Work in progress
 R. Sknepnek
Faceting of shells with nonlinear elastic response.
 C. M. Funkhouser, R. Sknepnek, M. Olvera de la Cruz
Elastic model for blebbing in nuclear lamina.
 M. F. Demers, R. Sknepnek, M. Olvera de la Cruz
Curvaturedriven morphologies in multicomponent vesicles.
Submitted
 C. Leung, L.C. Palmer, B. Qiao, R. Sknepnek, et al.
The Faceting of Nanocontainers with Crystallized Ionic Membrane Walls
submitted (2012).
Published and Accepted
 C. M. Funkhouser, R. Sknepnek, M. Olvera de la Cruz
Topological defects in the buckling of elastic membranes
accepted to Soft Matter (2012), doi:10.1039/C2SM26607E.
 Z. Yao, R. Sknepnek, C. K. Thomas, M. Olvera de la Cruz
Shapes of pored membranes
accepted to Soft Matter (2012), doi:10.1039/b803770c.
 R. Sknepnek, G. Vernizzi, M. Olvera de la Cruz
Charge renormalization of bilayer elastic properties
J. Chem. Phys. 137, 104905 (2012), doi:10.1063/1.4751481.
 M. F. Demers, R. Sknepnek, M. Olvera de la Cruz
Curvaturedriven effective attraction in multicomponent membranes
Phys. Rev. E 86, 021504 (2012), doi:10.1103/PhysRevE.86.021504.
 T. Li, R. Sknepnek, R. J. Macfarlane, C. A. Mirkin, and M. Olvera de la Cruz
Modeling the Crystallization of Spherical Nucleic Acid Nanoparticle Conjugates with Molecular Dynamics Simulations
Nano Lett., 2012, 12 (5), pp 2509, doi: 10.1021/nl300679e.

R. Sknepnek and M. Olvera de la Cruz
Nonlinear elastic model for faceting of vesicles with soft grain boundaries
Phys. Rev. E 85, 050501(R) (2012), doi: 10.1103/PhysRevE.85.050501.
 R. Sknepnek, G. Vernizzi, M. Olvera de la Cruz
Buckling of multicomponent elastic shells with line tension
Soft Matter, 8, 636 (2012), doi:10.1039/C1SM06325A.
cover page article
 R. Sknepnek, G. Vernizzi, M. Olvera de la Cruz
Shape change of nanocontainers via a reversible ionic buckling
Phys. Rev. Lett. 106, 215504 (2011).

P. Guo, R. Sknepnek, M. Olvera de la Cruz
Electrostatic Driven Ridge Formation on Nanoparticles Coated with Charged End Group Ligands
J. Phys. Chem. C 115, 6484 (2011).
 G. Vernizzi, R. Sknepnek, M. Olvera de la Cruz
Platonic and Archimedean geometries in multicomponent elastic membranes
Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, 108, 4292 (2011).

M. D. Donakowski, J. M. Godbe, R. Sknepnek, K. E. Knowles, M. Olvera de la Cruz, E. A. Weiss
A Quantitative Description of the Binding Equilibria of paraSubstituted Aniline Ligands and CdSe Quantum Dots
