Invited Speakers


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

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

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

Bingham medalist (TBA)
Weissenberg awardee (TBA) 


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

Jacinta Conrad (University of Houston, USA)
Concentration regimes of extensional relaxation time of polymer solutions and polymer-colloid suspensions

Salvatore Coppola (Eni Versalis, Italy)
Characterizing branching of industrial high-cis polybutadienes with an alternative use of SER

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)
The hidden hierarchical nature of soft particulate gels

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

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)
Viscoelastic fingering during the sedimentation of a sphere