Tag: group member

May 24, 2012

Erica, Phu, and Feizhi pass their second-year exam

Congratulations to Erica Chong, Feizhi Ding, and Phu Nguyen for passing the departmental second-year exam.


April 13, 2012

Christine Isborn to be an assistant professor at UC Merced

Congratulations to former graduate student Christine Isborn who will start as an Assistant Professor of Chemistry at the University of California, Merced. Christine graduated with her Ph.D. from the group in May of 2009. Most recently, Christine has been a postdoctoral researcher for Todd Martinez at Stanford University. Christine is Xiaosong’s first student to graduate […]


April 12, 2012

Wenkel successfully defends his dissertation

Congratulations to the newly-minted Dr. Wenkel Liang who successfully defended his Ph.D. dissertation titled “From Geometry Optimization to Time Dependent Molecular Structure Modeling: Method Developments, ab initio Theory and Applications”. Wenkel will continue with his work in the group for the remainder while he considers job prospects in industry.


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. […]