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Alexander I. Landa


PRESENT POSITION

Dr. Alexander I. Landa, Staff Physicist
Physical and Life Sciences Directorate
Condensed Matter and Materials Division
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Bldg. 121, R. 3037
Mail Stop L-045, P.O. Box 808
Livermore, CA 94551-0808, U.S.A.
E-mail: landa1@llnl.gov, Phone: (925) 424-3523, Fax: (925) 422-2851.

PERSONAL DATA

Citizenship: U.S. Citizen.

EDUCATION

Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, U.S.A., 1998.
M.S. in Materials Science and Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, U.S.A., 1994.
Ph.D. in Physics and Mathematics, Tomsk State University, Tomsk, Russia, 1982.
M.S. in Theoretical Physics, Odessa State University, Odessa, Ukraine, 1977. Diploma ("Magna Cum Laude").

PROFESSIONAL EMPLOYMENT

MAJOR AWARDS

MAJOR RESEARCH INTERESTS

METHODS

  • Monte Carlo, Molecular Statics and Dynamics.
  • Pseudopotentials and their development.
  • Ab initio DFT pseudopotential electronic structure methods: VASP.
  • Ab initio DFT Green's-function electronic structure methods: KKR-CPA-ASA, TB-LMTO-ASA, EMTO-CPA, LSGF.
  • Electronic structure of strongly correlated materials: DMFT
  • Thermodynamic perturbation theory.
  • Cluster expansion methods: CVM, CW.
  • Static concentration wave.

    PUBLICATIONS

    Monograph and 107 refereed publications.
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