Open positions

  • PhD candidates are invited to look at FNRS grants, towards the preparation  of the FRIA (deadline: end August) and FNRS (deadline: January) calls.
  • Master students are invited to contact us ( for internships and master thesis.


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 François, 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
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