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Chemical Engineering, Caltech 

Mathematical Sciences, University of Delaware 

Chemical and Biological Engineering, University of Wisconsin, Madison 

Sandia National Laboratories 

Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology 
Fluids with nontrivial smallscale inhomogeneities (microstructure) include suspensions, emulsions, foams, polymer melts and solutions, surfactant solutions and liquid crystals. Flows of these complex fluids display features that are not found in simple fluids, including interfacial and bulk instabilities, texture formation and evolution and other novel flow phenomena that all can be traced back to the influence the fluid microstructure has on the stresses that develop within the flow. This workshop focuses on these fluid mechanical phenomena and their origins in the complex nature of the fluid. Topics include free surface flows and extensional rheometry, instabilities and flow induced phase transitions, turbulence and drag reduction in polymer and surfactant solutions, coating and extrusion, some microfluidic flows of complex fluids, and multiscale computational methods.
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Monday October 12, 2009  
Complex flows of complex fluids I Chair: Michael D. Graham (University of Wisconsin, Madison)  
8:15am8:45am  Registration and coffee  EE/CS 3176  
8:45am9:00am  Welcome to the IMA  Fadil Santosa (University of Minnesota, Twin Cities)  EE/CS 3180 
9:00am9:40am  Effects of elasticity on high Reynolds number instabilities in TaylorCouette flow  Susan Muller (University of California, Berkeley)  EE/CS 3180 
9:40am9:45am  Discussion  EE/CS 3180  
9:45am10:25am  Nonlinear pattern formation and coherent structure dynamics in viscoelastic Flows  Radhakrishna Sureshkumar (Washington University)  EE/CS 3180 
10:25am10:30am  Discussion  EE/CS 3180  
10:30am11:00am  Coffee break  EE/CS 3180  
11:00am11:40am  Data reduction in viscoelastic turbulent channel flows  Antony Beris (University of Delaware)  EE/CS 3180 
11:40am11:45am  Discussion  EE/CS 3180  
11:45am2:00pm  Lunch  
2:00pm2:40pm  Nonmodal amplification of disturbances in channel flows of viscoelastic fluids: A possible route to elastic turbulence?  Satish Kumar (University of Minnesota, Twin Cities)  EE/CS 3180 
2:40pm2:45pm  Discussion  EE/CS 3180  
2:45pm3:25pm  Computing complex flows of complex fluids  Matteo Pasquali (Rice University)  EE/CS 3180 
3:25pm3:30pm  Discussion  EE/CS 3180  
3:30pm3:40pm  Group Photo  
3:40pm4:00pm  Coffee break  EE/CS 3176  
4:00pm4:30pm  Second chances  EE/CS 3180  
4:30pm6:30pm  Reception and Poster Session Poster submissions welcome from all participants Instructions Lind Hall 400  
Tuesday October 13, 2009  
Complex flows of complex fluids II Chair: Gareth Huw Mckinley (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)  
8:30am9:00am  Coffee  EE/CS 3176  
9:00am9:40am  The effects of polymer molecular weight on filament thinning & drop breakup in microchannels  Paulo Arratia (University of Pennsylvania)  EE/CS 3180 
9:40am9:45am  Discussion  EE/CS 3180  
9:45am10:25am  Mixing and instability in two complex fluid flows  Michael Shelley (New York University)  EE/CS 3180 
10:25am10:30am  Discussion  EE/CS 3180  
10:30am11:00am  Coffee break  EE/CS 3180  
11:00am11:40am  The dynamics and stability of viscoelastic wormlike micelle solutions in strong extensional flows  Jonathan Rothstein (University of Massachusetts)  EE/CS 3180 
11:40am11:45am  Discussion  EE/CS 3180  
11:45am1:30pm  Lunch  
1:30pm2:10pm  Instabilities due to microstructure growth at fluid interfaces  Andrew Belmonte (The Pennsylvania State University)  EE/CS 3180 
2:10pm2:15pm  Discussion  EE/CS 3180  
2:15pm2:55pm  Modeling the inhomogeneous response in transient shearing and extensional flows of entangled/micellar solutions  L. Pamela Cook (University of Delaware)  EE/CS 3180 
2:55pm3:00pm  Discussion  EE/CS 3180  
3:00pm3:30pm  Coffee break  EE/CS 3176  
3:30pm4:10pm  Shear alignment and mechanical properties of nanostructured hydrogels  Lynn Walker (Carnegie Mellon University)  EE/CS 3180 
