Western University Physics adn AstronomyWestern Science

Colin Denniston, Professor

Colin Denniston

Contact Information

Office: Middlesex College 266
Tel: (519) 661-2111 x88791
E-mail: cdennist [at] uwo [at] ca

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Research Areas

Soft Condensed Matter Physics, Complex Fluids, Granular matter, Theory and simulation of micro and nano-fluidic devices, Developing numerical methods and analytical techniques to study the above


Research Interests

  • Soft Condensed Matter Physics
  • Complex Fluids
  • Granular matter
  • Theory and simulation of micro and nano-fluidic devices
  • Developing numerical methods and analytical techniques to study the above

Representative Publications

  1. One- and two-particle dynamics in microfluidic T-junctions S.T.T. Ollila, C. Denniston, and T. Ala-Nissila Physical Review E, Rapid Communications 87, 050302(R) (2013).
  2. Deformable vesicles interacting in a nematic liquid crystal F.E. Mackay and C. Denniston, Soft Matter 9, 5285 (2013).
  3. Hydrodynamic effects on confined polymers S.T.T. Ollila, C. Denniston, M. Karttunen, and T. Ala-Nissila, Soft Matter 9, 3478 (2013).
  4. Coupling MD particles to a Lattice-Boltzmann fluid through the use of conservative forces F. E. Mackay and C. Denniston, Journal of Computational Physics 237, 289 (2013).
  5. Modelling defect-bonded chains produced by colloidal particles in a cholesteric liquid crystal F. E. MacKay and C. Denniston, Europhysics Letters 94, 66003 (2011).