CONTACT: GARY GALLUZZO
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Release: Nov. 29, 2000
UI engineering lecture on polymers is scheduled Nov. 30
IOWA CITY, Iowa -- David A. Zumbrunnen, of the National Science Foundation
(NSF) Center for Advanced Engineering Fibers and Films and professor of mechanical
engineering at Clemson University, will deliver a Caterpillar Distinguished
Lecture at 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 30 in Room 2229 of the Seamans Center
for the Engineering Arts and Sciences.
The lecture, free and open to the public, is sponsored by the University
of Iowa College of Engineering and the Caterpillar Foundation. Zumbrunnen
plans to discuss the formation of polymeric materials in his talk, "Controllable
Formation by Chaotic Mixing of Structured Melts to Produce Improved Polymeric
The Caterpillar Distinguished Lecture Colloquium is made possible by grants
awarded to the UI College of Engineering through the UI Foundation by the
Caterpillar Foundation of Peoria, Ill. The grants comprise the Caterpillar
Excellence Fund, which aids student, faculty and curriculum development in
the College of Engineering.
Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all UI-sponsored
events. People requiring an accommodation in order to participate in this
program are asked to contact the
College of Engineering in advance at 319-335-5764.