Korosh Torabi

Korosh Torabi

Assistant Professor, Chemical Engineering and Materials Science

5050 Anthony Wayne Dr Suite 1101, Detroit, MI 48202
Engineering
Room 1101

korosh.torabi@wayne.edu
313-577-3800

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Korosh Torabi

Education

B.Sc. Chemical Engineering, U. of Isfahan, Isfahan, Iran, 2003.

M.s.  Energy Systems Engineering, Sharif U. of Tech., Tehran, Iran, 2005         

M.S.  Chemical Engineering, Illinois Inst. of Tech., Chicago, IL, 2007                            

Ph.D. Chemical Engineering, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, 2011

Courses Taught

Advanced Thermodynamics (CHE/MSE 7300)

Advanced Engineering Mathematics (CHE/MSE 7100)

Materials Chemistry and Engineering (CHM 6060/7060)

Research Interests

 Theoretical and computational studies of protein structure and function.

Research Group

 http://torabi.eng.wayne.edu//

Publications

 (1)   Zhou, Y.; Zhou, X.; Park, D. J.; Torabi, K.; Brown, K. A.; Jones, M. R.; Zhang, C.; Schatz, G. C.; Mirkin, C. A., Shape-Selective Deposition and Assembly of Anisotropic Nanoparticles. Nano Lett., 2014, 14, 2157.

(2)   Torabi, K.; Schatz, G. C., Tensile Mechanics of α-Helical Polypeptides. Macromolecules 2013, 46, 7947.

(3)   Torabi, K.; Schatz, G. C., Tensile Mechanics of alpha-Helical Polypeptides (Online Application) https://nanohub.org/resources/ahpull. 2013 (DOI: 10.4231/D37H1DM78).

(4)   Torabi, K.; Corti, D. S., Toward a Molecular Theory of Homogeneous Bubble Nucleation: II. Calculation of the Number Density of Critical Nuclei and the Rate of Nucleation. J. Phys. Chem. B 2013, 117 (41), 12479.

(5)   Torabi, K.; Corti, D. S., Toward a Molecular Theory of Homogeneous Bubble Nucleation: I. Equilibrium Embryo Definition. J. Phys. Chem. B 2013, 117 (41), 12491.

(6)   Corti, D., S.; Kerr, K., J.; Torabi, K., On the interfacial thermodynamics of nanoscale droplets and bubbles. J. Chem. Phys.  2011, 135, 024701.

(7)   Torabi, K.; Corti, D. S., Molecular simulation study of cavity-generated instabilities in the superheated Lennard-Jones liquid. J. Chem. Phys. 2010, 133, 134505.

(8)   Uline, M. J.; Torabi, K.; Corti, D. S., Homogeneous nucleation and growth in simple fluids. II. Scaling behavior, instabilities, and the (n, v) order parameter. J. Chem. Phys. 2010, 133.

(9)   Uline, M. J.; Torabi, K.; Corti, D. S., Homogeneous nucleation and growth in simple fluids. I. Fundamental issues and free energy surfaces of bubble and droplet formation. J. Chem. Phys. 2010, 133, 174511.