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Professor Francesco Sciortino Talks
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Vien, EMLG 2017


Colloidal models with water-like behavior: The liquid-liquid critical point and the re-entrant spinodal scenarios

Munich, 24 July 2017, Recent advances in the theory of glass transitions


Phasse behaviour of  DNA-made nano-particles

Ljubljana, LMC July 2017


Angels Dancing on Pinheads

Roma, Ottobre 2016. La Scienza a Scuola. Zanichelli.


Costruire con mattoni di DNA (pdf)


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Leiden Joan van der Waals colloquium: November 11, 2016


Physics with patchy colloids and DNA-made nano-particles.

International Soft Matter Conference, ISMC2016, Grenoble


Unconventional collective behaviour of DNA-made nanoparticles (pdf)


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15th International Conference on Magnetic Fluids ICMF-15 July 4-8 2016 Ekaterinburg.


Competing interactions: from dipolar particles to DNA gels


Colloquium Boston University December 2016, Colloquium Arizona State University December 2016.


Providing Valence to Colloids: equilibrium gels and ultrastable liquids (interesting physics with colloids)


Frontiers in Water Biophysics 2015, Erice, September 7-12 2015


The liquid-liquid critical point in water: a tutorial


La Fisica Incontra La Citta, Roma, 5 Nov 2014.


La forma della materia soffice: Costruire con il DNA


CECAM WORKSHOP: Physics of colloidal particles with heterogeneously patterned surfaces. September 24-27, 2014 Wien


Vitrimers: bond switching and limited valence at work (there is life in the ground state)


Lisbon, LMC 9 2014


Providing Valence to Colloids: equilibrium gels and ultrastable liquids (interesting physics with colloids)


Bangalore, January 2014


What can we learn about strong and fragile glasses from the study of patchy colloidal particles ?


Workshop on Soft Matter Self Assembly and Dynamics, January 9-10th, 2014 Hyderabad


Simple models of competitive interactions in soft-matter: re-entrant liquids and gels on heating


AQUA INCOGNITA Galileo 400 years on The Florentine Debates Florence, July 15-19, 2013 Convitto della Calza


Supercooled Water: Two liquids ?


Cecam Meeting - Vienna 2013


Gelling on heating. A patchy particle story


SIMULATING ACTIVATED PROCESSES IN PHYSICS AND CHEMISTRY: THEORETICAL FOUNDATIONS February 3-8, 2013: Eurotel Victoria, Villars, Switzerland


(lecture notes)


Numerical studies of self assembly of patchy particles


Roma 22/1/2010


Gel, micelle, vescicole in semplici modelli di colloidi "patchy"


Bangalore Jan 2010

School on glass formers and glasses
Colloidal glasses and other glassy states in soft materials


Smogen 17-22 August 2008

Summer School: Glass formation, gelation and colloidal aggregation
Self Assembly of Patchy Particles


Sitges, June, 2008

XXI SITGES CONFERENCE on Statistical Mechanics of Molecular Biophysics
Self Assembly of Patchy Particles and DNA-Functionalized Dendrimers


 

Riva del Garda, May, 2008

Soft-Comp Meeting
Colloidal Gels


 

Milan, April, 2008

Milano University, General Seminar, Dynamic arrest in colloidal systems:
from glasses to gels


 

Konstanza, April, 2008

SimBioMa,
Models for colloidal gelation


 

Bonn, March/April, 2008

Codef II
Model for assembly and gelation of four-armed DNA dendrimers


 
2007
 

Firenze, December, 2007

Firenze University, General Seminar, Patchy Colloidal Particles:
The role of the valence in gel formation.


 

Palermo, November, 2007

CNR-IAIF (Palermo), November 27 2007, Seminar, Patchy Colloidal Particles:
The role of the valence in gel formation.


 

Trieste, October, 2007

Trieste University, Seminar, Patchy colloidal particles:
the role of the valence in the formation of gels.


