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NYU Campus.

Center for Soft Matter Research, New York University.

The Northeastern Granular Materials Workshop (NEGW) is designed to bring researchers and students in the North East (New England, New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania) together to discuss their work on granular materials, active and soft matter and explore collaborations. The workshop features pedagogical talks, short contributed talks, and 2 minute snapshot presentations. Please consider sharing the conference poster with your colleagues.

17th Northeastern Granular Materials Workshop at New York University, New York, NY:

The 17th Northeastern Granular Materials Workshop (NEGW) will be held at Brujic Lab, New York University on June 14th, 2019. The talks will take place in Center for Soft Matter Research Conference Room, 871 of the New York University Physics building, 726 Broadway, New York, NY. Breakfast, lunch, and refreshments will be served. The workshop will include four longer pedagogical talks, approximately 5 10-minute contributed talks, and a session for 2-minute snapshots. The workshop will begin with breakfast and registration from 8:30 - 9:30 AM (with the first talk starting at 9:30 AM) and end around 4:00 PM. This year's Workshop follows the successful traditions of the first sixteen workshops held at Clark University (2003), Yale University (2004), Wesleyan University (2005), City College of New York (2006), University of Massachusetts, Amherst (2007), Brandeis University (2008), Yale University (2009), Schlumberger-Doll (2010), MIT (2011), Clark University (2012), Yale University (2013), Brown University (2014), Clark University (2015), University of Massachusetts, Amherst (2016), Northeastern University (2017), Yale University (2018), New York University (2018).

Thanks to our sponsors: NYU CSMR and NYU MRSEC.

Invited speakers

Contributed Talks:

We invite you to submit titles and abstracts for the 15-minute contributed talks and snapshot sessions. Contributed talks that complement the invited talks will receive first priority with a maximum of one talk per group. The remaining submissions will be presented during the snapshot session. Titles and abstracts can be submitted online. Decisions concerning contributed talks will be made approximately one week before the Workshop. A list of participants and titles and abstracts of invited talks and contributed talks and snapshots can be viewed online.


All participants must register before June 7, 2019 so that we can accurately estimate food orders. To register, click here and fill out the registration form. The registration fee for the Workshop is $30, which covers breakfast, refreshment breaks, and lunch.

Directions and Parking:

Driving directions to NYU, nearby train stop, and a map of the area are available.

Brief Directions: From the Washington Square Arch:
Head northeast toward Washington Square N (59 ft)
Turn right onto Washington Square N (463 ft)
Continue onto Waverly Pl (0.1 mi)
Turn right onto Broadway (75 ft)

Parking Information: Parking in New York City can be a challenge. Most of the prime spots on the street get filled-up pretty quickly, but here is a list of nearby parking garages.

Additional Information:

Please contact us [email] if you have any more questions about the Workshop. See you on June 14th.

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