Giulio Costantini

Postdoctoral fellow

Contact:
Department of Physics and
Center for Complexity & Biosystems,
Università degli Studi di Milano,
Via Celoria 16
20133 Milano, Italy
email: giulio.costantini_at_unimi.it

Education

1996, July 17: graduation in Physics (Laurea), University of Camerino (Italy); Vote: 110/110 cum laude.
2000, February 14: Ph.D. in theoretical Physics at University of Perugia (Italy).

Earlier positions

2000-2001 December-2000, November-2001: post-doctoral position at University of Camerino (Italy), host: Prof. Marchesoni
2002-2003 February-2002, January-2003: post-doctoral position at University of Viterbo “Tuscia” (Italy), host: Prof. Cannistraro
2003-2005 May-2003, May-2005: post-doctoral position of INFM at University of Camerino (Italy), host: Prof. Marini Bettolo Marconi
2006-2008 June-2006, January-2008: post-doctoral position at University of Camerino (Italy), host: Prof. Marini Bettolo Marconi
2009-2012 February-2009, January-2008: post-doctoral position at CNR-INFM SMC ISC – Rome  (Italy), host: Dr. Puglisi

Research experience and interests

granular systems
non-equilibrium statistical mechanics
stochastic processes
random walk models
molecular dynamics of protein
fluctuation-dissipation theorem violation
dislocations in disordered systems

Collaborations

Dr A. Puglisi, ISC-CNR of Rome (Italy)
Prof. U. Marini Bettolo Marconi, University of Camerino (Italy)
Dr. F Cecconi, ISC-CNR of Rome (Italy)
Prof. S. Cannistraro University of Viterbo (Italy)
Prof. A. R. Bizzarri University of Viterbo (Italy)
Prof. F. Marchesoni, University of Camerino (Italy)
Dr. C. Cattuto ISI Foundation of Turin (Italy)
Dr. D. Paolotti ISI Foundation of Turin (Italy)
Dr. D. Villamaina, University of Paris-Sud, Paris (France)
Dr. A. Sarracino, University of Rome “la Sapienza” (Italy)
Dr. G. Gradenigo, ISC-CNR of Rome (Italy)

Publications: journal articles

F. Marchesoni and G. Costantini, J. De Physique IV (1996) C8-187. “Internal friction peaks at low temperatures: A kink model analysis”
F. Marchesoni, C. Cattuto and G. Costantini, Phys. Rev. B 57, 7930 (1998). “Elastic strings in solids: Thermal nucleation”
M. Borromeo, G. Costantini and F. Marchesoni, Phys. Rev. Lett. 82 2820 (1999). “Critical hysteresis in a tilted washboard potential”
G. Costantini and F. Marchesoni, Europhys. Lett. 48 491 (1999). “Threshold diffusion in a tilted washboard potential”
C. Cattuto, G. Costantini, T. Guidi and F. Marchesoni, Phys. Rev. E 63 46611 (2001). “Driven kinks in discrete chains: Phonon damping”
C. Cattuto, G. Costantini, T. Guidi and F. Marchesoni, Phys. Rev. B 63 094308 (2001). “Elastic strings in solids: discrete kink diffusion”
G. Costantini and F. Marchesoni, Phys. Rev. Lett. 87, 114102 (2001). “Asymmetric kinks: Stabilization by Entropic Forces”
C. Cattuto, G. Costantini and F. Marchesoni, Fluctuation and Noise Letters Vol.1, N.2, L97-L103. “Noise rectification as an entropic effect” (2001)
M. Borromeo, G. Costantini and F. Marchesoni, Phys. Rev. E 65, 041110 (2002). “Deterministic ratchets: Route to diffusive transport”
G. Costantini, F. Marchesoni and M. Borromeo, Phys. Rev. E 65, 051103 (2002). “String ratchets: ac driven asymmetric kinks”
A. R. Bizzarri, G. Costantini, S. Cannistraro, Bioph. Chem. 106, 111-123 (2003). “MD Simulation of a plastocyanin mutant adsorbed onto a gold surface”
A. R. Bizzarri, B, Bonanni, G. Costantini, S. Cannistraro, Chem. Phys. Chem. 4, 1189-1195 (2003). “A combined atomic force microscopy and molecular dynamics simulation study of a platocyanin mutant chemisorbed on a gold surface”
G. Costantini, D. Paolotti, C. Cattuto, U. Marini Bettolo Marconi, Physica A 347, 411-428 (2005). “Bistable clustering in driven granular mixtures”
U. Marini Bettolo Marconi, G. Costantini and D. Paolotti, J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 17, S2641-S2656 (2005). “Granular gases in compartmentalized systems”
G. Costantini, U. Marini Bettolo Marconi, G. Kalibaeva and G. Ciccotti, J. Chem. Phys. 122, 164505 (2005). “The inelastic hard dimer gas: a non-spherical model for granular matter”
U. Marini Bettolo Marconi, M. Natali, G. Costantini and F. Cecconi, J. Chem. Phys. 124, 044507 (2006). “Inelastic Takahashi hard-rod gas”
G. Costantini, F. Cecconi and U. Marini Bettolo Marconi, J. Chem. Phys. 125, 204711 (2006). “Transport of heated granular gas in a washboard potential”
G. Costantini, U. Marini Bettolo Marconi and A. Puglisi, Phys. Rev. E 75, 061124 (2007) . “Granular Brownian ratchet model”
G. Costantini, U. Marini Bettolo Marconi and A. Puglisi, J. Stat. Mech. P08031 (2007). “Velocity fluctuations in a one-dimensional inelastic Maxwell model”
G. Costantini, U. Marini Bettolo Marconi and A. Puglisi, Europhys. Lett. 82 50008 (2008). “Noise rectification and fluctuations of an asymmetric inelastic piston”
G. Costantini, A. Puglisi and U. Marini Bettolo Marconi, J. Stat. Mech. P07004 (2009). “Models of granular ratchets”
G. Costantini, A. Puglisi and U. Marini Bettolo Marconi, European Physical Journal-Special Topics 179 197 (2009). “Granular ratchets”
A. Sarracino, D. Villamaina, G. Costantini and A. Puglisi, Journal of Statistical Mechanics-Theory and Experiment P04013 (2010). “Granular Brownian motion”
G. Costantini and A. Puglisi, Phys. Rev. E 82 011305 (2010). “Fluctuating hydrodynamics for dilute granular gases: A Monte Carlo study”
G. Costantini and A. Puglisi, Phys. Rev. E 84 031307 (2011). “Fluctuating hydrodynamics in a vertically vibrated granular fluid with gravity”
G. Costantini and A. Puglisi, Mathematical Modelling of Natural Phenomena 6 pp. 2-18 (2011). “Role of Molecular Chaos in Granular Fluctuating Hydrodynamics”
F. Cecconi, G. Costantini and U. Marini Bettolo Marconi, Granular Matter 14 111-114 (2012). “Thermally induced directed currents in hard rod systems”