Park, Chul B., PhD

Contents
Position
Education
Experience
Research Summary
Courses
Administrative
Professional
Conferences
Reviewer
Honors
Personal
PhD Students
Masters of Science Students
Masters of Engineering Students
Post Doctoral Fellows
Research Associates
Patents
Articles
Books
Conference Proceedings
Abstracts
Theses
Lectures /Seminars

Position
Associate Professor
Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering
University of Toronto
5 King's College Road
Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5S 3G8
Tel: 416-978-3053
Fax: 416-978-3053
E-mail: park@mie.utoronto.ca
http://www.mie.utoronto.ca/staff/profiles/park.html
Visiting Professor               
Department of Mechanical Design and
Production Engineering

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EDUCATION               
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Cambridge, MA
Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, May 1993.
Thesis title:               
The role of polymer/gas solutions in continuous processing
of microcellular polymers.
Degree minors:               
Materials Science,
Economics, and Management.
Areas of emphasis:               
Design, modeling and control of manufacturing processes,
thermodynamics, kinetics, rheology, and machining.
Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology
Seoul, Korea
Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering, February 1985.
Thesis title:
Minimization of the clearance effects in a revolute joint
of mechanical systems.
Areas of emphasis:               
CAD, CAM, S/W structure design, and optimal design.
Seoul National University
Seoul, Korea
Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, February 1983

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EXPERIENCE               
Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea,
01/2000-06/2000
Chair               
Manufacturing Systems Option,
Engineering Science Division
University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario,
07/1998-present
Associate Professor               
Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering
(Tenured)               
University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario,
 07/1998-present
Assistant Professor               
Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering
University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario,
07/1993-06/1998
Developed Microcellular Plastics Manufacturing Laboratory.
Developed Rapid Prototyping and Manufacturing Laboratory.

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Research Summary
Interest areas:
Plastic Foaming,
Design
Career total:
5 PDF, 4 PhD, 10 MASc, 9 MEng, 52 BASc

Courses Taught
MEC476S: Machining and Forming 1993-94
MEC456S: Microprocessor Applications 1993-95
MEC377F: Fundamental Manufacturing Technologies 1994-97
MIE321S: Manufacturing Engineering 1994-99
MIE372F: Control Systems 1995-99
MIE1716S: Design and Computer Aided Engineering

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Administrative Activities
Assistant Coordinator of the U of T Day Open House 1993-94
Faculty Search Committee for a Design Position 1993-94
Departmental Coordinator of the U of T Day Open House 1994-98
Undergraduate Curriculum Committee 1994-96
Examinations Committee 1995-96
Faculty Search Committee for a Design Position 1996-97
PEY Program Committee (3S-03) 1997-98
ASME/CSME Faculty Adviser at U of T 1996-present
High School Liaison Committee 1998-present
Manufacturing Option Chair of Engineering Science
Division 1998-
present Research Assistant
Laboratory for Manufacturing and Productivity
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA
September 1988 - June 1993
Developed the first generation microcellular extrusion
system including the nucleation device and a pump
for high pressure CO2.
Research Engineer               
Mechanical Systems Laboratory
Korea Advanced Institute of Technology, Korea
March 1984 - April 1988
Developed pre- and post-processors for quadrilateral
and brick elements of FEM, a dynamic motion-
simulation program for a military vehicle,
and an optimal design software for a rapier-type
weaving machine.

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PROFESSIONAL 

Vice-President of the Association of Korean-CanadianScientists and Engineers

Board of Director in the Thermoplastics Materials
and Foams Division,
Society of Plastics Engineers

General Secretary of the Korean-Canadian
University Professors Forum

Professional Engineer with the Association of
Professional Engineers of Ontario

Senior Member of the Society of Plastics Engineers

Member of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers

Member of the Canadian Society for Mechanical Engineering

Member of the Polymer Processing  Society

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CONFERENCES
Session Co-Chair at the ASME WAM, Session MAT-8A,
Chicago, IL, November 1994
Session Chair at the SPE ANTEC,
Session M6, Indianapolis, IN, May 1996
Session Chair at the ASME WAM,
Session MAT-8B, Atlanta, GA,
November 1996
Session Chair at the SPE ANTEC, Session W30,
 Toronto, Ontario, April 1997

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REVIEWER               
Polymer Engineering and Science
Polymer Composites
ASME Transactions,
Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering
ASME Transactions,
Journal of Engineering Materials and Technology
Cellular Polymers
Research in Engineering Design
Colloids and Surfaces, A:
ASME IMECE (WAM),
Symposium on Cellular and Microcellular Materials
ASME, Design Engineering Technical Conferences
SPE, Annual Technical Conference -
Thermoplastics and Foams Division
National Science Foundation
Materials and Manufacturing Ontario

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HONORS and AWARDS
Academic Excellence Scholarship,
Seoul National University, 1979-1983.
Academic Excellence (ranked #1 in Mech Eng Dept)
Graduation Award, Seoul National University, 1983.
United Nations Development Program Award (US$11,200), 1986.
Best 5 Papers with D.F. Baldwin and N.P. Suh,
SPE ANTEC, TPM&F Division, 1994.
Engineering Research Award Grant (US$23,000, declined),
Engineering Foundation, 1994-95.
Best 5 Papers with L.M. Matuana and J.J. Balatinecz,
SPE ANTEC, TPM&F Division, 1996.
Best Thesis Paper Award (total US$6,000)
with L.M. Matuana and J.J. Balatinecz
SPE ANTEC, Vinyl Division, 1997.
Best 5 Papers with G. Liu and J.A. Lefas,
SPE ANTEC, TPM&F Division, 1998.
Best 5 Papers with M. Lee and C. Tzoganakis,
SPE ANTEC, TPM&F Division, 1998.
Premier's Research Excellence Award (total $150,000),
Ontario, Canada, 1999-2004.
Who's Who in Polymers and Plastics, nominated, 1999.

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PERSONAL
Born in South Korea on May 6, 1960.
Canadian Citizen
Triple Black Belt of Tae Kwon Do
Born-again christian

TRAINING OF HIGHLY QUALIFIED PERSONNEL
(Co-Supervision +)

Ph.D. Students

1. L.M. Matuana+, Ph.D.               
(Fonds FCAR Scholarship holder)
Wood-Fiber/PVC Composites and
their Microcellular Foams, 1993-97.
Currently Assistant Professor at
Michigan Tech University, Michigan, USA
2.   A.H. Behravesh+, Ph.D.
(Iranian Government Scholarship holder)
Extrusion Processing of Low-Density,
Microcellular Foams, 1993-98.
Currently Assistant Professor at
Tarbiat Modarres University, Tehran, Iran
3. G. Zak+, Ph.D.
(NSERC PGS-B Scholarship holder)
Rapid Layered Manufacturing of Short-Fibre-
Reinforced Parts, 1995-98.
Currently Assistant Professor at
Queens University, Kingston, Canada
4. M. Lee+, Ph.D.               
Extrusion of Polymers and Polymer Blends
in the Presence of Supercritical Carbon Dioxide
(at the University of Waterloo), 1995-1999.
 Currently Postdoctoral Fellow at University of Waterloo,
Waterloo, Canada
5. H.E. Naguib, Ph.D.               
(OGS Scholarship holder)
Foamability of PP, 1997-present
6. X. Guan+, Ph.D.               
(Beattie Scholarship holder)
Computer Control of Fine-Cell Foam Sheet
Processing, 1998-present
7. X. Xu, Ph.D.               
(Connaught Scholarship holder)
Rotational Foam Molding, 1998-present
8. G. Rizvi, Ph.D.               
(OGSST Scholarship holder)
 Foaming of Plastic/Wood-Fiber Composites
Using a CBA,
1999-present
9. R. Pop-Iliev, Ph.D.               
(NSERC PGS-B Scholarship holder)
 Compounding Rotational Foam Molding, 1999-present
10. G. Guo, Ph.D.               
Extrusion of Artificial Wood, 1999-present
11. D. Xu, Ph.D.               
Foaming of Biodegradable Polyester, 2000-present

