S. Small Business Administration, US
10:30Biofuels & BioremediationChesapeake A
Session chair: Halil Tekinalp, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, US
Marquis: A case study in sustainable ethanol production
J. Aurandt-Pilgrim, Marquis, US
Utilizing Liquid-Liquid Extraction (LLE) or Solvent Extraction (SX) in the Efficient Recovery and Purification of Biofuels & Bioproducts
D. Glatz, B. Cross, Koch Modular Process Systems, US
Surfactant Assisted Hydrothermal Liquefaction of Corn Stover for Hydrochar and Oil Production
B. Maddipudi, K. Huynh, Z. Fickbohm, A. Shende, G. Bauer, R. Shende, South Dakota School of Mines, US
Catalytic hydrothermal liquefaction of corn stover pellets for production of biofuels
Z. Fickbohm, B. Maddipudi, K. Huynh, G. Bauer, R. Shende, South Dakota School of Mines, US
10:30Space Based Manufacturing Value PropositionAnnapolis 1-2
Session chair: Chris Menzel, Menzel Engineering Design, US
10:30Automation Unearthed: The Future of Manufacturing
S. Sonty, Space Tango, US
10:50The Promise of Manufacturing in Space for Defense Applications: Directions, Enablers & Challenges
A. Hamilton, N. Gladden, D. Barnhart, Arkisys, US
11:10TBA
O. Holzhaus, Rhodium Scientific, US
11:30TBA
R. Hernandez, ISS National Laboratory, US
1:00Space Enabled Biological ProductsAnnapolis 1-2
Session chair: Chris Menzel, Menzel Engineering Design, US
1:00Characterization of Protein-based Artificial Retina Thin Films Produced via Layer-by-Layer Assembly on the International Space Station
N.L. Wagner, D. Sylva, H. Sylva, K. Dixit, J.A. Greco, LambdaVision, US
1:20In-Space Expansion of Hematopoietic Stem Cells: Technical Progress, Economic Potential, and Commercialization Challenges
L. Stodieck, S. Countryman, F. Karouia, T. Niederwieser, P. Huang, A. Zubair, L. Helander, B. Freed, BioServe Space Technologies, US
1:40Biomanufacturing Tissue and Cells in Microgravity
M. Mulligan, K. Savin, A. Rogers, Redwire, US
2:00A review of organoid production in microgravity
R. Roettgen, Prometheus Life Technologies AG, CH
1:30Medical Device InnovationsChesapeake B
Session chair: Jeannine M. Coburn, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, US
Bio Electronic Information Processing: An Emerging Technology
W. Bentley, University of Maryland, US
High-precision magnesium microtubes for stents with improved mechanical properties
S. Mueller, S. Gall, R. Nitschke, F. Gensch, FORMING GmbH, DE
Phenotype independent capture of circulating tumor cells using magnetic probes
K. Morris, C. Bilynsky, A-L. Papa, The George Washington University, US
SampleCAP: A power-free system for biomolecule concentration
S.V. Angus, B. Swan, C. Stewart, A.S. Cowan, M.F. Smiechowski, Guild Associates, Inc., US
Simulations of exhaled breath aerosol deposition to support laboratory breath aerosol measurements
V. Malave, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), US
Catalyzing Global Change: The Power of Innovation for Positive Impact
S.A. Mensah, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, US
1:30Micro & Bio Fluidics, Lab-on-ChipNational Harbor 6
Session chair: Kwang W. Oh, University at Buffalo SUNY, US
Teeny tiny flows and tissue development
C. Nelson, Princeton University, US
Miniaturized, inexpensive, and rugged dressings for AI-powered monitoring and rapid closure of chronic wounds
A.J. Bandodkar, North Carolina State University, US
Lateral flow assay for quantitative detection of biomarker in saliva
