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

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

Duan, H, Rosén, A, Harutyunyan, A, Curtarolo, S, and Bolton, K. "Computational studies of small carbon and iron-carbon systems relevant to carbon nanotube growth." J Nanosci Nanotechnol 8.11 (November 2008): 6170-6177.

Harutyunyan, AR, Awasthi, N, Jiang, A, Setyawan, W, Mora, E, Tokune, T, Bolton, K, and Curtarolo, S. "Reduced carbon solubility in Fe nanoclusters and implications for the growth of single-walled carbon nanotubes." Phys Rev Lett 100.19 (May 16, 2008): 195502-. Full Text

Kolmogorov, AN, Calandra, M, and Curtarolo, S. "Thermodynamic stabilities of ternary metal borides: An ab initio guide for synthesizing layered superconductors." Physical Review B - Condensed Matter and Materials Physics 78.9 (2008). Full Text

Diehl, RD, Setyawan, W, and Curtarolo, S. "Gas adsorption on quasicrystalline surfaces." Journal of Physics Condensed Matter 20.31 (2008). Full Text

Curtarolo, S, Awasthi, N, Setyawan, W, Jiang, A, Bolton, K, Tokune, T, and Harutyunyan, AR. "Influence of Mo on the Fe:Mo:C nanocatalyst thermodynamics for single-walled carbon nanotube growth." Physical Review B - Condensed Matter and Materials Physics 78.5 (2008). Full Text

Börjesson, A, Curtarolo, S, Harutyunyan, AR, and Bolton, K. "Computational study of the thermal behavior of iron clusters on a porous substrate." Physical Review B - Condensed Matter and Materials Physics 77.11 (2008). Full Text

Harutyunyan, AR, Awasthi, N, Mora, E, Tokune, T, Jiang, A, Setyawan, W, Bolton, K, and Curtarolo, S. "The role of carbon solubility in Fe nano-clusters and implications on the growth of single-walled carbon nanotubes (Submitted)." Phys. Rev. Letters (2007). (Academic Article)