CAMP Annual Technical Meeting

Wednesday May 25 – Thursday May 26, 2022

CAMP is looking forward to welcoming you to the 2022 CAMP Annual Technical Meeting (in-person) at the 1000 Islands Harbor Hotel in Clayton, NY ( This meeting is a highpoint on the CAMP calendar, and provides a platform for industrial representatives to interact with faculty and research students/postdocs and learn about their research work, and network with representatives from Clarkson, industry and NY State. Please see the full schedule of events below, which includes technical talks, panel discussions and student posters 
Please reach out to Leila Boyea at the CAMP office (, CAMP Director Devon Shipp ( or CAMP Business Development Manager Elisabeth Cain ( if you have questions.
Check back for updates on the program on our website,

Registration Rates:

CAMP Company Members: $195 per person 
Non-CAMP Members: $295 per person 
Non-Clarkson Students: $95 
Registration to be completed by May 4, 2022.  
(registration includes the program & food; hotel rooms are to be reserved and paid for separately)


Hotel room reservations:

Please call the 1000 Islands Harbor Hotel directly (tel. 315-686-1100) for hotel room availability. Other hotel options near the even location are listed below. 
Riveredge Resort Hotel: 17 Holland Street, Alexandra Bay, NY 13607. Tel. 1-800-Enjoy-Us (1-800-365-6987).
Clipper Inn: 126 State Street, Clayton NY 13624. Tel. 315-686-3842. 
Clarkson Faculty & Students: Contact Leila for assistance with any questions. 

CAMP Annual Technical Meeting Agenda

Harbor Ballroom, 1000 Island Harbor Hotel
Wednesday May 25
8:20-8:30am Welcome Remarks: Devon A. Shipp, Director of CAMP

8:30-10:10am Session I: Materials & Sustainability

The Circular Economy:  Rethinking “Waste” in Materials Processing
Susan Powers, Director, Institute for a Sustainable Environment, Clarkson University

Polaris Renewables, a Green-Tech Startup in the North Country
Philip Pienkos, CEO, Polaris Renewables LLC

Environmental Challenges and Research Needs
David Speed, Distinguished Member Technical Staff, GLOBALFOUNDRIES

Microporous Graphite Composites of Tailorable Water Permeability for Fuel Cell Bipolar Plates
Sitaraman Krishnan, Professor, Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, Clarkson University
Theoretical Aspect of Nanoscale Systems: From Water Treatment to Solar Energy Harvesting
Dhara Trivedi, Asst. Professor, Physics, Clarkson University

10:30am-12:10pm Session II: Nanomaterials for Advanced Applications

A Novel Method to Measure Skin Mechanical Properties with Three-Dimensional Digital Image Correlation
Eric Xu, Principal Engineer, Estée Lauder Companies
Friction Property of Ti3C2Tx MXene at the Nanoscale
Arzu Colak, Asst. Professor, Physics, Clarkson University
Materials Development and Processing at Corning Incorporated
Jonas Bankaitis, Sr. Project Manager, Corning Incorporated
Challenges and Solutions for Post-CMP Cleaning at Device and Interconnect Levels
Jihoon Seo, Asst. Professor, Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, Clarkson University
Going Beyond CMYK Toners
Chieh-Min Cheng, Xerox Fellow, and Yu Qi, Research Scientists, Xerox Corporation
12:10-1:30pm Lunch
1:30-3pm Session III: Panel Discussion on Navigating SBIR/STTR Funding Opportunities
Panel Moderator:
Patty Rechberger (Innovation Fund Manager, FuzeHub)
Rajesh Mehta (Program Director, National Science Foundation)
Ed Marin (Owner & CEO, Gradients LLC)
David Musgraves (Director of Research & Development, Rochester Precision Optics)
Marcias Martinez (Professor, Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, Clarkson University)
3-5pm Session IV: Poster Session & Technology Showcase (Harbor Ballroom Lobby)
5:30-6:30pm Pre-Dinner Reception (Harbor Ballroom Lobby)
6:30-8:30pm Dinner & Keynote Address:  The Rapidly Changing Landscape of Technical Higher Education Dr. Anthony G. Collins, (President, Clarkson University)

Thursday May 26

8:30-10:10am Session V: Materials Processing & Manufacturing

Electrocatalytic Materials to Combat Emerging Contaminants
Yang Yang, Asst. Professor, Civil & Environmental Engineering, Clarkson University

Inventive Solutions: Commercializing Innovative Science
Steve Davis, President, Tapecon, Inc.  

Materials Issues in Chemical-Mechanical Planarization: A Few Examples in Industrial Practice
Wei-Tsu Tseng, Senior Research Staff Member,  IBM Corporation
Real-time Quality Monitoring with Ultrasonic Waves in Digital Additive Manufacturing
Çetin Çetinkaya, Professor and Michael ’78 & Janet Jesanis Endowed Chair, Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, Clarkson University
Mechanically Responsive Polymeric Systems: Design, Applications, and Beyond
Xiaocun Lu, Asst. Professor, Chemistry & Biomolecular Science,  Clarkson University

10:30am-12:20pm Session VI: Advanced Materials for Structural Applications

The Sticky Business of Gluing Planes Together
Marcias Martinez, Professor, Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, Clarkson University

Low-Carbon Concrete: A Toolbox Approach
Robert Thomas, Asst. Professor, Civil & Environment Engineering, Clarkson University

The Rise of Recycled Glass Pozzolans in Concrete
Jack Lamuraglia, Co-Founder, KLAW Industries

Space Mining and In Situ Resource Utilization: A Catalyst for the Space Industry
Michael Bazzocchi, Asst. Professor, Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, Clarkson University

Stability of Materials for High-Resolution Space Imaging
Patrick Spencer, Specialty Engineering Staff Engineer, Nate Cox, Space & Airborne Systems, and James Throckmorton, Program Manager, L3 Harris Technologies
12:20-1:30pm Lunch & Departure

CAMP welcomes all industry leaders, managers and researchers, research faculty and graduate students from Clarkson University and other research institutions, as well as Federal, State and Regional leaders.

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