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Particles 2008
Particle Synthesis, Characterization, and Particle-Based Advanced Materials
10-13 May 2008
Wyndham Orlando Reseort Hotel
Orlando, Florida

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Confirmed Invited Speakers

 Amr Abdel-Fattah (Los Alamos National Laboratory)
Acoustically-induced microparticle orbiting and clustering on a solid surface: Origin and implications
 James Adair (Penn State University)
Colloids for nanomedical applications
 Tadafumi Adschiri (Tohoku University)
Supercritical hydrothermal synthesis of hybrid nanoparticles: Toward particle based devices
 Anil Kumar Anal (Massey University)
Biopolymeric microparticles for encapsulation of live cells – Biotransport and biocompatibility considerations
 Clinton Ballinger (Evident Technologies)
Commericialization of semiconductor nanoparticles
 Brian Benicewicz (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute)
RAFT polymerization from nanoparticles
 Shlomo Berger (Technion)
Array of non-linear dielectric nanocrystals
 Lennart Bergstrom (Stockholm University)
Assembly of orientationally ordered nanocrystalline films and superlattices
 Cory Berkland (University of Kansas)
Nanoparticles and targeting
 Simon A. Biggs (University of Leeds)
Complex particle coatings from block copolymer micelle multilayer films
 Bernie Binks (University of Hull)
From foams to ‘dry water’: Phase inversion of particle-stabilized materials
 Stefan Bon (University of Warwick)
Supracolloidal structures through liquid-liquid interface driven assembly
 Elodie Bourgeat-Lami (Laboratoire de Chimie et Procédés de Polymérisation-CNRS, Villeurbanne)
Incorporation of laponite clay platelets into polymr latexes: Evidence of clay localization by cryo-TEM imaging
 Hans-Gerd Boyen (University of Hasselt)
Nanoparticles for magnetic recording: The pros and cones of self-assembly
 Paul Braun (University of Illinois Urbana-Champlain)
Molecular recognition based permanent assembly of non-FCC colloidal crystals
 Lyudmila Bronstein (University of Indiana)
Functional magnetic nanoparticles as building blocks of novel biomaterials
 Richard Brotzman (Nanophase Technologies)
Trends in nanomaterials synthesis and applications
 Peter Burkhard (University of Connecticutt)
Peptide nanoparticles as a platform for vaccine design
 Everett Carpenter (Virginia Commonwealth University)
Synthesis of magnetic nanoparticles for biomedical applications
 Maria T. Celis (Universita Los Andes)
Characterization of dispersed systems using multiwavelength transmission measurements
 Peilin Chen (Academia Sinica)
Novel applications of colloidal lithography
 Y. T. Chen (Academia Sinica)
In situ detection of cellular exocytosis with a single-walled carbon nanotube field-effect transistors
 Sungmin Choi (Korean Advanced Institute of Science and Technology)
Water re-dispersible single wall carbon nanotubes fabricated by in-situ polymerization of micelles
 Gan-Moog Chow (National University of Singapore)
NIR activated upconversion nanoparticles with visible emission for sensing and imaging
 David Cliffel (Vanderbilt University)
Advances in protein mimics using peptide-coated nanoparticles
 Helmut Coelfen (Max Planck Institute for Colloids and Interfaces, Golm)
Particle analysis using a multiwavelength detector on the analytical ultracentrifuge or Particle mediated crystallization
 Karl Coleman (Durham University)
Chemically modified single-walled carbon nanotubes: Synthesis and application in polymer composites
 Giuseppe Compagnini (Universitŕ di Catania)
Synthesis and properties of nanoparticles and nanowires by laser ablation in liquid environments
 Ron Cook (TDA Research)
Self-assembled nanostructures via nanoparticle surface functionalization
 Zhaoxiang Deng (University of Science and Technology of China)
