Mechanical and Materials EngineeringWestern Engineering

Publications

Papers in Peer-Reviewed Journals since 2006

(Career Total: 30)

  1. Nofar, M. Majithiya, K. Kuboki, T., and Park, C. B. The Foamability of Low-Melt-Strength Linear PP with Nanoclay and Coupling Agent. Journal of Cellular Plastics, 48, 271-287, 2012.

  2. Lee, Y. H., Kuboki, T., Park, C. B., and Sain, M. The Effects of Nanoclay on the Extrusion Foaming of Wood Fiber/Polyethylene Nanocomposites. Polymer Engineering and Science, 51, 1014-1022, 2011.

  3. Zhai, W. T., Kuboki, T., Wang, L., Park, C. B., Lee, E. K., and Naguib, H. E. Cell Structure Evolution and the Crystallization Behavior of Polypropylene/Clay Nanocomposites Foams Blown in Continuous Extrusion. Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 49, 9834-9845, 2010.

  4. Lee, Y. H., Kuboki, T., Park, C. B., Sain, M., and Kontopoulou, M. The Effects of Clay Dispersion on the Mechanical, Physical, and Flame-Retarding Properties of Wood Fiber/Polyethylene/Clay Nanocomposites. Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 118, 452-461, 2010.

  5. Kuboki, T., Lee, Y. H., Park, C. B., and Sain, M. Mechanical Properties and Foaming Behavior of Cellulose Fiber Reinforced High-Density Polyethylene Composites. Polymer Engineering and Science, 49, 2179-2188, 2009.

  6. (Invited) Yoon, J. D., Kuboki, T., Jung, P. U., Wang, J., and Park, C. B. Injection Molding of Wood-Fiber/Plastic Composite Foams. Composite Interfaces, 16, 797-811, 2009.

  7. (Invited) Lee, Y. H., Sain, M., Kuboki, T., and Park, C. B. Extrusion Foaming of Nano-Clay-Filled Wood Fiber Composites for Automotive Applications. SAE International Journal of Materials & Manufacturing, 1, 641-647, 2008.

  8. Kuboki, T., Jar, P.-Y. B., and Cheng, J. J. R. Delamination Resistance of Fibre Reinforced Polymer (FRP) Plate subjected to Out-of-Plane Loading. Advanced Composites Letters, 17, 75-79, 2008.

  9. Kuboki, T., Lee, Y. H., Park, C. B., and Sain, M. Effects of Styrene-Ethylene-Butylene-Styrene Based Additives on the Mechanical Properties of Rice Hull/Polypropylene Composites. Polymer Engineering and Science, 47, 1148-1155, 2007.

  10. Setiadi, Y., Jar, P.-Y. B., Kuboki, T., and Cheng, J. J. R. Comparison of Damage Development in Random Fibre-Reinforced Polymers (FRPs) under Cyclic Loading. Journal of Composite Materials, 40, 71-91, 2006.

Papers in Refereed Conference Proceedings since 2006

(Career Total: 39)

  1. Ding, W. D., Kuboki, T., Zhao, N., Malm, T., Park, C. B., and Sain, M. Mechanical Properties of Cellulose Nanofiber Reinforced Polylactic Acid Biocomposites and Their Foams. CSME (Canadian Society for Mechanical Engineering) International Congress 2012, Paper #1569579241, 4-6 June 2012, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.

  2. Ding, W. D., Wong, A., Kuboki, T., Park, C. B., and Sain, M. In Situ Observation of the Foaming Processes of Cellulose Nanofiber Reinforced Polylactic Acid Biocomposites. Annual Technical Conference 2012 of Society of Plastics Engineers, Paper # PENG-12-60136, 2-4 April 2012, Orlando, Florida, USA.

  3. Ding, W. D., Kuboki, T., Koyama, R., Park, and C. B., Sain, M. Solid-State Foaming of Cellulose Nanofiber Reinforced Polylactic Acid Biocomposites. Annual Technical Conference 2011 of Society of Plastics Engineers, Paper #0595, 1-5 May 2011, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

  4. Koyama, R., Kuboki, T., Ding, W. D., Adhikary, K. B., Chen, N., and Park, C. B. Extrusion Foaming of Cellulose Fiber Reinforced Polylactic Acid Biocomposites. Annual Technical Conference 2011 of Society of Plastics Engineers, Paper #0370, 1-5 May 2011, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

  5. Nofar, M., Majithiya, K., Kuboki, T., Bonnet, T., and Park, C. B. Investigating the Foamability of Low Melt Strength Homopolymer Linear PP and Coupling Agent by using Nanoclay. Annual Technical Conference 2011 of Society of Plastics Engineers, Paper #0361, 1-5 May 2011, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

  6. Kuboki, T., Lee, J. W. S., Koyama, R., Park, C. B., and Sain, M. Mechanical Properties of Cellulose Fiber Reinforced Polypropylene Composite Foams. CSME (Canadian Society for Mechanical Engineering) Forum 2010, Paper #100, 7-9 June 2010, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada.

  7. Chen, N., Kuboki, T., Islam, S., and Park, C. B. Development of Crosslinked Woodfiber/Elastomer Foams. Annual Technical Conference 2010 of Society of Plastics Engineers, Paper #589, 16-20 May 2010, Orlando, Florida, USA.

  8. Zhai, W. T., Lee, R. E. K., Kuboki, T., and Park, C. B. A Study of Extrusion Foaming Behavior of Random and Block Polypropylene/Clay Nanocomposites with Using CO2 as Physical Blowing Agent. Annual Technical Conference 2010 of Society of Plastics Engineers, Paper #570, 16-20 May 2010, Orlando, Florida, USA.

