Julia A. Kornfield
Elizabeth W. Gilloon Professor of Chemical Engineering
Degrees and Appointments
B.S., Caltech, 1983; M.S., 1984; Ph.D., Stanford University, 1988. Assistant Professor, Caltech, 1990-95; Associate Professor, 1995-2001; Professor, 2001-19; Gilloon Professor, 2020-.
Professor Kornfield’s research focuses on molecular and microscopic aspects of polymer viscoelasticity and the application of optical, NMR and x-ray techniques to observe order and dynamics in polymers, including associative polymers, block copolymers, liquid-crystalline polymers, semicrystalline polymers and polymer gels.