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MSU Scientists Solve Half-Century-Old Magnesium Dimer Mystery

Monday, May 11, 2020
The new entrance to the Chemistry building on Shaw Lane.

Magnesium dimer, or Mg2, is a fragile molecule consisting of two weakly interacting atoms held together by the laws of quantum mechanics. It has recently emerged as a potential probe…

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MSU’s Piotr Piecuch Named Xingda Lecturer by Peking University

Thursday, January 2, 2020
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Piotr Piecuch, Michigan State University Distinguished Professor of Chemistry and adjunct professor of Physics and Astronomy in the College of Natural Science, was named the 2019 Xingda Lecturer…

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Distinguished Professor Elected to Quantum Molecular Science Academy

Tuesday, July 17, 2018
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Piotr Piecuch, Michigan State University Distinguished Professor of chemistry and adjunct professor of physics and astronomy, has been elected to one of physical science’s most exclusive learned societies,…

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MSU Chemistry Doctoral Student Receives Prestigious Fellowship

Tuesday, June 5, 2018
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J. Emiliano Deustua, a fourth-year MSU Ph.D. chemistry student working with University Distinguished Professor Piotr Piecuch, has been awarded a prestigious Phase-I MolSSI Software Fellowship from the Molecular…

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Novel Computational Approach to Electronic Structure Theory

Friday, January 12, 2018
(L to R) Chemistry senior postdoctoral associate Jun Shen, graduate student J. Emiliano Deustua and University Distinguished Professor Piotr Piecuch point to the three computers (named Coupled, Cluster and Theory) they use for their research. Courtesy of MSU

A group of Michigan State University researchers specializing in quantum calculations has proposed a radically new computational approach to solving the complex many-particle Schrödinger equation, which holds the…

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Vanderbilt Names MSU’s Piecuch to Prestigious Lectureship

Tuesday, April 11, 2017
Piotr Piecuch

Piotr Piecuch, University Distinguished Professor of chemistry and adjunct professor of physics and astronomy in the MSU College of Natural Science, was selected as the 2017 Lawrence J….

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Piecuch Named Fellow of Royal Society of Chemistry

Tuesday, December 6, 2016
Piotr Piecuch

Piotr Piecuch, University Distinguished Professor of chemistry and adjunct professor of physics and astronomy in MSU’s College of Natural Science, has been named a Fellow of the Royal…

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