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Symmetry-reversals in twirly active matter

Sometimes, it takes a village to make a project happen! Following on a summer project with Triangle MRSEC REU student Gustavo Ramirez (visiting from Hunter...

Forecasting Failure through Passive Acoustics

Our lab is interested in how granular materials fail, particularly through stick-slip motion, in ways that resemble earthquakes. Inspired by seismographs, we have been listening...
Sample images of eGaIn spreading

Liquid metals forming fractals

We have a new paper in Physical Review Letters showing how the formation of an oxide layer controls the spreading (or not) of eutectic gallium...
Image from PEGS

Focus Issue on Granular Imaging

Postdoc Jonathan Kollmer and alum James Puckett (PhD 2012) have contributed to the Focus Issue “Imaging Methods in Granular Physics” in Review of Scientific Instruments....

News Archive from 2016

The Physics Department recently highlighted some the department’s research areas in a serious of beautiful videos. See Karen Daniels describe the lab’s work in the...

News Archive from 2015

The work of printmaker M. C. Escher resonates with many physicists. There’s an exhibit of his work at the NC Art Museum this fall, and...

News Archive from 2014 and before

Talks from the Pan-American Advanced Studies Institute on Particulate Media are available here: http://pasi2014.njit.edu/Lectures.htm (November 2014) Congratulations to Rebekah Lee, who has been awarded an...