TechConnect World 2016
National SBIR/STTR Conference National Innovation Summit & Showcase Nanotech 2016

Advanced Materials for Engineering Applications

Symposium Chair

Brent M SegalBrent M Segal
Director of Research Science and Chief Technologist
Lockheed Martin

Confirmed Invited Speakers

Christopher A SchuhNanocrystalline Metals Stabilized for Commercial Use
Christopher A Schuh
Chief Scientist, Xtalic Corporation Danae and Vasilios Salapatas Professor of Metallurgy, Head of Department of Materials Science and Engineering, MIT

Todd HawkinsAttacking the Pervasive Corrosion Problem in the Harshest Environments
Todd Hawkins
Founder, President and Chief Executive Officer, Tesla NanoCoatings

Sudipta SealMass Producion of Anti-Corrosion Graphene Based Ceramic Coating Using Plasma Spray
Sudipta Seal
Pegasus Professor and University Distinguished Professor, University of Central Florida

Suraj P. RawalOpportunities and Challenges in Insertion of Advanced Materials Technologies in Aerospace Applications
Suraj P. Rawal
Principal Research Scientist, Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company

Elmira RyabovaEnvironmentally Friendly Protective Coatings for Metals and Alloys
Elmira Ryabova
CTO and Founder, Advenira Enterprises, Inc.

Lewis SloterNanotechnology and Nanomanufacturing in Defense
Lewis Sloter
Assoc. Dir., Materials & Structures, Defense Research & Engineering, U.S. Department of Defense

Ellen Y. SunFlat Modular Compressed Natural Gas Tanks
Ellen Y. Sun
Advanced Materials Group, United Technologies Research Center (UTRC)


Symposium Sessions

Monday May 23

10:30Advanced Materials for Engineering Applications: Keynotes
1:30Corrosion Resistance Coatings
3:00Innovation Spotlights: Manufacturing - Boeing, US Navy

Tuesday May 24

10:30Advanced Materials for Engineering Applications
1:30Battery Technologies

Wednesday May 25

8:30Novel Coating Materials
8:30Composites, Aerospace Industry Applications
8:30Innovation Spotlights: Energy/Efficiency - Emerald Technology Ventures
10:30Informatics, Modeling & Simulation I
10:30Life Cycle Nano-EHS perspective: Regulatory & Policy Issues for Nanotechnology Commercialization
10:30Innovation Spotlights: Energy/Transportation - Magna, Cummins
10:30NASA Innovation & Technology Transfer
1:30Informatics, Modeling & Simulation II
Advanced Materials for Engineering Applications: Posters 3:30

Symposium Program

Monday May 23

10:30Advanced Materials for Engineering Applications: KeynotesNational Harbor 12
Session chair: Brent Segal, Lockheed Martin, US
10:30Nanotechnology and Nanomanufacturing in Defense (invited presentation)
L.E. Sloter, U.S. Department of Defense, US
10:55Opportunities and Challenges in Insertion of Advanced Materials Technologies into Spacecraft Systems Opportunities and Challenges in Insertion of Advanced Materials Technologies into Spacecraft Systems (invited presentation)
S.P. Rawal, Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company, US
11:20Nanocrystalline Metals Stabilized for Commercial Use (invited presentation)
C.A. Schuh, Xtalic Corporation/MIT, US
11:45Flat Modular Compressed Natural Gas Tanks (invited presentation)
J. Sharon, United Technologies Research Center (UTRC), US
12:10Thin Films with Self-Assembled Monolayers Embedded On Their Surfaces
P. Singh, N. Musunuri, NJIT, US
1:30Corrosion Resistance CoatingsNational Harbor 3
Session chair: Willard C. (Bill) Capdevielle, Oil Patch Engineering, PLLC, Katherine Price Hoelschler, MISWACO-Schlumberger (bio)
1:30Mass Producion of Anti-Corrosion Graphene Based Ceramic Coating Using Plasma Spray (invited presentation)
S. Seal, University of Central Florida, US
1:55Attacking the Pervasive Corrosion Problem in the Harshest Environments (invited presentation)
T. Hawkins, Tesla NanoCoatings, US
2:20Environmentally Friendly Protective Coatings for Metals and Alloys (invited presentation)
E. Ryabova, J. Dawley, V. Ryabov, C. Mah, Advenira Enterprises, Inc., US
2:45Process for improvement of corrosion resistance on Stainless Steel
S. Piesslinger-Schweiger, POLIGRAT GmbH, DE
3:05Zinc phosphate micro flakes as new corrosion inhibition additives in coatings and paints
E. Perre, S. Albayrak, C. Becker-Willinger, INM-Leibniz Institute for New Materials, DE
3:25Durable Hydrophobic Coatings for Corrosion Protection of Metallic Materials
B.E. Koene, R. Martin, A. Goff, J. Hay, Luna Innovations, US
3:00Innovation Spotlights: Manufacturing - Boeing, US NavyNational Harbor 5
Session chair: T. Greeff, NSTXL, US
3:00Boeing: Innovation Spotlight
D. Neely, Boeing, US
3:15Navy SBIR: Innovation Spotlight
R. Smith, US Navy, US
3:30Over 30,000 particle accelerators are used in over $500 billion per year in products and services. In a significant spin-off application of technology developed for science, Fermilab is developing a new class of compact, robust, high-power, energy efficient accelerators that will enable new industrial, scientific, NDE, and security applications.
C. Schmidt, Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, US
3:37Machine Learning for Non-Destructive Evaluation in Manufacturing Environments
G. Mulholland, Citrine Informatics, US
3:44Miniaturized Gas Chromatography (GC) for ubiquitous applications
M. Levy, APIX ANALYTICS, FR
3:51Embeddable Programmable Instrumentation Circuits (EPIC)
K. Blemel, Management Sciences, Inc., US
3:58Advanced polymer nano-composites using thermal mechanically treated biofillers
H. Van Eaton, WyoComp, US
4:05Boeing, US Navy : Q&A

