Presentations: Cellulose Nanomaterials - A Path Towards Commercialization Workshop


DAY ONE: May 20, 2014

 

Dr. Robert Moon, Materials Research Engineer, Forest Products Laboratory and IPST at Ga Tech - Cellulose Nanomaterials Technical State of the Art

 

FEDERAL PANEL:

Dr. Cynthia West, Associate Deputy Chief for R&D, USDA Forest Service

Dr. Dev Shenoy, Chief Engineer, AMO, EERE, DOE

Dr. Michael Meador, Nanotechnology Program Manager, Game Changing Technology, NASA Glenn Research Center

Dr. Charles Geraci,  Coordinator, Nanotechnology Research Center, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health

 

KEYNOTE SPEAKER:

Dr. Sridhar Kota, Herrick Professor of Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan - Revitalizing American Manufacturing Putting  "&" Back into R&D

 

LARGE VOLUME USER PANEL:

Dr. Orlando Rojas, Professor, Departments of Forest Biomaterials and Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, North Carolina State University

 

PAPER, PACKAGING, FOOD AND BEVERAGE PANEL:

Ms. Beth Cormier, Vice President for R&D and Technology, Sappi Paper

Dr. Ed Socci, Director of  Beverage Packaging, PepsiCo Advanced Research

Dr. Bernard Cathala, Group Leader of Nanostructured Assemblies and Deputy Director of the Biopolymer, Interaction and Assembly Unit, National Agronomical Research Institute, Nantes, France

 

DAY TWO: May 21, 2014

 

OPENING REMARKS - DAY 2

Dr. Altaf Carim, Assistant Director for Nanotechnology, OSTP

 

SPECIALTY APPLICATIONS PANEL

Dr. Zhenqiang “Jack” Ma, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Dr. Cliff Eberle, Technical Development Manager, Carbon and Composites, Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Dr. Brian O’Connor, Program Manager – Environment, FPInnovations

 

CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES IN MANUFACTURING PANEL

Dr. Kim Nelson, Vice President for Government Affairs, API

Mr. Jean Moreau, CEO, CelluForce

Mr. Mike Bilodeau, Director, Process Development Center, University of Maine

Mr. Yoram Shkedi, CEO, Melodea