Erik Allen

  • Program Years: 2004-2008
  • Academic Institution: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Field of Study: Chemical Engineering
  • Academic Advisor: Gregory Rutledge
  • Practicum(s):
    Sandia National Laboratories, New Mexico (2005)
  • Degree(s):
    Ph.D. Chemical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2008
    B.S. Chemical Engineering, Iowa State University 2002

Current Status

  • Status: Co-Founder, Svaya Nanotechnologies
  • Research Area: Molecular Simulation


--E.C. Allen and K.J. Beers, Ab initio study of the binding strength of POSS-cation complexes, Polymer 46, 569-573 (2005).
--E.C. Allen and G.C. Rutledge, A novel algorithm for creating coarse-grained, density dependent implicit solvent models, Journal of Chemical Physics 128, 154115 (2008).
--E.C. Allen and G.C. Rutledge, Evaluating the Transferability of Coarse-Grained, Density Dependent Implicit Solvent Models to Mixtures and Chains, Journal of Chemical Physics 130, 034904 (2009).
--E.C. Allen and G.C. Rutledge, Coarse-grained, density dependent implicit solvent model reliably reproduces behavior of a model surfactant system, Journal of Chemical Physics 130, 204903 (2009).