Professor Jeffrey Giacomin

Jeffrey Giacomin


Faculty, Engineering & Applied Physics

Physics, Engineering Physics & Astronomy

Arts & Science

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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