15th Annual Northeastern Granular Materials Workshop

15th Annual Northeastern Granular Materials Workshop

The Northeastern Granular Materials Workshop (NEGW)

The NEGW will be held at Nanoscale Mechanics Laboratory, Northeastern University on June 2nd, 2017.

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 and explore collaborations. The workshop features pedagogical talks, short contributed talks, and poster sessions.

The workshop website is here.

The talks and poster sessions will take place in McCleod suites, rooms 318, 320, and 322, Curry Student Center. Breakfast, lunch, and refreshments will be served.

The workshop will include four longer pedagogical talks, approximately 5 10-minute contributed talks, and a poster session. 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 fourteen 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 (2007).

Invited speakers:

  • Alfredo Alexander-Katz, Materials Science and Engineering, MIT
  • Bodhi Chaudhur, Pharmaceutics, UCONN
  • Abe Clark, SEAS, Yale University
  • Tony Dinsmore, Physics, UMass, Amherst
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