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Mark Kobrak
Position: Professor
Campus Affiliation: Brooklyn College
Phone: 718.951.5758
Degrees/Diplomas: Ph.D., University of Chicago
Research Interests: Physical Chemistry

Areas of Expertise:

Kobrak's research interests are in theoretical physical chemistry, with a focus on quantum and classical dynamics in the condensed phase. His current interest is in room-temperature ionic liquids, a class of molten salts relevant to green chemistry and of great technological interest. Details may be found at: Mark Kobrak's Web site

Selected Publications:

M. N. Kobrak, "A proposed voltage dependence of the ionic strength of a confined electrolyte base on a grand canonical ensemble model," J. Phys. Cond. Matt. in press. (Books and Publications: Peer Reviewed Article) 2013

Li, H. and M.N. Kobrak, "Instantaneous Normal Mode Analysis of a Series of Model Molten Salts." ChemPhysChem. 13: 1934-1941. (Books and Publications: Forthcoming Publications) 2012

Li, H. and M.N. Kobrak. "The Influence of Charge Distribution on Ion Diffusion in Molten Salts: A Model Study." ECS Transactions. 41: 31-21. (Books and Publications: Forthcoming Publications) 2012

"Notes on the Application of the Kornyshev Model for Capacitance in Ionic Liquids." ECS Transactions 218: 411-19. (Books and Publications: Peer Reviewed Article) 2010