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M.A.Sc. Students

1. J.L. Mulrooney+, M.A.Sc.               
(NSERC PGS-A Scholarship holder)
An Investigation of a Sorption Apparatus to
Measure the Solubility and Diffusivity of a
Liquid Blowing Agent in a Polymer at an
Elevated Pressure, 1993-95
Currently an Engineer in Decoma International Inc.,
Ontario, Canada

2. L.K. Cheung, M.A.Sc.               
(Connaught Scholarship holder)
Processing of Fine-Cell PP Foams in Extrusion, 1994-96
 Currently an Engineer at Celestica Inc., Ontario, Canada

3. V. Yevko+, M.A.Sc.               
Cladding Formation in Laser-Beam Fusion of Metal Powder,
1996-97
Currently an Engineer at Orion Bus Industries, Ontario, Canada

4. A.K. Yeung, M.A.Sc.               
Development of Microcellular Foam Sheet Extrusion Systems,
1996-98
Currently an Engineer at Celestica, Ontario, Canada

5. F. Liu, M.A.Sc.               
Processing of Polyethylene and Polypropylene Foams
in Rotational Molding, 1996-98
 Currently an MBA student at U of Toronto, Ontario, Canada

6. G. Rizvi, M.A.Sc.               
Extrusion Foaming of Plastic/Wood-Fiber Composites
Using a Chemical Blowing Agent, 1997-99
Currently a Ph.D. student at U of Toronto, Canada

7. R. Pop-Iliev, M.A.Sc.               
Processing of Fine-Cell Polypropylene Foams in
Compounding-Based Rotational Foam Molding, 1997-99
Currently a Ph.D. student at U of Toronto, Canada

8. S.S. Park, M.A.Sc.               
(NSERC PGS-A Scholarship holder)
On-Line Measurement of the PVT Properties of Polymer/CO2
Solutions Using a Foam Extrusion System and
a Gear Pump, 1997-99
Currently a Ph.D. student at UBC, Canada

9. D. Ladin, M.A.Sc.               
(OGS Scholarship holder)
Study of the Rheological Properties of Polymer/Gas Solutions
Based on a Foam Extrusion System, 1997-99
Currently an Engineer at Greenshpoon Import Ltd., Ontario, Canada

10.  H. Zhang, M.A.Sc.               
Extrusion Foaming of Fine-Celled Plastic/Wood-Fiber Composites
Using CO2 as a Blowing Agent, 1998-1999

11. M. Haberer+, M.A.Sc.               
(OGSST Scholarship holder)
 Rapid Manufacturing of Fiber-reinforced Plastics, 1998-present

12. C. Ozolins,  M.A.Sc.               
Design and Construction of an Injection Foam Molding System,
 1998-present                              

13. P. Lee,  M.A.Sc.               
Open-Celled Foaming, 1999-present                           

14. E. Richards,  M.A.Sc.               
(Canadian Commonwealth Scholarship)
Measurement and Modeling of Thermodynamic Properties of
Environmentally Safe Blowing Agents in Polymer Melts,
 1999-present             

15. L. Lin,  M.A.Sc.               
Foaming of Plastic/Wood-Fiber Composites Using a PBA,
1999-present                          

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M.Eng. Students

1. D. Paidar+, M.Eng.               
Design of a Sorption System for the Measurement of
Solubility and Diffusivity of Water in Polymers, 1993-94
Currently an Engineer in Iranian industry.

2. A.Y.F. Chan+, M.Eng.               
Viscosity Analysis for Short Glass-Fiber and Photopolymer
Mixtures for a Stereolithography System, 1994-95
Currently an Engineer at Manchester Plastics, Ontario, Canada

3. D. Abeygun, M.Eng.               
Rotational Molding Machine Design Using Axiomatic
Design Concept, 1995-96
  Currently an Engineer at Rea Inernational, Ontario, Canada

4. M. Pan, M.Eng.              
Extrusion of Microcellular PS Filament and Fine-Cell,
Low-Density PS Sheet, 1995-96
Currently an Engineer at Royal Precision Tooling, Ontario, Canada

5. D. Fernandes, M.Eng.               
Measurement of the Rheological Properties of High Density
Polyethylenes, 1996-97
 Currently an Engineer at Case Corporation, Ontario, Canada

6. O. Kornienko, M.Eng.               
A NURBS Based Approach to Direct Slicing of Solid Models
for Rapid Prototyping, 1996-98
Currently an Engineer at Torrid Oven, Ontario, Canada

7.  I. Naguib+, M.Eng.               
Determination of Optimal Orientation and Direct Slicing of
Glass Fiber Reinforced Stereolithography Parts, 1997-98

8. T. Chow+, M.Eng.               
Design of the Powder Composition Control and
Delivery System for Laser Fusion Deposition, 1996-98
Currently an Engineer in Magna, Ontario, Canada

9. C.N. Xie, M.Eng.               
Injection Foam Molding of Polystyrene Using a Chemical Agent or Prefoamed Pellets, 1998-99

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Post-Doctorate Fellows / Visiting Professors

1.  Dr. S.-W. Song       
Crystallization Behavior in Plastic Foaming Processing, 1998-98

2.  Prof. J.G. Shin       
Rapid Prototyping, 1998-99

3.  Dr. S.M. Lee       
Visualization of Foam Processing, 1998-99

4.  Dr. Y. Liu       
Foam Extrusion of Semi-Crystalline Polymers, 1996-99

5. Prof. Z. Xu       
Computer Control of Plastic Foam Processing,
 1999-present

6.        Dr. V. Padareva        
Artificial Wood, 
1999-present

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Research Associates

1. H. Pu+       
Process Control on Rapid Prototyping and
Manufacturing System, 1995-96

2.  G. Liu       
Rotational Foam Molding, 1996-97

PUBLICATION LIST

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Patents

1.        S.W. Cha, N.P. Suh, D.F. Baldwin, and C.B. Park,
 "Microcellular Thermoplastic Foamed with Supercritical Fluid,"
 U.S. Patent 5158986, October 1992; Japan Patent 2625576,
April 1997.

2.        D.F. Baldwin, N.P. Suh, C.B. Park, and S.W. Cha,
"Supermicrocellular Foamed Materials,"
U.S. Patent
5334356, August 1994.

3.        C.B. Park, N.P. Suh, and D.F. Baldwin,
"A Method for Providing Continuous Processing of Microcellular
and Supermicrocellular Foamed Materials,"
U.S. Patent
5866053, February 1999

4.        C.B. Park, G. Liu, F. Liu, R. Pop-Iliev, S. D'Uva,
and B. Zhang
"Production of Foamed Low-Density Polypropylene by
Rotational molding,"
U.S. Patent
Processing, Ser. # 09/324047, June 1999.

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Refereed Journal Articles

1.        C.B. Park and ---
--- zation for Reducing Dynamic Effects of Clearance at
a Revolute Joint,"
Mechanism and Machine Theory,

Vol. 22, No. 6, pp. 549-556, 1987.

