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ORCID ID: 0000-0001-5404-1404

ResearcherID: B-3846-2010

Scopus Author ID: 7201355459

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Ph.D. Physical Chemistry, Univ. of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 1986.

M.S. Chemical and Biochemical Engineering, Univ. of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 1986.

B.A. Chemistry, Bucknell Univ., Lewisburg, PA, 1980

B.A. Mathematics, Bucknell Univ., Lewisburg, PA, 1980

Postdoctoral Positions

Polymeric Materials, Sandia National Laboratories, 1990-1991

Chemistry, Univ. of Utah and UC Berkeley, 1986-1989

 Research Areas

Experimental: Thermal and Mechanical Properties; Differential Scanning Calorimetry; Rheometry; Kinetics; Yield; Aging

Theory and Simulation: Thermodynamic and Statistical Mechanical Modeling; Density Functional Theory; Liquid State Theory; Molecular Dynamics and Monte Carlo Simulation; Theory of Phase Transitions

Materials: Epoxies; Glasses; Ionomers; Langmuir Films; Tethered Chains

Honors and Awards

Award for Excellence, Sandia National Laboratories, 1990
Distinguished Teaching Award, New Mexico Tech, 1993
Distinguished Research Award, New Mexico Tech, 2001