Michael L. Greenfield

  • Associate Professor
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Phone: 401.874.9289
  • Email: greenfield@uri.edu
  • Office Location: Fascitelli Center for Advanced Engineering 313
Michael Greenfield’s Full Research Profile


  • Ph.D. Chemical Engineering. University of California, Berkeley, 1996
  • B.S. Chemical Engineering. Johns Hopkins University, 1990

Research Interests

  • Molecular Dynamics and Molecular Simulation of Fluid Systems, Including Polymers, Liquids, Asphalt, Bitumen
  • Chemical Effects on Mechanical Properties, Chemo Mechanics
  • Diffusion Within Amorphous Materials
  • Voids and Void Dynamics In Amorphous Materials
  • Molecular-Scale Packing Effects in Amorphous Materials and Proteins
  • Molecular Stimulation of Mechanics and Viscoelasticity Statistical Mechanics of Polymers, Including Unfilled and Filled Elastomers

Major Sources of Funding

  • Federal Highway Administration/Asphalt Research Consortium
  • Ford Motor Company
  • RI Department of Transportation
  • URI Transportation Center