Yanze Wu

Grad Student 2018-2023

After obtaining B.S. in chemistry at Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Yanze joined the Subotnik group in 2019. His research was about electronic-spin coupled nonadiabatic dynamics. He went to Northwestern as a postdoc after graduation.

Zeyu Zhou

Grad Student 2017-2023

Zeyu obtained his B.S. in chemistry from Zhejiang University before joining the Subotnik group in 2018. His research interest was on describing dynamical process involving light. He went to Harvard as a postdoc after graduation.

Suraj C

Undergraduate 2018-2023

Suraj was an undergraduate at the University of Pennsylvania studying chemistry and mathematics.

Hung-Hsuan Teh

Grad Student 2017-2022

Hung-Hsuan received my B.S. and M.S. in chemistry from National Taiwan University. He joined the Subotnik group in 2017, and focused on developing new electronic structure theory. He went to The University of Tokyo as a postdoc after graudation.

Hsing-Ta (Theta) Chen

Post-Doc 2016-2022

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Theta was a postdoc in the Subotnik group. He received a dual B.S. in Mathematics and Physics at National Taiwan University, and a Ph.D. in Chemical Physics in 2016 at Columbia Universtiy under the direction of David Reichman. He was a postdoc fellow at The Sackler Center, Tel Aviv University, and a visiting postdoc at Stanford University. His works focused on developing approximate and numerically exact methods as well as analyzing the applicability of these methods for simulating energy and electron transfer dynamics in condensed phase systems. He was also broadening the scope of his research to quantum dynamics in a variety of physical settings. He is now an assistant professor at Notre Dame.

Zuxin Jin

Grad Student 2015-2021

After obtaining a B.S. in physics at Tsinghua University, China, I joined the Subotnik group in 2016. My research here was applying solid-state calculations to nonadiabatic dynamics at metal surfaces. I went to Caltech as a postdoc after graduation.

Tao Li

Grad Student 2016-2021

I took my undergrad in Kuang Yaming Honors School of Nanjing University, China. Then I joined in Subotink group in 2017. My research was about coupled photon-electron dynamics using semi-classical methods. I went to Yale as a postdoc after graduation.

Gaohan Miao

Grad Student 2015-2020

I was a graduate student (2015-2020) in the Subotnik group. My research focused on the theorectical description and simulation on non-adiabatic dynamics. I joined Bloomberg L.P. as a software engineer after graduation.

Nicole Bellonzi

Grad Student 2014-2019

Nicole received her B.S. in Chemistry from the University of California, Santa Cruz. There she worked with Professor Yat Li, studying enhancements to hematite nanowire arrays for use as photoanodes for water splitting. She joined the Subotnik group in 2014. Her research interests include methods for modeling nonadiabatic dynamics and their applications.

Wenjie Dou

Grad Student 2013-2018

Wenjie was a graduate student in Subotnik group, working on developing and/or implementing surface hopping and electronic friction to deal with nonadiabatic dynamics near metal surfaces. Now he is a postdoc with Prof. Rabani at Berkeley.

Amber Jain

Post-Doc 2015-2018

I was a postdoctoral researcher in the Subotnik group, broadly working on development of the surface hopping methodology and its extension to various venues. Particularly, I worked on including non-adiabatic effects in rate computation, benchmarking non-adiabatic methods for computing vibrational energy relaxation rates, and developing a modified highly efficient surface hopping algorithm. Currently, I am working as an assistant professor at Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay.

Gregory Medders

Post-Doc 2015-2018

Greg was a graduate student at the University of California, San Diego where he worked with Francesco Paesani on the development of “first principles” methods for modeling vibrational spectra in condensed phases. As a postdoc in the Subotnik group, he studied the nonadiabatic dynamics of dual fluorescent molecules and implemented improved surface hopping algorithms in Q-Chem. He is currently a software engineer at Comcast.

Qi Ou

Grad Student 2011-2017

As a graduate student in Prof. Joseph Subotnik’s research group (2011-2017), my research focuses on electronic structure theory for nonadiabatic dynamics. Currently I am a postdoc in Prof. Emily Carter's research group at Princeton University. My research here focuses on the development and improvement of embedding theory.

Wenjun Ouyang

Grad Student 2012-2017

My Ph.D. research in the Subotnik's group (2012-2017) involved the understanding of surface hopping algorithms and their applications in condensed phase systems. I studied the entropic implication of traditional Tully-style surface hopping approaches. I also helped study the new flavors of surface hopping approach that treated a manifold of electronic states and applied the new approach to the study of electrochemistry. I have joined Susquehanna International Group, LLP as a quantitative developer.

Xinle Liu

Grad Student 2010-2015

Xinle was in Prof. Joseph Subotnik's group as a Ph.D. student working on excited state electronic structure during 2010-2015, she is now a C++ developer at J.P. Morgan.

Ethan Alguire

Grad Student 2010-2015

For my PhD research in the Subotnik group, I helped to develop new theoretical techniques for describing systems in which the nuclear dynamics and electronic structure are strongly coupled. This work included developing a new representation of diabatic electronic states, analytic forms for the coupling term between nuclear momentum and electronic state, and modelling charge separation in dye-sensitized solar cells. Currently I work as a developer at Schrodinger, Inc.

Brian Landry

Post-Doc 2010-2014

Kousik Samanta

Post-Doc 2012-2014

In Joe's group at UPenn (2012-2014), I was involved in a project to elucidate the photoinitiated dynamics in molecular system where multi-reference character is pronounced. At present, I'm working as an assistant professor at Indian Institute of Technology Bhubaneswar, India. My current research interests include development and application of theoretical and computational methods to study electron-atom/molecule scattering resonances, electronic structure, non-adiabatic effects and dynamics. Web: http://www.iitbbs.ac.in/profile.php/k.s.samanta/