Material Technology

Complex Materials

The connections between the microscopic and macroscopic properties of soft, complex materials are investigated.

Helgesen, Geir

Deputy Head of Department

Knudsen, Kenneth Dahl

Senior Scientist I


Examples of complex materials include biomaterials, polymers and biopolymers, colloids and complex liquids. These materials are characterised by weak interactions between their microscopic units and large variations in their spatio-temporal configurations.

For more information, see the Physics Department's project description Complex Materials