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KITP Weekly Program of Scientific Activities

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Tuesday, Jan 16

11:00am Physics of Dense Suspensions Small Seminar Room
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All Participants-Introductions
1:30pm Memory Formation in Matter Small Seminar Room
Mogens Jensen (N. Bohr Inst.)
"Time correlations in cell dynamics".
4:00pm Physics Department Colloquium Webb 1100
Samantha Stevenson (UCSB)
The Physics of the El Nino Response to Climate Change: What Can We Learn from Climate Model Simulations?

Wednesday, Jan 17

10:30am Memory Formation in Matter Small Seminar Room
Marjolein Dijkstra (Utrecht Univ.)
Rational Design of Colloidal Building Blocks by Tailoring their Kinetic Self-Assembly Pathways
12:00pm Physics of Dense Suspensions Small Seminar Room
Morton Denn (CCNY)
Some thoughts on heterogeneous flowable systems
1:30pm Memory Formation in Matter Small Seminar Room
Enzo Marinari (Univ. of Rome)
Discussion-Metastates

Thursday, Jan 18

10:30am Memory Formation in Matter Small Seminar Room
Marija Vucelja (Virginia)
The Mpemba Index and Anomalous Relaxation
1:30pm Physics of Dense Suspensions Small Seminar Room
Sebastien Manneville (ENS Lyon)
Instabilities at zero Reynold number: experiments from shear-thinning in surfactant solutions to shear-thickening in dense suspensions
Peter Olmsted (Georgetown)
Constitutive equations, heterogeneous flows, and instabilities in complex fluids and soft solids

Friday, Jan 19

10:00am Physics of Dense Suspensions Small Seminar Room
Heinrich Jaeger (U. Chicago)
How hydrogen bonding can enhance friction to elicit shear jamming in dense suspensions
Mark Robbins (Johns Hopkins)
Contact of rough solids
1:30pm Memory Formation in Matter Small Seminar Room
Susan Coppersmith (Wisconsin)
Discussion

Seminar Rooms, Auditorium, Commons Room, and Founders' Room are located on the 1st floor of Kohn Hall. Coffee and cookies are served daily in Kohn Hall Commons Room at 3:15 p.m. except on those Tuesdays when there is a Physics Department Colloquium.
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