Postdoctoral Research Position in Theoretical Active Soft Condensed Matter and Statistical Physics

A postdoctoral position is available at the NSF funded Institute for Functional Nanomaterials (http://ifn.upr.edu) at the University of Puerto Rico – Mayagüez (UPRM) to work in the areas of theoretical active soft condensed matter, statistical physics, and fluid mechanics. The postdoc will join a new, dynamic group exploring modeling of active particles, such as catalytic…

Postdoctoral Research Position in Theoretical Active Matter and Systems

A postdoctoral position is available at the Institute for Functional Nanomaterials (http://ifn.upr.edu) at the University of Puerto Rico – Mayagüez (UPRM) to work in the area of active matter and colloidal hydrodynamics. The postdoctoral scholar will study, at a fundamental level, self-propulsion of colloidal particles. The postdoc will join a new, dynamic group exploring modeling…

Postdoctoral Research Position in Active Matter and Systems

A postdoctoral position is available at the University of Puerto Rico – Mayagüez (UPRM) to work in the area of active matter and colloidal hydrodynamics. The postdoctoral scholar will study, at a fundamental level, self-propulsion of catalytically driven colloidal particles. This work will be conducted under the supervision of Dr. Ubaldo M. Córdova-Figueroa from the…

All undergraduate researchers from Córdova-Figueroa Group admitted to 2014 REU summer programs

Congratulations to Luis Nieves, Eddie Ramos, Wilfredo Méndez, Alexa González, and Carlos Pérez for being adminited to REU programs for this summer. They will work in areas related to polymer physics, biofluids, autonomous motion of catalytic particles, Brownian dynamics, and molecular dynamics.   Luis Nieves – MURF at California Institute of Technology (advisor: John F.…

Non-spherical osmotic motor: chemical sailing (JFM)

Sergey Shklyaeva1a2a3, John F. Bradya2 c1 and Ubaldo M. Córdova-Figueroaa1 a1 Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Puerto Rico – Mayagüez, Mayagüez, PR 00681, USA a2 Divisions of Chemistry & Chemical Engineering and Engineering & Applied Science, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA 91125, USA a3 Institute of Continuous Media Mechanics, Ural Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Perm,…