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JSPS A3 Workshop on soft matter

Date : Wednesday, January 18, 2017 – Friday, January 20, 2017
Venue: TOKYO ELECTRON House of Creativity 3F, Lecture Theater, Katahira Campus, Tohoku University
Website : http://www.wpi-aimr.tohoku.ac.jp/mathematics_unit/A3foresight_en/workshop/20170118-20.html

Supported by
・Japan Society for the Promotion of Science
・Tohoku University
・Tohoku Forum for Creativity, Tohoku University
・Tohoku University Advanced Institute for Materials Research (AIMR)
・Mathematics for Advanced Materials-Open Innovation Laboratry (MathAM-OIL)

Event Organizers

Masao Doi (Beihang University)
Yasumasa Nishiura (Tohoku University)
Jinhae Park (Chungnam National University)
Yana Di (Chinese Academy of Sciences)
Xianmin Xu (Chinese Academy of Sciences)
Natsuhiko Yoshinaga (AIMR Tohoku University, MathAM-OIL AIST)

Time Schedule

Wednesday, January 18, 2017
11:45 – 13:15
Lunch
13:25
Opening
Session: Liquid crystal
13:30 – 14:30
Jun-ichi Fukuda (AIST)
Exotic structures of a chiral liquid crystal and their optical properties
Coffee Break
14:45 – 15:45
Jinhae Park (Chungnam National University)
Mathematical Theories related to Liquid Crystals
Coffee Break
Session organiser: Jinhae Park
16:00 – 17:00
Round Table Discussion
Thursday, January 19, 2017
Session: Wetting and interfacial dynamics
9:30 – 10:30
Ko Okumura (Ochanomizu University)
Simple models and scaling arguments for understanding miscellaneous problems in soft matter physics
Coffee Break
10:45 – 11:45
Xianmin Xu (Chinese Academy of Sciences)
Analysis and computation for wetting problems on rough surface
11:45 – 13:15
Lunch
13:15 – 14:15
Yana Di (Chinese Academy of Sciences)
Numerical simulation of Vlasov equation using moment expansion method
Coffee Break
14:30 – 15:30
Karel Svadlenka (Kyoto University)
Numerical approximation of multiphase interface evolution
Coffee Break
Session organiser: Masao Doi
15:30 – 16:30
Round Table Discussion

18:30 –
Banquet
Friday, Januaryr 20, 2017
Session: Nonequilibrium collective phenomena
9:30 – 10:30
Ryohei Seto (OIST)
Shear thickening and extension thickening of dense suspensions
Coffee Break
10:45 – 11:45
Kuniyasu Saito (AIMR Tohoku University)
A microscopic theory for discontinuous shear thickening of frictional granular particles
11:45 – 13:15
Lunch
13:15 – 14:15
Natsuhiko Yoshinaga (AIMR Tohoku University, MathAM-OIL AIST)
The Hydrodynamics and Collective Behaviours of Self-Propelled Active Systems
Coffee Break
Session organiser: Natsuhiko Yoshinaga
14:30 – 15:30
Round Table Discussion