TechConnect World 2018

Materials for Sustainable Building

Materials for Green Building

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

Symposium Co-Chairs

Jan KośnyJan Kośny
Director, Building Enclosures and Materials
Fraunhofer Center for Sustainable Energy Systems

Robert RyanRobert Ryan
Chief Executive Officer, President
Twining, Inc.

Key Speakers

Bjørn Petter JelleDevelopment and Investigation of New Materials and Technologies for Utilization in Zero Emission Buildings
Bjørn Petter Jelle
Professor, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), and, Chief Scientist, SINTEF Building and Infrastructure, Norway

Sven  MummeThe future of materials for energy efficient buildings.
Sven Mumme
Envelope Technology Manager Building Technologies Office, US DOE

Matthias  KoebelMatthias Koebel
Head Building Energy Materials and Components Laboratory
Empa, Switzerland

Harjit SinghContemporary Research Issues in Vacuum Insulation for Heat Retention
Harjit Singh
Senior Lecturer, Brunel University London, United Kingdom

Symposium Sessions

Monday May 14

10:30Materials Innovation Spotlights: Owens Corning, Sherwin-Williams
1:30Sustainable Building Innovations

Tuesday May 15

10:30Innovations in Insulation and Latent Heat Storage
1:30A New Look at Concrete
4:00Solar Technologies: Posters
4:00Materials for Sustainable Building: Posters
4:00Materials for Sustainability & Efficiency: Posters

Symposium Program

Monday May 14

10:30Materials Innovation Spotlights: Owens Corning, Sherwin-Williams
10:30Owens Corning: Innovation Spotlight
C. Skinner, Owens Corning, US
10:45Sherwin-Williams: Innovation Spotlight
A. Fensore, Sherwin Williams, US
11:00Novel Antimicrobial Coatings
E. Tate, Inhibit Coatings, NZ
11:07Flexible Nanoporous Ceramic Membranes
G. Newbloom, Membrion, Inc., US
11:14Portable instant test kit for detection of lead paint
J. Nelson, University of Michigan, US
11:21Nano-engineered silica: A non-halogenated flame retardant additive
R. Atluri, Infingent, SE
11:28A method to Initiate Radical Polymerisations Without Exogenous Initiators
S. Tan, The University of Melbourne, AU
11:35Selectively reduced titanium dioxide(Blue TiO2) photocatalyst having visible light sensitivity.
J. Park, Sungkyunkwan University Research & Business Foundation, KR
11:42Owens Corning, Sherwin-Williams: Q&A
1:30Sustainable Building Innovations
1:30The future of materials for energy efficient buildings (invited presentation)
S. Mumme, U.S. Department of Energy, US
1:55Bridging the Gap (invited presentation)
R.M. Ryan, B. Stein, Twining, Inc., US
2:20Nano-layer and micro-structure technologies for energy efficiency and sustainability
T.J. Hebrink, 3M Company, US
2:40Development and Investigation of New Materials and Technologies for Utilization in Zero Emission Buildings (invited presentation)
B.P. Jelle, T. Gao, S. Ng, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) / SINTEF Building and Infrastructure, NO
3:05Thermal Influence of Adhesive-mounted PV on Underlying Roof
N. Shukla, Fraunhofer Center for Sustainable Energy Systems CSE, US
3:25Solar Updraft Tower Using Compost Waste Heat and Transpired Solar Collectors
K. Anderson, A. Ang, R. Osorio, California State Polytechnic University at Pomona, US
3:45Advanced high Temperature Solar Thermal
W. Guiney, Artic Solar, US

