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You can download the program here. The latest downloadable program has the fotter "Program as of Nov. 9". See here for a list of all changes since the first announcement.

Note that Prof. James A. Glazier’s talk was canceled for an unavoidable reason. Accordingly, the program for the first day (Nov. 12) has been changed (the poster session starts at 15:30).

Information on the poster sessions can be found here.

Program overview

Nov. 12 (Mon) @Koshiba Hall (Faculty of Science Bldg. 1)
9:00 – 10:00 registration
10:00 – 11:30 opening, session #1
11:30 – 13:00 lunch
13:00 – 15:30 session #2, #3
15:30 – 17:30 poster session (group A)

Nov. 13 (Tue) @Koshiba Hall (Faculty of Science Bldg. 1)
9:00 – 11:50 session #4, #5
11:50 – 13:20 lunch
13:20 – 14:30 session #6
14:30 – 15:30 short poster session (group A)
15:30 – 17:50 session #7, #8

Nov. 14 (Wed) @Ito Hall (Ito International Research Center)
9:00 – 10:20 session #9
10:20 – 11:50 poster session (group B)
11:50 – 13:20 lunch
13:20 – 17:40 session #10, #11, #12
18:00 – 20:00 banquet

Nov. 15 (Thu) @Ito Hall (Ito International Research Center)
9:00 – 10:10 session #13
10:10 – 11:10 short poster session (group B)
11:10 – 11:40 session #14
11:40 – 13:00 lunch
13:00 – 16:00 session #15, #16, #17
16:00 – 16:30 award ceremony, closing


Nov. 12 (Mon) @Koshiba Hall (Faculty of Science Bldg. 1)


9:00-10:00 registration
10:00-10:10 opening
10:10-10:50 Ken Sekimoto (ESPCI & Univ. Paris Diderot)
“Progressive Quenching”
10:50-11:30 Takahiro Sagawa (Univ. Tokyo)
“Second law of thermodynamics for many-body pure quantum states”
11:30-13:00 lunch
13:00-13:40 Udo Seifert (Univ. Stuttgart)
“From Stochastic Thermodynamics to Thermodynamic Inference”
13:40-14:10 Hyuk Kyu Pak (UNIST & IBS-CSLM)
“Converting nearly all available information into work by a Brownian information engine”
14:10-14:30 break
14:30-15:10 Kyogo Kawaguchi (Riken BDR)
“Nonequilibrium stat-mech in multicellular fate dynamics”
15:10-15:30 break
15:30-17:30 poster session (group A)


Nov. 13 (Tue) @Koshiba Hall (Faculty of Science Bldg. 1)

9:00- 9:40 Nigel Goldenfeld (Univ. Illinois)
“Non-equilibrium statistical mechanics of the laminar-turbulence transition”
9:40-10:20 Jun Zhang (New York Univ.)
“Symmetry Breaking Bifurcations in Fluid-Structure Interaction”
10:20-10:40 break
10:40-11:20 Stéphan Fauve (ENS Paris)
“Statistics of large scales in turbulent flows”
11:20-11:50 Susumu Goto (Osaka Univ.)
“Coherent structures in turbulence and their universality”
11:50-13:20 lunch
13:20-14:00 Hugues Chaté (CEA, CSRC)
“Linking alignment-dominated to repulsion-dominated active matter”
14:00-14:30 Hepeng Zhang (Shanghai Jiao Tong Univ.)
“Data-driven quantitative modeling of bacterial active nematics”
14:30-15:30 break / short poster session (group A)
15:30-16:10 Jean-François Joanny (ESPCI)
“Physical properties of suspensions of active particles”
16:10-16:50 Sriram Ramaswamy (Indian Institute of Science)
“Nematic and polar two-dimensional active matter: stability, fluctuations, defects, condensation”
16:50-17:10 break
17:10-17:50 Dieter Braun (LMU Munich)
“Nonequilibrium physics to drive the chemistry of early Life”


Nov. 14 (Wed) @Ito Hall (Ito Intl Research Center)

9:00- 9:40 Tsvi Tlusty (UNIST & IBS-CSLM)
“Is protein function Green? Green functions of correlated genes and the mechanical evolution of protein”
9:40-10:10 Qianyuan Tang (Univ. Tokyo)
“Functional Sensitivity and Evolutionary Robustness of Proteins”
10:10-10:20 break
10:20-11:50 poster session (group B)
11:50-13:20 lunch
13:20-14:00 G V. Shivashankar (MBI, National Univ. Singapore)
“Mechanical regulation of genome dynamics and function”
14:00-14:30 Hideki Nakamura (Johns Hopkins Univ.)
“Manipulating force generation in living cells”
14:30-14:40 break
14:40-15:20 Frank Jülicher (Max Planck Institute)
“Minimal model for cellular self-organization”
15:20-16:00 Jean-Paul Rieu (Univ. Lyon 1, ILM)
“What kind of relation between Traction Forces and Motility in Slime Molds?”
16:00-16:20 break
16:20-17:00 Chi Keung Chan (Academia Sinica)
“Synchronizations in a developing Glia-Neuron Coculture”
17:00-17:40 Qi Ouyang (Peking Univ.)
“The free energy cost of biological circadian clock”
18:00-20:00 banquet


