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Event When Speaker Title Presentation Material
DNMW01 14th January 2019
09:45 to 10:30
Peter Palffy-Muhoray Attractive and Repulse Interactions in Dense Nematics
DNMW01 14th January 2019
11:00 to 11:45
Jonathan Robbins Asymptotics of Landau-de Gennes theory
DNMW01 14th January 2019
11:45 to 12:30
Halim Kusumaatmaja Surveying Energy Landscapes: From Protein Folding to Bistable Liquid Crystal Device and Cylindrical Buckling
DNMW01 14th January 2019
14:30 to 15:15
Giacomo Canevari Design of effective bulk potentials for nematic liquid crystals via homogenisation
DNMW01 14th January 2019
15:15 to 16:00
Jamie Taylor Construction of two dimensional convex shapes from their excluded volumes
DNMW01 14th January 2019
16:15 to 17:00
Daniel Beller Defect loops in 3D active nematics
DNMW01 15th January 2019
09:00 to 09:45
Richard James Materials from Mathematics
DNMW01 15th January 2019
09:45 to 10:30
Francesco Della Porta A moving mask hypothesis to select physically relevant microstructures
DNMW01 15th January 2019
11:00 to 11:45
Ole Martin Lovvik High-throughput search for new phase transformation materials with low hysteresis
DNMW01 15th January 2019
11:45 to 12:30
Eckhard Quandt Supercompatibility and its role on fatigue in shape memory materials
DNMW01 15th January 2019
14:30 to 15:15
Angkana Ruland Microstructures in SMA: Rigidity, Non-Rigidity and Simulations
DNMW01 15th January 2019
15:15 to 16:00
Chantal Valeriani Designing novel functional materials made of active colloids: the role played by interactions
DNMW01 15th January 2019
16:15 to 17:00
Barbara Zwicknagl Microstructures in martensites: Scaling regimes and optimal domain shapes
DNMW01 15th January 2019
17:00 to 18:00
Mike Cates Reverse Engineering of Design Principles using Biased Dynamics
DNMW01 16th January 2019
09:00 to 09:45
Margarida Telo da Gama Designing colloidal structures: fast and slow dynamics
DNMW01 16th January 2019
09:45 to 10:30
Pingwen Zhang Defects of Liquid Crystals
DNMW01 16th January 2019
11:00 to 11:45
Randall Kamien Knitogami
DNMW01 16th January 2019
11:45 to 12:30
Dirk Aarts Measuring g(r) by test-particle insertion
DNMW01 17th January 2019
09:00 to 09:45
Antonio DeSimone Morphing and shape control: some lessons from the motility of unicellular organisms
DNMW01 17th January 2019
09:45 to 10:30
Cyrill Muratov Analysis of Novel Domain Wall Types in Ferromagnetic Nanostructures
DNMW01 17th January 2019
11:00 to 11:45
Radu Ignat Symmetry in materials science models under the divergence constraint
DNMW01 17th January 2019
11:45 to 12:30
Luc Nguyen Symmetry and multiple existence of critical points in 2D Landau-de Gennes Q-tensor theory
DNMW01 17th January 2019
14:30 to 15:15
Rodrigo Ledesma-Aguilar Manipulating droplets on lubricant impregnated surfaces
DNMW01 17th January 2019
15:15 to 16:00
Nigel Mottram Pressure-driven active nematics systems: possible optimisation and design methods
DNMW01 17th January 2019
16:15 to 17:00
Claudio Zannoni Realistic prediction of molecular organizations in thin organic films
DNMW01 18th January 2019
09:00 to 09:45
John Ball Remarks on polycrystalline microstructure
DNMW01 18th January 2019
09:45 to 10:30
Dmitry Golovaty Interfaces with singularities: understanding phase transitions in nematic liquid crystals
DNMW01 18th January 2019
11:00 to 11:45
Alenka Mertelj Polar order in liquids
DNMW01 18th January 2019
11:45 to 12:30
Mark Warner Microstructure for continuous and localised intrinsic curvature creation
DNM 23rd January 2019
15:00 to 16:00
Friedemann Brock Isoperimetric inequalities on RN with respect to homogeneous weights
DNM 30th January 2019
17:00 to 18:00
Jonathan Robbins Collective coordinates, asymptotics and domain wall dynamics in ferromagnets
DNM 6th February 2019
16:00 to 16:40
Lech Longa Nematic twist-bend:the heliconical phase of nonchiral liquid crystals
DNM 6th February 2019
16:40 to 17:20
Juho Lintuvuori Hydrodynamic assembly of out of equilibrium colloids
DNM 6th February 2019
17:20 to 18:40
Nuno Araujo Finding the optimal nets for self-folding Kirigami
DNM 13th February 2019
16:00 to 16:40
Martin Kruzik On the passage from nonlinear to linearized viscoelasticity
DNM 13th February 2019
16:40 to 17:20
Marco Mazza Emergence of phytoplankton patchiness at small scales in mild turbulence
DNM 13th February 2019
17:20 to 18:00
Christos Likos Polymer flow and polymer topology: linear chains, rings and knots flow differently
DNM 20th February 2019
16:00 to 17:00
Virginia Agostiniani Monotonicity formulas in linear and nonlinear potential theory
DNM 20th February 2019
17:00 to 18:00
Dorin Bucur Optimal honeycomb structures
DNM 21st February 2019
15:00 to 16:00
Elvira Zappale Lower semicontinuity and relaxation of nonlocal $L^\infty$ functionals.
