NSTI Nanotech 2009

Speakers Include

Steve SchusterSteve Schuster
Chairman and Founder
Rainier Corporation
Sarah L. TaoSarah L. Tao
Senior Research Engineer, MEMS Design
The Charles Stark Draper Laboratory, Inc.
Wolfgang S. BacsaWolfgang S. Bacsa
University of Toulouse, France
Wolfgang WindlAdvanced Nanoscale Simulation Tools
Wolfgang Windl
Associate Professor
Ohio State University
Rebekah Anna DrezekRebekah Anna Drezek
Associate Professor of Bioengineering
Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Rice University
Scott E. McNeilLessons Learned in Cancer Nanotechnology
Scott E. McNeil
Director, Nanotechnology Characterization Laboratory
National Cancer Institute at Frederick
Mark A. SchiavoniMark A. Schiavoni
Senior Vice President, Exelon Generation
President, Exelon Power
Chris Menzel History and Continuing Role of InkJet
Chris Menzel
Dimatix, Inc.
Luminita Ionescu VasiiLuminita Ionescu Vasii
R&D Manager
Newpark Drilling Fluids Canada
Ramanan KrishnamoortiFractals to Self-Assembled Nanocomposites: From Automobiles to Tissue Engineering
Ramanan Krishnamoorti
Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering & Department of Chemistry
Associate Dean for Research, Cullen College of Engineering
University of Houston
Thomas E. TwardowskiNanocomposites: Shape does matter!
Thomas E. Twardowski
Associate Professor
Widener and Villanova Universities
Vladimir AjaevMathematical modeling of moving contact lines with applications to microscale heat transfer
Vladimir Ajaev
Associate Professor
Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas
Nick QuirkeAtomistic scale simulation of the interaction of nanomaterials with biological fluids
Nick Quirke
Principal, UCD College of Engineering, Mathematical and Physical Sciences
University College Dublin, Ireland
Edouard C. (Ed) LeFevreEdouard C. (Ed) LeFevre
Foley & Lardner LLP
Robert J. KumpfThe Next Big Thing is Really Small
Robert J. Kumpf
Chief Administrative Officer
Bayer MaterialScience LLC
Leon RadomskyOverview of Clean & Nano IP Landscape Track
Leon Radomsky
Partner and Chair, Nanotechnology Industry Team, and member, Intellectual Property Department and Green Energy Technology Practice
Foley & Lardner LLP
Robert MagnussonPhotonic Leaky Mode Resonators
Robert Magnusson
Chair in Nanoelectronics, Professor, Electrical Engineering
University of Texas at Arlington
Dan PopaMEMS & Wireless: from devices to microrobotic swarms
Dan Popa
Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering
Automation & Robotics Research Institute at UT Arlington
Anatoly Borisovich ChubaisAnatoly Borisovich Chubais
Director General
Russian Corporation of Nanotechnologies
Jose BravoJose Bravo
Chief Scientist
Ray O. JohnsonRay O. Johnson
Chief Technology Officer
Lockheed Martin Corporation
Jaime C. GrunlanLayer-by-Layer Assembly of Multifunctional Thin Films
Jaime C. Grunlan
Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering
Texas A&M University
Jie LiuJie Liu
Associate Professor
Duke University
Srinivas IyerBiosensors Overview
Srinivas Iyer
Los Alamos National Laboratory, New Mexico
Mauro FerrariMauro Ferrari
Director of the Research Center for NanoMedicine
Brown Foundation Institute of Molecular Medicine for the Prevention of Human Diseases
The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
Rebecca Richards-KortumEarly Cancer Detection with Nanotechnology
Rebecca Richards-Kortum
Stanley C. Moore Professor of Bioengineering
Rice University
Sotiris E. PratsinisNanoparticle Synthesis and Applications - Overview
Sotiris E. Pratsinis
Professor and Head of the Institute of Process Engineering
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zürich, Switzerland
Sean LeeTechnology Commercialization
Sean Lee
Licensing Associate, Physical Sciences
Office of Technology Transfer, Boston University
Ananth AnnapragadaTargeted Nanoparticles for Cancer Therapy
Ananth Annapragada
Associate Professor of Health Information Sciences
University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
