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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
Host: UCLA OIP-ISR
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
-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
Additional information is available on the Conference website.
Confirmed Industry Attendees
360 Power Group
Craton Equity Partners
Digital Material Solutions
Elmendorf Capital, Inc.
LA Cleantech Incubator
Monarch Information Systems
Office of Mayor Eric Garcetti
Rehrig Pacfific Company
Silicon Valley Bank
Stenfors Associates Architects
Venture Leader Group
**For inquiries regarding the UCLA Cleantech & Advance Materials Industry Partnering Conference, Contact Miles Gerson firstname.lastname@example.org | 310.794.0561
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UCLA TDG Events
The UCLA Technology Development Group (TDG) hosts and co-sponsors seminars, conferences, and networking events designed to help UCLA inventors form startups, protect intellectual property, and develop collaborations with industry.
UCLA TDG events also provide unique opportunities for entrepreneurs and industry executives to meet UCLA faculty researchers developing the next wave of innovation at UCLA.