PASI on Frontiers in Particulate Media: From Fundamentals to Applications

11 Aug 2014 - 22 Aug 2014
Centro Científico Tecnológico
La Plata, Argentina

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Pan-American Advanced Studies Institute (supported by the US National Science Foundation and the US Department of Energy) is an advanced study workshop where senior scientists and engineers will present lectures to the participants including advanced graduate students, postdocs, professional researchers and faculty members who want to learn about this field. In addition, research presentations and discussion forums will take place. PASI lecturers will discuss a variety of issues relevant to modern approaches to Particulate Media. The lectures will be organized in a manner which will allow to the participants who are not familiar with this field to learn about state-of-the-art techniques from the world-known experts. The topics that will be discussed include (i) theory, with emphasis on new developments in analytical, computational and multi scale methods; (ii) experiments, stressing the novel developments; and (iii) applications in a variety of fields, ranging from pharmaceutical to oil recovery.