(Lehigh University) With NSF funding, Lehigh University chemical and biomolecular engineering professor James Gilchrist is collaborating with Case Western Reserve University and PPG, a global supplier of paints and coatings, to better understand paint through kinematics and rheology (the study of how substances flow). The idea of applying microrheology to automotive plants is new, and it has the potential to save millions of dollars in energy use and help companies get their products to market faster.

Original source: https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2020-01/lu-anw011320.php