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AMADEus is opening a research chair position for young scientistAMADEus is opening a research chair position for young scientist

To reinforce the expertise of the on-site scientific community AMADEus is looking for outstanding candidates who will complement the existing strength of the University of Bordeaux in Sustainable chemistry and processes or Theoritical modeling at the frontier between soft matter and organic electronics

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Interview with Aleksandar Karajic, PhD student in physical chemistry in the AMADEus ClusterInterview with Aleksandar Karajic, PhD student in physical chemistry in the AMADEus Cluster

PhD student in physical chemistry, in the AMADEus Cluster. Aleksandar came from Serbia in 2012 for his PhD thesis, in the Groupe NanoSystèmes Analytiques, (ISM - Institut des Sciences Moléculaires - UMR 5255 CNRS - Université de Bordeaux – ENSCBP). He talked to us about his PhD thesis at the University, and his life in Bordeaux.

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When ultrasounds walk the MoonwalkWhen ultrasounds walk the Moonwalk

Metamaterials are artificial composite materials dedicated to the full control of wave propagation. Many potential applications are expected depending on their composition and structure: ultra-damping, cloaking, super focalization devices… Using fabrication techniques originating from soft matter science (formulation and microfluidics), a team from the Labex AMADEUS (I2M, LOF, CRPP) achieved the first 3D acoustic metamaterials with negative refractive index for which the wave energy and the...

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PhD and Postdoctoral positions are available in the frame of AMADEus research programsPhD and Postdoctoral positions are available in the frame of AMADEus research programs

PhD and Post-doctoral positions are available on the following topics: Organic Electronics Nanostructured Metamaterials Biocooperative and bioactive materials

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AMADEus Ambition

The overall ambition of AMADEus is to become a worldwide-recognized major cluster in materials science, engineering and technology, carrying out scientific research and innovation at the interfaces of chemistry, physics, biology and engineering.

Advanced MAterials by DEsign

Materials are key components for the products manufactured by almost all industrial sectors. In fact, many 21st century innovations will depend on the development of new materials, with increasingly stringent demands on their intrinsic properties, costs, processing conditions, and on their impact on human health and the environment.

With the highly experienced research team in this LabEx, we expect to achieve major break-throughs in three main fields; (i) Organic electronics, in order to switch from silicon-based to organic semiconductors, which are much more flexible and can be formulated in the form of inks; (ii) Metamaterials, which are artificial composite materials with extraordinary electromagnetic and acoustic properties; and (iii) Bioactive materials, which may serve as matrices to conduct tissue regeneration, and to support cell transplantation in implants by means of tissue engineering.

As UBx boasts a unique combination of renowned scientific competences materials design, synthesis, characterization and system integration, we now have a real opportunity to create added value materials with a high knowledge content, new functionalities and improved performance.


Innovate for tomorrow’s materials

Already responding to our future needs and challenges for advanced materials

The AMADEus team will focus their efforts on 3 Key Transversal Competences to

meet the first 3 Targeted Research Challenges sharing common tools: the synthesis of high purity and high precision components, the study of complex fluid behavior far from equilibrium, the self-assembly control of complex fluids and the development of 2D and 3D printing processes.