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2011 Interdisciplinary Summer School: Granular Flows:
From Simulations to Astrophysical Application

 June 13-17, 2011

CSIC Building (#406), Seminar Room 4122.
Directions: www.cscamm.umd.edu/directions  

Monday, June 13

8:30 - 8:45 Coffee
8:45 - 9:00 Welcoming Remarks
Eitan Tadmor, (CSCAMM, University of Maryland)
James Wallace (Burgers Program for Fluid Dynamics, University of Maryland)
9:00 - 9:45 Introduction, Granular Materials
Wolfgang Losert, University of Maryland      [Slides]
9:45 - 10:30 Astrophysical Applications
Patrick Michel, Nice Observatory in France      [Slides]
10:30 - 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 - 12:30 Forces, Fluctuations and Jamming for Dense Granular Materials
Bob Behringer, Duke University      [Slides]
12:30 - 2:00 Lunch
2:00 - 4:00 Experimental Techniques I
Bob Behringer, Duke University
4:00 - 4:30 Coffee Break
4:30 - 5:30 Contributed Talk

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Tuesday, June 14

8:30 - 9:00 Coffee
9:00 - 10:30 Discrete element simulations of dense granular matter: from techniques to data analysis
Lou Kondic, New Jersey Institute of Technology      [Slides]
10:30 - 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 - 12:30 Recent Advances in Jamming: Anharmonicity, Geometrical Families, Basins of Attraction, and Packing Probabilities
Corey O’Hern, Yale University      [Slides]
12:30 - 2:00 Lunch
2:00 - 4:00 Computer Exercises I: Hands-on Simulations of Jamming
Corey O’Hern, Yale University
4:30 - 5:30 Poster Session
EVENING
ACTIVITIES
6:00pm DINNER

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Wednesday, June 15

8:30 - 9:00 Coffee
9:00 - 9:45 Asteroid Spacecraft Missions
Andy Cheng, Johns Hopkins University
9:45 - 10:30 Asteroid Simulations
Derek Richardson, University of Maryland      [Slides]
10:30 - 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 - 1:00 Experimental Techniques II
Wolfgang Losert, University of Maryland      [Slides]
1:00 - 2:30 Lunch
2:30 - 4:00 Particle Segregation in Granular Avalanches
Nico Gray, University of Manchester      [Slides]
4:00 - 4:30 Coffee Break
4:30 - 5:30 Contributed Talks

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Thursday, June 16

8:30 - 9:00 Coffee
9:00 - 10:30 Segregation in Rapid Flows (Continuum and DEM)
Christine Hrenya, University of Colorado      [Slides]
10:30 - 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 - 11:45 Granular Dynamics on Asteroids
Derek Richardson, University of Maryland      [Slides]
11:45 - 12:30 Physical Processes in Low Gravity
Andy Cheng, Johns Hopkins University
12:30 - 2:00 Lunch
2:00 - 4:00 Computer Exercises II: Low-gravity Simulations
Derek Richardson, University of Maryland
4:00 - 4:30 Coffee Break
4:30 - 5:30 Contributed Talks
  • Jonathan Kollmer      [Slides]
  • Kamran Karimi      [Slides]

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Friday, June 17

8:30 - 9:00 Coffee
9:00 - 9:45 Laboratory Impacts
Patrick Michel, Nice Observatory in France      [Slides]
9:45 - 10:30 Imaging the inside of Granular Flows and impacts
Wolfgang Losert, University of Maryland      [Slides]
10:30 - 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 - 12:30 Impacts and Asteroids
Olivier Barnouin, Johns Hopkins University      [Slides]
12:30 - 2:00 Lunch
2:00 - 4:00 Lab Tour
4:00 - 4:30 Closing Remarks

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