Sunday Nov. 3, 2013
Welcome and Plenaries I & II
10:00 Welcome Wunmi Sadik Barbara Karn    
10:30 Nanotechnology Today Mike Roco NSF    
11:15 Measuring Sustainability:  Emerging Metrics David Allen University of Texas at Austin.    
12:00 LUNCH*        
Session 1A Green Synthesis & Green Manufacturing
Time Title Speaker Institution Co-Author Co-Author
1:00 Green Synthesis: An Integral Part of Sustainable Nano Barbara Karn NSF    
1:25 Green Nanotechnology—A sustainable and Economically Imperative Interdisciplinary Approach Kattesh Katti University of Missouri    
1:50 Selecting Benign Reagents for the Synthesis of Metal Nanostructures Scott M. Reed Univ of Colorado Denver    
2:10 Nano-Catalysts with Magnetic Core: Sustainable Applications in Chemical Synthesis Rajender S. Varma USEPA    
2:30 Assessing “Green” Synthesis Processes for Nanoparticles through a Life Cycle Perspective Paramjeet Pati Virginia Tech Peter J. Vikesland Sean McGinnis
2:45 Synthesis of Millimeter-Long Vertically Aligned Carbon Nanotube Arrays on Aluminum Oxide Buffer Prepared by Layer-by-Layer  Assembly of Boehmite Nanoplates Haitao Wang University of Notre Dame Chongzheng Na  
3:00 Cellulose Nanocrystal - Biopolymer Nanocomposites:  Biomimicry meets Polymer Processing Christopher L. Kitchens Clemson University Jose Luis Orellana Esteban E. Urena Benavides
3:15 BREAK        
3:30 Nanomanufacturing and Sustainability: Opportunities and Challenges Ahmed Busnaina Northeastern University Joey Mead Jacqueline Isaacs
4:00 Multi-stage Stochastic Integer Programming Model for Sustainable Nanomanufacturing Capacity Expansion Planning Serkan Erbis Northeastern University Sagar Kamarthi Jacqueline A Isaacs
4:15 Effect of recycling on the properties of carbon nanotube polymer nanocomposites Joey Mead U Mass Lowell Jinde Zhang Artee Panwar
4:30 Preventing Carbon Nanotube-Leaching from Polymer Matrices: A Study of Sulfonated Polysulfone-Carbon Nanotube Ultrafiltration Membranes Charles-Francois de Lannoy Duke University Katie Gloe Mark Wiesner
4:45 Engineering safer, transparent, UV-absorbing ZnO nanorods with minimal genotoxicity Georgios A. Sotiriou Harvard University Alison Elder, Christa Watson, Kimberly M. Murdaugh, Georgios Pyrgiotakis, Joseph D. Brain Philip Demokritou
5:00 END OF SESSION        
Session 1B Environmental Applications
Time Title Speaker Institution Co-Author Co-Author
1:00 What can Engineering Applications of Nanomaterials tell us about the Environmental Implications of Nanomaterials? Greg Lowry Carnegie Mellon    
1:25 Environmental Applications of graphene oxide nanocomposites on surfaces Debora F. Rodrigues University of Houston    
1:40 Detection of Heavy Metals with Graphene Oxide-Based Biosensors Ming Li West Virginia University Nianqiang Wu  
1:55 Absolute Disinfection of Drinking Water using Green Nanostructured Biomembranes Idris Yazgan SUNY Binghamton Nian Du Omowunmi A. Sadik
2:10 Electrically Conducting Carbon Nanotube - Polymer Composite Membranes for Fouling Prevention David Jassby UC Riverside Wenyan Duan Alexander Dudchenko
2:25 Carbon Nanotube-Enabled Ozonation For Removal Of Organic Micropollutants During Water Treatment Rebekah Oulton University of Iowa David M. Cwiertny Jason Haase
2:40 A robust, energy-free, sustainable point-of-use water purification system Mingliang Zhang Stanford University Xing Xie Shan X. Wang
2:55 Ultra-Sentitive Nanosensors for Determination, Monitoring and Mapping of Polyaromatic Hydrocarbon in Polluted Waste Water Hlamulo Makelane Univ of the Western Cape Emmanuel I.Iwuoha  
3:10 BREAK        
3:30 Paper Based Sensors for Environmental Contaminants Marjorie R. Willner Virginia Tech Rebecca H. Lahr Peter J. Vikesland
3:45 Aptamer-functionalized Gold Nanoparticles for the Rapid Detection of Staphylococcus aureus Maria Riquelme Breazeal Virginia Tech Pruden, Amy Vikesland, Peter
4:00 A Low-Temperature Precursor Route to Nanocrystalline Zinc Oxide for Arsenic Remediation Evangeline Rukundo Oklahoma State University    
4:15 Food Starch Coated Iron Nanoparticles for Application in Contaminant Remediation Mary Pate North Dakota State University Senay Simsek Achintya Bezbaruah
4:30 Large Air Volume Real Time Nano-Aerosol Monitoring System Maria D. King Texas A&M Univ Victor M. Ugaz Raymond M. Pierson
4:45 Microwave-Assisted Synthesis of Graphene-Supported Platinum Nickel Nanoalloy as Catalyst for Nitroaromatic Reduction Hanyu Ma University of Notre Dame Chongzheng Na  
5:00 END OF SESSION        
Session 1C Agriculture & food   Curriculum/Education
Time Title Speaker Institution Co-Author Co-Author
1:00 Characterization of Food Grade Titanium Dioxide Paul Westerhoff Arizona State University Kyle Doudrick Yu Yang
1:25 Nanosensors in agriculture and environmental sustainability Ashok Mulchandani UC Riverside    
1:45 A Novel, Chemical free  Intervention Nanotechnology For Fresh Produce Surface  Disinfection Using Engineered Water Nanostructures Phillip Demokritou Harvard University Georgios Pyrgiotakis  
2:05 Engineered Nanomaterials and Agricultural Crops- Co-contaminant Interactions and Trophic Transfer Jason C. White CT Agricultural Exper. Station Baoshan Xing Lee Newman
2:25 Fate of nanoceria in Red kidney beans and its filial generation: Differential response to soil quality Sanghamitra Majumdar U TX El Paso Jose R. Peralta-Videa Jorge L. Gardea-Torresdey
2:40 Effects of Soil-Delivered Manufactured Nanomaterials on Soybean Plants John H. Priester UCSB/UC-CEIN Jorge L. Gardea-Torresdey Patricia A. Holden
2:55 Sorption and Chemical Transformation of CeO2 Nanoparticles in Soils Yuji Arai Clemson Univ Jessica Dahle  
3:10 BREAK        
3:30 Integrating Sustainablity Aspects  into a Nanoscience Program Deb Newberry Dakota Country Tech College    
3:50 Building a new nanotechnology curriculum utilizing Industry-Univ partnerships Robert I. MacCuspie Florida Polytechnic Univ    
4:05 Public Engagement in Sustainable Nanotechnology Catherine Nameth UC CEIN Christine Truong Hilary Godwin
4:20 The Virginia Tech Interdisciplinary Graduate Education Program in Sustainable Nanotechnology Peter Vikesland Virginia Tech Amy Pruden Linsey Marr
4:35 Interdisciplinary Nano Tools Course at the Univ of Rhode Island Vinka Oyanedel-Craver University of Rhode Island Geoffry Bothun  
4:50 Blogging at Sustainable-Nano.com: Informal Science Education & Professional Development Lee M. Bishop U Wisconsin - Madison Robert J. Hamers  
5:05 END OF SESSION        
6:00 Reception/Cash Bar
* These meals are provided with the conference registration.