KITP Program: Granular Physics (Mar 28 - Jun 24, 2005)
Coordinators: R. Ball, T. Halsey, V. Kumaran

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Time Speaker Title
3/30, 1:00 p.m. Thomas Halsey
ExxonMobil Research & Engineering
Discussion Leader
Unsolved Problems in Granular Mechanics[Aud]
3/31, 10:00 a.m. Dr. David Pine
Jamming in Dense Colloidal Suspensions[Slides][Aud][Cam]
4/04, 12:15 p.m. Dr. Thomas Halsey
ExxonMobil Research & Engineering
The World in a Grain of Sand: A Perspective on Granular Physics [Aud][Cam]
KITP Blackboard Lunch
4/05, 10:00 a.m. V. Kumaran, J. Rudnicki, J. Carlson Open Discussion[Aud][Cam]
4/07, 10:00 a.m. Dr. Robin Ball
University of Warwich
From Granular Statistics Towards Plasticity and Yield[Slides][Aud][Cam]
4/08, 10:00 a.m. Dr. Thomas Halsey
ExxonMobil Research & Engineering
Discussion: Constitutive Relations in Granular Shear and Flow[Aud][Cam]
4/11, 10:00 a.m. Dr. V. Kumaran
Indian Institute of Science
Entropy, free volume distributions and the disorder parameter in hard particle fluids[Slides]
4/12, 10:00 a.m. Dr. Eli Ben-Naim
Dr. Annette Zippelius
(Universitat Gottingen, Germany)
Kinetic Theory of Granular Gases[Slides][Aud][Cam]
4/13, 10:00 a.m. Dr. David Head
University of Tokyo
The Onset of Rigidity in Simple Particulate Systems[Slides][Aud][Cam]
4/14, 10:00 a.m. Dr. J.F. Brady
From Proteins to Peas: Diffusion Across Scales[Slides][Aud][Cam]
4/15, 10:00 a.m. Dr. Daniel Lhuillier
University P. et M. Curie
Free Surface and Confined Shear Flows: Continuum Modeling[Aud][Cam]
4/15, 11:00 a.m. Dr. V. Kumaran
Indian Institute of Science
Constitutive relations for the flow down an inclined plane[Slides]
4/19, 10:00 a.m. Dr. Joachim Krug
Universität zu Köln
Mass Transfer Models for Sand Ripples[Slides][Aud][Cam]
4/21, 10:00 a.m. Dr. James Langer
Plastic Deformation in Amorphous Solids: Effective Temperature and Shear Localization[Slides][Aud][Cam]
4/22, 10:00 a.m. Dr. Jerry Gollub
Haverford College & Penn
Experiments on Granular Flows[Slides][Aud][Cam]
4/26, 10:00 a.m. Dr. M. Nicodemi (Napoli) and others Granular Statistics[Aud][Cam]
4/28, 10:00 a.m. Dr. Jim McElwaine
DAMTP, Cambridge
The Dynamics of Avalanches and Gravity Currents[Slides][Aud][Cam]
4/29, 10:00 a.m. Dr. Arshad Kudrolli
Clark University
Self-Assembly in Granular Matter and Noise Driven Motors[Slides][Aud][Cam]
5/02, 10:00 a.m. Dr. Hiizu Nakanishi
Kyushu University
Sweeping Pattern by Drying Process of Water-Powder Mixture[Slides][Aud][Cam]
5/02, 10:00 a.m. Dr. Thorsten Pöschel
Humboldt University, Berlin
Onset of Vibro-Fluidisation[Slides][Vid][Aud][Cam]
5/03, 10:00 a.m. Dr. Jean-Noël Roux
Granular Physics at IHP 2005[Slides][Aud][Cam]
5/04, 3:30 p.m. Discussion Granular Statics
5/05, 10:00 a.m. Dr. C.S. Campbell Elastic Granular Flows[Slides][Aud][Cam]
5/10, 10:00 a.m. Dr. Alexei Tkachenko
University of Michigan
Story of Isostatic Packings (followed by discussion on granular statics)[Aud][Cam]
5/12, 10:00 a.m. Dr. V. Kumaran
(Indian Institute of Science)
Dr. J. Huntley
(Loughborough Univ)
Kinetic Theory for High Knudsen Number Granular Flows (Discussion session to follow on High Knudsen Number Granular Flows)[Slides][Vid][Aud][Cam]
5/13, 10:00 a.m. Dr. Meenakshi Dutt
University of Cambridge
Microscopic Modeling of Powder Compaction[Aud][Cam]
5/13, 10:00 a.m. Dr. Anita Mehta
S N Bose National Centre for Basic Sciences
Probing Sand in the Jamming Limit[Slides][Aud][Cam]
