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Job Summary Development of RexPoN reactive force field and of RexPoN Embedded Quantum Mechanics as directed by Prof. William Goddard within the Materials and Process Simulation Center in the Division of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering.
Finish the development of the RexPoN reactive force field
Finish the development of RexPoN Embedded Quantum Mechanics (ReQM)
Apply QM and ReQM methods to new electrodes and new Electrolytes for Li ion batteries
Apply QM and ReQM methods to new electrocatalysts and catalysts
Use machine learning methods to discover new materials for improved performance of batteries, fuel cells, and catalys
PhD in Chemistry, Physics, Biological Science, Materials Science, Chemical Engineering, or a related area, with a strong track record of productivity
Expertise in applying QM to developing new materials for batteries, fuel cells, and catalysts
Expertise developing of reactive force fields for applications to batteries, fuel cells, and catalysts
Should be very smart, resourceful, and unafraid to tackle impossible problems
Experience with classical molecular dynamics (MD) simulations using LAMMPS software with a variety of force fields
Experience with quantum mechanics simulations using VASP software
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