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.
Cottrell Scholar Award
Faculty Award for Excellence in Teaching and Mentorship
NSF CAREER Award
Resnick Institute Young Innovator in Science and Technology of Sustainability
Alfred P. Sloan Fellowship
Young Investigator Award, Army Research Office
Fuemmeler, Eric G., Samuel N. Sanders, Andrew B. Pun, Elango Kumarasamy, Toa Zeng, Kiyoshi Miyata, Michael L. Steigerwald, et al. “A Direct Mechanism of Ultrafast Intramolecular Singlet Fission in Pentacene Dimers.” ACS Central Science 2 (2016): 316-324.
Duke, Jessica Ryan, and Nandini Ananth. “Mean Field Ring Polymer Molecular Dynamics for Electronically Nonadiabatic Reaction Rates.” Faraday Discussions 195 (2016).