4:10pm4:15pm  Discussion  EE/CS 3180  
4:15pm4:45pm  Second chances  EE/CS 3180  
Wednesday October 14, 2009  
Mathematical analysis and numerical methods for flowing
complex fluids Chair: L. Pamela Cook (University of Delaware)  
8:30am9:00am  Coffee  EE/CS 3176  
9:00am9:40am  Mathematical issues in stability of viscoelastic flows  Michael Renardy (Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University)  EE/CS 3180 
9:40am9:45am  Discussion  EE/CS 3180  
9:45am10:25am  LatticeBoltzmann methods for polymer solutions  A comparison with Brownian dynamics  Tony Ladd (University of Florida)  EE/CS 3180 
10:25am10:30am  Discussion  EE/CS 3180  
10:30am11:00am  Coffee break  EE/CS 3180  
11:00am11:40am  Numerical investigation of drop deformation in shear  Yuriko Renardy (Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University)  EE/CS 3180 
11:40am11:45am  Discussion  EE/CS 3180  
11:45am1:30pm  Lunch  
1:30pm2:10pm  Complex Fluids: an abstract framework, some analysis, many open problems  Peter Constantin (University of Chicago)  EE/CS 3180 
2:10pm2:15pm  Discussion  EE/CS 3180  
2:15pm2:55pm  The role of free energy in the mathematical and numerical analysis of complex fluids models  Claude Le Bris (CERMICS)  EE/CS 3180 
2:55pm3:00pm  Discussion  EE/CS 3180  
3:00pm3:30pm  Coffee break  EE/CS 3176  
3:30pm4:10pm  Continuummicroscopic computational modeling of nonequilibrium viscoelastic flow  Sorin Mitran (University of North Carolina)  EE/CS 3180 
4:10pm4:15pm  Discussion  EE/CS 3180  
4:15pm4:45pm  Second chances  EE/CS 3180  
Thursday October 15, 2009  
Complex interfacial and multiphase flows Chair: Andrew M. Kraynik (Sandia National Laboratories)  
8:30am9:00am  Coffee  EE/CS 3176  
9:00am9:40am  Single particle motion in colloids: Microrheology and microdiffusivity  John Brady (California Institute of Technology)  EE/CS 3180 
9:40am9:45am  Discussion  EE/CS 3180  
9:45am10:25am  Foam structure and rheology: The shape and feel of random soap froth  Andrew Kraynik (Sandia National Laboratories)  EE/CS 3180 
10:25am10:30am  Discussion  EE/CS 3180  
10:30am11:00am  Coffee break  EE/CS 3180  
11:00am11:40am  Particle pressureinduced phenomena in suspensions: from osmosis to granular dilation  Jeffrey Morris (City College, CUNY)  EE/CS 3180 
11:40am11:45am  Discussion  EE/CS 3180  
11:45am1:30pm  Lunch  
1:30pm2:10pm  Jet breakup of polymer solutions in inkjet printing  Oliver Harlen (University of Leeds)  EE/CS 3180 
2:10pm2:15pm  Discussion  EE/CS 3180  
2:15pm2:55pm  Moving contact lines and enhanced slip on textured substrates  James Feng (University of British Columbia)  EE/CS 3180 
2:55pm3:00pm  Discussion  EE/CS 3180  
3:00pm3:30pm  Coffee break  EE/CS 3176  
3:30pm4:10pm  Polymeric threads: formation and instability  Jens Eggers (University of Bristol)  EE/CS 3180 
4:10pm4:15pm  Discussion  EE/CS 3180  
4:15pm4:45pm  Second chances  EE/CS 3180  
6:30pm8:30pm  Workshop Dinner at Pagoda  Pagoda Restaurant 1417 4th St. SE Minneapolis, MN 6123784710  
Friday October 16, 2009  
Mesoscale and multiscale computational simulations of
flowing complex fluids Chair: John F. Brady (Caltech)  
8:15am8:30am  Coffee  EE/CS 3176  
8:30am9:10am  Mesoscopic simulation of the dynamics of confined complex fluids  Michael Graham (University of Wisconsin, Madison)  EE/CS 3180 
9:10am9:15am  Discussion  EE/CS 3180  
9:15am9:55am  Modeling and simulation of complex fluids via field theory  Hector Ceniceros (University of California, Santa Barbara)  EE/CS 3180 
9:55am10:00am  Discussion  EE/CS 3180  
10:00am10:15am  Coffee break  EE/CS 3176  
10:15am10:55am  Stochastic EulerianLagrangian methods for fluidstructure interactions with thermal fluctuations  Paul Atzberger (University of California, Santa Barbara)  EE/CS 3180 
10:55am11:00am  Discussion  EE/CS 3180  
11:00am11:40am  Dissipative particle dynamics: Algorithms and recent applications  Bruce Caswell (Brown University)  EE/CS 3180 
11:40am11:45am  Discussion  EE/CS 3180  
11:45am1:30pm  Lunch  
1:30pm2:10pm  Kinetic theories for complex fluids  Qi Wang (University of South Carolina)  EE/CS 3180 