K-Y Hwang, ctbio, KR
Using Electrochemical Impedance Spectroscopy to determine the change in dielectric properties of the membranes of malignant cells
K.H. Tantawi, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, US
XPORT ENTRAP: Droplet Microfluidic Platform for Enhanced DNA Transfer Between Microbial Species
J.A. Wippold, M.J. Chu, B.L. Adams, A. Han, U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command – Army Research Laboratory, SynBio Tools Branch, Biology and Biological Sciences Division, Army Research Directorate, US
1:30Protein & Lignocellulosic MaterialsChesapeake A
Session chair: R. Helen Zha, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, US
Water-responsive Materials for Evaporation Energy Harnessing
X. Chen, CUNY Advanced Science Research Center, US
Self-assembled nanoparticle-enzyme clusters and substrate channeling – a developing system for de novo biosynthesis
J.C. Breger, E. Oh, M.H. Stewart, K. Susumu, S.A. Walper, S.A. Díaz, S.L. Hooe, M. Thakur, M.G. Ancona, I.L. Medintz, G.A. Ellis, US Naval Research Laboratory, US
Low-Cost Cardboard Derived Carbon Electrode for Asymmetric Supercapacitor
K. Huynh, B. Maddipudi, Z. Fickbohm, G. Bauer, R. Shende, South Dakota School of Mines, US
Spray dried cellulose nanofibers produced using various wood pulp feedstocks and their effects on polypropylene composite properties
D.J. Gardner, S. Hwang, Y. Han, University of Maine, US
A New, Energy-Efficient Method for the Recovery of Lignin from Agriculturally Based, Unevaporated Black Liquor Streams
M.C. Thies, B.S. Lynn, Clemson University, US
2:30Space Enabled Materials & Hardware ProductsAnnapolis 1-2
Session chair: Chris Menzel, Menzel Engineering Design, US
2:30Microgravity 101: Understanding the Significance of In-Space Manufacturing
J.J. Frick, J. Janowitz, Astral Materials, US
2:50ZBLAN in Space: Comparing Phase Transitions in Microgravity versus Earth’s Gravity
A. De, Apsidal, US
3:10In-Space Production of MoS2 Films for Next-Generation Electronics
D.J. Niedzwiecki, Goeppert LLC, US
3:30LEO – A New Technology Platform – Leveraging Low Earth Orbit for Advanced Materials Research and Manufacturing
G.B. Rodrigue, M. Shumbera, J.M. Smith, Allbright Consulting, US
3:50Revolutionizing Space Manufacturing: Sharing Insights from the Breakthroughs in Optical Glass Fabrication from ISS
M. Vestel, Flawless Photonics Inc., US
1:30Counter WMD Innovation Challenge - Sponsored by CWMDMaryland 3
Session chair: Laura Murphree, TechConnect ATI, US
Review Panelist
TBA, Northrop Grumman, US
Welcome from Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction Consortium
M. Stebbins, ATI - CWMD, US
J. Sarik, Nanohmics, US
V. Putkaradze, SenseVOC LLC, US
J. Grey, Sandia National Laboratories, US
E. Hoffmann, Venti LLC, US
L. Hergenroeder, Alakai Defense Systems, US
K. Olsen, D-Tect Systems, a division of Ludlum Measurements, US
M. Derzon, Gold Standard Radiation Detection, Inc., US
E. Biesieda, SteriO3 LLC, US
S.S. Lee, A2US, Inc., US
L. Dubois, Nanoionix LLC, US
B. Hall, Luna Labs USA LLC, US
A. Adema, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus School of Medicine, US
TBA, M2DCON, US
K. Rambhatla, Metakosmos, US
P. Mangos, J. Ferraro, Adaptive Immersion Technologies, US
Review Panelist
R. Spencer, ANSER, US
Review Panelist
J. Lesho, Defense Architecture Systems, Inc., US
Review Panelist
J. Collins, InterFuze, US
Review Panelist
D. Grogan, JRAD, US
