Sunday, 5/17/2020, Welcome Dinner 5:30pm, Carillon Brewing Company, 1000 Carillon Blvd. Dayton, Ohio 45409,

Monday, 5/18/2020, all Lectures are Invited and held in the UDRI Auditorium

Day 1 Registration, Continental Breakfast

7:30 AM


Welcome Remarks

8:15 AM


Keynote Lecture:

Lisa Friedersdorf

Director of the National Nanotechnology Coordination Office, Washington DC, USA

The state of nanotechnology in the US – current initiatives at the federal level and the way ahead in nano

8:30 AM


Ray Baughman

UT Dallas, Texas, USA

Sheath-run artificial muscles

9:30 AM

Break and Poster Session

10:00 AM


Stephen Fairchild

Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL), Dayton Ohio

CNT fibers and films – cold cathode materials for next generation high power vacuum electronic devices. by Steven Fairchild, Terry Murray, Jon Ludwick, Mark Cahay

10:30 AM


Richard Liang

Florida State University, USA

Engineering Property Study of Continuous CNT Yarns and Composites

11:00 AM


David Tomanek

Michigan State University, USA

Miracles of Nanostructured Carbon:

 From Energy Storage to Water Desalination

11:30 AM

Lunch UDRI Cafeteria

12:00 PM


Jian Nong Wang

East China University of Science and Technology, China


1:30 PM


David Lashmore, Pavel Bystricky, John Bulmer

University of New Hampshire (UNH) and Boronite Company, Massachusetts, USA

Strain Effects in Predominately Single Chirality Continuous CNT Wire


2:00 PM


Timothy J Haugan

Air Force Research Laboratory, DR-03 USAF AFMC AFRL/RQQM, Ohio, USA

Update on Application of High Temperature Superconductors and Carbon Nanotubes for High Power Systems

2:30 PM


Suguru Noda

Waseda University, Japan

Conducting and Insulating Nanotubes as a Platform for Rechargeable Batteries

3:00 PM


Break and Poster Session

3:30 PM


James Tour

Rice University, Texas, USA

Flash Graphene.  A Route to Ton-Scale Graphene Production Starting from Any Carbon Source: Coal, Coke, Biochar, Mixed Plastic, Rubber Tires, Waste Food and More

4:00 PM


Martine Mayne

CEA – French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission, France

Aerosol-assisted CCVD process: an up-scalable one-step method for the production of versatile VACNT carpets

4:30 PM


Industry Sponsor Presentations

5:00 PM


Jim Ochs, Brand McGroarty, Surface Measurement Systems, Product descriptions

5:10 PM


Pavel Bystricky, David Lashmore, American Boronite Corporation, Product descriptions

5:20 PM


Joe Sprengard, General Nano-Veelo Technologies, Product descriptions

5:30 PM


TBD, Barnard Acoustics LLC, Product descriptions

5:40 PM


Pascal Boulanger, NAWATechnologies, Product Descriptions

5:50 PM


End Day 1 Presentations

6:00 PM


Dinner at Thai Nine Restaurant (see web site for directions)

6:30 PM


Tuesday, 5/19/2020, all Lectures are Invited and held in the UDRI Auditorium


Day 2 Registration, Continental Breakfast

7:30 AM


Day 2 Remarks

8:15 AM


Mauricio Terrones

Department of Physics, Penn State University, Pennsylvania, USA

Bio-applications of Carbon Nanotubes and Beyond

8:30 AM


Paul Kladitis

University of Dayton Research Institute, Ohio USA

Nanomaterial Related Activities at the University of Dayton Research Institute

9:00 AM


Yoku Inoue

Shizuoka University, Japan

CNT applications in strain sensors and space structural materials

9:30 AM


Break and Poster Session

10:00 AM


Sameer S Rahatekar

Research Lecturer in Manufacturing, School of Aerospace, Transport & Manufacturing, Cranfield University, Bedfordshire MK43 0AL

Gas-Phase Reactor based Carbon Nanotube Fibres/Films and Epoxy Composites for Aerospace and Advanced Engineering Applications

10:30 AM


Fei Wei

Dept. of Chem. Eng., Tsinghua University, Bejing, China

Bandgap-coupled autocatalysis toward growth of high purity semi-conductor CNTs

11:00 AM


Kinshuk Dasgupta

Advanced Carbon Materials Section, Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (National Lab), India

The fascinating world of nanocarbon: Large scale synthesis techniques and applications

11:30 AM


Lunch UDRI Cafeteria

12:00 PM


Vesselin Shanov

Nanoworld Laboratories, University of Cincinnati, Ohio, USA

Multi-Purpose Carbon Nanotube Fibers for Cross-Disciplinary Applications

1:00 PM


Michael Jakubinek

Division of Emerging Technologies, National Research Council Canada

Boron nitride nanotube industrialization and application

1:30 PM


Anastasiia Mikhalchan

IMDEA, Madrid Institute for Advanced Studies, Materials, Spain

CNT fibre fabrics, from nanomechanics to applications in battery electrodes

2:00 PM


Carla Lake

Applied Sciences Inc., Cedarville, Ohio, USA


2:30 PM


Benji Maruyama

Air Force Research Laboratory, CIV USAF AFMC AFRL/RXAS, Dayton, Ohio, USA

Autonomous Research Systems for Carbon Nanotube Synthesis

3:00 PM


Michael A. Susner

UES, Inc., at the Air Force Research Laboratory, Dayton, Ohio

Defect engineering of graphene using electron-beam chemistry with radiolyzed water

3:30 PM


Eric Meshot

Physical and Life Sciences Directorate, Lawrence Livermore National Lab, Livermore, CA US

High-yield growth of single-walled carbon nanotube forests for basic and applied energy applications

4:00 PM


Tour of UDRI Research Facilities

4:30 PM


Workshop Concludes

5:30 PM


Welcome Dinner Information

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