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Joey Mead

JOEY MEAD, PLASTICS ENGINEERING, NANOMANUFACTURING CENTER OF EXCELLENCE, HEROES, PERC  Co-Director, Nanomanufacturing Center of Excellence; Deputy Director, NSF Center for High-rate Nanomanufacturing; Professor
Joey L. MeadUniversity Professor, Co-Director, Nanomanufacturing Center of Excellence; Deputy Director, NSF Center for High-rate Nanomanufacturing; Center Director, SHAP3D
  • CollegeFrancis College of Engineering
  • DepartmentPlastics Engineering
  • Phone(978) 934-3446
  • EmailJoey_Mead@uml.edu

Research Interests

Rubber technology, thermoplastic elastomers, design, properties and processing of elastomers, nano materials.

Elastomers, thermoplastic elastomers, nanomanufacturing, electrospinning, mechanical behavior of elastomers and polymers, interfacial properties of fiber reinforced composites, structure-property relationships, recycling of rubber and elastomeric barrier materials.

Education

  • Ph D: Materials Science and Engineering, (1986), Massachusetts Institute of Technology - Cambridge, MA
    Supporting Area: Polymer Materials
    Dissertation/Thesis Title: Mechanical Degradation of a Polyurethane Elastomer
  • MS: Materials Science and Engineering, (1984), Massachusetts Institute of Technology - Cambridge, MA
    Supporting Area: Polymer Materials
    Dissertation/Thesis Title: Degradation of Elastomers
  • BS: Chemistry, (1981), Massachusetts Institute of Technology - Cambridge, MA

Awards and Honors

  • Letter of Commendation, Service, Professional - US Army (Missile Command)
  • Scientific Research Society - Sigma Xi
  • Special Act Award, Scholarship/Research - Department of the Army, Army Research Laboratory
  • Special Act Award, Scholarship/Research - Department of the Army, Army Research Laboratory
  • Special Act Award, Scholarship/Research - Department of the Army, Army Research Laboratory
  • Special Act Award, Scholarship/Research - Department of the Army, Army Research Laboratory