2.        D.F. Baldwin, D. Tate, C.B. Park, S.W. Cha,
and N.P. Suh,
"Microcellular Plastics Processing Technology (1) & (2),"
Journal of Japan Society of Polymer Processing
(SEIKEI-KAKOU),
Vol. 6, No. 3, pp. 187-194, 1994 and
Vol. 6, No. 4, pp. 245-256, 1994.

3.        C.B. Park, D.F. Baldwin, and N.P. Suh,
"Effect of the Pressure Drop Rate on Cell Nucleation
in Continuous Processing of Microcellular Polymers,"
Polymer Engineering and Science
,
Vol. 35, No. 5, pp. 432-440, 1995.

4.        C.B. Park and N.P. Suh,
"Filamentary Extrusion of Microcellular Polymers
Using a Rapid Decompressive Element,"
Polymer Engineering and Science
,
Vol. 36, No. 1, pp. 34-48, 1996.

5.        D.F. Baldwin, C.B. Park, and N.P. Suh,
"An Extrusion System for the Processing of
Microcellular Polymer Sheets: Shaping and Cell Growth Control,"
Polymer Engineering and Science
,
Vol. 36, No. 10, pp. 1425-1435, 1996.

6.        D.F. Baldwin, C.B. Park, and N.P. Suh,
"A Microcellular Processing Study of Poly(ethylene Terephthalate)
n the Amorphous and Semi-Crystalline States:
Part I Microcell Nucleation,"
Polymer Engineering and Science
,
Vol. 36, No. 11, pp. 1437-1445, 1996.

7.        D.F. Baldwin, C.B. Park, and N.P. Suh,
"A Microcellular Processing Study of Poly(ethylene Terephthalate)
in the Amorphous and Semi-Crystalline States:
Part II Cell Growth and Process Design,"
Polymer Engineering and Science
,
Vol. 36, No. 11, pp. 1446-1453, 1996.

8.        C.B. Park and N.P. Suh,
"Rapid Polymer/Gas Solution Formation for
Continuous Processing of Microcellular Plastics,"
ASME Transactions,
Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering
(Journal of Engineering for Industry)
,
Vol. 118, No. 4, pp. 639-645, 1996.

9.        C.B. Park, D.F. Baldwin, and N.P. Suh,
"Axiomatic Design of a Microcellular Filament
Extrusion System,"
Research in Engineering Design
,
Vol. 8, No. 3, pp. 166-177, 1996.

10.        L. Matuana-Malanda, C.B. Park,
and J.J. Balatinecz,
 "Characterization of Microcellular Foamed
PVC/Cellulosic-Fiber Composites,"
Journal of Cellular Plastics
,
Vol. 32, No. 5, pp. 449-469, 1996.

11.        G. Zak, A.Y.F. Chan, C.B. Park, 
and B. Benhabib,
"Viscosity Analysis of Photopolymer and
Glass-Fibre Mixtures for Rapid Layered 
Manufacturing,"
Rapid Prototyping Journal,
Vol. 2, No. 3, pp. 16-23, 1996.

12.        S. Doroudiani, C.B. Park, and M.T. Kortschot, "Effect of Crystallinity and Morphology 
on the Microcellular Foam Structure of 
Semicrystalline Polymers," Polymer Engineering and Science, Vol. 36, No. 21, pp. 2645-2662, 1996.

13.        (Invited) A.H. Behravesh, C.B. Park, L.K. 
Cheung, and R.D. Venter, 
"Extrusion of Polypropylene Foams with 
Hydrocerol and Isopentane," 
Journal of Vinyl and Additive Technology

Vol. 2, No. 4, pp. 349-357, 1996.

14.        C.B. Park and L.K. Cheung, 
"A Study of Cell Nucleation in the Extrusion of 
Polypropylene Foams," 
Polymer Engineering and Science

Vol. 37, No. 1, pp. 1-10, 1997.

15.        L.M. Matuana, C.B. Park, 
and J.J. Balatinecz, 
"Processing and Cell Morphology Relationships 
for Microcellular Foamed PVC/Wood-Fiber 
Composites," 
Polymer Engineering and Science

Vol. 37, No. 7, pp. 1137-1147, 1997.

16.        L.M. Matuana, C.B. Park, 
and J.J. Balatinecz, 
"The Effect of Low Levels of Plasticizer on the 
Rheological and Mechanical Properties of 
Polyvinyl Chloride/Newsprint-Fiber Composites,” 
Journal of Vinyl and Additive Technology

Vol. 3, No. 4, pp. 265-273, 1997.

17.        L.M. Matuana, C.B. Park, 
and J.J. Balatinecz, 
"Structures and Mechanical Properties of 
Microcellular Foamed Polyvinyl Chloride," 
Cellular Polymers

Vol. 17, No. 1, pp. 1-16, 1998.

18.        D.F. Baldwin, C.B. Park, 
and N.P. Suh, 
"Microcellular Sheet Extrusion System Process 
Design Models for Shaping and Cell Growth 
Control," 
Polymer Engineering and Science

Vol. 38, No. 4, pp. 674-688, 1998.

19.        D.Y. Kwok, L.K. Cheung, C.B. Park, 
and A.W. Neumann, 
"Study on the Surface Tensions of Polymer Melts 
Using Axisymmetic Drop Shape Analysis," 
Polymer Engineering and Science

Vol. 38, No. 5, pp. 757-764, 1998.

20.        L.M. Matuana, J.J. Balatinecz, 
and C.B. Park, 
"Effect of the Surface Properties on the Adhesion 
between PVC and Wood Veneer Laminates," 
Polymer Engineering and Science

Vol. 38, No. 5, pp. 765-773, 1998.

21.        M. Lee, C. Tzoganakis, and C.B. Park, 
"Extrusion of PE/PS blends with Supercritical 
Carbon Dioxide," 
Polymer Engineering and Science

Vol. 38, No. 7, pp. 1112-1120, 1998.

22.        S. Doroudiani, C.B. Park, 
and M.T. Kortschot, 
"Processing and Characterization of 
Microcellular Foamed High Density 
Polyethylene/Isotactic Polypropylene Blends," 
Polymer Engineering and Science

Vol. 38, No. 7, pp. 1205-1215, 1998.

23.        L.M. Matuana, R.T. Woodhams, J.J. 
Balatinecz, and C.B. Park, 
"Influence of Interfacial Interactions on the 
Properties of PVC/Cellulosic Fiber Composites," 
Polymer Composites, 
Vol. 19, No. 4, pp. 446-455, 1998.

24.        V. Yevko, C.B. Park, G. Zak, 
T. Coyle, and B. Benhabib, 
"Cladding Formation in Laser-Beam Fusion 
of Metal Powder," 
Rapid Prototyping Journal

Vol. 4, No. 4, pp. 168-184, 1998.

25.        C.B. Park, L.K. Cheung, 
and S.-W. Song, 
"The Effect of Talc on Cell Nucleation in 
Extrusion Foam Processing of Polypropylene 
with CO2 and Isopentane," 
Cellular Polymers

Vol. 17, No. 4, pp. 221-251, 1998.

26.        C.B. Park, A.H. Behravesh, 
and R.D. Venter, 
"Low-Density, Microcellular Foam Processing 
in Extrusion Using CO2," 
Polymer Engineering and Science

Vol. 38, No. 11, pp. 1812-1823, 1998.

27.        L.M. Matuana, C.B. Park, 
and J.J. Balatinecz, 
"Cell Morphology and Property Relationships 
of Microcellular Foamed PVC/Wood-Fiber 
Composites," 
Polymer Engineering and Science

Vol. 38, No. 11, pp. 1862-1872, 1998.

