Wednesday, May 26


3:00 PM-5:00 PM
Room: White Pine
Chair: Qi Wang, Indiana University-Purdue University

3:00-3:15 Capillary Instability in Free Surface Jets of Liquid Crystal Polymers
Qi Wang, Indiana University-Purdue University
3:20-3:35 Numerical Simulations of Complex Flows of LCPs Based on the Doi Theory
Jimmy Feng, Levich Institute, City University of New York
3:40-3:55 Stress Selection and Phase Separation in the Doi Model for Solutions of Liquid Crystalline Polymers
Peter D. Olmsted, University of Leeds, United Kingdom
4:00-4:15 Nonisothermal Spinning of Lyotropic and Thermotropic Liquid Crystalline Polymers
Hong Zhou, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
4:20-4:35 A Continuum-Mechanical Theory for Nematic Elastomers
Eliot Fried, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

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