2:45Counter WMD Innovation Challenge - Sponsored by CWMDMaryland 3
4:00TechConnect Innovation Showcase Reception, Poster Session I (4:00 - 6:00)Expo Hall BC

Tuesday June 18

7:00RegistrationConvention Center Pre-Function
8:00TechConnect Keynote ProgramMaryland C
Session chair: Jennifer Rocha, TechConnect ATI, US
8:00SBA Growth Accelerator Competition
B. Sickler, Office of Investment & Innovation, U.S. Small Business Administration, US
8:10Advanced Manufacturing in Space - Catalyst Community Launch
M. Laudon, TechConnect ATI, US
8:15Commercial Space Office (COMSO) and the recently signed DoD and USSF Commercial Space Strategies
J. Leader, U.S. Space Force, US
8:35In-Space Manufacturing as a Profitable and Investable Business
R. Roettgen, E2MC Ventures, CH
9:15Physical & Chemical SensorsChesapeake 2
Session chair: Martin Poitzsch, Aramco Americas, US
Combining IOT with Real-Time Spectroscopy to Digitize Chemical Optimization
J. Lovell, O. Kulbrandstad, A. Haun, J.H. Alzate, MIcroSilicon, US
Microwave Interrogation of Woven Straps under Light Loading for Inflatable Applications
W. Wilson, T.C. Jones, E. Tucker, G. Szatkowski, NASA Langley Research Center, US
New-generation spacecraft water monitoring with flight-ready solid-state nanopores
Z. Xia, Goeppert LLC, US
Mass sensitivity of co-resonantly coupled dynamic mode cantilever sensors
I. Lampouras, J. Körner, Leibniz University Hannover, DE
Metal-Organic Frameworks on Textiles for Chemical Sensing, Filtration, and Detoxification
K.A. Mirica, Dartmouth College, US
9:15Molecular Engineering & Nanoparticle Design for Drug Delivery IIChesapeake B
Session chair: R. Helen Zha, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute & Jeannine Coburn, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, US
9:15Molecular Engineering for On-Demand Therapeutic Delivery
M.J. Webber, University of Notre Dame, US
9:45Fractomers: Harnessing Intrinsically Disordered Proteins for Next-Generation Biomaterial Development
S. Roberts, S. Hollenbeck, A. Chilkoti, inSoma Bio, Inc., US
10:15Delivery of Therapeutic Plant-Derived Exosomes to the Brain for the Treatment of Mental Health Disorders and CNS Injuries
N. NassiriKoopaei, EriVan Bio and University of Florida, US
10:35OcuHeal UV-400+ : Ophthalmic, UV-blocking, Anti-oxidant, Preservative-free Nanolipid Eye-drop
S.P. Barman, K. Barman, S. Harris, K. Ward, Symphony Therapeutics (subsidiary of Integral BioSystems), US
10:55A Novel Compound to Reverse the Effects of Drugs of Abuse and Neuromuscular Blocking Agents
E. Broyles, L. Isaacs, Reversal Therapeutics, Inc., US
11:15Interfacial Assembly of Silk Fibroin for Controlled Biopharmaceutical Release
R.H. Zha, T.D. Fink, C. Wigham, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, US
9:15SPMConnect: Advances FluidFMNational Harbor 5
Session chair: Simona Patange, NIST, US
FluidFM: Cytosurge's journey from hollow AFM probes to precision genome engineering
P. Behr, Cytosurge AG, CH
FluidFM in Live Cell Biology: From Biomechanics to Single-Cell Omics
O. Guillaume-Gentil, EPFL, CH
Advancements in BioAFM: Fluid Micro Cantilevers and Novel Thermocouple Devices for Cellular Analysis
A. Gaitas, Icahn School of Medicine at Mt. Sinai, US
Scanning Probe Microscopy Based Investigations at Single Cell Level
G-Y. Liu, University of California, Davis, US
Capturing Transient Responses – Combining BioAFM with External Stimulation
A. Gelmi, RMIT University, AU
