ALUMNI DAY 2013

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OCTOBER 4, 2013

2013 AWARDEES
Dr. Bin Zhao and Mr. Suresh Swaminathan
Alumni Day 2013 AwardeesAlumni Day 2013 Awardees



REGISTRATION:
To register online please visit: https://akron.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_835MA7oY31c8jvD

2013 TENTATIVE SCHEDULE:

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 4TH, 2013

8:30 am Registration and Continental Breakfast
Goodyear Polymer Center, 2nd Floor Atrium
8:55 am Welcome
Dr. Coleen Pugh, Interim Chair and Professor of Polymer Science
Goodyear Polymer Center Auditorium
9:00 am Dr. Timothy P. Lodge
"New Insights into the Thermoreversible Gelation of Methylcellulose" - Click title to view abstract
Distinguished McKnight University Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science
University of Minnesota
9:30 am Distinguished Alumni Recipient - Polymer Science
Dr. Bin Zhao

"Hairy Particles" - Click title to view abstract
Professor, Department of Chemistry
University of Tennessee, Knoxville
10:15 am Break
10:30 am Dr. Ryszard Brzoskowski
"Technology Trends for Automotive Sealing Systems" - Click title to view abstract
Director of Global Technology, TPE Division
Teknor Apex Company
11:00 am Distinguished Alumni Recipient - Polymer Engineering
Mr. Suresh Swaminathan

"The Need for Speed: Application-driven Innovation" - Click title to view abstract
Vice President and Business Unit Manager, TPE Division
Teknor Apex Company
11:45 pm Lunch (Invitation Only)
Goodyear Polymer Center, 3rd Floor Atrium
  • Recognition of Student Award Winners
  • Presentation of Distinguished Alumni Awards
1:30 pm Conclusion

2013 AWARDEE BIOGRAPHIES:
Dr. Bin Zhao [PDF]
Mr. Suresh Swaminathan [PDF]

CONTACT:
If you have questions or need additional information, please contact either:

HOTEL INFORMATION:

  • Sheraton Suites
    (Ask for the University rate)
    1989 Front Street
    Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44221
    Phone 330-929-3000
    www.sheratonakron.com

  • Hilton Akron/Fairlawn
    3180 West Market Street
    Akron, OH 44333
    Phone 330-867-5000
    www.hilton.com

  • Courtyard by Marriott Akron/Montrose
    100 Springside Drive
    Akron, OH 44333
    Phone 330-668-9090
    www.marriott.com

PARKING:
Parking is available in all nearby university lots. Parking permits will be e-mailed by individual request with your registration.

For driving directions and a map, please visit the University website at www.uakron.edu and click on "Maps" located on the top of the page.

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