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Fall 2006 logo2006 MRS Fall Meeting & Exhibit

November 27 - December 1, 2006 | Boston
Meeting Chairs:
 Babu R. Chalamala, Louis J. Terminello, Helena Van Swygenhoven

 

Symposium B : Structure, Processing, and Properties of Polymer Nanofibers for Emerging Technologies

2006-11-28   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Jean S. Stephens Luna Innovations
John F. Rabolt University of Delaware
Gregory C. Rutledge Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Gary E. Wnek Case Western Reserve University
B1: Applications of Polymer Nanofibers to Tissue Engineering I
Session Chairs
Jean Stephens
Tuesday AM, November 28, 2006
Room 206 (Hynes)

9:30 AM - **B1.1
Synthesis and Processing of Biodegradable Thermoplastic Elastomers for Soft Tissue Engineering.

William Wagner 1 2 , John Stankus 1 , Jianjun Guan 1 , Michael Sacks 1 2 , Todd Courtney 1 2 , Yi Hong 1
1 McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States, 2 Dept. of Bioengineering, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States

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10:00 AM - B1.2
Laminin-Coated Nanofiber Scaffold Improves NSC Adhesion and Proliferation

Gregory Christopherson 1 , Hongjun Song 2 , Hai-Quan Mao 1 3
1 Department of Materials Science & Engineering, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, United States, 2 Department of Neurology and Institute for Cell Engineering, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, United States, 3 Whitaker Biomedical Engineering Institute, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, United States

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10:15 AM - B1.3
pH-gated Drug Releasing of Polyelectrolyte Nanofibers

Lei Zhai 1
1 NanoScience Technology Center and Department of Chemistry, Univeristy of Central Florida, Orlando, Florida, United States

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10:30 AM - B1.4
Electrospun Hydroxyapatite Bio-composites for advanced Prosthetic Devices.

A. Bishop 1 , J. Yang 1 , Cs. Balazsi 2 , P. Gouma 1
1 Materials Science and Engineering, State University of New York at Stony Brook, Stony Brook, New York, United States, 2 Ceramics and Composites Laboratory, Research Institute for Technical Physics and Materials Science, Budapest Hungary

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10:45 AM - B1.5
Electronic Transport Measurements in Tin Oxide Microfibers Created From a Polymer Solution.

Maria Taku 1 , Chris Rodd 2 , Jorge Santiago-Avilés 1
1 Electrical & Systems Engineering, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, 2 Materials Science & Engineering, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

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11:00 AM -
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B2: Functionalizing Polymer Nanofibers
Session Chairs
John Rabolt
Tuesday AM, November 28, 2006
Room 206 (Hynes)

11:30 AM - **B2.1
Preprocessing Functionalization of Electrospun Fibers for Applications in Biomaterials.

Cheryl Casper 1 2 , Nori Yamaguchi 1 2 , Ronak Maheshwari 1 , John Rabolt 1 2 , Kristi Kiick 1 2
1 Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware, United States, 2 , Delaware Biotechnology Institute, Newark, Delaware, United States

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12:00 PM - B2.2
Encapsulation and Release of Bioactive Agents Using Novel Microfiber Scaffolds Produced Through Electrostatic Processing.

Meghan Smith 1 , Gary Wnek 1
1 Chemical Engineering, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, United States

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12:15 PM - **B2.3
Taking Advantage of Supramolecular Structure in Melt and Solution Electrospinning

Timothy Long 1 , Matthew Hunley 1 , Matthew McKee 1
1 Chemistry, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia, United States

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12:45 PM - B2.4
A Simple Method to Grow Polymer Nanofibers from Superglue®.

Pratik Mankidy 1 , Ramakrishnan Rajagopalan 2 , Carlo Pantano 2 , Henry Foley 1 2 3
1 Chemical Engineering, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, United States, 2 Materials Research Institute, Penn State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, United States, 3 Department Of Chemistry, Penn State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, United States

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B3: Composite Polymer Nanofibers
Session Chairs
Greg Rutledge
Tuesday PM, November 28, 2006
Room 206 (Hynes)

2:30 PM - **B3.1
Nanostructured Materials Enabled by Electrospinning.

