Group Alumni

Postdoctoral Associates

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Rebecca Lindsey

Term: 2010-2016

Affiliation:

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Jeffrey Sung

Term: 2012-2016

Affiliation:

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Thilanga Liyana Arachchi

Term: 2013-2014

Affiliation: Postdoctoral scholar, Penn State University

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Hannah R. Leverentz

Term: 2012-2013

Affiliation: Assistant Professor of Chemistry, Tusculum College

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Samuel Keasler

Term: 2010-2013

Affiliation: Assistant Professor of Science, Valley City State University

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Jake L. Rafferty

Term: 2009-2011

Affiliation: Faculty, Department of Chemistry, North Hennepin Community College

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Bhabani Mallik

Term: 2009-2010

Affiliation: Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, Indian Institute of Technology, Hyderabad

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John Lewin

Term: 2007-2009

Affiliation: Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, Augsburg College

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Divesh Bhatt

Term: 2004-2007

2004-05: Minnesota Supercomputing Institute Research Scholar

Affiliation: Assistant Professor, Department of Computational and Systems Biology, University of Pittsburgh

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Jeffrey J. Potoff

Term: 1999-2000

2000-01: Minnesota Supercomputing Institute Research Scholar

Affiliation: Associate Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science, Wayne State University

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Kegang Wang

Term: 1995-1996

Affiliation: Associate Professor, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department, Florida Institute of Technology

 

Graduate Students

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Tiannan Chen

M.S., 2014

Algorithm and force field development for conformational sampling of chromophores and multi-resolution screening

Affiliation: Computer Science Graduate Student, University of Minnesota

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Ángel D. Cortés-Morales

Ph.D., 2014

Prediction of thermophysical properties for industrial applications

Affiliation: Associate Scientist, Phillips 66

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Peng Bai

Ph.D., 2014

Algorithm and force field development; adsorption in nanoporous materials

2009-2012 Graduate School Fellow

2013-2014 Doctoral dissertation Fellow

2013 Overend Award

Affiliation: Postdoctoral Associate, University of Minnesota

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Chelsea Miller

M.S., 2013

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Hadi Dinpajooh

M.S., 2010

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Ramprasad R. Akavaram

M.S., 2010 (Comp.Sci.)

Affiliation: Software Engineer, College of Pharmacy, University of Minnesota

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Katie Maerzke

Ph.D., 2010

2005-2006 Department of Chemistry Fellow

2009-2010 Doctoral Dissertation Fellow

2009 Overend Award

Affiliation: Postdoctoral Associate, Vanderbilt University

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Katie Beutel

M.S., 2010

2009-2010 DOE Computational Science Graduate Fellow

Affiliation: Environmental Program Specialist, Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation

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Neeraj Rai

Ph.D., 2009

2007 Overend Award

2007-2008: Doctoral Dissertation Fellow

Affiliation: Assistant Professor, Dave C. Swalm School of Chemical Engineering, Mississippi State University

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Jake L. Rafferty

Ph.D., 2009

Monte Carlo Studies of Reversed-Phase Liquid Chromatography

2004-2005 Graduate School Fellow

2007-2008: Frieda Martha Kunze Fellow

2008: Overend Award

208-2009 Doctoral Dissertation Fellow

Affiliation: Faculty, Department of Chemistry, North Hennepin Community College

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Kelly E. Anderson

Ph.D., 2009

Molecular Simulations of Earth Systems: From the Mantle to the Atmosphere

2004-2008 3M Graduate School Fellow

2005: MSI-VLAB Summer research Fellow

2006-2007: Louise Dosdall Fellow

2008: Overend Award

2008-2009: Doctoral Dissertation Fellow

Affiliation: Assistant Professor, Deparment of Chemsitry, Roanoke College

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Xin (Sophia) Zhao

Ph.D., 2008

Monte Carlo Simulations for Organic Solids

2002: Chemical Physics Summer Research Fellow

Affiliation: Intel Corporation

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Matthew J. McGrath

Ph.D., 2007

Monte Carlo Simulations for Hydrogen Bonding Fluids

2002-2006: 3M Graduate Fellow

2004-2005: DAAD Fellowship for study and research in Germany

2004-2005: Fullbright Fellowship

2004-2007: DOE Computational Science Graduate Fellow

2005 Overend Award

Affiliation: American Institute of Physics State Department Senior Fellow (2015-2016)

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Li Sun

Ph.D., 2006

Monte Carlo Simulations for Chromatographic Systems

2002-2003: Frieda Martha Kunze Fellow

Affiliation: Agilent Technologies

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Becky Eggimann

Ph.D., 2006

Monte Carlo Simulations for NMR-based Structure Determination, Aqueous Interfacial Properties, and Pressure-Volume Curves

2001-2002: Graduate School Fellow

2002-2004: NSF-IGERT Fellow

Affiliation: Assistant Professor, Deparment of Chemsitry, Wheaton College

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Ling Zhang

Ph.D., 2005

Monte Carlo Simulation for Tunable Solvents and Reversed Phase Liquid Chromatography

Affiliation: Microsoft Inc.

