Conference Program

 

Daily Schedule

To view the schedule of over 90 program presentations – including abstracts – choose a day below and scroll down to see the corresponding sessions.

April 9, 2018
2:00 -5:30 PM
*Session 1 ending at 6:00PM

April 10, 2018
9:00 AM – 12:30 PM

April 10, 2018
2:00 – 5:30 PM

April 11, 2018
9:30 AM – 1:00 PM

April 9, 2018
Monday Afternoon Schedule
(view Pre-conference Tutorials)

Session 1: Science Today - Coatings Tomorrow

Chair: Prakash Balan
National Science Foundation

1.1

2:00 - 2:30 pm

Synergistic or Antagonistic Effects of Polymer/Surfacant Supramolecular Assembly on the Colloidal Depletion Force

Robert Tilton
Carnegie-Mellon University
View Abstract

1.2

2:30 - 3:00 pm

Ultrapure Lignins Recovered from Paper-Mill Black Liquors as Renewable Biopolymers

Mark Thies
Clemson University
View Abstract

1.3

3:00 - 3:30 PM

Liquid Charging in Electrostatic Atomizers for Coating And Painting Applications

Farzad Mashayek
University of Illinois at Chicago
View Abstract

3:30 - 4:00 PM

  Networking: Coffee Break  

1.4

4:00 - 4:30 PM

Unprecedented Chain-growth Polymerization Method to Access Structurally Defined Hyperbranched Polymers

Haifeng Gao
University of Notre Dame
View Abstract

1.5

4:30 - 5:00 PM

Colloids with Programmable Surfaces: A Polymer Approach to Self-Assembly

Stefano Sacanna
New York University
View Abstract

1.6

5:00 - 5:30 PM

Nanostructured Composite Coatings to Harden and Toughen Polymer Surfaces

Daeyeon Lee
University of Pennsylvania
View Abstract

1.7

5:30 - 6:00 PM

Self-Stimulating Antimicrobial Photocatalytic Coatings

Brij Moudgil
University of Florida

View Abstract

Session 2:  Wood Coatings

Chair: Jeff Lackey
Diamond Vogel

2.1

2:00 - 2:30 pm

Unique Waterborne Alternatives for Industrial Wood Applications

Laurie Morris
Alberdingk Boley

View Abstract

2.2

2:30 - 3:00 pm

Coatings for Mass Timber Products

Mojgan Nejad
Michigan State University

View Abstract

2.3

3:00 - 3:30 PM

Impacts of Silane Modified Colloidal Silica on Waterborne Clear Coatings

Peter Greenwood
Akzo Nobel Pulp & Performance Chemicals

View Abstract

3:30 - 4:00 PM

Networking: Coffee Break

2.4

4:00 - 4:30 PM

Novel Oil Modified Urethane for Wood Flooring Applications

Yuting Li
Polynt

View Abstract

2.5

4:30 - 5:00 PM

Going Higher-Novel High Solids Alkyds for Paints and Stains

Jeffrey Arendt
Arkema

View Abstract

2.6

5:00 - 5:30 PM

New Generation Binders for Deck Finishing

Ramesh Subramanian
Allnex

View Abstract

Session 3: Functional and Smart Coatings

Chair: Jamil Baghdachi
Eastern Michigan University

3.1

2:00 - 2:30 pm

Smart, Temperature-Triggered On-Demand Release Catalyst
Jamil Baghdachi
Eastern Michigan University
View Abstract

3.2

2:30 - 3:00 pm

The Novel Photocatalytic Coating for the Industrial Coil System
Sheng-Wei
Lin Eternal Materials
View Abstract

3.3

3:00 - 3:30 PM

Improved Performance of Organic Zinc-Rich Primers via Microencapsulated Healing Agents
Subramanyam Kasisomayajula
Autonomic Materials
View Abstract

3:30 - 4:00 PM

Networking: Coffee Break

3.4

4:00 - 4:30 PM

Multifunctional Coating Based on Nano Fillers and Natural Substances
Roberto Cafagna
Nanto Cleantech
View Abstract

3.5

4:30 - 5:00 PM

Water-Based Superhydrophobic Coating on Al with Excellent Anti-corrosion
Shunli Zheng
Nanyang Technological University
View Abstract

