Olivier Dauchot

Olivier Dauchot, is Director of the CNRS Gulliver laboratory, at ESPCI, in Paris, where his research focuses on the study of Collective effects in Soft Matter.

His main interest is to develop model experiments for studying general features of many-particle systems, driven out of equilibrium. Developing collaborations with theoretical teams is one of his hallmark.

He presently concentrates on active matter, and programmable matter.

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Previously, Olivier was leading the Group Instabilities and Turbulence in CEA-Saclay. At that time he brought significant contributions to the study of jamming in granular media, to that of chaotic mixing, as well as to the understanding of transition to turbulence.




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