July 31 - August 1, 2019

Program Schedule

Venue: Swain Student Activities Center - Herman and Heddy Kurz Pavilion, 2100 S. Floyd St. Louisville, KY 40208 University of Louisville, Kentucky 40208

DAY 1 - July 31, 2019


8:00 AM

Introduction and Kickoff

Kevin Walsh, Symposium General Chair

Emmanuel Collins, JB Speed School of Engineering Dean

John Balk, UK College of Engineering Assoc Dean

Shamus McNamara, Symposium Technical Chair

8:30 AM



Philip Rack, University of Tennessee - Knoxville

“Nanoscale Focused Electron and Ion Beam Induced Processing: Extending 3d Printing to the Nanoscale”

9:00 AM

Session 1A: Additive Manufacturing Part I

9:45 AM - “Powder Packing and Thermal Conductivity in Selective Laser Melting” - by Shanshan Zhang

10:05 AM - “Mechanical Properties and Functionalities of 3D Printed Architected Metamaterials” by Yanyu Chen

10:25 AM - “Mechanical Properties and Corrosion Resistance of Laser – Powder Bed Fusion Processed Duplex Stainless Steel” by Arulselvan Arumugham Akilan

Session Chairs 1A: Tim Gornet & Xiaoming Wang

Session 1B: Technology Opportunities

9:45 AM - Kentucky Economic Development - by Brian Mefford

10:05 AM - Louisville Forward by Mary Ellen Wiederwohl

10:25 AM - Engineering Capstone Projects for Industry by Erica Gabbard

Session Chairs 1B: Charles Helms & Kayla Meisner

9:45 AM

(Concurrent Sessions A&B)

10:45 AM


11:00 AM

(Concurrent Sessions A&B)

Session 2A: Cool MEMS Devices & Structures Part I

11:00 AM - “Advanced Microelectronics Collaboration: Quilt Packaging® and Bio-MEMS Integration by Indiana Integrated Circuits at MNTC” by Jason M. Kulick

11:20 AM -Mass Production Rate Manufacturing of Polymer NanoFilms into Ultraflexible Suspended NEMS/MEMS Structures by Robert W. Cohn

11:40 AM - Developing MEMS Bistable Actuatorsby Dilan Ratnayake

Session Chairs 2A: Chuang Qu & Mike Martin

Session 2B: Manufacturing Core Facilities Part I

11:00 AM - GE First Build by Larry Portaro

11:20 AM - MNTC/Huson by Julia Aebersold

11:40 AM - UK CeNSE/Nanoscribe by Jillian Cramer

Session Chairs 2B: Nicolas Briot & Swathi Vunnam


Flash Poster Presentations

12:00 PM


Harold Sears, Ford Motor Company

“Additive Manufacturing @ Ford - Moving Beyond Prototypes”

1:30 PM

Session 3A: Materials for Nanotechnology Part I

2:15 PM - "A Computer Engineering Approach To Design For 3D-Printing Manufacturability" by Hank Dietz

2:35 PM - “Intercalation-Induced Phenomena in Layered and 2D Materials” by Jacek B. Jasinski

2:55 PM - Solid-Liquid-Vapor Etching of Negative Nanowires and Vapor-Liquid-Solid Metal Oxide Composite Materialsby Alexandra J. Riddle

Session Chairs 3A: Sean Fu & Yang Li

Session 3B: Manufacturing Core Facilities Part II

2:15 PM - AMIST by Tim Gornet

2:35 PM - UK EMC by Nicolas Briot

2:55 PM - Conn Center by Thad Druffel

Session Chair 3B: Dilan Ratnayake & Jillian Cramer

2:15 PM

(Concurrent Sessions A&B)

Panel Discussion: Open Innovation


  • Larry Portaro, Executive Director - GE1B - (click name for bio)

  • John Flynn, Vice President - Fast Radius - (click name for bio)

  • Nicole Williams, Project Manager - HIVE - (click name for bio)

  • Adel Elmaghraby, Assoc Dean of Innovation and Industry Research - JB Speed School - (click name for bio)

3:15 PM



4:00 PM

Tours (MNTC, GE First Build, RPC, Conn Center)

Evening Reception, Poster Session, and Networking

6:30 PM - Welcome Reception Remarks by Greg Fischer, Mayor of Louisville