28.        G. Liu, C.B. Park, 
and J.A. Lefas, 
"Production of Low-Density LLDPE Foams in 
Rotational Molding," 
Polymer Engineering and Science

Vol. 38, No. 12, pp. 1997-2009, 1998.

29.        A.H. Behravesh, C.B. Park, 
and R.D. Venter, 
"Challenge to the Production of Low-Density, 
Fine-Cell HDPE Foams Using CO2," 
Cellular Polymers,
 
Vol. 17, No. 4, pp. 309-326, 1998.

30.        M. Lee, C.B. Park, and C. Tzoganakis, 
"Measurements and Modeling of PS/Supercritical 
CO2 Solution Viscosities," 
Polymer Engineering and Science

Vol. 39, No. 1, pp. 99-109, 1999.

31.        L.M. Matuana, J.J. Balatinecz, C.B. Park, 
and R.T. Woodhams, 
"Surface Characteristics of Chemically Modified 
Newsprint Fibers Determined by Inverse Gas 
Chromatography," 
Wood and Fiber Science,
 
Vol. 31, No. 2, pp. 116-127, 1999.

32.        G. Zak, N.M. Sela, V. Yevko, C.B. Park, 
and B. Benhabib, 
"Layered Manufacturing of Fiber-Reinforced 
Composites," 
ASME Transactions, 
Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering

Vol. 121, No. 3, pp. 448-456, 1999.

33.        L.M. Matuana, J.J. Balatinecz, 
C.B. Park, and R.N.S. Sodhi, 
"X-ray Photoelecron Study of Silane-Treated Newsprint-Fibers," 
Wood Science and Technology

Vol. 33, pp. 259-270, 1999.

34.        C.B. Park, Y. Liu, 
and H.E. Naguib, 
"Challenge to Forty-fold Expansion of 
Biodegradable Polyester Foams Using CO2," 
Cellular Polymers, 
Vol. 18, No. 4, pp. 000-000, 1999.

35.        D.F. Baldwin, C.B. Park, 
and N.P. Suh, 
"An Axiomatic Approach to the Design of a 
Continuous Microcellular Polymer Processing 
System," 
IIE Transactions on Design and Manufacturing, 
20 pp. + 9 figs., accepted in August 1997.

36.        L.M. Matuana, J.J. Balatinecz, 
R.N.S. Sodhi, and C.B. Park, 
"Surface Characterization of Esterified Cellulosic 
Fibers by XPS and FTIR Spectroscopy," 
Wood Science and Technology

15 pp. + 6 figs., accepted in October 1997.

37.        G. Rizvi, L.M. Matuana, 
and C.B. Park, 
"Foaming of PS/Wood-Fiber Composites Using 
Moisture as a Blowing Agent",  
Polymer Engineering and Science

accepted in October 1999.

38.        G. Zak, C.B. Park, M. Haberer, 
and B. Benhabib, 
"Mechanical Properties of Short-fibre Layered 
Composites: Prediction and Observation," 
Rapid Prototyping Journal,
 
accepted in September 1999.

39.        G. Zak, C.B. Park, 
and B. Benhabib, 
"Estimation of Three-Dimensional 
Fibre-Orientation Distribution in Short-Fibre 
Composites by a Two-Section Method," 
Journal of Composite Materials,
 
accepted in January 2000.

40.        G. Zak, M. Haberer, C.B. Park, 
and B. Benhabib, 
"Estimation of Average Fibre Length in Short-Fibre 
Composites by a Two-Section Method," 
Composites Science and Technology,
 
accepted in January 2000.

41.        C.B. Park, S.S. Park, D. Ladin, 
and H.E. Naguib, 
"On-Line Measurement of the PVT Properties 
of Polymer Melts Using a Gear Pump,” 
Polymer Engineering and Science

submitted, May 1999.

42.        S.S. Park, C.B. Park, D. Ladin, 
H.E. Naguib, and C. Tzoganakis, 
"Development of a Dilatometer for 
Measurement of the PVT Properties of a 
Polymer/Gas Solution Using a Foaming 
Extruder and a Gear Pump,” 
ASME Transactions, 
Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering

submitted, August 1999.

43.        M. Lee, C. Tzoganakis, and C.B. Park, 
"Extrusion of Polymer Blend with Supercritical 
CO2," 
Advances in Polymer Technology

submitted, August 1999.

44.        R. Pop-Iliev, G. Liu, F. Liu, and C.B. Park, 
"Rotational Foam Molding of Polypropylene 
with Control of Melt Strength,"  
Polymer Engineering and Science

submitted, December 1999.

45.        H.E. Naguib and C.B. Park,
"Critical Shear Stress of Linear and 
Branched Propylene/Butane Solutions 
with Foaming Additives," 
Polymer Engineering and Science

submitted, December 1999.

46.        D. Ladin, C.B. Park, S.S. Park, 
and H.E. Naguib, 
"Study of Shear and Extensional Viscosities 
of Biodegradable PBS/CO2 Solutions," 
Cellular Plastics

submitted, December 1999.

47.        H. Naguib and C.B. Park, 
"Challenge to the Production of Low-Density 
PP Foams in Extrusion," 
Polymer Engineering and Science

manuscript completed but publication 
postponed because of patent filing.

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Chapters and Articles in Books

1.        C.B. Park, A.H. Behravesh, 
and R.D. Venter, 
"Chapter 8 - A Strategy for Suppression of Cell 
Coalescence in the Extrusion of Microcellular 
HIPS Foams," 
in: Polymeric Foams: Science and Technology
K. Khemani, ed., ACS, Washington, 
pp. 115-129, 1996

2.        C.B. Park, 
"Continuous Production of High-Density 
and Low-Density Microcellular Plastics 
in Extrusion," 
in: Principles of Plastic Foam Extrusion
S.T. Lee, ed., accepted in January 1999.

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Conference Proceedings

1.        C.B. Park and N.P. Suh, 
"Rapid Heating for Microcellular Nucleation 
in a Polymer Melt,"  
SPE, ANTEC Technical Papers
Vol. 38, pp. 1513-1518, 1992.

2.        C.B. Park and N.P. Suh, 
"Extrusion of Microcellular Filament: a Case 
Study of Axiomatic Design," 
In: Cellular Polymers
MD-Vol. 38, V. Kumar and S.G. Advani, eds., 
ASME, New York, pp. 69-91, 1992.

3.        N.P. Suh, D.F. Baldwin, S.W. Cha, C.B.
 Park, T. Ota, J. Yang, and M. Shimbo, 
"Synthesis and Analysis of Gas/Polymer 
Solutions for Ultra-Microcellular Plastics Production," 
Proceedings of the 1993 NSF Design and 
Manufacturing Systems Conference

pp. 315-326, Charlotte, NC, 1993.

4.        C.B. Park and N.P. Suh, 
"Extrusion of Microcellular Polymers Using a 
Rapid Pressure Drop Device," 
SPE, ANTEC Technical Papers
Vol. 39, pp. 1818-1822, 1993.

5.        C.B. Park, D.F. Baldwin, and N.P. Suh, 
"Cell Nucleation by Rapid Pressure Drop in
 Continuous Processing of Microcellular Plastics," 
In: Use of Plastics and Plastic Composites: 
Materials and Mechanics Issues

MD-Vol. 46, V.K. Stokes, ed., 
ASME, New York, pp. 537-552, 1993.

6.        (Best 5 Technical Papers) 
D.F. Baldwin, C.B. Park, and N.P. Suh, 
"A Comparison of the Microcellular Processing 
of Semi-Crystalline and Amorphous 
Poly(ethylene Terephthalate)," 
SPE, ANTEC Technical Papers
Vol. 40, pp. 1951-1958, 1994.

