Fernando A. Escobedo

Marjorie L. Hart Professor of Engineering
Smith School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, College of Engineering

Contact Information

377 Olin Hall
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853
p: (607) 255-8243

Fernando A. Escobedo

Marjorie L. Hart Professor of Engineering
Smith School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, College of Engineering

Expertise

Molecular simulation; polymer physics; Monte Carlo methods; statistical mechanics

Current Research Interest

Nanoparticle and colloidal self-assembly; phase transitions and nucleation kinetics in soft matter; mesophase formation in block copolymers and bolaamphiphiles; engineering mechanical properties of polymers

Distinction

American Physics Society Fellow
American Institute of Chemical Engineers Impact Award in Computational Molecular Science & Engineering
Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Fellow
National Science Foundation Early Faculty CAREER Award
Camille & Henry Dreyfus Foundation New Faculty Award

Selected Publications

Escobedo, Fernando A. “Engineering Entropy in Soft Matter: The Bad, the Ugly, and the Good.” Soft Matter 10 (2014): 8388-8400.

Agarwal, Umang, and Fernando A. Escobedo. “Mesophase Behavior of Polyhedral Particles.” Nature Materials 10 (2011): 230.

Cornell Research Website Article

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