ANTEC® 2023 | SPE

Student Posters

Tuesday, March 28 — 11:00 AM

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Located in Room: Colorado/Denver Prefunction Area

Effect of Modified Silica on the Glass Transition Temperature of Polyisobutylene (PIB)
Hesham Aboukeila, The University of Oklahoma
The Development of Tough, Stiff Lightweight PC Foams and Enhancement of PC Foams Properties With the Presence of a Rubbery Nanofibrillar Network
Hamidreza Akrami, University of Toronto
Evaluation of Polymer Degradation in a Quad Screw Extruder
Mansour Alotaibi, University of Massachusetts Lowell
Effect of Annealing on TPU Mechanical and Viscoelastic Properties
Lucivan Barros, Case Western Reserve University
Effects of Reprocessing on Properties of Flat Fiber Filled PA 6 Compared to Round Fiber Filled PA 6
Logan Battles, Penn State Erie, The Behrend College
Strain Rate and Temperature Correlation - Snap Fit Application
Nathanael Bean, Penn State Erie, The Behrend College
Pressure Dependence of Polymer Aging in Thermoplastic Processing
Johannes Brikmann, FH Bielefeld University of Applied Sciences
Feasibility of Recycling Plastic Bottles Into 3D Printer Filament
Dylan Brown, Penn State Erie, The Behrend College
Simulation Validation of iMFLUX Technology
Riley Browne, Western Michigan University
Investigation of Various Factors Influencing the Activation Effect of Plasma Treatment of Plastic Melt Webs
Pia Burandt, University of Duisburg-Essen
Modeling and Simulation of Bulk Viscosity for Polystyrene Melts in Injection Molding
Yuan-Jung Chang, University of Wisconsin - Madison
Performance of Polylactic Acid-Amorphous Polyhydroxyalkanoate Blends
Simran Preet Singh Chatrath, University of Massachusetts Lowell
Material Selection and Characterization for a Food Packaging Bearing
Nicholas Clouser, Penn State Erie, The Behrend College
Pyrolyzed Soybean Hulls (PSBH) as a Potential Conductive Filler in High-Density Polyethylene/CB Composites
Udayan Jayant Dabke, The University of Akron
Remarkable Strain Recovery of Styrene-Butadiene Rubber With Gradient Crosslink Density
Quoc Viet Do, Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology
Characterization of the Influence of Particle Size in Polymer Composites With a Focus on Thermal Conductivity Using Injection Molding and Fused Filament Fabrication
Christian Elsner, DMRC - Paderborn University
Comparison of Resonance Frequency With Mechanical Properties to Determine the Degree of Cross-Linking of Rubber Sheet
Fabian Fey, IKV - RWTH Aachen University
Study On The Improvement Of Shrinkage Difference Of Crystalline Material Using Enthalpy Conversion And Multi-Stage Pressure Holding Methods
Chaoyuan Gan, Chung Yuan Christian University
Chitosan/PVA/MMT Composite with Intercalated Silver Nanoparticles
Lucyne Grigorian, University of Connecticut
Foam Additive Manufacturing With Recycled Blend of Polyethylene and Polypropylene
Ethan Hasz, University of Massachusetts Lowell
Vitrimeriation of Crosslinked Poly (Ethylene-co-Vinyl Acetate): A Mechanochemical Approach for Recycling Thermoset Polymers
Amin Jamei Oskouei, Case Western Reserve University
Crystallization Behavior of Poly(3-Hydroxybutyrate-CO-3-Hydroxyhexanoate) Under Shear Flow
Khunanya Janchai, Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology
Influence of LDPE/MMT Composite Blends on Cycle Time and Mechanical Properties for the Advancement of Rotational Moulding Applications
Jake Kelly-Walley, Matrix Polymers
Mechanical Performance of Rotationally Moulded Multi-layer mMDPE/Banana-Fiber Composites
Jake Kelly-Walley, Queens University Belfast
Fabrication of Tough Self-Reinforced Cyclic Olefin Copolymer Composites Through the In-Situ Nanofibrillation Technology
Sundong Kim, University of Toronto
The Design and Development of In-Mold Assembled Scissor Tongs
Lucas Krolczyk, Penn State Erie, The Behrend College
Thermoformability Analysis of a Post-Industrial TPO Secondary Feedstock
Juliana Licata, University of Massachusetts Lowell
Quantitative Thermal Analysis of Poly(lactic Acid)'s Structural Evolution During Hydrolytic Degradation
Wanwarang Limsukon, Michigan State University
Connecting Manufacturing With Simulations — A Transfer Learning Approach for Optical Injection Molding
Chung-Yin Lin, University of Wisconsin - Madison
Facile PLA Stereo-Complexation via Extrusion
Badal Loyada, Michigan State University
Reverse Engineering the Supermilage Tire
Nicholas Mabie, Pennsylvania State University
Antimony (III) Oxide as a Catalyst for Glycolysis of Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET) Waste
Somayeh Mohammadi, Troy University
Analyzing the Impact Properties of Micronized Rubber and Polypropylene Blends
Megan O'Neil, Penn State Erie, The Behrend College
Recyclable Polymers to improve Sustainability of Additive Manufacturing
Erick Pepek, Oklahoma State University-Tulsa
Dielectric Heating in the Vulcanization Process of Rubber Extrudates
Jonas Petzke, KTP - Paderborn University
Effect of Different Two-dimensional Nanomaterials on the Microstructural Evolutions of Green Polyamide 1010
Gabriel Pinto, École de Technologie Supérieure Montréal
Super Mileage Vehicle Windshield
Ian Porter, Penn State Erie, The Behrend College
Characterizing Waste Plastic for Use as Aggregate
Joseph Previte, Penn State Erie, The Behrend College
Performance Enhancement of Highly Stressed Fiber Composite Components by Elastomeric Strain Decoupling — Component Analysis Using Digital Image Correlation
Moritz Rayer, University of Duisburg-Essen
Impact of High MWCNT Aspect Ratio on Performance of PC-MWCNT Composites
Mason Rhue, University of Oklahoma
Design and Engineering Compost Reactor System to Manage Food and Compostable Plastic Waste Onsite
Shrirang Sabde, Michigan State University
Development of Three-Dimensional Melt Flow Systems in the Hot Runner Manifold Block Based on Automated CFD-optimization and Experimental Testing
Lucas Ulrich Schulz, University of Duisburg-Essen
The Chemical Decomposition of PET Plastic for Enhanced Microbial Degradation
Deepika Shingwekar, Reed College
Effect of D3 on Pressure Predictions Using Moldflow
Daniel Sterner, Penn State Erie, The Behrend College
Towards the Synthesis of Crosslinked Polymer Monoliths With Tunable Porosity and Functionality
Christopher Swaiss, San José State University
Effect of Shear Flow on Crystallization Behavior of Poly(lactic Acid)
Giang Vo, Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology
Study of the Non-Isothermal Crystallization Kinetics of Polypropylene Homopolymer/Impact Copolymer Composites
Pixiang Wang, Troy University
Temperature - and Frequency-Dependent Determination of the Viscoelastic Material Properties of Polymethylmethacrylate in the High-Frequency Vibration Range at a Typical Ultrasonic Welding Frequency of 20 kHz
Max Weihermäller, IKV - RWTH Aachen University
Sorption Behavior of Methanol and Ethanol in Poly(lactic Acid) Films
Dian Xu, Michigan State University

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