Yang Group

People

 

       Weitao Yang

         B.S. in Chemistry, 1982, Peking University, Beijing China

         Ph.D., 1986, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

          CV_Yang.pdf

        

 

 POSTDOCTORAL ASSOCIATES

 

Lin Shen, PhD
CV.pdf

 

Nai "Neil" Qiang Su
Research: Development of electronic structure theory and of DFT
CV.pdf

 

 

Balazs Pinter, PhD - Visiting Scholar
CV.pdf

GRADUATE STUDENTS

Rachael Al-Saadon
Research: Computer Simulations of Enzymes

CV.pdf

 

 

Zehua Chen
Research: Approximating many body methods to achieve new kind of energy functional

CV.pdf

 

 

 

Ye Jin
Research: Random phase approximation and Green’s function approach

 

 

 

 

 

Jiachen Li
 

 

 

 

Aaron Mahler
 

 

 

Yuncai Mei
 

 

Hao Wang
Research: QM/MM

CV.pdf

 

 

 

 

Pan Zhang
 

 

 

 

 

 

FORMER GROUP MEMBERS

Paul Ayers, PhD, Postdoc and Research Fellow,  2001-2002
Research Chair in Theoretical Chemistry and Chemical Biology, McMaster University, Canada

 

 

 

 

Amy Boone, PhD, Research Associate, 2001-2004
Currently being a stay-at-home mother with four young children whom she is home schooling

 

 

 

 

Felipe Bulat, Ph.D. Research Associate, 2003-2008
Blumberg Financial Group

 

 

 

Steven Burger, Graduate Student, 2002-2007
Sessional Lecturer McMaster University and Research Associate University of Toronto

 

 

 

 

Robin Chaudret, PhD, Postdoc Associate, 2011-2012
Cheif Scientist Material Simulations at Scienomics

 

 

 

 

 

Andres Cisneros, Graduate Student , 1999-2004, Assistant Professor Wayne State University

 

 

 

 

Aron Cohen, PhD, Research Associate, 2003-2008
Royal Society University Research Fellow, Cambridge University, UK

 

 

 

Julia Contreras-Garcia, PhD, Research Associate, 2008-2011
Full Researcher at CNRS, U. Pierre at Marie Curies, Paris

 

 

 

 

Rogelio Cuevas-Saavedra, PhD, Research Scholar, 2011-2012
Instructor Brock University

 

 

 

 

Ganglong Cui, PhD, Postdoctoral Associate 2007-2011
Professor of Chemistry, Beijing Normal University

 

 

 

Anderson da Silva Duraes, graduate student 2014 - 2017

 

 

 

 

 

Freija De Vleeschouwer, PhD,  FWO-Flanders Fellowship, Sept-Dec 2011
Postdoc at Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium

 

 

 

Fernanda Duarte, Fullbright Scholar/Graduate Student from Chile,  2010-2011

 

 

 

 

Xiaoli Fan, PhD, Visiting Scholar,  2011-2012
Professor Northwestern Polytechnical University, Shaanxi, China

 

 

 

Kazuhiro Fujimoto, PhD, Research Fellowship/Postdoctoral Associate, 2007-2008
School of Science Kyoto University, Japan

 

 

 

Marco Gallo, PhD, Visiting Professor, July-August 2011
Professor Autonomous University of San Luis Potosi, Mexico

 

 

Tim Heaton-Burgess, Grad student 2004-09 to Postdoc, 2009-2012, New Zealand

 

 

 

Jiang Hong, Research Scholar, 2001-2004, Beijing, China

 

 

 

 

Takumi Hori, PhD, Postdoc, 2004-2006
Nippon Steel, Japan

 

 

 

Hao Hu, PhD, Postdoc 2003 to Research Scientist 2011-2012
Assistant Professor of Chemistry at University of Hong Kong

 

 

 

Xiangqian Hu, PhD, Postdoc 2002, then Research Scientist 2011-2012
Software Developer SAS Institute, Cary, NC

 

 

 

Erin Johnson, PhD, Fellowship Postdoc 2008-2010
Associate Professor Dalhousie University, Canada

 

 

 

 

 

San-Huang Ke, PhD, Postdoc 2002, Research Scientist 2005, Assistant Research Professor, 2010
Professor of Physics, Tongji University, Shanghai, China

 

 

 

Shahar Keinan, PhD, Postdoc 2004-2011
CEO and founder Cloud Pharmaceuticals Company

 

 

 

Tai-sung Lee--   no photo available, 1997, now with Accelyrs, Inc.

