Purushottam D. Gujrati

Purushottam D. Gujrati

Title: Professor
Department: Physics
Office: AYER 248
Phone: (330)-972-7136
Fax: (330) 972-6918
Email: pdg(at)uakron.edu
Website: http://www2.uakron.edu/cpspe/gujrati.php


Biography

•    M.A., Physics – Columbia University, N.Y., N.Y. –1974
•    M.Phil., Physics – Columbia University, N.Y., N.Y. –1979
•    Ph.D., Physics – Columbia University, N.Y., N.Y. – 1979
•    Post-doc – Yeshiva University, N.Y., N.Y. –1978-1979
•    Post-doc – Carnegie-Mellon, Pittsburgh, PA – 1979-1981
•    Post-doc – University of Chicago, Chicago, ILL – 1981-1983
•    Faculty, University of Akron, Akron, OH – 1983-present

Research Interests

Condensed matter physics: 

•    Phase transitions and critical phenomena
•    Non-equilibrium Statistical Thermodynamics
•    Bulk and Confined Space Thermodynamics
•    Polymer physics
•    Solution Theory
•    Combinatorics and graph theory  
•    Renormalization group and field theory

Recent Publications

P.D. Gujrati and P.P. Aung, “Nonequilibrium thermodynamics. III. Generalization of Maxwell, Clausius-Clapeyron, and response-function relations, and the Prigogine-Defay ratio for systems in internal equilibrium” Phys. Rev. E, 85, 041129 (2012).


P.D. Gujrati “Nonequilibrium thermodynamics. II. Application to inhomogeneous systems” Phys. Rev. E, 85, 041128 (2012).


P.D. Gujrati “Nonequilibrium thermodynamics. Nonequilibrium thermodynamics: Structural relaxation, fictive temperature, and Tool-Narayanaswamy phenomenology in glasses ” Phys. Rev. E, 81, 051130 (2010).