Dr.   Gustavo   A.   Carri

Dr. Gustavo A. Carri

Associate Professor
Department of Polymer Science
Phone: 330-972-7509
Email: gac@uakron.edu


Education

  • 2000 Ph.D., Polymer Science & Engineering, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
  • 1996 M.S., Polymer Science & Engineering, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
  • 1995 M.S., Macromolecular Science, Case Western Reserve University
  • 1993 License, Physics, Universidad Nacional de La Plata, Argentina

Research Interests

Statistical mechanics of semiflexible polymers, novel mathematical methods in polymer physics, statistical physics of helical polymers, Monte Carlo simulations of helical worm-like polymers, biopolymer dynamics in glassy solvents, molecular dynamics simulations of biopolymers, morphologies of nanocomposites via computer simulations, polymer dynamics.

Contact Information

Dr. Gustavo A. Carri
The University of Akron
Department of Polymer Science
Akron, Ohio 44325-3909

Email: gac@uakron.edu
Voice: (330) 972-7509
Fax: (330) 972-5290

Recent Publications

  • On the Generalized Borel Transform and its Application to the Statistical Mechanics of Macromolecules, Marcelo Marucho and Gustavo A. Carri, J. Math. Phys. 44, 6020-6031 (2003).
  • Statistical Mechanics of Worm-like Polymers from a New Generating Function. Gustavo A. Carri and Marcelo Marucho. J. Chem. Phys. 121(12), 6064-6077 (2004).
  • A Minimal Model for the Helix-Coil Transition of Worm-like Polymers. Insights from Monte Carlo Simulations and Theoretical Implications, Vikas Varshney, Taner E. Dirama, Taner Z. Sen and Gustavo A. Carri. Macromolecules 37, 8794-8804 (2004).
  • Statistical Mechanics of Worm-like Polymers from a New Generating Function. II The Force-elongation Relationship, Gustavo A. Carri. J. Chem. Phys. 121(23), 12112-12114 (2004).
  • Stretching Helical Semiflexible Polymers. Vikas Varshney and Gustavo A. Carri. Macromolecules 38, 780-787 (2005).
  • Role of Hydrogen Bonds in the Fast Dynamics of Binary Glasses of Trehalose and Glycerol: A Molecular Dynamics Simulation Study. Taner E. Dirama, Gustavo A. Carri and Alexei P. Sokolov. J. Chem. Phys. 122(11), 114505 (2005).
  • A Monte Carlo Simulation Study of the Mechanical and Conformational Properties of Networks of Helical Polymers. I. General Concepts. Gustavo A. Carri, Richard Batman, Vikas Varshney and Taner E. Dirama. Polymer 46(11), 3809-3817 (2005).
  • Coupling Between Lysozyme and Glycerol Dynamics: Microscopic Insights from Molecular Dynamics Simulations. Taner E. Dirama, Gustavo A. Carri, and Alexei P. Sokolov. J. Chem. Phys. 122, 244910 (2005).
  • Coupling between Helix-Coil and Coil-Globule Transitions in Helical Polymers. Vikas Varshney and Gustavo A. Carri. Phys. Rev. Lett. 95, 168304 (2005).
  • A Monte Carlo Simulation Study of the Mechanical and Conformational Properties of Networks of Helical Polymers. II. Effect of Temperature. Richard Batman and Gustavo A. Carri. Polymer 46, 10128-10138 (2005).
  • Physical Insights into the Bio-preservation of Proteins by Glassy Solvents: Why is Glycerol Better than Trehalose at Low Temperatures? Taner E. Dirama, Joseph E. Curtis, Gustavo A. Carri and Alexei P. Sokolov. Pending submission to Phys. Rev. Lett.
  • Coupling Between Lysozyme and Trehalose Dynamics. Microscopic Insights from Molecular Dynamics Simulations. Taner E. Dirama, Joseph E. Curtis, Gustavo A. Carri and Alexei P. Sokolov. J. Chem. Phys. 124, 034901 (2006).
  • Inertial Suppression of Protein Dynamics in a Binary Glycerol-Trehalose Glass, Joseph E. Curtis, Taner E. Dirama, Gustavo A. Carri and Douglas J. Tobias, J. Phys. Chem. B, 110(46) 22953 (2006)
  • How Does the Coupling of Secondary and Tertiary Interactions Control the Folding of Helical Macromolecules? Vikas Varshney and Gustavo A. Carri. J. Chem. Phys., 126(4) 044906 (2007).

Book Chapters

  • Microscopic Insights into the Dynamics of Protein-Solvent Mixtures. Taner E. Dirama and Gustavo A. Carri. Accepted.

Editorial Activities

  • Guest Editor for The Journal of Polymer Science Part B: Polymer Physics (2005-2006): Special Issue on Modern Methods and Concepts in Polymer Physics. J. Polym. Sci., Part B Polym. Phys. Ed. 44(18) (2006).

Faculty Profile [PDF]

http://www.uakron.edu/cpspe/documents/faculty-profiles/FacultyProfile-Carri.pdf

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