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Meeting 2024 TMS Annual Meeting & Exhibition
Symposium Materials Science for Global Development -- Health, Energy, and Environment: An SMD Symposium in Honor of Wole Soboyejo
Sponsorship TMS Functional Materials Division
TMS Structural Materials Division
TMS: Biomaterials Committee
Organizer(s) Jing Du, Pennsylvania State University
Jun Lou, Rice University
Nima Rahbar, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Jingjie Hu, North Carolina State University
John Obayemi, Worchester Polytechnic Institute
Scope This symposium will honor Professor Wole Soboyejo for his significant contributions to materials science and global development. In his research, Professor Soboyejo used materials science and technology to address global grand challenges in the areas of human health, sustainable energy, clean water, affordable housing, and education for people in the developing world. This symposium will provide an opportunity for scientists, engineers, educators and students to discuss the current interest and progress in advanced structural and functional materials that are relevant to global challenges and international development. Presentations on experimental, theoretical, and computational research are solicited.

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

(1) Fracture and fatigue behaviors of materials
(2) Materials science and technology for disease detection and treatment
(3) Characterization of the mechanical properties of biological cells
(4) Design and fabrication of next generation solar cells, LEDs, batteries and super capacitors
(5) Robust sustainable materials for water purification and green buildings
(6) Materials science education, outreach, and international development
Abstracts Due 07/15/2023
Proceedings Plan Planned:

A Data Science Approach for Detecting Breast Cancer Using Shear Assay Measurements and Functional Principal Component Analysis
A Portable Microcontroller Based Aptasensor for In-vitro Amodiaquine Sensing
A Web Based Interactive Tool for Ease Access and Visualization of Materials Availability Risk
All-natural, Eco-friendly Composite Foam for Highly Efficient Atmospheric Water Harvesting
An Assessment of the Near-infrared Photothermal Effects of Honey-mediated Au Nanoparticles for Cancer Treatment via Experiments and Models
An Enzymatic Carbon-Negative Structural Material
Bioinspired Design of Fracture Resistant Polymer-based Structures
Combined Drug Release and Laser-induced Heating of Multi-component Microspheres for the Treatment of Triple-negative Breast Cancer
Compliant Manipulation through Dynamically Tunable Dry Adhesion
Computational Study of the Bulk, Surface, and Interfacial Properties of BaZrS3 for Photovoltaic Applications
Conjoint Influence of Thermal and Stress Cycling on Functional Fatigue Behavior of the NiTiZr Shape Memory Alloys
Conjugation of Non-cadmium Based Ternary QDs to Porphyrins as Novel Therapeutic Agents in Photodynamic Therapy Against Cancerous Cell and Bacterial
Developing Manganese-rich Cathodes for Sodium Ion Batteries
Development of a Hybrid Powered UAS for Long-term Remote Water Resource Monitoring
Discrete Defect Plasticity and Implications for Dissipation
Effects of RGD Functionalization and Host Immune Response on the Quality of Tissue-engineered Bone for Dental Applications
Engineering Functional Bone Constructs for Repairing Non-union Bone Defects
Experimental Study on Preparation of Aluminate Cement with Secondary Aluminium Ash as Partial Replacement of Bauxite
Fatigue Crack Growth Rate Behavior of the Additive Manufactured Nickel-base Superalloy Inconel 718
Fracture at the Two-dimensional Limit
H-16: Corrosion Behavior of As-cast and Homogenized VCoNi and CrCoNi in an Acidic Medium
H-19: Plastic-Coconut Fiber Composite: A Sustainable Roofing Material
Harnessing the Power of Machine Learning to Solve Global Problems
Hydroxyapatite Coating of Biomaterials Surfaces: Pack Cementation of Robust Layers for Cell/Surface Integration
Imaging-based Fracture Analysis of Epoxy-Alumina Composite
Impact of Immersion Cooling on Thermomechanical Properties of Extremely Low Loss Substrate Core
Influence of Lattice Distortion on Dislocation Dynamics in High Entropy Alloys
Innovation in Manufacturing Tools
Insights on Sustainable Graphene-like Materials from Bioresources and Their Applications
Macroscale Superlubricity on Carbon Coated Metallic Surfaces
Materials for Global Development
Mechanical Behaviors of Biological and Engineered Composites
Mechanical Biomarkers and Molecular Biomarkers: A Theragnostic Approach for Breast cancer Detection/Treatment
Mechanical Heterogeneity of Trabecular Bone at Nanoscale
Mechanical Investigation of a Tandem Embolization-visualization System for Minimally Invasive Procedures
Mechanisms of Rapid Improvement of Mechanical Properties of Cold Sprayed Coatings by Induction Heating
Mechanistic Origin of the Enhanced Strength and Ductility in Mg-rare Earth Alloys
Microstructural Black Swans
PLGA-PEG Microparticles for Targeted Drug Delivery in the Treatment of Triple Negative Breast Cancer Cells.
Rationally Designed Peptides as Emerging Fenton Catalysts
Reactive Hierarchical Surface Restructuring: A Novel Technology for Manufacturing Low-cost, Sustainable, and High-performing Neural Interfacing Electrodes
Recycled Wood-geopolymer Concrete Blocks as Sustainable Material
Recycling, Reuse and Conformed of Acrylonitrile Butadiene Stryrene (ABS) from Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE)
Review of Fatigue Behavior of High-entropy Alloys
Scale-enabled Subcritical Crack Growth Mechanisms in Thin Sheet Materials
Synthesis of Milk Protein Based Biodegradable Film
Targeted Theranostic Nanoparticles and Drugs Systems for The Detection and Treatment of Triple Negative Breast Cancer
The Influence of Surface Curvature on the Instability of Electrodeposition in Lithium Metal Batteries
Using Electrons, Ions, X-rays, Atomic Force, and More for Materials Characterization: An Expeditious Update on Their Development and Application
Winston “Wole” Soboyejo – A Retrospective View of His Accomplishments and Contributions

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