Marco G. Mazza

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Marco G. Mazza is an assistant professor in applied mathematics at Loughborough University, UK. After earning his physics PhD from Boston University, he was postdoctoral fellow at the Technical University of Berlin, and then a research group leader at the Max Planck Institute for Dynamics and Self-Organization in Germany. His research focuses on nonequilibrium statistical mechanics, with emphasis on active and living matter.


Water is Behind the Electrification of Sand

The results of new experiments indicate that surface-adsorbed water molecules are responsible for contact electrification in granular matter, a finding that challenges established models of this phenomenon. Read More »