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**Proceedings will be posted until October 1st, after which this page will be removed.

Thursday, July 25th

A New Approach to Carbon Fiber – Multi-Functional Nanocomposites
Patrick O’Connor, Director of Business Development and Strategy, Applied NanoStructured Solutions (ANS) LLC, a Lockheed Martin Company

Lignin Based Carbon Nanofibres
Dr. Frank Ko, Advanced Fibrous Materials Laboratory, The University of British Columbia

Critical Oxidation Oven Designs to Enable Research System Goals
Dr. Bill Stry, Senior Process Technology Engineer, Harper International

Past, Present, and Future of CFRP Composites
Dr. James C. Seferis, Polymeric Composites Laboratory – University of Washington, GloCal/FREEDOM
**This presentation is not available for download.

Long Fiber and Continuous Carbon Fiber Thermoplastic Composites
Dr. Uday Vaidya, Professor and Associate Chair of Materials Science & Engineering (MSE), University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB)
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Moving Towards Mass Application of Carbon Fiber Reinforced Polymers in Automotive
Dr. Mustapha Belhabib, Ford Motor Company of Europe; Visiting Professor in Sustainability – University of Liege
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Carbon Fiber from Rayon Precursors
Dr. Gajanan Bhat, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Industry Trends in High Modulus Fiber and UHT Technology
Dr. Peter Witting, Senior Process Technology Engineer, Harper International

Lignocellulosic-based Carbon Fibers from Biofuel Production Wastes
Dr. Veronica Calado, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro

Carbon Nanofibers and Graphene for the Corrosion Protection of Steel
Dr. Sarbajit Banerjee, Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry at the University at Buffalo

A Pathway to Accelerating Low Cost Carbon Fiber – ORNL’s Carbon Fiber Technology Facility
Lee McGetrick, Director, ORNL Carbon Fiber Technology Facility

Friday, July 26th

Designing Research Systems for Ease of Scale Up
Dr. Renee Bagwell, Senior Process Technology Engineer, Harper International

R&D on Low-Cost Carbon Fiber Composites for Energy Applications
Cliff Eberle, Technology Development Manager, Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Fiber Spinning and Continuous Carbonization Research and Development Laboratory at Georgia Tech
Dr. Han Gi Chae, Senior Research Engineer, Georgia Institute of Technology

Molecular Engineering and Production of SAF
Dr. Kushal Sen, Department of Textile Technology, Indian Institute of Technology

Carbon Fibers from Mesophase Pitch: Processing and Properties
Dr. Amod A. Ogale, Center for Advanced Engineering Fibers & Films, Clemson University

Export Control Compliance Best Practices for Your Carbon Fiber R&D Program
John Larkin, CEO, LTI Associates

Low Cost, Bio-Renewable Precursor Fibers from Lignin/Polylactide (PLA) Blends & Graft Copolymers for Carbon Fiber Production
Dr. Mahendra Thunga, Michael R. Kessler, Iowa State University, and Ames Laboratory, US Dept. of Energy
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Multicomponent Fiber Extrusion Technology Applied to Precursors
Timothy Robson, Business Development Manager, Hills Inc.