Paper Accepted

Qian Li and Dr. Romesh Batra had a paper, "Material Model for Large Deformations of Fiber-reinforced Rubberlike Materials with Different Response in Tension and Compression" accept in Tire Science and Technology. 

Hankook Job Accepted

Yaswanth Siramdasu has accepted the Vehicle Dynamics Engineer Job position at Hankook Tire and will start in June of 2015. Congradulations!

Paper Presented at SAE

Karan Kanse presented his paper, "Performance Measurement of Vehicle Antilock Braking Systems (ABS)" at the SAE 2015 World Congress on April 21st.

Qualifier Passed 

Prasad Raut, from the CenTiRe project, "Surface Engineering Approach for Enhanced Filler Dispersion and Hysteresis Reduction in Rubber Compounds," passed the Ph.D qualifying exam administered by the Department of Ploymer Engineering in June 2013.

PHD Cumulative Exam Passed  

Nicole Swanson passed her final cumulative exam. It is a requirement for each Ph.D student to pass a total of 6 cumulative exams in the Department of Polymer Science at the University of Akron. 

CenTiRe Presention to Prospective Students  

Nicole Swanson from CenTiRe project, "Surface Engineering Approach for Enhanced Filler Dispersion and Hysteresis Reduction in Rubber Compounds," was 1 of 8 oral presentations at Department of Polymer Science. She presented to prospective students interested in joining the department.

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Anudeep Bhoopalam Featured in Polymers & Tyre Asia Magazine 

Anudeep Bhoopalam from CenTiRe project, "Pneumatic Tire Performance on Ice" was featured in the Polymers & Tyre Asia in the December 2014/January 2015 Issue. The full article can be found by clicking on the read more link. 

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Mehran Motamedi: Qualifier Passed and Bridgestone Job Offer Accepted 

Mehran Motamedi from CenTiRe project, "Multiscale Modeling of Tire-Road Contact and Adhesion, " has passed his qualifier on Feb. 25th and has accepted a job offer with Bridgestone, as an Engineer III. Congradulations on this accomplishment. 

Tire Technology Expo 2015 

CenTiRe was provided a booth location at the Tire Technology Expo held in Cologne, Germany February 10~12.

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2014 Fall IAB Meeting 

The Biannual Industrial Advisory Board (IAB) Meeting for the Center for Tire Research (CenTiRe) took place in Akron, Ohio November 17-18. The meeting started with an....

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