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UCLA Cleantech & Advanced Materials Industry Partnering Conference


Friday, September 27, 2013 from 12:30 PM to 6:00 PM (PDT)

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Business development executives and scientists from industry.
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The UCLA Cleantech & Advanced Materials Industry Partnering Conference provides a unique opportunity for UCLA inventors, investors, and industry executives to establish new relationships for furthering research and product innovation.   

The conference will be held at UCLA's Covel Commons, and feature two industry panels and recent developments from some of UCLA’s leading research labs and initiatives, as well as provide ample time for networking.

Date: September 27, 2013

Time: 12:30pm - 6pm

Location: UCLA Covel Commons

Conference website: http://oip.ucla.edu/cleantech



Keynote Address

Ira Ehrenpreis, General Partner, Technology Partners



Dr. Larry Carlson - Institute for Technology Advancement | Topic: BruinPatch: UCLA and NIST Funding Unites to Create a New Approach to Fixing Our Streets and Highways

Dr. Ivan Catton - Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering | Topic: A Designer Fluid for Phase Change Heat Transfer Devices

Dr. Yoram Cohen - Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering | Topic: Surface-Nanostructuring with Polymers for Membranes and Chemical Sensors

Dr. Bruce Dunn - Materials Science and Engineering | Topic: Three-Dimensional Battery Architectures

Dr. Rajit Gadh - Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering | Topic: WINSmartEV - The UCLA Smart Electric Vehicle Charging Network Optimized for Customer, EV, Parking Facilities and Grid Usage

Dr. Eric Hoek - Civil & Environmental Engineering | Topic: Innovations in Water Technology for Desalination, Oil & Gas Production and Waste-to-Energy Applications

Dr. Yu Huang - Materials Science and Engineering | Topic: Engineering Highly Effectively Nanocatalysts for Fuel-cell Applications and Beyond

Dr. Ric Kaner - Materials Science and Engineering | Topic: Graphene Supercapacitors

Dr. Jim Liao - Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering | Topic: Exploring Principles of Metabolic Engineering for Fuels and Chemicals Production

Dr. Qibing Pei - Materials Science and Engineering | Topic: Transparent Polymer Composite Conductors: Opportunities for Flexible and Stretchable Thin Film Electronic Devices

Dr. Laurent Pilon - Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering | Topic: Novel Thermal and/or Mechanical Energy Conversion Using Ferroelectric Materials

Dr. Gaurav Sant - Civil and Environmental Engineering | Topic: New Directions towards Improving Carbon, Energy and Durability Metrics of Cementitious Materials and Concrete Infrastructure

Dr. Richard Wirz - Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering | Topic: Green Energy: Solar Thermal, Wind, and Plasma Materials


Preliminary Program


-Welcome / Keynote Address

-Industry Panel: Bayer MaterialScience, Boeing Spectrolab, & Quallion

-Investor Panel: Pheonix Venture Partners, Lux Capital, & Venable LLP

-Faculty Presentations - Three Tracks: Energy, Water & Materials

-Partnering Meetings


-Event Close

Additional information is available on the Conference website.


Event Sponsors:

Venable Loog

Cleantech Group Logo


Confirmed Industry Attendees

360 Power Group
Bayer MaterialScience
Boeing Spectrolab
Craton Equity Partners
Digital Material Solutions
EFL Tech
Elan Management
Elmendorf Capital, Inc.
EMD Millipore
LA Cleantech Incubator
Litus Inc.
Lux Capital
Malibu IQ
Monarch Information Systems
Office of Mayor Eric Garcetti
Polyradiant Corp.
Prize Capital
Rehrig Pacfific Company
Renewable Advisors
Schneider Electric
Sealight Enterprises
Silicon Valley Bank
Stenfors Associates Architects
Technology Partners
Venable LLP
Venture Leader Group
Vertum Partners
Waste Management


**For inquiries regarding the UCLA Cleantech & Advance Materials Industry Partnering Conference, Contact Miles Gerson miles.gerson@research.ucla.edu  | 310.794.0561


Have questions about UCLA Cleantech & Advanced Materials Industry Partnering Conference? Contact UCLA OIP-ISR Events

When & Where

UCLA Covel Commons
330 De Neve Dr
Los Angeles, CA 90024

Friday, September 27, 2013 from 12:30 PM to 6:00 PM (PDT)

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The UCLA Office of Intellectual Property and Industry Sponsored Research (OIP-ISR) hosts and co-sponsors seminars, conferences, and networking events designed to help guide UCLA inventors form startups, protecting intellectual property, and develop collaborations with industry.


OIP-ISR events also provide unique opportunities for entrepreneurs and industry executives to meet UCLA faculty researchers developing the next wave of innovation at UCLA.

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