Technical Program & Organizers

The Society of Rheology 93rd Annual Meeting will have fourteen thematic sessions, a poster session (which includes the annual Student/Post-doc Poster Competition), and the Gallery of Rheology Contest. The plenary lectures will be given by LaShanda T.J. Korley (Materials Science & Engineering and Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, University of Delaware), Jacinta C. Conrad (Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, University of Houston) and the 2022 Bingham Medalist. A presentation will also be given by the 2022 Metzner Awardee.

Authors should submit an abstract by Friday 6 May 2022 using the SoR Abstract Submission Web App. The planned sessions and the corresponding chairs are given below.

Suspensions and Colloids

James F. Gilchrist
Lehigh Univeristy
Email James Gilchrist

Lilian Hsiao
NC State University
Email Lilian Hsiao

Aditya Khair
Carnegie Mellon University
Email Aditya Khair

Polymer Solutions, Melts and Blends

Thomas O'Connor
Carnegie Mellon University
Email Thomas O’Connor

Evelyne van Ruymbeke
UC Louvain
Email Evelyne van Ruymbeke

Lynn Walker
Carnegie Mellon University
Email Lynn Walker

Flow-induced Instabilities in Non-Newtonian Fluids

Monica Oliveira
University of Strathclyde
Email Monica Oliveira

Amy Shen
Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology
Email Amy Shen

Petia Vlahovska
Northwestern University
Email Petia Vlahovska

Techniques and Methods: Rheometry & Spectroscopy/Microscopy

Randy H. Ewoldt
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Email Randy Ewoldt

Matthew Helgeson
University of California, Santa Barbara
Email Matt Helgeson

Ruel Mackenzie
The University of Akron
Email Ruel Mckenzie

Biomaterials and Bio-fluid Dynamics

Michael D. Graham
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Email Michael Graham

Kelly Schultz
Lehigh University
Email Kelly Schultz

Amanda Marciel
Rice University
Email Amanda Marciel

Rheology of Gels, Glasses and Jammed Systems

Danielle Mai
Stanford University
Email Danielle Mai

Kenneth S. Schweizer
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Email Ken Schweizer

Thibaut Divoux
École Normale Supérieure de Lyon
Email Thibaut Divoux

Surfactants, Foams and Emulsions

Gordon Christopher
Texas Tech University
Email Gordon Christopher

Ali Mohraz
Univeristy of California, Irvine
Email Ali Mohraz

Samanvaya Srivastava
UCLA
Email Samanvaya Srivastava

Additive Manufacturing and Composites

Irmgard Bischofberger
MIT
Email Irmgard Bischofberger

Peter D. Olmsted
Georgetown University
Email Peter Olmsted

Jonathan Seppala
NIST
Email Jon Seppala

Rheology of Active Matter and Directed Systems

Sibani Lisa Biswal
Rice University
Email Lisa Biswal

Xiang Cheng
University of Minnesota
Email Xiang Cheng

Eric M. Furst
University of Delaware
Email Eric Furst

Interfacial Rheology

Gerald Fuller
Stanford University
Email Gerry Fuller

Xiaoyu Tang
Northeastern University
Email Xiaoyu Tang

Joseph Samaniuk
Colorado School of Mines
Email Joe Samaniuk

AI and ML Based Rheological Characterization

Safa Jamali
Northeastern University
Email Safa Jamali

Vikram Jadhao
Indiana University
Email Vikram Jadhao

Marco Caggioni
Procter & Gamble
Email Marco Caggioni

Sustainable and Recyclable Polymers

Kalman Migler
NIST
Email Kalman Migler

Bradley D. Olsen
MIT
Email Brad Olsen

Wenlin Zhang
Dartmouth College
Email Wenlin Zhang

Rheology of Soil, Mud and Construction Materials

Sujit S. Datta
Princeton University
Email Sujit Datta

Kendra Erk
Purdue University
Email Kendra Erk

Nicolas Roussel
Université Paris-Est
Email Nicolas Roussel

Applied Rheology for Pharmaceuticals, Food and Consumer Products

Michelle Calabrese
University of Minnesota
Email Michelle Calabrese

Vivek Sharma
University of Illinois Chicago
Email Vivek Sharma

Jeffrey Richards
Northwestern University
Email Jeff Richards


Poster Session

Prospective presenters must submit abstracts online by Friday 5 August 2022. Poster presenters will have an area of ?? inches tall by ?? inches wide to attach each poster to; push pins will be provided.

Participants of the Student/Post-Doc Poster Competition must upload the PDF files of their posters by Friday 9 September 2022.

The organizers are:

Charles E. Sing
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Email Charles Sing

Qin (Maggie) Qi
MIT
Email Maggie Qi


Gallery of Rheology Contest

Prospective presenters of the Gallery of Rheology Contest must submit abstracts online by Friday 5 August 2022 and upload the PDF files of their posters by Friday 30 September 2022.

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The organizers are:

Susan J. Muller
University of California Berkeley
Email Susan Muller

Charles M. Schroeder
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Email Charles Schroeder

Emanuela Del Gado
Georgetown University
Email Emanuela Del Gado