7.         C.B. Park, D.F. Baldwin, and N.P. Suh, 
"Formation and Application of Polymer/Gas 
Mixtures in Continuous Processing of Microcellular 
Polymers," 
Cellular and Microcellular Materials
V. Kumar and K.A. Sealer, eds., 
ASME, New York, pp. 109-124, 1994.

8.        D.F. Baldwin, C.B. Park, and N.P. Suh, 
"A Processing System for the Extrusion of 
Microcellular Polymer Sheets: Shaping and Cell 
Growth Control," 
Cellular and Microcellular Materials
V. Kumar and K.A. Sealer, 
eds., ASME, New York, pp. 85-107, 1994.

9.        L. Matuana-Malanda, C.B. Park, and 
J.J. Balatinecz, 
"Characterization of Microcellular 
PVC/Wood-Fiber Composites," 
SPE, ANTEC Technical Papers
Vol. 41, pp. 2394-2399, 1995.

10.        S. Doroudiani, C.B. Park, M.T. Kortschot, 
and L.K. Cheung, 
"Effect of Morphology on Microcellular Foaming of 
Semi-Crystalline Polymers," 
SPE, ANTEC Technical Papers
Vol. 41, pp. 2183-2188, 1995.

11.        D.F. Baldwin, C.B. Park, and N.P. Suh, 
"An Axiomatic Approach to the Design of a 
Continuous Microcellular Polymer Processing 
System II: Shaping and Cell Growth Control," 
Concurrent Product and Process Engineering
ASME, New York, pp. 267-277, 1995.

12.        (Best 5 Technical Papers) 
L. Matuana-Malanda, C.B. Park, and J.J. Balatinecz, 
"Production of Microcellular Foamed 
PVC/Wood-Fiber Composites: Processing and Cell 
Morphology Relationships," 
SPE, ANTEC Technical Papers
Vol. 42, pp. 1900-1907, 1996.

13.        S. Doroudiani, C.B. Park, and 
M.T. Kortschot, 
"Characterization of Microcellular Foamed 
HDPE/PP Blends," 
SPE, ANTEC Technical Papers
Vol. 42, pp. 1914-1919, 1996.

14.        L.K. Cheung, C.B. Park, and 
A.H. Behravesh, 
"Effect of Branched Structure on the Cell 
Morphology of Extruded Polypropylene Foams 
I: Cell Nucleation," 
SPE, ANTEC Technical Papers
Vol. 42, pp. 1941-1947, 1996.

15.        A.H. Behravesh, C.B. Park, L.K. Cheung, 
and R.D. Venter, 
"Extrusion of Polypropylene Foams with Hydrocerol 
and Isopentane," 
SPE, ANTEC Technical Papers
Vol. 42, pp. 1862-1867, 1996.

16.        J.L. Mulrooney, C.B. Park, and 
R.G. Fenton, 
"Microcellular Foaming of Poly(methyl 
methacrylate) with Water: A Preliminary 
Investigation," 
CSME, 13th Symposium on Engineering 
Applications of Mechanics: 
Manufacturing Science and Engineering, 
pp. 93-99, 1996.

17.        G. Zak, A.Y.F. Chan, C.B. Park, 
D.F. James, and B. Benhabib, 
"Rapid Layered Manufacturing of 
Short-Fiber-Reinforced Parts: Investigation of 
Material Properties," 
CSME, 13th Symposium on Engineering 
Applications of Mechanics: 
Manufacturing Science and Engineering, 
pp. 458-464, 1996.

18.        A.H. Behravesh, C.B. Park, M. Pan, 
and R.D. Venter, 
"Effective Suppression of Cell Coalescence 
during Shaping in the Extrusion of Microcellular 
HIPS Foams," 
212th National ACS Meeting, Polymer Preprints
Vol. 37, No. 2, pp. 767-768, 1996.

19.        G. Zak, N.M. Sela, C.B. Park, 
and B. Benhabib, 
"A Stereolithography Method for the Rapid 
Manufacture of Glass-Fiber-Reinforced 
Composites," 
ASME, IMECE, Design for Manufacturing 
and Assembly

DE-Vol. 89, pp. 29-36, 1996.

20.        A.H. Behravesh, C.B. Park, and 
R.D. Venter, 
"Extrusion of Low-Density, Microcellular HIPS 
Foams Using CO2," 
Cellular and Microcellular Materials
V. Kumar and K.A. Sealer, eds., ASME, New York, 
pp. 47-64, 1996.

21.        L.K. Cheung and C.B. Park, 
"Effect of Talc on the Cell-Population Density of 
Extruded Polypropylene Foams," In: Cellular and 
Microcellular Materials

V. Kumar and K.A. Sealer, eds., ASME, New York, 
pp. 81-103, 1996.

22.        L.M. Matuana, C.B. Park, and 
J.J. Balatinecz, 
"Effect of Cell Morphology on the Properties of 
Microcellular Foamed PVC/Wood-Fiber 
Composites," 
Cellular and Microcellular Materials
V. Kumar and K.A. Sealer, eds., ASME, New York, 
pp. 1-16, 1996.

23.        (Best 5 Technical Papers) 
M. Lee, C.B. Park, and C. Tzoganakis, 
"On-Line Measurement of PS/CO2 Solution 
Viscosities," 
SPE, ANTEC Technical Papers
Vol. 43, pp. 1991-1995, 1997.

24.        S. Doroudiani, M.T. Kortschot, and 
C.B. Park, 
"Structure and Mechanical Properties Study of 
Foamed Wood-Fiber/Polyethylene Composites," 
SPE, ANTEC Technical Papers
Vol. 43, pp. 2046-2050, 1997.

25.        L.M. Matuana, J.J. Balatinecz, and 
C.B. Park, 
"Influence of Plasticizer on the Melt Flow and 
Mechanical Properties of PVC/Newsprint-Fiber 
Composites, “ 
SPE, ANTEC Technical Papers
Vol. 43, pp. 3580-3585, 1997.

26.        (Best Thesis Paper Award)
L.M. Matuana, J.J. Balatinecz, and C.B. Park, 
"Evaluation of Adhesion between PVC and 
Surface-Treated Wood Veneer Laminates," 
SPE, ANTEC Technical Papers
Vol. 43, pp. 3568-3573, 1997.

27.        C.B. Park, M. Pan, and A.K. Yeung, 
"Microcellular Processing of Low-Density PS Foams 
in Extrusion," 
Cellular Polymers IV,  
Paper 13, pp. 1-5, 1997.

28.        G. Liu, C.B. Park, and J.A. Lefas, 
"Rotational Molding of Low-Density LLDPE Foams," 
CAE and Intelligent Processing of Polymeric 
Materials

H.P. Wang, L.-S. Turng, and J.-M. Marchal, eds., 
MD-Vol. 79, ASME, NY, pp. 33-49, 1997.

29.        G. Zak, N.M. Sela, C.B. Park, and 
B. Benhabib, 
"A Layered-Manufacturing Process for the 
Fabrication of Glass-Fiber-Reinforced Composites," 
The 8th Solid Freeform Fabrication Symposium, pp. 
17-24  (1997).

30.        G. Liu, C.B. Park, and J.A. Lefas, 
"Dry-Blended Rotomolding Technology for 
Producing Low-Density LLDPE Foams," 
SPE, ANTEC Technical Papers, 
Vol. 44, pp. 1822-1831, 1998.

31.        L.M. Matuana, R.T. Woodhams, C.B. Park, 
and J.J. Balatinecz, 
"Influence of Interfacial Interactions on the 
Properties of PVC/Cellulosic Fiber Composites,” 
SPE, ANTEC Technical Papers, 
Vol. 44, pp. 3313-3318, 1998.