Tuesday May 24

10:30Advanced Materials for Engineering ApplicationsNational Harbor 7
Session chair: Thomas E. Twardowski, Integra Life Sciences Corporation (bio)
10:30Nanostructured Composite Coatings: Growth and Applications
A.U. Mane, J.W. Elam, Argonne National Laboratory, US
10:50Aluminum Alloy: Nano Alumina Metal Matrix Composites Produced in an Innovative Way
A. Sommer, B. Harrigan, M. Curreli, Gamma Technology LLC, US
11:10Thermoelectric Properties of nano structured Fe-Al Alloys
S.K. Putatunda, Wayne State University, US
11:30Characterization of Novel Copper-Carbon Covetic Materials
S. Nilufar, I. Jasiuk, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, US
11:50Ultralow Density Alumina Structures Produced via Atomic Layer Deposition on Carbon Nanotube Foam Templates
K. Stano, J. Jur, P.D. Bradford, NC State University, US
1:30Battery TechnologiesChesapeake 8-9
Session chair: Imre Gyuk, U.S. Department of Energy (bio)
1:30Advancing Energy Storage through Materials: The need for multiscale investigation from the molecular to the mesoscale (invited presentation)
E.S. Takeuchi, A.C. Marschilok, K.J. Takeuchi, Brookhaven National Laboratory, US
2:00A Solid Electrolyte for Li and Na Anodes
J.B. Goodenough, M.H. Braga, University of Texas at Austin, US
2:20Bio-Derived, Binderless, Hierarchically Porous Carbon Anodes for Li-ion Batteries
B. Campbell, R. Ionescu, Z. Favors, C.S. Ozkan, and M. Ozkan, University of California, Riverside, US
2:40Overcoming Materials Challenges in All-Solid-State Li-ion Batteries: Insights from Computational Modeling
Y. Mo, University of Maryland, College Park, US
3:00LiMnTiO4 with the Na0.44MnO2 structure as a positive electrode for lithium-ion batteries
A.M. Amigues, H.F.J. Glass and S.E. Dutton, University of Cambridge, UK

