Department of Physics, Engineering Physics & Astronomy

Department of Physics, Engineering Physics & Astronomy
Department of Physics, Engineering Physics & Astronomy
Professor Jeffrey Giacomin

Jeffrey Giacomin

Professor-Cross appointed from Chem Engineering
Engineering & Applied Physics (EAP)
Office:
Dupuis Hall 314
Phone:
613-533-2768
About:

Degree:

Ph.D. Chemical Engineering, McGill University, Montréal, CANADA (1987)

Research Areas:

  • explores the role played by rheology in polymer processing or in plastics manufacturing
  • relation between polymer molecular structure and rheology
  • experimental and theoretical investigations on die-lip build-up (die drool) in extrusion and on die line formation
  • interpret the measured polymer hardness in terms of the Young's modulus
  • explores processing elastohydrodynamics

Web site:

https://chemeng.queensu.ca/people/Faculty/JeffreyGiacomin/