Seogjoo Jang, Ph.D.


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

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

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)

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:
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)