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Room: 3104
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Primary Affiliation:
Materials Science and Engineering

Additional Affiliations:
Physics, Chemistry

Profile Summary

Yuan Ping received her B.Sc. degree from University of Science and Technology of China in 2007, Ph.D. from University of California, Davis in 2013 (under Giulia Galli), and materials postdoctoral fellow at Caltech in 2016 (under William Goddard III). Afterward she was assistant professor in chemistry and affiliated professor in physics at UC Santa Cruz, and promoted to associate professor with tenure in 2022. She moved to UW-Madison as associate professor in MSE, affiliated professor with physics and chemistry in 2023.

Her research group focuses on developing and employing first-principles many-body theory and quantum dynamics for materials applications. Ping is a recipient of Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellow (2022), NSF CAREER Award (2022), DOE Computational Chemical Science Award (2022), Air Force Young Investigator Program (YIP) award (2021), ACS COMP OpenEye Junior Faculty Award (2021), and Hellman Fellows (2018). 

Ping leads DOE computational chemical science center at UW-Madison: 

Ab-initio Density-matrix Exascale-Parallelized Transport for Spin-Selectivity (ADEPTS):

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