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Prochaines journées du GDR MECAFIB, Nancy, 5-6 Décembre 2018

Les prochaines journées du GDR MECAFIB auront lieu à Nancy les 5 et 6 décembre prochains et porteront plus particulièrement sur les analyses (expérimentales, théoriques ou numériques) aux petites échelles pour le changement d’échelle dans ces milieux. Nous vous attendons nombreux pour présenter vos travaux et/ou venir discuter de ce thème pendant ces journées. Plus d’informations, notamment pour s’inscrire, se trouvent sur le site web de MECAFIB à cette adresse :  https://gdr-mecafib.univ-grenoble-alpes.fr/2018-december-5th-6th-nancy
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Avalanche Dynamics and Precursors of Catastrophic Event (Les Houches, Feb. 2019)

Workshop Announcement: Avalanche Dynamics and Precursors of Catastrophic Event (Les Houches, Feb. 2019)

________________________
Dear colleagues

we are writing you to announce the workshop

Avalanche Dynamics and Precursors of Catastrophic Events

Les Houches (France), 4-8 February 2019

The workshop aims at gathering scientists working in varied research topics
involving intermittent behaviours associated to strongly correlated dynamics.

Examples range from the atomic to the tectonic scale, including avalanches in
magnetic materials, superconductors, deformation of glasses, cascades of
rearrangements in soft matter systems, critical dynamics of imbibition fronts
and crack growth; mechanical response of granular and porous media, wood,
and geological flows, such as snow avalanches and earthquakes.

Understanding the complex, nonlinear spatio-temporal response of these systems,
is crucial for physical predictions and for the development of reliable models. Recent
theoretical and experimental progress makes this a timely forum for an interdisciplinary
effort to advance this important emerging research area.

Topics of the workshop include:
Conditions for universality (and non-universal features) in avalanche dynamics
Precursors of catastrophic events
Avalanches in transient dynamics
Depinning and yielding transitions
Instability in solid earth systems
Coarse grained models for avalanche dynamics

Detailed information for participating and submitting an abstract can be found
on the workshop’s website
https://avalanche2019.sciencesconf.org/
together with the list of invited speakers.

Inscriptions to the worshop are welcome, those with abstract being favoured.
The deadline for abstract submission is: November 1, 2018

The organizers
Kirsten Martens
Jérôme Weiss
Vivien Lecomte
Lasse Laurson
Stéphane Santucci

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Physics of Active Matter (satellite StatPhys 2019)

Dear Colleagues,

On behalf of the organizing committee, we would like to invite you to attend the workshop « Physics of Active Matter », a Satellite of the Statphys conference 2019.

https://activematter2019.wordpress.com

The workshop that will take place in Viña del Mar, Chile, July 15-17, 2019, will focus on general topics in active matter physics, with an emphasis on the statistical mechanics of active systems and on applications to biology and synthetic active materials. It will consider questions such as collective and emergent behavior, topological properties, thermodynamics, and mesoscale descriptions.

Sincerely yours,
Rodrigo Soto
https://activematter2019.wordpress.com

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Fluid and Elasticity (Malaga, juin 2019)

Dear colleagues,

We are organizing an international conference on “Fluid and Elasticity” in June 2019. This conference will be the fourth of the series. Previous editions were held in Carry-le-Rouet, France (2009), La Jolla, CA (2012) and Biarritz, France (2015).

The conference will be held at the hotel « Parador de Malaga golf » in Malaga, Spain (www.parador.es/es/paradores/parador-de-malaga-golf/) over three days (June 24-26, 2019). The conference program will consist of single plenary sessions with five invited lectures (40 minutes) and about 40 selected oral presentations (15 minutes), with ample time outside the formal sessions to encourage informal discussions among participants in a wonderful place.

The list of invited speakers for the 2019 edition is:
– Basile Audoly (LMS, Ecole Polytechnique, France)
– Pedro Reis (EPFL, Switzerland)
– Leif Ristroph (Courant Institute, NYU, USA)
– Javier Rodriguez-Rodriguez (Carlos III University of Madrid, Spain)
– Anne-Virginie Salsac (UTC, France)

The deadline for submission of abstracts for contributed talk is February 1st, 2019. All details regarding the conference and the abstract submission process can be found on the conference website (https://fluidelasticity2019.wordpress.com).

