Jiachen Received Postdoc Fellowship (Sep 2023)
Jiachen was awarded a Tony Massini Postdoctoral Fellowship in Data Science from Yale University. Congratulations Jiachen!
Katelyn Received NSF GRFP (Mar 2023)
Congratulations to Katelyn on being awarded the NSF graduate research fellowship! Looking forward to her future work in simulating electronic structure of solid-liquid interfaces!
Christian Venturella Joined the Group (Nov 2022)
Christian Venturella joined the group as a first-year graduate student. He obtained his bachelor's degree in chemistry from Princeton University and plans to work on machine learning methods for correlated quantum chemistry simulations. Welcome Christian!
Katelyn's Paper Posted on arXiv (Aug 2022)
Our lab's first paper, "Periodic Coupled-Cluster Green's Function for Photoemission Spectra of Realistic Solids", by Katelyn and Tianyu, is posted on arXiv! In this work, we enabled accurate coupled-cluster Green's function simulations of spectral properties of three-dimensional materials for the first time. Congratulations Katelyn!
Jiachen Li Joined the Group (Aug 2022)
Jiachen Li joined the group as a postdoctoral researcher after obtaining his PhD degree in Chemistry from Prof. Weitao Yang's group at Duke University. Welcome Jiachen!
Ximena Leyva Peralta and Melanie King Joined the Group (Jun 2022)
Ximena Leyva Peralta (Yale Class of 2025) and Melanie King (Yale Class of 2023) have joined the group as undergraduate researchers. Welcome Ximena and Melanie!
Jincheng Lei Joined the Group (Jan 2022)
Jincheng Lei joined the group as a postdoctoral researcher. He received his PhD in Materials Science and NanoEngineering from Rice University, under the guidance of Prof. Boris Yakobson. Welcome Jincheng!
New Members Joined the Group (Nov 2021)
Katelyn Laughon has joined the group as a first-year graduate student. She received her BS in Chemical Engineering from the University of Tennessee. Alec Chai joined the group earlier this semester to complete his senior thesis at Yale. Welcome Katelyn and Alec!
Tianyu Selected as Finalist for Volker Heine Young Investigator Award (Sep 2021)
Tianyu has been selected as one of five finalists for Volker Heine Young Investigator Award by the Psi-k conference.
Tianyu Presents Keynote Speech at Yale Chemistry Symposium (Sep 2021)
Tianyu presented the talk "Harnessing the Power of Computation for Chemical Discovery", and shared his learning from graduate school and postdoc research with first-year graduate students.
The Zhu Group Website is Live! (Sep 2021)
The Zhu Group @ Yale Chemistry will officially start in January 2022. Stay tuned for more details to come!