Dr. Nosker received a Bachelors degree in Mechanical Engineering from Georgia Tech, and a M.S. and Ph.D. in Mechanics and Materials Science from Rutgers University. He has worked on plastics recycling and immiscible polymer processing and behavior since the mid-1980's. He was awarded the New Jersey Technology Council's Thomas Alva Edison award in 2001 in the area of emerging technologies.
Dr. Nosker is currently the author or co-author on over 60 technical publications, 2 Federal Publications, a book chapter and a book, and holds 8 patents in the areas of polymer materials and plastics recycling.
T. J. Nosker and K. E. Van Ness, "Plastics Recycling - Products and Processes". Chapter 9 - Commingled Plastics. R.J. Ehrig, ed. Munich, Germany: Carl Hanser Verlag, 1992.
T. J. Nosker and R. W. Renfree, Development of a Recycled Plastic/Composite
Crosstie, American Railway Engineering Association Bulletin No. 760,
98, May, 1997
J. Joshi, R. Lehman, T. Nosker, "Mechanical Property Effects in
Polystyrene/High Density Polyethylene Composites Prepared from Virgin
and Recycled Materials", submitted for publication, September (2004)
V. Thirtha, R. Lehman, T. Nosker, "Glass Transition Phenomena
In Melt-Processed Polystyrene/Polypropylene Blends", submitted
for publication, September (2004)
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