Faraudo Gener

Contact Data

Phone: + 34 935 801 853
Ext: 339
Fax: + 34 935 805 729
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Dep: Materials Simulation and Theory
SoftMatter Theory

Research interest

Theory and simulation of Soft Condensed Matter (micelles, vesicles, membranes, nanoparticles in solution...)
Electrokinetics (electrophoresis, bio-nanochannels) and Magnetophoresis at the nanoscale
Statistical mechanics of self-assembly including organic molecules at solid surfaces, colloids, ...


University Degrees

MSc in Physics (UAB, 1994)

MSc Mathematics in finance (UPC, 1999)

PhD in Physics (UAB, 1999)


Theory and simulation of Soft Condensed Matter (Nanoparticles, colloids, membranes,...)
Electrokinetics (electrophoresis, bio-nanochannels) and magnetophoresis at the nanoscale
Statistical mechanics of self-assembly including organic molecules at solid surfaces, colloids, ...


statistical mechanics; softmatter; self-assembly ; atomistic simulaiton ; molecular dynamics; Monte Carlo ; nonequilibrium themrodynamics

Most significative academic merits

Referee: Science, Nature, Phys Rev (Lett, E, B), J Phys Chem B/C, J Chem Phys, Europhys Lett, Soft Matter, Chem Comm.,PCCP, J Mat Chem, Green Chemistry, J. Materials Chemistry, ChemPhysChem, Ambio, J. Nanoparticle Research, J Mag. Mag. Mat., Small, J Am. Chem. Soc., Langmuir, PLOS One
Member of American Physical Society and Biophysical Society
Nature reader's panel (2010-2011)
Member of Editorial Board of Heliyon Journal (from April 2015)
Member of Editorial Board of Materials Journal (from June 2015)


Emerging investigator, Soft Matter journal , Royal Society Chemistry (2012)


Number Articles: 70
Number Theses: 2
Hfactor: 23

Scientific Highlights

New Cooperative Effects in Ballistic Deposition
Authors:        Jordi Faraudo
Reference:        Phys. Rev. Lett. 89, 276104 (2002)

Origin of the short-range, strong repulsive force between ionic surfactant layers
Authors:        J. Faraudo and F. Bresme
Reference:        Phys. Rev. Lett. 94, 077802 (2005)

Charge inversion in soft interfaces: experimental demonstration and molecular origin
Authors:        A. Martin-Molina, C. Rodríguez-Beas and J. Faraudo
Reference:        Physical Review Letters vol 104 article num 168103 (2010)

Interaction of Monovalent Ions with Hydrophobic and Hydrophilic Colloids
Authors:        Carles Calero, Jordi Faraudo* and Delfi Bastos-González
Reference:        J. Am. Chem. Soc.133 (38), pp 15025–15035 (2011)

Predicting the Self-Assembly of Superparamagnetic Colloids under Magnetic Fields
Authors:        Jordi Faraudo, Jordi S. Andreu, Carles Calero and Juan Camacho
Reference:        Adv Func Mat (2016) DOI: 10.1002/adfm.201504839



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