5/17, 10:00 a.m. Dr. M. van Hecke
Kamerlingh Onnes Lab
Wide Shear Zones in Granular Bulk Flow: Old and New Results[Slides][Aud][Cam]
5/18, 10:00 a.m. Dr. James Dufty
University of Florida
From Kinetic Theory to Hydrodynamics in Rapid Granular Flows[Slides][Aud][Cam]
5/18, 10:00 a.m. Dr. V. Kumaran
Indian Institute of Science
Hydrodynamic Modes and Time Correlations in Sheared Granular Flows[Slides][Aud][Cam]
5/18, 1:30 a.m. Dr. James Dufty
University of Florida
Discussion on Kinetic Theory
5/19, 10:00 a.m. Dr. Igor Aronson
Self-Assembly of Microtubules with Molecular Motors[Slides][Aud][Cam]
5/20, 10:00 a.m. Dr. J. Brey
University Sevilla
Energy Partition and Segregation for an Intruder in a Vibrated Granular System Under Gravity[Slides][Aud][Cam]
5/20, 10:00 a.m. Dr. J. Huntley
Loughborough University
Experimental Studies and Continuum Modelling of Vibro-Fluidized Granular Beds[Slides][Aud][Cam]
5/24, 10:00 a.m. Dr. J. McElwaine Discussion Session: Experimental Techniques - Issues and Ideas
5/25, 10:00 a.m. Dr. Julian Talbot
Duquesne University
Kinetic Theory of a Non-Spherical Intruder Particle[Slides][Aud][Cam]
5/25, 10:00 a.m. Dr. Christine Hrenya
University of Colorado
Polydispersity on Rapid Granular Flow[Slides][Aud][Cam]
5/26, 10:00 a.m. Dr. Dick Iverson
Dynamics of the Ongoing Eruption of Mount St. Helens: Volcanic Extrusion Regulated by Granular Friction[Slides][Aud][Cam]
5/26, 1:30 p.m. Informal Discussion Granular Geophysics
5/27, 10:00 a.m. Dr. Jerry Gollub
(Haverford College)
Dr. D Pine
Experimental Study of Irreversibilityin Fluid Flows Containing Particles, at low Reynolds Number:Preliminary Results
5/27, 10:00 a.m. Dr. Devaraj van der Meer
University Twente
Impact Dynamics: Void Collapse and Jet Formation[Slides][Vid][Aud][Cam]
5/31, 10:00 a.m. Dr. Joshua Socolar
Properties of Force Chain Networks[Slides][Vid][Aud][Cam]
6/01, 10:00 a.m. Dr. Corey O'Hern
Random Close Packing Revisited: Counting the Ways to Pack Frictionless Disks[Slides][Vid][Aud][Cam]
6/01, 10:00 a.m. Dr. David Wu
Topology of Stress Transmission in Isostatic Assemblies[Slides][Aud][Cam]
6/02, 10:00 a.m. Dr. Robert Behringer
Forces in Granular Materials (followed by discussion)[Slides][Aud][Cam]
6/02, 4:00 p.m. Dr. David Wu
Ensembles for Stress Transmission in Isostatic Assemblies[Slides][Aud][Cam]
6/03, 10:00 a.m. Dr. James Jenkins
Kinetic Theory for Dense Bounded Shear Flows[Slides][Aud][Cam]
6/03, 10:00 a.m. Dr. Ricky Wildman
Loughborough University
Bounded Shear Flows: Comparison of Theory and Experiment[Aud][Cam]
6/08, 10:00 a.m. Dr. Lou Kondic
NJ Institute of Technology
Temperature of Dense Granular Systems[Slides][Aud][Cam]
6/08, 10:00 a.m. Dr. Pierre Evesque
Experiments on Granular Gases in Zero Gravity[Slides][Aud][Cam]
6/09, 10:00 a.m. Dr. Mark Shattuck
Benjamin Levich Institute
Granular Fluid Dynamics[Aud][Cam]
6/10, 10:00 a.m. Dr. Leticia Cugliandolo
(Ecole Normale Supérieure)
Dr. Jorge Kurchan
Glassy Dynamics in Granular Matter[Aud][Cam]
6/14, 10:00 a.m. Dr. Matthias Schröter
University of Texas
Measuring the Configurational Temperature of Granular Media[Slides][Aud][Cam]
6/16, 10:00 a.m. Brad Werner
Dynamics of Sorted Patterned Ground: Model and Interpretation[Aud]
6/17, 10:00 a.m. Discussion Correlations in Flowing Granular Materials
06/20-23 Conference: Granular Physics[Slides][Aud][Cam]
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