Category Archives: Students


Group member: Somiéalo Azote

Somiéalo Azote joins the group in September 2015 to pursue a PhD, working on mechanical properties of collections of cells. Currently Somiéalo is working on the role of cytoskeletal networks in the elastic response of cells. Eventually this will be coupled into a model for tissues. We are grateful for generous funding of her studies… Read More »

Graduations 2014

2014 saw graduations of two PhD students Christian M Rohwer, with a study on entanglements in polymers J Mohau Mateyisi, with a study on diffusion in coupled single-file pores and an MSc student Sthembiso R Gumede, with a study of polymer translocation There is also an article on December 2014 PhDs in the Physics Department at Stellenbosch… Read More »