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Jose Castro

  • Professor, Integrated Systems Engineering
  • 282 Baker Systems
    1971 Neil Ave
    Columbus, OH 43210
  • 614-688-8233

About

Research

  • Polymer/Composites Manufacturing
  • Light Weight Composities
  • Surface Nanotailoring in Mold Coating

Education

Ph.D. Chemical Engineering. The University of Minnesota, 1980
M.S. Chemical Engineering. Ohio University, 1976
B.S. Chemical and Industrial Engineering. Catholic University of El Salvador, 1974 

Areas of Interest

Jose M Castro is currently a professor in the Department of Integrated Systems Engineering and director of the Center for Advanced Polymers and Composites Engineering at The Ohio State University. After obtaining his PhD in Chemical Engineering from the University of Minnesota in 1980, he was a faculty at the chemical engineering department of the University of the South in Bahia Blanca Argentina for four years. He then worked at the Gen Corp corporate technology center for 12 years in automotive composites where he was a chief technologist for Composites Manufacturing. After GenCorp he worked for three years as Manager of the New Process technology group in Allied Signal Electronic Materials. He joined Ohio State in September 1998. He has published more than 80 peer review journal papers, many technical meeting papers and given numerous invited talks. His area of research is polymer processing and composites manufacturing modeling and optimization. He is a fellow of the Society of Plastics Engineers and the Institute of Physics.

 

 

Personal Bio

Journal Articles

2017

  • Chen, P.A., Villarreal-Marroquin, M.G., Dean, A.M., Santner, T.J., Mulyana, R., Castro, J,M., 2017, "Sequential Design of an Injection Molding Process Using a Calibrated Predictor." Journal of Quality Technology: Special Issue on "Quality Engineering in Advanced Manufacturing".

2013

  • Zhang, N.; Yang, F.; Guerra, D.; Shen, C. et al., 2013, "Enhancing particle erosion resistance of glass-reinforced polymeric composites using carbon nanofiber-based nanopaper coatings." Journal of Applied Polymer Science 129, no. 4, 1875-1881 - 1875-1881.

2002

  • Li, S.; Lee, L.J.; Castro, J., 2002, "Effective mass diffusivity in composites." Journal of Composite Materials 36, no. 14, 1709-1724 - 1709-1724.
  • Chen, X.; Castro, J.M., 2002, "Numerical simulation of the in-mold coating process for injection molded thermoplastic parts." Journal of Injection Molding Technology 6, no. 4, 272-283 - 272-283.

2001

  • Zuyev, K.S.; Xu, C.; Cabrera-Rios, M.; Castro, J.M. et al., 2001, "In-mold functional coatings of thermoplastic substrates: Process modeling." Journal of Injection Molding Technology 5, no. 2, 80-97 - 80-97.

2000

  • Dehnke, L.M.; Hogade, R.R.; Castro, J.M., 2000, "Technical feasibility of a new solventless approach to manufacture pre-pregs and laminates for electronic applications." American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Heat Transfer Division, (Publication) HTD 366, 311-313 - 311-313.

1996

  • Castro, J.M.; Wilkes, C.E.; Brown, R.L., 1996, "Structural composites at GenCorp." International SAMPE Symposium and Exhibition (Proceedings) 41, no. 1, 520-523 - 520-523.

1980

  • Castro, J.M.; Macosko, C.W., 1980, "KINETICS AND RHEOLOGY OF TYPICAL POLYURETHANE REACTION INJECTION MOLDING SYSTEMS.." Society of Plastics Engineers (Technical Papers) 434-438 - 434-438.
  • Castro, J.M.; Macosko, C.W.; Tackett, L.P.; Steinle, E.C. et al., 1980, "PREMATURE GELLING IN RIM.." Society of Plastics Engineers (Technical Papers) 422-427 - 422-427.