3.6

5:00 - 5:30 PM

Water-Borne Superhydrophobic Coating
W. Marshall Ming
Georgia Southern University
View Abstract

Session 4: Grinding & Dispersing

Chair: Brij Mohal
Chromaflo Technologies

4.1

2:00 - 2:30 pm

Ultra High Solids Grinding Resin
Gautam Haldankar
Allnex
View Abstract

4.2

2:30 - 3:00 pm

Hydrophobic Water-Based Dispersion for Improved Coatings
Lang Nguyen
Cabot Corporation
View Abstract

4.3

3:00 - 3:30 PM

Improved Durability Through Reactive Dispersant Technology
Steffen Onclin
BASF
View Abstract

3:30 - 4:00 PM

  Networking: Coffee Break  

4.4

4:00 - 4:30 PM

New Polymeric Dispersants for Industrial Coatings
Mihai Polverejan
Elementis
View Abstract

4.5

4:30 - 5:00 PM

Design of Pigment Dispersants for High-Performance Applications
Andrew Shooter
Lubrizol
View Abstract

4.6

5:00 - 5:30 PM

Easy-Dispersing Inorganic Pigments for Water & Solvent-Based Coatings
David Giner
Al-Farben (Torrecid Group)
View Abstract

April 10, 2018
Tuesday Morning Schedule

Session 5:  Architectural Coatings I

Chair: Rajeev Farwaha
Celanese

5.1

9:00 - 9:30 am

Early Rain Resistance and Surfactant Leaching Resistant Binder

Maurille Secher
Omnova Solutions

View Abstract

5.2

9:30 - 10:00 am

Developing and Evaluating Early Rain Resistance in Exterior Architectural Coatings

Shelby Kellogg
BASF

View Abstract

5.3

10:00 - 10:30 am

Technology Advancement to Enhance Versatility of VAE in Architectural Paint

Ming Tsang
Celanese

View Abstract

10:30 - 11:00 am

Networking: Coffee Break

5.4

11:00 - 11:30 am

Impact of Coalescent on Deck Restoration Products

Dan Stark
Arkema Coating Resins

View Abstract

5.5

11:30 am - 12:00 pm

Drying of low-Tg latex film: studies by OCT-Gravimetry-Video method

Hao Huang
Lehigh University

View Abstract

5.6

12:00 - 12:30 PM

Effects of Latex and Thickener Hydrophobicity on the Rheology and Stability of Aqueous Latex-HEUR Mixtures

Travis Smith
California Polytechnic State University

View Abstract

12:30 - 2:00 pm

Networking: Conference Lunch

Session 6: Polyurethanes I

Chair: Scott Grace
Covestro

6.1

9:00 - 9:30 am

Novel Polyol Dispersions with End of Usable Pot-life Indicator

Mohsen Soleimani
BASF

View Abstract

6.2

9:30 - 10:00 am

Aesthetic Value in Polyamide-Based Polyurethane Coatings

Chris Swech
Lubrizol

View Abstract

6.3

10:00 - 10:30 am

New Urethane Diol Resin Modifiers for Improved Performance of Aminoplast Crosslinked Coatings

Matthew Gadman
King Industries

View Abstract

10:30 - 11:00 am

Networking: Coffee Break

6.4

11:00 - 11:30 am

Versatile self-crosslinking polyurethane dispersion for low VOC coatings across multiple markets

Aditi Chavannavar
BASF

View Abstract

6.5

11:30 am - 12:00 pm

Isocyanate-free 2K polyurethane coating hybrids with improved scratch and mar resistance


Dmitry Chernyshov
Momentive Performance Materials

View Abstract

6.6

12:00 - 12:30 PM

Advances in Non-Isocyanate Polyurethane (NIPU) Coatings Platform

Vijay Mannari
Eastern Michigan University

View Abstract

12:30 - 2:00 pm

Networking: Conference Lunch

Session 7: Radiation Curing

Chair: Paul Lewis
Nexeo Solutions

7.1

9:00 - 9:30 am

UV LED Curable Resins for Industrial Wood Coatings

Jonathan Shaw
Allnex

View Abstract

7.2

9:30 - 10:00 am

Development of Two Approaches for Waterborne UV Clear and Highly Pigmented Coatings

