Hello, and welcome to my website! My posts generally come in one of two flavors: discussing an article I find interesting or explaining a concept in science by providing some intuition. Below, you can find some information about me.


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Link to the actual article can he found here

The article beings by describing what an energy landscape is, and how the principal of minimal frustration manifests itself through the energy landscape model of protein folding (and unfolding).

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About Me

I am currently a graduate student in Prof. Andrew Ferguson's group at University of Chicago working at the interface of machine learning, molecular simulation, and materials science. As an undergrad, I was a Physics & Math double major and Chemistry minor at the University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee where I worked at a biophysics laboratory studying how protein hydrogels respond to force. When I'm not endlessly debugging my code, I like to quickly solve Rubik's cubes (average time ~22 seconds), read classic literature, and play the occasional game of chess. You can click here to see my CV.


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Kirill Shmilovich

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