1979

  • Castro, J.M.; Macosko, C.W.; Critchfield, F.E.; Steinle, E.C. et al., 1979, "EXPERIMENTAL STUDY OF MOLD FILLING FOR THE REACTION INJECTION MOLDING PROCESS.." 444-447 - 444-447.
  • Castro, J.M.; Macosko, C.W.; Critchfield, F.E.; Steinle, E.C. et al., 1979, "ANALYSIS OF MOLD FILLING FOR THE REACTION INJECTION MOLDING PROCESS.." Institute of Physics Conference Series 122-126 - 122-126.

Papers in Proceedings

2017

  • Chen, F.; Min, Z.Y.; Cabrera, E.; Castro, J. et al. "Micro-graphite enhanced extrusion foaming of PET resin." (1 2017).
  • Zhao, Y.; Cabrera, E.; Kuang, T.; Zhang, D. et al. "Ultrasonic processing of epoxy/CNT nanopaper composites." (1 2017).

2016

  • Zhang, D.; Zhao, Y.; Cabrera, E.; Zhao, Z. et al. "Improved sand erosion resistance and mechanical properties of multifunctional carbon nanofiber nanopaper enhanced glass fiber/epoxy composites." (1 2016).

2015

  • Ko, S.; Straus, E.J.; Castro, J.M. "Chemorheology of In-Mold Coating for Compression Molded SMC Applications." (1 2015).
  • Ko, S.; Straus, E.J.; Castro, J.M. "Chemorheology of in-mold coating for comprebion molded SMC applications." (5 2015).
  • Ko, S.; Straus, E.J.; Castro, J.M. "Chemorheology of In-Mold Coating for Compression Molded SMC Applications." in 30th International Conference of the Polymer-Processing-Society (PPS). (1 2015).

2013

  • Ko, S.; Cabrera, E.D.; Castro, J.M.; Straus, E.J. "In mold coating of thermoplastic parts: Electrical conductivity versus injection pressure." (1 2013).
  • El-Taleb, A.S.; Zhang, P.; Li, L.; Castro, J.M. et al. "Mold design for microinjection molding of deformable membrane mirrors." (1 2013).
  • Ouyang, X.; Huang, W.; Cabrera, E.; Castro, J. et al. "Graphene nanopaper enhanced thermoplastics." (1 2013).
  • Rodriguez, A.B.; Nino, E.; Castro, J.M.; Suarez, M. et al. "INJECTION MOLDING PROCESS WINDOWS CONSIDERING TWO CONFLICTING CRITERIA: SIMULATION RESULTS." in ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition. (1 2013).
  • Rodriguez, A.B.; Nino, E.; Castro, J.M.; Suarez, M. et al. "INJECTION MOLDING PROCESS WINDOWS CONSIDERING TWO CONFLICTING CRITERIA: SIMULATION RESULTS." (1 2013).
  • Cabrera, E.D.; Ko, S.; Ouyang, X.; Straus, E. et al. "New approach to electromagnetic interference (EMI) shielding of plastic parts using in mold coated (IMC) nanopaper." (1 2013).
  • Zhang, N.; Zhao, Z.; Hioe, Y.; Shen, C. et al. "Effect of incorporating nanoparticles into fiber reinforced epoxy composites." (1 2013).
  • Zhao, Z.; Zhang, N.; Hoie, Y.; Lee, L.J. et al. "Manufacturability study of nano-enhanced fiber reinforced polymeric composites (FRPC)." (1 2013).

2012

  • Rodríguez, A.B.; Niño, E.; Castro, J.M.; Suarez, M. et al. "Injection molding process windows considering two conflicting criteria: Simulation results." (12 2012).

