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Faculty Milestone Seminar: Ron’s Excellent Research Adventures

September 29, 2016
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm


Ron’s Excellent Research Adventures

Ronald Phillips
Department of Chemical Engineering
3:00 PM, Thursday, September 29, 2016
1003 Kemper Hall

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Abstract:  This   “milestone   presentation”   will   provide   an   overview   of   significant developments in Professor Phillips’ career, and some of the influences that led to them. Emphasis will be placed on two research areas that have been a focal point of these adventures:     rates   of   diffusion   in   polymer   gels   and   multicomponent   solutions,   and suspension mechanics.

Biography:  Professor Phillips received his B.S. in Chemical Engineering from UC Davis in 1984.  He completed his Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering at MIT in 1989, working with Bill Deen and John Brady, and then did post­doctoral research there with Bob Brown and Bob Armstrong.  Since 1991 he has been teaching and doing research at UC Davis.  He was the recipient of the UC Davis Ghausi Medal, an NSF Graduate Fellowship, an NSF CAREER award, a CNRS Poste Rouge, and several teaching awards.  

Location

1003 Kemper Hall

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