The 1st Annual New England - New York Area
Granular Materials Workshop

Date: July 18th, 2003
Venue: Sackler Science Center, Clark University, Worcester, MA

Over 50 people participated in the first annual Granular Materials Workshop. The workshop is designed to bring together researchers in the New England/New York area to discuss their work on granular materials and explore collaborations.

The 2nd meeting will be held at Yale University on June 3, 2004.

The workshop featured four pedagogical talks, 15 minute contributed talks, and a poster session. The schedule and abstracts of the talks and posters can be found by following this link.

Invited Speakers

  1. Don Candela, University of Massachusetts
  2. Dave Johnson, Schlumberger-Doll Research
  3. Mark Shattuck, City University New York
  4. Greg Voth, Wesleyan University


  • Arshad Kudrolli, Clark University
  • Narayanan Menon, U. Mass, Amherst
  • Mark Shattuck, CUNY


    The registration fee ($15 cash/check) to cover coffee and lunch is due during morning registration.

    Participant List can be viewed by clicking the button below.


  • Schedule and Abstracts
  • Campus Map and Parking
  • Directions: Driving to Clark, By Bus, Train Schedules.
  • Groups in the Northeast working on granular materials
  • Workshops in related areas: Complex Fluids, Statistical Mechanics

  • Photo credit: M. Shattuck

    Photo credit: A. Samadani

    Photo credit: H. Makse


    Local Contact:
    Arshad Kudrolli
    Department of Physics
    950 Main St.
    Clark University
    Worcester, MA 01610

    Last updated July 11, 2003