Center for Tire Research
An NSF Industry/University Cooperative Research Center


The CenTiRe Industry Advisory Board greatly appreciates the work performed by the students in their projects. As a part of recognizing this the IAB gives prizes based on their evaluation of the students’ presentations during the IAB meeting for technical content, presentation, and response to questions. Based on the evaluation tally the students are awarded company items donated by the industry members.

Student winners at the Fall IAB meeting were:
Best Individual Presentation: Urvin Salvi - "Multi-length Scale Modeling and Testing of Wet Traction”

Best Individ Presentation Results


Best Team Presentation:  Nathan Schmitz & Glenn Spiering - "Supramolecular Reinforcement of Rubber"

 Best Team Presentation Results


Best Overall Presentation:  Gavan Lienhart - "Enhanced crystallinity of recycled PEt materials"

 Best Overall Presentation Results

Congratulations to our winners, and thank-you to all students for a job well done.