At every AERC or ICR, the editors of Rheologica Acta present the publication award. This award gets selected by three editorial board members based on a preselection by the editors and is aimed to highlight the type of work which the journal likes to see published.
Michael Clarion, Michael Deegan, Tyler Helton, Jesse Hudgins, Nick Monteferrante, Evan Ousley, Matthew Armstrong: Contemporary modeling and analysis of steady state and transient human blood rheology, Rheologica Acta 57 (2018) 141-168 (Award committee: Kyung Hyun Ahn, Philippe Coussot, Juan Vincente).
Roger Tanner, Christopher Ness, Arif Mahmud, Shaocong Dai, Jiyoung Moon:, Rheologica Acta 57 (2018) 635-643 (Award committee: Jan Vermant, Lynn Walker, Henning H. Winter).
Michel Cloitre, Roger T. Bonnecaze: A review on wall slip in high solid dispersions, Rheologica Acta 56 (2017) 283-305.
Ha Seong Kim, Frank Scheffold, Thomas G. Mason: Entropic, electrostatic, and interfacial regimes in concentrated disordered ionic emulsions, Rheologica Acta 55 (2016) 683-697.
Dirk Sachsenheimer, Bernhard Hochstein, Norbert Willenbacher: Experimental study on the capillary thinning of entangled polymer solutions, Rheologica Acta 53 (2014) 725–739.
Gaetano D'Avino, Francesco Greco, Pier Luca Maffettone: Rheology of a dilute viscoelastic suspension of spheroids in unconfined shear flow, Rheologica Acta 54 (2015) 915-928.
Damien C. Vadillo, Wouter Matthues and Christian Clasen: Microsecond relaxation processes in shear and extensional flows of weakly elastic polymer solutions, Rheologica Acta 51 (2012) 755–769.
Since 2014 Rheologica acta started publishing review/opinion papers by the recipients of the Weissenberg medal of the European Society of Rheology.
Philippe Coussot: Slow flows of yield stress fluids: yielding liquids or flowing solids? Rheologica Acta 57 (2018) 1-14.
Dimitris Vlassopoulos: Macromolecular topology and rheology: Beyond the tube model. Rheologica Acta 55 (2016) 613-632.
Michael E. Cates, Matthieu Wyart: Granulation and bistability in non-Brownian suspensions. Rheologica Acta 53 (2014) 755-764.