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Meeting Materials Science & Technology 2018
Symposium Responsive Functional Nanomaterials
Organizer(s) Wenzhuo Wu, Purdue University
Weiyang Li, Dartmouth College
Sarina Sarina, Queensland University of Technology
Wenxian Li, University of Wollongong
Jiahua Zhu, Univ of Akron
Scope Responsive functional nanomaterials change their physiochemical properties by adapting to the surrounding environments. On external stimuli, materials are able to regulate the transport of ions and molecules (biomimetic cell membrane), switch surface wettability and adhesion, convert signal between physical, chemical and biological responses, and vice versa. These materials are playing an increasingly important part in a diverse range of applications, such as sensors and actuators, energy devices, self-healing materials, separation, drug delivery, diagnostics, tissue engineering, functional coatings and textiles. This symposium will provide researchers a unique platform and the opportunity to exchange ideas about the recent progress of responsive functional nanomaterials in a wide range of applications.

Topics include but arenot limited to:
-Design, synthesis and characterization of functional nanomaterials.
-Theory and simulation of responsive functional nanomaterials
-Nanomaterials response to physical (electrical, photo, thermal, magnetic and etc) stimuli.
-Nanomaterials response to chemical (pH, ion, amidine group and etc) stimuli.
-Applications of responsive nanomaterials: sensors, actuators, functional coatings, drug delivery, microelectromechanical systems, self-healing structures, energy harvesters, solar cells, fuel cells, batteries and etc.
-Biomimetic nanomaterials: functional membrane, artificial skin/muscle, superhydrophobic and superoleophobic surfaces, anti-fog coatings and etc.
Abstracts Due 04/05/2018
Proceedings Plan Definite: At-meeting proceedings

Boosting Thermal Conduction in Polymers by Lowering Inter-chain Thermal Resistance via Organic Molecules
Computational Design of Thermochromic Film for Building Energy Efficiency: Influence of Particle Size, Shape, and Concentration
Direct fabrication of Graphene-based Strain Gauge on 3D-printed ULTEM
Electrically and Thermally Triggered Three-dimensional Graphene Foam-reinforced Shape Memory Epoxy Composites
Embedding Conductive Nanomaterials into Polymers by Direct Printing for Flexible Pressure Sensors
Emerging Piezoelectricity in Two-dimensional Chiral-Chain Van der Waals Tellurene for Energy Harvesting and Sensing
Field-effect Transistors Made from Solution-grown Two-dimensional Tellurene
Fundamental Understanding and Rational Design of Multifunctional Hydrogels
Highly Deformable Hierarchical Heterostructure Printed Liquid Electrode Self-assembled Two-dimensional Semiconductor for Wearable Electronics and Sensors
Highly Transparent and Flexible Triboelectric Nanogenerators
Investigation of Mechanical Behavior of Ionic Diblock Copolymer, via Molecular Dynamics Simulation
Kinetic Studies of Indoor Volatile Organic Compounds Removal with Functional TiO2-based Coating
Light Illumination Room Temperature Gas Sensing Mechanism of ZnO/SnO2 Heterostructures
Localizing Microwave Heat by Surface Polarization of Titanate Nanostructures for Enhanced Catalytic Reaction Efficiency
Nanocrystalline Electro-chemo-mechanical Actuator Operating at Room Temperature
Organic Bullet Resistance System
Preparation of NiO Nanostucture by Hydrothermal for H2S Gas Sensor
Surface Interactions on Nanostructured Metal Oxides for Gas Sensing Applications

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