Mechanical-physical properties, process-induced changes in physical molecular structure
Structure-property relationships of plastics, reactive processing of polymers, polyblends and additives, & new polymerization reactions. Intellectual property, focusing on U.S. patent law.
Physical properties of polymers, conducting polymers, thermodynamics of solutions, modeling and numerical methods
Plastics processing, process control and instrumentation, powder technology, industrial hazard assessment, SQC/SPC, & statistical methods
Plastics product design, polymer processing, recycling of thermoplastics.
Polymer processing, injection molding, screw design, process modeling and analysis, and plastics process machinery design.
Extrusion, die design, processing, thermoforming, blow molding, & rotational molding
Extrusion, injection molding, process control, mixing requirements, and product design.
Fibrous materials and fiber reinforced composites. Processing of fibrous materials. Plastics materials. Product design, performance and analysis of failure and much more.