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Visit to Drs Kuzmin & Kiriushcheva

Andrei visits  Drs Kuzmin & Kiriushcheva in London (Ontario). The discussion topics span non-linear physics, Einstein legacy, history of science and recent developments in Theoretical Physics.

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APS March Meeting 2013

On March 18 – 22 Marco and Andrei participated in the APS March 2013 Meeting, in  Baltimore, Maryland, USA. The largest physics meeting in the world, focusing on research from industry, universities, and major labs, was held at Baltimore Convention Center and attracted over 8,500 attendees, who participated in 112 Invited  and over 650 Contributed parallel sessions. Most of these sessions were oral presentations… Read More ›

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Khairpur: Jewel & Crown of Sindh

On 5th of March 2013 Andrei attended a reception hosted by Commissioner Sukkur, as a part of the 3rd International Conference on Computer and Emerging Technologies (ICCET 2013) held on March 5-7, 2013 at Shah Abdul Latif University, Khairpur, Sindh, Pakistan.

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Theoretical characterisation of assemblies of flat organic molecules on Au(111) surface

by Dr Manuela Mura Centre for Materials Science Research Colloquium Wednesday 20th of February 2013 at 13:00 Foster Building Lecture Theatre 3 Abstract: The phenomenon of self-assembly of atomic and molecular superstructures on crystal surfaces is attracting an increasing interest in nanotechnology. Self-organised nano-templates, where the self-assembled monolayer traps other molecules with selected functional properties,… Read More ›

Pluronic block copolymer fully inserted in a DPPC membrane.

Molecular Dynamics Simulations of Amphiphilic Macromolecules at Interfaces

at UCLan on Thursday, 7th of February 2013 at 14:00 in LE007 by Selina Nawaz School of Chemical Engineering and Analytical Science, The University of Manchester, Oxford Road, M13 9PL, United Kingdom Abstract. The aim of this work is to investigate the structural and thermodynamic properties of biologically and technological relevant macromolecules when placed at soft interfaces…. Read More ›

Leiden Physical Chemistry reünie 2013

Andrei took part in the traditional Leiden Physical Chemistry ”reünie” meeting held at Leiden University, Holland, on 8th January 2013.

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Understanding lifetime of passion in 1 hour – IoP Lecture on Birds by Professor Andrei Zvelindovsky

Originally posted on iNano:
Until a couple of years ago and well into his seventies I watched my father, Muhammed Mukhtar, work 7 days a week 365 days a year and yet showed very little signs of stress. He always has an air of peace and tranquility even at the most frantic of times. I…

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Hitchcock in Preston

Andrei and Alfred Hitchcock talk about birds in Preston. Read after lecture impression here.

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Torrential rain in Singapore

Andrei visits Johan van der Maarel, Associate Professor of Biophysics at the National University of Singapore (NUS). On 22 of November 2012 Andrei gave a seminar “Block copolymers from computer simulation”. On 23rd November he attended a seminar of van der Maarel’s group. Research facilities of NUS are very impressive even during down-poring rain.

Dr Jane Wang, Profs Waqar Ahmed, Dave Phoenix and Andrei Zvelindovsky in a futuristic building of Shenzhen Virtual University Park in front of the video screen displaying our simulation results.

Nanotechnology unites UCLan and China

Nanotechnology symposium,  organized by UCLan Institute of Nanotechnology and Bioengineering took place on 20th November 2012 in Shenzhen, China. The one day symposium showcased the impressive results one year after launching of the Institute.  It was attended not only by UCLan and Chinese academia, but also by high representatives of the local government with the opening address delivered by madam Qiu Xuan, leading… Read More ›

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Pursuit of your dreams

A fascinating talk on how discovery of Africa and life-long determination of making your dreams true in our history connected with drug delivery problem and limitations of even most powerful supercomputers was given on 1st of November 2012 by Dr Agur Sevink of Leiden University, Holland. Dr Sevink visited our group on 1-3 November 2012.

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Halloween in Liverpool

On the Halloween day 2012 Manuela, Andrei and Waqar investigated hidden corridors of Chemistry and Physics at the University of Liverpool.

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CECAM workshop in Zaragoza

From October 15 to October 17, 2012, Andrei participated in a CECAM workshop “Structure, functionalization and dynamics of fluid interfaces” at the University of Zaragoza, Spain. On 17th of October he gave an invited talk “Simulation of block copolymer interfaces“. Arriving to an ancient city of Zaragoza, which name derives from Caesar Agustus, was a bit strange jump from almost freezing night at Preston… Read More ›

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iNano Seminar – Dr Oleksandr Mykhaylyk, University of Sheffield

Originally posted on iNano:
The Institute of Nanotechnology and Bioengineering Seminar Friday, 12 October, 14:00, in GR203 Shear-induced polarized light imaging for structural characterization of soft matter materials by Dr Oleksandr Mykhaylyk, University of Sheffield Visualization remains the most effective tool in many areas of science especially in the field of soft matter. Since soft…

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Centre for Materials Science Research Colloquium

10th October 2012, 1pm Foster Building Lecture Theatre 3 Block copolymer structures from computer modelling by Professor Andrei Zvelindovsky Polymers are long chain molecules, which changed the way we live: we cannot even imagine our life without all the plastic around us. Common plastics are composed of molecules consisting of chemical monomers of one type…. Read More ›

Report on Methods in Molecular Simulation summer school 2012

CPG seminar by Roberta Dessi Wednesday, 26 September 2012, in LE005 at 14:00.

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HPC expert from the King’s College visits

Dr Alessio Comisso, HPC expert from the King’s College, London, visits our group.

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