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.


  • 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!

  • 25 February 2021

    Oxana has won the 2020 Berkeley Lab Runaround T-shirt design competition!

  • 12 February 2021

    Rachel won First Place at the 2021 BERC Energy Summit Innovation Expo poster session!