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Electrostatics Society of America
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IEEE-IAS Electrostatic Processes Committee
Societe Francaise d'Electrostatique

2009 Electrostatics Joint Conference
Boston University
June 16-18, 2009

Conference Contacts

General Chair Prof. Mark Horenstein
Email:
mnh@bu.edu
Tel:
617-353-9052
Fax:
617-353-5929

Technical Program Committee

Fax:
ESA
Dr. Kelly Robinson
Email:

Kelly.Robinson@ElectrostaticAnswers.com

Electrostatic Answers
Tel:
585-425-8158
Fax:
585-425-0915
IEJ

Prof. Tetsuji Oda

Email:

oda@ee.t.u-tokyo.ac.jp

University of Tokyo

Tel:

+81-03-5841-6666

Fax:

+81-03-5841-6786

IEA

Prof. Akira Mizuno

Email:

mizuno@eco.tut.ac.jp

Toyohashi University
of Technology

Tel:

+81-532-44-6904, 6921

Fax:

+81-532-44-6929, 6904

EPC

Dr. Rajesh Sharma

Email:

rxsharma@ualr.edu

University of Arkansas
at Little Rock

Tel:

501-569-8245

Fax:

501-683-7222

SFE

Prof. Gerard Touchard

Email:

Gerard.Touchard@lea.univ-poitiers.fr

Universite de Poitiers

Tel:

+ 33 (0) 549 49 69 32

Fax:

+ 33 (0) 549 49 69 68

Student Paper Competition Judging Panel

Mr. Bill Vosteen
Email:

billv@monroe-electronics.com

Monroe Electronics, USA
 
Dr. Hyun-Ha Kim
Email:

hyun-ha.kim@aist.go.jp

National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), Japan

 
Prof. Amar Tilmatine
Email:

amar_tilmatine@yahoo.fr

University Djillali Liabes, Sidi-bel-Abbès, Algeria

Approximately 97 people participated in our
2009 Electrostatics Joint Conference
including 25 student presenters.

Participants

photo by Radu Beleca 2009

2009 Eelectrostatics Joint Conference Participants

SESSION SCHEDULE

Tuesday 16 June 2009

Session 1: Particles in Flows & Flow Electrification
Chair: Dr. Edmund Devitt, Consultant, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

1.1

8:10

M. Zahn

Invited

Electron Scavenging by Nanoparticles in Oil Insulated Power Transformers

1.2

8:55

G. Munson

Oral

The Reduction of Sub Micron particulate contamination in lubricating and hydraulic oils reduces electrostatic charging and spark discharge

1.3

9:20

H.-F. Huang

Student

Continuum modeling of micro-particle electrorotation in Couette and Poiseuille flows—the zero spin viscosity limit

1.4

9:45

M. Yazdani

Student

Effects of Charges Mobility on EHD Conduction Induced Dielectric Liquid Flow

1.5

10:10

T. Paillat

Oral

High power transformers failures due to flow electrification: tools for understanding the electrostatic hazard

MORNING COFFEE BREAK (30 min; 10:35-11:05)

Session 2: Non-thermal Plasma
Chair: Prof. Eric Moreau, University of Poitiers, Futuroscope, France

2.1

11:05

T. Miura

Student

Analysis of the inactivation mechanism of bacteriophage by Atmospheric barrier discharge

2.2

11:30

Y. Teramoto

Student

Laser-induced fluorescence of N2* metastable in various gas pulsed positive corona discharge

2.3

11:55

S. Sato

Student

Diesel exhaust gas treatment by honeycomb discharge

LUNCH (60 min, 12:20 – 1:20)

Session 3: EHD – Microfluidics & Electrospinning
Chair: Prof. Sheryl Barringer, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA

3.1

1:20

N. Benard

Oral

Innovative Three-Electrode Design for Definition of Multiple Dielectric Barrier Discharge Actuators

3.2

1:45

M. Pearson

Student

Experimental study of EHD conduction pumping at the micro-scale

3.3

2:10

P. Cervenka

Student

Comparison of slip and non-slip mathematical models of AC electroosmosis in microchannels with asymmetric co-planar electrodes

3.4

2:35

C. Angammana

Student

Effects of electric field on the multijet electrospinning process and fibre morphology
3.5

3:00

X. Yan

Student Investigation of Electrospun Fiber Diameter Distribution and Process Dynamics

AFTERNOON COOKIE BREAK (30 min; 3:25 – 3:55)

Session 4: Particles and Modelling Techniques
Chair: Prof. Kaz Adamiak, The University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada

4.1

3:55

H. Hayashi

Student

Collection of diesel exhaust particle using electrostatic charging prior to mechanical filtration

