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Timetable (DCFW10)

Dynamics of Complex Fluids; 10 Years On

Monday 2nd October 2006 to Thursday 5th October 2006

Monday 2nd October 2006
09:00 to 12:00 Registration INI 1
12:30 to 13:30 Lunch at the Newton Institute
14:00 to 14:40 Filament stretching rheometry ten years on INI 1
14:40 to 15:20 Reflections and recollections INI 1
15:20 to 15:40 Tea
15:40 to 16:20 Pom-poms and beyond.. 10 more years of the branched polymer challenge INI 1
16:20 to 17:00 Rheology you can see: recent advances in the flow of concentrated suspensions INI 1
17:00 to 18:00 Mesoscopic simulations of entangled polymers, blends, copolymers, and branched structures INI 1
18:00 to 19:00 Wine and Beer Reception
Tuesday 3rd October 2006
09:00 to 09:10 Experimentally precise polymer processing; predictions and surprises INI 1
09:00 to 10:30 Short talks from participants: Complex flows; simulation and observation
09:10 to 09:20 O Harlen ([Leeds])
Visoelastic particulate flows
INI 1
09:20 to 09:30 Y Renardy ([V Tech])
Drop deformation for visoelastic liquid-liquid systems
INI 1
09:30 to 09:40 Computational rheology - some challenges INI 1
09:50 to 10:00 Statistical mechanics of driven steady states INI 1
10:00 to 10:10 Towards a constitutive equation for colloidal glasses INI 1
10:10 to 10:20 Effect of shear flow on polymer-polymer miscibility: theoretical advance and challenges INI 1
10:30 to 11:00 Coffee
11:00 to 12:30 Discussion INI 1
12:30 to 13:30 Lunch at the Newton Institute
14:00 to 14:10 D Vlassopoulos ([FORTH])
Vitrification and melting in soft colloids
INI 1
14:00 to 15:30 Short talks from participants: Structured fluids and transitions
14:30 to 14:40 Effect of shear flow on polymer-polymer miscibility limits - the unanswered question INI 1
14:50 to 15:00 M Warner ([Cambridge])
Challenges in nematic elastomers
INI 1
15:00 to 15:10 W Briels ([Twente])
Coarse graining of slow variables: highly viscous 'ideal gases' showing strong shear thinning
INI 1
15:10 to 15:20 Modelling the response of aqueous foams (and emulsions?) INI 1
15:20 to 15:30 T Phillips ([Cardiff])
Grid and particle based methods for complex flows - the way forward
INI 1
15:30 to 16:00 Tea
16:00 to 17:00 Discussion INI 1
Wednesday 4th October 2006
09:00 to 09:10 M Wagner ([Berlin])
Nonlinear rheology of polymer melts - implications of the interchain pressure term in tube models with strain dependent tube diameter
INI 1
09:00 to 10:30 Short talks from participants: Polymeric systems
09:10 to 09:20 Startup shear of stars INI 1
09:20 to 09:30 M Doi ([Tokyo])
Drying of a droplet of polymer solution on a substrate
INI 1
09:30 to 09:40 Viscoelasticity of entangled rings INI 1
09:40 to 09:50 C Bailly ([Louvain])
Plateau modulus and terminal relaxation time: old ideas and new questions
INI 1
09:50 to 10:00 Mesoscopic simulations of the rheology of entangled wormlike micelles INI 1
10:00 to 10:10 D Read ([Leeds])
Tubes: means paths, constraint release and bimodal blends
INI 1
10:10 to 10:20 Dynamics of associating polymers with random structure INI 1
10:20 to 10:30 Open questions in the slip-link models of entanglements INI 1
10:30 to 11:00 Coffee
11:00 to 12:30 Discussion INI 1
12:30 to 13:30 Lunch at the Newton Institute
14:00 to 14:10 Are viscoelastic flows under control or out of control? INI 1
14:00 to 15:30 Short talks from participants: Instabilities and rheochaos
14:10 to 14:20 Modelling complex dynamics in shear banding systems INI 1
14:20 to 14:30 Rheochaos in simple shear-thickening models INI 1
14:30 to 14:40 A decade of elastic instability INI 1
14:40 to 14:50 J Goddard ([UCSD])
Material instability in complex fluids - from conjecture to reality
INI 1
14:50 to 15:00 Fluids breakup dynamics INI 1
15:00 to 15:10 S Ramaswamy ([Bangalore])
Spatio-temporal rheochaos: recent experimental results
INI 1
15:30 to 16:00 Tea INI 1
16:00 to 17:00 Discussion INI 1
19:00 to 18:00 Conference Dinner at St Catharine's College Pre-dinner drinks @ 19:00, Dinner served @ 19:30
Thursday 5th October 2006
09:00 to 09:30 Self-organisation and mechanics of active polymer solutions INI 1
09:00 to 10:30 Short talks from participants: Biological systems and discussion
09:30 to 10:00 F Mackintosh ([Amsterdam])
Active gels: cytoskeletal networks with contractile forces
INI 1
10:00 to 10:30 S Ramaswamy ([Bangalore])
From cell extracts to granular layers: the universal hydrodynamics of self-propelled systems
INI 1
10:30 to 11:00 Coffee
11:00 to 12:30 Short talks from participants: Emerging themes INI 1
12:30 to 13:30 Lunch at the Newton Institute
14:00 to 14:10 F Chinesta ([Paris])
On the efficient numerical simulation of kinetic theory models of complex fluids and flows
INI 1
14:10 to 14:20 B Khatri ([Leeds])
Come on - feel the noise!
INI 1
14:20 to 14:30 Tube-deformation and PS in extension INI 1
14:30 to 14:40 Request for DCF material INI 1
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