Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology News carried a press release on research by Ames Laboratory and Iowa State University scientist Edward Yu that identified a mechanism that allows bacteria to resist antibiotics. Yu and his fellow researchers published their work in the Sept. 23 issue of Nature.
Dr. Michael W. Schmidt
- MCSCF wavefunctions
- inorganic chemistry of main group elements
- unusual chemical bonding patterns
- implementation of quantum chemistry algorithms
- high performance parallel computation
(Chronologically most recent on top)Education
- 1972-1975 B.A. in chemistry, St. Mary of the Plains College, Dodge City, KS
- 1975-1982 Ph.D. in physical chemistry, Iowa State University
(Chronologically most recent on top)Professional Appointments
- 1982-1984 Postdoctoral Fellow of Prof. Mark Gordon, North Dakota State University
- 1984-1992 Research Associate, North Dakota State University
- 1992-present Associate Scientist, Ames Laboratory-USDOE and Iowa State University
- 2000-2001 Visiting Professor, Tokyo Metropolitan University
- 2003, 2004, 2006, 2008 month long visits to Institute for Molecular Science, Okazaki
- 2007 Visiting Professor, Ochanomizu University, Tokyo
(Chronologically most recent on top)Honors & Awards
- 2009 LAS Professional and Scientific Excellence Award, Iowa State University
- 2010 LAS Professional and Scientific Research Award, Iowa State University
(Chronologically most recent on top)Publications with the Ames Laboratory
Glaesemann K R; Schmidt M W . 2010. On the Ordering of Orbital Energies in High-Spin ROHF. Journal of Physical Chemistry A. 114:8772-8777.
Ruedenberg K; Schmidt M W . 2007. Why does electron sharing lead to covalent bonding? A variational analysis. Journal of Computational Chemistry. 28:391-410.