Alexey V. Sergeev

Department of Chemistry
Tulane University
New Orleans, LA 70118
(504) 247-1814
Electronic mail of A. Sergeev
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
Leningrad State University, Russia. Thesis titled "Development of Analytical Methods of Perturbation Theory for Calculation of Atoms and Ions". Advisor Dr. A. I. Sherstyuk
1980 — 2002
Researcher of S. I. Vavilov State Optical Institute, St. Petersburg, Russia
Perturbation theory for atoms in plasma and Padé approximants, with Dr. A. I. Sherstyuk. Atoms in strong electric and magnetic fields, 1/n-expansion in quantum mechanics, with Prof. V. S. Popov group from ITEP, Moscow.
35 publications, prize of St. Petersburg Physical Society (1994)
Feb. — Aug. 1996,
Jan. — Dec. 1997
Research Associate in SMU, Dallas, Texas
1/D-expansion in atomic and molecular physics, methods of summation, with Dr. D. Goodson, 5 publications
Sept. — Dec. 1996
Research Associate in University of Oklahoma, Norman
1/D-expansion, group of Prof. D. Watson
1998 — 1999
Postdoctoral Researcher in Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana
Transition from bound to resonant states, stability of atoms with varying nuclear charge, doubly negative ions, with Prof. S. Kais, 3 publications
2000 — 2002
Postdoctoral Researcher in University of the Negev, Beer-Sheva, Israel
Radiationless transitions in molecules using phase space representation (method of Wigner functions). Advisor Dr. B. Segev, 5 publications
2003 — 2004
Postdoctoral Researcher in University of Massachusetts Dartmouth
Behavior of Møller-Plesset perturbation theory, analysis of the energy function and improving the convergence. Advisor Prof. D. Goodson, 4 publications
2005 until now
Postdoctoral Researcher in Tulane University, New Orleans, LA
Development of semiclassical surface hopping methods. Advisor Prof. M. Herman, a work studying a specific form of IVR method
Oct. — Dec. 2005
Visiting Researcher in Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
1/D-expansion and planetary states of helium; issues of semiclassical theory, in a group of Prof. G. Ezra