Younan Xia 1
1 Chemistry, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States

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3:00 PM - B3.2
Enhanced Photoluminescence in Electrospun PPV Nanofibers owing to Molecular Orientation.

Meghana Kakade 1 , John Rabolt 1 , Bruce Chase 2
1 Material Science and Engineering, University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware, United States, 2 Central Research and Development, DuPont, Wilmington, Delaware, United States

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3:15 PM - B3.3
PVdF/MWCNT Electrospun Nanocomposite Fibers.

Kris Behler 1 , Mickael Havel 1 , Frank Ko 1 , Yury Gogotsi 1
1 Materials Science Engineering, Drexel, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

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3:45 PM - B3.5
Polymer Nanofibers Containing Isolated and Aligned Single Wall Carbon Nanotubes

Robert Young 1 , Stephen Eichhorn 1 , Kannan Prabhakaran 1
1 Materials Science Centre, University of Manchester, Manchester United Kingdom

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4:00 PM -
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B4: Conducting Polymer Nanofibers
Session Chairs
John Rabolt
Tuesday PM, November 28, 2006
Room 206 (Hynes)

4:30 PM - **B4.1
Electrospinning Technique And Life Quality.

Ce Wang 1
1 Alan G. MacDiarmid Institute, Jilin University, Changchun, Jilin, China

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5:00 PM - B4.2
Polythiophene Nano and Micro fibers from Electrostatic Spinning and the Melt.

Gregory Sotzing 1 , Arvind Kumar 1 , Chris Asemota 1 , Jia Choi 1 , Yogesh Ner 1
1 Institute of Material Science, Univ of Connecticut, Storrs, CT , Connecticut, United States

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5:30 PM - B4.4
Electrical Conductivity Measurements of Nanofibers from PAni.HCSA in the PEO Matrix Fabricated with Electrospinning Method.

Saima Khan 1 , Martin Kordesch 1
1 Physics & Astronomy and CMSS Program, Ohio University, Athens, Ohio, United States

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5:45 PM - B4.5
Nanometal Containing Nanocomposites and PhotolithographicPolyaniline Nanofibers.

Massimo Bertino 1
1 physics, university of missouri-Rolla, Rolla, Missouri, United States

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B5: Poster Session: Structure, Processing, and Properties of Polymer Nanofibers
Session Chairs
John Rabolt
Tuesday PM, November 28, 2006
Exhibition Hall D (Hynes)

9:00 PM - B5.1
Supramolecular Selectivity of Poly(ethylene oxide) in Semicrystalline Polymer Nanocomposites.

Peng He 1
1 Chemistry, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, United States

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9:00 PM - B5.10
Polymers Derived Ceramic and UV-sensitive Polymer Nanofibers by Electrospinning Technique.

Saima Khan 1 , Aurangzeb Khan 1 , Martin Kordesch 1
1 Physics & astronomy and CMSS Program, Ohio University, Athens, Ohio, United States

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9:00 PM - B5.11
Prospects for Using Liquid Crystals to Affect Polymer Chain Alignment in Electrospun Fibers.

Chris Snively 1 , John Rabolt 1 , Bruce Chase 2
1 Materials Science and Engineering, University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware, United States, 2 , DuPont Inc., Wilmington, Delaware, United States

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9:00 PM - B5.12
Formation of Nanoscale Palladium Combining Electrospinning and dc Sputtering.

