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Physics and Industry

This week I have been supervising a group of students to address a challenge brought up by the company Feltest. The 10th edition of the Lorentz Center event Physics with Industry is a great initiative to learn about real-life problems. In our case, we had to visit a paper mill!

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First paper comparing jet injection with tattooing techniques is online!

With the title High-speed imaging of solid needle and liquid micro-jet injections, it has been selected by the Editor of the Journal of Applied Physics as a Featured article. we found that microjet injections are superior to solid injections in terms of energy and volumetric delivery efficiencies per injection for three different liquids. In fact, we could […]

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Invited talk at EmTech Europe

On October 2nd, I had the privilege to give an invited talk at EmTech Europe 2018. In a panel discussion on Rewriting Life: Reengineering Our Bodies, I presented ongoing work of my group at the University of Twente, on needle-free injections. The title of my talk was: Why do we still use needles for medical treatments?

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Opening event on Cavitation

Today I had the great privilege to give an invited keynote presentation and open the Workshop on Cavitation Exploitation organized by Matevž Dular In the framework of his ERC Consolidator grant, a selected group of specialists converged in Ljubljana, Slovenia, to talk about … bubbles.

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A good read from a great colleague

Guerrilla Science: Survival Strategies of a Cuban Physicist by Ernesto Altshuler My rating: 5 of 5 stars This book is a beautiful story about science, humor and in some instances, sadness. The author uses several anecdotes in his story that at the same time teaches us something about his top-notch scientific research. For most people, […]

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Visiting Warsaw to kickstart collaboration

This week I will be visiting my colleague, Prof. Colmenares’s group Catalysis for Sustainable Energy Production and Environmental Protection, from the Institute of Physical Chemistry of the Polish Academy of Sciences. I will be giving two lectures supported by the National Science Centre (NCN) in Poland within research project Sonata Bis Nr. 2015/18/E/ST5/00306. This project is aimed […]