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Igor Aronson

Adjunct Professor

Senior Physicist, Argonne National Lab


2145 Sheridan Road
Evanston, IL 60208-3109

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Engineering Sciences and Applied Mathematics

Research Interests

Bacterial dynamics, self-assembled biomaterials, soft condensed matter physics, multi-scale modeling.

Significant Recognition

  • Fellow, American Physical Society (2001)
  • Distinguished Performance Award, UChicago Argonne, LLC Board of Governors (2014)

Selected Publications

Sadrine Ngo, Anton Peshkov, Igor S Aranson, Eric Bertin, Francesco Ginelli, Hugues Chate, Large-Scale Chaos and Fluctuations in Active Nematics, Phys. Rev. Lett. 113 (3) 038302 (2014)

Peter Scherpelz, Karmela Padavi ́c, Adam Ranon, Andreas Glatz, Igor S. Aranson, and Kathryn Levin, Phase Imprinting in Equilibrating Fermi Gases: The Transience of Vortex Rings and Other Defects, Phys. Rev. Lett. 113, 125301 (2014)

Shuang Zhou, Andrey Sokolov, Oleg D Lavrentovich, Igor S Aranson, Living Liquid Crystals, PNAS, 111(4), 1265-1270 (2014)

Arnaud Demortiere, Maksim Sapozhnikov, Nicholas Becker, Thomas Proslier, and Igor S Aranson, Self-Assembled Tunable Networks of Sticky Colloidal Particles, Nature Communications, 5, 3117 (2014)