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MESOSCIENCE LAB

Multiscale Models of Complex Materials

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MesoScience News

 

Research
Our group works at the interface of theoretical chemistry, biology, physics, and applied mathematics.

Method Development

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We develop new theoretical and computational methods to study multiscale phenomena in artificial and biological materials. Our team members collaborate to write software that is scalable and maintainable, using a broad range of open-source tools.

 

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Science

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We study mesoscale quantum dynamics in molecular materials. We explore multiscale structure-function relationships of bioenergetics in photosynthesis and respiration. We don't let traditional disciplinary boundaries stop us.

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Group

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We are diligent, collegial, and creative scientists who value working in a diverse team. Some of the words we use to describe our aspirations for the group:

  • Unbounded

  • Ambitious

  • Collaborative

 

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Featured Article

In this article we develop an adaptive approach to solving the hierarchy of pure states (HOPS) equations which provides a formally exact, size-invariant scaling algorithm for simulating exciton dynamics in molecular aggregates containing thousands of pigments.
 
As part of this project, we also released our first open-source code base for adaptive HOPS (adHOPS) calculations. Check it out! 

Chemical Science 12, p.9704 (2021) 
 

 
Group Members
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Doran I. G. Bennett

Principal Investigator

Post-Doctoral Fellow Harvard University

PhD UC Berkeley 
BA/MS University of Chicago 

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Brian Citty

Post-doc

PhD Southern Methodist University

MS Southern Methodist University

BS UT Arlington

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Bailey Raber

Graduate Student

BS Midwestern State University

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Mohamed Elrefaiy

Graduate Student

BS Zewail City of Science and Technology

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Leo Varvelo

Graduate Student

BS University of Houston

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    Jacob Lynd

    Graduate Student

    BS UT Dallas

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    Tao James Chen

    Graduate Student

    MS South China Normal University 

    BS Xiangnan University

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    Caleb Griffin

    Graduate Student

    BS UT Tyler

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    Katie Binkley

    Graduate Student

    BS UT Tyler

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    Future team members

    Want to work on big questions and hard problems?

    Are you excited about quantum mechanics?

    Or are you curious about biological regulation?

    Read more here!

    Past members

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    Elliot Taffet

    Post-doc

    Post-doc Stanford University

    PhD Princeton University

    BA Columbia University

    Moved on to a faculty position at the University of Georgia

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    Funding

    We gratefully acknowledge funding support from

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