Seiichiro Tenno
Born January 25, 1965 in Hiroshima, Japan.
Professor, Graduate School of Science, Technology, and Innovation, Kobe University, Kobe, 6578501 Japan.
Email:tenno@garnet.kobeu.ac.jp
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D.Sc. (1994) Kyoto University.
Research Fellow Abroad of the Ministry of Education, Czech Academy of Science (J. Heyrovsky Institute, Prague) (1997).
Morino Foundation for Molecular Science Prize (2004).
Pople Medal of the Asian Pacific Association of Theoretical and Computational Chemists (2007).
Distinguished Scientist Awards of the Japan Society for Molecular Science (2010).
Member of the International Academy of Quantum Molecular Science (2012). Elected board member of World Association of Theoretical and Computational Chemists (2014).
Important Contributions:

Explicitly correlated F12 electronic structure theory: Introduction of the Slatertype (exponential) geminal correlation factor; New methods for manyelectron integrals using the density fitting and molecular numerical integration techniques; Explicitly correlated methods utilizing the first order cusp conditions for geminal amplitudes (diagonal orbitalinvariant SP or FIXED amplitudes Ansatz); Innovation of the rational generator approach for openshell molecules granting the spinflipped and internally contracted geminal basis concepts in openshell and multireference F12 electronic structure methods; Fourcomponent relativistic F12 approach.

Miscellaneous developments in electronic structure theory: Density fitting utilizing onecenter products of orbital basis functions as auxiliary functions; Rangeseparated density functional theory using the Yukawa potential with Gaussiantype basis functions; Model space quantum Monte Carlo method for the full CI solution of arbitrary excited states with quasidegeneracy.
 Theory of solvation: Introduction of a coupled solvation model of the RISM integral equation theory and ab initio electronic structure theory (RISMSCF method; with F. Hirata and S. Kato); Formulation of a novel integral equation method for molecular liquids based on the distributed partial wave (PW) expansion of the molecular OrnsteinZernike equation using multicenter rotational invariants.