The school is open to graduate students and postdocs from all academic institutes and will include four days of pedagogical lectures and one day of an advanced workshop on various topics in the field of active soft matter, including:

Active liquid crystals / Model experiments in active matter

Fluctuation in active systems / Mechanical properties of active matter

Flow of bacterial suspensions / Hydrodynamics of tissues

Invited speakers

Roy Beck (Tel Aviv University, Israel)

Éric Clément (ESPCI, Paris, France)

Olivier Dauchot (ESPCI, Paris, France)

Vincent Démery (ESPCI, Paris, France)

Luca Giomi (Leiden University, Netherlands)

David Hu (Georgia Institute of Technology, USA)

Jean-François Joanny (ESPCI, Paris, France)

Yoav Lahini (Tel Aviv University, Israel)

Alexander Leshansky (Technion, Israel)

Ayelet Lesman (Tel Aviv University, Israel)

Yael Roichman (Tel Aviv University, Israel)

Olivia du Roure (ESPCI, Paris, France)

January 27, 2018

School's presentations

January 29, 2018


January 31, 2018

Some memories from "Active Matter" winter school taken place in Tel Aviv, January 2018. If you have more photos please send to

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