Daniel R. Nascimento

Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry

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Daniel Nascimento


Dr. Nascimento received his PhD in Theoretical Physical Chemistry from Florida State University in 2017 under the direction of Prof. Eugene DePrince. Before joining the Faculty of the University of Memphis, Dr. Nascimento held postdoctoral positions in the Sherrill Group at Georgia Tech and at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. His research centers on the development and application of quantum mechanical methods and algorithms to explore the interaction between light and matter at the molecular scale.


  • BS in Chemistry, Federal University of Ouro Preto, Brazil, 2013
  • MS in Chemistry, Florida State University, 2015
  • PhD in Physical Chemistry, Florida State University, 2017

Research Interests

Theoretical Chemistry, Computational Chemistry, Quantum Chemistry, Photochemistry, Chemical Physics