GRK 2516 Soft Matter Seminar
Thursday, 2:30 p.m. in Minkowski Room, 05-119, Staudingerweg 7 and via Zoom


Thomas Speck

Mariana Cosarinsky


Research seminar of the DFG Research Training Group GRK 2516 (

Date & Title
May 23, 2024 via Zoom
Anastasios Sourpis (JGU, Physics): Molecular dynamics simulations of water and acetonitrile mixtures in external electric field
Feb. 1, 2024 at 5 p.m. in TU Darmstad (Room, TBA) and via Zoom
Günter Auernhammer (Leibniz Institute for Polymer Research, Dresden): TBA
Jan. 18, 2024
Sofia Kantorovich (Computational Physics, University of Vienna): TBA
Dec. 14, 2023 at 5 p.m. in Lorentz Room, 05-127, Staudingerweg 7 and via Zoom
Florian Mast (JGU, Chemistry): Improving electrochemical reductions: finding the right supporting electrolyte through principal component analysis
Nov. 30, 2023 via Zoom
Dijkstra, Marjolein (Computational Condensed Matter, Utrecht University): Accelerating the design of soft materials using machine learning
Nov. 16, 2023 via Zoom
Marcus Müller (Institute for Theoretical Physics, Uni Göttingen): Simulation studies of process-directed self-assembly
Nov. 2, 2023 via Zoom
Vishal Maingi (Bioengineering, Caltech): TBA
Oct. 5, 2023 via Zoom
Shan Jaing (Materials Science and Engineering, Iowa State University of Science and Technology, Ames, USA): Race to the Interface: How Did Janus Particles Win?
Sept. 14, 2023 via Zoom
Mike Howard (Chemical Engineering, Auburn University, USA): Modeling drying-induced assembly in colloidal suspensions
June 29, 2023 via Zoom
Benno Liebchen (TU Darmstadt, Physics): Structure formation in soft active matter
June 15, 2023 at 3 p.m. via Zoom
Atieh Razavi (TU Darmstadt, Physics): Controlling Macroscale Behavior of Poly(N-isopropylacrylamide) PNIPAM Droplets through their Mesoscale Properties
June 1, 2023 via Zoom
Matthew Baker (Maastricht University): TBA
May 4, 2023 via Zoom
Franziska Lissel (Leibniz Institute of Polymer Research, Dresden): Triblock Copolymers – Using Nanophase Separation to Achieve Low Modulus, Elastic Deformation and Good Mobility in Polymer Semiconductors
April 20, 2023 via Zoom
Yuqing Wang (JGU, Chemistry): Supramolecular hydrogels based on host-guest-interactions
Feb. 2, 2023 via Zoom
Swapnasopan Datta (JGU, Chemistry): Transient Coacervation away from Equilibrium under Compartmentalization
Jan. 19, 2023 via Zoom
Weixiang Chen (JGU, Chemistry): Anomalous Diffusion in Biomolecular Condensates
Jan. 19, 2023 at 3 p.m. via Zoom
Lorena Baranda (JGU, Chemistry): DNA-based Sensors for Antibodies
Dec. 22, 2022 via Zoom
Nicolas Vogel (Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nürnberg): Colloidal clusters from confined self-assembly: Structure – Thermodynamics – Formation kinetics
Dec. 8, 2022 via Zoom
Leila Saheb Mohamadi (TU Darmstadt, Physics): Self-assembled Peptides Structure Mediated by Solid Interfaces
Dec. 8, 2022 at 3 p.m. via Zoom
Janka Bauer (JGU, Physics): Single-chain and condensed-state behavior of hnRNPA1 from molecular simulations
Nov. 24, 2022 via Zoom
Seraphine Wegner (WWU Münster): Building a cell from the bottom-up: Spatiotemporal control in synthetic cells using light
Nov. 10, 2022 via Zoom
Gokul Govind (JGU, Physics): Molecular Dynamics Simulation of Self-Assembled Supramolecular Copolymers
Nov. 10, 2022 at 3 p.m. via Zoom
Bhuwan Poudel (MPI-Polymer Research): Ordering of nanoparticles (NPs) at soft polymer surfaces
July 7, 2022 at 3 p.m. via Zoom
Bhuwan Poudel (MPI-Polymer Research): Assembly Formation of Nanoparticles at a Soft Surface: Polymer Brush
July 7, 2022 at 3:30 p.m. via Zoom
Gokul Goving (JGU, Physics): TBA