Tuesday May 15

10:30Innovations in Insulation and Latent Heat Storage
10:30Contemporary Research Issues in Vacuum Insulation for Heat Retention (invited presentation)
H. Singh, Brunel University, UK
10:55Aerogel superinsulation - Looking back on a decade of technology, process, product and market development (invited presentation)
M.M. Koebel, S. Brunner, J. Wernery, W.J. Malfait, Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology - EMPA, CH
11:20Molecular Modeling of Low-Emissivity Materials
S. Schweizer, J.J. Low, L. Subramanian, Scienomics, US
11:45Nanostructured Calcium Silicate Phase Change Materials for Thermal Buffering in Packaging and Construction Applications
J.H. Johnston, Victoria University of Wellington, NZ
1:30A New Look at Concrete
1:30Development of a new cement composite with multilayer graphene oxide
S.S. Lucas, University of Greenwich, UK
1:50Converting Graphite Waste into High Quality Graphene Products for Concrete Reinforcements
T.M. Ahmed, M.M. Rahman, E. Asmatulu, Wichita State University, US
2:10Concrete crack-healing materials using biocalcification by ureolytic bacteria isolated in marine environment: An overview
H.Y. Kim, H.M. Son, H.K. Lee, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, KR
2:30Alkali Silica Reaction Mitigation Using Micro and Nano Supplementary Cementitious Materials
A. Akhnoukh, East Carolina University, US
2:50Characterization of durability and photocatalytic properties of TiO2 cement-based materials
N. Luongo, S. Massari, S.L. Spagnolo, M.V. Diamanti, B. Daniotti, M.P. Pedeferri, Politecnico di Milano, IT
3:10Effect of elevated hot temperatures on hybrid geopolymer synthesized with coal fly and bottom ashes
H. Kim, C.W. Park, University of Seoul, KR
4:00Solar Technologies: Posters
Efficiency enhancement of dye sensitized solar cells using conducting functional group polymer electrolytes
R. Adel, T. Abdallah, H. Talaat, Ain Shams University, EG
A One-Step Alcohol-Catalyzed Approach to the Growth of Lead Halide Perovskites
M. Acik, Argonne National Laboratory, US
Ocean Thermal Energy for Abatement of Global CO2 Emissions
C.B. Panchal, E3Tec, US
Leveraging INGRESS to Secure Future Power Grid with Distributed Energy Resources
D. Manikantan Shila, M. Mylrea, B. Akyol, J. Haack, United Technologies Research Center, US
Thermohydraulic performance of solar air heater duct provided with small height turbulators
T. Alam, M-H Kim, Kyungpook National University, KR
Dendrite growth, crystal formation and fractal pattern of isopropanol solvent-based organolead triiodide perovskite by irreversible diffusion limited aggregation
M.B. Johansson, G.A. Niklasson, E.M.J. Johansson, M. Göthelid, G. Boschloo, Uppsala University, SE
Modeling Efficiency Loss Mechanism of Earth-Abundant FeS2 Solar Cells
H. Dang, E. Ososanya, N. Zhang, L. Wang, University of the District of Columbia, US
The effects of ammonium salt on TiO2 photoanodes and their application for dye-sensitized solar cells
B.S. Yina, P. Sireeshaa, Y-F Lin, W-E Li, C. Su, National Taipei University of Technology, TJ
Design and Modification of Hole Transport Layers for Efficient Perovskite Solar Cells
W-R Li, C. Su, National Central University, TW
Influence of deposition time on Structure, optical and electrical properties of nanocrystalline cadmium Selenide thin films prepared by chemical bath deposition method for solar cells application
S.A.-J. Jassim, thamar university, IQ
4:00Materials for Sustainable Building: Posters
Energy Efficiency for Green Building Environment
A. Omer, Energy Research Institute (ERI), UK
Rapid compressive strength achievement of coal bottom ash based geopolymer by employing microwave energy
H. Kim, S. Hong, University of Seoul, KR
influence of the pressing pressure and the firing temperature on the properties of the ceramics tiles
M. Hamiane, M. Madi, F. Boussaid, University of Boumerdes, DZ
Characterization of Building and Decorative Stones (Case of Alger’s Casbah)
M. Hamiane, Z. Chelbi, A. Kielski, K. Wodnicka, W. Zekagh, University of Boumerdes, DZ
Low cost artificial muscles for residential and industrial energy savings
Optical properties of transparent conducting amorphous oxides for low emissive smart window
S.Y. Lee, Cheongju University, KR
Chemical and Bacterial Pollution in Indoor Environments: Analysis and Development of Air-Cleaning Technologies to Improve Air Quality
B. Del Curto, Politecnico di Milano, IT
Carbon Nanotube Fiber-Based Tensegrity Structures
D. Zajac, University of California Berkeley, US
4:00Materials for Sustainability & Efficiency: Posters
Identifying, developing, and moving sustainable communities through Application of Bioenergy for Energy or Materials: Future Perspective through Energy Efficiency
A. Omer, Energy Research Institute (ERI), UK
Compact high-voltage DC/pulsed power source
N. Kukhtarev, T. Kukhtareva, A. Gluschenko, Y. Garbovskiy, Alabama A&M university, US
Twin Ocean Power
C. Nguyen, Twin Ocean Power LLC, US
Colored Magnetic Nanoparticles to Improve the Sustainability of Textile Dyeing
J. Wen, Y. Sun, University of Massachusetts Lowell, US
Hybrid CNT-Silver Nano Particles Thin Film, as a Potential High-Performance Coating for Nucleate Boiling
S.A. Khan, A.A. Muataz, A. Hussain Muammer Koc, Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU), QA
Non-aqueous wool fiber dyeing process using reverse micellar approach
C-W Kan, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, HK
Waterborne Hybrid Silica-Alumina Coating to Increase Poplar Wood Application Opportunities
B. Del Curto, Politecnico di Milano, IT
Biochar from waste banana peels as growth promoter for holy basil (Ocimum tenuiflorum) and chili pepper (Capsicum annuum)
N. Tan, R.C. So, Ateneo de Manila University, PH
Upconversion photoluminescence efficiency dependence of Yb ions in Gd0.91-xNbO4: Ybx3+, Er0.09 phosphors
J.M. Lee, S.G. Lee, J.W. Jeong, S.S. Yi, Silla University, KR
Portable Energy Harvesters for Electronic Devices
Y. Wang, UCI, US

The development of new materials and devices for greener buildings provides one of the greatest opportunities for environmental change. The energy consumption of houses and buildings accounts for 40% of all the energy used. Producing that energy generates about 36% of total carbon dioxide emissions. A range of new materials and solutions are being developed that promise significant improvements in the sustainability and efficiency of buildings.

Join industry leaders and innovators from government, industrial and academic laboratories to discuss new and what's next, from super-insulating materials, building integrated photovoltaics and innovative lighting, to new roofing and window materials, novel coatings, and new sustainable construction materials.

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Topics & Application Areas

  • Novel High-Performance Thermal Insulation
  • High-Performance Fenestration & Window Attachments
  • Innovative Construction Technologies & Materials
  • Bio-based Building Materials & Sustainable Production Methods
  • Advanced Roofing Materials & Systems
  • New Developments in Building Sealants, Air & Moisture Barriers
  • Radiant Barriers & Radiation Control Technologies
  • Phase Change Materials and Switchable Building Materials
  • Advanced Lighting Technologies
  • Building Integrated PV & PV/Thermal Technologies
  • Other
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