9:15Precision Health & DiagnosticsChesapeake C
Session chair: Prakash Nallathamby, University of Notre Dame, US
Breakthrough Total Body Fluid Monitoring system based on non invasive, non contact RF Technology
C. Rauh, C. Adams, Vital View Technologies, US
Point-of-use multiomics diagnosis for accurate and timely precision diagnosis
R. Khosravi-Far, B. Griffith, C. Brown, H. Gamage, InnoTech Precision Medicine, Inc, US
Portable device for rapid identification of locally sourced phage for use in phage therapy
S.V. Angus, B. Swan, C. Stewart, A.S. Cowan, Guild Associates, Inc., US
Non-Invasive Health Tracking for Optimal Performance & Recovery
G. Travish, ViBo Health, US
Automated AI-supported microscopy and portable qPCR for the diagnosis of Plasmodium falciparum and Plasmodium vivax malaria
C. Koepfli, University of Notre Dame, US
Nanoparticle Platform Technologies to Circumvent Therapeutics Resistance in Diseases
P.D. Nallathamby, M. Waters, J. Hopf, P. Helquist, University of Notre Dame, US
9:15Space Based Product Development & Experimentation PlatformsAnnapolis 1-2
Session chair: Chris Menzel, Menzel Engineering Design, US
9:15Manufacture in Space: A New Era of Advanced Materials Innovation
D. Panchanathan, Axiom Space, US
9:35The Fabrication Laboratory (FabLab) facility for exploration missions.
K.A. Savin, Redwire, US
9:55Optimizing Space Manufacturing: The Crucial Role of AI/ML in Design and Process Automation
I. Cozmuta, G-Space, Inc., US
10:30Impact in Advanced Manufacturing for LEO - PanelAnnapolis 1-2
Session chair: Curtis Hill, NASA Materials & Processes Laboratory, US
Panelist
A. De, Apsidal, US
Panelist
P. Dutta, United Semiconductor, US
Panelist
R. Hernandez, ISS National Laboratory, US
Panelist
M. Mulligan, Redwire, US
Panelist
D. Panchanathan, Axiom Space, US
Panelist
A. Wilson, Butler University, US
11:15Revolutionizing Industry with Space ManufacturingAnnapolis 1-2
Session chair: Ioana Cozmuta, G-SPACE, US
Panelist
D. Rasky, NASA Ames, US
Panelist
L. Cromley, Deloitte Consulting, US
Panelist
P. Dutta, United Semiconductors, US
Panelist
H. Mills, Rhodium Scientific, US
Panelist
F. Karouia, BioServe Space Technologies, US
11:00SPMConnect: Dynamic Processes at Solid-Liquid InterfacesNational Harbor 5
Session chair: Christina Newcomb, Stanford University, US
An in situ look at interfacial structure and dynamics during nucleation and self-assembly
J.J. De Yoreo, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, US
Scanning Probe Microscopy Investigations of Microbiologically Influenced Corrosion on Naval Assets
T.T. Brown, J.S. Lee, U.S. Naval Research Laboratory, US
The role of additives on the thermodynamics and kinetics of nucleation, crystal growth and dissolution
J. Tao, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, US
11:30TechConnect Innovation Spotlights: Biotech, Pharma, HealthMaryland 3
Session chair: Lynn Foster, Z-Field Technologies, US
A Platform for Health Care Data Integration Using Blockchain and Artificial Intelligence
I. Woerner, emTRUTH, US
Supramolecules as In vivo Sequestrants to Induce Drug Reversal
E. Broyles, Reversal Therapeutics, Inc., US
Smartwatch and care coordination solution to help seniors age in place
J. Narasimhan, WatchRx, Inc., US
IgA Monoclonal Antibodies as a Prophylactic and Therapeutic Treatment for Dengue Virus Infection
A. Scheinman, The Research Foundation for SUNY, US
Better Bleeding Control Device