We look forward to seeing you in Malaga next year.

Sincerely,

The Organizing Committee:
– Christophe Eloy (IRPHE, Centrale Marseille, France)
– Eric Lauga (DAMTP, University of Cambridge, UK)
– Sébastien Michelin (LadHyX, Ecole Polytechnique, France)
– François Nadal (Loughborough University, UK)
– Luis Parras (University of Malaga, Spain)

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Conference « Fluids and complexity », Nice, 5-7 December 2018

Dear Colleagues,

We would like to draw your attention to the upcoming conference « Fluids and complexity” which will be held at Théâtre du grand château, Campus Valrose, Nice on 5-7 December 2018.

Fluids&Complexity_Conference_announcement

The aim of this event is to bring together researchers working in several different, but often interconnected, fields of fluid dynamics, including Hydrodynamic, Magneto-Hydrodynamic and Geophysical Turbulence, Statistical Mechanics applied to fluids, Mathematical and Numerical Fluid Dynamics, Non-Newtonian Fluids and Granular Matter, Active Matter and Bio Fluids, Drops, Capillarity and Micro Fluids.

Plenary speakers include:

– Freddy BOUCHET (Laboratoire de Physique, ENS Lyon)

– Marc BRACHET (LPS, ENS Paris)

BérengèreDUBRULLE(IRAMIS, CEA Saclay)

Yoël FORTERRE(IUSTI, Marseille)

– Sergei KUKSIN(IMJ, Sorbonne Université)

– David QUERE (PMMH, ESPCI Paris)

– Salima RAFAI (LIPhy, Université Grenoble Alpes)

– Patrick TABELING(IPGG, ESPCI Paris)

The registration deadline has been extended to October 29th 2018

You are invited to submit an abstract for oral or poster presentation before 19 October 2018

You can find more detailed information, registration and abstract submission form at the conference website
https://fluidcomplexity.sciencesconf.org/

A limited number of free accommodations and a travel support will be available for young researchers.
We look forward to welcoming you in Nice in December.

Sergei Nazarenko (Institut de Physique de Nice),

Yves D’Angelo (Laboratoire J.A. Dieudonné),

Celine Cohen (Institut de Physique de Nice),

Giorgio Krstulovic (Laboratoire J.L Lagrange),

Rudy Valette (CEMEF)

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APS March Meeting (Boston 4-8 mars 2019) – Deadline 26 octobre

Dear Colleagues,

We are writing to bring your attention to the upcoming
March Meeting of the American
Physical Society in Boston, MA (March 4-8, 2018).
Our mechanics community continues to have a strong presence at the March Meeting, and we are pleased to announce several focus and invited sessions sponsored by the APS Groups on Statistical and Nonlinear Physics (GSNP) and Soft Matter (GSOFT). Full descriptions
are available at the end of this email.

The deadline for abstract submission is October 26, 2018 at 11:59 p.m. ET.
Abstracts can be submitted here: http://abstracts.aps.org/

focus session include:
02.01.04 Machine Learning in Nonlinear Physics and Mechanics (GSOFT, GSNP) [same as 03.01.30]
02.01.05 Fabrics, Knits, and Knots (GSOFT, GSNP) [same as 03.01.38]
02.01.07 Soft Interface Mechanics (GSOFT, DPOLY, GSNP, DBIO) [same as 01.01.28, 03.01.31, 04.01.34]
02.01.11 Actuation in soft matter (GSOFT)
02.01.14 Mechanics of Materials Processing (GSOFT, GSNP) [same as 03.01.05]
02.01.17 Fracture in soft materials (GSOFT)
03.01.03 The extreme mechanics of balloons (GSNP, DPOLY, GSOFT) [same as 01.01.36, 02.01.42]
03.01.04 Discrete structures: geometry, mechanics, graphics, and computation (GSNP)
03.01.07 Interactions of Elastic Structures with Fluids and Granular Matter (GSNP, DPOLY) [same as 01.01.37]
03.01.08 Shell Buckling (GSNP, GSOFT) [same as 02.01.43]
03.01.10 Mechanical metamaterials (GSNP)
04.01.16 Morphogenesis (DBIO, GSNP, GSOFT) [same as 02.01.09, 03.01.32]

When submitting your abstract, please make sure to include the relevant sorting category to ensure that your submission is not overlooked or misplaced.

