Biopolymers & Biocomposites Workshop - August 14, 2012

2012 Poster Presentations

Effect of Unsaturation on Vegetable Oil-Based Polyurethane Coatings

Thomas F. Garrison, Richard C. Larock, and Michael R. Kessler - Iowa State University

Thermal and Mechanical Characterization of Novel BioBased Polyamide/Lignin Composites

Kunwei Liu, Samy Madbouly, James Schrader, Gowrishanker Srinivasan, David Grewell, and Michael Kessler
Iowa State University

Thermal-Mechanical Properties of Tung-Oil Based Thermosetting Bio-Polymers

P. R. Hondred, Leo Salat, Josh Heyer, and M. R. Kessler - Iowa State University

Characterization of Novel Biobased Polyhydroxyalkanoate/Lignin Composites

Kunwei Liu, Timothy Jobes, Samy Madbouly, James Schrader, Gowrishanker Srinivasan, David Grewell, and Michael Kessler - Iowa State University

Polyols from Heat-Bodied Soybean Oil

Ruqi Chen, Rafael L. Quirino, Ying Xia, and Michael R. Kessler - Iowa State University

ROMP-Based Thermosetting Polymers from Modified Castor Oil with Various Cross-Linking Agents

Rui Ding and Michael Kessler - Iowa State University

Analysis of Fracture Mechanics of a ROMP-based Bio-resin Using the Essential Work of Fracture Method

Riley Hanus, Hongyu Cui, and Michael Kessler - Iowa State University

Tensile Strength, Elongation, Tensile and Flexural Moduli, and Hardness of Thermoplastic Starch Filled with Glycerol-Plasticized DDGS

S.C. Clarizio and R.A. Tatara - Northern Illinois University

Polyols and Polyurethane Prepared from Epoxidized Soybean Oil and Castor Oil-based Fatty Alcohol

Chaoqun Zhang, Ying Xia, and Michael R. Kessler - Iowa State University

Mechanical and Microstructural Properties of Nano Functionalized Corn Zein Protein and Whey Protein Isolate Biopolymers

Dattatreya M. Kadam, Mahendra Thunga, Gowrishanker Srinivasan, Micheal R. Kessler, David Grewell, Buddhi Lamsal, and Chenxu Yu - Iowa State University

Fertilizer Effects of Soy-plastic Containers during Production and Transplant Establishment of Tomato and Pepper

James Schrader, Gowrishanker Srinivasan, David Grewell, and William Graves - Iowa State University

Depolymerization of Post-consumer Polylactic Acid with Ultrasonics

Gowrishankar Srinivasan and David Grewell - Iowa State University

Ultrasonic Welding of PLA Films

David Grewell, Julius Vogel, and Kyle Haubrich - Iowa State University

Preparation and Properties of Lignin–poly(lactic acid) Graft Copolymer as a Binding Phase in Lignin-poly(lactic acid) Binary Blends

Mahendra Thunga, Ted Angus, Gauri Ramasubramanian, and Michael R. Kessler - Iowa State University