panchapakesan ganesh 
materials theory and computation

Research and Development Staff Scientist

Center for Nanophase Materials Sciences

Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Tel: 1-865-574-1999


Email: ganeshp AT


2002-2007 Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, USA, MS/PhD in Physics

2000-2002 University of Pune, Pune, India, MSc. in Physics (Specialization in Quantum Field Theory and Cosmology, Ranked within the top three at the University level)

1997-2000 Presidency College, Calcutta, India, B.Sc. with Physics Honors

Professional Experience:

2012-present Research and Development Staff Scientist, Center for Nanophase Materials Sciences, Oak Ridge     National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, USA

2010-2012    FIRST-EFRC Postdoctoral Research Associate, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, USA

2007-2009    Carnegie Institution for Science, Carnegie Postdoctoral Fellow, Washington D.C., USA

Honors and Awards:

2006 The Joseph A. Kane Fellowship from the Physics Department, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, USA

2005 George E. and Majorie S. Pake Fellowship from the Mellon College of Science, Carnegie Mellon University,  Pittsburgh, USA

2000 Book award in physics, Department of Physics, University of Pune, Pune, India

Professional and Synergistic Activities:

2006-present Active referee of American Physical Society and American Institute of Physics Journals

2011-present Active referee of American Chemical Society, Science and Nature Journals

2012-present Active referee of European Physical Society Journals and Canadian Journal of Physics

2013-present Proposal Evaluation board member, CNM, Argonne National Laboratory

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