 
 

Aachen, October, 2007

International Soft Matter Conference 2007
Patchy colloidal particles: the role of the valence in the formation of gels.
Formers. Thermodynamic and dynamic analogies


 
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Chicago, March, 2007

ACS March Meeting 2007, Gel-forming patchy colloids, and network glass formers:
Thermodynamic and dynamic analogies

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Bangalore, Janaury, 2007

Conference on Nucleation, Aggregation and Growth.
Gelforming patchy colloids and network glass formers: Thermodynamic and dynamic analogies

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2006
 

Mainz,November, 2006

Seminar, Gel-forming patchy colloids and network glass formers:
Thermodynamic and dynamic analogies

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Pisa, September, 2006

Gel-forming patchy colloids and network glass
Formers. Thermodynamic and dynamic analogies

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Lugano, April, 2006

Dynamical arrest of soft matter and colloids

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2005
 

Le Mans, November, 2005.

MCRTN, Dynamic Arrest Workshop
Slow Dynamics in the presence of attractive patchy interactions

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Amsterdam, November, 2005

AMOLF, Seminar, Cluster Phases, Gels and Yukawa Glasses in charged colloid-polymer mixtures.

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Vienna, October, 2005

Vienna University, Seminar, Cluster Phases, Gels and Yukawa Glasses in charged colloid-polymer mixtures.

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Bad Gastein, January 2005

Gels and strong liquids

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Lille, July 2005.

5th International DiscussionMeeting
on Relaxations in Complex Systems
New results, Directions and Opportunities
Physical gels and strong liquids

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Lille, July 2005

Statistical properties of the landscape of a simple strong. Liquid model …. and something else

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Utrecht, July, 2005

6 TH Liquid Matter Conference
Cluster phases, gels and Yukawa glasses in charged colloid-polymer mixtures.

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 2004
 

Genova, September, 2004

CCP Routes to colloidal gel formation

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Bangalore, June 2004

Unifying concepts in glass physics III
Potential energy landscape description
of supercooled liquids and glasses

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Bangalore, June 2004

Unifying concepts in glass physics III
Density anomalies and fragile-to-strong dynamical crossover

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Orleans, July 2004

Networks in physicsandbiology
potential energy landscape

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2003
 

Grenoble, February, 2003

ESRF Short-range attractive colloids:
one simple liquid with two glasses?

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Capri, June, 2003

UCGMG
Slow anomalous dynamics close to MCT
higher order singularities. A numerical study
of short-range attractive colloids.
(and some additional comments)

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Palermo, Dicembre, 2003

Se mi leghi diffondo …. ovvero …..
Un liquido con due vetri

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Lyon, 2003

Metastability and landscapes in complex systems.
One liquid, two glasses,
The anomalous dynamics in short ranged
attractive colloids

 
 

MIT, November, 2003

One liquid, two glasses.
The anomalous dynamics in short ranged
attractive colloids

 
 

2002

 

Konstanz, September, 2002

5th Liquid Matter Conference
Potential energy landscape equation of state

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.Messina, 2002

A new route to the formation of
colloidal gels

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Roma, 2002

ISC Recenti sviluppi nello studio della dinamica della materia condensata soffice

