Thursday
Feb202014

February Chapter Meeting

Date:  February 26, 2014
Time:  6:00 P.M.
Location:  AERO Institute
38256 Sierra Hwy
Palmdale, CA 93550

Catered Dinner
$15.00 Per Person

Every dinner includes; meat dish, vegetarian casserole, dessert, coffee, tea water and soda.

SPEAKER: Rajesh Mukherjee, PhD, Associate Director, Strategic Business Development, Nitto Denko Technical Co.
 Rajesh studied Mechanical Engineering at the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur and the University of Minnesota. At Minnesota, he worked with Prof. Joachim Heberlein and Prof. Peter McMurry on thermal plasma synthesis, deposition and understanding of nanomaterials. Rajesh joined Nitto Denko Technical (NDT) as scientist out of graduate school and worked on phosphors for solid state lighting and visible-light photocatalysts. Currently, he is engaged in connecting unmet needs with NDT technologies.

SPEAKER: Ben Santos, DrEng, Senior Sales Engineer, Nitto Denko America
Ben obtained his masters and doctorate in chemical engineering from the Tokyo Institute of Technology focusing on transport phenomena in and modeling of near zero gravity bioreactors. He joined a materials company out of grad school to work on non-teratogenic polymers for semiconductor packaging and joined Nitto Denko in 2007 as product manager for semiconductor materials. He is currently in charge of Nitto's southwest accounts focusing on aerospace and electronic markets.

TOPICS:

  • Photocatalysts (with applications to cabins)
  • Holographic optical element
  • Transparent PV cells
  • Phosphor ceramic for LED
  • OLEDs
  • Anticorrosion tape

 

PLEASE NOTE: Due to limited space please RSVP NOW to Dr. Roger Fountain or Ashok Shah:
Dr. Roger Fountain:  Roger.Fountain@lmco.com  phone:   661-572-2832


Thursday
Jan022014

January Chapter Meeting

Happy New Year From High Desert SAMPE

Date:  January 28, 2014
Time:  6:00 P.M.
Location:  AERO Institute
38256 Sierra Hwy
Palmdale, CA 93550

Catered Dinner
$15.00 Per Person

Every dinner includes; meat dish, vegetarian casserole, dessert, coffee, tea water and soda.

 

SPEAKERS: Dr. Vincent B. Tucci, Engineering Manager, Parker Hannifin - Chomerics Corp.

Dr. Tucci earned his Doctorate from University of Massachusetts Lowell under Professor Arthur Waterson. After finishing his Ph.D., he worked as a senior chemist for Raytheon Corporation’s Materials engineering section. At Raytheon he split his time between, production support and Research and Development. At Parker, in the Chomerics Corporation’s compounding division, he has concentrated on R&D efforts in the fields of silicones, biosensors and new particle technology.

TOPICS:

  • High Temperature Silicone Material
  • Explanation of functionalized POSS, for use in silicone hybrids
  • Increased decomposition temperatures with low loading
  • Further enhancement possble for increased decomposition temperatures
  • Softness and low shore A of a typical silicone can be maintained
  • Stearic effects will be discussed

 

PLEASE NOTE: Due to limited space please RSVP NOW to Dr. Roger Fountain or Ashok Shah:
Dr. Roger Fountain:  Roger.Fountain@lmco.com  phone:   661-572-2832


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