OCTOBER 18-20, 2021
WASHINGTON, DC


Key Speakers

Masoud Agah

Masoud Agah

Professor, Virginia Tech

Nicolas Alvarez

Nicolas Alvarez

Professor, Drexel University

Samiul Amin

Samiul Amin

Associate Professor, Manhattan College

Kawakahi Amina (invited)

Kawakahi Amina (invited)

Logistics Science and Technology Lead, U.S. Indo-Pacific Command (INDOPACOM)

Yuling An

Yuling An

Product Manager of Machine Learning and Informatics for Materials Science, Schrödinger, Inc.

Thomas Anchordoquy

Thomas Anchordoquy

Professor Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Colorado

Wolfgang S. Bacsa

Wolfgang S. Bacsa

Professor, University of Toulouse, France

Chulsung Bae

Chulsung Bae

Ford Foundation Professor, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Andrew P. Baumann

Andrew P. Baumann

Mechanical Engineer, U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Alex Belianinov

Alex Belianinov

Staff Scientist, Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Dhimiter Bello

Dhimiter Bello

Associate Professor, University of Massachusetts, Lowell

Umberto Berardi

Umberto Berardi

Associate Professor, BeTOP Lab Director, Ryerson University, Canada

Vikas Berry

Vikas Berry

Professor of Chemical Engineering, University of Illinois at Chicago

Jean Berthier

Jean Berthier

Scientist, University of Washington

Carlos Bosques

Carlos Bosques

Vice President of R&D and Innovation, Evolved by Nature

Patrick Brant

Patrick Brant

Consultant,

Scott Broderick

Scott Broderick

Assistant Professor, University of Buffalo

Keith Brown

Keith Brown

Assistant Professor, Boston University

Ahmed Busnaina

Ahmed Busnaina

WL Smith Chair, Director Nanoscale Science and Engineering Center (NSEC) for High-rate Nanomanufacturing, Northeastern University

James (Jim) Caley (Col., USMC, Ret.)

James (Jim) Caley (Col., USMC, Ret.)

Director of Operational Energy, Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Navy, Energy, U.S. Navy

Jeffrey Chalmers

Jeffrey Chalmers

Professor, Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, The Ohio State University

Yupeng Chen

Yupeng Chen

Associate Professor, University of Connecticut

Zhaofeng Chen

Zhaofeng Chen

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

Mathew J. Cherukara

Mathew J. Cherukara

Assistant Scientist, Center for Nanoscale Materials, ​Argonne National Lab

Yet-Ming Chiang

Yet-Ming Chiang

Professor, MIT, Founder, Form Energy

Ken Church

Ken Church

CEO, nScrypt Inc.

Alisa Morss Clyne

Alisa Morss Clyne

Associate Professor, Bioengineering, University of Maryland

Jeannine M. Coburn

Jeannine M. Coburn

Assistant Professor, Biomedical Engineering Department, Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Howard Colvin

Howard Colvin

Consultant, Colvin Consultants

Khershed P. Cooper

Khershed P. Cooper

Program Director, Advanced Manufacturing Program, National Science Foundation

Katrina Cornish

Katrina Cornish

Professor, The Ohio State University

Randy D. Cortright

Randy D. Cortright

Senior Research Advisor, Bioenergy Science and Technology, National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)

Ronald A. Coutu

Ronald A. Coutu

Professor and V. Clayton Lafferty Endowed Chair, Marquette University

Matt Crowe

Matt Crowe

Business Scientist, Ingredion

Lou Dadock

Lou Dadock

Business Development Manager, FUJIFILM Dimatix, Inc.

Marie-Christine Daniel

Marie-Christine Daniel

Associate Professor, University of Maryland Baltimore County

Payel Das

Payel Das

IBM Thomas J Watson Research Center

Marcelo Davanco

Marcelo Davanco

Research Scientist, NIST

Valerio De Angelis

Valerio De Angelis

Vice President, Urban Electric Power

Cesar de La Fuente

Cesar de La Fuente

Professor, University of Pennsylvania

Philip Demokritou

Philip Demokritou

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

Shanta Dhar

Shanta Dhar

Assistant Director of Technology and Innovation, Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, Associate Professor,, University of Miami

Charles Dimmler

Charles Dimmler

CEO, Checkerspot

Jennifer Dionne

Jennifer Dionne

Professor, Stanford University

Marina A. Dobrovolskaia

Marina A. Dobrovolskaia

Co-Director, Nanotechnology Characterization Laboratory (NCL), National Cancer Institute

Ananth Dodabalapur

Ananth Dodabalapur

Motorola Regents Chair Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering, The University of Texas at Austin

Christine E. Duval

Christine E. Duval

Assistant Professor, Case Western Reserve University

Anne Fischer

Anne Fischer

Program Manager, DARPA

Daniel Forchheimer

Daniel Forchheimer

Chief Operating Officer, Intermodulation Products

Stavroula Foteinopoulou

Stavroula Foteinopoulou

Professor, Univ. of New Mexico

Hans Fraaije

Hans Fraaije

Founder, Culgi Inc.

