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Bill leaves the group to join Iconics

Today was Bill Evangelista’s last day in the group before he goes off for his new job in the real world, i.e., as a Solutions Engineer at Iconics (a company that develops industrial automation software). Earlier in the day, he gave his last group meeting on the most recent revision of ChemHTPS, which he had been spearheading for the past 1.5 years. Bill is the 2nd MEng student to leave the group. Thanks for all your outstanding work, Bill, and all the best for your future endeavors! Godspeed and come by whenever you are in town!
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Dr. Marcus Hanwell visits the group

Dr. Marcus D. Hanwell from Kitware, Inc. is visiting the group today. Marcus is a Technical Leader in the Scientific Computing group at Kitware, where he leads the Open Chemistry project. Open Chemistry focuses on developing open-source tools to for chemistry, bioinformatics, and materials science research. He completed an experimental PhD in Physics at the University of Sheffield, a Google Summer of Code developing Avogadro and Kalzium, and a postdoctoral fellowship combining experimental and computational chemistry at the University of Pittsburgh before moving to Kitware, Inc. in late 2009. He is still a core developer of Avogadro, a very popular,
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Dr. Peter Limacher visits the group

Dr. Peter A. Limacher from McMaster University is visiting the group for a couple of days. Peter is a postdoc in the Group of Paul Ayers where he works on geminal and reduced density matrix methods. It is great to have him over to Buffalo (it’s just a short way from Hamilton after all) and we are very excited that he’ll give a seminar on the 28th titled “Pair-only coupled cluster from a viewpoint of geminal wave functions: Accurate bond dissociation curves at MP2-like computational cost”. Funny enough, it’s Peter’s first proper visit to the US, so welcome to the
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