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Track A: Active & Responsive Matter Schedule

Monday, June 17

Morning

9:20 - 10:00

Paul

Chaikin

Unstable fronts and stable “critters” formed by magnetic microrollers (Keynote)

10:00 - 10:20MichelleDriscollCritters: stable clusters born from an unstable front
10:20 - 10:40AlbertLiuColloidal electronic cells: distributed, modular, particulate electronic devices for information collection and storage
10:40 - 11:00ZohrehJalilvandExperimental study of the Motion of Patchy Particle Swimmers near a Liquid/Liquid Interface
11:00 - 11:20LauraAlvarez FrancesReconfigurable thermo-responsive active colloids

Afternoon 1

1:30 - 1:50PiyushJainAquaDust: responsive nanogels to understand multi-scale water stress in plants
1:50 - 2:10AndrijPichStimuli-responsive supramolecular microgels
2:10 - 2:30NicolasSansonHydrogels with thermo-responsive mechanical properties
2:30 - 2:50AlisinaBazrafshanProgrammable nanoscale rolling motors

Coffee Break

Afternoon 2

3:10 - 3:30NarendraDewanganRotation of oil droplets driven by motile bacteria at interfaces
3:30 - 3:50AaronBlanchardAutochemophoretic DNA motors generate 100+ piconewton forces
3:50 - 4:10NicholasChisholmHydrodynamic interactions between microswimmers trapped at interfaces
4:10 - 4:30JiayiDengSurface active layers of bacteria at oil-water interfaces

Poster Session

Tuesday, June 18

Morning

9:20 - 10:00

Olga

Kuksenok

Active reconfiguration of hydrogels-based systems: from hydrogel membranes to assemblies of nanogels at soft interfaces (Invited)

10:00 - 10:20SvetlanaSanterLight driven diffusioosmosis: passive and active manipulation of colloids at solid/liquid interface
10:20 - 10:40StefanZauscherStimulus-Responsive Microphase-Separation of Resilin/Elastin Block-Copolypeptides in Solution and in Thin Films
10:40 - 11:00IgorLuzinovPolymer Nanocomposites Reinforced via Alignment of Magnetized SiC Whiskers
11:00 - 11:20MihailPopescu"Three-body" interaction between chemically active and chemically passive particles near a wall

Afternoon 1

1:30 - 1:50KostyaKornevMagnetic Rotational Spectroscopy with ferromagnetic nanorods for analysis of insect blood
1:50 - 2:10LaurenZarzarChemotactic Droplet Interactions
2:10 - 2:30LilianOkelloMagneto-capillary soft actuators made by 3D-printing with homocomposite capillary pastes (HCPs)

Wednesday, June 19

Morning

9:20 - 9:40NickolayLavrik2-Photon Polymerization as an Enabling Technology for Self-propelled Microstructures and Active Colloids
9:40 - 10:00VaibhavPalkarComputational design of active hydrogels with controllably degradable crosslinks
10:00 - 10:20GiladYossifonElectrically powered self-propelled micromotors for label-free and directed cargo delivery
10:20 - 10:40JoshuaKauffmanLight driven thermal convection by gold nanoparticles

10:40 - 11:20

Kyle

Bishop

Colloidal Robotics: Shape-based Programming of Active Particles (Keynote)

Afternoon 1

1:30 - 1:50NicolasSansonPEGylated NiPAM microgels: synthesis, characterization and colloidal stability
1:50 - 2:10VolodymyrKomanColloidal, Nanoelectronic State Machines Based on 2D Materials as Smart Aerosolized Probes and Recorders
2:10 - 2:30IsaacGreshamExamining the effects of surfactants on the structural and mechanical properties of a thermoresponsive polymer brush
2:30 - 2:50ChristopherTaborResponsive Polymerized Liquid Metal Networks

Coffee Break

Afternoon 2

3:10 - 3:30MichaelDimitriyevRapid shape change in polymer gels via extreme thermodynamics
3:30 - 3:50ChristianHonnigfortFinding the right switch: photo-control of air-water interfaces and foams with arylazopyrazole surfactants
3:50 - 4:10NasrinHooshmandCollective Multipole Oscillations Direct the Plasmonic Coupling at the Nanojunction Interfaces