APPEAL Success

 

Graduate Students

The following is a list of graduate students currently involved with the APPEAL Consortium

  • Joseph Baker
  • Natalie Benner
  • Ruaa Al Mezrakchi

 

 

 

Faculty

The following is a list of faculty currently involved with the APPEAL Consortium

  • Dr. Janet Bluemel
  • Dr. H.J. Sue
  • Dr. Terry Creasy

Visiting Academics

  • Dr. David Li

Academic Contributors

  • Kyoto University work on PEEK’s
  • Dr. Janet Wong – Imperial College London

Academic Publications & Online Journals

  • 1. T. Bremner, Lin Jin, H.J. Sue, J. Sengupta, “A Method for Quantitative Determination of Residual Internal Stress of Melt Molded PEEK Shapes”, manuscript in preparation
  • 2. Johannes Guenther, Minhao Wong, Hung-Jue Sue, Tim Bremner, Janet Bluemel, “High-Temperature Steam-Treatment of PBI, PEKK, and a PEKK-PBI Blend: A Solid-State NMR and IR Spectroscopic Study”, J. App. Polym. Sci., 128(6), 4395-4404 (2013)
  • 3. Kevin Lee White, Lin Jin, Nangelie Ferrer, Minhao Wong, Tim Bremner, and Hung-Jue Sue, “Differentiating Structure and Stability in High-Performance Thermoplastics”, Society of Plastics Engineers, Plastics Research Online, 26 Oct 2012, DOI: 10.2417/spepro.004517
  • 4. Kevin L. White, Lin Jin, Nangelie Ferrer, Minhao Wong, Tim Bremner, Hung-Jue Sue, “Rheological and thermal behaviors of commercial poly(aryletherketone)s”, Polym. Eng. Sci., 53(3), 651-661, 2013
  • 5. Effects of contact pressure, molecular weight, and supplier on the wear behavior and transfer film of polyetheretherketone (PEEK), K.A. Laux, C.J. Schwartz, Wear 297 (2013) 919–925
  • 6. High-Temperature Steam-Treatment of PBI, PEKK, and a PEKK-PBI Blend: A Solid-State NMR and IR Spectroscopic Study, Johannes Guenther, Minhao Wong, Hung-Jue Sue, Tim Bremner, Janet Bluemel, Journal of Applied Polymer Science, J. APPL. POLYM. SCI. 2012, DOI: 10.1002/APP.38695
  • 7. Influence of Linear Reciprocating and Multi-Directional Sliding on PEEK Wear Performance and Transfer Film Formation, K.A. Laux, C.J. Schwartz
  • 8. Differentiating structure and stability in high-performance thermoplastics, Kevin Lee White, Lin Jin, Nangelie Ferrer, Minhao Wong, Tim Bremner, and Hung-Jue Sue, SPE Plastics Research Online, 10.2417/spepro.004517
  • 9. Multinuclear Solid-State NMR Investigation of the Moisture Distribution in PEEK-PBI and PEKK-PBI Blends," Submitted: 21 Jun 2014, Jacqueline C. Pope, Hung-Jue Sue, Tim Bremner, Janet Blümel Accepted with minor revision, Journal of Applied Polymer Science
  • 10. High-temperature steam-treatment of PBI, PEEK, and PEKK polymers with H 2 O and D 2 O: A solid-state NMR study, Jacqueline C. Pope, Hung-Jue Sue, Tim Bremner, Janet Blümel, accepted for publication in Polymer
  • 11. Crystallization Behavior And Morphological Characterization Of Poly(Ether Ether Ketone), Lin Jin, Jerry Ball, Tim Bremner, HJ Sue

Conference Presentations – Technical Papers

  • 1. T. Bremner, “Evolving Needs in Non-Metallic Seats and Seals”, Valve Manufacturers Association of America, Technical Seminar and Exhibition, Las Vegas, NV, March 5-7, 2014, Invited Speaker
  • 2. J. Bluemel, J. Guenther, T. Bremner, “Characterization of PAEK (Polyaryletherketone) Polymers by Solid State NMR Spectroscopy”, High Performance Polymers for Oil & Gas, Houston, TX April 10-12, 2013
  • 3. T. Bremner, “The Competitive Environment for High Performance Thermoplastics: Is Your Material Better or Just Different?”, American Chemical Society – Energy Rubber Group Meeting, Houston, TX Jan 17, 2013
  • 4. T. Bremner, “Achieving Consistent Performance in Melt Molded Thermoplastic Devices in Critical Service Environments”, MERL Oilfield Engineering with Polymers - 2012, 23-25 Oct 2012, London UK
  • 5. Kevin L. White, Lin Jin, Minhao Wong, Tim Bremner, Hung-Jue Sue, “Characterization and Differentiation of Poly(Aryl Ether Ketones)”, SPE ANTEC 2011, April 2-4, 2012, Orlando, FL USA
  • 6. T. Bremner, “Variability in Physical Properties of Molded Articles from Different Molding Processes”, High Performance Thermoplastics & Composites for Oil and Gas, 11-12 October 2011, Houston TX (also organized Technical Program for entire conference)
  • 7. T. Bremner, “Not All PEEKs Are Created Equal!”, High Performance Plastics 2011, 23-24 February 2011, Cologne, Germany
  • 8. T. Bremner, “High Temperature Thermoplastics in Steam Service – What Do We Really Know?”, American Chemical Society – Energy Rubber Group Meeting, Jan 20, 2011 Houston TX
  • 9. T. Bremner, “High Performance Thermoplastics in HPHT Service: Material Design for Targeted Applications”, High Performance Elastomers and Polymers for Oil and Gas 2010, Aberdeen, 27-28 April 2010
  • 10. T. Bremner, “Filling Gaps in Our Engineering Polymers Portfolio”, Energy Rubber Group Spring Meeting, Arlington, TX, May 2009
  • 11. Morphological Characterization Of Poly(Ether Ether Ketone), Lin Jin, Jerry Ball, Tim Bremner, HJ Sue, SPE ANTEC 2013
  • 12. HPP for oil and gas 2011
  • 13. HPP for oil and gas 2012
  • 14. HPP for oil and gas 2013
  • 15. HPP for oil and gas 2014
  • 16. Valve manufacturers association
 

Conference Presentations

  • Exfoliation of Polyetherimide-grafted Carbon Nanotubes and Zirconium Phosphate Nanoplatelets in Polyetheretherketone Nanocomposites, Minhao Wong, H.J. Sue, Tim Bremner – PTC Forum – 18 Apr 2012
  • Characterization of PEEK by NMR Spectroscopy – J. Guenther, J. Pope, J. Bluemel, T. Bremner,
  • Effects Of Contact Pressure, Molecular Weight, And Supplier On The Wear Behavior And Transfer Film Of Polyetheretherketone (PEEK) – K. Laux, C. Schwartz
  • Characterization And Differentiation Of Commercial Poly(Aryl Ether Ketones), Kevin L. White, Lin Jin, Minhao Wong, Tim Bremner, Hung-Jue Sue, April 2-4, 2012, Orlando, FL USA ANTEC 2011