4.2

4:20

J. Stark

Student

Mathematical Simulation Study of Digital Signal Processing of the ESPART Analyzer for the Nanoparticle Size Range

4.3

4:45

N. Toljic

Student

Charge to radius dependency for conductive particles charged by induction
4.4

5:10

R Nishimura Oral Shielding of Drifting Pesticide Particles by Electrostatic Pesticide Spraying and Grounded Conducting Net for Compliance with Positive List System
4.5

5:35

R. Adelman Student Basis Models for Complex Electrostatic Simulations

6:00

Session Ends

6:15 PM – 7:45 PM – Electrostatics Society of America business meeting

6:15 PM – 7:45 PM – IEEE Electrostatic Processes Committee meeting

Wednesday 17 June 2009

Session 5: Tribocharging & Discharge by Tribocharging
Chair: Prof. Dan Lacks, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, USA

5.1

8:00

S. Vella

Invited

Using Chemistry to Manipulate Contact Electrification and Electrical Discharges

5.2

8:45

S. Beardsmore-Rust

Student

Quantitative Measurement Of Tribo-Electric Charging Phenomena Of Dielectric Materials

5.3

9:10

K. Forward

Student

Particle size dependent charge segregation in triboelectrically charged granular materials

5.4

9:35

A. Akande

Oral

Triboelectrification - why is it variable?

5.5

10:00

M Honda

Oral

Observed ESD Transient Fields Near by Rolling Metal Spheres

MORNING COFFEE BREAK (30 min; 10:25-10:55)

Session 6: Materials
Chair: Kazuo Shimizu, Shizuoka University, Hamamatsu, Japan

6.1

10:55

I. Ramirez

Student

Thermal Conductivity of Silicone Rubber Nanocomposites

6.2

11:20

H. Ishihara

Student

Electrochemical synthesis of titania nanotube array for photoelectrochemical hydrogen production

6.3

11:45

A. Antoniu

Student

Accelerated Discharge of Corona-charged Non-woven Fabrics

LUNCH (60 min, 12:10 – 1:10)

Session 7: Biomedical
Chair: John Gagliardi, Rutgers University, Camden, New Jersey, USA

7.1

1:10

F. Xiao

Student

Electrically Enhanced Chemodrug delivery to Human Breast Cancer Cells
7.2

1:35

C. Browning Student Injection of Drug-Infused Nanoparticles Through the Skin Using Electrostatic Pulse
7.3

2:00

R. Beleca Student Investigation of Electrostatic Properties of Dry Powder Drug Aerosols using Phase Doppler Anemometry
7.4

2:25

W. M Arnold Oral Electrical Manipulation of Particles within a Nanopore

AFTERNOON COOKIE BREAK (30 min; 2:50 – 3:20)

All Student Presentations are completed.  Student Paper Competition judging can proceed.

Poster Session 1; 3:30 PM – 5:30 PM

P1.01

A. Ieta Poster Opto-Electric Characterization of an AC Field Controlled Electrospray

P1.02

G. Prieto

Poster

Needle array DBD for solid urea decomposition

P1.03

S. Mededovic Poster The Production of Hydrogen and Olefin Hydrocarbons by Electrical Discharge in Liquid Fuels

P1.04

R. Gouri Poster Effect of the Discretization of the Active Electrode of Wire-to-Cylinder ESP on the Collection of Efficiency of Submicron Particles for Different Particle Sizes

P1.05

B. Tibati Poster Factors that Influence the Decay Rate of the Potential at the Surface of Non-woven Fabrics after Negative Corona Discharge Deposition

P1.06

Hk. Lee Poster Removal of odorous gas using discharge plasma

P1.07

H-H. Kim Poster Combination of Electrospray with Electrostatic Precipitator for Collection Efficiency Enhancement of Fine Particles

P1.08

K. Shimizu Poster Emission Spectroscopy of Pulsed Power Microplasma for Atmospheric Pollution Control

P1.09

K. M. Forward Poster Surface modification to investigate charge segregation in single component materials

P1.10

K. Yatsuduka Poster An EHD Effect of Silicone Oil with Normal Alcohol Additives due to Asymmetric Space Charge Polarization

P1.11

C. Dragan Poster Tribocharging of Insulating Powders in the Annular Ducts of Pneumatic Devices

P1.12

P. Mas Poster Behavior of insulating oil in terms of the temperature inside the large power transformers

P1.13

M Sun Poster The Study of Non-Thermal Plasma by Optical Emission Spectroscopy with Nozzle-Plate Electrode

P1.14

N Takeuchi Poster Gas Discharge Induced Electrohydrodynamic Flow in Narrow Channels

P1.15

P Gefter Poster Electrostatic and Biological effects of air ionization Withdrawn

P1.16

M. Redolfi Poster Investigation of discharge dynamic and chemical kinetics in the microdischarges generated in a multipin-to-plane pulsed N2/O2 corona system working in the nanosecond regime