John M. LazarusJohn M. Lazarus
Senior Counsel and Chair, Green Energy Technologies Practice, and member, Intellectual Property Department and Mechanical & Electromechanical Technologies Practice
Foley & Lardner LLP
Sanjay BanerjeeSanjay Banerjee
Cockrell Family Regents Chair Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Director, Microelectronics Research Center
University of Texas at Austin
Thomas J. WebsterBiomaterials and Nanotechnology for Tissue Engineering
Thomas J. Webster
Associate Professor
Brown University
Steven A. CurleyThermal Therapy for Cancer
Steven A. Curley
University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Clayton TeagueClayton Teague
Federal National Nanotechnology Coordination Office (NNCO)
Michael WongMichael Wong
Professor, Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Rice University
Rodney Ruoff Rodney Ruoff
Cockrell Family Regents Chair VII
University of Texas at Austin
Ray BaughmanRay Baughman
University of Texas - Dallas
Kirk MartinezExperiences in Engineering Wireless Sensor Networks for Glaciers
Kirk Martinez
Pervasive Systems Centre
Department of Electronics and Computer Science
University of Southampton UK
R. James WoolseyR. James Woolsey
Venture Partner and Senior Advisor
Ed BillupsEd Billups
Rice University
Osman BasaranInterplay between simulation, theory, and experiment in inkjet printing of complex fluids
Osman Basaran
Purdue University
Tinh NguyenTinh Nguyen
Director, NIST/Industry Polymer Interphases Consortium
Sivaram ArepalliSivaram Arepalli
Department of Energy Science
Sungkyunkwan University
Guy A. DeRoseGuy A. DeRose
Associate Director of Technical Operations
Kavli Nanoscience Institute
California Institute of Technology
Piotr GrodzinskiClinical Translation of Cancer Nanotechnology
Piotr Grodzinski
Director, Nanotechnology for Cancer Programs, NCI Alliance for Nanotechnology in Cancer, National Institutes of Health (NIH)
P. Stephen WilliamsCell separation by paramagnetic and diamagnetic forces
P. Stephen Williams
Staff Scientist
Cleveland Clinic
Curtis R. FrasierCurtis R. Frasier
Executive Vice President, Americas
Shell Gas & Power
Kimberly A. KellyKimberly A. Kelly
Assistant Professor
Biomedical Engineering
University of Virginia
Yang WangWireless and Mobile Sensor Networks for Smart Civil Structures
Yang Wang
Assistant Professor
School of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Georgia Institute of Technology
Wade AdamsThe Distributed Energy Grid - The Smalley Vision
Wade Adams
Chairman of the Board of Texas Nanotechnology Initiative (TNI)
Director of the Center for Nanoscale Science and Technology
Rice University
Fred ZehnausernFred Zehnausern
Director, Center for Biodesign
Arizona State University
Vladimir TorchilinMultifunctional Nanocarriers
Vladimir Torchilin
Distinguished Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Chair, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Director, Center for Pharmaceutical Biotechnology and Nanomedicine
Northeastern University
Meyya MeyyappanCarbon Nanotubes and Graphene
Meyya Meyyappan
Director of the Center for Nanotechnology
Senior Scientist
NASA Ames Research CenterCarbon Nano Tubes: Fundamentals and Applications
Frank K. BrownScientific Business Intelligence for Nanotechnology
Frank K. Brown
Senior Vice President and Chief Science Officer
Accelrys, Inc.
Mansoor AmijiMansoor Amiji
Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Associate Chairman, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Co-Director, Nanomedicine Education and Research Consortium (NERC)
Northeastern University
Jim ClarkCurvilinear Waveforms for Fluid Dispensing
Jim Clark
Zebra Technologies
Kristen KulinowskiKristen Kulinowski
Faculty Fellow in the Department of Chemistry
Rice University Director for External Affairs
Center for Biological and Environmental Nanotechnology (CBEN)
 Manufacturing of sensors and other MEMS devices using ink-jet technology
David B. Wallace
Vice President
Technology Development
MicroFab Technologies, Inc.