Publications

  • Birkar, S., Mendible, G., Park, J., Mead, J.L., Johnston, S.P., Barry, C.M. (2016) "Effect of feature spacing when injection molding parts with microstructured surfaces," Polymer Engineering & Science 56:12 pp. 1330–1338
  • Singh, D., Sotiriou, G.A., Zhang, F., Mead, J.L., Bello, D., Wohlleben, W., Demokritou, P. (2016) "End-of-life thermal decomposition of nano-enabled polymers: effect of nanofiller loading and polymer matrix on by-products.," Environmental Science: Nano 3:6 pp. 1293
  • Vega, Marisely De Jesus, ., Mead, J.L., Barry, C.M., Holzer, C.H., Payer, M. (2016) "Injection molding microstructured substrates from rubber-containing polymers," 1779:1 pp. 020012
  • Zhang, J., Panwar, A., Bello, D., Jozokos, T., Isaacs, J.A., Barry, C.M., Mead, J.L. (2016) "The effects of recycling on the properties of carbon nanotube-filled polypropylene composites and worker exposures," Environmental Science: Nano 3:2 pp. 409–417
  • Hajisaeid, E., Haghzadeh, M., Shone, M., Mooney, P., Panwar, A., Barry, C.M., Mead, J.L., Armiento, C., Akyurtlu, A. (2016) "Printed tunable frequency selective surface on a developed flexible functionalized ceramic-polymer based substrate," IEEE Phased Array Conference pp. 1–5
  • Mead, J.L., Barry, C.M., Shearer, J., Panwar, A., Zhang, J. (2016) "Methods and system for mass production, volume manufacturing of re-entrant structures," Google Patents
  • Boonruksa, P., Bello, D., Zhang, J., Isaacs, J.A., Mead, J.L., Woskie, S. (2016) "Exposures to nanoparticles and fibers during injection molding and recycling of carbon nanotube reinforced polycarbonate composites.," Journal Of Exposure Science & Environmental Epidemiology pp. advance online publication doi: 10.1038/jes.2016.26
  • De Jesus, M., Birkar, S., Mead, J.L., Barry, C.M. (2014) "Comparison of microstructured surfaces using injection molding and nanoimprint lithography,"
  • Xie, M., Jian, R., Barry, C.M., Mead, J.L. (2014) "Effect of compatibilizers and number of layers on mechanical properties of TPV/PS multilayer films by co-extrusion,"
  • Birkar, S., Park, J., Mead, J.L., Barry, C.M. (2014) "Effect of feature spacing when injection molding parts with microstructured surfaces,"
  • Birkar, S., Peng, W., Barry, C.M., Mead, J.L. (2014) "Investigation of rheological and mechanical properties of polyether block amide/thermoplastic polyurethane blends prepared using twin screw extrusion,"
  • Liezl, W.S., Acevedo, J., Kumbhani, M., Shearer, J., Mead, J.L., Barry, C.M. (2014) "Novel approach in fabrication of printed metal tooling,"
  • Jian, R., Xie, M., Barry, C.M., Mead, J.L. (2014) "Study on mechanical properties of (CNT filled polystyrene/thermoplastic vulcanizates) multilayer structures prepared by coextrusion methods,"
  • Zhang, J., Panwar, A., Barry, C.M., Mead, J.L. (2014) "The effect of reprocessing on mechanical properties of polypropylene,"
  • Kumar, A., Modi, S., Panwar, A., Schmidt, D., Barry, C.M., Mead, J.L. (2014) "Highly Impermeable Nanocomposites of Brominated Butyl Rubber with Modified Montmorillonite Clay," Rubber Chemistry and Technology 87: pp. 579-592
  • Shearer, J., Barry, C., Mead, J.L. (2014) "Continuous extrusion process for preparation of polymer nanocomposites," Technical Proceedings of the 2014 NSTI Nanotechnology Conference and Expo, NSTI-Nanotech 2014 3: pp. 174-177
  • Nahum, T., Mitra, S., Panwar, A., Barry, C., Dodiuk, H., Kenig, S., Mead, J. (2014) "Durable superhydrophobic coatings for icephobic applications," Technical Proceedings of the 2014 NSTI Nanotechnology Conference and Expo, NSTI-Nanotech 2014 1: pp. 229-232
  • Jian, R., Panwar, A., Barry, C.M., Mead, J.L. (2014) "Effect of layer multiplying extrusion on the morphology and properties of PS/CNT nanocomposites," Technical Proceedings of the 2014 NSTI Nanotechnology Conference and Expo, NSTI-Nanotech 2014 1: pp. 396-399
  • Barry, C.M., Mead, J.L. (2014) "High-rate manufacturing of 3D products with micro and nanostructured surfaces," Technical Proceedings of the 2014 NSTI Nanotechnology Conference and Expo, NSTI-Nanotech 2014 3: pp. 182-185
  • Wee Sit, L., Kumbhani, M., Avecedo Genera, J., Shearer, J., Mead, J.L., Barry, C.M. (2014) "Novel additive manufacturing of tooling with micro and nanostructured surfaces," Technical Proceedings of the 2014 NSTI Nanotechnology Conference and Expo, NSTI-Nanotech 2014 3: pp. 178-181
  • Mead, J.L., Barry, C.M. (2014) "Polymer based continuous offset printing," Technical Proceedings of the 2014 NSTI Nanotechnology Conference and Expo, NSTI-Nanotech 2014 3: pp. 202-205
  • Busnaina, A., Mead, J., Isaacs, J., Somu, S. (2013) "Nanomanufacturing and sustainability: Opportunities and challenges Nanotechnology for Sustainable Development," Journal of Nanoparticle Research 15:10
  • Modi, S., Panwar, A., Mead, J., Barry, C. (2013) "Effect of molecular weight on the electrophoretic deposition of carbon black nanoparticles in moderately viscous systems," Langmuir 29:31 pp. 9702-9711
  • Fang, L., Wei, M., Wongkasem, N., Jaradat, H., Mokhlis, A., Shen, J., Akyurtlu, A., Marx, K.A., Barry, C.M., Mead, J.L. (2013) "Tin assisted transfer of electroplated metal nanostructures and its application in flexible chiral metamaterials," Microelectronic Engineering 107: pp. 42-49
  • Dempsey, D., Barry, C., Mead, J. (2013) "A student-directed professional development program for doctoral students seeking industry placement," ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Conference Proceedings
  • Moriarty, M., Kazmer, D., Barry, C.M., Mead, J.L., Santeufemio, C. (2013) "Development of an induction heated roll-to-roll lithography process," Annual Technical Conference - ANTEC, Conference Proceedings 1: pp. 872-876
  • Moriarty, M., Kazmer, D., Barry, C.M., Mead, J.L., Santeufemio, C. (2013) "Development of induction heated roll-to-roll lithography process," Annual Technical Conference - ANTEC, Conference Proceedings 3: pp. 2711-2715
  • Cohen, E.b., Dodiuk, H., Ophir, A., Kenig, S., Barry, C., Mead, J. (2013) "Evidences for p-interactions between pyridine modified copolymer and carbon nanotubes and its role as a compatibilizer in poly(methyl methacrylate) composites," Composites Science and Technology 79: pp. 133-139
  • Cohen, E., Ophir, A., Kenig, S., Barry, C., Mead, J. (2013) "Pyridine-modified polymer as a non-covalent compatibilizer for multi-walled CNT/poly[ethylene-co-(methacrylic acid)] composites fabricated by direct melt mixing," Macromolecular Materials and Engineering 298:4 pp. 419-428
  • Cohen, E., Zonder, L., Ophir, A., Kenig, S., McCarthy, S., Barry, C., Mead, J. (2013) "Hierarchical structures composed of confined carbon nanotubes in continuous ternary polymer blends," Macromolecules 46:5 pp. 1851-1859
  • Fang, L., Wei, M., Warasitthinon, N., Shen, J., Jian, R., Schmidt, D., Barry, C.M., Mead, J.L. (2013) "Preparation and properties of styrene-butadiene rubber/clay nanocomposites by using liquid rubber/clay master batches," Rubber Chemistry and Technology 86:1 pp. 96-108
  • Shen, J., Wei, M., Busnaina, A., Barry, C., Mead, J. (2013) "Directed assembly of conducting polymers on sub-micron templates by electrical fields," Materials Science and Engineering B: Solid-State Materials for Advanced Technology 178:3 pp. 190-201
  • Wei, M., Mead, J.L. (2012) "Directed assembly of polymer blends using nanopatterned chemical surfaces," Funct.Polym.Blends pp. 305-325
  • Fang, L., Wei, M., Shang, Y., Kazmer, D., Barry, C., Mead, J.L. (2012) "Precise pattern replication of polymer blends into nonuniform geometries via reducing interfacial tension between two polymers," Langmuir 28:27 pp. 10238-10245
  • Kumar, A., Kazmer, D.O., Barry, C.M., Mead, J.L. (2012) "Pulsed electric field assisted assembly of polyaniline," Nanotechnology 23:33
  • Deanin, R.D., Mead, J.L., Wei, M., Budhlall, B. (2012) "Synthetic Resins and Plastics," Springer 12 pp. 623-687
  • Modi, S., Wei, M., Mead, J.L., Barry, C.M. (2011) "Effect of processing parameters on the electrophoretic deposition of carbon black nanoparticles in moderately viscous systems," Langmuir 27:6 pp. 3166-3173
  • Ma, X., Huo, H., Wei, M., Wang, L., Shen, M., Barry, C., Mead, J.L. (2011) "Enhanced protein binding on femtosecond laser ablated poly(methyl methacrylate) surfaces," Applied Physics Letters 98:17
  • Yoon, S.H., Padmanabha, P., Cha, N.G., Mead, J.L., Barry, C.M. (2011) "Evaluation of vacuum venting for micro-injection molding," International Polymer Processing 26:4 pp. 346-353
  • Shang, Y., Fang, L., Wei, M., Barry, C., Mead, J.L., Kazmer, D. (2011) "Verification of numerical simulation of the self-assembly of polymer-polymer-solvent ternary blends on a heterogeneously functionalized substrate," Polymer 52:6 pp. 1447-1457
  • Farboodmanesh, S., Chen, J., Tao, Z., Mead, J.L., Zhang, H. (2010) "Base fabrics and their interaction in coated fabrics," Woodhead Publishing in Textiles 90: pp. 42-94
  • Kumar, A., Wei, M., Barry, C., Chen, J., Mead, J.L. (2010) "Controlling fiber repulsion in multijet electrospinning for higher throughput," Macromolecular Materials and Engineering 295:8 pp. 701-708
  • Sung-Hwan Yoon, ., Nam-Goo Cha, ., Lee, J.S., Jin-Goo Park, ., Carter, D.J., Mead, J.L., Barry, C.M. (2010) "Effect of Processing Parameters, Antistiction Coatings, and Polymer Type when Injection Molding Microfeatures," Polymer Engineering & Science 50:2 pp. 411
  • Fang, L., Wei, M., Barry, C., Mead, J.L. (2010) "Effect of Spin Speed and Solution Concentration on the Directed Assembly of Polymer Blends," Macromolecules 43:23