We look forward to seeing you in Boston. Should you have questions or concerns about the sorting process, please feel free to contact us.

Best Regards,
P.-T. Brun & Corentin Coulais and the co-organizers of the above sessions

José Bico (PMMH-ESPCI-PSL, Sorbonne Université, jose.bico@espci.fr)
Frédérick Gosselin (Polytechnique Montreal, Canada, frederick.gosselin@polymtl.ca),
James Hanna (Virginia Tech, hannaj@vt.edu)
Douglas P. Holmes (Boston University, dpholmes@bu.edu)
Katharine E. Jensen (Williams College, kej2@williams.edu)
Sung Hoon Kang (Johns Hopkins University, shkang@jhu.edu),
Andrej Kosmrlj (Princeton, andrej@exchange.Princeton.EDU)
John Kolinski (EPFL, Switzerland, john.kolinski@epfl.ch)

Bas Overvelde (AMOLF, B.Overvelde@amolf.nl)
Pedro M. Reis (EPFL, Switzerland, pedro.reis@epfl.ch)
Shmuel Rubinstein (Harvard University, shmuel@seas.harvard.edu),
Chris H. Rycroft (Harvard University, chr@seas.harvard.edu),
Tobias M. Schneider (EPFL, tobias.schneider@epfl.ch)

02.01.04 Machine Learning in Nonlinear Physics and Mechanics (GSOFT, GSNP) [same as 03.01.30]
Machine learning has generated much recent excitement
within the physics community, and provides a powerful new tool to analyze and understand many physical systems. Usage of machine learning is still in its infancy, and many interesting challenges remain unexplored. What machine learning methods are most appropriate?
How do we best use the tools to obtain scientific insight? Should experimental procedures be redesigned to take advantage of machine learning?
Organizers: Chris H. Rycroft (Harvard University, chr@seas.harvard.edu), Shmuel Rubinstein (Harvard University, shmuel@seas.harvard.edu)

02.01.05 Fabrics, Knits, and Knots (GSOFT, GSNP) [same as 03.01.38]
Fabric, knitted and knotted structures are ubiquitous
in our every-day life. Each morning, we get dressed in clothes that serve a multitude of functions, from keeping us warm and dry, to just style. Beyond weaved textiles, knitted scarfs, gloves, hats, and seaters, are part of everyone’s wardrobe. Furthermore,
our shoes often contain laces, which, after decades of trying, most of us still tie in the wrong (i.e., not in the most mechanical performant) way. Knots are also instrumental to many other activities including sailing, climbing, and surgery, where their mechanical
failure can lead to drastic consequences. These technologies have been an integral part of society for millennia, even if their design, manufacturing, and usage tends to rely primarily on empirical principles. Recently, at the interface of the physics andmechanics communities, there has been an upsurge in interest to develop a predictive understanding for these class of soft/flexible structures based on fundamental principles that rely on the nonlinear mechanics of slender structures and statistical mechanics.
The necessary ingredients for modeling include the geometry and topology of the filaments, (self)contact and friction, and the extent of intrinsic disorder. Part of the motivation to revisit these systems is a drive to more thoroughly rationalize their mechanical performance. Perhaps an even more significant motivation for the recent developments has been the recognition that revisiting the study of fabrics, knits, and knots can lead to novel ideas for the design of metamaterials with novel features, functions, and properties. With this focus session, we seek to bring together representatives from the various groups studying fabrics, knits, and knots to cross-pollinate research methodologies, identify previously unrecognized connections in modeling strategies, and explore new research directions. The proposed venue will provide a modern unified perspective to these systems, under the umbrella of the mechanics, geometry, and topology of the underlying structures.
Organizer: Pedro M. Reis (École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland, pedro.reis@epfl.ch)

02.01.07 Soft Interface Mechanics (GSOFT, DPOLY, GSNP, DBIO) [same as 01.01.28, 03.01.31, 04.01.34]
The last few years have seen a fast-growing interest
in the physics of soft interfaces, from understanding the fundamental mechanics of compliant solid surfaces to applications in biology, tribology, and soft robotics. Work in this area spans the intersection of GSOFT, DPOLY, GSNP, and DBIO. Last year, I co-organized
a GSOFT/DPOLY focus session in this area with John Kolinski, and it was extremely well-attended; we ended up having a three-part session with an additional invited speaker, and had a full house in the smaller conference rooms in LA. The goal of this year’s
session is to continue that momentum, again highlighting the many novel works that span the scope of mechanics in its entirety, from fluids to solids and especially in between.
Organizer: Katharine E. Jensen (Williams College, kej2@williams.edu)

