Alex Travesset

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Address
A503 Zaffarano Hall
Iowa State University
Ames, IA 50011
Phone 515-294-7191
Fax 515-294-6027
Email trvsst@ameslab.gov

Research Interests

  • Soft condensed matter
  • Biophysics

        Project Affiliations:
        Bioinspired Materials

(Chronologically most recent on top)Education

  • Postdoctoral Condensed Matter, University of Illinois at Urbana, 2000 - 2002
  • Postdoctoral Physics, Syracuse University, 1997 - 2000
  • Ph.D. High Energy Physics, Universitat de Barcelona, 1997

(Chronologically most recent on top)Professional Appointments

  • 2008 - present Associate Professor, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Iowa State University
  • 2002 - 2008 Assistant Professor, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Iowa State University
  • 2002 - present Associate Scientist, Ames Laboratory BCB (Bioinformatics and Computational Biology), Iowa State University
  • 2000 - 2002 Research Assistant, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • 1997 - 2000 Research Associate, Syracuse University, Physics Department

(Chronologically most recent on top)Honors & Awards

  • 2008 National Science Foundation CAREER AWARD
  • 2008 DOE outstanding mentor award
  • 1997 “Premi Extraordinari de Doctorat”, Best PhD dissertation, Universitat de Barcelona

(Chronologically most recent on top)Publications with the Ames Laboratory

2007
Faraudo J; Travesset A . 2007. Electrostatics of phosphatidic acid monolayers: Insights from computer simulations. Colloids and Surfaces a-Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects. 300:287-292. abstract
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Faraudo J; Travesset A . 2007. The many origins of charge inversion in electrolyte solutions: Effects of discrete interfacial charges. Journal of Physical Chemistry C. 111:987-994. abstract
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Bowick M; Shin H; Travesset A . 2007. Dynamics and instabilities of defects in two-dimensional crystals on curved backgrounds. Physical Review E. 75:021404. abstract
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Vaknin D; Bu W; Satija S K; Travesset A . 2007. Ordering by collapse: Formation of bilayer and trilayer crystals by folding Langmuir monolayers. Langmuir. 23:1888-1897. abstract
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Faraudo J; Travesset A . 2007. Phosphatidic acid domains in membranes: Effect of divalent counterions. Biophysical Journal. 92:2806-2818. abstract
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