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Dr. Yaroslava G. Yingling

Associate Professor of Materials Science and Engineering



Phone: 919-513-2624

Fax: 919-515-7724

Office : 3028B Engineering Building I

Mail: Campus Box 7907, Raleigh, NC 27695-7907

Complete Contact Information

  • National Science Foundation, Directorate of Engineering
  • National Science Foundation, Division of Materials Research
  • US Department of Energy,Office of Basic Energy Sciences
  • Eastman Chemical


Research Interests:
  • Large scale molecular dynamics simulations of bio-organic and bio-inorganic interfaces;
  • Molecular modeling of self-assembly and folding of DNA and RNA based materials;
  • Molecular dynamics simulations of interactions between nanoparticles and biopolymers;
  • Multiscale molecular modeling of polymer nanocomposites;
  • Three-dimensional structure prediction of proteins and nucleic acids;
  • Mechanisms of cellulose biosynthesis.

Recent News:

  • Jessica Nash and Nan Li won poster presentation awards at Triangle Student Research competition
  • A paper on a new model for polyelectrolyte-based materials is in the News
  • Check out our animations from atomsitic molecular dynamics simulaitons and dissipative particle dynamics simulations on our Group YouTube channel
  • Congratulations to W. Hayden Fuss for winning the Best Oral Presentation award at UNC MIRT and RT-MRSEC Summer Research Experience for Undergraduates Research Symposium, July 2014!
  • Congratulaitons to Jessica Nash for winning the Best Poster Award at Triangle Soft Matter Workshop, May 2014!
  • Congratulations to Hayden Fuss for winning ACCIAC Undergraduate Fellowship in Creativity and Innovation for Summer 2014!
  • Congratulations to Tasha Tucker, Hayden Fuss and Sabrina Huang for winning NCSU Undergraduate Research Awards for the Spring 2014!

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