Nov. 15 (Thu) @Ito Hall (Ito Intl Research Center)

9:00- 9:40 Namiko Mitarai (Niels Bohr Institute)
“Persistent coexistence of spatially distributed bacteria and phage”
9:40-10:10 Takuro Shimaya (Tokyo Tech & Univ. Tokyo)
“Critical coarsening in a model of bacterial competition inside a channel”
10:10-11:10 break / short poster session (group B)
11:10-11:40 Hajime Tanaka (IIS, Univ. Tokyo)
“Physical nature of intermittent dynamics in glasses”
11:40-13:00 lunch
13:00-13:40 Antoine Naert (ENS Lyon)
“Non-Equilibrium Statistical Physics, measurements in granular gases”
13:40-13:50 break
13:50-14:30 Elisha Moses (Weizmann Institute of Science)
“Memory, Correlation and Structures in Language”
14:30-15:10 Helmut Rainer Brand (Univ. Bayreuth)
“On the influence of noise on dissipative solitons and their interaction”
15:10-15:20 break
15:20-16:00 Masaki Sano (Univ. Tokyo)
“Nonequilibrium Phase Transition in Shear Flow”
16:00-16:30 award ceremony / closing


Information on Poster Sessions

  • Each poster presenter can display an A0-size poster.
  • The precise dimensions of the poster boards are 112cm x 172cm (group A) and 90cm x 240cm (group B).
  • Pins to hang posters are available on the conference site.
  • The group lists: Group A, Group B

Poster Group A

(main session: Nov. 12, short session: Nov. 13)

A01 Kenji Harada
“Entropy of the (1+1)-dimensional directed percolation”
A02 Tsuyoshi Mizuguchi
“Heterogeneity of Japanese Name Distribution”
A03 Shin Nakamura
“Critical Exponents of Nonequilibrium Phase Transitions in AdS/CFT Correspondence”
A04 Yuhei Yamada
“Duration time of mesoscopic clusters in percolation with an edge selection rule depending on cluster sizes”
A05 Yohsuke Fukai
“Universal Kardar-Parisi-Zhang fluctuations with finite-curvature initial conditions”
A06 Kosuke Ito
“Backaction of generalized measurements compatible with quantum fluctuation theorems”
A07 Janaki Sheth
“Effects of stochasticity in nonequilibrium limit cycle oscillators : Fluctuation analysis in inner ear hair bundles”
A08 Kentaro Sugimoto
“Effects of Boundary Conditions on Magnetic Friction”
A09 Masahiko Ueda
“Consistency of payoff relations in zero-determinant strategies”
A10 Takayuki Ariga
“Energetics of molecular motor kinesin”
A11 Masayo Inoue
“Cooperative reliable response from sloppy gene-expression dynamics”
A12 Toshinori Namba
“Mathematical model for alignment and orientation order of basal bodies in a multi-ciliated cell”
A13 Hiroto Shoji
“Analysis on directionalities of hepaticyte in hepatic lobule”
A14 Tadashi Sugawara
“Emergence of Information Flow in GV-based Model Protocell”
A15 Natsuhiko Yoshinaga
“Geometric control of wave instability in Min oscillations”
A16 Taihei Fujimori
“Contact activation of locomotion and chemotaxis dictate cell segregation and pattern formation in Dictyostelium”
A17 Tetsuhiro Hatakeyama
“Symmetry breaking in relaxation paths in allosteric molecules: enzymatic kinetically constrained model”
A18 Yukariko Komasaka
“Light intensity dependence of adaptive photo-response of Volvox”
A19 Yoshiya Matsubara
“Kinetic Selection of Template Polymer with Complex Sequences”
A20 canceled
A21 Tomoaki Okaniwa
“Measurement of Thermodynamic Efficiency of F1-ATPase at High Temperature”
A22 Seiichiro Sakai
“Dependence of precision of photo response on number of cells in Volvocales”
A23 Takuya Sato
“Emergence of low-dimensional structure in high-dimensional cell model and convergent evolution in phenotypic space”
A24 Takaki Yamamoto
“Theoretical model of dynamics of epithelial cells with cellular chiral torque generation”
A25 Yoshiki Hori
“Collective motion of self-propelled rods  with finite excluding volume”
A26 Simon Schnyder
“Collective motion of cells on a substrate”
A27 Jun-Ichi Wakita
“Dynamical Phase Transitions of Collective Motion of Bacterial Cells in a Shallow Circular Pool”
A28 Kazusa Beppu
“Geometric principle of active polar vortices in dense and dilute bacterial suspension”
A29 Shun Imamura
“Collective motion of self-propelled droplets by Marangoni effect”
A30 Junichiro Iwasawa
“Interplay of polarity and motion in swarming Janus particles”
A31 Yuki Koyano
“Hydrodynamic collective effect of active proteins”
A32 Sakurako Tanida
“Rotation phenomena in collective motion of microtubules gilding on glass surface”
A33 Marguerite Bienia
“Flow of ceramic dispersions”
A34 Kazue Kudo
“Simulations of nonlinear buckling in coatings”
A35 Daichi Matsumoto
“Pinching an open cylindrical shell”
A36 Michiko Shimokawa
“Mode selection of the breakup of a droplet falling into a miscible solution”
A37 Takayuki Narumi
“Anomalous diffusion in soft-mode turbulence”
A38 Sonja Babel
“Simulation and theory of feedback-driven colloids”
A39 Hirofumi Ishii
“Tearing an elastic film with an elastic rod”
A40 Shota Kumayama
“Mechanical stability of a single twisted DNA”
A41 Kouki Morinaga
“Morphology of crystal from evaporated droplet with pinning the edge”
A42 Masahide Okada
“self-split of oil droplets on surfactant solution”
A43 Tomohiko Sano
“Twist-induced snap-buckling in a bent elastic ribbon”
A44 Satoshi Takatori
“Collective behavior for numerous particles under non-equilibrium environment”
A45 Tsuyoshi Tsukada
“3-dimensional pattern induced by a phase separation with radial quenching”
A46 Naoya Yanagisawa
“In-situ observation of collective bubble collapse”
A47 Taiju Yoneda
“Elastic basis of geometric mulitstability of a truncated conical shell”
A48 Federico Fadda
“The squirmer model and beyond”