2011

  • Villarreal-Marroquín, M.G.; Cabrera-Ríos, M.; Castro, J.M. "A multicriteria simulation optimization method for injection molding." (12 2011).
  • Villarreal-Marroquin, M.G.; Castro, J.M.; Cabrera-Rios, M. "A MULTICRITERIA SIMULATION OPTIMIZATION METHOD FOR INJECTION MOLDING." (1 2011).
  • Villarreal-Marroquin, M.G.; Castro, J.M.; Cabrera-Rios, M. "A MULTICRITERIA SIMULATION OPTIMIZATION METHOD FOR INJECTION MOLDING." in Winter Simulation Conference (WSC)/Conference on Modeling and Analysis for Semiconductor Manufacturing (MASM). (1 2011).
  • Villarreal-Marroquin, M.G.; Castro, J.M.; Cabrera-Rios, M. "APPLICATION OF MULTIPLE CRITERIA OPTIMIZATION VIA SIMULATION TO INJECTION MOLDING." in 9th International Industrial Simulation Conference. (1 2011).
  • Villarreal-Marroquin, M.G.; Castro, J.M.; Cabrera-Rios, M. "Application of multiple criteria optimization via simulation to injection molding." (1 2011).
  • Hioe, Y.; Guerra, J.; Guerra, D.; Mowa, S. et al. "Manufacturability study of nano-enhanced fiber reinforced polymeric composites (FRPC)." (8 2011).
  • Villarreal-Marroquin, M.G.; Castro, J.M.; Cabrera-Rios, M. "APPLICATION OF MULTIPLE CRITERIA OPTIMIZATION VIA SIMULATION TO INJECTION MOLDING." (1 2011).
  • Guerra, D.R.; Guerra, J.M.; Owang, X.; Castro, J.M. et al. "Multifunctional nanopaper for wear and conductive applications." (8 2011).

2010

  • Movva, S.; Castro, J.M.; Lee, L.J. "Low temperature cure kinetics of vinyl ester and unsaturated polyester/carbon nanofiber nanocomposites." (9 2010).
  • Lee, L.J.; Zhang, C.; Yang, J.; Zhu, B. et al. "Synthesis, processing and properties of polymer nanocomposite foams." (12 2010).
  • Guerra, D.; Mowa, S.; Guerra, J.; Hioe, Y. et al. "Nanoparticle film reinforcements for high performance aerospace structural prepreg composites." (9 2010).
  • Movva, S.; Castro, J.M.; Lee, L.J. "Effect of surface modified multi-walled carbon nanotubes on the low temperature cure kinetics of wind blade epoxy system." (9 2010).
  • Villarreal-Marroquin, M.G.; Castro, J.M.; Chacon-Mondragon, O.L.; Cabrera-Rios, M. "Simulation optimization applications in injection molding." (9 2010).
  • Hernández, Z.E.; Niño, E.; Lara, Y.; Villarreal-Marroquín, M.G. et al. "Metamodeling-based optimization for true experiments." (1 2010).
  • Hioe, Y.; Guerra, J.; Mowa, S.; Guerra, D. et al. "Effect of preplaced nanoparticle on the manufacturability of fiber reinfirced polymeric composites (FRPC)." (9 2010).

2009

  • Guerra, D.; Movva, S.; Cai, Z.Q.; Hioe, Y. et al. "Novel methods of incorporating nanoparticles into fiber preforms." (11 2009).
  • Cai, Z.Q.; Wang, W.; Movva, S.; Guerr, D. et al. "Heat Transfer Studies on Epoxy Based Sandwich Structural Composites for Wind Blade." (11 2009).
  • Srithep, Y.; Miller, B.; Villarreal, R.M.M.G.; Castro, J.M. "A study on material distribution and mechanical properties in co-injection molding." (11 2009).
  • Hioe, Y.; Movva, S.; Guerra, D.; Cai, Z.Q. et al. "Effect of carbon nano fibers on the permeability of fiber reinforced polymeric nanocomposites." (11 2009).
  • Hioe, Y.; Chang, K.C.; Villarreal, M.G.; Castro, J.M. "Predicting the cycle time in injection molding as a function of the frozen layer thickness." (11 2009).
  • Movva, S.; Cai, Z.Q.; Guerra, D.; Hioe, Y. et al. "Effect of carbon nanofibers on the reaction kinetics of wind blade vinyl ester system." (11 2009).

