The 2017 Silver Medal of CNRS awarded to Lydéric Bocquet
Lydéric Bocquet, from the CNRS node of NANOTRANS, was awarded the 2017 Silver Medal of CNRS by the Institute of Physics. The CNRS Silver Medal honors researchers who are only at the beginning of their rise to fame, but who are already recognized nationally and internationally for the originality, quality, and importance of their work.
Marco Balabajew Rev. Sci. Inst. (2017) paper selected as Editor’s Pick
The article "Contact-free calibration of an asymmetric multi-layer interferometer for the surface force balance" was selected as Editor's Pick of the Review of Scientic Instruments.
Cohen Lectures of the Northwestern University to Daan Frenkel
The Department of Materials Science & Engineering will be hosting the Jerome B. Cohen Distinguished Lecture presented by Daan Frenkel 1968 Professor of Theoretical Chemistry, University of Cambridge.
Transport of soft matter at the nanoscale
The NANOTRANS school «Transport of soft matter at the nanoscale» will take place Schloss Waldthausen near Mainz, Germany from June 26 to 30, 2017. Training will include courses on hydrodynamics, nanofluidics, electrokinetic phenomena, polymers, biomedical applications... as well as an experimental tutorial at the Johannes Gutenberg University. It will also offer the students a good opportunity for networking and exchange. This NANOTRANS event will also be open to a larger audience as a joint event with CECAM and TRR146 (see https://www.cecam.org/workshop-1504.html for more details).