2008 NSTI Nanotechnology Conference and Trade Show - Nanotech 2008 - 11th Annual
Technical Conferences
Merck Corporate Needs
NanoInk Symposium
Nano Electronics & Photonics
Nano Fabrication
Sensors & Systems
Micro & Nano Fluidics
MSM - Modeling Microsystems
WCM - Compact Modeling
Nanostructured Materials & Devices
Soft Nanotechnologies & Applications
Nanoparticles in Soft Materials - Colloidal Systems
Polymer Nanotechnology
Carbon Nano Structures & Devices
Nano Particles & Applications
Nanostructured Surfaces and Interfaces
Nanoscale Characterization
Energy Technologies & Applications
Nanotech in Health, Environment & Society
ICCN - Nanoscale Modeling
Bio Nano Materials & Tissues
Bio Sensors & Diagnostics
Biomarkers & Nanoparticles
Cancer Diagnostics, Imaging & Treatment
Drug Delivery & Therapeutics
Nano Medicine
Nanotech to Neurology
Phage Nanobiotechnology
Clean Technology 2008
Industrial Impact Workshop
Confirmed Speakers
Program Committee

Partnering Events:

TechConnect Summit
Clean Technology 2008

Speakers Include

Wade AdamsWade Adams
Chairman of the Board of Texas Nanotechnology Initiative (TNI)
Director of the Center for Nanoscale Science and Technology
Rice University
Stanley J. OpellaStructure of Filamentous Phage Particles and Their Components
Stanley J. Opella
University of California, San Diego
David A. WeitzDavid A. Weitz
Experimental Soft Condensed Matter Group
Department of Physics
Harvard University
Joseph P. StrakeyJoseph P. Strakey
Chief Technology Officer
National Energy Technology Laboratory
Department of Energy
Henry M.L. WongHenry M.L. Wong
Senior Staff Platform Technologist
Intel Corporation
Walter A. (Tony) Maull, Jr. Walter A. (Tony) Maull, Jr.
CleanTech Market Leader – Mid Atlantic
Ernst & Young
Bjornulf WhiteBjornulf White
Manager, Business Development
Lockheed Martin Corporation
Yvon DurantPolymer Nanoparticles: Synthesis and Novel Applications
Yvon Durant
Director of the Advanced Polymers Laboratory
Materials Science Program
University of New Hampshire
Todd FrenchTodd French
Co-Director, Renewable Fuels and Chemical Laboratory
Mississippi State University
Daniel GrossDaniel Gross
Hudson Clean Energy Partners, L.P.
Andres E. CarvalloAndres E. Carvallo
Chief Information Officer
Austin Energy
Philip S. LowFolate-Targeted Nanoparticle Therapies for Cancer
Philip S. Low
Ralph C. Corley Distinguished Professor— Biochemistry
Purdue University
Rafael HernandezRafael Hernandez
Assistant Professor
Co-Director of the Renewable Fuels and Chemicals Laboratory
Mississippi State University
Anna StradnerNew Routes to Gels and Glasses, or how to apply analogies between soft matter physics and food systems
Anna Stradner
Leader Joint Nestlé - University of Fribourg Research Group
University of Fribourg, Switzerland
David KragHuman tumor-specific phage nanoparticles
David Krag
S.D. Ireland Professor of Surgery
The University of Vermont
Srinivas IyerSrinivas Iyer
Los Alamos National Laboratory, New Mexico
Lee MakowskiCombinatorial Phage Nanobiotechnology
Lee Makowski
Senior Scientist, Biosciences Division
Argonne National Laboratory
Michael J. CarlsonMichael J. Carlson
Vice President & Chief Information Officer
Xcel Energy
Bruce M. PrattGenzyme: Technology Needs
Bruce M. Pratt
Vice President
Science Development
Genzyme Corporation
Nick QuirkeNick Quirke
Vice President UCD, Chair of Chemistry
Imperial College London, UK
Andrew FriendlyAndrew Friendly
Senior Associate
Advanced Technology Ventures
Mark MielkeBASF Corporate & Technology Needs
Mark Mielke
Senior Manager
BASF Future Business GmbH
Wilson PoonWilson Poon
SRC Senior Research Fellow & Professor of Condensed Matter Physics
SUPA and School of Physics
The University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Daniel E. MorseBio-Inspired Low-Temperature, Kinetically Controlled Nanofabrication of Semiconductor and Ferroelectric Thin Films and Nanoparticles
Daniel E. Morse
Professor of Molecular Genetics and Biochemistry, Department of Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology
University of California, Santa Barbara
Vladimir TorchilinVladimir Torchilin
