617 Polymer Physics

Mike Roland

Senior Scientist, Soft Matter Physics
Code 6105
Naval Research Laboratory
Washington, DC 20375-5342
202-767-1719 (ph)
202-767-0594 (FAX)

Employment

1986 to present
Naval Research Laboratory
1986 to present
consultant
(Acushnet Co.; Allied-Signal Corp.; Bridgestone Inc.; Felker, Ish, Ritchie & Geer; Firestone T&R Co.; Goodman, Weiss & Miller; Heatway Corp.; Holland & Hart; IER Fujikura Rubber Co.; Kater & Willis; Rothgerber, Johnson & Lyons; Ulmer & Berne; US Dept. of Justice; Watts Radiant Co., Williams Mullen)
1980 to 1986
Central Research Laboratories
The Firestone Tire & Rubber Co.

Education

1980 - Ph.D. Chemistry
The Pennsylvania State University
Thesis: Coherent Anti-Stokes Raman Scattering from Simple Fluids
1974 - B.S. Chemistry (magna cum laude)
Grove City College, Grove City, PA

Honors

2015 - Fellow, American Physical Society
2014 - Berman Award (NRL) - Phys. Rev. Let. 113, 085701 (2014).
2012 - Charles Goodyear Medal (Rubber Division, ACS)
2011 - Berman Award (NRL) - Viscoelastic Behavior of Rubbery Materials
2010 - E.O. Hulburt Science Award (NRL)
2009 - Berman Award (NRL) - Phys. Rev. B 80, 132104 (2009).
2008 - Berman Award (NRL) - J. Chemical Physics 128, 224506 (2008).
2008 - Fellow, Institute of Materials, Minerals, and Mining (UK)
2006 - Berman Award (NRL) - J. Chemical Physics 125, 124508 (2006).
2002 - Sigma Xi Award for Pure Science
2002 - Melvin Mooney Award (Rubber Division, American Chemical Society)
2000 - Edison Award (NRL) - "Atmospheric Ozone Concentration Detector"
1996 - Technology Transfer Award (NRL) - "Elastomeric Torpedo Ejection System"
1995 - Berman Award (NRL) - Rubber Chem. & Tech. 67, 892 (1994).
1992 - Berman Award (NRL) - ACS Symposium Series, 475, 343 (1991).
1991 - Sparks/Thomas Award (Rubber Division, ACS)
1983 - President's Award (Firestone Tire & Rubber Co.)

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