March 12, 2012
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
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” […]
January 25, 2012
Wenkel Liang’s paper, “Modeling Ultrafast Solvated Electronic Dynamics Using Time-Dependent Density Functional Theory and Polarizable Continuum Model,” was accepted for publication in the Journal of Physical Chemistry A. This is the group’s first publication of 2012!
August 15, 2011
The Li group welcomes Jeremy Lehner, a new graduate student, to the group. Jeremy just graduated from Humboldt State University with his Bachelor of Science in Chemistry.
June 20, 2011
Congratulations to Sean Fischer for passing his third-year general examination. Sean presented his work on Surface Hopping with Excited Ehrenfest Potential, more affectionately known as SHEEP. Sean is now a doctoral candidate and is free from worrying about exams until he defends his dissertation in a couple of years.
June 13, 2011
The Li group welcomes Ryan McMorris, an undergraduate at the University of Washington, to the group. Ryan is in his sophomore year at the UW working on his Bachelors degree in chemical engineering. He will be looking at the effects of nitrogen doping in Mn2+-doped ZnO quantum dots.
June 10, 2011
Chris Poon and Jiao Ma, both undergraduate researchers in the group, graduated this Spring quarter with their Bachelors of Science in Chemistry. Chris will continue his studies in chemistry as a graduate student at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill this autumn, and Jiao will continue with her chemistry studies as a graduate student […]
May 18, 2011
Xiaosong is the recipient of a 2011 Sloan Research Fellowship which “are awarded yearly to 126 researchers in recognition of distinguished performance and a unique potential to make substantial contributions to their field.”