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Samir El Shawish

Research associate

Jožef Stefan
Institute
Jamova cesta 39
SI-1000 Ljubljana
Slovenia

Phone: +386 1 5885 375
Fax: +386 1 5885 377
E-mail: samir.elshawish@ijs.si

 

 

 

 

 

Research Interests

  • Computational structural mechanics (ABAQUS finite element solver)
  • Colloidal molecular crystals (Monte Carlo simulations)
  • Frustrated spin systems (exact diagonalization methods)

Education

Awards

  • Faculty Prešern award for diploma thesis

Teaching

Professional Experience

  • 2011 -        : Jožef Stefan Institute - Reactor Engineering Division (R4)
  • 2002 - 2011: Jožef Stefan Institute - Department for Theoretical Physics (F1)

Selected Publications

The full list of publications is maintained by COBISS. Links to publications use the Digital Object Identifier System DOI.

Scopus Author ID: 6507750085

Articles in SCI Journals

Structural mechanics

  • Costa Garrido, Oriol, El Sawish, Samir, Cizelj, Leon. Stress assessment in piping under synthetic thermal loads emulating turbulent fluid mixing. Nucl. Eng. Des. 2014, vol. XXX, pp. XXX-XXX. doi: XXX. [COBISS.SI-ID XXX]. [IN PRESS]
  • Costa Garrido, Oriol, El Sawish, Samir, Cizelj, Leon. A novel approach to generate random surface thermal loads in piping. Nucl. Eng. Des. 2014, vol. 273, pp. 98-109. doi: 10.1016/j.nucengdes.2014.02.027. [COBISS.SI-ID 27652903].
  • EL SHAWISH, Samir, CIZELJ, Leon, SIMONOVSKI, Igor. Modeling grain boundaries in polycrystals using cohesive elements: modeling grain boundaries in polycrystals using cohesive elements. Nucl. Eng. Des.. [Print ed.], [in press] 2013, 11 str., doi: 10.1016/j.nucengdes.2013.01.023.
  • Costa Garrido, Oriol, Cizelj, Leon, El Sawish, Samir. The role of the axial heat fluxes in the thermal fatigue assessment of piping. Nucl. Eng. Des. 2013, vol. 261, pp. 382-393. doi: 10.1016/j.nucengdes.2013.01.024. [COBISS.SI-ID 26591527].

Colloidal molecular crystals, soft matter

  • IVOŠEVIĆ DENARDIS, Nadica, RUŽIĆ, Ivica, PEČAR-ILIĆ, Jadranka, EL SHAWISH, Samir, ZIHERL, Primož. Reaction kinetics and mechanical models of liposome adhesion at charged interface. Bioelectrochemistry. [Print ed.], 2012, vol. 88, str. 48-56, doi: 10.1016/j.bioelechem.2012.05.003.
  • EL SHAWISH, Samir, TRIZAC, Emmanuel, DOBNIKAR, Jure. Phase behaviour of colloidal assemblies on 2D corrugated substrates. J. phys., Condens. matter, 2012, vol. 24, no. 28, str. 284118-1-284118-7, doi: 10.1088/0953-8984/24/28/284118.
  • EL SHAWISH, Samir, DOBNIKAR, Jure, TRIZAC, Emmanuel. Colloidal ionic complexes on periodic substrates : ground-state configurations and pattern switching. Phys. rev., E Stat. nonlinear soft matter phys. (Print), 2011, vol. 83, no. 4, str. 041403-1-041403-10.
  • TRIZAC, Emmanuel, EL SHAWISH, Samir, DOBNIKAR, Jure. Dimeric and dipolar ground state orders in colloidal molecular crystals. An. Acad. Bras. Cienc., 2010, vol. 82, no. 1, str. 87-94.
  • HOČEVAR BREZAVŠČEK, Ana, EL SHAWISH, Samir, ZIHERL, Primož. Morphometry and structure of natural random tilings. The European physical journal. E, Soft matter, 2010, vol. 33, no. 4, str. 369-375.
  • EL SHAWISH, Samir, DOBNIKAR, Jure, TRIZAC, Emmanuel. Ground states of colloidal molecular crystals on periodic substrates. Soft matter, 2008, vol. 4, no. 7, str. 1491-1498.

