Category: Awards and Honors

June 11, 2014

Josh Goings wins Peter Salamon Scholarship

Congratulations to Josh Goings on winning the Peter Salamon Scholarship from the Telluride Science Research Center! The award cuts the Josh’s registration fee in half for the Excited States and Time-Dependent Electronic Structure Theory workshop. Only one scholarship per workshop is awarded to graduate students and postdocs.


April 1, 2014

Josh Goings awarded National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship

Congratulations to Josh Goings, who has been awarded a 2014 National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship to support his Ph.D. work. Josh is a second year graduate student whose research involves the development of new post-SCF methods for large molecular systems.


March 27, 2014

Feizhi’s paper on calculating dynamical hyperpolarizabilities chosen for the JCP 2013 Editors’ Choice Collection

Feizhi Ding’s paper published early last year titled “An efficient method for calculating dynamical hyperpolarizabilities using real-time time-dependent density functional theory” was selected for the The Journal of Chemical Physics 2013 Editors’ Choice Collection. From the JCP’s website: The Editors at The Journal of Chemical Physics facilitate publication of the most innovative and influential articles […]


October 8, 2013

Feizhi awarded department travel award

Congratulations to Feizhi Ding for being awarded the Department of Chemistry Travel Award. This award provides funds for students to travel to their alma mater during the 2013-2014 academic year to present their research. The award recognizes students for their excellent performance at the University of Washington and as an excellent spokesperson for the graduate […]


April 25, 2013

Joseph wins CCG Excellence Award for the Fall 2013 ACS National Meeting

Congratulations, Joseph! Joseph is one of five recipients of the Chemical Computing Group (CCG) and the American Chemical Society’s (ACS) Division of Computers in Chemistry (COMP) Excellence Award for the Fall 2013 ACS National Meeting in Indiana. Joseph will receive financial support to present his poster titled, Theoretical investigation of ion diffusion pathways in II-VI […]


March 30, 2012

Jane wins the Dean’s Medal

Jane Hung, an undergraduate researcher in the Li group, has won the very prestigious Arts and Science’s Dean’s Medal for the Natural Sciences. Congratulations Jane!


March 12, 2012

Ryan wins a Mary Gates Research Scholarship

Ryan McMorris, an undergraduate researcher in the Li group, won a very competitive Mary Gates Research Scholarship. The scholarship is “intended to enhance the educational experiences of undergraduate students at the University of Washington while they are engaged in research guided by faculty.” The scholarship provides students with financial support of $4000 over two quarters. […]


March 12, 2012

Xiaosong wins an ACS Outstanding Junior Faculty Award

Congratulations to Xiaosong for winning the OpenEye Outstanding Junior Faculty in Computational Chemistry Award at the Spring 2012 American Chemical Society National Meeting in San Diego. As part of the award, Xiaosong was given financial support to attend the conference and presented a poster titled “Energy-specific Linear Response TDHF/TDDFT Methods for Calculating High-energy Excited States” […]