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Roger F. Loring

Professor

Baker Laboratory, Room 218
roger.loring@cornell.edu
607-255-4873

Educational Background

  • Postdoc, University of Rochester
  • PhD, Stanford University
  • BS, University of California, Davis

Overview

The Loring Group develops statistical mechanical methods to study molecular motions and dynamical processes including reaction kinetics, transport, and spectroscopy.

Keywords

Nonequilibrium statistical mechanics, dynamical processes in liquids, nonlinear spectroscopy

Departments/Programs

  • Chemistry and Chemical Biology

Graduate Fields

  • Applied Mathematics
  • Biophysics
  • Chemistry and Chemical Biology
  • Computational Science and Engineering

Research

The dynamics of molecules in condensed phases control phenomena ranging from biological processes to the course of liquid phase chemical reactions to the mechanical properties of materials. Our group develops theoretical methods for interpreting and predicting the motions of both small molecules and macromolecules in the liquid state. A principal research area is the development of semiclassical approximations to quantum mechanics that can be applied to the interpretation of multidimensional infrared spectroscopy of biomolecules.

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