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Jose L. Mendoza-Cortes

2016/06/02: Generous Donation from NVIDIA
We received a generous donation from NVIDIA to adapt some our code developments to the GPU architecture. NVIDIA is the largest producer of GPUs in the world. One of our alumni is now part of NVIDIA. [More]

Jose L. Mendoza-Cortes

2016/04/11: Supercomputing time at NERSC - DOE
We received a grant for supercomputing time at the National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center (NERSC), which is the primary scientific computing facility for the Office of Science in the U.S. Department of Energy. [More]

Jose L. Mendoza-Cortes

2016/01/07: Our paper received coverage on Forbes
"In the quest for cheap, environmentally friendly, sustainable energy to provide a truly viable alternative to the fossil fuels we so heavily rely on, scientists (including me) have been looking to nature for inspiration ..." [More]

Jose L. Mendoza-Cortes

2015/11/27: Our recent paper got some coverage on CNBC TV channel.
The article reads "A Florida researcher has made a remarkable discovery that could be a sustainable energy game-changer: a synthetic material that mimics plants by using sunlight to produce oxygen..." [More]

Jose L. Mendoza-Cortes

2015/11/03: We are in the Department of Energy (DOE) tweets (@doescience)
The tweet reads "@floridastate researcher develops material to create sustainable energy source". We were also in the DOE webpage, more specifically in the news coverage (Link to the Snapshot) [More]

Jose L. Mendoza-Cortes

2015/05/01: Book and e-book with our contribution now available
"[CRC press] Numerous essential biological functions involve metalloproteins; therefore, understanding metalloproteins and how to manipulate them is significant in the biological and medical fields. An examination of current research," ... [Amazon] [Google books]

Jose L. Mendoza-Cortes

2015/03/18: Prediction of the crystal packing of an energetic material
Have you ever think about designing your own molecule and then predict how it can crystallize? maybe you want to check out this paper. "Some Keywords for this papers: crystal structure prediction; density functional theory; Monte Carlo sampling; energetic materials" ... [More]

Jose L. Mendoza-Cortes

2015/02/12: Paper published about fundamentals in CO2 reduction.
Have you ever wondered what happens to CO2 in the first reduction step and how can you characterize it? In this paper we describe computationally and experimentally how to do it. We used different levels of DFT and discussed how you can characterize such phenomenon with In situ FT-IR measurements ... [More]

Jose L. Mendoza-Cortes

2015/01/03: Joining the Condense Matter Science of MagLab National Lab
"Scientists in the Condensed Matter Group include theory and experimental physicists on the faculty at Florida State University, where the MagLab is headquartered, who concentrate on various aspects of condensed matter physics. These including magnetism, the quantum Hall effect, quantum oscillations, high-temperature superconductivity and heavy fermion systems." ... [More]

Jose L. Mendoza-Cortes

2015/01/02: Starting in January 2015 as Assistant Professor @ Florida State U.
I started as an assistant professor at joint college of engineering | Florida State University (FSU) | Florida A&M University (FAMU). Currently, we are looking for enthusiastic students at all levels (undergraduate, master and graduate) to join our research endeavors as well as postdoctoral scholars. ... [More]

Jose L. Mendoza-Cortes

2014/10/17/: Invited talk to CIIDIR-Oaxaca (part of the IPN)
I gave a online talk to students at CIIDIR Oaxaca about "Quantum Mechanical Simulations and Their Applications to Clean Energy". It was nice to see a research institute in Oaxaca. ... [More]

Jose L. Mendoza-Cortes

2014/08/10/: 5 talks given at the ACS San Francisco
I gave 5 talks at the ACS San Francisco. One of the ones I liked the most was on "Electronic Structure Contributions To Physical Properties and Reactivity in Transition Metal Chemistry". ... [More]

2014/01/13: Invited talk at UCLA (Chemistry department)
Invited talk to UCLA department of Chemistry, the Theory & Computation Colloquium speaker. It was great to discuss some Science with my former professors. With this, we contine the tradition in speaking with audiences from Chemistry, MatSci, MechE, ComptSci, and Physics. ... [More]

Jose L. Mendoza-Cortes

2013/11/09: Speaker at the "Adelante" Latino Conference
I spoke about a career in science and engineering to members of Latino K-12 students in SoCal, thousands of young students attended. In the language of the organization "Latino professionals from diverse industries have stepped up to provide innovative, creative and informative workshops." ... [Photos] [Video] [Speakers] [More]

Jose L. Mendoza-Cortes

2013/09/01: Publications reaches 1641 citations!
The work cited is about material and molecular design, alkyne metathesis, Covalent Organic Frameworks, Metal-Organic Frameworks, materiainformatics, cheminformatics, statistical mechanics, electronic Structure, Molecular Dynamics, Force Field Development, and catalysis ... [More]

2013/07/01: Our paper selected for Models of Metalloenzymes Virtual Issue
Our paper has been highlighted in the virtual issue “Models of Metalloenzymes” by academic journals Inorganic Chemistry and Journal of the American Chemical Society , in words of its editor William B. Tolman, “because of its high scientific quality and broad appeal”. There is even a podcast!. ... [More]

Jose L. Mendoza-Cortes

2013/06/05: Co-Mentor 4 student Summer Undergraduate Research (SURF)
Caltech's Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships program introduces students to research under the guidance of seasoned research mentors at Caltech and JPL. Students experience the process of research as a creative intellectual activity. I have co-mentored 6 undergraduate students in total (and 4 graduate students). ... [More]

2013/03/25: Invited talk at University of Maryland (MSE and MechE departments)
Invited talk at the Material Science Engineering and the Mechanical Engineering departments at the University of Maryland. Seminar on Computational Materials Sci and Materials Modeling, title "Production and Storage of Renewable Clean Energy from First Principles". ... [Abstract] [Full List]

2012/10/31: Invited talk - Tenaris University
Fellows Conference Series: Jose Luis Mendoza Cortes - "Trapping and storing gases in nanoporous organic and metal-organic materials". This talk covers the fundamentals of bulk porous materials that are constructed from metal-oxides and organic molecules as well as from pure organic molecules. ... [More]

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