Program of the Workshop on Capillary Manipulation to be held on Tuesday, March 9, 2021.

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16:00 - 16:10Welcome

16:10 - 16:35

Plenary talk

Interfacial flows in chemically active systems.

Peer Fischer, Max Planck Institute.

16:35 - 17:00

Interfacial dynamics in liquid films and ligament stretching.

Benoit Scheid, ULB.

17:00 - 17:10Pause

17:10 - 17:40

Short talks

Capillary handling in high dynamics micro-assembly lines.

Adam Chafaï, ULB.


Precise microdosing by magnetic shape memory pump for capillary micromanipulation.

Kari Ullakko, LUT University.


Capillary transportation and self-alignment of microfibers.

Bo Chang, Shaanxi University of Science and Technology.


RAM: Robot-assisted acoustofluidic manipulation.

Jan Durrer, ETH Zurich.


Capillary self-assembly of droplets in microfluidics.

Jan Guzowski, IPC, Polish Academy of Sciences.


Anomalous flow behaviour of viscous fluid droplets.

Maja Vuckovac, Aalto University.


Microfluidic manipulation through acoustically controlled embedded microbubbles.

Nino F. Läubli, ETH Zurich.


Magnetically powered metachronal waves induce locomotion in self-assemblies.

Ylona Collard, Liege University.

Thermocapillary manipulation at the air-water interface.

Franco Piñan Basualdo, ULB/FEMTO-ST.

Passive valve microfluidic chip on capillary tip toward nanolitre drug delivery and sampling.

Antoine Barbot, FEMTO-ST/CNRS.

17:40 - 18:00


Each of the short talks’ speakers will hold a virtual room to discuss his work with

Attendants can join one or more of these rooms to participate in the discussions.

18:00 - 18:25

Plenary talk

The fluid joint: a versatile assembly tool.

Massimo Mastrangeli, TU Delft.

18:25 - 18:50

Plenary talk

Moving drops on micro-structured surfaces.

Karl F. Böhringer, University of Washington.

18:50 - 19:00Closing remarks

*All times are in CET