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Schedule for 15th Northeast Granular Workshop

8:30 Breakfast

Invited talks 35 mins talk + 10 mins questions; Contributed talks 10+5 mins

Session 1 Chair: Craig Maloney

9:30 Alfredo Alexander-Katz Plastic Attraction and Other Strange Phenomena in Active Matter

10:15 Jesse Silverberg Extreme Human Collective Motion: A Granular Approach

10:30 Kyle VanderWerf Why do certain jammed packings of hard particles disobey Maxwell’s rigidity criterion?

10:45 Coffee/Posters

Session 2 Chair: Corey O'Hern

11:15 Abe Clark Critical scaling of the granular yielding transition

12:00 Christian Hubicki Optimizing robotic jumping on granular media

12:15 Benjamin Allen Armoring and morphology of a granular bed below the critical Shield's number in shear flow

12:30 Lunch

Session 3 Chair: N. Menon

1:30 Tony Dinsmore Measuring the yield stress of charged granular media

2:15 Coffee/Snack/Posters

Session 4 Chair: Mark Shattuck

2:45 Alex Solon Transient Casimir Forces from Quenches in Thermal and Active Matter

3:00 Qiong Zhang Microscopic Description of the Granular Fluidity Field in Nonlocal Flow Modeling

3:15 Bodhi Chauduri Experimentally validated numerical modeling of tribocharging in pharmaceutical powders

4:00 Adjourn






Poster presentations

Hamed Abdi


Paramagnetic Colloids: Chaotic Routes to Clusters and Molecules

David Henann

Brown University

Size Dependence of the Yield Threshold in Dense Granular Materials

Shihong Li Li

Brown University

Stability of the nonlocal granular fluidity model for steady, dense granular flow

Prithviraj Nandigrami

Kent State University

Thermodynamic and Kinetic Representations of Cooperative Allosteric Binding in Calmodulin

Andreea Panaitescu

Clark University

Collective deformation of multi-filament packings under twist

David Schunter Jr.

Boston University

Elastogranular Mechanics

Lee Walsh

University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Noise and diffusion in vibrated self-propelled granular particles


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