Wednesday May 25

8:30Novel Coating MaterialsChesapeake 11-12
Session chair: Kock-Yee Law, Research and Innovative Solutions (bio)
8:30Clear, Durable, and Fluorine-Free Coatings for Anti-Fingerprint and Anti-Graffiti Applications (invited presentation)
G. Liu, M. Rabnawaz, H. Hu, Queen's University, CA
8:55Wettable Slippery Surfaces. Self-cleaning Effect and Mechanism
K-Y Law, Research and Innovative Solutions, US
9:15A Bulk, Low Energy Surface Treatment for Three Dimensional Substrates via CVD Processing
D. Smith, L. Patterson, SilcoTek Corporation, US
9:35Hierarchical porous engineered aluminum surfaces for efficient condensation
M. He, Y.L. Song, Institute of Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences, CN
9:55Aligned HNT for Abrasion Resistance in Solar Cell Coatings
K. Song, R. Polak, K.A. Askar, M.F. Rubner, R.E. Cohen, MIT, US
8:30Composites, Aerospace Industry ApplicationsChesapeake 6
Session chair: Wolfgang Bacsa, University of Toulouse, FR (bio)
8:30Application of Nanotechnology in the Development of Ultralightweight Materials - Benefits and Opportunities (invited presentation)
M.A. Meador, US National Science and Technology Council, US
8:55A New Class of Lightweight Multifunctional Material to Improve Size, Weight, and Power
J. Sprengard, L. Christy, General Nano, LLC, US
9:15High Volume Fraction Carbon Nanotube Composites for Aerospace Applications
E.J. Siochi, J-W. Kim, G. Sauti, R.J. Cano, R.A. Wincheski, J.G. Ratcliffe, M. Czabaj, NASA Langley Research Center, US
9:35Mechanical and Dielectric Properties of Polyhedral Oligomeric Silsesquioxanes Modified Graphene Oxide/Polyimide Nanocomposites
C.-C.M. Ma, W-H Liao, S-T Hsiao, Y-S Wang, S-M Li, S-C Lin, National Tsing Hua University, TW
9:55cSilk™: A Carbon Nanotube Template for Production of Conformal Nanotube Coatings, Composite Yarns and Sheets
M. Dias Lima, Lintec of America, US
8:30Innovation Spotlights: Energy/Efficiency - Emerald Technology VenturesNational Harbor 5
Session chair: T. Greeff, NSTXL, US
8:30Emerald Technology Ventures: Innovation Spotlight
N. Cameron, Emerald Technology Ventures, CA
8:45NSTXL: Innovation Spotlight
T. Greeff, NSTXL - National Security Technology Accelerator, US
9:00Fast Superconducting Re-closer for Medium Voltage Grid Applications
V. Solovyov, Brookhaven National Laboratory, US
9:07Novel Membranes: Liquid-based gating mechanism with tunable multiphase selectivity and antifouling behavior
R. Cunningham, Wyss Institute at Harvard, US
9:14Evaporation-driven generators
O. Sahin, Columbia University, US
9:21High-power triboelectric power generator
J. Park, Sungkyunkwan University Research & Business Foundation, KR
9:28CO2 Capture Technology using KIERSOLTM
E. Kim, Korea Institute of Energy Research(KIER) (Government funded Institute), US
9:35Emerald Technology Ventures, NSTXL Q&A
10:30Informatics, Modeling & Simulation IPotomac 6
Session chair: Michael Makowski, PPG. Industries (bio)
10:30Using Simulation for Materials Development and Troubleshooting at Boeing (invited presentation)
S. Tucker, Boeing, US
10:55Measuring Elastic Constants of Liquid Crystals In-Silico using Enhanced Free Energy Sampling (invited presentation)
C.L. Phillips, A. Joshi, J. Whitmer, J. de Pablo, Argonne National Laboratory, US
11:20Nonholonomic Ab Initio Molecular Dynamics for Computational Materials Design
E. Fahrenthold, University of Texas at Austin, US
11:40MedeA: An environment for ICME starting with atoms, and what we can learn from it
P. Saxe, Materials Design, Inc., US
10:30Life Cycle Nano-EHS perspective: Regulatory & Policy Issues for Nanotechnology CommercializationNational Harbor 4
Session chair: Philip Demokritou, Harvard School of Public Health (bio)
10:30Emerging Legal and Product Stewardship Implications of Products of Nanotechnology
L.L. Bergeson, Bergeson & Campbell, P.C., US
10:50Existing and Anticipated Insurance and Risk Management Issues Facing Nanotechnology Businesses (invited presentation)
J.S. Sano, Prince Lobel Tye LLP, US
11:10The Implications of State Regulatory Schemes Affecting Engineered Nanomaterials in the U.S (invited presentation)
W. Rogers, Jr., Prince Lobel Tye, LLP, US
11:30Panel: Regulatory & Policy Issues for Nanotechnology Commercialization
W. Wohlleben, BASF, DE
H. Chen, USDA, National Institute of Food and Agriculture, US
10:30Innovation Spotlights: Energy/Transportation - Magna, CumminsNational Harbor 5
Session chair: Y.Q. Rao, Dow, US
10:30Magna: Innovation Spotlight
D. Pascoe, Magna, US
10:40Cummins: Innovation Spotlight
R. England, Cummins, US
