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人员信息

Scott A. Edwards

Nationality: Australian

Email: sa.edws@gmail.com


Education:

2002–2005 PhD (Theoretical Physics) Australian National University Research School for Physical Sciences and Engineering

2001–2002 Certificate of Advanced Studies Cambridge University, UK Theoretical Physics and Applied Mathematics

1997–2000 BSc (Hons) Australian National University


Wokring experience:

Aug 2016–present Associate Professor Institute for Advanced Study Shenzhen University, China

Jan 2012–Aug 2016 Associate Professor College of Physics Science and Technology Shenzhen University, China

Jan 2010–Dec 2011 Scientific Coordinator (equivalent to Assistant Professor) Klaus Tschira Laboratory (Outpost of Heidelberg Institute for Theoretical Science) CAS-MPG Partner Institute for Computational Biology Shanghai, China

Jan 2009–Dec 2009 Max Planck Institute Postdoctoral Fellow Protein Mechanics and Evolution Group CAS-MPG Partner Institute for Computational Biology Shanghai, China

Nov 2007–Sep 2008 Postdoc Soft and Biological Matter Group Department of Theoretical Physics University of Oxford

Mar 2006–Oct 2007 Postdoc Particulate Fluids Processing Centre Department of Mathematics and Statistics University of Melbourne

Late 2005 Research Assistant Department of Applied Mathematics Australian National University


Grants:

2010–2011 Max Planck Institute Overseas Research Residency

2009–2011 National Natural Science Foundation of China Research Fellowship for International Young Scientists

2009–2011 Chinese Academy of Science Young Scientist Fellowship

2006–2007 Joint International Research Project Grant (University of Melbourne)


Teaching experience:

Lecturer for undergrad “Thermodynamics and Statistical Physics 1” course, Shenzhen University, 2014-present

Lecturer for undergrad “Waves” course, Shenzhen University, 2014-present

Lecturer for undergrad “Electromagnetism” course, Shenzhen University, 2014-present

Lecturer for undergrad “Mechanics” course, Shenzhen University, 2014-present

Lecturer for undergrad “University Physics” MOOC (filmed video lectures for online course), Shenzhen University, 2015 - 2016

Lecturer for postgrad “Professional English” course, Shenzhen University, 2013

Lecturer for 3rd year undergrad “Technical English” course, Shenzhen University, 2012-2013

Lecturer for 1st year undergrad “University Physics A (bilingual)” course, Shenzhen University, 2012-2016

Lecturer for Queen's Programme (SZU Physics component), Shenzhen University, 2012

Lecturer for Protein Classification and Structure Prediction component of “Bioinformatics” graduate course, PICB, 2011

Lecturer for Protein Physics component of “Bioinformatics II” graduate course, PICB, 2011

Assistant lecturer for “Protein Simulation” course, PICB, 2010

Assistant lecturer for 1st year undergrad “Applied Mathematics” course, Uni Melb, 2006

Assistant lecturer for 4th year undergrad “Physics for Physicists” course, ANU, 2005

Assistant lecturer for 1st year undergrad “Advanced Physics” course, ANU, 2003-2005

Assistant lecturer for 3rd year undergrad “Soft Matter Physics” course, ANU, 2003-2004

Explainer at Mt Stromlo Observatory Visitor Centre, 1998-2001


Publications:

· Identification of Allosteric Disulfides from Prestress Analysis

B. F. Zhou, I. B. Baldus, W. J. Li, S. A. Edwards and F. Gräter

Biophysical Journal 107, 672 (2014)

IF: 3.656 Citations: 14

· Force Distribution Analysis of Mechanochemically Reactive Dimethylcyclobutene

W. J. Li, S. A. Edwards, L. Y. Lu, T. Kubar, S. P. Patil, H. Grubmüller, G. Groenhof and F. Gräter

ChemPhysChem 14, 2687 (2013)

IF: 3.075 Citations: 6

· Isopeptide Bonds Mechanically Stabilize spy0128 in Bacterial Pili

W. Bo, S. J. Xiao, S. A. Edwards and F. Gräter

Biophysical Journal 104, 2051 (2013)

IF: 3.656 Citations: 9

· How Fast Does a Signal Propagate Through Proteins?

H. T. Young, S. A. Edwards and F. Gräter

PLoS One 8, e64746 (2013)

IF: 2.806 Citations: 4

· On the cis to trans Isomerization of Prolyl-Peptide Bonds under Tension

J. Chen, S. A. Edwards, F. Gräter and C. Baldauf

Journal of Physical Chemistry B 116, 9346 (2012)

IF: 3.177 Citations: 12

· Dynamic Pre-stress in a Globular Protein

S. A. Edwards, J. Wagner and F. Gräter

PLoS Computational Biology 8, e1002509

IF: 4.542 Citations: 19

· A New Transferable Forcefield for Simulating the Mechanical Properties of CaCO3 Crystals

S. J. Xiao, S. A. Edwards and F. Gräter

J Phys Chem C 115, 20067 (2011)

