Brenda Rubenstein

  • Program Years: 2008-2012
  • Academic Institution: Columbia University
  • Field of Study: Theoretical Chemistry
  • Academic Advisor: David Reichman
  • Practicum(s):
    Los Alamos National Laboratory (2009)
    Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (2011)
  • Degree(s):
    Ph.D. Chemical Physics, Columbia University, 2013
    M.Phil. Theoretical Chemistry, University of Cambridge, 2008
    Sc.B. Chemical Physics, and A.B. Applied Mathematics, Brown University, 2007

Current Status

  • Status: Assistant Professor of Chemistry, Brown University, Providence, RI
  • Research Area: Theoretical Chemistry
  • Personal URL: http://www.columbia.edu/cu/chemistry/groups/reichman/people/brenda.html
  • Contact Information: rubenstein dot brenda at gmail.com
  • Publications

    Rubenstein, B. and L. Kaufman. The Role of Extracellular Matrix in Glioma Invasion: A Cellular Potts Model Approach. Biophysical Journal. 95: 5661-5680, 2008.

    Rubenstein, B. Protein Folding and Binding Amidst Entropy Sources. M. Phil. Thesis. University of Cambridge, August 2008.

    Rubenstein, B., Gubernatis, J.G., and J.D. Doll. Comparative Monte Carlo Efficiency by Monte Carlo Analysis. Physical Review E. 82: 036701, 2010.

    B. M. Rubenstein, I. Coluzza and M. A. Miller, Controlling the Folding and Substrate-Binding of Proteins Using Polymer Brushes. Physical Review Letters 108, 208104 (2012).

    Rubenstein, B., Zhang, S., and D.R. Reichman. Finite-Temperature Auxiliary-Field Quantum Monte Carlo for Bose-Fermi Mixtures. Physical Review Letters. (In preparation)

    Rubenstein, B., Zhang, S., and D.R. Reichman. Finite-Temperature Auxiliary-Field Quantum Monte Carlo for Bose-Fermi Mixtures. Accepted, PRA (2012).

    Awards

    Student Poster Award, Berkeley Mini Statistical Mechanics Meeting, January 2011.

    Materials Computation Center Junior Scientist Travel Award, March 2010.

    First Place in Physics, Los Alamos National Laboratory Student Symposium, August 2009.

    Outstanding Student Poster Award, Physical Chemistry Division, American Chemical Society Fall 2008 Meeting

    Winston Churchill Foundation of the United States Scholar at Churchill College, University of Cambridge, 2007-2008

    Goldwater Scholar, 2006