K21, Düsseldorf, 28th Dec. 2019 (Artwork by Carsten Nicolai)

Recent news:
I have started my laboratory at the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Keio University, Japan.
This webpage will not be updated since the 1st. Apr. 2021.
See our group webpage for the latest! 
New papers are out:

P. Johanns, P. Grangeorge, C. Baek, T. G. Sano, J. H. Maddocks, and P. M. Reis, "The shapes of physical trefoil knots" Submitted (2020).

P. Grangeorge, C. Baek, H Singh, P. Johanns, T. G. Sano, J. H. Maddocks, and P. M. Reis, "Mechanics of two filaments in tight contact: The orthogonal clasp" Submitted (2020).

C. Baek, P. Johanns, T. G. Sano, P. Grangeorge, and P. M. Reis, "Finite Element Modeling of Tight Elastic Knots" Journal of Applied Mechanics 88(2): 024501 (2020).

T. G. Sano*, S. Tsugawa*, H. Shima, M. T. Morita, and T. Demura, “A data-validated mathematical model details the contributions of bending and stretching forces to gravitropic shoot bending in Arabidopsis,” Quantitative Plant Biology (2020), in press. (*Contributed equally)

K. Kanazawa, T. G. Sano, A. Cairoli and A. Baule, “Loopy Lévy flights enhance tracer diffusion in active suspensions,” Nature 579 (7799), 364-367 (2020).

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