Alex Koshy

Lecturer of Chemistry

Dr. Alex Koshy

Dr. Alex Koshy
SCI 241
773-995-2510
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Education

BS., University of Kerala at India
M.S,M G University, Kerala at India
Ph.D., M G University, Kerala at India
Postdoctoral, Northwestern university and Illinois institute of Technology, Chicago

Research Interests

A result oriented Material Scientist with solid experience in introducing, developing, and implementing leading-edge technologies focused on performance improvements in lean manufacturing and quality; Broad experience in material development, process, and continuous process improvement.

Representative Presentations and Publications

Koshy, Alex T.; Kuriakose, Baby; Thomas, Sabu; Varughese, Siby (1994) “Mechanical and viscoelastic properties of short sisal fiber reinforced natural rubber composites: effects of interfacial adhesion, fiber loading and orientation.” Journal of Adhesion Sciences and Technology. 8 (3) 235-248.

Koshy, Alex T.; Kuriakose, Baby; Premalatha, C.K.; Thomas, Sabu; Varughese, Siby. (1994) “Melt rheology and elasticity of natural rubber-ethylene-vinyl acetate blends.” Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 49, 901-912.

Koshy, Alex T.; Kuriakose, Baby; Thomas, Sabu; Varughese, Siby. (1994) “Viscoelastic properties of natural rubber-ethylene-vinyl acetate blends.” Journal of Polymer –Plastic Technology and Engineering, 33 (2) 149-159.   

Koshy, Alex T.; Kuriakose, Baby; Thomas, Sabu; Varughese, Siby (1993) “Studies on micro cellular soles based on natural rubber-ethylene-vinyl acetate blends.” Indian Journal of Natural Rubber Research.          

Koshy, Alex T.; Kuriakose, Baby; Thomas, Sabu; Varughese, Siby. (1993) “Studies on effect of blend ratio and cure system on x-ray, thermal, dynamic mechanical properties and microscopy of natural rubber-ethylene-vinyl acetate blends.” Polymer, 34, 3428-3436.

Koshy, Alex T.; Karaoke, Baby; Premalatha, C.K., Thomas, Sabu & Varughese, Siby. (1993) “Rheological behavior of short sisal fiber reinforced natural rubber composites.” Plastics Rubber Composites Processing and Applications, 20, 93-99.

Koshy, Alex T.; Kuriakose, Baby; Thomas, Sabu & Varughese, Siby (1992) “Dynamic mechanical properties of short sisal fiber reinforced natural rubber composites.” Indian Journal of Natural Rubber Research. 5 (1&2) 18-24.

Koshy, Alex T.; Kuriakose, Baby; Thomas, Sabu; Varughese, Siby (1992) “Stress relaxation in short sisal fibre reinforced natural rubber.” Journal of Applied Polymer Science. Vol. 53: 1051.

Koshy, Alex T.; Kuriakose, Baby; Thomas, Sabu. (1992) “Studies on effect of blend ratio and cure systems on degradation of natural rubber-ethylene-vinyl acetate rubber blends” Polymer Degradationand Stability, 36, 137-147

Koshy, Alex T.; Kuriakose, Baby; Thomas, Sabu; Varughese, Siby. (1992) “Effect of silica on mechanical properties and degradation of natural rubber-ethylene-vinyl acetate blends.” Kautschuk + GummiKunststoffe, 45, 852-855.

Koshy, Alex T.; Kuriakose, Baby; Thomas, Sabu; Varughese, Siby (1991) “Studies on natural rubber short sisal fibre composites” Indian Journal of Natural Rubber Research, 4, 17, 55-67.

Koshy, Alex T.; Kuriakose, Baby; Thomas, Sabu. (1990) “Vulcanization kinetics and properties of natural rubber-ethylene-vinyl acetate blends.” Indian Journal of Natural Rubber Research, 3, (2), 77-87.