3rd Annual New York/New England
Granular Materials Workshop
Thursday, June 9, 2005
Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT
9:15-10:00 Registration and Refreshments
10:00-10:40 Douglas Durian, "Impact cratering in loose granular media"
10:40-10:55 Ken Kamrin, "Evaluation and Comparison of Continuum Models for Dense Granular Flow"
11:15-11:55 Alexander Lobkovsky, "Wet granular flow in a channel"
11:55-12:10 Francis Starr, "What can the physics of the glass transition contribute to the understanding of granular materials?"
12:10-12:30 Two minute poster summaries
Lunch in Woodhead Lounge and Posters
2:00-2:40 Corey O'Hern, "Velocity Profiles in Sheared Athermal Systems"
2:40-2:55 Chaoming Song, "Experimental measurement of an effective temperature for jammed granular materials"
2:55-3:10 Ashish Orpe, "Experiments on shear of thin granular layers"
Coffee Break and Posters
3:30-3:45 Silke Henkes, "Jamming as a critical phenomenon: a field theory of zero-temperature grain packings"
3:45-4:20 Seth Fraden, "From Viruses to Vertically Vibrated Rods: The Effect of Shape on Order"
Discussion and Lab Tour
gvoth at wesleyan.edu
Dept. of Physics
265 Church St.
Middletown, CT 06459