The aim of MCF2021-US is to bring together a select group of practitioners and researchers from industry, government laboratories, and academia to present and discuss recent developments focused on the characterization of particulate materials and particulate-based products. The areas of emphasis for the Forum include characterization for supporting process control and product performance, as well as characterizing parameters for models supporting these topics.

Scientific Committee

The Scientific Committee is responsible for reviewing and selecting abstract applications and organizing the conference sessions.

Dr. Kingsly Ambrose, Asssociate Professor of Agricutural & Bilogical Engineering, Purdue University

Dr. Madhusudhan Kodam, Solids Processing Technology Leader, Corteva AgriScience

Dr. Jie Ren, Sr. Scientist Merck & Co.

Dr. Carl Wassgren, Professor of Mechanical Engineering & Industrial & Physical Pharmacy, Purdue University

The Scientific Committee adopted the following structure that will feature prominent industrial & academic representatives from the fields of chemical/mechanical engineering, mathematics, numerical modelling & materials science, working in the chemical, food, pharmaceutical, and additive manufacturing.Forum Schedule
Mon       Pre-conference events

11:00     Training session (optional)
18:00     Welcome reception Tues      Scientific Conference
08:30     Start of the conference
09:00     Podium presentations
16:00     Flash presentations
17:00     Poster competition & reception
18:30     MCF Banquet
Wed      Scientific Conference
08:30     Podium presentations
18:00     End of Scientific Conference Thurs    Post conference events
9:00      Symposium (optional)
15:00    End of Forum Exhibitor Packages
Providers of instrumentation, equipment, software and services are seen as important partners by MCF and its organizers: Forum Partners are offered the possibility to display during the 2 days of the Scientific Conference, and the exhibitor package includes:
Website and venue publicity
Display table and space for a backdrop
Ability to display instruments, small equipment, videos, literature
Possibility of short presentation during the Monday workshop
Please contact us early (, as the exhibition is limited to the first 8-10 applicants