Garnet Kin-Lic Chan

Garnet Kin-Lic Chan

Born January 4th, 1978, London

A. Barton Hepburn Professor of Theoretical Chemistry, Princeton University, USA

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Moore Distinguished Scholar, Caltech;   William O. Baker Award, National Academy of Sciences; Medal, International Academy of Quantum Molecular Science; American Chemical Society Award in Pure Chemistry; Camille and Henry Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar; Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellow; National Science Foundation CAREER award; David and Lucile Packard Foundation Fellow; Miller Research Fellowship; Todd-Croucher Junior Research Fellow

Author of:

over 80 papers.

Important Contributions and Interests:

  • New electronic structure methods, including density matrix renormalization group methods, tensor networks, canonical transformation theory, local coupled cluster algorithms, ab-initio dynamical mean-field theory, density matrix embedding theory, new quantum Monte Carlo methods, density functional theory
  • Transition metal chemistry, condensed phase electronic structure, and correlated materials