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Model Systems
Prof. Dr. Dan Luo
Cornell University, Ithaca, USA
Engineering DNA dendrimers
Prof. Dr. Naveen Krishna Reddy
University of Hasselt, Belgium
Characterization of anisotropic particles
Prof. Dr. U. Jonas, Dr. Veronique Schwartz
Universität Siegen, Germany
DNA-based biohybrid block copolymers
Prof. Dr. Zvonimir Dogic
Martin A. Fisher School of Physics, Brandeis University, Waltham, USA
Theory and experiments on complex fluids and biological physics

Transport Phenomena
Prof. Dr. Adolfo J. Banchio
FaMAF, National University of Cordoba, Argentina
Theory and Stokesian Dynamics simulation of charge-stabilized colloids
Prof. Dr. Claudio Contreras-Aburto
University of Chiapas, Mexico
Electrokinetic properties of asymmetric electrolytes
Prof. Dr. Bogdan Cichocki, Dr. Maciej Lisicki
Institute of Theoretical Physics, Warsaw University, Poland
Hydro- and Brownian dynamics of permeable particles dispersions
Hydrodynamics in quasi-two-dimensional colloidal systems
Near wall dynamics of colloidal suspensions
Prof. Dr. Adam Patkowski
Institute of Physics, A. Mickiewicz University, Poznan, Poland
Dynamics of charge-stabilized collodial suspensions
Tracer diffusion through entangled networks of rod-like colloids
High-pressure measurements of colloidal and glasforming systems
FCS measurements for microrheological determination
Prof. Dr. Walter Richtering
RWTH Aachen, Institute of Physical Chemistry (IPC), Germany
Dynamics of microgel suspensions
Prof. Dr. Norman Wagner
University of Delaware, USA
Dynamics of protein solutions
Prof. Dr. Matthias Wessling
RWTH Aachen, Germany
Membrane filtration and fractionation of microgel suspensions

External Fields
Prof. Dr. Dirk Aarts
Dept. of Physical Chemistry, University of Oxford, United Kingdom
Experiments on rod-like particles in confinement
Prof. Dr. Kyung Hyun Ahn
School of Chemical and Biological Engineering, Seoul National University, South Korea
Shear-concentration coupling instability
Prof. Dr. Fernando Bresme
Imperial College, London, United Kingdom
Novel thermo-molecular effects at nanoscale interfaces: from nanoparticles to molecular motors (EPSRC project)
Prof. Dr. Wim Briels
Dept. of Physics, Computational Biophysics, University of Twente, The Netherlands
Properties of suspensions of rod-like colloids
Prof. Dr. Rio Kita
Tokai University, Hiratsuka, Japan
Thermophoreisis of water aqueous polymer solutions
Prof. Dr. Werner Köhler
Universität Bayreuth, Germany
Thermal gradients in simple and complex mixtures
Diffusion and thermal diffusion in ternary mixtures (ESA project DCMIX at SODI on the ISS)
Dr. Benoit Loppinet, Prof. Dr. Dimitris Vlassopoulos
IESL-FORTH, Crete, Heraklion, Greece
Evanescente wave light scattering from particles under flow
Shear banding due to polymer entanglements and shear-induced instabilities
High pressure measurements of glass forming and colloidal systems
Microrheology from light scattering measurements
Dr. Kim Nygard
Lund University, Sweden
Experiments on confined fluids
Prof. Dr. Sebastian Manneville
Laboratoire de Physique, Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon, France
Experiments on shear induced transitions
Dr. Lionel Porcar
Institute Laue-Langevin (ILL), Grenoble, France
Neutron scattering on soft matter
Priv.-Doz. Dr. Thomas Sottmann
Institut für Physikalische Chemie, University of Stuttgart, Germany
Soret effect in surfactant systems and microemulsions
Prof. Dr. Jan Vermant
ETH Zürich, Switzerland
Experiments on rheology and structure of colloidal dispersions
Structure formation in shear flow both in interfaces and three dimensions
Prof. Dr. Christian Clasen
Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium
Rheology on complex fluids

Phase Behaviour
Prof. Dr. Olegario Alarcon-Waess
Universidad de las Americas, Puebla, Mexiko
Statistical mechanics of rod-like colloids
Dr. Cristiano de Michele
„Sapienza“ University of Rome, Italy
Self-assembly of DNA gapped duplexes
Prof. Dr. Stefan Egelhaaf
Condensed Matter Laboratory, Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf, Germany
Phase behavior of lysozyme solutions: Effect of Additives
Dr. Eric Grelet
Centre de Recherche Paul Pascal, CNRS, Pessac, France
Experiments on functionalized liquid crystals
Prof. Dr. Gerhard Grübel
HASYLAB at DESY, Hamburg, Germany
Diffusion and X-ray scattering from charged colloids
Prof. Dr. Stefan Kahl
TU Wien, Austria
Self-assembly of DNA dendrimers in the bulk and at interfaces
Dr. Joachim Kohlbrecher
Labor für Neutronenstreuung, Paul Scherrer Institut, Villigen, Switzerland
Small angle neutron scattering
Prof. Dr. Christos Likos
University of Vienna, Austria
Self-assembly of DNA-dendrimers at bulk and interfaces
Prof. Dr. Yun Liu
NIST Center for Neutron Research, Gaithersburg, USA
Phase behaviour and dynamics of protein solutions with competing interactions
Dr. Giuseppe Portale
University of Groningen, The Netherlands
Self-assembly of DNA-polymer hybrids
Prof. Dr. Paul van der Schoot
Dept. of Physics, Technical University Eindhoven, The Netherlands
Theory of complex fluids
Prof. Dr. Anna Stradner, Prof. Dr. Peter Schurtenberger
Physical Chemistry Department, University of Lund, Sweden
Phase behavior of colloids and their response to external fields