7th FAPERJ School: The dynamics and assembly of soft structures

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

April 20-26, 2014

Conference Program

Invited Speakers

Denis Bartolo - “Collective Motion in Populations of Colloidal Robots”
Jerome Bibette - “Growth of Microorganisms “
Mark Bowick - “Introduction to Topological Defects”
Paul Chaikin - “Active Colloids”
Zvonimir Dogic - “Active Liquid Crystals in Vitro”
William Irvine - “Knotted Fluids”
Cristina Marchetti - “Active Liquid Crystals and Collective Flocking”
Antonio Martins Figueiredo Neto - “Structure and Nonlinear Optical Properties of Complex Fluids: Liquid Crystals, Ferrofluids and Fluids of Biological Interest”
Vincenzo Vitelli - “Topological Mechanics”




** PLEASE NOTE THAT THE SATURDAY EVENT WILL BE SHIFTED TO FRIDAY APRIL 25TH. **