IECWednesday, March 26, 2003

8:30 AM-12:10 PM Convention Center -- Room 394,Oral
Materials from Agricultural Products (sponsored by Industrial Biobased Technology Subdivision)
Organizer, Presiding:Geoffrey Nobes
Organizer:Graham Swift
8:30 AM Introductory Remarks
8:35 AM 201Starch: Its morphology, chemistry, and industrial applications
Jeffrey E. Keiser
9:00 AM 202Starch as a major component for bioplastics blending with poly(lactic acid)
X. Susan Sun
9:25 AM 203Amino acids as plasticizers in blends of starch with ethylene vinyl alcohol copolymers
William J Orts, Geoffrey Nobes, Gregory M Glenn, Gregory M. Gray
9:50 AM 204Preparation of starch-g-poly(acrylamide) copolymers using reactive extrusion
J. L. Willett, Victoria L. Finkenstadt
10:15 AM 205Alkaline-resistant starch blends
Gregory M Glenn, Artur P Klamczynski, William J Orts
10:40 AM Intermission
10:50 AM 206Starch as a resource for performance and biodegradable water-soluble polymers
Graham Swift
11:15 AM 207Green composites: Value-added agricultural products from biofibers and bioplastics
Amar K. Mohanty, Manjusri Misra, Lawrence T. Drzal
11:40 AM 208Structural, mechanical, and thermomechanical behaviors of phenolic-wheat straw composites
Gediminas Markevicius, Vivak M. Malhotra
12:05 PM Concluding Remarks

Symposium Grid -- Division of Industrial and Engineering Chemistry -- Session Listing

The 225th ACS National Meeting, New Orleans, LA, March 23-27, 2003