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

2012
Knorowski C; Travesset A . 2012. Dynamics of DNA-programmable nanoparticle crystallization: gelation, nucleation and topological defects. Soft Matter. 8:12053-12059. abstract
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Knorowski C; Travesset A . 2012. Nanorods in functionalized block-copolymer gels: Flexible ladders and liquid crystalline order in curved geometries. Europhysics Letters. 100:56004. abstract
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Vangaveti S; Travesset A . 2012. General solution to the electric double layer with discrete interfacial charges. Journal of Chemical Physics. 137:064708. abstract
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Wang W J; Anderson N A; Travesset A; Vaknin D . 2012. Regulation of the Electric Charge in Phosphatidic Acid Domains. Journal of Physical Chemistry B. 116:7213-7220. abstract
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2011
Knorowski C; Travesset A . 2011. Materials design by DNA programmed self-assembly. Current Opinion in Solid State & Materials Science. 15:262-270. abstract
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Selinger R L B; Konya A; Travesset A; Selinger J V . 2011. Monte Carlo Studies of the XY Model on Two-Dimensional Curved Surfaces. Journal of Physical Chemistry B. 115:13989-13993. abstract
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Wang W J; Park R Y; Meyer D H; Travesset A; Vaknin D . 2011. Ionic Specificity in pH Regulated Charged Interfaces: Fe(3+) versus La(3+). Langmuir. 27:11917-11924. abstract
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Travesset A . 2011. Self-Assembly Enters the Design Era. Science. 334:183-184. abstract
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Knorowski C; Burleigh S; Travesset A . 2011. Dynamics and Statics of DNA-Programmable Nanoparticle Self-Assembly and Crystallization. Physical Review Letters. 106:215501. abstract
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Wang W J; Park R Y; Travesset A; Vaknin D . 2011. Ion-Specific Induced Charges at Aqueous Soft Interfaces. Physical Review Letters. 106:056102. abstract
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