The lectures are divided into four thematic blocks:



  • Investigation of unsaturated granular soil behavior by means of in situ CT experiments (Dr.-Ing. Marius Milatz, Postdoctoral researcher and fellow of GRK 2462)
  • Complex multiscale solid-fluid interactions in drying porous media (Prof. Dr. Nima Shokri, Institute of Geo Hydroinformatics, TUHH)


  • Investigations for the development of a new test method to prevent the alkali-silica reaction (Gyde Hartmut, M. Sc., fellow of GRK 2462)
  • New findings on alkali-silica-reaction of concrete (Dr. sc. nat. Andreas Leemann, Empa - Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology)
  • Numerical investigation of the breakage and crash absorbing behavior of granular materials in ship colisions ( Sonja Rotter, M. Sc., fellow of GRK 2462)
  • Virtual elements and their use as deformable particles in DEM (Prof. Dr.-Ing. Peter Wriggers, Intstitute of Continuum Mechanics, Leibniz Universität Hannover)
  • Structure and dynamics of ionic liquids: Polarizability and Confinement (Johannes Gäding, M. Sc., fellow of GRK 2462)
  • Optimizing liquid solid slip in nanofluidic systems (Prof. Dr.-Ing. Laurent Joly, Institut Lumière Matière, Universität Lyon, CNRS)
  • xDEM Simulation of Frozen Particle Fluid System subjected to shearing (Tsz Tung Chan, M. Sc., fellow of GRK 2462)
  • Application of discrete element method to analyze micromechanics of granular materials (Prof. Dr.-Ing. Sergiy Antonyuk, Institute of Particle Process Engineering, TU Kaiserslautern)
  • Experimental investigation of capillary collapse of partially saturated granular media (Nicole Hüsener, M. Sc., fellow of GRK 2462)
  • Micromechanical insights into the capillary collapse of granular materials (Prof. Dr. Jean-Michel Pereira, Ècole des Ponts ParisTech)


  • Imbibitionm and Wetting Front Broadening in Mesoporous Silica Glass (Juan Sánchez Calzado, M. Sc., fellow of GRK 2462)
  • Condensation-Induced Restructuring of Atmospheric Soot Aggregates (Prof. Dr. Gennady Gor, Dept. of Chemical and Materials Engineering, New Jersey Institute of Technology)



  • Influence of coating solution concentration on particle surface structure during fluidized bed spray granulation (Maike Orth, M. Sc., fellow of GRK 2462)
  • About modeling rheology and agglomeration of wet particle systems (Prof. Dr. Stefan Luding, Multiscale Mechanics Group, University of Twente)
  • Retention Characteristics of Biopolymer Materials Studied by Inverse Supercritical Flyid Chromatography (Isabella Jung, M. Sc., fellow of GRK 2462)
  • Recent Advances and Uses of Aerogels for Biomedical  Applications (Prof. Dr. Carlos Alberto Garcia Gonzales, Department of  Pharmacology, Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Technology, Universidade de Santiago de Compostela (USC)


Further information on the conference schedule and registration can be found on 
the linked flyer for the international conference