Talks and Posters

Invited Talks

  1. Michael te Vrugt, Field theories in nonequilibrium statistical mechanics: from molecules to galaxies, DPG Spring Meeting (Condensed Matter Section), Berlin (2024)
  2. Michael te Vrugt, Coarse-graining in cosmology, University of Bonn (2024)
  3. Michael te Vrugt, Tobias Frohoff-Hülsmann, Eyal Heifetz, Uwe Thiele and Raphael Wittkowski, From a microscopic inertial active matter model to the Schrödinger equation, Münster Symposium on Intelligent Matter (2023)
  4. Michael te Vrugt, Von Physik zu Philosophie am Ursprung des Universums, Volkshochschule Ahaus (2023)
  5. Michael te Vrugt, Kooperation von Teilchen: Die Physik komplexer Systeme, Universitätstag Ahaus (2023)
  6. Michael te Vrugt, How to derive a predictive active field theory, University of Padua (2023)
  7. Michael te Vrugt, The microscopic origin of thermodynamic irreversibility, University of Padua (2023)
  8. Michael te Vrugt, Microscopic derivation of field theories for active matter, LuxStatMech seminar, University of Luxembourg (2022)
  9. Michael te Vrugt, Sabine Hossenfelder and Raphael Wittkowski, Das ungleichmäßige Universum, Faszination Astronomie Online (2022), https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=82Xb4TGkjxI
  10. Michael te Vrugt, The five problems of irreversibility, Universität Magdeburg (2021)
  11. Michael te Vrugt, Order parameters and topological defects in biaxial liquid crystals, Universität Düsseldorf (2021)

