Ding Pan

Ding Pan (潘鼎)

Assistant Professor
Department of Physics and Department of Chemistry
Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Education

  • Sc.D. in Condensed Matter Physics, Institute of Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, P. R. China (2011) Supervisor: Prof. Enge Wang
  • B.S. in Physics, Special Class for the Gifted Young (00 Class), University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei, P. R. China (2005)

Research Experience

  • May 2014 ~ Oct 2016, Postdoctoral Researcher, Institute for Molecular Engineering, University of Chicago, US. Supervisor: Prof. Giulia Galli
  • Jan 2011 ~ Apr 2014, Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of Chemistry, University of California Davis, US. Supervisor: Prof. Giulia Galli
  • Sep 2008 ~ Mar 2009, Thomas Young Centre Junior Research Fellow, London Centre for Nanotechnology, University College London, London, UK. Supervisor: Prof. Angelos Michaelides
  • Sep 2006 ~ Sep 2007, Visiting Researcher, Theory Department, Fritz-Haber-Institut der Max-Planck-Gesellschaft, Berlin, Germany. Supervisor: Prof. Angelos Michaelides, Prof. Matthias Scheffler

Selected Invited Talks

  • Dec 10, 2016, "First-principles Raman spectroscopy of dissolved carbon in water under extreme conditions" Deep Carbon Observatory, Extreme Physics and Chemistry Group 2016 Workshop, Stanford University, CA, US
  • Jun 19, 2015, “Dielectric properties of water and aqueous carbonate anions in the Earth’s mantle”, CECAM workshop: Atomistic simulations in Earth Sciences, Paris, France
  • Oct 4, 2014, “Tetrahedrally bonded carbonates and aqueous carbonate anions in the Earth’s mantle”, Deep Carbon Observatory: Extreme Physics and Chemistry Workshop, UCLA, US
  • Mar 3, 2014, “Dielectric properties of water under extreme conditions”, APS March meeting 2014, Denver, Colorado, US
  • Dec 7, 2013, “Water and carbon in the deep Earth”, Deep Carbon Observatory: Extreme Physics and Chemistry Pre-AGU Workshop, Stanford University, CA, US
  • Sep 2, 2013, “Dielectric properties of water under extreme conditions and transport of carbonates in the deep Earth”, CPMD meeting, Leipzig, Germany
  • Apr 3, 2013, “Dielectric properties of water under pressure and solubility of minerals in the Earth’s mantle”, 2013 MRS Spring Meeting, San Francisco, CA, US
  • Oct 21, 2011, “High pressure water and mixtures”, LLNL-UC Davis Electronic Structure Workshop, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, CA, USA
  • Feb 6, 2009, “Water molecule dipole on ice surface”, TYC@UCL get-together speaker, Physics and Astronomy Department, UCL, London, UK
  • Jan 10, 2009, “Water molecule dipole on ice surface", Windermere Water Workshop 2009, Windermere, Lake District, UK

Academic Service

Referee for: Rev. Mod. Phys., Nature Geosci., Nat. Commun., Phys. Rev. Lett., ACS Nano, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., J. Chem. Phys., J. Phys. Chem., Sci. Rep., Geofluids, J. Phys. Chem. Solids.