Wednesday, April 10, 2013
9:45 am – 12:00 pm MEDICAL & PROTECTIVE TEXTILES
Moderator: Seshadri S. Ramkumar, Texas Tech University
Slopek, USDA ARS SRRC
10:15 Halamine Chemistry and its Applications in Chemical and Biological Protective
Materials - Gang Sun, University of California, Davis
11:00 Rehabilitation Performance Studies of Burn Pressure Garments with
Antimicrobial Triclosan Chemical Agents - Nilufer Y. Varan, Istanbul Technical
Micro-Sized Particles – Karl F. Richter, RFH BioTek Inc.
2:00 – 4:00 pm SUSTAINABLE PROCESSES AND PRODUCTS
Moderator: Robina Hogan, United Soybean Board
2:00 New Developments in Plasma Treatment of Cotton Nonwovens – Rory Wolf,
Enercon Industries Corp.
2:30 Cell and Tissue Culture Scaffolds by Green Electrospinning – Seshadri S.
Time – Michael Kutsenko, Goulston Technologies, Inc.
3:30 Submicron Fiber Nonwovens from Ingeo, A Sustainable Polymer for Filter
Media – Gajanan Bhat, University of Tennessee
Thursday, April 11, 2013
9:00 – 11:15 am FIBER ADVANCEMENTS
Moderator: Jeffery Owens, Air Force Research Laboratory
with Increasing Strain - Sandip Basu, Agilent Technologies
9:30 PURE Filter Sock - Nicole Nichols Wilson, Pure Filter Solutions
10:15 Measurements of Cotton Fiber Maturity and Fineness: Method Comparisons and
Fiber Growth Analyses - James Rodgers III, USDA-ARS-SRRC
10:45 Pushing the Functional Limits of Textiles and Apparel – Jintu Fan, Cornell
11:15 – 11:45 am NEW INNOVATIONS
Moderator: Fred L. Cook, Georgia Institute of Technology
11:15 Photochromic Nanofibers - Zeeshan Khatri, Shinshu University
2:15 – 3:45 pm NEW INNOVATIONS (cont’d)
2:15 Designing of Chromatic Materials with Nanoparticles: Synthesis to Device Fabrication – Stephen H. Foulger, Clemson University
2:45 Cutting Edge Technology for Brand Protection and Anti-Counterfeiting Measures – Karim Berrada, Applied DNA Sciences Inc.
3:15 Microwave-promoted Deposition of Functionalized, Nanoscopic Silica Coatings for Protective Textile Applications - Jeffery Owens, Air Force Research Laboratory