Dan Arvizu The Nanotech Revolution in Renewable Energy
Dan Arvizu
U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)
Michael PrattTechnology Commercialization
Michael Pratt
Director of Corporate Business Development
Office of Technology Transfer, Boston University
Nitin S. ParekhNitin S. Parekh
Director, Business Development
Palo Alto Research Center (PARC)
Daniel AttingerMicro & Nano Fluidics - Overview
Daniel Attinger
Founder, Laboratory for Microscale Transport Phenomena
Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering Department
Columbia University
Larry KellnerLarry Kellner
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Continental Airlines Inc.
Edward P. FurlaniContinuous Inkjet Printing
Edward P. Furlani
Senior Principal Scientist, Device Physics and Simulation
Eastman Kodak Research Laboratories
Armin R. VölkelArmin R. Völkel
Staff Scientist
Palo Alto Research Center (PARC)
Jay KipperIntroduction to the Advanced Energy Consortium
Jay Kipper
Associate Director at the Bureau of Economic Geology
University of Texas at Austin
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
Elizabeth (Liz) PorterElizabeth (Liz) Porter
Director of Corporate Energy Initiatives
Lockheed Martin
Geoffrey HardingHighly-parallel x-ray diffraction imaging for security screening applications
Geoffrey Harding
Chief Scientist
GE Security
Emil PeñaAnti-Corrosion Nanotechnology
Emil Peña
Executive Director of the Energy & Environmental Systems Institute
Rice University
 Catherine L. Ives
Director, Office of Technology Transfer & Licensing
Boston College
J. Donald PayneClinical Translation of Cancer Nanotechnology
J. Donald Payne
President and CEO, Director Nanospectra Bioscience, Inc
Pierre PaninePierre Panine
Senior Scientist
Xenocs SA, France
Glenn H. FredricksonField-Based Simulations of Polymer Nanostructure
Glenn H. Fredrickson
Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering
University of California, Santa Barbara
Elena I. GauraMEMS & Wireless: bringing the power of small to the people
Elena I. Gaura
Cogent Computing
Coventry University, UK
Victor M. UgazA Microfluidic Platform for Pre-concentration and Label-free Detection of DNA and Proteins Using On-chip Electrode Arrays
Victor M. Ugaz
Associate Professor
Chemical Engineering
Texas A&M University
William H. WhiteWilliam H. White
City of Houston
Paul S. HunterPaul S. Hunter
Partner and member, Intellectual Property Department, Green Energy Technologies Practice, Electronics Practice, and Nanotechnology Industry Teams
Foley & Lardner LLP
Loucas TsakalakosLoucas Tsakalakos
General Electric
Gerhard Goldbeck-WoodGerhard Goldbeck-Wood
Director, Nanotechnology
Accelrys, Inc.
Steven HilleniusThe SRC’s Global Research Collaboration and Focus Center Research Program
Steven Hillenius
Vice President
Semiconductor Research Corp.
Krassimir P. VelikovKrassimir P. Velikov
Unilever Food and Health Research Institute
Food Structural Design
Unilever R&D, The Netherlands
Hang LuHang Lu
Assistant Professor, School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Georgia Institute of Technology
Paul DickersonCan Uncle Sam Cure What Ails Clean Tech?
Paul Dickerson
Mintz Levin and WoodRock & Co.
Former Chief Operating Officer, Department of Energy, Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy
 Luka Erceg
President and CEO
Simbol Mining Corp.
