3rd Annual New York/New England

Granular Materials Workshop

Thursday, June 9, 2005

Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT


The workshop is designed to bring researchers in the New  England - New York area together to discuss their work on granular materials and explore collaborations. The workshop will feature pedagogical talks, short contributed talks and poster sessions.

Pedagogical Talks (confirmed)

Seth Fraden, Brandeis University, "From viruses to vertically vibrated rods: the effect of shape on order"

Doug Durian, University of Pennsylvania, "Impact cratering in loose granular media"

Alexander Lobkovsky, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, "Wet granular flow in a channel"

Corey O'Hern, Yale University, "Velocity profiles in sheared athermal systems"

Contributed Talks and Posters

You are invited to submit titles and abstracts for the 12-minute contributed talks and poster sessions.  Abstracts should be submitted by May 27 to be considered for contributed talks.  Titles and abstracts can be submitted  using the online registration form.  Posterboards are 100cm by 75 cm, but larger ones may be available upon request.   A list of participants with the titles and abstracts of invited talks and contributed talks and posters can be viewed by following this link.


The workshop will be held in the lower level of the Exley Science Center (Room 58) at Wesleyan University.  The registration fee for the workshop is $15 which covers refreshments and lunch and can be paid by cash or check upon arrival.   Participants should complete the online registration form by June 3.

Schedule and Transportation:

Workshop Schedule

Campus Map


Local Contact:

Greg Voth

gvoth at wesleyan.edu

(860) 685-2035

Dept. of Physics

Wesleyan University

265 Church St.

Middletown, CT  06459