The 15th annual summer school at UMass Amherst on Soft solids and complex fluids runs in-person from Sunday, June 11th through Thursday, June 15th, 2023.
The school is targeted at graduate students early in their research career in soft matter, statistical physics and other closely related areas. As in previous years, the school will be composed of four modular courses teaching the foundations of topics not regularly included in graduate curricula. Please apply through the website.
This year's lecturers and topics of instruction are:
Robijn Bruinsma, UCLA Self assembly in biology
Patrick Charbonneau, Duke University Physics of glasses
Camille Duprat, LadHyX, Ecole Polytechnique Fibers and flows
Jonathan Selinger, Kent State University Mechanics and geometry of liquid crystals