DNA assisted assembly of linear nanoparticle arrays on carbon nanotubes
 Marina A. Dobrovolskaia (SAIC-Frederick Inc., NIH)
Preclinical immunological characterization of nanoparticles
 Hongwei Duan (Emory University)
New Approaches towards water-soluble and fluorescent metal nanoclusters
 Andrei Dukhin (Dispersion Technology)
Ultrasound for characterizing nano-colloids: Sizing, zeta potential & rheology
 Yvon Durant (University of New Hampshire)
Synthesis and characterization of targeted polymeric nanoparticle for biomedical applications
 Joydeep Dutta (Asian Institute of Technology)
Bacteria and fungi as templates for self-organization of gold nanoparticles
 Prabir Dutta (Ohio State University)
Biological activity of mineral fibers and carbon particulates: Implications for nanoparticle toxicity and the role of surface chemistry
 Inga Ennen (University of Bielefeld)
Magnetic nanoparticles and XMR-technology: A combined tool for single molecule detection
 Jiyu Fang (University of Central Florida)
Lipid tubules with a birefringent core and their ordered arrays
 Claus Feldmann (Universität Karlsruhe)
Nanoscale hollow spheres: Synthesis and properties
 Si-Shen Feng (National University of Singapore)
Nanomedicine: Nanoparticles of biodegradable polymers for cancer treatment
 Jennifer Fiegel (Oklahoma State University)
Nanoparticulate aerosols for the treatment of respiratory infections
 Fernand Fiévet (Université Paris Diderot)
Nucleation and growth of metals, oxides and chalcogenides in polyols: control of size and shape of the particles
 Warren Ford (Oklahoma State University)
Dispersion polymerization of cross-linked poly(2-ethylhexylmethacrylate-co-chloromethylstyrene) in fluorinated solvents
 Stephen Foulger (Clemson University)
Colloidal crystalline array composites
 Seiichi Furumi (National Institute for Materials Science)
Polymer colloidal crystals for laser applications
 Xiaohu Gao (University of Washington)
Simultaneous imaging and delivery of siRNA with quantum dots
 Miquel A. Garcia (Universidad Complutense de Madrid)
Tailoring the physical properties of gold nanoparticle/polymer composites
 Miriam Gathen (Universität Dortmund)
Innovative encapsulation for diamond composite compaction
 Corine Gérardin (Ecole Nationale Superieure de Chimie de Montpellier)
Assemblies of hydrophilic block copolymers - Templates for nanoparticles and nanomaterials synthesis
 Andre Gesquiere (University of Central Florida)
Composite conjugated polymer-fullerene nanoparticles as model systems for the study of optoelectronic processes in organic photovoltaic devices
 Paul Geutjes (Radboud University Nijmegen)
Lyophilisomes: A new type of bio(capsule)
 Emmanuel P. Giannelis (Cornell University)
Nanoparticle based ionic material
 Michael Giersig (Center for Advanced European Studies and Research)
Nanomaterials and their application in biomedicine
 Yuval Golan (Ben Gurion University)
Nanomaterials at interfaces: Wet chemical routes for size, shape, and orientation controlled nanoparticles
 Laurie Gower (University of Florida)
Biomimetic processing of soft-hard core-shell microcapsules
 Ram Gupta (Auburn University)
Formation of drug particles of controllable size using supercritical CO2
 Heinrich Haas (MediGene)
Rational design of electrically charged nanoparticulate drug carriers
 Yasuhiko Hayashi (Nagoya Institute of Technology)
Synthesis and characterization of carbon nanotube encapsulated ferromagnetic metal nanowires: Towards spin electronic applications
 Tobias Hertel (Vanderbilt University)
Development and exploration of carbon nanotubes towards use as probes and agents in physical and life-sciences
 Tomoaki Hino (Kinjo Gakuin University)
Thermal gelation of oil-in-aqueous curdlan emulsions
 Rex Hjelm (Los Alamos National Laboratory)
