Free Workshop on "Particulate Coatings: Processing and Applications"

"Particulate Coatings: Processing and Applications"
January 15, 2009

The IPrime Coating Process Fundamentals (CPF), Nanoparticle Technolgy (NPT), and Organic Optoelectronic Interfaces (OEI) Groups will offer a workshop on the processing and applications of particulate coatings.

UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA
Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EE/CS) 3-210

IPrime WORKSHOP
CO-SPONSORED BY Coating Process Fundamentals (CPF), Nanoparticle Technolgy (NPT), and Organic Optoelectronic Interfaces (OEI)
www.iprime.umn.edu

Particulate Coatings: Processing and Applications

Open to IPrime member companies, invited guests, faculty and students(For those considering IPrime membership, please Bob Lewis, lewis@cems.umn.edu, about attending these workshops free of charge as an IPrime guest.)

Organizers: Lorraine Francis, 612-625-0559, lfrancis@umn.edu; Dan Frisbie, 612-625-0779, frisbie@cems.umn.edu;
Uwe Kortshagen, 612-625-4028, uk@me.umn.edu; Satish Kumar, 612-625-2558, kumar@cems.umn.edu

Thursday, January 15, 2009, 8:30 AM to 4:15 PM
Electrical Engineering/Computer Science Building - Room 3-210

Full Workshop Schedule

8:00 Coffee, juice, and rolls 

8:30 Satish Kumar, University of Minnesota
Welcoming Remarks

8:35 William Russel, Princeton University
The Mechanics of Film Formation and Cracking with Colloidal Dispersions

9:35 Eric Granstrom, Cima NanoTech
Self Aligning Nanotechnology for Transparent Electronics  

10:10 Break

10:35 Jessica Liao, Hewlett-Packard
Particulate Coatings: Applications in Digital Printing

11:10 Eray Aydil, University of Minnesota
Coating Problems in Making Quantum-dot Solar Cells

11:45 Break (box lunch provided for industrial members and guests, speakers and faculty)
Optional Tour of Coating and Organic Optoelectronics Laboratories in Amundson Hall

1:00 Neal Nelson, Imation (retired)
Dispersing and Coating Alumina in the Data Storage Industry: Past, Present, and Future

1:45 Maria Nargiello, Evonik
Use of Nanostructured Particles based on Metallic Oxides to Enhance Coatings

2:20 Break

2:45 Michael Tsapatsis, University of Minnesota
Nanoparticle Coatings for Membrane Applications

3:30 Mikhail Pekurovsky, 3M
Micron-scale Particles in Drying Films

4:05 Satish Kumar and Lorraine Francis, University of Minnesota
Wrap-up Discussion and Closing Remarks

4:15 Adjourn