The Laboratory for Research on the Structure of Matter (LRSM)

COMPLOIDS SymposiumCOMPLOIDS

April 17 - 19, 2013
Laboratory for Research on the Structure of Matter
University of Pennsylvania
3231 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104

 

Burstein Lecture, 2013COMPLOIDS 2013COMPLOIDS Speakers:

Michael E. Cates, University of Edinburgh
  2013 LRSM Burstein Lecturer
  April 17, 2013, 3:30pm
Paul S. Clegg, University of Edinburgh
Erika Eiser, University of Cambridge
Christos N. Likos, University of Vienna
Wilson C. K. Poon, University of Edinburgh
Jean-Christoph Loudet, CNRS/University of Bordeaux
Primoz Ziherl, University of Ljubljana

MRSEC Speakers:

  • Paulo Arratia
  • John Crocker
  • Dan Hammer
  • Andrea Liu
  • Tom Lubensky
  • Chris Murray
  • Zahra Fakhraai
    more to come

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Agenda:


April 17     location
10:45am   Opening remarks Singh
Nanotechnology Center
10:50   Chris Murray, Chemistry & Materials Science and Engineering, Penn
Chemical design of nanocrystal based periodic and aperiodic metamaterials
[ abstract ]
Singh
Nanotechnology Center
11:40   Lei Zhang, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Penn
Using Shape Anisotropy to Toughen Disordered Particle Packings
[ abstract ]
Singh
Nanotechnology Center
12:00pm   Lunch LRSM - Reading Room
1:20   Dan Hammer, Bioengineering & Chem and Biomolecular Eng, Penn
Designer vesicles from synthetic surfactants ‐ block‐co‐polymers and recombinant proteins
[ abstract ]
Levin Hall
Wu & Chen Aud.
2:00   Erika Eiser, Physics, Cambridge
Designing Disorder
[ abstract ]
Levin Hall
Wu & Chen Aud.
3:30   Michael E. Cates, University of Edinburgh
The Physics of Cellular Motility
[ abstract ]
LRSM - Auditorium
4:30   Reception & Poster Session LRSM - Reading Room
       
April 18      
8:50am   Christos Likos, Physics, Universitat Wien
Hierarchical self-­‐assembly of associating soft patchy particles
[ abstract ]
Singh
Nanotechnology Center
9:35   Andrea Liu, Physics, Penn
Mechanical Wavefronts in Developing Embryos
[ abstract ]
Singh
Nanotechnology Center
10:05   Joonwoo Jeong, Physics, Penn
Spherical Droplets of Chromonic Liquid Crystals
[ abstract ]
Singh
Nanotechnology Center
10:25   Coffee LRSM - Reading Room
10:40   Paul Clegg, Physics, University of Edinburgh
Post-processing bijels: all binary fluids are not born equal
[ abstract ]
Levin Hall
Wu & Chen Aud.
12:00pm   Lunch break  
1:30   Wilson Poon, Physics, University of Edinburgh
Bacteria as Active Colloids
[ abstract ]
Meyerson Hall, B1
2:45   John Crocker, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Penn
Interactions, directed assembly and transformations of colloids using DNA handshaking
[ abstract ]
Meyerson Hall, B1
3:15   Paulo Arratia, Mechanical Engineering & Applied Mechanics, Penn
Swimming & Self-Propulsion in Complex Fluids
[ abstract ]
Meyerson Hall, B1
4:00   Individual meetings  
       
April 19      
9:00am   JC Loudet, CNRS
Radiation pressure makes ellipsoidal particles tumble
[ abstract ]
LRSM - Auditorium
9:45   Mohamed Amine Gharbi, CBE/MSE/Physics, Penn
Microbullet Assembly in Confined Nematic Liquid Crystal
[ abstract ]
LRSM - Auditorium
10:05   Tom Lubensky, Physics, Penn
Two- and Three-dimensional Lattice Models for Fiber Networks with Maximum Coordination of Four
[ abstract ]
LRSM - Auditorium
10:40   Coffee break LRSM - Reading Room
11:00   Primoz Ziherl, Physics, University of Ljubljana
Mosaic Two-lengthscale Quasicrystals
[ abstract ]
LRSM - Reading Room
11:45   Zahra Fakhraai, Chemistry, Penn
Liquid-Like Behavior of Glassy Surfaces
[ abstract ]
LRSM - Reading Room
12:15pm   Concluding remarks and lunch LRSM - Reading Room

 

 

 
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