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

Coatings, Surfaces & Membranes

Coatings, Surfaces & Membranes

Symposium Chair

Kock-Yee LawKock-Yee Law
Founder and CEO
Research and Innovative Solutions

Confirmed Invited Speakers

Prantik MazumderThe quest for supernonwetting, antireflection, mechanically durable optical surface
Prantik Mazumder
Senior Research Associate, Corning Incorporated

Guojun LiuClear, Durable, and Fluorine-Free Coatings for Anti-Fingerprint and Anti-Graffiti Applications
Guojun Liu
Professor, Queen's University, Canada

Frederic GuittardInnovation from biomimetic approaches
Frederic Guittard
Professor, Material Sciences, Chemistry and Engineering, Nice University, France

Anirudha SumantSuperlubricity at macroscale using graphene/nanodiamond ensembles
Anirudha Sumant
Scientist, Argonne National Laboratory

Stefan SeegerSilicone Nanostructures: Structures and application in Chemical Catalysis
Stefan Seeger
Professor, Department of Chemistry, University of Zurich, Switzerland

Symposium Sessions

Monday May 23

10:30Superhydrophobic/Non-Wettable Surfaces
1:30Corrosion Resistance Coatings
1:30Innovation Spotlights: Materials - Sherwin-Williams, SABIC, Michelman

Tuesday May 24

Coatings, Surfaces & Membranes: Posters 4:00

Wednesday May 25

8:30Novel Coating Materials
10:30Surface/Coating Applications
1:30Membranes for Water Treatment
Coatings, Surfaces & Membranes: Posters 3:30

Symposium Program

Monday May 23

10:30Superhydrophobic/Non-Wettable SurfacesNational Harbor 3
Session chair: Kock-Yee Law, Research, Innovative Solutions (bio)
10:30The quest for supernonwetting, antireflection, mechanically durable optical surface (invited presentation)
P. Mazumder, V. Pruneri, W. Senaratne, Corning Incorporated, US
10:55Innovation from biomimetic approaches (invited presentation)
F. Guittard, T. Darmanin, G. Godeau, S. Amigoni, University of Nice, FR
11:20Inherently Super-omniphobic Fibers and Fabrics
Q. Truong, W. Zukas, E. Welsh, P. Stenhouse, P. Brown, N. Hoffman, J. Mead, C. Barry, P. Mooney, J. Sherer, A. Panwar, B. Koene, R. Martin, R. Cohen, G. McKinley, J. Kleingartner, D. Chen, U.S. Army Natick Soldier Research Development & Engineering Center, US
11:45Durable Superhydrophobic Coating
T. Nahum A. Panwar, H. Dodiuk, S. Kenig, C. Barry, J. Mead, UMass Lowell, US
12:05Perfluoropolyethers as superhydrophobizing agents for carbon-based surfaces of fuel cell gas diffusion layers
W. Navarrini, M. Sansotera, M.V. Diamanti, MP. Pedeferri, M. Gola, G. Dotelli, Politecnico di Milano, IT
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
1:30Innovation Spotlights: Materials - Sherwin-Williams, SABIC, MichelmanNational Harbor 4
Session chair: M. Makowski, K. Kauffman, PPG Industries, US
1:30Sherwin-Williams: Innovation Spotlight
V. Scarborough, Sherwin-Williams, US
1:45SABIC: Innovation Spotlight
J. Amarasekera, SABIC, US
2:00Michelman: Innovation Spotlight
J. Homoelle, Michelman, US
2:15Bi-Layer Multifunctional Coating for the Prevention of Icing
B. Loux, Arizona Technology Enterprises (ASU), US
2:22Anti-Corrosion Paint/Primer Additive Based on Conjugated Polymer Nano-Dispersions
L. Thompkins, PolyDrop, LLC, US
2:29Flexible Hard Coating (Flex9H®)
B.S. Bae, Solip Tech Co., Ltd., KR
2:36Low cost high durability tunable superhydrophobic to superhydrophilic surface treatment
C. Archambault, Univalor, CA
L. Berryman, Nelumbo, US
2:50The "Holy Grail" of Coatings
M. Shaw, UltraTech International Inc's Advanced Technology Group, US
2:57Sherwin-Williams, SABIC, Michelman : Q&A