IF: 4.536 Citations: 21

· Glycosylation Enhances Peptide Hydrophobic Collapse by Impairing Solvation

S. M. Cheng, S. A. Edwards, Y. D. Jiang and F. Gräter

ChemPhysChem 11, 2367 (2010)

IF: 3.075 Citations: 12

· Effects of Internal Flow and Viscosity Ratio on Measurements of Dynamic Forces

Between Deformable Drops

S. A. Edwards, S. L. Carnie, O. Manor and D. Y. C. Chan

Langmuir 25, 3352 (2009)

IF: 3.833 Citations: 15

· Spontaneous Flow States in Active Nematics: A Unified Picture

S. A. Edwards and J. M. Yeomans

Euophysics Letters 85, 18008 (2009)

IF: 1.957 Citations: 42

· Influence of Atomic Force Microscope Cantilever Tilt and Induced Torque

on Force Measurements

S. A. Edwards, W. A. Ducker and J. E. Sader

Journal of Applied Physics 103, 064518 (2008)

IF: 2.068 Citations: 35

· Measurements of Dynamic Forces between Drops with the AFM: Novel Considerations

in Comparisons between Experiment and Theory

G. B. Webber, S. A. Edwards, S. L. Carnie, G. W. Stevens, F. G. Grieser, R. R. Dagastine and D. Y. C. Chan

Soft Matter 6, 1270 (2008)

IF: 3.889 Citations: 43

· Dynamic Forces between a Moving Particle and a Deformable Drop

G. B. Webber, R. Manica, S. A. Edwards, S. L. Carnie, G. W. Stevens, F. G. Grieser, R. R.

Dagastine and D. W. C. Chan

Journal of Physical Chemistry C 112, 567 (2008)

IF: 4.536 Citations: 28

· Atomic force microscopy: Loading position dependence of cantilever spring constants

and detector sensitivity

I. U. Vakarelski, S. A. Edwards and R. R. Dagastine

Review of Scientific Instruments 78, 116102 (2007)

IF: 1.515 Citations: 16

· Surface Tension of Electrolyte Solutions: Comparing the Effects of Ionic Dispersion

Forces and Solvation

S. A. Edwards and D. R. M. Williams

Europhysics Letters 74, 854 (2006)

IF: 1.957 Citations: 15

· Stretching a Single Diblock Copolymer in a Selective Solvent – Langevin Dynamics

Simulations

S. A. Edwards and D. R. M. Williams

Macromolecules 38, 10590 (2005)

IF: 5.835 Citations: 2

· Hofmeister Effects in Colloid Science and Biology Explained by Dispersion Forces:

Analytic Results for the Double Layer Interaction

S. A. Edwards and D. R. M. Williams

Current Opinion in Colloid & Interface Science 9(1-2), 139 (2004)

IF: 6.136 Citations: 28

· Double Layers and Interparticle Forces in Colloid Science and Biology: Analytic Results

for the Effect of Ionic Dispersion Forces

S. A. Edwards and D. R. M. Williams

Physical Review Letters 92, 248303 (2004)

IF: 8.462 Citations: 40

· Substructure in the Coma Cluster: Giants versus Dwarfs

S. A. Edwards , M. Colless, T. J. Bridges, D. Carter, B. Mobasher and B. M. Poggianti

Astrophysical Journal 567, 178 (2002)

IF: 5.533 Citations: 24

· Continuum Electrostatics Fails to Describe Ion Permeation in the Gramicidin Channel

S. Edwards , B. Corry, S. Kuyucak and S-H Chung

Biophysical Journal 83, 1348 (2002)

IF: 3.656 Citations: 110


Conference presentations

· Biophysical Society Annual Meeting, San Francisco, Feb 2010

Poster: “Force-Based Coarse Graining for Modeling Protein Rupture Under Stress”

· International Conference on Science of Friction, Irago, Japan, Sep 2007

Talk: “Formation of Bilayer Patches on Surfactant-Coated Hydrophobic Surfaces”

· Australian Colloid and Interface Symposium, Coogee, Australia, Feb 2007

Talk: “Patchy Surfactant Coatings and Long-Range Forces”

· American Chemical Society Symposium, Boulder, Colorado, June 2006

Talk: “Hydrodynamic and Surface Forces Involving Deformable Interfaces: AFM

Experiments and Theory”

· Pacifichem, Honolulu, Hawaii, December 2005

Talk: “Stretching a Copolymer in a Selective Solvent”

· MACRO2004 IUPAC Polymer conference, Paris, July 2004

Poster: “Stretching a Copolymer in a Selective Solvent”

· American Physical Society Meeting, Montreal, March 2004

Talk: “Ionic Dispersion Forces and the Double Layer”

· New Materials and Complexity Workshop, Kioloa, Australia, Nov 2003

Talk: “Ionic Dispersion Forces and the Double Layer”

· Australian Colloid and Interface Symposium, Coogee, Australia, Feb 2003

Talk: “Dispersion Forces and Biology”