2015 SNO Conference Program

Sunday, November 8, 2015
Welcome and Plenaries I & II (Mayfair Ballroom)
9:30 Welcome Wunmi Sadik & Barb Karn SNO President and Executive Director
9:45 Sustainability Challenges Evolve with Nanotechnology Development Mike Roco National Science Foundation
10:30 Panel Discussion: Sustainable Nanotechnology Kyle Doudrick,Wunmi Sadik, Barbara Karn, Jackie Isaacs, Phil Demokritou      
11:15 Nanomedicine: State of the Science Andre Nel UCLA/UC CEIN
12:00 LUNCH*        
Session 1A Nanoinformatics-Making your data useful to the research community (Mayfair Ballroom) Session Chair: Stacey Harper
Time Title Speaker Institution Co-Author Co-Author
1:00 National Cancer Institute (NCI) Nanotechnology Working Group (Nano WG) Mervi Heiskanen NCI Stacey Harper Christine Hendren
1:15 Nanoinformatics, data epistemology and challenges of team science Sharon Ku Drexel University    
1:30 Toolbox application in research community building Michael O’Rourke Michigan State University Stephanie Vasko  
1:45 Nanoinformatics - Getting from Data to Knowledge Sandra Karcher Carnegie Mellon Christine Hendren Greg Lowry
2:00 Nanoinformatics workshop outcomes: zeta potential reporting template and guidance document Stacey Harper, Mervi Heiskanen OSU, NCI    
2:40 Final revisions to template and guidance document and strategic planning for standardization Stacey Harper OSU    
3:00 BREAK        
Session 2A Energy Systems (Mayfair Ballroom) Session Chair: Yongsheng Chen
3:30 Rational design of electrodes in electrochemical energy devices Xing Xie California Tech Yi Cui  
3:50 High performance thin-film reverse electrodialysis stack for effectively harvesting salinity gradient energy Bopeng Zhang Georgia Tech Yongsheng Chen  
4:10 Novel electrode PtCr/PAA (polyamic acid) for efficient ethanol oxidation reaction Jing Zhang Binghamton University    
4:30 Withdrawn Min Hong University of Queensland Jin Zou Zhigang Chen
4:50 END OF SESSION        
Session 1B Food and Agricultural Systems (Cambridge/Oxford Room) Session Chairs: Jason White
Time Title Speaker Institution Co-Author Co-Author
1:00 Nanomaterials and crop plants: using molecular response to assess health and environmental safety after exposure Jason White USDA/CT Agricultural Experiment Station Luca Pagano Nelson Marmiroli
1:20 Revisiting the safety of food-grade nanomaterials: Towards more realistic and relevant studies Ikjot Singh Sohal Biomedical Engineering  & Biotechnology, University of Massachusetts-Lowell Kenneth Racicot Kevin O'Fallon
1:40 Rapid Exposure Assessment of Nanomaterials in Foods Using Laser Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy Jared Schoepf Arizona State University Robert Reed Paul Weserhoff
2:00 Testing single extraction methods and in-vitro bioaccessibility tests to assess the availability of metals from engineered nanoparticles in soil Sonia Morais Rodrigues University of Aveiro, Portugal Nuno Cruz Paul F.A.M. Romkens
2:20 The bioavailability of silver and silver sulfide nanoparticles to duckweed (Landoltia Punctata) and alfalfa (Medicago Sativa) plants John Stegemeier Carnegie Mellon University/CEINT Benjamin P. Colman Greg Lowry
2:40 Visualization of Nanoparticles in Plants Using Different Techniques: Lessons Learnt for Nanoparticle Uptake Fabienne Schwab CEREGE - Centre de Recherche et d’Enseignement de Géosciences de l’Environnement Astrid Avellan Clément Layet
3:00 BREAK        
Session 2B Social Systems and Governance (Cambridge/Oxford Room) Session Chair: Christian Beaudrie
3:30 Fostering a sustainable future: Risk governance and the role of society in the development of nanotechnologies Christian Beaudrie Compass Resource Management    
3:50 The Advancement of Environmental LCA for Nanomaterials through Greater Stakeholder Engagement Kaitlin Vortherms Arizona State University Tom Seager Ben Wender
4:10 Understanding Science Communication in Environmental Nanotechhnology Teams Margaret M. Hinrichs Arizona State University Thomas P. Seager Sarah J. Tracy
4:30 Developing a Nanotechnology Perception-Attitude-Acceptance Model to Predict the Factors Impacting People’s Attitude Towards and Acceptance of Nanotechnology Rajani Ganesh Pillai North Dakota State University Achintya N Bezbaruah  
4:50 Promises and Challenges for the Adoption of Alternative Testing Strategies (ATS) Methods within Regulatory Frameworks Timothy Malloy UCLA Ela Beryt  
5:10 The Center for Nanotechnology in Society at Arizona State University: an experiment in training graduate scientists and engineers Ira Bennett ASU    
Session 1C Water and Air Systems (Parliament Room) Session Chair: John Fortner
Time Title Speaker Institution Co-Author Co-Author
1:00 Engineered Crumpled Graphene Oxide (CGO) Nanocomposite Membrane Assemblies for Advanced Water Treatment Processes John Fortner Washington University in St. Louis    
1:20 Biofouling Mitigation in Forward Osmosis by Functionalization of Thin-Film Composite Polyamide Membranes with Graphene Oxide Nanosheets Francois Perreault ASU Humberto Jaramillo Ming Xie
1:40 Modification of Membranes with Bioinspired Polydopamine and Silver Nanoparticles Formed in Situ To Mitigate Biofouling Kai Loon Chen Johns Hopkins University Li Tang Kenneth Livi
2:00 Improving the Sustainability of Drinking Water Systems using Nanostructured Biosensors for Escherichia coli Heather A. Crapo Binghamton University Idris Yazgan Omowunmi A. Sadik
2:20 Composition of Carbonaceous Nanomaterials and Electrospun Polymeric Nanofibers for Water Treatment Systems Natalia Hoogesteijn von Reitzenstein ASU Onur G. Apul Paul Westerhoff
2:40 pH-triggered SERS Detection of Environmental Pollutants Haoran Wei Virginia Tech Peter Vikesland  
3:00 BREAK        
Session 2C Air and Water Systems (Parliament Room) Session Chair: Paul Tratnyek & Paul Westerhoff
3:30 Photoreactive TiO2 nanoparticles for Chlorpyrifos Degradation: Synergies and Antagonisms in Nano-Bio Based Remediation Strategies Jeff Farner Budarz Duke University Courtney Gardner Mark Wiesner
3:50 Catalytic reduction of NO reduction in the presence of oxygen over Cu/CexZr1-XO2 prepared by microwave-heated polyol process Kui-Hao Chuang Department of Safety, Health and Environmental Engineering, Central Taiwan University of Science and Technology    
4:10 A novel fabrication of granular activated carbon supported bimetal nanoparticles for sustainable water treatment Kavita Meduri Portland State University Ryan Catabay Graham O'Brien Johnson
4:30 Silica (SiO2) Nanoparticle-Supported Lipid Bilayers as an In Situ Remediation Strategy for Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons in the Soil Environment Beojong Kim Temple University Stephanie L. Wunder  
4:50 Transformation and Degradation of Graphene-based Nanomaterials in the Aquatic Environment Indranil Chowdhury Civil and Environmental Engineering, Washington State University Chia-Ying Chen Matthew C. Henderson
5:10 Experimental release and aquatic toxicity of copper (nano)particles from marine paints Adeyemi S. Adeleye UCSB/UC CEIN SIjie Lin  
6:00 Reception/Cash Bar