02.01.11 Actuation in soft matter (GSOFT)
It has recently been shown that
elastic materials may be architected to display remarkable functionality when harnessing mechanical instabilities. These so called mechanical-metamaterials are however often passive elastic structures, which undergo deformations when prompted by external loading.
Different modes of actuation have been proposed, such as pressure controlled grabbing fingers in soft-robotics, swelling in shape-morphing gels, electrostatics in dielectric elastomers or temperature in liquid cristal polymers or shape memory alloys. How can
these different solution be integrated in future manufactured devices? We are seeking contributions studying the fundamental and practical aspects of the integration of actuation in the design of soft materials. Particularly, we are interested in the (1) the
mechanisms of amplification of an input via the architecture of the materials and (2) the programability of a complex response using a simple mode of actuation.
Organizer: José Bico (PMMH-ESPCI-PSL, Sorbonne Université, jose.bico@espci.fr)

02.01.14 Mechanics of Materials Processing (GSOFT, GSNP) [same as 03.01.05]

Materials processing is the
series of operations that transform rawmaterials into parts or finished products. These processes ofteninclude mechanical instabilities and geometrical nonlinearitiesarising from the coupling of elasticity with other phenomena such asplastic deformation, chemical
reactions, fracture, and adhesion,topics that have attracted much recent interest in the physicscommunity. This session seeks to view materials processing techniquesthrough the lens of such geometrically nonlinear (sometimesaffectionately known as “extreme”)
mechanics. Topics of interestinclude casting, forming, machining, web handling, surface coatings,welding and joining, laser processing, and 3D printing, as applied tometals, soft materials, functional materials, advanced composites, andmore. These applied
processes can be looked at from a fundamentalpoint of view in terms of instabilities, wave propagation,nonlinearities, inverse problem formulation, active materials, andelasticity of slender structures. This session aims to bring togetherresearchers from diverse
backgrounds in materials processing,structural mechanics, applied mathematics, materials science, and softmatter physics, to open new areas of interdisciplinary research.
Organizer: Frédérick Gosselin
(Polytechnique Montreal, Canada, frederick.gosselin@polymtl.ca), James Hanna (Virginia Tech,  hannaj@vt.edu)

02.01.17 Fracture in soft materials (GSOFT)

Fracture mechanics are at the
foundation of understanding material integrity. In light of the many applications for soft materials that have developed recently, having an understanding of the failure modalities of these materials is important. This session will be distinctive in its focus
on fracture and failure mechanisms in soft materials as opposed to more traditional brittle solids. In contrast to many construction materials such as glass and concrete, fracture in soft materials is likelier to occur at large deformations, and soft materials
have a plethora of dissipative mechanisms available to them to prevent stress localization; thus the nature of the material is important.
Organizer: John Kolinski (École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland,  john.kolinski@epfl.ch)

02.01.25 Rheology of Gels (GSOFT)

Gels, nonfluid networks of particles
or polymers that are pervaded by fluid, appear ubiquitously within soft matter in practical applications as well as in living biological systems. The mechanical properties of gels are intermediate between those of fluids and solids, and depend sensitively
on the structure of the gel constituents across multiple length scales. This focus session invites experimental, theoretical, and computational studies of the rheological properties of gels, including chemical and physical gels, hydrogels, colloidal gels,
and biological gels, with particular interest and emphasis on connecting structural properties to flow properties. Contributions examining the effect of non-equilibrium activity (driven by molecular motors or by active particles) on gel mechanics are encouraged.
Organizers: Emanuela del Gado (Georgetown University,
ed610@georgetown.edu), Jacinta Conrad (University of Houston, jcconrad@uh.edu)

