the gingrich group

Coming to Northwestern in Fall 2018!


Northwestern’s newest theoretical chemistry group is being formed to study problems in statistical mechanics, stochastic thermodynamics, chemical kinetics, nonequilibrium self-assembly, and biophysics. Contact Todd if you’d like to learn more!


Todd Gingrich

Assistant Professor of Chemistry
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16. T.R. Gingrich and J.M. Horowitz. "Fundamental Bounds on First Passage Time Fluctuations for Currents." Physical Review Letters, 119, 170601, 2017.

Abstract PDF arXiv doi:10.1103/PhysRevLett.119.170601

15. G. Bisker, M. Polettini, T.R. Gingrich, and J.M. Horowitz. "Hierarchical Bounds on Entropy Production Inferred from Partial Information." Journal of Statistical Mechanics: Theory and Experiment, 093210, 2017.

Abstract PDF arXiv doi:10.1088/1742-5468/aa8c0d

14. J.M. Horowitz and T.R. Gingrich. "Proof of the Finite-Time Thermodynamic Uncertainty Relation for Steady-State Currents." Physical Review E (Rapid Communications) [Editor’s Suggestion], 96, 020103(R), 2017.

Abstract PDF arXiv doi:10.1103/PhysRevE.96.020103

13. R. Zakine, A. Solon, T.R. Gingrich, and F. van Wijland. "Stochastic Stirling engine operating in contact with active baths." Entropy, 19(5), 193, 2017.

Abstract PDF arXiv doi:10.3390/e19050193

12. T.R. Gingrich, G.M. Rotskoff, and J.M. Horowitz. "Inferring dissipation from current fluctuations." Journal of Physics A: Mathematical and Theoretical, 50, 184004, 2017.

Abstract PDF arXiv doi:10.1088/1751-8121/aa672f

11. T.R. Gingrich, G.M. Rotskoff, G.E. Crooks, and P.L. Geissler. "Near-optimal protocols in complex nonequilibrium transformations." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 113(37), 10263, 2016.

Abstract PDF arXiv doi:10.1073/pnas.1606273113

10. T.R. Gingrich, J.M. Horowitz, N. Perunov, and J.L. England. "Dissipation bounds all steady-state current fluctuations." Physical Review Letters, 116, 120601, 2016.

Abstract PDF arXiv doi:10.1103/PhysRevLett.116.120601

9. T.R. Gingrich and P.L. Geissler. "Preserving correlations between trajectories for efficient path sampling." Journal of Chemical Physics, 142(23), 234104, 2015.

Abstract PDF arXiv doi:10.1063/1.4922343

8. T.R. Gingrich, G.M. Rotskoff, S. Vaikuntanathan, and P.L. Geissler. "Efficiency and large deviations in time-asymmetric stochastic heat engines." New Journal of Physics Fast Track Communication, 16(10), 102003, 2014.

Abstract PDF arXiv doi:10.1088/1367-2630/16/10/102003

7. T.R. Gingrich, S. Vaikuntanathan, and P.L. Geissler. "Heterogeneity-induced large deviations in activity and (in some cases) entropy production." Physical Review E, 90, 042123, 2014.

Abstract PDF arXiv doi:10.1103/PhysRevE.90.042123

6. S. Vaikuntanathan, T.R. Gingrich, and P.L. Geissler. "Dynamic phase transitions in simple driven kinetic networks." Physical Review E, 89, 062108, 2014.

Abstract PDF arXiv doi:10.1103/PhysRevE.89.062108

5. T.R. Gingrich and M. Wilson. "The control of inorganic nanotube morphology using an applied potential." Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter, 23(13), 135306, 2011.

Abstract PDF doi:10.1088/0953-8984/23/13/135306

4. T.R. Gingrich and M. Wilson. "On the Ewald summation of Gaussian charges for the simulation of metallic surfaces." Chemical Physics Letters, 500(1), 178, 2010.

Abstract PDF doi:10.1016/j.cplett.2010.10.010

3. J.E. Katz, T.R. Gingrich, E.A. Santori, and N.S. Lewis. "Combinatorial synthesis and high-throughput photopotential and photocurrent screening of mixed-metal oxides for photoelectrochemical water splitting." Energy & Environmental Science, 2(1), 103, 2009.

Abstract PDF doi:10.1039/B812177J

2. P.K. Thallapally, L. Dobrzanska, T.R. Gingrich, T.B. Wirsig, L.J. Barbour, and J.L. Atwood. "Acetylene absorption and binding in a nonporous crystal lattice." Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 45(39), 6506, 2006.

Abstract PDF doi:10.1002/anie.200601391

1. G.P. Smith and T.R. Gingrich. "Hydroxyapatite chromatography of phage-display virions." Biotechniques, 39(6), 879, 2005.

Abstract PDF doi:10.2144/000112032