John Kounavis

Technical Service Leader
14550 Torrey Chase Blvd. Suite 199
Houston, TX
USA 77014

Biographical Sketch:
Obtained a Bachelor's degree in Materials Science from University of New Haven. Have over 23 years experience in the Rubber Industry and more specifically in tire applications development, rubber compounding, processing and predictive testing. A career that includes roles such as Materials Engineer at Pirelli Tire, Lab Manager at Hankook Tire and Chemtura, Technical Service Scientist for rubber chemicals at Uniroyal Chemical/Crompton, Senior Scientist for rubber silanes at Momentive and currently Technical Service Leader at Dynasol.

39 F-SSBR and SSBR for High Performance Tires: Reinforcement and Dynamic Properties of Silica-Based Tire Tread Compounds