Coatings Research Institute to hold Smart Coatings Conference February 21-23 in Orlando, FL.The Coatings Research Institute (CRI) at Eastern Michigan University Eastern Michigan University, mainly at Ypsilanti, Mich.; coeducational; founded 1849 as a normal school, became Eastern Michigan College in 1956, gained university status in 1959. , Ypsilanti, MI, has announced that the Smart Coatings 2007 conference will be held February 21-23, 2006, at the Grosvenor Resort at Disney World in Lake Buena Vista, Orlando, FL.
The three-day conference will focus on bioactive coatings, nanotechnology-based coatings, self-assembled intelligent layers, and stimulus and response coatings.
The conference is organized into five sessions over the three days. It also includes a Poster Session.
The preliminary schedule is as follows:
Wednesday, February 21
"Self-Healing Polymer Coatings" -- S.R. White, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Early years: 1867-1880
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"Multi-Functional Thin Film Coatings Containing Layer-by-Layer Assembled Nano-particles" -- M. Rubner, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Massachusetts Institute of Technology, at Cambridge; coeducational; chartered 1861, opened 1865 in Boston, moved 1916. It has long been recognized as an outstanding technological institute and its Sloan School of Management has notable programs in business,
"Hyperbranched Polymers in Thin Films for Chemical Sensors" -- Brigitte I. Voit, Leibniz-Institute of Polymer Research
"Mechano-Chemistry and Conformational Mechanics of Stimulus-Responsive Macromolecules Macromolecules
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"Designer Biomaterials: Engineering Biointerfaces with Controlled Properties" -- J. Lahann, University of Michigan (body, education) University of Michigan - A large cosmopolitan university in the Midwest USA. Over 50000 students are enrolled at the University of Michigan's three campuses. The students come from 50 states and over 100 foreign countries.
"Scratch Recovery and Self-Healing Behavior of Nanocomposite Polyurethane Clear Coatings" -- Ray Fernando, California Polytechnic State University This article is about the university in San Luis Obispo, California. For Cal Poly Pomona, see California State Polytechnic University, Pomona.
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"Dependence of Switching Properties of Magnesium-Nickel Films on the Thickness of Palladium Overlayer and Substrate Temperature" -- Yu Ming Tang, Hong Kong Polytechnic University The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (Abbreviated:PolyU or HKPU Traditional Chinese: 香港理工大學
"Reversibly Porating Coatings" -- John Texter, Eastern Michigan University
"Polypyrrole/Aluminum Flake Hybrids as Corrosion Inhibitors for Aluminum 2024-T3" -- Victoria Johnston Gelling, North Dakota State University North Dakota State University, at Fargo; land-grant and state supported; coeducational; chartered and opened 1890 as North Dakota Agricultural College, achieved university status in 1960.
Thursday, February 22
"Printable Electronics: From Living Synthesis to Tailor-Made Nanostructured Plastic Electronic Materials" -- R.D. McCullough, Carnegie Mellon University Carnegie Mellon University, at Pittsburgh, Pa.; est. 1967 through the merger of the Carnegie Institute of Technology (founded 1900, opened 1905) and the Mellon Institute of Industrial Research (founded 1913).
"Memory Effects and Device Performance of Electroactive Polymer Thin Films and Coatings" -- Q.D. Ling, National University of Singapore The National University of Singapore (Abbreviation: NUS) is Singapore's oldest university. It is the largest university in the country in terms of student enrollment and curriculum offered.
"Biocidal Coatings for the Military" -- John La Scala, Army Research Lab
"Increasing Coating Functionality Using Nano-dimensioned Materials" -- S. Ray Taylor, University of Mississippi The University of Mississippi, also known as Ole Miss, is a public, coeducational research university located in Oxford, Mississippi. Founded in 1848, the school is composed of the main campus in Oxford and three branch campuses located in Booneville, Tupelo, and Southaven.
"Silsesquioxane-Titania Hybrid Coating Materials" -- Paul Popa, The Dow Chemical Company
"Plasma Polymerization of Polypyrrole at Atmospheric Pressure" -- Roel Dams VITO, Belgium
"Hybrid Nanostructured Sol-Gel Coating Systems" -- Kay Blohowiak, The Boeing Company
"A Smart Coating for the Early Detection and Inhibition of Corrosion" -- Luz Calle, Kennedy Space Center
"Application of the Epoxy Layered-Silicate Nanocomposite in Coating" -- Chenggang Chen, University of Dayton and Wright-Patterson AFB
"Tethered Stimuli-Responsive Polymer Films" -- K.B. Walters, Mississippi State University
"Bioactive Coatings for Directing Site-Specific Cellular Responses" -- Neeraj Gohad, Clemson University
Friday, February 23
"Nature-Inspired Superhydrophobic Coatings" -- W. Ming, Eindhoven University
"An Evaluation of the Concept of Tethering Organic Biocides to a Silicone Matrix to Create Novel, Environmentally-Friendly, Antifouling Coatings" -- Bret J. Chisholm, North Dakota State University
"Polymer Chameleons: Smart Materials with Built-In Deformation and Temperature Sensors" -- Christoph Weder, Case Western Reserve University
"Characterization of Multifunctional Aircraft Coatings with Hydrophobic Additives" -- N. Voevodin, University of Dayton and Wright-Patterson AF
Registration for the entire conference is $800 for industry professionals ($700 before January 21), $400 for academic educators, and $150 for students. To attend just one day of the conference, the cost is $300.
In addition, a separately priced symposium dinner will be held at 7:00 pm on Thursday, February 22. The cost is $60 and should be paid with conference registration.
Additional information can be found at www.emich.edu/public/coatings_research/smartcoatings. Technical questions should be directed to Jamil Baghdachi, Polymers and Coatings Graduate Program Coordinator for CRI, at 734.487.3192 or email@example.com.
For all general conference questions, contact Sandy Tanner, CRI Administrative Associate, at 734.487.2203 or firstname.lastname@example.org.