32.        L.M. Matuana, C.B. Park, and 
J.J. Balatinecz, 
"Characterization of Microcellular Foamed 
Plastic/Cellulosic Fiber Composites," 
SPE, ANTEC Technical Papers, 
Vol. 44, pp. 1968-1974, 1998.

33.        M. Lee, C. Tzoganakis, and C.B. Park, 
"Effects of Supercritical Carbon Dioxide on PE/PS 
Blend Viscosity and Morphology," 
SPE, ANTEC Technical Papers, 
Vol. 44, pp. 2570-2574, 1998.

34.        M. Lee, C.B. Park, and 
C. Tzoganakis, 
"Modeling of PS/Supercritical CO2 Solution 
Viscosities," 
SPE, ANTEC Technical Papers, 
Vol. 44, pp. 1902-1906, 1998.

35.        A.H. Behravesh, C.B. Park, and 
R.D. Venter, 
"Approach to the Production of Low-Density, 
Microcellular Foams In Extrusion," 
SPE, ANTEC Technical Papers, 
Vol. 44, pp. 1958-1967, 1998.

36.        C.B. Park, A.H. Behravesh, and 
R.D. Venter, 
"Challenge to the Production of Low-Density, 
Fine-Cell HDPE Foams," 
FoamPlas '98, pp. 259-276, 1998.

37.        V. Yevko, G. Zak, C.B. Park, T. Coyle, 
and B. Benhabib, 
"Laser-Beam Fusion of Predeposited Metal for 
Layered Manufacturing - Modeling, Simulation, 
and Experiment," 
ASME Design Engineering Technical Conferences

Paper # DAC5564 (CD-ROM), 1998.

38.        (Invited) L.M. Matuana and C.B. Park, 
"Effects of Additives and Compatibilizing Agents on 
the Processability and Performance of 
PVC/Wood-Fiber Composites," 
Third International Conference Compounding '98: 
Advances in Plastics Compounding for Performance 
and Profit,
 
Paper# 9, 1998.

39.        R. Pop-Iliev, G. Liu, F. Liu, C.B. Park, 
S. D'Uva, and J.A. Lefas, 
"Comparison of Dry Blending Based and Melt 
Compounding Based Rotomolding Techniques for 
LLDPE Foams," 
SPE, ANTEC Technical Papers, 
Vol. 45, pp. 1457-1467, 1999.

40.        S.S. Park, C.B. Park, D. Ladin, 
H.E. Naguib and C. Tzoganakis, 
"On-Line Measurement of Polymer Melt Specific 
Volume Using a Gear Pump,” 
SPE, ANTEC, Technical Papers, 
Vol. 45, pp. 2471-2478, 1999.

41.        (Best 5 Technical Papers) G. Rizvi, 
L.M. Matuana, and C.B. Park, 
"Foaming of PS/Wood-Fiber Composites in 
Extrusion Using Moisture as a Blowing Agent," 
SPE, ANTEC, Technical Papers, 
Vol. 45, pp. 2040-2048, 1999.

42.        M. Lee, C. Tzoganakis, and C.B. Park, 
"Extrusion of PE/PS Blends with Supercritical CO2  
in a Twin-Screw Extruder and a Twin/Single 
Tandem System," 
SPE, ANTEC, Technical Papers, 
Vol. 45, pp. 2806-2810, 1999.

43.        M. Lee, C.B. Park, C. Tzoganakis, 
and H.E. Naguib, 
"Comparison of Various Viscosity Models for 
PS/CO2 Solutions," 
SPE, ANTEC, Technical Papers, 
Vol. 45, pp. 1241-1246, 1999.

44.        G. Rizvi, H. Zhang, and C.B. Park, 
"Fine-Celled Foaming of PS/Wood-Fiber 
Composites," 
5th International Conference on 
Woodfiber-Plastic Composites

Madison, Wisconsin, 1999.

45.        (invited) 
R. Pop-Iliev, G. Liu, F. Liu, C.B. Park, 
S. D'Uva, and J.A. Lefas, 
"Rotational Foam Molding of Polyethylene 
and Polypropylene," 
SPE, RETEC, Innovations in Rotational 
Molding in the Year 2000 and Beyond

pp. 95-104, Strongsville, Ohio, June 1999.

46.        M. Lee, C. Tzoganakis, and C.B. Park, 
"Morphology of PS/LDPE/Supercritical CO2 Blends 
in a Tandem Extrusion System," 
Polymer Processing Society, 15th Annual Meeting
'S-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands, June 1999.

47.        G. Zak, M. Haberer, C.B. Park 
and B. Benhabib, 
"Short-Fiber-Reinforced Lithography Parts  -  
Estimation of  Mechanical Properties," 
8th European Conference on Rapid 
Prototyping & Manufacturing, 
Nottingham, UK, July 1999.

48.        C.B. Park, Y. Liu, and H.E. Naguib, 
"Challenge to Forty-fold Expansion of 
Biodegradable Polyester Foams Using CO2," 
Foams '99, 
pp. 35-54, Parsippany, NJ, October 1999.

49.        M. Lee, C. Tzoganakis, C.B. Park, 
"Extrusion of Polymer Blends in the Presence 
of Supercritical CO2
Polyblends 99

pp. 381-389, Boucherville, Quebec, Oct.13-15.

50.        R. Pop-Iliev, C.B. Park, G. Liu, and F. Liu, 
"Control of the Melt Strength of Polypropylene in 
Rotational Foam Molding," 
SPE, ANTEC, Technical Papers, 2000, 
submitted.

51.        R. Pop-Iliev and C.B. Park, 
"Processing of Polypropylene Foams in 
Compounding-based Rotational Foam Molding," 
SPE, ANTEC, Technical Papers, 2000, 
submitted.

52.        S.S. Park, C.B. Park, D. Ladin, 
H.E. Naguib and C. Tzoganakis, 
"Measurement of the PVT Properties of a 
Polymer/Gas Solution Using a Foaming Extruder 
and a Gear Pump,” 
SPE, ANTEC, Technical Papers, 2000, 
submitted.

53.        D. Ladin, C.B. Park, S.S. Park, 
and H.E. Naguib, 
"Measurements and Modeling of the Rheological 
Properties of PBS/CO2 Solutions," 
SPE, ANTEC, Technical Papers, 2000, 
submitted.

54.        H.E. Naguib, S.-W. Song, and C.B. Park, 
"Effect of Supercritical CO2 and N2 on 
Crystallization of Linear and Branched Propylene 
Resins Filled with Foaming Agents," 
SPE, ANTEC, Technical Papers, 2000, 
submitted.

55.        H.E. Naguib and C.B. Park, 
"A Study of Melt Fracture of Linear and 
Branched Propylene/Butane Solutions 
with Foaming Additives," 
SPE, ANTEC, Technical Papers, 2000, 
submitted.

56.        G. Zak, C.B. Park and B. Benhabib, 
"Axiomatic Design of a Layered Composites 
Manufacturing System," 
International Conference on Axiomatic Design 
(ICAD 2000), MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 
June 21-23, 2000, abstract submitted.

57.        C.B. Park, R. Pop-Iliev, and S.S. Park, 
"Introducing a CAD/CAM Laboratory to Support an 
Undergraduate Course in Manufacturing 
Engineering," 
teaching paper completed, to be submitted.

