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Giancarlo Franzese, Ph.D.

Professor of Physics,

Departament de Fisica de la Materia Condesada

Facultat de Fisica

Universitat de Barcelona

Martí i Franquès 1, 08028 Barcelona

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“Aspects of Physical Biology Biological Water, Protein Solutions, Transport and Replication” Series: Lecture Notes in Physics , Vol. 752, G. Franzese and M. Rubi (Eds.), Springer Berlin 2008, 280 p.,

ISBN: 978-3-540-78764-8.


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Tel: +34 93 40 39212

Fax: +34 93 40 21149

Secretary: +34 93 40 21150


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Effect of hydrogen bond cooperativity on the behavior of water

Kevin Stokely, Marco G. Mazza, H. Eugene Stanley,

Giancarlo Franzese

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) 107, 1301-1306 (2010) (PDF)

Large decrease of fluctuations for supercooled water in hydrophobic nanoconfinement

Elena G. Strekalova, Marco G. Mazza, H. Eugene Stanley,

Giancarlo Franzese

Physical Review Letters 106, 145701 (2011) (PDF)

Oriol Vilanova, student of this group, wins the award for The 2010 Best Master Thesis in “Computational and Applied Physics” in Barcelona

Elena G. Strekalova, PhD candidate, wins the PROVOST AWARD at the Boston University “2011 Science and Engineering Day poster competition”, for her work co-directed by H.E. Stanley and G. Franzese.

Congratulations to Cristian Esplugas, student of this group, for receiving his Master in “BioPhysics” at the University of Barcelona

Dafna Mathov, student of the Master in “Computational and Applied Physics”, joins the group for her Master Thesis.

More than one dynamic crossover in protein hydration water

Marco G. Mazza, Kevin Stokely, Sara E. Pagnotta, Fabio Bruni, H. Eugene Stanley, and Giancarlo Franzese

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) 108, 19873 (2011) (PDF)

Water adsorbed on lysozyme.

Relations between the diffusion anomaly and cooperative rearranging regions in a hydrophobically nanoconfined water monolayer

Francisco de los Santos  and Giancarlo Franzese

Rapid Communications on Physical Review E

85, 010602(R) (2012) (PDF)

Welcome to Dr. Fabio Leoni, from CEA (Saclay, France), that joins the group as a post-doc.

1/10/2012

WELCOME to Dr. Marco Bernabei, from Material Physics Center (San Sebastián, Spain), that joins the group as a post-doc.

12/4/2012 CONGRATULATIONS to Elena G. Strekalova, for receiving her PhD at Boston University with a thesis co-directed by H.E. Stanley and G. Franzese.

1/5/2012 CONGRATULATIONS to Dr. Elena G. Strekalova, for starting her postdoc at MIT.

20/8/2012 CONGRATULATIONS to Kevin Stokely, for receiving his PhD at Boston University with a thesis co-directed by H.E. Stanley and G. Franzese.

1/10/2012 CONGRATULATIONS to Dr. Kevin Stokely, for starting his postdoc at Columbia University.

29/06/2012

Nanoscale Dynamics of Phase Flipping in Water near its Hypothesized Liquid-Liquid Critical Point

T. A. Kesselring, G. Franzese, S. V. Buldyrev, H. J. Herrmann & H. E. Stanley

Scientific Reports (Nature Publishing) 2, 474 (2012) (PDF)

27/08/2012

Homogeneous Crystal Nucleation Near a Metastable Fluid-Fluid Phase Transition

Limei Xu, Sergey V. Buldyrev, H. Eugene Stanley, and Giancarlo Franzese

Physical Review Letters 109, 095702 (2012) (PDF)

4/09/2012

Confinement of Anomalous Liquids in Nanoporous Matrices

Elena G. Strekalova, Jiayuan Luo, H. Eugene Stanley, Giancarlo Franzese, and Sergey V. Buldyrev

Physical Review Letters 109, 105701 (2012) (PDF)

01/01/2013 Invited Dissemination Paper

“La danza del agua en los nanocanales”

F. de los Santos & G. Franzese, Investigación y Ciencia n. 436, (Spanish edition of Scientific American), (PDF) (web-page).

28/11/2013 CONGRATULATIONS to Dr. Valentino Bianco, for receiving an “Angelo Della Riccia” Fellowship at the Universitat de Barcelona.

19/7/2013 CONGRATULATIONS to Valentino Bianco, for receiving his PhD at the Universitat de Barcelona.

13-15/5/2014 Short Course

by Dr. Alfonso De Simone

(Imperial College London, UK)


Introduction to NMR spectroscopy: understanding structure, dynamics and assembly of soft-matter (pdf)

12-14/6/2014 

WaterEurope: creating an European Community about water


ZCAM, The Zaragoza Scientific Center for Advanced Modeling, Spain

23-28/5/2017

The 4th Conference & School on Frontiers in Water Biophysics

Erice, Italy

(Young participants Grants available)

6-7/6/2017

WaterSpain: The Spanish Water Community at work

ZCAM, The Zaragoza Scientific Center for Advanced Modeling, Spain

7/4/2017 

Dr Giancarlo Franzese has been awarded the ICREA Acadèmia distinction 2016, a 5-years grant for permanent university professors in Catalunya intended to promote the awardees’ research by relieving them from teaching duties.

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