Our research strives to achieve a molecular-level understanding of solvation and transport in aqueous and polymeric systems, with applications ranging from the prediction of protein interactions to the design of advanced materials for water purification and renewable energy.

To study these biological, nanoscopic, and polymeric systems, our group uses principles of statistical mechanics and liquid state theory in conjunction with the development and use of state-of-the-art molecular modeling and atomistic simulation techniques. We interface closely with experimentalists, occasionally performing experiments ourselves, both to realize our predictions and to refine our theoretical models.


Erte defended his thesis and got a job at Procter and Gamble. Congrats, Erte!

Congrats to Suruchi for successfully defending her thesis and starting a job at Pfizer!

Congratulations to Erte for winning the best poster prize at the 2014 Gordon Research Conference on Water and Aqueous Solutions.

Check out Dr. Patel's article in JPCB that got selected for journal cover

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