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Conferenze
• Universita’ di Firenze, Marzo 2001 Termodinamica e dinamica di liquidi modello sottoraffreddati in equilibrio ed in aging
• Universita’ di Roma III- Amaldi. 8 Marzo 2001 Termodinamica e dinamica di liquidi modello sottoraffreddati in equilibrio ed in aging
• Technische Universit¨at M¨unchen, KOLLOQUIUM DER MNCHNER PHYSIKER, Luglio 2000, ospite Prof. G¨otze Thermodynamics and aging of supercooled liquids
• Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz Germany, Luglio 2000, ospite Prof. W. Kob Thermodynamics of supercooled liquids
• Boston University, Marzo 1999, ospite Prof. Stanley Aging in configuration space
• National Institute of Health, Bethesda MA (USA) Agosto 1998, Angular Correlations is supercooled water ospite dr. Sergey Leikin
• Universita’ dell’Aquila, 1998, ospite Prof. G. Ruocco, Mode Coupling Theory for supercooled liquids
• Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz Germany, Marzo 1997, ospite dr. W. Kob Mode Coupling Theory and Liquid Water
• International Center for Theoretical Physics, Trieste 14 Maggio 1997, ospite dr S. Franz Slow dynamics in liquid water
• Center for Theoretical and Computational Materials Science, NIST 17 Maggio 1996, ospite dr. S. Glotzer Water and the Ideal Kinetic Glass Transition
• Princeton University, 20 Maggio 1996 ospite Prof. P. Debenedetti Water and the Ideal Kinetic Glass Transition
• Universita’ di Palermo 17 Aprile 1996, ospite dr. R.N. Mantegna Termodinamica dei liquidi con TMD