Distinguished Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Chair, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Director, Center for Pharmaceutical Biotechnology and Nanomedicine
Northeastern University
Paul V. BraunPaul V. Braun
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Alois K. PoppAlois K. Popp
Unilever R&D Vlaardingen, The Netherlands
Tamara MinkoNanocarriers for Tumor-Targeted Drug Delivery
Tamara Minko
Professor of Pharmaceutics, Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy
Department of Pharmaceutics
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
Sotiris E. PratsinisFunctional Nanoparticles and Films made in the Gas-Phase
Sotiris E. Pratsinis
Professor and Head of the Institute of Process Engineering
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zürich, Switzerland
Howard A. StoneCellular-scale hydrodynamics
Howard A. Stone
Vicky Joseph Professor of Engineering and Applied Mathematics
Associate Dean for Academic Programs
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Harvard University
Supriyo BandyopadhyaySupriyo Bandyopadhyay
Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Professor of Physics
Virginia Commonwealth University
Jack A. RothCancer Gene Therapy Using Nanoparticle Vectors
Jack A. Roth
Professor and Chairman Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery Bud S. Johnson Clinica
Chair, Professor of Molecular and Cellular Oncology
Director, W.M. Keck Cancer Center for Cancer Gene Therapy
The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center
George P. SmithAmplification and Self Assemblage of Phage Particles
George P. Smith
Professor, Division of Biological Sciences, Tucker Hall
University of Missouri
Robert C. RennerRobert C. Renner
Executive Director
Awwa Research Foundation
Chad A. MirkinChad A. Mirkin
Professor, Department of Chemistry
Director, International Institute for Nanotechnology
Northwestern University
Mansoor AmijiMansoor Amiji
Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Associate Chairman, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Co-Director, Nanomedicine Education and Research Consortium (NERC)
Northeastern University
Timothy John DemingSelf-Assembly and Properties of Block Copolypeptide Materials
Timothy John Deming
Professor and Chair, Department of Bioengineering
University of California, Los Angeles
Thomas J. WebsterBiomaterials and Nanotechnology for Tissue Engineering
Thomas J. Webster
Associate Professor
Division of Engineering
Brown University
George ElvinNew Clean Technologies for Green Building
George Elvin
Green Technology Forum
Naoki “Nick” SugimotoHonda: Corporate & Technology Needs
Naoki “Nick” Sugimoto
Honda Strategic Venturing (HSV)
Honda Motor Corporation
Scott R. ManalisIntegrated Nanoplatforms for Cancer Detection
Scott R. Manalis
Associate Professor of Biological and Mechanical Engineering
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Johannes G.E.M. (Hans) FraaijeJohannes G.E.M. (Hans) Fraaije
Chief Science Officer
Culgi BV, The Netherlands
Sam BhattacharyyaSam Bhattacharyya
Director, Savannah River National Laboratory
Savannah River Nuclear Solutions, LLC
Lee B. KaneLee B. Kane
Whole Foods Market, North Atlantic Region
Scott E. DePasqualeScott E. DePasquale
Vice President
Venture Investment Group
GE Energy Financial Services
Mitch TysonMitch Tyson
Chief Executive Officer
Advanced Electron Beams
Alexander “Hap” Ellis IIIAlexander “Hap” Ellis III
General Partner
RockPort Capital Partners
Peter SchurtenbergerPeter Schurtenberger
Department of Physics
University of Fribourg, Switzerland
 Paradiso Coskina
VDI/VDE-IT, Germany
Lynn M. WalkerShear-Aligned Soft Nanocomposites: Structured Block Copolymer Hydrogels
Lynn M. Walker
Professor of Chemical Engineering and Chemistry and Material Science and Engineering, College of Engineering
Carnegie Mellon University
Meyya MeyyappanCarbon Nano Tubes: Fundamentals and Applications
Meyya Meyyappan
Director of the Center for Nanotechnology
Senior Scientist
NASA Ames Research Center
H. Kumar WickramasingheH. Kumar Wickramasinghe
The Henry Samueli Endowed Chair, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
University of California, Irvine
Jack ZedlitzJack Zedlitz
Director of Corporate Communications
GreenHunter Energy, Inc.
