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KITP Conference: Granular Physics (June 20-23, 2005)
Coordinators: R. Ball, T. Halsey, V. Kumaran

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Monday, June 20, 2005

MORNING SESSION

8:30am David Gross
(KITP Director)
Welcome [Aud][Cam]
8:45am James Jenkins
(Cornell)
Segregation in Binary Mixtures of Discs [Slides][Aud][Cam]
9:25am Stefan Luding
(TU Delft)
Anisotropy in Dense Granular Flows [Slides][Aud][Cam]
9:50am Deniz Ertas
(ExxonMobil)
Gravitational Transport of Grains [Slides][Aud][Cam]
10:15am DISCUSSION [Aud][Cam]
10:45am MORNING BREAK
11:15am Christine Hrenya
(Colorado)
Using Cohesion Models to Explain Pressure Overshoot in Gas-Solid Fluidized Beds [Slides][Aud][Cam]
11:40am Michel Louge
(Cornell)
Granular Flows Down Inclines with and without Side Walls [Slides][Aud][Cam]
12:05pm DISCUSSION [Aud][Cam]
12:35pm LUNCH BREAK

AFTERNOON SESSION

2:00pm Namiko Mitarai
(Kyushu)
Bagnold Scaling, Density Plateau, and Kinetic Theory Analysis of Dense Granular Flow [Slides][Aud][Cam]
2:25pm Devang Khakhar
(ITT - Mumbai)
Segregation in Dense Granular Flows [Slides][Aud][Cam]
2:50pm AFTERNOON BREAK
3:20pm Robert Ecke
(Los Alamos)
Avalanche Dynamics on an Inclined Plane [Slides][Aud][Cam]
3:45pm DISCUSSION [Aud][Cam]
4:30pm WINE AND CHEESE RECEPTION
5:30pm SPECIAL EVENTS DINNER
7:15pm SHUTTLE TO BWSCI


Tuesday, June 21, 2005

MORNING SESSION

8:45am Bob Behringer
(Duke)
Statistical Properties of Dense Granular Materials [Aud][Cam]
9:25am Arshad Kudrolli
(Clark)
Investigation of Dense Dry and Wet Granular Flows with Internal Imaging [Slides][Aud][Cam]
9:50am Fred MacKintosh
(Vrije U. Amsterdam)
Velocity Distributions in Dilute Granular Gases [Slides][Aud][Cam]
10:15am DISCUSSION
10:45am MORNING BREAK
11:15am Paul Chaikin
(Princeton / NYU)
Jammed Ellipsoids beat Jammed Spheres [Slides][Aud][Cam]
11:40am Salvatore Torquato
(Princeton)
Jamming in Optimal Particle Packings[Slides][Aud][Cam]
12:05pm DISCUSSION [Aud][Cam]
12:35pm LUNCH BREAK

AFTERNOON SESSION

2:00pm Narayanan Menon
(Amherst)
Force Fluctuations in Dense Granular Flows [Slides][Aud][Cam]
2:25pm Baruch Meerson
(Jerusalem)
Nonlinear Hydrodynamics of a Freely Cooling Granular Gas: Clustering, Singularities and Shocks [Slides][Aud][Cam]
2:50pm AFTERNOON BREAK
3:20pm Stephan Koehler
(Emory Univ.)
Granular Drag and Purcell's Swimmer [Slides][Vid][Aud][Cam]
3:45pm DISCUSSION [Aud][Cam]
4:30pm SHUTTLE TO BWSCI


Wednesday, June 22, 2005

MORNING SESSION

8:45am Gary Grest
(Sandia)
Flow in Dense Granular Materials [Slides][Aud][Cam]
9:25am Jean Rajchenbach
(Univ. de Nice)
Dense Granular Flows: Questions to Kinetic Theory [Slides][Aud][Cam]
9:50am Leo Silbert
(Chicago)
Jamming: From Grains to Glasses and Back Again [Slides][Aud][Cam]
10:15am DISCUSSION [Aud][Cam]
10:45am MORNING BREAK
11:15am Jean-Pierre Hébert
(UCSB, KITP)
Granular Zen: Traces in Sand [Slides][Podcast][Aud][Cam]
12:15pm BEACH BBQ
2:00pm AFTERNOON FREE Shuttle available to BWSCI


Thursday, June 23, 2005

MORNING SESSION

8:45am Jorge Kurchan
(ESPCI)
Solvable Microscopic Models for Shear Thickening [Aud][Cam]
9:25am Mario Nicodemi
(Naples)
Statistical Mechanics of Dense Granular Media [Slides][Aud][Cam]
9:50am Andrew Hogg
(Bristol)
Arresting and Deflecting Snow Avalanches [Slides][Aud][Cam]
10:15am DISCUSSION [Aud][Cam]
10:45am MORNING BREAK
11:15am Herbert Huppert
(Cambridge)
The Collapse of Granular Columns [Slides][Aud][Cam]
11:40am Peter Schiffer
(PSU)
Drag and Penetration Through Granular Materials [Slides][Aud][Cam]
12:05pm DISCUSSION [Aud][Cam]
12:35pm LUNCH BREAK

AFTERNOON SESSION

2:00pm Douglas Durian
(UPenn)
Impact Cratering in Loose Granular Media [Slides][Aud][Cam]
2:25pm Wolfgang Losert
(Maryland)
The Start of Granular Flow: Memory Effects and Stabilities [Slides][Aud][Cam]
2:50pm AFTERNOON BREAK
3:20pm L. Mahadevan
(Harvard)
Particulate Interfaces [Slides][Aud][Cam]
4:00pm PANEL DISCUSSION Future Directions and Challenges in Granular Physics
Moderator: Thomas Halsey
Robert Behringer, James Jenkins, Jorge Kurchan [Aud][Cam]
5:00pm SHUTTLE TO BWSCI

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