Weitao Yang

Philip Handler Professor of Chemistry and Professor of Physics

Office: 
5310 French Science Center
Campus Box: 
90346
Phone: 
(919) 660-1562

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Equivalence of particle-particle random phase approximation correlation energy and ladder-coupled-cluster doubles
J. Chem Phys (2013)

Eective preconditioning for ab initio ground state energy minimization with non-orthogonal localized molecular orbitals
Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics (2013)

Fukui function and response function for nonlocal and fractional systems
J. Chem. Phys (2013)

Improving single molecule force spectroscopy through automated real-time data collection and quantication of experimental conditions
Biophysical Journal (2013)

The tensor hypercontracted parametric reduced density matrix algorithm: Coupled-cluster accuracy with o(r(4)) scaling.
J. Chem. Phys (2013)

Wave function methods for fractional electrons
J. Chem. Phys (2013)

Stochastic voyages into uncharted chemical space produce a representative library of all possible drug-like compounds
J. Am. Chem. Soc. (2013)

Concerted proton transfer mechanism of clostridium thermocellum ribose-5-phosphate isomerase
J. Phys. Chem. B (2013)

Noncovalent interaction analysis in fluctuating environments.
Journal of Chemical Theory and Computation (2013)

Extension of many-body theory and approximate density functionals to fractional charges and fractional spins
J. Chem. Phys (2013)

Education:
PhD - University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
BS - Peking University, Beijing China

Comparison of reaction barriers in energy and free energy for enzyme catalysis
In Multi-scale Quantum Models for Biocatalysis edited by D. York and T.-S. Lee. ; pp. 57-78. : London: Springer-Verlag.

Density-functional theory
In Computational Medicinal Chemistry and Drug Discovery edited by Wilfried Langenaeker. 2003; : .

Ab initio qm/mm and free energy calculations of enzyme reactions
In Computational Methods for Macromolecules-Challenges and Applications edited by T. Schlick and H.H. Gan. 2002; pp. 332=354. : Springer, New York.

Parameterization of cosmo solvent model for self-consistent charge density-functional based tight-binding calculations
In Reviews in Modern Quantum Chemistry: A Celebration Of The Contributions of R.G. PARR edited by K.D. Sen. 2002; pp. 1606-1614. : World Scientific, Singapore.

Linear scaling methods for electronic structure calculations
In Encyclopedia of Computational Chemistry edited by P.v.R. Schleyer. 1998; pp. 1496-1513. : John Wiley & Sons.

Electronic structure of solid-state systems via the divide-and-conquer method
In Electronic Functional Theory of Molecules, Clusters, and Solids edited by D.E. Ellis. 1994; pp. 177-188. : Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht.

Density-functional theory of large systems: a divide-and-conquer approach
In Condensed-Matter Theories edited by L. Blum and F.B. Malik. 1993; pp. 367-372. : Plenum Press, Berlin.

Some remarks on scaling relations in density-functional theory
In Density Matrices and Density-Functionals edited by R. Erdahl and Jr. V. H. Smith. 1987; pp. 499-506. : D. Reidel Publishing Company, Dordrecht, Holland.

2006 Chang Jiang Scholar Visiting Professor, Tsinghua University; Beijing
2005 Recognized as a Highly Cited Researcher, Institute for Scientific Information
2003 Fellow of American Associaton for the Advancement of Science
2003 Fellow of American Physical Society
2000 Invitation Fellowship, Japanese Society for Promotion of Science
2000 Outstanding Overseas Chinese Scientist Award, Chinese National Science Foundation
1999 The Lee-Yang-Parr Correlation Energy Functional
1997 Annual Medal of the International Academy of Quantum Molecular Science
1993 Sloan Research Fellow
1984 The Award of Limited Service Assistantship, The Graduate School, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
1983 Dobbins Fellow, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
181 Three-Merit Student, Peking University