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June 2017 Matt's paper "Validating and Implementing Modified Filinov Phase Filtration in Semiclassical Dynamics" is accepted for publication in the Journal of Chemical Physics!    arXiv Link
May 2017 Molecular Physics (journal) awards Timothy J.H. Hele the Longuet-Higgins Early Career Resarcher Prize for 2016. Congratulations, Tim!
May 2017 Nandini Ananth is chosen for a GPSA Faculty Award at Cornell!
May 2017 Congratulations to Matt for winning the Howard Neal Wachter Memorial Prize for outstanding third year graduate students in the Chemistry department!
May 2017 Jessica Duke passes her B-exam and earns a Ph.D. in Chemistry! Congratulations, Jess!
November 2016 Rachel passes her B-exam and earns a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering!
November 2016 Elliot Eklund, a first-year graduate student in the Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, joins the group. Welcome, Elliot!
September 2016 Jess wins the prize for best poster at the Reaction Rate Theory: Faraday Discussions conference in Cambridge, UK. Good job!
August 2016 Rachel's paper, "Direct Simulation of Electron Transfer in the Cobalt Hexammine(II/III) Self-Exchange Reaction," is accepted for publication in Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics. Well done, Rachel!    PCCP Link
August 2016 Matt passes his A-exam and receives a Master of Science in Chemistry. Congratulations, Matt!
August 2016 Austin passes his A-exam and receives a Master of Science in Chemistry. Well done, Austin!
June 2016 Jess's paper, "State Space Path Integrals for Electronically Nonadiabatic Reaction Rates," is accepted for publication in Faraday Discussions. Congratulations!    Faraday Discussions Link
May 2016 Tim's paper, "Deriving the Exact Nonadiabatic Quantum Propagator in the Mapping Variable Representation," is accepted for publication in Faraday Discussions!    Faraday Discussions Link
May 2016 Congratulations to Eric for winning the Howard Neal Wachter Memorial Prize for outstanding third year graduate students in the Chemistry department!
May 2016 Eric's paper, "A Direct Mechanism of Ultrafast Intramolecular Singlet Fission in Pentacene Dimers," is accepted for publication in ACS Central Science. Congrats, Eric!    ACS Cent. Sci. Link
April 2016 Jess wins the Deep Science Award for best presentation at the 2016 Milliken Graduate Research Symposium. Well done!
January 2015 Brittany DeCola, an undergraduate student majoring in chemistry, joins the Ananth group.
February 2016 Congratulations to Nandini for being named a Cottrell Scholar!
February 2016 Jess is selected to present at this year's Milliken Graduate Research Symposium. Congratulations!
November 2015 Srinath Ranya, a first-year graduate student in the Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, joins our group. Welcome, Srinath!
October 2015 Jess's paper, "Simulating Excited State Dynamics in Systems with Multiple Avoided Crossings Using Mapping Variable Ring Polymer Molecular Dynamics," is accepted for publication in The Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters. Congrats, Jess!    JPCL link
August 2015 Timothy Hele joins the group as a postdoctoral fellow. Welcome, Tim!
August 2015 Congratulations to Sergey Antipov for being offered a position to work with Jiri Vanicek at École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne!
August 2015 Victor Fung is admitted to UC Riverside for graduate school in chemistry. Good luck, Victor!
August 2015 Sadrach passes his A-exam and receives a Master of Science in Chemistry. Well done, Sadrach!
July 2015 Eric passes his A-exam and receives a Master of Science in Chemistry. Congratulations, Eric!
May 2015 Rachel passes her A-exam and receives a Master of Science in Chemical Engineering. Great job, Rachel!
May 2015 Sergey's paper, "Dynamically consistent method for mixed quantum-classical simulations: A semiclassical approach," is published in The Journal of Chemical Physics. Congrats, Sergey!    JCP link
May 2015 Jess is awarded the Howard Neal Wachter Memorial Prize, given to outstanding third year graduate students in the Chemistry department. Congratulations, Jess!
April 2015 Sadrach Pierre receives a National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate (NDSEG) Fellowship. Well done!
March 2015 Toby Zeng will join the faculty in the Department of Chemistry at Carleton University in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada this summer. Please contact him for graduate student or postdoc positions if you are interested in his research. Congratulations, Toby!
February 2015 Nandini receives an Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellowship. Congratulations, Nandini!
November 2014 Graduate students Matthew Church and Austin Green join the group. Welcome!
August 2014 Toby's paper, "Seeking small molecules for singlet fission: a heteroatom substitution strategy," has been accepted for publication in the Journal of the American Chemical Society. Congratulations, Toby!    JACS Link
August 2014 Ziyu Ye enters the Ph.D. program at the University of Pennsylvania. Good luck, Z!
August 2014 Pratima Satish enters the Ph.D. program at the University of California, Berkeley. Good luck, Pratima!
July 2014 Jessica Duke passes her A-exam and receives a Master of Science in Chemistry.
May 2014 Eric Fuemmeler, a first-year graduate student in the Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, joins the Ananth group. Welcome, Eric!
April 2014 Toby's paper, "The low-lying electronic states of pentacene and their roles in singlet fission," is highlighted in JACS Spotlights.
March 2014 Nandini's paper, "Mapping variable ring polymer molecular dynamics: A path-integral based method for nonadiabatic processes," has been selected for inclusion in the 2013 JCP Editors' Choice collection.    JCP Link
March 2014 Toby Zeng's paper, "The low-lying electronic states of pentacene and their roles in singlet fission," is accepted for publication in the Journal of the American Chemical Society. Congratulations, Toby!    JACS Link
January 2014 Victor Fung, an undergraduate student majoring in chemistry, joins the Ananth group.
November 2013 Sadrach Pierre, a first-year graduate student in the Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, joins the Ananth group.
September 2013 Toby Zeng wins the prestigious Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship (NSERC) to support his research on investigating exciton dynamics in organic photovoltaics. Congratulations, Toby!
September 2013 Nandini's paper, "Mapping variable ring polymer molecular dynamics: A path-integral based method for nonadiabatic processes," is published in The Journal of Chemical Physics. Congratulations, Nandini!    JCP Link
July 2013 Toby Zeng joins our group as a Postdoctoral Fellow.
June 2013 Pratima Satish, an undergraduate student majoring in chemistry, joins the Ananth group.
May 2013 Sergey Antipov joins our group as a Postdoctoral Fellow.
April 2013 Nandini receives the Army Research Office Young Investigator Award. Congratulations, Nandini!
January 2013 Ziyu Ye, a junior majoring in chemistry, joins the Ananth group.
December 2012 Jessica Duke, a first-year graduate student in the Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, joins the Ananth group.
November 2012 Rachel Kenion, a second-year graduate student in the School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, joins the Ananth group.
October 2012 Nandini is elected to membership in the Cornell Center for Materials Research.
July 2012 Nandini Ananth joins the faculty in the Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology at Cornell University.