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Telephone:   (505) 667-8351    

Fax:                 (505) 665-3909 

E-Mail:        serg@lanl.gov

Homepage:  http://cnls.lanl.gov/~serg/     

Office Location:  TA3 Bldg 1420 Rm 1117 (CINT)

                   Mailing Address:
                        Theoretical Division and Center for Integrated Nanotechnologies (CINT)

                Group T-1/CINT  Mail Stop B221
                Los Alamos National Laboratory
                Los Alamos, NM  87545

Ph.D. in chemistry, University of Rochester, NY, 1999
M. S. in chemistry, University of Rochester, NY, 1996

M. S. in physics, Institute of Spectroscopy, Russia, 1994
B. S. in physics, Moscow institute of Physics and Technology, 1992

Professional experience:

2001 – Present     Technical Staff Member, Theoretical Division, LANL (Scientist Level 4)

2005 – Present     Staff Scientist, Center for Integrated Nanotechnologies (CINT), LANL/SNL

2015 – Present     Adjunct Professor at the University of California, Santa Barbara, CA

2015 – Present     Adjunct Professor at Skolkovo Institute of Science & Technology (Russia)

2013 – 2015        Founding Faculty Fellow at Skolkovo Institute of Science & Technology (Russia)

2006 – 2007        CNRS invited professor position, UMR 6510, University of Rennes, France

1999 – 2001        Director's Postdoctoral Fellow, Theoretical Division, LANL

1998 – 1999        Postdoctoral Associate, University of Rochester (Rochester, NY)

1994 – 1998        Graduate Student, University of Rochester (Rochester, NY)

1991 – 1994        Graduate Student, Institute of Spectroscopy of Russian Academy of Sciences

Research Interests
Theoretical Chemical Physics

Relation between optical and chemical properties of organic and semiconductor materials; Development of modern computational methods for molecular optical properties; time-dependent density functional theory and semiempirical methods; Nonlinear optical response of organic chromophores; Adiabatic and non-adiabatic molecular dynamics of the excited states; Collective electronic excitations and optical response of confined excitons in conjugated polymers, carbon nanotubes, semiconductor nanoparticles, and molecular aggregates; Charge and energy transfer in biological and artificial antenna complexes; Ultrafast nonlinear spectroscopy; Nonlinear dynamics of complex classical and quantum systems.

Recent Conferences (co)organized   

Nonequilibrium Phenomena, Nonadiabatic Dynamics and Spectroscopy

Telluride workshop, Telluride, CO, July 17-21, 2017.


Organizing Committee: Oleg Prezhdo (USC), Sergei Tretiak (LANL), Vladimir Chernyak (Wayne State)

Non-Equilibrium Statistical Physics: from molecular materials to theoretical engineering. Honoring Professor Vladimir Chernyak 60th birthday

Telluride workshop, Telluride, CO, July 4-8, 2016.


Organizing Committee: Andrei Piryatinski (LANL), Sergei Tretiak (LANL), Michael Chertkov (LANL)  

Electronic and Structural Dynamics in Hybrid Perovskites: Theory Meets Experiment

Telluride workshop, Telluride, CO, July 12-16, 2016.


Organizing Committee: Sergei Tretiak (LANL), Jacky Even (INSA-Rennes)

7th Conference on "Excited State Processes in Electronic and Bio Nanomaterials" (ESP-2016)

Center for Nonlinear Studies conference, June 13-17, 2016.


Organizer: Sergei Tretiak

Frontiers in Solar Light Harvesting Processes

Focused symposium, 251st ACS National Meeting, San Diego, CA, March 13-17, 2016.


Organizing Committee: Sergei Tretiak (LANL),Todd Krauss (University of Rochester), Oleg Prezhdo (USC), Aditya Mohite (LANL)

Electrochemical Processes: Photovoltaics and Charge Transfer in Nanomaterials

2016 Mesilla Chemistry Workshop, Mesilla, NM, January 31-February 2, 2016.


Organizing Committee: John Grey (UNM), Keith Stevenson (Skoltech), Sergei Tretiak (LANL)

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