Alessandro PelizzolaAlessandro Pelizzola
Associate Professor, Theoretical Physics
Politecnico di Torino
Italy
Phone: +39.011.090.7376
E-mail: alessandro.pelizzola@polito.it











Teaching

International (Paris, Torino, Trieste) Master in Physics of Complex Systems



Selected publications

R.D. Hutton, J. Wilkinson, M. Faccin, E.M. Sivertsson, A. Pelizzola, A.R. Lowe, P. Bruscolini and L.S. Itzhaki, Mapping the Topography of a Protein Energy Landscape, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 137, 14610 (2015).

L.F. Cugliandolo, G. Gonnella and A. Pelizzola, Six-vertex model with domain wall boundary conditions in the Bethe-Peierls approximation, J. Stat. Mech. P06008 (2015); arXiv:1501.00883

A. Pelizzola, Generalized belief propagation for the magnetization of the simple cubic Ising model, Nucl. Phys. B 880, 76 (2014); arXiv:1401.4074

A. Pelizzola and M. Zamparo, Nonequilibrium dynamics of an exactly solvable Ising-like model and protein translocation, Europhysics Letters 102, 10001 (2013); arXiv:1307.6687

A. Pelizzola, Variational approximations for stationary states of Ising-like models, Eur. Phys. J. B 86, 120 (2013); arXiv:1307.6684

E.N.M. Cirillo, G. Gonnella and A. Pelizzola, Folding transitions in three-dimensional space with defects, Nucl. Phys. B 862, 821 (2012); arXiv:1201.1565

M. Caraglio and A. Pelizzola, Effects of confinement on thermal stability and folding kinetics in a simple Ising-like model, Phys. Biol. 9, 016006 (2012); arXiv:1112.1193

M. Caraglio, A. Imparato and A. Pelizzola, Direction--dependent mechanical unfolding and green fluorescent protein as a force sensor, Phys. Rev. E 84, 021918 (2011); arXiv:1107.4188

A. Pelizzola, M. Pretti and J. van Mourik, Palette-colouring: a belief propagation approach, J. Stat. Mech. P05010 (2011); arXiv:1104.4024

M. Faccin, P. Bruscolini and A. Pelizzola, Analysis of the equilibrium and kinetics of the ankyrin repeat protein myotrophin, J. Chem. Phys. 134, 075102 (2011); arXiv:1103.0216

M. Caraglio, A. Imparato and A. Pelizzola, Pathways of mechanical unfolding of FnIII10: Low force intermediates, J. Chem. Phys. 133, 065101 (2010); arXiv:1006.3287

A. Imparato, A. Pelizzola and M. Zamparo, Equilibrium Properties and Force-Driven Unfolding Pathways of RNA Molecules, Phys. Rev. Lett. 103, 188102 (2009); arXiv:0910.5089

M. Zamparo and A. Pelizzola, Nearly symmetrical proteins: Folding pathways and transition states, J. Chem. Phys. 131, 035101 (2009).

G. Gonnella, A. Pelizzola, L. Rondoni and G.P. Saracco, Nonequilibrium work fluctuations in a driven Ising model, Physica A 388, 2815 (2009).

A. Piscitelli, F. Corberi, G. Gonnella and A. Pelizzola, Fluctuation relations in non-equilibrium stationary states of Ising models, J. Stat. Mech. P01053 (2009); arXiv:0901.2282

D. Sciretti, P. Bruscolini, A. Pelizzola, M. Pretti and A. Jaramillo, Computational protein design with side-chain conformational entropy, Proteins: Structure, Function, and Bioinformatics 74, 176 (2009).

A. Imparato and A. Pelizzola, Mechanical Unfolding and Refolding Pathways of Ubiquitin, Phys. Rev. Lett. 100, 158104 (2008); arXiv:0803.1446

A. Imparato, A. Pelizzola and M. Zamparo, Protein mechanical unfolding: A model with binary variables, J. Chem. Phys. 127, 145105 (2007); arXiv:0706.2818

P. Bruscolini, A. Pelizzola and M. Zamparo, Rate Determining Factors in Protein Model Structures, Phys. Rev. Lett. 99, 038103 (2007); arXiv:0709.2243

P. Bruscolini, A. Pelizzola and M. Zamparo, Downhill versus two-state protein folding in a statistical mechanical model, J. Chem. Phys. 126, 215103 (2007); arXiv:0709.2247

