Frontiers in Soft Condensed Matter Workshop
 

Frontiers in Soft Condensed Matter Workshop

 
 
 
Invited Speakers
Invited Speaker Institution Topic of Invited Talk
Narasimha-Rao Bangaru ExxonMobil Research & Engineering "High Performance Steels through Nanostructures"
Paul Chaikin and Tom Lubensky Princeton University/NYU and University of Pennsylvania "Frontiers of Soft Condensed Matter: Perspectives and Group Discussion"
Noel Clark University of Colorado "Novel Effects in Monodisperse 2D Colloids and Discs: Fluid/Ordered Phase Coexistence, Freezing by Heating, Glassy Relaxation, and Jamming"
Juan de Pablo University of Wisconsin-Madison "Dimension Dependent Properties in Nanoscopic Polymeric Structures"
Dennis Discher University of Pennsylvania "Polymersomes and Block Copolymer Worm Micelles: Properties, Transitions, & Applications"
Deniz Ertas ExxonMobil Research & Engineering "Gravitational Transport of Grains"
Seth Fraden Brandeis University "Chaikin to Lubensky: Packings of Anisotropic Granular Materials and Their Analogies to Liquid Crystals"
Deborah Fygenson University of California, Santa Barbara "A Potpourri of Progress Towards Everyday DNA Devices"
Emmanuel Giannelis Cornell University "Solvent-Free Nanofluids"
Randall D. Kamien University of Pennsylvania "What's Kelvin's Problem?"
Hubert King ExxonMobil Research & Engineering "From Rocks to Reservoirs: Evolution of Porosity through Mineral Reactivity"
Julia Kornfield California Institute of Technology "Artificial-Protein Hydrogels through Leucine Zipper Aggregation"
Stanislas Liebler The Rockefeller University "How to Survive with All this Noise? A Lesson from Bacteria"
Andrea Liu University of Pennsylvania "Jamming"
Timothy Lodge University of Minnesota "Multicompartment Micelles from ABC Copolymers"
David Lubensky Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam "How to Make a Neurocrystal: Modeling the Developmental Patterning of the Fly's Eye"
L. Mahadevan Harvard University "Mechanics in Extreme Geometries"
George Maret Universitšt Konstanz "Dislocation-Mediated Melting in 2D"
Scott Milner ExxonMobil Research & Engineering "Branched Polymer Rheology"
Sidney Nagel University of Chicago "Banquet Speech"
Miriam Rafailovich State University of New York "Materials and Biology: At the Interface"
Sriram Ramaswamy Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore "The Mechanics and Statistics of Active Matter"
Richard Register Princeton University "Block Copolymer Thin Films: Patterns and Patterning"
William Russel Princeton University "Crystals, Glasses, and Fluids - The Many Phases of Colloidal Spheres and Disks"
Thomas Russell University of Massachusetts Amherst "Synthetic and Bio-Nanoparticle Assemblies at Fluid Interfaces"
Paul Steinhardt Princeton University "Quasicrystals: Progress and Puzzles"
Sherri Stuewer Exxon Mobil Corporation "ExxonMobil Perspective on Managing Long Term Climate Risk"
John Torkelson Northwestern University "Effects of Confinement on Glass Formers: Distributions of Glass Transition Temperatures and Structural Relaxation across Thin Polymer Films and within Nanocomposites"
Salvatore Torquato Princeton University "Optimal Particle Packings: Problems for the Ages"
Marek Urban University of Southern Mississippi "Non-Spherical Colloidal Polymer Particles and their Film Formation"
Arjun Yodh University of Pennsylvania "Melting in Temperature-Sensitive Colloidal Suspensions"




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