2007 NSTI Nanotechnology Conference and Trade Show - Nanotech 2007 - 10th Annual
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Program Committee

Composites & Interfaces

Composites & Interfaces

Symposium Chair

Thomas Twardowski Thomas E. Twardowski
Associate Professor
Widener and Villanova Universities

Confirmed Invited Speakers

Emmanuel P. Giannelis Nanocomposites and Nanofluidics
Emmanuel P. Giannelis
Director, Materials Science and Engineering
Walter R. Read Professor of Engineering
Cornell University
Richard A. Vaia Active and Adaptive Nanocomposites: Oppurtunties for Smart Materials
Richard A. Vaia
U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory
Benjamin S. Hsiao In-Situ Studies of Structure/Property/Processing Relationships in Polymer Nanocomposites
Benjamin S. Hsiao, State University of New York at Stony Brook
Mohamed Khan Composite Nanodevices: In Vivo Biodistribution and Use in the Imaging and Therapy of Cancer
Mohamed Khan, Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI)

Symposium Sessions

 

Monday May 21

 

Tuesday May 22

7:00 TUESDAY - Registration
1:30 Nano Particles: Polymer Nanotechnology: Coatings Applications
4:00 Poster Session 1 (4:00 - 6:00) & Expo Reception
 

Wednesday May 23

8:30 Keynotes: Composites and Interfaces
11:00 Polymer Nanocomposites: Nanoparticles
1:00 CNT: Mechanical & Composites
2:00 Nanotech Poster Session 2 - Expo Reception (2:00 - 4:00)
4:00 Composites & Interfaces
 

Thursday May 24

8:30 Softnano: Composites: Polymers: ICCN: Keynote
10:30 Polymer Nanotech: High Aspect Ratio Polymer Nanocomposites
1:30 Polymer Nanotech: Nanocomposites: Focus on particles in the matrix
 

Symposium Program

 

Tuesday May 22

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7:00 TUESDAY - RegistrationMain Lobby
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1:30 Nano Particles: Polymer Nanotechnology: Coatings ApplicationsGrand Ballroom G
 Session chair: Mike Fasolka, National Institute of Standards and Technology, US
1:30 Evaluation of Nanostructured Polymeric Coatings for Corrosion Protection
A. Aglan, A. Ludwick and M. Reeves, Michigan Tech, US
1:50 Application of Robotic Combinatorial Methods for the Synthesis and Screening of Hybrid Organic-Inorganic Marine Coatings
D.A. Christianson, B.J. Chisholm, S.J. Stafslien, C. Gallagher-Lein and J.A. Bahr, North Dakota State University, US
2:10 High Output Coating R&D, Accelerating the Process from Discovery to Commercial Output
J. Schroer, Chemspeed Technologies, US
2:30 Nano-Tecture: Developing Smart Skins in Architecture
O. Ataman and J. Trautmann, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, US
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4:00 Poster Session 1 (4:00 - 6:00) & Expo ReceptionExhibit Hall
 

