News

(updated 8 Nov 2016)

- Ph.D. position available: "Theoretical Studies of Homogeneous and/or Enzymatic Catalysis." Deadline for applications: 21 Nov 2016. For more information, contact Fahmi Himo ().

- Ferran Planas started as a new PhD student in the group in Oct 2016.

- Ph.D. position available: "Theoretical Studies of Homogeneous and/or Enzymatic Catalysis." Deadline for applications: 2 May 2016. For more information, contact Fahmi Himo ().

- Henrik Daver defends his licentiate thesis: "Quantum Chemical Modelling of Biomimetic Phosphoesterase Complexes" on 17 Dec 2014. Opponent: Dr. Mårten Ahlquist, KTH.

- Jiji Zhang started as a new postdoc in the group in Sept 2015.

- 3-4 Sept 2015: We will host the third edition of the conference "Challenges in Computational Homogeneous Catalysis" in Stockholm. See program.

- Maria Lind defends her PhD thesis: "Quantum Chemical Modeling of Asymmetric Enzymatic Reactions" on 2 June 2015. Opponent: Prof. Rajeev Prabhakar, U. of Miami.

- Bianca Manta defends her licentiate thesis: "Quantum Chemical Studies of Enzymatic Reaction Mechanisms - Investigations of Cystosine Deaminase and ω-Transaminase" on 22 Sept 2014. Opponent: Dr. Marcus Lundberg, UU.

- Xiang Sheng started as a new postdoc in the group in Aug 2014.

- Mikael Nordin defends his licentiate thesis: "Computational Studies of Transition Metal-Catalyzed Asymmetric Transfer Hydrogenation Reactions" on 31 Mar 2014. Opponent: Dr. Timofei Privalov, SU.

- 13-14 June 2013: We will host the second edition of the conference "Challenges in Computational Homogeneous Catalysis" in Stockholm. See program.

- Ph.D. position available: "Modeling of enzymatic reactions." Deadline for applications: 2 May 2013. For more information, contact Fahmi Himo ().

- 2-3 Oct 2012: Group retreat, Riga - Latvia.

- 1 Oct 2012: Andrés Algarra has joined the group as a postdoc.

- Graduate student Chunhui Liu, Institute of Chemical Research of Catalonia (ICIQ), is visiting us for two months (Aug-Sept 2012).

- 1 May 2012: Karim Engelmark-Cassimjee has joined the group as a postdoc.

- Graduate student Eduardo Oliveira, University of Porto, is visiting us for six months (Feb-Jul 2012).

- Dr. Gerald Zapata-Torres, University of Chile (Santiago), is visiting us for three months (Oct-Dec 2011).

- 15-16 Sept 2011: Group retreat, Tallinn - Estonia.

- 25-26 Aug 2011: We will host the conference "Challenges in Computational Homogeneous Catalysis" at the Arrhenius Laboratory. See program.

- 31 Mar 2011: Fahmi Himo receives the Göran Gustafsson Award in Chemistry.