Modeling in Chemistry and Biochemistry (CHM 375)

  • Learning how to use your laptops or a supercomputer to run computer simulations 
  • Learning how to use networks and model systems to study chemistry and biochemistry 
  • Learning the basics of statistical mechanics simulations of molecular systems 
  • Learning the basics of electronic structure methods and calculations
  • Instructor: Prof. Angelo Bongiorno (Chemistry, CSI)    
    • Email: angelo.bongiorno@csi.cuny.edumolecular systems
  • Offered (for the 1st time) in Fall 2020
  • Credits: 4
  • Meetings (tentative schedule):
    • Mondays, 10:10 am – 12:05 pm: Lecture and practice
    • Wednesdays, 10:10 am – 1:05 pm: Computer lab
  • Classroom: 6S – 249
  • Course goal: Teaching students the basics to understand and carry out computer simulations in Chemistry & Biochemistry
  • Project: Students will be encouraged to pursue a project related to their own interests. Projects are not mandatory.
  • Requirements: CHM 141, MTH 230 or 231, PHY 120; contact the instructor, waivers can be issued.
  • Contact the instructor for questions or more information