W. Jones, Texas Tech University Office of Research Commercialization, US
Review Panelist
C. Clyburn, MedForeSight LLC, US
Review Panelist
J. David, BryceTech , US
Review Panelist
L. Foster, Fostertech, US
Review Panelist
C. Stebbins, ATI, US
12:00TechConnect World, SBIR/STTR Pavilion, and EPA P3 Exhibit Hall OpensExpo Hall BC
12:00TechConnect Business Team Meet & GreetExpo Hall BC
12:00EPA P3 National Student Design Competition ShowcaseExpo Hall BC
1:30Medical Devices & Tissue EngineeringChesapeake B
Session chair: Jeannine M. Coburn, Worcester Polytechnic Institute & Thomas Webster, Interstellar Therapeutics, US
Engineering a temporary replacement biomimetic retinal tamponade hydrogel
G.J.C. Braithwaite, M. Xheka, Cambridge Polymer Group, Inc., US
Transforming Battlefield Trauma Care: Assessing the Universal Combat Matrix in Preclinical Models of Burns, Junctional Hemorrhage, and Non-Compressible Torso Hemorrhage
A.M. Jorgensen, F. Marini, T. Shupe, J. Rall., J. Radowsky, L. Paladino, W.L. Hickerson, SiOxMed, LLC, US
Antimicrobial Peptide Functionalized Bacterial Cellulose for Wound Dressing Applications
E.M. van Zyl, J.M. Coburn, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, US
WoundSentry: A Revolutionary AI-Driven Wearable for Enhanced Infection Detection
T.J. Ko, L. Yeh, P. Lubet, J. Wang, A. Gnatt, X.L. Liu, Nanobiofab, US
The Combined Effect of Photobiomodulation and Nanoparticle-based Biomaterials for the Treatment of Pathogen-Infected Wounds
S.S. Dhilip Kumar, H. Abrahamse, University of Johannesburg, ZA
1:30Sensors: Bio-Medical ApplicationsChesapeake 2
Session chair: Sehoon Chang, Aramco Americas, US
Harnessing Plasmon-enhanced Fluorescence for Ultrasensitive and Minimally-invasive Bio-diagnostics
S. Singamaneni, Washington University in St. Louis, US
New classes of sensing principles and device architectures in the field of wearable and implantable biochemical sensors
A.J. Bandodkar, North Carolina State University, US
Exploring the Impact of Feature Density on the Performance of Nanopillar Plasmonic Biosensors
R.L. Cromartie, Y. Zhao, K.D. Benkstein, K.L. Steffens, S. Semancik, National Institute of Standards and Technology, US
On-Chip Biosensor For Monitoring Drug Usage Through City Wastewater
B. Zhang, X. Hou, C. Zhen, A.X. Wang, Oregon State University, US
Bio-Inspired Technologies for Monitoring Human and Environmental Health
A.L. Furst, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, US
Preparing for the next pandemic: Using a novel SPOC SPR assay for diagnosis and biosurveillance for a large panel of respiratory pathogens in a single assay
B. Takulapalli, C. Agu, R. Cook, W. Martelly, L. Gusghari, SPOC Proteomics, US
1:30Biorefining & Biomanufacturing 1Chesapeake A
Session chair: Tim Barckholtz, ExxonMobil & Carlos Quiroz-Arita, Sandia National Laboratories, US
Scaling Renewable Fuels through Technology
M. Young, Chevron Technical Center, US
Logistics for Large Scale Biorefineries: Impacts of Carbon Management and Supply System Maturation
D. Hartley, Idaho National Lab, US
Sandia’s R&D efforts towards net-negative biomanufacturing
D. Carrieri, Sandia National Laboratories, US
Permanent, Affordable and Scalable Carbon Removal through Carbon Casting
H. Murnen, Graphyte, US
Harnessing Biology for Industrial Decarbonization
L.M. Guay, U.S. Department of Energy, US
1:00Space Based Manufacturing Systems & TechnologiesAnnapolis 1-2
Session chair: Chris Menzel, Menzel Engineering Design, US
