Locomotion and propulsion at low Reynolds numbers


  • C. elegans swimming in viscoelastic fluids

  • C. elegans locomotion in granular monolayers

  • Active magnetic dimers near a boundary in viscoelastic fluids


Complex and biofluid dynamics


  • Purely elastic subcritical instabilities of polymeric soliutions in parallel shear flows

  • Elastic instabilities of polymeric solutions in extensional flows

  • Blood and blood plasma rheology


Multiphase flows


  • Filament thinning and drop break up of polymeric solutions

  • Filament thinning and drop break up with DNA suspensions


Drop impact


  • Controlling the splash of liquid drops with small geometric targets