737 Polymer Reaction Engineering

Thursday, November 20, 2014: 3:15 PM
International 9 (Marriott Marquis Atlanta)
Description:
This session will cover topics of current interest in polymerization kinetics, catalysis, and reaction engineering. Papers may include areas such as the chemistry of polymerization, polymer reactions and physical interactions, design of new catalysts for controlled polymerizations, and polymerizations in novel media and/or reactor configurations. ***Note to faculty candidates: please include a note to the session chair during submission to alert them to your status***

Sponsor:
Polymers
Co-Sponsor(s):
Catalysis and Reaction Engineering Division (20)

Chair:
Bryan W. Boudouris
Email: boudouris@purdue.edu

Co-Chair:
Mark E. Roberts
Email: mrober9@clemson.edu

- indicates paper has an Extended Abstract file available on CD.


3:15 PM
(737a) Improved Photopolymerization Kinetics of Acrylate and Amide Monomers in the Presence of Bulky Organic Salts
John W. Whitley, W. Jeffrey Horne, Matthew S. Shannon, Kelsey Terrill, Spenser Hayward and Jason E. Bara

3:30 PM
(737b) pH-Dependent Degradation Kinetics of Polylactic Acid
Stefano Lazzari, Fabio Codari, Davide Moscatelli, Giuseppe Storti and Massimo Morbidelli

4:00 PM
(737d) Dispersed Microenvironments for Chemical Evolution
Sheng-Sheng Yu, F. Joseph Schork and Martha Grover

4:30 PM
(737f) Mathematical Model for the Bulk Polymerization of Styrene Using Multifunctional Initiators
Emilio Berkenwald, Laura Laganá, Pablo Acuña, Graciela Morales and Diana Estenoz

5:15 PM

5:40 PM
(737j) Mechanical and Thermal Properties of Cross-Linked Phenolic Resins Using Molecular Dynamics
John W. Lawson, Joshua D. Monk, Justin B. Haskins and Charles W. Bauschlicher Jr.
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