We are thrilled to introduce our newest Graduate Students to the Gagliardi Research Group: Ida Vaghefi, Ruohe (Brian) Wang, and Aniruddha Seal!
Pictured: Abishek Mitra, Shreya Verma, Mukunda Mandal
Congratulations to Abishek Mitra and Shreya Verma for receiving Windt Graduate Student Travel Awards and to Mukunda Mandal for receiving the Kharasch Postdoctoral Travel Award.
|The Gagliardi Group congratulates Bhavnesh Jangid (left) and Jacob Wardzala (right) on their achievement in passing their candidacy exams! Bhavnesh’s work focuses on the “Development of quantum embedding based methods for efficient and accurate prediction of the core-level spectroscopy” and Jacob’s focuses on “Automated active space selection for systematic multireference calculations in reactivity”. The Gagliardi group wishes you both continued success as you progress in your academic endeavors.|
|The Gagliardi Group wishes farewell to Dr. Arup Sarkar as he takes the next steps in his career. We wish you all the best for your future endeavors and have no doubt that you will achieve great success!|
|The Gagliardi Group celebrates not just one but two group members! We are wishing a very Happy Birthday to Valay Agarawal, our brilliant PhD student, and Soumi Haldar, our dedicated postdoctoral researcher! Here’s to many more moments of working well together and achieving great things!|
|It’s with mixed emotions that we bid farewell to our brilliant colleague, Gautam Stroscio, as he embarks on a new adventure. After making valuable contributions to the Gagiardi Research Group, Gautam is taking his talents to the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.|
|The Gagliardi group congratulates Shreya Verma for achieving honorable mention in the 2022-23 Pritzker School of Molecular Engineering Outstanding Teaching Assistant Awards. Shreya has earned this recognition for her exemplary service as a Teaching Assistant for the course MENG 25510 – Quantum Molecular and Materials Modeling.|
|Join us in celebrating the graduation of Saumil Chedda and Benjamin Yeh from the University of Minnesota! Saumil’s next position will be as a Postdoctoral Fellow in Climate Change, Machine Learning, and Advanced Materials at the Bakar Institute of Digital Materials for the Planet in University of California Berkeley, under the guidance of Professor Omar Yaghi. Ben’s next position will be as a Process Development/Scale-Up Engineer at ExxonMobil in Baytown, Texas.|