NSTI Nanotech 2009

Nanostructured Coatings, Surfaces & Films

Nanostructured Surfaces and Interfaces

Symposium Co-Chairs

Fiona Case Fiona Case
Case Scientific,
NSTI Soft Nanotech Coordinator

Emil Peña Emil Peña
Executive Director of the Energy and Environmental Systems Institute
Rice Univerity
Jan Sumerel Jan Sumerel
Dimatix, Inc.

Confirmed Invited Speakers

Stuart Burchill Stuart Burchill
CEO & Co-Founder
Industrial Nanotech
John Rogers Nanomaterials for Stretchable Electronics/Optoelectronics
John A. Rogers
Professor, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Kock-Yee Law Effects of Texture and Chemistry on Surface Hydrophobicity and Oleophobicity
Kock-Yee Law
Nanotechnology project leader
Xerox

Symposium Sessions

 

Monday May 4

8:00 Keynotes: Nanotech & Cleantech & TechConnect
10:30 Coatings & Surfaces: Hydrophobic/Hydrophylic
1:30 Coatings & Surfaces: Hydrophobic/Hydrophylic
4:00 Polymer Nanotech: Nanostructured Surfaces: Patterning of Functional Polymers
 

Tuesday May 5

8:00 Keynotes: Nanotech & Cleantech & TechConnect
11:00 Coatings, Surfaces and Interfaces: Electrical and Optical Applications
1:30 Surfaces and Interfaces: Computational Methods, Simulation & Software Tools
4:00 POSTERS
 Surfaces & Coatings
 

Wednesday May 6

8:00 Keynotes: Nanotech & Cleantech & TechConnect
8:30 Keynote Panel: The Future of Energy
10:30 Nanostructured Coatings Applications - 1
1:30 POSTERS
 Coatings and Surfaces
3:30 Nanostructured Coatings Applications -2
 

Thursday May 7

 

Symposium Program

 

Monday May 4

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8:00 Keynotes: Nanotech & Cleantech & TechConnectTheater AB
 Session chair: Matthew Laudon, NSTI and Patti Glaza, CTSI
8:00 The Nanotech Revolution in Renewable Energy
D. Arvizu - Director, National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), U.S. Department of Energy, US (bio)
8:30 Nanotechnology and the Obama Administration
T. Kalil, Office of Science and Technology Policy, The White House, US
9:00 Innovation for a Secure Future
R. Johnson - CTO, Lockheed Martin, US (bio)
9:30 The Next Big Thing is Really Small
R.J. Kumpf - CAO, Bayer Material Science, US (bio)
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10:30 Coatings & Surfaces: Hydrophobic/HydrophylicRoom 360 AD
 Session chair: Jan Sumerel, Dimatix, US
10:30 Effects of Surface Texture and Chemistry on Surface Hydrophobicity and Oleophobicity
K-Y Law, H. Zhao, V. Sambhy, Xerox Corporation, US
11:00 Nanostructured and Self-Assembled Superhydrophilic Bipolar Plate Coatings for Fuel Cell Water Management
G. Dadheech, M. Abd Elhamid, R. Blunk, General Motors Corporation, US
11:20 Hierarchical Superhydrophobic Surfaces Resist Water Droplet Impact
K.K. Varanasi, T. Deng, M. Hsu, N. Bhate, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, US
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1:30 Coatings & Surfaces: Hydrophobic/HydrophylicRoom 360 AD
 Session chair: Jan Sumerel, Dimatix, US
1:30 Reversibly UV-light-induced wettability transition of thin films of organic-capped TiO2
G. Caputo, B. Cortese, C. Nobile, M. Salerno, R. Cingolani, G. Gigli, A. Athanassiou, P.D. Cozzoli, Scuola Superiore ISUFI-Università del Salento, IT
1:50 PVDF based polymer nanocomposite coatings for large area applications
M.K. Tiwari, I.S. Bayer, C.M. Megaridis, University of Illinois at Chicago, US
2:10 Rapid Synthesis of Anti-Fogging Coatings
A. Tricoli, M. Righettoni, S.E. Pratsinis, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, CH
2:30 Super-hydrophobic and/or Super-hydrophilic Surfaces Made by Plasma Process
L. Chen, G. Henein, J.A. Liddle, National Institute of Standards and Technology, US
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4:00 Polymer Nanotech: Nanostructured Surfaces: Patterning of Functional PolymersRoom 361 BE
 Session chair: Fiona Case, NSTI, US
4:00 Patterning surfaces with functional polymers: a review of the state of the art - Overview
E. Kumacheva, University of Toronto, CA
4:30 Nanopatterned Organic Materials for Photovoltaic Devices
S.S. Williams, M.J. Hampton, S.T. Retterer, J.L. Templeton, E.T. Samulski, J.M. DeSimone, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, US
4:50 Spray-coating deposition for large area organic thin-film devices
A. Abdellah, D. Baierl, B. Fabel, P. Lugli, G. Scarpa, Technische Universitaet Muenchen, DE
5:10 (CANCELED) Conformation and fundamental properties of novel lubricant TA-30 for near contact magnetic recording
N. Tagawa, H. Tani, Kansai University, JP
 

