Invited Speakers


Salvatore Coppola  (Eni Versalis, Italy)
From polymers to tyres: rheological challenges in rubber industry

Eric M. Furst
(University of Delaware, USA)
Interactions, elasticity, aging and yielding of colloidal gels

Peter Fischer (ETH Zurich, Switzerland)
Once upon a time food was simple

Elisabeth Guazzelli (Université Paris Cité, France)
Rheology of dense granular suspensions: from viscous to inertial regimes, from rigid and rough to soft and smooth particles

Ronald G. Larson (University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA)
From molecules to processing flows: multi-scale rheological modeling

Pier Luca Maffettone (University of Napoli Federico II, Italy)
Microfluidics of noncolloidal rigid particles in viscoelastic fluids
(2023 Weissenberg Lecture)

Jeffrey F. Morris
(The City College of New York, USA)
Dilatancy and the pressures of dense suspension flows
(2023 Bingham Lecture)

Kelly Schultz
(Lehigh University, USA)
Opportunities for rheology to address biological questions

Kenji Urayama
(Kyoto University, Japan)
Crack-tip analysis of fast-moving and stationary cracks in elastomers


Luca Biancofiore (Bilkent University, Turkey)
Understanding viscoelastic effects in thin-film lubrication

Emmanouil Chatzigiannakis (Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands)
Effects of changing the nature of the stress boundary condition on the thinning of thin Newtonian liquid films

Sujit S. Datta (Princeton University, USA)
Chaos in confinement: How to make shear-thinning fluids flow thicken
(2023 Metzner Lecture)

Maya Davidovich-Pinhas (Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, Israel)
Harnessing molecular architecture to design novel and nutritional food products

Emanuela Del Gado (Georgetown University, USA)
Flow induced rigidity percolation in shear thickening suspensions

Suzanne Fielding (Durham University, UK)
Delayed yielding of amorphous materials

Michela Geri (MIT, USA)
Connecting dynamics of penetration to rheometry of yield stress fluids

Savvas G. Hatzikiriakos (University of British Columbia, Canada)
Rheology and self-healing of amine-based polyolefins and related blends

Duncan Hewitt (University College London, UK)
Locomotion through a viscoplastic material: from Oldroyd to swimming worms
(2023 Oldroyd Lecture)

Roland Kádár (Chalmers University, Sweden)
A new double-hyphenated technique for the study of optically-active suspensions: rheo-PLI-SAXS

Anthony Kotula (NIST, USA)
Mapping residual stress and orientation from material extrusion processes
Kurt Kremer (Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research, Germany)
Playing with entanglements to structure polymer materials

Romain Mari (University Grenoble-Alpes, France)
Dense suspensions under shear rotation

Kalman Migler (NIST, USA)
Rheology during cascading crystallization in mixed polyolefins: implications for mechanical recycling

Sepideh Razavi (University of Oklahoma, USA)
Two-dimensional glass transition of Janus particle-laden interface

Rae Robertson-Anderson (University of San Diego, USA)
Emergent micro-mechanics of active bio-synthetic composites

Eric Shaqfeh (Stanford University, USA)
The Non-Newtonian fluid mechanics of iCLIP: A new VAT polymerization process

Sehyun Shin (Korea University, Korea)
A noble microfluidic-thromboelastograph (micro-TEG) analysis of whole blood coagulation and fibrinolysis

Shinji Tamano (Nagoya Institute of Technology, Japan)
Role of large-scale flow structures on drag reduction in turbulent boundary layer flow due to surfactant injection

Mahesh Tirumkudulu (IIT Bombay, India)
Moving cracks in drying colloidal sheets

Evelyne Van Ruymbeke (UC Louvain, Belgium)
Viscoelastic properties of metallo-supramolecular networks: How to relate stickers dynamics to terminal flow, based on the building blocks architecture?

Stylianos Varchanis (OIST, Japan)
Evaluation of constitutive models for shear-banding wormlike micellar solutions in simple and complex flows
(2023 Walters lecture)


Ralph H. Colby (Pennsylvania State University, USA)
Determination of molecular weights using a polydisperse Rouse model for semidilute unentangled polyelectrolyte and neutral polymer solutions

Ole Hassager (DTU, Denmark)
Spatial radical distribution in fractured polymer glasses and melts visualized using a profluorescent nitroxide probe

Giovanni Ianniruberto (University of Napoli Federico II, Italy)
Nonlinear shear rheology of unentangled H-polymers

Peter D. Olmsted (Georgetown University, USA)
Chemical features of Convected Constraint Release in polymer melts

Daniel J. Read (University of Leeds, UK)
From model materials to polydisperse industrial complexity

Michael Rubinstein (Duke University, USA)
Reaching for the stars with a Renaissance scientist

Hiroshi Watanabe (Kyoto University, Japan)
Rouse analysis of nonlinear rheology of unentangled polymer melts under fast shear: viscoelastic response to superposed oscillatory strain