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Greg van Anders | Faculty

Greg van Anders

Research Investigator

NCRC B10-G046
grva@umich.edu

 

Chemical Engineering Faculty

Short Bio

EDUCATION

University of British Columbia
PhD Physics '08

University of Western Ontario
BSc Physics with honors '03

 

ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS

Research Investigator
Department of Chemical Engineering
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 2013 – Present

Research Fellow
Department of Chemical Engineering
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 2011 2013

Research Fellow
Department of Physics
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 2008 2011

Research & Teaching

Research Interests: My current research interests are in soft matter physics, self-assembly and scientific computing.
Previously I worked on string theory.

Courses Taught:

  • Assistant Instructor, Statistical Mechanics (Graduate level, ChE 538)
  • Assistant Instructor, Assembly Engineering (Graduate level, ChE 696)
  • Teaching Assistant, Quantum Mechanics (Graduate level, Part 2)
  • Laboratory Instructor, Introductory Physics

Selected Honors & Awards

  • Natural Science and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) Postgraduate Scholarship (PGSD3), 2004-2007
  • Killam Predoctoral Fellowship, 2004-2006

Selected Publications

  • Greg van Anders, N. Khalid Ahmed, Daphne Klotsa, Michael Engel, Sharon C. Glotzer, "Unified Theoretical Framework for Shape Entropy in Colloids", arXiv:1309.1187.
  • Greg van Anders, N. Khalid Ahmed, Ross Smith, Michael Engel, Sharon C. Glotzer, "Entropically Patchy Particles", arXiv:1304.7545.
  • Greg van Anders, Sharon C. Glotzer, "The world's smallest assembly line", Nature Chemistry 4 (2012) 79-80.
  • Richard Galvez, Greg van Anders, "Accelerating the solution of families of shifted linear systems with CUDA", arXiv:1102.2143.
  • Finn Larsen, Greg van Anders, "Holographic Non-Fermi Liquids and the Luttinger Theorem", arXiv:1006.1846.
  • Simon Catterall, Greg van Anders, "First Results from Lattice Simulation of the PWMM", JHEP 09 (2010) 088 [arXiv:1003.4952].
  • Hsien-Hang Shieh, Greg van Anders, "Comments on Holographic Fermi Surfaces", JHEP 03 (2009) 019 [arXiv:0810.1661].
  • Hsien-Hang Shieh, Greg van Anders, Mark Van Raamsdonk, "Coarse-Graining the Lin-Maldacena Geometries", JHEP 09 (2007) 059 [arXiv:0705.4308].
  • Greg van Anders, "General Lin-Maldacena solutions and PWMM Instantons from supergravity", JHEP 03 (2007) 028 [arXiv:hep-th/0701277].
  • Henry Ling, Hsien-Hang Shieh, Greg van Anders, "Little String Theory from Double-Scaling Limits of Field Theories", JHEP 02 (2007) 031 [arXiv:hep-th/0611019].
  • Henry Ling, Ali Mohazab, Hsien-Hang Shieh, Greg van Anders, Mark Van Raamsdonk, "Little String Theory from a Double-Scaled Matrix Model", JHEP 10 (2006) 018 [arXiv:hep-th/0606014].
  • D.G.C. McKeon and G. van Leeuwen, "The simplest supersymmetry algebras in flat ten- and eleven-dimensional spaces" International Journal of Modern Physics A 19 (2004) 459-471.
  • D.G.C. McKeon and G. van Leeuwen, "The Dirac equation in a pseudoscalar Coulomb potential" Modern Physics Letters A 17 (2002) 1961-1963.