Gustavo E. Scuseria


Born July 30, 1956, in San Fernando, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Robert A. Welch Professor of Chemistry and Professor of Physics & Astronomy, Rice University, Houston, Texas, USA
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Oak Ridge Associated Universities Junior Faculty Award (1992), Camille and Henry Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar (1992), IBM Partnership Award (1998), Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (1999), Creativity Extension Award from the US National Science Foundation (2002), Fellow of the American Physical Society (2002), John Simon Guggenheim Fellow (2003), Thomson-Reuters ISI Highly Cited Researcher (2003), Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry (2009).

Author of:

more than 360 publications in chemical physics, physical chemistry, theoretical chemistry and physics.

Important Contributions:

Coupled cluster theory, linear scaling electronic structure methods, density functional theory, methods for periodic boundary conditions, time-dependent density functional theory, range-separated methods, fullerenes, carbon nanotubes, graphene nanoribbons, and heavy elements chemistry.