Aaron D. Franklin

Aaron D. Franklin

Addy Professor, Duke University

Kun Fu

Kun Fu

Professor, University of Delaware

Susan Fullerton

Susan Fullerton

Assistant Professor & Faculty Fellow, University of Pittsburgh

Eric Gale

Eric Gale

Assistant Professor, Harvard Medical School

Genet Garamendi

Genet Garamendi

Head of Strategic Relationships,, Checkerspot, Inc.

Slade H Gardner

Slade H Gardner

Founder, Big Metal Additive, Inc.

Sean Garner

Sean Garner

Senior Research Associate, Corning Inc.

Geoffrey M. Geise

Geoffrey M. Geise

Assistant Professor, University of Virginia

Chuck Geraci

Chuck Geraci

Associate Director, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health

Hossein Ghezel-ayagh

Hossein Ghezel-ayagh

Vice President, Advanced Technology Programs, FuelCell Energy, Inc.

Kathleen Gisser

Kathleen Gisser

Staff Scientist, Sherwin-Williams Company

Anita Goel

Anita Goel

Chairman, & Scientific Director, Nanobiosym, Inc.

Adam Goff

Adam Goff

Senior Research Scientist, Luna Innovations

Yury Gogotsi

Yury Gogotsi

Charles T. and Ruth M. Bach Professor, Drexel University

Bill Goldner

Bill Goldner

Senior Advisor Renewable Energy, Natural Resources, and Environment, USDA Office of the Chief Scientist

Liang Gong

Liang Gong

senior research scientist, 3M

Joamin Gonzalez-Gutierrez

Joamin Gonzalez-Gutierrez

Chair of Polymer Processing, University of Leoben, Austria, Austria

Grace Gu

Grace Gu

Assistant Professor, University of California, Berkeley

Saikat Guha

Saikat Guha

Professor, University of Arizona

Pankaj Gupta

Pankaj Gupta

Senior R&D Director, Home and Personal Care, The Dow Chemical Company

Imre Gyuk

Imre Gyuk

Director, Office of Electricity, U.S. Department of Energy

Rear Admiral David Hahn (invited)

Rear Admiral David Hahn (invited)

Chief of Naval Research and Director, Innovation Technology Requirements, and Test and Evaluation, U.S. Navy

Donny Hanjaya-Putra

Donny Hanjaya-Putra

Assistant Professor, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, University of Notre Dame

Nanci Hardwick

Nanci Hardwick

CEO, MELD Manufacturing Corporation

Christopher Harrison

Christopher Harrison

Principal Scientist, Xilectric

Greg Haugstad

Greg Haugstad

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

Ryan Hayleck

Ryan Hayleck

Additive Manufacturing R&D Manager, U.S. Navy

Jay Horwath

Jay Horwath

Graduate Student, University of Pennsylvania

Jingsong Huang

Jingsong Huang

R&D Staff, Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Qun 'Treen' Huo

Qun 'Treen' Huo

Associate Professor, University of Central Florida

Soojung Claire Hur

Soojung Claire Hur

Clare Boothe Luce Assistant Professor, Johns Hopkins University

Sean Ireland

Sean Ireland

Vice President Business Development, Fiberlean Technologies Ltd.

Stefan Jaeger

Stefan Jaeger

Staff Scientist, NLM/NIH

Michael Jakubinek

Michael Jakubinek

Research Officer, Division of Emerging Technologies, National Research Council Canada

Yun Jin

Yun Jin

Senior Scientist, Fiberlean

Jim Johnston

Jim Johnston

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

Ron Jones

Ron Jones

Leader, NIST

Matthew Kanan

Matthew Kanan

Associate Professor of Chemistry, Senior Fellow at the Precourt, Institute for Energy, Stanford University

Mandakini Kanungo

Mandakini Kanungo

Senior Research Scientist, Corning, Inc.