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Published Abstracts

1.        N.P. Suh, D.F. Baldwin, C.B. Park, 
S.W. Cha, D. Tate, T. Ota, and J. Yang, 
"Synthesis and Analysis of Gas/Polymer 
Solutions for Ultra-Microcellular Plastics Prod
uction," 
Poster Session of NSF Design and 
Manufacturing Systems Conference

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 
Cambridge, MA, February 1994.

2.        L. Matuana-Malanda, C.B. Park, 
and J.J. Balatinecz, 
"Microcellular Foams of Wood -Fiber Reinforced 
PVC Composites," 
Proceedings of the Eleventh Annual Conference on 
Forestry and Environmental Sciences (CONFOR'95)

44, Toronto, Ontario, February 1995.

3.        L. Matuana-Malanda, J.J. Balatinecz, 
and C.B. Park, "Microcellular Foams of 
WoodFiber-Plastic Composites," 
Proceedings of the WoodFiber-Plastic 
Composites Conference of the Forest Products 
Society, 
USDA Forest Service, Madison, Wisconsin, 
May 1995.

4.        A.H. Behravesh, C.B. Park, 
and R.D. Venter, 
"Extrusion of Low-Density, Microcellular HIPS 
Foams," 
CANCAM Proceedings, 16th Canadian 
Congress of Applied Mechanics, 
pp. 555-556, 1997.

5.        L.K. Cheung and C.B. Park, 
"Effect of Talc on the Cell-Population Density of 
Extruded Polypropylene Foams," 
ASME, IMECE, Advanced Materials: Development, 
Characterization, Processing, and Mechanical 
Behavior
, MD-
Vol. 74, 207-208, 1996.

6.        L.M. Matuana, C.B. Park, 
and J.J. Balatinecz, 
"Effect of Cell Morphology on the Properties 
of Microcellular Foamed PVC/Wood-Fiber 
Composites," 
ASME, IMECE, Advanced Materials: Development, 
Characterization, Processing, and Mechanical 
Behavior
, MD-
Vol. 74, 199-200, 1996.

7.        A.H. Behravesh, C.B. Park, 
and R.D. Venter, 
"Extrusion of Low-Density, Microcellular HIPS Foams Using CO2," 
ASME, IMECE, Advanced Materials: Development, 
Characterization, Processing, and Mechanical 
Behavior
, MD-
Vol. 74, 189-190, 1996.

8.        C.B. Park, L.M. Matuana, 
and J.J. Balatinecz, 
"Processing-Structure-Property Relationships 
for Microcellular Foamed PVC/Wood-Fiber 
Composites," 
The Polymer Processing Society, 
13th Annual Meeting
, Paper 3-V, 1997.

9.        A.H. Behravesh, C.B. Park, 
and R.D. Venter, 
"Production of Low-Density, Microcellular HIPS 
Foams In Extrusion," 
3rd International Mechanical Engineering 
Conference, Tehran, Iran, May 1998.

10.        C.B. Park, A.H. Behravesh, 
and R.D. Venter, 
"Extrusion Microcellular Foam Processing 
of PS and HIPS," 
Polymer Processing Society, 14th Annual Meeting
419-420, 1998.

11.        C.B. Park, M. Lee, and C. Tzoganakis, 
"Measurements and Modeling of PS/Supercritical 
CO2 Solution Viscosities," 
Polymer Processing Society, 14th Annual Meeting
pp. 277-278, 1998.

12.        M. Lee, C. Tzoganakis, and C.B. Park, 
"Extrusion of PE, PS, and their blends with 
Supercritical Carbon Dioxide," 
Polymer Processing Society, 14th Annual Meeting
pp. 495-496, 1998.

13.        C.B., Park, G. Liu, F. Liu, and J.A. Lefas, 
"Rotomolding of Low-Density, Fine-Cell LLDPE 
Foams," 
Polymer Processing Society, North American 
Meeting
, pp. 153-154, 1998.

14.        M. Lee, C. Tzoganakis, and C.B. Park, 
"Extrusion of PE/PS blends with Supercritical 
Carbon Dioxide," 
Polymer Processing Society, 
North American Meeting
, pp. 92-93, 1998.

15.        M. Lee, C. Tzoganakis, and C.B. Park, 
"On-Line Measurements of PS/Supercritical CO2  
Solution Viscosities," 
48th Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference

London, Ontario, 1998.

16.        M. Lee, C. Tzoganakis, and C.B. Park, 
"Extrusion of Binary Polymer Blends with 
Supercritical Carbon Dioxide," 
1998 AIChE Annual Meeting
, Paper #113D, 1998.

17.        M. Lee, C. Tzoganakis, and C.B. Park, 
"Reactive Polymer Blending in the Presence of 
Supercritical Carbon Dioxide," 
49th Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference

Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, October 1999.

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Graduate Thesis Supervised 
(Co-supervised +)

1.        L.M. Matuana, 
Ph.D. Thesis+
"Wood Fiber/Polyvinyl Chloride Composites 
and Their Microcellular Foams," 
Faculty of Forestry, 
University of Toronto, 
May 1997.

2.        A.H. Behravesh, 
Ph.D. Thesis+
"Extrusion Processing of Low-Density, 
Microcellular Foams," 
Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, 
University of Toronto, 
January 1998.

3.        G. Zak, 
Ph.D. Thesis+
"Rapid Layered Manufacturing of 
Short-Fibre-Reinforced Parts," 
Department of Mechanical and Industrial 
Engineering, 
University of Toronto, 
December 1998.

4.        J.L. Mulrooney, 
M.A.Sc. Thesis+
"An Investigation of a Sorption Apparatus to 
Measure the Solubility and Diffusivity of a Liquid 
Blowing Agent in a Polymer at an Elevated 
Pressure," 
Department of Mechanical Engineering, 
University of Toronto, 
October 1995.

5.        K.K. Cheung, 
M.A.Sc. Thesis, 
"Processing of Fine-Cell PP Foams in Extrusion," 
Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, 
University of Toronto, 
April 1996.

6.        V. Yevko, 
M.A.Sc. Thesis+
"Cladding Formation in Laser-Beam 
Fusion of Metal Powder," 
Department of Mechanical and Industrial 
Engineering, 
University of Toronto, 
December 1997.

7.        A.K. Yeung, 
M.A.Sc. Thesis, 
"Development of Microcellular Foam Sheet 
Extrusion Systems," 
Department of Mechanical and Industrial 
Engineering, 
University of Toronto, 
May 1998.

8.        F. Liu, 
M.A.Sc. Thesis, 
"Processing of Polyethylene and Polypropylene 
Foams in Rotational Molding," 
Department of Mechanical and Industrial 
Engineering, 
University of Toronto, 
June 1998.

9.        R. Pop-Iliev, 
M.A.Sc. Thesis, 
"Processing of Fine-Cell Polypropylene Foams in 
Compounding-Based Rotational Foam Molding," 
Department of Mechanical and Industrial 
Engineering, 
University of Toronto, 
January 1999.

10.        G. Rizvi, 
M.A.Sc. Thesis, 
"Extrusion Foaming of Plastic/Wood-Fiber 
Composites Using a Chemical Blowing Agent," 
Department of Mechanical and Industrial 
Engineering, 
University of Toronto, 
January 1999.

11.        D. Ladin, 
M.A.Sc. Thesis, 
"Study of the Rheological Properties of 
Polymer/Gas Solutions Based on a Foam Extrusion 
System," 
Department of Mechanical and Industrial 
Engineering, 
University of Toronto, 
June 1999.

12.        S.S. Park, 
M.A.Sc. Thesis, 
"On-Line Measurement of the PVT Properties of 
Polymer/CO2 Solutions Using a Gear Pump," 
Department of Mechanical and Industrial 
Engineering, 
University of Toronto, 
June 1999.

