TechConnect World 2018

Coatings, Surfaces & Membranes

Coatings, Surfaces & Membranes

Posters Due: March 30, 2018 (poster consideration only)

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
1:30Advanced Coatings & Films

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
4:00Materials Characterization & Imaging: Posters

Symposium Program

Monday May 14

10:30Surface Repellency, Wetting & Adhesion
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
11:40Solid-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
1:30Advanced Coatings & Films
1:30Precisely Random Nanostructures “By The Mile,” on Polymeric Film Substrates
M. David, J. Nietfeld, T. Yu, J. Ma, J. Invie, J. Wheatley, H. Sykora, R. Pokorny, D. Williamson, 3M Company, US
1:50Polymer Nanocomposite Coating with Excellent Opt-Mechanical Properties via High Loading of Mixed Size Nanoparticles (invited presentation)
Y. Matsuda, J. Yang, T. Fitzgibbons, Y. Rao, Dow Chemical Company, US
2:15Sacrificial Polymer Mediated Self-Assembly of Nanoparticles – A New Nanomanufacturing Paradigm towards Large area Designer Materials
V. Korampally, B. Narayanan, S. Shankaranarayanan, Northern Illinois University, US
2:35Discovery of the dichroic effect in cuprous oxide particles for the development of novel composite materials that change colour with direction of light source
E.G. Wrigglesworth, J.H. Johnston, Victoria University of Wellington, NZ
2:55Self-healing and self-cleaning nanocomposite coatings
K. Song, Arizona State University, US
3:15Materials-by-design approach to robust superhydrophobic coatings
M. Alvarez, A. Taylor, TWI Ltd, UK
3:35Fast Dynamic Synthesis of the Gradient Multilayer (GML) Nano Films for Photovoltaic and Energy Storage Applications
B. Gilman, BGopto R&C, US

Tuesday May 15

10:30Coatings & Membrane Innovations
10:30Nanostructured Graphene-Polymer Hybrid Coatings for Supercapacitors and Membrane Separations (invited presentation)
M.Z. Hu, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, US
10:55Flexible Ceramic Membranes for Low-Cost Nanofiltration
G.M. Newbloom, Membrion, Inc., US
11:15Molecular sieve membranes made in thin sheet form
W. Liu, Molecule Works Inc., US
11:35Durable Hydrophobic Coatings for High Voltage Silicone Rubber Insulators
J.C. Kelly, A. Goff, B. Koene, Luna Innovations, Inc., US
11:55Smart Antimicrobial Coating with Endless Applications
A. Tiwari, A. Chaturvedi, FLORA COATINGS, US
12:15Brand Protection and Authentication Enabled By Frangible Polymer Technology
J. DiMaio, Tetramer Technologies, LLC, US
1:30Corrosion Resistance & Protection
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
2:35Enhancement 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
2:55Coatings for next-generation harsh environment systems.
J.R. DiMaio, M. Shaughnessy, K. Berger, B. Morgan, A.T. Haldeman, Tetramer Technologies, US
3:15Anti-Fouling CVD Coatings and Surface Modifications for Industrial Applications
L. Patterson, D. Smith, SilcoTek Corporation, US
3:35Molten Salt Diffusion Coatings for Enhancing Hardness and Corrosion Resistance
A. Hessler, Brokkr Technologies, US
4:00Coatings, Surfaces & Membranes: Posters
Wear-resistant coatings for solar cell panels
K. Song, Arizona State University, US
Fabrication and Anticorrosion Property Evaluation of Intercalated Layer Structure Film on AZ91 Magnesium Alloy
M. Zou, X. Pang, K. Gao, University of Science and Technology Beijing, CN
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
Facile Fabrication of Well-Replicated Lotus-Leaf-Like Structure on Polypropylene Surfaces with Excellent Dynamic Water Repellency
X. Wang, H-X Huang, South China University of Technology, CN
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

Wednesday May 16

10:30Materials Characterization & Imaging I
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
11:20In-situ and real time study of SEI formation on anode in a Lithium battery cell using atomic force microscope
S. Xu, Keysight Technologies, US
11:40Alignment-free Plasmonic Nanowire Optical Probe for Tip-enhanced Raman Spectroscopy (invited presentation)
S. Kim, Y. Zhu, X. Ma, R. Yan, University of California, Riverside, US
1:30Materials Characterization & Imaging II
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
2:35Modeling Cold Field-Assisted Electron Emission from Nanometric Metallic Electron Guns: Application to the Resolution of the Near Field Emission Scanning Electron Microscope
A. Chatziafratis, G. Fikioris, J. Xanthakis, National Technical University of Athens, GR
2:55Spectroscopic 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
4:00Materials Characterization & Imaging: Posters
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
Colloidal Quantum dots synthesis and their biosensors applications
S. Jain, ASU, US
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
Microstructural Properties of ZnO Powder Nanostructures Prepared by Mechanical Alloying
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.

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Topics & Application Areas

  • Membrane Materials & Applications
  • Corrosion Resistance Coatings
  • Biomedical Applications
  • Superhydrophobic/Hydrophilic Surface Applications
  • Adhesives
  • Wetting, Dewetting, Spreading
  • Lubrication, Friction & Wear
  • Nanostructured Surfaces & Self Assembly
  • Modeling & Simulation of Coatings & Surfaces
  • Other

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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