03.01.03 The extreme mechanics of balloons (GSNP, DPOLY, GSOFT) [same as 01.01.36, 02.01.42]
From foil balloons to parade floats, inflatable furniture
to beach balls and party balloons, inflatable structures are ubiquitous and often mundane objects with surprisingly rich mechanical behavior that challenges our understanding of the nonlinear coupling between geometry and mechanics of low dimensional objects.
Balloons adopt complex shapes when inflated, fold and crease when pocked and may burst in multiple pieces. As such, balloons are used as model systems for studies on fracture, fragmentation, wrinkling, and even phase transitions. These structures find applications
in engineering e.g. airbags, weather balloons and even soft-robots, for they are lightweight, easily deployable and often inexpensive. Similarly, encapsulating membranes are ubiquitous in biology, where their mechanics in large deformation often plays a functional
role (e.g. pollen desiccation). We are seeking submissions that focus on the theoretical and experimental investigation of the behavior of membranes and balloons. We are particularly interested in exploring the role of geometry, frustration and nonlinearities
in these systems.
Organizer: P.T. Brun (Princeton University, pbrun@princeton.edu)

03.01.04 Discrete structures: geometry, mechanics, graphics, and computation (GSNP)
Many structures in nature and engineering are assembled
from discrete building blocks, thereby exhibiting new or enhanced functionalities as compared to their continuum counterparts. Examples include bridge trusses, fold patterns in fans and coffee filters, fish scales, and nacre. More broadly, discreteness also
arises naturally in the study of elasticity and deformation, whether in computational models, experimental structures, or architectural designs. In mathematics, significant fundamental leaps have occurred in the past few decades in translating concepts from
differential geometry into the discrete setting. These advances in discrete differential geometry (DDG) have both contributed to, and benefited from, a burgeoning activity in computer graphics aimed at geometrically exact descriptions in physics-based algorithms.
The simulation of slender structures is particularly well-suited to this framework given the primary role of the underlying geometry. These developments in DDG and computational geometry have been slow to permeate into the physics and mechanics communities,
but recent successful cases have highlighted the tremendous potential for predictive modeling tools. Conversely, ongoing activity in the soft matter community (metamaterials, slender elastic rods, kirigami, shells) is providing new challenges that may push
DDG and computer graphics into new areas. This session seeks to, for the first time, bring together the triangle of communities: nonlinear physics/mechanics, computational graphics/geometry, and DDG. This effort will be the first of its kind at the APS March
meeting. We particularly wish to highlight the application to real physical systems of techniques originally developed for computer graphics, but also welcome contributions in all areas of discrete mechanics and geometry, broadly interpreted. Topics of interest
include discrete representations of surfaces and geometric quantities, variational integrators, geometric flows, splines and isogeometric analysis, tension field theory, pseudo-rigid bodies, and other reduced models of thin structures, as well as the mechanics
of gridshells, truss networks, fabrics, nets, frames, folds, and linkages. The session will stimulate discussions and collaborations between kindred communities of applied geometers in physics and computer graphics.
Organizers: James Hanna (Virginia Tech, hannaj@vt.edu), Pedro Reis (EPFL,  pedro.reis@epfl.ch)

03.01.07 Interactions of Elastic Structures with Fluids and Granular Matter (GSNP, DPOLY) [same as 01.01.37]

Fluid-structure and granular-structure
interactions occur across many length scales within synthetic and biological systems. Fundamental problems that couple fluids within and around deformable bodies have direct relevance to pattern formation, the growth of soft tissues, the emergence of geometric
nonlinearities, morphable structures, and fluid transport. Similarly, the physics of elastic structures within granular and fragile matter have important biomechanical connections to plant root growth, ectoparasite feeding, and burrowing animals. Recent research
in this area has explored extremely deformable solids interacting with granular materials, the interactions of nontrivial fluids with flexible membranes, and the behavior of a fluid within a swollen elastomer. These research trends have highlighted the importance
of understanding the roles of the elastic material and the slender structure in these coupled interactions with fluids and granular matter. This session aims to bring together researchers from diverse backgrounds in structural mechanics, granular physics,
fluid mechanics, materials science, soft matter physics, and biomechanics, to open new areas of interdisciplinary research.
Organizer: Douglas P. Holmes (Boston University, dpholmes@bu.edu)

