JUNE 17-19, 2024

Coatings, Surfaces & Membranes

Coatings, Surfaces & Membranes

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Symposium Co-Chairs

Chris StaffordChris Stafford
National Institute of Standards and Technology

Derek PattonDerek Patton
University of Southern Mississippi


Key Speakers

Chen ZhangChen Zhang
Assistant Professor
University of Maryland

Stephen BoyesStephen Boyes
George Washington University

Hyun Wook RoHyun Wook Ro
Polymer Scientist
PPG Industries

Zhe QiangZhe Qiang
Assistant Professor
University of Southern Mississippi


Innovations in design, production and control of micro/nanostructured surfaces enable new and improved product features and device performance. This symposium highlights exciting research and development work on surfaces, coatings and membranes made of metals, polymers, organics, oxides, and composites.

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2023 Symposium Sessions

Tuesday June 20

10:30Functional Coatings

2023 Symposium Program

Tuesday June 20

10:30Functional CoatingsNational Harbor 8
Session chair: Ida Chen, The Dow Chemical Company, US
10:30Enhanced protection of military personnel using flame-retardant on lightweight fabric
K. Postell, Materic, US
10:50Advancing Biomedical Imaging Performance over the UV, Visible and IR with Nanostructured Antireflection Coatings
A.K. Sood, J.W. Zeller, A.W. Sood, L.S. Chaudhary, H. Efstathiadis, Magnolia Optical Technologies Inc., US
11:10Superhydrophobic metal and polymer surfaces created inside microchannels using a femtosecond laser
S. Sarbada, Y.C. Shin, Purdue University, US
11:30Pilot study of the impact of different precoated paperboard on moisture and oxygen barriers for packaging application
B. Mesic, Karlstad University, SE
1:30MembranesNational Harbor 8
Session chair: Qilin Li, Rice University, US
1:30Ion Selective Ion Exchange Membranes for the specific Recovery of Phosphorous and Lithium
D. Jassby, E. Hoek, J. Wang, A. Iddya, University of California, Los Angeles, US
1:552D nanomaterial-based multifunctional membranes for metal and oxyanion removal
B. Mi, University of California at Berkeley, US
2:20Effect of Film Thickness and Temperature on the CO2 Sorption in Poly(ethyleneimine)
J.R. Hoffman, A.E. Baumann, C.M. Stafford, National Institute of Standards and Technology, US
2:45Correlating the Diffusion of Water in Model Polyamides with Controlled Cross-link Densities to their Performance in Reverse Osmosis Membranes for Desalination
V.J. Witherspoon, K. Ito, C.R. Snyder, M. Tyagi, T.B. Martin, P.A. Beaucage, R.C. Nieuwendaal, R.S. Vallery, D.W. Gidley, J.D. Wilbur, D. Welsh, C.M. Stafford, C.L. Soles, National Institute of Standards and Technology, US
3:10Opportunities and Challenges of Membrane Separation in Chemical Industry
Y. Liu, J. Liu, A. Singh, Dow Inc., US
Topics & Application Areas
  • Novel Coatings Materials
  • Corrosion Resistance Coatings
  • Biomedical Applications
  • Superhydrophobic/Hydrophilic Surface Applications
  • Adhesives
  • Wetting, Dewetting, Spreading
  • Lubrication, Friction & Wear
  • Nanostructured Surfaces & Self Assembly
  • Membrane Materials & Applications
  • Modeling & Simulation of Coatings & Surfaces
  • Other

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