Department of Chemistry

Principal Investigator

Marco Caricato
Assistant Professor
785-864-6509
Malott Hall, Room 3062B

2014-present: Assistant Professor, KU
2010-2014: Research Scientist, Gaussian, Inc.
2006-2010: Postdoctoral Fellow, Yale University 
2006
: Ph.D. Summa Cum Laude in Chemistry at the Scuola Normale Superiore (SNS), Pisa, Italy.
2002: M.S. in Chemistry at the University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy.


Postdocs

Alessandro Biancardi
Postdoctoral Associate

2013-2014: Post-Doctoral Researcher, International School of Advanced Studies, Trieste, Italy

2012-2013: Post-Doctoral Researcher, Università di Pisa, Pisa, Italy

2012: Ph.D. Università di Pisa, Pisa, Italy

2009: Laurea specialistica (MSc equivalent) in Chemistry (main field: Physical Chemistry), Università di Parma, Parma, Italy

2007: Laurea triennale (BSc equivalent) in Chemistry, Università di Parma, Parma, Italy


Graduate Students

Tal Aharon
Graduate Student
785-864-1783

B.S. from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Matthew Barclay
Graduate Student
785-864-1783

B.S. from Creighton University.

Amy Jystad
Graduate Student
785-864-1783

B.S. from the University of St. Mary

Sijin Ren
Graduate Student
785-864-1783

B.S. from Murray State University


Undergraduate Students



Former Members:

  • Jeremy Barnes (REU participant from Park University)
  • Joseph Harms (Lawrence High School)
  • Claudiu Caraiani (KU physics major)

 

 


News

12/15/20 Robert and Ty join our group, welcome!

12/14/16 Sijin and Joseph's (Lawrence High School) paper on EOM-CCSD-PCM benchmarcking was accepted in JCTC

11/27/16 Alessandro's paper with Jeremy, our REU student from summer 2015, on point charge embedding for excited states was accepted for publication on JCP.

10/26/16 The entire Caricato group (except Marco) is presenting at MWRM2016 in Manhattan, KS.

10/20/16 Tal's paper on helicene derivatives in collaboration with the Avarvari group in France is accepted for publication in Chemistry-A European Journal!

08/01/16 Alessandro's paper on electronic coupling in solids using DFT PBC methods is published on JPCC.

05/09/16 Sijin's paper on multi-state extrapolation of UV/Vis spectra is published on JCP.

05/07/16 Matt and Sijin receive the McCollum Award for excellence in research. Congratulations!

12/05/15 Matt and Alessandro give a talk at the Kansas Physical Chemistry Symposium, while Tal and Sijin present a poster. 

12/03/15 Amy Jystad joins our group as a graduate student. Welcome Amy!

11/06/15 Marco's paper was accepted in JCTC

 

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