Research at the Soft Matter Group
Our research topics cover an extensive range of subjects in Soft Matter ranging from salt crystalisation to the impact droplets.
Below all projects title and cover figure are given. Clicking on the Learn more button will direct you to the page describing the project in more detail.
Sublimation of pointy ice drops
Getting to the point of
Droplet Splashing on Dry Surfaces
Investigation of splashing using high speed imaging.Learn more
Fragmentation of Liquids and Solids
in the name of science.
Visualisation of Friction using rigidochromic molecules.
Shedding a light on friction
at a molecular level.
Shear Thickening of Granular Suspensions
Unraveling the secrets of non-Newtonian behaviour.Learn more
Flow behaviour of Jamming Fluids at Microscale levels.
Solving traffic jams
in and out of confinement.
Effect of Gravity on Crystal Nucleation in Colloidal Hard Spheres
Closing the gap between experiments and simulations.Learn more
Eddy Currents as Non-destructive testing
Non-destructive mapping of cracks on a metal surface.Learn more
Size-dependent reinforcement of soft-hard composites.
Determining if size matters.Learn more
Colloidal Silica Clusters.
Relating the influence of the particle size to the cluster geometry.Learn more
Emulsion Destabilisation by mechanical stress.
Pushing emulsions to the limit.Learn more
Evaporation versus Spreading.
Exploring the intricasies of wetting liquids dynamics.Learn more
Assembly of complex colloidal structures using critical Casimir forces.
Colloidal building blocks for complex colloidal structures.Learn more