Congratulations to our 2015 NT4D Poster Award Winners
1st Place Poster: Bio-Derived Energetic Nanomaterials Dr. Joseph Slocik, Air Force Research Laboratory
Session Chairs: Dr. Akbar Khan, Defense Threat Reduction Agency; Dr. James Murday, University of Southern California; and Dr. Revell Phillips, Defense Threat Reduction Agency
Please take time to visit the posters in the NT4D Exhibit hall. A list of current posters will be posted soon.
NT4D Poster Award Program
The 4th annual NT4D Poster Award Program will take place this year 16-19 November in City of Industry, CA. Awards will be announced on Tuesday, 17 November. Previous recipients include:
2014 NT4D Poster Award Winners
1st Place Poster: Compatibility of Multifunctionality: Can a Balance of Water Repellency and Water-Loving Reactants be Achieved through Tailored Surface Chemistry and Patterning?, Dr. Timothy Lawton, U.S. Army – Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center
2013 NT4D Poster Award Winners
Best Poster: Through-process Modeling for Cold Spray Alloy Optimization, Ms. Danielle Belsito, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
2012 NT4D Poster Award Winners
Best Poster: Functionalized Graphene for Formation of Self-Assembled Nanoenergetic Composite with Enhanced Combustion Performance, Dr. Shubhra Gangopodhyay, University of Missouri-Columbia
Advanced Coatings & Films
Durable Transparent Hydrophobic Coatings Dr. Bryan Koene, Luna Innovations, Inc.
Advanced Manufacturing Process for Producing Continuous Nanofiber Yarns Dr. Alexis Carpenter, AxNano, LLC
Process Innovations for the Manufacture of Nanostructured Aerospace/Defense Forgings Dr. Edward Chen, Transition45 Technologies, Inc.
Ionothermal Synthesis of Lanthanide Tetrafluoride Nanoparticles Using Deep Eutectic Solvents Dr. Benjamin Furman, Southwest Research Institute [Selected]
Experimental and Numerical Study of Selectively Reinforced Polymer Nanocomposites Dr. Ahmed Khattab, University of Louisiana at Lafayette [Selected]
Novel Functional Photonic Devices Made Via Nanoimprint Lithography with High Refractive Index Resist Dr. Keiko Munechika, aBeam Technologies, Inc. [Selected]
Advanced Carbon-Based Materials and Integrated Fabrication Enabling Printed Electronics and Device Applications Dr. Wu-Sheng Shih, Brewer Science, Inc.
Development of Inherently Super-Nonwetting Fibers and Fabrics Mr. Quoc Truong, U.S. Army Natick Soldier RD&E Center
Fluid Phase Processing of Carbon Nanotubes for Production of Advanced EMI Shielding Materials Dr. Dmitri Tsentalovich, DexMat, Inc.
Nano/Biotechnology: Advanced Materials and Detection Capabilities
Reconfigurable DNA Nanostructures for Modulating FRET Pathways Dr. Susan Buckhout-White, Naval Research Laboratory
Monitoring Warfighter Performance with Printed Graphene Sweat Biosensors Prof. Jonathan Claussen, Iowa State University
The Functionalized Nanopore Detection (FiND) Platform for Target Analyte Detection and Quantification Dr. Eric Ervin, Electronic BioSciences, Inc.
Location Deterministic Biosensing from Quantum-Dot-Nanowire Assemblies Dr. Donglei Fan, The University of Texas at Austin
Nanomechanical Characterization of Bacillus anthracis Spores using Atomic Force Microscopy Dr. Alex Li, Air Force Institute of Technology
A NANOeSPRi-Based IVD Assay for Multiple Organ Injury Dr. Siqi Li, Luna Innovations, Inc.
Hybrid Plasmonic/Semiconductor Nanoparticles for Imaging and Photoablation Dr. Anton Malko, The University of Texas at Dallas
Photochemically Synthesized Silver Nanostructures for Surface Enhanced Raman Sensing of Bacteria and Explosives Mr. Mauricio Rojas-Andrade, University of California Santa Cruz [Selected]
Fabrication and Characterization of Low Modulus Bio-Electrodes Dr. Girish Srinivas, TDA Research, Inc.
Detecting VOCs Using Doped Electrospun Fibers Based Sensing Platforms Prof. Ashok Vaseashta, IASC/ICWI, NUARI
Stabilization of Nucleic Acids through Adsorption by Nanostructured Materials Dr. Brandy White, Naval Research Laboratory
Graphene-Based Chemical Sensor with Sub-PPB Sensitivity Dr. Yan Zhuang, Wright State University
Nanostructured Materials: 1-D, 2-D, and Metamaterials
High Pressure, Nano-Energetic Ignition Torch Applied to Subscale Test Rocket Engines Dr. Alireza Badakhshan, Air Force Research Laboratory (ERC, Inc.)
High Thermal Conductivity Gaskets Based on Carbon Nanotube Vertical Arrays Mr. Matthew Craps, NanoTechLabs, Inc. (UNCG)
Quantification of the Effects of Modified Multi-Walled Carbon Nanotubes on Model Crosslinked Epoxy-Amine Coating Characteristics Mr. Greg Curtzwiler, The University of Southern Mississippi
Engineering Surfaces with 2D Materials Dr. Paul Sheehan, Naval Research Laboratory
Scalable Productions of Pristine, Few-Layered Graphene Nanoplatelets and other 2D Nanomaterials by Shear Exfoliation Mr. Charles Van Fleet, Swan Chemical, Inc.
Next Generation Electronics
Modeling Kinetics in Nanoelectronics Devices using the Atomistic ToolKit Dr. Samuel Chill, Atherton Quantum Insight
Highly Sensitive Low-Loss Micro-Passives using 3D Printed Silver Nanoparticles - Fabrication, Modeling and Characterization Dr. Subhanshu Gupta, Washington State University
Memristive Granular Structures under Electrical and Mechanical Stimuli Dr. Alex Li, Air Force Institute of Technology
Advanced Deposition and Characterization Techniques for Enabling Future III-V Semiconductor Devices Mr. Antonio Lucero, University of Texas at Dallas
Power & Energy Generation
Nanosilicon: Production and Applications Dr. David Irvin, Systems & Materials Research Corporation
Safety with Performance: Breakthroughs in Solid Polymer Electrolyte Systems Mr. Chad Lewis, MW2 Defense, LLC
Flexible Graphene Liquid Metal Devices Mr. Richard Ordonez, Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Pacific [Selected]
Highly Sensitive Low-Loss Micro-Passives Using 3D Printed Silver Nanoparticles - Fabrication, Modeling and Characterization Mr. Arya Rahimi, Washington State University
Flat Ceramic Nanoparticles with Two Functionally Different Surfaces for Self-Generating Coatings Dr. Pavlo Rudenko, TriboTEX
Bio-Derived Energetic Nanomaterials Dr. Joseph Slocik, Air Force Research Laboratory
Safety & Health
Aerosol Sampling, Characterization, and Toxicity Evaluation of Nanomaterials Released in Air Force Environments Mr. Trevor Tilly, 711th Human Performance Wing
Sustainment & Sustainability
Through-Process Modeling of Cold Spray Processing for Repair Applications Dr. Danielle Cote, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Experimental Characterization for Through-Process Modeling of Cold Spray Aluminum Alloys Ms. Baillie McNally, Worcester Polytechnic Institute