 

Mel Levy, PhD.,  Visiting Professor,  emeritus professor from Tulane University

 Bin Li, PhD, Postdoc 2005 -2007
Hefei National Laboratory for Physical Sciences at Microscale University of Science and Technology of China

 

 

 

 

 

Chen Li, PhD, graduate student 2011 - 2016, postdoc  2016 - 2017
 

 

 

 

 

Yi Li, graduate student, left 2008, transferred to Mathematics Department at Duke

 

 

 

Qiubao Lin, PhD, Research Scholar, 2010-2011
Associate Professor, School of Science, Jimei University

 

 

 

 

 

Xiangsong Lin, Visiting Scholar 2010-2011
Postdoc Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China

 

 

 

 

Rui Liu, Graduate Student, 2003-2006

 

 

 

 

 

Zhenyu Lu, Graduate Student 1999-2005, Postdoc, 2005 -2006
Equity Derivatives Strategist Associate at Morgan Stanley, New York City

 

 

 

Robert MacLagan, PhD, Visiting Professor, 2004
University of Canterbury, New Zealand

 

 

 

 

 

Ali Malek, Visiting Scholar, March - October 2012.
McMaster University, doing lab rotation with Institute of Physical Chemistry of the Polish Academy of Sciences

 

 

 

 

Paula Mori-Sanchez, PhD, Research Associate, 2002-2009
Received Ramon y Cajal fellowship in Spain, and joined Universidad Autonoma de Madrid

 

 

 

 

 

Jerry Parks, Graduate Student, 2002-2008
Joint Faculty, Biochemistry and Cellular and Molecular Biology Department University of Tennessee

 

 

 

Degao Peng, Graduate Student, 2008-2014
Software Engineer at Airbnb, San Francisco

 

 

 

Juan Qiao, PhD, Visiting Scholar 2006-2007
Dept. of Chemistry Tsinghua University, Beijing, China

 

 

 

 

Haihong Ni  --- no photo available--   1995

 

Christopher Rinderspacher, PhD, Research Associate 2007-2009
Research Associate, Computational Science Army Research Laboratory

 

 

 

 

Zachary Scholl
Postdoctoral Associate with Piotr Marszalek group, Mechanical Engineering at Duke University

CV.pdf

 

 

 

Neil Shenvi, PhD, Research Scientist, 2010-2014
Associate Researcher
More info

 

 

 

Stephan Steinmann, PhD, Fellowship Postdoc 2012-2013
Ecole Normale Superiore, Lyon, France

 

 

 

 

Zhigang Sun, PhD, Postdoc 2009-2010
One Hundred Talents Professor Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics, China

 

 

 

Christopher Sutton, PhD
CV.pdf

 

 

 

 

Chunmei Tang, PhD, Visiting Scholar, 2012-2013
Professor College of Science, Hohai University

 

 

 

 

 

Alvaro Trueba-Perez, Visiting Scholar, Sept.-Dec. 2009
Universidad de Cantabria Santander, Spain

 

 

 

 

Carlos Cardenas Valencia, PhD, Visiting Scholar, July 2013
Professor Dept. of Fisica, Universidad de Chile

 

 

 

 

Helen van Aggelen, PhD, Fellowship Postdoc, 2012-2013
Scientific Developer in Bioinformatics Startup

 

 

 

 

 

  Aaron Virshup, Postdoc 2009-2014
Principal Research Scientist at Autodesk Research
 

 

 

 

 

 

Jun Wang, PhD, Research Scientist, 2011-2013
Software Developer, Epic Company, Madison, WI

 

 

 

 

 

Yan "Alex" Wang, PhD, Research Scholar, 2011
Associate Professor of Chemistry, University of British Columbia, Vancouver

 

 

 

 

 

Mingliang Wang, PhD, Postdoc 2003-2005
University of Missouri, St Louis, MO

 

 

 

 

 

Weiliang Wang, Visiting Scholar 2011, grad student
School of Physics and Engineering, Zhongshan University, China

 

 

 

 

 

Pan Wu, Graduate Student, 2008-2013
Senior Data Scientist TrueCar, Inc.

 

 

 

 Jingheng Wu, PhD

 

 

 

 

 

 

Qin Wu, Graduate Student 1999-2004
Brookhaven National Laboratory, Theory and Computation Group

 

 

 

 

Ruixue Xu, PhD, Visiting Professor 2006-2007
Hefei National Laboratory for Physical Sciences at the Microscale Univerity of Science and Technology, China

 

 

 

Yang Yang
Postdoctoral Associate with Dr. Sharon Hammes-Schiffer's group at  University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

http://yangyang.space/

 

 

 

Chin-Hui Yu, Visiting Professor 2005-2006
National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan

 

 

 

 

Xiancheng "Fox" Zeng, Graduate Student 2005-2010
Postdoc 2011
SDE Engineer, Amazon, LA

 

 

 

 

 

Bo Zhao, Graduate Student, 2007-2008, left with a Masters degree, China

 

 

 

Du Zhang, PhD, graduate student 2011 - 2017
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Yingkai Zhang-- no photo available--Graduate Student, 1995-2000, now Professeor  of Chemistry, New York University

 

Xiao Zheng, PhD, Research Scientist, 2008-2011
Professor University of Science and Technology, China

 

 

Tianhai Zhu---no photo available--Graduate Student 1991-1996, now Bloomberg LP, New York City

 

 

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