Arno Förster awarded the Dick Stufkens Prize 2023 for his implementation of the GW-BSE method in ADF

We are thrilled to announce that Dr. Arno Förster, our collaborator and Assistant Professor at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, has been awarded the prestigious Dick Stufkens Prize 2023 for his outstanding contributions to the field of theoretical chemistry.

Arno’s remarkable achievement revolves around the implementation of the GW-BSE method into ADF during his PhD under the supervision of Prof. Lucas Visscher and in collaboration with our software developers at SCM. A tutorial and link to a webinar can be found here. Arno’s innovative work has not only pushed the boundaries of computational chemistry but has also significantly advanced the capabilities of our software, offering invaluable tools and solutions to researchers in the field.

The Dick Stufkens Prize, a renowned honor in the field of theoretical chemistry, recognizes Arno’s remarkable dedication and pioneering efforts. His contributions have opened up new avenues for scientists to explore complex materials and chemical systems with unprecedented accuracy and efficiency.

We invite you to read more about Arno Forster’s accomplishments in theoretical chemistry by visiting the official announcement on the Holland Research School of Molecular Chemistry website.

Arno’s commitment to excellence and innovation is a testament to the exceptional talent we are fortunate to have within our collaborative network. We extend our warmest congratulations to Arno on this well-deserved recognition.

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