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Shirish gives final MSc project presentation, becomes 4th MSc of the group

Shirish Sivaraj gave his project presentation titled “ChemBDDB: A Software-Assisted Database Infrastructure for the Exploration of Chemical and Materials Space” today, has thus completed all his degree requirements, and is now the 4th MSc coming out of the group. Congrats, Shirish! Shirish will stay on with the group while he is planning and fleshing out his next career move, so it’s not quite time to say goodbye, yet.
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Johannes wins 2018 NSF CAREER Award

Johannes was today awarded the 2018 NSF CAREER Award for his project titled CAREER: Building an Advanced Cyberinfrastructure for the Data-Driven Design of Chemical Systems and the Exploration of Chemical Space (Award #1751161). The award is made by the Office of Advanced Cyberinfrastructure (OAC) within the NSF Directorate for Computer and Information Science and Engineering and funded at a level of $560k. The Faculty Early Career Development Program (CAREER) is NSF’s most prestigious award in support of early-career faculty.
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Vigneshwar defends his thesis, becomes 3rd MSc of the group

Vigneshwar Kumaran Sudalayandi Rajeswari passed his thesis defense titled “Modeling of polymers with controlled degradation and first-principles virtual high-throughput screening” today. Once he has finished the revisions on his thesis he will be the 3rd MSc coming out of the group. Congrats, Vigneshwar! Vigneshwar will stay on with the group while he is planning and fleshing out his next career move, so it’s not quite time to say goodbye, yet.
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Yujie defends her thesis, becomes 2nd MSc of the group

Yujie Tian passed her thesis defense titled “Inheritance of molecular orbital energies from monomer building blocks to larger copolymers in organic semiconductors” today and is now the 2nd MSc coming out of the group. Congrats, Yujie! Yujie will stay on with the group until October to finish up some work and plan for her next adventures, so it’s not quite time yet to say goodbye.
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