Kohn Prize Winner 2016

Professor Yanming Ma, Jilin University, Changchun, China

The first Walter Kohn Prize for quantum-mechanical materials  and molecular modeling was  awarded to Professor Yanming Ma, a young researcher from Jilin University in Changchun, China. The prize recognizes his development of efficient methods for the determination of crystal structures based on density-functional theory and for the prediction of novel phases of materials under high pressure.

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