TechConnect World 2018
Co-Located with Nanotech 2018 SBIR/STTR Spring Defense TechConnect
Nanotech 2018

Coatings, Surfaces & Membranes

Coatings, Surfaces & Membranes

Symposium Chair

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

Key Speakers

Bryan KoeneFluid Resistant Surfaces
Bryan Koene
Director of Advanced Materials, Luna Innovations

Michael Z. HuNanostructured Graphene-Polymer Hybrid Coatings for Supercapacitors and Membrane Separations
Michael Z. Hu
Sr. Research Staff Member, Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Arun KotaSuperomniphobic Surfaces: Design & Applications
Arun Kota
Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Colorado State University

Symposium Sessions

Monday May 14

10:30Surface Repellency, Wetting & Adhesion

Tuesday May 15

10:30Coatings & Membrane Innovations
1:30Corrosion Resistance & Protection
4:00Coatings, Surfaces & Membranes: Posters

Wednesday May 16

10:30Materials Characterization & Imaging I
1:30Materials Characterization & Imaging II
3:30Materials Characterization & Imaging: Posters

Symposium Program

Monday May 14

10:30Surface Repellency, Wetting & Adhesion251 C
Session chair: Kock-Yee Law, Research and Innovative Solutions, US
10:30Superomniphobic Surfaces: Design & Applications (invited presentation)
A.K. Kota, Colorado State University, US
10:55Fluid Resistant Surfaces (invited presentation)
B. Koene, Luna Innovations, US
11:20Combining a Fluoroalkylsiloxane and Ion Implantation for Hydrophilic/Hydrophobic Patterning
M.J. Cook, J.H. Johnston, J. Leveneur, Victoria University of Wellington, NZ
11:40Durable Low-Energy Fluorinated Silicate Surfaces: Influence of Molecular Structure
A.J. Guenthner, P.H. Boyd, T.W. Rost, S. Inceoglu, T.S. Haddad, M.D. Ford, J.T. Reams, J.R. Aston, J.R. Lince, J.M. Mabry, Nano Hydrophobics, Inc., US
12:00Solid-Liquid Work of Adhesion
S. Gulec, R. Tadmor, R. Das, J. Liu, H. N'guessan, M. Shah, P. Wasnik, S.B. Yadav, Lamar University, US

Tuesday May 15

10:30Coatings & Membrane Innovations251 C
Session chair: Kock-Yee Law, Research and Innovative Solutions, US
10:30Nanostructured Graphene-Polymer Hybrid Coatings for Supercapacitors and Membrane Separations (invited presentation)
M.Z. Hu, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, US
10:55Molecular sieve membranes made in thin sheet form
W. Liu, Molecule Works Inc., US
11:15Durable Hydrophobic Coatings for High Voltage Silicone Rubber Insulators
J.C. Kelly, A. Goff, B. Koene, Luna Innovations, Inc., US
11:35Smart Antimicrobial Coating with Endless Applications
A. Tiwari, A. Chaturvedi, FLORA COATINGS, US
11:55Brand Protection and Authentication Enabled By Frangible Polymer Technology
J. DiMaio, Tetramer Technologies, LLC, US
1:30Corrosion Resistance & Protection251 C
Session chair: Michele L. Ostraat, Aramco Services Company, US; Alex Norman, ExxonMobil Chemical, US
1:30In-Situ Electron Microscopy Identification of a Pipeline Corrosion Initiation Site (invited presentation)
K.L. Jungjohann, S.C. Hayden, C. Chisholm, R.O. Grudt, J. Aguiar, P. Kotula, T.J. Kucharski, W.M. Mook, I. Taie, M.L. Ostraat, Sandia National Laboratories, US
1:55Real-time, in situ observation of aqueous corrosion in nanostructured steel
S.C. Hayden, C. Chisholm, R.O. Grudt, W. Mook, T.S. Pilyugina, A. Ilgen, D. Bufford, K. Hattar, K. Jungjohann, M.L. Ostraat, Aramco Research Center - Boston, US
2:15Graphene – Epoxy Composites for Anti-Corrosion Coatings
K. Bosnick, A. Benhalima, N. Chapleau, U.M. Tefashe, A.J. Bergren, Q. Yang, M.F. Champagne, National Research Council Canada, CA
2:35Coatings for next-generation harsh environment systems.
J.R. DiMaio, M. Shaughnessy, K. Berger, B. Morgan, A.T. Haldeman, Tetramer Technologies, US
2:55Anti-Fouling CVD Coatings and Surface Modifications for Industrial Applications
L. Patterson, D. Smith, SilcoTek Corporation, US
3:15Enhancement of pure titanium localized corrosion resistance by chemical oxidation
D. Prando, A. Brenna, M.V. Diamanti, M. Ormellese, M.P. Pedeferri, Politecnico di Milano, IT
4:00Coatings, Surfaces & Membranes: PostersExpo Hall
Wear-resistant coatings for solar cell panels
K. Song, Arizona State University, US
Fabrication of superhydrophobic PVDF membranes with PTFE nano-film surface coatings
A.T. Abdulhussein, G.K. Kannarpady, A.S. Biris, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, US
Photocatalytic activity of nanotubular TiO2 films obtained by anodic oxidation: a comparison in gas and liquid phase
B.E. Sanabria, A. Strini, L. Schiavi, M.V. Diamanti, M.P. Pedeferri, Politecnico di Milano, IT
Microwave assisted graft synthesis and characterization of low-fouling polyethersulfone-g-poly(methacrylic acid) and polyethersulfone-g-poly(maleic acid) membranes for water treatment
K. Sikhwivhilu, L. Ndlwana, R. Moutloali, J.C. Ngila, Mintek, ZA
Flexible Atmospheric Pressure Plasma Wire Electrodes Coated with Thermally Stable Polymer
S.J. Kim, J.M. Koa, H. Jung, J.W. Kim, K.Y. Eum, Hanbat National University, KR
Titania Photocatalyst Coatings Using Silicone Binder on the Surface Flexible Atmospheric Pressure Plasma Wire Electrodes
S.J. Kim, J.M. Koa, H. Jung, J.W. Kim, K.Y. Eum, Hanbat National University, KR
Zirconia Coatings as Photocatalyst Material Using Polyimide Binder
S.J. Kim, J.M. Koa, H. Jung, J.W. Kim, K.Y. Eum, Hanbat National University, KR
Nanoporous Gold Foams with Tunable Porosity Fabricated by Chemical Dealloying
S. Niauzorau, A. Sharstniou, M. Gregory, B. Azeredo, Arizona State University, US