Tuesday May 24

Coatings, Surfaces & Membranes: Posters 4:00Expo Hall D & E
Hydrophobic treatment for jute fibres based on zinc oxide nanoparticles
M.A. Arfaoui, P.I. Dolez, M. Dubé, É. David, CTT Group, CA
Commercial Applications of Oleophobic and Superoleophobic Membranes
L. Ratnasinghe, E. Lanza, Cytonix, LLC, US
Pulsed laser deposition of super hydrophobic thin films of layered double hydroxides
A. Matei, R. Birjega, A. Vlad, M. Filipescu, R. Zavoianu, O.D. Pavel, M.C. Corobea, M. Dinescu, National Institute for Lasers, Plasma and Radiation Physics, RO
Hexadecane and water droplets impacting on amphiphobic surfaces
F. Veronesi, M. Raimondo, G. Guarini, G. Boveri, Institute of Science and Technology for Ceramics ISTEC CNR, IT
How controlling the surface energy and size of nanoadditives leads to uniform fluidization and smooth finish in ultra-fine powder coatings
M.T.I. Bhuiyan, H. Zhang, J. Zhu, Western University, CA

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
10:30Surface/Coating ApplicationsChesapeake 11-12
Session chair: Kock-Yee Law, Research, Innovative Solutions (bio)
10:30Silicone Nanostructures: Structures and application in Chemical Catalysis (invited presentation)
S. Seeger, University of Zurich, CH
10:55Superlubricity at macroscale using graphene/nanodiamond ensembles (invited presentation)
A. Sumant, Argonne National Laboratory, US
11:20Conductive Polymers as Drop in Additives for Coatings and Composites
V. Hrechka, PolyDrop LLC, US
11:40Fabrication of Highly Modulable Fibrous 3D Extracellular Microenvironments
W. Xu, F. Han, A. Syed, E.M. Bukhari, B.C.J. Siang, S. Yang, B. Zhou, W-J Wen, D. Jiang, X-X Zhang, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, SA
12:00Antimicrobial Coatings to Combat Health-Care Acquired Infection
G. Srinivas, M.V. Mundschau, S.N. Paglieri, T. Scholten, TDA Research, Inc., US
1:30Membranes for Water TreatmentPotomac 4
Session chair: YuanQiao Rao, The Dow Chemical Company, Armin Völkel, Palo Alto Research Center (PARC) (bio)
1:30Unique Separation and Antifouling Properties of Graphene Oxide Membranes (invited presentation)
B. Mi, University of California, Berkeley, US
1:55Antifouling and Antimicrobial Coatings for Water Purification Membranes (invited presentation)
Y-H. Na, IBM Almaden Research Center, US
2:20Magnetically Aligned Nanotubes in Nanocomposite Membranes for High-Performance Filtration Applications
P. Ignacio-de Leon, X. Chen, E. Rabe, M. Urgun-Demirtas, M. Puga, Z. Zhou, R. Brotzman, Argonne National Laboratory, US
2:40Novel Membranes: Liquid‐based gating mechanism with tunable multiphase selectivity and antifouling behaviour
X. Hou, Y. Hu, A. Grinthal, M. Khan, J. Aizenberg, Wyss Institute - Harvard University, US
3:00Analysis of Permeance vs. Support Porosity for Thin Film Composite Membranes
I.H. Karampelas, L. Zhu, W. Jia, M. Yavari, H. Lin, E.P. Furlani, University at Buffalo, SUNY, US
3:20GO-based filtration membrane for removal of Endocrine Disrupting Compounds (EDCs) from water
A. Paneri, S. Moghaddam, University of Florida, US
Coatings, Surfaces & Membranes: Posters 3:30Potomac Registration Hall
Ultra-flexible and strong cSilk™ as a nanostructured submicron-thick, conducting and functional coating
J. Bykova, Lintec of America, US
A Novel Atmospheric Pressure High Power Impulse Plasma Source (AP-HiPIPS) for Field Applicable Protective Coatings
V. Poenitzsch, R. Wei, M.A. Miller, K. Coulter, Southwest Research Institute, US
Silver nanoparticle-coated silica hybrid particles as anti-biofouling agent on filter materials
K. Woo, Y-S Ko, S-H Park, J-H Lee, J. Hwang, Korea Insitute of Science and Technology, KR

Surfaces control commercially relevant materials properties and device performance: adhesion, wettability, electrostatic behavior, lubrication, drag, corrosion resistance, fouling, bio-compatibility, durability, etc. Innovations in design, production and control of micro/nanostructured surfaces may enable new and improved product feature and device performance that are not accessible from bulk material properties. This symposium highlights exciting research and development work on surfaces, coatings and membranes made of metals, polymers, organics, oxides, and composites.

Topics & Application Areas

  • Novel coatings materials
  • Membranes for filtration & separation
  • Wetting, dewetting, spreading
  • Lubrication, friction and wear
  • Superhydrophobic/hydrophilic surface applications
  • Adhesives
  • Biomedical applications
  • Nanostructured metal coatings: engineering applications
  • Self-assembly of nanostructured surfaces
  • Modeling & simulation of coatings & surfaces
  • Other

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