Welcome to the Persson Group home page. We study the physics and chemistry of materials using atomistic computational methods and high-performance computing technology.

We focus on materials for energy applications, such as battery electrode materials, electrolytes, photocatalysts, thermoelectrics, etc.


  • 06 October 2021

    Kristin has been elected as a Fellow of the American Physical Society (APS) “for leadership and vision in the field of data-driven materials design”! Congrats Kristin!

  • 24 September 2021

    Ryan won both the People’s Choice Award and 2nd Place in the 2021 Berkeley Lab Research SLAM!

  • 03 June 2021

    Rachel won the Berkeley AS&T Excellence in Research Award! Congratulations Rachel!

  • 09 March 2021

    Rachel won the Material Science department’s Ross Tucker Award for the advancement of semiconductor materials technologies!