13.        D. Paidar, 
M.Eng. Project Report+
"Design of a Sorption System for the Measurement 
of Solubility and Diffusivity of Water in Polymers," 
Department of Mechanical Engineering, 
University of Toronto, 
January 1994.

14.        A.Y.F. Chan, 
M.Eng. Project Report+
"Viscosity Analysis for Short Glass-Fiber and 
Photopolymer Mixtures for a Stereolithography 
System," 
Department of Mechanical Engineering, 
University of Toronto, 
October 1995.

15.        M. Pan, 
M.Eng. Project Report, 
"Extrusion of Microcellular PS Filament and 
Fine-Cell, Low-Density PS Sheet," 
Department of Mechanical and Industrial 
Engineering, 
University of Toronto, 
December 1996.

16.        D. Abeygunawardana, 
M.Eng. Project Report, 
"Rotational Molding Machine Design Using 
Axiomatic Design Concept," 
Department of Mechanical and Industrial 
Engineering, 
University of Toronto, 
December 1996.

17.        D. Fernandes, 
M.Eng. Project Report, 
"Measurement of the Rheological Properties of High 
Density Polyethylenes," 
Department of Mechanical and Industrial 
Engineering, 
University of Toronto, 
September 1997.

18.        O. Kornienko, 
M.Eng. Project Report+
"A NURBS Based Approach to Direct Slicing of Solid 
Models for Rapid Prototyping," 
Department of Mechanical and Industrial 
Engineering, 
University of Toronto, 
January 1998.

19.        I. Naguib, 
M.Eng. Project Report+
"Determination of Optimal Orientation and Direct 
Slicing of Glass Fiber Reinforced Stereolithography 
Parts," 
Department of Mechanical and Industrial 
Engineering, 
University of Toronto, 
January 1998.

20.        T. Chow, 
M.Eng. Project Report+
"Design of the Powder Composition Control and 
Delivery System for Laser Fusion Deposition," 
Department of Mechanical and Industrial 
Engineering, 
University of Toronto, 
January 1998.

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INVITED LECTURES, SEMINARS, AND PRESENTATIONS

1.        C.B. Park, 
"Extrusion of Microcellular Foamed Filaments," 
Korean Explosive Group, 
Research and Engineering Center, 
Daejeon, Korea, August 1991 (invited).

2.        C.B. Park, 
"The Role of Polymer/Gas Solutions in Continuous 
Processing of Microcellular Plastics," 
Iowa State University, 
Department of Industrial and Manufacturing 
Systems Engineering, 
Ames, Iowa, February 1993 (invited).

3.        C.B. Park, 
"Continuous Processing of Microcellular Plastics," 
The Association of Korean-Canadian Scientists and 
Engineers, 
Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 
September 1993 (invited).

4.        C.B. Park, 
"Continuous Processing of Microcellular Foamed 
Polystyrene," 
Lily Cups Inc., 
Scarborough, Ontario, 
July 1994. 

5.        C.B. Park, 
"Continuous Processing of Microcellular Foamed 
Plastics," 
Horizon Plastics Company Ltd., 
Cobourg, Ontario, 
July 1994. 

6.        C.B. Park, 
"Extrusion of Microcellular Polymers," 
James River Corporation, 
Neenah, Wisconsin, 
August 1994 (invited). 

7.        C.B. Park, 
"Processing of Microcellular Plastics," 
WedTech Inc., 
Toronto, Ontario, 
October 1994. 

8.        C.B. Park, 
"Microcellular Foamed EVA," 
AT Plastics Inc., 
Brampton, Ontario, 
June 1995 (invited). 

9.        C.B. Park, 
"Microcellular Foam Extrusion," 
Furukawa Electric Co., 
Yokohama, Japan, 
August 1995 (invited). 

10.        C.B. Park, 
"Filamentary Extrusion of Microcellular Polymers," 
Kanazawa Institute of Technology, 
Kanazawa, Japan, 
August 1995 (invited). 

11.        C.B. Park, 
"Axiomatic Design," 
Yeungnam University, 
Taegu, Korea, August 1995 (invited). 

12.        C.B. Park, 
"Axiomatic Approach to the Design of a Rapid 
Manufacturing Process," 
Korea Institute of Machinery and Metals, 
Changwon, Korea, 
August 1995 (invited).

13.        C.B. Park, 
"Strategies for the Cell Growth Control in 
Microcellular Extrusion Process," 
mCell Technologies, 
Woburn, MA, 
September 1995 (invited). 

14.        C.B. Park, 
"Microcellular Foamed Wood-Fiber Composites," 
Industrial Materials Institute of NRC, 
Boucherville, Quebec, 
April 1996 (invited). 

15.        C.B. Park, 
"Extrusion of Microcellular Polymer Filaments," 
Dow Plastics, 
Granville, Ohio, April 1996 (invited).

16.        C.B. Park, 
"Microcellular Foams with Wood-fibre Plastic 
Composites," 
Workshop on Progress in Woodfibre-Plastic 
Composites: From Concepts to Products to 
Markets,
Ontario Centre for Materials Research, 
Days Inn, Toronto International Airport, 
Toronto, Ontario, 
April 1996 (invited). 

17.        C.B. Park, 
"Extrusion of Microcellular Foamed Polymers," 
University of Toronto, 
Department of Chemical Engineering and Applied 
Chemistry, 
Toronto, Ontario, 
June 1996.

18.        C.B. Park, 
“Microcellular Foamed Plastic/Wood-Fiber 
Composites,” 
Research Institute of Industrial Science and 
Technology, 
Pohang, Korea, 
February 1997 (invited).

19.        C.B. Park, 
“Microcellular Foaming in Extrusion,” 
Yukong Ltd, 
Taedok, Korea, 
February 1997 (invited).

20.        C.B. Park, 
"Axiomatic Design of a Rapid Manufacturing 
System," 
Agency for Defense Development, 
Taedok, Korea, 
February 1997 (invited).

21.        C.B. Park, 
"Microcellular Foaming in Extrusion," 
PCD Polymere, Linz, 
Austria, 
June 1997 (invited).

22.        C.B. Park, 
"Microcellular Foaming of Plastics," 
3M, 
London, Ontario, 
July 1997.

23.        C.B. Park, 
“Microcellular Foaming,” 
Sogang University, 
Seoul, Korea, 
May 1998 (invited).

24.        C.B. Park, 
“Microcellular Foaming in Extrusion,” 
LG Chemicals, 
Taedok, Korea, 
June 1998 (invited).

25.        C.B. Park, 
“Microcellular Foaming,” 
Seoul National University, 
Seoul, Korea, 
June 1998 (invited).

26.        C.B. Park, 
“Microcellular Foaming Based on Axiomatic 
Design,” 
Kanazawa Institute of Technology, 
Kanazawa, Japan, 
June 1998 (invited).

27.        C.B. Park, 
“Getting Prepared for Canadian Industry
 as an Engineer,” 
Korean-Canadian Women's Association,
Toronto, Canada, 
November 1998 (invited).

28.        C.B. Park, 
“How to Become a Successful Engineer?”
Culture Development Centre of Korea Times,
Toronto, Canada, 
April 1999 (invited).

29.        C.B. Park, 
“Microcellular Foaming in Extrusion,”
Samsung Chemicals, 
Taedok, Korea, 
July 1999 (invited).

30.  C.B. Park, 
“Microcellular Foaming in
Extrusion and Fundamental Study on
Polymer/CO2 Solutions,”
Korea Advanced Instritute of Science and
Technology, 
Taedok, Korea, 
July 1999 (invited).

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