Nanocomposites

2007

Enabling Technologies and New Markets
September 5-7, 2007
Las Vegas, Nevada

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CONFERENCE SESSIONS

Session 1: Toxicity and Safety of Nanomaterials
Moderator: Prof. Lajos Balogh, SUNY Buffalo

Session 2: Novel Preparation and Manufacturing Methods
Moderator: Prof. Sadhan C. Jana, University of Akron

Session 3: Nanocomposites for Nanodevices and Energy Applications
Moderator: Alex W. Kawczak, Battelle Memorial Institute

Session 4: Properties and Characterization
Moderator: Prof. Fengge Gao, Nottingham Trent University

Session 5: Nanomaterials for Tissue Engineering Applications
Moderator: Prof. Miriam Rafailovich, SUNY Stony Brook

Session 6: Commercial Applications: Industrial & Consumer Applications
Moderator: Tom Hughes, Zyvex Performance Materials

Poster Presentations

CONFERENCE AGENDA

Session 1: Toxicity and Safety of Nanomaterials
Moderator: Prof. Lajos Balogh, SUNY Buffalo
KEYNOTE ADDRESS: Environmental and Health Effects of Nanomaterials - Principles for Making Systems Safe by Design Vicki Colvin, Rice University
Harnessing the Power of Nanotechnology for Human Health: The NIEHS Research Perspective Sally S. Tinkle, PhD, Assistant to the Deputy Director, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences
Safety in Handling and Processing of Nanocomposites Jessica Ravine, Program Manager (speaker), Ryan Snyder, and Lee Wardle, National Composite Center
Government Regulation of Nanotechnology John C. Monica, Jr., Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
Processing Clay/Polymer Nanocomposites vs Walking on Streets, Which One is Safer? Fengge Gao (speaker), and Rinat Nigmatullin, Nottingham Trent University; Aiying Chen, China National Association of Engineering Consultants
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Session 2: Novel Preparation and Manufacturing Methods
Moderator: Prof. Sadhan C. Jana, University of Akron
Silicone Nanofibers by the Electrospinning Process Steven A. Snow, Aneta I. Clark, Randal M. Hill, Bonnie J. Ludwig (speaker), and Randall G. Schmidt, Dow Corning Corporation
Aligned Carbon Nanotube-Polymer Nanocomposites: Engineering Concepts and
Multifunctional Applications
Liangti Qu, Qingjiang Sun, Jianwei, Liu, and Liming Dai (speaker), University of Dayton
Applications of Halloysite Nanotubes in Polymer Composites Cathy A. Fleischer, Robert C. Daly, Aaron L. Wagner, Director of Research and Development (speaker), and Michael Duffy, NaturalNano Inc.
Polymer Foams Containing Multi-Functional Layered Nano-Graphite Manoj Choudhary (speaker), Roland Loh, Yadi Delaviz, Karen Cunningham, Ray Breindel, John Budinscak, Tom Brammer, and Nikoi Annan, Owens Corning
Modification of Organophilic Montmorillonites on Ionic Conductivity of PEO-Based Solid
Polymer Electrolytes
Eun-Ju Hwang (speaker), and Seok Kim, Korea Research Institute of Chemical Technology; Soo-Jin Park, Inha University Korea
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Session 3: Nanocomposites for Nanodevices and Energy Applications
Moderator: Alex W. Kawczak, Battelle Memorial Institute
Nanocomposite Bond with Carbon Nanotube Films for Nanodevices Giulia Lanzara (speaker) and Fu-Kuo Chang, Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Stanford University
Self-sensing and Actuation of Smart Nanocomposites via Electro-Micromechanical Technique Joung-Man Park1,3, Pyung-Gee Kim1, Jung-Hoon Jang1, Sung-Ju Kim1, Dong-Jin Yoon2, K. Lawrence DeVries3, George Hansen4
