Mark Arigo

Eastman Chemical Company
Tire Additives Technology
260 Springside Dr
Akron, OH
USA 44333

Biographical Sketch:
Dr. Mark Arigo is a Principal Applications Development Scientist for Tire Additives at Eastman Chemical Company. He obtained his Ph.D. in Engineering Sciences from Harvard University with a research background in polymer rheology and materials science. His expertise includes polymer development and materials characterization (rheological, thermal, and physical). After a tenure in academia at the University of Pittsburgh, he has worked in the rubber industry for 15 years pursuing materials development for tire and non-tire applications at Bridgestone Americas and Lion Copolymer, LLC. Currently, Dr. Arigo works on new application development for Eastman Acena™ renewable performance additives and Impera™ performance resins for tires.

33 PAPER CANCELLED: Eastman Acena(TM) Modified Cellulose Esters for Improved Tire Performance