Shervin Rafatnia

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Shervin Rafatnia
Phone:+49 711 685-67701
Fax:+49 711 685-63658
Email:shervin _at_
Address:Shervin Rafatnia
Institute for Computational Physics
Universität Stuttgart
Allmandring 3
70569 Stuttgart

Field of Interest:

I am generally interested in softmatter physics and particularly in electrokinetic phenomena of colloidal and polymeric systems. I study the electrophoretic behavior of bare, as well as soft, colloids via MD simulations using the lattice-Boltzmann algorithm to model the fluid.


Raafatnia S., Hickey O.A., Holm C., Electrophoresis of a Spherical Polyelectrolyte-Grafted Colloid in Monovalent Salt Solutions: Comparison of Molecular Dynamics Simulations with Theory and Numerical Calculations, Macromolecules 2015, 48, 775−787.

Raafatnia S., Hickey O.A., Holm C., Mobility reversal of polyelectrolyte-grafted colloids in monovalent salt solution, Physical Review Letters 113, 238301 (2014).

Raafatnia S., Hickey O.A., Sega M., Holm C., Computing the Electrophoretic Mobility of Large Spherical Colloids by Combining Explicit Ion Simulations with the Standard Electrokinetic Model, Langmuir 2014, 0743-7463.

Semenov I., Raafatnia S., Sega M., Lobaskin V., Holm C, Kremer F., Electrophoretic mobility and charge inversion of a colloidal particle studied by single-colloid electrophoresis and molecular dynamics simulations, Physical Review E 87, 022302 (2013).