Ed is a post-doctoral researcher at Stanford University, focusing on Quantum Chemistry.
As part of the Todd Martinez research group, Ed is working on the development of quantum chemistry codes for application on graphical processing units.
A component of the work done in this research group focuses on the development of advanced quantum chemistry and molecular dynamics software.
According to Stanford’s website, detailed simulations based on the principles of quantum mechanics play an ever increasing role in suggesting, guiding, and explaining experiments in chemistry and materials science. In fact, quantum chemistry is one of the major consumers of CPU cycles at national supercomputer centers. The rise to prominence of computational chemistry was largely driven by early demonstrations of the predictive power of quantum mechanics applied to chemical problems and the tremendous advances in computing power over the past decades.
Ph.D. in Chemistry, Georgia Tech, 2011