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MSE GRADUATE SEMINAR : Meet Prof. Anatole von Lilienfeld
October 13, 2022 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Ursula Franklin MSE GRADUATE SEMINAR
Date/Time: Oct 13, 2022 | 11:00 AM Eastern Time (US and Canada) | Zoom
Biography: Anatole has been the inaugural Clark Chair in Advanced Materials at the Vector Institute and at University of Toronto since 2022. Prior to that he was a Full Professor for “Computational Materials Discovery” at the Faculty of Physics at the University of Vienna. From 2013-2020, Anatole held Associate and Assistant Professorship positions at the University of Basel, and the Free University of Brussels. Until 2013, he worked as an Assistant Computational Scientist at the Argonne National Laboratory’s Leadership Computing Facility. In spring 2011, he chaired the 3 months program, “Navigating Chemical Compound Space for Materials and Bio Design” at the Institute for Pure and Applied Mathematics at UCLA. From 2007 to 2010 Anatole was a Distinguished Harry S. Truman Fellow at Sandia National Laboratories. Anatole carried out postdoctoral research at the Max-Planck Institute for Polymer Research (2007) and at New York University (2006). He received a PhD in computational chemistry from EPF Lausanne in 2005. He performed his diploma thesis work within an Erasmus exchange program at ETH Zürich and the University of Cambridge. He studied chemistry as an undergraduate at ETH Zürich, the École de Chimie, Polymères, et Matériaux in Strasbourg, and at the University of Leipzig.