Ziniu Yu
BASF

View Abstract

7.3

10:00 - 10:30 am

New Hybrid Floor Coating Technology

Chuck Gambino
Covestro

View Abstract

10:30 - 11:00 am

Networking: Coffee Break

7.4

11:00 - 11:30 am

Blending Free-Radical Chemistry with Thermally-Initiated Poly Addition Chemistry

Marcus Hutchins
Allnex

View Abstract

7.5

11:30 am - 12:00 pm

Silyl-(meth)acrylate Additives for Improving Waterborne UV-Curable Coatings

Jacob Shevrin
Evonik

View Abstract

7.6

12:00 - 12:30 PM

Durable & Low-VOC Colorants for UV-Cured Coatings

Romesh Kumar
Clariant Plastics & Coatings

View Abstract

12:30 - 2:00 pm

Networking: Conference Lunch

Session 8: Measuring & Testing

Chair: James Laugal
BASF

8.1

9:00 - 9:30 am

Degradation in a Stress, Mechanism and Response Framework: Acrylic Coatings

Donghui Li
Case Western Reserve University

View Abstract

8.2

9:30 - 10:00 am

Composite Particle Technology for Efficiency & Performance of Wax Additives

Onome Agori-Iwe
Micro Powders

View Abstract

8.3

10:00 - 10:30 am

Comprehensive Stability Analysis of Concentrated Emulsions and Dispersions

Matt Vanden Eynden
Formulaction

View Abstract

10:30 - 11:00 am

 

Networking: Coffee Break

 

8.4

11:00 - 11:30 am

Effects of a Crosslinking Gradient on Material Properties of a Thin Film

Matthew Hancock
University of Kentucky

View Abstract

8.5

11:30 am - 12:00 pm

Surface and Interfacial Interactions of Silane Coatings on Paper Substrates

Brenda Hutton-Prager
University of Mississippi

View Abstract

8.6

12:00 - 12:30 PM

Improving Surfactant Leaching of Architectural Latex and Paint Formulations

Robert Sandoval
EPS

View Abstract

12:30 - 2:00 pm

 

Networking: Conference Lunch

 

April 10, 2018
Tuesday Afternoon Schedule

Session 9:  Architectural Coatings II

Chair: Kent Young
Sherwin Williams

9.1

2:00 - 2:30 pm

Hollow thermoplastic microspheres in elastomeric cool roof coatings

Olaf Sandin
Akzo Nobel Pulp & Performance Chemicals

View Abstract

9.2

2:30 - 3:00 pm

Thermochromic Additives Applied to Waterbased Acrylic Coating

Kevin Arnaud
Université Laval

View Abstract

9.3

3:00 - 3:30 PM

Develop Exceptional Quality Arcitectural Coatings with Novel Silicone Additives

Yujie Lu
The Dow Chemical Company

View Abstract

3:30 - 4:00 PM

Networking: Coffee Break

9.4

4:00 - 4:30 PM

Emulsion polymerization of hydrophobic monomers

Michael O'Shaughnessy
Bruggemann Chemical

View Abstract

9.5

4:30 - 5:00 PM

Role of Polymeric Hollow Sphere Pigments in Abrasion Resistance

Adam Cummings
BASF

View Abstract

9.6

5:00 - 5:30 PM

Novel Urethane Associative Thickeners for Waterborne Coatings Based on Hydrophilic Binders