DNM 26th February 2019
15:00 to 15:45
Chris Pickard New directions for random search
DNM 26th February 2019
15:45 to 16:30
Marco Morandotti Optimal design of multi-component fractured media
DNM 26th February 2019
16:30 to 17:15
Kirill Cherednichenko Effective behaviour of critical-contrast PDEs: micro-resonances, frequency conversion, and time dispersive properties.
OFBW43 27th February 2019
10:00 to 10:10
Jane Leeks, David Abrahams Welcome and Introduction
OFBW43 27th February 2019
10:10 to 10:20
Xian Chen Outline and Summary of INI Research Programme 'The Mathematics of New Matierals'
OFBW43 27th February 2019
10:20 to 10:55
Eckhard Quandt Shape Memory Thin Films for Medical Applications
OFBW43 27th February 2019
10:55 to 11:25
Chris Wagner Opportunities for Novel Actuators in Surgical Robotics
OFBW43 27th February 2019
11:45 to 12:15
Ruth Cameron Materials for Regenerative Medicine
OFBW43 27th February 2019
12:15 to 12:50
Richard James New Concepts for the Direct Conversion of Heat to Electricity
OFBW43 27th February 2019
13:50 to 14:20
Andrew Bissell Domestic-scale Thermal Storage Using Phase Change Materials and Heat Pumps
OFBW43 27th February 2019
14:20 to 14:50
Xavier Moya Mechanocaloric Materials for Environmentally Friendly Refrigeration
OFBW43 27th February 2019
14:50 to 15:25
Pietro Valdastri Lifesaving Capsule Robots
OFBW43 27th February 2019
15:45 to 16:15
Fumiya Iida Bio-inspired Soft Robotics: Turning Soft Materials into Intelligent Machines
OFBW43 27th February 2019
16:15 to 16:40
Stoyan Smoukov Bottom-up Robotics - Emerging Intelligence in Materials
OFBW43 27th February 2019
16:40 to 17:00
Discussion & Questions
DNM 6th March 2019
15:00 to 16:00
Ning Jiang On the Ericksen-Leslie's hyperbolic model for liquid crystals
DNM 6th March 2019
16:00 to 17:00
Ben Schweizer On some meta-materials with micro-resonators and their effective equations
DNM 20th March 2019
15:00 to 16:00
Pierluigi Cesana Models for self-similarity and disclinations in martensite
DNM 20th March 2019
16:00 to 17:00
Cyrill Muratov The mathematics of charged liquid drops
DNMW05 25th March 2019
13:30 to 14:30
Kathleen J Stebe Geometry and assembly at fluid boundaries - 1
DNMW05 25th March 2019
14:45 to 15:45
Kathleen J Stebe Geometry and assembly at fluid boundaries - 2
DNMW05 25th March 2019
16:00 to 17:00
Mitchell Luskin Mathematical Modeling and Numerical Analysis for Incommensurate 2D Materials - 1
DNMW05 26th March 2019
09:00 to 10:00
Mitchell Luskin Mathematical Modeling and Numerical Analysis for Incommensurate 2D Materials - 2
DNMW05 26th March 2019
10:15 to 11:15
Oleg Lavrentovich Design of Liquid Crystals for Microscale Dynamics - 1
DNMW05 26th March 2019
11:30 to 12:30
Oleg Lavrentovich Design of Liquid Crystals for Microscale Dynamics - 2
DNMW05 26th March 2019
13:30 to 14:30
Kathleen J Stebe Geometry and assembly at fluid boundaries - 3
DNMW05 26th March 2019
14:45 to 15:45
Kathleen J Stebe Geometry and assembly at fluid boundaries - 4
DNMW05 26th March 2019
16:00 to 17:00
Mitchell Luskin Mathematical Modeling and Numerical Analysis for Incommensurate 2D Materials - 3
DNMW05 27th March 2019
09:00 to 10:00
Mitchell Luskin Mathematical Modeling and Numerical Analysis for Incommensurate 2D Materials - 4
DNMW05 27th March 2019
10:15 to 11:15
Oleg Lavrentovich Design of Liquid Crystals for Microscale Dynamics - 3
DNMW05 27th March 2019
11:30 to 12:30
Oleg Lavrentovich Design of Liquid Crystals for Microscale Dynamics - 4
DNMW05 28th March 2019
09:00 to 10:00
