Following the continued success of the course last year The University of Leeds are pleased to announce that the Rheology of Suspensions/Dispersions (Particles CIC) Short Course will run again in November here at the University of Leeds.
The course brochure, programme and further information are all available to view on the designated course webpage along with the online booking facility.Topics include:
Register before 28 September to receive a £50 discount on the course fee.
- Hydrodynamic Effects (Large Particles).
- Suspensions of Brownian hard spheres
- Stable Colloids
- Flocculated/gelling systems
- More complex dispersions
- Rheological measurements on suspensions
Participants can also undertake a tour of the ParticlesCIC laboratories at the University of Leeds.
Course Director: Professor Jan Mewis is an Emeritus-Professor at K.U Leuven and has an extensive career in Rheology. He has a background in industrial and academic research. He taught at universities in Europe and the US. He has given short courses at universities and in companies in different continents and does consulting worldwide. His work in the Rheology of suspensions and polymers has been internationally recognised. In 2004, Jan was awarded the British Society of Rheology Gold medal for his outstanding research that includes coupling of rheology with microstructure. In the same year the Society of Rheology (US/Canada) awarded him the Bingham medal.