Béla Joós
Béla Joós
Full Professor
Assistant Chair, Academic (Graduate Studies) for the Department of Physics
Director, Ottawa-Carleton Institute for Physics

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Department of Physics


Dr. Joós does theoretical research on soft materials: (i) the viscosity, shear resistance, and aging of highly entropic inhomogeneous materials near the gel point, or glass transition, and (ii) effect of stress and peptides on the rupture kinetics and permeability of lipid bi-layer membranes.

Research interests

  • Theoretical biophysics
  • Condensed matter theory
  • Soft matter
  • Networks
  • Polymers
  • Peptides
  • Biological membranes
  • Computer simulation