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Officers and Committees

Officers of The Society are elected for a two-year term. The officers, plus the most recent living Past President and three other elected members comprise the Executive Committee, which is the governing body of The Society. They take office at the Annual Meeting held in the fall.

In addition, there are several committees to carry out the various activities of The Society.

Executive Committee 2013-2015

Greg McKenna
Department of Chemical Engineering
Texas Tech University
6th and Canton
Mail Stop 3121
Lubbock, TX 79409-3121
(806) 742-4136
Vice President
Gareth H. McKinley
Department of Mechanical Engineering, 3-250
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Cambridge, MA 02139
(617) 258-0754
(617) 258-8559 (fax)
Albert Co
Department of Chemical and
  Biological Engineering
University of Maine
5737 Jenness Hall
Orono, ME 04469-5737
(207)581-2323 (fax)
Montgomery T. Shaw
Institute of Materials Science
University of Connecticut
97 North Eagleville Road, U-3136
Storrs, CT 06269-3136
(860) 486-3980
(860) 486-4745 (fax)
Ralph H. Colby
Departments of Materials Science and Engineering
and Chemical Engineering
Pennsylvania State University
309 Steidle Building
(814) 863-3457
JOR Editorial Office

Marcy Fowler, Editorial Assistant
Shelley Anna
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Carnegie Mellon University
5000 Forbes Avenue
Scaife Hall 325
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
(412) 268-6492
(412) 268-3348 (fax)

Dimitris Vlassopoulos
Institute of Electron Structure & Laser
Vasilika Vouton, POB 1527
Road to Voutes
71110 Heraklion, Greece
30-2810-391305 (fax)

Norman J. Wagner
Chemical Engineering Department
University of Delaware
Colburn Lab
Newark, DE 19716
(302) 831-8079
(302) 831-1048 (fax)

A. Jeffrey Giacomin
Chemical Engineering Department
Queen’s University
314 Dupuis Hall, 19 Division Street
Kingston, ON, Canada K7L 3N6
(613) 533-2768

Standing Committees

Membership (2013-2015)
Gordon Christopher
Cari Dutcher
Jason Maxey, chair
Charles Schroeder
Kelly Schultz
Patrick Spicer
Education (2013-2015)
Michael Boehm
Jacinta Conrad
Chris Dimitriou
Anne M. Grillet (ex officio)
Marie-Claude Heuzey
Jonathan P. Rothstein, chair
Maryam Sepehr
Bingham Award
Lynden Archer (2013-2016)
James Caruthers (2014-2017)
Eric Furst (2014-2017)
Marie-Claude Heuzey (2013-2016)
Jay Schieber (2012-2015)
Evelyne van Ruymbeke (2014-2017)
Lynn Walker, chair (2012-2015)
Metzner Award
Roger Bonnecaze (2013-2016)
Victor Breedveld, chair (2012-2015)
Morton Denn (2013-2016)
George Petekidis (2014-2017)
Nina Shapley (2012-2015)
Meetings Policy
Andrew M. Kraynik, co-chair
Gareth McKinley co-chair (VP)
Albert Co (Secretary)
Kalman Migler (2015 Local, 2017 Winter Program)
Rajesh Khare (2015 Program)
Susan Muller (2015 Program)
Don Baird (2017 Winter Local)
Anke Lindner (2017 Winter Program)
Nominating Commitee (2013-2015)
Anne Grillet, chair
Dave Venerus
Jan Vermant
ad hoc Committee on ICR
Gerry Fuller, chair
Andrew M. Kraynik
Joao Maia
ad hoc Financial Committee
Anne Gillet, chair
Montgomery T. Shaw (ex officio)
Christopher C. White
Journal Publication Award
Shelley Anna
Roger Bonnecaze
Ralph Colby, chair
Dimitris Vlassopoulos
ad hoc Committee on Electronic
Publishing and Open Access Policies
Ralph Colby (ex officio)
Jeff Giacomin (ex officio)
Gareth McKinley, chair
Tom McLeish
Faith Morrison
Roseanna Zia
ad hoc Committee on Meeting App(s)
Randy Ewoldt, chair
Matthew Reichert
Maryam Sepehr
Albert Co (ex officio)
Jason Maxey (ex officio)

Albert Co
Editor, Rheology Bulletin
Faith A. Morrison
Associate Editor for Business, Journal of Rheology
and SOR Designee to the AIP Publishing LLC Board of Managers
A. Jeffrey Giacomin
Representative to U. S. National Committee on Theoretical and Applied Mechanics
Eric Shaqfeh (2013-2015)
Delegate to International Committee on Rheology
Gerald G. Fuller (2012-2016)
Director, International Outreach Program
Gerald G. Fuller
SOR Designee to AIP Governing Board
Faith Morrison
Member Representative to AIP
Eric M. Furst
Student Travel Grants Coordinator
Norman Wagner

Please e-mail suggestions and comments to albertco@umche.maine.edu.
Updated 07 January 2016