Former Group Members

Somayeh Khazaei

Position: Post-Doc

Years: 2018-2020

Topic: Many-Body Interactions in Solid States

Farnaz Heidar-Zadeh

Position: Post-Doc

Years: 2017-2019

Topic: Designing new machine learning methods for chemical properties

Current Position: Associate Professor, McMaster University

Dennis Barton

Position: Post-Doc

Years: 2017-2019

Topic: Assessment of precision and reproducibility of vdW dispersion methods in electronic structure calculations

Yasmine Al-Hamdani

Position: Post-Doc

Years: 2017-2019

Topic: Quantum chemical benchmarking interaction energies through Quantum Monte Carlo

Current Position: Post-Doc at University of Zurich

Johannes Hoja

Position: PhD Student

Years: 2014-2018

Topic: Crystal Structure Predictions from First-Principle Calculations

Current Position: Marie Curie Fellow, University of Graz (Austria)

Mainak Sadhukhan

Position: Post-Doc

Years: 2016-2018

Topic: van der Waals interactions beyond dipole approxmations

Current Position: Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, IIT Kanpur

Jan Hermann

Position: PhD Student

Years: 2013-2017

Topic: Many Body Methods

Current Position: Post-Doc, Freie Universität Berlin, Germany

Guo-Xu Zhang

Position: PhD Student

Years: 2010-2014

Topic: van der Waals in solids

Current Position: Associate Professor at HIT (Harbin Institue of Technology China)

Javier Camarillo-Cisneros

Position: PhD Visitor

Years: 2011-2014

Topic: Adsorption on stepped surfaces

Current Position: Researcher at Cinvestav, Chihuahua (Mexico)

Xiaofei Liu

Position: PhD Visitor

Years: 2016-2018

Topic: Metal-organic networks

Current Position: Assistant Professor at Nanjing University of Science and Technology, China

Victor Ruiz

Position: PhD Student

Years: 2011-2016

Topic: van der Waals in Interfaces

Current Position: Research staff member at Helmholtz, Berlin

Vivekanand Gobre

Position: PhD Student

Years: 2011-2016

Topic: Electronic Structure Methods

Current Position: Assistant Professor in Pune, India

Nicola Ferri

Position: PhD Student

Years: 2011-2016

Topic: van der Waals and electronic properties

Current Position: IT in Milan, Italy

Wei Liu

Position: Post-Doc

Years: 2010-2014

Topic: Catalysis, interfaces

Current Position: Full Professor in Nanjing University of Science and Technology, China

Wang Gao

Position: Post-Doc

Years: 2013-2015

Topic: Defects, friction

Current Position: Professor in Jilin University, China

Alberto Ambrosetti

Position: Post-Doc

Years: 2012-2014

Topic: Many-body methods

Current Position: Lecturer at University of Padova, Italy

Katja Hansen

Position: Post-Doc

Years: 2012-2013

Topic: Machine learning

Current Position: Manager in 3M, GermanyResearch staff member at Helmholtz, Berlin

Anthony Reilly

Position: Post-Doc

Years: 2012-2013

Topic: Molecular crystals

Current Position: Professor at City University Dublin

Mausumi Chattopadhyaya

Position: Post-Doc

Years: 2014-2017

Topic: Wetting

Current Position: Assistant Professor in Calcutta, India

Fairoja Cheenicode-Kabeer

Position: Post-Doc

Years: 2015-2017

Topic: Catalysis

Current Position:Post-Doc in Sweden

Gionni Marchetti

Position: Post-Doc

Years: 2014-2016

Topic: Machine learning

Current Position: Post-Doc in Riga

Limin Zheng

Position: Post-Doc

Years: 2015-2016

Topic: Nuclear quantum effects

Current Position: Visiting Professor

Andrii Kleschonok

Position: Post-Doc

Years: 2016-2018

Current Position: Data Scientist at VW Labs, Germany

Majid Mortazvi

Position: Post-Doc

Years: 2016-2018

Current Position: Data Scientist at Siemens, Germany