Yang Group, 2018

Yuncai Mei Awarded Shaffer-Hunnicutt Fellowship

Graduate student Yuncai Mei has been awarded the Shaffer-Hunnicutt Fellowship for the 2019/2020 academic year.

Congratulations to Dr. Yang Yang!

Former graduate student Yang Yang (2016) has accepted a tenure track positon as Assistant Professor in the Department of Chemistry at University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Latest in Density Functional Theory published in PNAS

Neil Qiang Su, Chen Li, and Weitao Yang, “Describing strong correlation with fractional-spin correction in density functional theory” PNAS article

Congratulations to Aaron Mahler – MolSSI 2018 Phase-II Software Fellowship

The Molecular Sciences Software Institute selected Aaron’s project “Localized Orbital Scaling Correction for Periodic Systems” to advance to Phase-II.

Congratulations to Zehua Chen – Kathleen Zielik Fellowship

Zehua has been selected to receive a Kathleen Zielik Fellowship for aptitude in research – both experimental abilities in the lab as well as thinking logically and creatively about chemistry.  

Yang Lab publication selected for 2017 Editors’ Choice award

“On Extending Generalized Kohn-Sham Density Functionals to Systems with Fractional Number of Electrons” named to The Journal of Chemical Physics Editors’ Choice list.  The article will be part of a collection that is made freely available to the public without a subscription for all of 2018.  For more information or to download the collection, visit the site.