P1.17

K. Adamiak Poster FEM-FCT Based Dynamic Simulation of Corona Discharge in Point-Plane Configuration

P1.18

T. Paillat Poster Physicochemical Analysis at the Interface between Conductive Solid and Dielectric Liquid for Flow Electrification Phenomenon

P1.19

M Blajan Poster Triboelectrification of Granular Plastic Wastes in Vibrated Zigzag Shaped Square Pipes in View of Electrostatic Separation

P1.20

M Reznikov Poster Electrohydrodynamic enforcement in the heat and mass exchange

P1.21

M. Sadeghi Poster Plasma soot removal system for diesel exhaust gas Withdrawn

P1.22

T Oda Poster Low Voltage Contact Electrostatic Discharge Phenomena

P1.23

F. Xiao Poster A simulation Study of the Electrod Profile on Electroporation Efficacy

P1.24

Y Fukada Poster An Estimation for Relaxation Characteristics of an Ionizer Ion Cloud Density Transferred through a Pipe via Hyperbolic Law

P1.25

C. Louste Poster Experimental and Numerical Analysis of the Flow Induced by Electric Injection
in Blade-Plane Geometry

P1.26

A. Srinivasan
(K. Shimizu)

Poster Corona Treatment For Nox Reduction From Stationary Diesel Engine Exhaust Impact Of Nature Of Energization And Exhaust Composition

EVENING BREAK (30 min; 5:30 – 6:00)

Set-up time for Poster Session #2 and set-up time for buffet dinner

Poster Session 2; 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

P2.01

T Mizuno Poster Plasma Assisted NOx Removal Using Modified Attapulgite Clay Catalyst

P2.02

F. Miloua Poster Experimental Evaluation of the Filtration Efficiency of a Chicane-Type Electrostatic Precipitator

P2.03

C Louste Poster Influence Of The Signal Frequency On Vortex Shedding Induced By Dielectric Barrier Injection

P2.04

C Louste Poster PIV Measurements Of The Influence Of Seeding Particles Concentration On The Velocity Of An EHD Flow

P2.05

W. Greason Poster Electrostatic Analysis of Cable Discharge Events (CDE)

P2.06

H Berndt Poster Requirements and measurement method for ESD packaging material - shielding properties

P2.07

J Cabaleiro Poster Modeling of static development and dynamic behavior
of Electrical Double Layer at oil-pressboard interface

P2.08

K Sakai Poster The electrostatic force that acts on the charged asymmetric conductor in a high electric field

P2.09

B. Nader Poster Dynamics of Induction Charging for Multiple Particle Agglomerations
with a Thin Conducting Surface Layer

P2.10

K Nakayama Poster Microplasma generation in gap of sliding contact through discharging
of ambient gas due to triboelectrification

P2.11

K Robinson Poster Electrostatic Sticking of Sheets Fed from a Stack

P2.12

J. Stark Poster Role of Optics in Optimizing Photoelectrochemical Activity of Semiconductor Anodes

P2.13

L Zhao Poster Electrohydrodynamic Flow Produced by Electric Corona Discharge (Numerical and Experimental Studies, and Applications)

P2.14

M Blajan Poster Study of Simulated Odor Treatment for a Factory Farm by Using Microplasma

P2.15

M. Hogsett Poster A New Approach to Electrostatic Measurements for Semiconductor Wafers withdrawn

P2.16

M Reznikov Poster Space charge effects in the electrolytes

P2.17

R Sharma Poster Bone Cells Growth and Proliferation on TiO2 Nanotubes
Modified by Plasma Discharge
withdrawn
P2.18 G. Prieto Poster Plasma-Catalysis for Toluene Destruction One Pass Process
P2.19 A Gronskis Poster Modeling EHD actuation with a slip velocity
P2.20 A Ieta Poster Onset Characteristics of Aqueous Electrosprays

P2.21

H-H Kim Poster High Speed Camera Observation of Electrospray

P2.22

R.Sundararajan Poster Pulsed Electric Field Distribution of Tumor Cells

P2.23

N Zouzou Poster Correlation between the EHD flow and the collection efficiency of an ESP

P2.24

J. Zhang Poster Numerical Study of EHD-Induced Flow Field in an Enclosed Rectangular Channel Withdrawn

P2.25

Y. Tajitsu Poster Piezoelectricity Due to Space Charge at Ferroelectret Withdrawn

P2.26

F. Hardcastle Poster The Structure of Titanium Oxide in Titania (TiO2) Photoactive Water-Splitting Catalysts by Raman Spectroscopy Withdrawn

