Smart Coatings 2019

February 20-22, 2019 - Orlando, Florida, USA

Session I

Wednesday, February 20 -- 8:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Welcome and Opening Remarks: Science and Technologies of Smart and Functional Materials.
Prof. Jamil Baghdachi; Chair, Eastern Michigan University, USA

Nanostructured Thin Films: A New Avenue for Coatings.
Prof. Alfredo Alexander-Katz; Massachusetts Institute of Technology

A Macromolecular Approach to Anti-fouling, Fouling Resistant Surfaces.
Prof. Christopher K. Ober; Cornell University, USA

Prof. Joanna Aizenberg; Harvard University, USA

Responsive Materials Design in Area Selective Atomic Layer Deposition.
Dr. Rudy Wojtecki, IBM - Almaden Research, USA

Chemical Protective Coatings for Warfighter Relevant Applications.
Dr. Brandy J. White; Naval Research Laboratory, USA

Session II

Wednesday, February 20 -- 1:30-5:00 p.m.

Compositionally Versatile Polymer Films for pH-Responsive Properties and Metal Ion Capture.
Prof. G. Kane Jennings; Vanderbilt University, USA

Protection and Durability by Intrinsically Self-Healing Polyurethane Coatings.
Dr. Angela Smits; Croda Coatings & Polymers, the Netherlands

Dispersity-Enhanced Responsive Properties in Polyelectrolyte Brushes.
Prof. Megan L. Robertson; University of Houston, USA

Self-cleaning Self-healing Durable Clear Coatings.
Prof. Muhammad Rabnawaz; Michigan State University, USA

SLIPS-integrated Polymer Coatings for Biofouling Control in Marine Environment.
Dr. Philseok Kim; Adaptive Surface Technologies, Inc., USA

Stimuli-Responsive Multifunctional Platforms for Sensory and Delivery Application.
Prof. Chulhee Kim; Inha University, Korea

Polysilazanes-binders that Make a Difference to Surfaces.
Dr.Yang Wang; EMD Performance Materials

Functional Coatings Based on Novel Binder Morphology and Nanotechnology.
Prof. Shan Jiang; Iowa State University, USA

Symposium Reception

Hilton Garden Inn, 5:15-7:00 p.m.

Session III

Thursday, February 21 -- 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Smectic Nanocomposite Composites Obtained from Nematic Suspensions.
Prof. Dr. Josef Breu; University of Bayreuth, Germany

Big Dipper Dynamic Contact Angle Curves for Pt-Cured PDMS on a Thermal Gradient: Interrelationships of Hydrosilylation, Si-H Autoxidation and Si-OH Condensation to a Secondary Network.
Prof. Kenneth J. Wynne; Virginia Commonwealth University, USA

New Bio-based and Bio-inspired Concepts for Long-term Corrosion Protection at Large Damage Locations in Coated Metals.
Prof. Santiago J. Garcia; Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands

"POSS®" Surface Modification of Coatings and Additives.
Dr. Joseph D. Lichtenhan; Hybrid Plastics Inc., USA

Dr. Michael Aizenberg: Harvard University, USA

On the Demand Low Temperature Curing Non-isocyanate Industrial and Automotive Polyurethane Coatings.
Dr. Jamil Baghdachi, Innovative Technical Systems Corp., USA

Microscale Adhesion of Soft PDMS Networks.
Prof. Jonathan Pham; University of Kentucky, USA

A Resin-based Photo-catalytic Nano-composite for Architectural Coating.
Mr. Chien-Chen Wu; Eternal Materials, Taiwan (R.O.C.)

Coatings Containing Ion Permeable Microcapsules for Oral Healthcare Applications.
Dr. Stephen M. Gross; Creighton University, USA

Session IV

Thursday, February 21 -- 1:30-5:00 p.m.

