Consorzio Interuniversitario per lo sviluppo dei Sistemi a Grande Interfase
Center for Colloid and Surface Science

Personal information

Position: Permanent Staff



Location: Montpellier

Fields of Interest and Expertise

Light scattering techniques for soft matter


Glass and jamming transitions



Physics for biology

Optics and vision


Light scattering

Experimental physics


Curriculum Vitae

1997: PhD in Physics, University of Milan. PhD Thesis: "Small angle static light scattering from thin samples: multiple scattering and chromatic decorrelation of speckle patterns". Advisor: Prof. M. Giglio.

1997-99: Postdoctoral Research Associate, University of Pennsylvania and Harvard University. Supervisor: Prof. D. Weitz.

1999-2000: ATER (temporary Assistant Professor), Faculté des Sciences at University Montpellier 2 and Groupe de Dynamique des Phases Condensées (GDPC), UMR 5581 UM2 & CNRS.

2000-2003: Maître de Conférences (Associate Professor), IUT Mesures Physiques at University Montpellier 2 and GDPC, UMR 5581 UM2 & CNRS.

2003-present: Full Professor of Physics, Faculté des Sciences at University of Montpellier



Prime d’encadrement doctoral" (PhD mentoring bonus) or "Prime d’excellence scientifique" since September 2003 [renewal application under review in 2019

Junior member of the Institut Universitaire de France (2004-2009)



Editorial: Probing out-of-equilibrium soft matter

- Bischofberger I. - Castañeda-Priego R. - Cerbino R. - Luca Cipelletti - Gado E.D. - Fernandez-Nieves A.
Frontiers in Physics

The Syp1/FCHo2 protein induces septin filament bundling through its intrinsically disordered domain

- Ibanes S. - El-Alaoui F. - Lai-Kee-Him J. - Cazevieille C. - Hoh F. - Lyonnais S. - Bron P. - Luca Cipelletti - Picas L. - Piatti S.
Cell reports

Heterogeneous nucleation of creases in swelling polymer gels

- Ju J. - Sekimoto K. - Luca Cipelletti - Creton C. - Narita T.
Physical Review E

Enhanced microscopic dynamics in mucus gels under a mechanical load in the linear viscoelastic regime

- Larobina D. - Pommella A. - Philippe A.M. - Nagazib M.Y. - Luca Cipelletti
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America

Unraveling the Speciation of β-Amyloid Peptides during the Aggregation Process by Taylor Dispersion Analysis

- Deleanu M. - Hernandez J.F. - Luca Cipelletti - Biron J.P. - Rossi E. - Taverna M. - Cottet H. - Chamieh J.
Analytical Chemistry

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