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KITP Conference: Non-linear mechanics and rheology of dense suspensions: Nanoscale structure to macroscopic behavior
(Jan 22 - 26, 2018)
Coordinators: Emanuela del Gado, Jeff Morris, Peter Olmsted and Wilson Poon

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Monday, Jan 22, 2018

Dense suspensions -- rheology and instabilities, Chair: Jeff Morris (City College New York)

8:50am Lars Bildsten (KITP) Welcome[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9:00am Elisabeth Guazzelli (U Aix-Marseille) Rheology of Dense Granular Suspensions: from Spheres to Fibers[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9:45am Matthieu Wyart (EPFL) Hysteresis in Granular Materials[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10:30am

Morning Break

Dense Suspensions -- Rheology and Instabilities Cont

11:00am Ajay Sood (IIS) Shear Thickening in Dense Anisotropic Colloids by Tunable Frictional Contacts[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11:45am Pascal Hebraud (U de Strasbourg) Jet instability of a Concentrated Particles Suspension[Slides][Podcast][Vid][Aud][Cam]
12:15pm

Lunch Break

Thickening and Jamming, Chair: Eric Clement (ESPCI)

2:00pm Heinrich Jaeger (U. Chicago) The Plot Thickens: From Discontinuous Shear Thickening to Shear Jamming[Slides][Podcast][Vid][Aud][Cam]
2:45pm Bulbul Chakraborty
Kabir Ramola (Brandeis U)
Landau theory for stresses in dense frictional suspensions[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3:30pm

Afternoon Break

4:00pm Guillaume Ovarlez (U de Bordeaux) Discontinuous Shear Thickening of Cornstarch Suspension: Macroscopic, Local, and Microscopic Analysis[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
4:45pm John Royer (U of Edinburgh) Contact Forces and Particle Interactions in Shear Thickening Suspensions[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
5:15pm Ben Guy (U of Edinburgh) Granular Dispersion Rheology as Constraint Counting[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
5:45pm

SHUTTLE TO BWSCI

Tuesday, Jan 23, 2018

Dynamics in Shear Thickening Suspensions, Chair: Peter Olmsted (Georgetown U)

9:00am Annie Colin (ESPCI) Shear Thinning and Shear Thickening in Non-Brownian Suspensions[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9:45am Romain Mari (U Grenoble Alpes) Vorticity Banding in Shear-thickening Suspensions[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10:30am

Morning Break

11:00am John Brady (Caltech) A Hydrodynamic Mechanism For Discontinuous Shear Thickening[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
12:00pm Jeff Morris (City College New York) Strong Shear Thickening: Lubrication and its Breakdown[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
12:15pm

Lunch Break

Friction and Nanotribology, Chair: Emanuela Del Gado (Georgetown U)

2:00pm Mark Robbins (Johns Hopkins U) Bridging from Atomic Forces to Macroscopic Friction[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2:45pm Nic Spencer (ETH Zürich) When Tribology Meets Rheology--Friction, Lubrication, Polymer Brushes and the Burj Khalifa[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3:15pm Lucio Isa (ETH Zürich) When Rheology Meets Tribology--Impact of Contact Friction and Surface Roughness on the Discontinuous Shear Thickening of Dense Suspensions[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3:45pm

Afternoon Break

4:15pm Jay Fineberg (Weizmann Inst.) Friction is Fracture: A New Paradigm for the Onset of Frictional Motion[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
5:00pm Tonya Kuhl (UC Davis) Confined Complex Fluids[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
5:30pm

RECEPTION

6:00pm

SPECIAL EVENTS DINNER

8:00pm

SHUTTLE TO BWSCI

Wednesday, Jan 24, 2018

Microscopic Dynamics and Non-linear Response, Chair: Annette Zippelius (U Goettingen)

9:00am Sri Sastry (JNCASR) Yielding and Shear Banding in Amorphous Solids Under Oscillatory Shear Deformation[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9:45am Sebastien Manneville (ENS Lyon) Complex Spatio-temporal Dynamics in a Shear-thickening Cornstarch Suspension[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10:30am

Morning Break

11:00am Luca Cipelletti (U de Montpellier) Microscopic Dynamics and Failure Precursors of a Gel Under Mechanical Load[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11:30am Thibaut Divoux (MIT) Avalanche-like Fluidization of a Colloidal Gel[Slides][Podcast][Vid][Aud][Cam]
12:00pm Jim Swan (MIT) Linear and Non-linear Viscoelasticity in Suspensions of Attractive Colloids[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
12:30pm

Lunch Break

2:00pm

FREE AFTERNOON--SHUTTLE AVAILABLE TO BWSCI

Thursday, Jan 25, 2018

Frontiers of Metrology, Chair: Wilson Poon (Edinburgh U)

9:00am Gareth McKinley (MIT) Optimal Fourier Transform Rheometry for Probing the Rheology of Gels, Suspensions and Time-Evolving Soft Matter Systems[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9:45am Itai Cohen (Cornell U) Quantitative Light Microscopy of Dense Suspensions: Colloid Science at the Next Decimal Place[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10:30am

Morning Break

11:00am Dan Blair (Georgetown U) Oobleck Exposed! Microscopic Measurements of Shear Thickening Fluids[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11:45am Steve Hudson (NIST) Suspension rheoSANS[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
12:15pm

Lunch Break

Mechanical Heterogeneities and Constitutive Relations, Chair: Lucio Isa (ETHZ)

2:00pm Eric Brown (Yale U) Friction, Dilation, Boundary Conditions and Constitutive Relations[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2:45pm Kirsten Martens (U Grenoble-Alpes) Permanent Shear-band Instability and the Emergence of a Finite Shear-rate Critical Point in Dense Complex Fluids[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
3:30pm

Afternoon Break

Mechanical Heterogeneities

4:00pm Daniel Bonn (U of Amsterdam) S-shaped Flow Curves in Non-Brownian Suspensions[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
4:45pm Sarah Hormozi (Ohio U) Suspensions of Non-Brownian Particles in a Shear Thickening Matrix[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
5:30pm

RECEPTION

6:00pm

SPECIAL EVENTS DINNER

8:00pm

SHUTTLE TO BWSCI

Friday, Jan 26, 2018

Jamming and Glassy Behavior, Chair: Elisabeth Guazzelli (CNRS)

9:00am Doug Durian (UPENN) Nonlocal Lubrication Forces and the Sedimentary Jamming Front[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
9:45am Alban Sauret (Saint-Gobain) Blending of Liquid and Grains: Accretion Dynamics on Wet Granular Materials[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
10:30am

Morning Break

Jamming and Glassy Behavior Cont,

11:00am Michel Cloitre (ESPCI) Microscopic Design of Glassy Suspensions Using Soft Colloids[Podcast][Aud][Cam]
11:45am George Petekidis (FORTH) Non-linear Mechanics of Colloidal Gels and Attractive Glasses[Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
12:15pm Lilian Hsiao (NC State) Colloid Surface Roughness and the Glass Transition[Slides][Podcast][Vid][Aud][Cam]
12:45pm

Lunch Break

1:30pm Emanuela Del Gado
(Georgetown U), Leader
Closing Discussion with All Participants[Blackboard][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
2:00pm

CONFERENCE END- SHUTTLE TO BWSCI *Also available to SB Airport and SB Airbus, Goleta location (See Registration Desk BEFORE FRIDAY to sign up.)

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