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Dr Jeroen Van Duijneveldt

Dr Jeroen Van Duijneveldt

Dr Jeroen Van Duijneveldt
MSc, PhD(Utrecht), CChem FRSC, CPhys MInstP

Reader in Physical Chemistry

Area of research

Soft condensed matter

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Summary

Soft condensed matter

The term soft condensed matter refers to a range of systems that fall between simple liquids and solids, for instance colloidal suspensions, emulsions, liquid crystals, and polymers. This includes many systems of practical or biological importance, such as inks, paints, shampoos, foodstuffs, milk and blood. Real systems tend to be complex, consisting of many components that are often difficult to characterise in detail. Well-defined model systems are therefore studied instead. A central theme is the use of polymers to control particle interactions, structure and phase behaviour in colloidal suspensions.

Biography

Jeroen van Duijneveldt was appointed to a lectureship at the University of Bristol in 1997 and currently is reader in physical chemistry. He obtained his Ph.D. in 1994 at the Van 't Hoff Laboratory in Utrecht under supervision of Professor Henk Lekkerkerker and Dr. Jan Dhont. Subsequently, he joined the group of Professor Mike Allen at the Physics Department at the University of Bristol. He is a member of the Royal Dutch Chemical Society, the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC; CChem MRSC), the Society of Chemical Industry and the Institute of Physics (CPhys MInstP). He is member of the SCI Colloid and Surface Chemistry group committee, past treasurer of the RSC Colloid and Interface Science Group and past member and chairman of the RSC Bristol & District Section Committee.

Keywords

  • soft condensed matter
  • colloids
  • clay
  • polymers
  • surfactants
  • liquid crystals

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Dr Van Duijneveldt currently teaches 2 courses:

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