Robert C. Armstrong

Chevron Professor in Chemical Engineering

Support StaffPeggy Udden

Research Interests

polymer molecular theory, polymer fluid mechanics, rheology, multiscale process modeling, transport phenomena, applied mathematics


Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, 1973,

B.ChE., Georgia Institute of Technology, 1970


Honors and Awards

AIChE Founders Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Field of Chemical Engineering, 2020

Elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, 2020

Elected Member of the National Academy of Engineering, 2008

Bingham Medal Award, 2006

University of Wisconsin Distinguished Service Citation, 2001

Georgia Tech Academy of Distinguished Alumni, 1996

Warren McCabe Lecturer, North Carolina State University, 1995

Society of Rheology, President, 1993-95

Professional Progress Award, AIChE, 1992

Dynamics of Polymeric Liquids named as a Citation Classic, 1988

Midwest Mechanics Seminar Series Lecturer, 1987

Outstanding Faculty Award, ChemE Dept., MIT, 1975, 1976

DuPont Young Faculty Award, 1974, 1975