We are theorists and experimentalists working at the interface of physics, chemistry, biology and computer science. Our research focuses on soft matter (colloids, polymers, liquid crystals, granular matter, thin sheets...), active matter (self-propelled colloids, swimming droplets, walking grains, swarms of robots... ) and molecular systems (DNA, RNA, enzymes...). We study various aspects of these systems such as topology, self-assembly, interfaces, information processing, evolution..., while also developing general theoretical methods. The name Gulliver captures the diversity of scales that are studied in the lab.

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PHD Defense - Paul Baconnier - 23/01/2023 - Active elastic solids: collective motion, collective actuation, and polarization

Paul Baconnier’s PhD Defense, conducted under the supervision of Olivier Dauchot, will take place on: Monday January 23rd at 3:30pm IPGG (...)


Olivier Rivoire & his team join Gulliver

We are pleased to welcome Olivier Rivoire, CNRS Researcher, and the PhD students he co-supervises: Amaury Paveyranne Angelo Charry Marion (...)


PHD Defense - Abir Boudaoud - 16/12/2022 - Development of a Primary System for the Measurement of Nano-flow Rates of Liquids

Abir Boudaoud’s PhD Defense will take place on: December 16th at 2pm IPGG amphitheater 6 Rue Jean Calvin, 75005 Paris Development of a Primary (...)


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Publications

Nanoparticle Taylor Dispersion Near Charged Surfaces with an Open Boundary

The dispersive spreading of microscopic particles in shear flows is influenced both by advection and thermal motion. At the nanoscale, interactions ... (...)


Nonlinear decision-making with enzymatic neural networks

>Artificial neural networks have revolutionized electronic computing. Similarly, molecular networks with neuromorphic architectures may enable... (...)


Elastohydrodynamic Relaxation of Soft and Deformable Microchannels

Hydrodynamic flows in compliant channels are of great interest in physiology and microfluidics. In these situations, elastohydrodynamic coupling... (...)


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