Faculty Profiles

Stefano Curtarolo
Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science
144 Hudson Hall, Durham, NC 27708
(919) 660-5310



Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology 2003

M.S., Pennsylvania State University 1999

M.S., University of Padua (Italy) 1995

Setyawan, W, and Curtarolo, S. "High-throughput electronic band structure calculations: Challenges and tools." Computational Materials Science 49.2 (2010): 299-312. Full Text

Levy, O, Hart, GLW, and Curtarolo, S. "Structure maps for hcp metals from first-principles calculations." Physical Review B - Condensed Matter and Materials Physics 81.17 (2010). Full Text Open Access Copy

Levy, O, Hart, GLW, and Curtarolo, S. "Hafnium binary alloys from experiments and first principles." Acta Materialia 58.8 (2010): 2887-2897. Full Text

Chepulskii, RV, Butler, WH, Walle, AVD, and Curtarolo, S. "Surface segregation in nanoparticles from first principles: The case of FePt." Scripta Materialia 62.4 (2010): 179-182. Full Text

Taylor, RH, Curtarolo, S, and Hart, GLW. "Ordered magnesium-lithium alloys: First-principles predictions." Physical Review B - Condensed Matter and Materials Physics 81.2 (2010). Full Text Open Access Copy

Curtaroloa, S, Awasthia, N, Setyawana, W, Lia, N, Jianga, A, Tan, TY, Morab, E, Boltonc, K, and Harutyunyanb, AR. "Thermodynamics of carbon in iron nanoparticles at low temperature: Reduced solubility and size-induced nucleation of cementite." Physics Procedia 6 (2010): 16-26. Full Text

Li, HI, Pussi, K, Hanna, KJ, Wang, L-L, Johnson, DD, Cheng, H-P, Shin, H, Curtarolo, S, Moritz, W, Smerdon, JA, McGrath, R, and Diehl, RD. "Surface geometry of C(60) on Ag(111)." Phys Rev Lett 103.5 (July 31, 2009): 056101-. Full Text

Ke, S-H, Yang, W, Curtarolo, S, and Baranger, HU. "Thermopower of molecular junctions: an ab initio study." Nano Lett 9.3 (March 2009): 1011-1014. Full Text

Setyawan, W, Diehl, RD, and Curtarolo, S. "Structures and topological transitions of hydrocarbon films on quasicrystalline surfaces." Phys Rev Lett 102.5 (February 6, 2009): 055501-. Full Text

Chepulskii, RV, and Curtarolo, S. "First-principles solubilities of alkali and alkaline-earth metals in Mg-B alloys." Physical Review B - Condensed Matter and Materials Physics 79.13 (2009). Full Text