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31. A. Albaugh, R.-S. Fu, G. Gu, and **T.R. Gingrich**. "Limits on the Precision of Catenane Molecular Motors: Insights from Thermodynamics and Molecular Dynamics Simulations." *Journal of Chemical Theory and Computation*, 20, 1-6, 2024.

30. S.B. Nicholson and **T.R. Gingrich**. "Quantifying Rare Events in Stochastic Reaction-Diffusion Dynamics Using Tensor Networks." *Physical Review X*, 13, 041006, 2023.

29. A. Albaugh, G. Gu, and **T.R. Gingrich**. "Sterically Driven Current Reversal in a Molecular Motor Model." *Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences*, 120, e2210500120, 2023.

28. L. Binks, S. Borsley, **T.R. Gingrich**, D.A. Leigh, E. Penocchio, and B.W. Roberts. "The role of kinetic asymmetry and power strokes in an information ratchet." *Chem*, 2023.

27. R.-S. Fu and **T.R. Gingrich**. "Thermodynamic uncertainty relation for Langevin dynamics by scaling time." *Physical Review E*, 106, 024128, 2022.

26. N.E. Strand, H. Vroylandt, and **T.R. Gingrich**. "Computing time-periodic steady-state currents via the time evolution of tensor network states." *Journal of Chemical Physics*, 157, 054104, 2022.

25. **T.R. Gingrich**. "Measuring how effectively light drives a molecular pump." *Nature Nanotechnology* [News & Views], 2022.

24. N.E. Strand, H. Vroylandt, and **T.R. Gingrich**. "Using tensor network states for multi-particle Brownian ratchets." *Journal of Chemical Physics* [Editor’s Pick], 156, 221103, 2022.

23. A. Albaugh and **T.R. Gingrich**. "Simulating a Chemically Fueled Molecular Motor with Nonequilibrium Molecular Dynamics." *Nature Communications*, 13, 2204, 2022.

22. A. Albaugh and **T.R. Gingrich**. "Estimating Reciprocal Partition Functions to Enable Design Space Sampling." *Journal of Chemical Physics*, 153, 204102, 2020.

21. N.E. Strand, R.-S. Fu, and **T.R. Gingrich**. "Current inversion in a periodically driven two-dimensional Brownian ratchet." *Physical Review E* [Editor’s Suggestion], 102, 012141, 2020.

20. J.A. Owen, **T.R. Gingrich**, and J.M. Horowitz. "Universal thermodynamic bounds on nonequilibrium response with biochemical applications." *Physical Review X*, 10, 011066, 2020.

19. H. Vroylandt, K. Proesmans, and **T.R. Gingrich**. "Isometric Uncertainty Relations." *Journal of Statistical Physics*, 178, 1039-1053, 2020.

18. J.M. Horowitz and **T.R. Gingrich**. "Thermodynamic uncertainty relations constrain nonequilibrium fluctuations." *Nature Physics*, 16, 15-20, 2020.

17. J. Li, J.M. Horowitz, **T.R. Gingrich** and N. Fakhri. "Quantifying dissipation using fluctuating currents." *Nature Communications*, 10, 1666, 2019.

16. **T.R. Gingrich** and J.M. Horowitz. "Fundamental Bounds on First Passage Time Fluctuations for Currents." *Physical Review Letters*, 119, 170601, 2017.

15. G. Bisker, M. Polettini, **T.R. Gingrich**, and J.M. Horowitz. "Hierarchical Bounds on Entropy Production Inferred from Partial Information." *Journal of Statistical Mechanics: Theory and Experiment*, 093210, 2017.

14. J.M. Horowitz and **T.R. Gingrich**. "Proof of the Finite-Time Thermodynamic Uncertainty Relation for Steady-State Currents." *Physical Review E (Rapid Communications)* [Editor’s Suggestion], 96, 020103(R), 2017.

13. R. Zakine, A. Solon, **T.R. Gingrich**, and F. van Wijland. "Stochastic Stirling engine operating in contact with active baths." *Entropy*, 19(5), 193, 2017.

