Xiang Sun

Xiang Sun
Graduate Coordinator of Chemistry, Assistant Professor of Chemistry, NYU Shanghai; Global Network Assistant Professor, NYU
Email
xs13@nyu.edu
Room
1262-1
Office Phone
(+86) 21-20596163

Xiang Sun is an Assistant Professor of Chemistry, NYU Shanghai; Global Network Assistant Professor, NYU. Prior to joining NYU Shanghai, he was a postdoctoral research fellow at the University of Michigan. He holds a PhD in Chemistry from Brown University and a BS in Chemical Physics from the University of Science and Technology of China.

Professor Sun is interested in developing theoretical and computational methods for modeling chemical dynamics in complex molecular systems such as liquids, surfaces, biological molecules, and nanomaterials. His main goal is to obtain a molecular-level understanding of how electronic and vibrational excitation can influence the mechanisms and outcomes of chemical reactions at the atomistic level. 

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Education

  • PhD, Chemistry
    Brown University

Research Interests

  • Theoretical Chemistry
  • Quantum Dynamics
  • Statistical Mechanics
  • Ultrafast Spectroscopy
  • Machine Learning

Courses Taught

  • Foundations of Chemistry I