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We work at the interface of chemistry, physics and engineering to design complex colloidal particles for self-assembly of novel functional materials. In specific, we focus on the development of novel techniques for the preparation of colloids with unusual functionalities with an emphasis on magnetic colloids. The goal is to gain fundamental understanding of in- and out-of-equilibrium assembly of colloidal particles and use this knowledge to prepare new materials with specific mechanical, optical and therapeutic properties
The Rossi group is part of the Soft Matter division of the Department of Chemical Engineering at Delft University of Technology.
April 2019: Muhamad Hartono starts his internship on nanoparticles for tumor diagnostic.
March 2019: Dr. Joe Donaldson is officially the first member of the group! He is joining for a short postdoc on simulations of magnetic cubes in confinement.
August 1st, 2018: first day of the Rossi group at TU Delft.
November 2018: Laura gives an invited talk at the 25th Dutch Soft Matter Meeting
July 2018: Laura gives an invited talk at the Colloidal Seminar at the University of Konstanz
May 2018: Laura gives a talk on colloidal microswimmers at the IACIS in Rotterdam
Delft University of Technology
Van der Maasweg 9, Room D2.180