Trevor Keel

Trevor Keel

Consultant, World Gold Council, UK, Technical Director, Silver Institute, USA

Eun-Ah Kim

Eun-Ah Kim

Professor, Cornell University

Hyun Jung Kim

Hyun Jung Kim

Assistant Professor Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Texas at Austin

Peter Koenig

Peter Koenig

Group Head, Procter & Gamble

John P. Kopasz

John P. Kopasz

Chemist/Group Leader, Argonne National Laboratory

Jan Kośny

Jan Kośny

Research Professor, University of Massachusetts, Lowell

Amishi Kumar

Amishi Kumar

Program Manager, U.S. Department of Energy

Sanat Kumar

Sanat Kumar

Bykhovsky Professor of Chemical Engineering, Columbia University

Thomas Alan Kwan

Thomas Alan Kwan

Sustainability and Green Products Engineer, Unilever

Captain Steven Lauver

Captain Steven Lauver

USAF, Director, Technology Accelerators, AFWERX

Kock-Yee Law

Kock-Yee Law

Founder and CEO, Research and Innovative Solutions

Daeyon Lee

Daeyon Lee

Professor, University of Pennsylvania

Patrick Lee

Patrick Lee

Professor, University of Toronto, Canada

Marina S. Leite

Marina S. Leite

Professor, University of California, Davis

Martin E. Leser

Martin E. Leser

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

Qin Li

Qin Li

Division of Imaging, Diagnostics, and Software Reliability, FDA Office of Science and Engineering Laboratories

Corinne Lipscomb

Corinne Lipscomb

CPO Materials Informatics,, 3M

Jun Liu

Jun Liu

Battelle Fellow, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

Kai Liu

Kai Liu

McDevitt Chair in Physics, Georgetown University

Wing Kam Liu

Wing Kam Liu

Walter P. Murphy Professor, Northwestern University

Ying Liu

Ying Liu

Reader in Intelligent Manufacturing, Fellow, Data Innovation Research Institute, Cardiff University, United Kingdom

Rebecca Locker

Rebecca Locker

Sustainability Lead, Modern Meadow

Anson W. K. Ma

Anson W. K. Ma

Associate Professor, University of Connecticut

Gediminas Mainelis

Gediminas Mainelis

Professor, Rutgers University

Katharina Maisel

Katharina Maisel

Assistant Professor, Fischell Department of Bioengineering, University of Maryland

Prithwiraj Maitra

Prithwiraj Maitra

Research Director & Fellow, Johnson and Johnson

Vasilios I. Manousiouthakis

Vasilios I. Manousiouthakis

Distinguished Professor, Director, Hydrogen Engineering, Research Consortium (HERC) UCLA

Benji Maruyama

Benji Maruyama

Autonomous Materials Lead, Air Force Research Laboratory

Prantik Mazumder

Prantik Mazumder

Senior Research Associate, Corning Research and Development Corporation

Jeffrey McCutcheon

Jeffrey McCutcheon

Associate Professor, University of Connecticut

Colleen McMahan

Colleen McMahan

Bioproducts Research Chemist, USDA Agricultural Research Service

Michael T. McMahon

Michael T. McMahon

Associate Professor, Department of Radiology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Kelsey McNeely

Kelsey McNeely

Biofuels Program Lead, ExxonMobil

Joey Mead

Joey Mead

Professor; Director of the Nanomanufacturing Center, UMass Lowell

Chris Menzel

Chris Menzel

Principal Scientist, Fujifilm Dimatix, Inc.

Amanda Mills

Amanda Mills

Research Scientist and Industry Project Manager, N.C. State University

Junhong Min

Junhong Min

Professor, School of Integrative Engineering, Chung-Ang University, S. Korea

Yifei Mo

Yifei Mo

Associate Professor, Maryland Energy Innovation Institute, University of Maryland

Dr. Farshid Mostowfi

Dr. Farshid Mostowfi

Research Director, Schlumberger-Doll Research

Phalguni Mukhopadhyaya

Phalguni Mukhopadhyaya

Associate Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, University of Victoria, Canada

Sven Mumme

Sven Mumme

Envelope Technology Manager Building Technologies Office, U.S Department of Energy

Jeremy Munday

Jeremy Munday

Professor, UC Davis

Deborah J. Myers

Deborah J. Myers

Leader, Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Materials, Argonne National Laboratory

