Andrea Vanossi




Research Experience and Interests


 Modeling and Molecular Dynamics simulations of atomistic processes


 Microscopic study of sliding friction and confined systems under shear


 Nanotribological processes in dry and lubricated contacts


 Nanomanipulation, dynamics and diffusion of nano-objects (clusters, molecular motors,…) on surfaces


 Tribological properties of colloidal systems and granular media


 Pattern formation, solitons and energy localization phenomena in complex multi-scale systems


 Nonlinear dynamical systems and Hamiltonian maps


 Statistical theory of non-equilibrium processes in plasmas



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