Chitra Jeurkar
Elementis

View Abstract

Session 10:  Polyurethanes II

Chair: Alex Kruglov
Sherwin Williams

10.1

2:00 - 2:30 pm

Highly Resistant Polyurethane Dispersions for High-Performance Coatings

Mark Gilbert
Alberdingk Boley

View Abstract

10.2

2:30 - 3:00 pm

1K PUR Dispersion with Comparable Performance to 2K Waterborne Coating

Makoto Nakao
Covestro

View Abstract

10.3

3:00 - 3:30 PM

New Low Viscosity Polyester Polyols for High Solids 2K Polyurethane Coating

Jeffrey Janos
Stepan Company

View Abstract

3:30 - 4:00 PM

Networking: Coffee Break

10.4

4:00 - 4:30 PM

Development of Acrylic-Grafted Hybrid Polyurethane Dispersions

Diana Rodriguez
Eastern Michigan University

View Abstract

10.5

4:30 - 5:00 PM

A Novel Co-Polymerizable Benzotriazole UVA for Polyurethane Dispersion

Christopher Karwowski
Chitec Technology

View Abstract

10.6

5:00 - 5:30 PM

Recent Developments in UV-Curable Waterborne Dispersions

Jonathan Shaw
Allnex

View Abstract

Session 11:  Epoxy Coatings

Chair: Remi Briand
Tnemec

11.1

2:00 - 2:30 pm

New Waterborne Systems Bring Fast Return-to-Service & Excellent Aesthetics

Shiying Zheng
Evonik

View Abstract

11.2

2:30 - 3:00 pm

Novel Waterborne Epoxy Systems for Anticorrosive and 2K Zinc-Rich Primers

Wenjun Mi
Olin Epoxy

View Abstract

11.3

3:00 - 3:30 PM

A New Waterborne Acrylic-Epoxy Hybrid Polymer for Metal Protection

Leo Procopio
The Dow Chemical Company

View Abstract

3:30 - 4:00 PM

 

Networking: Coffee Break

 

11.4

4:00 - 4:30 PM

Novel Metal-Free Catalysts for Epoxy-Carboxy Coatings

Ravi Ravichandran
King Industries

View Abstract

11.5

4:30 - 5:00 PM

Polyamine Curing Agents Meeting the Industry Need for Enhanced Productivity

Michael Cook
Evonik

View Abstract

11.6

5:00 - 5:30 PM

Improving the Weathering of Epoxy Based Coatings

Mouhcine Kanouni
Clariant Plastics & Coatings

View Abstract

Session 12:  Measuring, Testing & Automation

Chair: Sharon Szamboti Kraus
The Dow Chemical Company

12.1

2:00 - 2:30 pm

Broad Thermal Gradient Testing ISO 2812-5 Based

Nico Frankhuizen, TQC

View Abstract

12.2

2:30 - 3:00 pm

Contact Based Nondestructive Testing (NDT) at height With Aerial Robotics (Drone)

Robert Dahlstrom
Apellix

View Abstract

12.3

3:00 - 3:30 PM

Novel Applications of Confocal Microscopy Techniques in Coatings Research

Wenjun Wu
Arkema

View Abstract

3:30 - 4:00 PM

Networking: Coffee Break

12.4

4:00 - 4:30 PM

Influence of the Mechanical Properties of Clearcoats on Scratch Resistance

Kyle Price
Axalta Coating Systems

View Abstract

12.5

4:30 - 5:00 PM

High Throughput Experimentation – A Faster Path to Innovation and Success

Kevin Henderson
The Dow Chemical Company

View Abstract

12.6

5:00 - 5:30 PM

Robots Reading Recipes: A Semantic Framework for Coatings Science

Erik Sapper
California Polytechnic State University

View Abstract

April 11, 2018
Wednesday Morning Schedule
(Sessions begin after the Mattiello Lecture & Fun Run)

Session 13:  Protective Coatings

Chair: Terri Carson
Alberdingk-Boley

13.1

9:30 - 10:00 am

A versatile, High-Performance Polyol Chemistry for Broad Industrial Market Use

Jamie Dziczkowski
Eastman Chemical Company

View Abstract

13.2

10:00 - 10:30 am

Maximizing the Performance of Low-VOC Acrylic Metal Coatings

Allen Bulick
EPS

View Abstract

13.3

10:30 - 11:00 am

Discover the Advancement of Polysilazane in Coatings Applications

Wei Liu
EMD Performance Materials

View Abstract

11:00 - 11:30 am

Networking: Coffee Break

13.4

11:30 am - 12:00 pm

New Water-Based Binder for Thin Film Intumescent Coatings

Alan Fream
Omnova Solutions

View Abstract

13.5

12:00 - 12:30 pm

100% Solids Ambient-Cure Liquid Pipe Coating with Excellent Cathodic Disbondment Results

