Dinner meetings are usually held on the first Thursday of each month at the Bridgewater Manor. A pre-meeting social starts at 5:45 pm, followed by dinner and a technical presentation. We typically finish by 8:30 pm. 

Directions: From I-287 north, take exit 22A (206 south). Go thru two lights, Bridgewater Manor is on right. From I-287 south, take exit 22. Make right at end of ramp. Make next left, a jughandle to cross 202/206 to go south on 202/206. Go through three lights, Bridgewater Manor is on the right.  Parking is free.

Admission: $20 at the door.  Student admission is always free. Cash, check and PayPal options are available.

Reservations: Please contact Megan Casey at mbc872@gmail.com.  Meal options are available upon request.

Our next meeting: Thursday, June 7, 2018


Screening of "All Things Bakelite: The Age of Plastic" at Evonik Corporation, 2 Turner Place, Piscataway, NJ

Social at 5:30 pm

Cold buffet and movie at 6:00 pm

Panel discussion to follow.

2017-2018 SCHEDULE (click title to view presentation):

September 7, 2017 Samsur Rahman, CUNY

"Development of Functional Geopolymer Composites with Superior Fracture Resistance for Advanced Engineering Applications"

October 5, 2017 Daniel Kling, FoldStar

"A New Technology for Tessellating Sheet Materials with Structural and Kinetic Applications"

November 2, 2017 Vinay Mishra, Dixie Chemical Company

"New Developments in Anhydride Curing Agents for Pultrusion-Produced Advanced Epoxy Composites"

December 7, 2017 Steve Medlar, Rutgers

"Chemical Groundwater Contamination-Current and Future Issues"

February 1, 2018 John Melilli, Composite Automation, LLC

"Innovations in Composite Manufacturing /Automation" 

March 1, 2018 Edmund Aversenti, General Magnaplate

 "Surface Enhancements and Tooling Up For the 787 Winding Operation" 

April 5, 2018 Muhammad Usman Ahsan, Mechanical Engineering, New York University, Class of 2018, “Characterization of Zinc-Matrix Syntactic Foams;” Kaylee A. Dunnigan, Chemical/Biomolecular Engineering, New York University, Class of 2020, “Unexpected Aldehyde Reduction by Titanium Alkoxides;” Saad Mirza, Princeton University, Class of 2021, Coleman Merchant, Princeton University, Class of 2019, "Princeton Rocketry Club."

May 3, 2018 Field trip to Cimquest Inc., Branchburg, NJ, hosted by Thomas Farnan

"Overview of Cimquest Products and Services" 

June 7, 2018 "All Things Bakelite" screening

June 28, 2018 NJ SAMPE Annual Golf Outing, Picatinny Arsenal, NJ, details here



SAMPE Long Beach, May 21-24, 2018

CAMX, Dallas, October 15-18, 2018