New Video: "PySurf - A Framework for Database Accelerated Direct Dynamics"

November 9, 2020
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Watch Q-Chem's October webinar, "PySurf - A Framework for Database Accelerated Direct Dynamics," presented on October 28, 2020 by Dr. Maximilian Menger (University of Groningen).

View our latest webinar: GPU Computing with Q-Chem and BrianQC

August 21, 2020
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Last week, István Ladjánszki of BrianQC presented our latest webinar, "GPU Computing with Q-Chem and BrianQC."

If you missed it, you can now view it on our YouTube page. Enjoy!


Prof. Joseph Subotnik Elected APS Fellow

May 1, 2020
Prof. Joe Subotnik

Congratulations to Q-Chem developer, Prof. Joseph Subotnik of the University of Pennsylvania, who has been elected 2020 APS Fellow.

The citation for this reads, "For pioneering advances in understanding the nature of nonadiabatic processes and merging electronic structure with chemical dynamics, advances that have allowed us to better model photo-induced processes and dissipation at metal-molecule… Read More

Joonho Lee Awarded the 2020 Justin Jankunas Doctoral Dissertation Award

April 15, 2020
Joonho Lee

Dr. Joonho Lee earned his B.S. in chemistry and physics in 2013 from Pohang University of Science and Technology, South Korea. He then moved to the United States to study as a Kwanjeong Educational Foundation fellow at Caltech where he earned his M.S. in chemistry under Prof. Thomas F. Miller III. Subsequently, he moved to UC Berkeley in 2015 and completed his Ph.D. work in chemistry in 2019 under Prof. Martin P. Head-Gordon.

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Prof. Martin Head-Gordon Wins the 2020 Schrödinger Medal of WATOC!

February 15, 2020
Prof. Martin Head-Gordon

Q-Chem developer and Scientific Advisor, Martin Head-Gordon, has been informed that he is to receive the 2020 Schrödinger Medal of WATOC.  This is awarded every year to one "outstanding theoretical and computational chemist."

The medalist is selected by the WATOC Board through an electronic ballot.  WATOC members can suggest candidates by email… Read More

John Herbert - Recipient of 2020 Edward W. Morley Award

January 27, 2020
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Congratulations to Q-Chem developer and Board Member, John Herbert, who is the recipient of the 2020 Edward W. Morley Award from the Cleveland Section of the American Chemical Society!

The award recognizes significant contributions to chemistry through advances in research, teaching, engineering, research administration and public service, outstanding service to humanity, or to industrial… Read More

Q-Chem is Hiring

November 1, 2019
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Research Associate in Computational Chemistry:

Q-Chem, Inc., is seeking a scientist for a research associate position at its main office in Pleasanton, CA. The successful candidate should have a Ph.D. in theoretical chemistry or a closely-related field, with significant programming experience (C++, Python, Fortran).  Duties will include implementation of novel features,… Read More

Anna Krylov is Awarded the 2020 Earle K. Plyler Prize for Molecular Spectroscopy & Dynamics

September 30, 2019
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Congratulations to Q-Chem President and developer, Anna Krylov, on being awarded the 2020 Earle K. Plyler Prize for Molecular Spectroscopy & Dynamics "For her innovative work developing high accuracy electronic structure theory to inspire interpretation of spectroscopy of radicals, excited states, and ionization resonances in small molecules, biomolecules, and condensed phase solutes."

This award, sponsored by… Read More

Q-Chem Has a New President

September 30, 2019
Peter and Anna working at Berkeley Developer workshop.

We are proud to announce that our board member/developer, Prof. Anna Krylov, has taken the reins as President of Q-Chem. We look forward to much growth and prosperity under her wise leadership!

We would also like to take this time to send out our immense appreciation to our former President, Prof. Peter Gill, for all of his years of excellent service and leadership.

We feel so lucky and honored to have such an amazing team here at Q-Chem. There is none better.

Here's… Read More

Thomas Jagau Receives European Research Council Starting Grant

September 30, 2019
Chem Unbound Electrons

Congratulations to Q-Chem developer, Thomas Jagau, of the University of Munich, Germany, who has landed a European Research Council 2019 Starting Grant

Starting Grants are awarded to early-career researchers of any nationality with two to seven years of experience following completion of their PhD and having a scientific track record that shows great promise. Their research must be conducted in a public or… Read More

Webinar 51: "Implicit Solvation Models in Q-Chem, for Ground and Excited States" - Available to View

May 26, 2021
Webinar 51

Q-Chem's 51st webinar, "Implicit Solvation Models in Q-Chem, for Ground and Excited States"  presented by Prof. John Herbert on May 26th, can now be viewed on our website… Read More

Webinar 50: "What's New in Q-Chem 5.4"-Available to View

April 27, 2021
Introducing Q-Chem 5..4

If you missed our webinar, "What's New in Q-Chem 5.4," presented on May 6th by Dr. Evgeny Epifanovsky, it is now available to view.

Anna Krylov is elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry

April 26, 2021
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It has been announced that Q-Chem President and developer, Prof. Anna Krylov, has been elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry.  Congratulations, Anna!

Webinar 49: Ab-Initio Frenkel Davydov Exciton Model _ A tool to investigate collective excitations in extended systems

April 6, 2021
Webinar 49

Watch Q-Chem's Webinar 49, "Ab-Initio Frenkel Davydov Exciton Model: A tool to investigate collective excitations in extended systems," presented on March 31st by Bushra… Read More

Summer at Q-Chem 2021 - Now Accepting Applications

March 4, 2021

Q-Chem has announced that it is now taking applications for its 2021 Summer at Q-Chem programClick here to find out more about this… Read More