Bach Nguyen

Bach Nguyen

Bach Nguyen

Graduate Student, Gao Group
Education
  • B.S. Chemical Engineering, Lafayette College (2017)
  • M.S. Chemical Physics (2019)
Biography
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.