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Office C2-305
Laboratori de Càlcul Numèric
Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya
1-3 Jordi Girona, C2 Building, 08034 Barcelona (Spain)

Le Roux, A.L., Tozzi, C., Walani, N., Quiroga, X., Zalvidea, D., Trepat, X., Staykova, M., Arroyo, M. and Roca-Cusachs, P., 2021. Dynamic mechanochemical feedback between curved membranes and BAR protein self-organization. Nature communications12(1), pp.1-12.

Quiroga, X., Walani, N., Chavero, A., Mittens, A., Disanza, A., Tebar, F., Trepat, X., Parton, R.G., Scita, G., Geli, M.I. and Arroyo, M., 2021. A mechanosensing mechanism mediated by IRSp53 controls plasma membrane shape homeostasis at the nanoscale. bioRxiv.

Tozzi, C., Walani, N., Le Roux, A.L., Roca-Cusachs, P. and Arroyo, M., 2021. A theory of ordering of elongated and curved proteins on membranes driven by density and curvature. Soft Matter17(12), pp.3367-3379.

Raote, I., Chabanon, M., Walani, N., Arroyo, M., Garcia-Parajo, M.F., Malhotra, V. and Campelo, F., 2020. A physical mechanism of TANGO1-mediated bulky cargo export. Elife9, p.e59426.

Walani, N. and Agrawal, A., 2020. Stability of lipid membranes with orthotropic symmetry. Mathematics and Mechanics of Solids25(2), pp.234-262.

Tozzi, C., Walani, N. and Arroyo, M., 2019. Out-of-equilibrium mechanochemistry and self-organization of fluid membranes interacting with curved proteins. New journal of physics21(9), p.093004.

Le Roux, A.L., Quiroga, X., Walani, N., Arroyo, M. and Roca-Cusachs, P., 2019. The plasma membrane as a mechanochemical transducer. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B374(1779), p.20180221.

Arroyo, M., Walani, N., Torres-Sánchez, A. and Kaurin, D. (2018). Onsager’s variational principle in soft matter: introduction and application to the dynamics of adsorption of proteins onto fluid membranes. In The Role of Mechanics in the Study of Lipid Bilayers (pp. 287-332). Springer, Cham.

Walani, N. and Agrawal, A. (2017). Stability of lipid membranes.Mathematics and Mechanics of Solids, 22(5), 1144-1157.

Irajizad, E., Walani, N., Veatch, S. L., Liu, A. P. and Agrawal, A. (2017). Clathrin polymerization exhibits high mechano-geometric sensitivity. Soft matter, 13(7), 1455-1462.

Walani, N., Torres, J. and Agrawal, A. (2015). Endocytic proteins drive vesicle growth via instability in high membrane tension environment. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 201418491.

Walani, N., Torres, J., & Agrawal, A. (2014). Anisotropic spontaneous curvatures in lipid membranes. Physical Review E, 89(6), 062715.


Phd in Department of Mechanical Engineering at University of Houston.

Bachelor in Technology from Department of Civil Engineering at IIT Kanpur 



Research Interest

Continuum Mechanics, Mechanics of surfaces and interfaces, Biophysics

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