Congratulations to PhD student, Steacy Coombs, who was recently awarded Best Student Paper by the Society of Plastics Engineers – Applied Rheology Division. The paper, Complex Viscosity of Star-Branched Macromolecules from Analytical General Rigid Bead-Rod Theory, was published in Physics of Fluids last September along with co-author and PhD student Mona Kanso. Both are supervised by Dr. Jeffrey Giacomin.

The paper is available to read at American Institute of Physics - Physics of Fluids. Steacy will also be presenting the paper at this year’s upcoming Annual Technical Conference (ANTEC).