Wednesday May 23

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8:30 Keynotes: Composites and InterfacesGrand Ballroom G
 Session chair: Tom Twardowski, Widener and Villanova Universities, US
8:30 Nanocomposites and Nanofluidics
E.P. Giannelis, Cornell University, US (bio)
9:15 Structure Characterization of Nanocomposites by Synchrotron X-ray Rays
B.S. Hsiao, Stony Brook University, US (bio)
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11:00 Polymer Nanocomposites: NanoparticlesGrand Ballroom H
 Session chair: Tom Twardowski, Widener and Villanova Universities, US
11:00 Innovative PMMA/Silica nanocomposites for optical and biomedical applications
M. Avella, L. De Petrocellis, E. Di Pace, M.E. Errico, G. Gentile and P. Orlando, ICTP-CNR, IT
11:20 Effects of Nano-Scale Core-Shell Rubber on the Volume Shrinkage for Unsaturated Polyester
Y-J Huang, T-J Guo, Y-H Yang, M-C Chen, M-C Tsai and Y. Andriani, National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, TW
11:40 Effect of Nanoparticle Inclusions on Block copolymer phase morphology
D. Palta, J. Waller and D.G. Bucknall, Georgia Institute of Technology, US
12:00 Thermal and Electrical Properties of Polyamide/Multi-Walled Carbon Nanotubes Nanocomposites
E. Logakis, Ch. Pandis, A. Kanapitsas, V. Peoglos, P. Pissis, J. Pionteck, P. Pötschke, M. Micusík and M. Omastová, National Technical University of Athens (NTUA), GR
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1:00 CNT: Mechanical & CompositesGrand Ballroom B
 Session chair: Wolfgang Bacsa, Université Paul Sabatier, FR
1:00 Mechanical Properties of SWCNT Yarns and Felt-Composites
D.S. Lashmore, M.W. Schauer, M.W. Wittmann and J.J. Brown, Nanocomp Technologies Inc., US
1:20 Chemistry: The solution for making high performance SWNT-based materials
B. Simard, National Research Council of Canada, CA
1:40 Nano-Composite Interface with CNTs Films
G. Lanzara and F.K. Chang, Stanford University, US
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2:00 Nanotech Poster Session 2 - Expo Reception (2:00 - 4:00)Exhibit Hall
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4:00 Composites & InterfacesGrand Ballroom F
 Session chair: Tinh Nguyen, NIST
4:00 Composite Nanodevices: In Vivo Biodistribution and Use in the Imaging and Therapy of Cancer
M.K. Khan, L.P. Balogh, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, US
4:20 Functionalization of Composite Insulator/Metal Varistors Based on ALD Surface Modified Particles
M.A. Weimer, M.D. Groner, S.M. George and A.W. Weimer, University of Colorado and ALD NanoSolutions, Inc., US
4:40 Water Soluble Conducting Polymer Nanocomposite: Toward Electronic Understanding the Catalytic Role of ss-DNA Functionalized Single Walled Carbon Nanotubes
Y. Ma, P.L. Chiu, S.R. Ali, A. Serrano, A. Chen and H. He, Rutgers University, US
5:00 Polypyrrole-Organoclay Nanocomposites for Gas Sensors
R. Magaraphan and A. Thuimthad, Chulalongkorn University, TH
5:20 The Effect of Starch Structure on Starch-based Nanocomposite
J.H. Zhou and M.A. Hanna, South China Agricultural University, CN
5:40 Aligned Multi-walled Carbon Nanotubes_Epoxy Nanomposites with Enhanced Electrochemical Performance
Y.S. Chen, J.H. Huang and C.C. Chuang, National Tsing Hua University, TW
 

Thursday May 24

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8:30 Softnano: Composites: Polymers: ICCN: KeynoteGrand Ballroom F
 Session chair: Fiona Case, NSTI, US
8:30 Active and Adaptive Nanocomposites: Opportunities for Smart Materials
R. Vaia, Air Force Research Laboratory, US (bio)
9:10 Functionalized Nanocomposite Silica Materials
A. Dattelbaum, Los Alamo National Lab, US (bio)
9:40 Alinghi - America’s Cup defender as driver for multidisciplinary research
J-A.E. Månson, Alinghi and EPFL, CH (bio)
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10:30 Polymer Nanotech: High Aspect Ratio Polymer NanocompositesGrand Ballroom E
 Session chair: Tom Twardowski, Widener and Villanova Universities, US
10:30 A latex-based concept for obtaining carbon nanotube-polymer nanocomposites
N. Grossiord, J. Meuldijk, J. Loos, P. van der Schoot, O. Regev, J. Hart, L.C. van Laake, H.E. Miltner, B. van Mele and C.E. Koning, Technical University of Eindhoven, NL
10:50 Novel Materials and Systems Based on Nanotechnology
S. Bahnmueller and P. Krueger, Bayer MaterialScience AG, DE
11:10 Conducting Polymer Nanocomposites: The Role of the Electronic Fingerprint of Carbon Nanotubes
P.L. Chiu, Y. Ma, A. Serrano, L. Wang, R. Mendelsohn and H. He, Rutgers University, US
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1:30 Polymer Nanotech: Nanocomposites: Focus on particles in the matrixGrand Ballroom E
 Session chair: Fiona Case, NSTI, US
1:30 The Effect of POSS Compatibility on the Morphology of Thiol-ene Polymer Nanocomposites
T. Clark, C. Hoyle and S. Nazerenko, University of Southern Mississippi, US
1:50 Properties of Paraffin Wax/Montmorillonite Nanocomposite Coatings
G. Pu, J. Wang, S.J. Severtson, University of Minnesota, US
2:10 Filler-induced deformations of amorphous polyethylene chains, nanoscopic-size effects, corresponding reinforcement, and comparisons with experiment
M.A. Sharaf, A. Kloczkowski, K.I. Jacob and J.E. Mark, Helwan University, EG
2:30 Size across five orders of magnitude: Nylon 11/ceramic nanocomposite structure and performance
T. Twardowski, Widener and Villanova Universities, US (bio)
 

