Our research lab focuses on the understanding of the physics of soft structured active materials. The goal is to develop the physics of Machine Materials, i.e. artificial materials which combine microstructure and out-of-equilibrium processes to interact with their environment in a programmable fashion.
Investigating the principles of condensed matter at the micron scale
Contact and Friction
By combining precision mechanical measurements with fluorescent microscopy, we dive into the mechanics of contacting surfaces
Crystallisation in Porous Media
Waves in Complex Media
We study the flow of complex fluids and biophysics of living organisms to tackle industrial and environmental challenges.