Peter T. Cummings, Ph.D.

Professor

peter.cummings@vanderbilt.edu
Faculty Appointments
Associate Dean for Research Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering John R. Hall Chair in Chemical Engineering
Education
Ph.D., Mathematics, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, AustraliaB.Math, University of Newcastle, Newcastle, Australia
Office Address
303 Olin Hall
Nashville, TN 37235
Publications
Black JM, Zhu M, Zhang P, Unocic RR, Guo D, Okatan MB, Dai S, Cummings PT, Kalinin SV, Feng G, Balke N. Fundamental aspects of electric double layer force-distance measurements at liquid-solid interfaces using atomic force microscopy. Sci Rep. 2016 Sep 9/2/2016; 6: 32389. PMID: 27587276, PMCID: PMC5009352, PII: srep32389, DOI: 10.1038/srep32389, ISSN: 2045-2322.

Zheng T, Wu C, Chen M, Zhang Y, Cummings PT. Molecular mechanics of the cooperative adsorption of a Pro-Hyp-Gly tripeptide on a hydroxylated rutile TiO2(110) surface mediated by calcium ions. Phys Chem Chem Phys. 2016 Jul 7/20/2016; 18(29): 19757-64. PMID: 27383367, DOI: 10.1039/c6cp03046g, ISSN: 1463-9084.

Klein C, Iacovella CR, McCabe C, Cummings PT. Tunable transition from hydration to monomer-supported lubrication in zwitterionic monolayers revealed by molecular dynamics simulation. Soft Matter. 2015 May 5/7/2015; 11(17): 3340-6. PMID: 25790338, DOI: 10.1039/c4sm02883j, ISSN: 1744-6848.

Rouha M, Cummings PT. Thickness-dependent structural arrangement in nano-confined imidazolium-based ionic liquid films. Phys Chem Chem Phys. 2015 Feb 2/14/2015; 17(6): 4152-9. PMID: 25563888, DOI: 10.1039/c4cp05138f, ISSN: 1463-9084.

Feng G, Jiang DE, Cummings PT. Curvature Effect on the Capacitance of Electric Double Layers at Ionic Liquid/Onion-Like Carbon Interfaces. J Chem Theory Comput [print-electronic]. 2012 Mar 3/13/2012; 8(3): 1058-63. PMID: 26593366, DOI: 10.1021/ct200914j, ISSN: 1549-9618.

Tripathi M, Potdar AA, Yamashita H, Weidow B, Cummings PT, Kirchhofer D, Quaranta V. Laminin-332 cleavage by matriptase alters motility parameters of prostate cancer cells. Prostate. 2011 Feb 2/1/2011; 71(2): 184-96. PMID: 20672321, PMCID: PMC3669684, DOI: 10.1002/pros.21233, ISSN: 1097-0045.

Potdar AA, Jeon J, Weaver AM, Quaranta V, Cummings PT. Human mammary epithelial cells exhibit a bimodal correlated random walk pattern. PLoS ONE. 2010 Mar 3/10/2010; 5(3): e9636. PMID: 20224792, PMCID: PMC2835765, DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0009636, ISSN: 1932-6203.

Payne CM, Zhao X, Vlcek L, Cummings PT. Molecular dynamics simulation of ss-DNA translocation between copper nanoelectrodes incorporating electrode charge dynamics. J Phys Chem B [print-electronic]. 2008 Feb 2/14/2008; 112(6): 1712-7. PMID: 18211061, DOI: 10.1021/jp077483e, ISSN: 1520-6106.