Alper Kiziltas

Lead Research Scientist

Dr. Kiziltas’s research is focused on sustainability and emerging materials such as nanomaterials, polymeric and soft materials, biomaterials, glassy and amorphous materials, self-healing materials and bio-inspired and patterned functional materials. He received his M.S. and Ph.D. from the University of Maine. He holds a bachelor’s degree from Karadeniz Technical University (KTU). He has published over 55 peer-reviewed articles and papers in leading journals and conferences in his field, and regularly serves in organizational leadership roles for the SPE (ACCE TPO, Automotive Division), Thermoplastic Elastomer Summit and Advancements in Fiber-Polymer Composites Symposium. He is the recipient of the 2015 and 2017 SPE-ACCE best professional paper awards and holds 7 patent disclosures. 

Concurrent Session: Automotive Manufacturing: A Case Study in Greening the Supply Chain

Wednesday, May 22nd
9:00am to 10:30am

The automotive industry is one of the largest industries in the U.S. and it is also making some of the largest commitments to using innovative materials to green the supply chain.  This session will explore the commitments being made and how suppliers are responding with innovative solutions.

9:00am to 10:30am

Concurrent Session: Automotive Manufacturing: A Case Study in Greening the Supply Chain

Meagan Marko
Alper Kiziltas
Jeffrey H. Helms, Ph.D.