Shyam VenkateshShyam Venkatesh
Omron Silicon Valley
David HendersonHydrogen Production with CO2 Capture for IGCC Power Plants
David Henderson
Managing Director
XPV Capital Corporation
Anna MooreMolecular Imaging in Cancer
Anna Moore
Associate Professor in Radiology at Harvard Medical School
Assistant in Cell Biology at Massachusetts General Hospital
Department of Radiology, MGH
Greg HaugstadGreg Haugstad
Director, Characterization Facility,
Institute of Technology, University of Minesota
MiNTeC node of the National Nanotechnology Infrastructure Network
Kieran F. DrainKieran F. Drain
President and Chief Executive Officer
NanoGram Corporation
Wolfgang WindlAdvanced Nanoscale Simulation Tools
Wolfgang Windl
Associate Professor
Ohio State University
Kimihiko IwamuraKimihiko Iwamura
Omron Silicon Valley
David DouglasDavid Douglas
Vice President, Eco Responsibility
Sun Microsystems Inc.
Lynn E. FosterLynn E. Foster
Emerging Technologies Director
Greenberg Traurig, LLP
Pete MollerPete Moller
Managing Director
GE IP Equity
Christopher J. NorenSite-Directed Chemical Modification of Phage Particles
Christopher J. Noren
Head, Bioorganic Chemistry Division
New England Biolabs
Linda K. MolnarNanotechnology: A Key Enabler of Personalized Medicine
Linda K. Molnar
Program Officer
Office of Technology and Industrial Relations
National Cancer Institute
Sarah L. TaoSarah L. Tao
Senior Research Engineer, MEMS Design
The Charles Stark Draper Laboratory, Inc.
Steven XanthoudakisSteven Xanthoudakis
Director, Licensing and External Research
Merck Research Labs, Canada
Timothy L. WilliamsonTimothy L. Williamson
Office of Regional Counsel
EPA New England
Duncan MacleodDuncan Macleod
Vice President
Shell Hydrogen
Sharon L. NunesSharon L. Nunes
Vice President of Big Green Innovations
IBM Systems & Technology Group
Joshua M. DickinsonJoshua M. Dickinson
Director of Research Programs
WateReuse Foundation
Wolfgang P. MeierWolfgang P. Meier
Professor of Chemistry
University of Basel, Switzerland
Sally C. GutierrezSally C. Gutierrez
National Risk Management Research Laboratory
Office of Research and Development
United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
Amy Corinne Smith Amy Corinne Smith
Senior Vice President
Co-Head of Alternative Energy Banking
Lehman Brothers
Alan SachsAlan Sachs
Vice President
RNA Therapeutics and Molecular Profiling
Merck Research Laboratories
Angela M. BelcherAngela M. Belcher
Germehausen Professor of Materials Science and Engineering and Biological Engineering
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Kimberly A. KellyImaging Phage Probes
Kimberly A. Kelly
Assistant Professor
Massachusetts General Hospital / Harvard Medical School
Igor SokolovSelf-Assembly of Nanoporous Silica Colloids: from Fundamentals to Applications
Igor Sokolov
Professor, Department of Physics
Director, NanoBio Laboratory (NABLAB)
Clarkson University
Jens RiegerNanotechnology at BASF — Precursor Nano-Structures in Crystallization Processes
Jens Rieger
Research Director
BASF Advanced Research Initiative at Harvard
BASF, Germany
Ian A. BowlesIan A. Bowles
Secretary, Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs
Commonwealth of Massachusetts
Ravi ShankerRavi Shanker
Corporate Director Ventures and Business Development
The Dow Chemical Company
Martin CarreraMartin Carrera
Technology Associate
Alternative Energy Division
Beyond Petroleum (BP)
Sadhan C. JanaShape Memory Polymer Nanocomposites
Sadhan C. Jana
Professor, Department of Polymer Engineering
University of Akron
Joel S. RossierMicrofluidics in Life Sciences
Joel S. Rossier
DiagnoSwiss S.A., Switzerland
David WrightDavid Wright
Associate Professor of Chemistry
Vanderbilt University
Reid LeonardReid Leonard
Director, External Research and Licensing
Merck Research Laboratories
Hang LuHang Lu
Assistant Professor, School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Georgia Institute of Technology
Jan SumerelNanostructured Surface Characteristics after Ink Jet Printing
Jan Sumerel
Dimatix, Inc.