Wednesday May 16

10:30Materials Characterization & Imaging I251 C
Session chair: Greg Haugstad, University of Minnesota, US
10:30Chemical, Mechanical and Optical Property Mapping at the Nanoscale (invited presentation)
K. Kjoller, E. Dillon, Q. Hu, A. Roy, H. Yang, C. Prater, Ansys Instruments, US
10:55Photo-induced force microscopy: a technique for hyperspectral nanochemical mapping (invited presentation)
S. Park, D. Nowak, T. Albrecht, Molecular Vista, US
11:20Alignment-free Plasmonic Nanowire Optical Probe for Tip-enhanced Raman Spectroscopy
S. Kim, Y. Zhu, X. Ma, R. Yan, University of California, Riverside, US
1:30Materials Characterization & Imaging II251 C
Session chair: Dalia Yablon, SurfaceChar, US; Greg Haugstad, University of Minnesota, US
1:30Nanoscale Characterization of Solar Cells by Conductive and Photoconductive Atomic Force Microscopy (invited presentation)
T-Q. Nguyen, University of California, Santa Barbara, US
1:55Quantitative measurement of active dopant density distribution in textured emitter of phosphorus-implanted monocrystalline silicon solar cell using scanning nonlinear dielectric microscopy
K. Hirose, K. Tanahashi, H. Takato, Y. Cho, Tohoku University, JP
2:15Effect of filler size in a graphene-anthracene carbon-carbon composite
M. Singh, R. Vander Wal, Pennsylvania State University, US
2:35Spectroscopic Diagnostics And Material Characterization For Wave Liquefaction™ Processing Of Carbon Materials For The Production Of Value-Added Chemicals And Feedstocks
R. Vander Wal, A. Sengupta, E. Musselman, K. Zeller, G. Skoptsov, Penn State University, US
3:30Materials Characterization & Imaging: Posters2nd Floor
Magnetometry Measurements of Nanomagnetic Materials
B.C. Dodrill, Lake Shore Cryotronics, US
Characterization of Polymer Nanocomposites with Thermal Analysis and Spectrum techniques
M.E. Mena Navarro, R.F. Estrada Guerrero, L.A. Torres González, R. Tinajero, L. Palafox, Universidad Iberoamericana Ciudad de Mexico, MX
Acid Electrolytes Effect on In-Situ Growth and Morphology of Polymer Nanowires in Microelectrode Devices
M. Mushfiq, M.M. Alam, InnoSense LLC, US
Effects of Ca doping on Grain and Grain Boundary Properties of ZnO-Zn2BiVO6-Co3O4 Ceramics using Dielectric Functions for Surge Arrestor
Y.W. Hong, M.J. Ha, J.H. Paik, J.H. Cho, Y.H. Jeong, J.S. Yun, W.I. Park, Korea Institute of Ceramic Engineering & Technology, KR
Liquid-Metal-Jet and High-Resolution X-Ray Source Technology for Imaging
J. Hallstedt, A. Adibhatla, B. Hansson, O. Hemberg, G. Johansson, M. Otendal, P. Takman, T. Tuohimaa, Exillum Inc, US

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.

Journal Submissions

Surface Innovations Journal

Selected papers will be reviewed and invited into a Special Issue of Surface Innovations. Surface Innovations publishes articles on scientific and engineering advances made in the formulation and modification of surfaces and coatings.

The material innovations on surfaces, combined with understanding and manipulation of physics and chemistry of functional surfaces and coatings, have exploded in the past decade at an incredibly rapid pace.

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