Chemical Theory Center
Matt Simons (graduate student, Gagliardi group) has received the Richard D. Amelar and Arthur S. Lodge Fellowship for Outstanding Collaborative Research in Materials for 2020-21. This award is given to a student whose research interests encompass the overlapping scope of chemistry and chemical engineering and materials science.
Tyler Josephson, a CTC alum, recently started as an Assistant Professor in Chemical Engineering at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC). At UMBC, he will be launching the ATOMS lab (AI & Theory-Oriented Molecular Science). The lab will use artificial intelligence and molecular simulation to engineer solutions for a cleaner environment.
Meet CTC is a series of interviews conducted with members of the Chemical Theory Center. Each profile will feature the scientist’s research and its real world applications, along with their life outside of academia.
Yinan Shu joined the Truhlar group as a postdoctoral researcher in 2016. Yinan was born in Hangzhou, which is the capital of the Zhejiang Province in China. He completed his undergraduate study at Wuhan University, and later received his Ph.D. in Chemistry from Michigan State University. Yinan is researching the behaviors of molecules and materials upon excitation. Outside of research, Yinan enjoys playing computer games, reading, and working out. He also enjoys listening to jazz, hip hop, and pop music.
T. R. Scott, M. R. Hermes, A. M. Sand, M. S. Oakley, D. G. Truhlar, and L. Gagliardi
Chem. Mater. (2020)
Tuesday, August 4, 2020,1-4 pmSummer Researchers Symposium
Postdoctoral Researcher Fellow, University of South DakotaThe project will involve calculations using a variety of computational methods but will emphasize characterizing potential energy surfaces of actinide complexes and exploring the nucleation and speciation of actinides up to the formation of [An6O8] and [An6O4OH4] cores. The ideal applicant will have experience 1) applying computational methods to study challenging transition metal and or actinide complexes electronic structure and/or 2) in coding. Dr. Miro’s computational laboratory has access to USD’s high-performance computational resources, the National Energy Research Science Computing Center (NERSC), and a variety of quantum chemical software packages.