Robert Jack

University Associate Professor (Chemistry / DAMTP)
Fellow of Emmanuel College

Email: rlj22 AT

Links to: publications; some useful people.


Jul-2022: Paper on large deviations and stress accepted by Phys Rev Research.
Jun-2022: Preprint on glassy active matter accepted by PRL.
Jun-2022: Preprint on 1d diffusive models appears on arXiv.
Jun-2022: Paper on colloidal gel experiments appears in J Chem Phys.
Jun-2022: Preprint on multi-level simulations appears on arXiv.

Research directions
  • How fast do complex systems change? Why do some fluids (like water) flow quickly while others (like honey) flow very slowly? How can biological systems build nano-scale ordered structures so quickly and reliably?

  • What statistical methods can we use to describe change in physical systems? In particular, what happens when motion takes place by localised rare events (cage hopping, avalanches, earthquakes...)?

Research group:
Kristian Thijssen (chemistry); Paul Rohrbach (damtp); Liheng Yao (damtp); Honghao Yu (chemistry); Calum Brown (damtp).
James Mason (with Maria Bruna); Yann-Edwin Keta (with Ludovic Berthier); Janik Schuettler (with Mike Cates).

Recent (and some not-so-recent):
Dr. Hideki Kobayashi; Dr. Jules Guioth; Dr. Chris Fullerton; Dr. Daphne Klotsa; Jakub Dolezal; Dr. Marcus Kaiser; Dr. Tobias Brewer; Dr. Lester Hedges; Dr. James Grant; Dr. Clement Law; Dr. Ian Thompson; Jimin Li; Ed Wastell; Jeremy O'Byrne; Ian Wu; Greg Wood; Sophie Bennett.

Links to...
RLJ @ Cambridge chemistry
... DAMTP home

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