INDEPENDENCE, Ohio—The ACS Rubber Division opened its 195th Technical Meeting April 30 in Independence with a keynote address, tabletop exhibits and a full slate of technical papers.
The featured speaker was Kim de Groh, a senior research engineer at the NASA Glenn Research Center, who talked on the durability of polymers in space environment. She is the principal investigator for 16 spaceflight experiments flown as part of the Materials International Space Station Experiment missions on the exterior of the International Space Station.
The meeting, presided over by Rubber Division Chair Michael Morrow, boasted 15 technical papers on its first day, the 25-Year Club Luncheon and a variety of table top exhibitors.
The meeting continues through May 2.