Andrea R. TaoBio-Inspired Synthesis of Nanostructured Semiconductors and Ferroelectrics
Andrea R. Tao
UCOP Postdoctoral Fellow
Institute for Collaborative Biotechnologies
UC Santa Barbara
Sarah AudetMedtronic Technology Needs
Sarah Audet
Director of Technology Planning
Tinh NguyenTinh Nguyen
Director, NIST/Industry Polymer Interphases Consortium
Sheldon B. DavisSheldon B. Davis
Process Research and Development
Cabot Corporation
Lewis GirodDistributed Acoustic Sensing
Lewis Girod
Postdoctoral Researcher
Computer Science and AI Laboratory
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Andrew BairdPharmacokinetic Optimization of Phage Particles for Gene-Delivery
Andrew Baird
University of California at San Diego
Peter AdriaensPeter Adriaens
Professor in Civil and Environmental Engineering
University of Michigan
Lance LiottaNanotechnology Applied to Clinical Biomarker Medicine
Lance Liotta
George Mason University
Till H. MetzgerAdvanced X-ray techniques for semiconductor nanostructures: from ensemble average to single object properties
Till H. Metzger
Senior Scientist
European Synchrotron Radiation Facility (ESRF)
Grenoble, France
Vincent MagnottaAir Products & Chemicals: Corporate & Technology Needs
Vincent Magnotta
Manager, Corporate Technology Transfer
Air Products and Chemicals
Daniel L. LairdDaniel L. Laird
Staff Researcher
Sandia National Laboratories
Mark A. ReedNano- and Molecular-Scale Electronics
Mark A. Reed
Harold Hodgkinson Professor of Engineering and Applied Science
Professor of Electrical Engineering and Applied Physics
Yale University
Jake M. RederCabot Corporate Needs
Jake M. Reder
New Business Development Project Leader
Cabot Corporation
Paul DickersonPaul Dickerson
Chief Operating Officer
Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
U.S. Department of Energy
Brian S. MitchellNovel Nanocomposite Structures Using Mechanical Attrition
Brian S. Mitchell
Associate Provost and Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana
Nikolay VoutchkovNikolay Voutchkov
Senior Vice President
Poseidon Resources Corporation
Gabriel A. SilvaGabriel A. Silva
Assistant Professor, Department of Bioengineering, Jacobs School of EngineeringAnd Department of Ophthalmology, School of Medicine
University of California, San Diego
Nitin S. ParekhNitin S. Parekh
Director, Business Development
Palo Alto Research Center (PARC)
Jerry HallmarkTechnologies for Portable Electronics
Jerry Hallmark
Manager - Energy System Technologies
Motorola - Mobile Devices
Piotr GrodzinskiClinical Translation of Nanotechnology for Cancer: The NCI Alliance’s Perspective
Piotr Grodzinski
Director, Nanotechnology for Cancer Programs
NCI Alliance for Nanotechnology in Cancer
Daniel E. RardonOpportunities and Challenges for Clean Surfaces
Daniel E. Rardon
Senior Scientist and Manager Advanced Technologies, Office of Science & Technology
PPG Industries
Deborah L. MorrissettDeborah L. Morrissett
Vice President - Regulatory Affairs
Brian H. JohnstonEastman Kodak - Technology Interests
Brian H. Johnston
Director, Kodak External Alliances
Eastman Kodak Company
Rolf AschenbrennerRolf Aschenbrenner
Head of Chip Interconnection Technologies Department
Fraunhofer Institute for Reliability and Microintegration Berlin (IZM)
Steve SchusterSteve Schuster
Chairman and Founder
Rainier Corporation
Skip GrowSkip Grow
Managing Director
Lazard Freres & Co. LLC
Donald C. SundbergPolymer Nanoparticles: Synthesis and Novel Applications
Donald C. Sundberg
Director of the Nanostructured Polymers Research Center
Materials Science Program
University of New Hampshire
Fiona CaseFiona Case
Case Scientific
NSTI Soft Nanotech Coordinator
Patricia GlazaPatricia Glaza
Executive Director/CEO
Clean Technology and Sustainable Industries Organization
Susan L. DeutscherPhage-Based Patient-Specific Navigation Systems
Susan L. Deutscher
Associate Professor of Biochemistry
University of Missouri
Jay InsleeJay Inslee
Congressman , Washington’s First Congressional District
United States Congress
Co-author of Apollo’s Fire - Igniting America’s Clean Energy Economy
Jürgen KellerJürgen Keller
Fraunhofer Institut für Zuverlässigkeit und Mikrointegration IZM
Micro Materials Center Berlin, Germany
Alexander M. KlibanovPolycationic coatings that kill bacteria and viruses on contact
Alexander M. Klibanov
Novartis Endowed Chair Professor of Chemistry & Bioengineering
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Ezra J. GreenEzra J. Green
Chairman and CEO
Clear Skies Group
Ingrid AppelqvistIngrid Appelqvist
Theme Leader, Food Futures Flagship Designed Food and Ingedients
Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), Australia
Sandip TiwariNanostructure Fabrication: Challenges of Top-Down and Bottom-Up Approaches
Sandip Tiwari
Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering and
Lester B. Knight Director of Cornell Nanofabrication Facility
Cornell University
Valery A. PetrenkoEvolution of Phage Display Towards Nanobiotechnology
Valery A. Petrenko
Professor, College of Veterinary Medicine
Auburn University
Lewis R. NormanLewis R. Norman
Research Manager
Roy M. PalkRoy M. Palk
New Horizons Consulting
Mark N. MiltonMark N. Milton
Vice President of Nonclinical Development
Tempo Pharmaceuticals
David KopansDavid Kopans
Director of Regulatory Affairs
Fat Spaniel Technologies, Inc.
