Dr. Sabre KaisResearch Director | Theory, Modeling, and Simulation
Sabre Kais’ research is in the field of energy transfer and quantum coherence, critical phenomena, dimensional scaling and finite size scaling, quantum phase transitions, electronic structure and stability of matter under external fields, global optimization, and quantum information and computation.
- Postdoctoral in Chemical Physics, Harvard University, 1994
- Ph.D. in Chemical Physics, Hebrew University, Jerusalem, 1989
- M. Sc. Theoretical Chemistry, Hebrew University, Jerusalem, 1984
- B. Sc. Chemistry, Hebrew University, Jerusalem, 1983
Sabre Kais is a specialist in physical and theoretical chemistry and computational sciences. He joined the Chemistry Department at Purdue in 1994 as an Assistant Professor. Since 2002, he has been a full professor of Chemical Physics. He also a Professor of Physics and Computer Science (Courtesy) at Purdue. He served as the director of the NSF innovation center, “Quantum Information for Quantum Chemistry (QIQC) 2010. He has published over 180 peer-reviewed papers and served on the editorial board of several chemistry and physics journals.
- External Research Professor, Santa Fe Institute, 2014
- Sigma Xi Research Award, 2012
- Max Planck Visiting Scientist, 2008
- Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), 2007
- Fellow of the American Physical Society (APS), 2006
- Guggenheim Fellowship Award, 2005
- Purdue University Faculty Scholar Award, 2004
- S. Kais and P. Serra, ”Finite Size Scaling for Atomic and Molecular Systems”, Advances in Chemical Physics, Vol 125, 1-100 (2003).
- S. Kais, ”Entanglement, Electron Correlation and Density Matrices” Reduced Density-matrix Mechanics with Applications to Many-electron Atoms and Molecules, Advances in Chemical Physics , Vol 134, (2007)