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.
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.
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!
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.
STEM Outreach in South Carolina with Dr. Kennedy
As part of our Center’s STEM outreach efforts, Ron Kennedy visited Dent Middle School in Columbia, South Carolina (where his daughter is a 6th grade math teacher). He spoke to two groups of combined 6th grade math and science classes, one with 38 girls and the other with 28 boys.
Industry Advisory Board Meeting: June 2015
CenTiRe held their bi-annual Industry Advisory Board (IAB) meeting June 1~2 at the Inn at Virginia Tech. This is an important meeting, as our industry members decide on.....