Alexey V. Sergeev

Department of Chemistry
Tulane University
New Orleans, LA 70118
(504) 247-1814
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Russian citizenship, US permanent residency

1974 – 1980
Student of Leningrad (now St. Petersburg) State University, Russia
E Psi = H Psi Physics Department.
Specialized in theoretical physics - quantum mechanics.
Diploma thesis supervised by I. V. Abarenkov.
Degree of Candidate of Sciences, Russian equivalent of PhD
Partitioning of Hamiltonian Leningrad State University, Russia.
Thesis titled "Development of Analytical Methods of Perturbation Theory
for Calculation of Atoms and Ions"
. Advisor A. I. Sherstyuk.
1980 – 2002
Researcher of S. I. Vavilov State Optical Institute, St. Petersburg, Russia
Coulomb potential Perturbation theory for atoms in plasma, atoms in strong electric and magnetic fields,
1/n-expansion in quantum mechanics, theory of Padé approximants.
Collaboration with group of V. S. Popov from ITEP, Moscow.
35 publications, prize of St. Petersburg Physical Society (1993).
Feb. – Aug. 1996
Jan. – Dec. 1997
Research Associate in SMU, Dallas, Texas
Harmonic oscillator potential 1/D-expansion in atomic and molecular physics, methods of summation.
With D. Goodson, 5 publications.
Sept. – Dec. 1996
Research Associate in University of Oklahoma, Norman
He at D = infinity 1/D-expansion for helium, group of D. Watson.
1998 – 1999
Postdoctoral Researcher in Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana
Anharmonic potential Transition from bound states to continuum spectrum, stability of atoms with varying nuclear charge, doubly negative ions, with S. Kais, 3 publications.
2000 – 2002
Postdoctoral Researcher in University of the Negev, Beer-Sheva, Israel
Density plot Radiationless transitions in molecules using phase space representation
(method of Wigner functions)
. Advisor B. Segev, 5 publications.
2003 – 2004
Postdoctoral Researcher in University of Massachusetts Dartmouth
Complex map Behavior of Møller-Plesset perturbation theory, analysis of the energy function and improving the convergence. Advisor D. Goodson, 4 publications.
2005 until now
Postdoctoral Researcher in Tulane University, New Orleans, LA
Gaussian packet Development of semiclassical surface hopping methods.
Advisor M. Herman, a study of a specific form of IVR method.
Oct. – Dec. 2005
Visiting Researcher in Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
Classical model of planetary atom 1/D-expansion and planetary states of helium; issues of semiclassical theory,
group of G. Ezra.