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Event When Speaker Title Presentation Material
DNMW03 Monday 13th May
09:40 to 10:20
Randall Kamien Packing Liquid Crystal Domains
DNMW03 Monday 13th May
10:20 to 10:40
Thomas Machon Contact Topology and the Cholesteric Landscape
DNMW03 Monday 13th May
11:10 to 11:50
Margarida Telo da Gama Self-organization of patchy colloidal particles: 2 & 3D
DNMW03 Monday 13th May
11:50 to 12:30
Anja Schlömerkemper Evolution of magneto-viscoelastic materials
DNMW03 Monday 13th May
13:30 to 14:10
Hillel Aharoni Making Faces: Universal Inverse Design of Thin Nematic Elastomer Surfaces
DNMW03 Monday 13th May
14:10 to 14:50
Ard Louis Simplicity bias in random design
DNMW03 Monday 13th May
15:20 to 16:00
Gareth Alexander Geometric Topology of Liquid Crystal Textures: Chirality and Bend
DNMW03 Monday 13th May
16:00 to 16:40
Alex Travesset Soft Skyrmions and Programmable Self-Assembly of Superlattices
DNMW03 Monday 13th May
16:40 to 17:00
Shayandev Sinha Thermally actuated portable microvalves using elastomeric focusing
DNMW03 Tuesday 14th May
09:00 to 09:40
Daniel Joseph Needleman Structure, Mechanics, and Thermodynamics of Mixtures of Microtubules and Molecular Motors
DNMW03 Tuesday 14th May
09:40 to 10:20
Jorn Dunkel Towards rationally designed active metamaterials
DNMW03 Tuesday 14th May
10:20 to 10:40
Nicholas Tito Exploiting entropy to enhance toughness in polymer gels with reversible crosslinks
DNMW03 Tuesday 14th May
11:10 to 11:50
Bianca Stroffolini Function spaces meet material science: Orlicz-Sobolev nematic elastomers
DNMW03 Tuesday 14th May
11:50 to 12:30
Carme Calderer Modeling and analysis of chromonic liquid crystal condensates
DNMW03 Tuesday 14th May
13:30 to 14:10
Julia Yeomans Bacteria: self-motile liquid crystals?
DNMW03 Tuesday 14th May
14:10 to 14:50
Elisabetta Matsumoto Twisted topological tangles: or the knot theory of knitting
DNMW03 Tuesday 14th May
15:20 to 16:00
Anton Souslov Odd elasticity in soft active solids
DNMW03 Tuesday 14th May
16:00 to 16:40
Martin Copic Q-tensor model of twist-bend and splay nematic phases
DNMW03 Tuesday 14th May
16:40 to 17:00
Mikhail Osipov Orientational ordering and self-organisation of nanoparticles in liquid crystal and polymer nanocomposites
DNMW03 Wednesday 15th May
09:00 to 09:40
Monica Olvera de la Cruz Control of Magnetoelastic Matter
DNMW03 Wednesday 15th May
09:40 to 10:20
Daphne Klotsa A touch of non-linearity: mesoscale swimmers and active matter in fluids
DNMW03 Wednesday 15th May
10:20 to 10:40
Anja Pusovnik Liquid crystal metamaterials from nematic colloidal platelets
DNMW03 Wednesday 15th May
11:10 to 11:50
Miha Ravnik Design of passive and active passive nematic defects
DNMW03 Wednesday 15th May
11:50 to 12:30
Davide Marenduzzo Self-assembly of liquid crystal mixtures: cubic fluid cylinders, elastic emulsions and colloid-active gels composites
DNMW03 Wednesday 15th May
13:30 to 14:30
Tom Lubensky Colloquium: Review of the 2019 NAS Decadal Survey on Materials Research
DNMW03 Thursday 16th May
09:00 to 09:40
Igor Musevic Topological defect formation in a nematic undergoing an extreme temperature quench
DNMW03 Thursday 16th May