Yong Zhang
Olin Epoxy

View Abstract

13.6

12:30 - 1:00 pm

A New Epoxy-Siloxane Hybrid Resin for Industrial Coatings

Rebekkah Lively
Hexion

View Abstract

1:00 pm

End of Conference and Lunch on the Show Floor

Session 14:  Novel Materials

Chair: Kevin Lassila
Altana

14.1

9:30 - 10:00 am

New Industrial Minerals from Paint Waste Through Gasification Process

Christopher Surbrook
Elpis Technologies

View Abstract

14.2

10:00 - 10:30 am

New Dicyclopentadien-Based Acrylic Resins

Hui Yu
New Functional Polymers

View Abstract

14.3

10:30 - 11:00 am

Enhanced Technology for Electrostatic Spray on Nonconductive Substrates

Atman Fozdar
Chemical Dynamics

View Abstract

11:00 - 11:30 am

Networking: Coffee Break

14.4

11:30 am - 12:00 pm

Next Generation of Thickeners in Industrial Coatings & Construction Systems

James Heck
Elementis

View Abstract

14.5

12:00 - 12:30 pm

New Oxidative Drier Technology – Easy to incorporate universal primary & secondary driers

Morris Bingham
Allnex

View Abstract

14.6

12:30 - 1:00 pm

Improving Adhesion: A Continuing Challenge with Modern, Compliant Coatings

Jim Reader
Evonik

View Abstract

1:00 pm

End of Conference and Lunch on the Show Floor

Session 15:  Biobased Coatings

Chair: Dean Webster
North Dakota State University

15.1

9:30 - 10:00 am

Development of a Novel Bio-Based Hybrid Resin System for Hygienic Coating

Tirthankar Jana
Berger Paints India Limited

View Abstract

15.2

10:00 - 10:30 am

Sustainable, Low Emissions, High-Performance Polyols for Wood Coatings

Gary Spilman
Resinate Materials Group

View Abstract

15.3

10:30 - 11:00 am

Soy-Based Low-Temperature Powder Coatings

Jeff Cafmeyer
Battelle Memorial Institute

View Abstract

11:00 - 11:30 am

Networking: Coffee Break

15.4

11:30 am - 12:00 pm

Novel CNSL-based Waterborne Zn-rich Primer systems for protective coatings

Hong Xu
Cardolite Corporation

View Abstract

15.5

12:00 - 12:30 pm

Enzymatic Polymerization for Engineered Polysaccharides in Coatings

Christian Lenges
DuPont Industrial BioSciences

View Abstract

15.6

12:30 - 1:00 pm

Novel Sugar-Based Neutralizing Agent For Ecolabel Certified Paints

Tiffany Meyers
Clariant

View Abstract

1:00 pm

End of Conference and Lunch on the Show Floor

Session 16:  Bio-Fouling & Microbial Protection

Chair: Brian Corbin
The Dow Chemical Company

16.1

9:30 - 10:00 am

Novel Polymerizable Surfactants: N-Chloramine Reservoirs for Microbial Protection

Marcelo Dubiel
Exigence Technologies

View Abstract

16.2

10:00 - 10:30 am

Evaluation of Waterbased Paint to Optimize Microbial Protection

Cecilia McGough
Lanxess

View Abstract

16.3

10:30 - 11:00 am

How to protect paint and coatings without use of traditional active release biocides

Wolfgang Geuking
Croda

View Abstract

11:00 - 11:30 am

Networking: Coffee Break

16.4

11:30 am - 12:00 pm

Improved Anti-Fouling Performance and Coatings Durability in Marine Coating

Maria Nargiello
Evonik

View Abstract

16.5

12:00 - 12:30 pm

A New Biological Antifoulant for Marine Paints

Gonçalo Costa
Biomimetx

View Abstract

16.6

12:30 - 1:00 pm

A New Approach for Preservation of Coatings Formulations

Scott Brown
Lonza

View Abstract

1:00 pm

End of Conference and Lunch on the Show Floor

Hosted by the American Coatings Association in collaboration with Vincentz Network every two years.

© 2018  AC Media LLC

INDIANA CONVENTION CENTER
INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA

 American Coatings SHOW  2018