Molecular, Materials, and Condensed Matter Theory/Computation at UNC


Faculty Members:


Prof. Max Berkowitz


Research Interests: Theoretical and Computational Chemistry, Biophysical Chemistry, Molecular Dynamics Simulations.


Primary Home Department: Chemistry


Website: https://chem.unc.edu/faculty/berkowitz-max/




Prof. Yosuke Kanai


Research Interests: Theoretical/Computational Chemistry, First-Principles Electronic Structure Theory, Materials Physics and Chemistry, Condensed Matter Theory


Primary Home Department: Chemistry


Website: http://kanai.chem.unc.edu




Prof. Daphne Klotsa


Research Interests: Soft Matter, Computer Simulations, Self-Assembly, Packing, Active Matter, Granular Materials


Primary Home Department: Applied Physical Sciences


Website: https://klotsagroup.wixsite.com/home




Prof. Zhiyue Lu


Research Interests: Thermodynamics of Nano-Systems, Nonequilibrium Thermodynamics and Statistical Physics, Information Processing in (Bio)Chemical Systems, Intelligent Biomimetic Materials.


Primary Home Department: Chemistry


Website: https://chem.unc.edu/faculty/lu-zhiyue/




Prof. Ehssan Nazockdast


Research Interests: Soft matter, Fluid Dynamics, Biophysics and Cell Mechanics, Computational Physics, Suspension Mechanics.


Primary Home Department: Applied Physical Sciences


Website: http://nazockdastlab.com/index.html



UNC is home to a number of theoretical/computational research groups that are interested in studying exciting problems in molecular, materials, and condensed matter sciences. Prospective PhD students and post-doctoral researchers are encouraged to contact the faculty members directly.