Student Colloquium

Wednesday, October 12, 2016: 9:00 AM-1:05 PM
9:00 AM
Keynote Speaker, Joel Karczewski, Hexpol Compounding - Rm. 301-2, Session D
9:45 AM
Electrospinning Polyisobutylene-Based Rubbery Fiber Mats
Aditya Jindal1, Andrew McClain2, Bruno Paiva3, Melissa Camassola4, Judit E. Puskas1 and Kolos Molnar5, (1)Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, The University of Akron, Akron, OH, (2)Chemical and Biomolecular, Akron Univeristy, Akron, OH, (3)University Luterana of Brasil (ULBRA), , Rio Grande do Sul, BRAZIL, Canoas, Brazil, (4)University Luterana of Brasil (ULBRA), Canoas, Brazil, (5)Department of Polymer Engineering, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Budapest, Hungary
10:15 AM
The Effect of Thiuram Variations When Used As Primary Accelerators in Sulfur-Cured EPDM Compounds
Eric Britton, Technical Intern, Preferred Compounding, Barberton, OH; Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, University of Akron, Akron, OH and Milun Dragutinovic, Preferred Compounding, Barberton, OH
10:45 AM
Effect of Aromatic OIL on PHASE Dynamics of S-SBR/BR Blends for Passenger CAR Tire Treads
Akansha Rathi1, Marianella Hernández2, Wilma K. Dierkes3, J.W.M. Noordermeer3, Cristina Bergmann4, Juergen Trimbach5 and Anke Blume3, (1)Elastomer Technology and Engineering, University of Twente, Enschede, Netherlands, (2)Novel Aerospace Materials, Delft University of Technology, Delft, Netherlands, (3)Engineering Technology, University of Twente, Enschede, Netherlands, (4)R&D, Hansen & Rosenthal KG, Hamburg, Germany, (5)R&D, Hansen & Rosenthal Group, Hamburg, Germany
11:15 AM
11:30 AM
Sustainable Rubbers from Terpene: Synthesis, Characterization and Properties
Preetom Sarkar, Rubber Technology Centre, Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, Kharagpur, India and Professor Anil Bhowmick, Rubber Technology Center, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, Kharagpur, India
12:00 PM
Comparative Study of CB, Silica and CB/Silica Filled SBR Extended By Norbornylized Soybean Oil
Jiaxi Li, Avraam I. Isayev, Xiaofeng Ren, Dr. and Mark Soucek, Dr., Polymer Engineering, The University of Akron, Akron, OH
12:30 PM
Mechanical Reinforcement of Natural Rubber Latex with Cellulose Nanofibers from Triodia Pungens
Alireza Hosseinmardi1, Nasim Amiralian1, Pratheep Kumar Annamalai1, Lianzhou Wang1,2 and Darren Martin1,2, (1)Australian Institute of Bioengineering & Nanotechnology (AIBN), University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia, (2)School of Chemical Engineering Faculty of Engineering, Architecture and Information Technology, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
1:00 PM
Student Welcome Lunch - Rm. 309. All student presenters, student chapter presidents, academic advisors, student affairs committee members and guests are invited.