Gerald Fuller is the Fletcher Jones Professor of Chemical Engineering at Stanford University. He joined Stanford in 1980 following graduate work at the California Institute of Technology where he acquired his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees. Fuller's interests lie in studies of rheology and interfacial fluid mechanics. His work has been recognized by receipt of the Bingham Medal of The Society of Rheology, membership in the National Academy of Engineering, and election to the American Academy of Arts and Science. He presently serves as the General Secretary to the International Committee on Rheology.