Sailun Tire Joins CenTiRe as an Industry Member
We are happy to announce that Sailun Tire has officially joined our Industry Advisory Board as an associate member. Sailun Tire is a global tire manufacturer, reaching over $2.5B in tire sales in 2021. They look to be very active participants in our organization and have already designated over 15 of their technical experts as industry mentors to our current research projects. We look forward to personally welcoming Sailun Tire to our industry team during our upcoming Spring IAB Conference in April.
CenTiRe Will Be at the 2023 Tire Tech Expo and Endorses UA Tire Mechanics Course
CenTiRe will be participating in the 2023 Tire Technology Expo as a conference floor exhibitor.
CenTiRe Awards Students for Best Presentations at Fall IAB Conference
CAt the recent CenTiRe Industry Advisory Board (IAB) conference, research students were tasked with providing status update presentations for their sponsored research projects.
CenTiRe Fall IAB Conference a Success
The Center for Tire Research (CenTiRe) 2022 Fall IAB conference was held last week, hosted by our University of Akron academic partner at the Fairlawn Hilton. It was our first live fall conference in over 3 years and, by all accounts, was a resounding success.
CenTiRe Announces the Completion of Tire Materials Research Project
CenTiRe is proud to announce the completion of research project Supramolecular Reinforcement of Rubber.
CenTiRe Announces the Completion of Tire Physics Research Project
CenTiRe is proud to announce the completion of research project Assessment of tire attributes and mapping resulting correlations on the dynamic aero drag and lift coefficient on vehicles using CFD and design of experiments.
CenTiRe Announces the Completion of Tire Testing Research Project
CenTiRe is proud to announce the completion of research project 3D Printed Smart Tires for Health Monitoring.
CenTiRe Announces the Completion of Sustainability Research Project
CenTiRe is proud to announce the completion of research project Enhanced Crystallinity of Recycled PET Materials.
CenTiRe Announces Leadership Change at the University of Akron
CenTiRe leadership team member Dr Josh Wong, Site Director at the University of Akron, is resigning from University of Akron effective September 1, 2022, and is stepping down from his leadership role in CenTiRe.
CenTiRe Awards 2022 Industry Mentor of the Year
The CenTiRe team is proud to bestow the 2022 Industry Mentor of the Year award to Dr. Toshio Tada of the Sumitomo Rubber and Tire Company.