TechConnect World 2019
 

2019 Key Speakers Include:

Christina Agapakis

Christina Agapakis

Creative Director, Ginkgo Bioworks

Deji Akinwande

Deji Akinwande

Associate Professor, The University of Texas at Austin

Mansoor M. Amiji

Mansoor M. Amiji

Professor School of Pharmacy, Northeastern University

Samiul Amin

Samiul Amin

Associate Professor, Manhattan College

Alidad Amirfazli

Alidad Amirfazli

Professor, York University, Canada

Thomas  Anchordoquy

Thomas Anchordoquy

Professor Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Colorado

Ayse Asatekin

Ayse Asatekin

Assistant Professor, Tufts University

Debra Auguste

Debra Auguste

Professor, Chemical Engineering, Northeastern University

Wolfgang S. Bacsa

Wolfgang S. Bacsa

Professor, University of Toulouse, France

Scott Barton

Scott Barton

Xenocs, France

Keith Brown

Keith Brown

Assistant Professor, Boston University

Yiwen Bu

Yiwen Bu

Director of Concrete Engineering, Twining, Inc.

Elizabeth Burton

Elizabeth Burton

Program Director, Carbon Sequestration, California Institute for Energy and Environment, UC Berkeley

Gulden Camci-Unal

Gulden Camci-Unal

Assistant Professor, University of Massachusetts Lowell

Matteo Cargnello

Matteo Cargnello

Assistant Professor, Chemical Engineering, Stanford University

Fiona Case

Fiona Case

Program Chair, TechConnect

Vijaya Chalivendra

Vijaya Chalivendra

Professor, UMass Dartmouth

Zhaofeng Chen

Zhaofeng Chen

Head of the Department of Materials and Technology, Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, China

Yet-Ming Chiang

Yet-Ming Chiang

Professor, MIT, Founder, Form Energy

Heather A. Clark

Heather A. Clark

Professor, Northeastern University

Jeannine M. Coburn

Jeannine M. Coburn

Assistant Professor, Biomedical Engineering Department, Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Ronald A. Coutu

Ronald A. Coutu

Professor and V. Clayton Lafferty Endowed Chair, Marquette University

Sefa Dag

Sefa Dag

Principle Research Engineer, Globalfoundries

Philip Demokritou

Philip Demokritou

Director of the Center for Nanotechnology and Nanotoxicology, Harvard School of Public Health

Mircea Dinca

Mircea Dinca

Associate Professor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Dennis Discher

Dennis Discher

Robert D. Bent chaired Professor, University of Pennsylvania

Kevin Dunn

Kevin Dunn

Mechanical Engineer, CDC, The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)

Hicham Fenniri

Hicham Fenniri

Professor, Northeastern University

Lisa E. Friedersdorf

Lisa E. Friedersdorf

Director, National Nanotechnology Coordination Office

Slade H  Gardner

Slade H Gardner

Founder, Big Metal Additive, Inc.

Chuck Geraci

Chuck Geraci

Associate Director, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health

Ray Gibbs

Ray Gibbs

President, Business Development, Haydale Graphene

Imre Gyuk

Imre Gyuk

Program Manager, Energy Storage Research, U.S. Department of Energy

Bahman Habibzadeh

Bahman Habibzadeh

Technology Manager, Fuel Cell Technologies Office, U.S. Department of Energy

Nathan Hancock

Nathan Hancock

Director of Strategic Product Planning, Pall Corporation

T. Alan Hatton

T. Alan Hatton

Ralph Landau Professor of Chemical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Greg  Haugstad

Greg Haugstad

Technical Staff Member & Director, Characterization Facility (CharFac), University of Minnesota

Cyrus Hirjibehedin

Cyrus Hirjibehedin

Technical Staff, MIT, Lincoln Labs


Yatao Hu

Director, Silica Catalyst Product Development, PQ Corporation

Sean Ireland

Sean Ireland

Vice President Business Development, Fiberlean Technologies Ltd.

