Technical Program & Organizers

The Society of Rheology 91st Annual Meeting will have twelve 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 Emanuela Del Gado (Department of Physics, Georgetown University), Christoph F. Schmidt (Department of Physics, Duke University) and the 2019 Bingham Medalist, Dimitris Vlassopoulos (Department of Materials Science and Technology, University of Crete and IESL-FORTH). A presentation will also be given by the 2019 Metzner awardee, Xiang Cheng (Department of Chemical Engineering and Material Science, University of Minnesota).

Authors should submit an abstract by May 17, 2019 using the SoR Abstract Submission Web App. The planned sessions and the corresponding chairs are given below.

Rheometry: Advanced Techniques and Methods

Joseph Samaniuk
Colorado School of Mines
Email Joseph Samaniuk

Michelle Calabrese
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Email Michelle Calabrese

Interfacial Rheology

Javen Weston
University of Tulsa
Email Javen Weston

John Frostad
University of British Columbia
Email John Frostad

Microfluidic and Confined Flows

Sujit Datta
Princeton University
Email Sujit Datta

Cari Dutcher
University of Minnesota
Email Cari Dutcher

Flow Induced Instabilities and Non-Newtonian Fluids

Hadi Mohammadigoushki
Florida A&M University-Florida State University
Email Hadi Mohammadigoushki

Sarah Hormozi
Ohio University
Email Sarah Hormozi

Suspensions, Colloids, and Granular Materials

Safa Jamali
Northeastern University
Email Safa Jamali

Heather Emady
Arizona State University
Email Heather Emady

Ehssan Nazockdast
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Email Ehssan Nazockdast

Surfactants, Foams, and Emulsions

Reza Foudazi
New Mexico State University
Email Reza Foudazi

Nick Alvarez
Drexel University
Email Nick Alvarez

Polymers Solutions, Melts and Blends

Sachin Velankar
University of Pittsburg
Email Sachin Velankar

Evelyne van Ruymbeke
UCLouvain
Email Evelyne van Ruymbeke

Additive Manufacturing and Composites

Jonathan Seppala
NIST
Email Jon Seppala

Samanvaya Srivastava
UCLA
Email Samanvaya Srivastava

Out of Equilibrium Systems: Gels and Glasses

Suzanne Fielding
University of Durham
Email Suzanne Fielding

Rosanna Zia
Stanford University
Email Rosanna Zia

Ran Tao
NIST
Email Ran Tao

Biomaterials and Biofluid Dynamics

Xiang Cheng
University of Minnesota
Email Xiang Cheng

Amanda Marciel
Rice University
Email Amanda Marciel

Active and Directed Systems

Travis Walker
South Dakota School of Mines & Technology
Email Travis Walker

Arezoo Ardekani
Purdue University
Email Arezoo Ardekani

Applied Rheology for Pharmaceuticals, Food, and Consumer Products

Stephanie Lam
Glaxo Smith Klein
Email Stephanie Lam

Helen Joyner
University of Idaho
Email Helen Joyner


Poster Session

Prospective presenters must submit abstracts online by August 16, 2019. Poster presenters will have an area of 48 inches wide by 48 inches tall 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 TBA.

The organizers are:

Alan Jacob
North Carolina State University
Email Alan Jacob

Vivek Sharma
University of Illinois at Chicago
Email Vivek Sharma

Gallery of Rheology Contest

Prospective presenters of the Gallery of Rheology Contest must submit abstracts online by August 16, 2019 and upload the PDF files of their posters by TBA.