Bach Nguyen Bach Nguyen Graduate Student, Gao Group Contact firstname.lastname@example.org Biographical Info Research & Teaching Education B.S. Chemical Engineering, Lafayette College (2017) M.S. Chemical Physics (2019) Biography LinkedIn Research Interests Elucidation of non-catalyzed and enzyme catalyzed pyrimidine decarboxylation mechanisms using quantum mechanics/molecular mechanics (QM/MM) methods. Performed atomistic QM/MM simulation of enzyme catalyzed reactions in solution. Designs AI methods to improve semi-empirical quantum mechanical methods (AM1) to emulate ab-initio quantum mechanical methods (M06-2X) accuracy.