As global director of materials engineering for Magna Exteriors, Sid Asthana has responsibility for materials used in automotive exterior parts supplied to vehicles manufacturers. Prior to joining Magna Exteriors, Sid was director, materials research and development for Federal Mogul’s Seals and Gaskets business unit. He has worked for automotive Tier 1 and Tier II suppliers for nearly 20 years. He holds a PhD. In polymer science from the University of Akron and a master’s degree in chemical engineering from the University of Toledo.
Day 2 - 18 June 2019
09:50 Material Trends and Innovations in Automotive Plastics
Learn about trends and innovatIions in automotive polymers/plastics, including the impact of increased electrification and the shift toward autonomy. Magna's Sid Asthana will also share insights on how advanced polymers/plastics, including new materials, will enable future mobility.
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