Hardened Polymer, photo by Jeff Miller:
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Faculty

Rheology Research Center

The Rheology Research Center (RRC) generates useful knowledge of rheology and disseminates this knowledge through publications, seminars and graduate education. The RRC sponsors the world's only weekly seminar series on rheology. The series has featured more than 200 invited lectures by world-class researchers.

The RRC offers the world's most extensive series of advanced lecture courses on polymers and rheology. The Center promotes research in rheology leading to MS and PhD degrees and also administers the Master of Engineering (Polymer Engineering and Science) degree.

Engineering Polymer Industrial Consortium

The Polymer Consortium is a university-industry-government collaborative initiative to create, integrate, transfer and apply knowledge of polymer engineering and processing. It is aimed at enhancing the competitiveness and effectiveness of companies involved in design and manufacturing of plastic components or production of manufacturing and sensing equipment related to the plastics industry.