Bradley W. PietrasBradley W. Pietras
Director of the Lockheed Martin Corporate Nanotechnology Strategic Technology Thread
Corporate Engineering and Technology
Lockheed Martin
Philippe SerpAn efficient strategy to drive metallic nanoparticles into carbon nanotubes
Philippe Serp
University of Toulouse, France
David G. CastnerSurface Functionalization and Characterization of Nanoparticles
David G. Castner
Professor, Departments of Bioengineering and Chemical Engineering, University of Washington
Doyle BenebyDoyle Beneby
Senior Vice President
Exelon Power
Tom ClearyTom Cleary
Chemical Engineer
Vicki ColvinVicki Colvin
Director of the Center for Biological and Environmental Nanotechnology
Rice University
Ali BeskokNumerical Simulation of Mixing Microfluidic Systems
Ali Beskok
Batten Professor of Computational Engineering
Professor, Aerospace Engineering Department
Old Dominion University
Gabriel A. SilvaGabriel A. Silva
Assistant Professor, Department of Bioengineering, Jacobs School of Engineering and Department of Ophthalmology, School of Medicine
University of California, San Diego
Leonard Frank RegisterLeonard Frank Register
Associate Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering
University of Texas
Jim KlostergaardEnhancing Cancer Therapy with Nano-Delivery Systems
Jim Klostergaard
University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Greg HaugstadEnvironmental Digital Pulsed Force Mode AFM in Biomedical Coatings Research
Greg Haugstad
Director, Characterization Facility,
Institute of Technology, University of Minesota
MiNTeC node of the National Nanotechnology Infrastructure Network
Michael NiedermayerA Design Environment for the Cost Optimization of Wireless Sensor Networks
Michael Niedermayer
Research Manager
Fraunhofer Institute for Reliability and Microintegration, Germany
Zheng CuiZheng Cui
Principal Scientist, Group Leader
Micro and Nanotechnology Centre
Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, UK
James BruseyWireless Sensor Networks to empower the Amateur Home Eco Scientist
James Brusey
Senior Lecturer in Computer Science
Faculty of Engineering and Computing
Coventry University, UK
Bob DoeringBob Doering
Senior Fellow in Silicon Technology Development
Texas Instruments
Karen I. WineyKaren I. Winey
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
University of Pennsylvania
Lewis R. NormanOil & Gas Exploration & Production Technology Today
Lewis R. Norman
Research Manager
John MendelsohnCancer Grand Challenges
John Mendelsohn
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Axel SchererIntegration of Lithographically Printed Optical, Fluidic and Electronic Systems
Axel Scherer
Neches professor, California Institute of Technology (Caltech),
Director, Kavli Nanoscience Institute
 Thomas Haag
General Counsel and Chief Patent Officer
Arrowhead Research Corporation
Jan SumerelJan Sumerel
Dimatix, Inc.
Driss BenhaddouWireless sensor networks for space applications
Driss Benhaddou
Assistant Professor
Engineering Technology
University of Houston
Angela M. BelcherAngela M. Belcher
Germehausen Professor of Materials Science and Engineering and Biological Engineering
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Claire Hartmann-ThompsonSulfonated Polyhedral Oligosilsesquioxane (S-POSS) as a Nano-additive in Composite Multilayer Hydrogen Fuel Cell Proton Exchange Membranes
Claire Hartmann-Thompson
Senior Associate Scientist
Michigan Molecular Institute
Patricia GlazaPatricia Glaza
Executive Director/CEO
Clean Technology and Sustainable Industries Organization
Fiona CaseFiona Case
Case Scientific
NSTI Soft Nanotech Coordinator
Jeff WelserJeff Welser
Jason HaaheimJason Haaheim
Manager, DPN Applications
NanoInk, Inc.
Valery A. PetrenkoEvolution of Phage Display Towards Nanobiotechnology
Valery A. Petrenko
Professor, College of Veterinary Medicine
Auburn University
R. Bruce WeismanAnalysis of Bulk SWCNT Samples using Near-IR Fluorimetry
R. Bruce Weisman
Department of Chemistry, R. E. Smalley Institute for Nanoscale Science and Technology, and Center for Biological and Environmental Nanotechnology, Rice University
 Daryl Boudreaux
Chief Scientific Officer
NanoHoldings LLC
Radu StoleruWireless Sensor Networks for Emergency Response Applications
Radu Stoleru
Assistant Professor
Department of Computer Science and Engineering
Texas A&M University
Matteo PasqualiNanotubes in fluid phases
Matteo Pasquali
Rice University

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