Multi-functional hydrogel capsules

During this presentation, I will present our work on shaping hydrogels with a core-shell structure. Features of the hydrogel membrane in terms of permeability and mechanical properties or the ability to make composite hydrogels will be reported. Flow of a concentrated dispersion of capsules, where friction between objects can be tuned, will also be reported. Finally, I will discuss the use of such objects for applications in the fields of biology and energy.