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Urs Zimmermann


Urs Zimmermann Picture of Urs Zimmermann
 
Institut für Theoretische Physik II - Soft Matter
Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf
Building 25.32
Room O2.45
Universitätsstraße 1
D-40225 Düsseldorf, Germany
 
phone: +49-211-81-12259
fax: +49-211-81-12262
e-mail: urs <at> thphy.uni-duesseldorf.de

Research Interests

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Curriculum Vitae

01/2018Ph.D. examination
Dissertation: Colloids in Non-Equilibrium: Dynamical Density Functional Theory of Colloidal Suspensions under External Forcing (pdf)
04/2013 - 09/2013Visiting scientist at Roel Dullens' group at the University of Oxford
09/2011 - 01/2018PhD Student at Hartmut Löwen's group, Institute for Theoretical Physics II, Heinrich-Heine University Düsseldorf
09/2011Master of Science (Physics) at the Institute for Theoretical Physics II, Heinrich-Heine University Düsseldorf.
Master thesis: Density Functional Theory For Hard Spherocubes
12/2009Bachelor of Science (Mathematics) at the Institute for Mathematics, Heinrich-Heine University Düsseldorf.
Bachelor thesis: The Riemann - von Mangoldt formula
05/2009 - 09/2011 Master student at the Heinrich-Heine University Düsseldorf
05/2009Bachelor of Science (Physics) at the Institute for Theoretical Physics II, Heinrich-Heine University Düsseldorf.
Bachelor thesis: Brownian Dynamics of a Confined Circle Swimmer (pdf)
10/2005 - 05/2009Bachelor student at the Heinrich-Heine University Düsseldorf
10/1984Born in Bochum, Germany

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Awards

04/2013 - 08/2013 Scholarship of 'Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst' (DAAD, German Academic Exchange Service)
09/2009 - 08/2011 Fellow of the German National Academic Foundation (Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes)
03/2008 - 02/2009 Scholarship of 'Gesellschaft von Freunden und Förderern der Heinrich-Heine Universität Düsseldorf'

Publications

  1. Negative resistance for colloids driven over two barriers in a microchannel  [link (arXiv)]
    U. Zimmermann, H. Löwen, C. Kreuter, A. Erbe, P. Leiderer, and F. Smallenburg,
    submitted to Phys. Rev. Lett. (2017).

     
  2. Dynamic mode locking in a driven colloidal system: experiments and theory  [link]
    M.P.N. Juniper, U. Zimmermann, A.V. Straube, R. Besseling, D.G.A.L. Aarts, H. Löwen, and R.P.A. Dullens,
    New J. Phys. 19, 013010 (2017).

     
  3. Flow of colloidal solids and fluids through constrictions: dynamical density functional theory versus simulation  [link]
    U. Zimmermann, F. Smallenburg, and H. Löwen,
    J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 28, 244019 (2016).

     
  4. Differently shaped hard body colloids in confinement: from passive to active particles  [link]
    H.H. Wensink, H. Löwen, M. Marechal, A. Härtel, R. Wittkowski, U. Zimmermann, A. Kaiser, and A.M. Menzel,
    Eur. Phys. J.-Spec. Top. 222, 3023 (2013).

     
  5. Freezing of parallel hard cubes with rounded edges  [link]
    M. Marechal, U. Zimmermann, and H. Löwen,
    J. Chem. Phys. 136, 144506 (2012).

     
  6. Clockwise-directional circle swimmer moves counterclockwise in Petri dish- and ring-like confinements  [link]
    S. van Teeffelen, U. Zimmermann, and H. Löwen,
    Soft Matter 5, 4510-4519 (2009).

     

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