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Joey Mead

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. Mead University Professor, Co-Director of Nanomanufacturing Center of Excellence; Deputy Director, NSF Center for High-rate Nanomanufacturing; Center Director, SHAP3D
  • College
    Francis College of Engineering
  • Department
    Plastics Engineering
  • Phone
    978-934-3446
  • Email

Expertise

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

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

Selected 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

Selected Publications

  • Sobkowicz Kline, M.J., Budhlall, B., Mead, J.L. (2017). Synthetic Resins and Plastics (2 pp. 1397-1462). Springer
  • 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) 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) 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) 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 (pp. 1–5). IEEE Phased Array Conference
  • 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.
  • 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, 87 579-592.
  • Shearer, J., Barry, C., Mead, J.L. (2014). Continuous extrusion process for preparation of polymer nanocomposites (3: pp. 174-177). Technical Proceedings of the 2014 NSTI Nanotechnology Conference and Expo, NSTI-Nanotech 2014
  • Nahum, T., Mitra, S., Panwar, A., Barry, C., Dodiuk, H., Kenig, S., Mead, J. (2014). Durable superhydrophobic coatings for icephobic applications (1: pp. 229-232). Technical Proceedings of the 2014 NSTI Nanotechnology Conference and Expo, NSTI-Nanotech 2014
  • 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 (1: pp. 396-399). Technical Proceedings of the 2014 NSTI Nanotechnology Conference and Expo, NSTI-Nanotech 2014
  • Barry, C.M., Mead, J.L. (2014). High-rate manufacturing of 3D products with micro and nanostructured surfaces (3: pp. 182-185). Technical Proceedings of the 2014 NSTI Nanotechnology Conference and Expo, NSTI-Nanotech 2014
  • 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 (3: pp. 178-181). Technical Proceedings of the 2014 NSTI Nanotechnology Conference and Expo, NSTI-Nanotech 2014
  • Mead, J.L., Barry, C.M. (2014). Polymer based continuous offset printing (3: pp. 202-205). Technical Proceedings of the 2014 NSTI Nanotechnology Conference and Expo, NSTI-Nanotech 2014
  • 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) 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 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 (1: pp. 872-876). Annual Technical Conference - ANTEC, Conference Proceedings
  • Moriarty, M., Kazmer, D., Barry, C.M., Mead, J.L., Santeufemio, C. (2013). Development of induction heated roll-to-roll lithography process (3: pp. 2711-2715). Annual Technical Conference - ANTEC, Conference Proceedings
  • Cohen, E.b., Dodiuk, H., Ophir, A., Kenig, S., Barry, C., Mead, J. (2013). Evidences for π-interactions between pyridine modified copolymer and carbon nanotubes and its role as a compatibilizer in poly(methyl methacrylate) composites. Composites Science and Technology, 79 133-139.
  • 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) 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) 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) 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) 190-201.
  • Wei, M., Mead, J.L. (2012). Directed assembly of polymer blends using nanopatterned chemical surfaces (pp. 305-325). Funct.Polym.Blends
  • 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) 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 (12 pp. 623-687). Springer
  • 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) 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) 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) 1447-1457.
  • Farboodmanesh, S., Chen, J., Tao, Z., Mead, J.L., Zhang, H. (2010). Base fabrics and their interaction in coated fabrics (90: pp. 42-94). Woodhead Publishing in Textiles
  • 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) 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) 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) 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) 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) 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) 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) 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) 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) 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) 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) 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) 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) 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) 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) 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) 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, 85 187-194.
  • 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) 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) 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) 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) 539-546.
  • Barry, C., Chen, J., Mead, J.L., Schmidt, D. (2007). Multi-scale processing of polymers and nanocomposites (pp. 30-30). Materials Processing Handbook
  • Barry, C., Chen, J., Mead, J.L. (2007). Nanomanufacturing processes using polymeric materials (pp. 313-350). Nanomanufacturing handbook
  • 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) 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) 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 (44:2). Polymer Preprints (American Chemical Society, Division of Polymer Chemistry)
  • 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) 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) 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) 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) 197-227.
  • Tao, Z., Viriyabanthorn, N., Ghumman, B., Barry, C., Mead, J.L. (2005). Heat resistant elastomers. Rubber Chemistry and Technology, 78(3) 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) 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) 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) 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) 17-21.
  • Mead, J.L., Tao, Z., Liu, H.S. (2002). Insulation materials for wire and cable applications. Rubber Chemistry and Technology, 75(4) 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) 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) 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) 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) 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) 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 58-62.

Selected 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

Selected Intellectual Property

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

Selected 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.
  • ($950K) Application-Responsive Encapsulation Processes (2019), Grant - Nextflex Manufacturing USA Initiative
    Budhlall, B. (Principal), Mead, J.L. (Co-Investigator), Kazmer, D.O. (Co-Investigator)
  • Mulch Films from Soy Waste (2019), Grant - United Soybean Board
    Chen, W., Mead, J.
  • Identification of Critical Performance Properties for Barrier Materials in Hot Sauce Packaging for Meals, Ready-to-Eat (MRE) Rations (2019), Grant - Defense Logistics Agency
    Chen, W., Peterson, A., Mead, J.
  • 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. (Co-Principal)
  • Funding For Various Initiatives (2009), -
    Mead, J.L. (Co-Principal)
  • Funding For Various Initiatives (2009), -
    Mead, J.L. (Principal)
  • Funding For Various Initiatives (2009), -
    Mead, J.L. (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.