Speaker Roster





   Judit Puskas, Keynote Speaker

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Name Company Name Country Title
photo Roger A Cassell DUPONT Advanced Solutions United States Principal Investigator
Your profile image Rigoberto Advincula University of Tennessee and ORNL United States
photo Tarek Agag Parker Hannifin Corporation United States Senior Staff Scientist
photo Rafal Anyszka University of Twente Netherlands
Your profile image Mark Arigo Synthomer United States Associate Scientist
Your profile image Tamsin Astor Tamsin Astor United States
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Name Company Name Country Title
Your profile image Fabio Bacchelli Versalis Italy Dr
photo Greg Beaucage University of Cincinnati United States Professor
photo Gregory Beaucage University of Cincinnati United States Professor
photo Anil Bhowmick The University of Houston United States
Your profile image Anke Blume University of Twente Netherlands university professor
Your profile image Charles Brady Rubber Division, ACS United States Technical Program Manager
photo Elizabeth Bury The University of Alabama United States
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Name Company Name Country Title
Your profile image David Cawthra Rubber Heart Ltd United Kingdom Marketing
photo Noel Chang Dow United States Technical Service & Development Scientist
Your profile image Xi Chen The Dow Chemical Company United States Senior Research Specialist
photo Yusheng Chen Flexsys United States senior application scientist
photo Hyun-Joong Chung University of Alberta Canada Dr.
photo Jim Connors Continental Contitech United States Head of Material Development Realization
photo Vince Cremona Polymer Solutions Group United States Innovation Program Manager
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Name Company Name Country Title
photo Tapan Das Gupta Indian Institute of Rubber Industry India Consultant
Your profile image MOUSUMI DE SARKAR DENKA CORPORATION United States
photo Gennaro Della Vecchia Flexsys Belgium Global Market Manager
Your profile image John Dick Alpha Technologies United States Alpha Technologies Fellow
Your profile image Wilma Dierkes University of Twente Netherlands Associate Professor
photo Anna Douglas SkyNano United States Co-Founder & CEO
photo Michael Drach Gerlach Maschinenbau GmbH Germany Head of Development
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Name Company Name Country Title
Your profile image Paul Fithian BruggemannChemical U. S. Inc. United States Regional Sales Manager
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Name Company Name Country Title
Your profile image Ulrich Giese German Institute of Rubber Technology (DIK) Germany Managing Director
Your profile image Cedric Glasper Mechanical Rubber United States President & CEO
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Name Company Name Country Title
photo Ned Hardman Monolith Corporation United States Vice President of Product Development
Your profile image Nicki Hershberger Akron Rubber Development Laboratory, Inc. United States Manager of Compound Development/Senior Technical Advisor
photo Yushan Hu Dow, Inc United States Principal Research Scientist
photo Bill Hyde IHS Markit United States Executive Director Olefins and Elastomers
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Name Company Name Country Title
photo Avraam Isayev University of Akron United States
Your profile image Masayuki Ito Waseda University Japan Guest Reseacher
photo Ken-ichi Itou ENEOS Materials Corporation Japan Research and Development specialist
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Name Company Name Country Title
Your profile image Sunny Jacob ExxonMobil Chemical United States Elastomer Application Tech.
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Name Company Name Country Title
Your profile image Vitaly Khusidman G3C Technologies United States CEO
photo Wonho Kim Kyungmin Choi Korea, Republic of
Your profile image Kylie Knipp Akron Rubber Development Laboratory, Inc. United States Technical Advisor
Your profile image August Krupp Molecular Rebar Design, LLC United States Director of Rubber Development
Your profile image Kevin Kulbaba ARLANXEO United States
Your profile image Mike Kumbalek Bolder Industries United States Technical Director
Your profile image William Kyei-Manu Queen Mary University of London United Kingdom
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Name Company Name Country Title
photo Nicola Latorraca Versalis spa United States
photo Jian Lin University of Missouri United States Associate Professor
