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CNPComp2019 : Conference Programme

 

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Wednesday 17 July

09:00-10:30

Registration, Poster set-up

10:45-11:00 Welcome
11:00-11:45 KEYNOTE
Composite Materials with Graphene

Prof. Rodney S. Ruoff, UNIST (South Korea)

Mechanics/Interfaces (Chaired by Prof. Brian L. Wardle)
11:45-12:15 INVITED
Graphene Polymer Composites; Interface Effects and Mechanics in Tension and Compression

Prof. Costas Galiotis, FORTH, Patras (Greece)

12:15-12:30 From Bioinspired to Bionic Nanocomposites

Prof. Nicola Pugno, University of Trento (Italy) & Queen Mary, University of London (UK)

12:30-12:45 CNT Fibres: a Micromechanical Model and the Challenges for their Use in Structural Composites

Dr. Juan J. Vilatela, IMDEA (Spain)

12:45-13:00 Bioinpired Graphene-Based Nanocomposites

Prof. Qunfeng Cheng, Beihang University, Beijing (China)

13:00-13:15 The Strength of Mechanically-Exfoliated Monolayer Graphene

Dr. Dimitrios Papageorgiou, University of Manchester (UK)

13:15-13:30 Interfacial Energy Dissipation in Graphene Nanocomposites

Dr. Zheling Li, University of Manchester (UK)

13:30-14:30

Lunch (barbecue in Arts Quarter Square)

14:30-16:15

Poster Session (in Mucci's)

Hierarchical Composites (Chaired by Prof. Costas Galiotis)
16:15-16:45 INVITED
On the Role of the Nanostructure in Composites

Prof. Larissa Gorbatikh, KU Leuven (Belgium)

16:45-17:00 Enhancing the Interlaminar Fracture Toughness of Composites by using CNT Films

Prof. Weibang Lyu, SINANO, Suzhou (China)

17:00-17:15 Continuous Production of CNT-grafted Carbon Fibres: A Route to Manufacture Hierarchical Composites

Dr. Hugo G. De Luca, Imperial College London (UK)

17:15-17:30 Hierarchical Composites with High CNT Loadings

Dr. Neptun Yousefi, University of Vienna (Austria)

17:30-18:00 Coffee Break
Functionally Graded Nanocomposites (Chaired by Prof. Larissa Gorbatikh)
18:00-18:30 INVITED
Nanocomposites and Hierarchical Nanoengineered Mechanical and Multifunctional Performance

Prof. Brian L. Wardle, MIT (USA)

18:30-18:45 Magnetic Control of Microstructure in Graphene Nanoplatelet (GNP) Epoxy Composites

Dr. Mark J. Eaton, Cardiff University (UK)

18:45-19:00 Manipulation of Single-Walled CNT in Composites with Electric Fields

Dr. Manuel Morais, Fraunhofer Institute for Chemical Technology (Germany)

19:00-19:15 Fabrication of Functionally Graded CNT by Additive Manufacturing Technology: Promises and Challenges

Dr. Devi K. Kalla, University of Denver (USA)

19:15-19:30 GNP/ MWCNT/MCF PEEK Composites for FDM Printing: Paving the Way Towards Smart Structures

Dr. Francesca Nanni, University of Rome Tor Vergata (Italy)

19:30-21:00

Drinks / Refreshment (in Queen's Building Courtyard)

Thursday 18 July

Towards Industrial Applications
09:00-09:10 INVITED
Intro Talk: Carbon based nanostructures for improved industrial products

Prof. Karl Schulte, TUHH (Germany)

09:10-09:25 Large Scale Production of Graphene and Related Layered Materials for Enhanced Composites

Dr. Stephen A. Hodge, Versarien Plc. (UK)

09:25-09:40 New Frontiers in Single Wall Carbon Nanotubes Applications

Dr. Alexander A. Khasin, OCSiAl (Russia)

09:40-09:55 Graphene goes Large – Industrial Scale Adoption of Carbon Nanomaterials in Composites

Dr. Andy Goodwin, First Graphene Ltd. (UK)

09:55-10:10 Characterisation of GNP Prepared by High Pressure Homogenisation: Structure and Morphology

Ms. Valentina Guerra, University of Warwick (UK)

10:10-10:20 INVITED
Conclusions

Prof. Alan Windle, University of Cambridge (UK)

10:20-10:50 Open Panel Discussion
10:50-11:15 Coffee Break
Sensing
11:15-11:45 INVITED
Electrical, Mechanical and Electromechanical Properties of Novel Composites

Prof. Jonathan N. Coleman, Trinity College Dublin (Ireland)

11:45-12:00 Electrophoretically Deposited CNT-Based Nanostructured Composites on Conventional Textiles for Novel Sensing Applications

Prof. Erik T Thostenson, University of Delaware (USA)

12:00-12:15 Development and Characterisation of Embedded Quantum Resistive Sensors for Monitoring Application

Dr. Mickael Castro, University of South Brittany (France)

12:15-12:30 Negative auge factor piezoresistive composites based on polymers filled with MoS2 nanosheets

Ms. Sonia Biccai, Trinity College Dublin (Ireland)

12:30-12:45 Highly Stretchable Piezoresistive Strain Sensor Based on Conductive Thermoplastic Vulcanizate