2008

  • Cai, Z.Q.; Movva, S.; Guerra, D.; Hioe, Y. et al. "Effects of nanoparticles on curing kinetics of epoxy system." (9 2008).
  • Movva, S.; Guerra, D.; Cai, Z.Q.; Hioe, Y. et al. "Improving the thermal conductivity of epoxy hybrid nanocomposites for aerospace applications." (9 2008).

2007

  • Aramphongphun, C.; Castro, J.M. "Microfluidics and rheology of carbon black suspensions for In-Mold Coating applications: some insights into the slip flow phenomena." in 1st International Conference on Synergy Between Experiment and Computation in Nanoscale Science. (4 2007).
  • Hioe, Y.; Chang, K.C.; Bhagavatula, N.; Castro, J.M. "Mold thermal design: A simplified approach to predict part temperature and minimum "safe" cycle time." (9 2007).
  • Aramphongphun, C.; Castro, J.M. "Microfluidics and rheology of carbon black suspensions for In-Mold Coating applications: Some insights into the slip flow phenomena." (4 2007).
  • Gaîdo, T.; Bhagavatula, N.; Castro, J.M. "Evaluation of alternative injection locations with variability consideration in an automotive part." (9 2007).
  • Aramphongphun, C.; Castro, J.M. "Microfluidics and rheology of carbon black suspensions for In-Mold Coating applications: some insights into the slip flow phenomena." (4 2007).

2006

  • Bhagavatula, N.; Aramphongphun, C.; Straus, E.; Castro, J.M. "In-mold coating for thermoplastic parts: Modeling, rheology and apparent slip." (7 2006).
  • Bhagavatula, N.; Aramphongphun, C.; Castro, J. "In-mold coating for thermoplastic substrates: Flow modeling and rheology." (12 2006).
  • Aramphongphun, C.; Hemminger, O.; Castro, J.M.; Lee, L.J. "Microfluidics and rheology of carbon black dilute suspensions: Modeling, measurement, and applications." (12 2006).

2004

  • Chen, X.; Bhagavatula, N.; Castro, J.M. "In-mold coating (IMC) process for thermoplastic parts." (1 2004).
  • Chen, X.; Bhagavatula, N.; Castro, J.M. "In-mold coating (IMC) process for thermoplastic parts." in 8th International Conference on Numerical Methods in Industrial Forming Processes. (1 2004).
  • Castro, J.M.; Rabinovich, M.; Leach, B. "Mathematical modeling of the spiral flow tool for sheet molding compound (SMC)." (1 2004).
  • Aramphongphun, C.; Castro, J.M. "Modeling of in-mold coating for resin transfer molding." (6 2004).
  • Castro, J.M.; Rabinovich, M.; Leach, B. "Mathematical modeling of the spiral flow tool for sheet molding compound (SMC)." in 8th International Conference on Numerical Methods in Industrial Forming Processes. (1 2004).
  • Bhagavatula, N.; Cabrera-Ríos, M.; Castro, J.M. "In-mold coating of thermoplastic substrates: Further developments." (6 2004).
  • Ríos, M.C.; Castro, J.M.; Lee, L.J. "Study of mixtures of different fibers in sheet molding compound (SMC)." (6 2004).

2003

  • Cabrera-Ríos, M.; Castro, J.M. "Multiple criteria optimization studies in in-mold coated Sheet Molding Compound (SMC)." (1 2003).
  • Permadi, ; Castro, J.M. "Development of an environmentally friendly solventless process for electronic prepregs." (1 2003).
  • Zuyev, K.S.; Castro, J.M.; Straus, E.J. "Processing studies in reactive in-mold coating for thermoplastic parts." (1 2003).
  • Ríos, M.C.; Castro, J.M. "The balance between durability, reliability, and affordability in structural composites manufacturing: Preliminary results." (12 2003).
  • Zhou, G.; Lee, L.J.; Castro, J. "Nano-clay and long fiber reinforced composites based on epoxy and phenolic resins." (1 2003).
  • Chen, X.; Castro, J.M.; Straus, E.J. "Flow analysis of the in-mold coating (IMC) process for thermoplastic parts." (10 2003).

