Costantino Creton is a CNRS research director within the Soft Matter Science and Engineering Laboratory of the ESPCI ParisTech. He joined forces with Dominique Hourdet, Yvette Tran, Tetsuharu Narita and Matteo Ciccotti to form the "Soft Polymer Networks Group" which focuses on the mechanical properties, dynamics and structure/properties relationship of soft polymer based materials, such as soft adhesives, rubbers or hydrogels. We have developed several original experimental setups combining accurate mechanical measurements and optical observations.


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PhD position in physics and mechanics of soft materials

28/06/2017 A PhD position is offered within the Soft Network Polymer group of the SIMM (...)


International Summer School

The Global Station of Soft Matter, joint research unit between the University of Hokkaido (...)


ERC Advanced Grant Awarded

The European Research Council published April 21st 2016 the results of its ERC-Advanced grant (...)


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Publications

Perspective on Networks and Gels: Soft but Dynamic and Tough

I recently wrote a perspective paper for the 50th annivesary of Macromolecules on the mechanical... (...)


Fracture and Adhesion of Soft Materials: A review

Fracture and adhesion of soft materials:a review

Costantino Creton and Matteo Ciccotti
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Stress–Strain Relationship of Highly Stretchable Dual Cross-Link Gels: Separability of Strain and Time Effect

Stress–Strain Relationship of Highly Stretchable Dual Cross-Link Gels:Separability of Strain and (...)


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    We always seek highly qualified applicants in polymer chemistry, polymer physics or mechanics. (...)


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