John Kounavis

Technical Service Leader
14340 Torrey Chase Blvd., Suite 365
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.

15 Compound Design Considerations with Silica Masterbatch for Various Tread Performance Requirements