Wednesday, November 19, 2008: 8:30 AM-11:00 AM
Room 204-A (Pennsylvania Convention Center)

Forest and Plant Bioproducts Division (17)

#395 - Biobased Material Composites: Processes and Product Applications I (17006)
This session is devoted to new research in the area of materials and products made as composites of biobased materials. Nanoparticle filled polymers and such are of high interest.
Chair:Amar K. Mohanty
8:30 AMEffect of Clay on Extrusion Foaming of Wf/PP/Clay Composites Using N2
Yoon H. Lee, Takashi Kuboki, Chul B. Park, Mohini Sain
8:55 AMFundamental Design of Bio-Based Polymers: Solutions to Global Warming
Richard P. Wool
9:20 AMNew Biobased Materials from Co-Products
Amar K. Mohanty
9:45 AMEffects of Adding Chain Extender on the Properties of Injection-Molded Solid and Microcellular Polylactide
Shaoqin (Sarah) Gong, Lih-Sheng Turng, Liqiang Yang, Adam Kramschuster, Junghoo Lee, Srikanth Pilla
10:10 AMSelf-Assembled Soft Materials from Renewable Resources: a New Paradigm
George John
10:35 AMRenewable (Truly Green) Highly Porous Nanocomposite Polymer Foams Synthesised Form Pickering - Emulsion Templates
Jonny J. Blaker, Xinxin Li, Angelika Menner, Alexander Bismarck

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