Stefano Curtarolo

Stefano Curtarolo

Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science

Office Location: 
301 Hudson Hall, Box 90300, Durham, NC 27708
Front Office Address: 
301 Hudson Hall, Box 90300, Durham, NC 27708-0300
Phone: 
(919) 660-5506

Overview

RESEARCH FIELDS

  • Nanoscale Science of Energy
  • Computational materials science
  • Nanotube growth characterization
  • Alloy theory
  • Superlubricity on quasicrystals
  • Superconductivity in Metal borides
  • Genetic Approaches to QM Predictions of Materials Structures
  • Materials for Nuclear Detection

The research is multidisciplinary and makes use of state of the art techniques from fields like materials science, chemistry, physics, quantum mechanics, mathematics and computer science.

Education & Training

  • Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology 2003

  • M.S., Pennsylvania State University 1999

  • M.S., University of Padua (Italy) 1995

Bojan, M. J., et al. “Wetting transitions of Ne.” Physical Review E  Statistical Physics, Plasmas, Fluids, and Related Interdisciplinary Topics, vol. 59, no. 1, Jan. 1999, pp. 864–73. Scopus, doi:10.1103/PhysRevE.59.864. Full Text

Capobianco, A. D., et al. “Lossless tapers, Gaussian beams, free-space modes: Standing waves versus through-flowing waves.” Proceedings of Spie  the International Society for Optical Engineering, vol. 3666, Jan. 1999, pp. 199–206.

Capobianco, Antonio-D., et al. “Marcatili's Lossless Tapers and Bends: an Apparent Paradox and its Solution.” Proceedings of Jordan International Electrical and Electronic  Engineering Conference,Jieeec’98, April 27 29, 1998, Amman, Jordan.

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