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
Polymeric Materials, Sandia National Laboratories, 1990-1991
Chemistry, Univ. of Utah and UC Berkeley, 1986-1989
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