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Name Company Name Country Title
photo Carmela Mangone University of Twente Netherlands EngD
Your profile image Will Mars Endurica LLC United States President
photo ANTARA MONDAL APOLLO TYRES LIMITED India
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Name Company Name Country Title
photo Kinsuk Naskar IIT Kharagpur, India India PhD
photo Victor Nasreddine ARLANXEO USA LLC United States North American Technical Manager
Your profile image joel neilsen Lanxess Corp United States
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Name Company Name Country Title
Your profile image Charles OLSEN AB Specialty Silicones United States Executive Director
photo Ceren Ozbay Brisa Bridgestone Sabanci Turkey Material Development Engineer
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Name Company Name Country Title
photo Ruhi Patel University of Cambridge United Kingdom
Your profile image Paul Pavka Akron Rubber Development Laboratory, Inc. United States Technical Advisor
Your profile image Richard Pazur Department of National Defence Canada Lead Scientist
photo Mookkan Periyasamy Greene Tweed & Company United States Sr. Scientist and Team Leader
photo Bede Pittenger Bruker United States Senior Development Applications Scientist
photo Greg Poterala Solvay United States Transportation Marketing Manager
photo Sarocha Pradyawong The University of Arizona United States
Your profile image Judit E. Puskas The Ohio State University CFAES United States Distinguished Professor of CFAES in Polymer Science
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Name Company Name Country Title
Your profile image Gail Reader Rubber Heart Ltd United Kingdom Director
Your profile image Clement ROBIN Hutchinson SA-CDR France R&I material project manager
Your profile image Brendan Rodgers Akron Polymer Solutions United States Sr. Engineer
photo Tom Rosenmayer Silpara Technologies LLC United States Founder & CTO
photo Frederike Rothausen Tenneco Germany Materials Engineer - Rubber & Coatings
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Name Company Name Country Title
photo Klaus Schulmeister Synthos S.A. Poland TS&D Engineer
photo Priyanka Sekar University of Twente Netherlands EngD
Your profile image Erick Sharp Ace Products & Consulting United States CEO
Your profile image Goang-Ding Shyu Baker Hughes United States Technical Advisor
photo Brooke Silagy Colorado State University United States Graduate Student
photo Raymond Soufiani Continental Carbon Company United States Laboratory Manager
photo Richard Spontak North Carolina State University United States Distinguished Professor
Your profile image William Stahl Rainbow Master Mixing LLC United States Chemist/Market Development
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Name Company Name Country Title
Your profile image Steve Teertstra ARLANXEO United States NORAM Technical Service & Development Manager
photo Paper Tester The University of Akron United States
photo Sandhiya Thiagarajan The University of Alabama, Tucaloosa United States
photo Abegayl Thomas-McMillan Tokai Carbon CB United States Product Development Scientist
Your profile image Paul Tuckner Grace Technology and Development United States President
Your profile image Lewis Tunnicliffe Scientist
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Name Company Name Country Title
photo Yoshikazu Ueno KURARAY CO. LTD Japan
Your profile image Leslie Ungar Electric Impulse Communications, Inc. United States CEO
photo Julia Uth Uth GmbH Germany Project Manager Marketing and Communications
Your profile image Saul Utrera-Barrios Institute of Polymer Science and Technology (ICTP), CSIC Spain Student
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Name Company Name Country Title
photo Walter H. Waddell Oriental Silicas Corporation Taiwan Senior Technology Consultant
photo Stephan Wagner Hof University of Applied Sciences United States
Your profile image Joe Walker Elastomer Technologies United States Global Technology Director, Materials & Laboratory Services
photo Wesley Wampler Tokai Carbon CB United States Vice President, R&D
Your profile image Nadhatai Warasitthinon Victaulic United States Senior Project Engineer
photo Tony Wibbeler Bolder Industries United States CEO & Founder
photo Lucas Wilke Monolith United States
photo Malte Wohlfahrt Synthos S.A. Poland
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Name Company Name Country Title
Your profile image Jianan Yi Dresden University of Technology Germany
Your profile image Jay Yun Schlumberger United States Project Manager, Materials CPE: Non-Metallic

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