Kazem Edmond, Ph.D.

Soft Matter Research Scientist


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Self-assembly of colloidal chains

Bulk self-assembly of colloidal chains from bowl-shaped particles.

Ongoing work with Tess Jacobson, Stefano Sacanna, Andrew H. Hollingsworth, and David J. Pine.

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Rotational diffusion

First direct observation of decoupling between rotational and translational diffusion in a supercooled fluid.

Research collaboration with Mark T. Elsesser, Gary L. Hunter, David J. Pine, and Eric R. Weeks.

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Confinement effect

Confinement induces a colloidal glass transition, finding the longest colloidal lengthscale.

Research with Gary L. Hunter and Eric R. Weeks.

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Self-assembly

Stable viscoelastic jets as a template for the colloidal self-assembly of cylindrical capsules.

Research collaboration with Anthony D. Dinsmore and Jonathan P. Rothstein.

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Microemulsions

Highly fluorescent oil-in-water micro-emulsions.

Research with Christopher R. Knutson and Jing Zhou.

I am an experimental research scientist working on soft materials in the New York City area.

Reach me at kedmond@gmail.com.

Educational background:

  • B.Sc. in Physics with Anthony D. Dinsmore, University of Massachusetts Amherst, 2004
  • Ph.D. in Physics with Eric R. Weeks, Emory University, 2011

  • Post-doc with David J. Pine, Center for Soft Matter Research, New York University, 2011—2014
  • Post-doc with Roel Dullens, Physical Chemistry Laboratory, University of Oxford, 2014—2016