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John M. Stubbs

Ph.D., 2004

Simulating Microheterogeneous Fluids

2001-2002: DAAD Fellowship for study and research in Germany

2002-2003: Frieda Martha Kunze Fellow

2003-2004: Doctoral Dissertation Fellow

2003: NSF-RSEC Teaching Fellow

Affiliation: Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry and Physics, University of New England

 

Junseok Lee

M.S., 2004

Affiliation: General Electric

 

Nikolaj D. Zhuravlev

M.S., 2003

1996: Lano Fellow

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Collin D. Wick

Ph.D., 2003

Simulating Chromatographic Systems

2000-2003: DOE Computational Science Graduate Fellow

2001: ACS PHYS and IBM Graduate Student Award in Computational Chemsitry

2003-2005: NSF-MPS Distinguished International Posdoctoral Fellowship (NTU Athens, Greece)

2004: Howes Scholar Award

Affiliation: Associate Professor, Department of Chemsitry, Louisiana Tech

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Bin Chen

Ph.D., 2001

Phase Equilibria of Hydrocarbons, Alcohols, Water, and their Mixtures

1996-1997: Kolthoff Fellow

1998-1999: Stanwood Johnston Fellow

1999-2000: Doctoral Dissertation Fellow

ACS COMP and CCG Excellence Award

2000 Overend Award

Affiliation: Associate Professor, Department of Chemsitry, Louisiana State University

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Marcus G. Martin

Ph.D., 1999

Simulating Phase Equilibria

1995-96 Graduate Student Fellow

1997-99 DOE Computational Science Graduate Fellow

1998 Overend Award

Affiliation: Proprietor, Useful Bias Inc.

 

Dongyu Liu

M.Eng., 1996

Affiliation: Allied Signal, Inc.


Visiting Professors

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Julius Ghogomu

Term: August 2009 - May 2010

Affiliation: Assistant Professor, Department of Chemsitry, University of Dschang, Cameroon

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Mark Vitha

Term: Summer 2002

Affiliation: Professor, Department of Chemistry, Drake University

 

Visiting Members

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Juan Luis Aragonés Gómez

Term: Summer 2011

Affiliation: Complutenese University of Madrid

 

Nuno Garrido

Term: Summer 2010

Affiliation: U-Porto

 

Undergraduate Students

 

Saparya Chattaraj

Summer 2013

 

Chen Fang

Spring 2012 - Spring 2013

 

Douglas Allen

Fall 2011 - Spring 2013

 

Deeksha Jain

Summer 2012

 

Dylan Evans (St. Olaf)

Fall 2008 - Spring 2009

Affiliation: Graduate School at University of Minnesota

 

Sara Wenzel

Summer 2008

Affiliation: Business School at Kansas University

 

Linzey Bachmeier

Summer 2007 - Summer 2008

Affiliation: Law school at Drake University

 

Lorna Grauvilardell

Summer 2007 - Spring 2008

 

Erica Jennings

Fall 2007

 

Adam Broschinski

Summer 2006

 

Chad Geppert

Spring 2005

Affiliation: Graduate School at University of Minnesota

 

Chris Fields

Summer 2003

Affiliation: Graduate School at Univeristy of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

 

Erin Dahlke

Summer 2003

Affiliation: Graduate School at University of Minnesota

 

Ian Stubbs

Summer 2002

Affiliation: Graduate School at Dalhousie Univeristy

 

Dylan Drake-Wilhelm

Spring 2001 - Summer 2002

Affiliation: Graduate School at University of Nebraska, Lincoln

 

Brandon Hoechstra

Fall 2001

 

Kristi L. McDonald

Summer 2000

 

Rebecca M. Eden

Summer 2000

Affiliation: Graduate School at University of Massachucetts, Amherst

 

David Dermer

Summer 1997 - Spring 1997

 

Aaron Holms

Summer 1997 - Spring 1997

Affiliation: Graduate School at University of California, Davis

 

Shremattie Jaman

Fall 1996 - Spring 1997

 

Pamela Lucas

Summer 1995

Affiliation: Graduate School at University of Chicago

 

High School Students

 

Pang Yang

Summer 2012

 

Claire Simpson

Summer 2012

 

Sophia Charan

Summer 2010 and 2011

 

Lorentz Aberg

Summer 2008