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2015 MRS Fall Meeting Logo2015 MRS Fall Meeting & Exhibit

November 29-December 4, 2015 | Boston
Meeting Chairs: T. John Balk, Ram Devanathan, George G. Malliaras, Larry A. Nagahara, Luisa Torsi

Symposium WW : Modeling and Theory-Driven Design of Soft Materials

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Symposium Organizers

Meenakshi Dutt, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
Hendrik Heinz, University of Colorado-Boulder
Tiffany Walsh, Deakin University
Yaroslava Yingling, North Carolina State University

Symposium Support

Air Force Office of Scientific Research
Army Research Office
National Science Foundation
WW2: Colloidal Systems
Session Chairs
Yaroslava Yingling
Meenakshi Dutt
Monday PM, November 30, 2015
Sheraton, 2nd Floor, Back Bay C

2:30 AM - *WW2.01
Digital Alchemy for Materials Design

Sharon C. Glotzer 1

1Univ of Michigan Ann Arbor United States

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3:00 AM - WW2.02
Role of Ligand Dynamics in Structural Stability and Pressure Behavior of Supercrystals Self-Assembled from Crystalline Nanoparticles

Badri Narayanan 1 Sanket A Deshmukh 1 Ganesh Kamath 2 Elena Shevchenko 1 Subramanian Sankaranarayanan 1

1Argonne National Laboratory Lemont United States2University of Missouri Columbia United States

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3:15 AM - WW2.03
Structure of Nanocluster Au24(SCys-CysS)8 Identified by Theoretical and Experimental Studies

Lina Zhao 1

1Chinese Academic Sciences Beijing China

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3:30 AM - *WW2.04
Interactions, Aggregation and Self-Assembly of Distributions of Colloids

George Opletal 1 Lin Lai 1 Amanda Susan Barnard 1

1CSIRO Parkville VIC Australia

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4:00 AM -

4:30 AM - *WW2.05
Entropic Control over Nanoscale Colloidal Crystals

Nathan A. Mahynski 1 Sanat Kumar 2 Athanassios Panagiotopoulos 1

1Princeton University Princeton United States2Columbia University New York United States

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5:00 AM - WW2.06
Pressure Measurement in Large Simulations of Hard Colloids

Michael Eric Irrgang 1 Michael Engel 1 Joshua A Anderson 1 Sharon Glotzer 1

1University of Michigan Ann Arbor Ann Arbor United States

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5:15 AM - WW2.07
Fundamental Thermodynamic Models for Self and Directed Assembly of Small Ensembles of Colloidal Particles

Raghuram Thyagarajan 1 Dimitrios Maroudas 1 David Ford 1

1Univ of Massachusetts-Amherst Amherst United States

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5:30 AM - WW2.08
Tunable Long Range Forces Mediated by Self-Propelled Colloidal Hard Spheres

Ran Ni 1 Martien Cohen Stuart 2 Peter Bolhuis 1

1University of Amsterdam Amsterdam Netherlands2Wageningen University Wageningen Netherlands

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5:45 AM - WW2.09
Shape Allophiles Improve Entropic Assembly

Eric Harper 1 Ryan L. Marson 1 Joshua A Anderson 1 Greg van Anders 1 Sharon Glotzer 1

1University of Michigan Ann Arbor United States

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WW1: Bioinspired Materials
Session Chairs
Yaroslava Yingling
Meenakshi Dutt
Monday AM, November 30, 2015
Sheraton, 2nd Floor, Back Bay C

9:30 AM - *WW1.01
Revealing Molecular Features that Modulate Mesoscale Biomolecular Phenomena

Gregory Voth 1

1University of Chicago Chicago United States

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10:00 AM - WW1.02
Modeling of Morphological Versatility in Self-Assembly of Val-Ala and Ala-Val Dipeptides

Elif Candas 1 Gizem Gokce 1 Busra Demir 3 Gokhan Demirel 2 Ersin Emre Oren 1

1TOBB University of Economics and Technology Ankara Turkey2Gazi University Ankara Turkey3TOBB University of Economics and Technology Ankara Turkey

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10:15 AM - WW1.03
Computational Design of Soft Materials via Coupling of Particle Dynamics and Continuum Approaches

Xiang Yu 1 Fikret Aydin 1 Leebyn Chong 1 Meenakshi Dutt 1

1Rutgers University Piscataway United States

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10:30 AM - WW1.04
Secondary Structure Transition and Critical Stress during the Assembly of Spider Silk Fibers

Tristan Giesa 1 Carole Celia Perry 2 Markus Buehler 1

1MIT Cambridge United States2Nottingham Trent University Nottingham United Kingdom

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10:45 AM - WW1.05
Chain and Fibrous Network Formation in Magnetorheological Suspensions

Colin Reynolds 1 David Robinson 1 Valeriy Titarenko 2 Michael Juniper 1 Mark Wilson 1 Dirk Aarts 1 William Sampson 2 Roel Dullens 1

1University of Oxford Oxford United Kingdom2University of Manchester Manchester United Kingdom

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11:00 AM -

11:30 AM - *WW1.06
Molecular Simulation Analysis of Nanoparticle-Biomolecule Interactions: Challenges and Developments

Qiang Cui 1

1UW-Madison Madison United States

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12:00 PM - WW1.07
Exploring Conformational Changes of Nucleic Acids upon Binding to Histone-Mimic Nanoparticles Using All-Atom Simulation

Jessica Nash 1 Abhishek Singh 1 Nan K. Li 1 Yaroslava Yingling 1

1North Carolina State University Chapel Hill United States

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12:15 PM - WW1.08
Atomistic Modeling of Biologically Active Nanoparticles and Nanomedicines

Petr Kral 1

1University of Illinois at Chicago Chicago United States

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12:30 PM - WW1.09
Pathway for Insertion of Amphiphilic Nanoparticles into Lipid Bilayers from Atomistic Molecular Dynamics Simulations

Reid Van Lehn 1 Alfredo Alexander-Katz 2

1California Institute of Technology Pasadena United States2Massachusetts Institute of Technology Cambridge United States

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