Anne Gohn

Anne Gohn
Assistant Research Professor, Plastics Engineering Technology
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ERIE PA 16563

    Anne Gohn is an assistant research professor at Penn State Behrend. She obtained her B.S. in Plastics Engineering Technology from Penn State Behrend in December of 2013, where she graduated as the School of Engineering student marshal. She continued her education at Penn State Behrend to earn her Master's of Manufacturing Management, while working as a graduate research assistant. Her master's research included industry-sponsored product development for SKF Aerospace.


    • Society of Plastics Engineers member, November 2011-Present
    • Society of Women Engineers member, September 2010-Present
    • Second Place in Student Poster Presentations at ANTEC 2014, April 2014 
    • School of Engineering Student Marshal, December 2013
    • Member of Lambda Sigma National Honors Society, March 2011-May 2012
    • Penn State Behrend Honors Program, August 2012-May 2012 
    • Outstanding First Year Student Award, May 2011

    Probing Three Distinct Crystal Polymorphs of Melt-Crystallized Polyamide 6 by an Integrated Fast Scanning Calorimetry Chip System - August 18, 2021
    Collaborators: Xiaoshi Zhang; Gamini Mendis; John Buzinkai; Steven Weigand; Alicyn Rhoades

    Flow-induced crystallization of poly(ether ether ketone): universal aspects of specific work revealed by corroborative rheology and x-ray scattering studies, Macromolecules - November, 2020
    Collaborators: Jiho Seo; Daniele Parisi; Aijie Han; Lu Song; Yizheng Liu; Richard Schaake; Ralph Colby; Alicyn Rhoades

    Crystal nucleation in poly (ether ether ketone)/carbon nanotube nanocomposites at high and low supercooling of the melt, Polymer - June 11, 2020
    Collaborators: Jiho Seo; Ralph Colby; Richard Schaake; Rene Androsch; Alicyn Rhoades

    Effect of microstructure uncertainty and testing frequency on storage and loss moduli of injection molded MWCNT reinforced polyamide 66 nanocomposites, Polymer Testing - May, 2020
    Collaborators: Ziangyu Xu; Seyed Hamid Reza Sanei; Erik Steinmetz; Jason Williams

    Shear flow-induced crystallization of poly(ether ether ketone), Macromolecules - April 29, 2020
    Collaborators: Jiho Seo; Richard Schaake; Alicyn Rhoades; Ralph Colby

    Quiescent and flow-induced crystallization in polyamide 12/cellulose nanocrystal composites, Thermochimica Acta - July 1, 2019
    Collaborators: Jiho Seo; Trapper Ferris; Priya Venkatraman; Johan Foster; Alicyn Rhoades

    Developing high performance PA 11/cellulose nanocomposites for industrial-scale melt processing, Composites Part B: Engineering - May 30, 2019
    Collaborators: Priya Venkatraman; Alicyn Rhoades; E. Foster

    Isothermal crystallization of poly(ether ether ketone) with different molecular weights over a wide temperature range, Polymer Crystallization - February, 2019
    Collaborators: Jiho Seo; Olivia Dubin; Hideaki Takahashi; Hirokazu Hasegawa; Ruri Sato; Alicyn Rhoades; Richard Schaake; Ralph Colby

    Sensitivity of polymer crystallization to shear at low and high supercooling of the melt, Macromolecules - March 30, 2018
    Collaborators: Alicyn Rhoades; Jiho Seo; Ralph Colby; René Androsch

    Effect of melt-memory on the crystal polymorphism in beta-phase nucleated isotactic polypropylene using a combined X-ray diffraction/flow simulation approach, Macromolecular Materials and Engineering
    Collaborators: Alicyn Rhoades; Dave Okonski; René Androsch

    The effect of supercooling of the melt on the semicrystalline morphology of PA 66, Thermochimica Acta - September 10, 2017
    Collaborators: Alicyn Rhoades; Nichole Wonderling; Tim Tighe; René Androsch

    Phase behavior of the polymer/drug system PLA/DEET, Polymer - August 14, 2017
    Collaborators: Chanita Sungkapreecha; Naeem Iqbal; Walter Focke; René Androsch

    Effect of cooling rate on crystal polymorphism in beta-nucleated isotactic polypropylene as revealed by a combined WAXS/FSC analysis, Polymer - February 23, 2016
    Collaborators: Alicyn Rhoades; Nichole Wonderling; Jason Williams; Daniela Mileva; Markus Gahleitner; René Androsch


    Ph D, Natural Science, Martin Luther Univeristy Halle-Wittenberg

    Master's in Manufacturing Management (MMM), Masters in Manufacturing Management (MMM), Penn State Erie - The Behrend College

    BS, Plastics Engineering Technology, Penn State Erie - The Behrend College