March 10, 2016

Bo Peng wins the Linus Pauling Distinguished Postdoctoral Fellowship

Congratulations to Bo on winning the very prestigious Linus Pauling Fellowship from Pacific Northwest National Lab. This fellowship is very competitive and is only awarded to two or three people every year. Congratulations, Bo!


February 24, 2016

Hongbin Liu passed his 2nd year exam

Congratulations to Hongbin on passing his 2nd year exam. He gave a very nice talk detailing his recent work on photoreduced quantum dots and proposed a project on modeling magnetic circular dichroism. These are both very challenging topics and he explained them eloquently. Congratulations!


February 22, 2016

Joe Kasper wins the 2016 PNNL Fellowship

Joe Kasper has won a 2016 Pacific Northwest National Lab Graduate Fellowship. This award is granted to outstanding first year graduate students at UW. Congratulations, Joe!


February 18, 2016

The Direct (Meta) Surface Hopping Paper is Online

David, David, and Alessio’s direct fewest switches surface hopping development paper was accepted to JCTC. Along with details of an efficient implementation of this popular non-adiabatic molecular dynamics approach for low-scaling, single reference excited state methods, a technique in the spirit of “meta-dynamics” that utilizes time-dependent perturbation theory and biased surface hopping trajectories to study […]


February 9, 2016

Four New Students Join the Group

The Li group is happy to welcome four new graduate students: Camille Houferak, Joe Kasper, Joseph Radler, and Shichao Sun. Camille comes to us from Barnard College in New York. Both of the Josephs come from schools in Indiana, Kasper from Taylor University and Radler from Purdue University. Shichao worked with us over the summer […]