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Meetings for year 2011

Monday 17 Jan 11 - 1:00pm

To be confirmed

NO SEMINAR

Monday 31 Jan 11 - 1:00pm

Molecular dynamics (MD) simulations of osmosis

Tom Lion

Monday 7 Feb 11 - 1:00pm

Simulating particle stabilised thin films using surface evolver

Gareth Morris (Imperial College, London)

Monday 7 Mar 11 - 1:00pm

The blistering of viscoelastic filaments

Christian Wagner (University of Saarlandes)

Monday 14 Mar 11 - 1:00pm

Modelling swimmers in a bag using hydrodynamics

Elsen Tjhung

Thursday 24 Mar 11 - 1:00pm

Modeling of mild fractionation of suspensions

Martijntje Vollebregt (Wageningen University)

Monday 28 Mar 11 - 1:00pm

Simulating the Adsorption of Food & Beverage Biomolecules at Fluid Interfaces

Stephen Euston (School of Life Sciences & International Centre for Brewing & Distilling, Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh)

Monday 11 Apr 11 - 1:00pm

Polydispersity in Colloid-Polymer Mixtures

Siobhan Liddle

Monday 2 May 11 - 1:00pm

To be confirmed

No seminar

Thursday 5 May 11 - 1:00pm

Rotator phases and twist solitons in polyethylene and n-alkanes

Scott Milner (The Pennsylvania State University)

Monday 9 May 11 - 1:00pm

Metastable intermediate phases on molecular crystallisation pathways

Jan Sefcik (Strathclyde University)

Monday 23 May 11 - 1:00pm

A Non-Markovian Asymmetric Simple Exclusion Process

Robert Concannon

Monday 30 May 11 - 1:00pm

To be confirmed

No Seminar

Monday 6 Jun 11 - 1:00pm

The role of particle size and shape in highly size-asymmetric mixtures.

Douglas Ashton (University of Bath)

Thursday 9 Jun 11 - 1:00pm

Colloidal Particles at a Cholesteric Liquid Crystal interface

Anne Claire Pawsey

Monday 13 Jun 11 - 1:00pm

Transition Metal-Hydrogen Systems at High Pressures

Thomas Scheler

Thursday 16 Jun 11 - 1:00pm

Phase Stability of Titanium Alloys

Bengt Tegner

Monday 27 Jun 11 - 1:00pm

Yielding and flow of colloidal glasses and gels

Nikos Koumakis (Foundation for Research & Technology - Hellas (FORTH))

Monday 4 Jul 11 - 1:00pm

To be confirmed

Summer Break

Monday 3 Oct 11 - 1:00pm

Collective Cell Movements and their role in Tissue Dynamics and Morphogenesis during Development

Prof. Kees Weijer (University of Dundee)

Monday 10 Oct 11 - 1:00pm

The rheology of nanoparticle layers and the relation to foam stability

Duyang Zang (Northwestern Polytechnical University)

Monday 24 Oct 11 - 1:00pm

Hard sphere crystal growth

Michiel Hermes

Monday 31 Oct 11 - 1:00pm

The emergence of "marginal opacity" in swarming animals

Prof. Matthew Turner (Warwick University)

Monday 7 Nov 11 - 1:00pm

The Transformations and Nature of Amorphous Ices

John Loveday

Monday 14 Nov 11 - 1:00pm

Simulation and modeling of materials with atomic detail at IBM: From biophysics to high-tech application

Prof. Glenn Martyna (Materials Research Laboratory at the IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, NY, USA)

Monday 21 Nov 11 - 1:00pm

NO SEMINAR

Monday 5 Dec 11 - 1:00pm

To be confirmed

Monday 12 Dec 11 - 1:00pm

Mixed Singlet Magnetism of PrPtAl

Gino Abdul-Jabbar

Monday 19 Dec 11 - 1:00pm

NO SEMINAR

Winter Break