09:40 to 10:20
Sriram Ramaswamy Fluid flocks with inertia
DNMW03 Thursday 16th May
10:20 to 10:40
Ziga Kos Design of micro-confinement for controlled structure formation in non-equilibrium nematic fluids
DNMW03 Thursday 16th May
11:10 to 11:50
Tom Lubensky Elasticity and Response in Mechanical Topological Lattices
DNMW03 Thursday 16th May
11:50 to 12:30
John Ball Some remarks on mathematical theories of liquid crystals
DNMW03 Thursday 16th May
13:30 to 14:10
Claudio Zannoni Bottom Up Modelling of Liquid Crystals and Device Applications
DNMW03 Thursday 16th May
14:10 to 14:50
Simon Copar Flow-induced states in channel-confined nematics
DNMW03 Thursday 16th May
15:20 to 16:00
Apala Majumdar Nematic Pattern Formation on 2D Polygons - a Landau de Gennes study
DNMW03 Thursday 16th May
16:00 to 16:40
Lidia Mrad Constrained Energy Minimization for Bent-Core Liquid Crystals
DNMW03 Thursday 16th May
16:40 to 17:00
Katherine Macmillan Materials from Colloidal Particles using Optical Fields
DNMW03 Friday 17th May
09:00 to 09:40
Ivan Smalyukh Nematic colloidal micro-motors powered by light
DNMW03 Friday 17th May
09:40 to 10:20
Antonio DeSimone Reconfigurable surfaces with controlled stretching and shearing: from biological templates to engineering devices
DNMW03 Friday 17th May
10:20 to 10:40
Henrik Ronellenfitsch Inverse design of discrete mechanical metamaterials
DNMW03 Friday 17th May
11:10 to 11:50
Douwe Jan Bonthuis Charging of neutral solutes in water
DNMW03 Friday 17th May
11:50 to 12:10
Antonio Prados Building and optimising finite-time adiabatic processes in stochastic thermodynamics
DNMW03 Friday 17th May
12:10 to 12:30
Dwaipayan Chakrabarti Colloids Get Creative: Key to Open Crystals
OFBW48 Monday 20th May
10:00 to 10:10
Christie Marr, Jane Leeks Welcome and Introduction
OFBW48 Monday 20th May
10:10 to 10:20
Miha Ravnik Outline and Summary of INI Research Programme 'The Mathematical Design of New Materials'
OFBW48 Monday 20th May
10:20 to 10:55
Tim Wilkinson Design Innovations and Challenges for Photonics and Electronics Materials
OFBW48 Monday 20th May
10:55 to 11:25
Henning Sirringhaus Design Challenges in Transistor Technologies for Flexible Displays and Thin Film Applications
OFBW48 Monday 20th May
11:45 to 12:15
Cliff Jones Help! Liquid Crystal Device Physicist Without Mathematical Skill Seeks Solutions to Various Problems
OFBW48 Monday 20th May
12:15 to 12:50
Lucy Colwell Mathematical Innovations for Drug Design
OFBW48 Monday 20th May
13:50 to 14:20
Jeremy Baumberg Plasmonic Mathematics
OFBW48 Monday 20th May
14:20 to 14:50
Armin Sepp Where Do New Medicines Come From? Mechanistic Modelling and Simulation for Bispecific Antibodies
OFBW48 Monday 20th May
14:50 to 15:25
Eugene Terentjev Mathematics of Self-Healing Materials with Exchangeable Bonds
OFBW48 Monday 20th May
15:45 to 16:15
Oren Scherman Controlling Dynamic Interfacial Self-Assembly in Functional Materials
OFBW48 Monday 20th May
16:15 to 16:40
Ivan Smalyukh Developing Liquid Crystalline Aerogels for Thermal Insulation in Buildings
OFBW48 Monday 20th May
16:40 to 17:00
Dicussion and Questions
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