Seminar dynamics of complex fluids

Future events

If not indicated otherwise, the seminar will take place in the seminar room 0.77 of the MPI-DS, Am Fassberg 17


Friday, January 8 - 10:15

Colm Kelleher- New York University, USA
Charged Hydrophobic Colloids at an Oil/Aqueous Phase Interface

Friday, January 15 - 10:15

Scott Waitukaitis- Leiden University, The Netherlands
Rabbits, Planets, Volcanoes, Dust Devils, and Grains: The Surprising Physics of Granular Tribocharging

Friday, January 22 - 10:15

Maikel C. Rheinstädter- McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada

Friday, February 5 - 10:15

Ludovic Pauchard- Laboratory FAST, Orsay, University Paris Sud
Mechanical instabilities in films: application to Art paintings study

Friday, February 12 - 10:15

Chris MacMinn- Universität Oxford, UK
Squishing, swelling, and yielding: Large deformations in porous materials

Monday, February 15 - 14:00

Anupam Sengupta- ETH Zurich, Switzerland
Emergent topological landscapes- From flowing nematics to colonizing microbes

Friday, February 19 - 10:15

Venkata Subba Rao Jampani- Physics and Materials Science Research Unit, University of Luxembourg
Reconfigurable topological defect arrays in nematic liquid crystals

Friday, February 26 - 10:15

Jitka Cejkova- University of Chemistry and Technology, Prague, Czech Republic
Artificial chemotaxis and pattern formation of decanol droplets in the presence of decanoate and salt

Friday, April 22 - 10:15

Matilda Backholm- Aalto University School of Science, Helsinki, Finland
Dynamics of micro-swimming in different environments

Friday, April 29 - 10:15

Frederic Restagno- CNRS, Orsay, France
Friction at micro and macro-scale

Friday, May 13 - 10:15

Joanna M. Nield- University of Southampton, UK
Salt crust pattern dynamism: physicochemical-atmospheric feedbacks and implications for playa dust emission

Friday, May 20 - 10:15

Jan Lagerwall- University of Luxembourg
Soft, Responsive and Unclonable Materials from Liquid Crystal Shells and Fibers

Friday, June 10 - 10:15

Andrew B. Croll- North Dakota State University, Fargo, USA
Bending and Breaking Thin Polymer Films

Friday, June 17 - 10:15

MPRG Alim:François Peaudecerf- University of Cambridge, UK
Algal-bacterial interactions at a distance

Friday, June 24 - 10:15

Bat-El Pinchasik- Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research
Learning from Insects: Bioinspired Approach to Underwater Adhesion, Locomotion and Release from Submerged Surfaces

Friday, July 29 - 10:15

Uroš Tkalec- University of Maribor, Slovenia

Origin of external seminar speakers