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

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

Bolton, K, Ding, F, Börjesson, A, Zhu, W, Duan, H, Rosén, A, Harutyunyan, AR, and Curtarolo, S. "Computational studies of catalytic particles for carbon nanotube growth." Journal of Computational and Theoretical Nanoscience 6.1 (2009): 1-15. Full Text

Setyawan, W, Gaume, RM, Feigelson, RS, and Curtarolo, S. "Comparative study of nonproportionality and electronic band structures features in scintillator materials." IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science 56.5 (2009): 2989-2996. Full Text

Chepulskii, RV, and Curtarolo, S. "Calculation of solubility in titanium alloys from first principles." Acta Materialia 57.18 (2009): 5314-5323. 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