Chemistry Seminar: Thomas Markland, D.Phil.

Thomas Markland, Department of Chemistry, Stanford University

Tom Markland received his MChem in Chemistry from Balliol College, University of Oxford where he was a Brackenbury Scholar and did his thesis work in the area of non-adiabatic dynamics. He continued at Oxford for his DPhil research in the area of quantum dynamics under the supervision of David Manolopoulos. In 2009 he was awarded the Royal Society of Chemistry's Coulson Prize. After postdoctoral work with Bruce Berne at Columbia University he moved to Stanford in 2011 as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Chemistry. In 2018 he was promoted to Associate Professor with tenure. Since starting at Stanford he has been awarded a Research Corporation Cottrell Scholarship, Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellowship, Terman Fellowship, Hellman Faculty Scholarship, the ACS OpenEye Outstanding Junior Faculty Award, the Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar award, the H&S Dean's Award for Distinguished Teaching, the Kavli Emerging Leader in Chemistry Lecturship, and the NSF CAREER award.

His research interests lie broadly in the development of theoretical and simulation approaches and their application to explain effects observed in the classical and quantum dynamics of chemical systems.

Dial-In Information

This event is open to the public. Please email johnstonk@reed.edu for the Zoom password.

Thursday, February 11, 2021 at 4:15pm to 5:00pm

Virtual Event
Event Type

Lecture

Audience

Faculty, Students, Alumni, Open to the Public, Staff

Department
Chemistry
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