2:10pm2:15pm  Discussion  EE/CS 3180  
2:15pm2:55pm  A seamless algorithm for multiscale simulations   EE/CS 3180 
2:55pm3:00pm  Discussion  EE/CS 3180  
3:00pm3:30pm  Second chances and closing remarks  EE/CS 3180 
NAME  DEPARTMENT  AFFILIATION 

Patrick Anderson  Department of Mechanical Engineering  Technische Universiteit Eindhoven 
Shelley Anna  Department of Mechanical Engineering  Carnegie Mellon University 
Arezoo Ardekani  Department of Mathematics  Massachusetts Institute of Technology 
Paulo Arratia  Department of Mechanical Engineering & Applied Mechanics  University of Pennsylvania 
Paul Atzberger  Department of Mathematics and Department of Mechanical Engineering  University of California, Santa Barbara 
Nusret Balci  Institute for Mathematics and its Applications  University of Minnesota, Twin Cities 
Jennifer Beichman  Department of Mathematics  University of Michigan 
Andrew Belmonte  Department of Mathematics  The Pennsylvania State University 
Antony Beris  Department of Chemicial Engineering  University of Delaware 
Leonid Berlyand  Department of Mathematics  The Pennsylvania State University 
Michael Booty  Department of Mathematical Sciences  New Jersey Institute of Technology 
Olus Boratav  Science and Technology Department  Corning Incorporated 
John Brady  Department of Chemicial Engineering  California Institute of Technology 
Richard Braun  Department of Mathematical Sciences  University of Delaware 
Carme Calderer  School of Mathematics  University of Minnesota, Twin Cities 
Christine Cardinal  University of Minnesota, Twin Cities  
Bruce Caswell  Division of Engineering  Brown University 
Hector Ceniceros  Department of Mathematics  University of California, Santa Barbara 
Chi Hin Chan  Institute for Mathematics and its Applications  University of Minnesota, Twin Cities 
Xianjin Chen  Institute for Mathematics and its Applications  University of Minnesota, Twin Cities 
Eric Choate  Department of Mathematics  University of North Carolina 
Peter Constantin  Department of Mathematics  University of Chicago 
L. Pamela Cook  Department of Mathematical Sciences  University of Delaware 
Michael Cromer  University of Delaware  
Morton Denn  Levich Institute  City College, CUNY 
Charles Doering  Department of Mathematics  University of Michigan 
Jens Eggers  School of Mathematics  University of Bristol 
Bjorn Engquist  Department of Mathematics  University of Texas, Austin 
Randy Ewoldt  Institute for Mathematics and its Applications  Massachusetts Institute of Technology 
Angbo Fang  Department of Physics  Hong Kong University of Science and Technology 
James Feng  Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering  University of British Columbia 
Xiaobing Feng  Department of Mathematics  University of Tennessee 
David Finn  Department of Mathematics  RoseHulman Institute of Technology 
M. Gregory Forest  Department of Mathematics  University of North Carolina 
Sandip Ghosal  Mechanical Engineering Department  Northwestern University 
Yuliya Gorb  Departmetnt of Mathematics  University of Houston 
Michael Graham  Chemical and Biological Engineering Department  University of Wisconsin, Madison 
Thomas Hagen  Department of Mathematical Sciences  University of Memphis 
Brian Haines  Department of Mathematics  The Pennsylvania State University 
Oliver Harlen  Department of Applied Mathematics  University of Leeds 
Ole Hassager  Department of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering  Technical University of Denmark 
Juan HernandezOrtiz  Department of Materials  National University of Colombia 
Anette Hosoi  Department of Mechanical Engineering  Massachusetts Institute of Technology 
Xianpeng Hu  Department of Mathematics  University of Pittsburgh 
Martien Hulsen  Department of Mechanical Engineering  Technische Universiteit Eindhoven 
YunKyong Hyon  Institute for Mathematics and its Applications  University of Minnesota, Twin Cities 
Mark Iwen  Institute for Mathematics and its Applications  University of Minnesota, Twin Cities 
Srividhya Jeyaraman  Institute for Mathematics and its Applications  University of Minnesota, Twin Cities 