Poster Group B

(main session: Nov. 14, short session: Nov. 15)

B01 Chi-Ho Cheng
“Non-equilibrium physics in the Ehrenfest model with interaction”
B02 canceled
B03 Sosuke Ito
“Stochastic thermodynamics and information geometry”
B04 Takayasu Iwatsuka
“Generation of turbulence with arbitrary shape and application to surface growth experiment”
B05 Yuki Izumida
“Nonlinear dynamics analysis of a low-temperature-differential kinematic Stirling engine”
B06 Yonggun Jun
“Experimental study of isothermal process at the finite transition time”
B07 Sreekanth Kizhakkumpurath Manikandan
“Optimal, finite-time functioning of microscopic machines”
B08 Pik-Yin Lai
“Fluctuations of inter-beat cardiac dynamics under periodic external stretching”
B09 Kanae Mukai
“Discrete-time quantum walk on complex networks for community detection”
B10 Shousuke Ohmori
“Decomposition space entropy for geometric patterns of condensed matters”
B11 Hidetsugu Sakaguchi
“Ginzburg-Landau equation for Barkhausen noises”
B12 Taro Shimizu
“Measuring Lyapunov exponents of large chaotic systems with global coupling by time series analysis”
B13 Renan Almeida
“Coarsening, ageing and percolation in twisted nematic liquid crystals”
B14 Masato Itami
“Singular behavior of time-averaged stress fluctuations on surfaces”
B15 Kana Nataochi
“Numerical study on a directed percolation in the thermodynamic limit”
B16 Tomohiro Shitara
“Scalings of higher order fluctuations of work and the violation of the fluctuation-dissipation theorem  in thermodynamic control”
B17 Keisuke Taga
“Mean field analysis for Kuramoto model with general time delay”
B18 Shumpei Yamamoto
“An extended Contrastive Divergence algorithm as excess entropy production minimization”
B19 Hsuan-Yi Chen
“Dynamics of a membrane coupled to cytoskeleton”
B20 Hiroyuki Ebata
“Domain-size dependent cellular durotaxis on micro-elastically stripe patterned gels”
B21 Tatsuya Fukuyama
“On the relation between mechanics and signaling  in collective cell migration”
B22 Kohei Inoue
“Observation of competition of two Escherichia coli strains in a perfusion system”
B23 Atsushi Kamimura
“Importance of compartments and horizontal gene transfer for stable replication of fragmented ribozymes”
B24 Macoto Kikuchi
“Robustness against Fluctuations and Mutation in Gene Regulatory Networks”
B25 Hiroshi Koyama
“Three-dimensional morphogenesis of multi-cellular organisms based on cell-cell interaction properties”
B26 Daisuke Mizuno
“Nonequilibrium mechanics, fluctuations and energetics in living systems”
B27 Yukinori Nishigami
“Statistical analysis of amoeboid locomotion on the constant photo-irradiation”
B28 Martin Robert
“Patterns of metabolic gene expression within Escherichia coli biofilms and macro-colonies”
B29 Nen Saito
“Phase-field modeling for 3D morphodynamics of macropinocytosis”
B30 Yuji Sakai
“Model of autophagosome formation regulated by curvature-generators”
B31 Ryota Sakamoto
“Actomyosin waves and percolation control nucleus-like cluster positioning in a cell-sized space”
B32 Ashwin S.S
“ Inferring chromatin packing properties from the dynamical characterization of nucleosomes in live cells”
B33 Hirokazu Taminoto
“Cytoskeletal Force in the Cell Author”
B34 Shunpei Yamauchi
“Cumulant expansion of population growth rate of cellular reproductive systems”
B35 Kyosuke Adachi
“First-order phase transition in a model of epigenetic-mark spreading”