Special Symposium

Particles that are “nanosize” can be created using many different types of material. The symposia at Nanotech2006 reflect that diversity (see, for example, the symposium on Nanoparticles, or the one on Carbon Nano Structures). But in many cases the nanoparticles alone do not form useful materials. Their value is only seen when they are included in composite materials. This symposium focuses on the challenges of forming composites containing nano-sized structures, and on new technologies that have been developed to create these materials. Presentations on novel applications or properties of nano-composites are also encouraged.

Polymeric materials often serve as the matrix in nano-composites, the properties of the final materials depend on their intrinsic materials properties and on processing conditions. Unique effects in polymer nano-composites are driven not only by the small size, but also by the unusual shapes and aspect ratios of the additives. The addition of nano-particles to polymers can provide dramatic improvements mechanical and barrier properties along with optical transparency and other unique properties.

Areas of focus in this Symposium include:

  • Synthesis & Processes
  • Applications in paints and coatings
  • Applications in barrier materials
  • Designing for optical properties
  • Designing for mechanical properties
  • Novel Nanocomposite Applications
  • Nanoparticle composites
  • CNT Nanocomposites
  • Fiber Nanocomposites
  • Metallic Nanocomposites
  • Interfaces
  • Characterization

This symposium will be coordinated with the Polymer Nanotechnology Symposium>, the Nano Particles & Applications Symposiuma, and the Nanoparticles in Soft Materials: Colloids Symposium.

Poster Contest

Poster presentations accepted into this symposium will be automatically entered into the Soft Matter Poster Contest. Entries will be judged during the poster sessions at Nanotech2007 by a team of Soft Nanotechnology experts from industry, the NSTI, and the Royal Society of Chemistry. The poster reporting the most exciting new discovery or application of soft nanostructured materials will receive a subscription to the RSC Soft Matter Journal.

Topics & Application Areas

Online abstract submissions are now being accepted. Proposed topics include, but are not be limited to:

  • Polymer Nanocomposites
  • Synthesis & Processes
  • Applications in paints and coatings
  • Applications in barrier materials
  • Designing for optical properties
  • Designing for mechanical properties
  • Novel Nanocomposite Applications
  • Nanoparticle composites
  • CNT Nanocomposites
  • Fiber Nanocomposites
  • Metallic Nanocomposites
  • Interfaces
  • Characterization
  • Other

Journal Submissions

Soft Matter Journal

Soft Matter Journal

Selected Nanotech Proceedings papers will be reviewed and invited into Soft Matter.

For consideration into Soft Matter, please select the “Submit to RSC Soft Matter Journal” button during the on-line submission procedure. Please note that you may only select a single journal during the submission process.

Journal of Experimental Nanoscience

Journal of Experimental Nanoscience

Selected Nanotech Proceedings papers will be reviewed and invited into a Special Issue of the Journal of Experimental Nanoscience. The journal provides a showcase for advances in the experimental sciences underlying nanotechnology and nanomaterials.

For consideration into this Special Issue of the Journal of Experimental Nanoscience, please select the “Submit to Journal of Experimental Nanoscience” button during the on-line submission procedure. You may only select a single journal during the submission process.

Journal of Nanoparticle Research

Journal of Nanoparticle Research

Selected Nanotech Proceedings papers will be reviewed and invited into a Special Issue of Journal of Nanoparticle Research. The journal disseminates knowledge of the physical, chemical and biological phenomena and processes in nanoscale structures.

For consideration into this Special Issue of Journal of Nanoparticle Research, please select the “Submit to Journal of Nanoparticle Research” button during the on-line submission procedure. You may only select a single journal during the submission process.


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