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

 

Funding