Daniel AttingerDaniel Attinger
Founder, Laboratory for Microscale Transport Phenomena
Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering Department
Columbia University
William (Cy) WilsonNASA NDE Applications for Mobile MEMS Devices and Sensors
William (Cy) Wilson
Researcher, Non-Destructive Evaluation Sciences Branch
NASA Langley Research Center
Paschalis AlexandridisPaschalis Alexandridis
Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York (SUNY)
Andrew ZaskeAndrew Zaske
Product GM – Engineered Systems
GE Water & Process Technologies
Alberto SannaAlberto Sanna
e-Services for Life and Health
Scientific Institute San Rafaele, Italy
Bahram “Bob” FarahmandBoeing Corporate Needs
Bahram “Bob” Farahmand
Technical Fellow, Fatigue & Fracture Mechanics
The Boeing Company
Clayton TeagueClayton Teague
Federal National Nanotechnology Coordination Office (NNCO)
Edward P. FurlaniEdward P. Furlani
Senior Principal Scientist, Device Physics and Simulation
Eastman Kodak Research Laboratories
Naoki ChibaSANYO: Corpoate & Technology Needs
Naoki Chiba
General Manager
SANYO Technology Center USA
SANYO North America Corporation
Stoddard M. “Todd” WilsonStoddard M. “Todd” Wilson
General Partner
RockPort Capital Partners
Vinayak P. DravidVinayak P. Dravid
Professor, Materials Science & Engineering
Director, NUANCE Center
Northwestern University
Itai BenharTargeted Drug-carrying Filamentous Phage Nanomedicines
Itai Benhar
Associate Professor
Tel-Aviv University, Israel
Raymond A. PearsonOn the Use of Nanoscale Toughening Agents to Improve the Flaw Tolerance of Epoxies
Raymond A. Pearson
Director, Center for Polymer Science and Engineering (CPSE)
Lehigh University
David S. KalezDavid S. Kalez
Managing Director, Head of Clean Technology
Pacific Crest Securities
William E. “Wilber” JamesInvestment trends in Cleantech
William E. “Wilber” James
Managing General Partner
RockPort Capital Partners
Issam DairaniehIssam Dairanieh
Venturing Team
Alternative Energy Division
Beyond Petroleum
Warren BelmarWarren Belmar
Deputy General Counsel for Energy Policy
U. S. Department of Energy
Christopher A. HiebChristopher A. Hieb
Managing Director, Head of West Coast M&A
Pacific Crest Securities
Bryan A. ChinPhage-based Biorecognition Interfaces in Biosensors
Bryan A. Chin
Professor and Chair, Materials Research & Education Ctr.
Auburn University
Jeff OsborneJeff Osborne
Managing Director, Equity Research
Alternative Energy
Thomas Weisel Partners
Robert L. HirschRobert L. Hirsch
Senior Energy Advisor
Cyndi TuckerCyndi Tucker
Director, Biofuels
Michael PrattTechnology Commercialization
Michael Pratt
Director of Corporate Business Development
Office of Technology Transfer, Boston University
Thomas E. TwardowskiNanocomposites: Shape does matter!
Thomas E. Twardowski
Associate Professor
Widener and Villanova Universities
Wolfgang S. BacsaWolfgang S. Bacsa
Professor at the Solid State Physics Laboratory
Université Paul Sabatier, France
Yaron JacobsYaron Jacobs
Chief Executive Officer
CQM Ltd.
Sean LeeTechnology Commercialization
Sean Lee
Licensing Associate, Physical Sciences
Office of Technology Transfer, Boston University
Ray O. JohnsonRay O. Johnson
Chief Technology Officer
Lockheed Martin Corporation