Frustrated spin systems, strongly correlated electrons

  • EL SHAWISH, Samir, CÉPAS, O., MIYASHITA, S. Electron spin resonance in S=1[over](2) antiferromagnets at high temperature. Phys. rev., B, Condens. matter mater. phys., 2010, vol. 81, no. 22, str. 224421-1-224421-9.
  • ZORKO, Andrej, EL SHAWISH, Samir, ARČON, Denis, JAGLIČIĆ, Zvonko, LAPPAS, Alexandros. Magnetic interactions in [alpha]NaMnO[sub]2: quantum spin-2 system on a spatially anisotropic two-dimensional triangular lattice. Phys. rev., B, Condens. matter mater. phys., 2008, vol. 77, no. 2, str. 024412-1-024412-7, doi: 10.1103/PhysRevB.77.024412.
  • EL SHAWISH, Samir, RAMŠAK, Anton, BONČA, Janez. Thermal entanglement of qubit on the Shastry-Sutherland lattice. Phys. rev., B, Condens. matter mater. phys., 2007, vol. 75, iss. 20, str. 205442-1-205442-10, doi: 10.1103/PhysRevB.75.205442.
  • BONČA, Janez, EL SHAWISH, Samir, SEGA, Igor. Spin dynamics of Shastry-Sutherland model. Phys., B Condens. matter. [Print ed.], 2006, 384, str. 208-211.
  • HARAVIFARD, S., DUNSIGER, S. R., EL SHAWISH, Samir, GAULIN, B. D., DABKOWSKA, H. A., TELLING, M. T. F., PERRING, T. G., BONČA, Janez. In-gap spin excitations and finite triplet lifetimes in the dilute singlet ground state system SrCu[sub](2-x)Mg[sub]x(BO[sub]3)[sup]2. Phys. rev. lett., 2006, 97, str. 247206-1-247206-4.
  • JAGLIČIĆ, Zvonko, EL SHAWISH, Samir, JEROMEN, Andrej, BILUŠIĆ, Ante, SMONTARA, Ana, TRONTELJ, Zvonko, BONČA, Janez, DOLINŠEK, Janez, BERGER, Helmuth. Magnetic ordering and ergodicity of the spin system in the Cu[sub]2Te[sub]2O[sub]5C[sub]2 family. Phys. rev., B, Condens. matter mater. phys., 2006, vol. 73, str. 214408-1-214408-9, doi: 10.11.03/PhysRevB.73.214408.
  • EL SHAWISH, Samir, BONČA, Janez. Spin-polaron excitations in a doped Shastry-Sutherland model. Phys. rev., B, Condens. matter mater. phys., 2006, vol. 74, no. 17, str. 174420-1-174420-5.
  • JORGE, G. A., STERN, R., JAIME, M., HARRISON, N., BONČA, Janez, EL SHAWISH, Samir, BATISTA, C. D., DABKOWSKA, H. A., GAULIN, B. D. Crystal symmetry and high-magnetic-field specific heat of SrCu2(BO3)2. Phys. rev., B, Condens. matter mater. phys., 2005, 71, str. 092403-1-092403-4.
  • EL SHAWISH, Samir, BONČA, Janez, SEGA, Igor. Dynamic spin structure factor of SrCu2(BO3)2 at finite temperature. Phys. rev., B, Condens. matter mater. phys., 2005, 72, str. 184409-1-184409-7.
  • EL SHAWISH, Samir, BONČA, Janez, BATISTA, C. D., SEGA, Igor. Electron spin resonance of SrCu[sub]2 at high magnetic fields. Phys. rev., B, Condens. matter mater. phys., 2005, vol. 71, str. 014413-1-014413-5.
  • BONČA, Janez, EL SHAWISH, Samir, BATISTA, C. D. Thermodynamic properties of the generalized Falicov-Kimball model. J. supercond., 2004, vol. 17, str. 173-178.
  • PRELOVŠEK, Peter, EL SHAWISH, Samir, ZOTOS, X., LONG, M. W. Anomalous scaling of conductivity in integrable fermion systems. Phys. rev., B, Condens. matter mater. phys., 2004, 70, str. 205129-1-205129-6.
  • EL SHAWISH, Samir, BONČA, Janez, BATISTA, C. D. Finite-temperature properties of generalized Falicov-Kimball model. Phys. rev., B, Condens. matter mater. phys., 2003, 68, str. 195112-1-195112-6.
  • LONG, M. W., PRELOVŠEK, Peter, EL SHAWISH, Samir, KARADAMOGLOU, J., ZOTOS, X. Finite-temperature dynamical correlations using the microcanonical ensemble and the Lanczos algorithm. Phys. rev., B, Condens. matter mater. phys., 2003, 68, str. 235106-1-235106-10.
  • EL SHAWISH, Samir, BONČA, Janez, KU, Li-Chung, TRUGMAN, S. A. Numerical study of the E[direct product]e Jahn-Teller polaron and bipolaron. Phys. rev., B, Condens. matter mater. phys., 2003, vol. 67, str. 014301-1-014301-7.

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