On January 31, 2018, Cristina Marchetti delivered a Public Lecture on The Physics of Flocking at the Wheeler Opera House in Aspen Colorado.
A paper, Low-noise phase of a two-dimensional active nematic system by Suraj Shankar, Sriram Ramaswamy, and M. Cristina Marchetti. Was listed in PRE as an Editor’s suggestions: https://journals.aps.org/pre
Congratulations to Suraj Shankar, poster prize winner at the Aspen Winter Conference Fundamental Problems in Active Matter
Physics featured a recent paper titled “Soft yet Sharp Interfaces in a Vertex Model of Confluent Tissue”
The paper was written by Physics postdoc, Daniel M. Sussman, and Physics Professor’s J. M. Schwarz, M. Cristina Marchetti, and M. Lisa Manning and published on January 29, 2018 by Physical Review Letters.
Cristina Marchetti is honored at the 118th Statistical Mechanics Conference, Dec. 17-19, 2017 at Rutgers University.
David Yllanes, Marco Leoni, and Cristina Marchetti’s paper was accepted in the New Journal of Physics on September 25, 2017.
The accepted manuscript titled, “How many dissenters does it take to disorder a flock?” can be found here.
Several group members participated in the 2017 Soft Matter GRS and GRC at Colby-sawyer and presented their work.
Cristina Marchetti gave an invited talk on “Dynamics and Topology of Active Liquid Crystals’’ at the 2017 Gordon Research Conference on the Chemistry & Physics of Liquids in Holderness, NH.