Richard James Supercompatibility and the direct conversion of heat to electricity - 1
DNMW05 28th March 2019
10:15 to 11:15
Richard James Supercompatibility and the direct conversion of heat to electricity - 2
DNMW05 28th March 2019
11:30 to 12:30
Peter Palffy-Muhoray Heliconical cholesteric liquid crystals: self-assembled tunable photonic bandgap materials - 1
DNMW05 28th March 2019
13:30 to 14:30
Richard James Supercompatibility and the direct conversion of heat to electricity - 3
DNMW05 28th March 2019
14:45 to 15:45
Peter Palffy-Muhoray Heliconical cholesteric liquid crystals: self-assembled tunable photonic bandgap materials - 2
DNMW05 28th March 2019
16:00 to 17:00
Peter Palffy-Muhoray Heliconical cholesteric liquid crystals: self-assembled tunable photonic bandgap materials - 3
DNMW05 29th March 2019
09:00 to 10:00
Richard James Supercompatibility and the direct conversion of heat to electricity - 4
DNMW05 29th March 2019
10:15 to 11:15
Peter Palffy-Muhoray Heliconical cholesteric liquid crystals: self-assembled tunable photonic bandgap materials - 4
DNM 3rd April 2019
14:30 to 15:10
Anja Schlömerkemper Passages from discrete to continuous systems allowing for fracture, external forces and heterogeneities
DNM 3rd April 2019
15:10 to 15:50
Jun-ichi Fukuda Exotic ordered structures of a thin film of a chiral liquid crystal
DNM 3rd April 2019
15:50 to 16:30
Claudio Zannoni Hard and soft packing in the molecular organization of liquid crystals
DNM 17th April 2019
15:30 to 16:30
Irene Fonseca A homogenization result in the gradient theory of phase transitions
DNM 24th April 2019
15:00 to 17:00
Jeffrey Everts Medium- and particle-shape effects on electric double layers
DNM 1st May 2019
15:00 to 16:00
Giovanni Di Fratta Magnetic skyrmions in spherical thin films
DNM 1st May 2019
16:00 to 17:00
Tomonari Inamura Emergence of power law in martensite microstructure of shape memory alloy
DNM 8th May 2019
15:00 to 15:40
Bianca Stroffolini Minimizers of a Landau-de Gennes Energy with a Subquadratic Elastic Energy
DNM 8th May 2019
15:40 to 16:20
Xavier Lamy On solutions to the eikonal equation with finite entropy production
DNM 8th May 2019
16:20 to 17:00
Davit Harutyunyan Recent progress in the geometric rigidity of thin domains
DNM 10th May 2019
16:00 to 17:00
Irene Fonseca Kirk Distinguished Visiting Fellow Lecture: Variational Methods in Image Processing and in the Mathematical Analysis of Novel Advanced Materials
DNMW03 13th May 2019
09:40 to 10:20
Randall Kamien Packing Liquid Crystal Domains
DNMW03 13th May 2019
10:20 to 10:40
Thomas Machon Contact Topology and the Cholesteric Landscape
DNMW03 13th May 2019
11:10 to 11:50
Margarida Telo da Gama Self-organization of patchy colloidal particles: 2 & 3D
DNMW03 13th May 2019
11:50 to 12:30
Anja Schlömerkemper Evolution of magneto-viscoelastic materials
DNMW03 13th May 2019
13:30 to 14:10
Hillel Aharoni Making Faces: Universal Inverse Design of Thin Nematic Elastomer Surfaces
DNMW03 13th May 2019
14:10 to 14:50
Ard Louis Simplicity bias in random design
DNMW03 13th May 2019
15:20 to 16:00
Gareth Alexander Geometric Topology of Liquid Crystal Textures: Chirality and Bend
DNMW03 13th May 2019
16:00 to 16:40
Alex Travesset Soft Skyrmions and Programmable Self-Assembly of Superlattices
DNMW03 13th May 2019
16:40 to 17:00
Shayandev Sinha Thermally actuated portable microvalves using elastomeric focusing
DNMW03 14th May 2019
09:00 to 09:40
Daniel Joseph Needleman Structure, Mechanics, and Thermodynamics of Mixtures of Microtubules and Molecular Motors
DNMW03 14th May 2019
