The Ewoldt Research Group
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Department of Mechanical Science and Engineering









The Ewoldt Research Group studies rheology, non-Newtonian fluid mechanics, mathematical modeling, and design involving soft materials. Work often involves interdisciplinary collaborations and is a combination of experiment and theory.


  • Ashwin Bharadwaj successfully defends his Ph.D.
    Congratulations, Dr. Bharadwaj!
    June, 2016
  • Invited Focus on Fluids article in the Journal of Fluid Mechanics, giving perspective to Prof. Aditya Khair's interesting work on XXLAOS
    May 31, 2016
    (DOI link)
  • Invited lecturer for the 15th European School on Rheology
    Sep 7-11, 2015, KU Leuven, Belgium
  • Rheology Short Course July 13-15, 2015, Houston, TX
    Macosko | Ewoldt | Fuller | McKinley | Prud’homme
    (Info and Registration)
  • Award for Teaching Excellence from the College of Engineering, Mar 2015
    (MechSE News Article)


Principal Investigator
Assistant Professor
Randy H. Ewoldt
PhD, M.I.T.

(link to faculty profile,
Dept MechSE)


Last updated Sept 2016