James Shepherd Promoted to Associate Professor
James Shepherd was promoted to Associate Professor in May 2023. He has been with the University of Iowa Department of Chemistry since 2017. Professor Shepherd's recent awards include the UI Early Career Award (2020) and an NSF Career Award (2021).
Areas of interest include: Computational physical chemistry: nanoparticles, solar cell & catalyst design, renewable energy, using big data in chemistry, basic energy sciences, electronic structure & reactivity.
"I am trying to set up a research program that studies the theory of chemical bonding at the interface with informatics. With my group, we are trying to build a diverse group of individuals with their own projects, goals and ambitions. We are working together to learn and grow."
For more information on Prof. Shepherd's research and group, visit: https://shepherdgroup.lab.uiowa.edu