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News of 2011
  • Nov 29, 2011
    Between October 17 and November 18, the computing services were transitioned to a divided model where different organization provide different services. On Wednesday November 23, all QTP servers were turned off. After the transition most users were be able to work as they have been for some time. Full details on how to use the new services can be found   Computing Services.
  • Oct 12, 2011
    Dr. Roitberg, professor in the chemistry department (CLAS) and researcher at the Quantum theory project, was awarded the Raices Prize on October 6th, in a ceremony held in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

    The minister of Science, Technology and Productive Innovation, Dr. Lino Barañao, presented the award to Dr. Roitberg. The Raices prize (Roots in Spanish) is given to Distinguished Argentinian scientists living abroad that have collaborated with local scientists and promoted extend links and strengthened the scientific and technological capabilities of the country.
    In awarding the prize to Dr. Roitberg, the minister highlighted his joint research projects with Argentinian Researchers, his co-mentoring of graduate students, and the NSF-funded project by which Argentinian and US laboratories exchange undergraduate students to research experiences.
    A press release in Spanish) can be found at:
  • Jun 1, 2011
    Prof. Rod Bartlett received an honorary Doctor of Science degree from Millsaps College, his undergraduate Institution, in May 2011.
  • Apr 21, 2011
    Prof Kennie Merz is named UF Research Founadation Professor for 2011.
    The University of Florida Research Foundation has named 33 faculty members as UFRF Professors for 2011-2014. Complete UF News story here
  • Feb 10, 2011
    The paper submitetd by Brett. Dunlap, Notker Rosch, and Sam Trickey to the special volume in Mol. Phys. with the title "Variational Fitting Methods for Electronic Structure Calculations" was selected by NRL to receive an award at the 2010 Annual Research Publications Award Dinner (ARPAD) on Friday March 25, 2011. The paper is a review on work that was performed decades ago while Dunlap was a postdoc at QTP. The reference to the volume/paper is Molecular Physics, special volume "Electrons, Molecules, Solids, and Biosystems: Fifty Years of the Quantum Theory Project", 108(21) 3167-3180 (2010).
  • Jan 12, 2011
    Prof. Nigel Richards has been named fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science in Chemistry for research in enzymology and biochemistry. Announcement on the AAAS website.
  • Jan 12, 2011
    Prof. Simon Phillpot has been named fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science in Physics for research using computational methods to address issues of materials structure and properties. Announcement on the AAAS website.
  • Jan 3, 2011
    Mona Minkara is a legally blind first-year graduate student in Chemistry who joined QTP in the Fall of 2010 to work with Profs. Merz and Roitberg. Today's Gainesville Sun has an article (PDF) featuring her. It is called "Blind UF Grad student determined to succeed".
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