Opportunities to network with fellow students, peers and experts in the field of foams.
How to Participate
Submit a 100-200 words abstract including title, authors and affiliation to Dr. Maxwell Wingertby August 23, 2022. Submissions are closed.
Create a poster that will fit in a 48” wide 36” tall space (you will receive an email from Dr. Wingert concerning details on poster mounting).
Print your poster and bring it to the first day of the conference.
Exhibitor and Poster Session Reception
Poster 1 -
Effects of Cellular Morphology on Heat Transfer of Closed-Cell and Reticulated Open-Cell Foam Insulation Piyapong Buahom, University of Toronto, Canada
Poster 2 -
Improving Foamability and Toughness of PC by Nanofibrillar EPDM Network and Controlled Crystallinity Hamidreza Akrami, University of Toronto, Canada
Poster 3 -
In-situ foam 3D printing of thermoplastics using material extrusion additive manufacturing Karun Kalia, University of Massachusetts Lowell, USA
Poster 4 -
PDMS-Based Multi-Layered Polymerized High Internal Phase Emulsions With Controllable Porosity And Strong Interfaces Using Thiol-Alkene “Click” Reactions. Tucker J. McKenzie, University of Cincinnati, USA
Mr. Gary R. Wilkes obtained a Baccalaureate degree in Mathematics and Masters and Post-Master degrees in Chemical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is currently the Sr. Process Engineer – Product R&D for Dart Container of Mason, Michigan.
He has worked in the plastics industry for more than forty years in both manufacturing support and Research and Development roles. His accomplishments include the development and then application of mathematical models to significantly improve the various processes of his employers. The primary emphasis of his work has been in extrusion and thermoforming technology for many different solid phase and foamed polymers. He holds ten patents.