The 54th Sanibel Symposium will be held on February 16th to 21st, 2014
AWARDSThe organizers of the 53rd Sanibel Symposium will present the following awards:
- One (1) Dell-Intel Young Investigator Award
- Three (3) IBM-Löwdin Awards for Postdoctoral Associates
- Three (3) IBM-Zerner Awards for Graduate students
- One (1) Dell-Intel / O'Brien Award for Undergradute Students.
The applicants will be notified of the awards on January 15, 2013. The awards will be presented at the Symposium. All nine awardees will receive up to $1,000 in travel reimbursement and complimentary registration fee.
The Symposium organizers welcome applications from scientists active in the areas of research covered by the Sanibel Symposium. Applications must be submitted before December 30, 2012 and should include:
- Brief statement (no more than one side of one page) of eligibility and rationale for being supported
- Abstract of poster that will be presented if the stipend is awarded
- You must register online for the symposium before the deadline of December 30, 2012
- Please submit applications to firstname.lastname@example.org
2013 AWARD WINNERS
- Prof. Andrei Kryjevski, North Dakota State University
- Dr. Johannes Hachmann, Harvard University
- Dr. Muhammad Shabbir, Osaka University
- Dr. Jiangchao Chen, The University of South Dakota
- Ms. Stephanie Jensen, University of South Dakota
- Mr. Félix S. Moncada A., Universidad Nacional de Colombia Mr. Rubén Darío Guerrero, Universidad Nacional Bogota - Colombia
- Ms. Mary Hedrick, North Dakota State University
- Mr. Alexander Sokolov, University of Georgia.
- Ms. Mary Hedrick, North Dakota State University.
2012 AWARD WINNERS
- Prof. Qingguo Meng, University of South Dakota, for his work on (abstract PDF) "Electronic structure of Pt cluster and its surface chemistry".Award Photo
- Prof. Nedialka Iordanova, Georgia Southwestern University, for her work on (abstract PDF) "Theoretical Characterization of Low-energy Particle Deposition on PMMA Surfaces" Award Photo
- Dr. Maricris Lodriguito Mayes, Agronne National Laboratory , to present her work (abstractPDF) "Quantum-chemical Studies of the Mechanical and Optical Properties of Functionalized Carbon Nanotubes " Award Photo
- Dr. Igor Schapiro, Max Planck Institute for Bioinorganic Chemistry, to present his work (abstract PDF) "Probing the mechanism of a unidirectional biological rotor by excited state QM/MM molecular dynamics simulations ". Award Photo
- Dr. Dominika Zgid, Columbia Univeristy, to present her work (abstract PDF) "Dynamical Mean Field Theory as an alternative to the traditional methods for treating extended systems".Award Photo
- Mr. Jason Nathaniel Byrd, University of Conn ecticut, for presenting his work (abstract PDF) " Anisotropic van der Waal dispersion interactions using TD-DFT". Award Photo
- Mr. Humberto Laguna-Galindo, Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana - Izapalapa, for presenting his work (abstract PDF) "Position-Momentum and Interparticle Correlations in the Moshinsky Atom." Award Photo
- Mr. Jonathan Romero-Fontalvo, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, for presenting his work (abstract PDF) " Any particle binding energy calculations using propagator theory." Award Photo
- Mr. Andrew Schmitz, Univeristy of South Dakota, to present his work (abstract PDF) "Codoped Quantum Dots as Qubits ". Award Photo
2011 AWARD WINNERS
- Prof. Rajeev Prabhakar, University of Miami, Florida, for his work on (abstract PDF) "Theoretical insights into mechanisms of proteases and peptidases".
- Prof. Jean-Philip Piquemal, Universite Piere et Marie Curie, Paris, France for his work on (abstract PDF) "Unravelling physics at play in biosystems using the electron localization function".
- Dr. Tao Zeng, University of Alberta, Canada, to present his work (abstract PDF) "Probing the L-S coupled wave function with the two-component natural spinors: algorithm, test and examples".
- Dr. Yongxin Yao, Iowa State University, to present his work (abstract PDF) "Negligible static correlation error in Gutzwiller density functional approximation".
- Dr. Xinguo Ren, Fritz Haber Institute, Berlin, Germany, to present his work (abstract PDF) "Beyond the random phase approximation: a viewpoint from many-body perturbation theory".
- Mr. Lars Goerigk, University of Muenster, Germany, for presenting his work (abstract PDF) "PWPB95-D3: An efficient and accurate double-hybrid-meta-GGA density functional".
- Mr. M. Pons Viver, Universitat de les Illes Balears, Spain, for presenting his work (abstract PDF) "Efficient spin projection in Hartree-Fock calculations"
- Mr. Victor Albert, University of Toronto, Canada for presenting his work (abstract PDF) "Decoherence in a molecular dimer interacting with a phonon bath".
2010 AWARD WINNERS
- Prof. Mauricio D. Coutinho-Neto, Federal University of the ABS Region, Brazil, for his work on (abstract PDF) "Binding Affinity of Non-standard Ligands Associated with Cu,Zn-SOD".
- Prof. Artem E. Masunov, University of Central Florida, for his work on (abstract PDF) "Combined descriptions of the valence excited states based on Density Functional Theory: TD-DFT with eDFT excitation energy correctons. Critical comparision of the series of squarilium molecules".
- Dr. Svetlana Kilina, Los Alamos National Lab, to present her work (abstract PDF) "The Effect of Surface Ligands on Charge Carrier Dynamics in Semiconductor Nanoclusters".
- Dr. Sangwook Wu, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, to present his work (abstract PDF) "Quantum Chemical Study of the Mechanism of Action of Vitamin K Carboxylase (VKC) in Continuum Solvent Models".
- Dr. Jun Yang, Cornell University, to present his work (abstract PDF) "Amplitude-Factorized Approach for the Second Order Moller Plesste Theory".
- Ms. Shruba Gangopadhyay, University of Central Florida, for presenting her work (abstract PDF) "Prediction of Heisenberg Exchange constant in molecular magnetic wheel Mn12(mda) complex using DFT+U".
- Ms. Pansy Patel, University of Central Florida, for presenting her work (abstract PDF) "Prediction of Properties of Diarylethelene Photochromic Compounds for use as Nonvolatile Optical Data Storage Devices: A density Functional Theory Study".
- Ms. Alina Sergeeva, Utah State University, for presenting her work (abstract PDF) "Toweards unified bonding theory".
This award was special in 2010.
It was generously donated in the name of Professor Andy McCammon.
- Ms. Iffat Nayyar, University of Central Florida, for presenting her work (abstract PDF) "Comparison of different DFT formalisms for the prediction of two-photon absorption profiles".
- Andreas Grüneis, University of Vienna, "Improving upon the random-phase approximation." (abstract PDF)
- Lex Kemper, University of Florida, "Sensitivity of gap anisotropy to electronic structure in spin-fluctuating paring models of Fe-pnictide superconductors." (abstract PDF)
- Anna Parker, University of Richmond, "Using quantum mechanics to compare base pair stabilities of 8-oxo-2'-deoxyguanosine and similar damaged DNA nucleotides." (abstract PDF)
- Kaye A. Archer, Armstrong Atlantic State University, "Accurate predictions of the structure and energetics of water decamers."Ms. Iffat Nayyar (abstract PDF)