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Christian Aponte-Rivera, IDEA Fellow

Fernando O. Raineri

B. S. 2012, University of  Puerto Rico, Mayagüez Campus
Ph.D. 2017, Cornell University


475 Chemistry Building

Office phone: 631-632-7496


Soft materials, such as polymers and colloids, have a wide array of technological applications and are central to our understanding of biological systems and diseases.
My research work focuses on utilizing computational and theoretical tools to predict the properties of soft materials. 

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Selected Publications

  1. ChristianAponte-Rivera, Roseanna Zia. (2022) The confined Generalized Stokes-Einstein relation and its consequence on intracellular two-point microrheology. Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 609, 423-433.
  2. Christian Aponte-Rivera, Michael Rubinstein. (2021) Dynamic Coupling in Unentangled Liquid Coacervates Formed by Oppositely Charged Polyelectrolytes,Macromolecules. 54(4):1783–1800.