We actuate with light & magnets, we fold & unfold DNA, we cell-free express proteins, we play with drops, marbles & interfaces, we organize particles, we harness coffee rings.

Former members

Former members

Former members
Antoine Diguet was a M2 student and then a PhD student from 2008 to 2011 (PhD defended on July 2011).
Antoine was our expert in photosensitive surfactants, photocontrol of DNA, phospholipid 2D and 3D organizations, and photofluidics.
He got two awards (prize from DSM company and Arconati-Visonti prize from Chancellerie de Paris) for his PhD work!

He is a great marathon runner and a gifted juggler. He is now researcher at Saint-Gobain.

Former members
Ayako Yamada did a post-doc in 2008-2009 in our lab.
Ayako was our expert in artificial cell systems (giant liposomes, micro-droplets) and microfluidics. She developped several innovative methods including spontaneous transfer method to make giant liposomes, patafix-microfluidics and oil micro-sealing.

Former members
Fanny Barbaud did a M2 research internship in 2012 in our lab.
Fanny was our first expert in optofluidic mixing.

She is now a highschool teacher in Paris;

Former members
Lucie Nurdin did a research internship in Jan-Feb 2013 in our lab.
Lucie was our expert in LED-triggered microfluidic mixing of aqueous phases.

Koyomi Nakazawa did a Post-Doc in 2017-2020 in our lab.
Koyomi was our expert in lipids and DNA.

Pauline Galy did a PhD in 2018-2021 in our lab.
Pauline was our expert in active colloids and drops.

Farah El Fakih did a PhD in 2018-2022 in our lab.
Farah was our expert in DNA nanotechnologies: dynamic DNA origamis and nanogrids.

Vincent Poulichet did a Post-Doc in our lab.
Vincent was our expert in soft matter actuation, with all kinds of waves!

Jacopo Vialetto did a PhD and a Post-Doc in our lab.
Jacopo was our expert in opto- and magnetofluidics.

Caroline Rossi-Gendron did a PhD and a Post-Doc in our lab.
Caroline was our expert in dynamic DNA nanotechnology.

Manos Anyfantakis did a Post-Doc in our lab.
Emmanouil, aka Manos, was our expert in optics, fluidics and polymer sciences.

Léa Chocron did a M1 and M2 research internship in our lab.
Léa was our expert on DNA origami functionalisation and assembly.

Antoine Lévrier did a M2 research internship in our lab.

Li Zhou did a Post-Doc in our lab.
Li was our expert in supramolecular materials and synthetic biology.

Dayana Paola Gomez Barrionuevo did a M2 research internship from February to July 2022 in our lab.

Samy Dehissi did a M1 research internship from April to July 2022 in our lab.

Zheng Geng did a M2 research internship in our lab. 
Zheng was our expert in coffee rings and digital microfluidics

Bettina Roellinger did a M2 research internship in our lab. 
Bettina was our specialist in cell-free expression systems and droplet microfluidics. 

Subramanyan N. Varanakkottu did a Post-Doc in 2013-2015 in our lab.
Subramanyan was our expert in optofluidics and smart materials.