1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Arrival and Check-in
3:30 pm - 3:45 pm
Introductory Comments by GRC Staff / Welcome and Introduction from the Chairs
3:45 pm - 4:30 pm
Electroadhesion in Surface Haptic Devices- Professor Cynthia Hipwell, Texas A&M University
Stephen Merriman (The University of Akron, United States)
3:45 pm - 4:25 pm
Cynthia Hipwell (Texas A&M University, United States) "Electroadhesion in Surface Haptic Devices"
4:25 pm - 4:30 pm
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Smart Strategies for Precisely Controlled Interfacial Properties
Hao Dong (Lehigh University, United States) and Lidya Gebremeskel (University of California at Berkeley, United States)
7:30 pm - 7:50 pm
Michael Wilson (National Research Council Postdoctoral Associate sited at Naval Research Laboratory, United States) "Barnacle-Inspired Underwater Adhesives through Chemically Induced Protein Aggregation"
7:50 pm - 7:55 pm
7:55 pm - 8:15 pm
Danielle Fitzgerald (Boston University, United States) "Poly(glycerol carbonate)s as Tunable Biomedical Pressure Sensitive Adhesives"
8:15 pm - 8:20 pm
8:20 pm - 8:40 pm
Xiaoxiao Zhao (University of Toronto, Canada) "Liquidlike Polymer Brush Coatings to Replace Toxic PFAS"
8:40 pm - 8:45 pm
8:45 pm - 9:05 pm
Sage Fulco (University of Pennsylvania, United States) "Controlling Interfacial Toughness via Geometry and Architected Plasticity"
9:05 pm - 9:10 pm
9:10 pm - 9:25 pm
Abinaya Arunachalam (University of Groningen, The Netherlands) "Trichome Biomimetics: a ‘Sticky’ Solution to Chemical Pest Control"
9:25 pm - 9:30 pm
7:30 am - 8:30 am
9:00 am - 11:00 am
Multi-scale Theory and Characterization: From Understanding to Informed Design
Shuaibing Jiang (McGill University, Canada) and Chanhong Lee (Virginia Tech, United States)
9:00 am - 9:20 am
Xinyi Li (Texas A&M University, United States) "Multiphysics and Multiscale Modeling of the Electroadhesive Finger-Device Interface"
9:20 am - 9:25 am
9:25 am - 9:45 am
Yifan Rao (the University of Texas at Austin, United States) "Theoretical Extraction of Adhesion of 2D Materials from Spontaneously Formed Bubbles or Nanoindentation Tests"
9:45 am - 9:50 am
9:50 am - 10:10 am
Akash Singh (Laboratoire SIMM ESPCI-CNRS-SU, France) "Damage Quantification in Thin Films"
10:10 am - 10:15 am
10:15 am - 10:35 am
Nathanial Buettner (Northwestern University, United States) "Performance of Fine Recycled Concrete Aggregate Binders with Highly Reactive Nanoparticles"
10:35 am - 10:40 am
10:40 am - 10:55 am
Hemant Sethi (University of Colorado - Boulder, United States) "Measuring the Interface Traction during Peel Test of Adhesive Tapes on a Soft Substrate"
10:55 am - 11:00 am
11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Coffee will be served in the poster area from 11:00 am - 11:30 am
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Mentorship Component: Exploring Traditional and Non-Traditional Career Paths for PhDs
Yunzhi Xu (Northwestern University, United States) and Yuhai Xiang (University of Minnesota, United States)
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Exploring Traditional and Non-Traditional Career Paths for PhDs
Hyunwoo Yuk (SanaHeal, Inc., United States)
Kylie Kennedy (Dow, United States)
Jingjie Hu (North Carolina State University, United States)
Cynthia Hipwell (Texas A&M University, United States)
Kathryn Wahl (U.S. Naval Research Laboratory, United States)
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Complete the GRS Evaluation Forms; Election of Future Chair(s)