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

3:15 Self-cleaning Self-healing Durable Clear Coatings.
Prof. Muhammad Rabnawaz; Michigan State University, USA

Dr. Philseok Kim; Adaptive Surface Technologies, Inc., USA

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

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

Formulating for New Era Using Innovative VOC Compliant Solvents to Decrease VOC.
Dr. David Pasin; TBF Environmental Technology Inc., USA

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

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

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

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

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

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

Poster Presentations

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

Pneumolysin and Its Domains: Structural Characteristics in Biomimetic Solution and Selective Adhesions to Biomimetic Polymer Films.
Prof. Heesoo Kim; Dongguk University College of Medicine, Republic of Korea

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

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
8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. - Poster Presentations
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