Four grants awarded to members of the Hylleraas Centre by the Research Council of Norway in the 2020 FRIPRO call.
Michele Cascella and Odile Eisenstein get a dedicated article in Titan for their publication The Grignard Reaction - Unraveling a Chemical Puzzle. The JACS article was carried out in collaboration with former Hylleraas member Raphael M. Peltzer at UiO, and with Jürgen Gauss at Uni. Mainz.
Hylleraas members involved in the Nature Communications publication Dispersion state phase diagram of citrate-coated metallic nanoparticles in saline solutions
Jon Austad defended his PhD thesis Theoretical Investigations of Molecular Electronic Structure in a Magnetic Field for the degree of Philosophiae Doctor on September 18, after having presented his trial lecture "How do we calculate accurate vibrational frequencies for small molecules?" earlier the same day.
The annual report for 2019 is now published
Master of Science Marc Ferry Obst defended his PhD thesis entitled "Homogeneous Metal-Mediated Carboxylation with Carbon Dioxide" on September 4.
Hylleraas member Fabian Faulstich defended his PhD thesis “Mathematical Aspects of Coupled-Cluster Theory in Chemistry” on 25th June 2019, after having presented his trial lecture "The DMRG method in physics, chemistry and mathematics" earlier the same day.
Dr. Pavlovic defended her PhD thesis entitled "Towards Enantioselective Carboxylation and Hydrogenation Reactions (Quantum Chemical Modelling of Homogeneous Reactions)" on August 21.
Hylleraas Member Einar Aurbakken defended his MSc thesis on June 26, 2020
Centre leaders support the conclusions and recommendations of the recently published report “Evaluation of the Norwegian Centres of Excellence (SFF) Funding Scheme”.
The work by Hylleraas Researcher David Balcells has been featured in the front cover of the Chemical Science journal issue 18, published on 14 May 2020.
An international panel have evaluated the Norwegian Centre of Excellence program and found it to have been a great success and instrumental to raising the quality of Norwegian research.
Hylleraas member Sigbjørn Løland Bore defended his PhD thesis "Advances in the Hybrid Particle-Field Approach: Towards Biological Systems" on 23 April 2020, after having presented his trial lecture “Principles of Monte Carlo Simulations” earlier the same day.
Hylleraas Researcher David Balcells has been awarded by the Spanish Royal Society of Chemistry with the award for young researchers leading a group
Hylleraas Member Bastian Skjelstad defended his MSc thesis on April 2, 2020
Hylleraas research Magnus Olsen received a Young Investigator Grant from the Villum Foundation.
In their publication The Grignard Reaction - Unraveling a Chemical Puzzle, Hylleraas members Raphael M. Peltzer, Michele Cascella and Odile Eisenstein, in collaboration with Jürgen Gauss (Uni. Mainz), solve the old chemical puzzle of the Grignard reaction