03.01.08 Shell Buckling (GSNP, GSOFT) [same as 02.01.43]

“Everyone Loves a Buckling Problem”
(Budiansky & Hutchinson, 1979), nevertheless, following excitement in 50s to 80s the problem of understanding when structures formed from thin elastic shells loose stability, buckle and collapse remained quite dormant for 30 years. Today, exploiting breakthroughs
in computation and experiment together with the unprecedented understanding of fully nonlinear dynamical systems we are equipped better than ever to address the subtle issues surrounding the loss of stability in thin elastic systems and buckling. As a result,
the problem is experiencing a renaissance where new material and methods are leverage to develop contemporary approaches to tackle the classical problem of predicting when and how thin shell structures buckle and collapse.
Organizers: Shmuel M. Rubenstein
(Harvard University, Shmuel@seas.harvard.edu), Tobias M. Schneider (EPFL, tobias.schneider@epfl.ch)

03.01.10 Mechanical metamaterials (GSNP)

The field of mechanical metamaterials
aims at the development and understanding of materials that get their mechanical properties from their geometries, rather than solely from their chemistry. Thanks to the advent of advanced fabrication and computational techniques, the field has seen an explosion
of activities. Particularly exciting directions include the creation of materials with novel and extreme mechanical properties (i.e. very light and very stiff), programmable, shape changing and advanced signaling materials, where often nonlinearities play
a crucial role. Lying at the cusp between physics, engineering, and mathematics, this session aims at bringing together researchers from diverse backgrounds to forge new interdisciplinary connections.
Organizers: Sung Hoon Kang (Johns Hopkins University, shkang@jhu.edu), Bas Overvelde (AMOLF,
B.Overvelde@amolf.nl)

04.01.16 Morphogenesis(DBIO, GSNP, GSOFT) [same as 02.01.09, 03.01.32]

The field of Morphogenesis lies
at the intersection between physics, biology and engineering. Morphological shapes of biological tissues and structures have inspired a plethora of scientists throughout the history, especially since the D’Arcy Wentworth Thompson’s influential book titled
“On Growth and Form” was published a century ago. Many recent activities have focused on understanding how biology has devised elaborated strategies for regulating pattern formation and mechanical forces in both space and time. Morphogenesis has also inspired
scientists to design shape-programmable stimuli-responsive matter. This session aims at bringing together researchers from diverse backgrounds to forge new interdisciplinary connections. Organizer: Andrej Kosmrlj (Princeton)

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Conference on Physics and Biological Systems (22-24 oct 2018 – Gif/Yvette))

The 4th International Conference on Physics and Biological Systems
PhysBio 2018 will be held on Oct 22-24 2018 in Gif-sur-Yvette.
It aims to bring together a broad range of physical and
life scientists working at the interface between the two disciplines.

The program mainly comprises in-depth talks from first-rate
international speakers accessible to a broad audience. It also includes
a few short talks from invited Ph.D. students and a poster session.

– the program and the abstracts are attached to this message.
– the conference website to register : http://lptms.u-psud.fr/physbio2018/
– our email address : PhysBio2018.lptms@u-psud.fr

Registration free for students.
Early Registration: Sept 15 2018.
Registration fees (tax included): 72 € (before Sept 15) / 120 € (after Sept 15); Dinner at the castle : + 30 €.

We look forward to welcoming you in Gif-sur-Yvette!

The organizing committee
Mathilde Badoual, Christophe Le Clainche, Martin Lenz,
Eric Raspaud, Willy Supatto

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journée Systèmes & Matière Complexes (19 octobre- Saclay)

Cher(e) collègue,

Voici la deuxième annonce de la journée Systèmes & Matière Complexes– troisième édition qui se tiendra le 19 Octobre 2018 sur le campus de Centrale-Supélec de l’Université Paris Saclay.

Cette journée se déroulera en quatre sessions de présentations courtes de 4 min + 1 min de questions (trois planches maximum). Chacune de ces sessions sera précédée d’une conférence.

Le site d’inscription est maintenant ouvert. Il est disponible à :
https://www.universite-paris-saclay.fr/fr/evenement/journee-de-la-matiere-et-des-systemes-complexes-3eme-edition

L’inscription est gratuite mais obligatoire (nombre de places limité) et le repas sera offert aux participants (aucun soutien financier ne sera accordé en dehors du repas et des pauses). La date limite pour l’inscription est fixée au 1 octobre 2018

Les orateurs invités pour cette troisième édition sont :
Anne Davaille, Université Paris-Saclay
Olivier Sandre, Université de Bordeaux
Aleksandra Walczak, Ecole Normale Supérieur de Paris
David Carrière, Université Paris-Saclay