1Gyeongsang National University; 2Korea Research Institute of Standards and Science; 3University of Utah; 4Metal Matrix Inc.
Nanocomposite Polymer Electrolytes: A Promising Route to Improve Lithium Battery Electrolytes F. Alloin1, A. Dufresne2, N. El Kissi3, J-Y. Sanchez1
1LEPMI-INPG ; 2EFPG-INPG ; 3Laboratoire de Rhéologie-INPG
Nanocomposites for Fuel Cells, Photovoltaic and Piezoelectric Energy Devices
Alex Kawczak (speaker), Battelle; David Geohegan, Oak Ridge National Laboratory; Stanislaus Wong, Brookhaven National Lab; Peter Kong, Idaho National Laboratory; Paul Burrows and Leo Fifield, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
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Session 4: Properties and Characterization
Moderator: Prof. Fengge Gao, Nottingham Trent University
Carbon Nanotube Enhanced Carbon Fiber/Epoxy Composites Lance Criscuolo, VP Global Sales, Zyvex Performance Materials LLC
Barrier Properties of Nano Silica Flakes Enhanced PET Steve Moloney (speaker) and Fengge Gao, NanoScience Laboratory, School of Biomedical and Natural Sciences, Nottingham Trent University
Flame Retardancy of Polypropylene Nanocomposites Based on Intumescent Systems Claudio Marcondes (speaker), Suzano; Milene L. A. Desmarais, Luciana G. Bastos, Simone P.S. Ribeiro, Regina S.V. Nascimento, Instituto de Química-DQO, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Structure-Processing-Property Interrelationships in CNT - Polypropylene Nanocomposites -
a Statistically Sound Approach to Maximum Learning in Minimum Time
Virginia A. Davis, and Vinod Radhakrishnan, Department of Chemical Engineering, Auburn University; Steve Zagarola, ZDM Group LLC
Characteristics of Hydrogen Adsorption on Chemical Activated Electrospun Carbon Nanofibers Ji Sun Im1, Soo-Jin Park2, and Young-Seak Lee1
1Dept. of Nanotechnology, Chungnam National University, 2Dept. of Chemistry, Inha University, Korea
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Session 5: Nanomaterials for Tissue Engineering Applications
Moderator: Prof. Miriam Rafailovich, SUNY Stony Brook
The Study of Particle Size and Surface Treatment of Next Generation Radiopaque Fillers Used in Bio-medical Device Applications Amar Nilajkar (speaker), Anthony Listro, Charles O'Neil, Lawrence Acquarulo, and Sunil Mirji, Foster Corporation
Use of Luminescent Quantum Dot-Bioconjugates as Tools for Sensing and Probing
Inter Cellular Interactions
Hedi Mattoussi, Thomas Pons, and Igor L. Medintz, US Naval Research Laboratory, Division of Optical Sciences and Center for Bio/Molecular Science and Engineering; Nadia Anikeeva, and Yuri Sykulev, Kimmel Cancer Institute, Thomas Jefferson University
Use of Composite Nanodevices in the Imaging and Therapy of Cancer Lajos P. Balogh, The NanoBiotechnology Center (NBC), Department of Radiation Medicine, Roswell Park Cancer Institute
Nanoscale Multivalent Organoplatinum Antitumor Drug Based on a Carboxyl Terminated
Pamam Dendrimer
Bob A. Howell (speaker) and Daming Fan, Central Michigan University, Center for Applications in Polymer Science
Tissue Engineering with Biologically Friendly Hyaluronan: Convergence of Biological and
Mechanical Stimuli
Richard Clark(speaker)1, Kaustabh Ghosh1, Zhi Pan2, Glenn Prestwich3 and Miriam Rafailovich1, 2 1Departments of Biomedical Engineering and 2Materials Science, SUNY Stony Brook; 3Department of Medicinal Science, University of Utah
