Bernardi Research Group

News

  • Our work on hot carrier super-diffusion is featured in the Caltech News!
  • Congratulations to Vatsal for passing the candidacy exam! 6-14-17
  • Two graduate students, Hsiao-Yi Chen (Physics) and Xiao Tong (Materials Science), join the group! 4-15-17
  • Marco gives talks at Trinity College, Cambridge University and EPFL on our work on electron-phonon interactions and excited carrier dynamics. 4-15-17
  • Our work on energy storage using defects is accepted in Scientific Reports. 4-1-17
  • Our work on Super-Diffusion of Excited Carriers in Silicon, a theory-experiment collaboration with Prof. Ahmed Zewail, is accepted in Nature Communications! 3-3-17
  • Luis, Jin-Jian, Vatsal, I-Te and Marco will present at the APS March Meeting. 3-2-17
  • Marco gives two talks at the TMS conference in San Diego. 3-1-17
  • Marco gives a Materials Research Lecture at Caltech on the Electron-Phonon Interaction. 2-15-17
  • Jin-Jian's article on ab initio polar phonon scattering is published in Physical Review B as a rapid communication. 11-28-16
  • The Psi-K features Marco's review article on ab initio electron and phonon dynamics. Read the summary and the review article. 11-4-16
  • The NERSC supercomputing center features Marco's research on carrier dynamics and solar cells. Read the news article and interview. 10-19-16
  • We receive funding through the NSF SI2 program to develop a code for electron dynamics 9-10-16
  • Marco gives an invited talk at the Keck Energy Materials Research workshop
    at CSU Long Beach 9-10-16
  • Marco's research on hot carriers featured on phys.org 6-13-16
  • Vatsal is awarded the prestigious Resnick graduate fellowship. Congratulations! 5-17-16
  • Marco's review on computational methods for solar cells published in Energy and Environmental Science 5-12-16
  • Congratulations to I-Te for passing the candidacy exam! 4-26-16
  • Vatsal, I-Te, Seva, and Marco give talks at the APS March Meeting in Baltimore 3-14-16
  • We receive funding through the Caltech-GIST Memorandum of Understanding! 1-27-16
  • The group is awarded a start-up supercomputing time allocation at XSEDE, an NSF-funded center 1-25-16
  • Marco gives an invited talk at the biennial Total Energy and Force Methods international workshop in Luxembourg 1-14-16
  • The group is awarded supercomputing time at NERSC, a DOE-funded center 1-12-16
  • Jin Jian Zhou joins the group as a JCAP-funded postdoc 12-15-15
  • Marco will give three invited talks in Europe, at Oxford, Imperial, and CFEL in Hamburg, on our recent work on ultrafast carrier dynamics in semiconductors 11-15-15
  • We obtain funding from JCAP, a DOE-BES supported hub to study the basic science of artificial photosynthesis 10-1-15
  • Luis Agapito joins the group as a senior postdoc 10-1-15
  • Ivanov Vsevolod (Seva) joins the group 10-1-15
  • Marco wins the 2015 Psi-K Volker Heine Young Investigator Award 9-8-15
  • Marco gives an invited talk at the Psi-k conference 9-6-15
  • Vatsal Jhalani and I-Te Lu join the group 9-1-15
  • We obtain funding from Dow Chemical and the Resnick Institute 9-1-15
  • Our new cluster, Tempo, completes the first production run 8-31-15