2023 Summer School on Soft Solids and Complex Fluids

2023 Summer School on Soft Solids and Complex Fluids
Date and time: Sun, Jun 11, 2023 - 12:00pm
Location: ISB 135
Category: Special Events

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