Previous Events and Seminars

Previous Seminars

Jul 25, 2016, 11am

Soft Matter Seminar: Self-organization in the Drosophila embryo

Soft Matter Seminar: Self-organization in the Drosophila embryo

Prof. Stefano Di Talia Department of Cell Biology, Duke University Embryonic development requires the accurate regulation of biological events across multiple spatial and…

Location: Regents Hall


Sep 26, 2016, 3pm

Techniques to measure and exert forces in micro Newton range - Applied to genetic model organisms

Techniques to measure and exert forces in micro Newton range – Applied to genetic model organisms

Location: Regents Hall


Oct 24, 2016, 4pm

“Hard Facts About Soft Matter – Self-Assembled Multi-Component Gels for High Tech Applications”, Professor David Smith, University of York

"Hard Facts About Soft Matter - Self-Assembled Multi-Component Gels for High Tech Applications", Professor David Smith, University of York

Hard Facts About Soft Matter – Self-Assembled Multi-Component Gels for High-Tech Applications David K. Smith Department of Chemistry, University of York, Heslington, York,…

Location: Regents Hall


Nov 1, 2016, 3:15pm

Colloquium: Professor David Pine “Random organization: Vanishing fluctuations at a 2nd order nonequilibrium phase transition”

Colloquium: Professor David Pine "Random organization: Vanishing fluctuations at a 2nd order nonequilibrium phase transition"

Suspensions of neutrally buoyant non-Brownian particles driven by slow periodic shear can undergo a dynamical phase transition between a fluctuating irreversible steady state…

Location: Regents Hall


Nov 11, 2016, 11am

“Clustering, dynamical arrest and effective interactions in colloidal systems”, Dr Ramón Castañeda-Priego

"Clustering, dynamical arrest and effective interactions in colloidal systems", Dr Ramón Castañeda-Priego

Clustering, dynamical arrest and effective interactions in colloidal systems Dr. Ramón Castañeda-Priego of the Soft Matter Lab at Leon, Guanajuato, Mexico…

Location: Regents Hall


Dec 2, 2016, 11am

Professor Lynn Walker (Carnegie Mellon University), “Impact of dispersed particles on the structure and flow mechanism of block copolymer micelle solutions and soft solids”

Professor Lynn Walker (Carnegie Mellon University), "Impact of dispersed particles on the structure and flow mechanism of block copolymer micelle solutions and soft solids"

Impact of dispersed particles on the structure and flow mechanism of block copolymer micelle solutions and soft solids Lynn M. Walker, Department of Chemical Engineering,…

Location: Regents Hall


Apr 10, 2017, 10am

ISM Seminar: ” Understanding cement hydration at the molecular level from NMR and modeling”

ISM Seminar: " Understanding cement hydration at the molecular level from NMR and modeling"

Jean-Baptiste d’Espinose de Lacaillerie Soft Matter Science and Engineering Laboratory, CNRS, ESPCI Paris, France Abstract: The hydration of silicates is prevalent in…

Location: Regents Hall


Apr 11, 2017, 3:15am

Physics Colloquium: Nanoparticles in liquid crystals, and liquid crystals in nanoparticles.

Physics Colloquium: Nanoparticles in liquid crystals, and liquid crystals in nanoparticles.

Prof. Juan de Pablo, Institute of Molecular Engineering, University of Chicago. https://ime.uchicago.edu/de_pablo_lab/ Liquid crystals are remarkably sensitive to…

Location: Regents Hall


Apr 18, 2017, 3:15pm

Physics Colloquium: Shear-induced structuring and active dynamics of colloidal gels

Physics Colloquium: Shear-induced structuring and active dynamics of colloidal gels

Prof. Michael Solomon, Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Michigan Destabilizing short-range interactions in colloidal suspensions can result in the formation…

Location: Regents Hall


May 10, 2017, 9am

2017 Symposium on Concrete: the key material for future infrastructure and its environmental impact, mitigation strategies for major cities.

2017 Symposium on Concrete: the key material for future infrastructure and its environmental impact, mitigation strategies for major cities.

CONCRETE is by far the most used man-made substance on earth; the foundation of our global infrastructure. Concrete production and use is responsible for significant amounts…

Location: Georgetown University, School for Continuing Studies


Jun 11, 2017

Active Materials Project Summer School

Active Materials Project Summer School

The Active Matters Project summer school will run from Sunday, June 11th through Thursday, June 15th on the Campus of Georgetown University. The event will bring together…

Location: Regents Hall


Previous Events

May 10, 2017, 9am

2017 Symposium on Concrete: the key material for future infrastructure and its environmental impact, mitigation strategies for major cities.

2017 Symposium on Concrete: the key material for future infrastructure and its environmental impact, mitigation strategies for major cities.

CONCRETE is by far the most used man-made substance on earth; the foundation of our global infrastructure. Concrete production and use is responsible for significant amounts…

Location: Georgetown University, School for Continuing Studies


Jun 11, 2017

Active Materials Project Summer School

Active Materials Project Summer School

The Active Matters Project summer school will run from Sunday, June 11th through Thursday, June 15th on the Campus of Georgetown University. The event will bring together…

Location: Regents Hall