Undergraduate Research and Plant Design Colloquium

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Undergraduate members of the Polymer Research Laboratory presented their research theses at the 2015 Undergraduate Research and Plant Design Colloquium last June 1, 2015 at Melchor Hall, UP Diliman. The following theses were presented:

– Effects of Film Thickness and Colorant on the Degradation of Oxobiodegradable High Density Polyethylene Plastic Bags during Thermal Aging by Carla Marie Domingo and Anna Patricia Lim
– Effect of Film Thickness, Colorant Pigment and Pro-oxidant Loading on Sorption and Tensile Properties of Oxo-biodegradable Low-density Polyethylene (LDPE) Plastic Films in Aqueous Media by Jan Aureo Bihag, Jefferson Ragot, and Anthony Adam Sy
– Permeation and Diffusion of Acid in Epoxy Composites Reinforced with Aligned Triangular Bars by Danzen Dang-awan, Mikhael Anthony Felipe, and Kevin Handa
– Zeolite Filler for Mechanical Reinforcement, Odor Improvement, and Bloom Reduction of Natural Rubber by Nico Berba, Jadreign Keisheen Parto, and Raechel Anne Yabut
– Synthesis of Expanded Organo-Bentonite Nanofiller as Multifunctional Additive for Rubber Compounds by Rosslyn Dizon, Erika Frances Mae Magueflor, and Marlow Jeff Presto
– Effect of Bentonite Modification on Intercalation and Properties of a Rubber Vulcanizate by Winna Faye Mangaccat, Maelyn Rose Tigue, Monica Tipton