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.


  • 15 February 2022

    Martin was awarded the Computational and Modeling Technology Department Recognition Award from Intel!

  • 15 February 2022

    Evan has been selected as a 2022-2023 Kavli ENSI Philomathia Graduate Student Fellow!

  • 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!