Welcome to the Takatori Lab! 

Our objective is to understand and engineer soft materials with unusual physical properties and interfaces.

We combine theoretical fluid dynamics, nonequilibrium statistical physics, and bottom-up experiments.

Colloids and Biological Interfaces

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Engineering colloidal self-assembly and suspension dynamics via interface modulation, inspired by the unique physical properties of biological membranes.

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Understanding the dynamics of complex biological interfaces, using engineered molecular probes on reconstituted and live cell membranes.

Active Matter at Interfaces

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Controlling the dynamics of active matter on 2D interfaces using in-vitro experiments and particle-based theories.

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Using nonequilibrium forces to tune material properties in thin films and colloidal suspensions.