Home Department: Biophysics

Office Address: Beckman Institute, Room 3047, 405 N Mathews Ave, Urbana, IL 61801

Email Address: pant5@illinois.edu


Research Interests

  • Structural and Thermodynamic Characterization of Large Scale Conformational Changes in Transporters

  • Studying Protein-Lipid Intertion using Highly Mobile Membrane Mimetic



  • Charged Carbon Nanotubes, D Atre, S Pant* (2018), Charged Carbon Nanotubes, Carbon Nanotubes Mohammed Muzibur Rahman, IntechOpen, DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.70480.
  • Breakdown of 1D water wires inside charged carbon nanotubes S Pant* (2016), Chemical Physics Letters 644, 159-166.
  • Structural anomaly of core-softened fluid confined in single walled carbon nanotube: a molecular dynamics simulation investigation S Pant , PK Ghorai (2016), Molecular Physics 114 (11), 1771-1777.
  • Effect of attractive interactions on the water-like anomalies of a core-softened model potential S Pant , T Gera, N Choudhury (2013), Journal Of Chemical Physics 139, 244505.
  • Controlled synthesis of amino acid-based pH-responsive chiral polymers and self-assembly of their block copolymers K Bauri, SG Roy, S Pant, P De (2013), Langmuir 29 (8), 2764-2774.
  • Dual pH and temperature responsive helical copolymer libraries with pendant chiral leucine moieties K Bauri, S Pant, SG Roy, P De (2013), Polymer Chemistry 4 (14), 4052-4060.

    * corresponding author