J. Phys. Chem. C 114, 22526 (2010).
 J. Zhang, R. Sknepnek, J. Schmalian
Spectral analysis for the Febased superconductors: On anisotropic spin fluctuations and fully gapped s^{+/}wave superconductivity
Phys. Rev. B 82, 134527 (2010)
 P. K. Jha, R. Sknepnek, G. I. GuerreroGarcia, M. Olvera de la Cruz
A Graphics Processing Unit Implementation of Coulomb Interaction in Molecular Dynamics
J. Chem. Theory Comput. 6, 3058 (2010)
 J. A. Anderson, R. Sknepnek, A. Travesset
Design of polymer nanocomposites in solution by polymer functionalization
Phys. Rev. E 82, 021803 (2010)
 J. Zhang, R. Sknepnek, R. M. Fernandes, J. Schmalian
Orbital coupling and superconductivity in the iron pnictides
Phys. Rev. B 79, 220502(R) (2009)
 R. Sknepnek, G. Samolyuk, Y.B. Lee, J. Schmalian
Anisotropic pairing in the iron pnictides
Phys. Rev. B 79, 054511 (2009)
 R. Sknepnek, J. A. Anderson, M. H. Lamm, J. Schmalian, and A. Travesset
Nanoparticle Ordering via Functionalized Block Copolymers in Solution
ACS Nano 2, 1259 (2008)
 S. Papanikolaou, R. M. Fernandes, E. Fradkin, P. W. Phillips, J. Schmalian, R. Sknepnek
Universality of liquidgas Mott transitions at finite temperatures
Phys. Rev. Lett. 100, 026408 (2008)
 T. Vojta and R. Sknepnek
Quantum phase transitions of the diluted O(3) rotor model
Phys. Rev. B 74, 094415 (2006)
 D. Dalidovich, R. Sknepnek, A. J. Berlinsky, J. Zhang, and C. Kallin
Spin structure factor of the frustrated quantum magnet Cs_{2}CuCl_{4}
Phys. Rev. B 73, 184403 (2006)
 B. Fendler, R. Sknepnek, Thomas Vojta
Dynamics at a smeared phase transition
J. Phys. A: Math. Gen. 38, 2349 (2005)
 T.Vojta and R. Sknepnek
Critical points and quenched disorder: From Harris criterion to rare regions and smearing
Phys. Stat. Sol. (b) 241, 2118 (2004)
 R. Sknepnek, T. Vojta, M. Vojta
Exotic vs. conventional scaling and universality in a disordered bilayer quantum Heisenberg antiferromagnet
Phys. Rev. Lett. 93, 097201 (2004)
 R. Sknepnek and T. Vojta
Smeared phase transition in a threedimensional Ising model with planar defects: MonteCarlo simulations
Phys. Rev. B 69, 174410 (2004)
 R. Sknepnek, T. Vojta, R. Narayanan
Order parameter symmetry and mode coupling effects at dirty superconducting quantum phase transitions
Phys. Rev. B 70, 104514 (2004)
 T. Vojta and R. Sknepnek
The quantum phase transition of itinerant helimagnets
Phys. Rev. B 64, 052404 (2001)
 V. Miljkovic, S. Milosevic, R. Sknepnek, I. Zivic
Pattern recognition in damaged neural networks
Physica A 295, 526 (2001)
Thesis
 Magnetic and superconducting quantum critical behavior of itineranr electronic systems, PhD thesis,
University of Missouri Rolla (2004) download PDF.
 Numerical Analysis of the Hopfield model of neural networks with diluted synapses, Diploma thesis,
Belgrade University, Serbia (2000) (in Serbian).
Workshops
 New Perspectives in Strongly Correlated Electrostatics in Soft Matter
Aspen Center for Physics, Aspen, Colorado, Aug.Sept., 2010.
 Physical Principles of Multiscale Modeling. Analysis and Simulation in Soft Condensed Matter
Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics, University of California Santa Barbara, April, 2012.
talk: Thinshell Model for Faceting of Multicomponent Elastic Vesicles
Invited Talks
 Faceting of multicomponent elastic vesicles
Physics Colloquium, Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Maryland Baltimore County (2012).
download PowerPoint slides
 Faceting of multicomponent elastic shells
Seminar, Institute for Physical Science and Technology, University of Maryland (2011).
 Faceting of multicomponent elastic shells
Physics Colloquium, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Syracuse University (2011).
download PowerPoint slides
 Block copolymer guided selfassembly of nanoparticles
Condensed Matter & Biological Physics Seminar, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Syracuse University (2011).download PowerPoint slides
 Faceting of multicomponent elastic shells
Seminar of Faculty of Physics, University of Belgrade, Serbia (2010). download PowerPoint slides
 Selfassembly of nanoparticles via endfunctionalized triblock copolymers
Theory group meeting, Department of Chemistry, Northwestern University (2008) download PowerPoint slides
 Spin Structure Factor of the Frustrated Quantum Magnet Cs_{2}CuCl_{4}
Iowa State University (2006) download PowerPoint slides
 Spin Structure Factor of the Frustrated Quantum Magnet Cs_{2}CuCl_{4}
Duke University (2006) download PowerPoint slides
 Quantum Phase Transitions of Itinerant Electrons
Belgrade University, Serbia (2002).