1:00Perspectives on United States Standards Development and Industry Engagement for ISAM
D. Poster, U.S. Department of Commerce, US
1:20Operating a Manufacturing Facility in Space; Verification, Validation, and Product Signoff
R. Rughani, N. Gladden, D.A. Barnhart, Arkisys, US
1:40Manufacturing Better Drugs in Space
K. Savin, M. Mulligan, S. Tuma, Redwire, US
2:00On-Demand Manufacturing of Electronics for Next-Generation Semiconductor Devices
M. Seol, NASA Ames, US
2:30Fabrication Processes for SpaceAnnapolis 1-2
Session chair: Chris Menzel, Menzel Engineering Design, US
2:30Enabling Metal Joining & Additive Manufacturing for On-Orbit Assembly and Manufacturing: Metal AM using Vibrational Resonance In-space via Cold-welding (MAVRIC)
K. Hsu, Arizona State University, US
2:50Laser Beam Welding for in-Space Joining Demonstrated Under Vacuum on the Ground and By Parabolic Flight Experiments
E. Choi, A. Brimmer, W. McAuley, B. Panton, A. Ramirez, W. Evans, A. O'Connor, Z. Courtright, J.W. Sowards, NASA/MSFC, US
3:10Solid State Metal 3D Printing for Space
P. Bahn, M. Norfolk, Fabrisonic LLC, US
3:30Volumetric Additive Manufacturing for In-Space Manufacturing
T. Waddell, UC-Berkeley, US
3:50Additive Manufacturing in Space: Potentials and Challenges
L. Wang, R. Mosher, P. Duett, Mississippi State University, US
1:30Medical Threat Reduction Challenge - Sponsored by MCDCMaryland 3
Session chair: Katie Bornfleth, TechConnet ATI, US
Welcome from Medical CBRN Defense Consortium
M. Stebbins, ATI - MCDC, US
J. Devadhasan, Center for Applied NanoBiosceicne and Medicine (ANBM) at The University of Arizona, US
D. Duffy, Quanterix Corporation, US
H-J. Suk, DxLab, Inc, US
R. Hughen, Linshom Medical, US
J. Chapman, SimWerx, US
C. Nank, E. Johnson, ReliOx Corporation, US
J. Harford, SynerGene Therapeutics, Inc., US
D. Graifman, Thylacine Biotherapeutics Inc, US
D. Jackson, Ceria Therapeutics, US
J. Singh, SingleTimeMicroneedles, US
B. Takulapalli, SPOC Proteomics, US
M. Gaitan, M. Haggerty, PrecNA LLC, US
L. Valenti, Vaxess Technologies, US
T. Yeruva, University of Maryland, US
Review Panelist
K. DeMarco, Strategic Analysis, Inc., US
Review Panelist
L. Palestrini, ATI, US
Review Panelist
A. Brown, US Department of Health & Human Services, US
1:30Medical Threat Reduction Challenge - Sponsored by MCDCMaryland 3
4:00TechConnect Innovation Showcase Reception, Poster Session 2 (4:00 - 6:00)Expo Hall BC
1:30Biorefining & Biomanufacturing - PostersExpo Hall BC
Efficient Recovery and Purification of Biobased Chemicals Utilizing Liquid-to-Liquid Extraction Technology
D. Glatz, Koch Modular Process Systems, US

Wednesday June 19

9:00Tissue Engineering & Infection ControlNational Harbor 4
Session chair: Thomas Webster, Interstellar Therapeutics, US
Fabrication of phytogenic nanocomposites as novel anticancer nanomedicine
S. Ghosh, T.J. Webster, Kasetsart University, TH
Advancing Chronic Wound Healing through Immune System Modulation Strategies
S. Zanganeh, New York Institute of Technology (NYIT), US
Opportunities and challenges with 4D smart materials for tissue engineering
S. Lohfeld, University of Missouri-Kansas City, US
A Real BandAId: A Review of Incorporating Artificial Intelligence (AI) into Tissue Engineering
T.J. Webster, Hebei University of Technology and Interstellar Therapeutics, US
4D Printing Technology Confers Remote Control Shape Change Properties to Biomaterials
