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S. in physics, Institute of Spectroscopy, Russia, 1994
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
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
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)
Modeling and analyzing exciton and charge dynamics in molecules and clusters
2015 Pacifichem Conference, Honolulu, HI, December 15-20, 2015.
Organizing Committee: Sergei Tretiak (LANL), Guanhua Chen (HKU), Yoshitaka Tanimura (University of Kyoto)