Mohammad Atif Faiz Afzal gave his PhD dissertation defense titled “From Virtual High-Throughput Screening and Machine Learning to the Discovery and Rational Design of Polymers for Optical Applications” today, has thus completed all his degree requirements, and is now the very first PhD coming out of the group!!! Congrats, Atif! Awesome job – we are very proud of you!

Atif will stay on with the group for a few more weeks until he starts his new position as a postdoc with Schrodinger Inc in Portland (OR).