Program

Conference Poster

Monday December 4

Opening 
9:00 - 9:20Denis Evans - Welcome speech
 
Chair T. Aste
 
9:20 - 10:00A. Tordesillas - “Across micro, meso, to macrodomains: forces, kinematics and energy”
10:00 - 10:20C. Thornton - “Probing the mechanical response of granular material in general 3D stress space”
10:20 - 10:40H. Zhu - “Micromechanic Analysis of Granular Flow in a Cylindrical Hopper”
10:40 - 11:20Coffee Break (Huxley, building # 56 see map)
 
Chair J. Peters
 
11:20 - 12:00M. Nicodemi - “Compaction dynamics and its analogy to glassy relaxation”
12:00 - 12:40L. Vallejo - “The angle of repose of a rockfill mass under simulated centrifuge forces”
12:40 - 14:00Lunch Break (Vanilla Bean Café, building # 54C, see map)
 
Chair M. Kohonen
 
14:00 - 14:40I. Vardoulakis - “Mathematical Modeling of Granular Flow-slides”
14:40 - 15:00M. Pica Ciamarra - “Dynamically induced effective interaction in periodically driven granular mixtures”
15:00 - 15:20N. Taberlet - “Washboard Road”
15:20 - 15:40T. Unger - “Shear localization in granular media”
15:40 - 16:40Coffee Break (Le Couteur Basement, building # 59 see map)
16:00 - 18:00Poster Section (Le Couteur Basement, building # 59 see map)
17:00 - 19:00Hands-on experiments, (Le Couteur Basement, building # 59)
All participants are invited to propose and perform simple demonstrative experiments on “Grain Flow; Shear bands; Dilatancy; Dunes; Avalanches; Quicksand; etc…
19:00 - 20:00Welcome party, Le Couteur Basement, building # 59 see map

Tuesday December 5

 
Chair T. Di Matteo
 
9:00 - 9:40B. Behringer - “Jamming and Failure in Dense Granular Materials”
9:40 - 10:00A. Sheppard - “Analysis of granular materials using X-ray micro-CT”
10:00 - 10:20V. Robins - “Topological signatures of bead packs”
10:20 - 10:40M. Kohonen - “On the distribution of liquid in wet granular materials”
10:40 - 11:20Coffee Break (Huxley, building # 56 see map)
 
Chair M. Swift
 
11:20 - 12:00M. Nicodemi - “Dynamical instabilities in granular media”
12:00 - 12:40H. Herrmann - “Particles in Fluids: 1) Sedimentation and shear”

-group photo front Huxley building-

12:40 - 14:00Lunch Break (Vanilla Bean Café, building # 54C, see map)
 
Chair A. Sheppard
 
14:00 - 14:40I. Vardoulakis - “Mathematical Modeling of Granular Flow-slides”
14:40 - 15:00D. Van Puyvelde - “Heat Transfer in a Stationary Granular Medium”
15:00 - 15:20R. Bidaux - “Constituent mixing of two granular layers during a collapsing process”
15:20 - 15:40H. El hor - “Global Model For The Transport Of Granular Materials On Linear and Annular Vibratory Conveyors”
15:40 - 16:40Coffee Break (Le Couteur Basement, building # 59 see map)
16:00 - 17:00Poster Section (Le Couteur Basement, building # 59)
18.30 - 19.30Concert at the University House Hall (building # 1 see map)

Wednesday December 6

 
Chair M. Knackstedt
 
9:00 - 9:40B. Behringer - “Jamming and Failure in Dense Granular Materials”
9:40 - 10:20P. Richard - “Slow relaxation and compaction of granular media”
10:20 - 10:40M. Alam - “Instabilities and Segregation in a Sheared Bidisperse Granular Mixture”
10:40 - 11:20Coffee Break (Huxley, building # 56 see map)
 
Chair N. Medvedev
 
11:20 - 12:00D. Weaire - “Foam as granular matter: 1) A general history of foam research”
12:00 - 12:40H. Herrmann - “Particles in Fluids: 2) Filtration and saltation”
12:40 - 14:00Lunch Break (Vanilla Bean Café, building # 54C, see map)
 
Chair T. Unger
 
14:00 - 14:40I. Vardoulakis - “Mathematical Modeling of Granular Flow-slides”
14:40 - 15:20M. Swift - “The Dynamics of Fluid-particle Systems”
15:20 - 15:40M. Saadatfar – “Micromechanics of 3D elastic packing”
15:40 - 19:00Tour

Thursday December 7

 
Chair V. Robins
 
9:00 - 9:40B. Behringer - “Jamming and Failure in Dense Granular Materials”
9:40 - 10:20P. Cleary - “DEM modelling of granular flows”
10:20 - 10:40M. Madadi - “The Anisotropy in Fabric Tensors For 2D Bi-disperse Frictionless Granular Media”
10:40 - 11:20Coffee Break (Huxley, building # 56 see map)
 
