Dr Myrta Gruning

  • Dr Myrta Gruning

RESEARCH FOCUS

Dr Gruning's main research interests are in the development and application of first-principles approaches to the electronic and optical properties of materials.

She is one of the core developers of the Yambo and is collaborating in the development of
Questaal,
which both are codes for many-body calculations in solid state.

Regarding the applications
of the theory and codes, she is currently working on the nonlinear optical properties of nanostructures and on the engineering of the band offset in heterojunctions.

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RESEARCH OPPORTUNITIES

Open to PhD applications in the field of 

  • The development and applications of first-principles approaches to electronic and optical properties of materials
     

PUBLIC OUTREACH AND KEY ACHIEVEMENTS

  • Developer of the Yambo code
    www.yambo-code.org
  • Research team leader and member of the steering committee of the European Theoretical Spectroscopy Facility
    https://www.etsf.eu/
  • Research funded through the UK EPSRC and the Department for the Economy in Northern Ireland

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Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences

School of Mathematics and Physics

 

Research students

PhD title: Si-Compatible, Strain Engineered Staggered Gap Ge(Sn)/InGaAs Nanoscale Tunnel Field Effect Transistors


Name: João Abreu
Years of Study: 2016-2019
Country: Portugal

  

Alumni: where are they now?

Dr Ryan McMillan


PhD title: Ab-initio modelling of photoinduced electron dynamicsin nanostructures

Years of Study: 2013 - 2017
Country: Northern Ireland
Current position: Data Scientist at Philips/PathXL (Developing convolutional neural network algorithms for cancer detection in digital tissue sides) 

  

 

 

 

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