Tuesday May 5

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8:00 Keynotes: Nanotech & Cleantech & TechConnectTheater AB
 Session chair: Jeff Moseley, Greater Houston Partnership, Shushana Castle, Clinton Global Initiative Member/Millennium Water Alliance, US
8:00 Welcome TechConnect World to Houston
J. Moseley, Greater Houston Partnership, US
8:15 Can Uncle Sam Cure What Ails Clean Tech?
P. Dickerson, HaynesBoone, former COO Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy, DOE, US (bio)
8:45 Welcome to Houston
B. White, City of Houston, Mayor, US
9:00 Flying into the Future: Continental’s Commitment to the Environment
L. Kellner, Continental Airlines, CEO, US (bio)
9:30 RUSNANO: Driving the Nanotech Industry Growth
A. Chubais, RUSNANO, CEO, RU
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11:00 Coatings, Surfaces and Interfaces: Electrical and Optical ApplicationsRoom 360 AD
 Session chair: Jan Sumerel, Dimatix, US
11:00 Nanomaterials for Stretchable Electronics/Optoelectronic
J.A. Rogers, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaig, US
11:50 Photoactivity of nitrogen-doped anodic TiO2 under UV and VIS light irradiation
M.V. Diamanti, M. Ormellese, M.P. Pedeferri, Politecnico di Milano, IT
12:10 Ordered mesoporous films of TiO2 as highly efficient photocatalysts for clean environment
J. Rathousky, V. Kalousek, C. Walsh, J. Heyrovsky Institute of Physical Chemistry, CZ
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1:30 Surfaces and Interfaces: Computational Methods, Simulation & Software ToolsRoom 361 CF
 Session chair: Gerhard Goldbeck-Wood, Accelrys, Inc., UK
1:30 Molecular Dynamics Study of Surface Nanostructure Evolution of Pd and Au BY Ar Ion Bombardment
S.-P. Kim, H.-R. Kim, B.-H. Kim, K.-R. Lee, Korea Institute of Science and Technology, KR
1:50 Optimal Control of Electrostatic Self-Assembly of Binary Monolayers
N.V. Shestopalov, G. Henkelman, T. Powell, G.J. Rodin, University of Texas, US
2:10 The Quantum Confinement Effect on the Adsorption and Reaction of Aliphatic and Aromatic Hydrocarbons on ‘Nano Reactor’ ZSM-5 Zeolite: A Newly Developed Density Functional Theory (DFT) Investigation
B. Boekfa, S. Choomwattana, P. Maitarad, P. Limtrakul, J. Limtrakul, Kasetsart University, TH
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4:00 POSTERSExpo Hall
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Surfaces & CoatingsExpo Hall
- Noble metal nanostructures prepared in the organic phase within hexagonal swollen liquid crystal templates
P.F. Siril, H. Remita, L. Ramos, Universite Paris-Sud, FR
- Real-time Monitoring of Nanosponge Titania Formation During Oxidation of Monolayer Ti and Multilayered Ti/Metal Thin Films
Y.H. Yeo, H.H. Lau, A.S. Zuruzi, S.X. Wu, Z. Chen, Nanyang Polytechnic, SG
- Growth, Optical Characterization and Modelling of ZnO Nanorods on Si, SiC and Macroporous Si Structure
A. Ferreira da Silva, M.V. Castro Meira, C. Persson, N. Gutman, A. Sa’ar, P. Klason, M. Willander, Universidade Federal da Bahia, BR
- Antibacterial activity on Polyamide and Natural fabrics using Low Temperature Plasma
S. Shahidi, A. Rashidi, J. Wiener, M. Ghoranneviss, I.A. University, IR
- Morphological variations on titanium by AC anodizing
M.V. Diamanti, M. Ormellese, MP. Pedeferri, Politecnico di Milano, IT
- Functional Polymer Micro- and Nanostructures by Nanoimprint
X. Cheng, H. Park, D. Cui, Texas A&M University, College Station, US
- Eighteen Different Methods for Nanostructuring
K.Renganathan Sharma, Prairie View A & M University, US
- Temperature and Stress Controlled Surface Manipulation in NiAl Nano-Layers
V.K. Sutrakar, D. Roy Mahapatra, R.V.N. Melnik, Indian Institute of Science, IN
 

