Dr Anand Murugaiah, BN Powders New Product Dev. Leader
The presentation will focus primarily on another layered 2D material: hexagonal boron nitride, a structural analogue of graphite/ graphene. The talk will broadly focus on
• Reviewing current efforts to exfoliate these materials and their challenges
• Issues with characterizing these materials and predicting properties such as composite thermal conductivity
• Application areas of boron nitride materials
Speaker Biography (Anand Murugaiah)
Dr. Anand Murugaiah is the BN Powders New Product Development Leader at Momentive Performance Materials, Quartz Inc. focusing on current and next generation boron nitride powders and composites. Earlier, he worked on process development for boron nitride materials and nitride based nano materials. Dr. Murugaiah received his PhD in Materials Science & Engineering from Drexel University in 2004 and his masters in mechanical engineering from Louisiana State University in 1999.
Company Profile (Momentive)
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For more than 70 years, Momentive Performance Materials Inc. has been supplying the world's largest companies with cutting-edge materials to create new, successful products in a number of industries, from automotive to construction to electronics to personal care. Momentive helps bring business' ideas to life quickly and efficiently through its streamlined technology development process, unparalleled commitment to customer service and technical expertise. Based in Waterford, N.Y., with more than 50 manufacturing and commercial locations worldwide, Momentive places innovative technologies at customers' fingertips around the globe. Visit Momentive.com for more information.