PARTECIPAZIONE A CONFERENZE
• Thirth Workshop on Non-Equilibrium Phenomena in Supercooled Fluids, Glasses and Amorphous Materials, Pisa Settembre 2002 INVITED TALK:
• EPS Liquids2002, Kostanz September 2002 INVITED TALK:
• Gordon Research Conference “Water and aqueous solutions” Holderness August 2002 INVITED TALK:
• American Physical Society, 2002, Indianapolis, Indiana. Corso Glasses and the glass transition organizzato dalla Division of Polymer Physics Argomento delle lezioni: Mode Coupling Theory of the glass transition.
• American Physical Society, March 18-22 2002, Indianapolis, Indiana. INVITED TALK:Energy Landscape in supercooled liquids
• ESF Molecular Liquids: Obernai, France (September 2001). INVITED TALK:Supercooled water dynamics: Normal or anomalous behaviour ? 8
• Horizons in Complex Systems, Messina (December 2001). INVITED TALK:Water and its energy landscape
• Congrescentrum Rolduc, Nederland 28th DyProSo (Settembre 2001) INVITED TALK:Aging as dynamics in Configuration Space:The energy landscape approach
• 4th International Discussion Meeting on Relaxations in Complex Systems, Heraklion, Crete, Greece June 2001. INVITED TALK:Thermodynamics and Aging of Supercooled Liquids:The energy landscape approach
• San Diego (USA) Americal Chemical Society, San Diego Symposium ”Energy Landscapes of Proteins, Glasses and Clusters: Dynamics, Folding, Function and Prediction” (Marzo 2001) INVITED TALK:Thermodynamics and Aging of Supercooled Liquids:The energy landscape approach
• Scattering Studies ofMesoscopic Scale Structure and Dynamics in Soft Matter Messina, November 22-25, 2000, Italy INVITED TALK:: Aging in glassforming liquids
• Molecular Features of Soft Matter: Accademina dei Lincei e Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa 1-3 June 2000. INVITED TALK: Thermodynamics (and aging) of supercooled liquids: The energy landscape approach
• Fai della Paganella, 26 Marzo 2000 Charman Attivo Sistemi Vetrosi
• Scattering Studies ofMesoscopic Scale Structure and Dynamics in Soft Matter Messina Italy, November 22-25 2000 INVITED TALK: Dynamics and Thermodynamics of supercooled liquids
• Montreaux, European Physical Society meeting: March 13 2000 INVITED TALK: Aging as dynamics in configuration space
• San Sebastina, Spain, Workshop on glass forming liquids, 15-18 Giugno (2000). INVITED TALK: Thermodynamics (and aging) of supercooled liquids: The energy landscape approach
• Bunsen Discussion Meeting, “Metastable Water”, September 22 1999, INVITED TALK: Slow dynamics of supercooled water
• ICTP Workshop “Unifying Concepts in Glass Physics”, Trieste, September 15–18, INVITED TALK: Inherent Strucuture Entropy in supercooled liquids
• ERC Molecular Liquids, San Feliu de Guixols, Spain 3-8 September 1999 INVITED TALK: Instantaneous Normal Mode Approach to the dynamics of water
• American Chemical Society, New Orleans (August 22-26, 1999), INVITED TALK: Slow Dynamics in Supercooled Water: Theory and Simulations
• CECAM workshop , Phase Space and Energy Landscape in disordered systems, organized by W. Kob, J.L. Barrat and M. Mousseau June 1999 INVITED REVIEW TALK: Inherent Structures and Instantaneous Normal Modes: The state of the Art 9
• CECAM workshop The Instantaneous Normal Mode Approach to Dynamics in Liquids, 9 Luglio 1999 Lione. TALK: Instantaneous Normal Mode and the glass transitions
• Second Workshop on Non-Equilibrium Phenomena in Supercooled Fluids, Glasses and Amorphous Materials, Pisa September 1998. INVITED TALK: Molecular Supercooled Liquids: Comparison between Theory and Simulations around TMCT
• Fai della Paganella, Marzo 1998 INVITED TALK: Liquid Liquid Phase Transitions
• Gordon Conference: Water and Aqueous Solutions NY (USA) 1998 INVITED TALK Dynamics of Supercooled Water: A theorethical Description
• 3RD International Discussion Meeting on Relaxations in Complex Systems Vigo, Spain 1997 INVITED TALK: Ideal Glass Transition and Harmonic Dynamics in Simulated Supercooled Water
• Sixt international workshop on disordered systems, Andalo Marzo 1997 TALK: Ideal Glass Transition in Supercooled Water
• The Morphology and Kinetics of Phase Separating Complex Fluids, Messina Italy 1997 INVITED TALK: Ideal Glass Transition in Molecular Liquids: The case of water
• Material Research Society, Winter Meeting, Boston 1996 TALK: Water and the ideal Glass Transition
• YKIS’96, Dynamics of Glass Transition and Related Topics, November 12-15 Kyoto (Japan) 1996 TALK: Instantaneous Normal Modes in supercooled water
• Gordon Conference: Water and Aqueous Solutions NY (USA) 1996 COMMENTATOR: High Frequency Collective Excitations in Water
• Scuola Italiana di Fisica, Varenna 1996 INVITED TALK: Thermodynamics and Dynamics of Liquid Water
• Sitges Conference, Sitges, Spain 1996 TALK: Slow dynamics in simulated water
• Equilibrium Structures and Phase Transitions in Mesoscopic Dispersions, Pisa ottobre 1995 INVITED TALK: Structure Factor Scaling During Cluster-Cluster Aggregation
• Festschrift for S.H. Chen, Puerto Rico 1995 TALK: Aggregation in Colloids 10
• First International Conference on Scaling Concepts and Complex Fluids, Copanello (CZ) Luglio 1994. INVITED TALK: Scaling in Cluster-Cluster Aggregation
• 12th International Conference on the Properties of Water and Steam, Orlando FL, USA, Settembre 1994. INVITED TALK: Phase Behavior of simulated metastable water: A new thermodynamics scenario
• Gordon Research Conference – Water and aqueous solutions, Plymouth NH, USA, August 1994. INVITED TALK: Phase Behavior of Metastable water.
• Numeric Intensive Computation in Chemistry and Physics, Cagliari, Settembre 1992 Settembre 1994. INVITED TALK: Ab-initio Molecular Dynamics for hexagonal ice
• NATO Advanced Research Workshop – Hydrogen Bond Liquids, Cargese, Corsica, France, August, 1993. TALK: Sound Propagation in Liquid water
• Molecular and Complex Liquids, Roma Settembre 1992 INVITED TALK: Phase Behavior of metastable water
• Complex Liquid Systems, Polistena (RC), Luglio 1992 INVITED TALK: Is there a re-entrant spinodal in liquid water ?
• NATO Advanced Study Institute – Propagation of Correlations in Constrained Systems, Cargese, Corsica, France, July 1990. INVITED TALK: Hydrogen Bond Cooperativity in liquid water.