02/25/20 - 9:45 AM to 11:00 AM
Department Seminar: Professor David Yaron
Professor Yaron's research focuses on the theoretical description of the photophysics of conjugated polymers and other organic semiconductors. Describing the excited states of these systems poses an interesting and challenging problem in the electronic structure theory of large systems. Researchers in his group have also been developing new semi-empirical models by merging quantum chemical methods with machine learning. Current projects include: machine learning for chemistry, photophysics of disordered systems, and dyes for imaging biological systems.
Professor Yaron earned his doctorate at Harvard University, and was a post-doctoral fellow at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He joined the faculty at Carnegie Mellon University in 1992.