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2020 Short Course Deep Dive - Thermal Analysis of Thermosets

Wednesday, April 29, 2020
8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Denver Downtown Westin
Denver, Colorado

TRFA is pleased to present Thermal Analysis of Thermosets Short Course presented by Dr. Jeff Gotro immediately following the 2020 Annual Meeting. Attendees do not have to attend the TRFA 2020 Annual Meeting or the private TRFA tour of the National Renewable Energy Laboratory to take advantage of this day long educational session. They can take advantage of TRFA’s reduced room rate at the Denver Downtown Westin Hotel. It is an excellent opportunity to gain industry knowledge for only $200!

Dr. Jeff Gotro
President and Founder of Innocentrix, LLC

The course will be presented by Dr. Jeff Gotro. The course will cover the most widely used and important characterization methods from thermal analysis to rheological characterization. Practical examples will be used to highlight the application of thermal analysis to understand and solve problems related to thermoset curing and processing.

Jeff Gotro, Ph.D., is the President and Founder of InnoCentrix, LLC. InnoCentrix provides a wide range of consulting services to the polymer industry. Jeff has over thirty-five years of experience in polymers having held scientific and leadership positions at IBM, AlliedSignal, Honeywell International, National Starch Electronic Materials as VP of R&D and InnoCentrix.

Jeff authored a chapter in the Encyclopedia of Polymer Science & Technology on Thermosets in 2017. Jeff holds 15 issued US Patents and has 5 patent applications currently filed and pending in the United States Patent and Trademark Office. Jeff has published over 50 papers and four book chapters in technical journals and conference proceedings. Jeff has a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science from Marquette University and a Ph.D. in Materials Science from Northwestern University with a specialty in polymer science (polymer chemistry, physics, and characterization).