Víctor Pantojas 1 , Carlo Otaño 2 , Ariel Otero 1 , José Otaño 2 , Carlos Ortiz-Rodriguez 1 , Jorge Santiago 3 , Wilfredo Otano 1
1 Department of Physics, University of Puerto Rico at Cayey, Cayey, Puerto Rico, United States, 2 Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Puerto Rico at Mayaguez, Mayaguez, Puerto Rico, United States, 3 Department of Electrical and System Engineering, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

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9:00 PM - B5.13
Two-Layer Electrospun Composite

Kristin Sisson 1
1 MSEG, University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware, United States

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9:00 PM - B5.14
Crystal Structure and Piezoelectric Properties of Electrospun PVDF Ultrafine Fiber Mats.

Onur Yordem 1 , Mert Gulleroglu 1 , Erdem Ogut 1 , Yusuf Menceloglu 1 , Melih Papila 1
1 , Sabanci University, Istanbul Turkey

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9:00 PM - B5.15
Micropatterned Polythiophene Nanofibers via Electrostatic Spinning and Photolithography

Chris Asemota 1 , Arvind Kumar 1 , Gregory Sotzing 1
1 , University of Connecticut, Willimantic, Connecticut, United States

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9:00 PM - B5.16
Characterization of Electrospun poly (methyl methacrylate) Scaffolds for Three-dimensional in vitro Biological Studies.

Ying Liu 1 , Yuan Ji 1 , Jonathan Sokolov 1 , Miriam Rafailovich 1
1 Material Science and Engineering, SUNY at Stony Brook, Stony Brook, New York, United States

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9:00 PM - B5.2
Electrospun Novel Structured Polymer and Polymer/Carbon Nanotube Composite Materials.

Jing Liu 1 , Satish Kumar 1
1 , Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia, United States

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9:00 PM - B5.3
The Size Dependence of Polymeric Materials in Confined Geometries:NNanofibers.

Sezen Curgul 1 , Gregory Rutledge 2
1 DMSE/PPST, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 2 Chemical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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9:00 PM - B5.4
Core-Sheath, Hollow, Porous and Surface-Functionalized Nanofibers by Coaxial Electrospinning

Jesse McCann 1 , Dan Li 1 , Younan Xia 1
1 Department of Chemistry, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States

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9:00 PM - B5.5
High Flux, Anti-fouling Three-tier Ultra-filtration Membrane of the Electrospun PAN/PES Nanofibers Coated with Polyurethane

ChanHee Park 1 , Kwang Sok Kim 2 , In-Joo Chin 1
1 Polymer Science and Engineering, Inha University, Incheon Korea (the Republic of), 2 , Small Business Training Institute, Kyungsan Korea (the Republic of)

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9:00 PM - B5.6
Characterization of Electrospun Polymer Fibers with Dyes

Carl Giller 1 , Keun-Hyung Lee 1 , John Rabolt 1 , Bruce Chase 2 1
1 MSEG, University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware, United States, 2 , Dupont, Wilmington, Delaware, United States

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9:00 PM - B5.7
Isotactic Poly(1-butene) (i-PB) Fibers by Electrospinning

Keun-Hyung Lee 1 , Steven Givens 1 , Bruce Chase 2 , John Rabolt 1
1 Materials Science and Engineering, University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware, United States, 2 Experimental Station, Dupont, Wilmington, Delaware, United States

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9:00 PM - B5.8
Characteristics of PB/PMP blend Fibers via Electrospinning

Keun-Hyung Lee 1 , Christopher Snively 1 2 , Steven Givens 1 , Bruce Chase 3 , John Rabolt 1
1 Materials Science and Engineering, University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware, United States, 2 Chemical Engineering, University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware, United States, 3 Experimental Station, Dupont, Wilmington, Delaware, United States

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9:00 PM - B5.9
Stretched Polymer Nanohairs by Tailored Capillarity and Adhesive Force

Hoon Eui Jeong 1 , Sung Hoon Lee 1 , Pilnam Kim 1 , Kahp Y. Suh 1
1 School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Seoul National University, Seoul Korea (the Republic of)

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2006-11-29   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Jean S. Stephens Luna Innovations
John F. Rabolt University of Delaware
Gregory C. Rutledge Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Gary E. Wnek Case Western Reserve University
B6: Unique Processing Strategies for Polymer Nanofibers
Session Chairs
Greg Rutledge
Wednesday AM, November 29, 2006
Room 206 (Hynes)

9:30 AM - **B6.1
Coaxial Electrospinning for Nanostructured Advanced Materials.

