AKRON—Saied Taheri of the Center for Tire Research at Virginia Tech will keynote the ACS Rubber Division's spring meeting in Akron.
Taheri, who is associate professor and director of the center, will speak on "Tire Research: The New Chapter."
The April 22-24 conference will include a variety of other presentations, and feature the awarding of the Charles Goodyear Medal and other Science and Technology Awards at a banquet April 23.
Other events planned included the 25-Year Club Luncheon, the 5K Walk/Run, and the Business & Awards Meeting.
Pre-registration for the division's meeting has begun. For more information, visit www.rubber.org.