11:00Prototyping of Advanced Materials for Next Generation Rechargeable Lithium Ion Batteries
D. Morris, Polaris Laboratories, LLC, US
11:07Robust Modal Filtering for Real-Time Control and Performance Optimization of Flexible Aircraft and Other Structures
S. Hull, NASA Armstrong Flight Research Center (AFRC), US
11:14Advanced vapor-coating technologies
A. Paxson, DropWise Technologies Corp., US
11:21Marine antifouling peptide
C. Gesswein, Clemson University, US
11:28Magna, Cummins Q&A
10:30NASA Innovation & Technology TransferChesapeake 3
D. Lockney, NASA, US
NASA Innovators: Commercialization Success Stories
12:00Lunch Break (on own)
1:30Informatics, Modeling & Simulation IIPotomac 6
Session chair: Michael Makowski, PPG. Industries (bio)
1:30Multiscale modeling: Application to industrial process and product development (invited presentation)
A.J. Adamczyk, Air Products and Chemicals, Inc., US
1:55Accelerating Materials Design and Discovery using Computational Approaches (invited presentation)
Y. Mo, University of Maryland, US
2:20Lattice dynamics of core-shell bimetallic nanocrystals during ultrafast laser excitation
K. Sasikumar, M. Cherukara, J.N. Clark, S.K.R.S. Sankaranarayanan, R. Harder, Argonne National Laboratory, US
2:40The fracture behavior of SiC/Cu interpenetrating phase nanocomposites: A molecular dynamics study
S. Shadlou, University of Saskatchewan, CA
3:00Multiscale Modeling of Organic-Inorganic Semiconductor Materials: Opportunities and Challenges
J. Stevenson, J. Saathoff, P. Clancy, Cornell University, US
Advanced Materials for Engineering Applications: Posters 3:30Potomac Registration Hall
Structural and Optical Properties of Rare Earth Nano-Crystalline Oxides Embedded in Polymethyl Methacrylate
S. Tabanli, G. Bilir, M. Erdem, G. Eryurek, İstanbul Technical University, TR
Properties of Multifunctional Hybrid Carbon Nanotube/ Carbon Fiber Polymer Matrix Composites
R.J. Cano, J.H. Kang, B.W. Grimsley, J.G. Ratcliffe, E.J. Siochi, NASA Langley Research Center, US
Luminiscent properties of europium-1,4-benzenedicarboxylate synthesized at room temperature
S. Loera-Serna, J.C. Medina-Díaz, S. Carmona Téllez, Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana, MX
Fabrication of functional YBCO ceramics using thermal process
S.H. Lee, Sunmoon University, KR
Enhancing rubber spring durability by addiction of nanomaterial in assembled elastic gear
H.S. Mun, S.I. Seo, Korea Railroad Research Institute, KR
Nanofiller-modified microfibrillar composites: origin of complex effect of nanoparticles with different geometry
I. Kelnar, J. Kratochvíl, Z. Padovec, Institute of Macromolecular Chemistry, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, CZ
Innovative 3D Glass Fiber Metal Laminate
T. Lay, F. Taheri, ECI Limited, CA
The Unbeatable Beet: The Power Of Microcellulosic Fibers Unraveled
R. Nolles, F. Staps, Cosun Biobased Products, US
Assessing Effectiveness of Antimicrobial Cellulosic-Copper Nanoparticles from Appalachian Hardwoods: Red Oak (Quercus rubra) and Yellow Poplar (Liriodendron tulipifera)
Ch. Jiang, G.S. Oporto, M. Hassanzadeh, J. Jaczynski, West Virginia University, US
Laser precipitation of Eu and Yb codoped CaF2 nanocrystals on the surface of glass and emission characteristics
D-S Kim, C-H Bae, K-S Lim, Chungbuk National University, KR
MTS Model Theory in Small Volume Electronic Materials
R. Saptono, C-U. Kim, Universitas Indonesia, ID
Facile Spray Coating in Preparing Anisotropic Composites
K. Song, R. Polak, K. Abdalla Askar, M.F. Rubner, R.E. Cohen, MIT, US
Electrochemical Growth of Individual Magnetic Nanowires
B. Ozturk, Morgan State University, US

The TechConnect World Advanced Engineering Materials symposium will feature materials that are ready for commercial application, but also spotlight new research and development: innovative and disruptive technologies, materials, and approaches that could provide game-changing increases in performance in future engineering applications. You are invited to submit an abstract and join innovators from industry, academic and government laboratories from around the world as we highlight a future of lighter, stronger, tougher, durable, corrosion and wear resistant, materials and coatings.

Topics & Application Areas

  • Advanced engineering materials
  • Next generation alloys and ceramics
  • Metal matrix composites
  • Polymer composites
  • Advanced coatings technologies
  • NanoNuclear materials, applications
  • Modeling and informatics
  • Other

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