Philip Jessop

Philip Jessop

Research Chair of Green Chemistry, Queen’s University, Technical Director, GreenCentre Canada

Jim Johnston

Jim Johnston

Professor, School of Chemical and Physical Sciences, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand

Steven Jons

Steven Jons

R&D Fellow, Dupont

Mandakini Kanungo

Mandakini Kanungo

Senior Research Scientist, Corning, Inc.

Matthew Kapelewski

Matthew Kapelewski

Advanced Researcher, ExxonMobil

Rohit Karnik

Rohit Karnik

Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Jeff Karp

Jeff Karp

Professor of Medicine, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School

Alan J Kennedy

Alan J Kennedy

Research Biologist, Engineer Research and Development Center - U.S. Army

Marjorie (Austero) Kiechel

Marjorie (Austero) Kiechel

Associate Scientist, Ingredion Incorporated

Peter Koenig

Peter Koenig

Group Head, Procter & Gamble

Joachim Kohn

Joachim Kohn

Director of the NJ Center for Biomaterials, Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey

Jan Kośny

Jan Kośny

Director, Building Enclosures and Materials, Fraunhofer Center for Sustainable Energy Systems CSE

Kock-Yee  Law

Kock-Yee Law

Founder and CEO, Research and Innovative Solutions

Martin E. Leser

Martin E. Leser

Expert in Colloid & Interface Science, Nestlé Research Center Lausanne, Switzerland

Nicholas Leventis

Nicholas Leventis

Professor of Chemistry, Missouri Univ. of Science and Technology

Tian Li

Tian Li

Research Associate, University of Maryland

Huinan Liu

Huinan Liu

Associate Professor, Department of Bioengineering, University of California, Riverside

Rebecca Locker

Rebecca Locker

Research Associate, ExxonMobil Research and Engineering

Tracy Lohr

Tracy Lohr

Research Scientist, CRI Catalysts, Shell Global Solutions

Gennaro Maffia

Gennaro Maffia

Professor, Manhattan College

Prithwiraj Maitra

Prithwiraj Maitra

Research Director & Fellow, Johnson and Johnson

Raafat R. Mansour

Raafat R. Mansour

Professor – Canada Research Chair, University of Waterloo, Canada

Thomas James McCarthy

Thomas James McCarthy

Distinguished Professor, Polymer Science and Engineering, University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Michael McConney

Michael McConney

Materials Research Scientist, Air Force Research Laboratory, Wright-Patterson AFB

Jeffrey McCutcheon

Jeffrey McCutcheon

Associate Professor, University of Connecticut

Joey Mead

Joey Mead

Professor; Director of the Nanomanufacturing Center, UMass Lowell

Samantha A. Meenach

Samantha A. Meenach

Assistant Professor, University of Rhode Island

Chris Menzel

Chris Menzel

Principal Scientist, Fujifilm Dimatix, Inc.

Junhong Min

Junhong Min

Professor, Chung-Ang University, Korea

Moein Moghimi

Moein Moghimi

Founder, S.M. Discovery Group, UK; Professor of Pharmaceutics and Nanomedicine, Newcastle University, United Kingdom

Ron Munson

Ron Munson

Principal, Cogentiv Solutions LLC

Prakash D. Nallathamby

Prakash D. Nallathamby

Research Assistant Professor, Notre Dame University

World L-S  Nieh

World L-S Nieh

National Program Lead, Forest Products & Wood Utilization Research, U.S. Forest Service

Jan-Steffen Niehaus

Jan-Steffen Niehaus

Head of Department Quantum Materials, Fraunhofer-Center for Applied Nanotechnology CAN, Germany

Alex Norman

Alex Norman

Senior Scientific Associate, Ingredion Incorporated

Kevin OBrien

Kevin OBrien

Director, Illinois Sustainable Technology Center (ISTC)

Kwang W. Oh

Kwang W. Oh

Professor, University at Buffalo (SUNY)

