Armstrong receives Bingham Medal


Robert Armstrong, Chevron Professor and head of the Department of Chemical Engineering, has been awarded the 2006 Bingham Medal.

The Bingham Medal is awarded by the Society of Rheology, which is devoted to the study of the science of deformation and flow of matter.

Armstrong, whose research interests include rheology as well as polymer molecular theory, polymer fluid mechanics, multiscale process modeling, transport phenomena and applied mathematics, will deliver a lecture and receive the prize at the society's annual meeting in Portland, Maine, in October.

A version of this article appeared in MIT Tech Talk on April 12, 2006 (download PDF).


Topics: Chemistry and chemical engineering, Awards, honors and fellowships, Faculty

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