Discrete Simulation
and Continuum Modeling
of Granular Matter

Workshop May 5-11 2024
at Masseria Salamina, Puglia, Italy

Make up new ideas

Puglia Unexpected Italy

In the beautiful scenery of Masseria Salamina, researchers will review the state of the art of modeling the physical behavior of granular materials. They will focus on the limitations of existing models and explore how they may be extended. The participants will be invited to present the derivation of the models, to describe the existing physical and numerical experiments, and to discuss what features of the experiments the model can and cannot predict. Discussions will address issues raised by the speakers, attempt to clarify them, and indicate how their resolution might advance the subject.

The topics that will be addressed in the meeting are:
RATE INDEPENDENT, DENSE SUSPENSIONS, SEGREGATIONS, ACTIVE MATTER, SOFT PARTICLES, DEBRIS FLOW, SOLID LIKE SYSTEM APPROACHING SHEAR JAMMING.

Elisabeth Bowman

University of Sheffieid (UK)

Felix Darve

Université de Grenoble

Joshua Dijksman

University of Amsterdam (NL)

Philippe Frey

INRAE, Grenoble (France)

Jeff Morris

The City College of New York (USA)

Corey O’Hern

Yale University (USA)

Diego Berzi Politecnico di Milano (Italy)
Tamas Borzsonyi Wigner Research Centre for Physics (Hungary)
Federica Cotecchia Politecnico di Bari (Italy)
Reanud Dellanay Université de Rennes (France)
Olfa D’Angelo Friedrich-Alexander-University of Erlangen-Nürnberg (Germany)
Giulio Giusteri  Università di Padova (Italy)
François Guillard The University of Sydney (Australia)
Dan Hanes Saint Louis University (USA)
Kirsten Hardt Universitat Magdeburg (Germany)
James Jenkins Cornell University (USA)
Klaus Kroy Universitat Leipzig (Germany)
Esma Kurban Politecnico di Milano (Italy)
Luigi La Ragione Politecnico di Bari (Italy)
Michele Larcher Free University of Bozen (Italy)
Nunzio Losacco Politecnico di Bari (Italy)
Stefan Luding University of Twente (Holland)
Ben Nadler University of Victoria (Canada)
Hannah Nichols University of Sheffied (United Kingdom)
Michel Orsi City College of New York City (USA)
Anna Prati Free University of Bozen (Italy)
Patrick Richard Gustave Eiffel University Nantes (France)
Mark Shattuck City College of New York City (USA)
Ralf Stannarius Universitat Magdeburg (Germany)
Jin Sun University of Edinburg (United Kingdom)
Alexandre Valence Université de Rennes (France)
Dalila Vescovi Politecnico di Milano (Italy)
Evan Willmarth Yale University (USA)
Organizing Committee image
Diego Berzi, Politecnico di Milano, Italy
James Jenkins, Cornell University, USA
Klaus Kroy, Universität Leipzig, Germany
Luigi La Ragione, Politecnico di Bari, Italy
Michele Larcher, Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, Italy
Patrick Richard, Université Gustave Eiffel, France
Alexandre Valence, Université de Rennes, France

LIBERA UNIVERSITÀ DI BOLZANO

POLITECNICO DI BARI

National Centre for HPC, Big Data and Quantum Computing. Area tematica: Simulazioni, calcolo e analisi dei dati ad alte prestazioni PNRR MUR – M4C2 - I 1.4

Luigi La Ragione DICATECH- Dipartimento di Ingegneria Civile, Ambientale, del Territorio, Edile e di Chimica -Politecnico di Bari (Italy)