About the Nordic Rheology Society

The Nordic Rheology Society engages people interested in rheology in the Nordic countries.


To promote and propagate rheology at all levels throughout the Nordic Countries.


To promote and propagate rheology at all levels by building a broad forum where academia and industry, in their applicational and theoretical guises can meet, share and discuss ideas to their mutual benefit.


Rheology is defined as the science of the deformation and flow of matter, which means that rheology in some form enters almost every study of material properties. In the Nordic countries, rheological measurements have become standard techniques in both industrial and academic research. The Nordic Rheology Society has been formed as a meeting ground for engineers, physicists, chemists and biologists engaged in rheology in industry and academia.

Member services

  • The annual NRC, the Nordic Rheology Conference features invited speakers of international standing as well as sessions on general rheology. Contributing papers are published in the Annual Transactions of the NRS which is distributed to the members. The NRC also offers an exhibition of rheological equipment, poster display and rheology courses which makes it the leading meeting place for industry and academia in the Nordic countries.
  • Access to the member pages on this web site including PDF-articles from the NRS Annual Transaction, and the member directory.
  • Permission to post News on the NRS web site.
  • Information about local rheology events.

Bingham awarded Gareth H. McKinley to NRC 2019
As next runner up to the distinguished board of speakers at the NRC 2019 we have Gareth H. McKinley. He is the School of Engineering Professor of Teaching Innovation within the Department of Mechanical Engineering at MIT. His research interests include extensional rheometry, microfluidic rheometry and non-Newtonian fluid dynamics. He has aided in the development of several rheological techniques for characterizing the extensional rheology of polymer solutions, micellar liquids and other complex fluids. Among many awards, he was the recipient of the 2013 Bingham Medal of the Society of Rheology and the 2014 Gold Medal of the British Society of Rheology. During 2015-2017 he was president at the Society of Rheology and he holds a Honorary Chair, Swansea University,. Welcome to the NRC 2019 in Gothenburg on August 21-23, 2019. Read more at https://nordicrheologysociety.org/Home/Nrc