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Photo of  Miguel  González Pinto
Work Module 5, Office 513, 5th floor.
Work Phone: +34 91 497 5584

Biographical Info

  • Visiting PhD student (Fall 2013, Wolfgang Losert group, University of Maryland).
  • Master in Biophysics (2012, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid).
  • Physics degree (2011, Universidad de Sevilla).

Honors and Awards

FPI grants: PhD period (4 years) and short stay at University of Maryland (3 months).

Research Interests

Liquid crystals, Granular media, Density Functional Theory,  Ordering and confinement, Vibrated rod experiments.

Relevant/Recent Publications

  1. P. Gurin, S. Varga, M. González-Pinto, Y. Martı́nez-Ratón and E. Velasco, Ordering of hard rectangles in strong confinement, J. Chem. Phys., 146, 134503 (2017). [URL]
  2. M. González-Pinto, F. Borondo, Y. Martı́nez-Ratón and E. Velasco, Clustering in vibrated monolayers of granular rods, Soft Matter, 13, 2571 (2017). [URL]
  3. Y. Martı́nez-Ratón, M. González-Pinto and E. Velasco, Biaxial nematic phase stability and demixing behaviour in monolayers of rod-plate mixtures, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 18, 24569 (2016). [URL]
  4. M. González-Pinto, Y. Martı́nez-Ratón, S. Varga, P. Gurin and E. Velasco, Phase behaviour and correlations of parallel hard squares: from highly confined to bulk systems, J. Phys.: Condens. Matter, 28, 244002 (2016). [URL]
  5. M. González-Pinto, Y. Martı́nez-Ratón, E. Velasco and S. Varga, Effect of shape biaxiality on the phase behavior of colloidal liquid-crystal monolayers, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 17, 6389 (2015). [URL]
  6. M. González-Pinto, Y. Martı́nez-Ratón and E. Velasco, Liquid-crystal patterns of rectangular particles in a square nanocavity, Phys. Rev. E, 88, 032506, (2013). [URL]
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