The 6th Pacific Rim Conference on Rheology (PRCR-6) will be held Melbourne, Australia in July 2014. Since 1994, PRCR has been organized by Australian/Asian Societies as a periodic, major International Rheology conference, thereby contributing to progress in the wide field of rheology.
The conference itself will be held over 4 days, 21 – 24 July 2014. A reception will be held on Sunday, 20 July 2014. A site visit will take place on Friday, 25 July 2014.
Early-bird registration discounts
and poster abstract submissions
close on 09 May 2014 for the
Sunday, 20 July 2014 - Friday, 25 July 2014
The University of Melbourne, VIC, Australia
Join us in Melbourne for an exciting international showcase of rheological research in the Asia Pacific region. This 5 day conference will provide a platform for reporting all the latest results and developments within the field. Fantastic accommodation rates are available and all delegates who have not yet booked their accommodation are encouraged to do so ASAP.
We invite all scientists, engineers and anyone with an interest in rheology and related areas to participate.
Please visit the conference website for a full list of keynote speakers.
The conference will consist of 8 streams:
1. Self-assembling systems (Associative polymers, surfactant solutions and liquid-crystals)
2. Gels, Glasses and Granular Materials
3. Polymeric Fluids
4. Colloids, Suspensions and Emulsions
5. Food and Biological Rheology
6. Interfacial and Microrheology
7. Rheometry and experimental techniques
8. Non-Newtonian Fluid Mechanics
and 3 themes:
a) Industry & Environment
b) Theory vs Experiment
c) Modeling & Simulations
In addition, the conference will include a special symposium in honour of Prof. Tam Sridhar, featuring a number of distinguished speakers: Gareth McKinley; Rakesh Gupta; David James; Giuseppe Marrucci; Eric S. G. Shaqfeh; Susan Muller; Raj Chhabra; Ronald G. Larson; Robert Prud'homme; and L. Gary Leal.
There are several sponsorship and exhibition opportunities available at the conference. For more information visit the sponsorship page of the website.
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