Organization Profile & Scope
The Tire Society has been established to disseminate knowledge and stimulate scientific and engineering development in the science and technology of tires through seminars, technical meetings and publication of the authoritative journal Tire Science and Technology
The journal aims to assure its readers authoritative, critically-reviewed articles and its authors accessibility of their work in the permanent literature. The Journal's Editorial Board consists of many renowned scientists and engineers from around the world.
The editor is pleased to receive contributions from all parts of the world. Only papers not previously published will be accepted, and the author must agree not to publish elsewhere a paper submitted to and accepted by the Journal.
The Tire Society holds its Annual Meeting and Conference each year in Akron, Ohio. It is attended by some 150 to 200 of the Tire Industry's leading engineers, scientists, and academics.
The Tire Society is a not-for-profit Ohio corporation, which is managed by a duly elected Executive Board of Tire Industry professionals who serve on a volunteer basis.
An Advisory Board composed of High Level Executives in Industry and Academia provides advice and support to the Executive Committee to direct and support the mission of the Society.
2016 - 2018 Tire Society Executive Committee
MTS Systems Corp, Eden Prairie, MN
Camber Ridge, Charlotte, NC
Hankook Tires, Uniontown, OH
Goodyear Tire and Rubber Co., Akron, OH
Technische Universitat Dresden, Dresden, Germany
Members at Large:
Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co, Akron, OH
Bridgestone Americas, Akron, OH
Kenda Tire, Tallmadge, OH
Cooper Tire & Rubber Co, Findlay, OH
Lin Kung, Nexen Tire
The Univ of Akron, Akron, OH
Virginia Tech University, Blacksburg, VA
Awards Committee Chair
Retired, Akron, OH
Constitution, Bylaws and Policies
Constitution (last revision 2002)
Bylaws (last revision 2004)
Advisory Board - Charter
Tire Society Technical Achievement Award - Charter