Ignacio Loscertales 1 , Juan E. Díaz Gómez 2 , Manuel Lallave 3 , Jorge Bedía 4 , José Rodriguez-Mirasol 4 , Tomás Cordero 4 , Manuel Márquez 5 , Suresh Shenoy 6 , Gary Wnek 7 , Todd Thorsen 8 , Antonio Barrero 3
1 Dep. Ingenieria Mecanica y Mecanica de Fluidos, Universidad de Malaga, Malaga Spain, 2 , Yflow S.L., Campanillas, Malaga, Spain, 3 Dep. Ingeniería Energetica y Mecanica de Fluidos , Universidad de Sevilla, Sevilla Spain, 4 Dep.Ingeniería Química, Universidad de Málaga, Málaga Spain, 5 Harrington Department Bioengineering, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, United States, 6 Chemical and Life Sciences Engineering, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia, United States, 7 Department of Chemical Engineering, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, United States, 8 Department of Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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10:00 AM - B6.2
Controlling the Confined Assembly of Coaxially Electrospun Poly(styrene-block-isoprene) Fibers.

Vibha Kalra 1 , Sergio Mendez 1 , Jung Lee 1 , Huy Nguyen 1 , Manuel Marquez 2 , Yong Joo 1
1 School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, United States, 2 INEST Group, Research Center, Philip Morris USA Inc., Richmond, Virginia, United States

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10:15 AM - B6.3
Production and Characterization of Core-Sheath Electrospun Nanofibers doped with Carbon Nanotubes

Satyajeet Ojha 1 , Jamal Irving 1 , Russell Gorga 1
1 Textile Engineering, Chemistry and Science, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, United States

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10:30 AM - B6.4
Plasma-radiation Enhanced Nanofiber-thermoplastic Composites.

Aflal Mohamed 1 , Yossef Elabd 1 , Giuseppe Palmese 1
1 Chemical and Biological Engineering, Drexel University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

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10:45 AM - B6.5
Gradient Nanobtubes by Wetting of Ordered Porous Templates.

Marc Milbradt 1 , Olaf Kriha 2 , Martin Steinhart 3 , Andreas Greiner 2 , Joachim Wendorff 2 , Ralf Wehrspohn 1
1 Department of Physics, University of Paderborn, Paderborn Germany, 2 Department of Chemistry, University of Marburg, Marburg Germany, 3 , Max-Planck-Institute of Microstructure Physics, Halle Germany

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11:00 AM -
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B7: Processing of Polymer Nanofibers: Fundamentals
Session Chairs
Heidi Schreuder-Gibson
Wednesday AM, November 29, 2006
Room 206 (Hynes)

11:30 AM - **B7.1
Nanofibers Collected Reproducibly.

Darrell Reneker 1 , Tao Han 1
1 Polymer Science, The University of Akron, Akron, Ohio, United States

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12:00 PM - B7.2
Characterization of Electrospinning Fiber Diameter Distributions and Process Dynamics for Development of Real-Time Control.

Xuri Yan 1 , Michael Gevelber 1 , Jian Yu 2 , Gregory Rutledge 2
1 Manufacturing Engineering, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts, United States, 2 Chemical Engineering, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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12:15 PM - B7.3
Electrostatic Processing of Polyolefins.

