Nicolas Sauty, PhD, Organic and Polymer Chemistry

Polymer Scientist
Cooper Tire & Rubber Company
Innovative Technology - Global Technical Center
701 Lima Avenue
Findlay, OH
USA 45840

Biographical Sketch:
Nicolas Sauty joined Cooper Tire & Rubber Company in 2014 as a Polymer Scientist. In his position, Sauty is responsible for new polymer, material, and testing development. Raised near Paris, Sauty earned both a Bachelor’s (2008) and Master’s (2010) degree in chemistry from the University Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris VI. He later moved to Gainesville, Florida, and earned a PhD (2014) in organic and polymer chemistry from the University of Florida under the direction of Professor Kenneth Wagener. Today, Sauty is part of the Cooper Global Technical Center team and is based in Findlay, Ohio, where the global tire maker is headquartered.

49 Synthesis and Compounding of Epoxidized Guayule Natural Rubber 51 Progress Toward a Guayule Derived Tire