Contributed Talks

  1. Michael te Vrugt, The metaphysics of thermodynamics, Inductive Metaphysics Conference, Düsseldorf (2023)
  2. Michael te Vrugt, Jens Bickmann, Stephan Bröker, Tobias Frohoff-Hülsmann, Eyal Heifetz, Michael E. Cates, Uwe Thiele and Raphael Wittkowski, The interaction-expansion method: a systematic derivation strategy for active field theories, DPG Spring Meeting (Condensed Matter Section), Dresden (2023)
  3. Michael te Vrugt, Max Philipp Holl, Aron Koch, Raphael Wittkowski and Uwe Thiele, Derivation and analysis of a phase field crystal model for a mixture of active and passive particles, DPG Spring Meeting (Condensed Matter Section), Dresden (2023)
  4. Michael te Vrugt, Tobias Frohoff-Hülsmann, Eyal Heifetz, Uwe Thiele and Raphael Wittkowski, From a microscopic inertial active matter model to the Schrödinger equation, APS March Meeting, Las Vegas/USA (2023)
  5. Michael te Vrugt, Max Philipp Holl, Aron Koch, Raphael Wittkowski and Uwe Thiele, Derivation and analysis of a phase field crystal model for a mixture of active and passive particles, DFT Days, Tübingen (2022)
  6. Michael te Vrugt, Sabine Hossenfelder and Raphael Wittkowski, Mori-Zwanzig formalism for general relativity: a new approach to the averaging problem, DPG Spring Meeting (Condensed Matter Section), Regensburg (2022)
  7. Michael te Vrugt, Gyula I. Tóth and Raphael Wittkowski Irreversibility in statistical mechanics: from quantum mechanics to soft matter theory, International Conference of the German Society for Philosophy of Science, Berlin (2022), https://www.uni-muenster.de/Physik.TP/~wittkowski/informationen/2022-08_GWP_Talk_MtV.mp4
  8. Michael te Vrugt, Gyula I. Tóth and Raphael Wittkowski, Can GRW collapses explain irreversibility? A computer experiment, Summer School “The nature of entropy”, Kochel (2022)
  9. Michael te Vrugt, How to distinguish between indistunguishable particles, DPG Meeting (Section Matter and Cosmos)(2022)
  10. Michael te Vrugt, Gyula I. Tóth and Raphael Wittkowski, Master equations for Wigner functions with spontaneous collapse and their relation to thermodynamic irreversibility, DPG Meeting (Condensed Matter Section) (2021), https://video.uni-muenster.de/Physik.TP/~wittkowski/informationen/2021-09_DPG_Talk_MtV_3.mp4
  11. Michael te Vrugt and Raphael Wittkowski, Understanding dynamical density functional theory via the Mori-Zwanzig formalism: From physics to philosophy, DFT Days (2021), https://youtu.be/CVFs-sUnxaM
  12. Michael te Vrugt, Sabine Hossenfelder and Raphael Wittkowski, Mori-Zwanzig formalism for general relativity: a new approach to the averaging problem, DPG Meeting (Section Matter and Cosmos) (2021), https://video.uni-muenster.de/Physik.TP/~wittkowski/informationen/2021-09_DPG_Talk_MtV_3.mp4
  13. Michael te Vrugt, Gyula I. Tóth and Raphael Wittkowski, Master equations for Wigner functions with spontaneous collapse and their relation to thermodynamic irreversibility, DPG Meeting (Section Matter and Cosmos) (2021), https://video.uni-muenster.de/Physik.TP/~wittkowski/informationen/2021-09_DPG_Talk_MtV_1.mp4
  14. Michael te Vrugt, Jens Bickmann and Raphael Wittkowski, Effects of social distancing and isolation on epidemic spreading modeled via dynamical density functional theory, Dynamics Days (2021)
  15. Michael te Vrugt, The mereology of thermodynamic equilibrium, “Going up?” Realisation and Composition across the Sciences (2021), https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EJS1cE6FaA0
  16. Michael te Vrugt and Raphael Wittkowski, Orientational order parameters for arbitrary quantum systems, International Wigner Workshop (2021)
  17. Michael te Vrugt, Jens Bickmann and Raphael Wittkowski, Effects of social distancing and isolation on epidemic spreading modeled via dynamical density functional theory, New directions in classical density functional theory (2021), https://media.ed.ac.uk/media/Effects+of+social+distancing+and+isolation+on+epidemic+spreading+modeled+via+dynamical+density+functional+theory+-+Michael+te+Vrugt/1_5sold0g0
  18. Michael te Vrugt, The Five Problems of Irreversibility, DPG Spring Meeting (Condensed Matter Section)
  19. Michael te Vrugt and Raphael Wittkowski, Orientational order parameters for arbitary classical and quantum liquid crystals, DPG Spring Meeting (Condensed Matter Section)
  20. Michael te Vrugt, Jens Bickmann and Raphael Wittkowski, Effects of social distancing and isolation on epidemic spreading modeled via dynamical density functional theory, DPG Spring Meeting (Condensed Matter Section)
  21. Michael te Vrugt, Jens Bickmann and Raphael Wittkowski, Effects of social distancing and isolation spreading modeled via dynamical density functional theory, APS March Meeting (2021), https://video.uni-muenster.de/Physik.TP/~wittkowski/informationen/2021-03_APS_Talk_MtV.mp4
  22. Michael te Vrugt, Jens Bickmann and Raphael Wittkowski, Effects of social distancing and isolation on epidemic spreading: a DDFT model, DFT Days (2020)
  23. Michael te Vrugt, The arrow of time: From physics to philosophy in nonequilibrium statistical mechanics, Time: From Theory to Practice, University of Kent (2020) (Accepted, but cancelled due to Covid-19 pandemic)
  24. Michael te Vrugt, The Five Problems of Irreversibility, DPG Spring Meeting (Condensed Matter Section), Dresden (2020) (Accepted, but cancelled due to Covid-19 pandemic)
  25. Michael te Vrugt and Raphael Wittkowski, Orientational order parameters for arbitrary quantum systems, DPG Spring Meeting (Condensed Matter Section), Dresden (2020) (Accepted, but cancelled due to Covid-19 pandemic)
  26. Michael te Vrugt and Raphael Wittkowski, Relations between angular and Cartesian orientational expansions, DPG Spring Meeting (Condensed Matter Section), Dresden (2020) (Accepted, but cancelled due to Covid-19 pandemic)
  27. Michael te Vrugt and Raphael Wittkowski, Mori-Zwanzig projection operatorformalism for far-from-equilibrium systems with time-dependent Hamiltonians, DPG Spring Meeting (Condensed Matter Section), Regensburg (2019)

