Stefano Curtarolo

Stefano Curtarolo

Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science

Professor in the Department of Physics (Secondary)

Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (Secondary)

Faculty Network Member of The Energy Initiative

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



  • Artificial Intelligence Materials Science
  • Autonomous Materials Design
  • Computational Materials Science
  • High-Entropy Disordered Systems
  • Materials for Energy Applications
  • Materials for Aerospace Applications

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) 1998

  • 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, 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.