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Research interests:

  • Computational modeling of soft materials
  • Liquid crystals
  • Active matter
  • Lattice Boltzmann modeling
  • Statistical physics

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Selected papers:


M. Durve, S. Orsini, A. Tiribocchi, A. Montessori, J.-M. Tucny, M. Lauricella, A. Camposeo, D. Pisignano, S. Succi, Measuring arrangement and size distributions of flowing droplets in microchannels through deep learning using DropTrack,  Physics of Fluids 36, 022105 (2024).  (Editor's Pick.)

A. Tiribocchi, M. Durve, M. Lauricella, A. Montessori, D. Marenduzzo, S. Succi, Shapes and dynamic regimes of an active fluid droplet under confinement, Physics of Fluids 35, 063106 (2023). (Editor’s Pick.)

A. Tiribocchi, A. Montessori, G. Amati, M. Bernaschi, F. Bonaccorso, S. Orlandini, S. Succi, M. Lauricella, Lightweight lattice Boltzmann, J. Chem. Phys. 158, 104101 (2023). (Editor’s Pick.)

A. Tiribocchi, M. Durve, M. Lauricella, A. Montessori, D. Marenduzzo, S. Succi, The crucial role of adhesion in the transmigration of active droplets through interstitial orifices, Nature Communications 14, 1096 (2023). (Featured in the section Applied Physics and Mathematics.)

M. Bogdan, A. Montessori, A. Tiribocchi, F. Bonaccorso, M. Lauricella, S. Succi, J. Guzowski, Stochastic jetting and dripping in confined soft granular flows, Phys. Rev. Lett. 128, 128001 (2022).

A. Montessori, A. Tiribocchi, M. Lauricella, F. Bonaccorso, S. Succi, Mesoscale modelling of droplets self-assembly in microfluidic channels, Soft Matter 17, 2374- 2383 (2021). (Cover of the issue, No. 9, 2021.)

A. Tiribocchi, A. Montessori, M. Lauricella, F. Bonaccorso, S. Succi, S. Aime, M. Milani, D. Weitz, The vortex-driven dynamics of droplets within droplets, Nature Communications 12, 82 (2021). (Press: “La danza delle gocce”, appeared on,,,

L.N. Carenza, G. Gonnella, A. Lamura, D. Marenduzzo, G. Negro, A. Tiribocchi, Soft channel formation and symmetry breaking in exotic active emulsions, Scientific Reports 10, 1-11 (2020). (Press: “Nuove potenzialità della materia attiva”, appeared on

A. Tiribocchi, A. Montessori, S. Aime, M. Milani, M. Lauricella, S. Succi, D. Weitz, Novel nonequilibrium steady states in multiple emulsions, Physics of Fluids 32, 017102 (2020). (Featured.)

G. Negro, L. N. Carenza, A. Lamura, A. Tiribocchi, G.Gonnella, Rheology of active polar emulsions: from linear to unidirectional and inviscid flow, and to negative viscosity, Soft Matter 15, 8251 (2019).

F. Bonelli, L. N. Carenza, G. Gonnella, D. Marenduzzo, E. Orlandini. A. Tiribocchi, Lamellar ordering, droplet formation and phase inversion in exotic active emulsions, Scientific Reports 9, 2801 (2019).

C. A. Whitfield, T. C. Adhyapak, A. Tiribocchi, G. P. Alexander, D. Marenduzzo, S. Ramaswamy, Hydrodynamic instabilities in active cholesteric liquid crystals, Eur. Phys. Journ. E. 40, 50 (2017).

A. Tiribocchi, R. Wittkowski, D. Marenduzzo, M. E. Cates, Active model H: Scalar active matter in a momentum-conserving fluid, Phys. Rev. Lett. 115, 188302 (2015).

E. Tjhung, A. Tiribocchi, D. Marenduzzo, M. Cates, A minimal physical model captures the shapes of crawling cells, Nature Communications 6, 5420 (2015).

R. Wittkowski, A. Tiribocchi, J. Stenhammar, R. J. Allen, D. Marenduzzo, M. Cates, Scalar φ4 field theory for active-particle phase separation, Nature Communications 5, 4351 (2014).

J. Stenhammar, A. Tiribocchi, R. J. Allen, D. Marenduzzo and M. Cates, Continuum theory of phase separation kinetics for active Brownian particles, Phys. Rev. Lett. 111, 145702 (2013).

A. Tiribocchi, G. Gonnella, D. Marenduzzo, E. Orlandini, F. Salvadore, Bistable defect structures in blue phase devices, Phys. Rev. Lett. 107, 237803 (2011).

A. Tiribocchi, G. Gonnella, D. Marenduzzo, E. Orlandini, Switching Dynamics in Cholesteric Blue Phases, Soft Matter 7, 3295, (2011).

A. Tiribocchi, G. Gonnella, D. Marenduzzo, E. Orlandini, Switching and Defect Dynamics in Multistable Liquid Crystal Devices, Appl. Phys. Lett. 97, 143505 (2010).

A. Tiribocchi, N. Stella, G. Gonnella, A. Lamura, Hybrid Lattice Boltzmann Model for Binary Fluid Mixtures, Phys. Rev. E 80, 026719 (2009). (Selected for PRE Kaleidoscope, August 2009).