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At the national science festival, Playful Science

22 October 2016

At the national science festival, Playful Science

We are participating to the national Science festival Playful Science 10 organized by Science on Stage on the 22nd of october 2016. Science et Culture and Hervé Caps from the University of Liège and Denis Terwagne from the Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB) are organizing an exhibit on the physics of plants.

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12 oct. 2016 – First Mecamolle meeting

12 October 2016

We are organizing our first Mecamolle meeting on the 12/10/2016 at the University of Liège thanks to our new FNRS Belgian Soft Matter network. Martin Van Hecke will give a invited talk entitled « Combinatorial Design of Textured Mechanical Metamaterials ». Here is the program: http://www.grasp.ulg.ac.be/mecamolle/meetings.html

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We are setting up a new Soft Matter network in Belgium

1 August 2016

As the soft matter community is well represented in the french-speaking Belgium, we are setting up a research network”groupe de contact FNRS” thanks to our National Science Foundation. The goal of this network is to organize meetings and ease the mobility of our researchers within the network. Here is the website of the network: http://www.grasp.ulg.ac.be/mecamolle/

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Buckling of a rod in a matrix in Soft Mattter

27 June 2014

Buckling of a rod in a matrix in Soft Mattter

Our paper on the “Buckling of an elastic rod embedded on an elastomeric matrix: planar vs. non-planar configurations“has just been published in Soft Matter journal. [html, pdf]

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We are on MIT front page

24 June 2014

We are on MIT front page

Today, our work on Smart Morphable Surfaces (Smorphs) is on MIT front page. Here is a link to the full story.

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Smart Morphable Surfaces in Advanced Materials

23 June 2014

Smart Morphable Surfaces in Advanced Materials

Our paper on the “Smart Morphable Surfaces for Aerodynamic Drag Control” has just been published online in Advanced Materials.  [html, pdf]

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Let’s start the highlights !

1 June 2014

3… 2… 1… Let’s start the highlights page ! We will regularly post news on the lab, (our) publications announcements and also links to the press when advertising our work ! Hope you’ll enjoy surfing on our pages… Denis Terwagne

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