Curriculum Vitae


Ph.D. in Computational Physical Chemistry, University of Arkansas, 2015 - 2020.

Dissertation: Predicting the Hydration Free Energy of Small Alkanes and Alcohols from Custom, Electronic Structure-Based Force Fields; Appendix 1; Appendix 2

Defense slides (If you're actually interested in these slides, my personal non-PDF version has cool videos, GIFs, and animations.)

B.S. in Physics, minor in Philosophy, University of Central Arkansas, 2010 - 2015.



5. “Accurate MP2-based force fields predict hydration free energies for simple alkanes and alcohols in good agreement with experiments”, T. Ryan Rogers & Feng Wang, The Journal of Chemical Physics, 153, 244505 (2020);

4. “Comparing alchemical free energy estimates to experimental values based on the Ben-Naim formula: How much agreement can we expect?” T. Ryan Rogers & Feng Wang, The Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 124, 840-847, (2020);

3. “Performing the Millikan experiment at the molecular scale: Determination of atomic Millikan- Thomson charges by computationally measuring atomic forces.” T. Ryan Rogers & Feng Wang, The Journal of Chemical Physics, 147, 161726, (2017);

2. “Possible Evidence for a New Form of Liquid Buried in the Surface Tension of Supercooled Water.” T. Ryan Rogers, Kai-Yang Leong & Feng Wang, Scientific Reports, 6, 33284, (2016);

Experimental confirmation of our predictions

1. “Rapid Synthesis of a Functional Resin-Supported Scorpionate and its Copper(I,II), Rhodium(I), and Chromium(III) Complexes.” Patrick J. Desrochers, Adam Pearce, T. Ryan Rogers & Jeremy K. Rodman, European Journal of Inorganic Chemistry, 2465–2473, (2016);