Prakash D. Nallathamby

Prakash D. Nallathamby

Research Assistant Professor, Notre Dame University

Tse Nga (Tina) Ng

Tse Nga (Tina) Ng

Associate Professor, University of California San Diego

William Niaura

William Niaura

Director - New Business Development, Bridgestone Americas

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

Patricia Nieva

Patricia Nieva

Professor, University of Waterloo

Q. Jason Niu

Q. Jason Niu

Institute for Advanced Study, Shenzhen University, China

Alex Norman

Alex Norman

Associate Director of Materials Science, Modern Meadow

Kwang W. Oh

Kwang W. Oh

Professor, University at Buffalo (SUNY)

Steven Oldenburg

Steven Oldenburg

CEO, NanoComposix

Len Pagliaro

Len Pagliaro

CEO, Siva Therapeutics Inc.

Kyoo-Chul (Kenneth) Park

Kyoo-Chul (Kenneth) Park

Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Northwestern University

Srikanth Pilla

Srikanth Pilla

Jenkins Endowed Professor, Clemson University

Bede Pittenger

Bede Pittenger

Application Scientist, Bruker Nano

Olivier Pluchery

Olivier Pluchery

Professor of Physics, Sorbonne Université; CEO, BICRHOMATICS

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

Founder, Graphene Laboratories, Inc.; Senior Research Fellow, Centre for Advanced 2D Materials, National University of Singapore

YuanQiao Rao

YuanQiao Rao

Fellow, The Dow Chemical Company

Julia Rashba-Step

Julia Rashba-Step

VP Research and Development, Phosphorex

Matteo Rinaldi

Matteo Rinaldi

Associate Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Northeastern University

Ryan Roeder

Ryan Roeder

Professor, University of Notre Dame; Founder, Spinesmith LLC

Orlando Rojas

Orlando Rojas

Canada Excellence Research Chair in Forest Bioproducts, University of British Columbia, Canada

Ross Roley

Ross Roley

Energy Innovation Lead, J8, U.S. Indo Pacific Command (USINDOPACOM)

Nicholas Rorrer

Nicholas Rorrer

Researcher, Biomaterials Development and Polymer Engineering, National Renewable Energy Laboratory

Rick Ross

Rick Ross

Senior Research Chemist, 3M Company

Robert Ryan

Robert Ryan

Chief Executive Officer/President, Twining, Inc.

Luis Santos

Luis Santos

Scientist, AstraZeneca

Karma Sawyer

Karma Sawyer

Program Manager of Emerging Technologies, U.S. Department of Energy, Building Technologies Office

Axel Scherer

Axel Scherer

Bernard A. Neches Professor of Electrical Engineering, Medical Engineering, Applied Physics and Physics, Caltech

Mollie Schwartz

Mollie Schwartz

Staff Scientist, MIT Lincoln Labs

Brent M. Segal

Brent M. Segal

Director of Technology Collaboration and Commercialization, Lockheed Martin

Paul Seidler

Paul Seidler

Research Staff Member, IBM Research – Zurich

Jeffrey Shallenberger

Jeffrey Shallenberger

Associate Director, Penn State Materials Characterization Lab

Jo Anne Shatkin

Jo Anne Shatkin

President, Vireo Advisors

Rajesh Shende

Rajesh Shende

Professor of Chemical Engineering, South Dakota School of Mines & Technology

Wu-Sheng Shih

Wu-Sheng Shih

Senior Program Manager, Brewer Scientific

Maksim Shivokhin

Maksim Shivokhin

Senior Research Scientist, ExxonMobil

Jonathan Shu

Jonathan Shu

Associate Director, Cornell Center for Materials Research

Michael Shur

Michael Shur

Patricia W. and C. Sheldon Roberts Professor of Solid State Electronics, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Christopher Sims

Christopher Sims

Research Chemist, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)

Harjit Singh

Harjit Singh

Senior Lecturer, Brunel University London, United Kingdom

David Skuse

David Skuse

VP Technology, FiberLean Technologies Limited, United Kingdom

Edsger Smits

Edsger Smits

Senior Researcher, Holst Centre, Netherlands

Ryan Sochol

Ryan Sochol

Professor, University of Maryland

Lydia Sohn

Lydia Sohn

Chancellor's Professor of Mechanical Engineering, University of California, Berkeley

Kenan Song

Kenan Song

Professor, Arizona State University

Steven R. Sopher

Steven R. Sopher

Technical Director, JSP

Christopher M. Stafford

Christopher M. Stafford

Materials Science & Engineering Division, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)

