ISMSM Image(s) of the Month!

Fluorescence microscopy images of spiral crystals of pyrene grown in polymer blends (vibrant blue spirals)
Fluorescence microscopy images of spiral crystals of pyrene grown in polymer blends (neon blue spiral against black background)

Fluorescence microscopy images of spiral crystals of pyrene grown in polymer blends

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Institute for Soft Matter News

Prof. Peter Olmsted

New Publication from Prof. Olmsted

May 2nd, 2022

ISMSM faculty member Prof. Peter Olmsted recently published the paper “Probing the nonequilibrium dynamics of stress, orientation, and entanglements in polymer melts with orthogonal interrupted shear simulations”.

Recent Research from ISMSM Collaboration

March 7th, 2022

Updates on recent research and upcoming publications from Professor Kertesz of the ISMSM and collaborators concerning novel conjugated polymers and their properties.

Prof. Paranjape Publishes Paper in Langmuir

February 9th, 2022

Professor Paranjape, with graduate student O’Brien, recently published a paper introducing a model for the dynamic surface tension of surfactant-enhanced polydimethylsiloxane.

Updates for the Weiss Group

December 8th, 2021

A summary of the recent activity of the Weiss group, including a recent publication and presentations given.

Prof. Miklos Kertesz receives NSF Grant

September 30th, 2021

The project “Collaborative Research: Aggregation mechanisms in carbon nanomaterials based on pi-conjugated polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons” joint between Miklos Kertesz (Department of Chemistry and ISMSM at Georgetown University) and Prof. Hans Lischka at Texas Tech University (Lubbock, TX) received a new NSF grant