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Symposium F.SF05—Advanced Materials for Additive Manufacturing

Additive manufacturing (AM) has experienced a resurgence in the last several years that is largely driven by advances in printers, software, and modeling. Many materials that are currently used in AM processes were developed and optimized for other manufacturing techniques such as casting or injection molding. New materials designed for additive manufacturing processes represents an opportunity to not only develop materials that are compatible with AM hardware, but also to achieve functional materials with complex geometries that can enable technologies for catalysis, electronic devices, energy storage/conversion, aerospace and automotive parts, and medicine.

This symposium will bring together an interdisciplinary group of researchers from chemistry, biology, physics, materials science, medicine, and engineering to discuss recent developments in materials for AM and the innovative structures and devices they enable. These topics encompass the complete spectrum of materials development from design and synthesis to applications, and will include: new functional materials, stimuli-responsive materials, multi-material printing, and nanocomposites; novel techniques processes and equipment that utilize new chemistries or chemical processes with AM; new physical and chemical properties of the printed constructs; and applications associated with the emergence of new materials. AM is applicable across industries that include aerospace, healthcare, and automotive. This symposium will serve as a forum for researchers in the field to discuss recent advances, and how novel materials can impact emerging and existing applications. The symposium is expected to attract a diverse audience that will include scientists from academia, government, and industry.

Topics will include:

  • Design and synthesis of advanced materials for AM
  • Developments in AM techniques and processes
  • Novel structural and property characterization techniques and investigation that enhance the understanding of 3D printed materials and structures
  • New device concepts enabled by additive manufacturing
  • Materials for AM in applications including, but not limiting to, energy storage and conversion, catalysis, electronics and optoelectronics, and healthcare
  • Simulation and modeling of materials and geometric constructs

Invited Speakers:

  • Lawrence Bonassar (Cornell University, USA)
  • Miguel Castilho (Utrecht University, Netherlands)
  • Brian Derby (The University of Manchester, United Kingdom)
  • Eric Duoss (Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, USA)
  • Adam Feinberg (Carnegie Mellon University, USA)
  • Julia Greer (California Institute of Technology, USA)
  • Sarah Heilshorn (Stanford University, USA)
  • Liangbing Hu (University of Maryland, USA)
  • Dong Lin (Kansas State University, USA)
  • Michael McAlpine (University of Minnesota, USA)
  • Anne Meyer (Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands)
  • Jordan Miller (Rice University, USA)
  • Monica Moya (Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, USA)
  • Subramanian Ramakrishnan (Florida State University, USA)
  • André Studart (ETH Zürich, Switzerland)
  • Xiaoyu Zheng (University of California, Los Angeles, USA)
  • Cheng Zhu (Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, USA)

Symposium Organizers

Yat Li
University of California, Santa Cruz
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
things , yatli@ucsc.edu

Juana Mendenhall
Morehouse College
Department of Chemistry

Artur Moreira Pinto
University of Porto
Laboratory for Process Engineering, Environment, Biotechnology and Engineering
things , arturp@fe.up.pt

Marcus Worsley
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Advanced Materials Synthesis

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