Michele Ostraat

Michele Ostraat

Research Center Leader - Downstream, Aramco Services Company

Pierre Panine

Pierre Panine

Senior Scientist, Xenocs SA, France

William P Partridge

William P Partridge

Distinguished Scientist, Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Anil Patri

Anil Patri

Director, NCTR-ORA Nanotechnology Core Facility, U.S. Food & Drug Administration

Johan Pluyter

Johan Pluyter

President and Founder, Pluyter Consulting, LLC

Martin Poitzsch

Martin Poitzsch

Leader Reservoir Engineering Technologies Team, Aramco Services Company

Elena  Polyakova

Elena Polyakova

CEO, Graphene 3D Lab, Inc

Nagesh Rao

Nagesh Rao

Director of Business Technology Solutions & Geek in Residence,, US Small Business Administration

YuanQiao Rao

YuanQiao Rao

Fellow, The Dow Chemical Company

Rick Ross

Rick Ross

Senior Research Chemist, 3M Company

Bo Rueda

Bo Rueda

Director, Vincent Center for Reproductive Biology, Massachusetts General Hospital; Associate Professor,, Harvard Cancer Center

Robert Ryan

Robert Ryan

Chief Executive Officer/President, Twining, Inc.

Jyrki Saarinen

Jyrki Saarinen

Professor, Institute of Photonics, University of Eastern Finland

Alan Schwartzman

Alan Schwartzman

Research Scientist, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Maggie Scully

Maggie Scully

Scientist, National Cancer Institute, NIH

Brent M  Segal

Brent M Segal

Director of Research Science and Chief Technologist, Lockheed Martin

Jo Anne Shatkin

Jo Anne Shatkin

President, Vireo Advisors

Wu-Sheng  Shih

Wu-Sheng Shih

Project Manager, Brewer Science Inc

Igor Sokolov

Igor Sokolov

Professor, Tufts University

Sameer R Sonkusale

Sameer R Sonkusale

Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Tufts University

Jacob Spendelow

Jacob Spendelow

Scientist, Los Alamos National Laboratory

Andrew J. Steinbach

Andrew J. Steinbach

Advanced Research Specialist, 3M

Anirudha V. Sumant

Anirudha V. Sumant

Scientist, Argonne National Labs

Tim Swager

Tim Swager

John D. MacArthur Professor of Chemistry, MIT, Co-founder, C2Sense

Esther Takeuchi

Esther Takeuchi

Distinguished Professor, Stony Brook University

Thomas Thundat

Thomas Thundat

Professor of Empire Innovation, University at Buffalo (SUNY)

Sally  Tinkle

Sally Tinkle

Senior Strategy and Policy Advisor, IDA/Science and Technology Policy Institute

Mehmet Toner

Mehmet Toner

Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School & Massachusetts General Hospital

Loucas Tsakalakos

Loucas Tsakalakos

Technology Platform Leader, GE Global Research

Thomas E.  Twardowski

Thomas E. Twardowski

Founder, Twardowski Scientific

Scott Twary

Scott Twary

Research Scientist/ Team Leader, Los Alamos National Laboratory

Hasan Uludag

Hasan Uludag

Professor, University of Alberta, Canada

Krassimir Velikov

Krassimir Velikov

Program Director at NanoNextNL, Science Leader at Unilever, Netherlands

Newell Washburn

Newell Washburn

Associate Professor, Carnegie Mellon University, President, Washburn Therapeutics, Inc.

Thomas J. Webster

Thomas J. Webster

Chair and Professor of Chemical Engineering, Northeastern University

William (Cy) Wilson

William (Cy) Wilson

Electronics Engineer, NASA Langley Research Center

Wendel Wohlleben

Wendel Wohlleben

Senior Scientist, BASF SE, Germany

Yiliang Wu

Yiliang Wu

Principal Scientist, TE Connectivity

Dalia Yablon

Dalia Yablon

Technical Program Chair, TechConnect World Innovation Conference

Leslie Yeo

Leslie Yeo

Distinguished Professor, RMIT University, Australia

Steven Zullo

Steven Zullo

Program Director, National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB)/NIH

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