Workshop Details
Telluride School on Theoretical Chemistry (Students Only)
07/10/2011 - 07/16/2011
Meeting Description:

The field of theoretical and computational chemistry has traditionally been a key component within physical chemistry and chemical physics. More recently, theoretical chemistry has begun to assume important roles in biological chemistry and materials science as well. Most experimental scientists working in these disciplines have not had the background necessary to gain a working knowledge of theory as it is used in their research disciplines. Because many of them want to make use of theory to interpret their data and to guide their research, they constitute one component of the student body for the proposed Schools. In addition, many faculty members who teach undergraduate chemistry, biology, and materials science classes want to incorporate computer modeling into the classroom. The Schools would offer them an efficient route for learning the theoretical and computational background needed to do so. Most imporantly, the Ph. D. and postdoctoral students entering theoretical and computational chemistry can also benefit. Most of these young people�s doctoral and postdoctoral work has focused on only a sub-set of theory�s main areas (electronic structure, dynamics, statistical mechanics, molecular modeling). Especially if they pursue an academic career, they will be expected to teach classes in a wider range of theoretical topics. Moreover, their research careers are likely to evolve in directions that will require them to become proficient in areas other than where their doctoral and postdoctoral work focused. These Schools offer them an excellent chance to broaden their knowledge and skill sets at an early career stage.

Each TSTC School will involve approximately six to eight hours of lectures on electronic structure theory, dynamics, and statistical mechanics as well as one topical subject that will change from School to School. Poster sessions for participants to describe their interests, outdoor recreation, and problem solving sessions will also be held.

Meeting Venue:

Telluride Intermediate School
725 West Colorado Ave Telluride CO 81435

Registered Meeting Participants:
Participant Organization Arrival Information Departure Information Interested in Sharing Transportation?
Anderson, Kevin University of Texas at Austin Department of Chemis 7/9
7/23
Brown, Etienne University of Houston 7/9
7/16
Carr, Joshua University of Wisconsin at Madison 7/10
7/16
Craciun, Raluca St Jude Children Research Hospital 7/10
7/17
Y
Deckman, Jason UC Irvine 7/9
7/16
Y
Dzubak, Allison University of Minnesota 7/9
7/16
Y
Guidez, Emilie Kansas State University 7/10
7/24
Hagy, Matthew Georgia Tech - Chemistry 7/10
7/16
Y
Han, Aijie University of Texas-Pan American 7/10
7/16
Y
Hill, Adam U.C. Berkeley 7/10
7/16
Huo, Pengfei Boston University 7/9
7/16
Y
Isseroff, Leah Princeton University 7/10
7/17
Y
Jain, Amber UW Madison 7/10
7/16
Kahros, Argyris UCLA 7/10
7/16
Karalti, Ozan U. of Pittsburgh 7/10
7/16
Y
Khokhlova, Svetlana Weizmann Institute of Science 7/9
7/16
Y
Lange, Adrian Ohio State University 7/9
7/23
Y
Leiding, Jeff University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 7/10
7/17
Y
Long, Rebecca University of Texas at Austin Chem and Biochem Dep 7/9
7/23
Ma, Lifang University of Maryland 7/10
7/17
Madison, Lindsey Chemistry Dept., Northwestern University 7/10
7/17
Y
Nikulina, Yelena University of Toronto 7/10
7/24
Petit, Andrew The Ohio State University 7/9
7/23
Y
Roy, Mahua University of California,Irvine 7/10
7/16
Y
Shen, Young Boston University 7/9
7/16
Sherman, Mary University of Notre Dame 7/9
7/23
Y
Shi, Liang UW Madison
Sirjoosingh, Andrew Penn State University
Solis, Brian Penn State University
Talapatra, Surma University of Michigan 7/9
7/23
Y
Torres-Díaz, Carlos M. University of Puerto Rico 7/9
7/16
Vartia, Anthony (Drew) University of Kansas
Vlaisavljevich, Bess University of Minnesota 7/9
7/16
Y
Weber, Rebecca Univ. Of North Texas 7/10
7/17
Y
Wu, Zhe UW Madison
Yu, Kuang UW, Madison 7/10
7/16
Zeitler, Todd Sandia National Laboratories
Zhang, Ping Boston University Chemistry Dept 7/9
7/16
Y

Telluride Science Research Center
Post Office Box 2429, Telluride CO 81435
Tel: + 970.708.4426
Email: info@telluridescience.org
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