Steven Givens 1 , Keun-Hyung Lee 1 , D. Bruce Chase 1 , John Rabolt 1
1 Material Science, University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware, United States

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12:30 PM - B7.4
Highly Porous Nanofibers by Electrospinning into a Cryogenic Liquid

Jesse McCann 1 , Manuel Marquez 2 , Younan Xia 1
1 Department of Chemistry, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States, 2 INEST, PMUSA, Richmond, Virginia, United States

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12:45 PM - B7.5
One Dimensional Nanocomposites

Nikhil Sharma 1 , Darrin Pochan 1
1 Materials Science & Engineering, University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware, United States

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B8: Structure, Processing, Property Relationships in Polymer Nanofibers
Session Chairs
Jean Stephens
Wednesday PM, November 29, 2006
Room 206 (Hynes)

2:30 PM - **B8.1
Electrospinning of Nanofibers and Beyond: Towards New Techniques, Functions and Applications.

Joachim Wendorff 1 , Andreas Greiner 1
1 Department of Chemistry, Philipps-University, Marburg Germany

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3:00 PM - B8.2
Texture Engineering in Nanotubes Consisting of Partially Crystalline Polymers.

Nitin Shingne 2 1 , Markus Geuss 1 , Martin Steinhart 1 , Lili Zhao 1 , Ulrich Goesele 1 , Elke Hempel 2 , Thomas Thurn-Albrecht 2
2 Institute of Physics, Martin Luther University, Halle (Saale) Germany, 1 , Max-Plank-Institute of Microstructure Physics, Halle (Saale) Germany

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3:15 PM - B8.3
A Novel Method to Measure the Mechanical Properties of Electrospun Polyacrylonitrile Nanofibers

Ioannis Chasiotis 1 , Mohammad Naraghi 1 , Hal Kahn 2 , Yuris Dzenis 3
1 Aerospace Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, Illinois, United States, 2 Materials Science and Engineering, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, United States, 3 Department of Engineering Mechanics , University of Nebraska , Lincoln, Nebraska, United States

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3:30 PM - B8.4
A Novel Test and Characterization Device for obtaining the Nano-mechanical Behavior of Electrospun Polyaniline Micro/nano-scale Fibers.

Pankaj Kaul 1 , Liangti Qu 2 , Vikas Prakash 1 , Alexis Abramson 1 , Liming Dai 2
1 Mechanical and Aerospace Engineeering, Case Western Reserve University , Cleveland, Ohio, United States, 2 Chemical and Materials Engineering, University of Dayton, Dayton, Ohio, United States

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3:45 PM - B8.5
Structure and Nanomechanical Characterization of Well-aligned Electrospun Polystyrene/MWCNT Composite Nanofibers

Yuan Ji 1 , Jaseung Koo 1 , Shouren Ge 1 , Bingquan Li 1 , Batya Herzberg 2 , Toby Klein 2 , Jonathan Sokolov 1 , Miriam Rafailovich 1
1 Materials Science and Engineering, SUNY at Stony Brook, Stony Brook, New York, United States, 2 , SKA High School for Girls, Hewllett Bay Park, New York, United States

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4:00 PM -
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B9: Properties of Polymer Nanofiber Membranes
Session Chairs
Gary Wnek
Wednesday PM, November 29, 2006
Room 206 (Hynes)

4:30 PM - **B9.1
Electrospinning: An Industrial Perspective.

H. Young Chung 1
1 Corp. Technology, Donaldson Co., Inc., Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States

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5:00 PM - B9.2
Prediction of Electrospinning Parameters for Targeted Fiber Diameter and Applications to Superhydrophobicity

Eren Simsek 1 , Sinan Yordem 1 , Melih Papila 1 , Yusuf Menceloglu 1
1 Materials Science and Engineering Program, Sabanci University, Istanbul Turkey

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5:15 PM - B9.3
Superhydrophobic Surfaces with Optical Functionalities.

Minglin Ma 1 , Malancha Gupta 1 , Randal Hill 2 , Karen Gleason 1 , Gregory Rutledge 1
1 cheme, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 2 , MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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5:30 PM - B9.4
Polarizing Energy Transfer Luminescence From Single Polymer Nanowires by Control of Internal Molecular Arrangements

Gareth Redmond 1
1 Nanotechnology Group, Tyndall National Institute, Cork Ireland

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5:45 PM - B9.5
Development of Novel Materials for Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cells.

