Publications, conference presentations, and posters



Michael van der Naald, Abhi Singh, Toka Eid, Kenan Tang, Juan J. de Pablo, Heinrich M. Jaeger, "Minimally Rigid Clusters in Dense Suspension Flow", Nature Physics, In Print, link


Chuqiao Chen, Michael van der Naald, Abhinendra Singh, Neil Dolinski, Grayson Jackson, Heinrich Jaeger, Stuart Rowan, Juan de Pablo, "Leveraging the polymer glass transition to access thermally-switchable shear jamming suspensions", ACS Central Science (2023),  9,  4, 639–647, link

Hojin Kim, Michael van der Naald, Neil D. Dolinski, Stuart J. Rowan, and Heinrich M. Jaeger, "Dynamic-bond-induced sticky friction tailors non-Newtonian rheology",  Soft Matter(2023), 19, 6797-6804 , link


Grayson L. Jackson, Joseph M. Dennis, Neil D. Dolinski, Michael van der Naald, Hojin Kim, Christopher Eom, Stuart J. Rowan, Heinrich M. Jaeger, "Designing Stress-Adaptive Dense Suspensions Using Dynamic Covalent Chemistry", Macromolecules (2022), 55, 15, 6453–6461, link

Abhi Singh, Grayson Jackson, Michael van der Naald, Juan de Pablo, Heinrich M. Jaeger, “Stress-activated Constraints in Dense Suspension Rheology”, Physical Review Fluids (2022), 7, 054302,  link


Michael van der Naald,  Liang Zhao, Grayson L. Jackson, Heinrich M. Jaeger, "The role of solvent molecular weight in shear thickening and shear jamming," Soft Matter 17, 3144-3152 (2021) link


Patrick Charbonneau, Eric I. Corwin, Lin Fu, Georgios Tsekenis, and Michael van der Naald, "Glassy, Gardner-like phenomenology in minimally polydisperse crystalline systems," Phys. Rev. E. 99, 020901 (2019) link

Conference Presentations

Massachusetts of Technological Physics of Living Systems Short Talk Seminar 2023 - "Rigid Clusters in Dense Suspension Flow"

Rising Stars in Soft and Biological Matter Symposium 2023  - "Rigid Clusters in Dense Suspension Flow"

The Plot Thickens Seminar Series 2023 - “Minimally Rigid Clusters in Dense Suspension Flow” 

University of Chicago's 2023 MRSEC Symposium - "Rigid Clusters in Dense Suspension Flow- Towards Encoding Memory in Fluids"

APS March Meeting 2023 - "Dense Suspension Rheology Beyond Simple Shear"

APS March Meeting 2022 - "Rigid Cluster Decomposition of Dense Suspension Flows"

APS March Meeting (virtual) 2021 - "Unraveling the relationship between dense suspension flow and particle and solvent identity"

APS Division of Fluid Dynamics Meeting (virtual) 2020 -  "Controlling dense suspension flows through particle solvation"

APS March Meeting 2020 (talk held last minute virtually) - "Tuning Solvent Chemistry to Suppress Shear-Jamming in Dense Suspensions"

APS March Meeting 2018 - "Surface Growth of Locally Rigid Clusters Approaching Jamming and Rigidity Percolation"

Poster Presentations

Gordon Conference Granular Materials 2022 - "Minimally Rigid Cluster Decomposition of Dense Suspension Flows"

Boulder Summer School on Frustrated and Disordered Systems 2017 - "Near Crystalline Sphere Packings at Isostaticity"