  • Ashter, A., Tsai, S.J., Lee, J.S., Ellenbecker, M.J., Mead, J.L., Barry, C.F. (2010) "Effects of nanoparticle feed location during nanocomposite compounding," Polymer Engineering and Science 50:1 pp. 154-164
  • Yoon, S.H., Lee, K.H., Palanisamy, P., Lee, J.S., Cha, N.G., Carter, D.J., Mead, J.L., Barry, C.M. (2010) "Enhancement of surface replication by gas assisted microinjection moulding," Plastics, Rubber and Composites 39:7 pp. 293-299
  • Wei, M., Murphy, D., Barry, C., Mead, J.L. (2010) "Halogen-free flame retardants for wire and cable applications," Rubber Chemistry and Technology 83:3 pp. 282-302
  • Shang, Y., Kazmer, D., Wei, M., Barry, C., Mead, J.L. (2010) "Numerical simulation of the self-assembly of a polymer-polymer-solvent ternary system on a heterogeneously functionalized substrate," Polymer Engineering and Science 50:12 pp. 2329-2339
  • Murphy, D., Barry, C., Mead, J.L., Zukas, W. (2010) "The effect of mixed filler sizes on the fiber diameter of electrospun butyl rubber formulations," Rubber Chemistry and Technology 83:4 pp. 349-357
  • Ashter, A., Tsai, S., Lee, J.S., Ellenbecker, M.J., Mead, J.L., Barry, C.F. (2010) "Effects of Nanoparticle Feed Location During Nanocomposite Compounding," Polymer Engineering & Science 50:1 pp. 154
  • Clarizia, L.A., Sok, D., Wei, M., Mead, J.L., Barry, C., McDonald, M.J. (2009) "Antibody orientation enhanced by selective polymer-protein noncovalent interactions," Analytical and bioanalytical chemistry 393:5 pp. 1531-8
  • Wei, M., Fang, L., Lee, J., Somu, S., Xiong, X., Barry, C., Busnaina, A., Mead, J.L. (2009) "Directed assembly of polymer blends using nanopatterned templates," Advanced Materials 21:7 pp. 794-798
  • Chiota, J., Shearer, J., Wei, M., Barry, C., Mead, J.L. (2009) "Multiscale Directed Assembly of Polymer Blends Using Chemically Functionalized Nanoscale-Patterned Templates," Small 5:24 pp. 2788-2791
  • Fang, L., Wei, M., Shang, Y., Jimenez, L., Kazmer, D., Barry, C., Mead, J.L. (2009) "Surface morphology alignment of block copolymers induced by injection molding," Polymer 50:24 pp. 5837-5845
  • Tsai, S.J., Ashter, A., Ada, E., Mead, J.L., Barry, C.F., Ellenbecker, M.J. (2008) "Airborne nanoparticle release associated with the compounding of nanocomposites using nanoalumina as fillers," Aerosol and Air Quality Research 8:2 pp. 160-177
  • Tsai, S., Ashter, A., Ada, E., Mead, J.L., Barry, C.F., Ellenbecker, M.J. (2008) "Control of airborne nanoparticles release during compounding of polymer nanocomposites," NANO 3:4 pp. 301-309
  • Kim, D., Lee, J.S., Barry, C.F., Mead, J.L. (2008) "Evaluation and prediction of the effects of melt-processing conditions on the degree of mixing in alumina/poly(ethylene terephthalate) nanocomposites," Journal of Applied Polymer Science 109:5 pp. 2924-2934
  • Shang, Y., Kazmer, D., Wei, M., Mead, J.L., Barry, C. (2008) "Numerical simulation of phase separation of immiscible polymer blends on a heterogeneously functionalized substrate.," The Journal of chemical physics 128:22
  • SU-JUNG (CANDACE) TSAI, ., ASHTER, A., ADA, E., Mead, J.L., BARRY, C.F., ELLENBECKER, M.J. (2008) "Control of Airborne Nanoparticles Release during Compounding of Polymer Nanocomposites," NANO 3:4 pp. 301
  • Chandekar, A., Alabran, M., Sengupta, S.K., Lee, J.S., Mead, J.L., Barry, C.M., Whitten, J.E., Somu, S., Busnaina, A.A. (2008) "Fabrication of stamps for microcontact printing by injection molding," Microelectronic Engineering 85: pp. 187-194
  • Xiong, X., Busnaina, A., Selvarasah, S., Somu, S., Wei, M., Mead, J.L., Chen, C.L., Aceros, J., Makaram, P., Dokmeci, M.R. (2007) "Directed assembly of gold nanoparticle nanowires and networks for nanodevices," Applied Physics Letters 91:6
  • Kim, D., Lee, J.S., Barry, C.M., Mead, J.L. (2007) "Effect of fill factor and validation of characterizing the degree of mixing in polymer nanocomposites," Polymer Engineering & Science 47:12 pp. 2049-2056
  • Kang, D., Mead, J.L., Choi, Y., Farris, R. (2007) "Effects of processing conditions on rubber reversion using a single screw extruder," Rubber World 237:3 pp. 24-31
  • Taghizadeh, S.N., Faust, R., Mead, J.L. (2007) "Electrospinning of polyisobutylene thermoplastic elastomers," Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society 234:
  • Threepopnatkul, P., Murphy, D., Mead, J.L., Zukas, W. (2007) "Fiber structure and mechanical properties of electrospun butyl rubber with different types of carbon black," Rubber Chemistry and Technology 80:2 pp. 231-250
  • Kim, D., Lee, J.S., Barry, C.M., Mead, J.L. (2007) "Microscopic measurement of the degree of mixing for nanoparticles in polymer nanocomposites by TEM images," Microscopy research and technique 70:6 pp. 539-546
  • Barry, C., Chen, J., Mead, J.L., Schmidt, D. (2007) "Multi-scale processing of polymers and nanocomposites," Materials Processing Handbook pp. 30-30
  • Barry, C., Chen, J., Mead, J.L. (2007) "Nanomanufacturing processes using polymeric materials," Nanomanufacturing handbook pp. 313-350
  • Kang, D., Kim, D., Yoon, S.H., Kim, D., Barry, C., Mead, J.L. (2007) "Properties and dispersion of EPDM/modified-organoclay nanocomposites," Macromolecular Materials and Engineering 292:3 pp. 329-338
  • Viriyabanthorn, N., Stacer, R.G., Mead, J.L., Sung, C., Schreuder-Gibson, H., Gibson, P. (2006) "Breathable butyl rubber membranes formed by electrospinning," Journal of Advanced Materials 38:2 pp. 40-47
  • Wei, M., Kang, B., Sung, C., Mead, J.L. (2006) "Core-sheath structure in electrospun nanofibers from polymer blends," Macromolecular Materials and Engineering 291:11
  • Viriyabanthorn, N., Mead, J.L., Stacer, R.G., Sung, C. (2006) "Effect of carbon black loading on electrospun butyl rubber nonwoven mats," Polymer Preprints (American Chemical Society, Division of Polymer Chemistry) 44:2
  • Farboodmanesh, S., Chen, J., Mead, J.L., White, K. (2006) "Effect of construction on mechanical behavior of fabric reinforced rubber," Rubber Chemistry and Technology 79:2 pp. 199-216
  • Wei, M., Tao, Z., Xiong, X., Kim, M., Lee, J., Somu, S., Sengupta, S., Busnaina, A., Barry, C., Mead, J.L. (2006) "Fabrication of patterned conducting polymers on insulating polymeric substrates by electric-field-assisted assembly and pattern transfer," Macromolecular Rapid Communications 27:21 pp. 1826-1832
  • Barry, C.M., Baker, A., Mead, J.L. (2006) "Introduction to Polymers and Plastics," Handbook of Plastics Technology
  • Schmidt, D., Mead, J.L., Barry, C.F., Chen, J. (2006) "Nanomanufacturing with Polymers," Handbook of Plastics Technology
  • Chandekar, A., Sengupta, S.K., Barry, C.M., Mead, J.L., Whitten, J.E. (2006) "Template-directed adsorption of block copolymers on alkanethiol-patterned gold surfaces," Langmuir 22:19 pp. 8071-8077
  • Baker, A., Mead, J.L. (2006) "Thermoplastics," Handbook of Plastics Technology
  • Farboodmanesh, S., Chen, J., Mead, J.L., White, K.D., Yesilalan, H.E., Laoulache, R., Warner, S.B. (2005) "Effect of coating thickness and penetration on shear behavior of coated fabrics," Journal of Elastomers and Plastics 37:3 pp. 197-227
  • Tao, Z., Viriyabanthorn, N., Ghumman, B., Barry, C., Mead, J.L. (2005) "Heat resistant elastomers," Rubber Chemistry and Technology 78:3 pp. 489-515
  • Wei, M., Lee, J., Kang, B., Mead, J.L. (2005) "Preparation of core-sheath nanofibers from conducting polymer blends," Macromolecular Rapid Communications 26:14 pp. 1127-1132
  • Patenaude, K.J., Tao, Z., Mead, J.L., Stacer, R.G., Rodriguez, G. (2005) "Response of elastomeric blocks during large compression strains," Rubber Chemistry and Technology 78:2 pp. 188-198
  • Tao, Z., Chen, J., Stacer, R.G., Mead, J.L. (2005) "Rubber/fiber interactions during the tearing of rubber coated polyester fabrics," Rubber Chemistry and Technology 78:2 pp. 199-210
  • Kezar, R.P., Tao, Z., Patenaude, K.J., Mead, J.L., Stacer, R.G., Rodriguez, G. (2003) "Response of elastomeric bushings to combined compression/shear loadings," Rubber World 228:6 pp. 17-21
  • Mead, J.L., Tao, Z., Liu, H.S. (2002) "Insulation materials for wire and cable applications," Rubber Chemistry and Technology 75:4 pp. 701-712
  • Johnson, A.R., Chen, T., Mead, J.L. (2002) "Modeling step-strain relaxation and cyclic deformations of elastomers," Rubber Chemistry and Technology 75:2
  • Liu, H., Mead, J.L., Stacer, R.G. (2002) "Thermoplastic elastomers and rubber-toughened plastics from recycled rubber and plastics," Rubber Chemistry and Technology 75:1 pp. 49-63
  • Xu, R., Mead, J.L., Orroth, S.A., Stacer, R.G., Truong, Q.T. (2001) "Barrier properties of thermoplastic elastomer films," Rubber Chemistry and Technology 74:4 pp. 701-714
  • Liu, H.S., Mead, J.L., Stacer, R.G. (2001) "Continuous versus batch processing of recycled rubber and plastic blends," Rubber World 224:4 pp. 40-45
  • Liu, H.S., Richard, C.P., Mead, J.L., Stacer, R.G. (2000) "Development of Novel Applications of Crosslinked Elastomer Scrap in Thermoplastics (157)," TECHNICAL PAPERS OF THE ANNUAL TECHNICAL CONFERENCE- SOCIETY OF PLASTICS ENGINEERS INCORPORATED 3:Conf 58 pp. 2884-2888
  • Liu, H.S., Mead, J.L., Stacer, R.G. (2000) "Environmental effects of recycled rubber in light-fill applications," Rubber Chemistry and Technology 73:3 pp. 551-564
  • Munot, A., Mead, J.L., Orroth, S.A., Stacer, R.G. (1999) "Use of stereolithography for extrusion dies," Annual Technical Conference - Society of Plastics Engineers 57th: pp. 58-62

