16 Materials Research & Development Session II

Wednesday, August 10, 2011: 10:40 AM-12:00 PM
Salon B (Hilton Minneapolis )
Session Chair:
Mr. Bradley A. James
10:40 AM
Development and Characterization of a Novel Biodegradable Polymer-Coated Titanium Alloys for Implant Applications
Ms. Chandan Pulletikurthi, Florida International University; Prof. N. Munroe, Florida International University; Ms. S. Amruthaluri, Florida International University; Dr. R. S. Bezwada, Bezwada Biomedical, LLC
11:00 AM
Young's Modulus Change Due to Deformation-Induced Phase Transformation In Beta-Type Titanium Alloys for Biomedical Applications
Dr. Masaaki Nakai, Tohoku University; Prof. Mitsuo Niinomi, Tohoku University; Ms. Xiaoli Zhao, Tohoku University; Mr. Xingfeng Zhao, Tohoku University
11:20 AM
Improved Properties of Light Alloys (Ti-, Ti-Alloys, Mg-) Using near-Nano and Nano-Based Materials In Spark Plasma Sintering
Dr. Robert Gansert, AMTS Incorporated; Christopher Melnyk, California Nanotechnologies, Inc.; Brian Weinstein, California Nanotechnologies, Inc.; David Lugan, California Nanotechnologies, Inc.; David Grant, California Nanotechnologies, Inc.
11:40 AM
Characterization of Microstructure and Dynamic Mechanical Properties of Biomedical Nitinol Alloy
Dr. Y.B. Guo, The University of Alabama; J.E. McKinney, The University of Alabama; J.Z. Snyder, The University of Alabama
12:00 PM