Seminar dynamics of complex fluids - 2013

Thursday, January 17 - 14:00

Arnaud Hemmerle - Institut Charles Sadron, Strasbourg
Supported bilayers: effects of charges and electric fields

Friday, January 18 - 10:15

Andrew Parry - Imperial College London, UK
Capillary emptying and short-range wetting: Why the tragedy of spilling beer is an interfacial phase transition

Friday, February 8 - 10:15

Jörg Schumacher - TU Ilmenau
Entrainment and mixing at the edge of a cloud

Friday, February 15 - 10:15

Ramón Peralta y Fabi - FC-UNAM, Mexico; PMMH-ESPCI, France
Elastic shells: Silo collapse and root growth

Friday, March 8 - 10:15

Devaraj van der Meer - University of Twente, The Netherlands
A granular ratchet: Spontaneous symmetry breaking and fluctuation theorems in a granular gas

Friday, April 12 - 10:15

Brian Tighe - Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands
Stretching, Shearing, and Squeezing: Nonlinear elasticity of spring networks and soft sphere packings

Friday, April 19 - 10:15

Dirk van den Ende - University of Twente, The Netherlands
Flow behavior and microstructure of dispersions and emulsions in bulk and microchannels

Wednesday, May 29 - 10:15

Saeedeh Aliaskarisohi - Universität Bayreuth
On the diffusion of circular domains on a spherical vesicle

Friday, June 7 - 10:15

Mehdi Habibi - IASBS Zanjan, Iran
Coiling instability in liquid and solid ropes

Thursday, June 13 - 10:15

So Kitsunezaki - Research Group of Physics, Faculty of Nara Women's University, Japan
Drying and cracking of paste-like materials

Thursday, June 13 - 11:15

Akio Nakahara - Nihon University, Tokio, Japan
Memory of densely packed colloidal suspension and its application to control pattern formation of dessication cracks

Friday, June 14 - 10:15

Takeaki Araki - Department of Physics, Kyoto University, Japan
Connectivity of topological defects of nematic liquid crystals confined in complex geometries

Friday, June 21 - 10:15

Myfanwy Evans - Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg
Network-like propagation of cell-level stress in random foams

Friday, June 28 - 10:15

Sujata Tarafdar- Jadavpur University, Kolkata , India
Formation of Desiccation Crack Patterns in Clay under DC and AC Electric Fields

Friday, July 12 - 10:15

Estelle Gauquelin, Oshin Katulkar, David Meulemeester, Bogomil Paralchev, Shashwat Shivam
Final reports on LP internship

Friday, July 19 - 10:15

Patrick Charbonneau - Duke University, Durham, USA
High-dimensional surprises near the glass and the jamming transitions

Thursday, August 29 - 14:00

Steve Granick- University of Illinois, Urbana, USA
Some Surprises and Open Questions in Soft Matter

Friday, August 30 - 10:15

Narain Karedla- III. Physikalisches Institut, Universität Göttingen
Flow measurements using Fluorescence Correlation Spectroscopy (FCS): Recent advances and related studies

Friday, September 13 - 10:15

Uroš Tkalec - University Maribor, Slovenia
Topological aspects of knotted nematic colloids

Friday, September 13 - 14:00

Katherine Thomas - Physical Review Letters, American Physical Society
Publishing in Physical Review Letters - and how to write a (good) PRL

Friday, September 20 - 10:15

François Boulogne - CNRS et Universités Paris 6 et 11, France
Flow of complex fluids on a vertical fiber

Friday, October 11 - 10:15

Vasili Baranau - University Marburg
On the entropy and the random-close packing limit of hard sphere packings

Friday, October 18 - 10:15

Julian Vogel - MPIDS
The Influence of Time-Dependent Driving on the Formation of Precipitation

Wednesday, October 23 - 14:00

Desislava Todorova- Loughborough University, UK
Influence of solute-dependent wettability on films of liquid mixtures and suspensions

Friday, October 25 - 10:15

Milad Abolhasani - University of Toronto, Canada
Cruise Control of Microscale Bubble and Droplet Flows Provides
Predictive Control over Mass Transfer Behavior and Chemical Reactions

Friday, November 1 - 10:15

Thomas Eggers - MPIDS
Encryption of emails

Friday, November 8 - 10:45

Karthik Peddireddy - MPIDS
Thermotropic liquid crystals in aqueous ionic micellar solutions: interfacial instabilities and optical applications

Friday, November 15 - 10:15

Eric Clement - ESPCI, Paris, France
Experiments in bacterial suspensions

Wednesday, November 20 - 14:00

Paolo Oresta- Politecnico di Bari, Italy
Mechanical and thermal effects induced by  particles and bubbles  on Rayleigh-Bénard convection

Friday, November 22 - 10:15

Eckard Specht, Lukas Zwirner- Uni Magdeburg
Numerical generation of packings

Friday, November 29 - 10:15

Marco Rivetti- MPIDS
Capillarity and elasticity: from pinned contact lines to dynamical origami

Friday, December 6 - 10:15

Thomas Salez- ESPCI, Paris, France
From adhesion to wetting of a soft particle

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