Presentations

  • Electric-field-assisted Assembly of Conducting Polymers and Pattern Transfer to Polymer Surfaces - SAMPE,
  • Electric-field-assisted Assembly of Conducting Polymers and Pattern Transfer to Polymer Surfaces - Society of Micro and Nano Manufacturing Conference,
  • Manufacturing of Polymer Substrates and Materials for Roll to Roll and Additive Processes - 2016 Flex – Building the Innovation Ecosystem for Flexible Electronics, 2016
  • Manufacturing of Polymeric Substrates and Materials for Roll to Roll and Additive Processes - IMAPs Conference: Additive Manufacturing and Printed Electronics, 2016 - Lowell, MA, June 28-29
  • Nanomanufacturing for Durable Superhydrophobic/Icephobic Coatings - NanoIsrael 2016, 2016 - Tel Aviv, Israel, February 22-23
  • Continuous Preparation of Polymer Nanocomposites for Applications in Novel Substrates, Multilayered Materials, and 3D Printing - Nanotech Conference and Expo, 2016 - Washington DC, May 22-25
  • Durable Superhydrophobic Coating - Nanotech Conference and Expo, 2016 - Washington DC, May 22-25
  • Inherently Super-Omniphobic Fibers and Fabrics - Nanotech Conference and Expo, 2016 - Washington DC, May 22-25
  • Scalable Nanomanufacturing Processes for Polymeric Structures and Materials - Nanotech Conference and Expo, 2016 - Washington DC, May 22-25
  • Manufacturing Aspects of Polymer Materials for Flexible Sensors and Electronics Applications - Sensors Expo and Conference 2016, Pre-conference Symposium, 2016 - San Jose, CA, June 21-23
  • Scalable Nanomanufacturing Processes for Materials and Polymeric Structures, December 2016 - Rolla, MO
  • Metrology challenges for high-rate nanomanufacturing of polymer structures - SPIE Optics and Photonics, (Nanoscience and Engineering Symposium), August 2013 - San Diego, CA
  • Creating a Vision for Nanomanufacturing, - The 8th International Conference Applications of Nanotechnology for the Plastics Industry, February 2013 - Ramat Gan, Israel
  • U Mass Lowell, Nanomanufacturing : Creating a Vision for Nanomanufacturing - AMPPaM Conference, September 2012 - Belfast, Ireland
  • Nanomanufacturing with Polymers - Nanomanufacturing Summit 2012, September 2012 - Seaport Convention Center, Boston, MA
  • Nanomanufacturing Tools for Military Applications - 2012 NanoTechnology for Defense Conference (NT4D), August 2012 - Las Vegas, NV
  • UMass Lowell Nanomanufacturing: Creating a Vision for the Future - Destination Nano: Concept to Commercialization, May 2012 - UMass Lowell Inn and Conference Center, Lowell, MA
  • Polymer nano-manufacturing for functional materials - The 7th International Conference Nanotechnology for the Plastics and Rubber Industries, February 2012 - Ramat Gan, Israel
  • Nanomanufacturing with Polymers - US/Ireland Emerging Technologies Conference 2011, October 2011 - Dublin, Ireland (Dublin City University)
  • Rapid Manufacturing with Polymers, Manufacturing at the Nanoscale: Overcoming the Barriers to Commercialization - Workshop at NSTI Nanotech Conference and Expo at the Hynes Convention Center, June 2011
  • Effect of thermoplastic elastomer properties in molded microscale features - 69th Annual Technical Conference & Exhibition, May 2011 - Boston, MA
  • Nanomanufacturing with Polymers: Converting Research to Reality - Society of Manufacturing Engineers, Nanomanufacturing and Micromanufacturing Conference, April 2011 - Oakbrook Terrace (Chicago), Illinois
  • Aligned Carbon Nanotube Polymer Nanocomposites Using Template-Directed Assembly - Hybrid Materials Conference, March 2011 - Strasburg, France
  • Nanomanufacturing at UMass Lowell - NEIA Meeting, UMass Lowell Inn and Conference Center, February 2011 - Lowell, MA
  • Nano-manufacturing processes for polymeric structures - The 6th International Conference Nanotechnology for the Plastics and Rubber Industries, February 2011 - Ramat Gan, Israel
  • Assembly of Conducting Polymer Using Electrostatically Addressable Template - MRS, December 2010 - Boston, MA
  • Assembly of Conducting Polymer Using Electrostatically Addressable Template - Tripathy Memorial Symposium, December 2010
  • Multiscale Directed Assembly of Polymer Blends on Nanoscale Patterned Self-Assembled Monolayers - Materials Research Society, November 2010 - Boston, MA
  • Effect of Molecular Weight on Directed Assembly of Nanoelements in Highly Viscous Systems - MRS, November 2010 - Boston, MA
  • Transfer of Template Patterned Carbon Nanotubes to a Polymer Surface Using the Thermoforming Process - MRS Fall Meeting, November 2010 - Boston, MA
  • Directed assembly of polymer blends using chemically functionalized patterns - MRS, Fall Meeting 2010, November 2010 - Boston, MA
  • Thermoplastic Elastomers from Small Particle Size Recycled Rubber - 178th Technical Meeting / Student Poster Session (undergraduate), October 2010 - Milwaukee, WI
  • Br- Butyl Rubber (Br-IIR) and Montmorillonite (MMT) Clay Nanocomposites for Improved Barrier Properties - 7th Annual Student Colloquium, 178th Technical Meeting, October 2010 - Milwaukee, WI
  • Effect of Buckminsterfullerenes as a Filler on the Physical and Dynamic Mechanical Properties of Styrene-Butadiene Rubber - 7th Annual Student Colloquium, 178th Technical Meeting, October 2010 - Milwaukee, WI
  • Effect of Thermoplastic Elastomer Properties in Molded Microscale Features - 7th Annual Student Colloquium, 178th Technical Meeting, October 2010 - Milwaukee, WI
  • Electromagnetic Interference (EMI) Shielding Properties of a Carbon Fiber/Carbon Nanotube filled Polyurethane Composite" - 7th Annual Student Colloquium, 178th Technical Meeting, October 2010 - Milwaukee, WI
  • Reinforcement of SBR with Clay by Using Liquid Rubber as Compatibilizer - 7th Annual Student Colloquium, 178th Technical Meeting, October 2010 - Milwaukee, WI
  • Nanomanufacturing for Flexible Materials Based Applications - Destination Nano, UML Inn and Conference Center, September 2010 - Lowell, MA
  • Nanomanufacturing with Polymers - Kodak Research Seminar, July 2010 - Rochester, NY
  • Template Directed Assembly of Polymer Blends into Nonuniform Geometries at Multiple Length Scales - New England Nanomanufacturing Summit 2010, June 2010 - University of Massachusetts Lowell Inn and Conference Center Lowell, MA
  • Nanomanufacturing at UMass Lowell - Seminar series speaker, Cabot Corporation, June 2010 - Billerica, MA
  • Die Design Optimization for Monolayer and Co-extrusion Processes, - ANTEC 2010, May 2010 - Orlando, FL
  • Gas Channel Design for Gas Assisted Micro Injection Molding - ANTEC 2010, May 2010 - Orlando, FL
  • Performance of Hybrid Tooling in Micro Injection Molding - ANTEC 2010, May 2010 - Orlando, FL
  • Studying the Instabilities in Multilayer Co-extrusion of Polypropylene and Polymethylmethacrylate Films - ANTEC 2010, May 2010 - Orlando, FL
  • Effect of Processing Parameters on Directed Assembly of Nanoelements in Highly Viscous Systems - MRS Fall 2009, December 2009 - Boston, MA
  • Directed Morphologies of Polymer Blends Using Chemically Heterogeneous Patterns - 2009 MRS Fall Meeting, November 2009 - Boston, MA
  • High Rate Assembly and Transfer of Nanoelements - 2009 MRS Fall Meeting, November 2009 - Boston, MA
  • Directed Assembly of Polymer Blends on Nano-Scale Patterned Self-Assembled Monolayers - MRS Fall 2009 Meeting, November 2009 - Boston, MA
  • Assembly Of Conducting Polymer Using Electrostatically Addressable Template - MRS Fall Meeting, November 2009 - Boston, MA
  • The Role of Molecular Weight on the Assembly of PS/PMMA Blends onto Templates of Non-Uniform Geometry - MRS Fall Meeting, November 2009 - Boston, MA
