Prof. Ica Manas-Zloczower
Ica Manas-Zloczower is the Thomas W. and Nancy P. Seitz Professor of Advanced Materials and Energy in the Department of Macromolecular Science and Engineering and the Distinguished University Professor at Case Western Reserve University. She received BS and MS degrees in Chemical Engineering from Polytechnic Institute Jassy, Romania and a Doctor of Science in Chemical Engineering from the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology. She was a post-doctoral fellow at the University of Minnesota.
Professor Manas-Zloczower is the recipient of the 2017 SPE Fred E. Schwab Education Award and the 2012 George S. Whitby Award for Distinguished Teaching and Research awarded by American Chemical Society Rubber Division. She was elected and served as the President of the International Polymer Processing Society in 2011-2013. She is also a fellow of the Society of Plastics Engineers and was elected to the Board of Directors of Extrusion Division of the Society of Plastics Engineers in May 2000. She was the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Polymer Engineering 1999-2014 and serves on the Book Advisory Board for Hanser publisher.
Professor Manas-Zloczower’s research accomplishments have been recognized through more than 85 plenary, keynote and invited lectures at national and international conferences and more than 100 invited seminars at various companies and universities worldwide. She has also chaired several sessions at national and international meetings. She presented the 2014 and 2017 Plenary Technical Lecture for the Society of Plastics Engineers.
Professor Manas-Zloczower has more than 160 publications in peer-reviewed journals, more than 100 published conference proceedings, and a number of book chapters and patents.