Lev Gelb

Lev Gelb

Associate Professor - Materials Science & Engineering
Tags: Theoretical, Physical or Analytical Chemistry Materials Science and Engineering Data analysis XPS

Professional Preparation

PhD - Theoretical Chemistry
Cambridge University - 1995
BA - Chemistry
Columbia University - 1992

Research Areas

Research Interests
Data analysis
Machine learning
Surface analysis methods
New methods for free energy and phase equilibria calculations
Energy storage and transduction
Nanostructured and amorphous porous materials
High-performance computing
Liquid structure theory


High‐resolution peak analysis in TOF SIMS data 2021 - Journal Article
Computer simulations of colloidal gels: how hindered particle rotation affects structure and rheology 2020 - Journal Article
On the permeability of colloidal gels 2019 - Journal Article
How Proton Transfer Equilibria Influence Ionic Liquid Properties: Molecular Simulations of Alkylammonium Acetates 2018 - Journal Article
Structural and Transport Properties of Tertiary Ammonium Triflate Ionic Liquids: A Molecular Dynamics Study 2017 - Journal Article
"Modeling amorphous porous materials and confined fluids," L. D. Gelb, MRS Bulletin 34 No. 8 (August 2009) pp. 553-624. 2009 - Publication
"Thermodynamic and structural properties of finely discretized on-lattice hard-sphere fluids: virial coefficients, free energies and direct correlation functions," D. W. Siderius and L. D. Gelb, J. Chem. Phys. 131 (2009) 084503. 2009 - Publication
"Predicting Gas Adsorption in Complex Microporous and Mesoporous Materials Using a New Density Functional Theory of Finely Discretized Lattice Fluids," D. W. Siderius and L. D. Gelb, Langmuir 25 (2009) pp. 1296-1299. 2009 - Publication


Associate Professor
University of Texas at Dallas [2010–Present]
Associate Professor
Washington University in St. Louis [2006–2010]
Assistant Professor
Washington University in St. Louis [2002–2006]
Assistant Professor
Florida State University [1999–2002]

Additional Information

  • NSF CAREER Award Multi-scale modeling of sol-gel materials, 2002-2006.
  • CISE Post-Doctoral Fellowship (at the Cornell Theory Center) NSF, 1996-1998.
  • NSF Graduate Fellowship National Science Foundation, 1994-1995.
  • Honorary Cambridge Commonwealth Trust Scholar, University of Cambridge, 1994-1995.
  • British Marshall Scholarship Marshall Aid Commemoration Commission, 1992-1994.
  • 'Best Poster Prize' Molecular Liquids Conference, 1993.
  • Phi Beta Kappa (Junior) Columbia University, 1991.
  • Perkin-Elmer Corporate Scholarship Perkin Elmer, Inc., 1991.