  • The effect of ultrafine ground tire rubber concentration on the rheology, dynamic mechanical and physical properties of injection molded elastomer - 2009 Student Colloquium, October 2009 - Pittsburgh , PA
  • Nanocomposites of NBR with Multi-walled Carbon Nanotubes - ACS Rubber Division, October 2009 - Pittsburgh, PA
  • The Effect of MWCNTs on Cure Characteristics and Dynamic Mechanical Properties of Styrene-Butadiene Rubber Compounds - ACS Rubber Division, October 2009 - Pittsburgh, PA
  • Directed Assembly of Polymer Blends as Platforms for Bio/Medical Devices - US/Ireland Emerging Technologies Conference, October 2009 - University of Massachusetts Lowell
  • High Rate Assembly and Transfer of Nano Ð elements - SAMPE meeting, September 2009
  • Directed Assembly of Polymer Structures for High-rate Nanomanufacturing, - Nanomanufacturing Summit 2009, May 2009 - Boston, MA
  • The Transfer of Patterned Conducting Polymer to Plastics Substrates - Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference, 2008
  • Numerical Simulation of Composition Induced Phase Separation in a Polymer polymer solvent Ternary System on a Patterned Substrate with Nano Features - 2008 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, November 2008 - Boston, MA
  • High-rate Nanomanufacturing Using Directed Assembly of Polymer Structures - 6th New England International Nanomanufacturing Workshop, Northeastern University, September 2008 - Boston, MA
  • Electric-field-assisted Assembly of Conducting Polymers and Pattern Transfer to Polymer Surfaces - Nano Summit at University of Massachusetts Lowell, September 2008 - Lowell, MA
  • High Rate Assembly and Transfer of Nano Ð elements - Nano Summit at University of Massachusetts Lowell, September 2008 - Lowell, MA
  • Directed Assembly of Polymer Blends on Nano-scale Patterned Self Assembled Monolayers - SAMPE, September 2008
  • Patterning of Macromolecules by Alkanethiol -Patterned Template Combining Electro Beam Lithography and Self-assembly of Monolayers" - Society for the Advancement of Material and Process Engineering, September 2008
  • Effect of recycled rubber and its concentration on the processing, properties and rheology of injection molded elastomers - PPS-24, The Polymer Processing Society 24th Annual Meeting, June 2008 - Salerno, Italy
  • Fabrication of Patterned Conducting Polymers on Insulating Polymeric Substrates by Electric-Field-Assisted Assembly of Conducting Polymers and Pattern Transfer - PPS-24, The Polymer Processing Society 24th Annual Meeting, June 2008 - Salerno, Italy
  • The Effect of Compatibilization on the Properties of Ultrafine Scrap Tire Rubber and Recycled Thermoplastic Blends" - PPS-24, The Polymer Processing Society 24th Annual Meeting, June 2008 - Salerno, Italy
  • Effect of Vacuum Venting in Micro-Injection Molding - ANTEC 2008, May 2008 - Milwaukee, WI
  • Study of Tooling Surface Materials in Micro-Injection Molding - ANTEC 2008, May 2008 - Milwaukee, WI
  • Controlling Dimensions When Injection Molding Microfluid devices - Proc. Ann. Tech. Conf. Soc. Plastics Eng, May 2008 - Milwaukee, WI
  • The Effect of Mold Temperature on the Surface Phase Morphology if Injection Molded Thermoplastic Elastomers - Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference, May 2008
  • Transfer of Template Patterned Carbon Nanotubes to a Polymer Surface using the Thermoforming Process - Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference, May 2008
  • Making Products from Rubber-Plastics Compounds - The 2nd Annual from Scrap to Profit: An International Symposium on Recycled Rubber in Plastics and Rubber Products, Hotel Solamar, May 2008 - San Diego, CA
  • Nanomanufacturing at UMass Lowell: Breaking the Barriers to Commercialization - Vestas R&D Center Meeting, UMass Club, May 2008 - Boston, MA
  • Directed Assembly of Polymer Blends on Nano-scale Patterned Self Assembled Monolayers - 235th American Chemical Society, April 2008
  • Nanomanufacturing Using Template Directed Assembly of Nanoscale Elements - 5th Foundations of Nanoscience: Self-Assembled Architectures and Devices (FNANO08), April 2008 - Snowbird, UT
  • Directed Assembly of Polymer Blends on Nano-scale Patterned Self Assembled Monolayers - Society of Micro and Nano Manufacturing Conference, April 2008
  • Fabrication of Organic Circuits Using Electric-field-assisted Assembly of Conducting Polymers and Pattern Transfer - Society of Micro and Nano Manufacturing Conference, April 2008
  • High Rate Assembly and Transfer of Nano Ð elements - Society of Micro and Nano Manufacturing Conference, April 2008
  • The Effect of Molding Conditions on the Surface Phase Morphology of Injection Molded Thermoplastic Elastomers - Society of Micro and Nano Manufacturing Conference, April 2008
  • Control of Airborne Nanoparticle Release during Compounding of Polymer Nanocomposites Using Twin Screw Extruder - International Symposium on Nanotechnology in Environmental Protection and Pollution, ISNEPP, December 2007 - Fort Lauderdale, FL
  • Effects of Tooling and Injection Molding Conditions on Nanoscale Replication of Thermoplastic Elastomers - Annual Technical Conference of the Society of Plastics Engineers, 2007
  • Experimental Validation of Numerical Simulation for Phase Decomposition of a Binary Polymer Thin Film on a Patterned Substrate - Annual Technical Conference of the Society of Plastics Engineers, 2007
  • Micro-Injection Molding Of High Aspect Ratio Features with Thermoplastic Polyurethanes - Annual Technical Conference of the Society of Plastics Engineers, 2007
  • Patterning Of Conducting Polymers On Flexible And Insulating Polymeric Substrates - Annual Technical Conference of the Society of Plastics Engineers, 2007
  • Scale up of nanofibers using multiple jets from plastic filters - MRS 2007 Fall Meeting, November 2007
  • Nanomanufacturing: Products to Market - NANOCON 2007, Pre-conference workshop, Advanced Manufacturing: Driving Tomorrow's Products to Market, November 2007 - Santa Clara, CA
  • Panelist Nanomaterials Manufacturing Ð Scaling, Cost, and Quality - NANOCON 2007, Small Times NANOCON International, November 2007 - Santa Clara, CA
  • Nanomanufacturing, November 2007 - Illinois
  • Nano - The Science- Where Are We Now? - Nypro Global Technical Conference, Wannalancit Mills, November 2007
  • Nanomanufacturing - Corning Research, July 2007 - Corning, NY
  • Nanomanufacturing - Part of lunch and learn series, Nanodynamics Corporation, July 2007 - Buffalo, NY
  • Nanomanufacturing with Polymers - 5th New England International Nanomanufacturing Workshop, Northeastern University, June 2007 - Boston, MA
  • Nanomanufacturing of New Materials - Cleaner Technology and Energy Efficiency:Structuring, a Competitive Advantage Conference, April 2007 - Boston, MA
  • Impact of Recycled Content in Molding Plastic Products, from Scrap to Profit - Symposium on Recycled Rubber in Plastics and Rubber Products, Francis Marion Hotel, April 2007 - Charleston, SC
  • Micro-injection molding of high aspect ratio features with thermoplastic polyurethanes - Society of Manufacturing Engineers Micro Manufacturing Conference and Exhibits, March 2007 - Hoffman Estates, IL
  • Effect of Plug Design on Thermoformed Polypropylene Parts - Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference '06., 2006
  • High-rate Nanomanufacturing Using Nanotemplate Directed Assembly of Nanoelements - 4th International Symposium on Nanomanufacturing, MIT, November 2006 - Cambridge, MA