Posters

  1. Michael te Vrugt, Sabine Hossenfelder and Raphael Wittkowski, Mori-Zwanzig formalism for general relativity: a new approach to the averaging problem, Modelling Non-Markovian Processes, Isaac Newton Institute, Cambridge (2023)
  2. Michael te Vrugt, Sabine Hossenfelder and Raphael Wittkowski, Mori-Zwanzig formalism for general relativity: a new approach to the averaging problem, StatPhys 28, Tokyo/Japan (Online)(2023)
  3. Michael te Vrugt, Tobias Frohoff-Hülsmann, Eyal Heifetz, Uwe Thiele and Raphael Wittkowski, From a microscopic inertial active matter model to the Schrödinger equation, Münster Symposium on Intelligent Matter, Münster (2023)
  4. Michael te Vrugt, Uncerstanding probability and irreversiblity in the Mori-Zwanzig projection operator formalism, DPG Spring Meeting (Condensed Matter Section), Dresden (2023)
  5. Michael te Vrugt, Sabine Hossenfelder and Raphael Wittkowski, Mori-Zwanzig formalism for general relativity: a new approach to the averaging problem, APS March Meeting, Las Vegas/USA (2023)
  6. Michael te Vrugt, Tobias Frohoff-Hülsmann, Eyal Heifetz, Uwe Thiele and Raphael Wittkowski, From a microscopic inertial active matter model to the Schrödinger equation, MathMicS, Düsseldorf (2023)
  7. Michael te Vrugt, Max Philipp Holl, Aron Koch, Raphael Wittkowski and Uwe Thiele, Derivation and analysis of a phase field crystal model for a mixture of active and passive particles, Dynamics Days (2023)
  8. Michael te Vrugt, How to distinguish between indistinguishable particles, DFT Days, Tübingen (2022)
  9. Michael te Vrugt, Tobias Frohoff-Hülsmann, Eyal Heifetz, Uwe Thiele and Raphael Wittkowski, From a microscopic inertial active matter model to the Schrödinger equation, DPG Spring Meeting (Condensed Matter Section), Regensburg (2022)
  10. Michael te Vrugt, How to distinguish between indistinguishable particles, DPG Spring Meeting (Condensed Matter Section), Regensburg (2022)
  11. Paul Arne Monderkamp, René Wittmann, Michael te Vrugt, Axel Voigt, Raphael Wittkowski and Hartmut Löwen, Topological fine structure of smectic grain boundaries and tetratic disclination lines within three-dimensional smectic liquid crystals, DPG Spring Meeting (Condensed Matter Section), Regensburg (2022)
  12. Michael te Vrugt, Tobias Frohoff-Hülsmann, Eyal Heifetz, Uwe Thiele and Raphael Wittkowski, From a microscopic inertial active matter model to the Schrödinger equation, Frontiers in Liquid Matter, Paris/France (2022)
  13. Michael te Vrugt, Jens Bickmann and Raphael Wittkowski, Effects of social distancing and isolation modeled via dynamical density functional theory, Outstanding Challenges in Nonlinear Dynamics, Les Houches/France (2022)
  14. Michael te Vrugt, Sabine Hossenfelder and Raphael Wittkowski, Mori-Zwanzig formalism for general relativity: a new approach to the averaging problem, Dynamics Days (2022)
  15. Michael te Vrugt and Raphael Wittkowski, Orientational order parameters for arbitary classical and quantum liquid crystals, DPG Spring Meeting (Condensed Matter Section), https://video.uni-muenster.de/Physik.TP/~wittkowski/informationen/2021-09_DPG_Poster_MtV.mp4
  16. Michael te Vrugt, Julian Jeggle and Raphael Wittkowski, Jerky active matter: a phase field crystal model with translational and orientational memory, Edwards Symposium (2021)
  17. Michael te Vrugt, Philosophy of dynamical density functional theory, Liquid Matter Conference (2021)
  18. Michael te Vrugt and Raphael Wittkowski, Orientational order parameters for arbitary classical and quantum liquid crystals, Liquid Matter Conference (2021)
  19. Raphael Wittkowski, Michael te Vrugt, Julian Jeggle, Hartmut Löwen and Helmut R. Brand, Extended dynamical density functional theory including momentum density, Liquid Matter Conference (2021)
  20. Michael te Vrugt, Jens Bickmann and Raphael Wittkowski, Effects of social distancing and isolation on epidemic spreading modeled via dynamical density functional theory, Liquid Matter Conference (2021)
  21. Michael te Vrugt, Julian Jeggle and Raphael Wittkowski, Jerky active matter: a phase field crystal model with translational and orientational memory, Liquid Matter Conference (2021)
  22. Michael te Vrugt, Julian Jeggle and Raphael Wittkowski, Jerky active matter: a phase field crystal model with translational and orientational memory, DPG Meeting (Condensed Matter Section) (2021)
  23. Michael te Vrugt and Raphael Wittkowski, Orientational order parameters for arbitrary quantum systems, APS March Meeting (2021), https://video.uni-muenster.de/Physik.TP/~wittkowski/informationen/2021-03_APS_Poster_MtV.mp4
  24. Michael te Vrugt and Raphael Wittkowski, Mori-Zwanzig projection operator formalism for far-from-equilibrium systems with time-dependent Hamiltonians, StatPhys 27, Buenos Aires/Argentina (2019)
  25. Michael te Vrugt, Falko Ziebert and Uwe Thiele, Analysis of an Allen-Cahn-type model for cell crawling, SoftComp Topical Workshop “Filaments, membranes, cells – and their interactions”, Forschungszentrum Jülich (2018)