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Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

Folarin Latinwo receives first place prize

Folarin Latinwo, a recent PhD graduate from the department, was awarded the First Place Prize for the Student/Postdoc Poster Competition at the 2014 Society of Rheology Meeting in Philadelphia.

From left to right: Matthew Reichert (Dow), Folarin Latinwo (First Place, now at Princeton), David Nieto Simavilla (Second Place, IIT), Greg McKenna (President, Society of Rheology).
From left to right: Matthew Reichert (Dow), Folarin Latinwo (First Place, now at Princeton), David Nieto Simavilla (Second Place, IIT), Greg McKenna (President, Society of Rheology).

Dr. Latinwo presented work from his PhD thesis on the development of non-equilibrium work relations for polymer dynamics and rheology. He is currently a postdoctoral fellow at Princeton University in the Department of Chemical & Biological Engineering and a former student of Associate Professor Charles Schroeder.