Seminar

SEMINAR: Adhesive Mechanisms in Nature

Organisator Experimental Zoology
Datum

di 4 juni 2019 09:55 tot 12:15

Locatie Zodiac, building number 122
De Elst 1
122
6708 WD Wageningen
0317-483953
Zaal/kamer A0.108

SEMINAR AND PUBLIC THESIS DEFENCE - TUESDAY, 04.06.2019

WIAS seminar: Wageningen Campus, Zodiac building, Room A0108 | De Elst 1, 6708 WD Wageningen

Public thesis defence: Aula, Wageningen University | Generaal Foulkesweg 1, 6703 BG Wageningen

Program: (Adhesive Mechanisms in Nature)

9.30 Reception with coffee and tea

9.55 Johan van Leeuwen
Experimental Zoology Group, Wageningen University & Research (NL)
Introduction

10.00 Thomas Speck (seminar)
Plant Biomechanics and Biomimetics, University of Freiburg (GER)
Adhesive mechanisms in climbing plants

10.30 Patrick Flammang (seminar)
Biology of Marine Organisms and Biomimetics Unit, University of Mons (BE)
Adhesive mechanisms in marine invertebrates

11.00 Coffee and tea

11.15 Peter Niewiarowski (seminar)
Department of Biology, The University of Akron (USA)
Sticking in geckos: an ecological perspective

11.45 Jon Barnes (seminar)
Institute of Molecular Cell & Systems Biology, University of Glasgow (UK)
Wet but not slippery – adhesion and friction in tree frogs

12.15 Closure and lunch

16:00 Julian Langowski (public thesis defence)
Experimental Zoology Group, Wageningen University & Research (NL)
Getting a grip on tree frog attachment: Structures, mechanisms, and biomimetic potential