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 Petia Vlahovska (Engineering Sciences and Applied Mathematics, Northwestern University), Michael Solomon (Chemical Engineering, University of Michigan) and the 2021 Bingham Medalist. A presentation will also be given by the 2021 Metzner awardee.

Authors should submit an abstract by Friday 14 May 2021 using the SoR Abstract Submission Web App. The planned sessions and the corresponding chairs are given below.

Suspensions, Colloids, and Granular Materials

Marie-Claude Heuzey
École Polytechnique de Montréal
Email Marie-Claude Heuzey

Sara Hashmi
Northeastern University
Email Sara Hashmi

Rahul Pandey
Palo Alto Research Center
Email Rahul Pandey

Active and Biological Materials

Sujit Datta
Princeton University
Email Sujit Datta

Danielle Mai
Stanford University
Email Danielle Mai

Polymers Solutions, Melts, and Blends

Dimitris Vlassopoulos
Foundation for Research and Technology - Hellas
Email Dimitris Vlassopoulos

Christopher Evans
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Email Christopher Evans

Poornima Padmanabhan
Rochester Institute of Technology
Email Poornima Padmanabhan

Applied Rheology and Rheology Methods

Mubashir Ansari
Dow
Email Mubashir Ansari

Ruel Mckenzie
The University of Akron
Email Ruel Mckenzie

Jörg Läuger
Anton-Paar
Email Jörg Läuger

Additive Manufacturing and Composites

Liheng Cai
University of Virginia
Email Liheng Cai

Jay Park
UMass-Lowell
Email Jay Park

Rheology and Mobility at Interfaces

Patrick Anderson
Eindhoven University of Technology
Email Patrick Anderson

Vivek Narsimhan
Purdue University
Email Vivek Narsimhan

Foams, Emulsions, Surfactants, and Micelles

Ruth Cardinaels
Eindhoven University of Technology
Email Ruth Cardinaels

Anniina Salonen
Université Paris Saclay
Email Anniina Salonen

Sachin Velankar
University of Pittsburgh
Email Sachin Velankar

Arrested Systems: Gels and Glasses

Emanuela del Gado
Georgetown University
Email Emanuela del Gado

Jyoti Seth
IIT-Bombay
Email Jyoti Seth

Micro- and Nanofluidics and Confined Flows

Xiaolong Yin
Colorado School of Mines
Email Xiaolong Yin

Amanda Marciel
Rice University
Email Amanda Marciel

Flow-induced Instabilities and Non-Newtonian Fluids

Dana Grecov
The University of British Columbia
Email Dana Grecov

Irmgard Bischofberger
MIT
Email Irmgard Bischofberger

Antonio Perazzo
Novaflux Technologies
Email Antonio Perazzo


Poster Session

Prospective presenters must submit abstracts online by Friday 13 August 2021.

Participants of the Student/Post-Doc Poster Competition must upload the PDF files of their posters by Friday 17 September 2021.

The organizers are:

Gwynn Elfring
The University of British Columbia
Email Gwynn Elfring

Jeff Richards
Northwestern University
Email Jeff Richards

Gallery of Rheology Contest

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 8 October 2021.