Tuesday Nov. 5, 2013
Plenaries V and VI
8:30 Man-Made Nanomachines: Design and Environmental Applications Joseph Wang UCSD    
9:15 Relevance of new California Safe Consumer Products Regulations to Nanomaterials Jeff Wong Department of Toxic Substances Control, CALIFORNIA ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY    
10:00 BREAK        
Session 4A Nano risk
Time Title Speaker Institution Co-Author Co-Author
10:20 Overview and Updates: Risk and Occupational Health and Safety of Nanomaterials Hilary Godwin UCLA and UC CEIN    
10:45 Tools for risk management of engineered nanoparticles in the workplace  Laura Hodson NIOSH Charles Geraci  
11:00 Potential inhalation exposure and containment efficiency when using hoods for handling nanoparticles Candace SJ Tsai Purdue Universtiy    
11:15 Effects of nanomaterial disposal on wastewater microbial communities and toxicity implications Yanjun Ma Virginia Tech Jacob Metch Amy Pruden
11:30 Exposure time independent  assessment of CuO ENP toxicity on zebrafish egg hatching Erik Muller Marine Sci Institute, UCSB Sijie Lin Roger Nisbet
11:45 Toxicity Effects of Seven Cu Compounds /Nanoparticles in Lettuce (Lactuca sativa) and Alfalfa (Medicago sativa) Jie Hong Univ of Texas at El Paso Lijuan Zhao Jorge L. Gardea-Torresdey
12:00 Effects of bare ZnO nanoparticles on green pea plants (Pisum sativum L.) cultivated in soil Arnab Mukherjee UTEP Susmita Bandyopadhyay Jorge L. Gardea-Torresdey
12:15 LUNCH*        
Session 4B Environmental applications
Time Title Speaker Institution Co-Author Co-Author
10:20 Enhancement of Surface Runoff Quality Using Nano-Modified Sorbents  Vinka Oyanedel-Craver Univ of Rhode Island Varun Kasaraneni Laura Schifmman, Thomas Boving
10:45 Resource recovery from wastewater using magnetic nano-adsorbents Adam Marsh Univ of Wyoming Jonathan A. Brant  
11:00 Nano-Enhanced Microbial Electrochemical Cells Xing Xie Stanford Univ    
11:15 Capture, Isolation and Electrochemical Detection of Industrially-relevant Engineered Aerosol Nanoparticles using Poly (amic) acid, Phase-inverted, Nano-membranes Victor kariuki SUNY Binghamton  Veronica Okello Nian Du
11:45 Effects of Dendrimer Oil Dispersants on Dictyostelium discoideum Nicholas K Geitner Clemson Univ Rhonda Rogers-Powell Pu-Chun Ke
12:00 Nanomaterial removal by conventional and advanced water treatment processes Jonathan A. Brant Univ of Wyoming Erik Pfeiffer Luke Ruff
12:15 LUNCH*        
Session 4C Green energy 
Time Title Speaker Institution Co-Author Co-Author
10:20 High Efficiency Thermoelectrics for Waste Heat Recovery John Bowers Inst. Energy Efficiency, UCSB    
10:45 Multi-functional Nanocomposites Clare Mahoney Carnegie Mellon Univ    
11:00 Synthesis of novel nanocomposite reverse electrodialysis (RED) ion-exchange membranes for salinity gradient power generation Jin Gi Hong Georgia Inst Technology Yongsheng Chen  
11:15 Coupling Semiconductor to Plasmonic Nanostructure for Enhanced Solar Fuel Production Jiangtain Li West Virginia Univ Scott K. Cusing Nianqiang Wu
11:30 Multi-Walled Carbon Nanotube Supported Titania for Enhanced Solar Hydrogen Production Ming Li Univ of Notre Dame Chongzheng Na  
11:45 Clean Energy from Ethanol A. Kowal Inst of Non-ferrous Metal,Central Laboratory ofs R, Adzic  M. Kopczyk
12:00 Sustainability Index: Evaluation of the Sustainability/Greenness of Nanotechnology Yang Shen Columbia Univ Chi Lo Ponisseril Somasundaran
12:15 LUNCH*        
Session 5A Nanotox, continued
Time Title Speaker Institution Co-Author Co-Author
1:30 Physicochemical and Toxicological Characterizations of Nanoparticles Emitted from Laser Printers: Environmental Health implications Sandra Pirela Harvard Univ Georgios Pyrgiotakis Philip Demokritou
1:45 Quantifying carbon nanotubes in biological samples: techniques, applications, and considerations Shannon K Hanna Univ of California CEIN Robert J Miller Adeyemi S Adeleye, Arturo A Keller and Hunter S Lenihan
2:00 Environmental Cytotoxicity of Nanoparticles: Study of Interactions of Gold Nanoparticles with Supported Lipid Bilayer Elaheh Kamaloo WPI Kellie Waterman Terri A. Camesano
2:15 Interactions of Copper Nanoparticles with Nitrifying and Nitrogen Fixing Bacteria Vincent Reyes UCLA Stephen Opot Shaily Mahendra
2:30 Stability of nanoparticle surface ligands during protein adsorption Wenwan Zhong Univ of California, Riverside Shang Zeng Yang Liu
2:45 Zebrafish xenograft model of glioblastoma to identify metal oxide nanoparticles with anticancer properties Jeffrey Greenwood Oregon State University Leah Wehmas Alex Punnoose
3:00 Association of functionalized gold nanoparticles with lipopolysaccharides: Implications for bacterial exposure to nanoparticles Kurt H Jacobson Univ of Wisconsin - Madison Joel A Pedersen Catherine J Murphy
3:15 Toxicity of Titanium Dioxide Nanoparticles in Brain Christina Davis Univ of Nebraska-Lincoln Srivatsan Kidambi  
3:30 Determination of the genotoxic effects of TiO2 nanoparticles in Cucurbita pepo by random amplified polymorphic DNA analysis Fabiola Moreno-Olivas Univ of Texas at El Paso Kyle L. Johnson Jorge L. Gardea-Torresdey
4:00 Antioxidant Properties of Graphene-Based Materials Yang Qiu Brown Univ Zhongying wang Robert H. Hurt
4:15 Conference Ends        
Session 5B Fate/transport, continued
Time Title Speaker Institution Co-Author Co-Author
1:30 Are nanohybrid environmental implication studies overdue? Navid Saleh Univ of South Carolina Jamie Lead Nirupam Aich
1:45 Environmentally Relevant Conditions Impacting Graphene Oxide Transport in Aqueous Environments Jacob Lanphere Univ of California, Riverside Sharon Walker  
2:00 Assessing the heteroaggregation of manufactured nanoparticles with  naturally occurring colloids in a typical surface water Labille Jerome CNRS, France Praetorius Antonia Brant Jonathan
2:15 Biological and Environmental Transformations  of Copper-Based Nanomaterials Zhongying Wang Brown Univ Robert H. Hurt  
2:30 Investigation of Silver Nanoparticle Sorption and Dissolution in Quartz Columns Ashley E. Hart Clemson Univ Brian A. Powell Christopher L. Kitchens
2:45 Differential behavior of Al nanophases Armand Masion CEREGE Catherine Santaella Laetitia Shintu
3:00 Oxidation of Uranium Dioxide Nanocrystals in Water Yong Wang Univ of Notre Dame Chongzheng Na  
3:15 Controlled Evaluation of Silver Nanoparticle Sulfidation: Reaction Mechanism and Nanoparticle Stability Ronald D. Kent Virginia Tech Joel G. Oser Peter J. Vikesland
3:30 Environmental fate of Nano-cellulose: Toxicity and Biodegradation Gargi Singh Virginia Tech Amy Pruden Peter Vikesland
3:45 Aggregation and Dissolution Behaviors of Metal Oxide Nanoparticles in Aqueous Environment Myunghee Lim Korea Institute of Toxicology Sujin Bae, Seong Min Hong Yu Sik Hwang
4:15 The Effect of Surface Chemistry on Gold Nanoparticle Environmental Stability and Transport Samuel E. Lohse Univ of Illinois Nardine Abadeer Catherine J. Murphy
4:30 Conference Ends        
Session 5C Tools for nanotechnology
Time Title Speaker Institution Co-Author Co-Author
1:30 Overview/A portable EC-TFF system for in-situ characterization of engineered nanomaterials Omowunmi A. Sadik SUNY,  Binghamton Nian Du Veronica Okello
1:55 Optical Observation and Hyperspectral Characterization of Nanomaterials in-situ Byron J. Cheatham Principal, CytoViva, Inc.    
2:10 Surface-enhanced Raman spectroscopy (SERS) cellular imaging for determination of intracellular gold nanoparticle biocoatings Rebecca H. Lahr Virginia Tech Peter J. Vikesland  
2:25 Real time visualization and quantification of silver nanoparticles impact on Escherichia coli using atomic force microscopy-liquid cell Nelson Anaya Univ of Rhode Island Teresa Kirschling, Jeison Killgore Vinka Oyanedel-Craver
2:40 Optimized design and development of sustainable nanomaterials - a toxicological perspective. Anna A Shvedova WVU    
2:55 Improving nanoparticle detection and characterization using spICPMS with microsecond dwell times Manuel Montano Colorado School of Mines James F. Ranville Hamid Badiei
3:10 Development of an in vitro Experimental Methodology for Studying Surface Activity of Lung Surfactant Yi Y. Zuo Univ of Hawaii at Manoa Xianju Wang Rimei Chen
3:25 Quantitative assessment of nanoparticle-induced toxicity in embryonic zebrafish Silvana Andreescu Clarkson Univ Rıfat Emrah Özel Kenneth Wallace
3:40 Impedance Biosensors for Sustainability Ian Suni Southern Illinois Univ    
4:30 Conference Ends        
* These meals are provided with the conference registration.