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Motile Active Matter: Nanomachines, Microswimmers, and Swarms

Winter School

February 25 - March 1, 2019 in Jülich, Germany

List of Speakers




Igor Aronson
Penn State Univeristy
Collective motion of ferromagnetic colloidal rollers and spinners
Marino Arroyo
UPC Barcelon, Spain
Epithelial monolayers as active material
Clemens Bechinger
Universität Konstanz
Active suspensions with programmable interaction rules
Frank Cichos
Universität Leipzig
Controlling active colloids by light
William Durham
University of Sheffield
Bacterial motility within biofilms
Erwin Frey
LMU München
Emergence of symmetry in active matter
Ramin Golestanian
MPIDS Göttingen
Enzymes and molecular swimmers
Gerhard Gompper/ Roland G. Winkler
Forschungszentrum Jülich
Modeling flagellated microswimmer
Charlotte Hemelrijk
GELIFES Groningen
Patterns of collective escape in starlings
Raymond Kapral
University of Toronto
Statistical mechanics of self-diffusiophoretic motors
U. Benjamin Kaupp/ Luis Alvarez
Caesar Bonn
Sperm, the swimming micromachine
Thomas Kiørboe
TU Denmark
Feeding at low Re: How flagellated protists encounter their prey
Eric Lauga
University of Cambridge
The hydrodynamics of bacteria
Hartmut Löwen
Universität Düsseldorf
Dynamic density functional theory
Francois Nedelec
EMBL Heidelberg
Simulating cytoskeletal filaments and molecular motors
Fernando Peruani
Université Côte d'Azur
Self-organized collective patterns in active matter
Marco Polin
University of Warwick
Microbial motility in confinement
Wilson Poon
University of Edinburgh
Negative viscosity increment in suspensions of flagellated bacterial swimmers
Marisol Ripoll
Forschungszentrum Jülich
Synthetic swimmers with tunable behavior: self-phoretic colloids
Francesc Sagues
Universitat de Barcelona
Active vs. driven colloidal systems
Armin Seyfried
Forschungszentrum Jülich
Collective phenomena of pedestrian flow
Pascal Silberzan
Institut Curie Paris
Active cell nematics
Antonio De Simone
SISSA Trieste
Motility by shape control: some lessons from unicellular organisms
Alexandre Solon
Paris, France
Phase equilibria of motility-induced phase separation
Thomas Speck
JGU Mainz
Active Brownian particles
Holger Stark
TU Berlin
Microswimmers interacting by hydrodynamic and chemotactic fields
Julia Yeomans
University of Oxford
Confined active nematics


Additional Information


Page Picture – Swarming of spheroidal microswimmers (Courtesy: K Qi, R. G. Winkler, G. Gompper; inspired by Andy Warhol)



M. Kleinen
G. Vliegenthart
Forschungszentrum Jülich GmbH,
Institute of Complex Systems (ICS)
Phone: +49 2461 / 61-3142/-6131
Email: spp-microswimmers@fz-juelich.de

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