Calls

  • Deadline on September, 30th 2018. Special issue on « Microscale Surface Tension and Its Applications« , Micromachines, MDPI
  • 8th International Precision Assembly Seminar, IPAS 2018, 14-16 January 2018, Chamonix, France
  • International Conference on Manipulation, Automation and Robotics at Small Scales, MARSS 2018, 4-8 July 2018, Nagoya, Japan

Cover page!

Insects capillary adhesion: see our cover page in Journal of the Royal Society Interface and Sophie Gernay’s interview.

Recently published…

Ji-Peng Wang, Elena Gallo, Bertrand Fran├žois, Fabio Gabrieli and Pierre Lambert, Capillary forces and rupture of funicular liquid bridges between three spherical bodies, Powder Technology, 305, pp 89-98 (2017)

Sophie Gernay, Walter Federle, Pierre Lambert and Tristan Gilet, Elasto-capillarity in insect fibrillar adhesion, JRSI (2016)

Internship positions: send your application to pierre.lambert@ulb.ac.be
Flexible Microrobotics: mechanism with variable stiffness for medical devices, force sensor with Nanoscribe printed compliant structure
Fluidic Microrobotics: thermocapillary micromanipulation, self-alignment with capillary forces, capillary microgripper for SMD components handling