Wednesday May 6

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8:00 Keynotes: Nanotech & Cleantech & TechConnectTheater AB
 Session chair: Patti Glaza, CTSI, US
8:00 Energy in the 21st Century: Muir, Patton, and Gandhi
R. James Woolsey, VantagePoint Venture Partners, US (bio)
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8:30 Keynote Panel: The Future of EnergyTheater AB
 Session chair: Patti Glaza, CTSI, US
- D. Beneby, Exelon, President, Exelon Power, US
- M. Kapner, Austin Energy, US
- C. Frasier, Shell, VP Americas, US (bio)
- M. Simmons, Simmons & Company, US
- J. Renaud, GE Ecomagination, US
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10:30 Nanostructured Coatings Applications - 1Room 360 AD
 Session chair: Kock-yee Law, Xerox Corporation, US
10:30 Superhydrophobic Nanocoating and Vertical Scan Interferometry
E. Peña, Rice Univerity, US (bio)
11:00 Anti-Corrosion Nanotechnology Solutions for Army Logistics
L.M. Ericson, C. Huffman, J. Ozols, T. Key, D. Reynolds, R.S. Kidwell, ManTech Information Systems & Technology, US
11:20 TBA
S. Burchill, Industrial Nanotech, US
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1:30 POSTERSExpo Hall
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Coatings and SurfacesExpo Hall
- Analysis of the Liquid Mediated Friction during Alignment in NIL Process
S-H Kang, S-H Park, W-I Lee, Seoul national university, KR
- The Next Generation of Proteomic Nanochips for Biomarker Discovery
Y. Hu, E. Tasciotti, A. Bouamrani, X. Liu, L. Li, M. Ferrari, The university of Texas at Austin, US
- Solvent Vapor Assisted Directed Dewetting of Polymer Thin-films for Large Area Patterning
A. Verma, A. Sharma, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, IN
- Preparation of Polymer Coatings on Conductive Surfaces Using Electrochemically-Active RAFT Agent
M.C.R. Tria, R.C. Advincula, University of Houston, US
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3:30 Nanostructured Coatings Applications -2Room 360 AD
 Session chair: Chris DeArmitt, Hybrid Plastics Inc., US
3:30 Nanostructured Polymer Brushes: From Nanocomposites to Ultrathin Smart Coatings
R.C. Advincula, University of Houston, US
3:50 Nanoscale UV-absorber for sustainable paint and coating applications
W. Wessels, U. Nolte, M. Berkei, BYK Chemie GmbH, DE
4:10 Oxylink™: Improved resistance for water borne coatings
S. Pilotek, D. Burgard, M. Herold, K. Steingröver, Buhler Inc., US
4:30 Wicking Study of Nanostructured Titania Surfaces for Flat Heat Pipes
C. Ding, P. Bogorzi, M. Sigurdson, G. Soni, C. Meinhart, N.C. MacDonald, University of California, Santa Barbara, US
4:50 (CANCELED) Modification of rubber surface with hydrogenated diamond-like carbon thin films
Y.T. Pei, X.L. Bui, J.Th.M. De Hosson, University of Groningen, NL
5:10 New Value from Boron Hydride Clusters: Superior Protection of Metal Surfaces against Corrosion and the Reversible Sequestration of Small Gas Molecules
T. Base, M.G.S. Londesborough, J. Bould, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, CZ
 

Special Symposium

This symposium will be coordinated with the Nano Particles & Applications Symposium, the Composites and Interfaces Symposium, the Nanoscale Characterization Symposium and the Nanoparticles in Soft Materials: Colloids Symposium.

Topics & Application Areas

  • Novel coatings materials
  • Nanostructured surfaces
  • Adhesion & nanotribology
  • Materials for filtration & separation
  • Superhydrophobic/hydrophilic surfaces
  • Direct-Write Nanoscale Fabrication
  • Self-assembly of nanostructured surfaces
  • Modeling & simulation of coatings & surfaces
  • 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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