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Faculty Directory » Steven Fiedler


Office Hours:

Semester: Spring 2020
Monday 12:15pm - 12:30pm
Tuesday 9:15am - 9:30am and 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Wednesday 12:15pm - 12:30pm
Thursday 9:15am - 9:30am

Office Information:

Room Number: Antonucci Science Complex 335
Phone: 978.665.3391

Courses Taught:

General Chemistry (CHEM 1300, CHEM 1400)
Physical Chemistry (CHEM 3200, CHEM 3300)
Principles of Chemistry
Scientific Computing


Ph.D., University of California Irvine (Physical Chemistry)
B.S., Michigan Technological University (Chemistry)

Research Interests:

Electronic structure of solvated environments
Nonadiabatic dynamics
Cell membrane simulation

Representative Publications:

Aleksanyan, T. et al. (2012). "Theoretical modeling of ion mobility in super fluid 4He." Physical Review B, 86, pp. 144522. doi: 10.1103/PhysRevB.86.144522

Amara, M. et al. (2014). "A Local Wave Tracking Strategy for Efficiently Solving Mid- and High-Frequency Helmholtz Problems." Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, 276, pp. 473-508. doi: 10.1016/j.cma.2014.03.012

Curtis, J.E. et al. (2013). "Role of Water and Ions on the Dynamical Transition of RNA." The Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters, 4, pp. 3325. doi: 10.1021/jz401406c

Eloranta, J. & Fiedler, S.L. (2014). "Interaction of Helium Rydberg State Atoms with Superfluid Helium." Journal of Low Temperature Physics, 174, pp. 269-283. 

Eloranta, J. & Fiedler, S.L. (2010). "Nonadiabatic dynamics by mean-field and surface-hopping approaches: energy conservation considerations," Molecular Physics, 108, pp. 1471. doi: 10.1080/00268971003720314

Fiedler, S.L. & Violi, A. (2010). "Simulation of Nanoparticle Permeation through a Lipid Membrane." Biophysical Journal, 99, pp. 144. doi: 10.1016/j.bpj.2010.03.039

Professional Affiliations:

ACS - American Chemical Society