Seogjoo Jang, Ph.D.

 


Professor
Dept. of Chemistry and Biochemistry
Queens College
City University of New York (CUNY);
PhD Program in Chemistry & PhD Program in Physics,
Graduate Center, CUNY

Address and Contact Info:
Remsen Hall 119C, Queens College
65-30 Kissena Blvd.
Flushing, NY 11367
(Tel) (718) 997-4110; (Fax) (718) 997-5531
Email: Seogjoo.Jang@qc.cuny.edu


 
Education:
PhD- University of Pennsylvania, Physical Chemistry (1999)
MS - Seoul National University, Physical Chemistry (1993)
BS - Seoul National University, Chemistry (1989)

Experience:
Associate Professor, Dept. of Chem. and Biochem., Queens College, CUNY (2010-2012)
Assistant Professor, Dept. of Chem. and Biochem, Queens College, CUNY (2005-2009)
Goldhaber Distinguished Fellow, Brookhaven National Laboratory (2003-2005)
Postdoctoral Fellow/Associate, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (1999-2002)

Awards:
Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Award, 2010
2009, 2010 Salute to Scholars, City University of New York
Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award, National Science Foundation, 2009
Goldhaber Distinguished Fellowship, Brookhaven National Lab., 2003-2005
Chairman's Award for Academic Excellence, University of Pennsylvania, 1996

Recent Publications:
Seogjoo Jang, Anton Sinitskiy, and Gregory A. Voth, "Can the ring polymer molecular dynamics method be interpreted as real time quantum dynamics?," J. Chem. Phys. 140, 154103 (2014)

Seogjoo Jang, Timothy Berkelbach, and David R. Reichman, "Coherent quantum dynamics in donor-bridge-acceptor nonadiabatic processes: Beyond the hopping and super-exchange mechanisms," New J. Phys. 15, 105020 (2013)

Praveen Kumar and Seogjoo Jang, " Emission lineshapes of the B850 band of light-harvesting 2 (LH2) complex in purple bacteria: A second order time-nonlocal quantum master equation approach, " J. Chem. Phys. 138, 135101 (2013)

Seogjoo Jang and Yuan-Chung Cheng, " Resonance energy flow dynamics of choerently delocalized excitons in biological and macromolecular systems: Recent theoretical advances and open issues, " Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews (WIREs): Computational Molecular Science 3: 84-103 (2013)

Seogjoo Jang, " Nonadiabatic quantum Liouville and master equations in the adiabatic basis, " J. Chem. Phys. 137 , 22A536 (2012)

Lei Yang, Murali Devi, and Seogjoo Jang, " Polaronic quantum master equation theory of inelastic and coherent resonance energy transfer for soft systems, " J. Chem. Phys. 137 , 024101 (2012)

Seogjoo Jang, " Multistep quantum master equation theory for response functions in four wave mixing electronic spectroscopy of multichromophoric macromolecules, " Bull. Korean Chem. Soc. 33 , 997 (2012)

Seogjoo Jang, Robert J. Silbey, Ralf Kunz, Clemens Hofmann, and Juergen Koehler, " Is there elliptic distortion in the light harvesting complex 2 of purple bacteria, " J. Phys. Chem. B 115 , 12947 (2011)

Paiboon Sreearunothai, Alexis Estrada, Sadayuki Asaoka, Marta Kowalczyk, Seogjoo Jang, Andrew Cook, Jack Preses, and John Miller, " Triplet transport to and trapping by acceptor end groups on conjugated polyfluorene chains," J. Phys. Chem. C 115 , 19569 (2011)

Seogjoo Jang, " Theory of multichromophoric coherent resonance energy transfer: A polaronic quantum master equation approach," J. Chem. Phys. , 135, 034105 (2011)

Lei Yang, Stefano Caprasecca, Benedetta Mennucci, and Seogjoo Jang, " Theoretical investigation of the mechanism and dynamics of intramolecular coherent resonance energy transfer in soft molecules: A case study of dithia-anthracenophae, " J. Am. Chem. Soc. , 132, 16911 (2010)

Seogjoo Jang, " Theory of coherent resonance energy transfer for coherent initial condition, " J. Chem. Phys. , 131, 164101 (2009)

Seogjoo Jang, Yuan-Chung Cheng, David R. Reichman, and Joel D. Eaves, " Theory of coherent resonance energy transfer, " J. Chem. Phys. (Communication) 129, 101104 (2008)

Vijayakumar Ramalingam, Maciej E. Domaradzki, Seogjoo Jang, and Rajeev S. Muthyala, " Carbonyl groups as molecular valves to regulate chloride binding to squaramides," Org. Lett. 10 , 3315 (2008)

Seogjoo Jang, " Generalization of the Forster resonance energy transfer theory for quantum mechanical modulation of the donor-acceptor coupling," J. Chem. Phys. 127 , 174710 (2007)

Seogjoo Jang, Marshall D. Newton, and Robert J. Silbey, " Multichromophoric Forster resonance energy transfer from B800 to B850 in the light harvesting complex 2: Evidence for subtle energetic optimization by purple bacteria," J. Phys. Chem. B 111, 6807 (2007)

Seogjoo Jang and Marshall D. Newton, " Closed form expressions of quantum electron transfer rate based on the stationary phase approximation," J. Phys. Chem. B 110 , 18996 (2006)

Seogjoo Jang, " Path integral centroid dynamics for general initial conditions: A nonequilibrium projection operator formulation," J. Chem. Phys. 124, 064107 (2006)