Michael Cates


My research interests

  • Statistical physics: physical entropy and its link to information; entropy production in nonequilibrium systems as a measure of irreversibility. Soft condensed matter: extracting mechanistic insight from coarse-grained simulation data.

Key Publications

Entropy Production in Field Theories without Time-Reversal Symmetry: Quantifying the Non-Equilibrium Character of Active Matter

Cesare Nardini Étienne Fodor Elsen Tjhung Frédéric van Wijland Julien Tailleur Michael E. Cates
Published 18/04/2017

Contractile and chiral activities codetermine the helicity of swimming droplet trajectories

Elsen Tjhunga Michael E. Catesa Davide Marenduzzob
Published 20/03/2017
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