Seminar dynamics of complex fluids - 2012

Friday, January 6 - 10:15

Gerd E. Schröder-Turk- Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg
Circular dichroism in Photonic Crystals: From butterflies to chiral Metallic Meta-Materials

Friday, January 13 - 10:00

Ran Holtzman- The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
Crossover from Fingering to Fracturing in Fluid-Fluid Displacement in Granular Media

Friday, January 20 - 10:15

Thomas Hiller- Freie Universität Berlin
3D Karst evolution modeling: From conceptual models to realistic scenarios

Thursday, January 26 - 14:00

Marco G. Mazza- TU Berlin
Nonequilibrium domain formation by pressure fluctuations

Friday, February 3 - 10:15

Yannick Peysson- French institute for petroleum research
Drying and salt precipitation induced by gas injection in porous media

Friday, February 24 - 10:15

Wiebke Drenckhan- Université Paris-Sud, Orsay, France
And if all bubbles were equal? Science and applications of monodisperse foams

Monday, March 5 - 15:00

Pinar Kilickiran- Materials Science Laboratory, SONY Deutschland GmbH, Stuttgart
Liquid crystal materials for display applications

Monday, March 19 - 15:00

Vanessa Magnanimo- University Twente
A DEM based constitutive model with anisotropy for ratcheting in axial-symmetric deformations of granular material

Wednesday, March 21 - 11:00

Lawrence Fon- Institut für Geophysik, Uni Göttingen
Magnetotellurics and Geomagnetic Depth Sounding in Queensland, South Eastern Australia. Evidence for the Tasman line?

Friday, March 23 - 10:15

Achille Giacometti- Universita' Ca' Foscari Venezia, Italy
Self-assembly processes in proteins and patchy colloids

Thursday, April 5 - 14:00

Josh Bostwick- North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, USA
Spreading and bi-stability of droplets driven by thermocapillary and centrifugal forces

Friday, April 13 - 11:00

Hartmut Heinrich- Bundesamt für Seeschifffahrt und Hydrographie, Hamburg
Sea-level in a changing climate: après nous, le déluge?

Friday, May 4 - 10:15

Corinna Maass- NYU
Self replicating DNA nanostructures

Friday, May 11 - 10:15

Claas Bierwisch- Fraunhofer-Institut fuer Werkstoffmechanik IWM, Freiburg
Coarse graining, hopper discharge, and cavity filling -- Insights into dense granular systems by discrete element simulations

Friday, June 15 - 10:15

Ahmed Mourran- RWTH Aachen
From structural hierarchy to material with collective photo-response

Friday, August 24 - 10:15

Maximilian Schmitt - Technische Universität Berlin
A swimming active droplet

Monday, August 27 - 14:00

Kattera Suresh - Centre for Soft Matter Research, Bangalore
Nanoscale electrical conductivity of Langmuir –Blodgett films of some novel discotic mesogenic molecules

Monday, September 17 - 11:00

Junaid M. Laskar - Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research, Mainz
Structural transitions of colloids under matgnetic field & compressive stress

Friday, September 21 - 10:15

Klaus Kassner - Otto-von-Guericke-Universität Magdeburg
Phase field and crystal growth: from bending doublons to merry-go-round fingers

Friday, September 28 - 10:15

Anthony Anderson - Institute of Theoretical Geophysics, University of Cambridge
Periodic Ice-banding in Freezing Colloidal Suspensions

Friday, October 19 - 10:15

Katharina Vollmayr-Lee - Bucknell University, Lewisburg, USA
Simulation of Aging in SiO2: Single Particle Jump Analysis

Friday, November 2 - 10:15

Oskar Werner - University of Maribor, Slovenia
Superhydrophobicity in theory and practice

Friday, November 9 - 10:15

Oliver Bäumchen - McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada
Stepped Polymer Films - A New Nanofluidic Tool to Explore Polymer Physics at Interfaces

Friday, November 16 - 10:15

Marie-Pierre Krafft - Institut Charles Sadron, Universite de Strasbourg
Molecular Systems Self-Assembled from Perfluoro- Alkylated Amphiphiles

Friday, November 16 - 14:00

Axelle Amon - Université de Rennes1, Institut de Physique de Rennes
Local rearrangements and failure in granular materials

Friday, November 23 - 10:15

Rehearsal for Ludwigstein

Friday, November 30 - 10:15

Venkata Jampani - Josef Stefan Institute, Ljubljana
Chiral Nematic Colloidal Interactions and Photonic Properties of Nematic Colloids

Friday, December 7 - 14:00

Kuang Wu Lee- Max Planck Institute for Solar System Research, Katlenburg-Lindau
Current-driven instabilities and spontaneous equilibrium transition in plasma system: theoretical analysis and numerical simulations

Friday, December 14 - 10:15

Matthias Sperl - Deutsches Zentrum fuer Luft- und Raumfahrt, Köln
Granular Matter under Microgravity

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