A. Imparato, A. Pelizzola and M. Zamparo, Ising-Like Model for Protein Mechanical Unfolding, Phys. Rev. Lett. 98, 148102 (2007); arXiv:cond-mat/0611003

M. Zamparo and A. Pelizzola, Kinetics of the Wako-Saito-Munoz-Eaton model of protein folding, Phys. Rev. Lett. 97, 068106 (2006); arXiv:cond-mat/0606774

A. Pelizzola, Cluster variation method in statistical physics and probabilistic graphical models, J. Phys. A: Math. Gen. 38, R309 (2005); arXiv:cond-mat/0508216

T. Bellini, M. Caggioni, N.A. Clark, F. Mantegazza, A. Maritan and A. Pelizzola, Fluctuation Mediated Interaction and Phase Separation of Nanoparticles in a Liquid Crystal Solvent, Phys. Rev. Lett. 91, 085704 (2003).

P. Bruscolini and A. Pelizzola, Exact Solution of the Munoz-Eaton Model for Protein Folding, Phys. Rev. Lett. 88, 258101 (2002); arXiv:cond-mat/0205646

P. Bruscolini, L. Casetti and A. Pelizzola, Comment on "Novel Phase Behavior in a Two-Dimensional Network-Forming Lattice Fluid", Phys. Rev. Lett. 88, 089601 (2002).

P. Bruscolini, C. Buzano, A. Pelizzola and M. Pretti, Bethe approximation for a model of polymer solvation, Phys. Rev. E 64, 050801(R) (2001).

P. De Los Rios, S. Lise and A. Pelizzola, Bethe approximation for self-interacting lattice trees, Europhys. Lett. 53, 176 (2001); arXiv:cond-mat/0011258

A. Pelizzola, Cluster-variation-Padé-approximant method for the simple cubic Ising model, Phys. Rev. E 61, 4915 (2000); arXiv:cond-mat/9910294

A. Pelizzola, Cluster variation method and disorder varieties of two-dimensional Ising-like models, Phys. Rev. B 61, 11510 (2000); arXiv:cond-mat/9909361

S. Lise, A. Maritan and A. Pelizzola, Bethe approximation for a semiflexible polymer chain, Phys. Rev. E 58, R5241 (1998); arXiv:cond-mat/9809210

E.N.M. Cirillo, G. Gonnella, and A. Pelizzola, Critical behaviour of the three-dimensional gonihedric Ising model, Nucl. Phys. B (Proc. Suppl.) 63, 622 (1998); arXiv:cond-mat/9712278

C. Buzano, L.R. Evangelista and A. Pelizzola, Partial integration and local mean field approach for a vector lattice model of microemulsions, Phys. Rev. E 56, 770 (1997).

A. Pelizzola, Boundary critical behaviour of two-dimensional layered Ising models, Int. J. Mod. Phys. B 11, 1363 (1997).

A. Pelizzola, Low-temperature phase of the three-state antiferromagnetic Potts model on the simple cubic lattice, Phys. Rev. E 54, R5885 (1996); arXiv:cond-mat/9611188

E.N.M. Cirillo, G. Gonnella and A. Pelizzola, Folding transition of the triangular lattice in a discrete three-dimensional space, Phys. Rev. E 53, 3253 (1996); arXiv:hep-th/9512069

E.N.M. Cirillo, G. Gonnella and A. Pelizzola, Folding transition of the triangular lattice with defects, Phys. Rev. E 53, 1479 (1996); arXiv:hep-th/9507161

A. Pelizzola, Critical temperature of two coupled Ising planes, Phys. Rev. B 51, 12005 (1995).

A. Pelizzola, Boundary magnetization of a two-dimensional Ising model with inhomogeneous nearest-neighbor interactions, Phys. Rev. Lett. 73, 2643 (1994).

A. Pelizzola, Cluster variation method, Padé approximants and critical behaviour, Phys. Rev. E 49, R2503 (1994); arXiv:cond-mat/9402112

C. Buzano, A. Maritan and A. Pelizzola, A cluster variation approach to the random-anisotropy Blume-Emery-Griffiths model, J. Phys.: Cond. Matter 6, 327 (1994); arXiv:cond-mat/9305036

A. Pelizzola and A. Stella, Mean-field renormalization group for the boundary magnetization of strip clusters, J. Phys. A 26, 6747 (1993); arXiv:cond-mat/9307023