Meetings & Events

Publishing Alliance

MRS publishes with Springer Nature

 

Corporate Partners

 

2008 MRS Spring Meeting & Exhibit

March 24-28, 2008 | San Francisco
Meeting Chairs: Jeffrey C. Gelpey, Robert J. Hamers, Paul Muralt, Christine A. Orme

Symposium PP : The Business of Nanotechnology

2008-03-25   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Lhadi Merhari CERAMEC
Anil Gandhi Applied Materials, Inc.
Sara Giordani TTP Lab
Loucas Tsakalakos General Electric Global Research Center
Christos Tsamis NCSR Demokritos

Symposium Support

Applied Materials Inc
General Electric Company
SAGE Publishing Co The Nanotechnology Institute
PP1: Nanotech Energy Solutions & Business Models Across the Globe
Session Chairs
Anil Gandhi
Lhadi Merhari
Tuesday PM, March 25, 2008
Room 3014 (Moscone West)

9:00 AM - **PP1.1
The Solar Industry: Overview of Market Dynamics, Key Players and Sustainability of Growth.

Amy Smith 1
1 Global Technology Group, Lehman Brothers, Menlo Park, California, United States

Show Abstract

9:30 AM - **PP1.2
Electricity for the 21st Century – Unlocking the Potential of Solar : Creating a Smart, Efficient, Distributed Power System.

Charles Gay 1
1 Solar Business Group, Applied Materials, Santa Clara, California, United States

Show Abstract

10:00 AM - **PP1.3
The Properties And Performance Of Micro-Tubular (Less Than 1mm Od) Anode Supported SOFC's For APU-Applications.

Nigel Sammes 1 , Alidad Mohammadi 2 , Fazil Serincan 2
1 Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Colorado School of Mines, Golden, Colorado, United States, 2 Connecticut Global Fuel Cell Center, University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut, United States

Show Abstract

10:30 AM - **PP1.4
Issues of the Business Plan of the Micro-nano-hetero Fuel Based Nuclear Reactor.

Liviu Popa-Simil 1 , Claudiu Muntele 2
1 , LAVM LLC, Los Alamos, New Mexico, United States, 2 , CIM-AAMURI, Huntsville, Alabama, United States

Show Abstract

11:00 AM - *
break

11:30 AM - **PP1.5
In Search of the Right Business Model.

Ganesh Skandan 1
1 , NEI Corporation, Somerset, New Jersey, United States

Show Abstract

12:00 PM - **PP1.6
From Nanoscience to Advanced Products: An Example of Technology Transfer in Germany.

Horst Hahn 1 2 3
1 Institute for Nanotechnology, Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe, Eggenstein-Leopoldshafen Germany, 2 Joint Research Laboratory Nanomaterials, Technische Universität Darmstadt, Darmstadt Germany, 3 , SusTech GmbH & Co. KG Darmstadt, Darmstadt Germany

Show Abstract

12:30 PM - **PP1.7
Exciting Opportunities for Nanotechnology R & D and Business in Singapore.

Lerwen Liu 1
1 , NanoGlobe Pte Ltd., Singapore Singapore

Show Abstract

2008-03-26   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Lhadi Merhari CERAMEC
Anil Gandhi Applied Materials, Inc.
Sara Giordani TTP Lab
Loucas Tsakalakos General Electric Global Research Center
Christos Tsamis NCSR Demokritos
PP4: Nanomanufacturing & Nanotech Transition from the Lab-to Market
Session Chairs
Anil Gandhi
Christos Tsamis
Wednesday PM, March 26, 2008
Room 3014 (Moscone West)

3:00 PM - **PP4.1
Overview of Nanoscale Manufacturing and the State of the Nanomanufacturing in the United States.

Ahmed Busnaina 1 , Manish Mehta 2
1 NSF Center for High-rate Nanomanufacturing, Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts, United States, 2 , The National Center for Manufacturing Sciences, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States

Show Abstract

3:30 PM - **PP4.2
Taking Nanotechnology Companies Public – Success Stories from Europe.

Marco Beckmann 1
1 , Nanostart AG, Frankfurt Am Main Germany

Show Abstract

4:00 PM - *
break

4:30 PM - **PP4.3
Exploiting Nanotech Opportunities: A Strategic Entrepreneurship Perspective.

Daniela Baglieri 1 , Sara Giordani 2
1 Business Economics and Management, University of Messina, Messina Italy, 2 , TTP Lab, Technology Transfer Program & Laboratory, Vicenza Italy

Show Abstract

5:00 PM - **PP4.4
Balancing Multiple Market Opportunities When Commercializing a Platform NanoTechnology.

Timothy Weihs 1 2
1 Materials Science and Engineering, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, United States, 2 , Reactive NanoTechnologies, Hunt Valley, Maryland, United States

Show Abstract

5:30 PM - **PP4.5
Making a Business from Three-Dimensional Atom Mapping of Nanomaterials.

Thomas Kelly 1
1 , Imago Scientific Instruments Corporation, Madison, Wisconsin, United States

Show Abstract

2008-03-27   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Lhadi Merhari CERAMEC
Anil Gandhi Applied Materials, Inc.
Sara Giordani TTP Lab
Loucas Tsakalakos General Electric Global Research Center
Christos Tsamis NCSR Demokritos
PP5: Nanotech Commercialization Challenges
Session Chairs
Lhadi Merhari
Thursday AM, March 27, 2008
Room 3014 (Moscone West)

9:30 AM - **PP5.1
Technology Development And Tech Transfer In The Nanotechnology Institute – A Comprehensive Model For Nano-Based Development.

Robert Carpick 1 5 , Erli Chen 2 5 , Anthony Green 3 5 , Kambiz Pourrezaei 4 5
1 Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, 5 , The Nanotechnology Institute, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, 2 Center for Technology Transfer, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, 3 , Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Southeastern Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, 4 Department of Biomedical Engineering, Drexel University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Show Abstract

10:00 AM - **PP5.2
Commercialization of Advanced Nano-Composite Steels; From R&D to Mass Production.

Greg Kusinski 1 , David Pollack 2
1 School of Materials Science and Engineering, Clemson University, Clemson, South Carolina, United States, 2 , MMFX Technologies Corporation, Irvine, California, United States

Show Abstract

10:30 AM - **PP5.3
Nano in Near Term Commercially viable Clean Energy Technologies.

Deepak Srivastava 1
1 , Nanoexa Battery, Burlingame, California, United States

Show Abstract

11:00 AM - PP5NanoChallenge
BREAK

11:30 AM - PP5NanoChallenge
FORUM DISCUSSION

Show Abstract