Synthesis, characterization and phase transitions of small, smart microgel particles
 Robert Hoerr (Nanocopeia)
Surface modification of polyisobutylene-based medical device coatings using ElectroNanospray
 Heinrich Hofmann (EPFL)
Manufacturing of multifunctional nanoparticles
 Tommy Horozov (University of Hull)
Solid particles in liquid films
 Lien-chung Hsu (National Cheng Kung University)
Preparation of contamination free silver nanoparticle suspensions for micro-interconnects by ink-jet printing
 Michael Z. Hu (Oak Ridge National Laboratory)
Molecular engineering of inorganic nanoparticle and strucutures
 Zheng Hu (Nanjing University)
Growth mechanism, structural regulation and functionalization of carbon-based nanotubes
 Dale Huber (Sandia National Labortories)
The role of surfactant interactions in the magnetic properties of chemically synthesized nanoparticles and nanocomposites
 Qun Huo (University of Central Florida)
Gold nanoparticle probe-based immunoassay for cancer biomarker detection
 Kuo Chu Hwang (National Tsing Hua University)
Production, growth mechanism, and applications of core-shell iron/carbon nanoparticles
 Amane Jada (Université de Mulhouse)
CaCO3 particle shapes as resulting from aggregation of nanoparticles and control by polyelectrolytes
 Du-Jenn Jang (Seoul National University)
Optical fabrication of hollow and core-shell metal nanospheres
 Li Jia (University of Akron)
Surface patterning using interfacial colloidal crystals
 Long Jiang (Insitute of Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences)
Application of nanogold to biomolecular recognition
 Song Jin (University of Wisconsin)
Biomimetic assembly of inorganic nanoparticles and nanomaterials
 Lucienne Juillerat-Jeanneret(CHUV)
Surface functionalization of nanoparticles for cell-Targeted drug delivery
 Hidehiro Kamiya (Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology)
Surface molecular structure and interaction design to control dispersion behavior of nanoparticles in organic solvents
 Alamgir Karim (NIST)
Directed assembly with nanoparticle systems
 Esko Kauppinen (VTT)
Carbon NanoBudTM – A novel nanomaterial: Synthesis, structure, field emission and transport properties
 Haruma Kawaguchi (Keio University)
Inorganic/organic composite microspheres with temperature sensitivity
 Tadashi Kawazoe (University of Tokyo)
Nanophotonic devices using coupled nanoparticles with virtual photons and polaritons
 Neil Kemp (Université Louis Pasteur, Strasbourg)
Bridging the gap: From conducting polymer nanowires to molecular and single atom devices
 Saiful I. Khondaker (University of Central Florida)
Large scale fabrication approach of carbon nanotube based electronic devices
 Jay H. Kim (Yonsei University)
Nanostructured functional particles using emulsion processing
 Seong Jin Koh (University of Texas at Arlington)
Large-scale fabrication of single electron devices utilizing colloidal nanoparticles
 Horng-Show Koo (Minghsin University of Science and Technology)
Synthesis, dispersion and characteristics of nanoparticle-based resists for droplet printing
 Brian Korgel (University of Texas at Austin)
Colloidal CIGS particles: A precursor route to ultra low cost photovoltaics
 Tanya Kosc (University of Rochester)
Particles on the beach: The dream of electronic paper
 Nick Kotov (University of Michigan)
Driving forces in nanoparticle assembly
 Nina Kovtyukhova (Pennsylvania State University)
3D functional heteronanostructures made by assembly and shaping of nanoparticle-film systems
 Todd Krauss (University of Rochester)
Ultrabright lead selenide quantum dot nanoclusters
 Mayashi Kunitake (University of Kumamoto)
Monodisperse polystyrene particles prepared by polymerization in silica particle suspensions without surfactant
 Richard M. Laine (University of Michigan)
Transparent, polycrystalline upconverting nanoceramics: Towards 3-D displays
