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Jack F. Douglas

Research interests:
include transport properties, polymer blends and solutions, phase separation, renormalization group theory, fractional calculus, polymer films, supercooled liquids and glasses, and entanglement in polymer fluids.

Honors and Awards:

  • Fellow of American Physical Society (1997)
  • NRC/NIST Postdoctoral Fellowship (1988-1989)
  • NATO Postdoctoral Fellowship/Department of Physics, Cambridge University (1987)
  • IBM Graduate School Fellowship (1985-1986)
  • American Physical Society-Outstanding Senior Award
  • Virginia Commonwealth University (1980) Phi Kappa Phi/ Sigma Xi
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NIST Fellow
Materials Science and Engineering


  • B.S. Chemistry, Virginia Commonwealth University (1986)
  • M.S. Mathematics,Virgnia Commonwealth University (1981)
  • Ph.D. in Chemistry, University of Chicago (1986)

Phone: 301-975-6779
Email: jack.douglas@nist.gov
Fax: 301-975-4924