09:40 to 10:20
Jorn Dunkel Towards rationally designed active metamaterials
DNMW03 14th May 2019
10:20 to 10:40
Nicholas Tito Exploiting entropy to enhance toughness in polymer gels with reversible crosslinks
DNMW03 14th May 2019
11:10 to 11:50
Bianca Stroffolini Function spaces meet material science: Orlicz-Sobolev nematic elastomers
DNMW03 14th May 2019
11:50 to 12:30
Carme Calderer Modeling and analysis of chromonic liquid crystal condensates
DNMW03 14th May 2019
13:30 to 14:10
Julia Yeomans Bacteria: self-motile liquid crystals?
DNMW03 14th May 2019
14:10 to 14:50
Elisabetta Matsumoto Twisted topological tangles: or the knot theory of knitting
DNMW03 14th May 2019
15:20 to 16:00
Anton Souslov Odd elasticity in soft active solids
DNMW03 14th May 2019
16:00 to 16:40
Martin Copic Q-tensor model of twist-bend and splay nematic phases
DNMW03 14th May 2019
16:40 to 17:00
Mikhail Osipov Orientational ordering and self-organisation of nanoparticles in liquid crystal and polymer nanocomposites
DNMW03 15th May 2019
09:00 to 09:40
Monica Olvera de la Cruz Control of Magnetoelastic Matter
DNMW03 15th May 2019
09:40 to 10:20
Daphne Klotsa A touch of non-linearity: mesoscale swimmers and active matter in fluids
DNMW03 15th May 2019
10:20 to 10:40
Anja Pusovnik Liquid crystal metamaterials from nematic colloidal platelets
DNMW03 15th May 2019
11:10 to 11:50
Miha Ravnik Design of passive and active passive nematic defects
DNMW03 15th May 2019
11:50 to 12:30
Davide Marenduzzo Self-assembly of liquid crystal mixtures: cubic fluid cylinders, elastic emulsions and colloid-active gels composites
DNMW03 15th May 2019
13:30 to 14:30
Tom Lubensky Colloquium: Review of the 2019 NAS Decadal Survey on Materials Research
DNMW03 16th May 2019
09:00 to 09:40
Igor Musevic Topological defect formation in a nematic undergoing an extreme temperature quench
DNMW03 16th May 2019
09:40 to 10:20
Sriram Ramaswamy Fluid flocks with inertia
DNMW03 16th May 2019
10:20 to 10:40
Ziga Kos Design of micro-confinement for controlled structure formation in non-equilibrium nematic fluids
DNMW03 16th May 2019
11:10 to 11:50
Tom Lubensky Elasticity and Response in Mechanical Topological Lattices
DNMW03 16th May 2019
11:50 to 12:30
John Ball Some remarks on mathematical theories of liquid crystals
DNMW03 16th May 2019
13:30 to 14:10
Claudio Zannoni Bottom Up Modelling of Liquid Crystals and Device Applications
DNMW03 16th May 2019
14:10 to 14:50
Simon Copar Flow-induced states in channel-confined nematics
DNMW03 16th May 2019
15:20 to 16:00
Apala Majumdar Nematic Pattern Formation on 2D Polygons - a Landau de Gennes study
DNMW03 16th May 2019
16:00 to 16:40
Lidia Mrad Constrained Energy Minimization for Bent-Core Liquid Crystals
DNMW03 16th May 2019
16:40 to 17:00
Katherine Macmillan Materials from Colloidal Particles using Optical Fields
DNMW03 17th May 2019
09:00 to 09:40
Ivan Smalyukh Nematic colloidal micro-motors powered by light
DNMW03 17th May 2019
09:40 to 10:20
Antonio DeSimone Reconfigurable surfaces with controlled stretching and shearing: from biological templates to engineering devices
DNMW03 17th May 2019
10:20 to 10:40
Henrik Ronellenfitsch Inverse design of discrete mechanical metamaterials
DNMW03 17th May 2019
11:10 to 11:50
Douwe Jan Bonthuis Charging of neutral solutes in water
DNMW03 17th May 2019
11:50 to 12:10
Antonio Prados Building and optimising finite-time adiabatic processes in stochastic thermodynamics
DNMW03 17th May 2019
12:10 to 12:30
Dwaipayan Chakrabarti Colloids Get Creative: Key to Open Crystals
