The Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) will introduce two honored service members at ANTEC® 2018 @NPE2018.

NPE2018, the world’s largest plastics technical conference, will take place May 7 to 10 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla.

Dr. Luyi Sun, a Castleman Associate Professor in Engineering Innovation and director of the polymer program at the University of Connecticut, has served in various roles within SPE and participated in the organization’s International Polyolefins Conference for the past 10 years.

Uday Vaidya is the University of Tennessee/Oak Ridge National Laboratory Governor’s Chair in advanced composites manufacturing. He serves as the chief technology officer for IACMI.

Only 327 members, including the current inductees, have received honored service member recognition since it was established in 1992. To be chosen, candidates must have demonstrated long-term, outstanding service to and in support of the society and its objectives.


Dr. Luyi SunUday Vaidya