Engineering of Advanced Materials Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg Australian National University

Focusing on Topological Complexity in Materials & Biology

Topics include

  • Gyroid-Phases in Condensed Matter
  • Ordered Membrane Organelles
  • Triply-periodic Minimal Surfaces
  • Emergence of Chirality
  • Topology & Intra-cellular Organisation
  • Biological Photonic Crystals
  • Cubic Bicontinuous Phases
  • Structural Entanglement & Networks
  • Effective Properties and Confinement
  • Polycontinuous Patterns In-vivo & In-vitro
  • Self-assembly

Invited Speakers

  • Yuru Deng (Singapore)
  • Karsten Grosse-Brauckmann (Darmstadt, Germany)
  • Marianne Impéror-Clerc (Paris-Sud, France)
  • Randall Kamien (Pennsylvania, US)
  • Kåre Larsson (Lund, Sweden)
  • Sievert-Jan Marrink (Groningen, Netherlands)
  • Klaus Mecke (Erlangen, Germany)
  • Alan Schoen (Carbondale, US)
  • John Seddon (Imperial College, UK)
  • Doekele Stavenga (Groningen, Netherlands)
  • Peter Vukusic (Exeter, UK)

Organization & Scientific Program

  • Gerd Schröder-Turk
    (University of Erlangen, Germany)
  • Stephen Hyde
    (Australian National University)
  • David M. Smith
    (Institute Rudjer Boskovic, Zagreb)

Local organisation and support

  • Ana‐Sunčana Smith
    (University of Erlangen, Germany)

Special Issue Journal of the Royal Society Interface Focus

A number of communications will be selected for publication in a special issue of Journal of the Royal Society Interface Focus.