 Katharina Landfester (University of Ulm)
Nanoparticles and nanocapsules obtained by miniemulsion polymerization
 Kenneth Lau (Drexel University)
Coating and functionalization of particles using initiated chemical vapor deposition (iCVD)
 Roger Leblanc (University of Miami)
Enzyme quantum dot factory
 Tong Leung (University of Waterloo)
Ferromagnetic core-shell nanoparticles: Growth control and surface chemistry
 Victor S.-Y. Lin (Iowa State University)
Stimuli-responsive mesoporous nanoparticles for intracellular controlled release and bioenergy applications
 Luis Liz-Marzan (Universita de Vigo)
Shaping Au nanoparticles: from seeds to decahedrons: From rods to octahedrons
 Cefe López (Instituto de Ciencia de Materiales de Madrid)
Photonic glasses as matrices for random lasers
 Tao L. Lowe (Pennsylvania State University)
Polysaccharide-based nanogels for sustained drug delivery
 Yunfeng Lu (University of California, Los Angeles)
Novel assembly approach towards energy-material particles
 Yingwu Luo (Zhejiang University)
Nanoencapsulation via interfacially confined reversible addition fragmentation transfer (RAFT) miniemulsion polymerization
 Rosemonde Mandeville (Biophage Pharma)
Rapid detection of cytotoxicity of metals and nanoparticles using the PDS-16 Biosensor
 J. Adin Mann, Jr. (Case Western Reserve University)
A molecular dynamic study of the structure of nanoparticles of platinum and alloys of platinum adsorbed onto carbon substrates of fuel cell supported catalysts
 Liberato Manna (Universitá del Salento)
Synthesis, properties and perspectives of complex nanocrystal structures
 Gil Markovich (Tel Aviv University)
Metal nanoparticle plasmons interacting with chiral molecules
 Michael Markowitz (Naval Research Laboratory)
Effects of surface imprinting on the selectivity organosilica sorbents for preconcentration
 Luigi Martiradonna (Universita' del Salento)
Enhancement of the emission of colloidal nanocrystals embedded in photonic devices
 Yoshitake Masuda (National Institute for Advanced Industrial Science and Technology)
Liquid phase morphology control of anisotropic oxide particles
 Masaru Matsuo (Nara Womens University)
Structural changes in carbon-polymer composites by exothermic effects induced by electric fields
 Hedi Mattoussi (Naval Research Laboratory)
Quantum dot-bioconjugatees: Characterization and use for sensing and live cell imaging
 Wolfgang Meier (University of Basel)
Polymer vesicles with highly selective permeability
 Jimmy Mills (Auburn University)
Kinetic features of metal nanoparticle formation in polymer films
 Samir Mitragotri (University of California Santa Barbara)
Particles with complex shape
 Ian Morrison (Cabot Corporation)
Nanopowder surface characterization
 Miran Mozetic (Academic and Research Network of Slovenia)
Characterization of particle distribution and orientation in solid media
 Mamoun Muhammed (The Royal Institute of Technology, KTH)
Nanoparticles for energy applications: Enhanced boiling and thermoelectric effects
 Kei Nakai (University of Tsukuba)
Development of boron nano-capsules for neutron capture therapy
 Moshe Narkis (Technion)
Modification of porous PVC particles via polymerization of absorbed monomers in stabilizer-free aqueous dispersions
 Nava Narkis (Technion)
Particulate suspensions of ettringite for removal of boron compounds from aqueous solutions
 Markus Niederberger (ETH Zurich)
Metal oxide nanoparticle synthesis: From binary metal to multi metal and doped metal oxides
 Takasi Nisisako (Tokyo Institute of Technology)
Formation of monodisperse droplets and particles with controlled anisotropies using microfluidic devices
 Alireza Nojeh (University of British Columbia)
Electron induced field-emission from carbon nanotubes
 Eiji Osawa (NanoCarbon Research Insitute Co., Ltd.)
