Publications

Submitted

  1. D. Wan, M. J. Bowick, R. Sknepnek, Effects of scars on crystalline shell stability under external pressure, arXiv:1410.6215.

Published and Accepted

  1. R. Sknepnek and S. Henkes, Active swarms on a sphere, accepted to Phys. Rev. E (2015), arXiv:1407.8516.
  2. T. Zhang, R. Sknepnek, M. J. Bowick, J. M. Schwarz, On the modeling of endocytosis in yeast, Biophysical Journal 108, 508 (2015). arXiv:1310.8652
  3. L. Giomi, M. J. Bowick, P. Mishra, R. Sknepnek, M. C. Marchetti,  Defect dynamics in active nematics, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences 372.2029: 20130365 (2014). arXiv:1403.5254
  4. S. Banerjee, R. Sknepnek, M. C. Marchetti, Optimal shapes and stresses of adherent cells on patterned substrates, Soft Matter 10, 2424 (2014), arXiv:1312.6895
  5. M. Bowick and R. Sknepnek, Pathways to faceting of vesicles, Soft Matter 9, 8088 (2013).
  6. T. Li, R. Sknepnek, M. Olvera de la Cruz, The key to DNA guided crystallization: Active Hybridization, JACS, 135, 8535 (2013).
  7. Z. Yao, M. Bowick, X. Ma, R. Sknepnek, Planar sheets meet negative curvature liquid interface, EPL 101, 44007 (2013).
  8. C. M. Funkhouser, R. Sknepnek, T. Shimi, A.E. Goldman, R.D. Goldman, M. Olvera de la Cruz, A Mechanical Model of Blebbing in Nuclear Lamina Meshworks, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 110, 3248 (2013).
  9. C. M. Funkhouser, R. Sknepnek, M. Olvera de la Cruz, Topological defects in the buckling of elastic membranes, Soft Matter 9, 60 (2013).
  10. C. Leung, L.C. Palmer, B. Qiao, S. Kewalramani, R. Sknepnek, C. Newcomb, M. Greenfield, G. Vernizzi, S. Stupp, M. Bedzyk, M. Olvera de la Cruz, Molecular Crystallization Controlled by pH Regulates Mesoscopic Membrane Morphology, ACS Nano 6, 10901 (2012).
  11. Z. Yao, R. Sknepnek, C. K. Thomas, M. Olvera de la Cruz, Shapes of pored membranes, Soft Matter 8, 11613 (2012), cover page article.
  12. R. Sknepnek, G. Vernizzi, M. Olvera de la Cruz, Charge renormalization of bilayer elastic properties, J. Chem. Phys. 137, 104905 (2012).
  13. M. F. Demers, R. Sknepnek, M. Olvera de la Cruz, Curvature-driven effective attraction in multicomponent membranes, Phys. Rev. E 86, 021504 (2012).
  14. T. Li, R. Sknepnek, R. J. Macfarlane, C. A. Mirkin, and M. Olvera de la Cruz, Modeling the Crystallization of Spherical Nucleic Acid Nanoparticle Conjugates with Molecular Dynamics Simulations, Nano Lett., 2012, 12 (5), pp 2509.
  15. R. Sknepnek and M. Olvera de la Cruz, Nonlinear elastic model for faceting of vesicles with soft grain boundaries, Phys. Rev. E 85, 050501(R) (2012).
  16. R. Sknepnek, G. Vernizzi, M. Olvera de la Cruz, Buckling of multicomponent elastic shells with line tension, Soft Matter, 8, 636 (2012). cover page article
  17. R. Sknepnek, G. Vernizzi, M. Olvera de la Cruz, Shape change of nano-containers via a reversible ionic buckling, Phys. Rev. Lett. 106, 215504 (2011).
  18. P. Guo, R. Sknepnek, M. Olvera de la Cruz, Electrostatic Driven Ridge Formation on Nanoparticles Coated with Charged End Group Ligands, J. Phys. Chem. C 115, 6484 (2011).
  19. G. Vernizzi, R. Sknepnek, M. Olvera de la Cruz, Platonic and Archimedean geometries in multi-component elastic membranes, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, 108, 4292 (2011).
  20. M. D. Donakowski, J. M. Godbe, R. Sknepnek, K. E. Knowles, M. Olvera de la Cruz, E. A. Weiss
    A Quantitative Description of the Binding Equilibria of para-Substituted Aniline Ligands and CdSe Quantum Dots, J. Phys. Chem. C 114, 22526 (2010).
  21. J. Zhang, R. Sknepnek, J. Schmalian, Spectral analysis for the Fe-based superconductors: On anisotropic spin fluctuations and fully gapped s+/--wave superconductivity, Phys. Rev. B 82, 134527 (2010).
  22. P. K. Jha, R. Sknepnek, G. I. Guerrero-Garcia, M. Olvera de la Cruz, A Graphics Processing Unit Implementation of Coulomb Interaction in Molecular Dynamics, J. Chem. Theory Comput. 6, 3058 (2010).
  23. J. A. Anderson, R. Sknepnek, A. Travesset, Design of polymer nanocomposites in solution by polymer functionalization, Phys. Rev. E 82, 021803 (2010).
  24. J. Zhang, R. Sknepnek, R. M. Fernandes, J. Schmalian, Orbital coupling and superconductivity in the iron pnictides, Phys. Rev. B 79, 220502(R) (2009).
  25. R. Sknepnek, G. Samolyuk, Y.B. Lee, J. Schmalian, Anisotropic pairing in the iron pnictides, Phys. Rev. B 79, 054511 (2009).
  26. R. Sknepnek, J. A. Anderson, M. H. Lamm, J. Schmalian, and A. Travesset, Nanoparticle Ordering via Functionalized Block Copolymers in Solution, ACS Nano 2, 1259 (2008).
  27. S. Papanikolaou, R. M. Fernandes, E. Fradkin, P. W. Phillips, J. Schmalian, R. Sknepnek, Universality of liquid-gas Mott transitions at finite temperatures, Phys. Rev. Lett. 100, 026408 (2008).
  28. T. Vojta and R. Sknepnek, Quantum phase transitions of the diluted O(3) rotor model, Phys. Rev. B 74, 094415 (2006).
  29. D. Dalidovich, R. Sknepnek, A. J. Berlinsky, J. Zhang, and C. Kallin, Spin structure factor of the frustrated quantum magnet Cs2CuCl4, Phys. Rev. B 73, 184403 (2006).
  30. B. Fendler, R. Sknepnek, Thomas Vojta, Dynamics at a smeared phase transition, J. Phys. A: Math. Gen. 38, 2349 (2005).
  31. T.Vojta and R. Sknepnek, Critical points and quenched disorder: From Harris criterion to rare regions and smearing, Phys. Stat. Sol. (b) 241, 2118 (2004).
  32. R. Sknepnek, T. Vojta, M. Vojta, Exotic vs. conventional scaling and universality in a disordered bilayer quantum Heisenberg antiferromagnet, Phys. Rev. Lett. 93, 097201 (2004).
  33. R. Sknepnek and T. Vojta, Smeared phase transition in a three-dimensional Ising model with planar defects: Monte-Carlo simulations, Phys. Rev. B 69, 174410 (2004).
  34. R. Sknepnek, T. Vojta, R. Narayanan, Order parameter symmetry and mode coupling effects at dirty superconducting quantum phase transitions, Phys. Rev. B 70, 104514 (2004).
  35. T. Vojta and R. Sknepnek, The quantum phase transition of itinerant helimagnets, Phys. Rev. B 64, 052404 (2001).
  36. V. Miljkovic, S. Milosevic, R. Sknepnek, I. Zivic, Pattern recognition in damaged neural networks, Physica A 295, 526 (2001).