P2.27

C. Calle Poster Development of Dust Mitigation Technologies

Several conference participants gather
to say hello to our friend and colleague
Prof. Alexandru Iuga

Guests

photo by Radu Beleca 2009

First Row from left

Prof. Mark Horenstein, Boston University, Boston, MA
Prof. Kaz Adamiak, University of Western Ontarion, London, Ontario
Prof. Gerard Touchard, University of Poitier, France
Prof. Malay Mazumdar, Boston University and University of Arkansas at Little Rock, USA
Ms. Angela Antonio, Doctoral Candidate, Technical University "Gheorghe Asach" Iasi, Romania

Second Row from left

Dr. Kelly Robinson, Electrostatic Answers, Rochester, NY
Prof. G. S. Peter Castle, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario
Prof. Lucien Dascalescu, University of Poitiers, IUT Angoulême, France
Prof. Ed Law, University of Georgia, Athens, GA
Prof. Akira Mizuno, Toyohashi University of Technology, Japan


Thursday 18 June 2009

Session 8: Particles and Instruments
Chair: Dr. Maciej Noras, North Carolina State University Charlotte, North Carolina, USA

8.1

8:00

S. Barringer Oral Electrohydrodynamic Spraying of Chocolate

8.2

8:25

J. H. Anderson Oral A New Instrument for Determining Charge-to-Diameter Distributions of Charged Particles

8.3

8:50

E. Law Oral Electric Space-Charge Driven Process for Reducing Respirable Airborne Dust from Tree-Nut Harvesting Machines

8.4

9:15

M. O'Leary Oral The bipolar nature of charge resident on a variety of pharmaceutical aerosols Withdrawn
8.5

9:40

A. Tilmatine Oral Roll-Type Versus Free-Fall Electrostatic Separation Of Tribocharged Plastic Particles
8.6

10:05

L. Dascalescu Oral Triboelectric Phenomena In Suction-Type Dilute-Phase Pneumatic Transportation Systems For Granular Plastics

MORNING COFFEE BREAK (30 min; 10:30-11:00)

Session 9: Electrostatics Theory & Demonstrations
Chair: Dr. Mark Zaretsky, Eastman Kodak Company, Rochester, New York, USA

9.1

11:00

G. Schmieg

Oral

A Lightning Tutorial: Six Basic Ideas

9.2

11:25

R. Morse

Oral

A New Electrostatics Toy for Demonstrations and Experiments

LUNCH (60 min, 11:50 – 12:50)

Session 10: Materials and Emerging Applications
Chair: Dr. W. Mike Arnold, Industrial Research Limited, Lower Hutt, New Zealand

10.1

12:50

M. Mazumder

Oral

Electrostatic Deposition of Thin Film Solar Cells

10.2

1:15

M. Horenstein

Oral Low-Power Electrostatic MEMS System for Remote Sensor Applications

10.3

1:40

W. Greason

Oral Modeling of Capacitive MEMS structures to assess reliability due to charge injection processes
10.4

2:05

T. Sugimoto

Oral Corona charging and current measurement using phi type corona electrodes
10.5

2:30

C. Calle

Oral Dust Particle Removal by Electrostatic and Dielectrophretic Forces for Lunar Exploration

AFTERNOON COOKIE BREAK (30 min; 2:55 – 3:25)

Session 11: Non-thermal Plasma
Chair: Prof. Masaaki Okubo, Osaka Prefecture University, Japan

11.2

3:25

A. Mizuno Oral Spectrum Analysis of Charging of Human Body during Walking

11.3

3:50

H. Fujishima Oral Improvement on NOx Removal Performance of Pilot-scale Boiler Emission Control Using Plasma-Chemical Process

11.4

4:15

M. Okubo Oral Preparation of PTFE film with Adhesive Surface Treated by Atmospheric-Pressure Nonthermal Plasma Graft Polymerization

11.5

4:40

R Sosa

Oral

On the Induced Gas Flow by a Trielectrode Plasma curtain at atmospheric pressure

11.6

5:05

T. Yamamoto Oral Diesel PM Collection for Marine and Automobile Emissions using EHD Electrostatic Precipitators

11.7

5:30

V. Lakhian Oral Discharge Characteristics of Ring Type Flow Stabilized Pulsed Corona Discharge Radical Shower Systems

6:00

  Sessions Finished

7:00 PM – Conference Banquet

Horenstein

photo by Radu Beleca 2009

ESA President Raji Sundararajan, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN
presents the ESA Distinguished Service Award to
Prof. Mark Horenstein, Boston University.


Robinson

photo by Radu Beleca 2009

ESA President Raji Sundararajan, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN
presents the ESA Distinguished Service Award to
Dr. Kelly Robinson, Electrostatic Answers, Rochester, NY.