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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 2016-2017

Gareth H. McKinley
Department of Mechanical Engineering, 3-250
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Cambridge, MA 02139
(617) 258-0754
Vice President
Norman J. Wagner
Chemical Engineering Department
University of Delaware
Colburn Lab
Newark, DE 19716
(302) 831-8079
Albert Co
Department of Chemical and
  Biological Engineering
University of Maine
5737 Jenness Hall
Orono, ME 04469-5737
Christopher C. White
National Institute of Standards and Technology
Stop 8615
Bldg 226 Room B350
Gaithersburg, MD 20899-8615
(301) 975-6016
Ralph H. Colby
Departments of Materials Science and Engineering
and Chemical Engineering
Pennsylvania State University
309 Steidle Building
(814) 863-3457
JOR Editorial Office

Ania Bukowski, Editorial Assistant
Patrick D. Anderson
Mechanical Engineering Department
Technische Universiteit Eindhoven
PO Box 513
gem z 4 137
Eindhoven, 5600MB
The Netherlands
+31 40-247 4823

Maryam Sepehr
Chevron Oronite Company LLC
45 Canyon Green Court
San Ramon, CA 94582
(510) 242-4113

Michael J. Solomon
Department of Chemical Engineering
University of Michigan
3074 H H Dow 2300 Hayward St
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2136
(734) 764-3119

Greg McKenna
Department of Chemical Engineering
Texas Tech University
6th and Canton
Mail Stop 3121
Lubbock, TX 79409-3121
(806) 742-4136

Standing Committees

Membership Committee (2016-2017)
Gordon Christopher
Cari Dutcher
Jason Maxey, chair
Charles Schroeder
Kelly Schultz
Patrick Spicer
Education Committee (2016-2017)
Ross Clark
Jacinta Conrad
Chris Dimitriou
Marie-Claude Heuzey
Jonathan P. Rothstein, chair
Maryam Sepehr
Johannes Soulages
Bingham Award Committee (2017)
James Caruthers (2015-2017)
Eric Furst (2015-2017), chair
Jai Pathak (2016-2018)
Ravi Prakash (2017-2019)
William Russel (2016-2018)
Evelyne van Ruymbeke (2015-2017)
David Venerus (2017-2019)
Metzner Award Committee (2017)
Shelley Anna (2017-2019)
Christian Clasen (2016-2018)
Peter Olmsted (2017-2019)
George Petekidis (2015-2017), chair
Patrick Underhill (2016-2018)
SOR Fellowship Committee (2017)
Donald Baird (2016-2017)
Ron Larson (2016-2017)
Chris Macosko (2016-2018)
Paula Moldenaers (2017-2019)
Susan Muller (2016-2018), chair
Journal Publication Award Committee (2017)
Patrick Anderson (MAL)
Ralph Colby, chair
Emanuela Del Gado
Michael Solomon (MAL)
Meetings Policy Committee (2017)
Norman J. Wagner, co-chair (VP)
Andrew M. Kraynik, co-chair
Albert Co (Secretary)
Donald Baird (2017 Winter Local)
Kalman Migler (2017 Winter Program)
Anke Lindner (2017 Winter Program)
Matt Liberatore (2017 Fall Local)
Anne Grillet (2017 Fall Program)
Randy Ewoldt (2017 Fall Program)
Ad hoc Committee on Electronic
Publishing and Open Access Policies
Ralph Colby (Editor, ex officio)
Tom McLeish
Faith A. Morrison
Michael Solomon, chair
Roseanna Zia
Ad hoc Financial Committee (2016-2017)
Anne Gillet, chair
Montgomery T. Shaw
Christopher C. White (Treasurer, ex officio)
Nominating Committee (2017)
Wes Burghardt, chair
Nina Shapley
Dimitris Vlassopoulos
Florian Nettesheim

Webmaster (2016-2017)
Albert Co
Editor, Rheology Bulletin (2016-2017)
Faith A. Morrison
Associate Editor, Journal of Rheology (2016-2017)
Roseanna N. Zia
Director, International Outreach Program (2016-2017)
Gerald G. Fuller
Student Travel Grants Coordinator (2016-2017)
Norman Wagner
SOR Historian (2016-2017)
A. Jeffrey Giacomin

Associations with External Committees/Organizations

SOR Designee to AIP Governing Board (2016-2017)
Faith A. Morrison
SOR Member Representative to AIP (2016-2017)
Gareth H. McKinley (ex officio)
SOR Designee to AIPP Board of Managers (2016-2017)
A. Jeffrey Giacomin
Representative to U.S. National Committee on Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (2016-2017)
Eric Shaqfeh
Delegate to International Committee on Rheology (2016-2020)
Susan J. Muller
Secretary to the ICR (2016-2020)
Gerald G. Fuller
AIPP Publishing Partners Committee (2016-2017)
Roseanna Zia
Gerald G. Fuller

Please e-mail suggestions and comments to albertco@umche.maine.edu.
Updated 02 January 2018