Experimental and theoretical studies of pattern formation in reaction-diffusion systems coupled with transport processes like convection, migration and external electric or magnetic fields

Research topics

  • Flow-driven dissipative self-assembly
  • Coupling of autocatalytic reactions and hollow inorganic nanospheres
  • Design of organic oscillators
  • Determination of diffusion coefficients in hydrogels
  • Chemo-hydrodynamic instabilities under microgravity
  • Magnetic field induced precipitation
  • Morphology control of pharmaceutical products


  • 2016- Jan van Esch (Delft University of Technology, Delft, NL)
    Design of organic oscillators
  • 2014- Annette F. Taylor, Bánsági Tamás (University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK)
    Precipitation oscillations in enzyme catalyzed reactions
  • 2006-2013 Jerzy Maselko, Jim Pantaleone (UAA, Anchorage, USA)
    Precipitate pattern formation
  • 2001- Anne De Wit (Université Libre de Bruxelles, Brüsszel, B)
    Chemo-hydrodynamic instabilities in autocatalytic reactions
  • 2001- Marcus J.B. Hauser, Stefan C. Müller (Otto-von-Guericke University, Magdeburg, D)
    Chemo-hydrodynamic instabilities in autocatalytic reactions
  • 1999-2003 John H. Merkin és Stephen K. Scott (University of Leeds, Leeds, UK)
    Isothermal reaction balls
  • 1998-2001 Kenichi Yoshikawa (Kyoto University, Kyoto, J)
    Unidirectional wave propagation in the light-catalyzed Belousov-Zhabothinsky reaction (BZ) under asymmetric illumination
  • 1998-2001 Toshiyuki Nakagaki (Hokkaido University, Sapporo, J)
    Path finding by an amoeboid organism