Contributed Talks and Posters
 R. Sknepnek, G. Vernizzi, M. Olvera de la Cruz
Buckling of Multicomponent Elastic Shells
Gordon Research Conference in Soft Condensed Matter Physics (2011) (poster)
 R. Sknepnek, C. Leung, L.C. Palmer, G. Vernizzi, S. I. Stupp, M. J. Bedzyk, M. Olvera de la Cruz
Faceting of multicomponent charged elastic shells
APS March Meeting (2011) download PowerPoint slides
 C. Leung, R. Sknepnek, L.C. Palmer, G. Vernizzi, M. Greenfield, S. I. Stupp, M. J. Bedzyk, M. Olvera de la Cruz
Crystallization Induced by Electrostatic Correlations in Vesicles of MixedValence Ionic Amphiphiles
APS March Meeting (2011)
 P. Guo, R. Sknepnek, M. Olvera de la Cruz
Ridge formation of charged end group ligands grafted on faceted nanoparticle
APS March Meeting (2011)
 R. Sknepnek, G. Vernizzi, M. Olvera de la Cruz
Symmetry Selection via a Reversible Ionic Buckling of Elastic Membranes
MRS Fall Meeting, Boston (2010)
 R. Sknepnek, G. Vernizzi, M. Olvera de la Cruz
The buckling transition of ionic shells and electrostatics
APS March Meeting, Portland (2010)
 J. Zwanikken, R. Sknepnek, M. Olvera de la Cruz
Effective interactions between pHresponsive particles
APS March Meeting, Portland (2010)
 G. Vernizzi, R. Sknepnek, M. Olvera de la Cruz
The shapes of twocomponent crystalline shell
APS March Meeting, Portland (2010)
 J. Zhang, R. Sknepnek, J. Schmalian
Spectral information in the fluctuation induced superconducting state for iron based superconductors
APS March Meeting, Portland (2010)
 R. Sknepnek, J. A. Anderson, M. H. Lamm, J. Schmalian, and A. Travesset
EndFunctionalized Triblock Copolymers as a Guide for Nanoparticle Ordering
APS March Meeting, Pittsburgh (2009) (talk) download PowerPoint slides
 J. Anderson, R. Sknepnek, A. Travesset
Phases of functionalized polymerinorganic composites in solution studied via molecular dynamics
APS March Meeting, Pittsburgh (2009) (talk)
 J. Zhang, R. Sknepnek, J. Schmalian
On the magnetic fluctuations and unconventional superconducting pairing in iron pnictides
APS March Meeting, Pittsburgh (2009) (talk)
 M. H. Lamm, R. Sknepnek, L. Wang, M. NilsenHamilton
Molecular dynamics simulation study of multimerization of the Mms6 protein from Magnetospirillum magneticum strain AMB1
APS March Meeting, Pittsburgh (2009) (talk) download PowerPoint slides
 Rastko Sknepnek, Joshua Anderson, Monica Lamm, Joerg Schmalian, Alex Travesset
Ordering of nanoparticles mediated by endfunctionalized triblock copolymers
AIChE Meeting, Philadelphia (2008) (talk)
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 R. Sknepnek, J. A. Anderson, M. H. Lamm, J. Schmalian, and A. Travesset
Endfunctionalized triblock copolymers as a robust template for assembly of nanoparticles
APS March Meeting, New Orleans (2008) (talk) download PowerPoint slides
 S. Papanikolaou, R. M. Fernandes, E. Fradkin, P. W. Phillips, J. Schmalian, R. Sknepnek
Mott transition and Universality at finite temperatures
APS March Meeting, New Orleans (2008) (talk).
 R. Sknepnek, J. Liu, J. Schmalian
On the role of inhomogeneities for correlated dwave superconductors
APS March Meeting, Colorado (2007) (talk) download PowerPoint slides
 R. Sknepnek, D. Dalidovic, A. J. Berlinsky, J. Zhang, and C. Kallin
Dynamical properties of the anisotropic triangular quantum antiferromagnet with DzyaloshinskiiMoriya interaction
APS March Meeting, Baltimore (2006) (talk) download PowerPoint slides
 R. Sknepnek and T. Vojta
Smeared phase transition in a threedimensional Ising model with planar defects: MonteCarlo simulations
CIAR Summer School 2005, Vancouver (2005) (poster)
 R. Sknepnek, T. Vojta, R. Narayanan
Order parameter symmetry and mode coupling effects at dirty superconducting quantum phase transitions
APS March Meeting, Austin (2003) (talk)
 R. Sknepnek and T. Vojta
The quantum phase transition of itinerant helimagnets
65^{th} Spring Conference of German Physics Society, Hamburg, Germany (2001) (poster)
 R. Sknepnek
Numerical simulation of Ehrenfest’s dogflea model
XIII International Conference for Physics Students, Coimbra, Portugal (1998) (talk)