Workshop Details
Telluride School on Theoretical Chemistry (Students Only)
07/15/2013 - 07/20/2013
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.

http://tstc.chem.wisc.edu/

Notes:

Faculty will include Edwin Sibert (University of Wisconsin), Phillip Geissler (Berkeley), and Troy Van Voorhis (MIT)

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?
Armstrong, Laura UC Berkeley 7/14
7/21
Y
Babbush, Ryan Harvard University
Borycz, Joshua University of Minnesota 7/14
7/20
Y
Brown, Sandra University of California, Irvine
Casey, Jennifer UCLA 7/14
7/21
Y
Coons, Marc Ohio State University
Craven, Galen Georgia Institute of Technology 7/14
7/21
Y
Di Russo, Natali University of Florida 7/14
7/21
Dornshuld, Eric University of Mississippi
Galindo Cruz, Johan University of Florida 7/14
7/21
Genova, Alessandro Rutgers Newark University 7/14
7/21
Y
Ghosh, Soumya University of Illinois- Urbana Champagne 7/14
7/21
Y
Gozem, Samer Bowling Green State University 7/14
7/20
Herr, Jonathan University of Utah
Howard, Coleman University of Mississippi 7/14
7/20
Kann, Zachary University of Wisconsin - Madison 7/14
7/20
Lao, Ka Un The Ohio State University 7/14
7/21
Lin, Zhou The Ohio State University 7/14
7/21
Mantha, Sriteja University of Wisconsin Madison 7/14
7/20
Marjolin, Aude University of Pittsburgh
Markovich, Thomas Harvard University 7/14
7/21
Mavros, Michael Massachusetts Institute of Technology 7/13
7/21
McDaniel, Jesse University of Wisconsin-Madison 7/14
7/20
Murray, Matthew University of Maryland 7/14
7/21
Y
Nguyen, Andrew University of Utah 7/14
7/21
Paredez, Robert University of HOuston 7/14
7/21
Parry, Krista University of California, Irvine 7/14
7/21
Y
Rudzinski, Joseph The Pennsylvania State University 7/14
7/21
Y
Stanisky, Christopher Thiel College 7/14
7/20
Tabor, Daniel University of Wisconsin--Madison
Takeshita, Tyler University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Wang, Xun University of Pittsburgh 7/14
7/21
Welborn, Matthew Massachusetts Institute of Technology 7/13
7/21
White, Alexander University of California San Diego 7/14
7/21
Xu, Lu University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

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