H. Bouloussa, University of Missouri-Kansas City,, US
9:00Biorefining & Biomanufacturing 2Chesapeake A
Session chair: Lynn Wendt, Idaho National Laboratory, US
Electro-Enhanced Conversion of Wet Waste to Products Beyond Methane
K.F. Reardon, P. Atanassov, C. Bailey, W. Black, D. Bartholet, J. Chan, S. Decker, S. De Long, P. Ghadermazi, P.C. Gilcrease, M. Hickey, J. Kim, S. Lambrecht, H. Li, E. Lucero, S. Pittman, J.C. Quinn, J. Rico, V. Subramanian, D. Svedruzic, C. Urban, Colorado State University, US
Gasification Pathways to Sustainable Aviation Fuel
Z. El Zahab, GTI Energy, US
An Analysis of the Potential and Cost of the US Refinery Sector Decarbonization
P. Sun, V. Cappello, A. Elgowainy, P. Vyawahare, O. Ma, K. Podkaminer, N. Rustagi, M. Koleva, M. Melaina, Argonne National Laboratory, US
Department of Energy Biomanufacturing Product and Tool Development for Industry Adoption
J. Colangelo, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, US
Environmental and Economic Analysis of Value-added Products from Integrated Pulp Biorefineries
A. Banboukian, D. Kamath, S. Nimbalkar, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, US
9:00InSpace Infrastructure FabricationAnnapolis 1-2
Session chair: Chris Menzel, Menzel Engineering Design, US
9:00In-Space Manufacturing of Antennas for Global Scale Communications and Energy
A. Badesha, C. Nielsen, D. Stevens, Orbital Composites, US
9:20Near room temperature production of segregated network composites of carbon nanotubes and regolith as multifunctional, building materials in space
J.R. Garcia, E. Caffrey, L. Doolan, D.V. Horvath, T. Carey, C. Gabbett, J.N. Coleman, Trinity College Dublin, IE
9:40Radiation Shielding Boron Nitride Nanotube (BNNT) Reinforced Metal Matrix Composites
C. Chidiac, T. Dolmetsch, Thaero LLC, US
10:00In-situ production of silicon carbide (SiC) from Lunar and Martian regolith
S.K. Nithya Srimurugan, S. Sathyan, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, IN
10:20Spaceflight Qualification of Additive Aluminum
S. Gardner, Big Metal Additive, US
1:30SPMConnect: SPM of Cells, Biomolecules & BiomaterialsNational Harbor 5
Session chair: Gang-yu Liu, University of California, Davis, US
Revealing a « New Microbiology » using Long-Term Time-Lapse Atomic Force Microscopy
H.A. Eskandarian, Harvard Medical School, US
Discovery of a fundamental class of solid matter with the atomic force microscope
O. Sahin, Columbia University, US
Single molecule analysis of nucleosomes by high-speed atomic force microscopy
D.P. Melters, K.C. Neuman, Y. Dalal, National Institutes of Health, US
Program biopolymer-van der Waals interfaces
S. Zhang, W. Zhou, J. Chen, B. Harris, M. Baer, C.L. Chen, J. DeYoreo, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, US
3:00SPMConnect: Electrical modes II (Electromechanics)National Harbor 5
Session chair: Peter Grutter, McGill University, CA
Resolving the impact of microstructure on optoelectronic properties via correlative atomic force microscopy
I. Hermes, Leibniz Institute of Polymer Research, DE
Improved AFM Measurement Accuracy and Precision Using Quadrature Phase Differential Interferometry for Tip Displacement Sensing
R. Proksch, A. Labuda, J. Lefever, J. Li, F.T. Limpoco, B. Ohler, Oxford Instruments Asylum Research Inc., US
Numerical modeling for piezo force microscopy measurements
G. Stan, National Institute of Standards and Technology, US
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