TechConnect World 2020
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Advanced Materials

Join industry partners and applied research leadership accelerating the development and deployment of new material solutions into products and society.


2021 Preliminary Program Speakers and Chairs Include:

Brent M Segal Brent M Segal
Lockheed Martin, US

Eitan Zeira Eitan Zeira
Nanocomp Technologies, US
Joey Mead Joey Mead
UMass Lowell, US


Loucas Tsakalakos Loucas Tsakalakos
GE Global Research, US


Namiko Yamamoto Namiko Yamamoto
Penn State University, US

Xindi Yu Xindi Yu
The Dow Chemical Company, US

Anirudha V. Sumant Anirudha V. Sumant
Argonne National Laboratory, US


Samuel M. Stavis Samuel M. Stavis
NIST, US

Helen Lentzakis Helen Lentzakis
Kruger Biomaterials Inc., US


Maksim Shivokhin Maksim Shivokhin
ExxonMobil


Mandakini KanungoMandakini Kanungo
Corning, Inc., US



YuanQiao Rao YuanQiao Rao
The Dow Chemical Company, US



Jim Johnston Jim Johnston
Victoria University of Wellington, NZ



Martin Poitzsch Martin Poitzsch
Aramco Research Center, US


Vasilios I. Manousiouthakis Vasilios I. Manousiouthakis
UCLA, US



Wei Xie Wei Xie
Form Energy Inc., US



Patrick Lee Patrick Lee
University of Toronto, Canada



William (Cy) Wilson William (Cy) Wilson
NASA, US



Nanci Hardwick Nanci Hardwick
MELD Manufacturing Corporation, US


Kock-Yee Law Kock-Yee Law
Research and Innovative Solutions, US



2500
S&T Speakers

250
Exhibitors

1000
Prospectors

2000
Innovators

2500
1-on-1 Meetings


2020 Key Speakers & Chairs (pre-COVID)

  • Nicolas J. Alvarez, Drexel University
  • Wolfgang S. Bacsa, University of Toulouse, FR
  • Vikas Berry, University of Illinois at Chicago, US
  • Peter Bishop, Johnson Matthey, UK
  • Patrick Brant, Consultant, US
  • Vincent Bulone, University of Adelaide, Australia
  • Ishita Chakraborty, Stress Engineering Services, US
  • Jeannine M. Coburn, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, US
  • Lou Dadock, FUJIFILM Dimatix, Inc.
  • Phil Demokritou, Harvard School of Public Health, US
  • Tomasz Durakiewicz, US National Science Foundation
  • Christine E. Duval, Case Western Reserve University
  • Anne Fischer, DARPA, US
  • Aaron D. Franklin, Duke University, US
  • Susan Fullerton, University of Pittsburgh, US
  • Slade H Gardner, Big Metal Additive, Inc. US
  • Sean Garner, Corning
  • Geoffrey M. Geise, University of Virginia, US
  • Hossein Ghezel-ayagh, FuelCell Energy, Inc.
  • Aaron Gilad Kusne, NIST
  • Adam Goff, Luna Innovations, US
  • Yury Gogotsi, Drexel University, US
  • Bill Goldner, USDA Office of the Chief Scientist, US
  • Joamin Gonzalez-Gutierrez, University of Leoben, Austria
  • Pankaj Gupta, The Dow Chemical Company, US
  • Greg Haugstad, University of Minnesota, US
  • Donny Hanjaya-Putra, University of Notre Dame, US
  • Nanci Hardwick, MELD Manufacturing Corporation, US
  • Jingsong Huang, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, US
  • Sean Ireland, Fiberlean Technologies, US
  •  Michael Jakubinek, National Research Council Canada
  • Steven Jons, Dupont, US
  • Jim Johnston, Victoria University of Wellington, NZ
  • Mandakini Kanungo, Corning, Inc., US
  • Trevor Keel, Silver Institute, US
  • Peter Koenig, Procter & Gamble, US
  • Jan Kośny, UMass Lowell, US
  • Amishi Kumar, Program Manager, U.S. Department of Energy
  • Sanat K. Kumar, Columbia University, US
  • Thomas Alan Kwan, Unilever, US
  • Kock-Yee Law, Research and Innovative Solutions, US
  • Patrick Lee, University of Toronto, Canad
  • Helen Lentzakis, Kruger Biomaterials Inc., US
  • Thomas Li, NXP Semiconductor 
  • Corinne Lipscomb, 3M, US
  • Ying Liu, Cardiff University, UK
  • C. Rebecca Locker, ExxonMobil, US
  • Katharina Maisel, University of Maryland, US
  • Vasilios I. Manousiouthakis, UCLA, US
  •  Prantik Mazumder, Corning Research and Development Corporation
  • Kelsey McNeely, ExxonMobil, US
  • Joey Mead, UMass Lowell, US
  • Amanda Mills, N.C. State University, US
  • World L-S Nieh, U.S. Forest Service
  • Jan-Steffen Niehaus, Fraunhofer-Center for Applied Nanotechnology CAN, Germany
  • Len Pagliaro, Siva Therapeutics Inc., US
  • Kyoo-Chul (Kenneth) Park, Northwestern University, US
  • Olivier Pluchery, Sorbonne Université, FR
  • Martin Poitzsch, Aramco Research Center, US
  • Elena Polyakova, Graphene 3D Lab, Inc, US
  • YuanQiao Rao, The Dow Chemical Company, US
  • Julia Rashba-Step, Phosphorex, US
  • Joshua Robinson, Penn State University, US
  • Ryan Roeder, University of Notre Dame, US
  • Orlando Rojas, University of British Columbia, Canada
  • Rick Ross, 3M Company, US
  • Robert Ryan,  Twining, Inc., US
  • Subramanian Sankaranarayanan, Argonne National Laboratory, US
  • Mary Scott, UC Berkeley, US
  • Brent M Segal, Lockheed Martin, US
  • Maksim Shivokhin, ExxonMobil, US
  • Steven R. Sopher, JSP, US
  • Christopher M. Stafford, NIST, US
  • Samuel M. Stavis, NIST, US
  • Anirudha V. Sumant, Argonne National Laboratory, US
  • James M. Tour, Rice University, US
  • Loucas Tsakalakos, GE Global Research, US
  • Puneet Tyagi, AstraZeneca, US
  • Krassimir Velikov, Unilever, Netherlands
  • Siqun Wang, University of Tennessee, US
  • Wendel Wohlleben, BASF SE, Germany
  • Tak-Sing Wong, spotLESS Materials, US
  • Dalia Yablon, SurfaceChar LLC, US
  • Amir Yacoby, Harvard, US
  • Namiko Yamamoto, Penn State University, US
  • Brenton Young, AOSense, Inc., US
  • Xindi Yu, The Dow Chemical Company, US
  • Wei Xie, Form Energy Inc., US
  • Huolin Xin, UC Irvine, US
  • Meng Xue, Ingredion Incorporated, US
  • Maxim A Ziatdinov, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, US
  • Eitan Zeira, Nanocomp Technologies, US
2020 Sponsors & Partners
 

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