FLEXcon to Sponsor Sukant Tripathy Annual Memorial Symposium 2012
Date: December 05, 2012
Symposium to Honor the Life and Work of Late Professor Tripathy
Spencer, Mass. – December 5, 2012 — FLEXcon, an innovator in adhesive coating and laminating, today announced the company will sponsor theSukant Tripathy Annual Memorial Symposium 2012 taking place on Friday, December 7 from 8:00-4:30 p.m. ET at the University of Massachusetts Lowell Inn and Conference Center. The program includes talks by invited speakers and student poster presentations. In addition, FLEXcon’s James Casey, vice president, technology, and William Sullivan, vice president, performance products, will conduct a poster session showcasing innovations and success stories, many of which were born through collaboration with universities.
Symposium attendees include faculty, graduate students and post-doctoral researchers in the materials science fields from UMass Lowell, surrounding academic institutions and the industry. Participation in the Symposium demonstrates FLEXcon’s commitment to support and collaborate with universities on new technology applications to turn new ideas into commercial reality. FLEXcon’s session will focus on novel ways to prototype, scale up and commercialize new technologies with R2R processes.
||William Sullivan and James Casey will share success stories working with startup companies using R2R processes enabling unique material solutions for medical, aerospace, automotive, and alternative energy applications. The session will be interactive and offer an open forum to attendees to freely ask questions and share ideas. |
||William Sullivan, Vice President, Performance Products, and James M. Casey Vice President, Technology |
||December 7, 2012 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. ET|
||University of Massachusetts Lowell Inn and Conference Center, 50 Warren Street Lowell, MA 01852|
The symposium was created to honor the late Professor Sukant Tripathy, renowned researcher, inspirational teacher, mentor to students and colleagues and former Director of the Center for Advanced Materials, University Provost and Vice Chancellor. Dr. Tripathy was recognized as a world leader in research in the broad area of polymers in electronics and optics. He published more than 200 refereed research articles and held two dozen patents. At UMASS Lowell, Dr. Tripathy was professor of Chemistry and founder and director of the Center for Advanced Materials.
For more information on the Sukant Tripathy Annual Memorial Symposium 2012 please visit: http://www.uml.edu/centers/CAM/Tripathy%20Memorial/symposium.html
FLEXcon is an innovator in adhesive coating, laminating and finishing of durable materials used in graphics applications, electronics and new products. Through a culture of curiosity, flexibility and a drive for excellence, FLEXcon is the trusted partner to a wide range of companies from printers and fabricators to engineers and designers developing products for existing and emerging markets. Headquartered in Spencer, Mass. the company has operations throughout North America and Europe with distribution worldwide. For more information, visit www.FLEXcon.com or call 1-508-885-8200.
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