Dr. Subhan Saleh, Prince of Songkla University (Thailand)

Self-healing
12:45-13:00 Self-healing Elastomer-Carbon Nanocomposites for Stretchable Conductors

Prof. Biqiong Chen, Queen’s University Belfast (UK)

13:00-13:15 Engineering Sustainable Nanocomposites for Future Electrical Devices

Dr. Ben Xu, Northumbria University (UK)

13:15-14:15

Lunch

Energy Harvesting and Energy Storage
14:15-14:45 INVITED
High Power Factor, Completely Organic Themoelectric Nanocoatings Enables by Carbon Nanoparticles

Prof. Jaime Grunlan, Texas A&M University (USA)

14:45-15:00 Carbon Nanotubes Enable Stretchable Supercapacitors and Batteries

Prof. Bingqing Wei, University of Delaware (USA)

15:00-15:15 Effect of Preparation Conditions on Properties of GNP/PANI and rGO/PANI Composites for Supercapacitor Purpose

Dr. Jürgen Pionteck, IPFDD Dresden (Germany)

15:15-15:30 Carbon Nanostructures in Sustainable Electro- And Photo-Catalysis

Dr. Michele Melchionna, University of Trieste (Italy)

15:30-15:45 Synthesis and Dispersion of P- And N-Type MWNT for Thermoelectric Cementitious Nanocomposites

Dr. Marco Liebscher, Technical University of Dresden (Germany)

15:45-16:15 Coffee break
Thermal
16:15-16:30 Multifunctional Fibre Reinforced Composites: from Smart Out-of-Oven Manufacturing to Integrated Sensing and De-icing Capabilities

Dr. Han Zhang, QMUL (UK)

16:30-16:45 Tailored Polyurethane Composite Sheets Incorporating High Nanotube Loading for Development of Multifunctional Structures and Coatings

Dr. Yadienka Martinez-Rubi, National Research Council (Canada)

16:45-17:00 Graphene Related Materials for Thermally Conductive Nanocomposites. Which Type Works Best?

Prof. Alberto Fina, Politecnico Torino (Italy)

17:00-17:15 Compression-enhanced Thermal Conductivity of Polymer Composites

Prof. Oren Regev, Ben-Gurion University (Israel)

17:15-17:30 CNT Sea Urchins / Mat Enhanced Highly Thermal Conductive Polymer Composites

Dr. Xiao Zhang, University of Cambridge (UK)

17:30-17:45 Poster Prize

18:00-21:00

Social Dinner (in the Octagon)

Friday 19 July

Nanoparticle Dispersion: Methods, Measurement, Properties
09:00-09:45 KEYNOTE
Biomimetic Nanocomposites for Energy Technologies and Meta Optics

Prof. Nicholas A. Kotov, University of Michigan (USA)

09:45-10:00 In-line Monitoring of Carbon Nanoparticle Epoxy Dispersion Processes

Prof. Bodo Fielder, TUHH (Germany)

10:00-10:15 Three-dimensional Quantitative Mapping of Particle Concentration in Carbon Nanocomposites

Dr. Sandra Fisher, Imperial College London (UK)

10:15-10:30 High Shear Mixing Processed Epoxy Composites Reinforced with Graphene Nanoplatelet-CNT Hybrid Fillers

Dr. Sergejs Gaidukovs, Riga Technical University, Riga (Latvia)

10:30-10:45 Effect of Graphene Distribution on the Electrical Conductivity of Nanocomposites

Dr. Giovanni Santagiuliana, Queen Mary, University London (UK) & Nanoforce Tech. Ltd. (UK)

10:45-11:00 Influence of CNT in Binary Blend of Poly(Ether-Ketone) and Poly(2,5-Benzimidazole) on Morphology, Electrical Conductivity and Mechanical Properties

Prof. Arup R. Bhattacharyya, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (India)

11:00-11:30 Coffee Break
Surface Functionalisation
11:30-12:00 INVITED
Soft Dielectric Materials for Sensing and Energy Harvesting Applications

Prof. Philippe Puolin, CNRS, Bordeoux (France)

12:00-12:15 A Photo-Addressable Liquid Crystalline Phase Transition in Graphene Oxide Nanocomposites

Dr. Maria Crespo, Queen Mary, University of London (UK)

12:15-12:30 Tailoring The Interface Between Graphene And PMMA: PMMA Grafted Graphene As Reinforcement In PMMA Composites

Dr. Cristina Valles, University of Manchester (UK)

12:30-12:45 Tissue-engineered Scaffold Consisting of Electrospun Patterned PLA-based Fibrous Membranes with Antibacterial Property and 3D-printed Skeletons with Elasticity

Dr. Xuetao Shi, NPU, Xian (China)

12:45-13:00 Composites Fibres of PLA and Functionalised Few-Layer Graphene for Ligament Regeneration

Dr. Magda Silva, University of Minho (Portugal)

13:00-13:15 Functionalized Graphene / Silicone Rubber Composites:  Enhancing the Mechanical and Thermal Properties

Dr. Eunice Cunha, University of Manchester (UK)

13:15-13:30 Effects of the Functionalisation of Flax Fibre Fabrics with Carbonaceous Particles on the Mechanical Performances of Polypropylene based Composite Laminates

Dr. Pietro Russo, National Council of Research, Pozzuoli (Italy)

13:30 End