Agenda (click here for pdf version)

Thursday, March 13, 2008
From 3:00 pm Check-in
6:00 pm – 7:00 pm Welcome (Hotel Bar)
7:00 pm Dinner (Hotel Suisse & Majestic, main dining room)
Friday, March 14, 2008
From 7:00 am Continental Breakfast (Hotel restaurant)
8:30 am – 10:30 am

Session I (Meeting room: Salon Or)
Chairs/Scribes: Katepalli Sreenivasan, Jerzy Blawzdziewicz

8:30am – 8:50am
Beverley McKeon, Adnan Akay, William Schultz
Welcome, Introduction, Charge to the Workshop

8:50am – 9:00am
John McCoy (Catholic University of America)
Introduction to the Hypothesis

9 :00am – 9:15am
Group Introductions and Backgrounds

9:15am – 9:40am
Alexander Smits (Princeton University)
Scaling for flow over smooth and rough surfaces

9:40am – 10:05am
George Adams (Northeastern University)
Self-excited instabilities in the sliding of two elastic bodies with a constant friction coefficient

10:05am – 10:30am
Roger Simpson (Virginia Tech)
Some thoughts and experience on friction at a solid/fluid interface

10:30 am – 10:50 am Break
10:50 am – 12:30 pm

Session II
Chairs/Scribes: Katepalli Sreenivasan, Jerzy Blawzdziewicz

10:50am – 11:15am
Laurent Baillet (LGIT - UJF University of Grenoble)
Dynamic rupture and instabilities in a frictional interface

11:15am – 11:25am
Beverley McKeon (California Institute of Technology)
Charge to break-out groups in fluid mechanics and solid mechanics

11:25pm – 12:30pm
Discussion in break-out groups: What is the state-of-the-art in friction?

12:30 pm – 2:00 pm Lunch
2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Session III
Chairs/Scribes: George Mavroeidis, Roger Simpson

2:00pm – 2:20pm
Summaries of break-out discussion

2:20pm – 2:40pm
Adnan Akay (National Science Foundation)
Discussion: Summary of commonality

2:40pm – 3:05pm
Ivan Marusic (University of Melbourne)
Fluid response to skin friction in turbulent boundary layers

3:05pm – 3:30pm
Antonio Carcaterra (University of Rome “La Sapienza”)
Some thoughts on an interpretative model of friction based on energy removal from interface regions

3:30 pm – 3:45 pm Break
3:45 pm – 5:30 pm

Session IV
Chairs/Scribes: William Schultz, Antonio Carcaterra

3:45pm – 4:25pm
Conference call with Dan Joseph (University of Minnesota)

4:25pm – 5:30pm
Katepalli Sreenivasan (The Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics)
Discussion: Is there sufficient commonality to advance the hypothesis?

5:30 pm - 6:30 pm Conclusion, Break
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm Dinner (Assemble in Hotel lobby for short walk to Museum Club)
Saturday, March 15, 2008
From 7:00 am Continental Breakfast (Hotel restaurant)
9:00 am – 10:30 am

Session V (Meeting room: Salon Or)
Chairs/Scribes: Laurent Baillet, Javier Jimenez

9 :00am – 9:05am Administrative

9:05am – 9:15am
John McCoy (The Catholic University of America)
Summary of discussions and charge for the day

9:15am – 9:40am
Discussion: Refinement of hypothesis

9:40am – 10:05am
Javier Jimenez (School of Aeronautics)
Computational evidence for the stress-carrying structures in the logarithmic layer

10:05am – 10:30am
Jerzy Blawzdziewicz (Yale University)
Friction in microchannel flows

10:30 am – 10:50 am Break
10:50 am – 12:30 pm

Session VI
Chairs/Scribes: George Adams, Lex Smits

10:50am – 11:15am
Karen Flack (United States Naval Academy)
The development of roughness scaling parameters

11:15am – 11:40am
George Mavroeidis (Catholic University of America)
Friction Problems in Earthquake Source

11:40am – 11:50am
Change to small break-out groups: find common ground and ideas for collaborative work

11:50am – 12:30pm
Discussion in break-out groups: Exchange of ideas, preparation of discussion points

12:30 pm – 2:00 pm Lunch
2:00 pm – 3:45 pm

Session VII
Chairs/Scribes: Adnan Akay, Ivan Marusic

2:00pm – 2:30pm
Reconvene: Discussion in break-out groups, continued

2:30pm – 3:00pm
Summary of break-out discussions

3:00pm – 3:45pm
Discussion: Summary of commonality of the problem of friction, continued

3:45 pm – 4:00 pm Break
4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Session VIII
Chairs/Scribes: John McCoy, Karen Flack

4:00pm – 4:45pm
William Schultz (National Science Foundation)
Discussion: Redefinition of working hypothesis into the "result" of the workshop, continued

4:45pm – 5:30pm
Discussion: What is the way forward, including possible funding avenues?

5:30 pm – 6:30 pm Conclusion; Break
6:30 pm Dinner (Assemble in Hotel lobby for short walk to Brigantino)
Sunday, March 16, 2008
From 7:00 am Continental Breakfast
12:00 pm Depart (Check-out deadline)


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