The American Carbon Society
The American Carbon Society
 
 

The American Carbon Society Virtual 1-Day Conference

Carbon Science & Technology In The Fight Against COVID-19


Carbon Science & Technology In The Fight Against COVID-19
The American Carbon Society Organized A 1-Day Virtual Conference With FREE Admission For All Society Members

 

Conference Summary

The American Carbon Society organized a 1-day virtual conference to examine and discuss the opportunities of using Carbon Science & Technology in order to help win the battle against COVID-19.

3 Areas of Potential Opportunity were identified for discussion:

  • Using Carbon Science & Technology To Detect The COVID-19 Virus
  • Using Carbon-Based Filtration Technology To Trap The COVID-19 Virus
  • Using Carbon Science & Technology To Inactivate The COVID-19 Virus

 

Conference Format

The virtual conference took place via Zoom, and was recorded for video archival in The American Carbon Society YouTube Channel. Plenary lectures were given by leading experts on the application of carbon materials in biomedical applications.

Conference Chair

Mauricio Terrones
Mauricio Terrones
Editor-in-Chief of Carbon
Professor, Penn State University

Conference Co-Chair

Weiming Lu
Weiming Lu
Technical Fellow Collins Aerospace, Raytheon Technologies Corp.,
Adjunct Professor at UCONN

 


Conference Agenda

Morning Session:

10:00-10:05 – Welcome
Weiming Lu
ARCHIVED VIDEO 1 >>

10:05 – 10:35 – Redefining Air Travel
Mark Fejfar, Associate Director, Collins Aerospace, Raytheon Technology Corporation.
VIDEO UNAVAILABLE

10:35 – 11:05 – Performance Of Masks And Discussion Of The Inactivation Of SARS-CoV-2
Peter Tsai, The Inventor Of The N95 Face Mask, University of Tennessee, US.
ARCHIVED VIDEO 2 >>

11:05 – 11:35 – Reduced Graphene Oxide-Based Field Effect Transistor Biosensor For Sensitive Detection Of Ebola Virus And Possible Detection Of COVID-19
GuoJun Zhang, Professor, Hubei University Of Chinese Medicine, Wuhan, China.
ARCHIVED VIDEO 3 >>

11:35 – 12:05 – Coronaviruses Overview And The Current Status Of Vaccines And Therapeutics Interventions Against COVID-19
Suresh Kuchipudi, Professor, Penn State University, US.
ARCHIVED VIDEO 4 >>

12:05 – 12:20 – Lunch Break

Afternoon Session

12:20 – 12:50 – An Assessment Of The Current Understanding Of SARS-CoV-2 Virus In Terms Of Its Structure, Propagation And Stability
Swaminathan Venkatraman, Professor, Penn State University & Rice University, US.
ARCHIVED VIDEO 5 >>

12:50 – 1:20 – Some Thoughts On Materials Innovations For A Pandemic
Jiaxing Huang, Professor, Northwestern University, US.
ARCHIVED VIDEO 6 >>

1:20 – 1:50 – Carbon Nanotechnology: An Efficient Platform For Virus Enrichment And Detection
Mauricio Terrones, Editor-in-Chief Of Carbon, & Professor, Penn State University, US.
ARCHIVED VIDEO 7 >>

1:50 – 2:00 – Break

2:00 – 3:00 – Roundtable Discussion
ARCHIVED VIDEO 8 >>

 


COVID-19 Conference Documents

Presentation Abstracts Are Available In The COVID-19 Conference Information Sheet

The COVID-19 Conference Chat Session Script and Transcript are available to American Carbon Society Members lower on this page after they login.

 


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