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Tuesday February 11, 2014 from 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM EST
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Festival Conference Center - Highlands Room 
1301 Carrier Drive
Harrisonburg, VA 22807

Driving Directions to Festival


Turn into the D3 lot located at G-7 on the campus map (across the street from Festival). Upon entering the D3 lot, turn right and park in the gravel area adjacent to the soccer fields. Early in the morning,  a JMU staff member will be present to direct you to the Highlands Room.  


Klebert Feitosa 
JMU Department of Physics & Astronomy

AGENDA - Updated 1.29.14

  8:15 – Registration and Breakfast

  9:00 – Opening remarks

  9:10 – Dr. Brian Utter – Physics and Astronomy, JMU

            “Avalanching and flow of granular and granular-fluid mixtures”

  9:50 – Sound bite presentations I

10:40 – Coffee break

11:00 – Dr. Kate Stebe – Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, University of Pennsylvania

            “Directed assembly in soft matter using stresses created by particle-induced distortions”

11:40 – Sound bite presentations II

12:30 – Lunch

  1:30 – Sound bite presentations III

  2:00 – Dr. Jeff Urbach – Institute for Soft Mater Synthesis and Metrology, Georgetown

            “Nonlinear mechanics of stiff biopolymer networks”

  2:40 – Coffee break

  3:00 – Sound bite presentations IV

  3:30 – Dr. Shengfeng Cheng – Physics, Virginia Tech

            “Self-assembly of Model Microtubules”

  4:10 – Concluding remarks


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