SAE 2010 World Congress & Exhibition

Technical Session Schedule

Wednesday, April 14

Advances in Instrument Panels and Interiors
(Session Code: M301)

Room D0-03A  1:00 p.m.

The session discusses new technology and industry insights in automotive interiors. It is comprised of technical papers in areas such as materials, perceived quality, environmental concerns, manufacturing, safety, and durability.

Organizers - Robert Egbers; Norm Kakarala, Stephen M. Pitrof, Inteva LLC; Michael R. Shoemaker, Dow Automotive; Ravi S. Thyagarajan, Visteon Corp.; Jeffrey P. Webb, Ford Motor Co., Ltd.
Panelists -
Brian Keith Grosser, Samsung Chemical USA Inc.

Time Paper No. Title
1:00 p.m. 2010-01-0682
Effects of Material Type, Surface Roughness, Compressibility, Shape, Gender, Age and Sense Modality on Perception of Automotive Interior Materials
Vishnuvardhan Sarma, Vivek Bhise, Univ. of Michigan - Dearborn; Pankaj Mallick, Univ. of Michigan-Dearborn
1:20 p.m. 2010-01-0683
Metal Free Automotive Leather
Gianluca Sartori, Guido Levi, Maja Petrovic, Mario Levi S.p.A.; Eligio Stoppa, FGL International S.p.A.; Franca Nuti, FGL International SpA
1:40 p.m. 2010-01-0684
Invisible PAB Door Development Using Two-shot Molding
Kong Byungseok, Hyundai Motor Co.
2:00 p.m. Panel
Environmentally Friendly Interiors (2:00 - 4:00 pm)
Moderators - Robert Egbers, Comusa; Stephen M. Pitrof, Inteva LLC; Jeffrey P. Webb, Ford Motor Co., Ltd.
Panelists -
Richard L. Bell, DuPont Co.
Brian Keith Grosser, Nova Chemicals Inc.
Rose A. Ryntz, IAC
John J. Viera, Ford Motor Co.


Planned by Polymers and Coatings Committee / Materials Engineering Activity