Marine Natural Product-based Antifouling Coatings.
Prof. Chunfeng Ma; South China University of Technology, Guangzhou, China

POSS Photochromics in Coatings.
Dr. Janis. Matisons; Silar Labs, USA

Surface Engineering of Cells and Tissues to Reconstruct a Patient-matched Heart.
Prof. Brad Berron; University of Kentucky, USA

Textured Organogel Films Showing Unusual Thermo-responsive Icephobic and Optical Properties.
Dr. Atsushi Hozumi; National Inst. of Adv. Industrial Science and Technology, Japan

An Immobilized and Truly Novel Microbicidal Coating with FDA Clearance via de novo.
Prof. Chris Batich, University of Florida, Gainesville, USA

Smart Responsive Liquid Crystalline Photonic Coatings.
Ms. Ellen van Heeswijk; Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands

Easily Process-able and Programmable Temperature-responsive Reflective Coatings for Sensor and Energy Saving Smart Window Applications.
Mr. Stijn Kragt; Eindhoven University of Technology, Eindhoven, The Netherlands

Session V

Friday, February 22 -- 8:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Self-healing Oxygen and Moisture Barrier from Polyelectrolyte-based Nano-coatings on Commodity Polymer Film.
Prof. Jaime C. Grunlan; Texas A&M University, USA

Synthesis of Functional Polymer Coatings via Roll-to-Roll Vapor Deposition.
Prof. Malancha Gupta; University of Southern California, USA

Omniconjugated Polymers Based on Thiophene Group and their Applications as Smart Coatings.
Dr. Peter Zarras; Naval Air Warfare Center, USA

Graphene-based Multiplex Sensor Arrays for Warfighter Protection: A Fusion Approach Combining Material Design and Novel Data Science.
Dr. Joshua R. Uzarski; U.S. Army Natick Soldier Res., Dev. and Eng., USA

Digital Memory Performances of Polymers Based on Pyridine, Triazole and Their Derivatives.
Prof. Moonhor Ree; Pohang University of Sci. and Tech., Republic of Korea

Prof. Wolfgang Bremser; Paderborn University, Germany

A Novel Approach to Durable Superhydrophobic Coating by Radiation Curing.
Mr. Roberto Cafagna, Nanto Cleantech Inc., USA

Aluminum Deposited from Ionic Liquids as Alternative to Chromium.
Dr. Peter von Czarnecki; IOLITEC Ionic Liquids Technologies Inc., USA

Oleophobic Smart Coating and its Use in Paint Shops.
Mr. Kuldeep Dhakne; John Deere Technology Center, India

Synthesis of Hydroxyapatite Thin Films by MOCVD.
Dr. N. Méndez-Lozano; Universidad del Valle de México, Mexico

Development and Characterization of Organoclay Filled Polyetherimide Nanocomposites for Anticorrosive Coatings.
Prof. Ajith James Jose; St.Berchmans College (Autonomous), Kerala, India

Concluding Remarks
Prof. Jamil Baghdachi; Eastern Michigan University, USA

Symposium Schedule:

Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019

7:00-8:30 a.m. - Registration and Breakfast
8:30-10:15 a.m. - Session I
10:15-10:30 a.m. - Coffee Break
10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. - Session I
12:00-1:30 p.m. - Lunch
1:30-3:00 p.m. - Session II
3:00-3:15 p.m. - Coffee Break
3:15-5:15 p.m. - Session II
5:15-7:00 p.m. - Symposium Reception, Hilton Garden Inn

Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019

7:00-8:00 a.m. - Registration and Breakfast
8:00-10:00 a.m. - Session III
10:00-10:30 a.m. - Coffee Break
10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. - Session III
12:00-1:30 p.m. - Lunch
1:30-3:00 p.m. - Session IV
3:00-3:15 p.m. - Coffee Break
3:15-5:15 p.m. - Session IV

Friday, Feb. 22, 2019

7:00-8:30 a.m. - Registration and Breakfast
8:30-10:00 a.m. - Session V
10:00-10:15 a.m. - Coffee Break
10:15 a.m.-12:00 p.m. - Session V
12:00-1:30 p.m. - Lunch
1:30 p.m. - Adjourn