12. **T.R. Gingrich**, G.M. Rotskoff, and J.M. Horowitz. "Inferring dissipation from current fluctuations." *Journal of Physics A: Mathematical and Theoretical*, 50, 184004, 2017.

11. **T.R. Gingrich**, G.M. Rotskoff, G.E. Crooks, and P.L. Geissler. "Near-optimal protocols in complex nonequilibrium transformations." *Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences*, 113(37), 10263, 2016.

10. **T.R. Gingrich**, J.M. Horowitz, N. Perunov, and J.L. England. "Dissipation bounds all steady-state current fluctuations." *Physical Review Letters*, 116, 120601, 2016.

9. **T.R. Gingrich** and P.L. Geissler. "Preserving correlations between trajectories for efficient path sampling." *Journal of Chemical Physics*, 142(23), 234104, 2015.

8. **T.R. Gingrich**, G.M. Rotskoff, S. Vaikuntanathan, and P.L. Geissler. "Efficiency and large deviations in time-asymmetric stochastic heat engines." *New Journal of Physics* Fast Track Communication, 16(10), 102003, 2014.

7. **T.R. Gingrich**, S. Vaikuntanathan, and P.L. Geissler. "Heterogeneity-induced large deviations in activity and (in some cases) entropy production." *Physical Review E*, 90, 042123, 2014.

6. S. Vaikuntanathan, **T.R. Gingrich**, and P.L. Geissler. "Dynamic phase transitions in simple driven kinetic networks." *Physical Review E*, 89, 062108, 2014.

5. **T.R. Gingrich** and M. Wilson. "The control of inorganic nanotube morphology using an applied potential." *Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter*, 23(13), 135306, 2011.

4. **T.R. Gingrich** and M. Wilson. "On the Ewald summation of Gaussian charges for the simulation of metallic surfaces." *Chemical Physics Letters*, 500(1), 178, 2010.

3. J.E. Katz, **T.R. Gingrich**, E.A. Santori, and N.S. Lewis. "Combinatorial synthesis and high-throughput photopotential and photocurrent screening of mixed-metal oxides for photoelectrochemical water splitting." *Energy & Environmental Science*, 2(1), 103, 2009.

2. P.K. Thallapally, L. Dobrzanska, **T.R. Gingrich**, T.B. Wirsig, L.J. Barbour, and J.L. Atwood. "Acetylene absorption and binding in a nonporous crystal lattice." *Angewandte Chemie International Edition*, 45(39), 6506, 2006.

1. G.P. Smith and **T.R. Gingrich**. "Hydroxyapatite chromatography of phage-display virions." *Biotechniques*, 39(6), 879, 2005.

Fall 2023: Chem 171 -- Advanced General Inorganic Chemistry.

Fall 2023: Chem 444 -- Elementary Statistical Mechanics.

Fall 2022: Chem 171 -- Advanced General Inorganic Chemistry.

Fall 2022: Chem 444 -- Elementary Statistical Mechanics.

Spring 2022: Chem 348 -- Physical Chemistry for ISP.

July 19-24, 2021: Telluride School on Theoretical Chemistry -- Statistical Mechanics.

Spring 2021: Chem 348 -- Physical Chemistry for ISP.

Fall 2020: Chem 444 -- Elementary Statistical Mechanics.

Spring 2020: Chem 348 -- Physical Chemistry for ISP.

Fall 2019: Chem 444 -- Elementary Statistical Mechanics.

Spring 2019: Chem 348 -- Physical Chemistry for ISP.

Fall 2018: Chem 444 -- Elementary Statistical Mechanics.

Postdoc (2018-22)

Currently an Assistant Professor at Wayne State University

Undergraduate (2022)

Currently an Undergraduate at Harvey Mudd College

Undergraduate (2023)

Currently an Undergraduate at Cornell University

Undergraduate (2022-23)

Currently at the Graduate School for Complex Systems Chemistry at the University of Strassbourg

Postdoc (2018-20)

Currently at Sorbonne Université