Daily Schedule (all times EST)
Friday, Oct. 1 – Size matters: inspired by micro, nano, architected solids, and slender structures. Fishbowl participants include Julia Greer (moderator), Huajian Gao, Dennis Kochmann, Jaime Marian, and George Pharr.
Tuesday, Oct. 5 – Living matter: inspired by biosystems, biomaterials, and biofluids. Fishbowl participants include Guy Genin (moderator), Vikram Deshpande, Dennis Discher, Gerhard Holzapfel, and Greg Sawyer.
Friday, Oct. 15 – Interactions matter: inspired by coupled-fields, fluid-solid interactions, fluids, and granular and meta- materials. Fishbowl participants include Matthew Begley (moderator), Philippe Geubelle, Ellen Kuhl, Oscar Lopez-Pamies, and K.T. Ramesh.
Tuesday, Oct. 19 – Soft matter: inspired by soft materials and structures, soft robots, and soft meta-materials. Fishbowl participants include Ken Kamrin (moderator), Katia Bertoldi, Carmel Majidi, Michelle Oyen, and Zhigang Suo.
Friday, Oct. 29 – Frontiers matter: seeking inspiration on the direction and nature of mechanics research in the next 20 years. Fishbowl participants comprised of department leaders include Pedro Reis (moderator), Jose Andrade, Cate Brinson, and Ellen Arruda. Fishbowl participants comprised of current and former program managers include William Carter (moderator), Nakhiah Goulbourne, Glaucio Paulino, Thomas Siegmund, and Siddiq Qidwai.