Research Interests

Jonas Riest

Soft Matter Theory

  • Transport properties of colloidal suspensions and protein solutions
  • Filtration of microgel suspensions (SFB 985 – project B6) and protein dispersions
  • Elastic properties of microscopic single particle systems



Education / Work experience

2016-present Scientific employee, Forschungszentrum Jülich GmbH, Institute of Complex Systems, ICS-3, SFB 985
2013-2016 PhD in Physics (Dr. rer. nat.), Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf
magna cum laude, Supervisor: Prof. Dr. G. Nägele,
Forschungszentrum Jülich GmbH, Institute of Complex Systems, ICS-3
„Dynamics in colloid and protein systems: Hydrodynamically structured particles,
and dispersions with competing attractive and repulsive interactions“
2012 Scientific employee, Computational Physics, University of Vienna
2010-2012 M.Sc. Physics, University of Vienna (Austria), passed with distinction (2010 – 2012)
Supervisor: Prof. C. N. Likos, Computational Physics,„Molekulardynamiksimulationen zur Bestimmung der elastischen Eigenschaften sphärischer Polymerbürsten“
(Elastic properties of polymer brushes: A molecular dynamics study)
2007-2010 B.Sc. Physics, Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf
Supervisor: Prof. C. N. Likos, Theoretische Physik II: Weiche Materie,„Dichtefunktionaltheorie deformierbarer Kugeln“
(Density functional theory of deformable spheres)