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
June 23, 2022 at 3:30 p.m. via Zoom
Tasos Sourpis (JGU, Physics): TBA
June 9, 2022 at 3:30 p.m. via Zoom
Rodrique Badr (JGU, Physics): Cloaking transition of droplets on lubricated brushes
June 9, 2022 at 3 p.m. via Zoom
Fabian Berressem (JGU, Physics): Ultra-coarse-graining of homopolymers in inhomogeneous systems
May 12, 2022 at 3:45 p.m. via Zoom
Christian Holm (University of Stuttgart): Charged weak hydrogels from a computational perspective — the complexity of Coulomb interactions and how to reduce them
April 28, 2022 at 3:30 p.m. via Zoom
Lukas Hauer (MPI – Polymer Research): Hydrogel Dehydration under Oil Flow
April 28, 2022 at 3 p.m. via Zoom
Jude Vishnu (JGU Physics): Molecular Dynamic Simulation of Free chain Diffusion into a Regular Network
Feb. 16, 2022 at 3 p.m. via Zoom
Chantal Valeriani (Complutense Madrid, Spain): From active materials to biofilms: pressing challenges in soft matter
Feb. 3, 2022 at 10:15 a.m. via Zoom
Oliver Stach (JGU, Chemistry): Surface-Confined Supramolecular Polymers
Feb. 3, 2022 at 10:45 a.m. via Zoom
Yashraj Manish Wani (JGU, Physics): Colloidal suspension dynamics using multi-particle collision dynamics with a discrete particle model
Jan. 20, 2022 at 10:15 a.m. via Zoom
M. Schweitzer (JGU, Chemistry): Supramolecular Self-Assembly and Hydrogelation of Multidomain Polymer-Peptide Conjugates
Jan. 20, 2022 at 10:45 a.m.
Philipp Ritzert (TU Darmstadt, Physics): Controlling Stability and Particle Aggregation in Salted Gold Nanoparticle Suspension by Ion Type, Concentration, and Aging
Dec. 9, 2021 at 10:15 a.m. via Zoom
Karen Johnston (University of Strathclyde, Glasgow): Multiscale modelling of advanced materials and interfacial phenomena
Nov. 25, 2021 at 10:15 a.m. in Newton room
Maximilian Hielscher (JGU, Chemistry): Statistics-based optimization strategies for anodic C,C cross-coupling
Nov. 25, 2021 at 10:45 a.m. in Newton room and via livestream
Torsten Linder (JGU, Chemistry): Challenges and solutions to create microgels via microfluidics
Nov. 11, 2021 at 10:15 a.m. via Zoom
Syuji Fujii (Osaka Institute of Technology, Japan): Liquid marble: From Fundamental to Application
Oct. 28, 2021 at 10:15 a.m. via Zoom
Katrin Amann-Winkel (JGU, Physics): Does Water consist of two liquids? How X-rays can help to reveal this question.
July 14, 2021 at 10:30 a.m. via Zoom
Friederike Schmid (Johannes Gutenberg University): Field based simulations for soft matter
July 7, 2021 at 10:30 a.m. via Zoom
Hans-Jürgen Butt (MPI-Polymer Research): Progress in understanding wetting
June 30, 2021 at 10:30 a.m. via Zoom
Jens-Uwe Sommers (Leibniz Institute of Polymer Research, Dresden): Theory of chain walking catalysis: From dendritic to bottle brush molecules
June 23, 2021 at 10:30 a.m. via Zoom
Sebastian Seiffert (Johannes Gutenberg University): Thermoresponsive Hydrogels for Energy-Autonomous Seawater Desalination
June 16, 2021 at 10:30 a.m. via Zoom
Sigi Waldvogel (Johannes Gutenberg University): Electrifying Organic Synthesis
June 9, 2021 at 10:30 a.m. via Zoom
Regine von Klitzing (Technical University of Darmstadt): Different kinetic pathways how to dope polymer brushes with Gold-nanoparticles
June 2, 2021 at 10:30 a.m. via Zoom
Nathalie Katsonis (University of Groningen, The Netherlands): Motile behaviour of supramolecular systems
May 26, 2021 at 10:30 a.m. via Zoom
Kurt Kremer (MPI-Polymer Research): Introduction to Multiscale Modeling of Polymers
May 19, 2021 at 10:30 a.m. via Zoom
Arash Nikoubashman (Johannes Gutenberg University): Watching paint dry: Structure formation in drying films and droplets