Nandini Ananth

Assistant Professor
Chemistry and Chemical Biology, College of Arts and Sciences

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Contact Information

224 Baker Laboratory
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853
p: (607) 254-4544

Nandini Ananth

Assistant Professor
Chemistry and Chemical Biology, College of Arts and Sciences

Expertise
Theoretical chemistry; quantum dynamic methods; characterization of photochemical and thermal charge and energy transfer pathways in the condensed phase

Current Research Interest
The molecular origin of chemical selectivity in natural and synthetic systems using theoretical simulation techniques derived from the principles of quantum and classical mechanics.

Distinction
Alfred P. Sloan Fellowship
Young Investigator Award, Army Research Office

Selected Publications
Zeng, Tao, Roald Hoffmann, and Nandini Ananth. "The Low-Lying Electronic States of Pentacene and Their Roles in Singlet Fission." Journal of the American Chemical Society 136, no. 15 (2014): 5755–64.

Ananth, Nandini. "Mapping Variable Ring Polymer Molecular Dynamics: A Path-Integral Based Method for Nonadiabatic Processes." Journal of Chemical Physics 139 (2013): 124102.

Cornell Research Website Article
A New Materials Runway