A typical day will be organized around lectures in the morning and in the late afternoon, with ample time in between for independent discussions. The school will be organized around a set of 10 long lectures (7.5-9 hours) and 10 shorter seminars (1.5-3h) spread over four weeks. Attendance for the full duration of the school is mandatory.

Long lectures:

  • M. Cates
    Active Field Theories
  • E. Dufresne
    Experimental Approaches to Active Systems
  • D. Frenkel
    Modeling of the Microscopic Origins of Active Transport
  • E. Frey
    Self-Organization of Protein Patterns
  • R. Golestanian
    Phoretic Active Matter
  • J.-F. Joanny
    Biological tissues as active materials
  • M. Kardar
    Fluctuation forces in non-equilibrium systems
  • J. Kurchan
    Glassy dynamics in and out of Active Matter (I)
  • L. Berthier
    Glassy dynamics in and out of Active Matter (II)
  • M. Shelley
    Fluid dynamics of swimming & active particles, from one to many

Seminar speakers

  • A. Baskaran
    Nonequilibrium Statistical Mechanics of model active matter systems
  • C. Bechinger
    Active Brownian Motion in Complex Fluids; Nanotribology of Driven Colloidal Monolayers
  • H. Chate
    Dry, aligning, dilute, active matter (DADAM)
  • L. Cugliandolo
    Effective temperatures in active matter
  • O. Dauchot
    Model Experiments of Active Matter : at the interface between living organisms and theoretical models
  • S. Fielding
    Complex flows of complex fluids
  • Y. Kafri
    Statistical forces in active matter
  • B. Ladoux
    Mechanobiology of collective cell behaviours
  • F. Sagues
    Features of interfaced and confined experimental active nematics
  • J. Toner
    Why walking is easier than pointing: Hydrodynamics of Active Matter