Lijian Jiang  Institute for Mathematics and its Applications  University of Minnesota, Twin Cities 
Mihailo Jovanovic  Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering  University of Minnesota, Twin Cities 
Justin Kao  Mechanical Engineering Department  Massachusetts Institute of Technology 
Markus Keel  Institute for Mathematics and its Applications  University of Minnesota, Twin Cities 
Bamin Khomami  Department of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering  University of Tennessee 
Hyejin Kim  Institute for Mathematics and its Applications  University of Minnesota, Twin Cities 
KwangYeon Kim  Department of Mathematics  Kangwon (Kangweon) National University 
Daniel Klingenberg  Department of Chemicial Engineering  University of Wisconsin, Madison 
Pawel Konieczny  Institute for Mathematics and its Applications  University of Minnesota, Twin Cities 
Peter Kramer  Department of Mathematical Sciences  Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute 
Andrew Kraynik  Thermal and Fluid Processes Department  Sandia National Laboratories 
Satish Kumar  Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science  University of Minnesota, Twin Cities 
Tony Ladd  Chemical Engineering Department  University of Florida 
Ronald Larson  Department of Chemical Engineering  University of Michigan 
Claude Le Bris  CERMICS  CERMICS 
YoungJu Lee  Department of Mathematics  Rutgers, The State University Of New Jersey 
Marta Lewicka  School of Mathematics  University of Minnesota, Twin Cities 
Yi Li  Department of Mathematics  Stevens Institute of Technology 
Yongfeng Li  Institute for Mathematics and its Applications  University of Minnesota, Twin Cities 
Zhilin Li  Department of Mathematics  North Carolina State University 
Zhi (George) Lin  Institute for Mathematics and its Applications  University of Minnesota, Twin Cities 
Chun Liu  Institute for Mathematics and its Applications  University of Minnesota, Twin Cities 
Ellen Longmire  Department of Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics  University of Minnesota, Twin Cities 
John Lowengrub  Department of Mathematics  University of California, Irvine 
Christopher Macosko  Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science  University of Minnesota, Twin Cities 
Yasunori Maekawa  Department of Mathematics  Kobe University 
Krishnan Mahesh  Department of Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics  University of Minnesota, Twin Cities 
Kara Maki  Institute for Mathematics and its Applications  University of Delaware 
Vasileios Maroulas  Institute for Mathematics and its Applications  University of Minnesota, Twin Cities 
Luca Martinetti  Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science  University of Minnesota, Twin Cities 
Nader Masmoudi  Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences  New York University 
Gareth Mckinley  Department of Mechanical Engineering  Massachusetts Institute of Technology 
Petar Minev  Department of Mathematics  Texas A & M University 
Sorin Mitran  Department of Mathematics  University of North Carolina 
Yoichiro Mori  School of Mathematics  University of Minnesota, Twin Cities 
Alexander Morozov  School of Physics and Astronomy  University of Edinburgh 
Jeffrey Morris  Department of Chemical Engineering  City College, CUNY 
Susan Muller  Department of Chemical Engineering  University of California, Berkeley 
Monika Nitsche  Department of Mathematics & Statistics  The Ohio State University 
David Olagunju  Department of Mathematical Sciences  University of Delaware 
Cecilia OrtizDuenas  Institute for Mathematics and its Applications  University of Minnesota, Twin Cities 
Hans Othmer  Department of Mathematics  University of Minnesota, Twin Cities 
Matteo Pasquali  Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering  Rice University 
Ronald Phillips  Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science  University of California, Davis 
Tim Phillips  Department of Mathematics  Cardiff University 
Harald Pleiner  Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research  
