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

CENTIRE AT THE TIRE TECHNOLOGY EXPO

Members of the Center for Tire Research (CenTiRe) had a strong presence at the Tire Technology Expo and the two associated conferences held at the Deutsche Messe in Hannover, Germany February 14-16, 2017.

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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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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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. 

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. 

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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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. 

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.

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.

Hankook Job Accepted

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