Publications

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In Press
Modeling Mechanochemistry from First Principles, Kulik, Heather J. , Reviews in Computational Chemistry, (In Press)
Quantifying electronic effects in QM and QM/MM biomolecular modeling with the Fukui function, Qi, Helena W., Karelina Maria, and Kulik Heather J. , Acta Physico-Chimica Sinica (invited article for Conceptual Density Functional Theory special issue, ed. Shubin Liu), Volume just accepted, (In Press)
2017
Density functional theory for modelling large molecular adsorbate-surface interactions: a mini-review and worked example, Janet, Jon Paul, Zhao Qing, Ioannidis Efthymios I., and Kulik Heather J. , Molecular Simulation, Invited Cover article in special "Surface Chemistry" issue, Volume 43, p.327-345, (2017) PDF icon Reprint (1.36 MB)
Depolymerization Pathways for Branching Lignin Spirodienone Units Revealed with ab initio Steered Molecular Dynamics, Mar, Brendan D., and Kulik Heather J. , Journal of Physical Chemistry A, Volume 121, Issue 2, p.532–543, (2017)
Harnessing Organic Ligand Libraries for First-Principles Inorganic Discovery: Indium Phosphide Quantum Dot Precursor Design Strategies, Kim, Jeong Yun, Steeves Adam H., and Kulik Heather J. , Chemistry of Materials, Volume 29, Issue 8, p.3632–3643, (2017)
Leveraging Cheminformatics Strategies for Inorganic Discovery: Application to Redox Potential Design, Janet, Jon Paul, Gani Terry Z. H., Steeves Adam H., Ioannidis Efthymios I., and Kulik Heather J. , Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, Invited Cover Article for "2017 Class of Influential Researchers" Virtual Issue, Volume 56, Issue 17, p.4898-4910, (2017)
Ligand-Field-Dependent Behavior of meta-GGA Exchange in Transition-Metal Complex Spin-State Ordering, Ioannidis, Efthymios I., and Kulik Heather J. , Journal of Physical Chemistry A, Volume 121, Issue 4, p.874-884, (2017)
Predicting Electronic Structure Properties of Transition Metal Complexes with Neural Networks, Janet, Jon Paul, and Kulik Heather J. , Chemical Science, Volume 8, p.5137-5152, (2017)
Systematic Quantum Mechanical Region Determination in QM/MM Simulation, Karelina, Maria, and Kulik Heather J. , Journal of Chemical Theory and Computation, Volume 13, p.563-576, (2017)
2016
Adapting DFT+U for the Chemically-Motivated Correction of Minimal Basis Set Incompleteness, Kulik, Heather J., Seelam Natasha, Mar Brendan D., and Martinez Todd J. , Journal of Physical Chemistry A, Volume 120, Issue 29, p.5939-5949, (2016) PDF icon Reprint (528.57 KB)
Anion-Selective Redox Electrodes: Electrochemically Mediated Separation with Heterogeneous Organometallic Interfaces, Su, Xiao, Kulik Heather J., Jamison Timothy, and T. Hatton Alan , Advanced Functional Materials, Volume 26 , p.3394-3404, (2016) PDF icon Reprint (464.15 KB)
Computational Discovery of Hydrogen Bond Design Rules for Electrochemical Ion Separation, Gani, Terry Z. H., Ioannidis Efthymios I., and Kulik Heather J. , Chemistry of Materials, Volume 28, p.6207-6218, (2016) PDF icon Reprint (630.8 KB)
Computational Investigation of the Interplay of Substrate Positioning and Reactivity in Catechol O-Methyltransferase, Patra, Niladri, Ioannidis Efthymios I., and Kulik Heather J. , PLOS ONE, Volume 11, p.e0161868, (2016) PDF icon Reprint (666.83 KB)
Direct Observation of Early-Stage Quantum Dot Growth Mechanisms with High-Temperature Ab Initio Molecular Dynamics, Xie, Lisi, Zhao Qing, Jensen Klavs F., and Kulik Heather J. , The Journal of Physical Chemistry C, Volume 120, p.2472-2483, (2016) PDF icon Reprint (491.91 KB)
Global and local curvature in density functional theory, Zhao, Qing, Ioannidis Efthymios I., and Kulik Heather J. , Journal of Chemical Physics, Volume 145, p.054109, (2016) PDF icon Reprint (1.66 MB)
How Large Should the QM Region Be in QM/MM Calculations? The Case of Catechol O-methyltransferase, Kulik, Heather J., Zhang Jianyu, Klinman Judith P., and Martinez Todd J. , The Journal of Physical Chemistry B, Volume 120, p.11381-11394, (2016) PDF icon Reprint (660.82 KB)
molSimplify: a Toolkit for Automating Discovery in Inorganic Chemistry, Ioannidis, Efthymios I., Gani Terry Z. H., and Kulik Heather J. , Journal of Computational Chemistry, Volume 37, Issue 22, p.2106-2117, (2016) PDF icon Reprint (535.22 KB)
Predicting the Stability of Fullerene Allotropes Throughout the Periodic Table, Zhao, Qing, Ng Stanley S. H., and Kulik Heather J. , Journal of Physical Chemistry C, Volume 120, p.17035-17045, (2016) PDF icon Reprint (490.84 KB)
Where Does the Density Localize? Convergent Behavior for Global Hybrids, Range Separation, and DFT+U, Gani, Terry Z. H., and Kulik Heather J. , Journal of Chemical Theory and Computation, Volume 12, p.5931–5945, (2016)

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About Us

The Kulik group focuses on the development and application of new electronic structure methods and atomistic simulations tools in the broad area of catalysis.

Our Interests

We are interested in transition metal chemistry, with applications from biological systems (i.e. enzymes) to nonbiological applications in surface science and molecular catalysis.

Our Focus

A key focus of our group is to understand mechanistic features of complex catalysts and to facilitate and develop tools for computationally driven design.

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