Samuel Stavis

Samuel Stavis

Group Leader, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)

Matthew Sullivan

Matthew Sullivan

Senior Research Scientist, Schlumberger-Doll Research

Anirudha V. Sumant

Anirudha V. Sumant

Scientist, Argonne National Laboratory

Mark Swihart

Mark Swihart

UB Distinguished Professor and Department Chair, University at Buffalo, SUNY

Aya Takase

Aya Takase

Director of X-ray Imaging, Rigaku

Ichiro Takeuchi

Ichiro Takeuchi

Professor, University of Maryland

Sarah Tao

Sarah Tao

Technology Lead, Sanofi

Eldon Tate

Eldon Tate

Chief Executive Officer, Inhibit Coatings

Sally Tinkle

Sally Tinkle

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

Tiezheng Tong

Tiezheng Tong

Assistant Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Colorado State University

James M. Tour

James M. Tour

Professor, Rice University

Caitlin Tressler

Caitlin Tressler

Postdoctoral Fellow, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

Loucas Tsakalakos

Loucas Tsakalakos

Senior Engineering Manager, Space & Sensors Division, L3Harris Technologies, Inc.

Puneet Tyagi

Puneet Tyagi

Senior Scientist, AstraZeneca

Hasan Uludag

Hasan Uludag

Professor, University of Alberta, Canada

Maria Vasilopoulou

Maria Vasilopoulou

Scientific Staff, Institute of Microelectronics (IMEL), NCSR Demokritos, Greece

Diedrik Vermeulen

Diedrik Vermeulen

Co-founder, Chief Executive Officer, SiPhox

Mian Wang

Mian Wang

Postdoctoral Researcher, Harvard Medical school; Research Affiliate,, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Ping Wang

Ping Wang

Professor, University of Pennsylvania

Siqun Wang

Siqun Wang

Chair of the International Academy of Wood Science, Professor, University of Tennessee

Eric Wasserman

Eric Wasserman

R&D Fellow, DOW

Thomas J. Webster

Thomas J. Webster

Chair and Professor of Chemical Engineering, Northeastern University

Russ Weed

Russ Weed

Chief Development Officer, ARES

Jianqiang Wei

Jianqiang Wei

Assistant Professor of Civil Engineering, University of Massachusetts Lowell

Lan Wei

Lan Wei

Assistant Professor, University of Waterloo

Kathleen Weigandt

Kathleen Weigandt

Scientist, NIST

Jason C. White

Jason C. White

Vice Director, The Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station (CAES)

Ted Wiley

Ted Wiley

Form Energy, US

Christopher Williams

Christopher Williams

Professor, Virginia Tech

John Williams

John Williams

Director of Innovation & Technology, SBA, Office of Investment & Innovation

William (Cy) Wilson

William (Cy) Wilson

Electronics Engineer, NASA Langley Research Center

William L. Wilson

William L. Wilson

Executive Director, Center for Nanoscale Systems, Harvard University

Tak-Sing Wong

Tak-Sing Wong

Wormley Family Professor in Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University Cofounder, spotLESS Materials Inc

Yiliang Wu

Yiliang Wu

Principal Scientist, R&D Manager, TE Connectivity

Huolin Xin

Huolin Xin

Assistant Professor, Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of California, Irvine

Dalia Yablon

Dalia Yablon

Technical Program Chair, TechConnect World Innovation Conference

Amir Yacoby

Amir Yacoby

Lazaridis Chair in Physics, Harvard

Namiko Yamamoto

Namiko Yamamoto

Assistant Professor, Aerospace Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University

Brenton Young

Brenton Young

President, AOSense, Inc.

Guichan Yu

Guichan Yu

Reseacher, University of Minnesota

Xindi Yu

Xindi Yu

Research Scientist, The Dow Chemical Company

Peter Zelinski

Peter Zelinski

Editor-in-Chief, Additive Manufacturing

Lijie Grace Zhang

Lijie Grace Zhang

Associate Professor, George Washington University

Zheshen Zhang

Zheshen Zhang

Professor, University of Arizona

Xing Zhou

Xing Zhou

Professor, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Maxim A. Ziatdinov

Maxim A. Ziatdinov

Research Scientist, Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Zareh S. Zohrabian

Zareh S. Zohrabian

President and Chief Operating Officer, Applied Concepts Group

Steven Zullo

Steven Zullo

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

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