Officers and Committees for 2022

Officers of The Society are elected for a two-year term. The officers, plus the most recent living Past President and three other elected members comprise the Executive Committee, which is the governing body of The Society. They take office at the beginning of January 1st of the year immediately following their election.

In addition, there are several committees to carry out the various activities of The Society.

For Officers and Committess of previous years, proceed to the Archives page.

Executive Committee 2022-2023

Photo of Anne M. Grillet

Engineering Sciences Division
Sandia National Laboratories
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Vice President

Mechanical and Industrial Engineering
University of Massachusetts, Amherst
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Polymers Additive Manufacturing and Rheology
National Institute of Standards and Technology
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Christopher C. WHITE

Polymer Science & Materials Chemistry
Exponent, Inc.
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Materials Science and Technology
University of Crete and IESL-FORTH
Email D. Vlassopoulos / Website

JOR Editorial Office

Ania Bukowski, Editorial Assistant
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Member at Large

Mechanical Science and Engineering
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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Member at Large

Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Lehigh University
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Member at Large

Chevron Oronite Company
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Michael D. GRAHAM
Past President

Chemical and Biological Engineering
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Email M. D. Graham / Website

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Chunzi LIU
Student Representative

Chemical Engineering
Stanford University
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Standing Committees for 2022

Membership Committee (2022-2023)

Michelle Calabrese
Safa Jamali, chair
Hadi Mohammadigoushki
Antonio Perazzo
Simon Rogers
Vivek Sharma
Patrick Spicer
Travis Thornell
Chunzi Liu (student)

Education Committee (2022-2023)

Matt Armstrong
Kenddra Erk
Reza Foudazi
Jim Gilchrist, co-chair outreach
Matthew Helgeson, chair
Helen Joyner
Brittany Rauzan

Bingham Award Committee

Cari Dutcher (2022-2024)
Suzanne Fielding (2021-2023)
Emanuela del Gado (2021-2023)
Ali Mohraz (2022-2024)
Eric Shaqfeh (2021-2023)
Patrick Underhill (2020-2022), chair
Dimitris Vlassopoulos (2020-2022)

Metzner Award Committee

Arezoo M. Ardekani (2022-2024)
Jacinta Conrad (2020-2022), chair
Rajesh Khare (2021-2023)
Jay Schieber (2022-2024)
Amy Shen (2020-2022)

SoR Fellowship Committee

Surita Bhatia (2021-2023), chair
Savvas Hatzikiriakos (2022-2024)
Saad Khan (2021-2023)
Faith Morrison (2020-2022)
Dave Venerus (2022-2024)

Journal Publication Award Committee

Dimitris Vlassopoulos (Editor)
Randy H. Ewoldt (MAL)
Kelly Schultz (MAL)
Jan Vermant
Roseanna Zia (Associate Editor)

Meeting Policy Committee

Jonathan Rothstein, co-chair (VP)
Andrew M. Kraynik, co-chair
Kalman Migler (Secretary)
Albert Co (Webmaster)
Emanuela Del Gado (93rd Program)
Charles Schroeder (93rd Program)
Simon Rogers (93rd Local)

Audit Committee

Brian Edwards (2022-2024)
Anthony Kotula (2022-2024)
Rekha Rao (2020-2022), chair
Christopher White (ex officio)

Financial Advisement Committee

Lisa Biswal (2021-2023), chair
Wesley Burghardt (2020-2022)
Phil Sullivan (2022-2024)
Christopher White (ex officio)

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee (2022)

Lilian Hsiao
Safa Jamali
Ali Mohraz
Susan Muller
Jae Park
Kelly Schultz
Maryam Sepehr
Katie Weigandt, chair
Arman Ghaffarizadeh (student, 2022-2023)

Webmaster (2022-2023)

Albert Co

Editor of Rheology Bulletin and Communication Coordinator (2022-2023)

Paulo E. Arratia

Associate Editor, Journal of Rheology (2022-2023)

Roseanna N. Zia

Editorial Assistant, Journal of Rheology

Ania Bukowski

Social Media Director (2022-2023)

Christine Roberts

Director, International Outreach Program (2022-2023)

Gerald G. Fuller

Student-Member Travel Grants Administrator (2022-2023)

Maryam Sepehr

SoR Historian (2022-2023)

Gareth McKinley

Ad Hoc Committees for 2022

SOR Ad-Hoc Centennial Celebration Committee

Albert Co
Morton Denn
Safa Jamali
Andy Kraynik
Gareth McKinley
Faith Morrison
Vivek Sharma, chair

SOR Ad-Hoc Future of Meetings Committee

Mubashir Ansari
Gordon Christopher
Sara Hashmi
Marie-Claude Heuzey
Jason Maxey
Jonathan Rothstein, chair
Lih-Sheng Turng

Associations with External Committees/Organizations for 2022

American Institute of Physics (AIP)
SoR Designee to AIP Governing Board (2020-2022)

Eric Furst

SoR Member Representative to AIP (2022-2023)

Anne Grillet

SoR Liaison to AIP Education Committee (2022-2023)

Matt Helgeson

SoR Liaison to AIP Committee for Underrepresented Minorities (2022-2023)


SoR Liaison on AIP History Committee (2020-2022)

Gareth McKinley

SoR Liaison on AIP Public Policy Committee (2021-2023)

Kathleen Weigandt

AIP Publishing (AIPP)
SoR Designee to AIPP Board of Managers (2022-2024)

Gareth McKinley

SoR Representatives on AIPP Publishing Partners Committee

Peter Olmsted (2021-2023)
Simon Rogers (2022-2024)

International Committee on Rheology
SoR Delegate to ICR (2022-2023)

Norman Wagner

US National Committee on Theoretical and Applied Mechanics
SoR Representative to NCTAM (2020-2022)

Anne M. Grillet