Soft Matter and Wetting

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Group leader

Professor Robin Ras

MSW+SWS2018 conference in Aalto (13-18.5.2018)


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Soft Matter and Wetting

The Soft Matter and Wetting group is a multidisciplinary research group consisting of physicists and chemists and aims at functional soft materials and surfaces. Many of the materials we work on are inspired by nature, such as extremely water-repellent superhydrophobic surfaces. 

We share information within the group through the SMW wiki page


The Soft Matter and Wetting group is member of HYBER, the Academy of Finland's Centre of Excellence in Molecular Engineering of Biosynthetic Hybrid Materials research (2014-2019).

ERC Consolidator Grant

Professor Robin Ras has received a Consolidator Grant from the European Research Council (ERC). The topic of this five-year project is "Superslippery Liquid-Repellent Surfaces".


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Prof. Robin Ras
Tel: +358 50 4326633
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Secretary: Reetta Lesonen

Department of Applied Physics
Aalto University School of Science
Puumiehenkuja 2, 02150 Espoo, Finland

Twitter: robin_ras

Robin's YouTube channel


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