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  • 03/13: Grace passed her thesis defense today! Title: "Quantum Chemistry and Quantum Simulation at Scale: Leveraging Modern Computing Paradigms and Hardware." Congratulations, Dr. Johnson! Best of luck in your in your next chapter!





  • 12/15: Happy Holidays! The Martínez Group had the annual holiday potluck, and farewelled Jacki, David, Brandon, and Andreas. 
  • 12/03: The Martínez Group members participated in Stanford Splash, an outreach program for grades 8-12 students to explore Stanford research and education. Pablo, Henry, Jan, and Laura showcased our IMD (Interactive Molecular Dynamics) software - InteraChem to explore real chemistry in virtual reality. 










  • 11/10: The Martínez Group had a Noktoberfest (a November version of Oktoberfest) today. Thanks to Martin, Pablo, David, and Roman for organizing this event! 




  • 11/08: Today, Hayley successfully defended her thesis titled "Towards Accessible Quantum Chemistry and Automated Photochemical Design via Machine Learning and Nonadiabatic Dynamics Simulation." Congratulations, Dr. Weir! Wish you all the best in your future endeavors!



  • 10/27: The Martínez Group had our Halloween Party today, following the last one in 2019! Thanks Elisa, Alex, and Dean for organizing the party, and thanks everyone for the participation with fantastic costumes! 






  • Welcome Laura who joins the group as a graduate student! 
  • Welcome Antonia who joins the group as a visiting student! 


  • The American Conference on Theoretical Chemistry (ACTC) 2022 took place in July 25-28 in Palisades Tahoe, California. It is the 50th anniversary of ACTC. As the local host, the Martínez Group held a successful conference and everyone had a great time in Tahoe! 
  • We have a new article published in JACS, Steric and electronic origins of fluorescence in GFP and GFP-like proteins. Congrats to our group alumni Chey and Nanna! 
  • Prof. Zikri Altun and Prof. Charles Diesendruck join the group as visiting scholars. Welcome Zikri and Charles!  
  • Dr. Diptarka Hait, Dr. Martin Stoehr, and Dr. Pablo Unzueta join the group as postdoctoral scholars. Welcome Dip, Martin, and Pablo!
  • Welcome Andreas who joins the group as a visiting student!