Steve Cronin, MS
Cronin, MS is Senior Compounder at Goodyear.
Steve’s goal is to obtain a position that allows his passion, love, and knowledge of the innovation process to grow and prosper. He enjoys an environment which encourages, fosters, and rewards his creative problem solving skills.
He was Goodyear Corporate Inventor of the Year for the Goodyear FuelMax™ Tread compound. Watch Goodyear Fuel Max Challenge with Greg Biffle and Tyler Shoff. He developed the highest performance tread compound in Goodyear’s aircraft tire lineup with US Patent 7367369. He also hold patents Tire with tread and Preparation of nanocomposite of elastomer and exfoliated clay platelets, rubber compositions comprised of said nanocomposite and articles of manufacture, including tires.
Steve earned his BS in Materials Science and Engineering at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University in 1995. He earned his MS in Polymer Engineering at The University of Akron in 1998. He graduated Singularity University in 2010.
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