Novel Micellar Liquid Crystalline Structures, QL and HL, Based on GMO/Water and Cosolvents Nissim Garti, Professor of Applied Chemistry, Casali Institute, Hebrew University
Engineering Smart Drug Delivery Systems with Molecular Imprinting Technology Kalle Levon, Department of Chemical and Biological Science and Engineering, Polytechnic University
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Session 6: Commercial Applications: Industrial & Consumer Applications
Moderator: Tom Hughes, Zyvex Performance Materials
Investigation of Nickel NanostrandTM as Conductive Material for Aircraft Lightning Protection S. Putthanarat, University of Dayton Research Institute; R. Ganguli, and J. Chase Fielding, Air Force Research Laboratory, Wright-Patterson AFB
Low Friction Plastics from Poss® Masterbatches Joseph D. Lichtenhan (speaker), Joseph J. Schwab, Bruce Fu, and Paul Wheeler, Hybrid Plastics Inc.; Rahul Misra, and Sarah. E. Morgan, University of Southern Mississippi
Polymer Microcomposites with Nanostructures : an Example of Nanodielectrics Michel F. Fréchette, Senior researcher, Chimie et matériaux, Institut de recherche d'Hydro-Québec (IREQ)
Shape Memory Polymer Nanocomposites Sadhan C. Jana, Department of Polymer Engineering, University of Akron
Multi-Functional Nanostructures in EMI Shielding Applications Matt Aldissi, Fractal Systems Inc.
Nanoclay and Nanocomposite: Commercial Application Update Dr. Ying Liang, Technical Sales Manager, Nanocor, Inc.
Nano-Cellulose and Its Applications O. Figovsky (speaker), A. Leikin, M. Ioelovich, Israel Research Center Polymate
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Poster Presentations (partial list)
  • Determination of Potential Risks for Release of Nanoparticles from Polypropylene/clay Nano-composites
    Ignacy Jakubowicz, Nazdaneh Yarahmadi, Linda Johansson
  • Electrospinning of Chitosan/Carbon Nanotubes
    Phil-Hyun Kang, Joon-Pyo Jeun, and Young-Chang Nho, Advanced Radiation Technology Institute, Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute
  • Fabrication of Ti Nanocomposites with Unique Properties Using Severe Plastic Deformation
    Vladimir S. Zhernakov, Salavat T. Kusimov, Irina P. Semenova, Ruslan Z. Valiev
  • Nanomposite Tool Steels
    Figovsky Oleg and Usherenko Sergey, Polymate Ltd - Israeli Research Cente
  • Preparation and Characterization of Anti-corrosive Nano-composite Coatings
    Young Chul Lee, Myeong Jun Kim, Korea Institute of Industrial Technology, Korea
  • Preparation and Characterization on the Mechanical Properties of Carbon Nanotubes-Reinforced Epoxy Resin by Electron Irradiation
    Phil-Hyun Kang, Joon-Pyo Jeun, Young-Chang Nho
  • Preparation and Characterization of Poly(styrene-co-maleic anhydride)-Grafted Multi-Walled Carbon Nanotubes using Radiation-Induced Grafting Technique
    Joon-Pyo Jeun, Phil-Hyun Kang, Jae-Hak Choi, Chan-Hee Jung, Young-Chang Nho
  • Preparation of Electrospun Fibers of Polycarbosilane/Carbon Nanotubes
    Phil-Hyun Kang, Joon-Pyo Jeun, Young-Chang Nho
  • Preparation of a Bioactive Poly( -Caprolactone)-Silica Non-Woven Fabric by Electrospinning Method
    Sang-Hoon Rhee, Dept. of Dental Biomaterials Science, Seoul National University; Kuen-Yong Lee, Department of Bioengineering, Hanyang University
  • Radio-opaque Nanoparticles for Imaging and Therapy of Lung Cancer
    Dr. Soowon Seo, Dept. Biomedical Engineering, Samsung Hospital
  • Synthesis, Characterization and Cellar Response of Fullerene Derivatives
    Hsing-Lin Wang,Chemistry Division, Los Alamos National Laboratory