Chair R. Bidaux
 
11:20 - 12:00D. Weaire - “Foam as granular matter: 2) Foam properties, simulation and modelling (especially “hard shere” models)”
12:00 - 12:40H. Herrmann - “Particles in Fluids: 3) Dunes”
12:40 - 14:00Lunch Break (Vanilla Bean Café, building # 54C, see map)
 
Chair F. Alonso-Marroquin
 
14:00 - 14:40J. Tejchman - “FE-investigations of a deterministic and statistical size effect in granular bodies within micro-polar hypoplasticity”
14:40 - 15:20A. Yu - “Particle scale modeling of gas-solid flow in fluidization”
15:20 - 15:40R. Yang - “Simulation of the Packing of Cohesive Particles”
15:40 - 16:40Coffee Break (Huxley, building # 56 see map)
 
Chair T. Poeschel
 
16:40 - 17:00Y. Wu - “The compaction of blended aggregates of non-spherical linear viscous particles”
17:00 - 17:20J. Peters - “Energy Dissipation in Granular Media”
17:20 - 18:00R. Blumenfeld - “Structural-entropic characterization of porous media and systematic derivation of transport properties”
19:00Conference Dinner, Meeting in front of University House (building # 1 see map)
19:30 - 23:00Conference Dinner at Axis Restaurant, National Museum of Australia see map

Friday December 8

 
Chair M. Pica Ciamarra
 
9:00 - 9:40T. Poeschel - “Correlations in homogeneous Granular Gases”
9:40 - 10:00Y. Wang - “3D simulation of brittle rock failure under compression using Lattice Solid Model with particle rotation”
10:00 - 10:20I. Einav - “Breakage”
10:20 - 10:40F. Alonso-Marroquin - “Modeling realistic particle shape in granular materials”
10:40 - 11:20Coffee Break (Huxley, building # 56 see map)
 
Chair T. Senden
 
11:20 - 12:00D. Weaire - “Foam as granular matter: 3) dilatancy, rheology, shear banding, sedimentation...”
12:00 - 12:40Z. Stachurski - “Structure and stability of amorphous packing of identical hard spheres”
12:40 - 14:00Lunch Break (Vanilla Bean Café, building # 54C see map)
 
Chair A. Trodesillas
 
14:00 - 14:40N. Medvedev - “The structure of the densest disordered packing of hard spheres”
14:40 - 15:20T. Aste - “Insights into disorder: the structure and dynamics of granular materials”

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Posters

In the basement of Le Couteur, building # 56 (see map)

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(Presenting author, alphabetic order)
Alexey Anikeenko“Detection of crystalline nuclei in computer models of disordered packings of spheres”
Tomaso Aste“A deductive statistical mechanics approach for granular matter”
Rachid Bouamrane “Electric discharge in a conductor-insulator granular material”
Raphael Blumenfeld“Propagation of stresses in isostatic granular porous materials and beyond”
Mansouria Bouklouch“Study and modeling of the electric properties of a granular medium”
Rohana Chandratilleke“Analysis of mixing and segregation of particles by DEM”
Kaiwei Chu“Discrete particle simulation of the gas-solid flow in a circulating fluidized bed”
Gary Delaney“Computational Studies of Granular Packings”
“Virtual Experiments of Granular Packs”
Tiziana Di Matteo“Insights Into Disorder: Bernal Packing Revised”
Kejun Dong“Role of interparticle forces in the formation of random loose packing”
Maria C. Jaime“Visualization of the mobilization of the frictional resistance in simulated granular materials”
Chandana Jayasundara“Granular dynamics in the IsaMill process”
Shibo Kuang “Discrete particle simulation of slug flow in horizontal pneumatic conveying”
Evgenia Lebedeva“Interaction forces between the granular medium and suspension in the filtration”
Nana Liu“Shear Band Analysis in One and Two Dimensions”
“What aspects determine couple stress in a bulk flowing granular material?”
Nahid Maleki-Jirsaraei“Dependence of the wavelength of the strata on flow rate and wall separation, and Phase Diagram for the Flow of Binary Granular Mixtures”
Stephen G. Mc Ateer“On the assumption of affine deformation in micromechanical constitutive models of granular foams”
Maya Muthuswamy“Modelling buckling of particle columns in deforming granular assemblies”
“What is the effect of interparticle friction and global deformation on the distributions of particle loads and shear stresses in 2D granular packings?”
Mahbubur Rahman“DEM simulation of particle percolation in a packed bed”
Anki Reddy“Dense Granular Flows”
Sin-iti Sirono“Distribution of dilatancy required for deformation of two-dimensional disk packing”
Soichi Tatsumi“The Homogeneous Cooling State of a Granular Gas - under gravity and micro-gravity”
Chiara Testa“Trabecular bone mechanics and architecture: how the network topology affects mechanical properties”
Shimin Wu“Energy evolution in the impact of solid flow onto a granular bed”