  • Bolstering Nanomanufacturing R&D: Addressing Needs and Pursuing Opportunities Through DOD-NSF Cooperation - CHN at Northeastern/UMass Lowell/UNH, National Nanomanufacturing Network (NNN) Workshop, October 2006 - Arlington, VA
  • Nanomanufacturing: Breaking the Barriers to Commercialization - Raytheon MMTN Symposium, September 2006 - Boston, MA
  • Nanomanufacturing at UMass Lowell - Tri-State Rubber Group, October 2005 - Blackstone Valley Country Club
  • Modeling and Process Optimization of Nano-Modified Simulant Energetic Materials - Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference, May 2005 - Boston, MA
  • The Center for High-Rate Nanomanufacturing - New Hampshire High Technology Council, FIRST Building, March 2005 - Manchester, NH
  • Heat Resistant Elastomers - Rubber Division, American Chemical Society, October 2004 - Columbus, OH
  • Nanomanufacturing presentation (short) - UMass Amherst Nanotechnology, September 2004 - Amherst, MA
  • Template Enabled High rate Nanomanufacturing - The 2nd New England International Nanomanufacturing Workshop, June 2004 - Boston, MA
  • Computer Simulation of The Effect of Coefficient of Friction in Plug Assist Thermoforming - Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference, May 2004 - Chicago, IL
  • Effects of Materials When Injection Molding Nano-Scale Features - Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference, May 2004 - Chicago, IL
  • Investigation of Interfacial Instabilities in Nanolayer Extrusion - Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference, May 2004 - Chicago, IL
  • The Effect Of Composition On Properties Of Blends From Recycled Rubber And Polypropylene - Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference, May 2004 - Chicago, IL
  • The Effects of Tooling Surfaces on Injection Molded Nanofeatures - Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference, May 2004 - Chicago, IL
  • Applications of Nanotechnology in Plastics - Nanomaterials Session for Toxics Use Reduction Institute, TUR Planner Continuing Education Conference, April 2004 - Marlborough, MA
  • Interfacial instabilities in Multilayer Extrusion - NSTI-Nanotech 2004, March 2004 - Boston, MA
  • Investigation of Tooling Surfaces on Injection Molded Nanoscale Features - NSTI-Nanotech 2004, March 2004 - Boston, MA
  • Processing Parameters Affecting Nanoinjection Molding - NSTI-Nanotech 2004, March 2004 - Boston, MA
  • Phase Morphology of Electrospun Nanofibers from Polymer Blends - Polymer Science and Technology Seminar Series, MIT, February 2004 - Cambridge, MA
  • Nanomanufacturing - Massachusetts Nanotechnology Initiative and the Massachusetts Science & Technology Caucus, January 2004 - Boston, MA
  • Nanomanufacturing: Breaking the Barriers to Commercialization - Nanotech 2003 Conference, October 2003 - Cambridge, MA
  • Controlling the Morphology of Electrospun Fibers - 1st New England International Nanomanufacturing Workshop, June 2003
  • High Rate, High Volume Nanomanufacturing of Polymers - The 1st New England International Nanomanufacturing Workshop, June 2003 - Boston, MA
  • Effects of blending SIBS and SMA on morphology and mechanical properties - MRS Fall Meeting, December 2002
  • Multiple source fabrication of electrospun fiber mats - MRS Fall Meeting, December 2002 - Boston, MA
  • Direct Sheet Extrusion and Thermoforming of TPO Compounds - Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference, 2002
  • Effect of Fabric Construction on the Mechanical Behavior of Fabric Reinforced Rubber - Fiber Society, Fall 2002 Fiber Society Meeting, October 2002 - Natick, MA
  • Structure and Transport Properties in Electrospun Butyl Rubber Membranes - Fiber Society, Fall 2002 Fiber Society Meeting, October 2002 - Natick, MA
  • Effect of Degradation Conditions in the Rheology of Recycled Natural Rubber Compounds - meeting of the Rubber Division, American Chemical Society, October 2002 - Pittsburgh, PA
  • Solvent Welding of ABS and HIPS A Case Study in Methylene Chloride Substitution - Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference, 2001
  • A New Family of Positive Temperature Coefficient (PTC) Materials Based on Nylon 12 - Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference '06., 2001
  • Barrier Properties of Butyl Rubber Membranes Based on Electrospinning Process - meeting of the Rubber Division, American Chemical Society, October 2001 - Cleveland, OH
  • Compression Behavior of Elastomeric Bushing Materials - Rubber Division, American Chemical Society, October 2001 - Cleveland, OH
  • Effect of Compression on the Hysteresis Behavior of Bushing Compounds Under Combined Loading - Rubber Division, American Chemical Society, October 2001 - Cleveland, OH
  • Mixed-mode Fatigue Characterization of Elastomeric Bushing Compounds - Symposium on Durability of Elastomeric Material Systems, 2001 joint Applied Mechanics and Materials Summer Conference, ASME, ASCE, and Society of Engineering Science, June 2001 - San Diego, CA
  • Insulation Materials for Wire and Cable Applications - Rubber Division, American Chemical Society, April 2001 - Providence, RI
  • Development of Novel Applications of Crosslinked Elastomer Scrap in Thermoplastics - Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference, 2000
  • Compatibilization Approaches for Recycled Rubber/Thermoplastics Blending, Revolutionary Materials" - Technology and Economics, 32nd International SAMPE Technical Conference, 2000
  • Development of Novel Applications of Crosslinked Elastomer Scrap in Thermoplastics - Rubber Recycling Workshop, Rubber Division, ACS, October 2000 - Cincinnati, OH
  • Reuse of Polymer Resources and Various Aspects of Polyurethane Elastomers - Uniroyal Chemical Company Chapter of Sigma Xi, December 1999 - Middlebury, CT
  • Use of Stereolithography for Extrusion Dies - Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference, 1999
  • Thermoplastic Elastomers from Recycled Rubber and Plastics - Rubber Division, American Chemical Society, September 1999 - Orlando, FL
  • Recycled Rubber in Light Fill Applications - Northeast Regional Rubber Workshop, Chelsea Center for Recycling and Economic Development, June 1998 - Westford, MA
  • Analysis of Several Ultrahigh Molecular Weight Polyethylene Fibers - Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference, 1997
  • Comparison of the Effects of Accelerated Weathering on an Ionomer and Polycarbonate - Proceedings of Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference Õ95, 1995
  • Recent Investigations of Adherent Surface Effects on Adhesive Cure Chemistry - Adhesion 1993, 1993 - England
  • Viscoelastic Mode I Fracture in Nitrile Rubber Sheets - Army Symposium on Solid Mechanics, August 1993 - Plymouth, MA
  • Modeling the Dynamic Response of Rubber Near Small Strains with Large Strain Theories - Tire Society 12th Annual Meeting and Conference on Tire Science and Technology, March 1993
  • Characterization of the Morphology of Highly Drawn Polyethylene Fibers Processed by the Multiple Incrementaling Process - Materials Research Society Meeting, 1992
  • Role of Filler-Rubber Interface in the Failure of Reinforced Elastomers - Treatment, Modifications, Applications, and Characterization, M.I.T. Industrial Liaison Program, May 1987
  • Thermal and Dynamic Properties of Elastomers - Elastomers and Rubber Technology, ed. by Singler, R. E. and Byrne, C. A., Sagamore Army Materials Research Conference Proceedings, Vol. 32,, July 1985 - Lake Luzerne, NY
  • Thermomechanical Degradation of a Polyurethane Elastomer - M.I.T. Industrial Liaison Program, May 1984

