29-31 August, 2018

Please note: The conference opens Wednesday, August 29th at 8:45 a.m. and closes on Friday, August 31st at 12:45 p.m.

Conference Details

This annual meeting is returning to Europe in 2018.This focused meeting is dedicated to exploring the science, engineering, and use of micro- to nanoscale acoustofluidics.

In particular the scope of the conference covers:

  • Acoustical tweezers and acoustophoresis
  • Acoustic streaming and radiation pressure analysis and experimentation
  • Liquids, bubbles, particles and cells manipulation with acoustics
  • Integrated acoustofluidics devices for energy, chemical, biological, and medical applications
  • Fluid interface manipulation using ultrasound, including atomization, droplet generation, and thin films
  • Transducers designs for micro/nano acoustofluidics, including new fabrication methods and ideas

Conference Fees

The conference fee is 250 euros for registration before 1st July (400 euros after), which includes registration fees to the conference, lunch on Wednesday and Thursday.

Fees for the conference dinner on Wednesday at the “Couvent des Minimes” is 50 euros.

Conference Location

Institut d’Electronique, de Microélectronique et de Nanotechnologie (IEMN)
Université de Lille,
Avenue Poincaré,
59652 Villeneuve d’Ascq Cedex

Université de Lille is approximately 1-2 hours from Paris, Brussels, or London


Getting to Lillie

Paris Roissy Charles-de-Gaulle airport and then take a train to Lille train station (booking on from Europe or from other countries)
High speed train to Lille train station (booking on from Europe or from other countries)
From city center: direct metro (line 1 to terminus station “4 Cantons”)

Grande braderie de Lille

On Saturday and Sunday (1st and 2nd of September), there will be a huge popular event in Lille, called “Grande Braderie de Lille” (an annual street market). Since this event drives many people in Lille, please book you hotel as early as possible. Also, if you like quiet environment and plan to stay Friday and Saturday nights, avoid the city center…

Suggested Places to Stay

– Best Western Plus, 17 Place des Reignaux, 59000, Lille,

– L’Hermitage Gantois, 224 rue de Paris, 59800, Lille, France,

– Hôtel Barrière Lille, 777 bis Pont de Flandre, 59777, Lille

– Ibis Lille Centre, Grand Palais, 1- 3 Rue Des Moulins De Garance, 59800, Lille, France,

– Crowne Plaza Lille, 335 Boulevard de Leeds, 59777, Lille

– Holiday Inn Express Lille Centre, 75 B rue Leon Gambetta, 59000, Lille

– Mercure Lille Centre Grand Place, 2 boulevard Carnot, 59800, Lille

– Novotel Lille Centre Gares, 49 rue de Tournai, 59800, Lille

Conference Organizing Committee

Olivier Bou Matar EC Lille, IEMN
Philippe Brunet CNRS, MSC laboratory
Thomas Brunet Université de Bordeaux, I2M laboratory
Olivier Couture CNRS, Institut Langevin
Richard Fu Northumbria University


Mauricio Hoyos ESPCI, PMMH
Valentin Leroy CNRS, MSC laboratory
Philippe Marmottant CNRS, Liphy laboratory


Antoine Riaud Université Paris Descartes, TRM group
Régis Wunenburger Université Pierre et Marie Curie, IJLRDA

Conference Scientific Committee

Henrik Bruus DTU


Jürg Dual ETH Zürich


James Friend UCSD


Itziar Gonzales Itefi, CSIC
Jeremy Hawkes University of Manchester


Martyn Hill University of Southampton


Sung Hyung Jin KAIST


Thomas Laurell Lund university


Andreas Lenshof Lund university


Lim Kian Meng University of Singapore


Adrian Neild Monash university


Stefan Radel TU, Wien


Michel Versluis University of Twente


Martin Wiklund KTH


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Registration Now Open: May 15, 2018

Early Bird Registration Discount ends July 1, 2018


Conference Chair

Michaël Baudoin – Chair
Researcher at IEMN laboratory
Université de Lille