Thesis

  1. Magnetic and superconducting quantum critical behavior of itineranr electronic systems, PhD thesis, University of Missouri- Rolla (2004).
  2. Numerical Analysis of the Hopfield model of neural networks with diluted synapses, Diploma thesis, Belgrade University, Serbia (2000) (in Serbian).

Workshops

  1. ICERM Semester Program on “Phase Transitions and Emergent Properties”, Brown University, Feb-Mar 2015.
  2. Active Matter: Cytoskeleton, Cells, Tissues and Flocks, Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics, University of California Santa Barbara, Jan-Feb 2014.
  3. New Perspectives in Strongly Correlated Electrostatics in Soft Matter
    Aspen Center for Physics, Aspen, Colorado, Aug.-Sept., 2010.
  4. Physical Principles of Multiscale Modeling. Analysis and Simulation in Soft Condensed Matter
    Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics, University of California Santa Barbara, April, 2012.
    talk: Thin-shell Model for Faceting of Multicomponent Elastic Vesicles

Invited Talks

  1.  Faceting of multicomponent elastic vesicles, Physics Seminar, University of Dundee, UK (2013).
  2.  Faceting of multicomponent elastic vesicles, Physics Seminar, University of Edinburgh, UK (2012).
  3.  Faceting of multicomponent elastic vesicles, Physics Seminar, Georgetown University (2012).
  4.  Thin-shell Model for Faceting of Multicomponent Elastic Vesicles, Physical Principles of Multiscale Modeling, Analysis and Simulation in Soft Condensed Matter Program, KITP (2012).
    podcast available at: http://online.kitp.ucsb.edu/online/multiscale12/sknepnek/
  5.  Faceting of multicomponent elastic vesicles, Colloquium, Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Maryland Baltimore County (2012).
  6. Faceting of multicomponent elastic vesicles
    Physics Colloquium, Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Maryland Baltimore County (2012).
  7. Faceting of multicomponent elastic shells
    Seminar, Institute for Physical Science and Technology, University of Maryland (2011).
  8. Faceting of multicomponent elastic shells
    Physics Colloquium, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Syracuse University (2011).
  9. Block copolymer guided self-assembly of nanoparticles
    Condensed Matter & Biological Physics Seminar, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Syracuse University (2011).
  10. Faceting of multicomponent elastic shells Seminar of Faculty of Physics, University of Belgrade, Serbia (2010).
  11. Self-assembly of nanoparticles via end-functionalized triblock copolymers
    Theory group meeting, Department of Chemistry, Northwestern University (2008)
  12. Spin Structure Factor of the Frustrated Quantum Magnet Cs2CuCl4
    Iowa State University (2006)
  13. Spin Structure Factor of the Frustrated Quantum Magnet Cs2CuCl4
    Duke University (2006)
  14. Quantum Phase Transitions of Itinerant Electrons
    Belgrade University, Serbia (2002).

 

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