Technical Program & Organizers
The Society of Rheology 92nd Annual Meeting will have ten 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
(Engineering Sciences and Applied Mathematics, Northwestern University),
(Chemical Engineering, University of Michigan) and the 2021 Bingham Medalist,
(Department of Materials, ETH Zürich). A presentation will also be given by the 2021 Metzner Awardee,
(Changchun Institute of Applied Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences).
Please note that the Annual Meeting is being planned as an in-person conference, while maintaining safety and social distancing measures. However, we know that pandemic-related
limitations exist. Hence, we are offering a limited virtual experience for members who cannot attend. The virtual events include live streaming of the plenary sessions, live streaming of the Society business meeting,
and participation in the Gallery of Rheology Contest and the Pre-recorded Flash Presentations virtual session (see below). We also anticipate a session on Thursday morning for live
Authors should submit an abstract by Monday 7 June 2021 using the
SoR Abstract Submission Web App.
The planned sessions and the corresponding chairs are given below.
Suspensions, Colloids, and Granular Materials
Active and Biological Materials
Polymers Solutions, Melts, and Blends
Applied Rheology and Rheology Methods
Additive Manufacturing and Composites
Rheology and Mobility at Interfaces
Foams, Emulsions, Surfactants, and Micelles
Arrested Systems: Gels and Glasses
Micro- and Nanofluidics and Confined Flows
Flow-induced Instabilities and Non-Newtonian Fluids
Poster Session (in-person)
Prospective presenters must submit abstracts online
by Friday 13 August 2021.
Poster presenters will have an area of 36 inches tall by 48 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 17 September 2021.
The organizers are:
Pre-recorded Flash Presentations (virtual)
Prospective presenters of the Pre-recorded Flash Presentations must submit
abstracts online by Friday 13 August 2021. The presentation should be around 10 minutes.
The video file of the pre-recorded flash presentation must be in MP4 format and must not be more than 30 MB. Keep the video resolution to 1080p/2K or smaller,
use the H.264 video codec (most common), and maintain a frame rate of around 23.98 fps. Files recorded in Zoom or equivalent video conferencing software programs are typically suitable for streaming.
The file must be uploaded to the File Upload Site by Friday 1 October 2021.
To access the Video Upload Site, you will need the paper ID and password
from your abstract submission. Upon completion of the upload, the web browser will display the date and time of the upload. The status of the upload can also be checked by re-entering
the website. Note that the upload site will enforce the MP4 format and the not more than 30 MB requirements.
The video files will be uploaded to the SoR private YouTube channel the week before the conference and be made available throughout the conference for asynchronous viewing. Please follow YouTube copyright guidelines
(watch YouTube Copyright Basics) when preparing your presentation.
The links to the YouTube videos will be on the meeting website, on pages restricted to those registered for the meeting. The YouTube videos will be removed after the end of the meeting.
The organizers are:
Gallery of Rheology Contest (in-person/virtual)
Prospective presenters of the Gallery of Rheology Contest must submit abstracts online by Friday 13 August 2021
and upload the PDF files of their posters by Friday 1 October 2021.
The organizers are: