Andrej Vilfan

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Andrej Vilfan is a theoretical physicist who studied at Technical University Munich and obtained his Ph.D. there in 2000. After a postdoc stay with Tom Duke in the Cavendish Laboratory, Cambridge, he joined the J. Stefan Institute in Ljubljana, Slovenia. His main fields of interest are the physics of motor proteins and biological hydrodynamics.

Fluid Dynamics

Viewpoint: Out of Touch, But Not Out of Sync

With a simple ball and stick model, theorists explain how the two flagella on a swimming alga become synchronized. Read More »