2000

  • Abrams, L.M.; Castro, J.M.; Straus, E. "Predicting molding forces in SMC compression molding." in 58th Annual Technical Conference of the Society-of-Plastics-Engineers. (1 2000).
  • Abrams, L.M.; Castro, J.M.; Straus, E.; SPE, et al. "Predicting molding forces in SMC compression molding." (1 2000).

1998

  • Theriault, R.P.; Osswald, T.A.; Castro, J.M. "Residual stress development during laminate processing." in 56th Annual Technical Conference of the Society-of-Plastics-Engineers - Plastics on My Mind (ANTEC 98). (1 1998).
  • Theriault, R.P.; Osswald, T.A.; Castro, J.M.; ENGINEERS, S.O.C.P. "Residual stress development during laminate processing." (1 1998).
  • Theriault, R.P.; Osswald, T.A.; Castro, J.M. "Residual stress development during laminate processing." (1 1998).

1996

  • Castro, J.; Conover, S.; Wilkes, C.; Han, K. et al. "Manufacturing of composite links by structural reaction injection molding." (12 1996).
  • Castro, J.M.; Wilkes, C.E.; Brown, R.L. "Structural composites at GenCorp." (1 1996).
  • Castro, J.M.; Wilkes, C.E.; Brown, R.L. "Structural composites at GenCorp." in 41st International SAMPE Symposium and Exhibition - Materials and Process Challenges: Aging Systems, Affordability, Alternative Applications. (1 1996).
  • Castro, J.; Conover, S.; Wilkes, C.; Han, K.R. et al. "Manufacturing of composite links by structural reaction injection molding." in 54th Annual Technical Conference of the Society-of-Plastics-Engineers - Plastics: Racing into the Future (ANTEC 96). (1 1996).
  • Castro, J.; Conover, S.; Wilkes, C.; Han, K.R. et al. "Manufacturing of composite links by structural reaction injection molding." (1 1996).

1989

  • Lee, Y.M.; Castro, J.M.; Tomlinson, G.; Straus, E. "Analysis of flow in the RTM process." (12 1989).
  • Castro, J.M.; Tomlinson, G. "Predicting molding forces in SMC compression molding." (12 1989).

1988

  • Castro, J.M.; Griffith, R.M. "Kinematics and dynamics of SMC compression molding." (2 1988).

1987

  • Castro, J.M.; Straus, E.J. "MONITORING CURE IN SMC PROCESSING.." (12 1987).

1984

  • Schmidt, M.; Castro, J.M. "REACTIVE POLYMER COATING.." (1 1984).
  • Estevez, S.R.; Castro, J.M. "APPLICATIONS OF A RIM PROCESS MODEL.." (12 1984).
  • SCHMIDT, M.; CASTRO, J.M. "REACTIVE POLYMER COATING." (1 1984).
  • SCHMIDT, M.; CASTRO, J.M. "REACTIVE POLYMER COATING." (1 1984).

1981

  • Castro, J.M.; Gonzalez, V.M.; Macosko, C.W. "PROCESS BEHAVIOR DIFFERENCES BETWEEN THERMALLY AND MIXING ACTIVATED RIM TYPE CHEMICAL SYSTEMS.." (12 1981).
  • PERRY, S.; CASTRO, J.M.; MACOSKO, C.W. "RHEOLOGY OF TYPICAL POLYURETHANE REACTION INJECTION-MOLDING SYSTEMS." (1 1981).
  • PERRY, S.; CASTRO, J.M.; MACOSKO, C.W. "RHEOLOGY OF TYPICAL POLYURETHANE REACTION INJECTION-MOLDING SYSTEMS." (1 1981).