Rob Poole  Department of Engineering  University of Liverpool 
Keith Promislow  Department of Mathematics  Michigan State University 
Weiqing Ren  Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences  New York University 
Michael Renardy  Department of Mathematics  Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University 
Yuriko Renardy  Department of Mathematics  Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University 
Juan Restrepo  Department of Mathematics  University of Arizona 
Scott Roberts  Chemical Engineering and Materials Science Department  University of Minnesota, Twin Cities 
Peter Roozemond  Mechanical Engineering Department  Technische Universiteit Eindhoven 
Jonathan Rothstein  Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering  University of Massachusetts 
Gaurab Samanta  Chemical Engineering Department  University of Minnesota, Twin Cities 
Fadil Santosa  Institute for Mathematics and its Applications  University of Minnesota, Twin Cities 
Arnd Scheel  School of Mathematics  University of Minnesota, Twin Cities 
George Sell  School of Mathematics  University of Minnesota, Twin Cities 
Tsvetanka Sendova  Institute for Mathematics and its Applications  University of Minnesota, Twin Cities 
Grigory Seregin  Mathematical Institute  University of Oxford 
Shuanglin Shao  Institute for Mathematics and its Applications  Institute for Advanced Study 
Eric Shaqfeh  Department of Chemical Engineering  Stanford University 
Michael Shelley  Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences  New York University 
Steve Shkoller  Department of Mathematics  University of California, Davis 
Michael Siegel  Department of Mathematical Sciences  New Jersey Institute of Technology 
Linda Smolka  Department of Mathematics  Bucknell University 
Paul Steen  Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering  Cornell University 
Victor Steinberg  Department of Physics of Complex Systems  Weizmann Institute of Science 
Panagiotis Stinis  University of Minnesota, Twin Cities  
Howard Stone  School of Engineering and Applied Sciences  Harvard University 
Huan Sun  Department of Mathematics  The Pennsylvania State University 
Radhakrishna Sureshkumar  Department of Energy, Environmental and Chemical Engineering  Washington University 
Vladimir Sverak  School of Mathematics  University of Minnesota, Twin Cities 
Mark Taylor  Computation, Computers, Information & Mathematics Center  Sandia National Laboratories 
JeanLuc Thiffeault  Department of Mathematics  University of Wisconsin, Madison 
Chad Topaz  Department of Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science  Macalester College 
Karel Tuma  Department of Mathematical Institute  Charles University in Prague 
Patrick Underhill  Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering  Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute 
Paula Vasquez  Chemical Engineering Department  University of Delaware 
Petia Vlahovska  School of Engineering  Dartmouth College 
Jesenko Vukadinovic  Department of Mathematics  College of Staten Island, CUNY 
Lynn Walker  Chemical Engineering Department  Carnegie Mellon University 
Shawn Walker  Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences  New York University 
Changyou Wang  Department of Mathematics  University of Kentucky 
Qi Wang  Department of Mathematics and Nano Center  University of South Carolina 
Sijue Wu  University of Michigan  
Wei Xiong  Institute for Mathematics and its Applications  University of Minnesota, Twin Cities 
Tsuyoshi Yoneda  Institute for Mathematics and its Applications  University of Minnesota, Twin Cities 
Haijun Yu  Department of Mathematics  Purdue University 
Arghir Zarnescu  Mathematical Institute  University of Oxford 
Linbao Zhang  Department of Mathematics  University of Maryland 
Likun Zheng  Mathematics Department  University of Minnesota, Twin Cities 
Weigang Zhong  Institute for Mathematics and its Applications  University of Minnesota, Twin Cities 
Chunfeng Zhou  Department of Checmical Engineering  University of Minnesota, Twin Cities 
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