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.


  • Registration NOW OPEN for Rheology Short Course in SoCal
    May 16-18, 2017, Irvine, CA
    Macosko | Ewoldt | Fuller | McKinley
    (Info and Registration)
  • FY! Fluid Dynamics highlights our video entry
    to the APS-DFD Gallery of Fluid Motion
    October, 2016
    (FYFD link)
  • 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
Associate Professor
Randy H. Ewoldt
PhD, M.I.T.

(link to faculty profile,
Dept MechSE)


Last updated March 2017