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Computational and Theoretical Approaches for Understanding Complex Fluids

Location

Material Measurement Laboratory, Chemical Sciences Division

RO# Location
50.64.61.B6773 Gaithersburg, MD

Please note: This Agency only participates in the February and August reviews.

Advisers

Name E-mail Phone
Shen, Vincent K. vincent.shen@nist.gov 301.975.2461

Description

Our goal is to develop and apply new computational (molecular simulation) and theoretical (statistical mechanics and thermodynamics) methods to study complex fluids, with an emphasis on multicomponent systems. Current efforts focus on the development of flat-histogram methods, which have been applied to study a broad range of problems including the fluid-phase behavior of multicomponent systems in bulk and under confinement, phase transitions, metastable liquids, and protein aggregation.

 

Keywords:
Computational chemistry; Molecular dynamics; Molecular simulation; Monte Carlo; Phase transition; Statistical mechanics; Thermodynamics;

Eligibility

Citizenship:  Open to U.S. citizens
Level:  Open to Postdoctoral applicants
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