Soft Matter Physics

"... These beautiful soap bubbles, which are
 the delight of our children."
                                 - Pierre-Gilles De Gennes

Biological Physics

"How would we express in terms of the statistical theory the marvelous faculty of a living organism?"
                                       - Erwin Schrödinger

Statistical Physics

"More is different"
                                     - Philip W. Anderson

Soft Matter, Biological and Statistical Physics
Research Group

Research Interests

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Strongly Coupled Soft Matter
(strongly charged membranes, polymers, colloids, and Coulomb fluids)
Physics of Virus-like Nano-capsids
Statistical Physics of Charged Disordered Systems
Diffusion on Ruffled and Fluctuating Membranes
Casimir Effect and Disorder Phenomena
Chromatin and DNA Complexes