Smart Coatings 2020

February 26-28, 2020 - Orlando, Florida, USA

Session I

Wednesday, February 26 — 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

Ultra-stable Polymer Films with an Ultra-dense Brush Morphology.
Prof. Rodney Priestley; Princeton University, USA

Learnings from Lubricity: Towards Hydrophilic Self-Replenishing Coatings.
Prof. Rolf van Benthem; Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands

Dynamic Optical Thin Film Coatings.
Dr. Timothy Bunning; Air Force Research Laboratory, USA

Promising Strategies Toward Highly Effective and Broad-Spectrum Anti-Infective Polymers and Coatings.
Prof. Richard Spontak; North Carolina State University, USA

Coatings S & T Efforts at the Defense Threat Reduction Agency.
Dr. Bernadette Higgins; Defense Threat Reduction Agency, USA

Session II

Wednesday, February 26 — 1:30-5:00 p.m.

Dust Repellent, Transparent Window Coatings for a Lander Mission to Titan.
Dr. Jason Benkoski; The Johns Hopkins University, USA

Tethered Liquid Surfaces as High-performance Anti-fouling Coatings.
Dr. Oliver Seewald; University of Paderborn, Germany

Increasing the Long-range Order of Metallo-supramolecular Films.
Dr. Alice Savage; U.S. Army Research Laboratory, USA

Development of Icephobic PDMS Coatings by a Hybrid Approach.
Prof. Gelareh Momen; University of Québec-Chicoutimi, Canada

Vapor Deposition of Functional Polymer Coatings onto Fibers.
Prof. Malancha Gupta, University of Southern California, USA

 

Symposium Reception and Dinner

Wednesday, February 26 — 6:00-9:00 p.m., Hilton Garden Inn

 

Session III

Thursday, February 27 — 8:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Stimuli-responsive Phase Change Materials as Passive Temperature Controlling Building Enclosures.
Prof. Sergio Granados-Focil; Clark University, USA

Assessing Chemical Protective Capabilities in Coating Technologies.
Dr. Brandy White, U.S. Naval Research Laboratory, USA

Science Based Formulation: Rational Coating Formulation Concept and Application.
Prof. Jamil Baghdachi; Chair, Eastern Michigan University, USA

Chemical Recycling for the Circular Economy.
Dr. Robert Allen; IBM Almaden Research Center, USA

Transparent Omniphobic Coatings for Various Applications
Prof. Guojun Liu; Queen's University, Canada

Cross-Linked Coatings that Selectively Degrade with Fluoride Salts.
Dr. Erick Iezzi; U.S. Naval Research Laboratory, USA

Session IV

Thursday, February 27 — 1:30-5:00 p.m.

Icephobic Pt-Cured Silicone Nanocomposite Coatings.
Prof. Kenneth Wynne; Virginia Commonwealth University, USA

Delineation of Chemical Retention Mechanisms for Liquid Contaminants Exposed to Polymeric Coatings.
Dr. Thomas Pearl; US Army CCDC Chemical Biological Center, USA

Antifogging and Frost-Resisting Polymer Coatings.
Prof. Marshall Ming; Georgia Southern University, USA

Formulatory Effects from POSS® Coating Additives.
Dr. Joe Lichtenhan; Hybrid Plastics Inc., USA

Improved Scratch Resistance for Automotive Clear-coatings via Biobased, Reconfigurable Cross-links.
Dr. Oliver Strube; University of Paderborn, Germany

Copper-containing Glass Powder Additive for Antimicrobial Coatings.
Dr. Joydeep Lahiri; Corning Research & Development Corp., USA

Session V

Friday, February 28 — 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Enzyme Mediated Addressing.
Dr. Oliver Strube; University of Paderborn, Germany

Extreme Heat Shielding, Flame Resistance and Gas Barrier from Clay-Based Nano Coatings.
Prof. Jaime C. Grunlan; Texas A&M University, USA

Dual Functional Non-Isocyanate Polyurethane (NIPU) Coatings Exhibiting De-Icing and Foul-release Properties.
Dr. Peter Zarras; Naval Air Warfare Center, USA

Fundamental Study of Graphene Oxide-metal Nanoparticle Material Hybrids for Electromagnetic Energy Interference Mitigation: A Systematic Structure/function Analysis.
Dr. Joshua Uzarski; U.S. Army Natick Soldier Res., Dev. and Eng., USA

Novel Bipodal and Oligomeric Organofunctional Silanes for Environmentally-friendly, Room Temperature Cured Corrosion Protection of Metals.
Mr. Jacob Shevrin; Evonik Corporation, USA

Sustainable Low Cure Powder Coatings.
Ms. Sukanya Gangopadhyay; John Deere Technology Center, India

TBA
Prof. Wolfgang Bremser; University of Paderborn, Germany

Concluding Remarks.
Prof. J. Baghdachi; Eastern Michigan University, USA
Dr. Peter Zarras; Naval Air Warfare Center, USA
Prof. Wolfgang Bremser; University of Paderborn, Germany

Symposium Schedule:

Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2020

8:30-10:00 a.m. - Session I
10:00-10:30 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
3:15-5:00 p.m. - Session II

6:00-9:00 p.m.
Symposium Reception and Dinner
Hilton Garden Inn

Thursday, Feb. 27, 2020

8:30-10:00 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
3:15-5:00 p.m. - Session IV

Friday, Feb. 28, 2020

8:00-10:00 a.m. - Session V
10:00-10:30 a.m. - Coffee Break
10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. - Session V
12:00-1:30 p.m. - Lunch
1:30 p.m. - Adjourn