Plenary Talks

Exploring the scales in highly deformable grain assemblies when compressed far beyond the jammed state

Emilien Azéma
Université de Montpellier, France

From Granular Randomness to Predictive Digital Twins: Integrating Data-Driven and Coupled Models for Uncertainty Quantification

Hongyang Cheng
University of Twente, The Netherlands

The Developments of the Energy-Conserving Contact (ECC) Theory and Contact Models for Arbitrarily Shaped Particles

Yuntian Feng
Swansea University, United Kingdom

Particle shape effects in granular material using GPU DEM: An industry perspective

Nicolin Govender
(1) Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Johannesburg, South Africa;
(2) Research Center Pharmaceutical Engineering GmbH, Graz 8010, Austria

Bridging the gap between simulation and reality through full-field experimental data

Zeynep Karatza
National Technical University of Athens, Greece

Grand Challenge of AI-based Virtual Experimentation using DEM, FDEM, and Hybrid Simulation Technology

Antonio Munjiza
University of Split and Croatian Academy of Science, Croatia

Particle-based simulations of dry cohesive granular materials

Eric Parteli
Universität Duisburg-Essen, Germany

What technologies are essential in development of the DEM-based digital twin?

Mikio Sakai
University of Tokyo