Intellectual Property

  • Patent - Mead, J.L."Thermoplastic Elastomers and Polymers Derived From Recycled Rubber and Plastics," 09/960,620 United States

Contracts, Fellowships, Grants and Sponsored Research

  • Nanomanufacturing Center of Excellence (2013), Grant - Massachusetts Technology Collaborative
    Mead, J., Chen, J., Barry, C.
  • Designing and Integrating LCA Methods for Nanomanufacturing Scale-up (2011), Grant - NSF SNM
    Mead, J. (Principal)
  • Nanomanufacturing of Multifunctional Sensors (2010), Grant - U.S. Army Research Office
    Mead, J., Chen, J., Barry, C.
  • Identification of Alternate Materials for a Molded Housing (2009), Grant - Allen-Bradley
    Mead, J., Barry, C.
  • Rheology of Resins (2000), Grant - Velcro Group
    Mead, J., Orroth, S.
  • 3D Printed Engineering Thermoplastics (3DPET) (2015), Grant - UMass President's Office
    Hansen, C.J. (Co-Principal), Mead, J.L. (Principal), Kazmer, D.O. (Co-Principal), Barry, C.M. (Co-Principal), Orbey, N. (Co-Principal)
  • Nano Event Account (2010), -
    Mead, J.L. (Principal)
  • CNT Mixing with Twin Screw Extrusion (2014), -
    Mead, J.L. (Principal)
  • TGA Analysis (2014), -
    Mead, J.L. (Co-Principal)
  • Compounding Various Blends (2013), -
    Mead, J.L. (Co-Principal)
  • Injection Molded Ceramics (2013), Grant - Raytheon Company
    Johnston, S.P., Mead, J.L.
  • DSC and TGA Analysis (2012), -
    Mead, J.L. (Co-Principal)
  • Stimuli-Responsive Polymers for Chemical Sensors (2011), Grant - Raytheon Company
    Mead, J., Budhlall, B.
  • SNM: Designing and Integrating LCA Methods for Nanomanufacturing Scale-up (2011), Contract - NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION
    Mead, J.L. (Principal)
  • Nanoscale Science and Engineering Center; The Center for High-rate Nanomanufacturing (2009), Grant - NSF
    Mead, J.
  • The Center for High-rate Nanomanufacturing (Renewal) (2009), Contract - NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION
    Mead, J.L. (Principal)
  • The Center for High-rate Nanomanufacturing (Renewal) (2009), Contract - NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION
    Mead, J.L. (Principal)
  • Index Matched Polymer Composites and Injection Molded Ceramics (2013), -
    Mead, J.L. (Principal)
  • Index Matched Polymer Composites and Injection Molded Ceramics (2013), -
    Mead, J.L. (Principal)
  • Elastomer Mixing Trial (2014), -
    Mead, J.L. (Co-Principal)
  • Mixing and Impact Properties of Polymer Carbon Nanotube Composites (2013), -
    Mead, J.L. (Principal)
  • DMA Analysis (2014), -
    Mead, J.L. (Co-Principal)
  • TGA Analysis (2013), -
    Mead, J.L. (Co-Principal)
  • Laboratory Banbury Mixing of Butyl Stock Mix (2012), -
    Mead, J.L. (Principal)
  • Material Property Testing of Polymer Masterbatches (2013), -
    Mead, J.L. (Principal)
  • UML Industry Outreach (2010), Contract - MASSACHUSETTS TECHNOLOGY COLLABORATIVE
    Mead, J.L. (Principal)
  • UML Industry Outreach (2010), Contract - MASSACHUSETTS TECHNOLOGY COLLABORATIVE
    Mead, J.L. (Principal)
  • Traction Improvement in Rubber Nancomposites (2012), -
    Mead, J.L. (Principal)
  • Evaluation of materials and properties for molded microstructures (2013), Contract - DEFENSE ADV RESEARCH PROJECTS AGENCY
    Mead, J.L. (Principal)
  • DMA Testing (2013), -
    Mead, J.L. (Co-Principal)
  • DSC and TGA Analysis (2013), -
    Mead, J.L. (Co-Principal)
  • Index Matched Polymer Composites and Ceramic Fibers (2012), -
    Mead, J.L. (Principal)
  • Dispersion Trial using Various Loadings of Carbon Black in Polymer Matrix (2011), -
    Mead, J.L. (Principal)
  • Highly Absorptive Nanostructured Chemical Wipe (2011), - U.S. DEPARTMENT OF INTERIOR
    Mead, J.L. (Co-Principal)
  • Silane Material Compounding (2013), -
    Mead, J.L. (Principal)
  • DSC Testing of Various Wet and Cured Epoxy Samples (2013), -
    Mead, J.L. (Co-Principal)
  • Compounding grapheme and Polystyrene (2011), -
    Mead, J.L. (Principal)
  • Compounding Nylon with Carbon Black and Carbon Nanotubes (2012), -
    Mead, J.L. (Principal)
  • Index Matched Polymer Composites and Ceramic Fibers (2012), Grant - Raytheon Company
    Mead, J.
  • Reinforced Polymer Compounding Trial (2012), -
    Mead, J.L. (Principal)
  • Highly Absorptive Nanostructured Chemical Wipe (2011), Grant - EIC Laboratories
    Mead, J., Wei, M.
  • Honeywell Molding Project (2011), -
    Mead, J.L. (Co-Principal)
  • Nanomanufacturing Center For Excellence (2011), -
    Mead, J.L. (Principal)
  • Nanomanufacturing Center For Excellence (2011), -
    Mead, J.L. (Principal)
  • Nanomanufacturing Center For Excellence (2011), -
    Mead, J.L. (Principal)
  • Nanomanufacturing Center For Excellence (2011), -
    Mead, J.L. (Principal)
  • Nanomanufacturing Center For Excellence (2011), -
    Mead, J.L. (Principal)
  • Nanomanufacturing Center For Excellence (2011), -
    Mead, J.L. (Principal)
  • Nanomanufacturing Center For Excellence (2011), -
    Mead, J.L. (Principal)
  • Nanomanufacturing of Multifunctional Sensors (2010), Contract -
    Mead, J.L. (Principal)
  • Funding For Various Initiatives (2009), -
    Mead, J.L. (Principal)
  • Funding For Various Initiatives (2009), -
    Mead, J.L. (Principal)
  • Funding For Various Initiatives (2009), -
    Mead, J.L. (Co-Principal)
  • Funding For Various Initiatives (2009), -
    Mead, J.L. (Co-Principal)
  • Nano/Micro-Injections Molding of Multi-Scale Features (2009), -
    Mead, J.L. (Co-Principal)
  • Tensile Test Meaurement of Epoxy Photoresists (2011), -
    Mead, J.L. (Co-Principal)
  • Dispersion Trial Using Various Loadings of Carbon Black and Fumed Silica In Polym (2010), -
    Mead, J.L. (Principal)
  • Nanomanufacturing of Multifunctional Sensors (2009), -
    Mead, J.L. (Principal)
  • Compounding of silicone rubber with antioxident (2009), -
    Mead, J.L. (Principal)
  • Electronic Spinning of Ceramics (2009), -
    Mead, J.L. (Principal)
  • Nano/Micro-Injection Molding of Multi-Scale Features (2009), Grant - Nypro
    Mead, J., Barry, C.
  • Funding for Various Initiatives (2009), Grant - Raytheon
    Mead, J.
  • Dynamic Mechanical Analysis of HDPE sample (2009), Grant -
    Mead, J.L. (Principal)
  • Nanomanufacturing of Multifunctional Sensors (2007), Grant -
    Mead, J.L. (Principal)
