8:00 am: Breakfast, Check-in and Buy It Now Auction

8:40 am: Dean’s Welcome & State of College

9:00 am: Dr. Gary Wnek, Case Western Reserve University

Abstract coming soon.

9:30 am: Dr. Chi Wang, Distinguished Alumni, Department of Polymer Engineering

"Entanglement density effect on the diameter of electrospun fibers"
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10:15 am: Break

10:30 am: Elastomer Symposium Welcome

10:45 am: Dr. C. Michael Roland, U.S. Naval Research Laboratory

Abstract coming soon.

11:15 am: Dr. Goang-Ding Shyu, Baker Hughes

"On the Modeling of Chemical Stress Relaxation of Elastomers"
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11:45 am: Dr. Antonio Carrillo, Kimberly-Clark Corporation

"Sustainable Low Density Polylactide-Polyolefin Composites Generated Through Solid State Orientation"
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12:15 pm: Lunch (Recognize Students, Distinguished Alumni)

2:00 pm: Dr. Avraam Isayev, Distinguished Professor Emeritus, Department of Polymer Engineering

"Over 45 Years Research on Rheology and Processing of Elastomers"
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2:45 pm: Dr. Christopher Robertson, Eastman Chemical Company

"Glass Transitions and Glass-Like Phenomena in Elastomer-Particle Systems"
Abstract coming soon.

3:15 pm: Dr. William Mars, Endurica LLC

"Infinite Fatigue Life: Challenges and Solutions in Measuring Rubber's Endurance Limit"
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3:45 pm: Break

4:00 pm: Dr. Gary Hamed, Distinguished Alumni, Department of Polymer Science

"The tearing of black-filled natural rubber vulcanizates and the relevance to tire safety"
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4:45 pm: Wrap up and Banquet Details

5:00 pm: Facilities Tour

6:30 pm: Banquet (Dinner and Final Bidding Auction)


Coming soon.


The Alumni Day and Elastomer Symposium will be held at Quaker Station:

135 South Broadway, Akron, OH 44325