Monodisperse single-nano diamond particles
 Giulio F. Paciotti (Cytimmune)
Developing tumor-targeted nanotherapeutics on colloidal gold nanoparticles  Balaji Panchapakesan (University of Delaware)
Integrated molecular yargeting, imaging, and selective killing of breast cancer cells using carbon nanotubes
 Wolfgang Parak (Marburg University)
Fluorescence labeling of biological cells and creating programmable materials with biofunctionalized colloidal quantum dots
 Robert H. Pelton (McMaster University)
Microgel-based inks for paper-supported biosensing applications
 Alain Perez (Universite Claude Bernard - Lyon1)
Low energy cluster beam deposition method to produce functional nanostructures and high integration-density devices
 Manny Perez (University of Central Florida)
Dextran-coated cerium oxide nanoparticles with pH-dependent antioxidant properties
 Nicola Pinna (University of Aveiro)
Photoluminescent rare-earth-based lamellar organic-inorganic nanoparticles
 Michael Pishko (Texas A&M University)
Encapsulation of drug nanoparticles in self-assembled macromolecular nanoshells
 Adrianna Pohlmann (Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul)
Molecular organization of drug carrier polymeric nanoparticles
 Marc Porter (University of Utah)
Design of gold nanoparticles for ultrasensitive biodiagnostics using SERS
 Jon A. Preece (University of Birmingham)
Nanostructuring surfaces into 3D: Integrating lithography and self-assembly  Serge Ravaine (CRPP Bordeaux, CNRS)
A chemical synthetic route to colloidal molecules
 Clemens Richert (Universität Karlsruhe)
Large DNA-based particles from oligonucleotide hybrids with organic cores
 Chris Roberts (Auburn University)
Metal and semiconductor nanoparticle deposition and separation using CO2-expanded liquids
 Gil Rosenman (Tel Aviv University)
Electron-induced surface modification: Physics and technology
 Sandra Rosenthal (Vanderbilt University)
White light emitting quantum dots
 Vince Rotello (University of Massachusetts)
Protein sensing using nanoparticle-fluorescent polymer complexes
 Swadeshmukal Santra (University of Central Florida)
Multimodal/multifunctional nanoparticles for biomedical applications
 Toshifumi Satoh (Hokkaido University)
Encapsulation property of unimolecular nanocapsule based on hyperbranched polymer
 Tsutomu Sawada (National Institute for Materials Science)
Tunable gel films of single domain colloidal photonic crystals
 Frank Scheffold (Université de Fribourg)
Heterogeneous dynamics in a drying colloidal thin film
 Thomas Scheibel (Technischen Universität München)
Spider silk proteins - Biopolymers for encapsulation, coatings and more
 Winston Schoenfeld (University of Central Florida)
Self-assembled quantum dots within photonic crystal nanocavities for the realization quantum networks
 Tigran Shahbazyan (Jackson State University)
Plasmon-mediated molecule fluorescence in the presence of metal nanoparticles
 V. Prasad Shastri (Vanderbilt University)
Nanoparticles as tools for controlling cell function
 Wolfgang Sigmund (University of Florida)
Nanoparticles for the war on aging
 Ganesh Skandan (NEI Corporation)
Strategies for implementing nanomaterials in commercial applications
 Alex Smirnov (North Carolina State University)
Interfacial electrostatics of monolayer-protected gold clusters by molecular probes
 Igor Sokolov (Clarkson University)
Encapsulation of molecules in mesoporous silica particles: Principles and applications
 Martin Steinhart (Max Planck Insitute for Microstructure Physics)
Morphology design in recyclable nanoporous templates – Towards high-throughput production of tailor-made nanofiber arrays
 Francesco Stellacci (MIT)
The role of supramolecular structure in nanoparticle-cell interactions
 Ming Su (University of Central Florida)
Exploring nanostructured materials by fiber-drawing nanomanufacturing
 Mahendra K. Sunkara (University of Louisville)
Bulk production and modification of inorganic nanowires for solar energy conversion and storage applications
 Atsushi Takahara (Kyushu University)
