2022 Spring

 

Feb 8:   Andrej Kosmrlj (Princeton)
Mechanical Instabilities in Growing Biological Systems:  Wrinkling and Branching
      via ZOOM: https://mit.zoom.us/j/95597721876  (and in person)

 

Feb 15:  Suraj Shankar (Harvard)
Active muscle hydraulics
    via ZOOM: https://mit.zoom.us/j/95597721876  (and in person)

 

Feb 22: Marcelo Guzman (ENS Lyon)
Controlling rigidity through topology: theory and experiments
   via ZOOM:  https://mit.zoom.us/j/95597721876

 

Mar 8:  Douglas P. Holmes (Boston University)
Structures and Stability

 

Mar 21-25: Spring Break (no classes)

 

Mar 29:  J. Nathan Kutz (University of Wisconsin)
Universal dynamics in damped-driven systems
   via ZOOM:  https://mit.zoom.us/j/95597721876

 

Apr 5: Luca Giomi (Leiden)
Hydrodynamics and multiscale order in confluent epithelia
  via ZOOM:  https://mit.zoom.us/j/95597721876

 

Apr 12: Chenyi Fei (Princeton)
How to build an effective CO2-concentrating mechanism:
a lesson learnt from the green alga Chlamydomonas

 

Apr 19: Grace H. Zhang (Harvard)
Liquid crystals with p-fold rotational symmetry on cones:
curvature-boundary-induced geometric frustration

   via ZOOM:  https://mit.zoom.us/j/95597721876 (and in person)

 

Apr 26: Saad Bhamla (Georgia Tech)
The Blob:  Topologically entangled living matter

 

May 3:  Bauyrzhan Primkulov  (MIT)
Moving contact lines over imperfect surfaces:  from stick-slip to steady-sliding

 

May 10:  Pierre-Thomas Brun  (Princeton University)
Building with fluids - a lazy approach to manufacturing

 

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