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Dr. Mosquera - sushi lunch

Celebrating Martin's PhD defense and wishing him all the best for his postdoc at Northwestern.

Martín wins outstanding poster award

Martín Mosquera received an outstanding poster award for his work entitled "Partition Current Density Functional Theory". The prize, sponsored by the Journal of Physical Chemistry, ...

Collaborative Connections in Molecular Electronics and Nanoscience

(Taken literally form the source: research.gov) A group of 51 researchers at the Pan American Advanced Studies Institute (PASI) on Electronic Properties of Complex Systems ...

The Journal of Physical Chemistry A

Jonathan´s article is featured on the cover of the Journal of Physical Chemistry A

Jonathan wins outstanding poster award

Jonathan Nafziger received an outstanding poster award at the 2014 Midwest Theoretical Chemistry Conference in Evanston, IL. The prize, sponsored by the Journal of Physical ...

Partition Unites Us

In an emotional State-of-the-Union speech last week, President Wasserman pointed out that all members of the New Suspenders are united by the same partition potential. ...

The Hohenberg-Kohn Theorem

The Suspenders performed The Hohenberg-Kohn Theorem at the 2012 APS March Meeting.  An embarrassing low-quality cell-phone video of the presentation can be seen below. The ...

Opinion

Bringing Density Functional Theory to other Realms of Physics and Chemistry

By Martín Mosquera

  All the matter we see in our lives is composed of atoms.  These are made of electrons and nuclei. Knowledge of how electrons behave ...

suspenders

The Importance of Atoms and The New Suspenders

By Jonathan Nafziger

In the introduction to his lectures on physics, Feynman points out the important scientific fact that matter is composed of atoms. While this may seem ...

Education

Partition Spin-Density Functional Theory

By Martín Mosquera

Molecules are made of atoms, yet quantum mechanics, the theory that describes molecules, treats a molecule as a single object. However, when molecules collide at ...

Jonathan's paper on PDFT is #8 most downloaded JCP paper during December 2011.

http://jcp.aip.org/features/most_downloaded?month=12&year=2011

Social

NSF-CAREER award

  For "Extending the Range of Applicability of Density Functional Methods".  We warmly thank the National Science Foundation for the 5-year support.

The Department of Energy funds our research.

We are grateful to the Department of Energy (Office of Basic Energy Sciences) for their generous support of our research program.

Midwest Theoretical Chemistry Conference

Midwest Theoretical Chemistry Conference at Purdue, May 20 -22 http://www.chem.purdue.edu/MTCC42

Resonances

Daniel Whitenack is just one short for the DFT Grand-Slam.

Suspender Daniel Whitenack has received best poster award at:  ACS National Meeting (Physical Chemistry division, Aug. 2010), Gordon Research Conference on TDDFT (Aug, 2011), and ...

Daniel is awarded a talk at the Gordon Research Conference on TDDFT.

Only three posters were awarded short talks: http://www.grc.org/programs.aspx?year=2011&program=tddft

Thanks to NSF and Universidad Nacional de Colombia for supporting the PASI in Cartagena.

http://author.www.purdue.edu/dft/pasi/

Arts

The Hohenberg-Kohn Theorem

The Suspenders performed The Hohenberg-Kohn Theorem at the 2012 APS March Meeting.  An embarrassing low-quality cell-phone video of the presentation can be seen below. The ...

Adam is interviewed by Unimedios about the PASI.

The interview, which took place in June 2011, can be seen in the following link:   http://www.agenciadenoticias.unal.edu.co/nc/detalle/article/ciencia-del-mas-alto-nivel-en-cartagena.html

Travel

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Gordon Research Conference

Jonathan, Martin, Daniel, and Adam presented their work at the Gordon Research Conference on Time-dependent Density Functional Theory in Biddeford, ME, August 10 - 16, ...

June 20 2011: Jonathan receives MCC travel award to present poster at DFT meeting in Dublin.

The meeting was on "How to speed-up progress and reduce empiricism in Density Functional Theory", and took place at the University College of Dublin:  http://www.cecam.org/workshop-566.html

Aug. 25: Daniel wins P-Chem best poster award at Boston ACS meeting.

Congratulations!  Poster titled: "Density Functional Resonance Theory of Metastable Negative Ions"

48 Hours with the Suspenders at Urbana-Champaign: The Midwest Theoretical Chemistry Conference

By Carlos H. Borca

On May 29th, The Suspenders went on a two-day journey to the 2013 Midwest Theoretical Chemistry Conference (MWTCC) in the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign ...

Collaborative Connections in Molecular Electronics and Nanoscience

(Taken literally form the source: research.gov) A group of 51 researchers at the Pan American Advanced Studies Institute (PASI) on Electronic Properties of Complex Systems ...

Daniel Whitenack receives MCC Travel award to attend TDDFT school in Benasque (Spain), Spring 2012.

Daniel receives international travel award

... so he will travel to Berlin in September to talk about his resonance work.

APS meeting in Portland

Sunday:  Tutorial (8:30am: remember Daylight Saving Time!): Room C124 Monday: Yu's talk in the morning; joint group meeting with Kieron and Neepa after lunch. Wednesday: ...

For the New Suspenders