Invited Speakers

The following invited speakers will be presenting their research over the course of the week.

Jason Cantarella
University of Georgia
„Topological polymers and random graph embeddings”
Yuya Domoto
Department of Applied Chemistry, The University of Tokyo
„Creation of Highly Entangled Polyhedra via Collaborative Coordination Self-assembly“
Erica Flapan
Department of Mathematics, Pomona College
“A topological model of entanglement of biopolymers using tiles”
Stephen Hyde
School of Chemistry, The University of Sydney
Randy Kamien
University of Pennsylvania
“Knitting Scaffolds and Other Tricks with Surfaces”
David Leigh
University of Manchester
“Molecular knotting and weaving”
Yuzhong Liu
University of California Berkeley
“Molecular weaving”
John Maddocks
Institute of Mathematics, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne
(EPFL), and Einstein Visiting Fellow, Freie Universitat, Berlin
“The Geometry and Mechanics of Touching Tubes”
Sonia Mahmoudi
Advanced Institute for Materials Research, Tohoku University
“A topological model of weaving”
Alison Martin
Weaver, Independent Researcher
„Weaving – Following lines and tracing surfaces“
Sabetta Matsumoto
School of Physics, Georgia Institute of Technology
“Twisted topological tangles, or the knot theory of knitting”
Cristian Micheletti
SISSA, Trieste
Heiko von der Mosel
RWTH Aachen University
„On elastic knots“
Eleni Panagiotou

School of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences, Arizone State University

„Topological entanglement in filamentous material and its effect on mechanical properties“
Davide M. Proserpio
Universita‘ degli Studi di Milano
„Entanglements in periodic structures with ToposPro”
Philipp Reiter
Chemnitz University of Technology
„The springy world of knots“
Joanna Sulkowska
Centre of New Technologies, University of Warsaw
„Double-knotted proteins – the limits of topological complexity of proteins“
De Witt Sumners
Florida State University
„Tangles in DNA“

Please note, that the titles may change.