Soft Matter Events 2014-15
|3rd December 2014||
Mini Symposium: Particles at Interfaces
Organiser: Prof. Colin Bain, Department of Chemistry
|17-18th December 2014||
British Society of Rheology's Midwinter Meeting:Active and complex Fuids
Lindisfarne Centre, St Aidan's College, Durham University
Organisers – Prof. Susanne Fielding, Department of Physics
|26th February 2015||
DCSM Liquid Crystal Discussion Meeting
Details: 13.00-16.00, Thursday, 26 February in the Holdsworth Room, St Mary’s College.
Please register by email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
‘Looking through the liquid crystal ball - new ideas and approaches’ Prof. Helen Gleeson (Manchester) and Prof. Cliff Jones (Manchester)
‘Modelling the free energy landscape of a planar bistable device’ Dr Halim Kusumaatmaja (Durham University
‘Complex Rheology of Nematogenic Fluid: Connection to Elastic Turbulence’ Dr Buddho Chakrabarti (Durham University)
|9th June 2015||
Soft Matter – one day RSC symposium
Organisers – Prof. Tom McLeish, Department of Physics and Lian Hutchings, Department of Chemistry
|15th September 2015||
Details: 15 September 2015, Department of Physics, University of Durham.
Organisers - Dr Lorna Dougan, University of Leeds, Dr Margarita Staykova, University of Durham, Department of Physics.
Professor Roland Winter, University of Dortmund, Germany: Title: Effects of Temperature, Pressure, Crowding and Osmolytes on the Interaction Potential and Phase Behavior of Concentrated Protein Solutions
Professor Glen McHale, University of Northumbria, UK: Title: Structured, Shaped and Slippery Interfaces
Dr Valeria Garbin, Imperial College London, UK: Title: Extreme deformation of complex fluid interfaces
Dr Hugo Christenson, University of Leeds, UK: Title: Freezing of Liquids in Confinement
|18th September 2015||
Advances in understanding materials using extensional flow
Friday 18 September 2015: Grey College
Organisers - Dr David Hoyle, Department of Physics
Ole Hassager, Technical University of Denmark, Experimental measurements of polymer melts in extensional flow.
Daniel Read, University of Leeds, Constitutive modelling of polymer melts.
Kieran Looney, DuPont Teijin Films, Extensional flow in industry: Fundamentals of Die Streaks in Polyester Film Manufacture.
David Hoyle, Durham University,Instabilities in free surface extensional flow.
Stephen Boothroyd, Durham University, Measurements and modelling of supramolecular telechelic polymer systems.
Organiser - Dr Ritu Kataky, Department of Chemistry
Organiser - Prof. John Steed, Department of Chemistry