Burak Birkan 1 , Albert Levi 1 , Cenk Gumeci 1 , Yusuf Z Menceloglu 1
1 Material Science and Engineering, Sabanci University, Istanbul Turkey

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2006-11-30   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Jean S. Stephens Luna Innovations
John F. Rabolt University of Delaware
Gregory C. Rutledge Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Gary E. Wnek Case Western Reserve University
B10: Applications of Polymer Nanofibers to Tissue Engineering II
Session Chairs
Heidi Schreuder-Gibson
Thursday AM, November 30, 2006
Room 206 (Hynes)

9:30 AM - **B10.1
Elastomeric Biodegradable Electrospun Polymers for Tissue Engineering and Regeneration

Kimberly Woodhouse 1
1 Chemical Engineering and Applied Chemistry, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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10:00 AM - B10.2
Aligned Biofunctionalized Nanofibrous Scaffolds for Neural Stem Cell Differentiation.

Shawn Lim 1 , Hongjun Song 2 , Hai-Quan Mao 3
1 Department of Biomedical Engineering, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, United States, 2 Institute for Cell Engineering, Departments of Neurology and Neuroscience, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, United States, 3 Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, United States

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10:15 AM - B10.3
Electrospun Polymer Fibers for Tissue Engineered Scaffolds

Danielle Rockwood 1 , Robert Akins 2 , Kimberly Woodhouse 4 , Joanna Fromstein 4 , D. Chase 3 1 , John Rabolt 1
1 Materials Science and Engineering, University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware, United States, 2 Biomedical Research, A.I. duPont Hospital for Children, Wilmington, Delaware, United States, 4 Chemical Engineering and Applied Chemistry, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 3 Corporate Center for Analytical Sciences, DuPont de Nemours Company, Wilmington, Delaware, United States

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10:30 AM - B10.4
Bioresorbable Core-Sheath Bicomponent Nanofibrous Scaffolds for Tissue Engineering.

Ajit Moghe 1 , Bhupender Gupta 1
1 , North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, United States

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10:45 AM -
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B11: Applications of Polymer Nanofibers to Tissue Engineering III
Session Chairs
Gary Wnek
Thursday AM, November 30, 2006
Room 206 (Hynes)

11:15 AM - **B11.1
Biomimetic and Bioactive Nano-fibrous Scaffolds for Regeneration.

Peter Ma 1
1 Biologic and Materials Sciences, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States

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11:45 AM - B11.2
Degradation of Electrospun Nanofiber Scaffold by Short Wave-Length Ultraviolet Radiation Treatment and Its Potential Applications in Tissue Engineering

Yixiang Dong 1 , Thomas Yong 1 , Casey Chan 1 2 , Seeram Ramakrishna 1 3 4
1 Division of Bioengineering, National University of Singapore, Singapore Singapore, 2 Dept. of Orthopedic Surgery, National University of Singapore, Singapore Singapore, 3 Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, National University of Singapore, Singapore Singapore, 4 NUS Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Initiative (NUSNNI), National University of Singapore, Singapore Singapore

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12:00 PM - B11.3
Electrospun Mesoporous Molecular Sieves

Kenneth Balkus 1 , Chunrong Xiong 1 , Minedys Macias 1 , Nadia Khanam 1
1 Chemistry, University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, Texas, United States

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12:15 PM - B11.4
Crosslinked Chitosan Nanofibers.

Caroline Schauer 1 , Jessica Schiffman 1
1 Materials Science and Engineering, Drexel University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

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12:30 PM - B11.5
Characterization of Fibers Electrospun from an Organometallic Tin Precursor in Different Polymer Binders.

Christopher Rodd 1 , Maria Taku 2 , Jorge Santiago-Avilés 2
1 Materials Science and Engineering, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, 2 Electrical and Systems Engineering, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

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