Date: Wednesday 27th of March, 13:30. Location: INB3305 (Isaac Newton Building). ‘Autonomous mechanisms inspired by biology’ by Francis Woodhouse, Mathematical Institute, University of Oxford, UK. Abstract: Unlike the air around us, biological systems are not in equilibrium: cells consume chemical energy to keep growing and moving, forming a clear arrow of time. The recent creation… Read More ›
Date: Wednesday 6th of March, 14:00. Location: INB3305 (Isaac Newton Building). ‘Listening to the electrical noise for nanofluidic sensing’ by Adelchi Jacques Asta, Laboratoire PHENIX, Department of Chemistry, Sorbonne University, Paris, France. Abstract: Moving from microfluidics, which is now a well-established field, to nanofluidics requires the development of computational tools. Using the Lattice Boltzmann Electrokinetics… Read More ›
On the 5th of December 2018 Prof. Bart Hoogenboom from the Department of Physics & Astronomy, UCL, London, has visited our Centre and gave a seminar.
Date: Wednesday 5th of December, 13:30. Location: INB3305 (Isaac Newton Building). ‘Polymer choreography in the nuclear pore complex’ by Bart Hoogenboom, Department of Physics & Astronomy, UCL, London, UK. Abstract: To regulate macromolecular transport into and out of the cell nucleus, the cell relies on giant macromolecular machines called nuclear pore compexes (NPCs). NPCs span… Read More ›
Date: Wednesday 7th of November 2018, 14:00. Location: DCB1105 (David Chiddick Building). ‘Structure and properties of extended defects in materials through first principles calculations and electron microscopy’ by Keith McKenna, Department of Physics, University of York, York, UK. Abstract: Semiconducting and insulating materials are ubiquitous in nature and find diverse applications in technology. Such materials are… Read More ›
Date: Monday 5th of November 2018, 14:00. Location: INB3305 (Isaac Newton Building). ‘Active lubrication with ionic liquids’ by Fernando Bresme, Professor of Chemical Physics, Department of Chemistry, Imperial College London, London, UK. Abstract: Ionic liquids have been the subject of intense investigation in the last years. They feature high thermal stability and ionic conductivity, as… Read More ›
On 30 October 2018 Professor Dick Bedeaux, Lincoln International Visiting Fellow, has visited Professor Daan Frenkel at the University of Cambridge. Dick gave a talk in Daan’s group in Cambridge with the title: “Non-isothermal transport of immiscible fluids in a porous material: surface contributions to driving forces”.
On the 10th of October 2018 Prof. Andrew Archer from the Department of Mathematical Sciences, Loughborough University, has visited our Centre and gave a seminar.
On the 3rd of October 2018 Dr Halim Kusumaatmaja from the Department of Physics, University of Durham, has visited our Centre and gave a seminar.
On 26 October 2018 Professor Yulii D Shikhmurzaev from the School of Mathematics at the University of Birmingham has visited our Centre and gave a seminar.
Date: Friday 26th of October 2018, 14:00. Location: INB3102 (Isaac Newton Building). ‘Dynamics of interfaces in fluid-mechanical problems’ by Yulii Shikhmurzaev, School of Mathematics, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK.
Date: Wednesday 31st of October 2018, 15:00. Location: INB3305 (Isaac Newton Building). ‘Size and shape effects on thermodynamic properties on nanoscale volumes of water’ by Dick Bedeaux, Porelab, Department of Chemistry, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway. Abstract: Small systems are known to deviate from the classical thermodynamic description, among other things due to… Read More ›
From 15 October till 9 of November 2018 Professor Dick Bedeaux from the Norwegian University of Science and technology (NTNU) is visiting our Centre for Computational Physics as one of first two International Visiting Fellows supported by the Lincoln Institute for Advanced Studies. Professor Bedeaux is a world leader in the field of non-equilibrium thermodynamics.
Date: Wednesday 10th of October 2018, 14:00. Location: INB3305 (Isaac Newton Building). ‘Quasicrystal formation in soft matter’ by Andrew J. Archer, Department of Mathematical Sciences, Loughborough University, Loughborough, UK. Abstract: In the early eighties quasicrystals (QCs) were first observed by Shechtman in metallic alloys, leading to the award to him of a Nobel prize in… Read More ›
Date: Wednesday 3rd of October 2018, 14:00. Location: INB3305 (Isaac Newton Building). ‘Modelling multicomponent fluid flows with the lattice Boltzmann method’ by Halim Kusumaatmaja, Department of Physics, Durham University, Durham, UK. Abstract: I will present a free energy lattice Boltzmann approach to simulate multicomponent fluid flows. The method is flexible, as it allows different number… Read More ›
This week’s seminar will be jointly given by Dmitry Nerukh, Aston University and Gennady Chuev, visiting from the Institute of Theoretical and Experimental Biophysics, Russian Academy of Sciences, Pushchino, Russia. It will be in INB 3305 at 1pm on Wednesday Jan 31st. Dmitry will talk about ‘ Hybrid Molecular Dynamics – Hydrodynamics Modelling of Liquid Solutions: Whole… Read More ›
On the 24th of January 2018 Dr Alan Goddard from Aston University visited our School to discuss future collaborations and to deliver a seminar on cell membranes in biotechnology. The talk was well attended, by members of the School of Maths & Physics and the School of Life Sciences.