L’objectif de cette journée est de permettre à la communauté systèmes & matière complexes de se rencontrer et d’échanger autour de ses thèmes de recherche qui sont, au sens large :
· les systèmes désordonnés,
· les fluides complexes,
· la dynamique complexe,
· les approches statistiques,
· les matériaux multi-échelle,
· les systèmes biologiques.

le site de la manifestation est :
https://www.universite-paris-saclay.fr/fr/evenement/journee-de-la-matiere-et-des-systemes-complexes-3eme-edition

Nous demandons aux destinataires de ce mail de diffuser largement l’information dans leur laboratoire et plus largement à tout public intéressé.

Merci d’avance de votre aide.

Bien cordialement

Le comité d’organisation : H. Auradou, G. Baldinozzi, D. Bonamy, C. Douarche, P. Guenoun, H. Henry, M. Lebental, L.T. Lee,
A. Rosso, P. Urbani

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Journée Systèmes et Matière Complexes — (Saclay, 19 octobre 2018)

Cher(e) collègue,

La 3ème édition de la journée Systèmes & Matière Complexes aura lieu le 19 Octobre 2018 sur le campus de Centrale-Supélec de l’Université Paris Saclay.

Comme les deux précédentes, cette journée se déroulera en quatre sessions de présentations courtes de 4 min + 1 min de questions (trois planches maximum). Chacune de ces sessions sera précédée d’une conférence. Les orateurs invités pour cette troisième édition sont :
Anne Davaille, Université Paris-Saclay
Olivier Sandre, Université de Bordeaux
Aleksandra Walczak, Ecole Normale Supérieur de Paris
David Carrière, Université Paris-Saclay

L’objectif de cette journée est de permettre à la communauté systèmes & matière complexes de se rencontrer et d’échanger autour de ses thèmes de recherche qui sont, au sens large :
· les systèmes désordonnés,
· les fluides complexes,
· la dynamique complexe,
· les approches statistiques,
· les matériaux multi-échelle,
· les systèmes biologiques.

Une annonce ultérieure précisera le site d’inscription pour cette rencontre gratuite mais à inscription obligatoire

Nous demandons aux destinataires de ce mail de diffuser largement l’information dans leur laboratoire et plus largement à tout public intéressé.

Merci d’avance de votre aide.

Bien cordialement

Le comité d’organisation : H. Auradou, G. Baldinozzi, D. Bonamy, C. Douarche, P. Guenoun, H. Henry, M. Lebental, L.T. Lee,
A. Rosso, P. Urbani

PS : Veuillez accepter nos excuses pour les envois multiples.

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Self-Organization in Active Matter: from Colloids to Cells (oct 2018, Erice, Italy)

Dear Colleagues,

We are pleased to announce that registration is open for the Workshop Self-Organization in Active Matter: from Colloids to Cells to be held October 1-4, 2018, at the Ettore Majorana Centre for Scientific Culture in Erice, Italy.

The Workshop will bring together established and junior researchers to discuss the latest development in experiments and theory of self-organization in active systems. Topics covered will include active colloids, microswimmers, active liquid crystals, bacterial suspensions and biofilms, subcellular structures, and tissues. We will have a number of invited talks by distinguished speakers that have made important contributions to the field of active matter. There will also be opportunities for contributed presentations to be selected from submissions and for poster presentations.

The venue is the The Ettore Majorana Centre for Scientific Culture in the historic town of Erice, Sicily. Erice is located on top of Mount Erice, at around 750 metres (2,460 ft) above sea level, overlooking the city of Trapani and the Aegadian Islands on Sicily’s north-western coast. A cable car joins the upper and lower parts of the town. Erice is a wonderfully preserved walled Mediaeval town offering the most breathtaking views and a palpable sense of history.

For more information and to register please visit the Workshop website: http://soft-living-matter.syr.edu/events-2/events/erice-self-organization-in-active-matter/
The number of attendants is limited, so please, register soon, and in any case before August 31, 2018.
The fee of 120 Euro/night covers all local expenses (ground transportation, accommodation, meals, coffee breaks, excursion, and social dinner).
Limited funds are available to support the participation of junior scientists or scientists from developing countries.

We hope to see you in Erice in October.

The organizers

Hugues Chaté
Gerhard Gompper
Cristina Marchetti