DNM 21st May 2019
15:00 to 16:00
Ibrahim Fatkullin Gibbs Ensembles of Partitions: from limit shapes to hydrodynamic limits
DNM 29th May 2019
16:00 to 17:00
Ivan Smalyukh Hopf and Skyrme Solitons
DNM 3rd June 2019
16:00 to 17:00
Graeme Milton Rothschild Distinguished Visiting Fellow Lecture: Metamaterials: composite materials with striking properties
DNM 5th June 2019
14:00 to 15:00
Robert Kohn A variational perspective on wrinkling due to geometric incompatibility
DNM 5th June 2019
15:00 to 16:00
Marta Lewicka Quantitative immersability of Riemann metrics and the infinite hierarchy of prestrained shell models
DNM 5th June 2019
16:00 to 17:00
Gregoire Allaire Topology optimization of structures: a review of manufacturing constraints
DNMW04 10th June 2019
10:00 to 11:00
Graeme Milton Optimizing the elastic response of 3-d printed materials
DNMW04 10th June 2019
11:30 to 12:30
Dorin Bucur Spectral shape optimization problems with Neumann conditions on the free boundary
DNMW04 10th June 2019
14:30 to 15:30
Agnes Lamacz Effective Maxwell's equations in a geometry with flat split-rings and wires
DNMW04 10th June 2019
16:00 to 17:00
Beniamin Bogosel Optimization of support structures in additive manufacturing
DNMW04 11th June 2019
10:00 to 11:00
Anca-Maria Toader Optimization of bodies with locally periodic microstructure by varying the shape, the topology and the periodicity pattern
DNMW04 11th June 2019
11:30 to 12:30
Benedikt Wirth Variational models for transportation networks: old and new formulations
DNMW04 11th June 2019
13:30 to 14:30
Jeroen Peter Groen Simple single-scale interpretations of optimal designs in the context of extremal stiffness
DNMW04 11th June 2019
14:30 to 15:30
Perle Geoffroy Topology optimization of modulated and oriented periodic microstructures by the homogenization method in 2-d and in 3-d
DNMW04 12th June 2019
10:00 to 11:00
Jesus Martinez-Frutos Level-set topology optimization for robust design of structures under internal porosity constraints
DNMW04 12th June 2019
11:30 to 12:30
Olivier Pantz Singular lattices, regularization and dehomogenization method
DNMW04 13th June 2019
10:00 to 11:00
Martin Rumpf Multi-Scale and Risc Averse Stochastic Shape Optimization
DNMW04 13th June 2019
11:30 to 12:30
Samuel Amstutz Gradient-free perimeter approximation for topology optimization and domain partitioning
DNMW04 13th June 2019
13:30 to 14:30
Julian Panetta Computational Design of Robust Elastic Metamaterials and Deployable Structures
DNMW04 13th June 2019
14:30 to 15:30
Charles Dapogny About new constraints induced by additive manufacturing technologies on the shape optimization process
DNMW04 14th June 2019
10:00 to 11:00
Antonin Chambolle Remarks on the discretizations of the perimeter
DNMW04 14th June 2019
11:30 to 12:30
H Alicia Kim Optimization for Multiscale Material Design
DNM 19th June 2019
14:30 to 15:10
Dimitrios Tsagkarogiannis Virial inversion and microscopic derivation of density functionals
DNM 19th June 2019
15:10 to 15:50
jose matias Explicit integral representations of the relaxation of non-local energies for structured deformations
DNM 19th June 2019
15:50 to 16:10
Jorn Dunkel Wrinkles, spaghetti & knots
DNM 15th October 2019
17:00 to 18:00
Jonathan Robbins Collective coordinates, asymptotics and domain wall dynamics in ferromagnets
DNM 30th October 2019
15:00 to 16:00
Jayasri Dontabhaktuni High refractive index dielectric structures in liquid crystals as tunable metasurfaces
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