  9. Kuboki, T., Koyama, R., Lee, J. W. S., Park, C. B., Zhang, J., Wu, Q., and Sain, M., Extrusion Foaming of Cellulose Fiber Reinforced Polypropylene Composites. 2009 AIChE (American Institute of Chemical Engineers) Annual Meeting, 8-13 November 2009, Nashville, Tennessee, USA.

  10. Kuboki, T., Lee, J. W. S., Park, C. B., and Sain, M. Foam Injection Molding of Cellulose Fiber Reinforced Polypropylene Composites. Annual Technical Conference 2009 of Society of Plastics Engineers, Paper #0713, 22-24 June 2009, Chicago, Illinois, USA.

  11. Chen, N., Hasan, M. M., Kuboki, T., and Park, C. B. Effect of Crosslinking on the Solubility of N2 in Ethylene-Vinyl Acetate (EVA). Annual Technical Conference 2009 of Society of Plastics Engineers, Paper #0520, 22-24 June 2009, Chicago, Illinois, USA.

  12. Chen, N., Wang, J., Li, Y. G., Kuboki, T., and Park, C. B. Effect of a Blowing Agent on the Flow Properties in Extrusion and Injection Molding. Annual Technical Conference 2009 of Society of Plastics Engineers, Paper #0518, 22-24 June 2009, Chicago, Illinois, USA.

  13. Zhai, W. T., Leung, S. N., Wang, L., Kuboki, T., and Park, C. B., The Fundamental Issues About the Effect of Nano-Particles on the Foaming Behavior of Nanocomposites. 11th Blowing Agents and Foaming Processes, 19-20 May 2009, Hamburg, Germany.

  14. Lee, Y. H., Kuboki, T., Park, C. B., and Sain, M. Effect of Nanoclay on Extrusion Foaming of WF/PP/Clay Composites Using N2. 2008 AIChE (American Institute of Chemical Engineers) Annual Meeting, 16-21 November 2008, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.

  15. Yoon, J. D., Kuboki, T., Jung, P. U., Wang, J., and Park, C. B. Injection Foam Molding of Wood-Fiber/Plastic Composites. PPS-24 (The Polymer Processing Society 24th Annual Meeting), 15-19 June 2008, Salerno, Italy.

  16. Guo, G., Rizvi, G. M., Kuboki, T., Park, C. B., Sain, M., and Nutt, S. R. Morphological Characterization of Bio-Fiber Composite Foams. PPS-24 (The Polymer Processing Society 24th Annual Meeting), 15-19 June 2008, Salerno, Italy.

  17. Kuboki, T., Lee, Y. H., Park, C. B., and Sain, M. Mechanical Properties and Foamability of Cellulose Fiber Composites. CSME (Canadian Society for Mechanical Engineering) Forum 2008, Paper #1569102337, 5-8 June 2008, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

  18. Kuboki, T., Lee, Y. H., Lee, J. W. S., Zhu, W., Park, C. B., and Sain, M. Effects of Clay on Mechanical Properties of Injection Molded High-Density Polyethylene/Clay Nanocomposite Foams. Annual Technical Conference 2008 of Society of Plastics Engineers, Paper #0448, 4-8 May 2008, Milwaukee, Wisconsin USA.

  19. Lee, Y. H., Sain, M., Kuboki, T., and Park, C. B. Extrusion Foaming of Nano-Clay-Filled Wood Fiber Composites for Automotive Applications. SAE 2008 World Congress, Paper #08M-262, 14-17 April 2008, Detroit, Michigan, USA.

  20. Lee, Y. H., Kuboki, T., Park, C. B., and Sain, M. The Effects of Nanoclay on the Extrusion Foaming of Wood Fiber/Polyethylene Nanocomposites. Simha Symposium on Polymer Physics and Polymer Nanocomposites 2007 Symposium, 17-19 October 2007, Boucherville, Quebec, Canada.

  21. Kuboki, T., Lee, Y. H., Park, C. B., and Sain, M. Foaming Behaviour of Cellulose Fibre Reinforced High Density Polyethylene Composites. Annual Technical Conference 2007 of Society of Plastics Engineers, Paper #303253, 6-10 May 2007, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA. pp. 2214-2218.

  22. Lee, Y. H., Kuboki, T., Park, C. B., and Sain, M. Effect of Nano-Clay on Foaming of WF/HDPE Composites. Annual Technical Conference 2007 of Society of Plastics Engineers, Paper #304092, 6-10 May 2007, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA. pp. 2224-2229.

  23. Kuboki, T., Lee, Y. H., Park, C. B., and Sain, M. Mechanical Properties of Rice Hull/High Density Polyethylene and Wood/High Density Polyethylene Composites. SAE 2007 World Congress, Paper #2007-01-0576, 16-19 April 2007, Detroit, Michigan, USA.

  24. Lee, Y. H., Kuboki, T., Park, C. B., and Sain, M. Influence of Interfacial Interaction on the Foamability of Wood Fiber/HDPE Composites. SAE 2007 World Congress, Paper #2007-01-0577, 16-19 April 2007, Detroit, Michigan, USA.

  25. Kuboki, T., Lee, Y. H., Park, C. B., and Sain, M. Mechanical Properties of Rice Hull / Polypropylene Composites. Annual Technical Conference 2006 of Society of Plastics Engineers, 7-11 May 2006, Charlotte, North Carolina, USA. pp. 204-208.

  26. Lee, Y. H., Kuboki, T., Park, C. B., and Sain, M. Effect of Clay Dispersion on the Mechanical Properties and Flammability of Wood Fiber/Clay/HDPE Composites. 6th Global Wood and Natural Fibre Composites Symposium, 5-6 April 2006, Kassel, Germany.

Abstracts, Presentations to Professional Meetings since 2006

(Career Total: 29)