Mark Somers focuses his research on the role of surface atoms in the reactive scattering and diffraction of hydrogen from metal surfaces. He hopes to achieve 'quantum supremacy': taking all relevant dynamical surface effects into account at a quantum dynamics level.
2006 - now 0.5 fte Assistant Professor and 0.5 fte ICT-Software developer at Leiden Institute of Chemistry, Theoretical Chemistry.
2004 - 2006 Post Doc at Leiden Institute of Chemistry, Theoretical Chemistry.
1999 - 2004 PhD student at Leiden Institute of Chemistry, Theoretical Chemistry. Thesis title: "Six-Dimensional Quantum Dynamics of Dissociative Chemisorption of Hydrogen on Metal Surfaces"
1995 - 1999 Student at UvA and VU. Chemistry, spectroscopy and theory.
- Leiden Institute of Chemistry
- LIC/Energy & Sustainability
- LIC/ES/Theoretical Chemistry
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