NJIT Newsroom tagged with "plastics" Updates about what's happening on and around the NJIT campus. http://www.njit.edu/news en-us 2014 New Jersey Institute of Technology http://www.njit.edu/uicomponents/images/sub_logo.gif New Jersey Institute of Technology http://www.njit.edu 60 NJIT Professors and Doctoral Students Participate in 2010 SPE Annual Technical Conference http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-193.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-193.phpThu, 20 May 2010 00:00:00 -0400 Several NJIT professors and graduate students participated in the 2010 Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) Annual Technical Conference on May 16-19 in Orlando, Florida. Attending were Professor Marino Xanthos, Research Professors Costas Gogos and Peng Wang of CBPE, Kwabena Narh, professor in NJIT's Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, Linjie Zhu and Herman Suwardee of NJIT's Polymer Processing Institute (PPI), as well as five PhD students: Huiju Liu, who received his PhD degree this week; Jin Uk Ha, Qian Zheng, Min Yang, and Graciela Terife.  Peng Wang was the organizer, on behalf of the Otto H. York Department of Chemical, Biological and Pharmaceutical Engineering and PPI, of two special sessions on pharmaceutical hot melt extrusion. Six technical papers on research conducted on campus were presented by Wang, Gogos, Suwardee, Liu, Ha, and Terife. During the May 18 SPE awards ceremonies, Xanthos and Liu received the Heinz List Reactive Extrusion and the Professor Lew Erwin Outstanding Graduate Student Awards, respectively.

Tagged: newark college of engineering, department of chemical biological and pharmaceutical engineering, department of mechanical and industrial engineering, marino xanthos, polymer processing institute, kwabena narh, costas gogos, peng wang


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Polymer Expert Writes Text About Better, Inexpensive Ways to Create Plastic http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-222.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2005/2005-222.phpWed, 18 May 2005 00:00:00 -0400 The complex and intricate world of plastics comes alive through the eyes of Marino Xanthos, PhD, a professor in the department of chemical engineering at NJIT.  Xanthos has spent a lifetime studying plastics—known in his world as polymers. The newest book edited and co-authored by Xanthos, Functional Fillers for Plastics (Wiley VCH), details not only the basics of the composition of plastics and how to alter, and then apply them, but how to fill and modify them.

Tagged: chemical engineering, marino xanthos


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