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Deadline: October 28, 2021, 11:59 pm EDT

Symposium NM06—Nanoscale Mass Transport Through 2D and 1D Nanomaterials

2D and 1D nanomaterials offer fundamentally new opportunities to control nanoscale mass transport and present potential for breakthrough advances in gas separation, nanofiltration, desalination, ionic/molecular separation, proton transport, isotope separation, DNA translocation, dialysis and protein desalting, among others. The outstanding properties of 2D and 1D nanomaterials provides unique opportunities to overcome the historical trade-off in permeance vs selectivity endemic to nanoscale mass transport. However, challenges in scalable synthesis, controlled assembly and integration into functional devices using scalable manufacturing processes have limited progress towards practical applications. Recent research progress has helped to overcome many of the challenges, allowing progress towards practical applications. This interdisciplinary symposium aims to bring together the community of researchers working on nanoscale mass transport through 2D and 1D nanomaterials including fundamental physics, theory, material synthesis and characterization, device integration and scalable manufacturing, to disseminate the latest advances. The symposium will help promote the field of nanoscale mass transport through 2D and 1D nanomaterials and help to form connections between researchers to accelerate innovation and move these materials towards practical applications.

Topics will include:

  • Water and ion transport through 2D membranes and 1D channels
  • Gas transport through 2D materials
  • Synthesis and Characterization of 2D and 1D materials for membrane applications
  • Membrane fabrication processes with 2D and 1D materials
  • Theory of nanoscale transport phenomena

Invited Speakers (tentative):

  • Narayana Aluru (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA)
  • Daria Andreeva-Baeumler (National University of Singapore, Singapore)
  • Radha Boya (The University of Manchester, United Kingdom)
  • Saheed Bukola (National Renewable Energy Laboratory, USA)
  • William Dichtel (Northwestern University, USA)
  • Marija Drndic (University of Pennsylvania, USA)
  • Francesco Fornasiero (Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, USA)
  • Slaven Garaj (National University of Singapore, Singapore)
  • Armin Gölzhäuser (Universitat Bielefeld, Germany)
  • Jeffrey Grossman (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA)
  • Nicolas Hadjiconstantinou (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA)
  • Rohit Karnik (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA)
  • Ulrich Keyser (University of Cambridge, United Kingdom)
  • Varoon Kumar Agarwal (École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland)
  • Marcelo Lozada-Hidalgo (University of Manchester, United Kingdom)
  • Rahul Nair (University of Manchester, USA)
  • Konstantin Novoselov (National University of Singapore, Singapore)
  • Aleksandr Noy (Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, USA)
  • Hyun Gyu Park (Pohang University of Science and Technology, Republic of Korea)
  • Huanting Wang (Monash University, Australia)
  • Luda Wang (Peking University, China)
  • Jamie Warner (The University of Texas at Austin, USA)
  • Wayne Yang (Delft University of Technology, Netherlands)
  • Zhe Yuan (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA)

Symposium Organizers

Piran R. Kidambi
Vanderbilt University
Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
USA

Michael Boutilier
Western University
Canada

Shannon Mahurin
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
USA

Sui Zhang
National University of Singapore
Singapore

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