B36 Arifumi Fushimi
“The study of polymerisation and depolymerisation of actin filaments”
B37 Takuma Hoshino
“Pattern formation of skin cancers: Effects of cancer proliferation and hydrodynamic interactions”
B38 Yohei Nakayama
“Langevin description of rotational motion of F1-ATPase”
B39 Daiki Nishiguchi
“How bacteria extend & retract filaments from their bodies: type IV pili dynamics of Neisseria meningitidis”
B40 Yusuke Noguchi
“Numerical study on biofilm growth”
B41 Kenji Okubo
“Evolution and Genetics of Gene Regulatory Network in Diploid Recombination”
B42 Hiroki Sakuta
“Self-Emergence of Cell-Like Structure of Actin and DNA in Cell-Sized Aqueous/Aqueous Micro Droplets”
B43 Mitsusuke Tarama
“Modeling of cell crawling by means of force-free intracellular motion”
B44 Hong-Ren Jiang
“Orientation-dependent induced-charge electrophoresis of magnetic metal-coated Janus particles with different coating thicknesses”
B45 Felix Kempf
“Active Matter Invasion into Capillaries”
B46 Ken Nagai
“Dynamical network formation of C. elegans”
B47 Xiaqing Shi
“Dynamical sub-classes of dry active nematics”
B48 Isamu Sou
“Probability flux of a three-sphere micromachine having different temperatures”
B49 Ryojiro Honda
“Ordering Mechanism of Collective Motion of Bacterial Cells in a Shallow Circular Pool”
B50 Kazuya Ishibashi
“Collective motion of self-propelled particles in one-dimensional nonlinear Kramers equation”
B51 Airi Kato
“Asymmetric periodic motion and chaos of a Quincke roller driven periodically”
B52 Takuma Narizuka
“Burstiness in adjacency relationships of Vicsek model”
B53 Yuri Akiba
“Isotropy and Anisotropy of Desiccation Crack Patterns”
B54 Jose Carnerero
“Quantitative Evaluation on Fluctuating Single DNA Molecule: Significant Change by Gold Nanoparticle Decollation”
B55 Yuichi Iwasaki
“Colloidal Aggregation in Binary Colloidal Suspensions Under AC Electric Field”
B56 Shigeyuki Komura
“A three-sphere microswimmer in a structured fluid”
B57 Takashi Mashiko
“Thermal convection of a phase-transitioning fluid”
B58 Akio Nakahara
“Mechanism of memory effect of paste which controls crack formation”
B59 Tetsuo Yamaguchi
“Topology and toughening of elastic networks”
B60 Soichi Tatsumi
“Trial to realize ideal glass in experiment”
B61 Ryoichi Tosaka
“Reversible-to-irreversible transition in dense granular materials”
B62 Yuto Hosaka
“Rheological properties of an enzyme suspension”
B63 Kazuya Kobayashi
“Thermal convection dynamics in a well-mixed two component fluid with concentration dependent viscosity”
B64 Mizuki Kuroda
“Elastic three-sphere microswimmers in a viscous fluid”
B65 Rina Nishimura
“How a viscous droplet is stretched on substrate”
B66 Norihiro Oyama
“Vortex-Clusters in Three-Dimensional Dense Granular Flow”
B67 Kazu Suehiro
“How a disc falls inside a column”
B68 Marie Tani
“How a Soft Rod Coils around a Cylinder”
B69 Chiho Watanabe
“Heterogeneous molecular diffusion induced by molecular crowding and micrometric confinement”
B70 Kento Yasuda
B71 Masatoshi Ichikawa
“Wall sliding movement of Tetrahymena pyriformis”
B72 Ariane Gayout
“Bistability of a pendulum in a flow”


Changes since Oct. 26 (first program announcement)

  • Prof. James A. Glazier's talk was canceled. Accordingly, the poster session (group A) on Nov. 12 will start at 15:30.
  • Posters A20, B02 canceled.
  • Posters A37 & B59 exchanged.