Center for Materials Theory

The Center for Materials Theory is an association of Temple faculty with a common interest in materials theory or density functional theory. Members include John P. Perdew, Laura H. Carnell Professor of Physics and Chemistry, Michael L. Klein, CST Dean and Laura H. Carnell Professor of Science, Peter Riseborough, Xifan Wu, Adrienn Ruzsinszky and Jianwei Sun. The center's international member is Gabor I. Csonka, Budapest University of Technology and Economics. center also organizes materials theory seminars by speakers from outside Temple, including Mark R. Pederson, "DFT-based Modeling of Molecular Magnets and Transport Phenomena," and Kieron Burke, "Density Functional Theory: A Great Success Story."

John P. Perdew, Director
Laura H. Carnell Professor of Physics and Chemistry