  • Samples - Multilayer Extrusion Trial (2009), -
    Mead, J.L. (Principal)
  • Compounding of Nanodielectrics for High Power Capacitors and Passive Applications (2008), Grant - AIR FORCE RESEARCH LABORATORY
    Mead, J.L. (Principal)
  • Nanomanufacturing of Medical Valves with Antimicrobial Properties" (2006), Grant - Nypro
    Mead, J., Barry, C.
  • Multilayer Extrusion of Toughened Barrier Materials (2006), Grant - Kuraray
    Mead, J., Barry, C.
  • The Center for High-rate Nanomanufacturing (2004), - NSF Nanoscale Science and Engineering Center (with Northeastern University and the University of New Hampshire)
    Mead, J.
  • Mixing of CNTs Into Rubber Formulations for High Temperature Performance (2008), Grant -
    Mead, J.L. (Principal)
  • Optimization of Rheometrics/ARES test for Dynamic properties of Tire compounds an (2008), Grant -
    Mead, J.L. (Principal)
  • Nano Manufacturing of Enhanced Materials (2007), Grant -
    Mead, J.L. (Principal)
  • Mechanical properties of polypropylene/recycled rubber blends (2007), Grant -
    Mead, J.L. (Principal)
  • Effect of Processing and Filler Type on Dispersion in Polycarbonate (2007), Grant -
    Mead, J.L. (Principal)
  • Manufacturing of Nanoscale Polymeric Materials (2006), Grant - Durachemie
    Mead, J., Kang, D.
  • Nano-manufacturing ERC Development Tasks (2006), Grant - Raytheon
    Mead, J., Barry, C.
  • Transport Properties of Breathable Rubber (2004), - U.S. Army Soldier Systems Center
    Mead, J., Stacer, R.
  • Experimental Study on AR2000 of Chemblacks Tool Kit (2005), Grant - Cabot Corporation
    Mead, J.
  • High Rate Nanofabrication of Nanopatterned Polymers (2004), Grant - C.S. Draper Laboratory
    Mead, J., Barry, C.
  • Scale up of Smart Sensors for Continuous Processing (2004), Grant - New Jersey Institute of Technology (Army)
    Mead, J., Barry, C.
  • Research on the Application of Polymer Extrusion to Produce Pharmaceutical Formulations" (2004), Grant - Merck & Co., Inc
    Mead, J., Orroth, S.
  • Interface Effects in High Volume Nanoscale Processing of Polymers" (2002), Grant - National Science Foundation
    Mead, J., Barry, C., Chen, J.
  • Interface Effects in High Volume Nanoscale Processing of Polymers, -REU Supplement (2002), Grant - National Science Foundation
    Mead, J., Barry, C., Chen, J.
  • Testing Processing Conditions for Multilayer Coextruded Films (2004), Grant - Triton Systems
    Mead, J., Barry, C.
  • Swelling Test (2003), Grant - NP Medical
    Mead, J.
  • New England 1st Nanomanufacturing Workshop (2003), Grant - National Science Foundation (with Northeastern and Univ. of New Hampshire)
    Mead, J., Busnaina, A., Barry, C., Miller, G.
  • Thermoforming Project (2003), Grant - CMT Materials
    Mead, J., Orroth, S.
  • (2002), Grant - Cookson Electronics
    Mead, J., Orroth, S.
  • Process Optimization of Nano-Modified Thermoplastic Elastomeric (TPE) Binders for Energetic Material Applications" (2002), Grant - US Army Research Laboratory
    Mead, J., Schott, N.
  • Develop Hydraulic Seal Replacements for the F-14 Aircraft Operational Environment" (2002), Grant - Science Research Laboratory
    Mead, J.
  • High-Pressure High-Temperature Sintering of Crosslinked Rubbers and its Applications to Road Paving and Roofing Materials" (2002), Grant - University of Massachusetts Amherst
    Mead, J.
  • Application Specific Testing and R&D (2001), Grant - Re-Engineered Composite Systems, LLC
    Mead, J.
  • Development of Printable Coatings (2001), Grant - Magtek, -509 Technologies
    Mead, J., Schott, N., Orroth, S.
  • Nanoparticulate Blend Program (2001), Grant - JDS Uniphase, Inc.
    Mead, J., Barry, C.
  • Failure Models for Tank Track Pads (2001), Grant - US Army Research Laboratory
    Mead, J., Stacer, R.
  • Process Optimization Studies of Cast Urethanes (2001), Grant - Freudenberg Nonwovens
    Mead, J., Orroth, S.
  • Investigation of the Rheological Properties of Polyester Thermoplastics (2001), Grant - Bostik Findley
    Mead, J., Orroth, S.
  • Paint Film Research (2001), Grant - REXAM Weatherable Films
    Mead, J., McCarthy, S.
  • Failure Models for Tank Track Pads (2000), Grant - US Army Research Laboratory
    Mead, J., Stacer, R.
  • Develop Closure for Sleeve-Glove Unit (1999), Grant - US Army Natick Soldier Command
    Mead, J., Orroth, S., Stacer, R.
  • Compression of Nonwoven Materials (2000), Grant - Lantor
    Mead, J.
  • Development of Antireflective Coatings" (2000), Grant - L.A. Batchelder & Sons Consulting
    Mead, J., Stacer, R.
  • Effect of Polyolefin Composition on Properties (2000), Grant - Matheson Industries
    Mead, J.
  • Evaluation of Frictional Measurement Techniques for Use in Thermoforming Simulations (2000), Grant - CMT Materials
    Mead, J., Orroth, S.
  • Evaluation of Resins for Crystallinity (2000), Grant - SETCO
    Mead, J., Schott, N.
  • Gasket Evaluation (2000), Grant - Southcorp Packaging
    Mead, J.
  • Process Development of Scrap Rubber/Thermoplastic Blends" (1999), Grant - Chelsea Center for Recycling and Economic Development
    Mead, J., Stacer, R.
  • Adhesive Development Support (1999), Grant - Tyco Adhesives
    Mead, J., Stacer, R.
  • Development of Novel Applications of Crosslinked Elastomer Scrap in Thermoplastics" (1998), Grant - Donahue Institute (Chelsea Center)
    Mead, J., Stacer, R.
  • Development of a Water-Proof Closure System for Chemical and Biological (CB) Protective Clothing" (1998), Grant - US Army Soldier Systems Command
    Mead, J., Orroth, S., Stacer, R.
  • Use of Positive Thermal Coefficient in Current Limiting Devices" (1997), Grant - Ferraz Shawmut Electronics
    Mead, J., Schott, N., Stacer, R.
  • Development of a Polymeric Material for Interior Automotive Applications (1997), Grant - Delphi Interior and Lighting Systems
    Mead, J., Orroth, S.
  • Elastomeric Perm-Selective Elastomeric Materials for CB Clothing" (1997), Grant - US Army Natick Soldier Command
    Mead, J., Orroth, S., Stacer, R.
  • Development of a Procedure to Evaluate the Bond Strength Between a PVC Sheet and a Cellular Structure (1995), Grant - HAARTZ Corporation
    Mead, J., Stacer, R., Orroth, S.
  • Development of a Procedure to Evaluate the Bond Strength Between a PVC Sheet and a Cellular Structure (1995), Grant - HAARTZ Corporation
    Mead, J., Stacer, R., Orroth, S.