The Society of Rheology


HSR 98

2nd Meeting of the
Hellenic Society of Rheology and International Symposium

August 31 - September 2, 1998
Heraklion, Crete, Greece

The Symposium was held from Monday, August 31, to Wednesday, September 2 1998, at FORTH, outside Heraklion, Crete, Greece. It was organized by the Hellenic Society of Rheology (HSR), in cooperation with the Foundation for Research and Technology-Hellas (FO.R.T.H.), the University of Crete, and the University of Cyprus.

Special emphasis was given to the following fields of research:

  • polymer melts and processing

  • structure and viscoelasticity

  • suspensions

  • numerical simulations

  • The program consisted of plenary lectures, invited lectures, and oral contributions.
    Plenary speakers inluded Professors A. Acrivos (U.S.A.) and L. Zapas (U.S.A.).
    Invited lectures were given by Professors G.G. Fuller (U.S.A.), R. Keunings (Belgium), P. Navard (France), J.-M. Piau (France), W.R. Schowalter (U.S.A.), R.I. Tanner (Australia) and M.H. Wagner (Germany).


    DSM Research
    ICI Technology
    Interchem-Hellas S.A.
    Lavipharm S.A.
    Rheometric Scientific

    Organizing Committee

    D. Vlassopoulos (Chairman), Heraklion,
    S.H. Anastasiadis, Heraklion
    A. Boudouvis, Athens
    G. Georgiou, Nicosia
    V. Mavrantzas, Patras
    E. Mitsoulis, Athens
    S. Nychas, Thessaloniki
    J. Tsamopoulos, Patras

    Scientific Committee

    E. Mitsoulis (President of HSR), Greece
    A. Beris, USA
    U. Cartalos, UK
    C. Christodoulou, USA
    G. Georgiou, Cyprus
    A. Gotsis, The Netherlands
    S. G. Hatzikiriakos, Canada
    J. Tsamopoulos, Greece
    J. Vlachopoulos, Canada