Team

We are a dynamic & multidisciplinary group looking to grow.

We are deeply committed to creating an inclusive and welcoming group environment & believe that a broad spectrum of backgrounds, perspectives, & life experiences enrich our collective experience of science & ability to solve complex problems. We welcome students & postdocs of all genders, races, ages, sexual orientations, & disability statuses.

The team!


From left to right: Andrés, Nanako, Arian, Srijan, Anthony, Tom, Jack, Zach

PI: Andrés Montoya-Castillo

Email: andres.montoyacastillo@colorado.edu

Andrés is an Assistant Professor of Chemistry at the University of Colorado Boulder and affiliated faculty in the Materials Science and Engineering (MSE) Program. His research interests center around developing and applying theory and simulation methods to investigate the dynamics of chemical processes in the condensed phase.

For more details, see About Andrés.

CU Boulder

Srijan Bhattacharyya (Graduate student, Chemical Physics)

Email: Srijan.Bhattacharyya@colorado.edu

Research Focus:

  • Path integrals, algorithm development for near-term quantum computing devices, & DMRG.

Education:

  • Chemical Physics, CU Boulder

  • M.S. in Chemistry, IIT Kanpur, India

  • B.Sc. in Chemistry, Narendrapur Ramakrishna Mission Residential College, India

Anthony Dominic (Graduate student, Chemical Physics)

Email: Anthony.Dominiciii@colorado.edu

Research Focus:

  • Atomistic simulation, semiclassical theory, dimensionality reduction techniques, & Markov state models.

Education:

  • Chemical Physics, CU Boulder

  • B.S. in Chemistry & Math, North Central College, US

Jack Good (High School student, Peak to Peak Charter School)

Research Focus:

  • Generalized quantum master equations.

Education:

  • Peak to Peak Charter School, Lafayette, CO

  • Chemistry classes at Columbia University & CU Boulder

Tom Sayer (Postdoctoral scholar)

Email: Email: Thomas.Sayer@colorado.edu

Research Interests:

  • Charge transfer at electrochemical interfaces, many-body theory, photophysics of 2D materials at interfaces, multidimensional optical spectroscopy of molecular systems.

Education:

  • Ph.D., Chemistry, University of Cambridge, UK

    • Advisor: Michiel Sprik

  • B.Sc. in Chemistry, University of Cambridge, UK

Nanako Shitara (Graduate student, Physics)

Email: Nanako.Shitara@colorado.edu

Research Focus:

  • Non-Gaussian Noise spectroscopy, decoherence in near-term quantum devices, quantum computing, NV centers.

Education:

  • Physics, CU Boulder

  • M.Sc. in Physics, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan

  • B.Sc. in Physics, University of Otago, New Zealand

Arian Vezvaee (Postdoctoral scholar)

Email: Email: Arian.Vezvaee@colorado.edu

Research Interests:

  • Non-Gaussian noise spectroscopy, dynamical decoupling, decoherence in near-term quantum devices, molecular qubits, NV centers.

Education:

  • Ph.D., Physics, Virginia Tech, US

    • Advisors: Sophia Economou & Ed Barnes

  • B.Sc. in Solid State Physics, Shahid Beheshti University, Iran

Zach Wiethorn (Graduate student, Chemical Physics)

Email: Zachary.Wiethorn@colorado.edu

Research Focus:

  • Perturbative & non-perturbative approaches to condensed phase spectroscopy. Many-body theory & Gaussian field theories.

Education:

  • Chemical Physics, CU Boulder

  • B.S. in Chemistry & Minor in Math, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

Stanford

Austin Atsango

Chemistry

Michael Chen

Chemistry

Joseph Kelly

Chemistry

Collaborators