Surface modification of silica nanopariticles and Si-wafer through surface-initiated controlled radical polymerization
 Yoshihiko Takeda (National Institute for Materials Science)
Nonlinear dielectric function of metal nanoparticles and optical switching
 Emanuela Tamburri (Universita Roma)
Arrays of CNT coated by nanoparticles of metals and metal-oxides
 Geok Bee Teh (Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman)
Properties of magnetoplumbite-type cation-substituted barium ferrite nanoparticles
 Mauricio Terrones (Instituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare)
Synthesis and applications of doped carbon nanotubes: New materials with enhanced properties
 John Texter (Eastern Michigan University)
Nanoparticle latexes from reactive ionic liquid surfactants
 Curt Thies (Purdue University)
The behavior of individual micro/nano capsules immersed in liquids
 David Thompson (Purdue University)
Rapid detection of S-adenosylhomosysteine using self-assembled opticl diffraction gratings
 Muhammet S. Toprak (Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm)
Cooperative assembly routes for nanocomposites
 Dieter Trau (National University of Singapore)
Reverse phase layer-by-layer polyelectrolyte self assembly encapsulation of water soluble microparticular materials
 Carl Tripp (University of Maine)
The use of supercritical CO2 for conducting silane reactions on surfaces
 Dmitirs Tsoukalas (National Technical University of Athens)
Memory effects in insulators incorporating semiconducting or metallic nanoparticles
 Rein Ulijn (University of Manchester)
Enzyme-responsive polymer hydrogel particles for controlled release
 Richard R. Vanfleet (North carolina State University)
Janus particles - Unusual properties and use as components of complex anisotropic materials
 Krassimir Velikov (Unilever)
Microemulsion delivery of neutraceuticals
 Chi-Hwa Wang (National University of Singapore)
Electrospray in the dripping mode for cell microencapsulation
 Huiliang Wang (Beijing Normal University)
Micro- and nanosphere crosslinked hydrogels with high mechanical strength and special optical properties
 Howard Wang (SUNY Binghamton)
Sintering of metal nanoparticles
 Jian-Ping Wang (University of Minnesota)
Tuning magnetic, structure and surface properties of multifunctional magnetic nanoparticles
 Shigeru Watanabe (Koichi University)
Fabrication of ordered 2D arrays of nanoparticles using self-assembled diblock copolymer templates
 Achim Weber (Fraunhofer IGB)
Biofunctional core-shell nanoparticles for biochip manufacturing by print processes
 Alex Wei (Purdue University)
Plasmon-resonant nanorods as theragnostic agents
 Mitchell A. Winnik (University of Toronto)
Polymer and inorganic nanoparticles intended for bioassays
 Stanislaus S. Wong (State University of New York, Stony Brook)
Synthesis and applications of classes of non-carbonaceous nanostructures
 Hyun-Ryool Woo (Inha University)
Modification of pigment surface with acrylic copolymers for microcapsule-based electrophoretic display
 Chunye Xu (University of Washington)
Electrochromic polymer windows
 Yoshinori Yamanoi (University of Tokyo)
Structures of gold nanoparticles immobilized onto hydrogen-terminated silicon(111) surface
 Hong Yang (University of Rochester)
Platinum-based alloy and intermetallic nanoparticles as fuel cell catalysts
 Yadong Yin (University of California Riverside)
Synthesis, self-assembly and field-responsive optical diffractions of superparamagnetic colloids
 Kui Yu (National Research Counceil of Canada)
Synthesis and characterization of photoluminescent colloidal quantum dots for cancer-imaging
 Wan Soo Yun (Korea Research Institute of Standards and Science)
Electric detection of biomolecules by nanoparticle device
 Lei Zhai (University of Central Florida)
Multifuncational coatings from nanoparticles
 Chuan-Jian Zhong (SUNY Binghamton)
Multimetallic nanoparticles and nanotechnology in catalysis
 Shengli Zou (University of Central Florida)
Metal nanoprticles and their sensing applications

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